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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 70 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.35% 6.30% 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 13.55% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 60 50
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,650 £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
521 502 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.85% 46.52% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 427 442 542
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 7 £46,250 +10.11%
Saffron Walden -8 2 - -
Chelmsford -14 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Harwich - 1 £38,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (58.46%) C
2 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
3 28 (43.08%) C#
4 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.38%) Windows
5 19 (29.23%) .NET
6 17 (26.15%) OO
6 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
7 16 (24.62%) Java
8 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
9 14 (21.54%) Degree
9 14 (21.54%) Finance
10 13 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 13 (20.00%) SQL
11 11 (16.92%) XML
12 10 (15.38%) SOAP
12 10 (15.38%) STL
12 10 (15.38%) OOP
12 10 (15.38%) MS Office
12 10 (15.38%) OOD
12 10 (15.38%) Subversion
13 9 (13.85%) Automotive
13 9 (13.85%) WCF
13 9 (13.85%) Multithreading
14 8 (12.31%) PHP
14 8 (12.31%) Web Services
14 8 (12.31%) Image Processing
15 6 (9.23%) Device Driver
15 6 (9.23%) Electronics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.38%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (4.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) MSTest
4 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Automotive
3 6 (9.23%) Electronics
3 6 (9.23%) Marketing
4 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.62%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Developer
2 24 (36.92%) Software Engineer
3 17 (26.15%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.31%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.77%) C++ Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Lead Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate
8 3 (4.62%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) XML
3 10 (15.38%) SOAP
3 10 (15.38%) STL
4 9 (13.85%) WCF
5 8 (12.31%) Web Services
6 5 (7.69%) Struts
6 5 (7.69%) CSS
6 5 (7.69%) JSP
6 5 (7.69%) Spring
6 5 (7.69%) Struts2
7 3 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (4.62%) OpenCL
7 3 (4.62%) WPF
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Remoting
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.62%) OpenGL
7 3 (4.62%) DirectX
8 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Device Driver
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) CUDA
3 3 (4.62%) Firmware
4 2 (3.08%) Robotics
4 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.15%) OO
3 10 (15.38%) OOD
3 10 (15.38%) OOP
4 9 (13.85%) Multithreading
5 8 (12.31%) Image Processing
6 5 (7.69%) MVVM
6 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.69%) TDD
7 4 (6.15%) Validation
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.62%) MVC
8 3 (4.62%) Workflow
8 3 (4.62%) SOA
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.62%) CRM
8 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) C
2 28 (43.08%) C#
3 16 (24.62%) Java
4 13 (20.00%) SQL
4 13 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 8 (12.31%) PHP
6 5 (7.69%) VB
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) Python
8 3 (4.62%) XAML
9 2 (3.08%) C++/CLI
9 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) PowerHouse
10 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.54%) VC++
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.54%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
2 3 (4.62%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.54%) MKS
3 1 (1.54%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.54%) EMC