Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 905 707 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.78% 6.93% 6.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.44% 11.54% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 704 629 585
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £23,900 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 6,266 6,127 6,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.78% 60.06% 56.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5,250 5,218 5,174
South West median annual salary £44,250 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.26% +1.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +12 331 £45,000 +28.57% 66
Gloucestershire +36 234 £47,500 +11.76% 26
Dorset -23 94 £45,000 +9.09% 14
Wiltshire +29 90 £47,500 +25.83% 13
Devon +13 59 £37,000 -6.92% 23
Cornwall +7 48 £35,000 -6.67% 29
Somerset +31 45 £42,500 +14.86% 8
C++
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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++.

1 586 (64.75%) Software Engineering
2 435 (48.07%) C
3 413 (45.64%) Java
4 350 (38.67%) C#
5 345 (38.12%) Linux
6 337 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
7 330 (36.46%) Python
8 272 (30.06%) Security Cleared
9 240 (26.52%) Degree
10 237 (26.19%) OO
11 206 (22.76%) Windows
12 196 (21.66%) JavaScript
13 177 (19.56%) Scrum
14 160 (17.68%) Computer Science
15 159 (17.57%) SQL
16 148 (16.35%) .NET
17 139 (15.36%) Git (software)
18 134 (14.81%) HTML
19 130 (14.36%) DV Cleared
20 126 (13.92%) Android
21 117 (12.93%) UML
22 114 (12.60%) TDD
23 109 (12.04%) OOD
24 108 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
25 105 (11.60%) Apple iOS
26 98 (10.83%) Mathematics
27 96 (10.61%) Microsoft
27 96 (10.61%) SQL Server
28 95 (10.50%) Electronics
28 95 (10.50%) JIRA

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 56 (6.19%) Apache
2 47 (5.19%) Confluence
3 19 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.99%) Apache Pig
5 13 (1.44%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.66%) CMS
8 5 (0.55%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.55%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.55%) IIS
8 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.33%) WordPress
10 2 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.11%) Drupal
11 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.77%) Simulink
3 6 (0.66%) Doxygen
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.33%) GitHub
4 3 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.64%) HTTP
2 38 (4.20%) Internet
3 35 (3.87%) TCP/IP
4 34 (3.76%) SSL
5 20 (2.21%) Firewall
6 17 (1.88%) Wireless
7 16 (1.77%) HTTPS
8 14 (1.55%) Bluetooth
8 14 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (1.44%) ZigBee
10 11 (1.22%) 4G
10 11 (1.22%) Network Security
11 10 (1.10%) RS-232
12 9 (0.99%) 3G
12 9 (0.99%) MQTT
12 9 (0.99%) VoIP
13 8 (0.88%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.77%) 3GPP
14 7 (0.77%) 802.11
14 7 (0.77%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.07%) Big Data
3 58 (6.41%) Hadoop
4 48 (5.30%) MySQL
5 32 (3.54%) Apache Hive
6 25 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (2.65%) MongoDB
8 23 (2.54%) GIS
9 19 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (1.77%) Electronic Patient Records
10 16 (1.77%) Geospatial Data
11 15 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.66%) Neo4j
12 14 (1.55%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.10%) DB2
14 7 (0.77%) Relational Database
14 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 139 (15.36%) Git (software)
2 95 (10.50%) JIRA
3 83 (9.17%) Jenkins
4 77 (8.51%) Visual Studio
5 75 (8.29%) Subversion
6 62 (6.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 55 (6.08%) Bitbucket
8 49 (5.41%) Maven
9 47 (5.19%) JUnit
10 42 (4.64%) EasyMock
11 41 (4.53%) Eclipse
12 35 (3.87%) Selenium
13 33 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (2.21%) Ant
15 17 (1.88%) Apache Ivy
16 16 (1.77%) CodeSonar
16 16 (1.77%) Cucumber
16 16 (1.77%) git-flow
16 16 (1.77%) Robot Framework
17 14 (1.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 95 (10.50%) Electronics
2 66 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 58 (6.41%) Finance
4 57 (6.30%) Manufacturing
5 39 (4.31%) Marketing
6 36 (3.98%) Games
7 28 (3.09%) Automotive
8 20 (2.21%) Military
9 19 (2.10%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.44%) Law
11 10 (1.10%) Japanese Language
12 8 (0.88%) Music Industry
13 6 (0.66%) Banking
13 6 (0.66%) Cantonese Language
13 6 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
14 4 (0.44%) Avionics
14 4 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 442 (48.84%) Software Engineer
2 262 (28.95%) Developer
3 176 (19.45%) C++ Software Engineer
4 137 (15.14%) Software Developer
5 99 (10.94%) Java Engineer
6 97 (10.72%) Java Software Engineer
7 86 (9.50%) Embedded Engineer
8 75 (8.29%) Senior Software Engineer
9 70 (7.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 65 (7.18%) C++ Developer
11 53 (5.86%) C# Software Engineer
12 49 (5.41%) Graduate
13 47 (5.19%) Java Developer
14 45 (4.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 43 (4.75%) Junior
16 32 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
17 31 (3.43%) C++ Software Developer
17 31 (3.43%) Junior Developer
18 29 (3.20%) Senior Developer
19 27 (2.98%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (16.35%) .NET
2 134 (14.81%) HTML
3 88 (9.72%) XML
4 76 (8.40%) Java EE
5 75 (8.29%) Spring
6 74 (8.18%) AngularJS
6 74 (8.18%) CSS
7 57 (6.30%) WPF
8 56 (6.19%) Qt
9 51 (5.64%) ASP.NET
10 49 (5.41%) EJB
10 49 (5.41%) Node.js
11 46 (5.08%) JSF
12 39 (4.31%) Django
12 39 (4.31%) Hibernate
13 34 (3.76%) .NET Framework
13 34 (3.76%) REST
14 32 (3.54%) MFC
14 32 (3.54%) Web Services
15 28 (3.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 160 (17.68%) Computer Science
2 94 (10.39%) Embedded Systems
3 67 (7.40%) Algorithms
4 41 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.42%) User Experience
6 34 (3.76%) Wiki
7 31 (3.43%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 22 (2.43%) Robotics
10 19 (2.10%) Device Driver
11 13 (1.44%) RIA
12 12 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.33%) iPhone
12 12 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
13 11 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.10%) Cybercrime
15 9 (0.99%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.88%) CUDA
17 7 (0.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 345 (38.12%) Linux
2 206 (22.76%) Windows
3 126 (13.92%) Android
4 105 (11.60%) Apple iOS
5 44 (4.86%) Unix
6 40 (4.42%) CentOS
7 37 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.21%) Mac OS X
9 16 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
10 12 (1.33%) Windows Phone
11 10 (1.10%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.99%) FreeRTOS
13 8 (0.88%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.77%) ThreadX
14 7 (0.77%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.44%) Windows Server
16 3 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
17 2 (0.22%) SafeRTOS
17 2 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (64.75%) Software Engineering
2 337 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (26.19%) OO
4 177 (19.56%) Scrum
5 117 (12.93%) UML
6 114 (12.60%) TDD
7 109 (12.04%) OOD
8 108 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
9 98 (10.83%) Mathematics
10 93 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
11 89 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
12 88 (9.72%) SDLC
13 81 (8.95%) Test Automation
14 74 (8.18%) Android Development
15 73 (8.07%) iOS Development
15 73 (8.07%) Open Source
16 72 (7.96%) DevOps
17 71 (7.85%) OOP
18 70 (7.73%) Machine Learning
19 64 (7.07%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 435 (48.07%) C
2 413 (45.64%) Java
3 350 (38.67%) C#
4 330 (36.46%) Python
5 196 (21.66%) JavaScript
6 159 (17.57%) SQL
7 85 (9.39%) Embedded C
8 80 (8.84%) Embedded C++
9 52 (5.75%) PHP
10 48 (5.30%) Objective-C
11 46 (5.08%) Perl
12 42 (4.64%) Bash Shell
13 30 (3.31%) Ruby
13 30 (3.31%) VB
14 23 (2.54%) MATLAB
14 23 (2.54%) PowerShell
14 23 (2.54%) TypeScript
15 21 (2.32%) Assembly Language
16 14 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 272 (30.06%) Security Cleared
2 240 (26.52%) Degree
3 130 (14.36%) DV Cleared
4 95 (10.50%) SC Cleared
5 72 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (3.09%) PhD
7 22 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (2.10%) CCNA
8 19 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (2.10%) CISSP
8 19 (2.10%) CompTIA Security+
8 19 (2.10%) GIAC
8 19 (2.10%) Linux+ Certification
8 19 (2.10%) MCSE
8 19 (2.10%) Network+ Certification
8 19 (2.10%) SANS
8 19 (2.10%) SSCP
9 8 (0.88%) HNC
10 6 (0.66%) ISEB
10 6 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.77%) MISRA
2 13 (1.44%) ECSS
3 11 (1.22%) QA
4 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.77%) Def Stans
6 5 (0.55%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.44%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.22%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (5.75%) Docker
2 27 (2.98%) Firmware
3 19 (2.10%) vSphere
4 5 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.33%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.22%) Snort
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (2.32%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.21%) Puppet
3 19 (2.10%) Salt
4 9 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.77%) Ansible
6 6 (0.66%) HockeyApp
7 5 (0.55%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.33%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.33%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.22%) Nagios
10 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 96 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.30%) Oracle
3 37 (4.09%) Red Hat
4 35 (3.87%) SAP
5 31 (3.43%) Atlassian
6 18 (1.99%) IBM
7 10 (1.10%) Cisco
8 9 (0.99%) Xamarin
9 7 (0.77%) Google
10 6 (0.66%) HP
10 6 (0.66%) Perforce
10 6 (0.66%) Sencha
10 6 (0.66%) VMware
11 5 (0.55%) ESRI
12 4 (0.44%) Facebook
13 3 (0.33%) Adobe
13 3 (0.33%) CA
13 3 (0.33%) Freescale
13 3 (0.33%) Tableau
14 1 (0.11%) Siemens