The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.13% 2.74% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 4.62% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 21
Median salary £26,750 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.72% -45.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 242 390 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 57.21% 59.36% 63.84%
Number of salaries quoted 200 362 336
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 6 £26,125 +8.85%
Stafford +1 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Cannock - 1 £45,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £25,000 - 1
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) OOP
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) PHP
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) VBA
8 2 (16.67%) VB
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Riak
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Graduate
3 3 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (16.67%) CGI
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Blog
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Escalation Management
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) Complexity Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Clojure
6 2 (16.67%) Erlang
6 2 (16.67%) Haskell
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 1 (8.33%) F#
7 1 (8.33%) Go
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
Tamworth, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago