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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 70 60 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -47
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 46 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.36% 3.27% 10.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 6.50% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 76
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
639 708 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.63% 50.32% 56.96%
Number of salaries quoted 507 595 470
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Chelmsford -5 5 £60,000 +34.83%
Colchester -10 4 £45,000 +2.27%
Saffron Walden +2 3 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Brentwood -12 2 - -
Basildon 0 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Loughton - 1 £23,000 -
Maldon - 1 £25,000 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 47 (87.04%) C
2 44 (81.48%) Software Engineering
3 31 (57.41%) Degree
4 26 (48.15%) Linux
5 22 (40.74%) C#
6 19 (35.19%) Perl
7 18 (33.33%) Python
8 15 (27.78%) Windows
8 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
9 14 (25.93%) XML
9 14 (25.93%) SQL
9 14 (25.93%) SOAP
10 13 (24.07%) Java
10 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
10 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
10 13 (24.07%) Asset Management
10 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
10 13 (24.07%) Network Management
11 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
11 11 (20.37%) Automotive
12 9 (16.67%) Firebird
12 9 (16.67%) PHP
12 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 8 (14.81%) Ext JS
13 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
13 8 (14.81%) Web Services
13 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
13 8 (14.81%) .NET
13 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.81%) Apache

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (14.81%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Wireless
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Firebird
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) SQLite
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) LabVIEW
3 3 (5.56%) MSTest
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 11 (20.37%) Automotive
2 3 (5.56%) Electronics
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Graduate
5 4 (7.41%) Database Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (1.85%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.85%) C Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Programmer
8 1 (1.85%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Commissioning Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) SOAP
1 14 (25.93%) XML
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) Ext JS
3 7 (12.96%) WPF
4 6 (11.11%) jQuery
4 6 (11.11%) WCF
4 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.56%) OpenCL
6 2 (3.70%) WinForms
7 1 (1.85%) Qt
7 1 (1.85%) QML
7 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.85%) DirectX
7 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Physics
3 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) iSeries
4 2 (3.70%) Telematics
4 2 (3.70%) CUDA
5 1 (1.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 13 (24.07%) Asset Management
2 13 (24.07%) Network Management
3 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.56%) Time Management
6 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Validation
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Image Processing
8 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (87.04%) C
2 22 (40.74%) C#
3 19 (35.19%) Perl
4 18 (33.33%) Python
5 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
6 14 (25.93%) SQL
7 13 (24.07%) Java
7 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.67%) PHP
9 7 (12.96%) XAML
10 5 (9.26%) Objective-C
11 4 (7.41%) Embedded C
11 4 (7.41%) Embedded C++
12 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
12 3 (5.56%) VB
12 3 (5.56%) COBOL
13 2 (3.70%) RPG
14 1 (1.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) Degree
2 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Firmware
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Intel
3 5 (9.26%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.85%) QNX
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