Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 16 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 135 273 803
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.17% 11.26% 18.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 18.40% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 88 262 584
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,375 £90,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%

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 567 1,484 2,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 55.32% 61.20% 60.43%
Number of salaries quoted 403 1,121 1,845
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 0 103 £62,500 +13.64% 56
Peterborough +34 16 £65,000 +36.84% 4
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 72 (53.33%) Python
2 66 (48.89%) Software Engineering
3 59 (43.70%) C
3 59 (43.70%) Degree
4 58 (42.96%) Linux
5 56 (41.48%) Computer Science
6 32 (23.70%) C#
7 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 30 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 29 (21.48%) AWS
8 29 (21.48%) Git (software)
8 29 (21.48%) Algorithms
9 26 (19.26%) Windows
10 25 (18.52%) Docker
10 25 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 24 (17.78%) Manufacturing
11 24 (17.78%) CMake
12 23 (17.04%) Analytics
12 23 (17.04%) SQL
12 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
13 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
14 21 (15.56%) Java
15 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
15 19 (14.07%) Assembly Language
15 19 (14.07%) JIRA
15 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (14.07%) DevOps
16 18 (13.33%) Test Automation
16 18 (13.33%) Visualisation

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 8 (5.93%) Apache Airflow
1 8 (5.93%) Apache Spark
1 8 (5.93%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.48%) AWS
2 18 (13.33%) Azure
3 9 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.93%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (5.93%) Logic Apps
5 7 (5.19%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (5.19%) Slack
6 4 (2.96%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.74%) AWS IoT
7 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.74%) GCP
7 1 (0.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) Internet
2 7 (5.19%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.96%) Wireless
4 3 (2.22%) HTTP
5 2 (1.48%) SSL
6 1 (0.74%) DHCP
6 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.74%) IPv4
6 1 (0.74%) IPv6
6 1 (0.74%) MQTT
6 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 14 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.63%) Big Data
4 13 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.93%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (5.93%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.93%) Azkaban
5 8 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.93%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.44%) OLAP
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.96%) Power BI
9 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 29 (21.48%) Git (software)
3 24 (17.78%) CMake
4 19 (14.07%) JIRA
5 16 (11.85%) Visual Studio
6 12 (8.89%) Subversion
7 10 (7.41%) GCC
8 9 (6.67%) Xcode
9 8 (5.93%) Buildbot
9 8 (5.93%) Clang
9 8 (5.93%) CruiseControl
9 8 (5.93%) GitLab
10 7 (5.19%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.70%) GNU Toolchain
11 5 (3.70%) Redmine
12 3 (2.22%) HP UFT
12 3 (2.22%) Selenium
13 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
14 1 (0.74%) Gradle
14 1 (0.74%) SCons
General
1 24 (17.78%) Manufacturing
2 15 (11.11%) Finance
3 14 (10.37%) Electronics
3 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.89%) Games
5 11 (8.15%) Marketing
5 11 (8.15%) Public Sector
6 6 (4.44%) Automotive
7 3 (2.22%) Law
8 2 (1.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.74%) German Language
9 1 (0.74%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 32 (23.70%) Developer
3 19 (14.07%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) C++ Developer
5 14 (10.37%) Principal Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Architect
6 13 (9.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Data Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Build Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Principal Software Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.44%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.44%) C++/C# Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Embedded C Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Firmware Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.33%) Node.js
2 13 (9.63%) .NET
3 9 (6.67%) .NET Core
3 9 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 9 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 9 (6.67%) OpenGL
4 8 (5.93%) HTML
4 8 (5.93%) JSON
4 8 (5.93%) Kafka
4 8 (5.93%) RESTful
4 8 (5.93%) Spark Streaming
4 8 (5.93%) XML
5 7 (5.19%) CSS
5 7 (5.19%) Qt
6 6 (4.44%) D3.js
7 5 (3.70%) HTML5
7 5 (3.70%) LINQ
7 5 (3.70%) XSLT
8 4 (2.96%) Web Services
9 3 (2.22%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.48%) Algorithms
2 17 (12.59%) Data Structures
3 10 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.67%) Music Streaming
5 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.19%) Animation
6 7 (5.19%) ASIC
6 7 (5.19%) Photography
6 7 (5.19%) Robotics
6 7 (5.19%) Smartphone
6 7 (5.19%) Wiki
7 6 (4.44%) User Experience
8 5 (3.70%) Device Driver
8 5 (3.70%) Media Streaming
9 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.96%) Linux
2 26 (19.26%) Windows
3 16 (11.85%) Mac OS X
4 10 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (3.70%) Android
6 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.48%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (1.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.89%) Software Engineering
2 56 (41.48%) Computer Science
3 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 23 (17.04%) Analytics
5 19 (14.07%) DevOps
5 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 18 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (11.11%) Data Science
7 15 (11.11%) Microservices
8 14 (10.37%) Data Visualisation
8 14 (10.37%) Multithreading
8 14 (10.37%) Statistics
8 14 (10.37%) Workflow
8 14 (10.37%) Workflow Management
9 13 (9.63%) Scrum
10 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.15%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 72 (53.33%) Python
2 59 (43.70%) C
3 32 (23.70%) C#
4 23 (17.04%) SQL
5 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
6 21 (15.56%) Java
7 19 (14.07%) Assembly Language
8 17 (12.59%) Scala
9 14 (10.37%) Embedded C
10 12 (8.89%) MATLAB
11 8 (5.93%) Go
11 8 (5.93%) Lua
12 7 (5.19%) Bash Shell
13 6 (4.44%) Embedded C++
14 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
14 5 (3.70%) Ruby
15 3 (2.22%) Perl
15 3 (2.22%) Rust
16 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (43.70%) Degree
2 25 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (8.89%) PhD
4 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 25 (18.52%) Docker
2 12 (8.89%) Firmware
3 1 (0.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Ansible
2 3 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) SAP
3 7 (5.19%) Autodesk
3 7 (5.19%) JD Edwards
3 7 (5.19%) Spotify
4 6 (4.44%) Tableau
5 2 (1.48%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Intel
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle