Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 68 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6 -32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 42 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.87% 3.79% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.16% 6.15% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 35
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,000 £54,800 £51,550
South West median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% +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 515 813 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 59.68% 61.68% 61.66%
Number of salaries quoted 431 676 726
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £56,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +29 15 £42,500 - 8
Wells - 10 £48,750 -
Yeovil -12 2 £29,250 -20.95% 3
Axbridge - 2 £52,500 -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 33 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 28 (66.67%) Degree
3 24 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 24 (57.14%) C#
3 24 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 20 (47.62%) OO
5 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 11 (26.19%) Scrum
8 10 (23.81%) Human Factors
8 10 (23.81%) C
8 10 (23.81%) Kanban
9 9 (21.43%) Java
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) .NET
10 8 (19.05%) Windows
11 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
11 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
11 7 (16.67%) Android
11 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 7 (16.67%) iOS Development
11 7 (16.67%) SDLC
12 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
12 6 (14.29%) Mobile Development
12 6 (14.29%) Apple Swift
12 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 6 (14.29%) User Stories
12 6 (14.29%) Games

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 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Graduate
3 13 (30.95%) Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Software Developer
5 7 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
6 6 (14.29%) Graduate Programmer
6 6 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Programmer
7 5 (11.90%) C++ Developer
8 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) Qt
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) JSP
4 2 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.90%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Android
2 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 24 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 20 (47.62%) OO
4 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 11 (26.19%) Scrum
7 10 (23.81%) Human Factors
7 10 (23.81%) Kanban
8 7 (16.67%) iOS Development
8 7 (16.67%) SDLC
9 6 (14.29%) Data Management
9 6 (14.29%) Mobile Development
9 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 6 (14.29%) User Stories
9 6 (14.29%) Web Development
10 5 (11.90%) OOP
11 4 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (9.52%) UML
12 3 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) C
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) Apple Swift
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
7 4 (9.52%) Python
8 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.38%) Ada
9 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) PhD
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) MISRA
2 1 (2.38%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) IBM