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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 49 36 38
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.72% 4.20% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.30% 12.70% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 22
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £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 Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 238 189 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 43.19% 33.04% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 196 154 167
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Watford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

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

1 38 (77.55%) Software Engineering
2 33 (67.35%) C#
3 30 (61.22%) Degree
4 29 (59.18%) Computer Science
5 28 (57.14%) Physics
5 28 (57.14%) Node.js
6 27 (55.10%) Windows
7 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
8 23 (46.94%) HTML
9 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
10 20 (40.82%) CSS
11 18 (36.73%) OO
12 17 (34.69%) Java
12 17 (34.69%) C
13 16 (32.65%) PhD
14 15 (30.61%) Data Visualisation
14 15 (30.61%) Visualisation
14 15 (30.61%) Web Development
14 15 (30.61%) ZeroMQ
15 14 (28.57%) LabVIEW
16 13 (26.53%) Ajax
16 13 (26.53%) JSON
16 13 (26.53%) Multithreading
16 13 (26.53%) Front End Development
17 12 (24.49%) Linux
18 11 (22.45%) VB
18 11 (22.45%) Subversion
18 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
19 10 (20.41%) Image Processing
19 10 (20.41%) AngularJS

C++
Top Related 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 8 (16.33%) IIS
1 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.04%) iBeacon
3 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) LabVIEW
2 11 (22.45%) Subversion
3 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.08%) gulp
6 1 (2.04%) CocoaPods
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Software Developer
3 15 (30.61%) C++ Developer
3 15 (30.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (26.53%) C++ Software Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Software Engineer
6 10 (20.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (20.41%) Web Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.12%) UI Developer
9 3 (6.12%) VB Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) Node.js
2 23 (46.94%) HTML
3 20 (40.82%) CSS
4 15 (30.61%) ZeroMQ
5 13 (26.53%) Ajax
5 13 (26.53%) JSON
6 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
6 10 (20.41%) OpenCV
6 10 (20.41%) OpenGL
7 8 (16.33%) .NET
8 3 (6.12%) HTML5
8 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 2 (4.08%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.08%) jQuery
9 2 (4.08%) lodash
9 2 (4.08%) React
9 2 (4.08%) RESTful
9 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.04%) JavaScriptCore
10 1 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Software Engineering
2 28 (57.14%) Physics
3 18 (36.73%) OO
4 15 (30.61%) Data Visualisation
4 15 (30.61%) Visualisation
4 15 (30.61%) Web Development
5 13 (26.53%) Front End Development
5 13 (26.53%) Multithreading
6 10 (20.41%) Image Processing
6 10 (20.41%) OOD
7 6 (12.24%) CRM
7 6 (12.24%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (10.20%) Logistics
9 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.16%) Data Acquisition
9 4 (8.16%) MVC
10 3 (6.12%) OOP
11 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
11 2 (4.08%) Scrum
11 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) C#
2 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.69%) C
3 17 (34.69%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) VB
5 8 (16.33%) SQL
6 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.12%) Python
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.08%) ES6
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) Scala
9 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.04%) Fortran
9 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Degree
2 16 (32.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (10.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.04%) HockeyApp
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Dell
2 5 (10.20%) Sage
2 5 (10.20%) SonicWALL
2 5 (10.20%) Symantec
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (2.04%) EMC