The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.55% 2.74% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 4.51% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £38,750 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.16% -33.33%  
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 Colchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 165 133 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 70.21% 60.73% 57.59%
Number of salaries quoted 138 113 86
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +40.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

C++
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for C++ in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Colchester region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 5 (62.50%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Physics
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Intel
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (12.50%) GIS
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Device Driver

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) GIS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) Physics
4 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (12.50%) Complexity Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Intel
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