The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 82 78 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.41% 1.97% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 3.49% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 18
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
South East

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
659 687 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.71% 56.27% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 592 623 341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Sevenoaks - 8 £45,000 -
Dartford -19 4 £48,750 +8.33%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £55,000 -
Maidstone +11 2 £48,750 +8.33%
Rochester - 2 £45,000 -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 35 (67.31%) Software Engineering
3 34 (65.38%) Degree
3 34 (65.38%) Linux
4 30 (57.69%) C
5 22 (42.31%) Java
5 22 (42.31%) Computer Science
6 18 (34.62%) Multithreading
6 18 (34.62%) OOD
7 16 (30.77%) OO
8 13 (25.00%) C#
9 12 (23.08%) HTML
9 12 (23.08%) MySQL
9 12 (23.08%) Embedded C
10 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
10 10 (19.23%) Physics
10 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 10 (19.23%) UNIX
10 10 (19.23%) PHP
10 10 (19.23%) Python
11 9 (17.31%) Apache
11 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
11 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
11 9 (17.31%) Perl
11 9 (17.31%) .NET
11 9 (17.31%) MATLAB
11 9 (17.31%) Embedded C++
11 9 (17.31%) Open Source
12 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
12 8 (15.38%) Embedded Systems

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (17.31%) Apache
1 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.54%) Node.js
3 4 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Mathematica
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 5 (9.62%) SSL
3 4 (7.69%) SAN
3 4 (7.69%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) VLAN
3 4 (7.69%) LDAP
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
3 4 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
2 5 (9.62%) Maven
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.77%) Hudson
4 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
1 4 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Games
2 3 (5.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Military
3 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) Software Engineer
3 17 (32.69%) Software Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) C++ Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Applications Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Programmer
7 6 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) DBA
10 3 (5.77%) Administrator
10 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) CSS
3 5 (9.62%) CGI
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware
3 5 (9.62%) Java SE
3 5 (9.62%) WCF
3 5 (9.62%) WPF
3 5 (9.62%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) YAML
4 4 (7.69%) HTML5
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (1.92%) STL
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
2 10 (19.23%) Physics
3 9 (17.31%) Open Source
4 8 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 5 (9.62%) Device Driver
6 3 (5.77%) Replication
6 3 (5.77%) Clustering
7 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.92%) Animation
8 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 34 (65.38%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) UNIX
4 5 (9.62%) Mac OS
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.69%) AIX
5 4 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Software Engineering
2 18 (34.62%) Multithreading
2 18 (34.62%) OOD
3 16 (30.77%) OO
4 7 (13.46%) Web Development
4 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) User Stories
5 5 (9.62%) Kanban
5 5 (9.62%) Scrum
5 5 (9.62%) UML
5 5 (9.62%) OOP
6 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (5.77%) Line Management
7 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.77%) SOA
8 2 (3.85%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) C
2 22 (42.31%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) C#
4 12 (23.08%) Embedded C
5 10 (19.23%) Python
5 10 (19.23%) PHP
6 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.31%) Perl
6 9 (17.31%) Embedded C++
6 9 (17.31%) MATLAB
7 6 (11.54%) Scala
8 4 (7.69%) Ruby
9 3 (5.77%) VB
10 2 (3.85%) R
10 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.85%) Ada
10 2 (3.85%) Fortran
11 1 (1.92%) VBA
11 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (65.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) NFS
2 3 (5.77%) Firmware
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (9.62%) Capistrano
2 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Control-M
2 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Percona
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) IBM
2 4 (7.69%) Sun
2 4 (7.69%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) Dell
2 4 (7.69%) Veritas
2 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
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