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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 6 15 3
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 304 222 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 25.12% 14.96% 23.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.27% 24.05% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 202 188 299
Median salary £45,000 £41,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -7.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,750 £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 887 923 984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 73.31% 62.20% 66.49%
Number of salaries quoted 690 771 853
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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++.

1 342 (62.64%) Python
2 311 (56.96%) Software Engineering
3 257 (47.07%) Java
4 253 (46.34%) C
5 248 (45.42%) Degree
6 237 (43.41%) Mathematics
7 223 (40.84%) Computer Science
8 201 (36.81%) C#
9 153 (28.02%) Linux
10 129 (23.63%) Physics
11 126 (23.08%) Algorithms
12 124 (22.71%) PhD
13 107 (19.60%) Windows
14 104 (19.05%) Machine Learning
15 85 (15.57%) Perl
16 84 (15.38%) .NET
16 84 (15.38%) Electronics
17 80 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
18 68 (12.45%) MATLAB
19 62 (11.36%) Wireless
20 59 (10.81%) Bluetooth
21 57 (10.44%) OO
22 54 (9.89%) JavaScript
22 54 (9.89%) Multithreading
23 46 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
23 46 (8.42%) ASP.NET
23 46 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
24 40 (7.33%) SDLC
25 37 (6.78%) Telecoms
26 36 (6.59%) 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 (0.92%) 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 8 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.73%) Simulink
3 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.55%) SaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.36%) Wireless
2 59 (10.81%) Bluetooth
3 46 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (4.40%) Internet
5 17 (3.11%) 802.11
6 15 (2.75%) DVB
6 15 (2.75%) LTE
7 11 (2.01%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.65%) ZigBee
9 8 (1.47%) HTTP
10 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.10%) SAN
11 6 (1.10%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.92%) Firewall
13 1 (0.18%) 3G
13 1 (0.18%) NFC
13 1 (0.18%) RTP
13 1 (0.18%) SSL
13 1 (0.18%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.38%) MySQL
3 10 (1.83%) Big Data
4 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.37%) GIS
5 2 (0.37%) 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 31 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.38%) Selenium
4 9 (1.65%) NUnit
5 7 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.10%) JUnit
7 5 (0.92%) GoogleTest
8 4 (0.73%) CppUnit
8 4 (0.73%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.73%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.55%) Subversion
10 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.37%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.18%) Ant
11 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.18%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.18%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (15.38%) Electronics
2 37 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.76%) Finance
4 21 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 14 (2.56%) Automotive
5 14 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.38%) Games
7 11 (2.01%) Law
8 10 (1.83%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.47%) Banking
10 6 (1.10%) French Language
10 6 (1.10%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.73%) German Language
12 3 (0.55%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 243 (44.51%) Software Engineer
2 154 (28.21%) Developer
3 149 (27.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 96 (17.58%) Software Developer
5 93 (17.03%) Graduate
6 69 (12.64%) C++ Developer
7 64 (11.72%) Embedded Engineer
8 60 (10.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 52 (9.52%) Java Engineer
10 48 (8.79%) Java Software Engineer
11 46 (8.42%) C++ Software Developer
12 44 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
13 40 (7.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 40 (7.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 39 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 38 (6.96%) Java Developer
16 35 (6.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 34 (6.23%) C Software Engineer
18 32 (5.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
19 31 (5.68%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (15.38%) .NET
2 46 (8.42%) ASP.NET
3 31 (5.68%) HTML
4 20 (3.66%) XML
5 17 (3.11%) 802.1X
6 14 (2.56%) HTML5
7 13 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 13 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
7 13 (2.38%) STL
7 13 (2.38%) WPF
8 12 (2.20%) Qt
9 11 (2.01%) MFC
9 11 (2.01%) POSIX
10 10 (1.83%) Catalyst
10 10 (1.83%) CSS
10 10 (1.83%) J2EE
11 9 (1.65%) OpenGL
11 9 (1.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 7 (1.28%) Qt Quick
12 7 (1.28%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 223 (40.84%) Computer Science
2 126 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 26 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 25 (4.58%) Augmented Reality
5 19 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (3.11%) Internet of Things
7 15 (2.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 13 (2.38%) ASIC
9 12 (2.20%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.20%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.83%) Life Science
10 10 (1.83%) Verilog
11 8 (1.47%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.47%) User Experience
12 7 (1.28%) Home Automation
12 7 (1.28%) Smart Home
12 7 (1.28%) VHDL
13 6 (1.10%) SystemC
14 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 153 (28.02%) Linux
2 107 (19.60%) Windows
3 36 (6.59%) Android
4 32 (5.86%) Unix
5 16 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) webOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (56.96%) Software Engineering
2 237 (43.41%) Mathematics
3 129 (23.63%) Physics
4 104 (19.05%) Machine Learning
5 80 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (10.44%) OO
7 54 (9.89%) Multithreading
8 46 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 40 (7.33%) SDLC
10 31 (5.68%) OOP
11 28 (5.13%) Signal Processing
12 27 (4.95%) Embedded Software Development
13 26 (4.76%) Cross-Platform Development
13 26 (4.76%) Deep Learning
14 24 (4.40%) Mentoring
14 24 (4.40%) Scrum
15 23 (4.21%) Coaching
15 23 (4.21%) Distributed Algorithms
16 22 (4.03%) Reinforcement Learning
17 21 (3.85%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 342 (62.64%) Python
2 257 (47.07%) Java
3 253 (46.34%) C
4 201 (36.81%) C#
5 85 (15.57%) Perl
6 68 (12.45%) MATLAB
7 54 (9.89%) JavaScript
8 35 (6.41%) Embedded C
9 32 (5.86%) SQL
10 28 (5.13%) Embedded C++
11 16 (2.93%) Tcl
12 13 (2.38%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.83%) Assembly Language
13 10 (1.83%) Lua
13 10 (1.83%) Scala
14 5 (0.92%) PHP
15 4 (0.73%) Fortran
15 4 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.37%) Ruby
16 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 248 (45.42%) Degree
2 124 (22.71%) PhD
3 13 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.93%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.37%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (4.76%) Firmware
2 10 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.10%) KVM
4 5 (0.92%) Docker
4 5 (0.92%) LXC
5 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
6 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (6.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.93%) Dell
2 16 (2.93%) HP
3 11 (2.01%) Brocade
4 10 (1.83%) VMware
5 9 (1.65%) Oracle
6 5 (0.92%) CA
6 5 (0.92%) Google
6 5 (0.92%) Riverbed
6 5 (0.92%) Vyatta
6 5 (0.92%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.73%) Atmel
8 1 (0.18%) QNX
8 1 (0.18%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 10 % Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k Plus Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Fantastic base salary + Benefits and
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k+ DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £35,000 to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago