Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 37 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 +24 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 321 302 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.53% 7.85% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.27% 12.81% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 245 248 98
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +1.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,345 £65,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 2,250 2,358 1,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 59.82% 61.33% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,851 1,987 1,586
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +3.90%

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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++.

1 195 (60.75%) Software Engineering
2 158 (49.22%) Java
3 128 (39.88%) C
4 111 (34.58%) Linux
5 103 (32.09%) Degree
6 90 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (26.79%) Security Cleared
8 77 (23.99%) C#
9 76 (23.68%) HTML
10 67 (20.87%) JavaScript
10 67 (20.87%) Python
11 66 (20.56%) Computer Science
12 63 (19.63%) OO
13 62 (19.31%) UML
14 59 (18.38%) XML
15 55 (17.13%) Machine Learning
16 54 (16.82%) TDD
17 50 (15.58%) Computer Science Degree
18 49 (15.26%) Subversion
18 49 (15.26%) Android
19 48 (14.95%) Electronics
19 48 (14.95%) Android Development
20 45 (14.02%) Scrum
21 44 (13.71%) Apple iOS
22 43 (13.40%) iOS Development
22 43 (13.40%) SDLC
22 43 (13.40%) Oracle
22 43 (13.40%) SQL Server
22 43 (13.40%) Qt
22 43 (13.40%) 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 6 (1.87%) CMS
2 4 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Doxygen
2 5 (1.56%) Simulink
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.18%) GitHub
4 3 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.23%) Internet
2 12 (3.74%) Wireless
3 4 (1.25%) DNS
3 4 (1.25%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.25%) SSL
4 3 (0.93%) HTTP
5 2 (0.62%) 5G
5 2 (0.62%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.62%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.62%) LAN
5 2 (0.62%) Modbus
5 2 (0.62%) MQTT
5 2 (0.62%) WAN
5 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.62%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.31%) Firewall
6 1 (0.31%) Junos
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
6 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.92%) Big Data
3 17 (5.30%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.98%) DB2
5 15 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.80%) MySQL
8 6 (1.87%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.56%) GIS
10 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.93%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.62%) Power BI
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 49 (15.26%) Subversion
2 43 (13.40%) Maven
3 30 (9.35%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.61%) Eclipse
5 15 (4.67%) Ant
5 15 (4.67%) Apache Ivy
6 12 (3.74%) GCC
7 11 (3.43%) Gerrit
7 11 (3.43%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (3.43%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.18%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.62%) JIRA
11 2 (0.62%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.62%) Rational Team Concert
12 1 (0.31%) IBM UrbanCode
12 1 (0.31%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.31%) Polyspace
General
1 48 (14.95%) Electronics
2 29 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 28 (8.72%) Marketing
4 24 (7.48%) Manufacturing
5 22 (6.85%) Finance
6 11 (3.43%) Games
7 10 (3.12%) Japanese Language
8 6 (1.87%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.56%) Automotive
10 2 (0.62%) Avionics
11 1 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 144 (44.86%) Software Engineer
2 108 (33.64%) Developer
3 84 (26.17%) C++ Software Engineer
4 40 (12.46%) C++ Developer
5 35 (10.90%) Java Engineer
5 35 (10.90%) Software Developer
6 34 (10.59%) Java Software Engineer
7 32 (9.97%) Junior
8 24 (7.48%) Embedded Engineer
9 20 (6.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 20 (6.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 19 (5.92%) Junior Developer
11 18 (5.61%) Applications Developer
11 18 (5.61%) Java Developer
12 17 (5.30%) Graduate
13 16 (4.98%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 16 (4.98%) Security Engineer
14 15 (4.67%) Senior Java Engineer
14 15 (4.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 14 (4.36%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (23.68%) HTML
2 59 (18.38%) XML
3 43 (13.40%) Qt
4 40 (12.46%) Web Services
5 38 (11.84%) CSS
6 36 (11.21%) .NET
7 30 (9.35%) OpenCV
8 25 (7.79%) MFC
9 24 (7.48%) OpenGL
10 23 (7.17%) HTML5
11 21 (6.54%) ASP.NET
12 19 (5.92%) AngularJS
12 19 (5.92%) Direct3D
13 18 (5.61%) Java EE
14 17 (5.30%) Hibernate
14 17 (5.30%) JPA
14 17 (5.30%) JSF
14 17 (5.30%) REST
14 17 (5.30%) Spring
14 17 (5.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (20.56%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.03%) Robotics
3 28 (8.72%) Embedded Systems
4 27 (8.41%) User Experience
5 25 (7.79%) Algorithms
6 17 (5.30%) RIA
7 10 (3.12%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.80%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.49%) CUDA
10 7 (2.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.87%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.93%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.93%) Smart City
13 2 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
13 2 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
14 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.31%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 111 (34.58%) Linux
2 49 (15.26%) Android
3 44 (13.71%) Apple iOS
4 30 (9.35%) Windows
5 2 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.62%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (0.62%) SafeRTOS
5 2 (0.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.31%) LynxOS
6 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (60.75%) Software Engineering
2 90 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (19.63%) OO
4 62 (19.31%) UML
5 55 (17.13%) Machine Learning
6 54 (16.82%) TDD
7 48 (14.95%) Android Development
8 45 (14.02%) Scrum
9 43 (13.40%) iOS Development
9 43 (13.40%) SDLC
10 41 (12.77%) Mobile Development
11 40 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (9.03%) Mathematics
15 26 (8.10%) Artificial Intelligence
15 26 (8.10%) OOD
16 22 (6.85%) OOP
17 21 (6.54%) Digital Marketing
17 21 (6.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (49.22%) Java
2 128 (39.88%) C
3 77 (23.99%) C#
4 67 (20.87%) JavaScript
4 67 (20.87%) Python
5 37 (11.53%) SQL
6 18 (5.61%) Perl
7 16 (4.98%) Embedded C
7 16 (4.98%) TypeScript
8 11 (3.43%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.80%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.49%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.18%) Kotlin
11 7 (2.18%) Ruby
12 4 (1.25%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.25%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.25%) VB
13 3 (0.93%) Ada
14 2 (0.62%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 103 (32.09%) Degree
2 86 (26.79%) Security Cleared
3 50 (15.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.36%) PhD
6 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.43%) ECSS
2 8 (2.49%) MISRA
3 4 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.93%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.93%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.93%) QA
5 2 (0.62%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.62%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.62%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (5.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (13.40%) Oracle
2 35 (10.90%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.54%) SAP
4 7 (2.18%) IBM
5 6 (1.87%) Perforce
6 4 (1.25%) Google
7 2 (0.62%) Tableau
8 1 (0.31%) Juniper
8 1 (0.31%) QNX
8 1 (0.31%) Rockwell
8 1 (0.31%) Siemens
8 1 (0.31%) Twitter