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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 28 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.95% 9.76% 12.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 18.46% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 6
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +115.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
83 65 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 53.90% 52.85% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 64 18
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Intel
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago