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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 31 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 392 379 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.50% 7.34% 7.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.02% 12.87% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 356 304 350
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £30,250 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 3260 2944 3408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.34% 57.01% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2780 2533 2935
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +11 145 £35,000 -12.50% 31
Gloucestershire -24 80 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Dorset +29 71 £40,000 - 18
Devon -14 32 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Somerset +13 31 £33,750 -8.16% 5
Wiltshire -6 16 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Cornwall - 16 £37,500 - 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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++.

1 469 (59.90%) Software Engineering
2 464 (59.26%) Java
3 352 (44.96%) C
4 326 (41.63%) C#
5 254 (32.44%) OO
6 234 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
7 231 (29.50%) Linux
8 228 (29.12%) Python
9 211 (26.95%) Degree
10 188 (24.01%) SQL
11 182 (23.24%) Security Cleared
12 181 (23.12%) Computer Science
13 175 (22.35%) JavaScript
14 162 (20.69%) Windows
15 146 (18.65%) HTML
16 131 (16.73%) SDLC
17 130 (16.60%) Electronics
18 126 (16.09%) .NET
19 124 (15.84%) Mathematics
20 101 (12.90%) Test Automation
21 100 (12.77%) UML
22 99 (12.64%) XML
23 95 (12.13%) DV Cleared
24 94 (12.01%) Scrum
25 92 (11.75%) Cybersecurity
26 90 (11.49%) OOP
26 90 (11.49%) CSS
27 89 (11.37%) Embedded Systems
28 87 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
28 87 (11.11%) Android

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 31 (3.96%) IIS
2 26 (3.32%) Apache
3 23 (2.94%) Confluence
4 20 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.66%) Apache Pig
7 10 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.77%) DNN
10 3 (0.38%) JBoss
10 3 (0.38%) nginx
10 3 (0.38%) SAS
11 2 (0.26%) OpenROAD
12 1 (0.13%) Moodle
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (0.77%) Autodesk Inventor
1 6 (0.77%) Revit
2 3 (0.38%) Simulink
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (4.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.04%) Amazon S3
3 15 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.02%) GitHub
5 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.26%) Office 365
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.81%) Ethernet
2 18 (2.30%) Internet
3 17 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.79%) Wireless
6 13 (1.66%) HTTP
7 12 (1.53%) ZigBee
8 8 (1.02%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.64%) Network Security
10 3 (0.38%) 802.15
10 3 (0.38%) DVB
10 3 (0.38%) Firewall
10 3 (0.38%) MIMO
10 3 (0.38%) NFC
10 3 (0.38%) OFDM
10 3 (0.38%) RS-232
11 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.13%) RFID
12 1 (0.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.64%) Big Data
3 48 (6.13%) Hadoop
4 40 (5.11%) MongoDB
5 34 (4.34%) NoSQL
6 21 (2.68%) Apache Hive
7 13 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.02%) Power BI
11 7 (0.89%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.89%) MySQL
11 7 (0.89%) SQLite
12 5 (0.64%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.38%) HBase
13 3 (0.38%) Redis
14 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (7.41%) JIRA
2 43 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 41 (5.24%) Selenium
3 41 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (5.11%) Visual Studio
5 39 (4.98%) JUnit
6 35 (4.47%) Jenkins
7 28 (3.58%) Bitbucket
8 27 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (3.32%) Cucumber
9 26 (3.32%) EasyMock
10 23 (2.94%) LoadRunner
11 22 (2.81%) Rational DOORS
12 12 (1.53%) JMeter
13 11 (1.40%) GCC
13 11 (1.40%) TestNG
14 9 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
14 9 (1.15%) Subversion
15 8 (1.02%) NUnit
16 5 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 130 (16.60%) Electronics
2 73 (9.32%) Finance
3 71 (9.07%) Manufacturing
4 57 (7.28%) Telecoms
5 47 (6.00%) Games
6 39 (4.98%) Marketing
7 14 (1.79%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.53%) Banking
9 10 (1.28%) Automotive
10 7 (0.89%) Advertising
11 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.64%) Legal
11 5 (0.64%) Retail
12 3 (0.38%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 382 (48.79%) Software Engineer
2 261 (33.33%) Developer
3 156 (19.92%) C++ Software Engineer
4 149 (19.03%) Software Developer
5 122 (15.58%) Graduate
6 105 (13.41%) Junior
7 100 (12.77%) Java Engineer
7 100 (12.77%) Java Software Engineer
8 71 (9.07%) Graduate Developer
9 69 (8.81%) Graduate Software Developer
10 67 (8.56%) Junior Developer
11 63 (8.05%) Junior Software Developer
12 56 (7.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 56 (7.15%) Senior Software Engineer
13 51 (6.51%) C Software Engineer
14 47 (6.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 45 (5.75%) Embedded Engineer
16 44 (5.62%) Java Developer
17 43 (5.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 38 (4.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (18.65%) HTML
2 126 (16.09%) .NET
3 99 (12.64%) XML
4 90 (11.49%) CSS
5 60 (7.66%) ASP.NET
6 49 (6.26%) Java EE
7 43 (5.49%) Spring
8 35 (4.47%) AngularJS
9 34 (4.34%) EJB
10 33 (4.21%) J2EE
11 31 (3.96%) HTML5
12 29 (3.70%) jQuery
13 26 (3.32%) .NET Framework
13 26 (3.32%) JSON
14 25 (3.19%) Web Services
15 24 (3.07%) WPF
16 23 (2.94%) Hibernate
16 23 (2.94%) JSF
16 23 (2.94%) REST
17 22 (2.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 181 (23.12%) Computer Science
2 89 (11.37%) Embedded Systems
3 30 (3.83%) Algorithms
4 23 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.68%) Wiki
6 20 (2.55%) User Experience
7 13 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.53%) 3D Graphics
9 11 (1.40%) CAN bus
9 11 (1.40%) Smart Home
10 9 (1.15%) Device Driver
11 7 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.89%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (0.77%) HoloLens
12 6 (0.77%) HTC Vive
12 6 (0.77%) Oculus Rift
12 6 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 231 (29.50%) Linux
2 162 (20.69%) Windows
3 87 (11.11%) Android
4 69 (8.81%) Apple iOS
5 47 (6.00%) Unix
6 28 (3.58%) Windows Server
7 27 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (3.07%) Embedded Linux
9 23 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 21 (2.68%) CentOS
10 21 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.64%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (0.38%) Debian
14 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.26%) ThreadX
15 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (59.90%) Software Engineering
2 254 (32.44%) OO
3 234 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (16.73%) SDLC
5 124 (15.84%) Mathematics
6 101 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 100 (12.77%) UML
8 94 (12.01%) Scrum
9 92 (11.75%) Cybersecurity
10 90 (11.49%) OOP
11 66 (8.43%) ITIL
12 61 (7.79%) TDD
13 58 (7.41%) Unit Testing
14 53 (6.77%) Open Source
15 52 (6.64%) Mentoring
16 51 (6.51%) Service Delivery
17 47 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (5.87%) OOD
19 41 (5.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 464 (59.26%) Java
2 352 (44.96%) C
3 326 (41.63%) C#
4 228 (29.12%) Python
5 188 (24.01%) SQL
6 175 (22.35%) JavaScript
7 54 (6.90%) Perl
8 44 (5.62%) Embedded C
9 32 (4.09%) PHP
10 31 (3.96%) VB
11 30 (3.83%) Ruby
12 28 (3.58%) Embedded C++
12 28 (3.58%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.81%) Scala
14 20 (2.55%) Delphi
15 17 (2.17%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.92%) Fortran
16 15 (1.92%) MATLAB
17 11 (1.40%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 211 (26.95%) Degree
2 182 (23.24%) Security Cleared
3 95 (12.13%) DV Cleared
4 87 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 37 (4.73%) PhD
7 26 (3.32%) ISEB
8 23 (2.94%) ISTQB
9 22 (2.81%) HND
10 16 (2.04%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.51%) CEH
12 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.38%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.26%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.26%) EC-Council LPT
14 2 (0.26%) ECSA
14 2 (0.26%) EnCE
14 2 (0.26%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.19%) QA
2 11 (1.40%) MISRA
3 9 (1.15%) JTAG
3 9 (1.15%) MISRA C
4 7 (0.89%) Def Stans
5 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) DO-254
6 2 (0.26%) SLA
6 2 (0.26%) TickIT
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (4.98%) Firmware
2 4 (0.51%) Docker
3 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.77%) Ansible
3 2 (0.26%) EnCase
4 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (9.83%) Oracle
2 56 (7.15%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.11%) SAP
4 22 (2.81%) Freescale
4 22 (2.81%) Red Hat
5 12 (1.53%) HP
6 11 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.28%) IBM
8 8 (1.02%) BT
8 8 (1.02%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.77%) Autodesk
9 6 (0.77%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.64%) Google
11 4 (0.51%) EMC
12 3 (0.38%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.38%) Telerik
12 3 (0.38%) VMware
12 3 (0.38%) Zend
13 2 (0.26%) Apple
13 2 (0.26%) Yahoo!
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: 75000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago