Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 33 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 +30 -19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 342 314 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.21% 8.38% 4.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.82% 13.55% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 263 260 132
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -10.26% +1.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,875 £58,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.92% -7.06% +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 2,307 2,318 1,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 62.10% 61.85% 56.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,908 1,953 1,699
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 September 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++.

1 209 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 168 (49.12%) Java
3 125 (36.55%) Linux
4 124 (36.26%) C
5 116 (33.92%) Degree
6 95 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (26.90%) Python
8 87 (25.44%) C#
9 84 (24.56%) Security Cleared
10 80 (23.39%) Computer Science
11 78 (22.81%) HTML
12 71 (20.76%) JavaScript
13 67 (19.59%) OO
14 62 (18.13%) Computer Science Degree
15 59 (17.25%) UML
15 59 (17.25%) Electronics
16 55 (16.08%) Machine Learning
17 48 (14.04%) XML
18 47 (13.74%) CSS
18 47 (13.74%) Microsoft
18 47 (13.74%) Android
19 46 (13.45%) TDD
19 46 (13.45%) SQL Server
19 46 (13.45%) Telecoms
20 44 (12.87%) Subversion
21 43 (12.57%) Scrum
21 43 (12.57%) Oracle
21 43 (12.57%) SDLC
21 43 (12.57%) Apple iOS
22 42 (12.28%) Problem-Solving

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 (1.75%) CMS
2 4 (1.17%) IIS
3 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Doxygen
2 5 (1.46%) Simulink
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.05%) GitHub
4 3 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.09%) Internet
2 13 (3.80%) Wireless
3 11 (3.22%) HTTP
4 5 (1.46%) DNS
5 4 (1.17%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.17%) SSL
6 3 (0.88%) SMS
7 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.29%) Firewall
8 1 (0.29%) Junos
8 1 (0.29%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.43%) Big Data
3 19 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 17 (4.97%) Hadoop
5 15 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.63%) MySQL
8 7 (2.05%) DB2
9 5 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.46%) GIS
9 5 (1.46%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.58%) Power BI
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (12.87%) Subversion
2 36 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.23%) Maven
4 21 (6.14%) Eclipse
5 20 (5.85%) JIRA
6 19 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (3.80%) GCC
7 13 (3.80%) Gerrit
7 13 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (3.80%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.22%) Ant
8 11 (3.22%) Apache Ivy
8 11 (3.22%) Bitbucket
8 11 (3.22%) Calabash
8 11 (3.22%) fastlane
8 11 (3.22%) JUnit
9 9 (2.63%) Android Studio
9 9 (2.63%) Gradle
9 9 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 59 (17.25%) Electronics
2 46 (13.45%) Telecoms
3 35 (10.23%) Manufacturing
4 32 (9.36%) Marketing
5 31 (9.06%) Finance
6 13 (3.80%) Games
7 10 (2.92%) Japanese Language
8 6 (1.75%) Cantonese Language
8 6 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (1.46%) Automotive
10 4 (1.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 163 (47.66%) Software Engineer
2 112 (32.75%) Developer
3 86 (25.15%) C++ Software Engineer
4 45 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 39 (11.40%) C++ Developer
6 33 (9.65%) Java Engineer
7 32 (9.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 28 (8.19%) Junior
9 26 (7.60%) Graduate
9 26 (7.60%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (6.73%) Junior Developer
11 20 (5.85%) Embedded Engineer
12 19 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
12 19 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (4.97%) Graduate Developer
13 17 (4.97%) Junior Software Developer
14 16 (4.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 15 (4.39%) C# Developer
16 14 (4.09%) C++ Software Developer
16 14 (4.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (22.81%) HTML
2 48 (14.04%) XML
3 47 (13.74%) CSS
4 42 (12.28%) .NET
5 36 (10.53%) Qt
6 30 (8.77%) ASP.NET
7 28 (8.19%) jQuery
8 25 (7.31%) MFC
9 23 (6.73%) OpenGL
10 22 (6.43%) HTML5
10 22 (6.43%) Web Services
11 21 (6.14%) AngularJS
12 19 (5.56%) Direct3D
13 18 (5.26%) OpenCV
14 14 (4.09%) Spring
15 12 (3.51%) Java EE
16 11 (3.22%) Hibernate
16 11 (3.22%) JPA
16 11 (3.22%) JSF
16 11 (3.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (23.39%) Computer Science
2 31 (9.06%) Algorithms
3 29 (8.48%) User Experience
4 28 (8.19%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (4.09%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.51%) Robotics
7 11 (3.22%) RIA
8 9 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.34%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.75%) CUDA
11 6 (1.75%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.88%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.88%) Digital TV
12 3 (0.88%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.88%) PMI
12 3 (0.88%) STB
13 2 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 125 (36.55%) Linux
2 47 (13.74%) Android
3 43 (12.57%) Apple iOS
4 33 (9.65%) Windows
5 8 (2.34%) Unix
6 7 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.58%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (0.58%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (0.29%) LynxOS
8 1 (0.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 95 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (19.59%) OO
4 59 (17.25%) UML
5 55 (16.08%) Machine Learning
6 46 (13.45%) TDD
7 43 (12.57%) Scrum
7 43 (12.57%) SDLC
8 42 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
9 41 (11.99%) Android Development
9 41 (11.99%) Mathematics
10 40 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (10.53%) iOS Development
13 34 (9.94%) Mobile Development
14 31 (9.06%) Digital Marketing
14 31 (9.06%) Programme Management
15 29 (8.48%) OOP
16 26 (7.60%) E-Commerce
17 23 (6.73%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 168 (49.12%) Java
2 124 (36.26%) C
3 92 (26.90%) Python
4 87 (25.44%) C#
5 71 (20.76%) JavaScript
6 42 (12.28%) SQL
7 27 (7.89%) Perl
8 17 (4.97%) TypeScript
9 12 (3.51%) Embedded C
9 12 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.92%) Assembly Language
11 9 (2.63%) Embedded C++
11 9 (2.63%) Erlang
11 9 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.34%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.17%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.17%) PHP
14 3 (0.88%) Ada
Qualifications
1 116 (33.92%) Degree
2 84 (24.56%) Security Cleared
3 62 (18.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (8.19%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.39%) PhD
6 5 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.80%) ECSS
2 8 (2.34%) MISRA
3 4 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.88%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.88%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.58%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.58%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.58%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.39%) Docker
2 4 (1.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (4.09%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.63%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 47 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.57%) Oracle
3 31 (9.06%) SAP
4 11 (3.22%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.92%) IBM
6 6 (1.75%) Perforce
7 5 (1.46%) Google
8 3 (0.88%) Rockwell
8 3 (0.88%) Siemens
9 2 (0.58%) Tableau
10 1 (0.29%) Juniper
10 1 (0.29%) QNX
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter