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

C++
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 78 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 26 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.72% 1.01% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 2.06% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 19
Median salary £45,000 £51,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.19% +28.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,350 £60,000
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 547 486 638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 57.28% 49.19% 51.00%
Number of salaries quoted 468 422 508
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

C++
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for C++ in Essex

C++
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Essex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Essex

C++
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +10 10 £45,000 - 1
Saffron Walden -11 7 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Chelmsford - 2 £53,750 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for C++.

1 31 (79.49%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) Degree
3 18 (46.15%) Java
4 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
5 14 (35.90%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) C
6 13 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 12 (30.77%) Physics
7 12 (30.77%) Issue Tracking
7 12 (30.77%) Linux
7 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 11 (28.21%) Python
8 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
9 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (20.51%) Unix
11 8 (20.51%) Image Processing
12 7 (17.95%) Contactless
12 7 (17.95%) Personalization
12 7 (17.95%) EMV
12 7 (17.95%) Smartcard
12 7 (17.95%) Finance
13 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (12.82%) Subversion
15 4 (10.26%) Electronics
15 4 (10.26%) OO
15 4 (10.26%) User Experience
15 4 (10.26%) CUDA

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
1 1 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
1 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.82%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Software Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Software Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C++ Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C++ Software Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) C++/C# Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C++/Java Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Python Developer
7 4 (10.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
8 3 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Contactless
1 7 (17.95%) EMV
1 7 (17.95%) Smartcard
2 4 (10.26%) CUDA
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.56%) e-Health
5 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
5 8 (20.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
2 13 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 12 (30.77%) Issue Tracking
3 12 (30.77%) Physics
4 8 (20.51%) Image Processing
5 7 (17.95%) Personalization
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) OO
8 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Line Management
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.56%) Data Management
10 1 (2.56%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (2.56%) Informatics
10 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (2.56%) Network Planning
10 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) Java
3 13 (33.33%) C
4 11 (28.21%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.56%) Go
6 1 (2.56%) Haskell
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) R
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) GSEC
3 1 (2.56%) HNC
3 1 (2.56%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) KVM
1 1 (2.56%) LXC
1 1 (2.56%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Pegasus
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago