The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank - 34 29
Permanent jobs citing C++ 0 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.13% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.76% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 12
Average salary - £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 139 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 47.18% 54.30% 67.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78 107 120
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Cheshire

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 22 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 6 (60.00%) SAP
3 6 (60.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) SAS
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Statistics
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (60.00%) Physics
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Django
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Gherkin

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Informix
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Graduate
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Django
2 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Statistics
1 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (60.00%) Physics
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (20.00%) Debian
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft