Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 32 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 334 318 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.52% 8.39% 5.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.78% 13.77% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 275 263 189
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,100 £22,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +10.39%

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 2,424 2,310 2,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 61.82% 60.98% 57.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,046 1,988 1,842
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 July 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++.

1 207 (61.98%) Software Engineering
2 165 (49.40%) Java
3 129 (38.62%) Linux
4 120 (35.93%) C
5 112 (33.53%) Degree
6 107 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (26.35%) Python
8 86 (25.75%) Computer Science
9 85 (25.45%) C#
10 83 (24.85%) Electronics
11 68 (20.36%) OO
12 63 (18.86%) HTML
13 58 (17.37%) JavaScript
14 57 (17.07%) TDD
14 57 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (15.57%) Security Cleared
16 51 (15.27%) Mathematics
16 51 (15.27%) Microsoft
17 50 (14.97%) Android
17 50 (14.97%) Computer Science Degree
18 49 (14.67%) Machine Learning
19 48 (14.37%) User Experience
20 47 (14.07%) Telecoms
21 46 (13.77%) .NET
21 46 (13.77%) JIRA
22 44 (13.17%) UML
23 43 (12.87%) SQL Server
24 42 (12.57%) Apple iOS
25 40 (11.98%) Big Data
25 40 (11.98%) Test Automation

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 5 (1.50%) CMS
2 4 (1.20%) IIS
3 2 (0.60%) Apache
3 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) Drupal
4 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (2.69%) Simulink
2 5 (1.50%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.80%) GitHub
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.48%) Wireless
2 14 (4.19%) HTTP
3 7 (2.10%) DNS
3 7 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.50%) Internet
5 4 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.20%) SMS
5 4 (1.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) Junos
6 1 (0.30%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.98%) Big Data
3 19 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.69%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.10%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.50%) MySQL
9 4 (1.20%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.60%) Power BI
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (13.77%) JIRA
2 36 (10.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 34 (10.18%) Bitbucket
3 34 (10.18%) Calabash
3 34 (10.18%) fastlane
4 27 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 27 (8.08%) JUnit
4 27 (8.08%) Subversion
5 22 (6.59%) Android Studio
5 22 (6.59%) Gradle
5 22 (6.59%) Mockito
6 19 (5.69%) Maven
7 18 (5.39%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.49%) Eclipse
9 13 (3.89%) Visual Studio
10 12 (3.59%) CocoaPods
11 11 (3.29%) Rational Rhapsody
12 10 (2.99%) GCC
12 10 (2.99%) Gerrit
12 10 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 83 (24.85%) Electronics
2 47 (14.07%) Telecoms
3 33 (9.88%) Finance
4 30 (8.98%) Manufacturing
5 28 (8.38%) Marketing
6 12 (3.59%) Games
7 11 (3.29%) Cantonese Language
7 11 (3.29%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (1.50%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.50%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 151 (45.21%) Software Engineer
2 108 (32.34%) Developer
3 89 (26.65%) C++ Software Engineer
4 45 (13.47%) Software Developer
5 35 (10.48%) Graduate
6 30 (8.98%) Senior Software Engineer
7 29 (8.68%) C Software Engineer
7 29 (8.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 29 (8.68%) Junior
8 25 (7.49%) Java Engineer
9 24 (7.19%) Java Software Engineer
9 24 (7.19%) Junior Developer
10 22 (6.59%) Android Developer
10 22 (6.59%) C++ Developer
10 22 (6.59%) Embedded Engineer
10 22 (6.59%) Graduate Developer
11 19 (5.69%) Junior Software Developer
12 18 (5.39%) Graduate Software Developer
13 17 (5.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 17 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (18.86%) HTML
2 46 (13.77%) .NET
3 39 (11.68%) CSS
4 32 (9.58%) XML
5 28 (8.38%) ASP.NET
6 26 (7.78%) jQuery
7 22 (6.59%) Qt
8 16 (4.79%) Middleware
9 14 (4.19%) HTML5
9 14 (4.19%) MFC
10 13 (3.89%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.89%) OpenGL
11 11 (3.29%) Web Services
12 9 (2.69%) Direct3D
13 8 (2.40%) JSON
13 8 (2.40%) RESTful
14 6 (1.80%) OpenCV
14 6 (1.80%) Spring
15 5 (1.50%) J2EE
15 5 (1.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 86 (25.75%) Computer Science
2 48 (14.37%) User Experience
3 24 (7.19%) Algorithms
4 23 (6.89%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (3.59%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.40%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.50%) Digital TV
8 4 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.20%) Robotics
9 3 (0.90%) CUDA
9 3 (0.90%) PMI
9 3 (0.90%) STB
10 2 (0.60%) Acoustics
10 2 (0.60%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 129 (38.62%) Linux
2 50 (14.97%) Android
3 42 (12.57%) Apple iOS
4 40 (11.98%) Windows
5 13 (3.89%) Unix
6 9 (2.69%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.60%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) LynxOS
8 1 (0.30%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (61.98%) Software Engineering
2 107 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (20.36%) OO
4 57 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (17.07%) TDD
5 51 (15.27%) Mathematics
6 49 (14.67%) Machine Learning
7 44 (13.17%) UML
8 40 (11.98%) Test Automation
9 37 (11.08%) Android Development
10 35 (10.48%) BDD
11 33 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (9.88%) SDLC
12 28 (8.38%) Digital Marketing
12 28 (8.38%) iOS Development
12 28 (8.38%) Programme Management
13 27 (8.08%) OOD
14 26 (7.78%) Scrum
15 24 (7.19%) E-Commerce
15 24 (7.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 165 (49.40%) Java
2 120 (35.93%) C
3 88 (26.35%) Python
4 85 (25.45%) C#
5 58 (17.37%) JavaScript
6 34 (10.18%) SQL
7 25 (7.49%) Perl
8 23 (6.89%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.19%) MATLAB
10 11 (3.29%) Embedded C++
11 10 (2.99%) Embedded C
11 10 (2.99%) Erlang
12 9 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.40%) Assembly Language
13 8 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.10%) PHP
15 6 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 112 (33.53%) Degree
2 52 (15.57%) Security Cleared
3 50 (14.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (6.29%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.19%) PhD
6 7 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.99%) ECSS
2 7 (2.10%) MISRA
3 4 (1.20%) Def Stans
3 4 (1.20%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.60%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.40%) Docker
2 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (6.59%) HockeyApp
2 6 (1.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.48%) Oracle
3 34 (10.18%) Atlassian
4 28 (8.38%) SAP
5 11 (3.29%) IBM
6 5 (1.50%) Perforce
7 4 (1.20%) Google
8 3 (0.90%) Rockwell
8 3 (0.90%) Siemens
9 2 (0.60%) Tableau
10 1 (0.30%) Juniper
10 1 (0.30%) QNX
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.30%) Twitter