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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 45 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 33 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.73% 3.20% 8.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.91% 7.36% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 32
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £39,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
277 231 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.09% 43.50% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 226 162 161
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (85.19%) C
2 38 (70.37%) Software Engineering
3 26 (48.15%) Linux
3 26 (48.15%) Computer Science
4 19 (35.19%) Degree
5 18 (33.33%) LabVIEW
5 18 (33.33%) C#
6 16 (29.63%) OO
7 15 (27.78%) UNIX
8 13 (24.07%) Embedded C++
9 12 (22.22%) Finance
9 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
10 11 (20.37%) Physics
10 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
10 11 (20.37%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (20.37%) Embedded Software Development
10 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.37%) SDLC
10 11 (20.37%) Intel
10 11 (20.37%) Python
10 11 (20.37%) Java
11 10 (18.52%) PhD
12 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
12 8 (14.81%) Oracle
12 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
13 7 (12.96%) Banking
13 7 (12.96%) AIX
13 7 (12.96%) HPUX
13 7 (12.96%) RDBMS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) SQLite
4 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 3 (5.56%) Xcode
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) CocoaPods
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.96%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Electronics
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 28 (51.85%) C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (35.19%) Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) C++ Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Graduate
8 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
9 3 (5.56%) Programmer
9 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) C Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Developer Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) iOS SDK
2 3 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (3.70%) POSIX
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (48.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
2 11 (20.37%) Physics
2 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) iPhone
3 3 (5.56%) iPad
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) UNIX
3 11 (20.37%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (12.96%) AIX
4 7 (12.96%) HPUX
5 4 (7.41%) Windows
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.63%) OO
3 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
3 11 (20.37%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) SDLC
4 6 (11.11%) Time Management
5 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Manual Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Memory Management
6 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.56%) OOP
6 3 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (1.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (85.19%) C
2 18 (33.33%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) Embedded C++
4 11 (20.37%) Python
4 11 (20.37%) Java
5 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.26%) SQL
7 4 (7.41%) VB
8 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.56%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Degree
2 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) PhD
4 4 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Intel
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe
3 3 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Sage
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec
4 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Dell
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