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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / South West
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 31 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 370 414 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.32% 7.76% 7.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.07% 13.74% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 333 333 341
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 3065 3014 3244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 60.60% 56.49% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2634 2587 2774
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £29,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +2 121 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Gloucestershire -14 91 £40,000 -18.36% 5
Dorset +29 66 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Devon -12 33 £38,000 -24.00% 2
Somerset -3 28 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Cornwall - 17 £37,500 -
Wiltshire -4 13 £37,500 +3.44% 5
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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++.

1 486 (61.83%) Java
2 450 (57.25%) Software Engineering
3 344 (43.77%) C
4 320 (40.71%) C#
5 255 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
6 254 (32.32%) OO
7 238 (30.28%) Python
8 232 (29.52%) Linux
9 210 (26.72%) Security Cleared
10 207 (26.34%) SQL
11 200 (25.45%) Degree
12 189 (24.05%) Computer Science
13 171 (21.76%) Windows
14 154 (19.59%) JavaScript
15 151 (19.21%) SDLC
16 142 (18.07%) Mathematics
17 124 (15.78%) Test Automation
18 121 (15.39%) DV Cleared
18 121 (15.39%) HTML
19 113 (14.38%) Cybersecurity
20 110 (13.99%) .NET
21 109 (13.87%) XML
22 108 (13.74%) Electronics
23 102 (12.98%) Android
24 93 (11.83%) Scrum
24 93 (11.83%) UML
25 91 (11.58%) Embedded Systems
26 83 (10.56%) Apple iOS
27 78 (9.92%) OOP
28 73 (9.29%) Oracle

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 30 (3.82%) IIS
2 24 (3.05%) Apache
2 24 (3.05%) Confluence
3 21 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.16%) Apache Pig
5 16 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.89%) JBoss
10 6 (0.76%) DNN
11 3 (0.38%) nginx
11 3 (0.38%) SAS
12 2 (0.25%) OpenROAD
13 1 (0.13%) Moodle
13 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Autodesk Inventor
1 5 (0.64%) Revit
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.25%) Simulink
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.38%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.16%) Amazon S3
3 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.76%) GitHub
5 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.18%) Internet
2 20 (2.54%) Ethernet
3 19 (2.42%) Wireless
4 18 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.04%) HTTP
5 16 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (1.65%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.76%) 802.15
7 6 (0.76%) LTE
7 6 (0.76%) Network Security
7 6 (0.76%) NFC
7 6 (0.76%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.64%) MIMO
8 5 (0.64%) OFDM
9 4 (0.51%) RS-232
9 4 (0.51%) WLAN
10 3 (0.38%) Firewall
10 3 (0.38%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.25%) Hadoop
3 51 (6.49%) Big Data
4 44 (5.60%) MongoDB
5 31 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.93%) Apache Hive
7 11 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.27%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.27%) MySQL
9 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.02%) SQLite
11 5 (0.64%) Power BI
11 5 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.51%) Apache Accumulo
12 4 (0.51%) HBase
12 4 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (7.89%) JIRA
2 49 (6.23%) Selenium
3 44 (5.60%) JUnit
4 41 (5.22%) Git (software)
5 40 (5.09%) Visual Studio
6 36 (4.58%) Cucumber
6 36 (4.58%) Jenkins
7 34 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (3.94%) LoadRunner
9 28 (3.56%) Bitbucket
10 27 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (3.05%) EasyMock
12 23 (2.93%) Rational DOORS
13 16 (2.04%) JMeter
14 14 (1.78%) TestNG
15 11 (1.40%) GCC
16 10 (1.27%) Subversion
17 8 (1.02%) NUnit
18 7 (0.89%) Rational Rhapsody
19 6 (0.76%) Metasploit
General
1 108 (13.74%) Electronics
2 63 (8.02%) Manufacturing
3 59 (7.51%) Finance
4 53 (6.74%) Telecoms
5 50 (6.36%) Games
6 31 (3.94%) Marketing
7 13 (1.65%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.53%) Banking
9 9 (1.15%) Automotive
10 6 (0.76%) Advertising
10 6 (0.76%) Legal
11 5 (0.64%) Retail
12 4 (0.51%) Avionics
12 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 351 (44.66%) Software Engineer
2 257 (32.70%) Developer
3 151 (19.21%) Software Developer
4 133 (16.92%) C++ Software Engineer
5 127 (16.16%) Graduate
6 110 (13.99%) Junior
7 98 (12.47%) Java Engineer
8 92 (11.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 80 (10.18%) Graduate Developer
9 80 (10.18%) Graduate Software Developer
10 78 (9.92%) Junior Developer
11 77 (9.80%) Junior Software Developer
12 55 (7.00%) Senior Software Engineer
13 48 (6.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 41 (5.22%) Test Engineer
15 40 (5.09%) Java Developer
16 38 (4.83%) Embedded Engineer
17 37 (4.71%) C# Developer
18 36 (4.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 35 (4.45%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (15.39%) HTML
2 110 (13.99%) .NET
3 109 (13.87%) XML
4 67 (8.52%) CSS
5 53 (6.74%) Java EE
6 49 (6.23%) Spring
7 45 (5.73%) J2EE
8 43 (5.47%) ASP.NET
9 41 (5.22%) EJB
10 33 (4.20%) Web Services
11 29 (3.69%) AngularJS
11 29 (3.69%) JSF
12 27 (3.44%) Hibernate
13 26 (3.31%) WPF
14 24 (3.05%) .NET Framework
14 24 (3.05%) HTML5
15 23 (2.93%) jQuery
16 20 (2.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 19 (2.42%) REST
18 18 (2.29%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 189 (24.05%) Computer Science
2 91 (11.58%) Embedded Systems
3 33 (4.20%) Algorithms
4 32 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.80%) Wiki
6 17 (2.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (2.04%) User Experience
8 14 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.53%) 3D Graphics
10 12 (1.53%) CAN bus
11 9 (1.15%) Device Driver
12 7 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.89%) Smart Home
12 7 (0.89%) VHDL
13 6 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.64%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.64%) HoloLens
14 5 (0.64%) HTC Vive
14 5 (0.64%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 232 (29.52%) Linux
2 171 (21.76%) Windows
3 102 (12.98%) Android
4 83 (10.56%) Apple iOS
5 56 (7.12%) Unix
6 30 (3.82%) Mac OS X
7 26 (3.31%) Windows Server
8 24 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (2.93%) Embedded Linux
10 22 (2.80%) CentOS
10 22 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.64%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.38%) Debian
12 3 (0.38%) Solaris
12 3 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.25%) ThreadX
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (57.25%) Software Engineering
2 255 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (32.32%) OO
4 151 (19.21%) SDLC
5 142 (18.07%) Mathematics
6 124 (15.78%) Test Automation
7 113 (14.38%) Cybersecurity
8 93 (11.83%) Scrum
8 93 (11.83%) UML
9 78 (9.92%) OOP
10 68 (8.65%) ITIL
11 61 (7.76%) TDD
12 58 (7.38%) Mentoring
13 53 (6.74%) Open Source
14 51 (6.49%) Service Delivery
15 50 (6.36%) Unit Testing
16 46 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (5.73%) OOD
18 44 (5.60%) Reverse Engineering
18 44 (5.60%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 486 (61.83%) Java
2 344 (43.77%) C
3 320 (40.71%) C#
4 238 (30.28%) Python
5 207 (26.34%) SQL
6 154 (19.59%) JavaScript
7 60 (7.63%) Perl
8 39 (4.96%) Ruby
9 38 (4.83%) Embedded C
10 37 (4.71%) Objective-C
11 35 (4.45%) Embedded C++
12 33 (4.20%) VB
13 29 (3.69%) PHP
14 25 (3.18%) Scala
15 17 (2.16%) Delphi
15 17 (2.16%) MATLAB
16 15 (1.91%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.65%) Fortran
18 10 (1.27%) Go
19 9 (1.15%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 210 (26.72%) Security Cleared
2 200 (25.45%) Degree
3 121 (15.39%) DV Cleared
4 57 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 40 (5.09%) PhD
6 34 (4.33%) ISEB
7 30 (3.82%) ISTQB
8 16 (2.04%) HND
9 7 (0.89%) CEH
10 3 (0.38%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.38%) EC-Council LPT
10 3 (0.38%) ECSA
10 3 (0.38%) EnCE
10 3 (0.38%) GCFA
10 3 (0.38%) GIAC
10 3 (0.38%) GPEN
10 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.38%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.18%) QA
2 10 (1.27%) JTAG
3 9 (1.15%) MISRA
4 8 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.89%) MISRA C
6 6 (0.76%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.25%) DO-254
7 2 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) TickIT
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (4.71%) Firmware
2 8 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) Docker
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.38%) Ansible
2 3 (0.38%) EnCase
3 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 73 (9.29%) Oracle
2 46 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.44%) SAP
4 23 (2.93%) Red Hat
5 18 (2.29%) HP
6 16 (2.04%) Freescale
7 8 (1.02%) BT
7 8 (1.02%) IBM
7 8 (1.02%) VMware
8 7 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.76%) EMC
9 6 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.64%) Autodesk
10 5 (0.64%) Google
10 5 (0.64%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.38%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.38%) Telerik
11 3 (0.38%) Zend
12 2 (0.25%) Adobe
12 2 (0.25%) Apple
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: 75000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Technical Futures
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 3 days ago