The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South East / Kent
Rank 65 60 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs citing C++ 21 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.54% 3.68% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.86% 6.97% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 18
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
432 545 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.30% 52.76% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 354 481 579
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

C++
Salary Trend in Kent

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

C++ Salary Trend in Kent

C++
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

C++ Salary Histogram in Kent

C++
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 9 - -
Dover - 6 - -
Rochester - 2 £29,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £72,500 -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for C++.

1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Software Engineering
3 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
4 24 (58.54%) C
5 23 (56.10%) UML
6 17 (41.46%) OOD
6 17 (41.46%) OO
6 17 (41.46%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (34.15%) Mathematics
7 14 (34.15%) Subversion
7 14 (34.15%) Embedded C
7 14 (34.15%) Firmware
8 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
8 13 (31.71%) Degree
9 12 (29.27%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (29.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 12 (29.27%) Validation
9 12 (29.27%) Java
9 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 12 (29.27%) SQL
9 12 (29.27%) Qt
9 12 (29.27%) Signal Processing
9 12 (29.27%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (29.27%) Algorithms
10 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (26.83%) PHP
11 10 (24.39%) Web Development
11 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (21.95%) Xbox
12 9 (21.95%) DevOps

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Google App Engine
1 9 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) RS-232
1 1 (2.44%) RS-485
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) BigQuery
1 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (34.15%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.95%) Games
1 9 (21.95%) Legal
2 5 (12.20%) Billing
3 4 (9.76%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Military
5 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Software Engineer
2 17 (41.46%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (41.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Java Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Graduate
6 5 (12.20%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Linux Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Electronics Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Qt
2 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
2 9 (21.95%) J2EE
2 9 (21.95%) OAuth
2 9 (21.95%) Servlets
2 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
4 2 (4.88%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Mathematics
2 12 (29.27%) Algorithms
2 12 (29.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (21.95%) Visualisation
4 9 (21.95%) Xbox
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.88%) Physics
7 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.88%) FreeBSD
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Software Engineering
2 23 (56.10%) UML
3 17 (41.46%) OO
3 17 (41.46%) OOD
4 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
5 12 (29.27%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (29.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (29.27%) Signal Processing
5 12 (29.27%) Validation
6 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (24.39%) Web Development
8 9 (21.95%) DevOps
8 9 (21.95%) Game Development
8 9 (21.95%) Load Testing
8 9 (21.95%) MVC
9 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.63%) Scrum
11 5 (12.20%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
12 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C
2 14 (34.15%) Embedded C
3 12 (29.27%) Java
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) PHP
5 6 (14.63%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.88%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Google
1 9 (21.95%) Perforce
1 9 (21.95%) Tableau
2 1 (2.44%) Atmel
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
West Malling, Kent
SearchFlow
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Dartford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 27 days ago