Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 41 15
Rank change year-on-year +10 -26 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 36 16 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.19% 3.45% 16.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.92% 6.75% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 94
Worcestershire median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £26,375 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £43,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 302 237 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 60.28% 51.08% 70.41%
Number of salaries quoted 277 227 324
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Worcester +11 15 £31,250 +13.64% 1
Malvern 0 11 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Redditch +4 9 £43,750 +4.17%
Droitwich - 1 £35,000 -
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) C#
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) Java
5 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 13 (36.11%) Degree
7 10 (27.78%) HTML
7 10 (27.78%) .NET
7 10 (27.78%) C
7 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 9 (25.00%) OOP
8 9 (25.00%) OO
8 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) BDD
8 9 (25.00%) HTML5
8 9 (25.00%) TDD
9 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) Electronics
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 7 (19.44%) Firmware
10 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
10 7 (19.44%) VB
10 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 7 (19.44%) Qt
10 7 (19.44%) VB6
10 7 (19.44%) VHDL
11 6 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (16.67%) JIRA

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Epicor Tropos
1 2 (5.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) SMTP
2 3 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (5.56%) SMS
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) CMake
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) CANoe
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (22.22%) Electronics
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Military
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
4 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior VB Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 7 (19.44%) VB Developer
3 7 (19.44%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) FPGA Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Process Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) HTML5
3 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) Qt
4 5 (13.89%) STL
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 3 (8.33%) CSS3
5 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) Node.js
5 3 (8.33%) React
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) VHDL
2 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (16.67%) Replication
3 5 (13.89%) CPLD
4 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) ASIC
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) BDD
3 9 (25.00%) OO
3 9 (25.00%) OOP
3 9 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) FPGA Design
6 4 (11.11%) Signal Processing
7 3 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) B2B
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) High Availability
7 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) C
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
6 7 (19.44%) VB
6 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
6 7 (19.44%) VB6
7 4 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
7 4 (11.11%) Python
8 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
8 3 (8.33%) Perl
8 3 (8.33%) PHP
8 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Firmware
2 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) EMC
1 3 (8.33%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
1 3 (8.33%) Xilinx
2 2 (5.56%) Epicor
2 2 (5.56%) Freescale
2 2 (5.56%) Fujitsu
2 2 (5.56%) Green Hills
2 2 (5.56%) IFS
2 2 (5.56%) Infor
2 2 (5.56%) MKS
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Sage
2 2 (5.56%) SAP