Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 69 72
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +44
Permanent jobs citing C++ 234 291 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.55% 3.73% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 8.72% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 222 237 329
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,268 3,337 4,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.59% 42.72% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,896 2,867 4,060
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,306 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +19 105 £47,500 +10.47% 29
Maidenhead +35 38 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Wokingham +11 26 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Newbury -14 22 £46,250 +2.78% 7
Bracknell -61 13 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Slough +9 9 £52,500 +27.27% 6
Thatcham 0 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Windsor - 2 £100,000 - 1
Hungerford 0 1 £32,500 +35.42% 2
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 118 (50.43%) C#
2 111 (47.44%) Java
3 97 (41.45%) Software Engineering
4 92 (39.32%) Linux
5 84 (35.90%) Python
5 84 (35.90%) C
6 82 (35.04%) Degree
7 62 (26.50%) JavaScript
8 49 (20.94%) Computer Science
9 44 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (18.38%) .NET
11 41 (17.52%) Unix
11 41 (17.52%) Mathematics
12 39 (16.67%) Windows
13 36 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (14.53%) Scrum
15 33 (14.10%) TDD
16 32 (13.68%) Microsoft
17 31 (13.25%) SQL
18 29 (12.39%) Oracle
19 28 (11.97%) HTML
19 28 (11.97%) ASP.NET
20 26 (11.11%) Machine Learning
20 26 (11.11%) Algorithms
20 26 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
21 25 (10.68%) SQL Server
22 24 (10.26%) OO
22 24 (10.26%) MVC
22 24 (10.26%) High Availability
22 24 (10.26%) Big Data

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 15 (6.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.28%) SAS
2 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.85%) JBoss
3 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.43%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Maya
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Epicor Tropos
1 6 (2.56%) Infor M3
1 6 (2.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) ZigBee
2 7 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.56%) DHCP
3 6 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.14%) Internet
5 4 (1.71%) HTTP
6 3 (1.28%) SMTP
6 3 (1.28%) Z-Wave
7 2 (0.85%) DNS
8 1 (0.43%) FTP
8 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.43%) LAN
8 1 (0.43%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) SMS
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
8 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.26%) Big Data
3 22 (9.40%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.14%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.71%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.28%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.28%) MySQL
7 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.85%) DB2
8 2 (0.85%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.85%) HBase
8 2 (0.85%) Informix
8 2 (0.85%) KNIME
8 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.43%) GIS
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.70%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.99%) Subversion
6 4 (1.71%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.28%) Selenium
8 2 (0.85%) JIRA
8 2 (0.85%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.85%) MSTest
8 2 (0.85%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.43%) Maven
9 1 (0.43%) Ranorex
General
1 19 (8.12%) Finance
2 17 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.56%) Billing
4 11 (4.70%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.27%) Electronics
6 8 (3.42%) Games
7 7 (2.99%) Marketing
8 3 (1.28%) Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Advertising
9 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (43.59%) Developer
2 58 (24.79%) Software Engineer
3 35 (14.96%) Software Developer
4 29 (12.39%) Junior
5 26 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 25 (10.68%) C# Developer
6 25 (10.68%) Graduate
6 25 (10.68%) Senior Developer
7 21 (8.97%) C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (8.55%) .NET Developer
8 20 (8.55%) Consultant
9 18 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (7.26%) Junior Developer
11 16 (6.84%) Embedded Engineer
11 16 (6.84%) Senior Software Developer
12 15 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.98%) Graduate Developer
14 13 (5.56%) Java Consultant
14 13 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.38%) .NET
2 28 (11.97%) ASP.NET
2 28 (11.97%) HTML
3 22 (9.40%) JSON
4 21 (8.97%) CSS
5 19 (8.12%) jQuery
6 18 (7.69%) XML
7 17 (7.26%) AngularJS
7 17 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (6.84%) Django
9 15 (6.41%) J2EE
9 15 (6.41%) React
10 13 (5.56%) Apache Camel
10 13 (5.56%) Java EE
10 13 (5.56%) Middleware
11 9 (3.85%) WPF
12 8 (3.42%) STL
13 7 (2.99%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.56%) HTML5
14 6 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.94%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 16 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.84%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.98%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.27%) Renewable Energy
6 9 (3.85%) Device Driver
7 8 (3.42%) Fintech
8 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.56%) Smart Home
9 6 (2.56%) Social Media
10 5 (2.14%) User Experience
11 4 (1.71%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.71%) RIA
12 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (39.32%) Linux
2 41 (17.52%) Unix
3 39 (16.67%) Windows
4 11 (4.70%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.14%) Android
7 2 (0.85%) AIX
7 2 (0.85%) CentOS
7 2 (0.85%) HPUX
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.85%) Solaris
8 1 (0.43%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (41.45%) Software Engineering
2 44 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (17.52%) Mathematics
4 34 (14.53%) Scrum
5 33 (14.10%) TDD
6 26 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 24 (10.26%) High Availability
7 24 (10.26%) MVC
7 24 (10.26%) OO
8 22 (9.40%) Microservices
9 21 (8.97%) Functional Testing
9 21 (8.97%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (8.55%) Data Security
10 20 (8.55%) Physics
10 20 (8.55%) SDLC
11 19 (8.12%) Kanban
11 19 (8.12%) Test Automation
12 17 (7.26%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.41%) API Development
13 15 (6.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 118 (50.43%) C#
2 111 (47.44%) Java
3 84 (35.90%) C
3 84 (35.90%) Python
4 62 (26.50%) JavaScript
5 31 (13.25%) SQL
6 23 (9.83%) Go
7 21 (8.97%) Scala
8 20 (8.55%) Perl
9 14 (5.98%) Tcl
10 13 (5.56%) MATLAB
11 12 (5.13%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.85%) Embedded C++
13 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.99%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.99%) XAML
14 6 (2.56%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.71%) Ruby
16 3 (1.28%) COBOL
16 3 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 82 (35.04%) Degree
2 26 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.27%) PhD
4 4 (1.71%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.85%) RHCE
7 1 (0.43%) CCNA
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) OSCP
7 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) GDPR
2 7 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) GAMP
4 1 (0.43%) HL7
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (9.83%) Firmware
2 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) KVM
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (6.41%) Ansible
1 15 (6.41%) Puppet
2 10 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.39%) Oracle
3 13 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 8 (3.42%) SAP
5 6 (2.56%) Atmel
5 6 (2.56%) Epicor
5 6 (2.56%) IFS
5 6 (2.56%) Infor
5 6 (2.56%) Sage
6 4 (1.71%) HP
7 3 (1.28%) Capita
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.85%) Splunk
8 2 (0.85%) Sybase
8 2 (0.85%) VMware
9 1 (0.43%) Altera
9 1 (0.43%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.43%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.43%) Xilinx