The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
UK / England
Rank 63 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3628 4483 4346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.59% 4.86% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.50% 9.20% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 3894 3810
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,650 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42684 48750 49721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 54.02% 52.80% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36982 42470 42981
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++
Salary Trend in England

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

C++ Salary Trend in England

C++
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

C++ Salary Histogram in England

C++
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 1483 £64,500 -7.85% 267
South East -5 799 £45,000 - 150
East of England +8 410 £45,000 +12.50% 91
South West +7 382 £42,000 +5.00% 53
North West 0 183 £42,500 -1.16% 40
West Midlands -11 122 £40,000 +6.66% 19
East Midlands +5 116 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Yorkshire +3 111 £40,750 -9.44% 26
North East -8 21 £40,000 +21.21% 8
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 3441 (46.18%) Java
2 3105 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 2778 (37.28%) C#
4 2697 (36.20%) Linux
5 2665 (35.77%) Python
6 2566 (34.44%) C
7 2200 (29.53%) Degree
8 2054 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
9 1767 (23.71%) Computer Science
10 1726 (23.16%) SQL
11 1682 (22.57%) Finance
12 1502 (20.16%) Windows
13 1424 (19.11%) JavaScript
14 1419 (19.04%) .NET
15 1194 (16.02%) OO
16 1141 (15.31%) Multithreading
17 1108 (14.87%) HTML
18 1064 (14.28%) Unix
19 965 (12.95%) Mathematics
20 779 (10.45%) Scrum
21 764 (10.25%) Algorithms
22 740 (9.93%) SDLC
23 700 (9.39%) CSS
24 664 (8.91%) XML
25 660 (8.86%) Perl
26 632 (8.48%) Banking
27 605 (8.12%) TDD
28 603 (8.09%) Security Cleared
29 595 (7.99%) Physics
30 574 (7.70%) Git (software)

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 205 (2.75%) Apache Spark
2 162 (2.17%) Apache
3 97 (1.30%) IIS
4 95 (1.27%) Apache Pig
5 93 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 72 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 70 (0.94%) JBoss
7 70 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 67 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 53 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 49 (0.66%) SAS
11 46 (0.62%) nginx
12 42 (0.56%) Jetty
13 37 (0.50%) Confluence
14 36 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
15 24 (0.32%) MQSeries
16 23 (0.31%) MS Exchange
17 21 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 21 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 20 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 178 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 46 (0.62%) MS Office
3 41 (0.55%) Simulink
4 39 (0.52%) GNU Octave
5 24 (0.32%) SPSS
6 16 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.15%) GIMP
9 7 (0.094%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.094%) OrCAD
10 6 (0.081%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.081%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.081%) InDesign
10 6 (0.081%) MicroStation
10 6 (0.081%) MS Project
10 6 (0.081%) RoboHelp
10 6 (0.081%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.054%) 3ds Max
11 4 (0.054%) CATIA
11 4 (0.054%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 39 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.13%) BASE24
5 7 (0.094%) LabWindows
5 7 (0.094%) Summit
6 5 (0.067%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.067%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.054%) Eze OMS
7 4 (0.054%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.054%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.054%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.054%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.040%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.040%) OpenText Process Suite
8 3 (0.040%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.040%) Relativity
9 2 (0.027%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.027%) Concordance
Cloud Services
1 192 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (1.17%) SaaS
4 85 (1.14%) GitHub
5 51 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (0.52%) Office 365
7 38 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (0.38%) G Suite
9 26 (0.35%) Slack
10 22 (0.30%) PaaS
11 18 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.17%) Google App Engine
13 12 (0.16%) Heroku
14 7 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.094%) Force.com
15 5 (0.067%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.054%) IaaS
16 4 (0.054%) iTunes
17 2 (0.027%) Azure Active Directory
17 2 (0.027%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 404 (5.42%) TCP/IP
2 175 (2.35%) HTTP
3 160 (2.15%) Wireless
4 158 (2.12%) Internet
5 116 (1.56%) Bluetooth
6 113 (1.52%) Ethernet
7 104 (1.40%) Network Security
8 81 (1.09%) Wireshark
9 71 (0.95%) RS-232
10 70 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
11 68 (0.91%) DNS
11 68 (0.91%) Firewall
12 66 (0.89%) RS-485
13 63 (0.85%) GSM
14 47 (0.63%) SSL
15 44 (0.59%) 3G
16 43 (0.58%) 4G
16 43 (0.58%) Broadband
17 41 (0.55%) ZigBee
18 39 (0.52%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 396 (5.31%) Big Data
3 335 (4.50%) MySQL
4 306 (4.11%) Hadoop
5 301 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 236 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 220 (2.95%) Relational Database
8 134 (1.80%) Apache Hive
9 116 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 104 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 103 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 74 (0.99%) Data Mining
13 58 (0.78%) Oracle Database
14 57 (0.76%) Redis
15 50 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 49 (0.66%) KDB
17 43 (0.58%) HBase
18 38 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
19 30 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
20 29 (0.39%) Impala
Development Applications
1 574 (7.70%) Git (software)
2 390 (5.23%) Visual Studio
3 352 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 288 (3.87%) Subversion
5 243 (3.26%) JIRA
5 243 (3.26%) Selenium
6 161 (2.16%) NUnit
7 137 (1.84%) Cucumber
8 133 (1.78%) JUnit
9 131 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 113 (1.52%) Maven
11 102 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 101 (1.36%) Eclipse
13 79 (1.06%) Hudson
14 78 (1.05%) MSTest
15 65 (0.87%) TeamCity
16 54 (0.72%) LoadRunner
17 51 (0.68%) Mercurial
18 47 (0.63%) Metasploit
19 45 (0.60%) Ant
General
1 1682 (22.57%) Finance
2 632 (8.48%) Banking
3 489 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 385 (5.17%) Games
5 344 (4.62%) Electronics
6 254 (3.41%) Front Office
7 197 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 188 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 160 (2.15%) Retail
10 148 (1.99%) Automotive
11 106 (1.42%) Marketing
12 102 (1.37%) Aerospace
13 89 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 77 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
15 71 (0.95%) Advertising
16 49 (0.66%) Back Office
17 47 (0.63%) Legal
17 47 (0.63%) Military
18 44 (0.59%) Publishing
19 40 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 3532 (47.40%) Developer
2 1818 (24.40%) Software Engineer
3 1510 (20.27%) C++ Developer
4 867 (11.64%) Software Developer
5 743 (9.97%) C++ Software Engineer
6 598 (8.03%) C# Developer
7 588 (7.89%) Graduate
8 503 (6.75%) Java Developer
9 462 (6.20%) Embedded Engineer
10 439 (5.89%) Senior Developer
11 393 (5.27%) Junior
12 374 (5.02%) C++ Software Developer
13 363 (4.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 344 (4.62%) Graduate Developer
15 340 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
16 325 (4.36%) Python Developer
17 300 (4.03%) .NET Developer
18 287 (3.85%) Junior Developer
19 242 (3.25%) Analyst
20 240 (3.22%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1419 (19.04%) .NET
2 1108 (14.87%) HTML
3 700 (9.39%) CSS
4 664 (8.91%) XML
5 467 (6.27%) Web Services
6 454 (6.09%) ASP.NET
7 451 (6.05%) STL
8 352 (4.72%) WPF
9 351 (4.71%) AngularJS
10 335 (4.50%) HTML5
11 332 (4.46%) jQuery
12 324 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 256 (3.44%) WCF
14 252 (3.38%) Node.js
15 245 (3.29%) Qt
16 223 (2.99%) RESTful
17 215 (2.89%) Spring
18 208 (2.79%) SOAP
19 201 (2.70%) J2EE
20 199 (2.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1767 (23.71%) Computer Science
2 965 (12.95%) Mathematics
3 764 (10.25%) Algorithms
4 595 (7.99%) Physics
5 499 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
6 260 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
7 245 (3.29%) Data Structures
8 240 (3.22%) Derivative
9 227 (3.05%) Hedge funds
10 211 (2.83%) Visualisation
11 197 (2.64%) Equities
12 191 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 170 (2.28%) Fintech
14 142 (1.91%) Device Driver
15 134 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 132 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
16 132 (1.77%) Fixed Income
17 123 (1.65%) Mobile App
18 110 (1.48%) Artificial Intelligence
19 104 (1.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2697 (36.20%) Linux
2 1502 (20.16%) Windows
3 1064 (14.28%) Unix
4 430 (5.77%) Android
5 290 (3.89%) Apple iOS
6 124 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
7 95 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 78 (1.05%) Windows Server
9 63 (0.85%) Solaris
10 61 (0.82%) CentOS
11 57 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 53 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 47 (0.63%) Mac OS
14 34 (0.46%) VxWorks
15 28 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (0.28%) Windows Phone
18 19 (0.25%) Windows 7
19 17 (0.23%) Debian
20 16 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3105 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 2054 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1194 (16.02%) OO
4 1141 (15.31%) Multithreading
5 779 (10.45%) Scrum
6 740 (9.93%) SDLC
7 605 (8.12%) TDD
8 573 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 490 (6.58%) OOP
10 437 (5.86%) Low Latency
11 430 (5.77%) Mentoring
12 393 (5.27%) Analytics
13 382 (5.13%) Machine Learning
14 376 (5.05%) DevOps
15 360 (4.83%) OOD
16 343 (4.60%) Cybersecurity
16 343 (4.60%) Open Source
17 334 (4.48%) Unit Testing
18 317 (4.25%) UML
19 300 (4.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3441 (46.18%) Java
2 2778 (37.28%) C#
3 2665 (35.77%) Python
4 2566 (34.44%) C
5 1726 (23.16%) SQL
6 1424 (19.11%) JavaScript
7 660 (8.86%) Perl
8 482 (6.47%) PHP
9 458 (6.15%) Ruby
10 321 (4.31%) MATLAB
11 318 (4.27%) Bash Shell
12 296 (3.97%) Embedded C
13 289 (3.88%) Scala
14 268 (3.60%) Embedded C++
15 202 (2.71%) VB
16 198 (2.66%) Objective-C
17 193 (2.59%) R
18 192 (2.58%) T-SQL
19 190 (2.55%) Shell Script
20 170 (2.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2200 (29.53%) Degree
2 603 (8.09%) Security Cleared
3 429 (5.76%) PhD
4 286 (3.84%) DV Cleared
5 250 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 86 (1.15%) CREST Certified
7 84 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 63 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 62 (0.83%) ISEB
10 56 (0.75%) CEH
11 54 (0.72%) CISSP
12 53 (0.71%) OSCP
13 44 (0.59%) GIAC
14 38 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (0.44%) CCNA
15 33 (0.44%) MCSE
16 29 (0.39%) SANS
17 28 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
17 28 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
17 28 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (4.25%) QA
2 52 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 40 (0.54%) MISRA
4 22 (0.30%) JTAG
4 22 (0.30%) MiFID
5 18 (0.24%) ISO13485
6 14 (0.19%) MISRA C
7 10 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.12%) EMIR
8 9 (0.12%) HL7
8 9 (0.12%) SLA
9 7 (0.094%) DICOM
9 7 (0.094%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.094%) IEC 61508
10 6 (0.081%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.067%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.054%) Def Stans
12 4 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.054%) ISO26262
12 4 (0.054%) SDET
System Software
1 225 (3.02%) Firmware
2 157 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (1.76%) Docker
4 76 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 49 (0.66%) KVM
6 43 (0.58%) Active Directory
7 27 (0.36%) NFS
8 23 (0.31%) HDFS
9 20 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 15 (0.20%) vSphere
11 9 (0.12%) Xen
11 9 (0.12%) XenServer
12 8 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.11%) vCloud
12 8 (0.11%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (0.081%) Kamailio
14 6 (0.081%) XenApp
15 5 (0.067%) LXC
Systems Management
1 170 (2.28%) Puppet
2 160 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (1.54%) Ansible
4 66 (0.89%) Nmap
5 64 (0.86%) Nessus
6 53 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 42 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 29 (0.39%) Nagios
9 27 (0.36%) OpenVAS
10 15 (0.20%) Mesos
10 15 (0.20%) Terraform
11 14 (0.19%) Salt
12 13 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
13 12 (0.16%) Perfmon
14 11 (0.15%) rkt
15 10 (0.13%) EnCase
16 9 (0.12%) HP Fortify
17 8 (0.11%) Graylog
17 8 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
18 7 (0.094%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 527 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 484 (6.50%) Oracle
3 171 (2.29%) VMware
4 139 (1.87%) Google
5 95 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 84 (1.13%) HP
7 79 (1.06%) SAP
8 72 (0.97%) Sybase
9 55 (0.74%) IBM
10 54 (0.72%) Sophos
11 47 (0.63%) Cisco
12 44 (0.59%) TIBCO
13 40 (0.54%) Perforce
14 35 (0.47%) Intel
15 34 (0.46%) Atlassian
16 33 (0.44%) Solace
17 32 (0.43%) Dell
18 31 (0.42%) Adobe
18 31 (0.42%) Xilinx
19 28 (0.38%) Qualys
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + fantastic base+benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warlingham, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago