The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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++
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 26 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.81% 3.74% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.15% 8.53% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 28
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £75,000 £50,750
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 Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 284 211 281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.59% 43.87% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 235 166 208
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

C++
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for C++ in Watford

C++
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Salary histogram for C++ in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for C++.

1 27 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 26 (61.90%) Computer Science
3 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 21 (50.00%) LabVIEW
5 19 (45.24%) Physics
6 18 (42.86%) Degree
6 18 (42.86%) Data Acquisition
7 17 (40.48%) PhD
8 14 (33.33%) C#
8 14 (33.33%) Windows
9 13 (30.95%) Linux
10 11 (26.19%) MATLAB
10 11 (26.19%) Data Analysis
10 11 (26.19%) Mathematics
10 11 (26.19%) Signal Processing
10 11 (26.19%) Machine Learning
10 11 (26.19%) Algorithms
11 10 (23.81%) C
11 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 9 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (19.05%) OO
13 8 (19.05%) Node.js
13 8 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 7 (16.67%) HTML
14 7 (16.67%) Java
15 6 (14.29%) CSS
15 6 (14.29%) .NET
15 6 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
15 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) TestFlight
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) iBeacon
3 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.38%) Modbus
3 1 (2.38%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) CocoaPods
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.76%) Xcode
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Developer
3 11 (26.19%) MATLAB Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Process Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) C++ Developer
6 4 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C++/C# Developer
9 1 (2.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.38%) IT Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Node.js
2 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) .NET
3 6 (14.29%) Ajax
3 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) JSON
3 6 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (4.76%) iOS SDK
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScriptCore
4 2 (4.76%) OpenCV
4 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) JNI
5 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Computer Science
2 11 (26.19%) Algorithms
3 8 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.76%) iPad
4 2 (4.76%) iPhone
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.38%) Contactless
5 1 (2.38%) EMV
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 19 (45.24%) Physics
3 18 (42.86%) Data Acquisition
4 11 (26.19%) Data Analysis
4 11 (26.19%) Machine Learning
4 11 (26.19%) Mathematics
4 11 (26.19%) Signal Processing
5 8 (19.05%) OO
6 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 6 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (7.14%) Finite Element Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Logistics
8 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C#
2 11 (26.19%) MATLAB
3 10 (23.81%) C
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) VB
6 4 (9.52%) SQL
7 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) Delphi
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 17 (40.48%) PhD
3 9 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.76%) HockeyApp
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Apple
2 3 (7.14%) Dell
2 3 (7.14%) Sage
2 3 (7.14%) SonicWALL
2 3 (7.14%) Symantec
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Google
Watford, Hertfordshire
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 4 days ago