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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 27 30 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.46% 1.90% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 2.34% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £44,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +76.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 95 128 86
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 69.34% 81.01% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 114 64
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,050 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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++
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) GPRS
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) QMS
1 6 (100.00%) Telematics
1 6 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 6 (100.00%) Internet of Things

C++
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) GPRS
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 6 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) QMS
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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