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

C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 353 214 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.65% 18.32% 18.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.94% 25.91% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 290 195 230
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 1040 826 935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 75.58% 70.72% 64.35%
Number of salaries quoted 830 743 829
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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 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++.

1 419 (64.17%) Software Engineering
2 396 (60.64%) Python
3 326 (49.92%) Java
4 309 (47.32%) Mathematics
5 291 (44.56%) C
6 277 (42.42%) C#
7 273 (41.81%) Degree
8 268 (41.04%) Computer Science
9 195 (29.86%) Linux
10 188 (28.79%) Physics
11 178 (27.26%) Algorithms
12 162 (24.81%) Machine Learning
13 154 (23.58%) PhD
14 150 (22.97%) Windows
15 99 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
15 99 (15.16%) .NET
16 94 (14.40%) MATLAB
17 93 (14.24%) Artificial Intelligence
18 83 (12.71%) Computer Science Degree
19 78 (11.94%) Wireless
20 77 (11.79%) Electronics
21 68 (10.41%) Multithreading
22 65 (9.95%) JavaScript
22 65 (9.95%) OO
23 64 (9.80%) Perl
24 63 (9.65%) Android
25 61 (9.34%) Wi-Fi
26 59 (9.04%) Bluetooth
26 59 (9.04%) Numerate Degree
27 58 (8.88%) 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 9 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (0.92%) DNN
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Simulink
2 2 (0.31%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.31%) PaaS
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (11.94%) Wireless
2 61 (9.34%) Wi-Fi
3 59 (9.04%) Bluetooth
4 38 (5.82%) Internet
5 18 (2.76%) DVB
5 18 (2.76%) LTE
6 15 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.68%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.77%) 802.11
8 5 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.77%) Firewall
8 5 (0.77%) HTTP
8 5 (0.77%) OFDM
8 5 (0.77%) SAN
8 5 (0.77%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.61%) 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 29 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.07%) Big Data
3 4 (0.61%) MySQL
4 3 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (0.46%) GIS
4 3 (0.46%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.15%) MS Access
5 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (4.75%) Visual Studio
2 28 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.99%) NUnit
4 12 (1.84%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.84%) JIRA
4 12 (1.84%) Selenium
5 11 (1.68%) GoogleTest
5 11 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (0.77%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.46%) MSI
7 3 (0.46%) WiX
8 2 (0.31%) 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 (11.79%) Electronics
2 42 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.29%) Finance
4 21 (3.22%) Multimedia
5 19 (2.91%) Aerospace
6 13 (1.99%) Games
7 11 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.53%) Law
9 8 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.07%) Automotive
11 6 (0.92%) Marketing
12 4 (0.61%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.31%) Banking
13 2 (0.31%) French Language
13 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 332 (50.84%) Software Engineer
2 209 (32.01%) C++ Software Engineer
3 187 (28.64%) Developer
4 121 (18.53%) Software Developer
5 120 (18.38%) Graduate
6 103 (15.77%) C++ Developer
7 88 (13.48%) Embedded Engineer
7 88 (13.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 77 (11.79%) C Software Engineer
9 76 (11.64%) C++ Software Developer
10 75 (11.49%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 64 (9.80%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 64 (9.80%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 59 (9.04%) Embedded C Engineer
12 59 (9.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 57 (8.73%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 57 (8.73%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 57 (8.73%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
14 55 (8.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 52 (7.96%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (15.16%) .NET
2 56 (8.58%) ASP.NET
3 36 (5.51%) HTML
4 27 (4.13%) HTML5
5 24 (3.68%) AngularJS
5 24 (3.68%) STL
6 20 (3.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (2.91%) Natural Language Processing
7 19 (2.91%) POSIX
8 17 (2.60%) Angular 2
8 17 (2.60%) MFC
8 17 (2.60%) XML
9 16 (2.45%) Apache Axis
9 16 (2.45%) WPF
10 13 (1.99%) OpenGL
11 12 (1.84%) CSS
11 12 (1.84%) jQuery
12 11 (1.68%) Qt
13 10 (1.53%) Catalyst
14 9 (1.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 268 (41.04%) Computer Science
2 178 (27.26%) Algorithms
3 48 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (7.04%) Augmented Reality
5 44 (6.74%) Smart City
6 31 (4.75%) Internet of Things
7 26 (3.98%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (3.37%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 18 (2.76%) 3D Printing
11 17 (2.60%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.99%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (1.84%) Smart Home
14 11 (1.68%) ASIC
14 11 (1.68%) Life Science
15 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (1.07%) Verilog
17 6 (0.92%) Home Automation
17 6 (0.92%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 195 (29.86%) Linux
2 150 (22.97%) Windows
3 63 (9.65%) Android
4 43 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.37%) Unix
6 14 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.46%) CentOS
9 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (64.17%) Software Engineering
2 309 (47.32%) Mathematics
3 188 (28.79%) Physics
4 162 (24.81%) Machine Learning
5 99 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (14.24%) Artificial Intelligence
7 68 (10.41%) Multithreading
8 65 (9.95%) OO
9 44 (6.74%) Smart City Simulations
10 43 (6.58%) Test Automation
11 41 (6.28%) SDLC
12 40 (6.13%) CAD
13 39 (5.97%) Signal Processing
14 34 (5.21%) Scrum
15 33 (5.05%) Distributed Algorithms
16 32 (4.90%) Reinforcement Learning
17 31 (4.75%) OOP
18 29 (4.44%) Unit Testing
19 27 (4.13%) Embedded Software Development
19 27 (4.13%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 396 (60.64%) Python
2 326 (49.92%) Java
3 291 (44.56%) C
4 277 (42.42%) C#
5 94 (14.40%) MATLAB
6 65 (9.95%) JavaScript
7 64 (9.80%) Perl
8 58 (8.88%) Embedded C
9 53 (8.12%) Embedded C++
10 40 (6.13%) SQL
11 20 (3.06%) Assembly Language
12 13 (1.99%) Ruby
13 11 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.53%) Scala
15 9 (1.38%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.23%) Tcl
17 6 (0.92%) Fortran
18 5 (0.77%) Lua
19 2 (0.31%) OCaml
19 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 273 (41.81%) Degree
2 154 (23.58%) PhD
3 83 (12.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (9.04%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (3.68%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.06%) MCP
6 20 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.46%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.46%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.14%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (4.59%) Firmware
2 26 (3.98%) Docker
3 10 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.92%) LXC
5 5 (0.77%) KVM
6 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.31%) Xen
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.23%) Ansible
2 8 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.61%) Puppet
4 3 (0.46%) Grafana
4 3 (0.46%) Munin
4 3 (0.46%) Salt
4 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (1.68%) Google
3 10 (1.53%) Brocade
3 10 (1.53%) VMware
4 6 (0.92%) Oracle
5 5 (0.77%) CA
5 5 (0.77%) Riverbed
5 5 (0.77%) Vyatta
6 4 (0.61%) Atmel
7 3 (0.46%) 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
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 60k Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Awesome Benefits + Prospects!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 55k per year + Full Benefits Package,Best Around!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k (DOE) Plus Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum £25k-£35k dep. experience+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k (DoE) + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Incredible Prospects+Potential+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits plus superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Lucrative benefits+Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: Salary Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago