Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 32 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -31
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.15% 7.24% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.76% 12.01% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 17
Worcestershire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £34,000 £26,750 £23,800
90th Percentile £56,000 £51,250 £43,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 217 308 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 47.38% 60.27% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 192 282 238
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,850
90th Percentile £52,895 £48,750 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Malvern 0 8 £50,000 +66.67% 9
Worcester -12 8 £47,500 +52.00% 3
Redditch -3 3 £42,500 +2.41% 2
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) C
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
5 4 (21.05%) Python
6 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Automotive
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) FreeRTOS
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) Internet of Things
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (10.53%) MISRA
7 2 (10.53%) CMake
7 2 (10.53%) Modbus
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.53%) Deep Learning
7 2 (10.53%) Docker

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Simulink
1 1 (5.26%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) Modbus
3 1 (5.26%) Profibus
3 1 (5.26%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) CMake
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) PVCS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior
5 3 (15.79%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Conversion Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) FFmpeg
1 2 (10.53%) GStreamer
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ATL
2 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (5.26%) DCOM
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Qt
2 1 (5.26%) STL
2 1 (5.26%) WinForms
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.26%) CAN bus
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (26.32%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (10.53%) Deep Learning
4 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.26%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (5.26%) FPGA Design
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) Ada
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) HND
4 1 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA
2 1 (5.26%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.26%) DO-254
2 1 (5.26%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) NVIDIA