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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 27 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.79% 11.86% 12.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.67% 19.31% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 15
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
178 145 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 72.95% 61.44% 71.30%
Number of salaries quoted 159 134 139
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Redditch -7 8 £33,750 +14.40%
Malvern -5 3 £36,500 +12.30%
Worcester -10 1 £40,000 +63.26%
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (58.33%) C#
2 27 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 26 (54.17%) C
4 21 (43.75%) .NET
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) Degree
7 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 15 (31.25%) Scrum
8 12 (25.00%) HTML
8 12 (25.00%) XML
8 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
10 10 (20.83%) MFC
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
10 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
10 10 (20.83%) jQuery
11 9 (18.75%) MVC
11 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
11 9 (18.75%) Windows
11 9 (18.75%) VC++
12 8 (16.67%) SQL
12 8 (16.67%) WPF
12 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 8 (16.67%) WinForms
13 7 (14.58%) Law
13 7 (14.58%) Physics
13 7 (14.58%) Ajax
13 7 (14.58%) Web Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Fireworks
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.08%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) VectorCAST
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.58%) Military
2 7 (14.58%) Law
3 5 (10.42%) Electronics
4 4 (8.33%) Automotive
5 3 (6.25%) Marketing
5 3 (6.25%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Software Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Graduate
4 8 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (8.33%) Programmer
8 4 (8.33%) Design Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Junior
8 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 12 (25.00%) XML
3 10 (20.83%) MFC
3 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.83%) jQuery
4 8 (16.67%) WinForms
4 8 (16.67%) WPF
5 7 (14.58%) Ajax
5 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.58%) WCF
5 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.58%) XSLT
5 7 (14.58%) Web Services
6 5 (10.42%) CSS
7 3 (6.25%) Flash
7 3 (6.25%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 7 (14.58%) Physics
4 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.33%) VHDL
5 4 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (6.25%) Social Media
6 3 (6.25%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (6.25%) User Experience
7 2 (4.17%) Firmware
7 2 (4.17%) Chemistry
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Scrum
4 9 (18.75%) MVC
5 7 (14.58%) Web Development
5 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) UML
7 5 (10.42%) OO
7 5 (10.42%) Requirements Management
7 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
8 4 (8.33%) CAD
8 4 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (8.33%) Signal Processing
9 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.25%) SEO
9 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) C
3 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
4 9 (18.75%) VC++
5 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (14.58%) Java
7 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.42%) PHP
8 4 (8.33%) Assembly Language
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
9 3 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (6.25%) ActionScript
10 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.08%) VB6
11 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO 9000
1 7 (14.58%) TickIT
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) EMC
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe
4 3 (6.25%) Macromedia
4 3 (6.25%) MKS
4 3 (6.25%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.08%) Borland