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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 46 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.53% 17.50% 17.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.81% 25.45% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 39
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,300 £40,150
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
221 165 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 60.22% 68.75% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 206 150 129
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -1 23 £25,000 -40.47%
Bromsgrove 0 9 £22,500 +18.42%
Redditch +3 8 £43,750 +59.09%
Worcester -19 4 £30,000 -22.58%
Kidderminster - 2 £35,000 -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 61 (70.93%) Software Engineering
2 53 (61.63%) C#
3 44 (51.16%) Java
4 43 (50.00%) Degree
5 35 (40.70%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (39.53%) C
6 34 (39.53%) Windows
7 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
7 32 (37.21%) HTML
8 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (33.72%) Artificial Intelligence
9 29 (33.72%) .NET
10 25 (29.07%) OO
11 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
11 23 (26.74%) SQL
12 22 (25.58%) CSS
12 22 (25.58%) Mentoring
13 21 (24.42%) OOP
14 20 (23.26%) Thin Client
14 20 (23.26%) Fat Client
15 19 (22.09%) Linux
15 19 (22.09%) MongoDB
16 18 (20.93%) Mac OS X
16 18 (20.93%) Web Development
17 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
17 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
18 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
18 15 (17.44%) MVC
19 14 (16.28%) VHDL
19 14 (16.28%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 13 (15.12%) Confluence
2 10 (11.63%) Apache Spark
2 10 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (10.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) MongoDB
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.63%) Apache Accumulo
4 10 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (11.63%) Big Data
4 10 (11.63%) Hadoop
4 10 (11.63%) IBM InfoSphere
4 10 (11.63%) Neo4j
5 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
2 13 (15.12%) JIRA
3 10 (11.63%) CANoe
3 10 (11.63%) Subversion
3 10 (11.63%) VectorCAST
4 2 (2.33%) Clang
4 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.33%) Grunt
4 2 (2.33%) gulp
4 2 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 10 (11.63%) Automotive
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.33%) Electronics
5 2 (2.33%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 36 (41.86%) Developer
3 24 (27.91%) Graduate
4 19 (22.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Junior
6 13 (15.12%) .NET Developer
7 11 (12.79%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (11.63%) Big Data Developer
9 9 (10.47%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Junior Developer
10 8 (9.30%) C Developer
10 8 (9.30%) Junior .NET Developer
10 8 (9.30%) Junior Software Engineer
11 7 (8.14%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (8.14%) Junior C# Software Engineer
12 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
13 5 (5.81%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (5.81%) Graduate Developer
13 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.21%) HTML
2 29 (33.72%) .NET
3 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET
4 22 (25.58%) CSS
5 14 (16.28%) HTML5
5 14 (16.28%) OpenCL
6 13 (15.12%) MFC
6 13 (15.12%) XML
7 10 (11.63%) Kafka
7 10 (11.63%) WinForms
7 10 (11.63%) WPF
7 10 (11.63%) ZeroMQ
8 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.14%) Backbone.js
8 7 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (8.14%) Middleware
8 7 (8.14%) React
9 5 (5.81%) jQuery
10 4 (4.65%) CSS3
11 3 (3.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (40.70%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (33.72%) Artificial Intelligence
3 20 (23.26%) Fat Client
3 20 (23.26%) Thin Client
4 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
5 14 (16.28%) VHDL
6 10 (11.63%) Internet of Things
7 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
8 5 (5.81%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.33%) CAN bus
9 2 (2.33%) Ergonomics
10 1 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 19 (22.09%) Linux
3 18 (20.93%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.98%) Android
5 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.33%) Unix
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.93%) Software Engineering
2 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.07%) OO
4 22 (25.58%) Mentoring
5 21 (24.42%) OOP
6 18 (20.93%) Web Development
7 15 (17.44%) MVC
8 14 (16.28%) Open Source
8 14 (16.28%) Waterfall
9 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.63%) Analytics
10 10 (11.63%) Scrum
11 5 (5.81%) BDD
11 5 (5.81%) TDD
12 4 (4.65%) Android Development
12 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
13 3 (3.49%) Data Acquisition
13 3 (3.49%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (3.49%) High Availability
13 3 (3.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (61.63%) C#
2 44 (51.16%) Java
3 34 (39.53%) C
4 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
5 23 (26.74%) SQL
6 14 (16.28%) Perl
6 14 (16.28%) Ruby
6 14 (16.28%) Scala
7 13 (15.12%) VB.NET
8 11 (12.79%) Embedded C++
9 10 (11.63%) Embedded C
10 6 (6.98%) Objective-C
11 5 (5.81%) Apple Swift
11 5 (5.81%) VB
12 2 (2.33%) PHP
12 2 (2.33%) Python
13 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 43 (50.00%) Degree
2 14 (16.28%) DV Cleared
2 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) ISO 9000
1 5 (5.81%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.12%) Atlassian
3 10 (11.63%) Fujitsu
3 10 (11.63%) IBM
3 10 (11.63%) MKS
3 10 (11.63%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) EMC
4 1 (1.16%) SAP