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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 45 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.07% 4.57% 7.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.84% 8.79% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 25
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
234 307 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.91% 51.95% 56.21%
Number of salaries quoted 185 247 171
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (95.24%) UNIX
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 34 (80.95%) C
3 33 (78.57%) Finance
4 25 (59.52%) Banking
5 22 (52.38%) Degree
5 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
6 18 (42.86%) Shell Script
7 16 (38.10%) Relational Database
8 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 15 (35.71%) RDBMS
8 15 (35.71%) AIX
8 15 (35.71%) HPUX
9 14 (33.33%) XML
10 12 (28.57%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) Java
11 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (23.81%) EJB
11 10 (23.81%) JDBC
11 10 (23.81%) JSP
11 10 (23.81%) Servlets
11 10 (23.81%) SOAP
11 10 (23.81%) Struts
11 10 (23.81%) Web Services
11 10 (23.81%) XSD
11 10 (23.81%) DOM
11 10 (23.81%) XSLT
11 10 (23.81%) Solaris
11 10 (23.81%) JAXB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 15 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Subversion
1 10 (23.81%) Maven
1 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 25 (59.52%) Banking
3 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
4 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) C++ Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Programmer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Analyst
5 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
5 10 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Migration Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Data Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (23.81%) XSD
2 10 (23.81%) DOM
2 10 (23.81%) XSLT
2 10 (23.81%) JAXB
2 10 (23.81%) SAX
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
2 10 (23.81%) Spring
2 10 (23.81%) JSF
2 10 (23.81%) Java EE
2 10 (23.81%) Spring MVC
2 10 (23.81%) jQuery
2 10 (23.81%) RESTful
2 10 (23.81%) EJB
2 10 (23.81%) JDBC
2 10 (23.81%) JSP
2 10 (23.81%) Servlets
2 10 (23.81%) SOAP
2 10 (23.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
3 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) UNIX
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) AIX
2 15 (35.71%) HPUX
3 10 (23.81%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
2 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
2 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
2 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
2 10 (23.81%) OO
2 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
2 10 (23.81%) MVC
3 1 (2.38%) Migration
3 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
3 1 (2.38%) CRM
3 1 (2.38%) ETL
3 1 (2.38%) Project Management
3 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) C
2 18 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) XPath
4 10 (23.81%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Degree
2 10 (23.81%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (23.81%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) VMware
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) HP
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