The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 26 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 6.52% 5.04% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.25% 19.44% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Median salary £37,000 £41,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.84% -17.00%  
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 Wakefield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 59 36 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 42.75% 25.90% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 60
Median salary £37,000 £36,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.36% +10.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

C++
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for C++ in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (88.24%) C
2 14 (82.35%) Firmware
2 14 (82.35%) Wireless
2 14 (82.35%) Bluetooth
2 14 (82.35%) GPRS
2 14 (82.35%) GSM
2 14 (82.35%) Ethernet
2 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
2 14 (82.35%) Embedded C
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 14 (82.35%) ZigBee
2 14 (82.35%) SDLC
3 13 (76.47%) Atmel
3 13 (76.47%) Embedded C++
3 13 (76.47%) Electronics
4 3 (17.65%) Games
4 3 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (17.65%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
5 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Game Development
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Science

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Bluetooth
1 14 (82.35%) Ethernet
1 14 (82.35%) GPRS
1 14 (82.35%) GSM
1 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
1 14 (82.35%) Wireless
1 14 (82.35%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 13 (76.47%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Embedded Engineer
1 14 (82.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Games Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Games Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Games Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (17.65%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
1 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) SDLC
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (5.88%) Game Development
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C
2 14 (82.35%) Embedded C
3 13 (76.47%) Embedded C++
4 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Atmel