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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 48 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.51% 6.65% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.76% 11.74% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
217 213 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.04% 56.65% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 147 171 166
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 1 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (86.11%) UNIX
1 31 (86.11%) Linux
2 27 (75.00%) Oracle
3 26 (72.22%) Shell Script
3 26 (72.22%) Finance
3 26 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
4 22 (61.11%) Relational Database
5 21 (58.33%) Degree
5 21 (58.33%) RDBMS
6 20 (55.56%) C
7 19 (52.78%) AIX
7 19 (52.78%) HPUX
7 19 (52.78%) Computer Science
7 19 (52.78%) Banking
8 10 (27.78%) HP
9 9 (25.00%) XML
10 7 (19.44%) HTML
11 5 (13.89%) SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Python
11 5 (13.89%) Tuxedo
12 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.33%) Windows
12 3 (8.33%) .NET
12 3 (8.33%) C#
13 2 (5.56%) NUnit
13 2 (5.56%) Subversion
13 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (5.56%) Web Development
13 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (13.89%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) Relational Database
2 21 (58.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) NUnit
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) C++ Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Software Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C++ Software Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Programmer
6 8 (22.22%) Analyst
6 8 (22.22%) C Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Data Migration Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (2.78%) Data Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) C Software Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.78%) C++ Programmer
10 1 (2.78%) Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) XML
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) WCF
4 2 (5.56%) WPF
4 2 (5.56%) LINQ
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) Android SDK
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.78%) MFC
5 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (52.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) UNIX
1 31 (86.11%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) AIX
2 19 (52.78%) HPUX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (5.56%) Web Development
2 2 (5.56%) OOD
2 2 (5.56%) OO
2 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (2.78%) Demand Management
3 1 (2.78%) ETL
3 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.78%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
3 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Shell Script
2 20 (55.56%) C
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce
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