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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 72 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 37 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.23% 3.51% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 6.74% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 38
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
585 549 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.58% 52.04% 51.65%
Number of salaries quoted 458 443 399
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Colchester -9 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Chelmsford -7 3 £55,000 +13.98% 6
Brentwood - 3 - -
Saffron Walden -1 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (76.19%) C
2 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 20 (47.62%) Degree
4 18 (42.86%) C#
5 17 (40.48%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) Python
6 14 (33.33%) Perl
7 13 (30.95%) Java
8 11 (26.19%) Windows
8 11 (26.19%) Firmware
9 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.81%) Automotive
9 10 (23.81%) XML
9 10 (23.81%) SOAP
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) .NET
10 9 (21.43%) Intel
11 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
11 8 (19.05%) Network Management
12 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 6 (14.29%) WCF
13 6 (14.29%) jQuery
13 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
13 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Firebird
3 3 (7.14%) DB2
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) MSTest
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.81%) Automotive
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) German Language
5 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Database Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) SOAP
1 10 (23.81%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) .NET
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.29%) WCF
3 6 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (9.52%) Ext JS
4 4 (9.52%) Web Services
5 3 (7.14%) WPF
6 2 (4.76%) WinForms
7 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.38%) OpenCL
7 1 (2.38%) ATL
7 1 (2.38%) COM+
7 1 (2.38%) MFC
7 1 (2.38%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.38%) DirectX
7 1 (2.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 3 (7.14%) Physics
3 2 (4.76%) iSeries
3 2 (4.76%) Telematics
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) CUDA
4 1 (2.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
2 8 (19.05%) Network Management
3 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (4.76%) TDD
7 2 (4.76%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.38%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) C
2 18 (42.86%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) Perl
3 14 (33.33%) Python
4 13 (30.95%) Java
5 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
6 9 (21.43%) SQL
7 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.90%) Objective-C
9 4 (9.52%) PHP
10 3 (7.14%) COBOL
10 3 (7.14%) XAML
11 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
11 2 (4.76%) RPG
12 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.38%) VC++
12 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.38%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Firmware
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Intel
3 4 (9.52%) Rackspace
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Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Chelmsford
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Chelmsford
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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