Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 46 12
Rank change year-on-year +24 -34 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 43 26 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.94% 4.60% 16.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.47% 8.31% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 85
Worcestershire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,750 £42,500 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 278 313 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 57.80% 55.40% 62.06%
Number of salaries quoted 240 305 288
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Worcester +19 20 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Malvern +2 15 £30,000 +5.26% 3
Redditch +6 5 £47,500 +18.75%
Droitwich - 1 £35,000 -
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 30 (69.77%) Software Engineering
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (55.81%) C#
4 21 (48.84%) Java
5 20 (46.51%) OO
5 20 (46.51%) Degree
6 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
6 19 (44.19%) OOP
7 18 (41.86%) TDD
7 18 (41.86%) Unit Testing
7 18 (41.86%) BDD
8 15 (34.88%) HTML
8 15 (34.88%) CSS
9 14 (32.56%) HTML5
10 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
11 11 (25.58%) C
12 10 (23.26%) B2B
12 10 (23.26%) Middleware
12 10 (23.26%) Qt
12 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (23.26%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
12 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
12 10 (23.26%) Node.js
12 10 (23.26%) High Availability
12 10 (23.26%) CSS3
12 10 (23.26%) Backbone.js
12 10 (23.26%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
12 10 (23.26%) Mobile App

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 3 (6.98%) Epicor Tropos
1 3 (6.98%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) SMTP
2 3 (6.98%) SNMP
3 1 (2.33%) RFID
3 1 (2.33%) SMS
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
1 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 8 (18.60%) CMake
3 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) PVCS
General
1 7 (16.28%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Military
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Node.js Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior VB Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 5 (11.63%) VB Developer
6 5 (11.63%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.98%) FPGA Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Process Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) MongoDB Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) CSS
1 15 (34.88%) HTML
2 14 (32.56%) HTML5
3 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
3 10 (23.26%) Backbone.js
3 10 (23.26%) CSS3
3 10 (23.26%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (23.26%) Middleware
3 10 (23.26%) Node.js
3 10 (23.26%) Qt
3 10 (23.26%) React
4 8 (18.60%) STL
5 6 (13.95%) .NET
6 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) CPLD
2 5 (11.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (11.63%) VHDL
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.30%) Replication
4 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) ASIC
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Software Engineering
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) OO
4 19 (44.19%) OOP
5 18 (41.86%) BDD
5 18 (41.86%) TDD
5 18 (41.86%) Unit Testing
6 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
7 10 (23.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (23.26%) B2B
7 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (23.26%) High Availability
7 10 (23.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.98%) Analytics
10 3 (6.98%) ERP
10 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
10 3 (6.98%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) Java
3 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.58%) C
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
6 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.63%) VB
6 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.63%) VB6
7 4 (9.30%) PHP
8 3 (6.98%) Assembly Language
8 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
8 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.98%) Python
8 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.65%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.98%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) MISRA
1 1 (2.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Firmware
2 3 (6.98%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) EMC
1 3 (6.98%) Epicor
1 3 (6.98%) IFS
1 3 (6.98%) Infor
1 3 (6.98%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
1 3 (6.98%) Sage
1 3 (6.98%) SAP
1 3 (6.98%) VMware
1 3 (6.98%) Xilinx