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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 56 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.07% 8.13% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.11% 14.49% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 20
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,125 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
225 207 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.19% 56.10% 60.86%
Number of salaries quoted 158 157 146
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 31 (79.49%) UNIX
2 31 (79.49%) Finance
3 30 (76.92%) Oracle
4 24 (61.54%) C
4 24 (61.54%) Shell Script
5 23 (58.97%) Software Engineering
5 23 (58.97%) Degree
6 20 (51.28%) Relational Database
7 19 (48.72%) RDBMS
8 18 (46.15%) AIX
8 18 (46.15%) HPUX
8 18 (46.15%) Computer Science
8 18 (46.15%) Banking
9 15 (38.46%) XML
10 10 (25.64%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) HP
12 7 (17.95%) Tuxedo
12 7 (17.95%) HTML
13 6 (15.38%) Perforce
13 6 (15.38%) Perl
14 5 (12.82%) Python
15 4 (10.26%) Informix
15 4 (10.26%) Embedded C++
15 4 (10.26%) Java
15 4 (10.26%) Web Services
16 3 (7.69%) C#
16 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
16 3 (7.69%) Windows
16 3 (7.69%) Middleware

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (17.95%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) Relational Database
2 19 (48.72%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.26%) Informix
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) DataStage
4 1 (2.56%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) NUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 31 (79.49%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) C++ Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Programmer
4 13 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 12 (30.77%) Analyst
6 10 (25.64%) C++ Software Developer
7 7 (17.95%) C Developer
7 7 (17.95%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
10 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
10 2 (5.13%) Consultant
10 2 (5.13%) Migration Consultant
10 2 (5.13%) Data Migration Consultant
10 2 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
11 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
11 1 (2.56%) Software Programmer
11 1 (2.56%) Software Team Leader
11 1 (2.56%) C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) Middleware
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) JSON
5 2 (5.13%) WCF
5 2 (5.13%) WPF
5 2 (5.13%) LINQ
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) iOS SDK
5 2 (5.13%) Android SDK
5 2 (5.13%) .NET
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) XSD
6 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Smartcard
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 31 (79.49%) UNIX
3 18 (46.15%) AIX
3 18 (46.15%) HPUX
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.13%) Android
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Software Engineering
2 3 (7.69%) Validation
2 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (5.13%) Migration
3 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.13%) OO
3 2 (5.13%) OOD
3 2 (5.13%) ETL
3 2 (5.13%) Web Development
4 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) C
1 24 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Perl
4 5 (12.82%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) Embedded C++
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) HP
3 6 (15.38%) Perforce
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
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