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

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 629 762 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.41% 20.36% 13.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.42% 28.97% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 469 611 456
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%

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 2,213 2,630 2,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 57.75% 70.28% 63.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,583 2,147 2,101
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%
10th Percentile £29,711 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 605 £52,500 +16.67% 162
St Neots -7 1 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Peterborough -36 1 £40,000 +14.29% 2
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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++.

1 393 (62.48%) Software Engineering
2 384 (61.05%) Python
3 312 (49.60%) C
4 222 (35.29%) Linux
5 221 (35.14%) Java
6 200 (31.80%) Machine Learning
7 189 (30.05%) C#
8 171 (27.19%) Mathematics
9 165 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (25.91%) Algorithms
11 139 (22.10%) Computer Science
12 136 (21.62%) Degree
13 132 (20.99%) Artificial Intelligence
14 127 (20.19%) Multithreading
15 116 (18.44%) Windows
16 114 (18.12%) PhD
17 100 (15.90%) Physics
18 84 (13.35%) Computer Vision
19 77 (12.24%) Test Automation
20 73 (11.61%) OO
21 67 (10.65%) Deep Learning
22 66 (10.49%) Natural Language Processing
23 65 (10.33%) Distributed Algorithms
23 65 (10.33%) Scrum
24 59 (9.38%) JavaScript
24 59 (9.38%) Embedded C++
24 59 (9.38%) Image Processing
25 58 (9.22%) TensorFlow
26 54 (8.59%) Reinforcement Learning
27 53 (8.43%) Problem-Solving

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 20 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.43%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.16%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.25%) GitHub
2 27 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.27%) SaaS
6 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.48%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.16%) Firebase
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.02%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.70%) Internet
3 12 (1.91%) Wireless
4 6 (0.95%) OpenFlow
5 5 (0.79%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.48%) 802.11
6 3 (0.48%) Broadband
7 2 (0.32%) 5G
7 2 (0.32%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.93%) Big Data
2 21 (3.34%) Blockchain
3 20 (3.18%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.07%) HBase
6 13 (2.07%) MySQL
7 7 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.79%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.34%) JIRA
4 15 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.23%) ReSharper
6 12 (1.91%) Selenium
7 11 (1.75%) Subversion
8 6 (0.95%) NCrunch
9 4 (0.64%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.64%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.48%) Hudson
10 3 (0.48%) Pylint
10 3 (0.48%) Xcode
11 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.32%) NUnit
11 2 (0.32%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.16%) Maven
12 1 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (6.68%) Electronics
2 30 (4.77%) Games
3 27 (4.29%) Finance
4 22 (3.50%) Automotive
5 19 (3.02%) Aerospace
6 14 (2.23%) Marketing
7 11 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.11%) Retail
10 6 (0.95%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.79%) Publishing
12 4 (0.64%) Advertising
12 4 (0.64%) Banking
13 3 (0.48%) Military
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 297 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 220 (34.98%) Developer
3 203 (32.27%) C++ Software Engineer
4 135 (21.46%) C++ Developer
5 114 (18.12%) Software Developer
6 91 (14.47%) Graduate
7 86 (13.67%) C++ Software Developer
8 81 (12.88%) C Software Engineer
8 81 (12.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 81 (12.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 77 (12.24%) Embedded Engineer
10 74 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 64 (10.17%) Senior Software Engineer
12 61 (9.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 60 (9.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 60 (9.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 54 (8.59%) Python Engineer
15 53 (8.43%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 50 (7.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 47 (7.47%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.49%) Natural Language Processing
2 58 (9.22%) TensorFlow
3 40 (6.36%) OpenGL
4 37 (5.88%) .NET
5 32 (5.09%) HTML
6 30 (4.77%) AngularJS
7 28 (4.45%) STL
8 26 (4.13%) WPF
9 24 (3.82%) Web Services
10 22 (3.50%) RESTful
10 22 (3.50%) WinForms
11 21 (3.34%) MFC
12 20 (3.18%) CSS
13 19 (3.02%) Angular 2
14 14 (2.23%) Node.js
15 13 (2.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 13 (2.07%) JSON
16 12 (1.91%) jQuery
17 9 (1.43%) DirectX
18 8 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 163 (25.91%) Algorithms
2 139 (22.10%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.45%) CUDA
4 26 (4.13%) Smart City
5 21 (3.34%) Robotics
6 19 (3.02%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.86%) User Experience
8 14 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (2.07%) Augmented Reality
10 11 (1.75%) Life Science
11 9 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.27%) Grid Computing
13 7 (1.11%) Device Driver
14 6 (0.95%) ASIC
14 6 (0.95%) Verilog
14 6 (0.95%) VHDL
15 5 (0.79%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 222 (35.29%) Linux
2 116 (18.44%) Windows
3 14 (2.23%) Android
3 14 (2.23%) Unix
4 13 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (0.79%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (62.48%) Software Engineering
2 200 (31.80%) Machine Learning
3 171 (27.19%) Mathematics
4 165 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (20.99%) Artificial Intelligence
6 127 (20.19%) Multithreading
7 100 (15.90%) Physics
8 84 (13.35%) Computer Vision
9 77 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 73 (11.61%) OO
11 67 (10.65%) Deep Learning
12 65 (10.33%) Distributed Algorithms
12 65 (10.33%) Scrum
13 59 (9.38%) Image Processing
14 54 (8.59%) Reinforcement Learning
15 53 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (8.11%) Bayesian Methods
17 46 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (7.00%) Video Processing
19 41 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 384 (61.05%) Python
2 312 (49.60%) C
3 221 (35.14%) Java
4 189 (30.05%) C#
5 59 (9.38%) Embedded C++
5 59 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 51 (8.11%) MATLAB
7 49 (7.79%) Embedded C
8 36 (5.72%) SQL
9 25 (3.97%) PHP
10 15 (2.38%) VB
11 11 (1.75%) Assembly Language
11 11 (1.75%) Go
12 10 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.27%) Ruby
13 8 (1.27%) Solidity
14 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.79%) VC++
15 4 (0.64%) R
16 2 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 136 (21.62%) Degree
2 114 (18.12%) PhD
3 24 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.16%) PMP
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.23%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.16%) GCP
2 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 26 (4.13%) Firmware
2 17 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.48%) Ansible
3 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (2.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (1.43%) Dell
2 9 (1.43%) HP
3 7 (1.11%) Cadence
4 6 (0.95%) Synopsys
5 5 (0.79%) Capita
5 5 (0.79%) Google
6 3 (0.48%) Apple
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle
7 2 (0.32%) QNX
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe
8 1 (0.16%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.16%) Intel
8 1 (0.16%) SAP
8 1 (0.16%) Wind River