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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 42 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.68% 5.93% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 10.60% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 9
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
200 283 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.76% 55.93% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 173 193 159
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (94.44%) C
1 34 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 25 (69.44%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) Embedded C++
4 18 (50.00%) Degree
5 16 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 16 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (38.89%) Embedded Software Development
7 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
7 13 (36.11%) OO
8 9 (25.00%) Python
8 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 9 (25.00%) Java
8 9 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (22.22%) Android Development
9 8 (22.22%) iOS Development
9 8 (22.22%) C#
9 8 (22.22%) Apple
9 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 8 (22.22%) Android
9 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
10 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Intel
10 7 (19.44%) Electronics
10 7 (19.44%) LabVIEW
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) Project Management
11 6 (16.67%) Unix
11 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Line Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 7 (19.44%) Electronics
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Software Engineer
2 18 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Android Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Android Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) C Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.78%) JPA
1 1 (2.78%) RESTful
1 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
3 5 (13.89%) Physics
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Fintech
5 1 (2.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 16 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Android
3 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 6 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) Embedded Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) OO
3 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Android Development
4 8 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Line Management
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) SDLC
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) OOP
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C
2 21 (58.33%) Embedded C++
3 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) Delphi
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Apple
2 7 (19.44%) Intel
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) HP