Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 58 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +39 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 339 376 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.33% 4.17% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.99% 9.77% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 291 348 201
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,125 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3085 3848 3956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.50% 42.73% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 3439 3281
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.53% +11.18%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Berkshire

C++
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Berkshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Berkshire

C++
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 149 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Newbury -5 37 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Bracknell +15 36 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Maidenhead +38 22 £45,000 +74.76% 1
Slough +14 21 £45,000 -
Wokingham +33 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Windsor - 8 £45,000 -
Thatcham -1 2 £42,500 +29.77%
Hungerford -17 2 £32,500 +38.30%
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 201 (59.29%) Java
2 147 (43.36%) Linux
3 137 (40.41%) Software Engineering
4 122 (35.99%) C#
5 121 (35.69%) Degree
6 119 (35.10%) C
7 101 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 94 (27.73%) Python
9 84 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (24.78%) SDLC
10 72 (21.24%) Computer Science
11 71 (20.94%) HTML
12 69 (20.35%) Unix
12 69 (20.35%) Finance
13 66 (19.47%) Computer Science Degree
14 65 (19.17%) Windows
15 63 (18.58%) Perl
16 59 (17.40%) Scrum
17 57 (16.81%) OO
18 54 (15.93%) Test Automation
19 53 (15.63%) CSS
20 48 (14.16%) SQL
21 44 (12.98%) Git (software)
22 43 (12.68%) Bash Shell
23 42 (12.39%) TDD
24 41 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
25 38 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
26 36 (10.62%) .NET
27 35 (10.32%) Oracle
27 35 (10.32%) Eclipse

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (2.36%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (2.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (1.77%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.88%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.67%) SaaS
3 9 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.37%) ZigBee
2 21 (6.19%) HTTP
3 19 (5.60%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (5.01%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.42%) Wireless
6 10 (2.95%) 3G
6 10 (2.95%) 4G
6 10 (2.95%) LTE
7 7 (2.06%) Internet
7 7 (2.06%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.77%) DNS
8 6 (1.77%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.77%) GPRS
8 6 (1.77%) GSM
8 6 (1.77%) RS-232
8 6 (1.77%) RS-485
9 5 (1.47%) 802.11
9 5 (1.47%) IPv4
9 5 (1.47%) SSL
9 5 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.37%) MongoDB
2 14 (4.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.36%) DB2
4 8 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.47%) Big Data
6 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.59%) KNIME
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) MySQL
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 44 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.32%) Eclipse
3 21 (6.19%) Subversion
3 21 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.83%) JIRA
5 10 (2.95%) gulp
6 8 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.36%) Selenium
7 7 (2.06%) IDA Disassembler
7 7 (2.06%) OllyDbg
7 7 (2.06%) WinDbg
8 5 (1.47%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.59%) Burp Suite
9 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.29%) Ant
10 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.29%) JMeter
10 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.29%) Maven
10 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
General
1 69 (20.35%) Finance
2 32 (9.44%) Electronics
3 28 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.01%) Marketing
6 11 (3.24%) Billing
7 7 (2.06%) Retail
8 4 (1.18%) Games
9 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) French Language
10 2 (0.59%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (40.41%) Developer
2 98 (28.91%) Software Engineer
3 61 (17.99%) C++ Developer
4 46 (13.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (11.50%) Graduate
6 37 (10.91%) Software Developer
7 31 (9.14%) Junior
8 28 (8.26%) Java Developer
9 24 (7.08%) Java Engineer
10 23 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
10 23 (6.78%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (6.49%) Junior Developer
11 22 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (5.60%) Graduate Developer
12 19 (5.60%) Linux Developer
13 18 (5.31%) Embedded Engineer
14 17 (5.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 16 (4.72%) Consultant
15 16 (4.72%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (20.94%) HTML
2 53 (15.63%) CSS
3 36 (10.62%) .NET
4 35 (10.32%) Ajax
5 33 (9.73%) XML
6 31 (9.14%) STL
7 30 (8.85%) JSON
8 27 (7.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 25 (7.37%) REST
10 19 (5.60%) MFC
11 16 (4.72%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.42%) HTML5
13 13 (3.83%) COM
14 11 (3.24%) Middleware
15 10 (2.95%) J2EE
15 10 (2.95%) XML Schema
16 9 (2.65%) CSS3
16 9 (2.65%) React
16 9 (2.65%) Web Services
16 9 (2.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.24%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.31%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (5.01%) Fintech
5 14 (4.13%) Smart Home
6 12 (3.54%) iPad
7 8 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 6 (1.77%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (1.77%) Home Automation
10 5 (1.47%) Digital Currency
10 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.88%) Social Media
11 3 (0.88%) User Experience
11 3 (0.88%) VHDL
12 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 147 (43.36%) Linux
2 69 (20.35%) Unix
3 65 (19.17%) Windows
4 20 (5.90%) Android
4 20 (5.90%) Apple iOS
5 15 (4.42%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (3.24%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.41%) Software Engineering
2 84 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (24.78%) SDLC
3 59 (17.40%) Scrum
4 57 (16.81%) OO
5 54 (15.93%) Test Automation
6 42 (12.39%) TDD
7 41 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (9.44%) OOP
9 30 (8.85%) Mathematics
10 26 (7.67%) DevOps
11 25 (7.37%) Multithreading
12 22 (6.49%) High Availability
13 21 (6.19%) Mentoring
13 21 (6.19%) Release Management
13 21 (6.19%) UML
14 19 (5.60%) Microservices
15 18 (5.31%) Open Source
15 18 (5.31%) Waterfall
16 16 (4.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 201 (59.29%) Java
2 122 (35.99%) C#
3 119 (35.10%) C
4 101 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 94 (27.73%) Python
6 63 (18.58%) Perl
7 48 (14.16%) SQL
8 43 (12.68%) Bash Shell
9 21 (6.19%) Tcl
10 17 (5.01%) Embedded C++
11 16 (4.72%) Ruby
12 13 (3.83%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.95%) Go
14 9 (2.65%) Korn
14 9 (2.65%) PHP
15 8 (2.36%) AWK
15 8 (2.36%) Embedded C
15 8 (2.36%) MATLAB
15 8 (2.36%) sed
15 8 (2.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (35.69%) Degree
2 66 (19.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.24%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (2.65%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.36%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.36%) PMP
6 6 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.18%) ISEB
8 3 (0.88%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.59%) OSCP
9 2 (0.59%) PhD
9 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.90%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (6.78%) Firmware
2 8 (2.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (0.88%) Docker
4 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (7.08%) Puppet
2 23 (6.78%) Ansible
3 22 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.36%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.59%) rkt
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (10.32%) Microsoft
1 35 (10.32%) Oracle
2 15 (4.42%) IBM
2 15 (4.42%) SAP
3 12 (3.54%) HP
4 8 (2.36%) Ab Initio
5 6 (1.77%) EMC
5 6 (1.77%) NEC
6 4 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.88%) Clearswift
7 3 (0.88%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.59%) CyberSource
8 2 (0.59%) Kofax
8 2 (0.59%) Perforce
8 2 (0.59%) VMware
9 1 (0.29%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.29%) Google
9 1 (0.29%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.29%) Splunk