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 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++
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 7 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 37 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 22.70% 1.80% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.94% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 37 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £23,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +134.04% -  
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 109 53 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 66.87% 47.75% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 108 47 18
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Gatwick

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

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 Gatwick region with a requirement for C++.

1 65 (82.28%) C#
2 58 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (54.43%) Software Engineering
4 36 (45.57%) .NET
5 35 (44.30%) Windows
6 30 (37.97%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (36.71%) Unit Testing
7 29 (36.71%) Scrum
8 28 (35.44%) .NET Framework
9 24 (30.38%) TDD
10 20 (25.32%) ISTQB
11 19 (24.05%) WCF
11 19 (24.05%) OO
12 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
12 18 (22.78%) ISEB
12 18 (22.78%) Line Management
12 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
13 14 (17.72%) Linux
14 9 (11.39%) UML
14 9 (11.39%) SQL
14 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
15 7 (8.86%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (8.86%) Multithreading
15 7 (8.86%) Systems Analysis
16 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
16 5 (6.33%) Test Strategy
16 5 (6.33%) Cross-Platform Development
16 5 (6.33%) Multithreaded Programming
17 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
18 3 (3.80%) Degree

C++
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
1 23 (29.11%) Senior Developer
2 22 (27.85%) C++ Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Senior C++ Developer
3 19 (24.05%) C# Developer
3 19 (24.05%) C++/C# Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Lead C# Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Lead Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Senior C# Developer
4 18 (22.78%) Analyst
4 18 (22.78%) C++ Team Leader
4 18 (22.78%) Software Analyst
4 18 (22.78%) Software Test Analyst
4 18 (22.78%) Team Leader
4 18 (22.78%) Test Analyst
5 14 (17.72%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (17.72%) Software Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.57%) .NET
2 28 (35.44%) .NET Framework
3 19 (24.05%) WCF
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (54.43%) Software Engineering
3 30 (37.97%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (36.71%) Scrum
4 29 (36.71%) Unit Testing
5 24 (30.38%) TDD
6 19 (24.05%) OO
7 18 (22.78%) Line Management
7 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.39%) UML
9 7 (8.86%) Multithreading
9 7 (8.86%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Cross-Platform Development
10 5 (6.33%) Multithreaded Programming
10 5 (6.33%) Test Strategy
11 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.53%) Exploratory Testing
11 2 (2.53%) Software Testing
12 1 (1.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 65 (82.28%) C#
2 9 (11.39%) SQL
3 3 (3.80%) C
3 3 (3.80%) Embedded C
3 3 (3.80%) Embedded C++
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) ISTQB
2 18 (22.78%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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