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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 9 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 230 218 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.41% 15.42% 16.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.95% 24.36% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 193 184 243
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
823 895 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 69.45% 63.30% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 718 780 948
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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++.

1 234 (52.00%) Degree
2 224 (49.78%) Java
3 201 (44.67%) Software Engineering
4 189 (42.00%) C
5 159 (35.33%) Computer Science
6 154 (34.22%) Linux
7 144 (32.00%) C#
8 132 (29.33%) Python
9 124 (27.56%) Mathematics
10 93 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (20.44%) .NET
12 90 (20.00%) Windows
13 80 (17.78%) HTML
14 76 (16.89%) Algorithms
15 65 (14.44%) Physics
16 58 (12.89%) JavaScript
17 57 (12.67%) ASP.NET
18 56 (12.44%) Finance
19 55 (12.22%) CSS
20 54 (12.00%) SQL
21 50 (11.11%) Multithreading
22 48 (10.67%) XML
23 47 (10.44%) Perl
23 47 (10.44%) SDLC
24 42 (9.33%) Scrum
25 39 (8.67%) Objective-C
25 39 (8.67%) Visual Studio
26 38 (8.44%) OO
27 37 (8.22%) Unix
28 36 (8.00%) Oracle

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 22 (4.89%) CMS
2 6 (1.33%) Apache
3 4 (0.89%) IIS
4 3 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.44%) Simulink
2 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.22%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.22%) Revit
2 1 (0.22%) Siemens NX
2 1 (0.22%) Solid Edge
2 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.22%) HTTP
2 22 (4.89%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.00%) Ethernet
3 9 (2.00%) Internet
3 9 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.33%) DNS
5 5 (1.11%) ZigBee
6 4 (0.89%) SSL
6 4 (0.89%) Wireless
7 3 (0.67%) IPv4
7 3 (0.67%) IPv6
7 3 (0.67%) MQTT
7 3 (0.67%) X.509
8 2 (0.44%) LDAP
9 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.22%) GSM
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) OFDM
9 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.11%) Big Data
3 12 (2.67%) MySQL
4 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.78%) DB2
6 5 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (8.67%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.22%) Eclipse
3 16 (3.56%) NUnit
3 16 (3.56%) Selenium
4 15 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.33%) Gradle
4 15 (3.33%) Xcode
5 14 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.11%) JUnit
6 12 (2.67%) Grunt
6 12 (2.67%) gulp
6 12 (2.67%) JIRA
7 9 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.00%) Maven
8 7 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.11%) Mockito
10 4 (0.89%) CMake
10 4 (0.89%) QUnit
11 3 (0.67%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 56 (12.44%) Finance
2 33 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.22%) Electronics
4 25 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 25 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 24 (5.33%) Automotive
6 14 (3.11%) Games
7 4 (0.89%) Advertising
7 4 (0.89%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 226 (50.22%) Developer
2 118 (26.22%) Software Engineer
3 95 (21.11%) C++ Developer
4 80 (17.78%) Software Developer
5 56 (12.44%) Graduate
6 43 (9.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 40 (8.89%) Java Developer
8 39 (8.67%) C# Developer
9 31 (6.89%) Graduate Developer
10 30 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 30 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (6.00%) C++/Java Developer
11 27 (6.00%) Junior
11 27 (6.00%) Programmer
12 24 (5.33%) C Software Engineer
12 24 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 23 (5.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 22 (4.89%) Author
14 22 (4.89%) Consultant
14 22 (4.89%) Senior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (20.44%) .NET
2 80 (17.78%) HTML
3 57 (12.67%) ASP.NET
4 55 (12.22%) CSS
5 48 (10.67%) XML
6 34 (7.56%) STL
7 31 (6.89%) HTML5
8 26 (5.78%) AngularJS
8 26 (5.78%) Web Services
9 24 (5.33%) jQuery
10 23 (5.11%) SOAP
11 22 (4.89%) MFC
12 20 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 19 (4.22%) OpenGL
13 19 (4.22%) POSIX
13 19 (4.22%) REST
14 16 (3.56%) RESTful
15 15 (3.33%) iOS SDK
15 15 (3.33%) Sass
16 14 (3.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 159 (35.33%) Computer Science
2 124 (27.56%) Mathematics
3 76 (16.89%) Algorithms
4 65 (14.44%) Physics
5 32 (7.11%) User Experience
6 29 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.89%) Digital Media
7 22 (4.89%) Vector Graphics
8 16 (3.56%) Mobile App
9 15 (3.33%) Cryptography
10 14 (3.11%) Augmented Reality
11 9 (2.00%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.78%) CAN bus
12 8 (1.78%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.33%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.33%) Pricing Data
13 6 (1.33%) Raspberry Pi
14 5 (1.11%) iPhone
15 4 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 154 (34.22%) Linux
2 90 (20.00%) Windows
3 37 (8.22%) Unix
4 32 (7.11%) Android
5 28 (6.22%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.89%) AIX
8 4 (0.89%) HPUX
8 4 (0.89%) Solaris
8 4 (0.89%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Fedora
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (44.67%) Software Engineering
2 93 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 47 (10.44%) SDLC
5 42 (9.33%) Scrum
6 38 (8.44%) OO
7 33 (7.33%) Mentoring
8 27 (6.00%) Open Source
9 25 (5.56%) Machine Learning
9 25 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 23 (5.11%) Web Development
11 22 (4.89%) Coaching
11 22 (4.89%) Content Management
12 19 (4.22%) Prototyping
12 19 (4.22%) Secure Coding
13 17 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.78%) TDD
14 15 (3.33%) Concurrent Programming
14 15 (3.33%) iOS Development
15 14 (3.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 224 (49.78%) Java
2 189 (42.00%) C
3 144 (32.00%) C#
4 132 (29.33%) Python
5 58 (12.89%) JavaScript
6 54 (12.00%) SQL
7 47 (10.44%) Perl
8 39 (8.67%) Objective-C
9 20 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.33%) PHP
11 12 (2.67%) Ruby
11 12 (2.67%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.67%) XAML
12 11 (2.44%) Embedded C
13 7 (1.56%) Embedded C++
13 7 (1.56%) R
14 5 (1.11%) Lua
14 5 (1.11%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 234 (52.00%) Degree
2 32 (7.11%) PhD
3 3 (0.67%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.22%) ISO13485
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (4.00%) Firmware
2 6 (1.33%) Docker
3 4 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.89%) Puppet
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (8.00%) Oracle
2 19 (4.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.67%) Google
4 8 (1.78%) Apple
5 4 (0.89%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.89%) VMware
6 3 (0.67%) Perforce
7 2 (0.44%) CA
7 2 (0.44%) Dell
7 2 (0.44%) IBM
7 2 (0.44%) Panasonic
7 2 (0.44%) Zend
8 1 (0.22%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) Trillium
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