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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / South West
Rank 28 31 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 387 433 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.71% 7.42% 6.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.93% 13.39% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 310 356 332
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 £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 2993 3233 3289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.61% 55.42% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2523 2755 2867
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 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 22 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 22 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 +12 145 £40,000 - 27
Gloucestershire -9 120 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Dorset +17 33 £40,000 - 7
Devon -4 32 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Somerset -17 26 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Wiltshire +20 23 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cornwall +7 6 £37,500 +4.16% 3
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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++.

1 496 (66.22%) Java
2 419 (55.94%) Software Engineering
3 332 (44.33%) C
4 298 (39.79%) C#
5 276 (36.85%) Agile Software Development
6 252 (33.64%) Security Cleared
7 241 (32.18%) Python
8 232 (30.97%) Linux
8 232 (30.97%) SQL
9 222 (29.64%) OO
10 184 (24.57%) Degree
11 183 (24.43%) Computer Science
12 168 (22.43%) SDLC
13 163 (21.76%) JavaScript
14 152 (20.29%) Mathematics
15 150 (20.03%) DV Cleared
16 140 (18.69%) Cybersecurity
17 137 (18.29%) XML
18 135 (18.02%) Windows
19 125 (16.69%) HTML
20 97 (12.95%) .NET
21 96 (12.82%) Android
22 93 (12.42%) Scrum
23 85 (11.35%) Apple iOS
24 84 (11.21%) Electronics
25 82 (10.95%) UML
25 82 (10.95%) Big Data
26 81 (10.81%) Oracle
27 79 (10.55%) Hadoop
28 74 (9.88%) Unix

C++
Top Related 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 39 (5.21%) Apache Pig
2 26 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (3.34%) WebLogic
4 22 (2.94%) IIS
5 19 (2.54%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.40%) Apache
7 16 (2.14%) Confluence
8 9 (1.20%) JBoss
9 7 (0.93%) SAS
10 6 (0.80%) DNN
11 4 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.40%) nginx
13 1 (0.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (0.53%) GNU Octave
1 4 (0.53%) SPSS
2 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Revit
3 1 (0.13%) Simulink
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.27%) 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 29 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.54%) Amazon S3
3 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.07%) 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 (3.34%) TCP/IP
2 24 (3.20%) HTTP
3 23 (3.07%) Internet
4 17 (2.27%) Wireless
5 14 (1.87%) Ethernet
6 13 (1.74%) Bluetooth
7 11 (1.47%) RS-232
8 10 (1.34%) Network Security
8 10 (1.34%) SSL
9 9 (1.20%) Firewall
9 9 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 9 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.93%) LTE
11 6 (0.80%) 802.15
12 5 (0.67%) MIMO
12 5 (0.67%) OFDM
13 4 (0.53%) NFC
13 4 (0.53%) Software-Defined Radio
13 4 (0.53%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.95%) Big Data
2 79 (10.55%) Hadoop
3 60 (8.01%) MongoDB
4 55 (7.34%) SQL Server
5 41 (5.47%) Apache Hive
6 34 (4.54%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.07%) MySQL
8 18 (2.40%) Data Mining
8 18 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.80%) SQLite
13 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.40%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.40%) HBase
15 2 (0.27%) DB2
16 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (7.21%) JIRA
2 49 (6.54%) Selenium
3 34 (4.54%) Git (software)
4 33 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 32 (4.27%) Cucumber
6 31 (4.14%) Jenkins
6 31 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (4.01%) JUnit
8 27 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (3.60%) Bitbucket
9 26 (3.47%) LoadRunner
10 21 (2.80%) Rational DOORS
11 15 (2.00%) EasyMock
12 12 (1.60%) JMeter
13 11 (1.47%) Subversion
14 10 (1.34%) TestNG
15 7 (0.93%) GCC
15 7 (0.93%) NUnit
16 6 (0.80%) WebDriver
17 5 (0.67%) Metasploit
General
1 84 (11.21%) Electronics
2 62 (8.28%) Games
3 56 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 48 (6.41%) Finance
4 48 (6.41%) Manufacturing
5 24 (3.20%) Marketing
6 11 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.20%) Advertising
7 9 (1.20%) Banking
8 8 (1.07%) Automotive
9 5 (0.67%) Military
10 4 (0.53%) Avionics
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Retail
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 315 (42.06%) Software Engineer
2 246 (32.84%) Developer
3 154 (20.56%) Software Developer
4 133 (17.76%) Graduate
5 112 (14.95%) Junior
6 102 (13.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 97 (12.95%) Java Engineer
8 93 (12.42%) Graduate Developer
9 92 (12.28%) Graduate Software Developer
10 90 (12.02%) Java Software Engineer
11 89 (11.88%) Junior Developer
12 88 (11.75%) Junior Software Developer
13 54 (7.21%) Senior Software Engineer
14 50 (6.68%) Test Engineer
15 43 (5.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 40 (5.34%) C++ Developer
17 39 (5.21%) Embedded Engineer
18 36 (4.81%) C# Developer
18 36 (4.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 35 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (18.29%) XML
2 125 (16.69%) HTML
3 97 (12.95%) .NET
4 69 (9.21%) CSS
4 69 (9.21%) Java EE
5 63 (8.41%) Spring
6 60 (8.01%) J2EE
7 50 (6.68%) Hibernate
8 47 (6.28%) EJB
9 41 (5.47%) Web Services
10 37 (4.94%) AngularJS
11 33 (4.41%) ASP.NET
12 32 (4.27%) STL
13 29 (3.87%) HTML5
14 25 (3.34%) Node.js
15 24 (3.20%) .NET Framework
15 24 (3.20%) jQuery
16 23 (3.07%) JSF
17 21 (2.80%) CSS3
17 21 (2.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 183 (24.43%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.61%) Embedded Systems
3 42 (5.61%) Algorithms
4 39 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 15 (2.00%) Wiki
6 14 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
7 12 (1.60%) Device Driver
8 11 (1.47%) PKI
9 10 (1.34%) iPhone
10 9 (1.20%) User Experience
10 9 (1.20%) VHDL
11 8 (1.07%) CAN bus
12 6 (0.80%) Cybercrime
13 5 (0.67%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.53%) Internet of Things
15 3 (0.40%) PlayStation
15 3 (0.40%) Smart Home
15 3 (0.40%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 232 (30.97%) Linux
2 135 (18.02%) Windows
3 96 (12.82%) Android
4 85 (11.35%) Apple iOS
5 74 (9.88%) Unix
6 32 (4.27%) Mac OS X
7 21 (2.80%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (2.27%) Windows Server
9 15 (2.00%) CentOS
9 15 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.93%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.53%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.40%) Debian
12 3 (0.40%) Solaris
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Fedora
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (55.94%) Software Engineering
2 276 (36.85%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (29.64%) OO
4 168 (22.43%) SDLC
5 152 (20.29%) Mathematics
6 140 (18.69%) Cybersecurity
7 93 (12.42%) Scrum
8 82 (10.95%) UML
9 69 (9.21%) Reverse Engineering
10 60 (8.01%) Mentoring
11 52 (6.94%) ITIL
12 50 (6.68%) Test Strategy
13 49 (6.54%) OOP
14 46 (6.14%) Multithreading
14 46 (6.14%) TDD
15 44 (5.87%) Automated Testing
16 43 (5.74%) Unit Testing
17 41 (5.47%) Open Source
18 40 (5.34%) Validation
19 38 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 496 (66.22%) Java
2 332 (44.33%) C
3 298 (39.79%) C#
4 241 (32.18%) Python
5 232 (30.97%) SQL
6 163 (21.76%) JavaScript
7 67 (8.95%) Objective-C
8 66 (8.81%) Perl
9 37 (4.94%) Embedded C++
10 36 (4.81%) Ruby
11 34 (4.54%) VB
12 30 (4.01%) PHP
13 29 (3.87%) Embedded C
14 26 (3.47%) Scala
15 24 (3.20%) MATLAB
16 15 (2.00%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.60%) Fortran
17 12 (1.60%) VC++
18 11 (1.47%) Apple Swift
19 10 (1.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 252 (33.64%) Security Cleared
2 184 (24.57%) Degree
3 150 (20.03%) DV Cleared
4 62 (8.28%) SC Cleared
5 40 (5.34%) PhD
6 28 (3.74%) ISEB
7 22 (2.94%) ISTQB
8 15 (2.00%) GIAC
9 13 (1.74%) CCNA
9 13 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.74%) CISSP
9 13 (1.74%) Linux+ Certification
9 13 (1.74%) MCSE
9 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (1.74%) SANS
9 13 (1.74%) SSCP
10 8 (1.07%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (1.07%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (0.80%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.27%) QA
2 9 (1.20%) JTAG
3 8 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.67%) 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 (4.01%) Firmware
2 20 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 20 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.67%) 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 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.20%) Puppet
3 5 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.53%) Salt
5 2 (0.27%) EnCase
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 81 (10.81%) Oracle
2 34 (4.54%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.67%) VMware
4 18 (2.40%) SAP
5 17 (2.27%) HP
5 17 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.07%) EMC
7 7 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.80%) Cisco
9 5 (0.67%) IBM
10 4 (0.53%) Freescale
11 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.40%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.27%) Adobe
12 2 (0.27%) Apple
12 2 (0.27%) Epicor
12 2 (0.27%) Zend
13 1 (0.13%) Autodesk
13 1 (0.13%) Coremetrics
13 1 (0.13%) Google
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 25 hol + pension Cont
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Flexible hours, generous pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 45k Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago