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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 27 16 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 9.86% 5.81% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.97% 12.20% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +105.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
117 41 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 82.39% 47.67% 63.80%
Number of salaries quoted 112 38 136
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £44,900
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 21 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) C
1 28 (93.33%) UNIX
1 28 (93.33%) Linux
1 28 (93.33%) Software Engineering
1 28 (93.33%) Multithreading
2 27 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 27 (90.00%) Algorithms
2 27 (90.00%) Degree
2 27 (90.00%) OO
2 27 (90.00%) Python
2 27 (90.00%) C#
2 27 (90.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) STL
4 2 (6.67%) UML
4 2 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Robotics
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (3.33%) Games
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 27 (90.00%) Software Developer
2 27 (90.00%) Software Engineer
3 26 (86.67%) Java Developer
3 26 (86.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 26 (86.67%) Java Software Developer
4 17 (56.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (53.33%) Senior Developer
5 16 (53.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 16 (53.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 16 (53.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (53.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) STL
2 2 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 27 (90.00%) Computer Science
1 27 (90.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) UNIX
1 28 (93.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Software Engineering
1 28 (93.33%) Multithreading
2 27 (90.00%) OO
3 2 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C
2 27 (90.00%) C#
2 27 (90.00%) Java
2 27 (90.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Degree