The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 38 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.89% 2.55% 7.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 6.25% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
162 64 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 63.04% 40.76% 62.26%
Number of salaries quoted 139 61 90
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

C++
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Colchester region.

C++ Salary Trend in Colchester

C++
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Colchester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 13 (68.42%) Linux
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
1 13 (68.42%) Manufacturing
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) C
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
4 10 (52.63%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) Benchmarking
5 9 (47.37%) Embedded C
5 9 (47.37%) Embedded C++
6 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 6 (31.58%) Open Source
7 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (31.58%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) Firmware
8 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Physics
9 3 (15.79%) CUDA
9 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
9 3 (15.79%) OpenCL
9 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) MS Office
10 2 (10.53%) Java

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 13 (68.42%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) OpenCL
3 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (15.79%) CUDA
3 3 (15.79%) Physics
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) SDLC
3 10 (52.63%) Benchmarking
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C
2 10 (52.63%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) Embedded C
3 9 (47.37%) Embedded C++
4 6 (31.58%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau