Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 55 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.68% 3.81% 7.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.56% 6.03% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 47
Worcestershire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £34,500 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £51,725 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.78%

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 244 365 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 56.09% 63.26% 58.26%
Number of salaries quoted 215 352 331
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £24,850 £21,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £52,895 £50,000 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +1 7 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Malvern -2 6 £43,750 +9.38% 11
Redditch +7 1 £50,000 +22.70%
Kidderminster - 1 £40,000 -
C++
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) C
3 8 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (37.50%) UML
5 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
6 5 (31.25%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Change Management
6 5 (31.25%) Electronics
6 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
7 4 (25.00%) FPGA Design
8 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
9 2 (12.50%) Automotive
9 2 (12.50%) VHDL
9 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
1 1 (6.25%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Modbus
2 1 (6.25%) Profibus
2 1 (6.25%) RFID
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) PVCS
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) CMake
5 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
5 1 (6.25%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) MFC
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ATL
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) DCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Qt
2 1 (6.25%) STL
2 1 (6.25%) WinForms
2 1 (6.25%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) VHDL
4 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) UML
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (25.00%) FPGA Design
5 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
6 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.25%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (6.25%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 2 (12.50%) VC++
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.25%) VB6
7 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SELinux
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) VMware