The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 15 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 13.24% 2.41% 15.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.75% 3.51% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 9
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++
Kent

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

Programming Languages Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 57 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 89.71% 68.67% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 59 39 30
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

C++
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

C++ Salary Trend in Dartford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) C
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) STL
3 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) Electronics
7 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.76%) NUnit
9 2 (11.76%) OOP
9 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (11.76%) ISEB
9 2 (11.76%) Middleware
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
10 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
10 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Android Development
10 1 (5.88%) iOS Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C++ Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C++ Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) STL
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) VHDL
2 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Android Development
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin