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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 14 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 218 336 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.96% 22.80% 16.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.30% 34.39% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 196 299 256
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
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
897 977 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.67% 66.28% 68.23%
Number of salaries quoted 780 873 1101
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

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 3 May 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 May 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++.

1 205 (49.40%) Degree
2 201 (48.43%) Software Engineering
3 188 (45.30%) Java
4 157 (37.83%) C
5 142 (34.22%) Linux
6 137 (33.01%) Computer Science
7 121 (29.16%) Python
8 113 (27.23%) C#
8 113 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (23.86%) Windows
10 84 (20.24%) HTML
11 80 (19.28%) Mathematics
12 74 (17.83%) .NET
13 67 (16.14%) SQL
14 63 (15.18%) JavaScript
14 63 (15.18%) Algorithms
15 59 (14.22%) Scrum
16 57 (13.73%) Oracle
16 57 (13.73%) CSS
17 53 (12.77%) XML
17 53 (12.77%) Perl
18 46 (11.08%) SDLC
19 44 (10.60%) SQL Server
19 44 (10.60%) Physics
20 43 (10.36%) Electronics
20 43 (10.36%) Multithreading
21 42 (10.12%) HTML5
22 40 (9.64%) Visual Studio
23 38 (9.16%) SOAP
23 38 (9.16%) Open Source

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 27 (6.51%) CMS
2 7 (1.69%) IIS
3 3 (0.72%) Apache
3 3 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Simulink
2 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.96%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.23%) HTTP
2 13 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.45%) Internet
4 5 (1.20%) DNS
4 5 (1.20%) LDAP
5 4 (0.96%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.72%) AMQP
6 3 (0.72%) MQTT
6 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.72%) Wireless
7 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.48%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.24%) 3G
8 1 (0.24%) GSM
8 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.24%) LTE
8 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.82%) Big Data
3 12 (2.89%) MySQL
4 11 (2.65%) DB2
5 8 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 36 (8.67%) Git (software)
3 26 (6.27%) Eclipse
4 25 (6.02%) JIRA
5 16 (3.86%) Gradle
6 14 (3.37%) Maven
6 14 (3.37%) Selenium
7 13 (3.13%) Grunt
7 13 (3.13%) gulp
7 13 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.65%) NUnit
10 9 (2.17%) JUnit
11 8 (1.93%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.69%) QUnit
12 7 (1.69%) Xcode
13 6 (1.45%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.20%) Mockito
15 4 (0.96%) AQtime
General
1 43 (10.36%) Electronics
2 37 (8.92%) Finance
3 23 (5.54%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.82%) Automotive
4 20 (4.82%) Financial Institution
4 20 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (3.13%) Games
6 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Banking
8 4 (0.96%) Advertising
8 4 (0.96%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 189 (45.54%) Developer
2 111 (26.75%) Software Engineer
3 74 (17.83%) C++ Developer
4 57 (13.73%) Software Developer
5 54 (13.01%) C++ Software Engineer
6 34 (8.19%) C# Developer
7 29 (6.99%) Graduate
7 29 (6.99%) Senior Developer
8 28 (6.75%) .NET Developer
8 28 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (6.51%) Author
9 27 (6.51%) Senior Technical Author
9 27 (6.51%) Technical Author
10 25 (6.02%) Java Developer
10 25 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (5.30%) Linux Developer
12 21 (5.06%) Junior
13 19 (4.58%) C Developer
13 19 (4.58%) Programmer
13 19 (4.58%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (20.24%) HTML
2 74 (17.83%) .NET
3 57 (13.73%) CSS
4 53 (12.77%) XML
5 42 (10.12%) HTML5
6 38 (9.16%) SOAP
7 36 (8.67%) STL
8 35 (8.43%) ASP.NET
9 33 (7.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 27 (6.51%) jQuery
11 24 (5.78%) Web Services
12 23 (5.54%) J2EE
13 21 (5.06%) AngularJS
13 21 (5.06%) JDBC
13 21 (5.06%) JSP
14 19 (4.58%) REST
14 19 (4.58%) Spring
14 19 (4.58%) XSD
15 16 (3.86%) MFC
15 16 (3.86%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 137 (33.01%) Computer Science
2 80 (19.28%) Mathematics
3 63 (15.18%) Algorithms
4 44 (10.60%) Physics
5 31 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (7.47%) Cryptography
6 20 (4.82%) User Experience
7 17 (4.10%) Client/Server
8 14 (3.37%) Digital Media
9 13 (3.13%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.93%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.20%) Chemistry
12 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.96%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.96%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (0.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 142 (34.22%) Linux
2 99 (23.86%) Windows
3 29 (6.99%) Unix
4 25 (6.02%) Android
5 13 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.65%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.72%) AIX
8 3 (0.72%) HPUX
8 3 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.48%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (48.43%) Software Engineering
2 113 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (14.22%) Scrum
4 46 (11.08%) SDLC
5 43 (10.36%) Multithreading
6 38 (9.16%) Open Source
7 36 (8.67%) Mentoring
8 32 (7.71%) Secure Coding
9 29 (6.99%) Unit Testing
10 28 (6.75%) TDD
11 27 (6.51%) Coaching
11 27 (6.51%) Content Management
12 23 (5.54%) BDD
12 23 (5.54%) MVC
13 20 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (4.82%) OO
14 19 (4.58%) Web Development
15 17 (4.10%) Feature Driven Development
16 13 (3.13%) Product Management
17 12 (2.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 188 (45.30%) Java
2 157 (37.83%) C
3 121 (29.16%) Python
4 113 (27.23%) C#
5 67 (16.14%) SQL
6 63 (15.18%) JavaScript
7 53 (12.77%) Perl
8 29 (6.99%) Shell Script
9 27 (6.51%) Bash Shell
10 22 (5.30%) Objective-C
11 14 (3.37%) Embedded C
12 13 (3.13%) TypeScript
12 13 (3.13%) XAML
13 11 (2.65%) PHP
14 9 (2.17%) R
15 8 (1.93%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.69%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.96%) Erlang
17 4 (0.96%) Lua
17 4 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 205 (49.40%) Degree
2 14 (3.37%) PhD
3 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.13%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO13485
System Software
1 19 (4.58%) Firmware
2 10 (2.41%) Docker
3 7 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.96%) LXC
5 4 (0.96%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (13.73%) Oracle
2 13 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.69%) Google
3 7 (1.69%) VMware
4 5 (1.20%) Autodesk
4 5 (1.20%) CA
4 5 (1.20%) Dell
4 5 (1.20%) IBM
4 5 (1.20%) PTC
5 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.72%) Perforce
6 2 (0.48%) QNX
7 1 (0.24%) SAP
7 1 (0.24%) Trillium
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Excellent Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus) +
Posted: 6 days ago