The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 30 5 32
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 42 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.66% 23.73% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.59% 34.71% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 37 5
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 121 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 44.04% 68.36% 77.58%
Number of salaries quoted 78 98 146
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Essex

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 24 July 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Multithreading
4 10 (52.63%) Image Processing
5 8 (42.11%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
7 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
7 6 (31.58%) C
8 5 (26.32%) Subversion
8 5 (26.32%) OpenGL
8 5 (26.32%) DirectX
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
8 5 (26.32%) CUDA
8 5 (26.32%) OpenCL
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
10 3 (15.79%) Firmware
10 3 (15.79%) Validation
10 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
10 3 (15.79%) XAML
10 3 (15.79%) Electronics
10 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
10 3 (15.79%) WPF
10 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (15.79%) Marketing
11 2 (10.53%) MVVM

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) OpenGL
1 5 (26.32%) DirectX
1 5 (26.32%) OpenCL
2 3 (15.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) CUDA
2 3 (15.79%) Firmware
2 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) VHDL
4 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.26%) Robotics
4 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) Multithreading
3 10 (52.63%) Image Processing
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) C
3 3 (15.79%) XAML
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago