The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 14 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 15.08% 14.29% 11.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.00% 20.86% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 31
Average salary £22,500 £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
125 139 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 62.81% 68.47% 70.66%
Number of salaries quoted 117 126 180
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

C++
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

C++ Salary Trend in Worcestershire

C++
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

C++
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -4 14 £22,500 -21.73%
Redditch +9 6 £36,250 +29.46%
Bromsgrove - 6 £18,500 - 1
Malvern -2 5 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Droitwich +3 1 £34,000 -17.57%
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 29 (60.42%) Software Engineering
1 29 (60.42%) Degree
2 17 (35.42%) C
3 16 (33.33%) .NET
4 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 14 (29.17%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
6 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 12 (25.00%) Java
8 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
9 10 (20.83%) Linux
9 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
9 10 (20.83%) Physics
10 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
10 8 (16.67%) Windows
10 8 (16.67%) HTML
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 8 (16.67%) CSS
10 8 (16.67%) XML
10 8 (16.67%) MVC
11 7 (14.58%) Automotive
11 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
11 7 (14.58%) PHP
11 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++
11 7 (14.58%) UML
11 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (12.50%) VectorCAST
12 6 (12.50%) Subversion

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) JBoss
1 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.50%) VectorCAST
2 6 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.25%) Hudson
3 3 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.25%) Ant
3 3 (6.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (14.58%) Automotive
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Software Engineer
3 17 (35.42%) Junior
4 15 (31.25%) Graduate
5 13 (27.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (25.00%) Software Developer
7 10 (20.83%) Junior Developer
8 9 (18.75%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
9 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
9 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
9 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (16.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
10 6 (12.50%) Analyst
10 6 (12.50%) Programmer
10 6 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
10 6 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
11 5 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (10.42%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) HTML
2 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.67%) CSS
2 8 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) LAMP
4 1 (2.08%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 10 (20.83%) Physics
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) VHDL
5 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
3 7 (14.58%) UML
3 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Requirements Management
4 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
4 5 (10.42%) OO
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.17%) System Testing
7 2 (4.17%) OOP
7 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Change Management
7 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) C
2 14 (29.17%) C#
3 12 (25.00%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++
6 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
6 7 (14.58%) PHP
7 5 (10.42%) Perl
7 5 (10.42%) Python
8 4 (8.33%) C++/CLI
8 4 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (6.25%) VBScript
9 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) HND
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) vSphere
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) MKS
2 6 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Intel
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago