Period
to 27 May 2018

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 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 845 636 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 27.62% 24.96% 15.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.08% 33.02% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 597 470 362
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,400 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,162 1,926 1,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 70.68% 75.59% 64.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,514 1,554 1,498
Cambridge median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,711 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for C++.

1 544 (64.38%) Software Engineering
2 488 (57.75%) Python
3 448 (53.02%) C
4 330 (39.05%) Linux
5 270 (31.95%) Java
6 268 (31.72%) Mathematics
7 253 (29.94%) Computer Science
8 243 (28.76%) Degree
9 238 (28.17%) Machine Learning
10 215 (25.44%) Algorithms
11 199 (23.55%) C#
12 184 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
13 182 (21.54%) Artificial Intelligence
14 180 (21.30%) Windows
15 163 (19.29%) Multithreading
16 148 (17.51%) Physics
17 122 (14.44%) PhD
17 122 (14.44%) Computer Vision
18 107 (12.66%) OO
19 101 (11.95%) Embedded C
20 98 (11.60%) Embedded C++
21 91 (10.77%) MATLAB
22 86 (10.18%) Electronics
22 86 (10.18%) Image Processing
23 81 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
24 69 (8.17%) JavaScript
25 67 (7.93%) Video Processing
25 67 (7.93%) Signal Processing
26 66 (7.81%) Scrum
27 65 (7.69%) Data Science

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 21 (2.49%) Apache Spark
2 13 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Weka
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.12%) Maya
4 1 (0.12%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.12%) Simulink
4 1 (0.12%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.78%) GitHub
4 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.95%) SaaS
6 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 33 (3.91%) Wireless
3 32 (3.79%) Internet
4 14 (1.66%) Bluetooth
5 9 (1.07%) Ethernet
5 9 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.83%) Broadband
7 3 (0.36%) OpenFlow
8 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.24%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) 5G
9 1 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.12%) Modbus
9 1 (0.12%) NAS
9 1 (0.12%) Skype
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.43%) Big Data
2 21 (2.49%) MySQL
3 15 (1.78%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.18%) Blockchain
4 10 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.71%) HBase
7 3 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.24%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.12%) GIS
9 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.84%) JIRA
3 21 (2.49%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.30%) Selenium
6 10 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.95%) Subversion
8 7 (0.83%) ReSharper
9 6 (0.71%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.47%) LabVIEW
10 4 (0.47%) Xcode
11 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.36%) Hudson
11 3 (0.36%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.24%) Buildbot
12 2 (0.24%) CMake
12 2 (0.24%) GitLab
12 2 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (0.24%) NUnit
General
1 86 (10.18%) Electronics
2 54 (6.39%) Finance
3 28 (3.31%) Games
4 21 (2.49%) Marketing
4 21 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.37%) Retail
6 16 (1.89%) Multimedia
7 14 (1.66%) Automotive
8 13 (1.54%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.71%) Advertising
9 6 (0.71%) Legal
10 5 (0.59%) Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.36%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 432 (51.12%) Software Engineer
2 333 (39.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 249 (29.47%) Developer
4 158 (18.70%) C++ Developer
5 157 (18.58%) Software Developer
6 154 (18.22%) Embedded Engineer
7 153 (18.11%) C Software Engineer
8 150 (17.75%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 141 (16.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 121 (14.32%) C++ Software Developer
11 120 (14.20%) Graduate
12 112 (13.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 109 (12.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 100 (11.83%) Senior Software Engineer
15 99 (11.72%) Embedded C Engineer
16 97 (11.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 96 (11.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
17 96 (11.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
18 93 (11.01%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
18 93 (11.01%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (7.46%) OpenGL
2 61 (7.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 60 (7.10%) TensorFlow
4 49 (5.80%) .NET
5 43 (5.09%) STL
6 41 (4.85%) WPF
7 38 (4.50%) HTML
8 35 (4.14%) RESTful
9 33 (3.91%) Web Services
10 26 (3.08%) AngularJS
11 23 (2.72%) MFC
11 23 (2.72%) WinForms
12 16 (1.89%) HEVC
13 15 (1.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 14 (1.66%) Angular 2
14 14 (1.66%) CSS
14 14 (1.66%) Node.js
15 13 (1.54%) DirectX
16 11 (1.30%) Django
16 11 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 253 (29.94%) Computer Science
2 215 (25.44%) Algorithms
3 39 (4.62%) CUDA
4 32 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (3.55%) Smart City
6 24 (2.84%) Augmented Reality
7 22 (2.60%) ASIC
7 22 (2.60%) Life Science
8 21 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (2.01%) User Experience
10 15 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.42%) Internet of Things
12 11 (1.30%) Verilog
12 11 (1.30%) VHDL
13 10 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (1.07%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.07%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 330 (39.05%) Linux
2 180 (21.30%) Windows
3 29 (3.43%) Unix
4 27 (3.20%) Android
5 22 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.47%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (64.38%) Software Engineering
2 268 (31.72%) Mathematics
3 238 (28.17%) Machine Learning
4 184 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (21.54%) Artificial Intelligence
6 163 (19.29%) Multithreading
7 148 (17.51%) Physics
8 122 (14.44%) Computer Vision
9 107 (12.66%) OO
10 86 (10.18%) Image Processing
11 81 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
12 67 (7.93%) Signal Processing
12 67 (7.93%) Video Processing
13 66 (7.81%) Scrum
14 65 (7.69%) Data Science
15 63 (7.46%) Distributed Algorithms
16 61 (7.22%) Test Automation
17 59 (6.98%) Deep Learning
18 58 (6.86%) SDLC
19 55 (6.51%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 488 (57.75%) Python
2 448 (53.02%) C
3 270 (31.95%) Java
4 199 (23.55%) C#
5 101 (11.95%) Embedded C
6 98 (11.60%) Embedded C++
7 91 (10.77%) MATLAB
8 69 (8.17%) JavaScript
9 47 (5.56%) SQL
10 36 (4.26%) PHP
11 30 (3.55%) Assembly Language
12 13 (1.54%) VB
13 9 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.07%) R
13 9 (1.07%) VC++
14 8 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.47%) Ruby
17 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 243 (28.76%) Degree
2 122 (14.44%) PhD
3 37 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.12%) PMP
7 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.30%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 32 (3.79%) Firmware
2 13 (1.54%) Docker
3 2 (0.24%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) Xen
4 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.47%) Puppet
2 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (2.84%) Dell
1 24 (2.84%) HP
2 10 (1.18%) Cadence
2 10 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.07%) Synopsys
3 9 (1.07%) WorldPay
4 5 (0.59%) Capita
5 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.36%) Google
6 3 (0.36%) Wind River
6 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle
7 2 (0.24%) QNX
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe
8 1 (0.12%) Citrix
8 1 (0.12%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.12%) EMC
8 1 (0.12%) PTC
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat