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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 41 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.19% - 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.23% - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 9
Average salary £42,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
172 136 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 60.99% 50.75% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 104 88 105
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Chester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (76.92%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Ajax
5 6 (46.15%) WCF
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) C
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) SAS
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Python
8 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office
8 2 (15.38%) SAP
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) Ajax
4 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Economics
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Psychology
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (7.69%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Econometrics
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
4 1 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) ANSI C
5 2 (15.38%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Fortran
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) VBScript
6 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft