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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 363 215 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.17% 18.20% 18.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.34% 25.81% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 297 196 224
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 1057 833 913
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 76.21% 70.53% 64.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 749 809
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 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++.

1 430 (64.47%) Software Engineering
2 405 (60.72%) Python
3 337 (50.52%) Java
4 316 (47.38%) Mathematics
5 296 (44.38%) C
6 285 (42.73%) C#
7 281 (42.13%) Degree
8 278 (41.68%) Computer Science
9 200 (29.99%) Linux
10 195 (29.24%) Physics
11 182 (27.29%) Algorithms
12 164 (24.59%) Machine Learning
13 159 (23.84%) Windows
14 154 (23.09%) PhD
15 100 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
16 99 (14.84%) .NET
17 97 (14.54%) MATLAB
18 94 (14.09%) Artificial Intelligence
19 87 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
20 78 (11.69%) Wireless
21 77 (11.54%) Electronics
22 69 (10.34%) Multithreading
22 69 (10.34%) OO
23 67 (10.04%) JavaScript
24 64 (9.60%) Perl
24 64 (9.60%) Android
25 61 (9.15%) Wi-Fi
26 60 (9.00%) Numerate Degree
27 59 (8.85%) Bluetooth
28 58 (8.70%) Embedded C

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 10 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (0.90%) DNN
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Simulink
2 2 (0.30%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (11.69%) Wireless
2 61 (9.15%) Wi-Fi
3 59 (8.85%) Bluetooth
4 38 (5.70%) Internet
5 18 (2.70%) DVB
5 18 (2.70%) LTE
6 15 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.65%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.75%) 802.11
8 5 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.75%) Firewall
8 5 (0.75%) HTTP
8 5 (0.75%) OFDM
8 5 (0.75%) SAN
8 5 (0.75%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.60%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.15%) 3G
10 1 (0.15%) 4G
10 1 (0.15%) GSM
10 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.05%) Big Data
3 4 (0.60%) MySQL
4 3 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (0.45%) GIS
4 3 (0.45%) Text Mining
5 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.15%) MS Access
6 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 28 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.95%) NUnit
4 12 (1.80%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.80%) JIRA
4 12 (1.80%) Selenium
5 11 (1.65%) GoogleTest
5 11 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (0.75%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.60%) MSI
7 4 (0.60%) WiX
8 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.15%) Buildbot
9 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.15%) QUnit
9 1 (0.15%) Subversion
9 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (11.54%) Electronics
2 42 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.50%) Finance
4 21 (3.15%) Multimedia
5 19 (2.85%) Aerospace
6 13 (1.95%) Games
7 11 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.50%) Law
9 8 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.05%) Automotive
11 6 (0.90%) Marketing
12 4 (0.60%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.30%) Banking
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 342 (51.27%) Software Engineer
2 214 (32.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 193 (28.94%) Developer
4 124 (18.59%) Graduate
4 124 (18.59%) Software Developer
5 109 (16.34%) C++ Developer
6 88 (13.19%) Embedded Engineer
6 88 (13.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 79 (11.84%) C Software Engineer
7 79 (11.84%) C++ Software Developer
8 77 (11.54%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 64 (9.60%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 64 (9.60%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 59 (8.85%) Embedded C Engineer
10 59 (8.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 58 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 57 (8.55%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 57 (8.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 57 (8.55%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
13 53 (7.95%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (14.84%) .NET
2 56 (8.40%) ASP.NET
3 36 (5.40%) HTML
4 28 (4.20%) HTML5
5 26 (3.90%) AngularJS
6 25 (3.75%) STL
7 20 (3.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 19 (2.85%) Natural Language Processing
8 19 (2.85%) POSIX
9 18 (2.70%) Angular 2
9 18 (2.70%) Apache Axis
10 17 (2.55%) XML
11 16 (2.40%) MFC
11 16 (2.40%) WPF
12 13 (1.95%) OpenGL
13 11 (1.65%) CSS
13 11 (1.65%) jQuery
13 11 (1.65%) Qt
14 10 (1.50%) Catalyst
15 9 (1.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 278 (41.68%) Computer Science
2 182 (27.29%) Algorithms
3 50 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (7.05%) Augmented Reality
5 44 (6.60%) Smart City
6 31 (4.65%) Internet of Things
7 27 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
8 24 (3.60%) Mobile App
9 20 (3.00%) 3D Printing
10 19 (2.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 17 (2.55%) Smartphone
12 14 (2.10%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.80%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (1.80%) Smart Home
14 11 (1.65%) ASIC
14 11 (1.65%) Life Science
15 9 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (1.05%) Verilog
17 6 (0.90%) Home Automation
17 6 (0.90%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 200 (29.99%) Linux
2 159 (23.84%) Windows
3 64 (9.60%) Android
4 44 (6.60%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.45%) Unix
6 14 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.45%) CentOS
10 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (64.47%) Software Engineering
2 316 (47.38%) Mathematics
3 195 (29.24%) Physics
4 164 (24.59%) Machine Learning
5 100 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (14.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 69 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 69 (10.34%) OO
8 45 (6.75%) Test Automation
9 44 (6.60%) SDLC
9 44 (6.60%) Smart City Simulations
10 42 (6.30%) CAD
11 39 (5.85%) Signal Processing
12 33 (4.95%) Distributed Algorithms
12 33 (4.95%) Scrum
13 32 (4.80%) Reinforcement Learning
14 31 (4.65%) OOP
15 30 (4.50%) Unit Testing
16 28 (4.20%) Statistics
17 27 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 405 (60.72%) Python
2 337 (50.52%) Java
3 296 (44.38%) C
4 285 (42.73%) C#
5 97 (14.54%) MATLAB
6 67 (10.04%) JavaScript
7 64 (9.60%) Perl
8 58 (8.70%) Embedded C
9 53 (7.95%) Embedded C++
10 39 (5.85%) SQL
11 20 (3.00%) Assembly Language
12 13 (1.95%) Ruby
13 11 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.50%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.50%) Scala
15 8 (1.20%) Tcl
16 6 (0.90%) Fortran
17 5 (0.75%) Lua
18 2 (0.30%) F#
18 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 281 (42.13%) Degree
2 154 (23.09%) PhD
3 87 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 60 (9.00%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 21 (3.15%) MCP
6 21 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.45%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (4.50%) Firmware
2 27 (4.05%) Docker
3 10 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.90%) LXC
5 5 (0.75%) KVM
6 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.30%) Xen
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.20%) Ansible
2 8 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.60%) Puppet
4 3 (0.45%) Grafana
4 3 (0.45%) Munin
4 3 (0.45%) Salt
4 3 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (5.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (1.80%) Google
3 10 (1.50%) Brocade
3 10 (1.50%) VMware
4 6 (0.90%) Oracle
5 5 (0.75%) CA
5 5 (0.75%) Riverbed
5 5 (0.75%) Vyatta
6 4 (0.60%) Atmel
7 2 (0.30%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.15%) Citrix
8 1 (0.15%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 1 (0.15%) NEC
8 1 (0.15%) Perforce
8 1 (0.15%) Thales
8 1 (0.15%) Xilinx
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