Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 871 512 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.09% 14.44% 11.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.93% 22.60% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 746 434 438
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2645 2265 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 70.10% 63.89% 58.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2190 1972 2244
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,525
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 October 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 20 October 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 +3 824 £50,000 +17.65% 83
Peterborough -13 6 £37,500 -16.67% 1
St Neots - 2 £55,000 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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++.

1 599 (68.77%) Software Engineering
2 409 (46.96%) Python
3 408 (46.84%) Java
4 397 (45.58%) C
5 396 (45.46%) Computer Science
6 353 (40.53%) Degree
7 333 (38.23%) C#
8 295 (33.87%) Linux
9 289 (33.18%) Mathematics
10 265 (30.42%) Windows
11 225 (25.83%) Physics
12 195 (22.39%) Algorithms
13 164 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
13 164 (18.83%) Machine Learning
14 145 (16.65%) Multithreading
15 140 (16.07%) OO
16 123 (14.12%) MATLAB
17 112 (12.86%) PhD
18 109 (12.51%) Artificial Intelligence
18 109 (12.51%) Computer Science Degree
19 104 (11.94%) JavaScript
20 98 (11.25%) Wireless
21 96 (11.02%) .NET
21 96 (11.02%) SDLC
22 89 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
23 85 (9.76%) Embedded C++
24 83 (9.53%) Embedded C
25 78 (8.96%) Finance
26 76 (8.73%) Scrum
27 74 (8.50%) Test Automation

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 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.23%) DNN
3 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Simulink
2 1 (0.11%) Mathcad
2 1 (0.11%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.23%) Google Play
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 98 (11.25%) Wireless
2 37 (4.25%) Bluetooth
3 29 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (2.18%) Internet
5 10 (1.15%) 3G
5 10 (1.15%) 4G
5 10 (1.15%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.46%) OFDM
7 2 (0.23%) LTE
8 1 (0.11%) DVB
8 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.11%) HTTP
8 1 (0.11%) Intranet
8 1 (0.11%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) SCTP
8 1 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.95%) NoSQL
2 17 (1.95%) Relational Database
3 16 (1.84%) Big Data
4 12 (1.38%) MySQL
5 9 (1.03%) GIS
6 3 (0.34%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.11%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.11%) MS Access
8 1 (0.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 44 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.56%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.76%) JIRA
4 22 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.38%) Selenium
6 10 (1.15%) NUnit
7 9 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.92%) Xcode
9 7 (0.80%) MSI
9 7 (0.80%) WiX
10 6 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.69%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.69%) Subversion
11 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.46%) GitLab
12 4 (0.46%) GoogleTest
12 4 (0.46%) Hudson
12 4 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (8.96%) Finance
2 73 (8.38%) Electronics
3 34 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.41%) Multimedia
5 11 (1.26%) Automotive
6 10 (1.15%) Marketing
7 9 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.80%) Games
10 4 (0.46%) Advertising
10 4 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.34%) Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 480 (55.11%) Software Engineer
2 315 (36.17%) C++ Software Engineer
3 280 (32.15%) Developer
4 171 (19.63%) C++ Developer
5 163 (18.71%) Software Developer
6 149 (17.11%) Embedded Engineer
7 138 (15.84%) Graduate
8 137 (15.73%) C Software Engineer
9 135 (15.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 116 (13.32%) C++ Software Developer
11 114 (13.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 112 (12.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 106 (12.17%) Senior Software Engineer
14 98 (11.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 92 (10.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 92 (10.56%) Embedded C Engineer
16 89 (10.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
17 80 (9.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
18 78 (8.96%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
18 78 (8.96%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (11.02%) .NET
2 72 (8.27%) HTML
3 58 (6.66%) STL
4 50 (5.74%) AngularJS
5 44 (5.05%) ASP.NET
6 42 (4.82%) HTML5
7 36 (4.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 33 (3.79%) Apache Axis
9 27 (3.10%) CSS
9 27 (3.10%) POSIX
10 26 (2.99%) Node.js
10 26 (2.99%) Qt
11 25 (2.87%) Angular 2
11 25 (2.87%) MFC
12 24 (2.76%) jQuery
12 24 (2.76%) OpenGL
13 18 (2.07%) Natural Language Processing
14 16 (1.84%) WPF
15 12 (1.38%) RESTful
16 11 (1.26%) Ehcache
Miscellaneous
1 396 (45.46%) Computer Science
2 195 (22.39%) Algorithms
3 89 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (5.86%) Mobile App
5 43 (4.94%) Augmented Reality
6 42 (4.82%) Embedded Systems
7 40 (4.59%) Smart City
8 36 (4.13%) Data Structures
9 33 (3.79%) 3D Printing
9 33 (3.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 27 (3.10%) Client/Server
11 26 (2.99%) Robotics
12 18 (2.07%) User Experience
13 17 (1.95%) ASIC
14 14 (1.61%) Device Driver
14 14 (1.61%) Internet of Things
15 13 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
16 11 (1.26%) Life Science
17 9 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (0.80%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 295 (33.87%) Linux
2 265 (30.42%) Windows
3 71 (8.15%) Android
4 48 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 32 (3.67%) Embedded Linux
6 24 (2.76%) Unix
7 21 (2.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 12 (1.38%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.80%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.23%) AIX
11 2 (0.23%) CentOS
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (68.77%) Software Engineering
2 289 (33.18%) Mathematics
3 225 (25.83%) Physics
4 164 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (18.83%) Machine Learning
5 145 (16.65%) Multithreading
6 140 (16.07%) OO
7 109 (12.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 96 (11.02%) SDLC
9 76 (8.73%) Scrum
10 74 (8.50%) Test Automation
11 68 (7.81%) Open Source
12 65 (7.46%) OOP
13 61 (7.00%) Mentoring
14 57 (6.54%) Signal Processing
15 52 (5.97%) OOD
15 52 (5.97%) Statistics
16 50 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (5.05%) Unit Testing
18 43 (4.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 409 (46.96%) Python
2 408 (46.84%) Java
3 397 (45.58%) C
4 333 (38.23%) C#
5 123 (14.12%) MATLAB
6 104 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 85 (9.76%) Embedded C++
8 83 (9.53%) Embedded C
9 71 (8.15%) SQL
10 35 (4.02%) Objective-C
11 32 (3.67%) Perl
12 27 (3.10%) Assembly Language
13 17 (1.95%) PHP
14 16 (1.84%) Julia
14 16 (1.84%) Ruby
15 15 (1.72%) Fortran
16 10 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.80%) Tcl
18 5 (0.57%) Lua
19 4 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 353 (40.53%) Degree
2 112 (12.86%) PhD
3 109 (12.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (4.48%) MCP
4 39 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (4.25%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.34%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.10%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 40 (4.59%) Firmware
2 21 (2.41%) Docker
3 7 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) LXC
4 1 (0.11%) QEMU
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (0.92%) Ansible
1 8 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) Grafana
5 1 (0.11%) Munin
5 1 (0.11%) Salt
5 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (2.41%) Google
3 13 (1.49%) Oracle
4 11 (1.26%) Terracotta
5 7 (0.80%) Dell
5 7 (0.80%) HP
5 7 (0.80%) VMware
6 5 (0.57%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.46%) Intel
7 4 (0.46%) NVIDIA
8 3 (0.34%) Perforce
9 2 (0.23%) IBM
9 2 (0.23%) SAP
9 2 (0.23%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe
10 1 (0.11%) EMC
10 1 (0.11%) NEC
10 1 (0.11%) QNX
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.11%) Sony