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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 19 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 21 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 14.09% 5.88% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.34% 9.41% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
94 85 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 63.09% 62.50% 68.86%
Number of salaries quoted 94 50 78
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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++
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in St Albans

C++
Top 29 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (76.47%) UNIX
3 24 (70.59%) Linux
3 24 (70.59%) Python
3 24 (70.59%) C
3 24 (70.59%) C#
3 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
3 24 (70.59%) Multithreading
4 16 (47.06%) Degree
5 15 (44.12%) OO
6 10 (29.41%) Finance
6 10 (29.41%) .NET
7 9 (26.47%) QA
7 9 (26.47%) Velocity
7 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
7 9 (26.47%) Physics
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle
8 8 (23.53%) DB2
8 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.65%) TDD
9 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
9 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
9 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 6 (17.65%) UML
9 6 (17.65%) JBoss
9 6 (17.65%) J2EE
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 2 (5.88%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
1 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 29 (85.29%) Java Developer
3 19 (55.88%) Senior Developer
4 17 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (44.12%) Software Engineer
5 15 (44.12%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (41.18%) Software Developer
6 14 (41.18%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) Velocity
3 6 (17.65%) J2EE
3 6 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
2 9 (26.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) UNIX
2 24 (70.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
1 24 (70.59%) Multithreading
2 15 (44.12%) OO
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (70.59%) C
2 24 (70.59%) C#
2 24 (70.59%) Python
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) JBoss