Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 83 60
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 46 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.70% 2.39% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 3.73% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 53
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +18.42% +8.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,750 £52,800
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 615 830 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 62.88% 63.99% 64.82%
Number of salaries quoted 473 716 749
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.51% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 6 months to 14 December 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
Bath +30 17 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Yeovil -6 7 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Wells - 6 £17,500 -
Clevedon +13 3 - -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for C++.

1 35 (76.09%) C#
2 32 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 31 (67.39%) OO
4 23 (50.00%) Degree
5 20 (43.48%) Java
6 19 (41.30%) Windows
7 18 (39.13%) Linux
7 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (36.96%) UML
9 16 (34.78%) Mathematics
9 16 (34.78%) Computer Science
10 15 (32.61%) Python
11 13 (28.26%) OOD
11 13 (28.26%) HTML
11 13 (28.26%) C
12 12 (26.09%) SQL
12 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
13 11 (23.91%) Visualisation
13 11 (23.91%) Analytics
14 10 (21.74%) .NET
14 10 (21.74%) CSS
14 10 (21.74%) JSP
14 10 (21.74%) ETL
14 10 (21.74%) Eclipse
14 10 (21.74%) Apache
14 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (21.74%) Middleware
14 10 (21.74%) Business Analytics
14 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
14 10 (21.74%) Eclipse RCP

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 10 (21.74%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Big Data
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQLite
4 2 (4.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Eclipse
1 10 (21.74%) Eclipse RCP
2 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
1 5 (10.87%) Games
1 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Graduate
3 12 (26.09%) Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Software Developer
6 8 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Graduate Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
7 6 (13.04%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Graduate Programmer
7 6 (13.04%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Junior
7 6 (13.04%) Programmer
8 5 (10.87%) Junior Software Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
10 3 (6.52%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) CSS
2 10 (21.74%) JSP
2 10 (21.74%) Middleware
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.52%) Django
4 3 (6.52%) Qt
4 3 (6.52%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.52%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 10 (21.74%) Android
3 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 31 (67.39%) OO
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.96%) UML
5 16 (34.78%) Computer Science
5 16 (34.78%) Mathematics
6 13 (28.26%) OOD
7 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Analytics
8 11 (23.91%) Visualisation
9 10 (21.74%) Business Analytics
9 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (21.74%) ETL
10 9 (19.57%) iOS Development
11 8 (17.39%) SDLC
12 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
12 7 (15.22%) Scrum
13 6 (13.04%) Ergonomics
13 6 (13.04%) Human Factors
13 6 (13.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) Python
4 13 (28.26%) C
5 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.87%) Apple Swift
8 3 (6.52%) PHP
8 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) Ada
9 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) PhD
3 3 (6.52%) HND
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Xamarin