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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 20 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.01% 8.60% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 12.90% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% -18.18%
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
36 62 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 36.36% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 56
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (100.00%) CSQA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CSQA