Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 828 691 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.56% 19.23% 12.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.18% 27.71% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 591 522 429
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% -2.35%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,573 2,494 2,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 60.77% 69.41% 60.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,835 2,021 2,100
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 +2 790 £52,500 +16.67% 152
Peterborough -26 4 £46,250 +32.14% 1
St Neots -15 2 £50,000 -9.09% 2
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 519 (62.68%) Software Engineering
2 483 (58.33%) Python
3 444 (53.62%) C
4 309 (37.32%) Linux
5 261 (31.52%) Mathematics
6 256 (30.92%) Java
7 238 (28.74%) Machine Learning
8 229 (27.66%) Degree
9 228 (27.54%) Computer Science
10 212 (25.60%) Algorithms
11 195 (23.55%) C#
12 179 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
13 175 (21.14%) Artificial Intelligence
14 164 (19.81%) Windows
15 158 (19.08%) Multithreading
16 151 (18.24%) Physics
17 127 (15.34%) PhD
18 122 (14.73%) Computer Vision
19 99 (11.96%) OO
20 88 (10.63%) Embedded C++
21 86 (10.39%) Embedded C
22 83 (10.02%) Image Processing
23 81 (9.78%) MATLAB
23 81 (9.78%) Electronics
24 78 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
25 69 (8.33%) Scrum
26 67 (8.09%) Deep Learning
27 66 (7.97%) JavaScript
28 65 (7.85%) Video Processing
28 65 (7.85%) Signal Processing

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 19 (2.29%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Weka
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
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%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.12%) Simulink
4 1 (0.12%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.90%) GitHub
3 23 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.45%) SaaS
6 6 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.48%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.99%) TCP/IP
2 31 (3.74%) Internet
3 24 (2.90%) Wireless
4 11 (1.33%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.97%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.85%) OpenFlow
6 7 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.60%) Broadband
8 2 (0.24%) 5G
8 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.24%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) 802.11
9 1 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.12%) NAS
9 1 (0.12%) Skype
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.62%) Big Data
2 19 (2.29%) MySQL
2 19 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.33%) Blockchain
5 10 (1.21%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.09%) HBase
7 6 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.24%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.02%) JIRA
3 22 (2.66%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.09%) Subversion
7 8 (0.97%) ReSharper
7 8 (0.97%) Selenium
8 5 (0.60%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.36%) Hudson
9 3 (0.36%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.36%) NUnit
9 3 (0.36%) Xcode
10 2 (0.24%) Buildbot
10 2 (0.24%) CMake
10 2 (0.24%) GitLab
10 2 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (0.12%) Pylint
General
1 81 (9.78%) Electronics
2 46 (5.56%) Finance
3 34 (4.11%) Games
4 21 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.17%) Automotive
5 18 (2.17%) Marketing
6 17 (2.05%) Aerospace
6 17 (2.05%) Retail
7 14 (1.69%) Multimedia
8 10 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.72%) Banking
10 5 (0.60%) Advertising
11 4 (0.48%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Legal
12 3 (0.36%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 409 (49.40%) Software Engineer
2 312 (37.68%) C++ Software Engineer
3 251 (30.31%) Developer
4 157 (18.96%) C++ Developer
5 151 (18.24%) Software Developer
6 137 (16.55%) C Software Engineer
7 136 (16.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 129 (15.58%) Embedded Engineer
9 119 (14.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 114 (13.77%) C++ Software Developer
11 107 (12.92%) Graduate
12 101 (12.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 98 (11.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 96 (11.59%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 93 (11.23%) Senior Software Engineer
16 87 (10.51%) Python Engineer
17 86 (10.39%) Embedded C Engineer
18 85 (10.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
18 85 (10.27%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
19 81 (9.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (7.85%) Natural Language Processing
2 64 (7.73%) TensorFlow
3 56 (6.76%) OpenGL
4 46 (5.56%) .NET
5 42 (5.07%) STL
6 38 (4.59%) HTML
6 38 (4.59%) WPF
7 34 (4.11%) AngularJS
8 33 (3.99%) Web Services
9 32 (3.86%) RESTful
10 26 (3.14%) WinForms
11 25 (3.02%) MFC
12 17 (2.05%) Angular 2
12 17 (2.05%) CSS
13 16 (1.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 15 (1.81%) Node.js
15 12 (1.45%) HEVC
16 11 (1.33%) DirectX
17 10 (1.21%) jQuery
18 9 (1.09%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 228 (27.54%) Computer Science
2 212 (25.60%) Algorithms
3 40 (4.83%) CUDA
4 28 (3.38%) Smart City
5 24 (2.90%) Augmented Reality
5 24 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (2.66%) Robotics
7 19 (2.29%) Life Science
8 18 (2.17%) ASIC
8 18 (2.17%) Data Structures
9 17 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.93%) User Experience
11 12 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 11 (1.33%) Verilog
12 11 (1.33%) VHDL
13 10 (1.21%) Internet of Things
14 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.85%) Device Driver
16 6 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 309 (37.32%) Linux
2 164 (19.81%) Windows
3 29 (3.50%) Unix
4 26 (3.14%) Android
5 19 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.72%) Robot Operating System
8 2 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (62.68%) Software Engineering
2 261 (31.52%) Mathematics
3 238 (28.74%) Machine Learning
4 179 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (21.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 158 (19.08%) Multithreading
7 151 (18.24%) Physics
8 122 (14.73%) Computer Vision
9 99 (11.96%) OO
10 83 (10.02%) Image Processing
11 78 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (8.33%) Scrum
13 67 (8.09%) Deep Learning
14 65 (7.85%) Signal Processing
14 65 (7.85%) Video Processing
15 64 (7.73%) Test Automation
16 63 (7.61%) Distributed Algorithms
17 56 (6.76%) Data Science
18 55 (6.64%) Neural Network
19 52 (6.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 483 (58.33%) Python
2 444 (53.62%) C
3 256 (30.92%) Java
4 195 (23.55%) C#
5 88 (10.63%) Embedded C++
6 86 (10.39%) Embedded C
7 81 (9.78%) MATLAB
8 66 (7.97%) JavaScript
9 49 (5.92%) SQL
10 32 (3.86%) PHP
11 23 (2.78%) Assembly Language
12 15 (1.81%) VB
13 14 (1.69%) R
14 11 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.85%) VC++
16 6 (0.72%) Ruby
17 5 (0.60%) Go
17 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 229 (27.66%) Degree
2 127 (15.34%) PhD
3 41 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.12%) PMP
7 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.12%) GCP
2 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 40 (4.83%) Firmware
2 23 (2.78%) 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 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.48%) Puppet
2 3 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (2.29%) Dell
1 19 (2.29%) HP
2 10 (1.21%) Cadence
3 9 (1.09%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.09%) Synopsys
4 5 (0.60%) Capita
4 5 (0.60%) WorldPay
5 4 (0.48%) Google
6 3 (0.36%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle
6 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.24%) Intel
7 2 (0.24%) SAP
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe
8 1 (0.12%) Apple
8 1 (0.12%) Citrix
8 1 (0.12%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.12%) QNX
8 1 (0.12%) Wind River