The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 27.03% 33.33% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 33.33% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £27,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.40% -46.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
C++
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Royston region.

Programming Languages Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 54.05% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 10
Average salary £42,500 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.40% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Royston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

C++
Salary Trend in Royston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Royston region.

C++ Salary Trend in Royston

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) IBM
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) J2EE
5 6 (42.86%) Marketing
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 6 (42.86%) Chemistry
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) iSeries
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) OpenLink
7 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) PhD
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Qt
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) QA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Royston 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 (42.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) Qt
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Chemistry
2 4 (28.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Delphi
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PhD
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) OpenLink
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle