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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 74 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 24 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.33% 2.45% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 4.10% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 15
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
508 659 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.32% 59.69% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 442 560 392
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 August 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 August 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
Maidstone -10 6 £55,000 -31.25%
Chatham -7 4 £41,250 +3.12%
Dartford -15 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Canterbury - 2 - - 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (84.38%) Software Engineering
2 24 (75.00%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) Degree
4 18 (56.25%) C
5 17 (53.13%) OO
6 14 (43.75%) OOP
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
8 12 (37.50%) C#
8 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
10 10 (31.25%) HTML
10 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 10 (31.25%) CSS
10 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
11 9 (28.13%) .NET
11 9 (28.13%) WCF
12 8 (25.00%) Cocoa
12 8 (25.00%) Xcode
12 8 (25.00%) Objective-C
12 8 (25.00%) Android
12 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
12 8 (25.00%) Web Services
12 8 (25.00%) VB
12 8 (25.00%) MVC
12 8 (25.00%) XAML
12 8 (25.00%) Embedded C++
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
12 8 (25.00%) Xamarin
12 8 (25.00%) Mobile App

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (18.75%) Apache
1 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) VLAN
1 4 (12.50%) LDAP
1 4 (12.50%) VPN
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Xcode
2 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
5 5 (15.63%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Mobile Software Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.25%) UNIX Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
1 10 (31.25%) CSS
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) WCF
3 8 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (12.50%) YAML
5 2 (6.25%) Java SE
5 2 (6.25%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware
5 2 (6.25%) CGI
5 2 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.50%) Physics
4 4 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (9.38%) Firmware
5 3 (9.38%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (6.25%) Animation
7 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
4 8 (25.00%) Android
4 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Phone
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.50%) AIX
5 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) OO
3 14 (43.75%) OOP
4 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
5 8 (25.00%) MVC
5 8 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 2 (6.25%) OOD
8 2 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (6.25%) User Stories
9 1 (3.13%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 8 (25.00%) VB
4 8 (25.00%) XAML
4 8 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 7 (21.88%) Perl
6 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
6 5 (15.63%) Python
6 5 (15.63%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) Ruby
7 4 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) NFS
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) Control-M
1 4 (12.50%) OpenView
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) Sun
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Dell
2 4 (12.50%) Veritas
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Percona
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