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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 61 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 33 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.21% 2.83% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.69% 4.93% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 13
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £44,500
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
493 670 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.00% 57.51% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 432 607 341
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 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -5 5 - -
Dartford -17 5 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Sevenoaks - 4 £45,000 - 1
Maidstone +5 2 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Rochester - 1 £45,000 -
Chatham - 1 £21,500 -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 46 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 43 (76.79%) Windows
3 40 (71.43%) Degree
4 32 (57.14%) C
5 29 (51.79%) Linux
6 27 (48.21%) OO
7 24 (42.86%) Computer Science
8 20 (35.71%) C#
8 20 (35.71%) Multithreading
9 16 (28.57%) OOP
10 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.00%) HTML
11 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (25.00%) .NET
11 14 (25.00%) OOD
12 13 (23.21%) Embedded C
12 13 (23.21%) Embedded C++
12 13 (23.21%) CSS
12 13 (23.21%) Java
12 13 (23.21%) WCF
13 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
13 10 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (17.86%) Windows 8
14 9 (16.07%) Perl
14 9 (16.07%) MySQL
14 9 (16.07%) Apache
14 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
15 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
15 8 (14.29%) Physics
15 8 (14.29%) MVC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (16.07%) Apache
1 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) Node.js
2 4 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.93%) HTTP
2 5 (8.93%) SSL
3 4 (7.14%) SAN
3 4 (7.14%) Firewall
3 4 (7.14%) VLAN
3 4 (7.14%) LDAP
3 4 (7.14%) VPN
3 4 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Xcode
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 5 (8.93%) Maven
2 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (8.93%) Electronics
1 5 (8.93%) Games
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Military
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Software Engineer
2 22 (39.29%) Developer
3 15 (26.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 13 (23.21%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) C++ Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
10 4 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (7.14%) Applications Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Programmer
10 4 (7.14%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) HTML
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (23.21%) CSS
2 13 (23.21%) WCF
3 8 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) Cocoa
4 6 (10.71%) Middleware
5 5 (8.93%) REST
5 5 (8.93%) WPF
5 5 (8.93%) Java SE
5 5 (8.93%) CGI
6 4 (7.14%) YAML
7 2 (3.57%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (3.57%) J2EE
8 1 (1.79%) STL
8 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (14.29%) User Experience
3 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 8 (14.29%) Physics
4 7 (12.50%) Open Source
5 5 (8.93%) Device Driver
6 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.36%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (3.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Windows 8
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 8 (14.29%) Android
5 7 (12.50%) UNIX
6 5 (8.93%) Mac OS
7 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.14%) AIX
7 4 (7.14%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) Software Engineering
2 27 (48.21%) OO
3 20 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 16 (28.57%) OOP
5 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) OOD
7 8 (14.29%) MVC
7 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
8 7 (12.50%) Web Development
9 6 (10.71%) UML
10 5 (8.93%) Scrum
10 5 (8.93%) Kanban
10 5 (8.93%) User Stories
11 4 (7.14%) Coaching
11 4 (7.14%) DevOps
11 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
11 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (5.36%) Line Management
12 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.36%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) C
2 20 (35.71%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) Java
4 13 (23.21%) Embedded C
4 13 (23.21%) Embedded C++
5 9 (16.07%) Perl
6 8 (14.29%) VB
6 8 (14.29%) XAML
6 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 7 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (12.50%) PHP
8 5 (8.93%) MATLAB
9 4 (7.14%) Ruby
10 3 (5.36%) Scala
11 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.79%) Ada
12 1 (1.79%) SQL
12 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) NFS
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
2 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (8.93%) Capistrano
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.14%) Control-M
2 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 5 (8.93%) Percona
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) Sun
3 4 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) Dell
3 4 (7.14%) Veritas
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
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