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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 61 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 27 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.82% 0.68% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.86% 1.24% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 28
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £71,000 £47,250
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
556 646 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.10% 54.98% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 494 523 486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Dartford +8 10 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £52,500 -
Deal - 2 £37,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 - 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (42.86%) C
1 18 (42.86%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 15 (35.71%) HTML
4 13 (30.95%) Windows
5 12 (28.57%) C#
5 12 (28.57%) Degree
6 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
7 10 (23.81%) Replication
7 10 (23.81%) Clustering
7 10 (23.81%) MySQL
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.81%) Web Services
7 10 (23.81%) VB
7 10 (23.81%) SOA
7 10 (23.81%) Selenium
7 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Hudson
8 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
9 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
9 7 (16.67%) Firmware
10 6 (14.29%) OOD
10 6 (14.29%) Electronics
10 6 (14.29%) Physics
11 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
11 5 (11.90%) MATLAB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) IPv4
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
1 10 (23.81%) Hudson
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) C++ Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Software Developer
4 10 (23.81%) DBA
4 10 (23.81%) Administrator
4 10 (23.81%) MySQL DBA
5 6 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) C Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (11.90%) STL
5 4 (9.52%) Qt
6 3 (7.14%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.76%) XML
7 2 (4.76%) XML Schema
8 1 (2.38%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.38%) Java EE
8 1 (2.38%) WCF
8 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.81%) Replication
2 10 (23.81%) Clustering
3 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 6 (14.29%) Physics
5 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
6 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
7 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
7 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (4.76%) VHDL
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
2 10 (23.81%) SOA
3 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
4 6 (14.29%) OOD
5 4 (9.52%) Image Processing
6 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.14%) 3D Visualisation
6 3 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Android Development
7 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) UML
8 1 (2.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C
2 16 (38.10%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) C#
4 10 (23.81%) VB
5 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) Fortran
7 3 (7.14%) Scala
7 3 (7.14%) R
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Postgraduate
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.38%) Renesas
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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