Period
to 16 July 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4 +14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 191 334 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.44% 8.52% 8.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.73% 13.78% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 107 275 263
Bristol median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,800 £24,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,100 £60,000 £58,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%

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 1,962 2,424 2,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 55.93% 61.82% 61.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,626 2,046 1,990
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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++.

1 134 (70.16%) Software Engineering
2 119 (62.30%) Java
3 91 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (47.12%) Python
5 74 (38.74%) Degree
6 71 (37.17%) C
7 66 (34.55%) JavaScript
8 65 (34.03%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (32.46%) C#
10 60 (31.41%) Computer Science
11 57 (29.84%) Git (software)
12 53 (27.75%) OO
13 52 (27.23%) Security Cleared
14 43 (22.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 42 (21.99%) Velocity
15 42 (21.99%) Qt
16 41 (21.47%) Mathematics
16 41 (21.47%) JIRA
17 40 (20.94%) SC Cleared
18 38 (19.90%) Web Development
19 35 (18.32%) Linux
19 35 (18.32%) HTML
20 33 (17.28%) Spring
20 33 (17.28%) Aerospace
20 33 (17.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 32 (16.75%) HTML5
22 31 (16.23%) Legal
22 31 (16.23%) Algorithms
23 28 (14.66%) Military
24 27 (14.14%) Electronics

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 11 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) NASTRAN
2 1 (0.52%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.71%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Serverless
4 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.33%) Internet
2 11 (5.76%) Wireless
3 8 (4.19%) Link 16
3 8 (4.19%) Link 22
3 8 (4.19%) Tactical Data Link
4 3 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.05%) HTTP
6 1 (0.52%) 4G
6 1 (0.52%) 802.11
6 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.38%) Big Data
2 8 (4.19%) Neo4j
3 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.05%) MySQL
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (29.84%) Git (software)
2 41 (21.47%) JIRA
3 26 (13.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (13.09%) JIRA Agile
5 14 (7.33%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.81%) Subversion
7 12 (6.28%) Maven
8 8 (4.19%) Bitbucket
9 7 (3.66%) Selenium
10 4 (2.09%) Appium
10 4 (2.09%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.09%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.09%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.57%) JMeter
11 3 (1.57%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.52%) VectorCAST
General
1 33 (17.28%) Aerospace
2 31 (16.23%) Legal
3 28 (14.66%) Military
4 27 (14.14%) Electronics
5 16 (8.38%) Manufacturing
6 14 (7.33%) Telecoms
7 9 (4.71%) Finance
8 7 (3.66%) Marketing
9 4 (2.09%) Banking
9 4 (2.09%) Retail
10 3 (1.57%) Automotive
11 2 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.52%) Avionics
12 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (53.93%) Software Engineer
2 56 (29.32%) Developer
3 26 (13.61%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (9.95%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (8.38%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.81%) Python Engineer
7 11 (5.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Android Developer
8 10 (5.24%) Java Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) C++ Developer
9 9 (4.71%) Graduate
9 9 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.66%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Python Software Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) Junior
11 6 (3.14%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 5 (2.62%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.62%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.99%) Qt
1 42 (21.99%) Velocity
2 35 (18.32%) HTML
3 33 (17.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 33 (17.28%) Spring
4 32 (16.75%) HTML5
5 21 (10.99%) Spring Boot
6 19 (9.95%) OpenGL
7 18 (9.42%) React
7 18 (9.42%) XML
8 16 (8.38%) OpenCV
8 16 (8.38%) OpenSceneGraph
8 16 (8.38%) Vue.js
9 15 (7.85%) CSS
9 15 (7.85%) Web Services
10 13 (6.81%) REST
11 12 (6.28%) Java EE
11 12 (6.28%) JPA
11 12 (6.28%) JSF
11 12 (6.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.23%) Algorithms
2 17 (8.90%) 3D Graphics
3 12 (6.28%) RIA
4 10 (5.24%) User Experience
5 9 (4.71%) Robotics
6 7 (3.66%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.57%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.05%) CUDA
9 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.05%) STB
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.32%) Linux
2 23 (12.04%) Android
3 15 (7.85%) Apple iOS
4 13 (6.81%) Windows
5 6 (3.14%) Unix
6 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.52%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (70.16%) Software Engineering
2 91 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (34.03%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (31.41%) Computer Science
5 53 (27.75%) OO
6 41 (21.47%) Mathematics
7 38 (19.90%) Web Development
8 27 (14.14%) SDLC
9 26 (13.61%) TDD
10 24 (12.57%) Logistics
11 23 (12.04%) Machine Learning
11 23 (12.04%) Physics
12 22 (11.52%) Android Development
12 22 (11.52%) Test Automation
13 21 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (10.99%) UML
14 17 (8.90%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (8.90%) DevOps
14 17 (8.90%) Prototyping
15 16 (8.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 119 (62.30%) Java
2 90 (47.12%) Python
3 71 (37.17%) C
4 66 (34.55%) JavaScript
5 62 (32.46%) C#
6 20 (10.47%) SQL
7 16 (8.38%) Lua
7 16 (8.38%) PHP
8 12 (6.28%) Go
9 10 (5.24%) Kotlin
9 10 (5.24%) Objective-C
10 8 (4.19%) ES6
11 7 (3.66%) Ada
12 5 (2.62%) Ruby
13 4 (2.09%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.09%) Fortran
14 3 (1.57%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.57%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.57%) Clojure
14 3 (1.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 74 (38.74%) Degree
2 52 (27.23%) Security Cleared
3 43 (22.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (20.94%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.28%) PhD
6 6 (3.14%) CEH
7 5 (2.62%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.09%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.57%) ISEB
9 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.57%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.52%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (0.52%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.52%) CISM
11 1 (0.52%) CISSP
11 1 (0.52%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) IEC 61508
2 6 (3.14%) DO-178B
3 5 (2.62%) DO-254
4 3 (1.57%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.52%) MISRA
5 1 (0.52%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (3.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.57%) Terraform
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (5.24%) Atlassian
2 8 (4.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.66%) HP
3 7 (3.66%) SAP
4 5 (2.62%) Progress
5 1 (0.52%) Apple
5 1 (0.52%) Coverity
5 1 (0.52%) Facebook
5 1 (0.52%) Google
5 1 (0.52%) IBM
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle
5 1 (0.52%) VMware