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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 66 49
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.29% 1.87% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% 2.94% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 16
Median salary £26,500 £24,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.41% -60.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £90,000
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 310 442 368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 59.05% 63.60% 59.35%
Number of salaries quoted 258 409 327
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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++
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 28 June 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 +15 11 £26,500 +10.41%
Rugeley - 1 £25,000 -
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 12 (57.14%) Degree
5 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
5 11 (52.38%) OOP
5 11 (52.38%) OO
6 10 (47.62%) SQL
7 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
8 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
9 7 (33.33%) PHP
9 7 (33.33%) Physics
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) Oracle
11 5 (23.81%) CGI
11 5 (23.81%) Windows
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (23.81%) VBA
11 5 (23.81%) VB
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Optimisation
11 5 (23.81%) Escalation Management
11 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
12 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree

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 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Riak
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Graduate
2 14 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Computer Science Graduate
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Junior
5 3 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Graduate IT Support
6 2 (9.52%) IT Graduate
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) CGI
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) OO
1 11 (52.38%) OOP
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
3 7 (33.33%) Physics
4 5 (23.81%) Escalation Management
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Optimisation
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (23.81%) VB
5 5 (23.81%) VBA
6 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) Python
8 1 (4.76%) Clojure
8 1 (4.76%) Erlang
8 1 (4.76%) Haskell
8 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
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