The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 11 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 6.06% 13.41% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 30.14% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 1
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
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 Gatwick with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 54 73 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 54.55% 44.51% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 53 72 21
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

C++
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for C++ in Gatwick

C++
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Gatwick over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for C++.

1 39 (90.70%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
4 17 (39.53%) Windows
5 15 (34.88%) Unit Testing
6 14 (32.56%) .NET
7 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.23%) OO
7 13 (30.23%) ISEB
7 13 (30.23%) TDD
7 13 (30.23%) Scrum
7 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
7 13 (30.23%) ISTQB
7 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
8 12 (27.91%) WCF
9 11 (25.58%) Line Management
9 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.98%) Linux
11 2 (4.65%) SQL
11 2 (4.65%) SOA
11 2 (4.65%) Web Services
11 2 (4.65%) Degree
11 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
11 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
12 1 (2.33%) CSS3
12 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.33%) QMS
12 1 (2.33%) CSS
12 1 (2.33%) HTML

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
1 13 (30.23%) Software Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) Software Test Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) Test Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) C# Developer
2 12 (27.91%) C++ Developer
2 12 (27.91%) C++/C# Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Lead C# Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Lead Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Senior C# Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Senior C++ Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Senior Developer
3 11 (25.58%) C++ Team Leader
3 11 (25.58%) Team Leader
4 6 (13.95%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
3 12 (27.91%) WCF
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
3 15 (34.88%) Unit Testing
4 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.23%) OO
4 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
4 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Line Management
5 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) SOA
7 1 (2.33%) QMS
7 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) ISEB
1 13 (30.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) Degree