Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 38 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 691 745 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.87% 6.85% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.42% 12.25% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 612 587 692
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,525 £28,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,250 £63,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 6049 6084 6733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.18% 55.95% 56.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5139 5212 5804
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 +18 303 £35,000 -10.26% 14
Dorset +31 109 £42,500 +9.68% 5
Gloucestershire -36 104 £42,500 -13.27% 6
Wiltshire +12 50 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Devon -10 48 £40,000 -17.95% 3
Somerset +3 41 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Cornwall +29 32 £37,500 +25.00%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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++.

1 395 (57.16%) Software Engineering
2 366 (52.97%) Java
3 292 (42.26%) C
4 238 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (33.43%) C#
6 224 (32.42%) Linux
7 222 (32.13%) OO
8 213 (30.82%) Degree
9 204 (29.52%) Python
10 197 (28.51%) Computer Science
11 189 (27.35%) Electronics
12 155 (22.43%) JavaScript
13 132 (19.10%) HTML
14 129 (18.67%) .NET
15 121 (17.51%) Mathematics
16 114 (16.50%) SQL
17 107 (15.48%) Windows
18 106 (15.34%) CSS
19 102 (14.76%) Security Cleared
20 99 (14.33%) XML
21 92 (13.31%) OOP
21 92 (13.31%) Finance
22 88 (12.74%) Telecoms
23 86 (12.45%) Manufacturing
24 85 (12.30%) UML
25 76 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
26 73 (10.56%) TDD
27 72 (10.42%) Marketing
27 72 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
27 72 (10.42%) Test Automation

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 23 (3.33%) Apache
2 14 (2.03%) IIS
3 13 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.59%) Confluence
5 10 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.01%) DNN
8 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.43%) JBoss
11 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.14%) nginx
12 1 (0.14%) OpenROAD
12 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.14%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (2.17%) Simulink
2 4 (0.58%) Autodesk Inventor
2 4 (0.58%) Revit
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.43%) GitHub
4 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.20%) HTTP
2 20 (2.89%) Wireless
3 19 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.60%) ZigBee
5 15 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (1.74%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.30%) Internet
8 7 (1.01%) Firewall
9 5 (0.72%) DVB
10 4 (0.58%) RFID
11 3 (0.43%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.29%) FCoE
12 2 (0.29%) LAN
12 2 (0.29%) NFC
12 2 (0.29%) SMS
12 2 (0.29%) SNMP
12 2 (0.29%) WAN
13 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.14%) MQTT
13 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.80%) Big Data
3 27 (3.91%) Hadoop
4 16 (2.32%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.17%) MySQL
6 12 (1.74%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.59%) Apache Hive
7 11 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.58%) Power BI
13 3 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.43%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.43%) HBase
13 3 (0.43%) Redis
14 2 (0.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 57 (8.25%) JIRA
2 55 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 48 (6.95%) Selenium
4 46 (6.66%) Jenkins
5 42 (6.08%) Visual Studio
6 38 (5.50%) JUnit
7 29 (4.20%) Bitbucket
8 28 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (2.89%) Eclipse
10 19 (2.75%) NUnit
11 16 (2.32%) Cucumber
12 15 (2.17%) Calabash
13 14 (2.03%) EasyMock
13 14 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.88%) Maven
15 12 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
16 11 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
16 11 (1.59%) Subversion
17 10 (1.45%) Ant
17 10 (1.45%) Gradle
General
1 189 (27.35%) Electronics
2 92 (13.31%) Finance
3 88 (12.74%) Telecoms
4 86 (12.45%) Manufacturing
5 72 (10.42%) Marketing
6 20 (2.89%) Aerospace
7 16 (2.32%) Games
8 8 (1.16%) Advertising
9 6 (0.87%) Automotive
10 4 (0.58%) Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Avionics
12 2 (0.29%) Retail
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 325 (47.03%) Software Engineer
2 258 (37.34%) Developer
3 154 (22.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 137 (19.83%) Software Developer
5 78 (11.29%) Graduate
6 64 (9.26%) Junior
7 56 (8.10%) Java Engineer
8 55 (7.96%) Java Software Engineer
9 54 (7.81%) C Software Engineer
9 54 (7.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 51 (7.38%) Java Developer
11 50 (7.24%) C++ Developer
11 50 (7.24%) Embedded Engineer
12 49 (7.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 45 (6.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 45 (6.51%) Graduate Developer
14 42 (6.08%) C++ Software Developer
14 42 (6.08%) Graduate Software Developer
14 42 (6.08%) Java Software Developer
15 41 (5.93%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (19.10%) HTML
2 129 (18.67%) .NET
3 106 (15.34%) CSS
4 99 (14.33%) XML
5 64 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 49 (7.09%) JSON
7 47 (6.80%) ASP.NET
8 46 (6.66%) REST
9 44 (6.37%) HTML5
10 37 (5.35%) Node.js
11 36 (5.21%) Qt
12 35 (5.07%) jQuery
13 34 (4.92%) CSS3
14 31 (4.49%) Ajax
14 31 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
15 30 (4.34%) Backbone.js
15 30 (4.34%) Ember.js
16 28 (4.05%) J2EE
17 27 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (3.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 197 (28.51%) Computer Science
2 71 (10.27%) Embedded Systems
3 52 (7.53%) Algorithms
4 29 (4.20%) User Experience
5 21 (3.04%) Robotics
6 13 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.74%) Smart Home
8 10 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.45%) Wiki
9 9 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.87%) Digital TV
10 6 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.58%) HoloLens
12 4 (0.58%) HTC Vive
12 4 (0.58%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 224 (32.42%) Linux
2 107 (15.48%) Windows
3 51 (7.38%) Android
4 36 (5.21%) Apple iOS
4 36 (5.21%) Unix
5 14 (2.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 14 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.88%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (1.45%) CentOS
7 10 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.58%) ThreadX
10 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Debian
11 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (57.16%) Software Engineering
2 238 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (32.13%) OO
4 121 (17.51%) Mathematics
5 92 (13.31%) OOP
6 85 (12.30%) UML
7 76 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (10.56%) TDD
9 72 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
9 72 (10.42%) Programme Management
9 72 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 65 (9.41%) SDLC
11 62 (8.97%) Scrum
12 47 (6.80%) Unit Testing
13 45 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (6.22%) Machine Learning
15 38 (5.50%) Multithreading
15 38 (5.50%) OOD
16 37 (5.35%) Open Source
17 36 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 366 (52.97%) Java
2 292 (42.26%) C
3 231 (33.43%) C#
4 204 (29.52%) Python
5 155 (22.43%) JavaScript
6 114 (16.50%) SQL
7 55 (7.96%) Perl
8 48 (6.95%) Embedded C
9 36 (5.21%) MATLAB
10 22 (3.18%) Go
11 21 (3.04%) PHP
12 20 (2.89%) Embedded C++
13 19 (2.75%) Ruby
14 18 (2.60%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.46%) Fortran
16 15 (2.17%) VB
17 14 (2.03%) Delphi
18 12 (1.74%) Objective-C
19 11 (1.59%) Scala
20 10 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 213 (30.82%) Degree
2 102 (14.76%) Security Cleared
3 71 (10.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (6.08%) SC Cleared
5 32 (4.63%) PhD
6 30 (4.34%) DV Cleared
7 28 (4.05%) HND
8 16 (2.32%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (1.16%) ISEB
9 8 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.58%) CCNA
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.58%) CISSP
10 4 (0.58%) GIAC
10 4 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.58%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.58%) SANS
10 4 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.18%) QA
2 10 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.30%) DO-178B
4 8 (1.16%) ISO 14001
5 7 (1.01%) MISRA
6 5 (0.72%) MIL-STD-498
6 5 (0.72%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.29%) ECSS
8 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.14%) DO-254
8 1 (0.14%) JTAG
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (3.91%) Firmware
2 7 (1.01%) Docker
3 2 (0.29%) NFS
3 2 (0.29%) Samba
3 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Snort
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) CA Service Virtualization
1 8 (1.16%) HockeyApp
2 5 (0.72%) Ansible
3 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.58%) Puppet
4 3 (0.43%) rkt
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (10.42%) SAP
2 59 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.25%) Oracle
4 28 (4.05%) Freescale
5 16 (2.32%) Atlassian
6 12 (1.74%) HP
7 11 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.30%) CA
8 9 (1.30%) Google
9 7 (1.01%) Intel
10 6 (0.87%) IBM
10 6 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.72%) EMC
12 4 (0.58%) Autodesk
12 4 (0.58%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.43%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.43%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.29%) Citrix
14 2 (0.29%) NetApp
14 2 (0.29%) SolarWinds