Period
to 18 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 770 528 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.45% 13.95% 12.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.02% 22.12% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 619 455 483
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,250 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2653 2387 2435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 70.45% 63.05% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2170 2094 2159
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 733 £45,000 +5.88% 78
Peterborough 0 7 £35,000 -22.22%
St Neots - 2 £55,000 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 514 (66.75%) Software Engineering
2 413 (53.64%) Python
3 378 (49.09%) Java
4 345 (44.81%) C
5 326 (42.34%) Computer Science
6 315 (40.91%) C#
7 312 (40.52%) Degree
8 310 (40.26%) Mathematics
9 234 (30.39%) Linux
10 219 (28.44%) Windows
11 217 (28.18%) Physics
12 193 (25.06%) Algorithms
13 157 (20.39%) Machine Learning
14 136 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
15 127 (16.49%) PhD
16 122 (15.84%) MATLAB
17 108 (14.03%) Computer Science Degree
18 102 (13.25%) Multithreading
19 101 (13.12%) OO
19 101 (13.12%) .NET
20 96 (12.47%) Artificial Intelligence
21 89 (11.56%) JavaScript
22 83 (10.78%) Wireless
23 82 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
24 77 (10.00%) Electronics
25 66 (8.57%) Android
26 65 (8.44%) Test Automation
27 63 (8.18%) SDLC
27 63 (8.18%) Embedded C++
28 62 (8.05%) Embedded C

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 11 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (0.26%) DNN
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Simulink
2 2 (0.26%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.13%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.52%) GitHub
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 83 (10.78%) Wireless
2 54 (7.01%) Wi-Fi
3 51 (6.62%) Bluetooth
4 39 (5.06%) Internet
5 19 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.08%) DVB
6 16 (2.08%) LTE
7 9 (1.17%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.65%) OFDM
8 5 (0.65%) SAN
9 4 (0.52%) Firewall
9 4 (0.52%) HTTP
9 4 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.39%) 3G
10 3 (0.39%) 4G
10 3 (0.39%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.13%) 802.11
11 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.17%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.91%) Big Data
4 5 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.52%) MySQL
6 3 (0.39%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.26%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.26%) GIS
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) MS Access
8 1 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.60%) JIRA
4 14 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.82%) NUnit
5 13 (1.69%) Selenium
6 12 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (1.30%) GoogleTest
9 7 (0.91%) MSI
9 7 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.91%) WiX
10 6 (0.78%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.65%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.65%) Xcode
12 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.39%) Subversion
14 2 (0.26%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 77 (10.00%) Electronics
2 52 (6.75%) Finance
3 46 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.12%) Multimedia
5 15 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.82%) Automotive
7 13 (1.69%) Marketing
8 10 (1.30%) Games
9 8 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.04%) Law
10 4 (0.52%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.39%) Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 399 (51.82%) Software Engineer
2 250 (32.47%) C++ Software Engineer
3 239 (31.04%) Developer
4 140 (18.18%) C++ Developer
5 138 (17.92%) Software Developer
6 137 (17.79%) Graduate
7 114 (14.81%) Embedded Engineer
8 101 (13.12%) C Software Engineer
9 100 (12.99%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 91 (11.82%) C++ Software Developer
10 91 (11.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 78 (10.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 74 (9.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 72 (9.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 67 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
15 66 (8.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 65 (8.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 63 (8.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
18 62 (8.05%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
18 62 (8.05%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (13.12%) .NET
2 51 (6.62%) ASP.NET
3 50 (6.49%) HTML
4 45 (5.84%) STL
5 40 (5.19%) AngularJS
6 34 (4.42%) HTML5
7 30 (3.90%) Apache Axis
8 29 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 25 (3.25%) Angular 2
10 23 (2.99%) POSIX
11 20 (2.60%) MFC
12 19 (2.47%) jQuery
12 19 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
13 16 (2.08%) CSS
13 16 (2.08%) Node.js
13 16 (2.08%) OpenGL
14 15 (1.95%) Qt
14 15 (1.95%) WPF
15 12 (1.56%) XML
16 10 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 326 (42.34%) Computer Science
2 193 (25.06%) Algorithms
3 82 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (6.62%) Augmented Reality
5 41 (5.32%) Smart City
6 40 (5.19%) Mobile App
7 32 (4.16%) 3D Printing
7 32 (4.16%) Internet of Things
8 30 (3.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 27 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (3.12%) Data Structures
11 19 (2.47%) Robotics
12 17 (2.21%) 3D Graphics
12 17 (2.21%) Client/Server
13 16 (2.08%) Smartphone
14 15 (1.95%) ASIC
15 12 (1.56%) Smart Home
16 8 (1.04%) User Experience
17 5 (0.65%) Device Driver
17 5 (0.65%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 234 (30.39%) Linux
2 219 (28.44%) Windows
3 66 (8.57%) Android
4 49 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.12%) Unix
6 17 (2.21%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 10 (1.30%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.39%) CentOS
11 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (66.75%) Software Engineering
2 310 (40.26%) Mathematics
3 217 (28.18%) Physics
4 157 (20.39%) Machine Learning
5 136 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (13.25%) Multithreading
7 101 (13.12%) OO
8 96 (12.47%) Artificial Intelligence
9 65 (8.44%) Test Automation
10 63 (8.18%) SDLC
11 56 (7.27%) Signal Processing
12 54 (7.01%) Scrum
13 47 (6.10%) OOP
14 43 (5.58%) CAD
15 42 (5.45%) Statistics
16 41 (5.32%) Digital Signal Processing
16 41 (5.32%) Smart City Simulations
16 41 (5.32%) Unit Testing
17 39 (5.06%) Open Source
18 38 (4.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 413 (53.64%) Python
2 378 (49.09%) Java
3 345 (44.81%) C
4 315 (40.91%) C#
5 122 (15.84%) MATLAB
6 89 (11.56%) JavaScript
7 63 (8.18%) Embedded C++
8 62 (8.05%) Embedded C
9 57 (7.40%) SQL
10 54 (7.01%) Perl
11 28 (3.64%) Assembly Language
12 25 (3.25%) Objective-C
13 15 (1.95%) Ruby
14 12 (1.56%) Fortran
15 10 (1.30%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.17%) Tcl
17 7 (0.91%) PHP
18 6 (0.78%) Julia
19 5 (0.65%) Lua
20 4 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 312 (40.52%) Degree
2 127 (16.49%) PhD
3 108 (14.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (7.53%) Numerate Degree
5 36 (4.68%) MCP
5 36 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.34%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.39%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.13%) MISRA
System Software
1 49 (6.36%) Firmware
2 29 (3.77%) Docker
3 9 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.65%) LXC
5 4 (0.52%) KVM
6 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.26%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) QEMU
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.04%) Ansible
2 8 (1.04%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.52%) Puppet
4 3 (0.39%) Grafana
4 3 (0.39%) Munin
4 3 (0.39%) Salt
4 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.47%) Google
3 9 (1.17%) VMware
4 8 (1.04%) Brocade
5 7 (0.91%) Oracle
6 5 (0.65%) Terracotta
7 4 (0.52%) CA
7 4 (0.52%) Riverbed
7 4 (0.52%) SAP
7 4 (0.52%) Vyatta
8 3 (0.39%) Perforce
9 2 (0.26%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.26%) Intel
9 2 (0.26%) NVIDIA
10 1 (0.13%) Atmel
10 1 (0.13%) Citrix
10 1 (0.13%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 1 (0.13%) Thales
10 1 (0.13%) Twitter
10 1 (0.13%) Xamarin