Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 66 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -44
Permanent jobs citing C++ 38 56 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.82% 4.17% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 6.52% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 48
Somerset median annual salary £41,250 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,750 £55,550
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +10.39%

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 583 859 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 58.59% 64.01% 60.80%
Number of salaries quoted 496 704 708
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,197 £26,250 £29,775
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Wells - 9 £48,750 - 1
Bath +6 8 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Taunton +8 5 - -
Yeovil -7 3 £29,250 -20.95% 4
Axbridge - 2 £52,500 -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 31 (81.58%) Software Engineering
2 28 (73.68%) Degree
3 26 (68.42%) Computer Science
4 23 (60.53%) C#
5 22 (57.89%) OO
6 19 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (39.47%) Scrum
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
8 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.95%) .NET
9 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (26.32%) SDLC
10 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (23.68%) Kanban
10 9 (23.68%) Visualisation
10 9 (23.68%) Human Factors
11 8 (21.05%) Aerospace
11 8 (21.05%) Java
12 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
12 7 (18.42%) Android
12 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
12 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
12 7 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
13 6 (15.79%) Apple Swift
13 6 (15.79%) Data Structures
13 6 (15.79%) Test Automation

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) JSUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 8 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 6 (15.79%) Games
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Graduate
3 11 (28.95%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (13.16%) Graduate Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
7 5 (13.16%) Graduate Programmer
7 5 (13.16%) Programmer
8 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
9 3 (7.89%) C++ Software Developer
10 2 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 1 (2.63%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 1 (2.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (2.63%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
1 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.16%) ADO.NET
2 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (13.16%) Code First Entity Framework
2 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) HTML5
2 5 (13.16%) jQuery
2 5 (13.16%) RESTful
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) Qt
4 1 (2.63%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (68.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Data Structures
3 5 (13.16%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Android
1 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Software Engineering
2 22 (57.89%) OO
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 15 (39.47%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) SDLC
6 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (23.68%) Human Factors
6 9 (23.68%) Kanban
6 9 (23.68%) Visualisation
7 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
8 6 (15.79%) Mobile Development
8 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.79%) Web Development
9 5 (13.16%) Data Management
9 5 (13.16%) MVC
9 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (13.16%) OOP
9 5 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) Apple Swift
5 5 (13.16%) C
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++
8 2 (5.26%) SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Ada
9 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (13.16%) PhD
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) MISRA
2 1 (2.63%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Syncsort
2 2 (5.26%) IBM