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

C++
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 32 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 387 433 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.65% 7.38% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.84% 13.35% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 317 357 350
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £54,100
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 3014 3243 3345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.60% 55.28% 55.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2767 2910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,650 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 28 March 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 28 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
Bristol +12 148 £40,000 - 20
Gloucestershire -9 113 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Dorset +23 35 £40,000 - 10
Devon -2 34 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Somerset -23 25 £33,000 -12.00% 2
Wiltshire +21 23 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cornwall +9 8 £37,500 +4.16% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for C++.

1 495 (65.74%) Java
2 425 (56.44%) Software Engineering
3 333 (44.22%) C
4 298 (39.58%) C#
5 275 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
6 250 (33.20%) Security Cleared
7 237 (31.47%) Python
8 233 (30.94%) Linux
9 232 (30.81%) SQL
10 224 (29.75%) OO
11 183 (24.30%) Degree
12 181 (24.04%) Computer Science
13 165 (21.91%) SDLC
14 163 (21.65%) JavaScript
15 152 (20.19%) Mathematics
16 148 (19.65%) DV Cleared
17 139 (18.46%) Windows
17 139 (18.46%) Cybersecurity
18 134 (17.80%) XML
19 122 (16.20%) HTML
20 98 (13.01%) Android
21 96 (12.75%) .NET
22 95 (12.62%) Scrum
23 87 (11.55%) Electronics
24 86 (11.42%) Apple iOS
25 85 (11.29%) UML
26 82 (10.89%) Oracle
27 79 (10.49%) Big Data
28 76 (10.09%) Hadoop
29 73 (9.69%) Unix

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 36 (4.78%) Apache Pig
2 25 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (3.19%) IIS
3 24 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 18 (2.39%) Apache
4 18 (2.39%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.12%) Confluence
6 9 (1.20%) JBoss
7 6 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.80%) DNN
7 6 (0.80%) SAS
7 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (0.40%) GNU Octave
1 3 (0.40%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.40%) SPSS
2 2 (0.27%) Autodesk Inventor
2 2 (0.27%) Revit
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Simulink
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.40%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.52%) Amazon S3
3 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.06%) GitHub
5 4 (0.53%) Office 365
6 3 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.32%) HTTP
2 23 (3.05%) Internet
2 23 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.39%) Wireless
4 16 (2.12%) Ethernet
5 13 (1.73%) Bluetooth
6 11 (1.46%) Network Security
6 11 (1.46%) RS-232
7 10 (1.33%) SSL
8 9 (1.20%) HTTPS
8 9 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.06%) Firewall
10 7 (0.93%) LTE
11 6 (0.80%) 802.15
12 5 (0.66%) MIMO
12 5 (0.66%) OFDM
13 4 (0.53%) NFC
13 4 (0.53%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.53%) WLAN
14 3 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.49%) Big Data
2 76 (10.09%) Hadoop
3 61 (8.10%) MongoDB
4 57 (7.57%) SQL Server
5 38 (5.05%) Apache Hive
6 36 (4.78%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.79%) MySQL
8 18 (2.39%) Data Mining
8 18 (2.39%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.80%) SQLite
14 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.40%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.40%) HBase
16 2 (0.27%) DB2
16 2 (0.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 54 (7.17%) JIRA
2 50 (6.64%) Selenium
3 37 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 33 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 32 (4.25%) Cucumber
6 31 (4.12%) JUnit
7 30 (3.98%) Jenkins
8 27 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (3.59%) Bitbucket
9 26 (3.45%) LoadRunner
10 21 (2.79%) Rational DOORS
11 15 (1.99%) EasyMock
12 12 (1.59%) JMeter
13 11 (1.46%) Subversion
14 10 (1.33%) TestNG
15 7 (0.93%) GCC
16 6 (0.80%) Metasploit
16 6 (0.80%) NUnit
16 6 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 87 (11.55%) Electronics
2 61 (8.10%) Games
3 55 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 49 (6.51%) Manufacturing
5 47 (6.24%) Finance
6 23 (3.05%) Marketing
7 12 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.20%) Banking
9 8 (1.06%) Advertising
9 8 (1.06%) Automotive
10 5 (0.66%) Legal
10 5 (0.66%) Military
11 4 (0.53%) Avionics
12 3 (0.40%) Retail
13 1 (0.13%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 323 (42.90%) Software Engineer
2 249 (33.07%) Developer
3 153 (20.32%) Software Developer
4 130 (17.26%) Graduate
5 112 (14.87%) Junior
6 106 (14.08%) C++ Software Engineer
7 99 (13.15%) Java Engineer
8 92 (12.22%) Java Software Engineer
9 90 (11.95%) Graduate Developer
9 90 (11.95%) Graduate Software Developer
10 89 (11.82%) Junior Developer
11 88 (11.69%) Junior Software Developer
12 57 (7.57%) Senior Software Engineer
13 50 (6.64%) Test Engineer
14 46 (6.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 42 (5.58%) C++ Developer
16 38 (5.05%) Embedded Engineer
17 36 (4.78%) C# Software Engineer
17 36 (4.78%) Java Developer
18 35 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (17.80%) XML
2 122 (16.20%) HTML
3 96 (12.75%) .NET
4 67 (8.90%) Java EE
5 65 (8.63%) CSS
6 61 (8.10%) Spring
7 60 (7.97%) J2EE
8 48 (6.37%) Hibernate
9 46 (6.11%) EJB
10 39 (5.18%) Web Services
11 36 (4.78%) AngularJS
12 35 (4.65%) ASP.NET
13 31 (4.12%) STL
14 27 (3.59%) HTML5
15 25 (3.32%) .NET Framework
16 24 (3.19%) Node.js
17 23 (3.05%) JSF
18 21 (2.79%) jQuery
19 20 (2.66%) CSS3
19 20 (2.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 181 (24.04%) Computer Science
2 60 (7.97%) Embedded Systems
3 42 (5.58%) Algorithms
4 38 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (1.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 15 (1.99%) Wiki
6 14 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
7 12 (1.59%) Device Driver
7 12 (1.59%) User Experience
8 10 (1.33%) iPhone
8 10 (1.33%) PKI
9 9 (1.20%) VHDL
10 8 (1.06%) CAN bus
11 5 (0.66%) Cybercrime
11 5 (0.66%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.53%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.40%) PlayStation
13 3 (0.40%) Smart Home
13 3 (0.40%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 233 (30.94%) Linux
2 139 (18.46%) Windows
3 98 (13.01%) Android
4 86 (11.42%) Apple iOS
5 73 (9.69%) Unix
6 34 (4.52%) Mac OS X
7 21 (2.79%) Embedded Linux
8 19 (2.52%) Windows Server
9 17 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.99%) CentOS
10 15 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.93%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.53%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.40%) Debian
13 3 (0.40%) Solaris
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.13%) Fedora
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (56.44%) Software Engineering
2 275 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (29.75%) OO
4 165 (21.91%) SDLC
5 152 (20.19%) Mathematics
6 139 (18.46%) Cybersecurity
7 95 (12.62%) Scrum
8 85 (11.29%) UML
9 69 (9.16%) Reverse Engineering
10 60 (7.97%) Mentoring
11 54 (7.17%) ITIL
12 52 (6.91%) OOP
13 50 (6.64%) Test Strategy
14 47 (6.24%) Automated Testing
14 47 (6.24%) Unit Testing
15 46 (6.11%) TDD
16 45 (5.98%) Multithreading
17 42 (5.58%) Open Source
18 41 (5.44%) Validation
19 37 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 495 (65.74%) Java
2 333 (44.22%) C
3 298 (39.58%) C#
4 237 (31.47%) Python
5 232 (30.81%) SQL
6 163 (21.65%) JavaScript
7 65 (8.63%) Objective-C
7 65 (8.63%) Perl
8 35 (4.65%) Embedded C++
8 35 (4.65%) Ruby
8 35 (4.65%) VB
9 32 (4.25%) PHP
10 29 (3.85%) Embedded C
11 25 (3.32%) Scala
12 22 (2.92%) MATLAB
13 14 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.59%) Fortran
14 12 (1.59%) VC++
15 11 (1.46%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 250 (33.20%) Security Cleared
2 183 (24.30%) Degree
3 148 (19.65%) DV Cleared
4 63 (8.37%) SC Cleared
5 39 (5.18%) PhD
6 28 (3.72%) ISEB
7 22 (2.92%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.99%) GIAC
9 12 (1.59%) CCNA
9 12 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.59%) CISSP
9 12 (1.59%) Linux+ Certification
9 12 (1.59%) MCSE
9 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (1.59%) SANS
9 12 (1.59%) SSCP
10 8 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (1.06%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (0.93%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.12%) QA
2 9 (1.20%) JTAG
3 8 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.66%) MISRA
5 4 (0.53%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.53%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.40%) SLA
7 2 (0.27%) PMO
7 2 (0.27%) TickIT
8 1 (0.13%) DO-254
System Software
1 30 (3.98%) Firmware
2 19 (2.52%) Hyper-V
2 19 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.80%) Docker
4 4 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) NFS
5 1 (0.13%) Samba
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.20%) Puppet
3 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.53%) Salt
5 3 (0.40%) EnCase
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 82 (10.89%) Oracle
2 35 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.52%) VMware
4 18 (2.39%) SAP
5 17 (2.26%) HP
5 17 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 7 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 7 (0.93%) EMC
7 6 (0.80%) Cisco
7 6 (0.80%) Freescale
8 5 (0.66%) IBM
8 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.40%) Zend
10 2 (0.27%) Adobe
10 2 (0.27%) Apple
10 2 (0.27%) Autodesk
10 2 (0.27%) Epicor
10 2 (0.27%) Google
10 2 (0.27%) Xamarin
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PKG
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Flexible hours, generous pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago