Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 48 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.54% 0.71% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.13% 1.03% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 13
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £80,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.63% +90.48% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41,750 £80,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £80,000 £60,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +12.00%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 246 195 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 68.14% 68.90% 64.24%
Number of salaries quoted 224 177 230
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Chester

C++
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Chester.

Salary trend for C++ in Chester

C++
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Chester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (65.00%) C#
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) C
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) WCF
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) SOAP
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) DCOM
7 6 (30.00%) VB
7 6 (30.00%) People Management
7 6 (30.00%) Global Marketing
7 6 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (30.00%) Marketing
8 5 (25.00%) Android

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C++ Team Leader
3 6 (30.00%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (30.00%) Software Development Team Leader
3 6 (30.00%) Software Team Leader
3 6 (30.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) Ajax
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) SOAP
3 7 (35.00%) WCF
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) DCOM
5 2 (10.00%) LAMP
5 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.00%) CherryPy
6 1 (5.00%) Flask
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.00%) Pylons
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 2 (10.00%) Debian
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Global Marketing
3 6 (30.00%) People Management
4 5 (25.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) C
3 9 (45.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (30.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) Python
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft