The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 401 381 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.59% 7.30% 6.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.19% 12.79% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 391 311 357
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £61,900
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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3289 2980 3430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.27% 57.11% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6516 6207 6864
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,133 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the South West

C++
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for C++ in the South West

C++
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the South West

C++
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol +11 151 £35,000 -12.50% 34
Gloucestershire -24 78 £40,000 -17.09% 7
Dorset +29 72 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Somerset +13 31 £33,750 -3.57% 5
Devon -11 30 £39,750 -16.31% 1
Wiltshire -8 20 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Cornwall - 18 £37,500 -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for C++.

1 472 (59.67%) Software Engineering
2 465 (58.79%) Java
3 352 (44.50%) C
4 325 (41.09%) C#
5 258 (32.62%) OO
6 240 (30.34%) Linux
7 239 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
8 231 (29.20%) Python
9 213 (26.93%) Degree
10 186 (23.51%) SQL
11 184 (23.26%) Computer Science
12 176 (22.25%) Security Cleared
12 176 (22.25%) JavaScript
13 161 (20.35%) Windows
14 148 (18.71%) HTML
15 135 (17.07%) Electronics
16 130 (16.43%) SDLC
17 128 (16.18%) .NET
18 123 (15.55%) Mathematics
19 100 (12.64%) XML
20 99 (12.52%) Test Automation
20 99 (12.52%) UML
21 95 (12.01%) CSS
22 94 (11.88%) OOP
23 92 (11.63%) Scrum
23 92 (11.63%) DV Cleared
24 89 (11.25%) Embedded Systems
24 89 (11.25%) Computer Science Degree
25 88 (11.13%) Cybersecurity
26 87 (11.00%) Android

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (3.54%) IIS
2 26 (3.29%) Apache
3 23 (2.91%) Confluence
4 19 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.77%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.52%) Apache Pig
7 10 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.76%) DNN
10 4 (0.51%) JBoss
11 3 (0.38%) nginx
11 3 (0.38%) SAS
12 2 (0.25%) OpenROAD
12 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Autodesk Inventor
1 6 (0.76%) Revit
2 5 (0.63%) Simulink
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.77%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.01%) GitHub
5 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.25%) Office 365
6 2 (0.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 19 (2.40%) Internet
2 19 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.02%) HTTP
3 16 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (1.52%) Wireless
4 12 (1.52%) ZigBee
5 7 (0.88%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.63%) Network Security
7 4 (0.51%) DVB
8 3 (0.38%) Firewall
8 3 (0.38%) RS-232
9 2 (0.25%) 802.15
9 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.25%) MIMO
9 2 (0.25%) NFC
9 2 (0.25%) OFDM
9 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.13%) MQTT
10 1 (0.13%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.99%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.32%) Big Data
3 46 (5.82%) Hadoop
4 37 (4.68%) MongoDB
5 31 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 20 (2.53%) Apache Hive
7 13 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.14%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.01%) Power BI
12 7 (0.88%) MySQL
12 7 (0.88%) SQLite
13 5 (0.63%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
14 3 (0.38%) HBase
14 3 (0.38%) Redis
15 2 (0.25%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 59 (7.46%) JIRA
2 46 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.56%) Selenium
4 41 (5.18%) Visual Studio
5 39 (4.93%) JUnit
6 38 (4.80%) Jenkins
6 38 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (3.54%) Bitbucket
8 27 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (3.29%) Cucumber
9 26 (3.29%) EasyMock
10 23 (2.91%) LoadRunner
11 21 (2.65%) Rational DOORS
12 12 (1.52%) JMeter
13 11 (1.39%) GCC
13 11 (1.39%) TestNG
14 9 (1.14%) NUnit
14 9 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
14 9 (1.14%) Subversion
15 6 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 135 (17.07%) Electronics
2 78 (9.86%) Finance
3 77 (9.73%) Manufacturing
4 60 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 46 (5.82%) Games
6 44 (5.56%) Marketing
7 14 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.52%) Banking
9 11 (1.39%) Automotive
10 8 (1.01%) Advertising
11 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.63%) Legal
11 5 (0.63%) Retail
12 2 (0.25%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 388 (49.05%) Software Engineer
2 264 (33.38%) Developer
3 160 (20.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 152 (19.22%) Software Developer
5 120 (15.17%) Graduate
6 104 (13.15%) Junior
7 100 (12.64%) Java Engineer
7 100 (12.64%) Java Software Engineer
8 69 (8.72%) Graduate Developer
9 67 (8.47%) Graduate Software Developer
10 65 (8.22%) Junior Developer
11 61 (7.71%) Junior Software Developer
12 57 (7.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 57 (7.21%) Senior Software Engineer
13 54 (6.83%) C Software Engineer
14 50 (6.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 47 (5.94%) Embedded Engineer
16 46 (5.82%) Java Developer
17 45 (5.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 37 (4.68%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (18.71%) HTML
2 128 (16.18%) .NET
3 100 (12.64%) XML
4 95 (12.01%) CSS
5 59 (7.46%) ASP.NET
6 48 (6.07%) Java EE
7 42 (5.31%) Spring
8 39 (4.93%) AngularJS
9 33 (4.17%) EJB
9 33 (4.17%) HTML5
9 33 (4.17%) J2EE
10 31 (3.92%) jQuery
11 29 (3.67%) JSON
12 24 (3.03%) .NET Framework
12 24 (3.03%) CSS3
12 24 (3.03%) REST
12 24 (3.03%) Web Services
12 24 (3.03%) WPF
13 23 (2.91%) JSF
13 23 (2.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 184 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 89 (11.25%) Embedded Systems
3 28 (3.54%) Algorithms
4 23 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.65%) User Experience
5 21 (2.65%) Wiki
6 12 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
6 12 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.39%) CAN bus
7 11 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (1.39%) Smart Home
8 9 (1.14%) Device Driver
9 7 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.76%) HoloLens
10 6 (0.76%) HTC Vive
10 6 (0.76%) Oculus Rift
10 6 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 240 (30.34%) Linux
2 161 (20.35%) Windows
3 87 (11.00%) Android
4 69 (8.72%) Apple iOS
5 47 (5.94%) Unix
6 25 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
6 25 (3.16%) Windows Server
7 24 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 21 (2.65%) CentOS
9 21 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.51%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.38%) Debian
11 3 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.25%) ThreadX
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (59.67%) Software Engineering
2 258 (32.62%) OO
3 239 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (16.43%) SDLC
5 123 (15.55%) Mathematics
6 99 (12.52%) Test Automation
6 99 (12.52%) UML
7 94 (11.88%) OOP
8 92 (11.63%) Scrum
9 88 (11.13%) Cybersecurity
10 62 (7.84%) TDD
11 61 (7.71%) ITIL
12 54 (6.83%) Unit Testing
13 53 (6.70%) Open Source
14 52 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (6.32%) Mentoring
16 48 (6.07%) Service Delivery
17 47 (5.94%) OOD
18 46 (5.82%) Programme Management
19 45 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 465 (58.79%) Java
2 352 (44.50%) C
3 325 (41.09%) C#
4 231 (29.20%) Python
5 186 (23.51%) SQL
6 176 (22.25%) JavaScript
7 54 (6.83%) Perl
8 48 (6.07%) Embedded C
9 32 (4.05%) PHP
9 32 (4.05%) VB
10 30 (3.79%) Embedded C++
10 30 (3.79%) Ruby
11 27 (3.41%) Objective-C
12 22 (2.78%) Scala
13 20 (2.53%) Delphi
14 17 (2.15%) MATLAB
14 17 (2.15%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.02%) Fortran
16 13 (1.64%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 213 (26.93%) Degree
2 176 (22.25%) Security Cleared
3 92 (11.63%) DV Cleared
4 89 (11.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (6.83%) SC Cleared
6 36 (4.55%) PhD
7 26 (3.29%) ISEB
8 24 (3.03%) HND
9 23 (2.91%) ISTQB
10 16 (2.02%) Master's Degree
11 8 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.51%) CEH
12 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.38%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.25%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.25%) EC-Council LPT
14 2 (0.25%) ECSA
14 2 (0.25%) GPEN
14 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.29%) QA
2 11 (1.39%) MISRA
3 9 (1.14%) MISRA C
4 8 (1.01%) JTAG
5 7 (0.88%) Def Stans
6 5 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.25%) DO-254
7 2 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) TickIT
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (4.93%) Firmware
2 4 (0.51%) Docker
3 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.76%) Ansible
3 2 (0.25%) EnCase
3 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 76 (9.61%) Oracle
2 57 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.69%) SAP
4 24 (3.03%) Freescale
5 23 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 12 (1.52%) HP
7 11 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.26%) IBM
9 8 (1.01%) BT
9 8 (1.01%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.88%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.76%) Autodesk
12 5 (0.63%) Google
13 4 (0.51%) EMC
14 3 (0.38%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.38%) Telerik
14 3 (0.38%) VMware
14 3 (0.38%) Yahoo!
14 3 (0.38%) Zend
15 2 (0.25%) Adobe
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Profit Share + Flexi + Ext
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 37,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago