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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South West / Bristol
Rank 24 41 42
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 150 117 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.28% 6.32% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.08% 10.89% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 106 107 85
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £23,100 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1065 1074 1058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 58.77% 57.99% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 908 987 948
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for C++.

1 193 (73.95%) Java
2 124 (47.51%) OO
3 108 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 108 (41.38%) Mathematics
4 104 (39.85%) Computer Science
5 101 (38.70%) SQL
6 99 (37.93%) SDLC
7 96 (36.78%) XML
8 70 (26.82%) C
9 61 (23.37%) Python
10 60 (22.99%) C#
11 57 (21.84%) Linux
12 56 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (14.56%) Degree
14 36 (13.79%) JavaScript
15 35 (13.41%) HTML
15 35 (13.41%) Windows
16 33 (12.64%) UML
17 29 (11.11%) PhD
17 29 (11.11%) Validation
18 27 (10.34%) Games
19 26 (9.96%) Telecoms
20 23 (8.81%) .NET
21 22 (8.43%) Finance
22 21 (8.05%) CSS
23 19 (7.28%) TDD
23 19 (7.28%) Apple iOS
24 18 (6.90%) Web Services
25 17 (6.51%) Electronics
26 16 (6.13%) Unity (Game Engine)

C++
Top Related 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 6 (2.30%) DNN
2 4 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.38%) JBoss
3 1 (0.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Autodesk Inventor
1 2 (0.77%) Revit
2 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.21%) Wireless
2 5 (1.92%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.92%) LTE
2 5 (1.92%) MIMO
2 5 (1.92%) OFDM
3 4 (1.53%) 802.15
3 4 (1.53%) Internet
3 4 (1.53%) NFC
3 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.53%) WLAN
4 3 (1.15%) HTTP
5 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) Modbus
6 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) Big Data
2 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.38%) MS Access
2 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.68%) GCC
3 7 (2.68%) JIRA
4 4 (1.53%) Android Studio
4 4 (1.53%) MSTest
4 4 (1.53%) NUnit
4 4 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.53%) Subversion
5 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.38%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.38%) Calabash
6 1 (0.38%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.38%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.38%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.38%) PyUnit
General
1 27 (10.34%) Games
2 26 (9.96%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.43%) Finance
4 17 (6.51%) Electronics
5 10 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.68%) Banking
8 6 (2.30%) Marketing
9 5 (1.92%) Automotive
10 3 (1.15%) Advertising
11 2 (0.77%) Military
12 1 (0.38%) Avionics
12 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 133 (50.96%) Developer
2 107 (41.00%) Graduate
3 99 (37.93%) Software Developer
4 97 (37.16%) Junior
5 91 (34.87%) Software Engineer
6 90 (34.48%) Graduate Developer
6 90 (34.48%) Graduate Software Developer
7 87 (33.33%) Junior Developer
7 87 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
8 43 (16.48%) C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (9.20%) Java Engineer
9 24 (9.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 17 (6.51%) Embedded Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 13 (4.98%) C# Developer
13 11 (4.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) iOS Developer
14 9 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
14 9 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
15 8 (3.07%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (36.78%) XML
2 35 (13.41%) HTML
3 23 (8.81%) .NET
4 21 (8.05%) CSS
5 18 (6.90%) Web Services
6 16 (6.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 15 (5.75%) RESTful
8 14 (5.36%) Theano
9 12 (4.60%) HTML5
9 12 (4.60%) WPF
10 7 (2.68%) CSS3
10 7 (2.68%) LLVM
11 6 (2.30%) OpenCV
11 6 (2.30%) WCF
12 5 (1.92%) Apache Flex
13 4 (1.53%) 802.1X
13 4 (1.53%) J2EE
13 4 (1.53%) LINQ
13 4 (1.53%) REST
13 4 (1.53%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 104 (39.85%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.60%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (3.07%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.30%) User Experience
5 4 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.15%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.15%) Life Science
6 3 (1.15%) PlayStation
6 3 (1.15%) SystemC
6 3 (1.15%) Verilog
7 2 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.77%) Animation
7 2 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.77%) HoloLens
7 2 (0.77%) HTC Vive
7 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.77%) Oculus Rift
7 2 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 57 (21.84%) Linux
2 35 (13.41%) Windows
3 19 (7.28%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.98%) Android
5 3 (1.15%) Unix
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Fedora
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (47.51%) OO
2 108 (41.38%) Mathematics
2 108 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 99 (37.93%) SDLC
4 56 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (12.64%) UML
6 29 (11.11%) Validation
7 19 (7.28%) TDD
8 16 (6.13%) Requirements Engineering
9 14 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (5.36%) Computer Vision
9 14 (5.36%) Deep Learning
9 14 (5.36%) Machine Learning
9 14 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.36%) Scrum
10 12 (4.60%) iOS Development
10 12 (4.60%) OOP
11 11 (4.21%) Game Development
12 10 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.83%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 193 (73.95%) Java
2 101 (38.70%) SQL
3 70 (26.82%) C
4 61 (23.37%) Python
5 60 (22.99%) C#
6 36 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.36%) Scala
8 12 (4.60%) PHP
9 11 (4.21%) Apple Swift
10 10 (3.83%) Perl
11 9 (3.45%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.07%) Fortran
13 6 (2.30%) Embedded C++
13 6 (2.30%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.92%) VB
15 4 (1.53%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.53%) Tcl
15 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (14.56%) Degree
2 29 (11.11%) PhD
3 12 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) CEH
6 2 (0.77%) ISEB
6 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) MISRA
3 4 (1.53%) Def Stans
3 4 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.53%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.77%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) DO-254
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.53%) Firmware
2 1 (0.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) NFS
2 1 (0.38%) Samba
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (3.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.30%) SAP
3 4 (1.53%) IBM
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle
4 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.77%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe
6 1 (0.38%) Apple
6 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.38%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.38%) Google
6 1 (0.38%) HP
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