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

C++
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 668 718 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.49% 6.57% 6.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.80% 11.73% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 574 556 660
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,825 £28,875 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 6187 6123 6648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.09% 56.03% 56.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5245 5241 5735
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 November 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 November 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 +23 302 £38,750 -0.64% 26
Dorset +27 101 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Gloucestershire -36 94 £45,000 -8.16% 4
Wiltshire +30 67 £39,000 +4.00% 10
Somerset -22 39 £42,500 +11.84%
Devon -17 35 £42,250 -0.59% 3
Cornwall +22 26 £40,000 +33.33%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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++.

1 394 (58.98%) Software Engineering
2 360 (53.89%) Java
3 267 (39.97%) C
4 250 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (34.13%) Linux
6 206 (30.84%) C#
7 203 (30.39%) Python
8 202 (30.24%) Degree
9 192 (28.74%) OO
10 191 (28.59%) Electronics
11 186 (27.84%) Computer Science
12 151 (22.60%) JavaScript
13 125 (18.71%) HTML
14 123 (18.41%) .NET
15 107 (16.02%) Mathematics
16 103 (15.42%) CSS
17 99 (14.82%) XML
18 97 (14.52%) TDD
19 96 (14.37%) Security Cleared
20 94 (14.07%) Windows
20 94 (14.07%) SQL
21 93 (13.92%) UML
22 88 (13.17%) Test Automation
23 87 (13.02%) Telecoms
24 85 (12.72%) Finance
25 80 (11.98%) OOP
26 79 (11.83%) Manufacturing
27 72 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
27 72 (10.78%) JIRA
28 69 (10.33%) Marketing

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 23 (3.44%) Apache
2 14 (2.10%) IIS
3 12 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.65%) DNN
5 9 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.05%) Confluence
7 5 (0.75%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.45%) JBoss
8 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.15%) Mule
10 1 (0.15%) nginx
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (2.54%) Simulink
2 3 (0.45%) Autodesk Inventor
2 3 (0.45%) Revit
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.65%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.15%) Force.com
7 1 (0.15%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.84%) HTTP
2 38 (5.69%) Wireless
3 23 (3.44%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.10%) ZigBee
5 10 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.35%) Internet
7 7 (1.05%) Firewall
8 6 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.75%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.75%) DVB
10 4 (0.60%) SSL
11 3 (0.45%) RFID
12 2 (0.30%) FCoE
12 2 (0.30%) LAN
12 2 (0.30%) SMS
12 2 (0.30%) SNMP
12 2 (0.30%) WAN
13 1 (0.15%) 4G
13 1 (0.15%) LDAP
13 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.03%) Big Data
2 47 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.89%) Hadoop
4 18 (2.69%) MySQL
5 14 (2.10%) Apache Hive
6 11 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.50%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.35%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.05%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.45%) Power BI
12 3 (0.45%) SQLite
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 72 (10.78%) JIRA
2 56 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 49 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 49 (7.34%) JUnit
3 49 (7.34%) Selenium
4 47 (7.04%) Bitbucket
5 46 (6.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 44 (6.59%) Visual Studio
7 33 (4.94%) Calabash
8 29 (4.34%) Eclipse
9 21 (3.14%) Android Studio
9 21 (3.14%) Gradle
9 21 (3.14%) Maven
9 21 (3.14%) Mockito
10 17 (2.54%) Ant
10 17 (2.54%) NUnit
11 15 (2.25%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.25%) Rational Rhapsody
11 15 (2.25%) SoapUI
12 14 (2.10%) HP UFT
General
1 191 (28.59%) Electronics
2 87 (13.02%) Telecoms
3 85 (12.72%) Finance
4 79 (11.83%) Manufacturing
5 69 (10.33%) Marketing
6 22 (3.29%) Games
7 20 (2.99%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.20%) Advertising
9 5 (0.75%) Automotive
10 4 (0.60%) Banking
11 3 (0.45%) Retail
12 2 (0.30%) Avionics
12 2 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 309 (46.26%) Software Engineer
2 262 (39.22%) Developer
3 144 (21.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 130 (19.46%) Software Developer
5 63 (9.43%) Graduate
6 59 (8.83%) C++ Developer
7 53 (7.93%) Junior
8 52 (7.78%) C Software Engineer
8 52 (7.78%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 52 (7.78%) Java Engineer
9 51 (7.63%) Java Developer
9 51 (7.63%) Java Software Engineer
10 49 (7.34%) C++ Software Developer
10 49 (7.34%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 48 (7.19%) Embedded Engineer
12 47 (7.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 42 (6.29%) Java Software Developer
14 41 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
15 40 (5.99%) Senior Software Engineer
16 33 (4.94%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (18.71%) HTML
2 123 (18.41%) .NET
3 103 (15.42%) CSS
4 99 (14.82%) XML
5 60 (8.98%) AngularJS
6 53 (7.93%) REST
7 47 (7.04%) JSON
8 42 (6.29%) HTML5
9 41 (6.14%) Node.js
10 38 (5.69%) ASP.NET
11 34 (5.09%) jQuery
11 34 (5.09%) Qt
12 32 (4.79%) CSS3
13 31 (4.64%) Ajax
13 31 (4.64%) Ember.js
13 31 (4.64%) KnockoutJS
14 30 (4.49%) Backbone.js
15 29 (4.34%) J2EE
16 24 (3.59%) SOAP
16 24 (3.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 186 (27.84%) Computer Science
2 55 (8.23%) Embedded Systems
3 54 (8.08%) Algorithms
4 46 (6.89%) User Experience
5 28 (4.19%) Robotics
6 13 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.20%) Smart Home
10 7 (1.05%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.05%) Wiki
11 6 (0.90%) Acoustics
11 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.90%) Digital TV
12 4 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (0.60%) CUDA
12 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.60%) Xbox
13 3 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 228 (34.13%) Linux
2 94 (14.07%) Windows
3 57 (8.53%) Android
4 45 (6.74%) Apple iOS
5 35 (5.24%) Unix
6 14 (2.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 14 (2.10%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.95%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (1.05%) CentOS
8 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.45%) ThreadX
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) Debian
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (58.98%) Software Engineering
2 250 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (28.74%) OO
4 107 (16.02%) Mathematics
5 97 (14.52%) TDD
6 93 (13.92%) UML
7 88 (13.17%) Test Automation
8 80 (11.98%) OOP
9 72 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (10.18%) Digital Marketing
10 68 (10.18%) Programme Management
11 54 (8.08%) Machine Learning
12 50 (7.49%) BDD
13 49 (7.34%) SDLC
14 46 (6.89%) Scrum
15 42 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (6.29%) Unit Testing
16 37 (5.54%) Software Testing
17 34 (5.09%) OOD
18 32 (4.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 360 (53.89%) Java
2 267 (39.97%) C
3 206 (30.84%) C#
4 203 (30.39%) Python
5 151 (22.60%) JavaScript
6 94 (14.07%) SQL
7 46 (6.89%) Perl
8 41 (6.14%) Embedded C
9 37 (5.54%) MATLAB
10 22 (3.29%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.29%) Ruby
11 21 (3.14%) Objective-C
11 21 (3.14%) PHP
12 20 (2.99%) Embedded C++
13 19 (2.84%) Go
14 14 (2.10%) Fortran
14 14 (2.10%) Groovy
14 14 (2.10%) Scala
14 14 (2.10%) VBScript
15 13 (1.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 202 (30.24%) Degree
2 96 (14.37%) Security Cleared
3 58 (8.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (5.99%) PhD
5 36 (5.39%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.44%) DV Cleared
7 22 (3.29%) HND
8 16 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.90%) CCNA
10 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.90%) CISSP
10 6 (0.90%) GIAC
10 6 (0.90%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (0.90%) MCSE
10 6 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (0.90%) SANS
10 6 (0.90%) SSCP
11 5 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (0.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.99%) QA
2 11 (1.65%) DO-178B
2 11 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.35%) MISRA
4 8 (1.20%) ISO 14001
5 6 (0.90%) MIL-STD-498
6 5 (0.75%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.45%) ECSS
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
System Software
1 19 (2.84%) Firmware
2 9 (1.35%) Docker
3 4 (0.60%) vSphere
4 2 (0.30%) NFS
4 2 (0.30%) Samba
4 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.15%) Snort
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.99%) HockeyApp
2 14 (2.10%) CA Service Virtualization
3 7 (1.05%) Puppet
4 5 (0.75%) Ansible
5 4 (0.60%) Salt
6 3 (0.45%) rkt
7 2 (0.30%) Nagios
7 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (10.18%) SAP
2 52 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 45 (6.74%) Oracle
4 34 (5.09%) Atlassian
5 22 (3.29%) Freescale
6 15 (2.25%) HP
7 14 (2.10%) CA
8 9 (1.35%) Google
9 8 (1.20%) Intel
9 8 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.90%) IBM
10 6 (0.90%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.75%) EMC
11 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.60%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.45%) Autodesk
13 3 (0.45%) NVIDIA
14 2 (0.30%) Capita
14 2 (0.30%) NetApp
14 2 (0.30%) VMware