The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 40 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 32 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.12% 1.72% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.07% 3.40% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 18
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £49,750
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 Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
289 206 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 55.26% 50.61% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 197 156 193
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (98.04%) UNIX
1 50 (98.04%) Linux
2 43 (84.31%) Finance
3 34 (66.67%) Banking
4 31 (60.78%) C
5 29 (56.86%) Degree
6 28 (54.90%) Computer Science
6 28 (54.90%) Shell Script
7 26 (50.98%) RDBMS
7 26 (50.98%) AIX
7 26 (50.98%) HPUX
7 26 (50.98%) Relational Database
8 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
9 19 (37.25%) Oracle
9 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (23.53%) XML
11 11 (21.57%) SQL
12 10 (19.61%) Java
12 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.61%) XSD
12 10 (19.61%) DOM
12 10 (19.61%) XSLT
12 10 (19.61%) EJB
12 10 (19.61%) JDBC
12 10 (19.61%) JSP
12 10 (19.61%) Servlets
12 10 (19.61%) SOAP
12 10 (19.61%) Struts
12 10 (19.61%) Web Services
12 10 (19.61%) Solaris

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (19.61%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) RDBMS
1 26 (50.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Subversion
1 10 (19.61%) Maven
1 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (84.31%) Finance
2 34 (66.67%) Banking
3 10 (19.61%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 24 (47.06%) C++ Developer
3 15 (29.41%) Programmer
4 13 (25.49%) Analyst
4 13 (25.49%) Senior Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Software Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
5 10 (19.61%) C++ Software Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.92%) C++ Programmer
10 1 (1.96%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (1.96%) C Developer
10 1 (1.96%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) XML
2 10 (19.61%) XSD
2 10 (19.61%) DOM
2 10 (19.61%) XSLT
2 10 (19.61%) EJB
2 10 (19.61%) JDBC
2 10 (19.61%) JSP
2 10 (19.61%) Servlets
2 10 (19.61%) SOAP
2 10 (19.61%) Struts
2 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) JAXB
2 10 (19.61%) SAX
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
2 10 (19.61%) Java EE
2 10 (19.61%) Spring
2 10 (19.61%) JSF
2 10 (19.61%) Spring MVC
2 10 (19.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (54.90%) Computer Science
2 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (19.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (98.04%) UNIX
1 50 (98.04%) Linux
2 26 (50.98%) AIX
2 26 (50.98%) HPUX
3 10 (19.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
2 10 (19.61%) OO
2 10 (19.61%) MVC
2 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
2 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
3 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
3 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
3 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (1.96%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) C
2 28 (54.90%) Shell Script
3 11 (21.57%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) XPath
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (19.61%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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