Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 99 76
Rank change year-on-year +35 -23 -35
Permanent jobs citing C++ 34 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.86% 1.12% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 1.72% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 32
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,625 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.73% -8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,000 £20,125
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,575 £89,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 698 816 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 58.66% 65.38% 61.44%
Number of salaries quoted 572 733 665
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Stoke-on-Trent +32 19 £40,000 +66.67% 1
Stafford - 8 £41,250 -
Lichfield -1 2 £35,000 +27.27%
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 23 (67.65%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) SQL
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
6 11 (32.35%) .NET
7 10 (29.41%) Degree
8 9 (26.47%) SDLC
8 9 (26.47%) C
8 9 (26.47%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) Java
9 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
10 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
10 7 (20.59%) Physics
10 7 (20.59%) Scrum
10 7 (20.59%) Python
11 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (14.71%) QA
12 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
12 5 (14.71%) MySQL
12 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
12 5 (14.71%) PHP
12 5 (14.71%) OO
12 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
13 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
13 4 (11.76%) Pascal
13 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
13 4 (11.76%) VxWorks

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Automotive
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Software Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Graduate
3 7 (20.59%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Graduate
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Laravel
4 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.94%) WinForms
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) VxWorks
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) SDLC
4 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
4 7 (20.59%) Physics
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Device Driver Development
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) OOP
8 2 (5.88%) Analytics
8 2 (5.88%) ERP
8 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.88%) Microservices
8 2 (5.88%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) C
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Python
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) PHP
8 4 (11.76%) Pascal
9 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
9 2 (5.88%) Perl
10 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.94%) R
10 1 (2.94%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
1 2 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Epicor
2 1 (2.94%) IFS
2 1 (2.94%) Infor
2 1 (2.94%) Sage