The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 7 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 260 165 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.76% 11.98% 17.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.59% 19.08% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 206 141 247
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
823 865 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.87% 62.82% 62.71%
Number of salaries quoted 707 772 941
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Salary Trend in Cambridge

C++
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for C++.

1 252 (52.17%) Java
2 228 (47.20%) Degree
3 225 (46.58%) Software Engineering
4 222 (45.96%) C
5 182 (37.68%) Linux
6 175 (36.23%) Computer Science
7 168 (34.78%) Python
8 167 (34.58%) C#
9 143 (29.61%) Mathematics
10 103 (21.33%) .NET
11 91 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (18.22%) Algorithms
13 86 (17.81%) Windows
14 72 (14.91%) HTML
15 71 (14.70%) Physics
16 64 (13.25%) ASP.NET
17 60 (12.42%) Multithreading
18 56 (11.59%) Finance
19 52 (10.77%) JavaScript
20 51 (10.56%) OO
20 51 (10.56%) SDLC
21 49 (10.14%) CSS
22 48 (9.94%) PhD
23 47 (9.73%) XML
24 46 (9.52%) SQL
25 44 (9.11%) Perl
26 42 (8.70%) Objective-C
27 40 (8.28%) Scrum
28 39 (8.07%) Unix
28 39 (8.07%) Telecoms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 17 (3.52%) CMS
2 6 (1.24%) Apache
3 3 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.41%) Simulink
2 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.21%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.21%) Revit
2 1 (0.21%) Siemens NX
2 1 (0.21%) Solid Edge
2 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.62%) PaaS
5 3 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.80%) HTTP
1 28 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (2.69%) Wireless
4 12 (2.48%) Internet
5 9 (1.86%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.45%) DNS
7 6 (1.24%) SSL
8 4 (0.83%) IPv6
8 4 (0.83%) X.509
8 4 (0.83%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.62%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.62%) IPv4
9 3 (0.62%) MQTT
10 1 (0.21%) 802.15
10 1 (0.21%) GSM
10 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.21%) Intelligent Network
10 1 (0.21%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.14%) Big Data
3 13 (2.69%) MySQL
4 7 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.62%) DB2
7 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (7.45%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.35%) Selenium
3 20 (4.14%) NUnit
4 19 (3.93%) Xcode
5 16 (3.31%) JUnit
6 15 (3.11%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.48%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.28%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.28%) Gradle
9 10 (2.07%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.86%) JIRA
11 8 (1.66%) Grunt
11 8 (1.66%) gulp
12 6 (1.24%) Maven
12 6 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.83%) CMake
14 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.62%) JMeter
14 3 (0.62%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.62%) Mockito
General
1 56 (11.59%) Finance
2 39 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.97%) Electronics
4 21 (4.35%) Automotive
4 21 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 21 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.11%) Games
6 4 (0.83%) Advertising
7 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (48.24%) Developer
2 140 (28.99%) Software Engineer
3 99 (20.50%) C++ Developer
4 88 (18.22%) Software Developer
5 79 (16.36%) Graduate
6 47 (9.73%) Java Developer
7 46 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
8 40 (8.28%) Graduate Developer
9 39 (8.07%) C# Developer
9 39 (8.07%) Embedded Engineer
10 33 (6.83%) C++/Java Developer
10 33 (6.83%) Programmer
11 31 (6.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 29 (6.00%) C Software Engineer
12 29 (6.00%) Junior
13 28 (5.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 26 (5.38%) .NET Developer
15 25 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
16 24 (4.97%) Senior Software Engineer
17 23 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (21.33%) .NET
2 72 (14.91%) HTML
3 64 (13.25%) ASP.NET
4 49 (10.14%) CSS
5 47 (9.73%) XML
6 32 (6.63%) STL
7 28 (5.80%) HTML5
8 26 (5.38%) MFC
9 24 (4.97%) Web Services
10 21 (4.35%) AngularJS
11 20 (4.14%) jQuery
11 20 (4.14%) OpenGL
12 19 (3.93%) iOS SDK
13 18 (3.73%) POSIX
13 18 (3.73%) REST
13 18 (3.73%) SOAP
14 17 (3.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 14 (2.90%) RESTful
16 13 (2.69%) LAMP
16 13 (2.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 175 (36.23%) Computer Science
2 143 (29.61%) Mathematics
3 88 (18.22%) Algorithms
4 71 (14.70%) Physics
5 31 (6.42%) User Experience
6 26 (5.38%) Digital Media
7 24 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.73%) Augmented Reality
8 18 (3.73%) Mobile App
9 17 (3.52%) Vector Graphics
10 10 (2.07%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.07%) Internet of Things
11 9 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (1.66%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.45%) CAN bus
13 7 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (1.45%) Smartphone
14 6 (1.24%) Pricing Data
14 6 (1.24%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 182 (37.68%) Linux
2 86 (17.81%) Windows
3 39 (8.07%) Unix
4 34 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 32 (6.63%) Android
6 10 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.83%) AIX
7 4 (0.83%) HPUX
7 4 (0.83%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) CentOS
8 2 (0.41%) Fedora
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (46.58%) Software Engineering
2 91 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (12.42%) Multithreading
4 51 (10.56%) OO
4 51 (10.56%) SDLC
5 40 (8.28%) Scrum
6 39 (8.07%) Machine Learning
7 38 (7.87%) Computer Vision
8 32 (6.63%) Mentoring
9 29 (6.00%) Open Source
10 23 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 22 (4.55%) Coaching
12 20 (4.14%) DevOps
12 20 (4.14%) Test Automation
13 19 (3.93%) iOS Development
13 19 (3.93%) Web Development
14 18 (3.73%) Mobile Development
14 18 (3.73%) TDD
15 17 (3.52%) Content Management
16 16 (3.31%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 252 (52.17%) Java
2 222 (45.96%) C
3 168 (34.78%) Python
4 167 (34.58%) C#
5 52 (10.77%) JavaScript
6 46 (9.52%) SQL
7 44 (9.11%) Perl
8 42 (8.70%) Objective-C
9 25 (5.18%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.73%) PHP
11 15 (3.11%) Ruby
12 13 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.28%) Embedded C++
14 9 (1.86%) Embedded C
14 9 (1.86%) Groovy
15 8 (1.66%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.66%) XAML
16 7 (1.45%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.24%) R
18 4 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 228 (47.20%) Degree
2 48 (9.94%) PhD
3 3 (0.62%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.21%) ISEB
4 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.69%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO13485
System Software
1 18 (3.73%) Firmware
2 7 (1.45%) Docker
3 4 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (4.76%) Oracle
2 18 (3.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.28%) Google
4 8 (1.66%) Apple
5 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.83%) VMware
5 4 (0.83%) Zend
6 3 (0.62%) Perforce
7 2 (0.41%) Panasonic
7 2 (0.41%) Samsung
8 1 (0.21%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.21%) Trillium
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