The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 63 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.39% 9.38% 6.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.81% 17.75% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 19
Average salary £41,250 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
241 169 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.13% 52.81% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 169 126 149
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Hertfordshire

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

C++
Salary Trend in Watford

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

C++ Salary Trend in Watford

C++
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 33 (82.50%) Linux
2 32 (80.00%) Finance
3 31 (77.50%) Oracle
4 30 (75.00%) UNIX
5 25 (62.50%) C
5 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
6 23 (57.50%) Shell Script
6 23 (57.50%) Degree
7 19 (47.50%) Relational Database
8 18 (45.00%) Computer Science
8 18 (45.00%) Banking
8 18 (45.00%) AIX
8 18 (45.00%) HPUX
8 18 (45.00%) RDBMS
9 16 (40.00%) XML
10 11 (27.50%) SQL
11 10 (25.00%) HP
12 7 (17.50%) HTML
12 7 (17.50%) Tuxedo
13 6 (15.00%) Perl
13 6 (15.00%) Embedded C++
13 6 (15.00%) Perforce
14 5 (12.50%) Validation
14 5 (12.50%) Middleware
14 5 (12.50%) Smartcard
14 5 (12.50%) Retail
14 5 (12.50%) Python
14 5 (12.50%) Embedded C
14 5 (12.50%) Web Services
14 5 (12.50%) NFC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 7 (17.50%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) Relational Database
2 18 (45.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.00%) Informix
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) DataStage
5 1 (2.50%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) NUnit
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 32 (80.00%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 15 (37.50%) Programmer
4 11 (27.50%) Software Developer
5 10 (25.00%) Analyst
6 8 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 7 (17.50%) C Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
9 2 (5.00%) Data Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.50%) Software Programmer
10 1 (2.50%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (2.50%) C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) XML
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (5.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) JSON
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
4 2 (5.00%) WPF
4 2 (5.00%) LINQ
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) STL
5 1 (2.50%) XSD
5 1 (2.50%) XSLT
5 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Smartcard
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) EPoS
3 2 (5.00%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Linux
2 30 (75.00%) UNIX
3 18 (45.00%) AIX
3 18 (45.00%) HPUX
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (12.50%) Validation
2 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (5.00%) Migration
3 2 (5.00%) OO
3 2 (5.00%) OOD
3 2 (5.00%) ETL
3 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) C
2 23 (57.50%) Shell Script
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Perl
4 6 (15.00%) Embedded C++
5 5 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 4 (10.00%) Java
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.50%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (15.00%) Perforce
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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