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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 14 4
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 334 223 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.22% 16.02% 22.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.21% 24.81% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 228 198 306
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,900 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +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 1037 899 991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 75.20% 64.58% 66.60%
Number of salaries quoted 798 774 888
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

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 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 April 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++.

1 374 (62.75%) Python
2 366 (61.41%) Software Engineering
3 289 (48.49%) Java
4 285 (47.82%) Mathematics
5 271 (45.47%) C
6 266 (44.63%) Degree
7 238 (39.93%) Computer Science
8 223 (37.42%) C#
9 170 (28.52%) Linux
10 156 (26.17%) Physics
11 150 (25.17%) Algorithms
12 144 (24.16%) PhD
13 123 (20.64%) Machine Learning
14 115 (19.30%) Windows
15 91 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
16 90 (15.10%) Electronics
17 88 (14.77%) Perl
18 84 (14.09%) .NET
19 78 (13.09%) MATLAB
20 75 (12.58%) Wireless
21 66 (11.07%) Bluetooth
22 65 (10.91%) OO
23 61 (10.23%) Artificial Intelligence
24 56 (9.40%) Wi-Fi
25 53 (8.89%) JavaScript
26 49 (8.22%) Multithreading
27 44 (7.38%) ASP.NET
27 44 (7.38%) Embedded C
28 41 (6.88%) Telecoms
28 41 (6.88%) Android

C++
Co-occurring 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 (0.84%) DNN
2 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Mathcad
1 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) PaaS
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.58%) Wireless
2 66 (11.07%) Bluetooth
3 56 (9.40%) Wi-Fi
4 33 (5.54%) Internet
5 17 (2.85%) 802.11
5 17 (2.85%) DVB
5 17 (2.85%) LTE
6 12 (2.01%) ZigBee
7 9 (1.51%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.01%) SAN
9 6 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.84%) Firewall
10 5 (0.84%) HTTP
11 2 (0.34%) OFDM
12 1 (0.17%) 3G
12 1 (0.17%) 4G
12 1 (0.17%) GSM
12 1 (0.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.68%) Big Data
3 7 (1.17%) MySQL
4 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.34%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.34%) GIS
6 1 (0.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (5.37%) Visual Studio
2 31 (5.20%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.68%) Selenium
4 11 (1.85%) NUnit
5 9 (1.51%) GoogleTest
5 9 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.01%) JUnit
6 6 (1.01%) LabVIEW
7 5 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.67%) JIRA
9 3 (0.50%) CppUnit
10 2 (0.34%) Subversion
10 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.34%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.17%) Ant
11 1 (0.17%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.17%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 90 (15.10%) Electronics
2 41 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.36%) Aerospace
4 24 (4.03%) Finance
5 16 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.18%) Multimedia
7 11 (1.85%) Automotive
7 11 (1.85%) Law
8 9 (1.51%) Games
8 9 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.67%) Banking
9 4 (0.67%) Marketing
10 2 (0.34%) French Language
10 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 287 (48.15%) Software Engineer
2 180 (30.20%) C++ Software Engineer
3 156 (26.17%) Developer
4 105 (17.62%) Graduate
5 104 (17.45%) Software Developer
6 79 (13.26%) C++ Developer
7 77 (12.92%) Embedded Engineer
8 74 (12.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 57 (9.56%) C++ Software Developer
10 54 (9.06%) Java Engineer
11 52 (8.72%) Java Software Engineer
12 50 (8.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 50 (8.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 49 (8.22%) C Software Engineer
14 48 (8.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 47 (7.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 42 (7.05%) Senior Software Engineer
17 37 (6.21%) Embedded C Engineer
17 37 (6.21%) Embedded C Software Engineer
17 37 (6.21%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.09%) .NET
2 44 (7.38%) ASP.NET
3 24 (4.03%) HTML
4 19 (3.19%) XML
5 18 (3.02%) Natural Language Processing
6 17 (2.85%) 802.1X
6 17 (2.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 17 (2.85%) STL
7 14 (2.35%) WPF
8 13 (2.18%) OpenGL
8 13 (2.18%) POSIX
9 12 (2.01%) HTML5
10 11 (1.85%) J2EE
10 11 (1.85%) Qt
11 10 (1.68%) Catalyst
11 10 (1.68%) MFC
12 9 (1.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 7 (1.17%) Theano
14 6 (1.01%) OpenCV
14 6 (1.01%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 238 (39.93%) Computer Science
2 150 (25.17%) Algorithms
3 37 (6.21%) Augmented Reality
4 27 (4.53%) Internet of Things
5 24 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (2.35%) Smartphone
10 12 (2.01%) ASIC
11 11 (1.85%) Device Driver
11 11 (1.85%) Life Science
11 11 (1.85%) Smart Home
12 9 (1.51%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.51%) Verilog
13 8 (1.34%) 3D Printing
14 7 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.17%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.17%) VHDL
15 6 (1.01%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 170 (28.52%) Linux
2 115 (19.30%) Windows
3 41 (6.88%) Android
4 27 (4.53%) Unix
5 19 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.68%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.50%) CentOS
7 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (61.41%) Software Engineering
2 285 (47.82%) Mathematics
3 156 (26.17%) Physics
4 123 (20.64%) Machine Learning
5 91 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (10.91%) OO
7 61 (10.23%) Artificial Intelligence
8 49 (8.22%) Multithreading
9 39 (6.54%) SDLC
10 37 (6.21%) OOP
11 35 (5.87%) CAD
12 31 (5.20%) Signal Processing
13 29 (4.87%) Embedded Software Development
14 27 (4.53%) Reinforcement Learning
15 26 (4.36%) Cross-Platform Development
16 25 (4.19%) Scrum
17 24 (4.03%) Deep Learning
18 23 (3.86%) Distributed Algorithms
19 22 (3.69%) Android Development
19 22 (3.69%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 374 (62.75%) Python
2 289 (48.49%) Java
3 271 (45.47%) C
4 223 (37.42%) C#
5 88 (14.77%) Perl
6 78 (13.09%) MATLAB
7 53 (8.89%) JavaScript
8 44 (7.38%) Embedded C
9 37 (6.21%) Embedded C++
10 33 (5.54%) SQL
11 14 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.35%) Tcl
12 11 (1.85%) Assembly Language
13 10 (1.68%) Lua
13 10 (1.68%) Scala
14 6 (1.01%) Fortran
15 4 (0.67%) Ruby
16 2 (0.34%) Haskell
16 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 266 (44.63%) Degree
2 144 (24.16%) PhD
3 18 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.50%) MCP
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.85%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.34%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (4.87%) Firmware
2 13 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.01%) Docker
4 6 (1.01%) KVM
5 5 (0.84%) LXC
6 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.34%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.50%) Ansible
3 3 (0.50%) Grafana
3 3 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.50%) Munin
3 3 (0.50%) Puppet
3 3 (0.50%) Salt
3 3 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (5.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.18%) VMware
3 11 (1.85%) Brocade
3 11 (1.85%) Dell
3 11 (1.85%) HP
4 9 (1.51%) Google
5 5 (0.84%) CA
5 5 (0.84%) Oracle
5 5 (0.84%) Riverbed
5 5 (0.84%) Vyatta
6 4 (0.67%) Atmel
7 3 (0.50%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.17%) Citrix
8 1 (0.17%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + Pension Healthcare,Full Package+Top Prospects B
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 60k Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Pension+Healthcare+25 Days holiday++more benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Very best around++Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum bonus + health + pension + life insu
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Circa £40,000 (Based on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £very competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum family healthcare, pension, life ins
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago