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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 46 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.90% 16.08% 16.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.94% 25.60% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 29
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
144 125 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 56.03% 62.81% 68.02%
Number of salaries quoted 129 117 122
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Malvern +2 29 £33,250 -14.74% 2
Bromsgrove +7 7 £18,000 -5.26%
Worcester -5 5 £32,500 -2.25% 1
Redditch -10 5 £42,500 +17.24% 4
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 53 (63.86%) Software Engineering
2 44 (53.01%) C#
3 38 (45.78%) C
3 38 (45.78%) Windows
4 33 (39.76%) Java
5 28 (33.73%) OO
5 28 (33.73%) Degree
6 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (28.92%) .NET
8 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (21.69%) Linux
10 17 (20.48%) Internet
11 14 (16.87%) DV Cleared
11 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
11 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
11 14 (16.87%) Subversion
11 14 (16.87%) OOP
11 14 (16.87%) SQL
12 13 (15.66%) Embedded C
13 12 (14.46%) Embedded C++
13 12 (14.46%) VB.NET
13 12 (14.46%) Perl
13 12 (14.46%) MFC
13 12 (14.46%) Mac OS X
13 12 (14.46%) VHDL
13 12 (14.46%) Ruby
13 12 (14.46%) Scala
13 12 (14.46%) Open Source
13 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
13 12 (14.46%) OpenCL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (13.25%) Confluence
2 8 (9.64%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) Internet
2 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Apache Accumulo
2 8 (9.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (9.64%) Big Data
2 8 (9.64%) Hadoop
2 8 (9.64%) IBM InfoSphere
2 8 (9.64%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.64%) Neo4j
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Subversion
2 11 (13.25%) JIRA
3 9 (10.84%) CANoe
3 9 (10.84%) VectorCAST
3 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (10.84%) Automotive
2 5 (6.02%) Games
3 4 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.61%) Finance
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (50.60%) Software Engineer
2 33 (39.76%) Developer
3 25 (30.12%) Graduate
4 16 (19.28%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (18.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 12 (14.46%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (14.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) Graduate Developer
8 9 (10.84%) Software Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Big Data Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Java Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) Test Engineer
10 7 (8.43%) .NET Developer
10 7 (8.43%) C# Developer
11 6 (7.23%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (7.23%) Junior
12 5 (6.02%) .NET Web Developer
12 5 (6.02%) C Developer
12 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) MFC
2 12 (14.46%) OpenCL
3 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.25%) HTML
4 8 (9.64%) Kafka
4 8 (9.64%) XML
4 8 (9.64%) ZeroMQ
5 7 (8.43%) CSS
6 6 (7.23%) WPF
7 5 (6.02%) OpenGL
7 5 (6.02%) WinForms
8 4 (4.82%) HTML5
9 1 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.20%) STL
9 1 (1.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.46%) VHDL
4 11 (13.25%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (13.25%) Fat Client
4 11 (13.25%) Thin Client
5 8 (9.64%) Internet of Things
6 5 (6.02%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.41%) Physics
9 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.78%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Linux
3 12 (14.46%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.02%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) Software Engineering
2 28 (33.73%) OO
3 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.87%) OOP
5 12 (14.46%) Open Source
5 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.84%) Scrum
7 9 (10.84%) Time Management
8 8 (9.64%) Analytics
9 7 (8.43%) MVC
10 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Game Development
11 5 (6.02%) Web Development
12 4 (4.82%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.82%) Data Architecture
12 4 (4.82%) Functional Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Manual Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) C#
2 38 (45.78%) C
3 33 (39.76%) Java
4 14 (16.87%) SQL
5 13 (15.66%) Embedded C
6 12 (14.46%) Embedded C++
6 12 (14.46%) Perl
6 12 (14.46%) Ruby
6 12 (14.46%) Scala
6 12 (14.46%) VB.NET
7 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.84%) VB
9 5 (6.02%) Lua
9 5 (6.02%) Python
10 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Degree
2 14 (16.87%) DV Cleared
2 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) ISO 9000
1 8 (9.64%) TickIT
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (6.02%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Atlassian
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Fujitsu
2 9 (10.84%) MKS
3 8 (9.64%) IBM
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) EMC
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
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