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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 56 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.85% 2.41% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.87% 4.86% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
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
262 185 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.52% 49.47% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 182 155 181
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (88.57%) UNIX
1 31 (88.57%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Finance
3 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
3 23 (65.71%) Degree
4 22 (62.86%) Computer Science
4 22 (62.86%) Banking
4 22 (62.86%) AIX
4 22 (62.86%) HPUX
5 21 (60.00%) Shell Script
6 20 (57.14%) RDBMS
6 20 (57.14%) Oracle
6 20 (57.14%) Relational Database
6 20 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (48.57%) C
8 9 (25.71%) HP
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (17.14%) SOAP
10 6 (17.14%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) OO
10 6 (17.14%) Java
10 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (17.14%) Subversion
11 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.43%) VMware
11 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
11 4 (11.43%) MVC
11 4 (11.43%) Spring
11 4 (11.43%) JSF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 20 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Subversion
2 4 (11.43%) Maven
2 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (5.71%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (74.29%) Finance
2 22 (62.86%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 20 (57.14%) C++ Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 12 (34.29%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Programmer
6 5 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (11.43%) C Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.86%) C Software Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.86%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) SOAP
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) JSF
3 4 (11.43%) Spring MVC
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
3 4 (11.43%) RESTful
3 4 (11.43%) Java EE
3 4 (11.43%) Struts
3 4 (11.43%) JDBC
3 4 (11.43%) JSP
3 4 (11.43%) Servlets
3 4 (11.43%) EJB
3 4 (11.43%) XSD
3 4 (11.43%) DOM
3 4 (11.43%) XSLT
3 4 (11.43%) JAXB
3 4 (11.43%) SAX
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Computer Science
2 20 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) UNIX
1 31 (88.57%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) AIX
2 22 (62.86%) HPUX
3 4 (11.43%) Solaris
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) OO
3 4 (11.43%) MVC
3 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
3 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.71%) Web Development
4 2 (5.71%) OOD
4 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (48.57%) C
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) XPath
6 3 (8.57%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
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