The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 66 17 62
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +45
Permanent jobs citing C++ 43 90 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.04% 9.25% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.18% 16.82% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 31
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
696 535 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.22% 54.98% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 571 467 738
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C++
East of England

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

C++
Salary Trend in Essex

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

C++ Salary Trend in Essex

C++
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Essex

C++
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -14 10 £48,250 +20.62%
Colchester -19 10 £44,000 -20.00%
Brentwood -20 4 £40,500 +1.25%
Saffron Walden - 4 £27,500 -
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 45 (47.87%) C
2 36 (38.30%) C#
2 36 (38.30%) Software Engineering
3 34 (36.17%) OO
4 28 (29.79%) Linux
5 25 (26.60%) Windows
5 25 (26.60%) Degree
6 21 (22.34%) SQL
7 20 (21.28%) .NET
8 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
8 17 (18.09%) XML
8 17 (18.09%) CSS
8 17 (18.09%) Multithreading
8 17 (18.09%) Time Management
8 17 (18.09%) Subversion
9 16 (17.02%) jQuery
9 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
9 16 (17.02%) HTML
9 16 (17.02%) Java
9 16 (17.02%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (17.02%) MVC
9 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (15.96%) UNIX
11 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.83%) PHP
13 12 (12.77%) Device Driver
13 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
14 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
14 11 (11.70%) Perl
14 11 (11.70%) Python

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (1.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.57%) IPv4
2 9 (9.57%) IPv6
3 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Subversion
2 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.06%) MSTest
3 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.38%) Electronics
2 6 (6.38%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
3 4 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.26%) Automotive
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (65.96%) Developer
2 34 (36.17%) Software Engineer
3 28 (29.79%) Software Developer
4 13 (13.83%) C Developer
5 12 (12.77%) C++ Developer
6 10 (10.64%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Consultant
7 9 (9.57%) Junior
8 8 (8.51%) Junior Software Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Junior C Software Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.19%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.13%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Senior C++ Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com Consultant
12 1 (1.06%) Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) .NET
2 17 (18.09%) XML
2 17 (18.09%) CSS
3 16 (17.02%) jQuery
3 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
3 16 (17.02%) HTML
3 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.38%) STL
4 6 (6.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (6.38%) Visualforce
5 5 (5.32%) OpenCL
5 5 (5.32%) WCF
5 5 (5.32%) OpenGL
5 5 (5.32%) DirectX
6 4 (4.26%) WPF
7 1 (1.06%) Struts2
7 1 (1.06%) Spring
7 1 (1.06%) Flash
7 1 (1.06%) Struts
7 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Device Driver
2 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.57%) Firmware
4 5 (5.32%) CUDA
5 4 (4.26%) Robotics
5 4 (4.26%) Physics
6 2 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.13%) VHDL
6 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.13%) Open Source
7 1 (1.06%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.79%) Linux
2 25 (26.60%) Windows
3 15 (15.96%) UNIX
4 10 (10.64%) Android
5 6 (6.38%) VxWorks
5 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.30%) Software Engineering
2 34 (36.17%) OO
3 17 (18.09%) Multithreading
3 17 (18.09%) Time Management
4 16 (17.02%) MVC
5 11 (11.70%) TDD
6 10 (10.64%) Change Management
7 9 (9.57%) Software Architecture
7 9 (9.57%) Android Development
7 9 (9.57%) Scrum
7 9 (9.57%) Project Planning
8 8 (8.51%) Image Processing
9 7 (7.45%) OOP
9 7 (7.45%) OOD
10 3 (3.19%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (3.19%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.13%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.13%) CRM
11 2 (2.13%) Validation
11 2 (2.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.87%) C
2 36 (38.30%) C#
3 21 (22.34%) SQL
4 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.02%) Java
6 13 (13.83%) PHP
7 11 (11.70%) Perl
7 11 (11.70%) Python
8 6 (6.38%) Apex Code
9 3 (3.19%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.13%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.13%) XAML
10 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.06%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.06%) VB
11 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Intel
3 6 (6.38%) QNX
4 2 (2.13%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) Atmel
5 1 (1.06%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.06%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.06%) MKS
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago