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 31 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 60 27 53
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 79 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.54% 7.00% 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.24% 13.74% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 70 37
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £36,900 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,350 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
573 575 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.44% 50.93% 63.56%
Number of salaries quoted 494 487 656
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -18 9 £47,500 +8.57%
Chelmsford -14 6 £44,500 -1.11%
Loughton - 2 £22,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 - - 1
Basildon +7 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Brentwood - 1 £50,000 -
Harwich - 1 £38,000 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (56.00%) C
2 34 (45.33%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
3 26 (34.67%) Windows
4 23 (30.67%) .NET
5 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
6 18 (24.00%) OO
7 17 (22.67%) SQL
8 16 (21.33%) Java
8 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
8 16 (21.33%) Visual Studio
8 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
8 16 (21.33%) Degree
9 15 (20.00%) XML
10 14 (18.67%) Finance
11 13 (17.33%) VB.NET
12 10 (13.33%) MS Office
12 10 (13.33%) SOAP
12 10 (13.33%) STL
12 10 (13.33%) OOP
12 10 (13.33%) OOD
12 10 (13.33%) Automotive
12 10 (13.33%) Subversion
12 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
12 10 (13.33%) Image Processing
13 9 (12.00%) WCF
13 9 (12.00%) Linux
13 9 (12.00%) CSS
14 8 (10.67%) PHP
14 8 (10.67%) Web Services

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Magento
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Selenium
4 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.33%) MSTest
4 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Automotive
3 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.67%) Marketing
4 5 (6.67%) Electronics
5 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.00%) Banking
6 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.67%) Military
8 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
2 26 (34.67%) Software Engineer
3 21 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.67%) C++ Developer
4 8 (10.67%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.67%) C Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Junior
8 3 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Junior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Lead Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) XML
3 10 (13.33%) SOAP
3 10 (13.33%) STL
4 9 (12.00%) WCF
4 9 (12.00%) CSS
5 8 (10.67%) Web Services
6 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.00%) jQuery
7 5 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (6.67%) Struts2
7 5 (6.67%) Spring
7 5 (6.67%) Struts
7 5 (6.67%) HTML
7 5 (6.67%) JSP
8 4 (5.33%) OpenGL
8 4 (5.33%) DirectX
8 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.33%) OpenCL
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Device Driver
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) CUDA
4 3 (4.00%) Robotics
4 3 (4.00%) Firmware
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) VHDL
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Linux
3 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.00%) UNIX
5 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (24.00%) OO
3 10 (13.33%) OOP
3 10 (13.33%) OOD
3 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 10 (13.33%) Image Processing
4 7 (9.33%) MVC
5 6 (8.00%) Time Management
6 5 (6.67%) MVVM
6 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.67%) TDD
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
8 3 (4.00%) Analytics
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analytics
8 3 (4.00%) Validation
8 3 (4.00%) SOA
8 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.00%) Workflow
8 3 (4.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.00%) C
2 34 (45.33%) C#
3 17 (22.67%) SQL
4 16 (21.33%) Java
5 13 (17.33%) VB.NET
6 8 (10.67%) PHP
7 5 (6.67%) VB
7 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (4.00%) Python
9 2 (2.67%) XAML
9 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.67%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.67%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.33%) R
10 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (4.00%) SAP
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) EMC
4 1 (1.33%) MKS
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