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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 88 92 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.60% 1.16% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 2.01% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
619 648 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.29% 58.01% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 554 573 313
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 - 5 £40,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £55,000 -
Dartford - 1 £50,000 -
Rochester - 1 £45,000 -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 33 (66.00%) Windows
1 33 (66.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (64.00%) Linux
3 31 (62.00%) Degree
4 28 (56.00%) C
5 24 (48.00%) Computer Science
6 22 (44.00%) Java
7 19 (38.00%) OOD
8 16 (32.00%) Multithreading
9 14 (28.00%) OO
9 14 (28.00%) C#
9 14 (28.00%) HTML
10 11 (22.00%) .NET
10 11 (22.00%) MySQL
10 11 (22.00%) Embedded C
11 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.00%) MATLAB
11 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 10 (20.00%) Physics
12 9 (18.00%) PHP
12 9 (18.00%) UNIX
12 9 (18.00%) Python
12 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
13 8 (16.00%) Open Source
13 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
14 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (14.00%) Web Development
14 7 (14.00%) Apache
14 7 (14.00%) Tomcat

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (14.00%) Apache
1 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (14.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Mathematica
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) SSL
2 5 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) VLAN
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) LDAP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
2 5 (10.00%) Maven
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) Hudson
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (6.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Military
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 17 (34.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) C++ Developer
6 7 (14.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Applications Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Programmer
8 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) DBA
9 4 (8.00%) Administrator
9 4 (8.00%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) MySQL DBA
10 3 (6.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) CSS
3 5 (10.00%) Java SE
3 5 (10.00%) WCF
3 5 (10.00%) WPF
3 5 (10.00%) CGI
3 5 (10.00%) Middleware
3 5 (10.00%) HTML5
3 5 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) YAML
6 1 (2.00%) STL
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (20.00%) Physics
3 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
4 8 (16.00%) Open Source
5 6 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (10.00%) Device Driver
7 4 (8.00%) Replication
7 4 (8.00%) Clustering
8 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
9 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Linux
3 9 (18.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) AIX
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (38.00%) OOD
3 16 (32.00%) Multithreading
4 14 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) Web Development
5 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) UML
6 5 (10.00%) Kanban
6 5 (10.00%) User Stories
7 4 (8.00%) SOA
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.00%) OOP
8 3 (6.00%) 3D Visualisation
8 3 (6.00%) Image Processing
9 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.00%) DevOps
9 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C
2 22 (44.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) C#
4 11 (22.00%) Embedded C
5 10 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.00%) PHP
6 9 (18.00%) Python
7 7 (14.00%) Scala
7 7 (14.00%) Perl
8 6 (12.00%) Embedded C++
9 4 (8.00%) VB
10 3 (6.00%) R
10 3 (6.00%) Fortran
11 2 (4.00%) Ruby
11 2 (4.00%) Assembly Language
11 2 (4.00%) Ada
12 1 (2.00%) VBA
12 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (10.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Control-M
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Percona
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) IBM
2 2 (4.00%) Sun
2 2 (4.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) Dell
2 2 (4.00%) Veritas
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Renesas
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Dover, Kent
Expert Employment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago