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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 85 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.17% 5.48% 7.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 11.20% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 57
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
578 518 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.31% 48.91% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 457 414 439
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 3 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Chelmsford -16 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Saffron Walden -2 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Loughton - 1 £22,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 21 (58.33%) C
3 17 (47.22%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) Degree
6 9 (25.00%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) Firmware
7 8 (22.22%) Java
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Intel
8 7 (19.44%) Python
8 7 (19.44%) Automotive
8 7 (19.44%) Validation
9 6 (16.67%) Perl
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.89%) SOAP
10 5 (13.89%) XML
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
10 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
10 5 (13.89%) WCF
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery
11 4 (11.11%) MS Office
11 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 4 (11.11%) Linux
11 4 (11.11%) OO
11 4 (11.11%) XAML
11 4 (11.11%) Electronics
11 4 (11.11%) WPF
11 4 (11.11%) Multithreading

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 7 (19.44%) Automotive
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Finance
5 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate
4 4 (11.11%) Database Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.89%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) SOAP
2 5 (13.89%) WCF
2 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 4 (11.11%) WPF
4 2 (5.56%) STL
4 2 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.78%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.78%) J2ME
5 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.78%) DirectX
5 1 (2.78%) WinForms
5 1 (2.78%) JNI
5 1 (2.78%) ATL
5 1 (2.78%) COM+
5 1 (2.78%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) Physics
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Telematics
3 1 (2.78%) CUDA
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Validation
3 4 (11.11%) OO
3 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 4 (11.11%) Image Processing
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Numerical Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.56%) OOP
5 2 (5.56%) MVVM
5 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.78%) User Stories
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C
2 17 (47.22%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) Java
4 7 (19.44%) Python
5 6 (16.67%) Perl
6 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
7 4 (11.11%) XAML
8 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (5.56%) SQL
9 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 2 (5.56%) C++/CLI
9 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.78%) R
10 1 (2.78%) VC++
10 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 8 (22.22%) Intel
2 1 (2.78%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.78%) EMC
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