Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South West
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 28 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 763 823 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.77% 8.05% 6.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.39% 13.54% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 486 651 589
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 5,700 6,078 6,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.06% 59.46% 60.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,617 5,065 5,303
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +6 352 £49,000 -2.00% 45
Bristol -23 148 £45,000 - 57
Wiltshire +30 115 £52,500 +10.53% 21
Dorset -6 79 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Somerset -7 40 £42,750 +1.79% 23
Devon -31 18 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Cornwall -6 9 £37,500 +10.29% 12
C++
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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++.

1 460 (60.29%) Software Engineering
2 405 (53.08%) Python
3 377 (49.41%) Java
4 358 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
5 323 (42.33%) C
6 295 (38.66%) C#
7 249 (32.63%) Security Cleared
8 232 (30.41%) Linux
9 190 (24.90%) DevOps
10 173 (22.67%) Degree
11 168 (22.02%) JavaScript
12 118 (15.47%) OO
13 116 (15.20%) DV Cleared
14 115 (15.07%) Computer Science
14 115 (15.07%) Windows
15 107 (14.02%) Artificial Intelligence
16 105 (13.76%) Scrum
16 105 (13.76%) SC Cleared
17 103 (13.50%) Finance
18 99 (12.98%) Git (software)
19 98 (12.84%) JIRA
20 94 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
21 88 (11.53%) SDLC
22 87 (11.40%) .NET
23 86 (11.27%) Electronics
24 85 (11.14%) Embedded Systems
25 84 (11.01%) SQL
26 79 (10.35%) Cybersecurity
27 78 (10.22%) AngularJS
28 73 (9.57%) Azure

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 34 (4.46%) Apache
2 30 (3.93%) Confluence
3 29 (3.80%) JBoss
4 22 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (2.23%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.97%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.18%) Tornado
8 4 (0.52%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.26%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.92%) MS Visio
1 7 (0.92%) Sketch
2 2 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 73 (9.57%) Azure
2 64 (8.39%) AWS
3 36 (4.72%) GCP
4 13 (1.70%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.52%) Slack
7 2 (0.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.06%) Internet
2 25 (3.28%) Software-Defined Radio
2 25 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.62%) Network Security
4 16 (2.10%) WAN
5 15 (1.97%) Wireless
6 13 (1.70%) Firewall
6 13 (1.70%) HTTPS
7 10 (1.31%) RS-232
7 10 (1.31%) RS-485
8 8 (1.05%) Tactical Data Link
8 8 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.92%) Bluetooth
9 7 (0.92%) DNS
10 5 (0.66%) 3GPP
10 5 (0.66%) 802.11
10 5 (0.66%) 802.15
10 5 (0.66%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.66%) HTTP
10 5 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.95%) Big Data
2 37 (4.85%) MongoDB
3 27 (3.54%) MySQL
4 26 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 21 (2.75%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.79%) Apache Hive
8 6 (0.79%) Blockchain
8 6 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.52%) Redis
10 3 (0.39%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.39%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.26%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.13%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 99 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 98 (12.84%) JIRA
3 62 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 41 (5.37%) Cucumber
5 39 (5.11%) Eclipse
6 34 (4.46%) Bitbucket
7 33 (4.33%) Selenium
8 31 (4.06%) Visual Studio
9 27 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (3.15%) Bitbucket Server
11 23 (3.01%) Subversion
12 21 (2.75%) JUnit
13 17 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
14 16 (2.10%) EasyMock
14 16 (2.10%) git-flow
15 13 (1.70%) Eclipse RCP
15 13 (1.70%) LabVIEW
16 10 (1.31%) Maven
17 8 (1.05%) TestRail
18 6 (0.79%) Artifactory
General
1 103 (13.50%) Finance
2 86 (11.27%) Electronics
3 55 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 52 (6.82%) Public Sector
5 38 (4.98%) Retail
6 35 (4.59%) Games
6 35 (4.59%) Manufacturing
7 33 (4.33%) Aerospace
7 33 (4.33%) Marketing
8 28 (3.67%) Military
9 25 (3.28%) Banking
10 12 (1.57%) Advertising
11 11 (1.44%) Automotive
12 3 (0.39%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Avionics
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 357 (46.79%) Software Engineer
2 207 (27.13%) Developer
3 113 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 91 (11.93%) C++ Software Engineer
5 90 (11.80%) Embedded Engineer
6 84 (11.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 46 (6.03%) Senior Software Engineer
8 40 (5.24%) Java Developer
9 39 (5.11%) C++ Developer
10 30 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (3.93%) Test Engineer
11 27 (3.54%) C Software Engineer
11 27 (3.54%) C# Developer
11 27 (3.54%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 27 (3.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 27 (3.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 27 (3.54%) Junior
12 25 (3.28%) Java Engineer
13 23 (3.01%) Java Software Engineer
13 23 (3.01%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (11.40%) .NET
2 78 (10.22%) AngularJS
3 69 (9.04%) Node.js
4 67 (8.78%) HTML
5 58 (7.60%) Spring
6 56 (7.34%) XML
7 52 (6.82%) CSS
8 49 (6.42%) Web Services
9 47 (6.16%) Java EE
10 45 (5.90%) React
11 38 (4.98%) REST
12 32 (4.19%) JSP
13 30 (3.93%) JSON
14 29 (3.80%) HTML5
15 28 (3.67%) EJB
15 28 (3.67%) JSF
16 24 (3.15%) ASP.NET
16 24 (3.15%) Django
17 23 (3.01%) Hibernate
18 20 (2.62%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.14%) Embedded Systems
2 62 (8.13%) Algorithms
3 56 (7.34%) Cyberthreat
4 34 (4.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 33 (4.33%) Robotics
6 31 (4.06%) Verilog
7 30 (3.93%) VHDL
8 27 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (2.88%) Management Information System
10 20 (2.62%) Wiki
11 16 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.97%) Cyberattack
13 13 (1.70%) Cybercrime
14 10 (1.31%) RIA
14 10 (1.31%) User Experience
15 9 (1.18%) Device Driver
16 8 (1.05%) CUDA
17 7 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
18 6 (0.79%) Acoustics
18 6 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 232 (30.41%) Linux
2 115 (15.07%) Windows
3 48 (6.29%) Unix
4 43 (5.64%) Apple iOS
5 37 (4.85%) Android
6 23 (3.01%) CentOS
6 23 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (1.31%) FreeRTOS
9 9 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.79%) Debian
11 5 (0.66%) ThreadX
11 5 (0.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 3 (0.39%) Robot Operating System
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (60.29%) Software Engineering
2 358 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (24.90%) DevOps
4 118 (15.47%) OO
5 115 (15.07%) Computer Science
6 107 (14.02%) Artificial Intelligence
7 105 (13.76%) Scrum
8 94 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (11.53%) SDLC
10 79 (10.35%) Cybersecurity
11 72 (9.44%) Machine Learning
12 69 (9.04%) UML
13 67 (8.78%) TDD
14 65 (8.52%) OOD
15 64 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
16 61 (7.99%) Test Automation
17 56 (7.34%) Unit Testing
18 55 (7.21%) Open Source
19 52 (6.82%) Mathematics
20 46 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 405 (53.08%) Python
2 377 (49.41%) Java
3 323 (42.33%) C
4 295 (38.66%) C#
5 168 (22.02%) JavaScript
6 84 (11.01%) SQL
7 60 (7.86%) Embedded C
8 48 (6.29%) Bash Shell
9 33 (4.33%) PowerShell
10 27 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 24 (3.15%) MATLAB
12 22 (2.88%) Embedded C++
12 22 (2.88%) PHP
13 19 (2.49%) Ruby
14 18 (2.36%) Perl
15 17 (2.23%) Go
16 11 (1.44%) Java 8
17 10 (1.31%) VB
18 8 (1.05%) Ada
19 7 (0.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 249 (32.63%) Security Cleared
2 173 (22.67%) Degree
3 116 (15.20%) DV Cleared
4 105 (13.76%) SC Cleared
5 39 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.83%) CISSP
6 14 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (1.70%) CCNA
7 13 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.70%) CompTIA Security+
7 13 (1.70%) GIAC
7 13 (1.70%) Linux+ Certification
7 13 (1.70%) MCSE
7 13 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.70%) SANS
7 13 (1.70%) SSCP
8 9 (1.18%) PhD
9 4 (0.52%) ISEB
9 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.59%) QA
2 15 (1.97%) HMG Infosec
2 15 (1.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 15 (1.97%) JSP 440
3 5 (0.66%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.52%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.39%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) MISRA
6 2 (0.26%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 62 (8.13%) Docker
2 32 (4.19%) Firmware
3 5 (0.66%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.39%) iptables
4 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (5.64%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.62%) Ansible
3 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.26%) Terraform
5 1 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (4.33%) Oracle
1 33 (4.33%) SAP
2 31 (4.06%) Google
2 31 (4.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.15%) Atlassian
4 18 (2.36%) Red Hat
5 7 (0.92%) Apple
6 4 (0.52%) VMware
7 3 (0.39%) Cisco
7 3 (0.39%) FireEye
7 3 (0.39%) HP
7 3 (0.39%) Juniper
8 2 (0.26%) Altera
8 2 (0.26%) IBM
8 2 (0.26%) Intel
8 2 (0.26%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.26%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.26%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.13%) Panasonic
9 1 (0.13%) Xamarin