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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 41 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.69% 2.65% 4.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 4.24% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
114 118 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 64.04% 62.43% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 103 109 74
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -35.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) SDLC
5 7 (46.67%) C#
6 6 (40.00%) Python
6 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
6 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
6 6 (40.00%) Benchmarking
6 6 (40.00%) C
6 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) CUDA
7 4 (26.67%) Physics
7 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (26.67%) OpenCL
8 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) Subversion
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (13.33%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
9 2 (13.33%) Objective-C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) OpenCL
3 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
3 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) CUDA
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (26.67%) Physics
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau