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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 40 19
Rank change year-on-year -14 -21  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 25 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.94% 5.63% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 9.28% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 56
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £33,884
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +10.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,121 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,950 £51,250 £40,000
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 425 388 300
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 67.03% 60.63% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 361 339 278
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.53% +12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Taunton -14 5 £42,000 +12.00%
Bath -6 4 £33,750 -19.16% 2
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 48 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 40 (70.18%) JavaScript
3 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 39 (68.42%) HTML
4 38 (66.67%) Java
5 37 (64.91%) C#
6 35 (61.40%) Windows
7 34 (59.65%) .NET
7 34 (59.65%) Oracle
8 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
8 33 (57.89%) Unit Testing
9 32 (56.14%) Scrum
10 31 (54.39%) MongoDB
10 31 (54.39%) NoSQL
11 28 (49.12%) ASP.NET
11 28 (49.12%) ETL
12 27 (47.37%) C
13 26 (45.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (40.35%) IIS
15 22 (38.60%) Automated Testing
16 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
16 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
17 19 (33.33%) ITIL
17 19 (33.33%) Service Delivery
17 19 (33.33%) Windows Server
18 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
18 17 (29.82%) Refactoring
18 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (28.07%) UML
19 16 (28.07%) Customer Requirements

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 23 (40.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (54.39%) MongoDB
2 31 (54.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (45.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) JUnit
3 2 (3.51%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) Mockito
4 1 (1.75%) Moq
General
1 4 (7.02%) Electronics
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Advertising
2 3 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Software Engineer
2 29 (50.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 18 (31.58%) Java Engineer
3 18 (31.58%) Java Software Engineer
4 17 (29.82%) Developer
5 14 (24.56%) .NET Software Engineer
5 14 (24.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 11 (19.30%) Senior Java Engineer
6 11 (19.30%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 11 (19.30%) Software Developer
7 10 (17.54%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
9 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
9 8 (14.04%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (12.28%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (12.28%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
11 6 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) HTML
2 34 (59.65%) .NET
3 28 (49.12%) ASP.NET
4 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.77%) CSS
5 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.02%) WPF
7 3 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (5.26%) XML
8 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.51%) HTML5
8 2 (3.51%) Java EE
8 2 (3.51%) Spring
9 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.75%) EJB
9 1 (1.75%) J2EE
9 1 (1.75%) Java SE
9 1 (1.75%) jQuery
9 1 (1.75%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Blog
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 33 (57.89%) Unit Testing
3 32 (56.14%) Scrum
4 28 (49.12%) ETL
5 22 (38.60%) Automated Testing
6 19 (33.33%) ITIL
6 19 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 17 (29.82%) Refactoring
8 16 (28.07%) Customer Requirements
8 16 (28.07%) Line Management
8 16 (28.07%) UML
9 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
10 4 (7.02%) OO
11 3 (5.26%) MVVM
11 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (5.26%) OOD
11 3 (5.26%) OOP
11 3 (5.26%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) JavaScript
2 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 38 (66.67%) Java
4 37 (64.91%) C#
5 27 (47.37%) C
6 10 (17.54%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) SC Cleared
1 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) EMC
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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