Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 51 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 10 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.73% 2.01% 4.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 3.77% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 20
10th Percentile £22,975 £21,288 £33,275
25th Percentile £25,563 £21,625 £34,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £44,375 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.75% +6.93% -7.78%
75th Percentile £48,125 £51,875 £48,750
90th Percentile £49,250 £57,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 231 265 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 42.39% 53.21% 61.91%
Number of salaries quoted 171 249 415
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,500 £23,750
25th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,501 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,100 £54,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for C++ in Staffordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021. 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
Burton-upon-Trent -3 2 £25,250 -49.50%
Stafford - 1 £45,000 -
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Law
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (50.00%) Haskell
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Go
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Law
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Python Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (25.00%) DirectX
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Go
1 2 (50.00%) Haskell
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft