Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 52 67
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 +72
Permanent jobs citing C++ 309 340 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.38% 4.78% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.53% 10.36% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 295 278 364
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,100 £27,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,950
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 3,621 3,282 4,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 51.36% 46.14% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,162 2,788 3,846
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +13 132 £47,500 +5.56% 22
Maidenhead +16 54 £65,000 +23.22% 2
Newbury -2 39 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Bracknell -39 32 £55,000 +15.79% 9
Wokingham +11 23 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Windsor +12 5 £100,000 +110.53% 2
Slough +3 5 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Hungerford +8 3 £40,000 +66.67% 3
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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++.

1 159 (51.46%) Software Engineering
2 132 (42.72%) C#
3 130 (42.07%) Java
4 122 (39.48%) C
5 99 (32.04%) Linux
6 96 (31.07%) Python
7 91 (29.45%) Degree
8 85 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (22.01%) JavaScript
10 63 (20.39%) SQL
11 62 (20.06%) TDD
12 60 (19.42%) SDLC
13 50 (16.18%) Scrum
14 47 (15.21%) Scala
15 45 (14.56%) Machine Learning
16 44 (14.24%) Unix
16 44 (14.24%) Firmware
17 42 (13.59%) Functional Testing
17 42 (13.59%) Technical Architecture
18 40 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
18 40 (12.94%) Big Data
18 40 (12.94%) Microservices
18 40 (12.94%) Windows
19 39 (12.62%) .NET
19 39 (12.62%) Unit Testing
20 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
21 37 (11.97%) Kanban
22 36 (11.65%) Go
22 36 (11.65%) Mobile App
23 35 (11.33%) GDPR

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 14 (4.53%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (3.24%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.94%) SAS
5 5 (1.62%) JBoss
5 5 (1.62%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.62%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.32%) Drupal
6 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.32%) Maya
4 1 (0.32%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Epicor Tropos
1 6 (1.94%) Infor M3
1 6 (1.94%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.59%) ZigBee
1 8 (2.59%) Z-Wave
2 7 (2.27%) HTTP
2 7 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.97%) Internet
3 3 (0.97%) SMS
4 2 (0.65%) SMTP
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.32%) Multicast
5 1 (0.32%) Unicast
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.94%) Big Data
2 18 (5.83%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.18%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.24%) Apache Hive
5 10 (3.24%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.24%) HBase
5 10 (3.24%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.59%) MySQL
7 7 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.94%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.62%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.62%) DB2
9 5 (1.62%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (1.62%) Informix
9 5 (1.62%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.32%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.32%) GIS
10 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.44%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.56%) Subversion
4 9 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.62%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.32%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (7.44%) Marketing
2 21 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.91%) Billing
4 9 (2.91%) Electronics
5 7 (2.27%) Finance
5 7 (2.27%) Games
6 6 (1.94%) Banking
7 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.62%) Wholesale Banking
8 4 (1.29%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (35.60%) Software Engineer
2 107 (34.63%) Developer
3 59 (19.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 52 (16.83%) C++ Developer
5 34 (11.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 33 (10.68%) Senior Software Engineer
7 31 (10.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 24 (7.77%) Software Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Java Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Junior
10 20 (6.47%) Development Manager
10 20 (6.47%) Team Leader
11 19 (6.15%) C++/Java Developer
11 19 (6.15%) Consultant
12 17 (5.50%) C Developer
12 17 (5.50%) C# Developer
12 17 (5.50%) C/C++ Developer
12 17 (5.50%) C++ Software Developer
13 15 (4.85%) C++ Team Leader
13 15 (4.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.62%) .NET
2 32 (10.36%) AngularJS
2 32 (10.36%) STL
3 31 (10.03%) Django
3 31 (10.03%) React
4 27 (8.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 24 (7.77%) HTML
6 18 (5.83%) COM
6 18 (5.83%) MFC
7 15 (4.85%) CSS
7 15 (4.85%) XML
8 14 (4.53%) J2EE
9 12 (3.88%) JSON
10 11 (3.56%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.56%) Qt
10 11 (3.56%) TensorFlow
10 11 (3.56%) WPF
11 10 (3.24%) OpenCV
11 10 (3.24%) REST
12 9 (2.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.65%) Mobile App
2 26 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 24 (7.77%) Algorithms
4 19 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (5.50%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (4.53%) Renewable Energy
7 13 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.21%) Device Driver
8 12 (3.88%) User Experience
9 10 (3.24%) Fintech
10 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (2.27%) Social Media
11 5 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.97%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.65%) Machine to Machine
13 2 (0.65%) PMI
14 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (32.04%) Linux
2 44 (14.24%) Unix
3 40 (12.94%) Windows
4 16 (5.18%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (3.56%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.62%) Android
7 3 (0.97%) AIX
7 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.97%) CentOS
7 3 (0.97%) HPUX
7 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (51.46%) Software Engineering
2 85 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (20.06%) TDD
4 60 (19.42%) SDLC
5 50 (16.18%) Scrum
6 45 (14.56%) Machine Learning
7 42 (13.59%) Functional Testing
7 42 (13.59%) Technical Architecture
8 40 (12.94%) Microservices
9 39 (12.62%) Unit Testing
10 37 (11.97%) Kanban
11 35 (11.33%) Data Security
11 35 (11.33%) High Availability
12 33 (10.68%) API Development
12 33 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (10.03%) Mathematics
13 31 (10.03%) Mentoring
14 30 (9.71%) OO
15 28 (9.06%) Multithreading
15 28 (9.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 132 (42.72%) C#
2 130 (42.07%) Java
3 122 (39.48%) C
4 96 (31.07%) Python
5 68 (22.01%) JavaScript
6 63 (20.39%) SQL
7 47 (15.21%) Scala
8 36 (11.65%) Go
9 13 (4.21%) MATLAB
10 12 (3.88%) Embedded C++
11 11 (3.56%) Tcl
12 10 (3.24%) R
13 8 (2.59%) Perl
14 7 (2.27%) VB
14 7 (2.27%) XAML
15 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.29%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.97%) Delphi
17 3 (0.97%) PHP
17 3 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 91 (29.45%) Degree
2 19 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.62%) PhD
5 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.97%) RHCE
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) CEH
7 1 (0.32%) CISA
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) OSCP
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.33%) GDPR
2 27 (8.74%) ISO 9001
3 15 (4.85%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (14.24%) Firmware
2 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) Ansible
1 9 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (2.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.36%) Oracle
3 15 (4.85%) Capita
4 11 (3.56%) Atmel
5 10 (3.24%) SAP
6 9 (2.91%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.59%) HP
8 6 (1.94%) Epicor
8 6 (1.94%) IFS
8 6 (1.94%) Infor
8 6 (1.94%) Sage
9 5 (1.62%) Sybase
10 4 (1.29%) Altera
10 4 (1.29%) Xilinx
11 3 (0.97%) Freescale
11 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.97%) Splunk
12 2 (0.65%) CyberSource
12 2 (0.65%) VMware
13 1 (0.32%) Cadence