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

C++
England > South West
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 771 792 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.47% 7.25% 7.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.25% 12.91% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 706 634 705
South West median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +10.39% +6.94%
10th Percentile £23,125 £28,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,875 £63,250
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% - +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 6292 6134 6698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.95% 56.12% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 5260 5741
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +12 330 £35,000 -11.39% 28
Gloucestershire -31 133 £40,000 -18.37% 4
Dorset +34 118 £40,000 - 10
Somerset +9 53 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Devon -16 53 £39,500 -16.84% 3
Wiltshire +3 45 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Cornwall +31 36 £37,500 +25.00% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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++.

1 453 (58.75%) Software Engineering
2 439 (56.94%) Java
3 346 (44.88%) C
4 283 (36.71%) C#
5 256 (33.20%) OO
6 241 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
7 238 (30.87%) Linux
8 222 (28.79%) Degree
9 215 (27.89%) Python
10 199 (25.81%) Computer Science
11 186 (24.12%) Electronics
12 166 (21.53%) JavaScript
13 151 (19.58%) HTML
14 150 (19.46%) Windows
15 144 (18.68%) SQL
16 130 (16.86%) Security Cleared
17 128 (16.60%) .NET
18 127 (16.47%) Mathematics
19 110 (14.27%) CSS
20 101 (13.10%) UML
21 100 (12.97%) SDLC
22 99 (12.84%) OOP
22 99 (12.84%) XML
23 94 (12.19%) Finance
24 90 (11.67%) Manufacturing
25 87 (11.28%) Embedded Systems
26 85 (11.02%) Computer Science Degree
27 81 (10.51%) Telecoms
27 81 (10.51%) Scrum
28 80 (10.38%) Business Intelligence

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 22 (2.85%) Apache
2 18 (2.33%) IIS
3 16 (2.08%) Confluence
4 15 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.52%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.39%) SAS
10 2 (0.26%) OpenROAD
10 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.13%) DNN
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (1.82%) Simulink
2 5 (0.65%) Autodesk Inventor
2 5 (0.65%) Revit
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.39%) GitHub
4 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.98%) Ethernet
2 21 (2.72%) HTTP
3 17 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (2.20%) Wireless
4 16 (2.08%) ZigBee
5 14 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.43%) Internet
7 5 (0.65%) DVB
8 4 (0.52%) RFID
9 3 (0.39%) Firewall
9 3 (0.39%) Network Security
10 2 (0.26%) NFC
10 2 (0.26%) RS-232
11 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.13%) IPsec
11 1 (0.13%) MQTT
11 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.23%) Big Data
3 31 (4.02%) Hadoop
4 26 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 23 (2.98%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.82%) Apache Hive
7 13 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (1.56%) MySQL
9 11 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.04%) Power BI
10 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.91%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.65%) SQLite
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.39%) HBase
13 3 (0.39%) Redis
14 2 (0.26%) Ingres
15 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 55 (7.13%) JIRA
2 47 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.10%) Selenium
3 45 (5.84%) Visual Studio
4 40 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 37 (4.80%) JUnit
6 31 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (3.89%) Bitbucket
8 29 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (2.72%) Rational DOORS
10 20 (2.59%) EasyMock
11 16 (2.08%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.95%) LoadRunner
13 14 (1.82%) NUnit
14 13 (1.69%) Eclipse
15 12 (1.56%) Subversion
16 11 (1.43%) Calabash
16 11 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
17 9 (1.17%) GCC
18 8 (1.04%) TestNG
General
1 186 (24.12%) Electronics
2 94 (12.19%) Finance
3 90 (11.67%) Manufacturing
4 81 (10.51%) Telecoms
5 72 (9.34%) Marketing
6 22 (2.85%) Games
7 17 (2.20%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.91%) Automotive
8 7 (0.91%) Banking
9 6 (0.78%) Advertising
9 6 (0.78%) Retail
10 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Avionics
11 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 374 (48.51%) Software Engineer
2 278 (36.06%) Developer
3 167 (21.66%) C++ Software Engineer
4 149 (19.33%) Software Developer
5 93 (12.06%) Graduate
6 82 (10.64%) Java Engineer
6 82 (10.64%) Junior
7 81 (10.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 68 (8.82%) C Software Engineer
9 64 (8.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 55 (7.13%) Junior Developer
11 53 (6.87%) Graduate Developer
12 52 (6.74%) Embedded Engineer
13 51 (6.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 50 (6.49%) Graduate Software Developer
15 49 (6.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 48 (6.23%) Java Developer
16 48 (6.23%) Senior Software Engineer
17 41 (5.32%) C++ Developer
18 39 (5.06%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (19.58%) HTML
2 128 (16.60%) .NET
3 110 (14.27%) CSS
4 99 (12.84%) XML
5 66 (8.56%) AngularJS
6 57 (7.39%) ASP.NET
7 47 (6.10%) JSON
8 46 (5.97%) HTML5
9 37 (4.80%) CSS3
9 37 (4.80%) Node.js
10 36 (4.67%) REST
11 35 (4.54%) Qt
12 34 (4.41%) Java EE
12 34 (4.41%) jQuery
13 31 (4.02%) Ajax
13 31 (4.02%) KnockoutJS
13 31 (4.02%) Spring
14 30 (3.89%) Backbone.js
14 30 (3.89%) Ember.js
15 26 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 199 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 87 (11.28%) Embedded Systems
3 44 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 29 (3.76%) User Experience
5 15 (1.95%) Wiki
6 13 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.56%) Smart Home
8 11 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.17%) Robotics
11 7 (0.91%) CAN bus
11 7 (0.91%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.78%) Digital TV
13 5 (0.65%) Animation
13 5 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.65%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 238 (30.87%) Linux
2 150 (19.46%) Windows
3 78 (10.12%) Android
4 52 (6.74%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.37%) Unix
6 17 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (1.95%) CentOS
8 15 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.65%) ThreadX
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.26%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (58.75%) Software Engineering
2 256 (33.20%) OO
3 241 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (16.47%) Mathematics
5 101 (13.10%) UML
6 100 (12.97%) SDLC
7 99 (12.84%) OOP
8 81 (10.51%) Scrum
9 80 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
10 79 (10.25%) Test Automation
11 74 (9.60%) Programme Management
11 74 (9.60%) TDD
12 72 (9.34%) Digital Marketing
13 54 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
15 52 (6.74%) Unit Testing
16 45 (5.84%) Open Source
17 44 (5.71%) ITIL
17 44 (5.71%) OOD
18 40 (5.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 439 (56.94%) Java
2 346 (44.88%) C
3 283 (36.71%) C#
4 215 (27.89%) Python
5 166 (21.53%) JavaScript
6 144 (18.68%) SQL
7 59 (7.65%) Perl
8 54 (7.00%) Embedded C
9 34 (4.41%) MATLAB
10 26 (3.37%) PHP
10 26 (3.37%) Ruby
11 24 (3.11%) VB
12 22 (2.85%) Go
13 20 (2.59%) Delphi
14 18 (2.33%) Embedded C++
14 18 (2.33%) Fortran
14 18 (2.33%) T-SQL
15 17 (2.20%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 222 (28.79%) Degree
2 130 (16.86%) Security Cleared
3 85 (11.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 50 (6.49%) DV Cleared
4 50 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 35 (4.54%) HND
6 31 (4.02%) PhD
7 18 (2.33%) ISEB
8 15 (1.95%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.39%) CEH
10 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.39%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.26%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.26%) EC-Council LPT
11 2 (0.26%) ECSA
11 2 (0.26%) GCFA
11 2 (0.26%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.24%) QA
2 8 (1.04%) MISRA
3 7 (0.91%) MISRA C
4 6 (0.78%) Def Stans
4 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.52%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.26%) ECSS
7 2 (0.26%) MIL-STD-498
8 1 (0.13%) DO-254
8 1 (0.13%) JTAG
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (4.28%) Firmware
2 7 (0.91%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.78%) Ansible
2 6 (0.78%) HockeyApp
3 3 (0.39%) rkt
4 2 (0.26%) EnCase
5 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (9.47%) SAP
2 65 (8.43%) Oracle
3 62 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 35 (4.54%) Freescale
5 16 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 12 (1.56%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.17%) Google
8 9 (1.17%) IBM
9 8 (1.04%) BT
9 8 (1.04%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.91%) HP
10 7 (0.91%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.65%) Autodesk
12 4 (0.52%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.39%) Intel
13 3 (0.39%) Telerik
13 3 (0.39%) Zend
14 1 (0.13%) ESRI
14 1 (0.13%) VMware