The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 25 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.32% 10.10% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 17.24% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
C++
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 65.79% 58.59% 66.30%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 60
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,950 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

C++
Salary Trend in Worcester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Worcester region.

C++ Salary Trend in Worcester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) MFC
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) VC++
4 3 (37.50%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) Physics
6 1 (12.50%) Chemistry
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) OOD
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Borland
6 1 (12.50%) OOP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) MFC
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
2 1 (12.50%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) VC++
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
1 1 (12.50%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Borland