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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 47 60 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.59% 2.82% 9.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.83% 6.64% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,000 £40,000
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
277 256 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.58% 42.45% 49.16%
Number of salaries quoted 201 194 109
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (86.54%) C
2 34 (65.38%) Linux
3 28 (53.85%) UNIX
4 27 (51.92%) Software Engineering
5 26 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 23 (44.23%) Degree
7 20 (38.46%) Finance
8 14 (26.92%) OO
9 13 (25.00%) Banking
10 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 12 (23.08%) C#
10 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
11 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
12 10 (19.23%) RDBMS
13 9 (17.31%) Java
13 9 (17.31%) LabVIEW
13 9 (17.31%) SDLC
13 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (15.38%) Python
14 8 (15.38%) Embedded C++
15 7 (13.46%) SQL
15 7 (13.46%) AIX
15 7 (13.46%) HPUX
15 7 (13.46%) Oracle
15 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
15 7 (13.46%) Physics
15 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
16 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
16 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
16 6 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
1 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.85%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) IPv4
1 3 (5.77%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.23%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) SQLite
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) LabVIEW
2 6 (11.54%) Subversion
3 3 (5.77%) Maven
3 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.77%) CocoaPods
3 3 (5.77%) Xcode
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Banking
3 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) Software Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Programmer
6 7 (13.46%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Graduate
9 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.77%) iOS Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 1 (1.92%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
1 6 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) XSD
2 3 (5.77%) DOM
2 3 (5.77%) XSLT
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) EJB
2 3 (5.77%) JDBC
2 3 (5.77%) JSP
2 3 (5.77%) Servlets
2 3 (5.77%) SOAP
2 3 (5.77%) Struts
2 3 (5.77%) JAXB
2 3 (5.77%) SAX
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.77%) Spring
2 3 (5.77%) JSF
2 3 (5.77%) Java EE
2 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
3 7 (13.46%) Physics
4 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.77%) iPhone
4 3 (5.77%) iPad
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Linux
2 28 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) AIX
3 7 (13.46%) HPUX
4 6 (11.54%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris
5 3 (5.77%) Windows
5 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.92%) OO
3 9 (17.31%) SDLC
4 6 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
4 6 (11.54%) MVC
4 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
4 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) CRM
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.77%) Manual Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Time Management
6 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.77%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C
2 12 (23.08%) C#
2 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 9 (17.31%) Java
4 8 (15.38%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) Embedded C++
5 7 (13.46%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) VB
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.77%) XPath
6 3 (5.77%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) PhD
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
4 3 (5.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Intel
3 3 (5.77%) Apple
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) Sage
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec
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