The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank - 17 27
Permanent jobs citing C++ 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - 5.26% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.64% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 23.64% 49.47% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 53
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,375 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

C++
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Gatwick region.

C++ Salary Trend in Gatwick

C++
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) WinForms
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
1 6 (85.71%) WPF
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Programmer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Software Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Developer Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Software Programmer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Agile C# Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Programmer
2 6 (85.71%) Software Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) WinForms
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle