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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 30 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 20 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.32% 6.17% 17.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 10.36% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 52
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £45,500 £47,950
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 174 193 211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 64.21% 59.57% 71.28%
Number of salaries quoted 165 183 196
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern -8 7 £40,000 -
Worcester +12 1 £24,000 -36.00%
Redditch -7 1 £41,500 +3.75%
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 10 (37.04%) C
4 9 (33.33%) Firmware
4 9 (33.33%) Electronics
5 8 (29.63%) VHDL
5 8 (29.63%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.81%) Embedded C
7 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
7 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
8 3 (11.11%) DO-178B
8 3 (11.11%) DO-254
8 3 (11.11%) Def Stans
8 3 (11.11%) FPGA Design
8 3 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (11.11%) CEH
8 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Automotive
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Ada
9 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) 3G
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) RS-232
2 1 (3.70%) RS-485
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) CANoe
2 2 (7.41%) PVCS
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Control Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Electronics Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) MFC
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
2 1 (3.70%) ATL
2 1 (3.70%) Cocoa
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Qt
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Velocity
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) VHDL
2 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) FPGA Design
5 2 (7.41%) CAD
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) Android Development
6 1 (3.70%) BDD
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.70%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C
2 8 (29.63%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Embedded C
3 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
4 3 (11.11%) Ada
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CEH
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Def Stans
1 3 (11.11%) DO-178B
1 3 (11.11%) DO-254
2 2 (7.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Freescale
2 2 (7.41%) Fujitsu
2 2 (7.41%) Green Hills
2 2 (7.41%) MKS
2 2 (7.41%) Rockwell
3 1 (3.70%) Assembla