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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 30 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.02% 4.04% 4.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 5.88% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 18
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £39,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
103 153 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 52.28% 68.61% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 91 121 239
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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++
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Chester

C++
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) SQLite
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree