Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 35 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 882 768 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.49% 7.45% 7.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.04% 12.23% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 694 703 631
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,125 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% -

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 6,283 6,282 6,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.49% 60.90% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,303 5,359 5,241
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 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +7 326 £45,000 +24.14% 61
Gloucestershire +28 237 £47,500 +18.75% 29
Dorset -23 102 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Wiltshire +32 96 £50,000 +30.72% 14
Devon +19 62 £34,000 -15.00% 34
Somerset +10 35 £41,250 +17.86% 16
Cornwall -16 18 £34,000 -9.33% 15
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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++.

1 559 (63.38%) Software Engineering
2 396 (44.90%) C
3 391 (44.33%) Java
4 341 (38.66%) C#
5 339 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
6 324 (36.73%) Python
7 314 (35.60%) Linux
8 255 (28.91%) Security Cleared
9 231 (26.19%) OO
10 224 (25.40%) Degree
11 195 (22.11%) JavaScript
12 165 (18.71%) Windows
13 160 (18.14%) SQL
14 158 (17.91%) Scrum
15 155 (17.57%) .NET
16 151 (17.12%) Computer Science
17 130 (14.74%) Git (software)
18 127 (14.40%) HTML
19 122 (13.83%) DV Cleared
20 121 (13.72%) Electronics
21 120 (13.61%) JIRA
22 115 (13.04%) TDD
23 111 (12.59%) Android
24 109 (12.36%) UML
25 108 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
26 105 (11.90%) Microsoft
27 102 (11.56%) Mathematics
28 101 (11.45%) SC Cleared
28 101 (11.45%) Test Automation
29 97 (11.00%) SDLC

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 45 (5.10%) Confluence
2 44 (4.99%) Apache
3 17 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.70%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.68%) CMS
7 5 (0.57%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.57%) IIS
7 5 (0.57%) JBoss
8 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.11%) Drupal
11 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (1.02%) Simulink
2 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.68%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.11%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
1 44 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.02%) GitHub
3 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
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 43 (4.88%) HTTP
2 38 (4.31%) Wireless
3 31 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.95%) SSL
5 21 (2.38%) Internet
6 18 (2.04%) Firewall
7 16 (1.81%) SMS
8 14 (1.59%) Network Security
9 13 (1.47%) Bluetooth
9 13 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (1.36%) HTTPS
10 12 (1.36%) ZigBee
11 11 (1.25%) 4G
12 10 (1.13%) RS-232
13 9 (1.02%) 3G
13 9 (1.02%) DNS
13 9 (1.02%) VoIP
14 8 (0.91%) 3GPP
14 8 (0.91%) 802.11
14 8 (0.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 86 (9.75%) Big Data
3 46 (5.22%) Hadoop
4 41 (4.65%) MySQL
5 29 (3.29%) Apache Hive
6 26 (2.95%) MongoDB
7 21 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.04%) GIS
10 17 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.93%) Geospatial Data
11 16 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.59%) Neo4j
13 10 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.13%) Electronic Patient Records
14 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
17 3 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 130 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 120 (13.61%) JIRA
3 82 (9.30%) Visual Studio
4 79 (8.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 75 (8.50%) Bitbucket
5 75 (8.50%) Jenkins
6 65 (7.37%) JUnit
7 53 (6.01%) Subversion
8 37 (4.20%) EasyMock
9 35 (3.97%) Maven
10 33 (3.74%) Calabash
10 33 (3.74%) fastlane
11 31 (3.51%) Eclipse
12 30 (3.40%) Selenium
13 29 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (2.83%) Android Studio
14 25 (2.83%) Gradle
14 25 (2.83%) Mockito
15 17 (1.93%) Rational Rhapsody
16 15 (1.70%) Cucumber
General
1 121 (13.72%) Electronics
2 82 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 75 (8.50%) Finance
4 64 (7.26%) Manufacturing
5 48 (5.44%) Marketing
6 35 (3.97%) Games
7 23 (2.61%) Automotive
8 21 (2.38%) Aerospace
9 20 (2.27%) Military
10 12 (1.36%) Law
11 10 (1.13%) Cantonese Language
11 10 (1.13%) Japanese Language
11 10 (1.13%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (0.45%) Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 416 (47.17%) Software Engineer
2 278 (31.52%) Developer
3 163 (18.48%) C++ Software Engineer
4 143 (16.21%) Software Developer
5 92 (10.43%) Embedded Engineer
6 82 (9.30%) Java Engineer
7 80 (9.07%) Java Software Engineer
8 76 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 71 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 63 (7.14%) Graduate
11 59 (6.69%) C++ Developer
12 47 (5.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 46 (5.22%) Java Developer
14 42 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
15 41 (4.65%) Junior
16 38 (4.31%) C# Developer
17 36 (4.08%) C Software Engineer
17 36 (4.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
18 33 (3.74%) Analyst
18 33 (3.74%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (17.57%) .NET
2 127 (14.40%) HTML
3 77 (8.73%) CSS
4 76 (8.62%) XML
5 73 (8.28%) AngularJS
5 73 (8.28%) WPF
6 60 (6.80%) Java EE
7 59 (6.69%) Spring
8 55 (6.24%) ASP.NET
9 43 (4.88%) Node.js
10 42 (4.76%) EJB
11 40 (4.54%) jQuery
12 39 (4.42%) Qt
13 37 (4.20%) Django
13 37 (4.20%) JSF
14 30 (3.40%) Hibernate
15 29 (3.29%) .NET Framework
15 29 (3.29%) MFC
16 26 (2.95%) React
17 25 (2.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 151 (17.12%) Computer Science
2 85 (9.64%) Embedded Systems
3 61 (6.92%) User Experience
4 56 (6.35%) Algorithms
5 32 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.29%) Data Structures
6 29 (3.29%) Wiki
7 23 (2.61%) Device Driver
7 23 (2.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
8 12 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.02%) Robotics
11 8 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.91%) Mobile Games
12 7 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (0.79%) Cybercrime
12 7 (0.79%) iPhone
13 6 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 314 (35.60%) Linux
2 165 (18.71%) Windows
3 111 (12.59%) Android
4 86 (9.75%) Apple iOS
5 55 (6.24%) Unix
6 36 (4.08%) CentOS
7 32 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
9 17 (1.93%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.91%) FreeRTOS
10 8 (0.91%) ThreadX
11 7 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.79%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.45%) Solaris
13 3 (0.34%) AIX
13 3 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.23%) SUSE
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (63.38%) Software Engineering
2 339 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (26.19%) OO
4 158 (17.91%) Scrum
5 115 (13.04%) TDD
6 109 (12.36%) UML
7 108 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
8 102 (11.56%) Mathematics
9 101 (11.45%) Test Automation
10 97 (11.00%) SDLC
11 92 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
13 89 (10.09%) OOD
14 86 (9.75%) OOP
15 72 (8.16%) Open Source
16 66 (7.48%) Android Development
16 66 (7.48%) DevOps
17 61 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
18 59 (6.69%) Machine Learning
19 57 (6.46%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 396 (44.90%) C
2 391 (44.33%) Java
3 341 (38.66%) C#
4 324 (36.73%) Python
5 195 (22.11%) JavaScript
6 160 (18.14%) SQL
7 82 (9.30%) Embedded C
7 82 (9.30%) Embedded C++
8 54 (6.12%) Perl
9 51 (5.78%) Objective-C
10 49 (5.56%) PHP
11 39 (4.42%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.95%) Ruby
13 23 (2.61%) Assembly Language
13 23 (2.61%) MATLAB
14 17 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.93%) VB
15 16 (1.81%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.70%) Go
17 14 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 255 (28.91%) Security Cleared
2 224 (25.40%) Degree
3 122 (13.83%) DV Cleared
4 101 (11.45%) SC Cleared
5 81 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (2.15%) PhD
7 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.47%) CCNA
8 13 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.47%) CISSP
8 13 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
8 13 (1.47%) GIAC
8 13 (1.47%) Linux+ Certification
8 13 (1.47%) MCSE
8 13 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
8 13 (1.47%) SANS
8 13 (1.47%) SSCP
9 10 (1.13%) ISEB
9 10 (1.13%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.70%) MISRA
2 13 (1.47%) ECSS
3 9 (1.02%) QA
4 8 (0.91%) Def Stans
5 5 (0.57%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.57%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (3.85%) Docker
2 27 (3.06%) Firmware
3 14 (1.59%) vSphere
4 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.34%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.23%) Snort
7 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (2.83%) HockeyApp
2 14 (1.59%) Puppet
2 14 (1.59%) Salt
3 13 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.57%) Ansible
4 5 (0.57%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (0.34%) PowerCLI
6 3 (0.34%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.35%) Atlassian
3 55 (6.24%) Oracle
4 48 (5.44%) SAP
5 33 (3.74%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.49%) IBM
7 10 (1.13%) Capita
8 8 (0.91%) Google
9 7 (0.79%) HP
10 6 (0.68%) Cisco
10 6 (0.68%) Perforce
11 5 (0.57%) ESRI
11 5 (0.57%) VMware
11 5 (0.57%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.45%) CA
13 3 (0.34%) Rockwell
13 3 (0.34%) Sencha
13 3 (0.34%) Siemens
13 3 (0.34%) Tableau
14 1 (0.11%) Twitter