Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 677 753 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.65% 7.23% 6.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.29% 12.58% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 573 576 660
South West median annual salary £46,000 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.20% +10.67%
10th Percentile £29,800 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +7.53%

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,997 5,985 6,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.92% 57.43% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,062 5,042 5,706
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 6 months to 24 February 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
Bristol -3 239 £50,000 +17.65% 56
Dorset +31 161 £45,000 +2.86% 21
Gloucestershire -14 117 £45,000 -5.26% 37
Wiltshire +18 87 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Devon -9 32 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Somerset -26 25 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Cornwall -17 9 £34,000 +58.14% 6
C++
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 South West region with a requirement for C++.

1 430 (63.52%) Software Engineering
2 299 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (42.98%) Java
4 261 (38.55%) C
5 233 (34.42%) Python
6 232 (34.27%) Linux
7 226 (33.38%) C#
8 174 (25.70%) .NET
9 165 (24.37%) Electronics
10 162 (23.93%) TDD
10 162 (23.93%) Test Automation
11 159 (23.49%) Degree
11 159 (23.49%) JIRA
12 153 (22.60%) JavaScript
13 152 (22.45%) OO
14 135 (19.94%) Computer Science
15 119 (17.58%) BDD
16 112 (16.54%) Big Data
17 109 (16.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 107 (15.81%) Windows
19 106 (15.66%) Wireless
20 105 (15.51%) Bitbucket
21 104 (15.36%) Android
22 103 (15.21%) Security Cleared
23 100 (14.77%) User Experience
24 99 (14.62%) Atlassian
25 91 (13.44%) JUnit
26 89 (13.15%) Calabash
27 86 (12.70%) UML
28 80 (11.82%) HTML

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 (4.14%) Apache
1 28 (4.14%) Confluence
2 16 (2.36%) DNN
2 16 (2.36%) IIS
3 15 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.18%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.30%) JBoss
7 2 (0.30%) Mule
7 2 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (1.92%) Simulink
2 2 (0.30%) Autodesk Inventor
2 2 (0.30%) Revit
3 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.59%) Slack
5 4 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (15.66%) Wireless
2 32 (4.73%) HTTP
3 29 (4.28%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.95%) ZigBee
5 19 (2.81%) Bluetooth
6 16 (2.36%) Internet
7 15 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (1.77%) 3GPP
8 12 (1.77%) 802.11
8 12 (1.77%) 802.15
8 12 (1.77%) MQTT
8 12 (1.77%) SMS
9 10 (1.48%) Network Security
10 9 (1.33%) Firewall
11 6 (0.89%) SSL
12 5 (0.74%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.59%) 3G
13 4 (0.59%) 4G
13 4 (0.59%) VoIP
14 3 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (16.54%) Big Data
2 60 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.40%) Hadoop
4 17 (2.51%) MySQL
5 14 (2.07%) Apache Hive
6 13 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.59%) GIS
8 4 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.30%) SQLite
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 159 (23.49%) JIRA
2 109 (16.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 105 (15.51%) Bitbucket
4 91 (13.44%) JUnit
5 89 (13.15%) Calabash
6 58 (8.57%) Mockito
7 54 (7.98%) Android Studio
7 54 (7.98%) Gradle
8 53 (7.83%) Git (software)
9 50 (7.39%) Jenkins
10 43 (6.35%) Visual Studio
11 36 (5.32%) CocoaPods
12 35 (5.17%) Selenium
13 34 (5.02%) Maven
14 32 (4.73%) Eclipse
15 27 (3.99%) Ant
15 27 (3.99%) SoapUI
16 26 (3.84%) Cucumber
16 26 (3.84%) HP UFT
17 20 (2.95%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 165 (24.37%) Electronics
2 55 (8.12%) Finance
3 42 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.10%) Games
6 20 (2.95%) Aerospace
7 16 (2.36%) Marketing
8 13 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.03%) Automotive
10 6 (0.89%) Retail
11 5 (0.74%) Legal
12 3 (0.44%) Avionics
12 3 (0.44%) Law
12 3 (0.44%) Military
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Cantonese Language
13 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 301 (44.46%) Software Engineer
2 224 (33.09%) Developer
3 109 (16.10%) C++ Software Engineer
4 94 (13.88%) Software Developer
5 80 (11.82%) Embedded Engineer
6 76 (11.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 69 (10.19%) Senior Software Engineer
8 54 (7.98%) Android Developer
9 38 (5.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 38 (5.61%) iOS Developer
10 37 (5.47%) C++ Developer
10 37 (5.47%) Java Engineer
11 36 (5.32%) Java Software Engineer
12 32 (4.73%) Graduate
12 32 (4.73%) Java Developer
13 31 (4.58%) C++ Software Developer
14 26 (3.84%) Applications Developer
15 24 (3.55%) C Software Engineer
15 24 (3.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 24 (3.55%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (25.70%) .NET
2 80 (11.82%) HTML
3 64 (9.45%) CSS
4 52 (7.68%) XML
5 40 (5.91%) REST
6 39 (5.76%) .NET Framework
7 34 (5.02%) J2EE
7 34 (5.02%) SOAP
8 32 (4.73%) jQuery
9 26 (3.84%) Gherkin
9 26 (3.84%) Qt
10 25 (3.69%) Java EE
11 24 (3.55%) AngularJS
11 24 (3.55%) TensorFlow
12 23 (3.40%) ASP.NET
12 23 (3.40%) HTML5
13 22 (3.25%) Node.js
14 21 (3.10%) Middleware
15 20 (2.95%) OpenCV
16 18 (2.66%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 135 (19.94%) Computer Science
2 100 (14.77%) User Experience
3 57 (8.42%) Algorithms
4 49 (7.24%) Embedded Systems
5 28 (4.14%) Robotics
6 27 (3.99%) Device Driver
7 22 (3.25%) CUDA
8 18 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.07%) Cyber Warfare
10 12 (1.77%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.62%) Acoustics
12 10 (1.48%) Wiki
13 9 (1.33%) Internet of Things
14 7 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
15 4 (0.59%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.59%) VHDL
15 4 (0.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 232 (34.27%) Linux
2 107 (15.81%) Windows
3 104 (15.36%) Android
4 64 (9.45%) Apple iOS
5 46 (6.79%) Unix
6 15 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 15 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (1.77%) FreeRTOS
7 12 (1.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 11 (1.62%) Robot Operating System
9 10 (1.48%) CentOS
9 10 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.33%) ThreadX
11 2 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) SafeRTOS
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (63.52%) Software Engineering
2 299 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (23.93%) TDD
3 162 (23.93%) Test Automation
4 152 (22.45%) OO
5 119 (17.58%) BDD
6 86 (12.70%) UML
7 75 (11.08%) Machine Learning
8 73 (10.78%) OOP
9 68 (10.04%) Mathematics
10 61 (9.01%) Android Development
10 61 (9.01%) OOD
11 53 (7.83%) Scrum
12 45 (6.65%) iOS Development
13 42 (6.20%) SDLC
14 41 (6.06%) Deep Learning
15 40 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
16 38 (5.61%) Neural Network
16 38 (5.61%) Signal Processing
16 38 (5.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 291 (42.98%) Java
2 261 (38.55%) C
3 233 (34.42%) Python
4 226 (33.38%) C#
5 153 (22.60%) JavaScript
6 78 (11.52%) SQL
7 59 (8.71%) Objective-C
8 44 (6.50%) Embedded C
9 41 (6.06%) Embedded C++
10 31 (4.58%) Bash Shell
10 31 (4.58%) Ruby
11 28 (4.14%) MATLAB
12 26 (3.84%) Groovy
13 25 (3.69%) PHP
14 23 (3.40%) Perl
15 22 (3.25%) VBScript
16 21 (3.10%) Jython
16 21 (3.10%) Scala
17 16 (2.36%) R
18 11 (1.62%) Ada
Qualifications
1 159 (23.49%) Degree
2 103 (15.21%) Security Cleared
3 57 (8.42%) PhD
4 46 (6.79%) DV Cleared
5 40 (5.91%) SC Cleared
6 32 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (1.18%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.03%) CCNA
10 7 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.03%) CISSP
10 7 (1.03%) GIAC
10 7 (1.03%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (1.03%) MCSE
10 7 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (1.03%) SANS
10 7 (1.03%) SSCP
11 6 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.95%) QA
2 17 (2.51%) MISRA
3 13 (1.92%) DO-178B
4 10 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.89%) Def Stans
5 6 (0.89%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.59%) MIL-STD-498
7 3 (0.44%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) ECSS
System Software
1 14 (2.07%) Docker
2 9 (1.33%) Firmware
3 6 (0.89%) vSphere
4 4 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.30%) NFS
5 2 (0.30%) Samba
5 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Snort
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (7.83%) HockeyApp
2 22 (3.25%) CA Service Virtualization
2 22 (3.25%) HP ALM
3 12 (1.77%) Puppet
4 6 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.89%) Salt
5 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.44%) Ansible
6 3 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.30%) Nagios
7 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 99 (14.62%) Atlassian
2 57 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.28%) Oracle
4 26 (3.84%) CA
5 22 (3.25%) HP
6 19 (2.81%) NVIDIA
6 19 (2.81%) SAP
7 11 (1.62%) Google
7 11 (1.62%) IBM
8 10 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.03%) Intel
10 5 (0.74%) Capita
10 5 (0.74%) EMC
10 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.74%) Syncsort
10 5 (0.74%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.59%) Micro Focus
12 3 (0.44%) VMware
13 2 (0.30%) Autodesk