The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 42 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 27 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.76% 8.18% 8.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.28% 14.84% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 27
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
291 182 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.32% 55.15% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 237 159 137
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
C++
Hertfordshire

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 24 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 26 (78.79%) Finance
3 23 (69.70%) UNIX
3 23 (69.70%) Oracle
4 21 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 21 (63.64%) Degree
5 16 (48.48%) Shell Script
5 16 (48.48%) C
6 15 (45.45%) AIX
6 15 (45.45%) HPUX
6 15 (45.45%) RDBMS
6 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 15 (45.45%) Banking
6 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
7 10 (30.30%) XML
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) Middleware
9 6 (18.18%) Smartcard
9 6 (18.18%) Validation
9 6 (18.18%) Perforce
9 6 (18.18%) Retail
9 6 (18.18%) NFC
9 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 6 (18.18%) Perl
9 6 (18.18%) Embedded C
9 6 (18.18%) Embedded C++
9 6 (18.18%) HP
9 6 (18.18%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (12.12%) Informix
10 4 (12.12%) Java

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (9.09%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) Informix
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) DataStage
4 2 (6.06%) BODI
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (78.79%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) C++ Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Programmer
4 10 (30.30%) Software Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) C++ Programmer
7 5 (15.15%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (12.12%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) C Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) Migration Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) Data Migration Consultant
9 2 (6.06%) Software Programmer
9 2 (6.06%) Data Consultant
10 1 (3.03%) C Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) Middleware
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Flex
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) XSD
4 2 (6.06%) XSLT
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) STL
5 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Smartcard
2 6 (18.18%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (9.09%) EPoS
3 3 (9.09%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) UNIX
3 15 (45.45%) AIX
3 15 (45.45%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) Validation
2 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.06%) ETL
4 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Shell Script
1 16 (48.48%) C
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Perl
3 6 (18.18%) Embedded C
3 6 (18.18%) Embedded C++
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VB6
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Perforce
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
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