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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 82 72 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -43
Permanent jobs citing C++ 13 15 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.04% 1.37% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 3.00% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 64
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £21,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £57,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
613 500 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.00% 45.66% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 482 407 441
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 0 4 £30,000 -35.13%
Saffron Walden +4 3 £37,500 -
Harlow - 3 £42,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 41 (97.62%) C
2 33 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 22 (52.38%) Degree
4 20 (47.62%) Linux
5 19 (45.24%) Perl
6 17 (40.48%) C#
7 16 (38.10%) Windows
8 15 (35.71%) Python
9 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
10 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 10 (23.81%) OpenCL
11 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
12 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
13 7 (16.67%) XML
13 7 (16.67%) SOAP
13 7 (16.67%) Java
13 7 (16.67%) PHP
13 7 (16.67%) MATLAB
13 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
13 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++
13 7 (16.67%) Physics
13 7 (16.67%) WPF
13 7 (16.67%) Firebird
13 7 (16.67%) XAML
13 7 (16.67%) Automotive
13 7 (16.67%) Asset Management
13 7 (16.67%) Network Management
14 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 4 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Firebird
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (16.67%) Automotive
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Software Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate
6 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) C Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) OpenCL
2 7 (16.67%) SOAP
2 7 (16.67%) XML
2 7 (16.67%) WPF
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) Ext JS
4 4 (9.52%) Qt
4 4 (9.52%) QML
5 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) LAMP
5 2 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 7 (16.67%) Physics
4 5 (11.90%) CUDA
5 4 (9.52%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.38%) VHDL
7 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Android
3 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 7 (16.67%) Network Management
3 5 (11.90%) Signal Processing
3 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
3 5 (11.90%) Time Management
4 4 (9.52%) Analytics
4 4 (9.52%) Video Analytics
4 4 (9.52%) Image Processing
4 4 (9.52%) Video Processing
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (2.38%) OOP
6 1 (2.38%) OO
6 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) C
2 19 (45.24%) Perl
3 17 (40.48%) C#
4 15 (35.71%) Python
5 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 10 (23.81%) SQL
6 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 7 (16.67%) Java
7 7 (16.67%) PHP
7 7 (16.67%) MATLAB
7 7 (16.67%) XAML
7 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++
8 5 (11.90%) VC++
9 4 (9.52%) Tcl
9 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
9 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
10 3 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) PhD
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) QNX
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.38%) Xilinx
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Computer Futures
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Computer Futures
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