The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 78 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.05% 2.56% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% 4.17% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 14
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +36.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
595 647 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.94% 61.33% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 531 547 400
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
South East

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Kent

C++
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Maidstone -7 8 £55,000 -31.25% 3
Dartford -15 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Chatham -9 3 £47,500 +18.75%
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (73.33%) Degree
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) OO
4 18 (60.00%) C
4 18 (60.00%) OOP
5 14 (46.67%) C#
5 14 (46.67%) Computer Science
6 12 (40.00%) WCF
6 12 (40.00%) Android
6 12 (40.00%) Apple iOS
6 12 (40.00%) Xamarin
6 12 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 12 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 12 (40.00%) iOS Development
6 12 (40.00%) HTML
6 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (40.00%) VB
6 12 (40.00%) .NET
6 12 (40.00%) CSS
6 12 (40.00%) Web Services
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) MVC
6 12 (40.00%) XAML
6 12 (40.00%) Cocoa
7 11 (36.67%) Windows 8
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Phone
8 10 (33.33%) Xcode
8 10 (33.33%) Objective-C
9 9 (30.00%) Linux

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LDAP
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQLite
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Xcode
2 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Electronics
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Team Leader
4 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) iOS Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) HTML
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
1 12 (40.00%) CSS
1 12 (40.00%) Web Services
1 12 (40.00%) Cocoa
1 12 (40.00%) WCF
1 12 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) YAML
4 2 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 12 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
4 4 (13.33%) SystemC
4 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (13.33%) Physics
5 3 (10.00%) Firmware
5 3 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (6.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Android
2 12 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 11 (36.67%) Windows 8
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) AIX
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 19 (63.33%) OO
3 18 (60.00%) OOP
4 12 (40.00%) MVC
4 12 (40.00%) iOS Development
5 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Product Management
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.33%) UML
8 1 (3.33%) CAD
8 1 (3.33%) 3D Programming
8 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C
2 14 (46.67%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) VB
3 12 (40.00%) XAML
4 10 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 8 (26.67%) Embedded C++
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 4 (13.33%) Perl
6 4 (13.33%) Java
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) NFS
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) OpenView
1 3 (10.00%) Control-M
1 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) JBoss
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Sun
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Dell
2 3 (10.00%) Veritas
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive Depending On Experience
Posted: 24 days ago