The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gatwick region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 14 2 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 17.31% 28.26% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 61.90% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 9
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +9.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 42 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 63.46% 45.65% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 64
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
C++
West Sussex

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++
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Gatwick

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (88.89%) .NET
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 24 (88.89%) TDD
2 22 (81.48%) WPF
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 19 (70.37%) Software Engineering
4 15 (55.56%) SQL
5 14 (51.85%) T-SQL
5 14 (51.85%) Web Services
5 14 (51.85%) OO
5 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (44.44%) WCF
6 12 (44.44%) C++/CLI
6 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 12 (44.44%) Windows
6 12 (44.44%) XML
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 12 (44.44%) SOAP
6 12 (44.44%) REST
6 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
7 10 (37.04%) Marketing
7 10 (37.04%) Banking
7 10 (37.04%) Investment Banking
7 10 (37.04%) WinForms
7 10 (37.04%) Finance
8 9 (33.33%) Subversion
8 9 (33.33%) Atlassian
8 9 (33.33%) JIRA
8 9 (33.33%) IBM
8 9 (33.33%) HP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Subversion
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
1 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 9 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (37.04%) Marketing
1 10 (37.04%) Banking
1 10 (37.04%) Investment Banking
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Software Engineer
2 16 (59.26%) C# Software Engineer
2 16 (59.26%) Developer
3 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
4 10 (37.04%) C# Programmer
4 10 (37.04%) Software Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Analyst
4 10 (37.04%) Software Programmer
4 10 (37.04%) Agile C# Developer
4 10 (37.04%) C# Software Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Developer Analyst
4 10 (37.04%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) WPF
3 14 (51.85%) Web Services
4 12 (44.44%) WCF
4 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 12 (44.44%) XML
4 12 (44.44%) SOAP
4 12 (44.44%) REST
5 10 (37.04%) WinForms
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) TDD
2 19 (70.37%) Software Engineering
3 14 (51.85%) OO
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) ATDD
5 2 (7.41%) OO PHP
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) T-SQL
4 12 (44.44%) C++/CLI
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Tcl
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 9 (33.33%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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