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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 67 65 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 35 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.47% 2.71% 9.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 5.38% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 85
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
648 651 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 51.59% 50.43% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 515 556 491
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 July 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 -12 6 £52,500 +17.97% 1
Colchester +3 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Saffron Walden - 4 £38,750 -
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Harlow - 2 £42,500 -
Loughton -3 1 £23,000 +4.54%
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (92.45%) C
2 40 (75.47%) Software Engineering
3 28 (52.83%) Degree
4 27 (50.94%) Linux
5 24 (45.28%) Perl
6 21 (39.62%) Python
7 19 (35.85%) C#
8 16 (30.19%) SQL
9 15 (28.30%) Windows
9 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
10 13 (24.53%) XML
10 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
10 13 (24.53%) SOAP
10 13 (24.53%) Asset Management
10 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
10 13 (24.53%) Network Management
11 11 (20.75%) Java
11 11 (20.75%) PHP
11 11 (20.75%) Firebird
12 10 (18.87%) Automotive
12 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
13 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (16.98%) Algorithms
13 9 (16.98%) Ext JS
13 9 (16.98%) Apache
13 9 (16.98%) Web Services
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
15 7 (13.21%) OpenCL
15 7 (13.21%) Embedded C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (16.98%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.55%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) Wireless
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Firebird
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) DB2
4 2 (3.77%) SQLite
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) MSTest
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (18.87%) Automotive
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Graduate
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Database Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) SOAP
1 13 (24.53%) XML
2 9 (16.98%) Web Services
2 9 (16.98%) Ext JS
3 7 (13.21%) OpenCL
4 6 (11.32%) WPF
5 5 (9.43%) .NET
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.55%) jQuery
6 4 (7.55%) WCF
6 4 (7.55%) Qt
6 4 (7.55%) QML
7 2 (3.77%) LAMP
8 1 (1.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Algorithms
3 6 (11.32%) Physics
4 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.55%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.77%) CUDA
6 2 (3.77%) iSeries
7 1 (1.89%) Telematics
7 1 (1.89%) VHDL
7 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.89%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Android
3 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Software Engineering
2 13 (24.53%) Asset Management
2 13 (24.53%) Network Management
3 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
3 5 (9.43%) Time Management
4 4 (7.55%) Signal Processing
5 3 (5.66%) Video Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) Image Processing
5 3 (5.66%) Video Processing
5 3 (5.66%) Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) SDLC
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (92.45%) C
2 24 (45.28%) Perl
3 21 (39.62%) Python
4 19 (35.85%) C#
5 16 (30.19%) SQL
6 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
7 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
8 11 (20.75%) Java
8 11 (20.75%) PHP
9 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
9 7 (13.21%) Embedded C++
10 6 (11.32%) MATLAB
10 6 (11.32%) XAML
11 5 (9.43%) Objective-C
12 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
12 3 (5.66%) Tcl
12 3 (5.66%) VB
12 3 (5.66%) COBOL
13 2 (3.77%) VC++
13 2 (3.77%) RPG
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) Degree
2 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) PhD
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) QNX
3 4 (7.55%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.89%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.89%) Intel
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