The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 66 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 82 134 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.55% 6.71% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.77% 11.70% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 76 122 131
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1055 1145 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.67% 57.34% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 866 979 1323
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

C++ Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

C++
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
St Albans +1 20 £40,000 -27.27%
Watford -21 18 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Hemel Hempstead -14 4 £36,500 -18.88% 3
Stevenage +2 2 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 £42,500 -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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++.

1 122 (59.22%) Software Engineering
2 119 (57.77%) C#
3 105 (50.97%) C
4 104 (50.49%) Linux
5 101 (49.03%) UNIX
5 101 (49.03%) Degree
6 95 (46.12%) Computer Science
7 92 (44.66%) Java
8 79 (38.35%) OO
9 69 (33.50%) Python
10 62 (30.10%) Multithreading
11 58 (28.16%) .NET
12 47 (22.82%) Oracle
12 47 (22.82%) Finance
13 39 (18.93%) Windows
14 35 (16.99%) MFC
15 32 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (14.56%) WPF
17 28 (13.59%) Shell Script
17 28 (13.59%) SQL
17 28 (13.59%) Relational Database
18 27 (13.11%) XML
19 25 (12.14%) Banking
20 22 (10.68%) HTML
21 21 (10.19%) RDBMS
21 21 (10.19%) WinForms
22 20 (9.71%) Games
22 20 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (9.71%) MVVM
23 19 (9.22%) Web Services

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (8.25%) Tomcat
2 16 (7.77%) GlassFish
3 10 (4.85%) Tuxedo
4 5 (2.43%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.49%) StreamWeaver
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) FormScape
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) InDesign
3 1 (0.49%) DOC1
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.91%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.46%) Firewall
4 2 (0.97%) VLAN
4 2 (0.97%) IGMP
4 2 (0.97%) PBX
4 2 (0.97%) VoIP
4 2 (0.97%) DHCP
4 2 (0.97%) HTTP
4 2 (0.97%) SNMP
4 2 (0.97%) Internet
4 2 (0.97%) RTCP
4 2 (0.97%) RTP
4 2 (0.97%) Q.931
5 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.59%) Relational Database
2 21 (10.19%) RDBMS
3 17 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (7.77%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.77%) BigTable
4 16 (7.77%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.88%) DB2
6 6 (2.91%) Informix
7 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Subversion
1 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.46%) Selenium
2 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.97%) Maven
3 2 (0.97%) NUnit
3 2 (0.97%) Ant
4 1 (0.49%) JUnit
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.49%) Hudson
4 1 (0.49%) Redmine
4 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 47 (22.82%) Finance
2 25 (12.14%) Banking
3 20 (9.71%) Games
4 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (53.88%) Developer
2 78 (37.86%) Software Engineer
3 61 (29.61%) Software Developer
4 40 (19.42%) Java Software Engineer
5 39 (18.93%) C++ Developer
6 35 (16.99%) Senior Software Engineer
7 26 (12.62%) Senior Developer
7 26 (12.62%) Java Developer
8 21 (10.19%) C++ Software Developer
9 20 (9.71%) Programmer
10 18 (8.74%) Analyst
10 18 (8.74%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 17 (8.25%) Java Software Developer
12 14 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (6.31%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (6.31%) C Developer
14 10 (4.85%) C++ Software Engineer
15 9 (4.37%) Analyst Programmer
15 9 (4.37%) Junior
16 8 (3.88%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.16%) .NET
2 35 (16.99%) MFC
3 30 (14.56%) WPF
4 27 (13.11%) XML
5 22 (10.68%) HTML
6 21 (10.19%) WinForms
7 19 (9.22%) Web Services
7 19 (9.22%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (3.40%) J2EE
9 7 (3.40%) SOAP
9 7 (3.40%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.40%) HTML5
10 6 (2.91%) ATL
11 5 (2.43%) REST
12 4 (1.94%) Velocity
12 4 (1.94%) WCF
12 4 (1.94%) CSS
13 3 (1.46%) JSON
13 3 (1.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 95 (46.12%) Computer Science
2 32 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.25%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (2.43%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.43%) Physics
5 3 (1.46%) Firmware
5 3 (1.46%) MPEG
5 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.46%) SystemC
6 2 (0.97%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
7 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.49%) Robotics
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.49%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (50.49%) Linux
2 101 (49.03%) UNIX
3 39 (18.93%) Windows
4 19 (9.22%) AIX
4 19 (9.22%) HPUX
5 18 (8.74%) Android
5 18 (8.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.97%) uClinux
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (59.22%) Software Engineering
2 79 (38.35%) OO
3 62 (30.10%) Multithreading
4 20 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (9.71%) MVVM
5 16 (7.77%) TDD
6 10 (4.85%) OOP
7 9 (4.37%) UML
8 7 (3.40%) Project Management
8 7 (3.40%) Image Processing
9 6 (2.91%) OOD
9 6 (2.91%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.43%) Scrum
10 5 (2.43%) Software Testing
10 5 (2.43%) Refactoring
11 4 (1.94%) User Stories
11 4 (1.94%) MVC
12 3 (1.46%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (1.46%) Test Automation
13 2 (0.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 119 (57.77%) C#
2 105 (50.97%) C
3 92 (44.66%) Java
4 69 (33.50%) Python
5 28 (13.59%) Shell Script
5 28 (13.59%) SQL
6 16 (7.77%) Objective-C
6 16 (7.77%) Scala
7 15 (7.28%) VC++
8 13 (6.31%) Perl
9 11 (5.34%) VB
10 6 (2.91%) PHP
10 6 (2.91%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.43%) VB6
11 5 (2.43%) F#
12 4 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.94%) Ada
13 3 (1.46%) VBScript
14 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 101 (49.03%) Degree
2 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) WCAG
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 47 (22.82%) Oracle
2 9 (4.37%) HP
3 7 (3.40%) Perforce
4 5 (2.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.43%) JBoss
5 2 (0.97%) IBM
5 2 (0.97%) Adobe
6 1 (0.49%) Fiorano
6 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.49%) webMethods
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco
6 1 (0.49%) Avaya
6 1 (0.49%) Software AG
6 1 (0.49%) Sencha
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental, Relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very competitive upon experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-60,000 + £10k Bonus
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