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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 56 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4562 4394 5801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.89% 4.36% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.29% 8.43% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3959 3704 5023
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
UK

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
49133 52152 58684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.67% 51.77% 53.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43029 44776 50482
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 1818 £65,000 +4.00% 261
South East +30 1270 £45,000 - 154
South West +1 410 £42,500 +8.97% 66
East of England -2 399 £42,500 - 85
North West +19 216 £40,000 - 51
East Midlands +44 182 £37,500 -1.96% 18
West Midlands -22 137 £37,500 +2.73% 22
Yorkshire -20 120 £45,000 +12.50% 28
North East -33 30 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Midlands - 1 £25,000 - 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for C++.

1 3996 (43.81%) Java
2 3746 (41.07%) Software Engineering
3 3361 (36.85%) C#
4 3131 (34.33%) Degree
5 2871 (31.48%) C
5 2871 (31.48%) Linux
6 2867 (31.43%) Python
7 2535 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
8 2269 (24.88%) Computer Science
9 2209 (24.22%) Finance
10 2202 (24.14%) SQL
11 2078 (22.78%) Windows
12 1722 (18.88%) JavaScript
13 1699 (18.63%) OO
14 1695 (18.58%) .NET
15 1520 (16.66%) Unix
16 1297 (14.22%) HTML
17 1262 (13.84%) Multithreading
18 1100 (12.06%) Mathematics
19 1002 (10.99%) Algorithms
20 985 (10.80%) CSS
21 932 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
22 915 (10.03%) SQL Server
23 872 (9.56%) TDD
24 859 (9.42%) XML
25 837 (9.18%) Scrum
26 827 (9.07%) Perl
27 813 (8.91%) SDLC
28 771 (8.45%) Oracle
29 727 (7.97%) OOP

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
1 338 (3.71%) Node.js
2 185 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 181 (1.98%) Apache
4 173 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 173 (1.90%) IIS
5 94 (1.03%) Confluence
6 87 (0.95%) SAS
7 84 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 83 (0.91%) JBoss
9 74 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 72 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 64 (0.70%) nginx
12 63 (0.69%) Apache Pig
13 52 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 49 (0.54%) CMS
15 40 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 37 (0.41%) Jetty
17 29 (0.32%) MS Exchange
18 28 (0.31%) Apache Solr
19 23 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 285 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 65 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 58 (0.64%) MS Office
4 41 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 31 (0.34%) Simulink
7 30 (0.33%) SPSS
8 21 (0.23%) Gliffy
8 21 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 19 (0.21%) TargetLink
10 18 (0.20%) 3ds Max
11 16 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 14 (0.15%) Mathematica
13 13 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
13 13 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
13 13 (0.14%) MODO
13 13 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
14 11 (0.12%) GIMP
14 11 (0.12%) MS Project
15 10 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.29%) MetaTrader
3 23 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.23%) Magento
5 18 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 9 (0.099%) Shopify
8 8 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.088%) Infor M3
9 6 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.044%) Finacle
10 4 (0.044%) Misys Opics
10 4 (0.044%) Odoo
10 4 (0.044%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.033%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.033%) Changepoint
11 3 (0.033%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 3 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.033%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.022%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 266 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (1.67%) SaaS
4 107 (1.17%) GitHub
5 77 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (0.27%) IaaS
9 21 (0.23%) PaaS
10 19 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.14%) iTunes
12 12 (0.13%) Force.com
13 11 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.11%) Office 365
15 7 (0.077%) Sumo Logic
16 6 (0.066%) Google Analytics
17 3 (0.033%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.033%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 509 (5.58%) TCP/IP
2 241 (2.64%) Internet
3 198 (2.17%) HTTP
4 142 (1.56%) Network Security
5 126 (1.38%) Wireless
6 87 (0.95%) DNS
7 71 (0.78%) Firewall
8 67 (0.73%) Ethernet
9 59 (0.65%) LDAP
10 58 (0.64%) SSL
11 54 (0.59%) Broadband
11 54 (0.59%) Multicast
12 50 (0.55%) VoIP
13 45 (0.49%) WAN
14 39 (0.43%) FTP
14 39 (0.43%) SMTP
15 37 (0.41%) LAN
16 33 (0.36%) Bluetooth
17 31 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
18 29 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 915 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 503 (5.51%) Big Data
3 457 (5.01%) MySQL
4 436 (4.78%) Relational Database
5 352 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 343 (3.76%) Hadoop
7 290 (3.18%) MongoDB
8 168 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 167 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 161 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
11 121 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 87 (0.95%) Apache Hive
13 77 (0.84%) Oracle Database
14 76 (0.83%) Redis
15 55 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
15 55 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 50 (0.55%) KDB
17 48 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 45 (0.49%) SQLite
19 41 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 611 (6.70%) Git (software)
2 602 (6.60%) Visual Studio
3 493 (5.41%) Subversion
4 298 (3.27%) JIRA
5 289 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 260 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 188 (2.06%) Eclipse
8 187 (2.05%) NUnit
9 171 (1.87%) Maven
10 147 (1.61%) JUnit
11 136 (1.49%) Selenium
12 103 (1.13%) Cucumber
13 71 (0.78%) SpecFlow
14 70 (0.77%) Ant
15 68 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
16 63 (0.69%) MSTest
17 62 (0.68%) Metasploit
18 53 (0.58%) Gradle
19 52 (0.57%) Mercurial
19 52 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2209 (24.22%) Finance
2 575 (6.30%) Games
3 562 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 466 (5.11%) Electronics
5 414 (4.54%) Front Office
6 399 (4.37%) Banking
7 243 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 232 (2.54%) Automotive
9 210 (2.30%) Aerospace
10 196 (2.15%) Marketing
11 161 (1.77%) Investment Banking
12 151 (1.66%) Retail
13 148 (1.62%) Financial Institution
14 140 (1.53%) Advertising
15 94 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
16 79 (0.87%) Back Office
17 77 (0.84%) Law
18 52 (0.57%) Military
19 44 (0.48%) Legal
20 43 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4536 (49.73%) Developer
2 2110 (23.13%) C++ Developer
3 2078 (22.78%) Software Engineer
4 1109 (12.16%) Software Developer
5 997 (10.93%) C++ Software Engineer
6 783 (8.58%) C# Developer
7 691 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 664 (7.28%) Java Developer
9 592 (6.49%) Graduate
10 506 (5.55%) C++ Software Developer
11 430 (4.71%) .NET Developer
12 418 (4.58%) Junior
13 398 (4.36%) Embedded Engineer
14 383 (4.20%) Python Developer
15 360 (3.95%) Analyst
16 348 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
17 333 (3.65%) Graduate Developer
18 326 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
19 323 (3.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
20 309 (3.39%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1695 (18.58%) .NET
2 1297 (14.22%) HTML
3 985 (10.80%) CSS
4 859 (9.42%) XML
5 714 (7.83%) Web Services
6 599 (6.57%) STL
7 521 (5.71%) ASP.NET
8 433 (4.75%) HTML5
9 396 (4.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 389 (4.26%) AngularJS
11 385 (4.22%) jQuery
12 378 (4.14%) WPF
13 279 (3.06%) J2EE
14 277 (3.04%) Qt
15 264 (2.89%) RESTful
16 243 (2.66%) WCF
17 231 (2.53%) OpenGL
18 228 (2.50%) MFC
19 217 (2.38%) JSON
20 214 (2.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2269 (24.88%) Computer Science
2 1100 (12.06%) Mathematics
3 1002 (10.99%) Algorithms
4 932 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
5 469 (5.14%) Hedge funds
6 449 (4.92%) Physics
7 339 (3.72%) Embedded Systems
8 325 (3.56%) Visualisation
9 304 (3.33%) Data Structures
10 271 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 263 (2.88%) Derivative
12 230 (2.52%) Mobile App
13 218 (2.39%) Equities
14 206 (2.26%) User Experience
15 185 (2.03%) Statistics
16 162 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
17 150 (1.64%) Fixed Income
18 148 (1.62%) Management Information System
19 146 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 145 (1.59%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2871 (31.48%) Linux
2 2078 (22.78%) Windows
3 1520 (16.66%) Unix
4 691 (7.58%) Android
5 522 (5.72%) Apple iOS
6 195 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 140 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 116 (1.27%) Solaris
9 111 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
10 92 (1.01%) VxWorks
11 70 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 55 (0.60%) Windows Phone
13 54 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (0.58%) CentOS
15 50 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 41 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
17 28 (0.31%) Windows XP
18 26 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (0.27%) Windows 7
19 25 (0.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3746 (41.07%) Software Engineering
2 2535 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1699 (18.63%) OO
4 1262 (13.84%) Multithreading
5 872 (9.56%) TDD
6 837 (9.18%) Scrum
7 813 (8.91%) SDLC
8 727 (7.97%) OOP
9 635 (6.96%) Analytics
10 574 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 529 (5.80%) OOD
12 459 (5.03%) Mentoring
13 449 (4.92%) Low Latency
14 432 (4.74%) Machine Learning
14 432 (4.74%) UML
15 422 (4.63%) Open Source
16 386 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
17 365 (4.00%) Unit Testing
18 348 (3.82%) MVC
19 331 (3.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3996 (43.81%) Java
2 3361 (36.85%) C#
3 2871 (31.48%) C
4 2867 (31.43%) Python
5 2202 (24.14%) SQL
6 1722 (18.88%) JavaScript
7 827 (9.07%) Perl
8 670 (7.35%) PHP
9 667 (7.31%) Ruby
10 389 (4.26%) Objective-C
11 382 (4.19%) MATLAB
12 367 (4.02%) Bash Shell
13 352 (3.86%) R
14 310 (3.40%) Scala
15 261 (2.86%) VB
16 233 (2.55%) Embedded C
16 233 (2.55%) Embedded C++
17 185 (2.03%) VB.NET
18 183 (2.01%) Shell Script
19 163 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3131 (34.33%) Degree
2 658 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 493 (5.41%) PhD
4 327 (3.59%) SC Cleared
5 288 (3.16%) DV Cleared
6 96 (1.05%) CREST Certified
7 80 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (0.78%) ISEB
9 67 (0.73%) ISTQB
10 52 (0.57%) CEH
10 52 (0.57%) CISSP
11 47 (0.52%) GIAC
12 40 (0.44%) OSCP
13 37 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (0.38%) SANS
15 32 (0.35%) CHECK Team Leader
16 29 (0.32%) CCNA
17 23 (0.25%) HND
17 23 (0.25%) MCSE
18 22 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (4.67%) QA
2 49 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 33 (0.36%) MISRA
4 32 (0.35%) SLA
5 22 (0.24%) MISRA C
6 13 (0.14%) ISO13485
7 12 (0.13%) DO-178B
7 12 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.11%) DICOM
8 10 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 10 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 10 (0.11%) MiFID
9 9 (0.099%) Def Stans
9 9 (0.099%) EMIR
9 9 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.077%) GAMP
10 7 (0.077%) TickIT
11 6 (0.066%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.066%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 237 (2.60%) Firmware
2 97 (1.06%) Docker
3 72 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 65 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (0.38%) HDFS
6 28 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 26 (0.29%) Cygwin
8 23 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 17 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 17 (0.19%) Xen
10 13 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.099%) Samba
12 7 (0.077%) NFS
12 7 (0.077%) XenServer
13 6 (0.066%) Ceph
13 6 (0.066%) iptables
13 6 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.066%) OpenSIPS
14 4 (0.044%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 182 (2.00%) Puppet
2 156 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (1.07%) Ansible
4 80 (0.88%) Nessus
5 63 (0.69%) Nmap
6 42 (0.46%) Nagios
7 36 (0.39%) WMI
8 28 (0.31%) Salt
9 25 (0.27%) logstash
10 23 (0.25%) OpenVAS
11 21 (0.23%) StatsD
12 20 (0.22%) ZABBIX
13 19 (0.21%) Kubernetes
14 13 (0.14%) Perfmon
15 12 (0.13%) EnCase
15 12 (0.13%) FTK
16 10 (0.11%) SCCM
17 9 (0.099%) CFEngine
17 9 (0.099%) HAProxy
17 9 (0.099%) SCOM
Vendors
1 771 (8.45%) Oracle
2 717 (7.86%) Microsoft
3 123 (1.35%) VMware
4 104 (1.14%) Google
5 93 (1.02%) Sophos
6 89 (0.98%) Apple
7 88 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 88 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 80 (0.88%) IBM
9 72 (0.79%) SAP
10 66 (0.72%) Splunk
11 52 (0.57%) Facebook
12 51 (0.56%) Informatica
12 51 (0.56%) Sybase
13 49 (0.54%) Bloomberg
14 43 (0.47%) Coverity
15 36 (0.39%) TIBCO
16 33 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
17 32 (0.35%) Cisco
18 31 (0.34%) Progress
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £86000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday