Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 67 76
Rank change year-on-year +39 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 54 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.67% 1.62% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.08% 3.15% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 44 17 5
Swindon median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £37,875 £33,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £57,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.79% +11.43% -5.41%

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 447 413 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 55.25% 51.56% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 410 356 329
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 36 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 28 (51.85%) C
3 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (42.59%) Scrum
5 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
6 13 (24.07%) Linux
6 13 (24.07%) OO
6 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
7 12 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 12 (22.22%) Embedded C++
8 10 (18.52%) TDD
8 10 (18.52%) Windows
9 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 9 (16.67%) SDLC
10 8 (14.81%) ClearCase
10 8 (14.81%) OOD
10 8 (14.81%) Subversion
10 8 (14.81%) Device Driver
11 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (12.96%) System Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (12.96%) Degree
12 6 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
13 5 (9.26%) 5G
13 5 (9.26%) Data Analytics
13 5 (9.26%) Analytics
13 5 (9.26%) RS-232
13 5 (9.26%) Qt
13 5 (9.26%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP

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 (1.85%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) 5G
1 5 (9.26%) HTTP
1 5 (9.26%) RS-232
1 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) PPP
3 2 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
3 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (14.81%) ClearCase
4 8 (14.81%) Subversion
5 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.56%) Ant
6 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.56%) JIRA
6 3 (5.56%) JUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Maven
6 3 (5.56%) Selenium
6 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) CMake
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Software Team Leader
2 16 (29.63%) Team Leader
3 12 (22.22%) Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Embedded Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Embedded Software Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Qt Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.70%) IoT Software Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) CSS
1 5 (9.26%) Qt
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) jQuery
2 4 (7.41%) SOAP
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) .NET
3 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) React
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Device Driver
2 7 (12.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.85%) Contactless
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) OO
5 10 (18.52%) TDD
6 9 (16.67%) SDLC
7 8 (14.81%) OOD
8 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (12.96%) System Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
10 5 (9.26%) Analytics
10 5 (9.26%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (9.26%) Data Analytics
11 3 (5.56%) BDD
11 3 (5.56%) Change Management
11 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) C
2 12 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 12 (22.22%) Embedded C++
3 5 (9.26%) C#
3 5 (9.26%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) Groovy
5 3 (5.56%) Jython
5 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) Delphi
6 1 (1.85%) ES6
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (5.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) CA
2 3 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle