The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 64 26
Rank change year-on-year +16 -38  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 32 14 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.58% 2.09% 7.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.36% 3.41% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 47
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,652 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,050 £45,000
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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 435 410 349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 62.23% 61.10% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 368 321
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

C++
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for C++ in Somerset

C++
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Somerset

C++
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath 0 15 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Taunton -3 2 £29,750 -25.74%
Portishead - 2 £45,000 -
Cheddar - 1 £45,000 -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for C++.

1 41 (71.93%) Software Engineering
2 37 (64.91%) Java
3 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 33 (57.89%) HTML
5 32 (56.14%) C
6 31 (54.39%) SQL
6 31 (54.39%) Windows
7 29 (50.88%) Test Automation
8 28 (49.12%) Oracle
8 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
8 28 (49.12%) IIS
9 27 (47.37%) MongoDB
10 26 (45.61%) NoSQL
10 26 (45.61%) C#
10 26 (45.61%) Scrum
10 26 (45.61%) Unit Testing
11 25 (43.86%) .NET
11 25 (43.86%) ETL
11 25 (43.86%) Windows Server
12 24 (42.11%) Customer Requirements
12 24 (42.11%) ITIL
12 24 (42.11%) Service Delivery
12 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (40.35%) Refactoring
13 23 (40.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (40.35%) Line Management
14 22 (38.60%) UML
15 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
16 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
17 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 28 (49.12%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 27 (47.37%) MongoDB
3 26 (45.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Grunt
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.02%) Electronics
2 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 35 (61.40%) Developer
3 22 (38.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 16 (28.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (26.32%) Java Engineer
5 15 (26.32%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
7 12 (21.05%) Junior
8 11 (19.30%) .NET Developer
8 11 (19.30%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (19.30%) .NET Software Engineer
8 11 (19.30%) Java Software Developer
9 10 (17.54%) Junior Software Engineer
9 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
9 10 (17.54%) Software Developer
10 9 (15.79%) Junior Developer
11 8 (14.04%) Lead Developer
11 8 (14.04%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (12.28%) Junior .NET Developer
12 7 (12.28%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) HTML
2 25 (43.86%) .NET
3 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.77%) CSS
6 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.02%) HTML5
7 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.26%) jQuery
7 3 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (5.26%) WPF
8 2 (3.51%) CSS3
8 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) Spring
8 2 (3.51%) XML
9 1 (1.75%) Ajax
9 1 (1.75%) Java EE
9 1 (1.75%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Robotics
3 1 (1.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows Server
3 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.54%) Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Android
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Debian
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Software Engineering
2 29 (50.88%) Test Automation
3 26 (45.61%) Scrum
3 26 (45.61%) Unit Testing
4 25 (43.86%) ETL
5 24 (42.11%) Customer Requirements
5 24 (42.11%) ITIL
5 24 (42.11%) Service Delivery
6 23 (40.35%) Line Management
6 23 (40.35%) Refactoring
7 22 (38.60%) UML
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.53%) Break/Fix
9 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.53%) OO
10 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
11 4 (7.02%) OOP
12 3 (5.26%) MVVM
12 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) Java
2 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 32 (56.14%) C
4 31 (54.39%) SQL
5 26 (45.61%) C#
6 9 (15.79%) Python
7 5 (8.77%) PHP
8 3 (5.26%) VB
9 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.75%) Perl
10 1 (1.75%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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