Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 47 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 330 180 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.57% 5.33% 5.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.84% 9.30% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 267 166 195
Bristol median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% +1.28% +14.71%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% +8.97% +8.33%

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 2385 1935 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.93% 57.30% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2015 1772 2135
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 August 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++.

1 213 (64.55%) Java
2 148 (44.85%) Software Engineering
3 118 (35.76%) C#
3 118 (35.76%) OO
4 115 (34.85%) C
5 105 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 100 (30.30%) Degree
7 97 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (27.88%) Python
9 90 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 87 (26.36%) XML
11 86 (26.06%) Linux
11 86 (26.06%) HTML
12 85 (25.76%) Electronics
12 85 (25.76%) Mathematics
13 70 (21.21%) CSS
14 69 (20.91%) Finance
15 66 (20.00%) SDLC
16 61 (18.48%) SQL
17 59 (17.88%) Telecoms
18 58 (17.58%) Manufacturing
19 56 (16.97%) Programme Management
20 55 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
21 54 (16.36%) SAP
21 54 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
21 54 (16.36%) Marketing
21 54 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
22 52 (15.76%) UML
23 51 (15.45%) OOP
23 51 (15.45%) .NET

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 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.30%) DNN
Applications
1 14 (4.24%) Simulink
2 5 (1.52%) Autodesk Inventor
2 5 (1.52%) Revit
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.12%) Wireless
2 5 (1.52%) DVB
2 5 (1.52%) HTTP
3 4 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.85%) Big Data
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.73%) GCC
5 8 (2.42%) Bitbucket
5 8 (2.42%) JIRA
5 8 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (2.42%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.12%) Calabash
7 6 (1.82%) JUnit
7 6 (1.82%) Subversion
8 5 (1.52%) Android Studio
8 5 (1.52%) Gradle
8 5 (1.52%) Selenium
9 4 (1.21%) Maven
9 4 (1.21%) Mockito
9 4 (1.21%) Valgrind
10 3 (0.91%) CocoaPods
10 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 85 (25.76%) Electronics
2 69 (20.91%) Finance
3 59 (17.88%) Telecoms
4 58 (17.58%) Manufacturing
5 54 (16.36%) Marketing
6 18 (5.45%) Games
7 6 (1.82%) Advertising
7 6 (1.82%) Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 144 (43.64%) Developer
2 126 (38.18%) Software Engineer
3 82 (24.85%) Software Developer
4 75 (22.73%) Graduate
5 74 (22.42%) C++ Software Engineer
6 62 (18.79%) Junior
7 49 (14.85%) Graduate Developer
7 49 (14.85%) Graduate Software Developer
8 42 (12.73%) Junior Developer
9 34 (10.30%) C Software Engineer
9 34 (10.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 31 (9.39%) Junior Software Developer
11 30 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 30 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (6.97%) Java Engineer
13 22 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
14 18 (5.45%) C# Developer
14 18 (5.45%) Computer Science Graduate
15 16 (4.85%) .NET Developer
15 16 (4.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (26.36%) XML
2 86 (26.06%) HTML
3 70 (21.21%) CSS
4 51 (15.45%) .NET
5 33 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 32 (9.70%) HTML5
7 31 (9.39%) JSON
8 30 (9.09%) Ajax
8 30 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 30 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 30 (9.09%) CSS3
8 30 (9.09%) Ember.js
8 30 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 30 (9.09%) Node.js
9 27 (8.18%) jQuery
10 10 (3.03%) RESTful
11 9 (2.73%) J2EE
11 9 (2.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 9 (2.73%) Web Services
12 8 (2.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 105 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.48%) Algorithms
3 16 (4.85%) User Experience
4 9 (2.73%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.42%) Robotics
6 6 (1.82%) Digital TV
7 5 (1.52%) Animation
7 5 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.52%) HoloLens
7 5 (1.52%) HTC Vive
7 5 (1.52%) Oculus Rift
8 4 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.21%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.30%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 86 (26.06%) Linux
2 47 (14.24%) Windows
3 18 (5.45%) Android
4 15 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (44.85%) Software Engineering
2 118 (35.76%) OO
3 97 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (25.76%) Mathematics
5 66 (20.00%) SDLC
6 56 (16.97%) Programme Management
7 54 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
8 52 (15.76%) UML
9 51 (15.45%) OOP
10 30 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 28 (8.48%) Machine Learning
12 27 (8.18%) E-Commerce
12 27 (8.18%) TDD
13 22 (6.67%) Validation
14 20 (6.06%) Scrum
15 18 (5.45%) Open Source
16 16 (4.85%) Requirements Engineering
16 16 (4.85%) Test Automation
17 14 (4.24%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 213 (64.55%) Java
2 118 (35.76%) C#
3 115 (34.85%) C
4 92 (27.88%) Python
5 90 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 61 (18.48%) SQL
7 43 (13.03%) Perl
8 26 (7.88%) MATLAB
9 13 (3.94%) Fortran
10 5 (1.52%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.52%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.52%) GLSL
10 5 (1.52%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.21%) Scala
12 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.61%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (30.30%) Degree
2 55 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.76%) PhD
5 14 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.73%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.91%) ISEB
7 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.03%) QA
2 8 (2.42%) MISRA
3 7 (2.12%) MISRA C
4 6 (1.82%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.61%) ECSS
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) DO-254
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) rkt
Vendors
1 54 (16.36%) SAP
2 45 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 35 (10.61%) Oracle
4 8 (2.42%) IBM
5 7 (2.12%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.12%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.52%) Autodesk
7 4 (1.21%) Google
7 4 (1.21%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.30%) Telerik