Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 39 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 757 682 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.55% 6.65% 6.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.76% 11.15% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 591 576 528
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 5,933 6,118 6,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.15% 59.66% 56.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,901 5,174 5,138
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +6 297 £45,000 +5.88% 87
Gloucestershire +33 168 £47,750 +6.11% 38
Dorset -17 82 £45,000 - 18
Wiltshire -15 63 £42,500 -10.53% 26
Devon +20 55 £37,500 -11.24% 24
Cornwall +24 47 £34,000 -15.00% 13
Somerset +36 45 £38,750 -13.89% 14
C++
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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++.

1 479 (63.28%) Software Engineering
2 366 (48.35%) Java
3 365 (48.22%) C
4 293 (38.71%) Linux
5 278 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
6 275 (36.33%) Python
7 272 (35.93%) C#
8 210 (27.74%) Security Cleared
9 209 (27.61%) Degree
10 191 (25.23%) OO
11 175 (23.12%) Windows
12 160 (21.14%) JavaScript
13 137 (18.10%) Computer Science
14 134 (17.70%) Scrum
15 126 (16.64%) HTML
16 125 (16.51%) SQL
17 115 (15.19%) Android
18 110 (14.53%) TDD
19 96 (12.68%) XML
20 95 (12.55%) Git (software)
20 95 (12.55%) Apple iOS
21 94 (12.42%) UML
21 94 (12.42%) .NET
22 92 (12.15%) OOD
23 90 (11.89%) DV Cleared
24 86 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
25 80 (10.57%) Electronics
25 80 (10.57%) Cybersecurity
26 79 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
26 79 (10.44%) Subversion

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 48 (6.34%) Apache
2 33 (4.36%) Confluence
3 19 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.98%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.19%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.79%) CMS
7 6 (0.79%) WordPress
8 5 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.66%) IIS
8 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.79%) Doxygen
2 6 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.53%) Simulink
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.55%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.02%) Internet
2 31 (4.10%) HTTP
3 26 (3.43%) SSL
4 25 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.25%) Wireless
6 12 (1.59%) Firewall
6 12 (1.59%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.79%) 3G
7 6 (0.79%) 4G
7 6 (0.79%) Network Security
7 6 (0.79%) Software-Defined Radio
7 6 (0.79%) VoIP
8 5 (0.66%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.66%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.66%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.53%) AMQP
9 4 (0.53%) DNS
9 4 (0.53%) RS-232
9 4 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.40%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.64%) Big Data
3 52 (6.87%) Hadoop
4 46 (6.08%) MySQL
5 27 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 22 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (2.77%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.25%) DB2
9 14 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.59%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
13 9 (1.19%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.06%) GIS
14 8 (1.06%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.79%) FileMaker
16 6 (0.79%) MariaDB
17 3 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 95 (12.55%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.44%) Subversion
3 72 (9.51%) JIRA
4 66 (8.72%) Jenkins
5 56 (7.40%) Maven
6 52 (6.87%) Visual Studio
7 44 (5.81%) Bitbucket
8 43 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 34 (4.49%) EasyMock
11 33 (4.36%) Selenium
12 31 (4.10%) JUnit
13 27 (3.57%) Ant
14 24 (3.17%) Apache Ivy
15 16 (2.11%) Cucumber
15 16 (2.11%) git-flow
16 14 (1.85%) CodeSonar
16 14 (1.85%) Robot Framework
17 12 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (1.32%) GCC
General
1 80 (10.57%) Electronics
2 52 (6.87%) Manufacturing
3 32 (4.23%) Finance
4 31 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.96%) Marketing
6 29 (3.83%) Games
7 18 (2.38%) Automotive
8 11 (1.45%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.32%) Japanese Language
10 9 (1.19%) Law
10 9 (1.19%) Legal
11 8 (1.06%) Music Industry
12 6 (0.79%) Banking
13 4 (0.53%) Avionics
14 2 (0.26%) Military
15 1 (0.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 355 (46.90%) Software Engineer
2 230 (30.38%) Developer
3 141 (18.63%) C++ Software Engineer
4 116 (15.32%) Software Developer
5 87 (11.49%) Java Engineer
5 87 (11.49%) Java Software Engineer
6 71 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
7 65 (8.59%) Senior Software Engineer
8 59 (7.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 55 (7.27%) Junior
10 53 (7.00%) C++ Developer
11 51 (6.74%) Graduate
12 46 (6.08%) Java Developer
13 34 (4.49%) C# Software Engineer
14 33 (4.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 30 (3.96%) Junior Developer
16 28 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
16 28 (3.70%) Test Engineer
17 26 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
18 25 (3.30%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (16.64%) HTML
2 96 (12.68%) XML
3 94 (12.42%) .NET
4 69 (9.11%) Java EE
5 67 (8.85%) Spring
6 62 (8.19%) Qt
7 61 (8.06%) CSS
8 48 (6.34%) AngularJS
8 48 (6.34%) Web Services
9 44 (5.81%) JSF
10 41 (5.42%) EJB
11 40 (5.28%) Hibernate
12 39 (5.15%) ASP.NET
13 37 (4.89%) Node.js
14 36 (4.76%) REST
15 31 (4.10%) OpenCV
16 26 (3.43%) HTML5
16 26 (3.43%) MFC
17 23 (3.04%) Django
17 23 (3.04%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.85%) Embedded Systems
2 62 (8.19%) Algorithms
3 39 (5.15%) User Experience
4 37 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.96%) Robotics
6 28 (3.70%) Wiki
7 27 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 26 (3.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 17 (2.25%) RIA
10 14 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
10 14 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.45%) Cybercrime
11 11 (1.45%) Device Driver
12 10 (1.32%) iPhone
13 9 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.19%) CUDA
13 9 (1.19%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.79%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.79%) NHS
14 6 (0.79%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 293 (38.71%) Linux
2 175 (23.12%) Windows
3 115 (15.19%) Android
4 95 (12.55%) Apple iOS
5 40 (5.28%) Unix
6 30 (3.96%) CentOS
7 27 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.11%) Mac OS X
9 13 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
10 12 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.32%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.92%) Windows Server
13 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.26%) FreeRTOS
14 2 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.26%) SafeRTOS
15 1 (0.13%) LynxOS
15 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (63.28%) Software Engineering
2 278 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (25.23%) OO
4 137 (18.10%) Computer Science
5 134 (17.70%) Scrum
6 110 (14.53%) TDD
7 94 (12.42%) UML
8 92 (12.15%) OOD
9 86 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 80 (10.57%) Cybersecurity
11 79 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
11 79 (10.44%) Test Automation
12 76 (10.04%) Android Development
13 74 (9.78%) iOS Development
14 70 (9.25%) Mathematics
15 69 (9.11%) Machine Learning
16 67 (8.85%) Mobile Development
17 65 (8.59%) SDLC
18 61 (8.06%) DevOps
19 57 (7.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 366 (48.35%) Java
2 365 (48.22%) C
3 275 (36.33%) Python
4 272 (35.93%) C#
5 160 (21.14%) JavaScript
6 125 (16.51%) SQL
7 71 (9.38%) Embedded C
8 53 (7.00%) Embedded C++
9 41 (5.42%) PHP
9 41 (5.42%) VB
10 37 (4.89%) Perl
11 34 (4.49%) Objective-C
12 30 (3.96%) Bash Shell
13 27 (3.57%) Ruby
14 23 (3.04%) TypeScript
15 19 (2.51%) MATLAB
16 18 (2.38%) PowerShell
17 17 (2.25%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.59%) Apple Swift
19 11 (1.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 210 (27.74%) Security Cleared
2 209 (27.61%) Degree
3 90 (11.89%) DV Cleared
4 71 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 61 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (2.77%) PhD
7 18 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.98%) CCNA
8 15 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.98%) CISSP
8 15 (1.98%) CompTIA Security+
8 15 (1.98%) GIAC
8 15 (1.98%) Linux+ Certification
8 15 (1.98%) MCSE
8 15 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
8 15 (1.98%) SANS
8 15 (1.98%) SSCP
9 12 (1.59%) HNC
10 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.38%) QA
2 11 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.19%) ECSS
4 4 (0.53%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.40%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.40%) MISRA
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) DO-254
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (6.21%) Docker
2 16 (2.11%) vSphere
3 14 (1.85%) Firmware
4 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (2.51%) Kubernetes
2 18 (2.38%) Puppet
3 16 (2.11%) Salt
4 9 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.79%) Ansible
6 5 (0.66%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.26%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (9.11%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.47%) Oracle
3 29 (3.83%) Red Hat
4 23 (3.04%) SAP
5 14 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.19%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.06%) Cisco
8 6 (0.79%) Adobe
8 6 (0.79%) HP
8 6 (0.79%) Perforce
9 5 (0.66%) Sencha
9 5 (0.66%) VMware
10 4 (0.53%) Facebook
11 3 (0.40%) CA
11 3 (0.40%) Google
11 3 (0.40%) Tableau
12 2 (0.26%) ESRI
12 2 (0.26%) Freescale
13 1 (0.13%) ATG
13 1 (0.13%) QNX