Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 34 12
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 217 157 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 12.98% 9.22% 15.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.04% 13.81% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 164 135 210
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -18.37% +15.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £32,425
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £46,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +22.67% -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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,083 1,137 1,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 64.77% 66.76% 58.85%
Number of salaries quoted 872 935 892
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £64,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Gloucestershire

C++
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Gloucestershire

C++
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Gloucestershire

C++
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +10 60 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Gloucester +3 43 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Tewkesbury -3 34 £42,750 +33.59% 1
Cirencester +19 2 £57,500 +17.95%
Stroud -1 1 £40,000 +10.34% 1
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 160 (73.73%) Software Engineering
2 159 (73.27%) Security Cleared
3 153 (70.51%) Python
4 131 (60.37%) Linux
5 122 (56.22%) C
6 114 (52.53%) Java
7 113 (52.07%) C#
8 110 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (44.70%) DV Cleared
10 77 (35.48%) Windows
11 71 (32.72%) JavaScript
12 64 (29.49%) SQL
13 62 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
14 60 (27.65%) Scrum
15 55 (25.35%) SC Cleared
16 52 (23.96%) Git (software)
16 52 (23.96%) OO
17 50 (23.04%) DevOps
18 48 (22.12%) Open Source
18 48 (22.12%) OOD
19 47 (21.66%) Microsoft
19 47 (21.66%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (19.35%) Degree
20 42 (19.35%) JIRA
20 42 (19.35%) UML
21 38 (17.51%) Java EE
22 37 (17.05%) Test Automation
23 35 (16.13%) .NET
24 34 (15.67%) Requirements Analysis
24 34 (15.67%) TDD

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 32 (14.75%) Apache
2 24 (11.06%) Confluence
3 11 (5.07%) Apache Pig
4 10 (4.61%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.23%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.30%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.38%) IIS
9 3 (1.38%) JBoss
9 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.92%) Simulink
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.46%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.68%) HTTP
2 19 (8.76%) Network Security
3 17 (7.83%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.91%) SSL
5 14 (6.45%) Firewall
6 10 (4.61%) Internet
7 8 (3.69%) Wireshark
8 7 (3.23%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.84%) DNS
9 4 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.84%) SMTP
10 3 (1.38%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.92%) VLAN
12 1 (0.46%) FTP
12 1 (0.46%) IPsec
12 1 (0.46%) IPv4
12 1 (0.46%) L2TP
12 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.75%) Big Data
2 21 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 19 (8.76%) Apache Hive
3 19 (8.76%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.37%) Geospatial Data
4 16 (7.37%) GIS
5 12 (5.53%) MySQL
6 9 (4.15%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.76%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.92%) Presto
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.46%) HBase
10 1 (0.46%) OrientDB
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (23.96%) Git (software)
2 42 (19.35%) JIRA
3 34 (15.67%) Bitbucket
4 32 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 32 (14.75%) Visual Studio
5 31 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 30 (13.82%) JUnit
7 27 (12.44%) EasyMock
8 21 (9.68%) Selenium
9 18 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (4.61%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.69%) CodeSonar
11 8 (3.69%) git-flow
11 8 (3.69%) Robot Framework
12 7 (3.23%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.76%) LoadRunner
13 6 (2.76%) Maven
14 5 (2.30%) JMeter
14 5 (2.30%) Rational Rhapsody
15 4 (1.84%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (15.21%) Finance
2 22 (10.14%) Electronics
3 19 (8.76%) Military
4 14 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.07%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.61%) Marketing
7 6 (2.76%) Games
8 4 (1.84%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.84%) Automotive
9 2 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (57.60%) Software Engineer
2 62 (28.57%) Developer
3 40 (18.43%) Java Engineer
4 39 (17.97%) Java Software Engineer
5 34 (15.67%) Software Developer
6 25 (11.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 23 (10.60%) C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (10.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 21 (9.68%) Java Developer
10 17 (7.83%) Embedded Engineer
11 16 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (6.91%) C++ Developer
12 15 (6.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 14 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
14 11 (5.07%) C# Developer
14 11 (5.07%) C# Software Engineer
14 11 (5.07%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
14 11 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
15 10 (4.61%) C++ Software Developer
16 8 (3.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.51%) Java EE
2 35 (16.13%) .NET
3 34 (15.67%) AngularJS
3 34 (15.67%) Spring
4 32 (14.75%) Django
5 31 (14.29%) EJB
6 30 (13.82%) Node.js
6 30 (13.82%) WPF
7 25 (11.52%) JSF
8 22 (10.14%) .NET Framework
8 22 (10.14%) WinForms
9 20 (9.22%) STL
10 19 (8.76%) HTML
11 17 (7.83%) XML
12 16 (7.37%) J2EE
13 15 (6.91%) CSS
13 15 (6.91%) SOAP
14 13 (5.99%) GStreamer
14 13 (5.99%) Hibernate
15 11 (5.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.06%) Wiki
2 21 (9.68%) Device Driver
3 17 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.99%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (4.15%) Cyber Warfare
5 9 (4.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (3.23%) User Experience
8 6 (2.76%) iPhone
9 4 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.84%) Media Streaming
9 4 (1.84%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.38%) State Machine
11 2 (0.92%) CUDA
11 2 (0.92%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 131 (60.37%) Linux
2 77 (35.48%) Windows
3 32 (14.75%) Android
4 28 (12.90%) Unix
5 26 (11.98%) CentOS
6 25 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (9.68%) Mac OS X
8 14 (6.45%) Apple iOS
9 11 (5.07%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (2.76%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.84%) Solaris
12 3 (1.38%) AIX
12 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (73.73%) Software Engineering
2 110 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 60 (27.65%) Scrum
5 52 (23.96%) OO
6 50 (23.04%) DevOps
7 48 (22.12%) OOD
7 48 (22.12%) Open Source
8 47 (21.66%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (19.35%) UML
10 37 (17.05%) Test Automation
11 34 (15.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 34 (15.67%) TDD
12 29 (13.36%) SDLC
13 24 (11.06%) Test Strategy
14 23 (10.60%) Reverse Engineering
15 20 (9.22%) Collaborative Working
16 19 (8.76%) Kanban
17 17 (7.83%) Mathematics
17 17 (7.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (70.51%) Python
2 122 (56.22%) C
3 114 (52.53%) Java
4 113 (52.07%) C#
5 71 (32.72%) JavaScript
6 64 (29.49%) SQL
7 25 (11.52%) Bash Shell
8 21 (9.68%) Embedded C
9 18 (8.29%) Embedded C++
9 18 (8.29%) Ruby
10 15 (6.91%) Objective-C
11 14 (6.45%) PHP
12 11 (5.07%) Assembly Language
12 11 (5.07%) PowerShell
13 9 (4.15%) Perl
14 5 (2.30%) XAML
15 4 (1.84%) Go
15 4 (1.84%) Groovy
15 4 (1.84%) Jython
15 4 (1.84%) Rust
Qualifications
1 159 (73.27%) Security Cleared
2 97 (44.70%) DV Cleared
3 55 (25.35%) SC Cleared
4 42 (19.35%) Degree
5 9 (4.15%) CCNA
5 9 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.15%) CISSP
5 9 (4.15%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (4.15%) GIAC
5 9 (4.15%) Linux+ Certification
5 9 (4.15%) MCSE
5 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.15%) Network+ Certification
5 9 (4.15%) SANS
5 9 (4.15%) SSCP
6 4 (1.84%) ISEB
7 3 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.84%) MISRA
2 3 (1.38%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.92%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.46%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.91%) Docker
2 10 (4.61%) vSphere
3 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.38%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.92%) Firmware
4 2 (0.92%) Snort
4 2 (0.92%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.61%) Puppet
1 10 (4.61%) Salt
2 5 (2.30%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.84%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (1.38%) Ansible
4 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.38%) PowerCLI
4 3 (1.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (21.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.60%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.61%) SAP
4 9 (4.15%) IBM
5 8 (3.69%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.23%) HP
6 7 (3.23%) Oracle
7 5 (2.30%) Cisco
7 5 (2.30%) ESRI
8 4 (1.84%) CA
8 4 (1.84%) VMware
9 1 (0.46%) Samsung
9 1 (0.46%) Serena