Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 41 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 260 185 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.12% 5.74% 5.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.85% 10.28% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 221 95 172
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £67,375
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%

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 2,195 1,799 2,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 60.12% 55.85% 59.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,846 1,529 2,013
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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++.

1 155 (59.62%) Software Engineering
2 148 (56.92%) Java
3 105 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (36.15%) Electronics
5 82 (31.54%) C
6 81 (31.15%) Computer Science
7 72 (27.69%) Linux
8 71 (27.31%) Python
9 60 (23.08%) Degree
10 59 (22.69%) Machine Learning
11 57 (21.92%) TDD
12 55 (21.15%) C#
13 52 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 50 (19.23%) Mathematics
14 50 (19.23%) User Experience
15 49 (18.85%) Big Data
16 48 (18.46%) JavaScript
17 47 (18.08%) JIRA
18 46 (17.69%) OO
19 45 (17.31%) Bitbucket
20 44 (16.92%) BDD
20 44 (16.92%) Calabash
20 44 (16.92%) Wireless
20 44 (16.92%) Atlassian
20 44 (16.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 40 (15.38%) UML
22 38 (14.62%) Finance
23 37 (14.23%) PhD
24 35 (13.46%) XML
25 33 (12.69%) Robotics

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 16 (6.15%) DNN
2 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.15%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.77%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (5.38%) Simulink
2 2 (0.77%) Autodesk Inventor
2 2 (0.77%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.92%) Wireless
2 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.15%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) Internet
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.85%) Big Data
2 18 (6.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) GIS
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (18.08%) JIRA
2 45 (17.31%) Bitbucket
3 44 (16.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 44 (16.92%) Calabash
4 27 (10.38%) Git (software)
5 25 (9.62%) JUnit
6 24 (9.23%) Gradle
7 23 (8.85%) Android Studio
7 23 (8.85%) Mockito
8 21 (8.08%) CocoaPods
9 12 (4.62%) Rational Rhapsody
10 11 (4.23%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.08%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.69%) Jenkins
12 7 (2.69%) Maven
12 7 (2.69%) Subversion
13 3 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (1.15%) GCC
13 3 (1.15%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 94 (36.15%) Electronics
2 38 (14.62%) Finance
3 31 (11.92%) Telecoms
4 28 (10.77%) Manufacturing
5 26 (10.00%) Marketing
6 21 (8.08%) Games
7 4 (1.54%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.15%) Advertising
8 3 (1.15%) Automotive
9 2 (0.77%) Retail
10 1 (0.38%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 129 (49.62%) Developer
2 89 (34.23%) Software Engineer
3 54 (20.77%) Software Developer
4 52 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 27 (10.38%) C++ Developer
6 25 (9.62%) iOS Developer
6 25 (9.62%) Java Developer
6 25 (9.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (9.23%) Android Developer
8 22 (8.46%) C++ Software Developer
9 21 (8.08%) Graduate
9 21 (8.08%) Java Software Developer
10 20 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
10 20 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
10 20 (7.69%) Java Engineer
11 19 (7.31%) Java Software Engineer
12 18 (6.92%) C Software Engineer
12 18 (6.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (6.54%) Embedded Engineer
13 17 (6.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.46%) XML
2 31 (11.92%) HTML
3 25 (9.62%) .NET
4 24 (9.23%) CSS
5 21 (8.08%) HTML5
6 18 (6.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 17 (6.54%) OpenCV
7 17 (6.54%) Theano
8 14 (5.38%) AngularJS
8 14 (5.38%) JSON
8 14 (5.38%) Node.js
9 13 (5.00%) Ajax
9 13 (5.00%) Backbone.js
9 13 (5.00%) Ember.js
9 13 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (5.00%) Middleware
10 12 (4.62%) J2EE
11 10 (3.85%) CSS3
12 9 (3.46%) RESTful
12 9 (3.46%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 81 (31.15%) Computer Science
2 50 (19.23%) User Experience
3 33 (12.69%) Robotics
4 31 (11.92%) Algorithms
5 15 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.92%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.15%) CUDA
8 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.15%) Digital TV
8 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.77%) Animation
9 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.77%) HoloLens
9 2 (0.77%) HTC Vive
9 2 (0.77%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (27.69%) Linux
2 33 (12.69%) Android
2 33 (12.69%) Apple iOS
3 21 (8.08%) Windows
4 11 (4.23%) Robot Operating System
5 5 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (59.62%) Software Engineering
2 105 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (22.69%) Machine Learning
4 57 (21.92%) TDD
5 52 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 50 (19.23%) Mathematics
7 46 (17.69%) OO
8 44 (16.92%) BDD
9 40 (15.38%) UML
10 31 (11.92%) Computer Vision
11 28 (10.77%) Deep Learning
12 27 (10.38%) iOS Development
13 26 (10.00%) Android Development
14 25 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
14 25 (9.62%) Programme Management
15 24 (9.23%) Artificial Intelligence
16 23 (8.85%) SDLC
17 20 (7.69%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
17 20 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (56.92%) Java
2 82 (31.54%) C
3 71 (27.31%) Python
4 55 (21.15%) C#
5 48 (18.46%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.62%) SQL
7 22 (8.46%) MATLAB
7 22 (8.46%) Objective-C
8 18 (6.92%) Scala
9 17 (6.54%) Embedded C
10 16 (6.15%) Embedded C++
11 13 (5.00%) Perl
12 7 (2.69%) Ada
13 5 (1.92%) Fortran
13 5 (1.92%) PHP
14 3 (1.15%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.77%) GLSL
15 2 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (23.08%) Degree
2 37 (14.23%) PhD
3 29 (11.15%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.46%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) PMP
8 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) MISRA
2 6 (2.31%) Def Stans
3 5 (1.92%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.54%) QA
5 3 (1.15%) ECSS
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) Docker
2 4 (1.54%) Firmware
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (8.85%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.38%) Ansible
2 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (16.92%) Atlassian
2 25 (9.62%) SAP
3 22 (8.46%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.15%) Oracle
5 6 (2.31%) Google
6 3 (1.15%) IBM
7 2 (0.77%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.38%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.38%) Symantec