The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 5 15 3
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 304 222 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.92% 15.04% 23.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.78% 24.16% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 203 188 291
Median salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.50% -6.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 900 919 956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 73.77% 62.26% 66.53%
Number of salaries quoted 705 764 828
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cambridge

C++
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for C++ in Cambridge

C++
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for C++.

1 341 (62.23%) Python
2 310 (56.57%) Software Engineering
3 259 (47.26%) Java
4 253 (46.17%) C
5 248 (45.26%) Degree
6 237 (43.25%) Mathematics
7 226 (41.24%) Computer Science
8 202 (36.86%) C#
9 154 (28.10%) Linux
10 132 (24.09%) Physics
11 126 (22.99%) Algorithms
12 125 (22.81%) PhD
13 109 (19.89%) Windows
14 105 (19.16%) Machine Learning
15 87 (15.88%) .NET
16 84 (15.33%) Perl
16 84 (15.33%) Electronics
17 78 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
18 67 (12.23%) MATLAB
19 61 (11.13%) Wireless
20 58 (10.58%) OO
21 57 (10.40%) Bluetooth
22 56 (10.22%) JavaScript
23 55 (10.04%) Multithreading
24 48 (8.76%) ASP.NET
25 46 (8.39%) Artificial Intelligence
26 43 (7.85%) Wi-Fi
27 40 (7.30%) SDLC
28 37 (6.75%) Telecoms
29 36 (6.57%) Android

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (0.91%) DNN
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.18%) Luigi
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.73%) Simulink
3 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.55%) SaaS
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.13%) Wireless
2 57 (10.40%) Bluetooth
3 43 (7.85%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (3.83%) Internet
5 17 (3.10%) 802.11
6 14 (2.55%) DVB
6 14 (2.55%) LTE
7 12 (2.19%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.46%) HTTP
8 8 (1.46%) ZigBee
9 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.09%) SAN
10 6 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.91%) Firewall
12 1 (0.18%) 3G
12 1 (0.18%) GSM
12 1 (0.18%) RTP
12 1 (0.18%) SSL
12 1 (0.18%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.37%) MySQL
3 10 (1.82%) Big Data
4 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.36%) GIS
5 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.18%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (5.47%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.56%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.55%) Selenium
4 8 (1.46%) NUnit
5 6 (1.09%) JUnit
5 6 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (0.91%) GoogleTest
7 4 (0.73%) CppUnit
7 4 (0.73%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.73%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.55%) Subversion
9 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.36%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.18%) Ant
10 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.18%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.18%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (15.33%) Electronics
2 37 (6.75%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.74%) Finance
4 21 (3.83%) Aerospace
5 14 (2.55%) Automotive
5 14 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.37%) Games
7 11 (2.01%) Law
8 10 (1.82%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.64%) Banking
10 6 (1.09%) French Language
10 6 (1.09%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.73%) German Language
13 3 (0.55%) Publishing
14 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 241 (43.98%) Software Engineer
2 158 (28.83%) Developer
3 148 (27.01%) C++ Software Engineer
4 99 (18.07%) Software Developer
5 94 (17.15%) Graduate
6 72 (13.14%) C++ Developer
7 62 (11.31%) Embedded Engineer
8 58 (10.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 52 (9.49%) Java Engineer
10 48 (8.76%) Java Software Engineer
11 47 (8.58%) C++ Software Developer
12 44 (8.03%) Senior Software Engineer
13 39 (7.12%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 39 (7.12%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 38 (6.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 38 (6.93%) Java Developer
15 35 (6.39%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 33 (6.02%) C Software Engineer
17 32 (5.84%) Graduate Developer
17 32 (5.84%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (15.88%) .NET
2 48 (8.76%) ASP.NET
3 33 (6.02%) HTML
4 20 (3.65%) XML
5 17 (3.10%) 802.1X
6 14 (2.55%) HTML5
7 13 (2.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 13 (2.37%) Natural Language Processing
7 13 (2.37%) STL
7 13 (2.37%) WPF
8 12 (2.19%) MFC
8 12 (2.19%) Qt
9 11 (2.01%) CSS
10 10 (1.82%) Catalyst
10 10 (1.82%) J2EE
10 10 (1.82%) POSIX
11 9 (1.64%) OpenGL
11 9 (1.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 7 (1.28%) Qt Quick
12 7 (1.28%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 226 (41.24%) Computer Science
2 126 (22.99%) Algorithms
3 25 (4.56%) Augmented Reality
3 25 (4.56%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (3.47%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 14 (2.55%) ASIC
6 14 (2.55%) Internet of Things
7 13 (2.37%) Device Driver
8 11 (2.01%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.82%) Life Science
9 10 (1.82%) Verilog
10 8 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.46%) User Experience
11 7 (1.28%) Home Automation
11 7 (1.28%) VHDL
12 6 (1.09%) Smart Home
12 6 (1.09%) SystemC
13 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 154 (28.10%) Linux
2 109 (19.89%) Windows
3 36 (6.57%) Android
4 33 (6.02%) Unix
5 16 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) webOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (56.57%) Software Engineering
2 237 (43.25%) Mathematics
3 132 (24.09%) Physics
4 105 (19.16%) Machine Learning
5 78 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (10.58%) OO
7 55 (10.04%) Multithreading
8 46 (8.39%) Artificial Intelligence
9 40 (7.30%) SDLC
10 31 (5.66%) OOP
11 27 (4.93%) Signal Processing
12 26 (4.74%) Cross-Platform Development
12 26 (4.74%) Deep Learning
12 26 (4.74%) Embedded Software Development
13 24 (4.38%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.38%) Scrum
14 23 (4.20%) Coaching
14 23 (4.20%) Distributed Algorithms
15 22 (4.01%) Reinforcement Learning
16 21 (3.83%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 341 (62.23%) Python
2 259 (47.26%) Java
3 253 (46.17%) C
4 202 (36.86%) C#
5 84 (15.33%) Perl
6 67 (12.23%) MATLAB
7 56 (10.22%) JavaScript
8 35 (6.39%) Embedded C
9 33 (6.02%) SQL
10 28 (5.11%) Embedded C++
11 16 (2.92%) Tcl
12 13 (2.37%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.82%) Assembly Language
13 10 (1.82%) Lua
13 10 (1.82%) Scala
14 5 (0.91%) PHP
15 4 (0.73%) Fortran
15 4 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.36%) Ruby
16 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 248 (45.26%) Degree
2 125 (22.81%) PhD
3 13 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.92%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.36%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (4.38%) Firmware
2 10 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.09%) KVM
4 5 (0.91%) Docker
4 5 (0.91%) LXC
5 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
6 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.92%) Dell
2 16 (2.92%) HP
3 11 (2.01%) Brocade
4 10 (1.82%) VMware
5 9 (1.64%) Oracle
6 5 (0.91%) CA
6 5 (0.91%) Google
6 5 (0.91%) Riverbed
6 5 (0.91%) Vyatta
6 5 (0.91%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.73%) Atmel
8 1 (0.18%) QNX
8 1 (0.18%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k+ DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k (DoE) + package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: DoE - £28k to £40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £80k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k plus great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £36,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago