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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 55 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.38% 3.94% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 7.43% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
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 Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
240 202 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.54% 53.02% 53.30%
Number of salaries quoted 163 163 171
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 31 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 27 (84.38%) UNIX
1 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) Shell Script
2 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 22 (68.75%) Finance
3 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
3 21 (65.63%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (62.50%) Relational Database
5 19 (59.38%) RDBMS
6 18 (56.25%) Degree
7 17 (53.13%) Banking
7 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
7 17 (53.13%) AIX
7 17 (53.13%) HPUX
8 15 (46.88%) C
9 9 (28.13%) HP
10 6 (18.75%) XML
11 5 (15.63%) HTML
12 4 (12.50%) SQL
13 3 (9.38%) .NET
13 3 (9.38%) C#
13 3 (9.38%) Windows
13 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
13 3 (9.38%) Python
13 3 (9.38%) Tuxedo
14 2 (6.25%) OOD
14 2 (6.25%) OO
14 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
14 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
14 2 (6.25%) CSS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (9.38%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 19 (59.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) NUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) C++ Developer
3 14 (43.75%) Software Developer
4 11 (34.38%) C++ Software Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Programmer
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (12.50%) C Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Migration Consultant
11 1 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
11 1 (3.13%) Data Consultant
11 1 (3.13%) Software Team Leader
11 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Consultant
11 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
11 1 (3.13%) C++ Programmer
11 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) WCF
4 2 (6.25%) WPF
4 2 (6.25%) LINQ
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) iOS SDK
4 2 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.13%) MFC
5 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) UNIX
1 27 (84.38%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) AIX
2 17 (53.13%) HPUX
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
2 2 (6.25%) Web Development
2 2 (6.25%) OO
2 2 (6.25%) OOD
2 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (3.13%) ETL
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
3 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Shell Script
2 15 (46.88%) C
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
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