The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 32 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.21% 1.69% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 3.41% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £44,000 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
130 88 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 71.82% 49.44% 69.26%
Number of salaries quoted 117 68 141
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

C++
Salary Trend in Chester

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

C++ Salary Trend in Chester

C++
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) VC++
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) VHDL
5 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (20.00%) MFC
5 1 (20.00%) OO

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) VC++
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago