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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Devon / Plymouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 21.05% 2.50% 4.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.09% 3.13% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
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 Plymouth with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Plymouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46 32 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 80.70% 80.00% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 36
Median salary £38,500 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -8.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £38,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Plymouth 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Plymouth region with a requirement for C++.

1 12 (63.16%) C
2 11 (57.89%) Computer Science
2 11 (57.89%) Smart Home
3 10 (52.63%) Electronics
3 10 (52.63%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
3 10 (52.63%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (42.11%) Firmware
4 8 (42.11%) ZigBee
4 8 (42.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (42.11%) REST
5 5 (26.32%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
6 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source Development
7 3 (15.79%) Multichannel Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source

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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (42.11%) ZigBee
3 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) 802.15
4 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (52.63%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Firmware Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) JSON
2 8 (42.11%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) Zend Framework
4 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) Kendo UI
5 1 (5.26%) Laravel
5 1 (5.26%) Qt
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Computer Science
1 11 (57.89%) Smart Home
2 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Multichannel Retail
3 3 (15.79%) OOP
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source Development
3 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.26%) Ada
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Zend