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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 65 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3764 4754 4722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.46% 4.73% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.31% 8.95% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3128 4068 4110
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 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
45272 53147 53251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.59% 52.90% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39156 46133 45940
Median salary £47,500 £46,400 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.37% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -8 1622 £65,000 -3.70% 249
South East -10 816 £45,000 - 131
East of England +6 444 £42,500 - 88
South West +8 346 £42,500 +6.25% 51
North West 0 178 £42,500 -3.40% 38
West Midlands -17 120 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Yorkshire -32 117 £41,500 -5.14% 23
East Midlands +34 111 £40,000 - 18
North East +4 35 £40,000 +19.40% 2
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 3589 (45.38%) Java
2 3176 (40.16%) Software Engineering
3 2910 (36.79%) C#
4 2808 (35.50%) Linux
5 2789 (35.26%) Python
6 2616 (33.08%) C
7 2377 (30.05%) Degree
8 2190 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1800 (22.76%) SQL
10 1798 (22.73%) Computer Science
11 1783 (22.54%) Finance
12 1691 (21.38%) Windows
13 1538 (19.45%) .NET
14 1517 (19.18%) JavaScript
15 1219 (15.41%) OO
16 1190 (15.05%) Unix
17 1159 (14.65%) Multithreading
18 1136 (14.36%) HTML
19 969 (12.25%) Mathematics
20 862 (10.90%) Scrum
21 812 (10.27%) Algorithms
22 745 (9.42%) Perl
23 742 (9.38%) CSS
24 737 (9.32%) SDLC
25 668 (8.45%) TDD
26 666 (8.42%) XML
27 653 (8.26%) Git (software)
28 641 (8.10%) Banking
29 616 (7.79%) Security Cleared
30 607 (7.67%) Physics

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
1 206 (2.60%) Apache Spark
2 180 (2.28%) Apache
3 105 (1.33%) Apache Pig
4 99 (1.25%) IIS
5 92 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 73 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 70 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
8 69 (0.87%) SAS
9 60 (0.76%) JBoss
10 59 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 55 (0.70%) nginx
12 48 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 36 (0.46%) Jetty
14 34 (0.43%) Confluence
15 30 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 27 (0.34%) MQSeries
17 22 (0.28%) CMS
18 21 (0.27%) OpenStack
19 20 (0.25%) Apache Solr
20 18 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 166 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.59%) MS Office
3 45 (0.57%) GNU Octave
4 38 (0.48%) Simulink
5 36 (0.46%) SPSS
6 14 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.14%) GIMP
8 9 (0.11%) MS Project
8 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
9 8 (0.10%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.076%) Blender
10 6 (0.076%) TargetLink
11 5 (0.063%) 3ds Max
11 5 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.063%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.063%) CINEMA 4D
11 5 (0.063%) OrCAD
11 5 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.051%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 34 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.14%) BASE24
5 9 (0.11%) Relativity
6 8 (0.10%) RMDS
7 7 (0.089%) LabWindows
8 6 (0.076%) Summit
8 6 (0.076%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.063%) Ringtail
9 5 (0.063%) Teamcenter
10 4 (0.051%) Concordance
10 4 (0.051%) Eze OMS
10 4 (0.051%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.051%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.038%) Magento
11 3 (0.038%) OpenText MBPM
11 3 (0.038%) OpenText Process Suite
11 3 (0.038%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 164 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (1.30%) SaaS
3 87 (1.10%) GitHub
4 82 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (0.38%) Office 365
8 26 (0.33%) PaaS
9 21 (0.27%) G Suite
10 20 (0.25%) Slack
11 14 (0.18%) Force.com
12 12 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.15%) Heroku
13 11 (0.14%) IaaS
14 9 (0.11%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.063%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
17 4 (0.051%) iTunes
18 3 (0.038%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 387 (4.89%) TCP/IP
2 192 (2.43%) HTTP
3 191 (2.41%) Internet
4 134 (1.69%) Wireless
5 131 (1.66%) Network Security
6 116 (1.47%) Ethernet
7 89 (1.13%) Bluetooth
8 85 (1.07%) DNS
9 82 (1.04%) Wireshark
10 77 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
11 75 (0.95%) SSL
12 71 (0.90%) Firewall
13 66 (0.83%) RS-232
14 59 (0.75%) RS-485
15 46 (0.58%) Broadband
15 46 (0.58%) GSM
16 45 (0.57%) SMTP
17 41 (0.52%) 3G
18 34 (0.43%) LTE
19 33 (0.42%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 398 (5.03%) Big Data
3 358 (4.53%) MySQL
4 318 (4.02%) Hadoop
5 314 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 275 (3.48%) MongoDB
7 230 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 138 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 133 (1.68%) Apache Hive
10 120 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 104 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 89 (1.13%) Data Mining
13 60 (0.76%) Redis
14 56 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 53 (0.67%) HBase
15 53 (0.67%) KDB
16 43 (0.54%) Oracle Database
17 29 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
18 26 (0.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 653 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 409 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 365 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 349 (4.41%) Subversion
5 263 (3.33%) JIRA
6 208 (2.63%) Selenium
7 159 (2.01%) NUnit
8 135 (1.71%) Maven
9 128 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 123 (1.56%) Cucumber
11 118 (1.49%) JUnit
12 117 (1.48%) Eclipse
13 92 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 72 (0.91%) Metasploit
15 71 (0.90%) Hudson
16 70 (0.89%) MSTest
17 64 (0.81%) TeamCity
18 58 (0.73%) Ant
19 56 (0.71%) Xcode
20 49 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 1783 (22.54%) Finance
2 641 (8.10%) Banking
3 566 (7.16%) Telecoms
4 435 (5.50%) Games
5 330 (4.17%) Electronics
6 282 (3.57%) Front Office
7 179 (2.26%) Automotive
8 174 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 162 (2.05%) Investment Banking
10 155 (1.96%) Retail
11 132 (1.67%) Aerospace
12 118 (1.49%) Marketing
13 100 (1.26%) Financial Institution
14 91 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 83 (1.05%) Advertising
16 54 (0.68%) Back Office
17 51 (0.64%) Legal
18 50 (0.63%) Military
19 41 (0.52%) Publishing
20 34 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 3823 (48.34%) Developer
2 1829 (23.13%) Software Engineer
3 1722 (21.77%) C++ Developer
4 923 (11.67%) Software Developer
5 773 (9.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 648 (8.19%) C# Developer
7 634 (8.02%) Graduate
8 553 (6.99%) Java Developer
9 506 (6.40%) Senior Developer
10 468 (5.92%) Embedded Engineer
11 436 (5.51%) C++ Software Developer
12 385 (4.87%) Graduate Developer
13 384 (4.86%) Junior
14 367 (4.64%) .NET Developer
15 357 (4.51%) Python Developer
16 347 (4.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 321 (4.06%) Senior Software Engineer
18 282 (3.57%) Analyst
19 268 (3.39%) Programmer
19 268 (3.39%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1538 (19.45%) .NET
2 1136 (14.36%) HTML
3 742 (9.38%) CSS
4 666 (8.42%) XML
5 506 (6.40%) Web Services
6 496 (6.27%) STL
7 492 (6.22%) ASP.NET
8 402 (5.08%) AngularJS
9 361 (4.56%) HTML5
10 357 (4.51%) jQuery
11 353 (4.46%) WPF
12 351 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 291 (3.68%) Qt
14 286 (3.62%) Node.js
15 247 (3.12%) WCF
16 219 (2.77%) RESTful
17 209 (2.64%) JSON
18 208 (2.63%) Spring
19 201 (2.54%) SOAP
20 200 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1798 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 969 (12.25%) Mathematics
3 812 (10.27%) Algorithms
4 607 (7.67%) Physics
5 601 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
6 286 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
7 271 (3.43%) Derivative
8 260 (3.29%) Visualisation
9 253 (3.20%) Hedge funds
10 245 (3.10%) Data Structures
11 209 (2.64%) Equities
12 203 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 170 (2.15%) Mobile App
14 148 (1.87%) Fixed Income
15 143 (1.81%) Device Driver
15 143 (1.81%) Statistics
16 139 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
17 135 (1.71%) Fintech
18 125 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 115 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2808 (35.50%) Linux
2 1691 (21.38%) Windows
3 1190 (15.05%) Unix
4 447 (5.65%) Android
5 324 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 130 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
7 104 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 74 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 71 (0.90%) Solaris
10 69 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 66 (0.83%) CentOS
12 57 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 57 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (0.54%) VxWorks
14 28 (0.35%) Debian
15 26 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 22 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (0.27%) AIX
18 21 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3176 (40.16%) Software Engineering
2 2190 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1219 (15.41%) OO
4 1159 (14.65%) Multithreading
5 862 (10.90%) Scrum
6 737 (9.32%) SDLC
7 668 (8.45%) TDD
8 600 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
9 536 (6.78%) OOP
10 482 (6.09%) Mentoring
11 429 (5.42%) Low Latency
12 411 (5.20%) OOD
13 405 (5.12%) Analytics
14 382 (4.83%) Machine Learning
15 367 (4.64%) Cybersecurity
16 352 (4.45%) Open Source
17 343 (4.34%) DevOps
18 327 (4.13%) Unit Testing
19 324 (4.10%) MVC
20 321 (4.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3589 (45.38%) Java
2 2910 (36.79%) C#
3 2789 (35.26%) Python
4 2616 (33.08%) C
5 1800 (22.76%) SQL
6 1517 (19.18%) JavaScript
7 745 (9.42%) Perl
8 534 (6.75%) PHP
9 501 (6.33%) Ruby
10 420 (5.31%) Bash Shell
11 332 (4.20%) MATLAB
12 300 (3.79%) Scala
13 277 (3.50%) Embedded C
14 276 (3.49%) Objective-C
15 243 (3.07%) Embedded C++
16 224 (2.83%) R
17 213 (2.69%) VB
18 204 (2.58%) T-SQL
19 188 (2.38%) Shell Script
20 161 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2377 (30.05%) Degree
2 616 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 433 (5.47%) PhD
4 295 (3.73%) DV Cleared
5 261 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 116 (1.47%) CREST Certified
7 93 (1.18%) CEH
8 81 (1.02%) OSCP
9 73 (0.92%) CISSP
10 68 (0.86%) GIAC
11 66 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 65 (0.82%) ISTQB
13 54 (0.68%) ISEB
14 41 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (0.44%) CCNA
15 35 (0.44%) CHECK Team Leader
15 35 (0.44%) SANS
16 34 (0.43%) GPEN
17 33 (0.42%) MCSE
18 31 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (4.59%) QA
2 80 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 34 (0.43%) MISRA
4 31 (0.39%) ISO13485
5 27 (0.34%) DICOM
5 27 (0.34%) MiFID
6 18 (0.23%) JTAG
6 18 (0.23%) MISRA C
7 16 (0.20%) SLA
8 12 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 11 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 9 (0.11%) EMIR
10 9 (0.11%) ISO 8583
10 9 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (0.10%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.089%) HL7
12 7 (0.089%) ISO 14001
13 6 (0.076%) IEC 61508
14 5 (0.063%) SDET
System Software
1 210 (2.66%) Firmware
2 156 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (1.37%) Docker
4 83 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 46 (0.58%) Active Directory
6 34 (0.43%) KVM
7 25 (0.32%) HDFS
8 23 (0.29%) NFS
8 23 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 16 (0.20%) vSphere
11 9 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.10%) vCloud
12 8 (0.10%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.089%) Xen
14 6 (0.076%) Cygwin
14 6 (0.076%) Kamailio
15 5 (0.063%) Varnish
15 5 (0.063%) XenApp
15 5 (0.063%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 188 (2.38%) Puppet
2 179 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (1.38%) Ansible
4 102 (1.29%) Nessus
5 100 (1.26%) Nmap
6 45 (0.57%) OpenVAS
7 42 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 36 (0.46%) Nagios
9 34 (0.43%) Kubernetes
10 25 (0.32%) Salt
11 16 (0.20%) EnCase
12 14 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
12 14 (0.18%) HP Fortify
13 11 (0.14%) Mesos
13 11 (0.14%) Perfmon
14 10 (0.13%) yum
15 8 (0.10%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.10%) FTK
15 8 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
15 8 (0.10%) rkt
Vendors
1 534 (6.75%) Microsoft
2 509 (6.44%) Oracle
3 169 (2.14%) VMware
4 131 (1.66%) Google
5 106 (1.34%) Red Hat
6 78 (0.99%) HP
7 66 (0.83%) IBM
7 66 (0.83%) SAP
8 63 (0.80%) Sybase
9 57 (0.72%) Sophos
10 53 (0.67%) Cisco
11 49 (0.62%) Coverity
12 48 (0.61%) Qualys
13 46 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 42 (0.53%) TIBCO
15 41 (0.52%) Intel
15 41 (0.52%) Perforce
16 34 (0.43%) Cognizant
16 34 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
17 28 (0.35%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Financial exposure + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £60 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £60 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £60 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £60 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 60k Plus great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum large company benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension & Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + top benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago