The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 9 18
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 26 80 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 11.06% 20.05% 9.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.33% 32.52% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 64 32
Median salary £42,500 £49,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.26% +30.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £38,100 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 150 246 196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 63.83% 61.65% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134 204 179
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cheltenham

C++
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for C++ in Cheltenham

C++
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for C++.

1 42 (80.77%) Java
2 35 (67.31%) Software Engineering
3 34 (65.38%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (57.69%) Security Cleared
5 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (51.92%) C#
7 25 (48.08%) Python
8 23 (44.23%) Linux
8 23 (44.23%) Reverse Engineering
9 22 (42.31%) DV Cleared
10 17 (32.69%) C
11 16 (30.77%) Windows
11 16 (30.77%) TDD
11 16 (30.77%) Big Data
12 14 (26.92%) SDLC
12 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (21.15%) Perl
13 11 (21.15%) Ethical Hacking
13 11 (21.15%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (19.23%) DevOps
14 10 (19.23%) Hadoop
15 9 (17.31%) Java EE
16 8 (15.38%) Spring
16 8 (15.38%) Ruby
16 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
16 8 (15.38%) High Availability
16 8 (15.38%) Android
16 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
16 8 (15.38%) EasyMock

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (21.15%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.69%) Confluence
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) GitHub
2 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Big Data
2 10 (19.23%) Hadoop
3 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (13.46%) Data Mining
5 5 (9.62%) Apache Hive
5 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (5.77%) HBase
6 3 (5.77%) Redis
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) EasyMock
2 5 (9.62%) JUnit
3 4 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.77%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Aerospace
1 5 (9.62%) Electronics
1 5 (9.62%) Legal
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Software Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Research Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) Java Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Security Researcher
11 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Researcher
12 1 (1.92%) Data Engineer
12 1 (1.92%) Integration Engineer
12 1 (1.92%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Java EE
2 8 (15.38%) Spring
3 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.69%) XML
5 3 (5.77%) CSS
5 3 (5.77%) EJB
5 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 3 (5.77%) J2EE
5 3 (5.77%) JSF
5 3 (5.77%) Kafka
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Wiki
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (15.38%) Android
3 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 8 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 5 (9.62%) FreeBSD
5 3 (5.77%) CentOS
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Software Engineering
2 34 (65.38%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (44.23%) Reverse Engineering
5 16 (30.77%) TDD
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (26.92%) SDLC
7 11 (21.15%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (19.23%) DevOps
9 8 (15.38%) Change Management
9 8 (15.38%) High Availability
9 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 7 (13.46%) OO
10 7 (13.46%) Open Source
11 6 (11.54%) Cryptography
12 5 (9.62%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
12 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
13 4 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) Java
2 27 (51.92%) C#
3 25 (48.08%) Python
4 17 (32.69%) C
5 11 (21.15%) Perl
6 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.38%) Ruby
7 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.69%) VB
9 3 (5.77%) Go
9 3 (5.77%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.85%) Scala
10 2 (3.85%) SQL
11 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (42.31%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) PhD
5 2 (3.85%) CEH
5 2 (3.85%) CREST Certified
5 2 (3.85%) EC-Council LPT
5 2 (3.85%) ECSA
5 2 (3.85%) EnCE
5 2 (3.85%) GCFA
5 2 (3.85%) GIAC
5 2 (3.85%) GPEN
5 2 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) EnCase
2 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) BT
2 3 (5.77%) Google
2 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.92%) Epicor
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago