Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 38 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 271 256 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.66% 7.03% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.16% 11.73% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 199 217 95
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,690 £60,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,059 2,183 1,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 58.16% 59.94% 55.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,690 1,834 1,537
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,711
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Bristol

C++
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for C++ in Bristol

C++
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for C++.

1 184 (67.90%) Software Engineering
2 127 (46.86%) Java
3 124 (45.76%) C
4 102 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (34.69%) Linux
6 79 (29.15%) Degree
7 76 (28.04%) Security Cleared
8 62 (22.88%) TDD
9 57 (21.03%) JavaScript
10 56 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (20.30%) Computer Science
11 55 (20.30%) OO
12 54 (19.93%) Python
13 52 (19.19%) UML
14 51 (18.82%) Android
15 50 (18.45%) Machine Learning
15 50 (18.45%) Android Development
16 49 (18.08%) C#
17 45 (16.61%) HTML
18 44 (16.24%) XML
19 43 (15.87%) Web Services
19 43 (15.87%) Qt
20 41 (15.13%) Scrum
21 40 (14.76%) Apple iOS
22 39 (14.39%) iOS Development
23 38 (14.02%) Computer Science Degree
23 38 (14.02%) Git (software)
24 37 (13.65%) Mobile Development
25 36 (13.28%) Subversion
26 35 (12.92%) Maven

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Simulink
2 1 (0.37%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 7 (2.58%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.58%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
4 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.75%) Wireless
2 20 (7.38%) Internet
3 4 (1.48%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.48%) Link 16
3 4 (1.48%) Link 22
3 4 (1.48%) Tactical Data Link
3 4 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.74%) 5G
4 2 (0.74%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.74%) LAN
4 2 (0.74%) Modbus
4 2 (0.74%) MQTT
4 2 (0.74%) WAN
4 2 (0.74%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.12%) Big Data
2 17 (6.27%) DB2
3 16 (5.90%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.43%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.85%) GIS
5 5 (1.85%) Neo4j
5 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.11%) MySQL
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.28%) Subversion
3 35 (12.92%) Maven
4 16 (5.90%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.17%) Ant
5 14 (5.17%) Apache Ivy
6 12 (4.43%) JIRA
7 7 (2.58%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.48%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.48%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.74%) GCC
9 2 (0.74%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.74%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (10.70%) Electronics
2 13 (4.80%) Marketing
3 12 (4.43%) Legal
3 12 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.69%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.95%) Military
7 7 (2.58%) Finance
8 6 (2.21%) Games
9 5 (1.85%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.74%) Avionics
12 1 (0.37%) Automotive
12 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (45.76%) Software Engineer
2 82 (30.26%) Developer
3 54 (19.93%) C++ Software Engineer
4 31 (11.44%) C++ Developer
5 27 (9.96%) Java Engineer
5 27 (9.96%) Java Software Engineer
6 23 (8.49%) Senior Software Engineer
7 20 (7.38%) Java Developer
8 18 (6.64%) Embedded Engineer
8 18 (6.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 18 (6.64%) Junior
9 17 (6.27%) Senior Java Engineer
9 17 (6.27%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 15 (5.54%) Applications Developer
11 13 (4.80%) Android Developer
11 13 (4.80%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.80%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.06%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.61%) HTML
2 44 (16.24%) XML
3 43 (15.87%) Qt
3 43 (15.87%) Web Services
4 34 (12.55%) OpenCV
5 25 (9.23%) CSS
6 23 (8.49%) HTML5
6 23 (8.49%) Spring
7 20 (7.38%) Java EE
7 20 (7.38%) REST
8 19 (7.01%) Hibernate
8 19 (7.01%) JPA
8 19 (7.01%) JSF
8 19 (7.01%) XHTML
9 16 (5.90%) OpenGL
10 15 (5.54%) .NET
10 15 (5.54%) AngularJS
10 15 (5.54%) Velocity
11 14 (5.17%) MFC
12 12 (4.43%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.44%) Robotics
2 28 (10.33%) Algorithms
3 27 (9.96%) User Experience
4 20 (7.38%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (7.01%) RIA
6 6 (2.21%) CUDA
6 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.85%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.48%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.48%) Smart City
9 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.11%) STB
10 2 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.37%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.37%) GPGPU
11 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 94 (34.69%) Linux
2 51 (18.82%) Android
3 40 (14.76%) Apple iOS
4 18 (6.64%) Windows
5 3 (1.11%) Unix
6 2 (0.74%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (0.74%) SafeRTOS
7 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (67.90%) Software Engineering
2 102 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (22.88%) TDD
4 56 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (20.30%) Computer Science
5 55 (20.30%) OO
6 52 (19.19%) UML
7 50 (18.45%) Android Development
7 50 (18.45%) Machine Learning
8 41 (15.13%) Scrum
9 39 (14.39%) iOS Development
10 37 (13.65%) Mobile Development
11 34 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (12.18%) Artificial Intelligence
12 33 (12.18%) SDLC
13 26 (9.59%) Web Development
14 24 (8.86%) OOD
15 20 (7.38%) Mathematics
16 17 (6.27%) Computer Vision
17 16 (5.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 127 (46.86%) Java
2 124 (45.76%) C
3 57 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 54 (19.93%) Python
5 49 (18.08%) C#
6 35 (12.92%) SQL
7 21 (7.75%) Embedded C
8 13 (4.80%) Kotlin
9 11 (4.06%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.95%) Lua
11 7 (2.58%) Ruby
11 7 (2.58%) VB
12 5 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.48%) Ada
13 4 (1.48%) ES6
13 4 (1.48%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.48%) Perl
14 3 (1.11%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.11%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 79 (29.15%) Degree
2 76 (28.04%) Security Cleared
3 38 (14.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (9.23%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.43%) PhD
6 3 (1.11%) CEH
7 2 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) DO-178B
1 4 (1.48%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.11%) DO-254
2 3 (1.11%) MISRA
3 2 (0.74%) ECSS
3 2 (0.74%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 12 (4.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (8.86%) Oracle
2 18 (6.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.58%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.21%) SAP
5 3 (1.11%) Progress
6 2 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.37%) Perforce