Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 29 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 832 790 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.77% 7.67% 7.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.03% 12.85% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 700 682 675
South West median annual salary £46,000 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.46% -7.06% +9.68%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £27,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% +6.52%

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 6,386 6,148 6,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.65% 59.69% 56.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,375 5,206 5,387
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,688 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -1 298 £48,500 +21.25% 61
Dorset -4 165 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Gloucestershire -5 163 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Wiltshire +38 119 £50,000 +33.33% 14
Devon +1 46 £32,500 -13.33% 23
Somerset -3 21 £42,500 +28.79% 18
Cornwall -23 12 £34,000 -9.33% 16
C++
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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++.

1 557 (66.95%) Software Engineering
2 372 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (42.67%) C
4 314 (37.74%) C#
4 314 (37.74%) Java
5 291 (34.98%) Linux
6 278 (33.41%) Python
7 203 (24.40%) .NET
8 199 (23.92%) OO
9 186 (22.36%) JIRA
10 175 (21.03%) TDD
11 174 (20.91%) Degree
12 167 (20.07%) JavaScript
13 164 (19.71%) Electronics
14 161 (19.35%) Security Cleared
15 156 (18.75%) Test Automation
16 155 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
17 146 (17.55%) Windows
18 130 (15.63%) Android
19 129 (15.50%) Computer Science
20 127 (15.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 124 (14.90%) Bitbucket
22 123 (14.78%) Big Data
22 123 (14.78%) Atlassian
23 118 (14.18%) User Experience
24 115 (13.82%) BDD
24 115 (13.82%) SQL
25 114 (13.70%) Wireless
26 109 (13.10%) Scrum
27 105 (12.62%) UML

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 46 (5.53%) Confluence
2 26 (3.13%) Apache
3 8 (0.96%) Apache Pig
3 8 (0.96%) OpenStack
4 7 (0.84%) IIS
5 6 (0.72%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.48%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.48%) DNN
7 4 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.36%) JBoss
8 3 (0.36%) SAS
9 1 (0.12%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (1.80%) Simulink
2 2 (0.24%) SPSS
3 1 (0.12%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.12%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.36%) Slack
4 3 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 114 (13.70%) Wireless
2 35 (4.21%) HTTP
3 31 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.00%) ZigBee
5 24 (2.88%) Bluetooth
5 24 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (2.52%) SMS
7 20 (2.40%) 3GPP
7 20 (2.40%) 802.11
7 20 (2.40%) 802.15
7 20 (2.40%) Internet
7 20 (2.40%) MQTT
8 15 (1.80%) Network Security
9 14 (1.68%) Firewall
10 12 (1.44%) SSL
11 9 (1.08%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.96%) DNS
13 6 (0.72%) 5G
13 6 (0.72%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.48%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (14.78%) Big Data
2 81 (9.74%) SQL Server
3 22 (2.64%) MySQL
4 19 (2.28%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.16%) GIS
5 18 (2.16%) Hadoop
6 15 (1.80%) Geospatial Data
7 12 (1.44%) Apache Hive
8 9 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
13 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.48%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
15 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 186 (22.36%) JIRA
2 127 (15.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 124 (14.90%) Bitbucket
4 99 (11.90%) Calabash
4 99 (11.90%) fastlane
5 94 (11.30%) Git (software)
5 94 (11.30%) JUnit
6 79 (9.50%) Visual Studio
7 67 (8.05%) Mockito
8 63 (7.57%) Android Studio
8 63 (7.57%) Gradle
9 51 (6.13%) Jenkins
10 36 (4.33%) CocoaPods
11 31 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (3.49%) Subversion
13 24 (2.88%) Selenium
14 22 (2.64%) Eclipse
14 22 (2.64%) Maven
15 17 (2.04%) EasyMock
16 16 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 164 (19.71%) Electronics
2 72 (8.65%) Finance
3 53 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 38 (4.57%) Manufacturing
5 28 (3.37%) Marketing
6 22 (2.64%) Games
7 18 (2.16%) Aerospace
8 17 (2.04%) Military
9 12 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.32%) Cantonese Language
10 11 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (0.72%) Automotive
11 6 (0.72%) Law
12 5 (0.60%) Retail
13 4 (0.48%) Legal
14 2 (0.24%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 401 (48.20%) Software Engineer
2 243 (29.21%) Developer
3 135 (16.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 110 (13.22%) Embedded Engineer
5 102 (12.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 95 (11.42%) Software Developer
7 88 (10.58%) Senior Software Engineer
8 63 (7.57%) Android Developer
9 49 (5.89%) Java Engineer
10 48 (5.77%) Java Software Engineer
11 40 (4.81%) Graduate
11 40 (4.81%) iOS Developer
12 33 (3.97%) Applications Developer
12 33 (3.97%) C# Software Engineer
13 31 (3.73%) C# Developer
14 30 (3.61%) C Software Engineer
14 30 (3.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 29 (3.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 27 (3.25%) Junior
17 26 (3.13%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (24.40%) .NET
2 95 (11.42%) HTML
3 76 (9.13%) CSS
4 62 (7.45%) WPF
5 54 (6.49%) AngularJS
6 42 (5.05%) .NET Framework
7 41 (4.93%) XML
8 38 (4.57%) jQuery
9 37 (4.45%) ASP.NET
10 31 (3.73%) Node.js
11 28 (3.37%) Java EE
12 27 (3.25%) Qt
12 27 (3.25%) Spring
13 25 (3.00%) Django
14 24 (2.88%) HTML5
15 23 (2.76%) JSON
16 22 (2.64%) SOAP
16 22 (2.64%) Web Services
17 21 (2.52%) J2EE
17 21 (2.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.50%) Computer Science
2 118 (14.18%) User Experience
3 78 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
4 59 (7.09%) Algorithms
5 38 (4.57%) Device Driver
6 22 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.16%) Cyber Warfare
8 16 (1.92%) CUDA
8 16 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 15 (1.80%) Wiki
10 14 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.44%) Robotics
12 10 (1.20%) Internet of Things
13 9 (1.08%) Acoustics
13 9 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.96%) Mobile Games
15 6 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (0.60%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 291 (34.98%) Linux
2 146 (17.55%) Windows
3 130 (15.63%) Android
4 82 (9.86%) Apple iOS
5 55 (6.61%) Unix
6 25 (3.00%) Embedded Linux
7 19 (2.28%) FreeRTOS
8 18 (2.16%) CentOS
9 17 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 17 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (2.04%) ThreadX
10 13 (1.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 6 (0.72%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.48%) Robot Operating System
12 4 (0.48%) Solaris
13 3 (0.36%) AIX
14 2 (0.24%) SUSE
14 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.12%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (66.95%) Software Engineering
2 372 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (23.92%) OO
4 175 (21.03%) TDD
5 156 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 155 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
7 115 (13.82%) BDD
8 109 (13.10%) Scrum
9 105 (12.62%) UML
10 97 (11.66%) OOP
11 94 (11.30%) OOD
12 83 (9.98%) Mathematics
13 82 (9.86%) Android Development
13 82 (9.86%) SDLC
14 68 (8.17%) Machine Learning
15 66 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (7.21%) Cybersecurity
17 57 (6.85%) iOS Development
18 49 (5.89%) Artificial Intelligence
19 45 (5.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 355 (42.67%) C
2 314 (37.74%) C#
2 314 (37.74%) Java
3 278 (33.41%) Python
4 167 (20.07%) JavaScript
5 115 (13.82%) SQL
6 78 (9.38%) Objective-C
7 66 (7.93%) Embedded C++
8 61 (7.33%) Embedded C
9 44 (5.29%) PHP
10 37 (4.45%) Bash Shell
11 32 (3.85%) Perl
12 27 (3.25%) MATLAB
13 20 (2.40%) Ruby
14 17 (2.04%) Assembly Language
15 12 (1.44%) Ada
15 12 (1.44%) R
16 11 (1.32%) Groovy
17 10 (1.20%) Scala
18 9 (1.08%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 174 (20.91%) Degree
2 161 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 77 (9.25%) DV Cleared
4 66 (7.93%) SC Cleared
5 50 (6.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (4.33%) PhD
7 12 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.08%) ISEB
9 7 (0.84%) CCNA
9 7 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.84%) CISSP
9 7 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (0.84%) GIAC
9 7 (0.84%) Linux+ Certification
9 7 (0.84%) MCSE
9 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (0.84%) SANS
9 7 (0.84%) SSCP
10 6 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.80%) MISRA
2 10 (1.20%) QA
3 7 (0.84%) Def Stans
3 7 (0.84%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) ECSS
6 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
System Software
1 20 (2.40%) Firmware
2 15 (1.80%) Docker
3 7 (0.84%) vSphere
4 4 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 63 (7.57%) HockeyApp
2 10 (1.20%) Puppet
3 8 (0.96%) CA Service Virtualization
3 8 (0.96%) HP ALM
4 7 (0.84%) Salt
5 4 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.48%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Ansible
8 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 123 (14.78%) Atlassian
2 91 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.85%) Oracle
4 31 (3.73%) SAP
5 18 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 14 (1.68%) IBM
6 14 (1.68%) NVIDIA
7 11 (1.32%) CA
8 10 (1.20%) Google
8 10 (1.20%) HP
9 5 (0.60%) Capita
9 5 (0.60%) Syncsort
10 4 (0.48%) ESRI
10 4 (0.48%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.36%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.36%) Micro Focus
11 3 (0.36%) Rockwell
11 3 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.36%) Siemens
12 2 (0.24%) Intel