Period
to 24 July 2019

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 6 months to 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 52 63
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.50% 3.89% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 7.41% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 52 59
Watford median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £43,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £57,500 £45,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% -

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 371 486 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 46.43% 52.54% 50.31%
Number of salaries quoted 310 426 469
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,375 £67,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for C++.

1 14 (70.00%) Java
1 14 (70.00%) Python
1 14 (70.00%) Go
2 13 (65.00%) DevOps
2 13 (65.00%) Rust
2 13 (65.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Automation
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Scala
2 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (30.00%) Apple
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) SQLite
3 6 (30.00%) OOP
3 6 (30.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) Xcode
3 6 (30.00%) Objective-C
3 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (30.00%) Apple Swift
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScriptCore
3 6 (30.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes

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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Xcode
2 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.00%) Cobertura
2 1 (5.00%) Gradle
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Snyk
2 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (65.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) DevSecOps Architect
3 1 (5.00%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScriptCore
2 1 (5.00%) boto
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth
2 1 (5.00%) OpenID
2 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps
1 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 13 (65.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) OO
2 6 (30.00%) OOP
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) DevSecOps
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.00%) OWASP
3 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Go
1 14 (70.00%) Java
1 14 (70.00%) Python
2 13 (65.00%) Rust
2 13 (65.00%) Scala
3 6 (30.00%) Apple Swift
3 6 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) Nmap
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Rancher
1 1 (5.00%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Qualys