Period
to 18 August 2018

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

C++
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 14 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 15.23% 16.81% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.21% 22.09% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 1
Plymouth median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,550 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £51,250 £42,500
Devon median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% -8.57% +21.53%

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 Plymouth with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Plymouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 95 86 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 62.91% 76.11% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72 76 64
Plymouth median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £46,600
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £36,742 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.06% +4.98% -2.78%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Plymouth

C++
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Salary trend for C++ in Plymouth

C++
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

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

Salary histogram for C++ in Plymouth

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

1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) SDLC
2 13 (56.52%) C
3 12 (52.17%) PHP
4 10 (43.48%) OO
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) SMS
4 10 (43.48%) JIRA
4 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
7 6 (26.09%) Chartered Engineer
7 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
7 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Ada
7 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
8 5 (21.74%) ISEB
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
8 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) Test Automation

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth 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 4 (17.39%) Confluence
1 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SMS
2 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Graduate
3 6 (26.09%) Software Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Developer in Test
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Angular Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
5 4 (17.39%) React Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Laravel
2 4 (17.39%) React
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) SDLC
2 10 (43.48%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) Physics
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) RUP
7 3 (13.04%) Unified Process
8 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) C
3 12 (52.17%) PHP
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Ada
7 5 (21.74%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Python
9 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
9 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware