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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 78 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.73% 2.08% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 3.95% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 23
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £41,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
653 583 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.42% 52.66% 60.48%
Number of salaries quoted 591 517 537
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Deal - 4 £37,500 -
Maidstone -5 1 - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (40.00%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) C
2 16 (35.56%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.11%) C#
3 14 (31.11%) HTML
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) Linux
4 12 (26.67%) Windows
5 9 (20.00%) Firmware
5 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) STL
5 9 (20.00%) Electronics
6 8 (17.78%) Java
6 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
6 8 (17.78%) Qt
7 7 (15.56%) Degree
8 6 (13.33%) Selenium
8 6 (13.33%) Android
8 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 6 (13.33%) Hudson
8 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.33%) VB
8 6 (13.33%) Web Services
8 6 (13.33%) MySQL
8 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.33%) SOA
8 6 (13.33%) Replication
8 6 (13.33%) Clustering
9 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.11%) Embedded C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.67%) Fireworks
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.44%) IPv4
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Selenium
1 6 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (4.44%) NUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C Developer
5 6 (13.33%) MySQL DBA
5 6 (13.33%) DBA
5 6 (13.33%) Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) User Experience Manager
7 3 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) HTML
3 9 (20.00%) STL
4 8 (17.78%) Qt
5 6 (13.33%) Web Services
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.67%) CSS
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
8 2 (4.44%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.22%) Java EE
9 1 (2.22%) WCF
9 1 (2.22%) WPF
9 1 (2.22%) Symfony
9 1 (2.22%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Replication
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (6.67%) Animation
4 2 (4.44%) VHDL
4 2 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) Android
3 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
3 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.33%) SOA
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (6.67%) UX Design
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Android Development
5 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
5 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.44%) OOD
6 1 (2.22%) UML
6 1 (2.22%) OO
6 1 (2.22%) MVC
6 1 (2.22%) Scrum
6 1 (2.22%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) C
2 14 (31.11%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) VB
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.22%) Zend
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover, Kent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Honeywell
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago