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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 35 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% - 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% - 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £44,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
102 137 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 52.31% 52.69% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59 104 108
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Psychology
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Economics
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Psychology
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Fortran
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft