Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 31 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 286 273 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.62% 7.79% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.55% 13.51% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 258 173 193
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £67,250
South West median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +9.80%

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 2,278 2,020 2,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 60.73% 57.65% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,969 1,707 2,008
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 April 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++.

1 201 (70.28%) Software Engineering
2 134 (46.85%) Java
3 125 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (35.31%) Electronics
5 94 (32.87%) C
5 94 (32.87%) Linux
6 78 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 77 (26.92%) TDD
8 72 (25.17%) JIRA
9 70 (24.48%) Python
9 70 (24.48%) Big Data
10 69 (24.13%) Test Automation
11 68 (23.78%) User Experience
12 66 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 66 (23.08%) BDD
13 65 (22.73%) Atlassian
13 65 (22.73%) Degree
13 65 (22.73%) Wireless
13 65 (22.73%) Calabash
13 65 (22.73%) Bitbucket
14 55 (19.23%) Computer Science
15 51 (17.83%) Android
15 51 (17.83%) C#
16 46 (16.08%) JavaScript
16 46 (16.08%) Apple iOS
17 44 (15.38%) Machine Learning
18 43 (15.03%) JUnit
19 42 (14.69%) UML
20 41 (14.34%) Android Development
21 39 (13.64%) Objective-C

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 (2.80%) DNN
2 2 (0.70%) Apache
2 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.70%) Confluence
2 2 (0.70%) Mule
3 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (5.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (22.73%) Wireless
2 11 (3.85%) HTTP
3 7 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.75%) SMS
5 4 (1.40%) DNS
6 2 (0.70%) Internet
7 1 (0.35%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (24.48%) Big Data
2 22 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.45%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.45%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 72 (25.17%) JIRA
2 66 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 65 (22.73%) Bitbucket
3 65 (22.73%) Calabash
4 43 (15.03%) JUnit
5 37 (12.94%) Android Studio
5 37 (12.94%) Gradle
5 37 (12.94%) Mockito
6 28 (9.79%) CocoaPods
7 21 (7.34%) Git (software)
8 16 (5.59%) Rational Rhapsody
9 15 (5.24%) Visual Studio
10 9 (3.15%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.80%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.10%) Maven
13 5 (1.75%) Subversion
14 4 (1.40%) Rational Team Concert
15 3 (1.05%) Ant
15 3 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
16 2 (0.70%) Gerrit
General
1 101 (35.31%) Electronics
2 29 (10.14%) Finance
3 28 (9.79%) Telecoms
4 24 (8.39%) Manufacturing
5 22 (7.69%) Marketing
6 15 (5.24%) Games
7 7 (2.45%) Cantonese Language
7 7 (2.45%) Mandarin Language
8 4 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.05%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (39.86%) Software Engineer
2 109 (38.11%) Developer
3 65 (22.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 37 (12.94%) Android Developer
5 32 (11.19%) iOS Developer
6 28 (9.79%) C Software Engineer
6 28 (9.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 25 (8.74%) Software Developer
8 24 (8.39%) Java Engineer
9 23 (8.04%) Embedded Engineer
9 23 (8.04%) Java Software Engineer
9 23 (8.04%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 22 (7.69%) Graduate
11 21 (7.34%) Applications Developer
12 16 (5.59%) Junior
13 14 (4.90%) Graduate Developer
13 14 (4.90%) Graduate Software Developer
13 14 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.54%) HTML
2 29 (10.14%) CSS
3 28 (9.79%) .NET
4 15 (5.24%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.90%) HTML5
6 13 (4.55%) jQuery
7 12 (4.20%) XML
8 11 (3.85%) Middleware
8 11 (3.85%) RESTful
8 11 (3.85%) Web Services
9 9 (3.15%) JSON
10 8 (2.80%) OpenCV
10 8 (2.80%) Qt
10 8 (2.80%) Theano
10 8 (2.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 7 (2.45%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.45%) J2EE
12 6 (2.10%) Spring
13 5 (1.75%) Ajax
13 5 (1.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.78%) User Experience
2 55 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.64%) Algorithms
4 17 (5.94%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (5.24%) Robotics
6 8 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.40%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.70%) Acoustics
9 2 (0.70%) CUDA
9 2 (0.70%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.70%) PMI
9 2 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.70%) STB
10 1 (0.35%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.35%) IPTV
10 1 (0.35%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 94 (32.87%) Linux
2 51 (17.83%) Android
3 46 (16.08%) Apple iOS
4 25 (8.74%) Windows
5 9 (3.15%) Unix
6 8 (2.80%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (2.80%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.70%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (70.28%) Software Engineering
2 125 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (26.92%) TDD
5 69 (24.13%) Test Automation
6 66 (23.08%) BDD
7 44 (15.38%) Machine Learning
8 42 (14.69%) UML
9 41 (14.34%) Android Development
10 38 (13.29%) OO
11 35 (12.24%) iOS Development
12 31 (10.84%) Mathematics
13 29 (10.14%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (7.34%) Digital Marketing
14 21 (7.34%) Programme Management
15 20 (6.99%) Requirements Engineering
16 19 (6.64%) OOD
17 17 (5.94%) Validation
18 15 (5.24%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 134 (46.85%) Java
2 94 (32.87%) C
3 70 (24.48%) Python
4 51 (17.83%) C#
5 46 (16.08%) JavaScript
6 39 (13.64%) Objective-C
7 21 (7.34%) Embedded C
8 20 (6.99%) Embedded C++
9 18 (6.29%) SQL
10 17 (5.94%) MATLAB
11 12 (4.20%) Scala
12 11 (3.85%) Perl
13 9 (3.15%) PHP
14 8 (2.80%) Erlang
15 7 (2.45%) Ada
15 7 (2.45%) Assembly Language
16 6 (2.10%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.75%) Apple Swift
18 4 (1.40%) Go
19 2 (0.70%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 65 (22.73%) Degree
2 31 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.39%) PhD
4 20 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.90%) MISRA
2 7 (2.45%) Def Stans
2 7 (2.45%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.70%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.40%) Docker
1 4 (1.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (12.94%) HockeyApp
2 4 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 65 (22.73%) Atlassian
2 33 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.34%) SAP
4 18 (6.29%) Oracle
5 4 (1.40%) IBM
6 3 (1.05%) Google
7 2 (0.70%) Rockwell
7 2 (0.70%) Siemens
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat