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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 87 81 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -40
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.25% 1.79% 4.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 3.88% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 37
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £44,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
583 593 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.46% 46.22% 50.30%
Number of salaries quoted 450 471 409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -13 9 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Brentwood +6 5 £27,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 26 (70.27%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) Software Engineering
3 22 (59.46%) Degree
4 21 (56.76%) Computer Science
5 20 (54.05%) C#
6 18 (48.65%) C
6 18 (48.65%) Linux
7 15 (40.54%) SDLC
8 14 (37.84%) Python
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (32.43%) VB.NET
9 12 (32.43%) Manufacturing
10 11 (29.73%) Windows
11 10 (27.03%) OO
11 10 (27.03%) Benchmarking
12 9 (24.32%) Embedded C
12 9 (24.32%) Embedded C++
12 9 (24.32%) OOP
13 7 (18.92%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (18.92%) SQL
13 7 (18.92%) Java
14 6 (16.22%) Open Source
14 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
14 6 (16.22%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
15 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
15 5 (13.51%) Firmware
15 5 (13.51%) OpenGL
15 5 (13.51%) Physics
15 5 (13.51%) Windows 7

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 12 (32.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Software Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) C++ Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
5 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
5 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) C++/C# Developer
7 6 (16.22%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (16.22%) Programmer
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
8 5 (13.51%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.51%) OpenGL
3 4 (10.81%) WCF
3 4 (10.81%) WinForms
4 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.11%) Django
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) HTML5
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) OpenCL
4 3 (8.11%) Polymer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Components
4 3 (8.11%) WebGL
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (13.51%) Physics
4 3 (8.11%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (8.11%) Biology
4 3 (8.11%) Chemistry
4 3 (8.11%) CUDA
4 3 (8.11%) Life Science
4 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Software Engineering
2 15 (40.54%) SDLC
3 10 (27.03%) Benchmarking
3 10 (27.03%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) OOP
5 7 (18.92%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.22%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) B2B
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Practice Management
7 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) 3D Rendering
8 3 (8.11%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (8.11%) Image Processing
8 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Discovery
8 3 (8.11%) Microscopy
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.41%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) C
3 14 (37.84%) Python
4 12 (32.43%) VB.NET
5 9 (24.32%) Embedded C
5 9 (24.32%) Embedded C++
6 7 (18.92%) Java
6 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.81%) VB
9 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
10 2 (5.41%) Apple Swift
10 2 (5.41%) Perl
11 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) DevExpress
3 2 (5.41%) Tableau
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