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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 26 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 0.75% 3.57% 5.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 10.53% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +5.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
51 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.06% 33.93% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 42
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) DirectX
2 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Progress