Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 +23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.45% 2.52% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 5.42% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 20
Swindon median annual salary £41,250 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +50.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £31,767 £34,125 £27,250
90th Percentile £49,125 £62,500 £46,150
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -23.81% +40.00% -11.76%

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 Swindon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 395 295 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 47.71% 46.53% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 361 260 304
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,150
90th Percentile £70,750 £60,250 £61,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Swindon

C++
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for C++ in Swindon

C++
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Swindon over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for C++.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Qt
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) OOD
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) C
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) ClearCase
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) System Testing
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (41.67%) ClearCase
2 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Research Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Qt Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Qt
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) OOD
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) System Testing
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared