The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 71 56 11
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -45
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 53 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.38% 3.67% 10.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 7.22% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 48 87
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 734 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.72% 50.80% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 494 630 496
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Chelmsford -7 6 £52,500 +12.90% 1
Colchester -2 4 £45,000 -1.63%
Saffron Walden - 4 £38,750 - 1
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Loughton -4 1 £23,000 +4.54%
Maldon - 1 £25,000 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 54 (93.10%) C
2 46 (79.31%) Software Engineering
3 31 (53.45%) Degree
4 29 (50.00%) Linux
5 22 (37.93%) C#
5 22 (37.93%) Perl
6 20 (34.48%) Python
7 16 (27.59%) Windows
7 16 (27.59%) SQL
7 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
8 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
8 14 (24.14%) SOAP
8 14 (24.14%) XML
8 14 (24.14%) Asset Management
8 14 (24.14%) Network Management
9 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
9 13 (22.41%) Java
10 11 (18.97%) PHP
10 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.97%) Automotive
10 11 (18.97%) Firebird
10 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
11 9 (15.52%) Ext JS
11 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
11 9 (15.52%) Apache
11 9 (15.52%) Web Services
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.79%) Embedded C
12 8 (13.79%) Embedded C++
12 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 9 (15.52%) Apache
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
1 5 (8.62%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.90%) Wireless
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Firebird
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.45%) SQLite
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) LabVIEW
3 3 (5.17%) MSTest
4 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.97%) Automotive
2 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Software Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Graduate
5 4 (6.90%) Database Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Programmer
7 2 (3.45%) Software Programmer
7 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.45%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (1.72%) Commissioning Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) C Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) SOAP
1 14 (24.14%) XML
2 9 (15.52%) Ext JS
2 9 (15.52%) Web Services
3 7 (12.07%) WPF
3 7 (12.07%) .NET
4 6 (10.34%) OpenCL
5 5 (8.62%) WCF
5 5 (8.62%) jQuery
5 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.90%) Qt
6 4 (6.90%) QML
7 2 (3.45%) WinForms
7 2 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.07%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.07%) Physics
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.90%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.45%) iSeries
6 2 (3.45%) Telematics
7 1 (1.72%) CUDA
7 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.72%) VHDL
7 1 (1.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) Asset Management
2 14 (24.14%) Network Management
3 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.62%) Multithreading
4 5 (8.62%) Time Management
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
6 3 (5.17%) SDLC
6 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.17%) Validation
7 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Coaching
8 1 (1.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (93.10%) C
2 22 (37.93%) C#
2 22 (37.93%) Perl
3 20 (34.48%) Python
4 16 (27.59%) SQL
4 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
5 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 13 (22.41%) Java
7 11 (18.97%) PHP
8 8 (13.79%) Embedded C
8 8 (13.79%) Embedded C++
9 7 (12.07%) XAML
10 6 (10.34%) Objective-C
11 3 (5.17%) MATLAB
11 3 (5.17%) VB
11 3 (5.17%) COBOL
12 2 (3.45%) RPG
13 1 (1.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (53.45%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Firmware
2 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Rackspace
2 5 (8.62%) QNX
3 4 (6.90%) Intel
4 1 (1.72%) Xilinx
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