The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 19 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.11% 11.54% 8.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 22.50% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 9
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
C++
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 50.00% 51.28% 55.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 59
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,280 £45,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

C++
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

C++ Salary Trend in Chelmsford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) C
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) WCF
3 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (31.25%) Struts2
4 5 (31.25%) Drupal
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (31.25%) Spring
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) Automotive
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) VB
4 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) JSP
4 5 (31.25%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) Struts
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) C# Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) EMC Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) WCF
2 5 (31.25%) Struts2
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) JSP
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) Struts
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VB
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) EMC