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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 29 32 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% 3.80% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 5.43% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -48.88%
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
88 184 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.44% 69.96% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 70 144 163
Average salary £39,000 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.29% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SAS
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) SQLite
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (16.67%) Operations Research

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Economics
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Psychology
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
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