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

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 54 49
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 306 148 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.09% 4.64% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.09% 8.14% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 254 120 188
Bristol median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +1.30% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,125 £68,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 2337 1818 2305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.81% 57.03% 61.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 1631 2089
Bristol median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 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++.

1 188 (61.44%) Java
2 140 (45.75%) Software Engineering
3 113 (36.93%) C
4 102 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 100 (32.68%) C#
6 98 (32.03%) OO
6 98 (32.03%) Degree
7 93 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (30.39%) Electronics
8 88 (28.76%) Python
9 86 (28.10%) Linux
10 85 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 82 (26.80%) Mathematics
12 77 (25.16%) XML
13 75 (24.51%) HTML
14 70 (22.88%) Finance
15 64 (20.92%) CSS
16 58 (18.95%) Telecoms
17 55 (17.97%) Manufacturing
18 54 (17.65%) Programme Management
18 54 (17.65%) SAP
18 54 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
18 54 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
18 54 (17.65%) Marketing
19 52 (16.99%) .NET
20 51 (16.67%) SQL
21 49 (16.01%) SDLC
22 46 (15.03%) OOP
22 46 (15.03%) Microsoft
23 42 (13.73%) UML

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 8 (2.61%) DNN
2 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (4.90%) Simulink
2 4 (1.31%) Autodesk Inventor
2 4 (1.31%) Revit
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.94%) Wireless
2 5 (1.63%) DVB
3 4 (1.31%) HTTP
3 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.88%) Big Data
3 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.54%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.27%) Bitbucket
3 10 (3.27%) Eclipse
3 10 (3.27%) JIRA
4 9 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (2.94%) Calabash
5 7 (2.29%) Gradle
5 7 (2.29%) JUnit
6 6 (1.96%) Android Studio
6 6 (1.96%) Subversion
7 5 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.63%) Mockito
7 5 (1.63%) Selenium
8 4 (1.31%) CocoaPods
8 4 (1.31%) Maven
8 4 (1.31%) Valgrind
9 2 (0.65%) GCC
9 2 (0.65%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 93 (30.39%) Electronics
2 70 (22.88%) Finance
3 58 (18.95%) Telecoms
4 55 (17.97%) Manufacturing
5 54 (17.65%) Marketing
6 15 (4.90%) Games
7 7 (2.29%) Advertising
8 4 (1.31%) Banking
9 3 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Retail
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 145 (47.39%) Developer
2 117 (38.24%) Software Engineer
3 82 (26.80%) Software Developer
4 68 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
5 62 (20.26%) Graduate
6 48 (15.69%) Junior
7 41 (13.40%) Graduate Developer
7 41 (13.40%) Graduate Software Developer
8 37 (12.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 34 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
9 34 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 30 (9.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 30 (9.80%) Junior Developer
11 25 (8.17%) C++ Developer
12 21 (6.86%) C++ Software Developer
13 19 (6.21%) Java Developer
13 19 (6.21%) Junior Software Developer
14 17 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
15 16 (5.23%) Computer Science Graduate
15 16 (5.23%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (25.16%) XML
2 75 (24.51%) HTML
3 64 (20.92%) CSS
4 52 (16.99%) .NET
5 34 (11.11%) HTML5
6 33 (10.78%) AngularJS
7 31 (10.13%) JSON
7 31 (10.13%) Node.js
8 30 (9.80%) Ajax
8 30 (9.80%) Backbone.js
8 30 (9.80%) CSS3
8 30 (9.80%) Ember.js
8 30 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
9 25 (8.17%) ASP.NET
10 22 (7.19%) jQuery
11 14 (4.58%) Middleware
12 13 (4.25%) J2EE
13 12 (3.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 9 (2.94%) Qt
14 9 (2.94%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 102 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.78%) Algorithms
3 19 (6.21%) Robotics
4 17 (5.56%) User Experience
5 8 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.96%) Digital TV
7 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.31%) Animation
8 4 (1.31%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (1.31%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.31%) HoloLens
8 4 (1.31%) HTC Vive
8 4 (1.31%) Oculus Rift
9 3 (0.98%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.10%) Linux
2 34 (11.11%) Windows
3 18 (5.88%) Android
4 14 (4.58%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (45.75%) Software Engineering
2 98 (32.03%) OO
3 93 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (26.80%) Mathematics
5 54 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
5 54 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 49 (16.01%) SDLC
7 46 (15.03%) OOP
8 42 (13.73%) UML
9 40 (13.07%) Machine Learning
10 30 (9.80%) Front End Development
11 22 (7.19%) E-Commerce
12 21 (6.86%) TDD
13 20 (6.54%) Open Source
14 18 (5.88%) Computer Vision
14 18 (5.88%) Scrum
14 18 (5.88%) Test Automation
15 17 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
15 17 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 188 (61.44%) Java
2 113 (36.93%) C
3 100 (32.68%) C#
4 88 (28.76%) Python
5 85 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 51 (16.67%) SQL
7 35 (11.44%) Perl
8 29 (9.48%) MATLAB
9 12 (3.92%) Fortran
10 10 (3.27%) Scala
11 7 (2.29%) Embedded C
11 7 (2.29%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.63%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.31%) GLSL
14 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.65%) Ruby
15 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 98 (32.03%) Degree
2 38 (12.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 22 (7.19%) PhD
5 14 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.59%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) MISRA
3 2 (0.65%) ECSS
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.65%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.33%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.33%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (1.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.63%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.33%) rkt
Vendors
1 54 (17.65%) SAP
2 46 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 36 (11.76%) Oracle
4 9 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.31%) Autodesk
5 4 (1.31%) Google
5 4 (1.31%) Yahoo!
6 3 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.33%) Symantec
8 1 (0.33%) Telerik