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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 71 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 24 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.41% 2.80% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 4.80% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 13
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,750 £42,000
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
457 625 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.84% 58.36% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 387 542 375
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 22 September 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 September 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
Canterbury -8 5 - -
Dartford -16 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Chatham 0 2 £34,500 -13.75%
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 32 (76.19%) Windows
3 31 (73.81%) Degree
4 25 (59.52%) C
5 22 (52.38%) OO
6 19 (45.24%) Linux
7 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
7 17 (40.48%) Multithreading
8 15 (35.71%) OOP
8 15 (35.71%) C#
9 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (30.95%) HTML
10 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
10 13 (30.95%) CSS
11 12 (28.57%) .NET
12 11 (26.19%) WCF
13 10 (23.81%) Perl
13 10 (23.81%) Windows 8
14 9 (21.43%) MySQL
14 9 (21.43%) Apache
14 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
14 9 (21.43%) Embedded C++
15 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
15 8 (19.05%) MVC
15 8 (19.05%) XAML
15 8 (19.05%) VB
15 8 (19.05%) Web Services
15 8 (19.05%) Cocoa
15 8 (19.05%) Xcode
15 8 (19.05%) Objective-C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) VLAN
3 4 (9.52%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) LDAP
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Xcode
2 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Games
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) C++ Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) Mobile Software Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
9 4 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
11 2 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
11 2 (4.76%) UNIX Consultant
11 2 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
1 13 (30.95%) CSS
2 12 (28.57%) .NET
3 11 (26.19%) WCF
4 8 (19.05%) Web Services
4 8 (19.05%) Cocoa
4 8 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (11.90%) CGI
5 5 (11.90%) Java SE
5 5 (11.90%) REST
6 4 (9.52%) YAML
6 4 (9.52%) Middleware
7 3 (7.14%) WPF
8 2 (4.76%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 8 (19.05%) User Experience
3 7 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (11.90%) Open Source
5 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.52%) Physics
6 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
6 3 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (7.14%) Firmware
7 2 (4.76%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Linux
3 10 (23.81%) Windows 8
4 8 (19.05%) Android
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Phone
4 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
5 5 (11.90%) Mac OS
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.52%) UNIX
6 4 (9.52%) AIX
6 4 (9.52%) Solaris
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 22 (52.38%) OO
3 17 (40.48%) Multithreading
4 15 (35.71%) OOP
5 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.05%) MVC
6 8 (19.05%) iOS Development
7 6 (14.29%) OOD
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 5 (11.90%) Kanban
8 5 (11.90%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) Coaching
9 4 (9.52%) DevOps
9 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
9 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.52%) UML
10 3 (7.14%) Line Management
10 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C
2 15 (35.71%) C#
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) Perl
5 9 (21.43%) Embedded C++
6 8 (19.05%) XAML
6 8 (19.05%) VB
6 8 (19.05%) Objective-C
6 8 (19.05%) Embedded C
7 6 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (11.90%) Python
9 4 (9.52%) Ruby
9 4 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) NFS
2 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (11.90%) Capistrano
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.52%) Control-M
2 4 (9.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 8 (19.05%) Xamarin
2 5 (11.90%) Percona
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) Sun
3 4 (9.52%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) Dell
3 4 (9.52%) Veritas
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) JBoss
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
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