Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 35 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.43% 2.91% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 4.44% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Chester median annual salary £58,500 £80,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.88% +88.24% -19.05%
10th Percentile £42,500 £80,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £80,000 £55,750
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.71% +3.70%

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 281 180 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 68.87% 65.45% 74.63%
Number of salaries quoted 256 157 231
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -6.25%

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for C++.

1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) People Management
3 6 (42.86%) Global Marketing
3 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (42.86%) Marketing
3 6 (42.86%) DCOM
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) VB
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) LAMP
4 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) Apache
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) nginx
4 5 (35.71%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (35.71%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) Django
5 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) CherryPy
6 3 (21.43%) Pylons
6 3 (21.43%) NoSQL

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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) C++ Team Leader
1 6 (42.86%) Development Team Leader
1 6 (42.86%) Software Development Team Leader
1 6 (42.86%) Software Team Leader
1 6 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Python Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) DCOM
2 5 (35.71%) LAMP
2 5 (35.71%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (35.71%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (28.57%) Django
4 3 (21.43%) CherryPy
4 3 (21.43%) Flask
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) Pylons
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Debian
3 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) People Management
3 6 (42.86%) Global Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Android Development
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) VB
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) C
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft