The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 30 16 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 9.83% 4.35% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.06% 10.00% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +51.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 St Albans region.

Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 30 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 81.50% 43.48% 69.19%
Number of salaries quoted 133 27 130
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

C++
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

C++ Salary Trend in St Albans

C++
Top 20 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 32 (96.97%) C
1 32 (96.97%) UNIX
1 32 (96.97%) Linux
1 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
1 32 (96.97%) Multithreading
2 31 (93.94%) C#
2 31 (93.94%) Java
2 31 (93.94%) OO
2 31 (93.94%) Python
2 31 (93.94%) Degree
2 31 (93.94%) Computer Science
2 31 (93.94%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) STL
3 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.03%) UML
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Robotics
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App

C++
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

General
1 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Software Engineer
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 30 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 30 (90.91%) Java Software Engineer
2 30 (90.91%) Java Software Developer
2 30 (90.91%) Software Developer
3 19 (57.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 18 (54.55%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 18 (54.55%) Senior Software Developer
4 18 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 18 (54.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 18 (54.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) STL
1 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 31 (93.94%) Computer Science
1 31 (93.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) UNIX
1 32 (96.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
1 32 (96.97%) Multithreading
2 31 (93.94%) OO
3 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) C
2 31 (93.94%) C#
2 31 (93.94%) Java
2 31 (93.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) Degree