Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 13 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,084 535 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.54% 16.35% 11.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.21% 24.67% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 866 437 413
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 2,913 2,169 2,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 68.62% 66.27% 59.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,292 1,895 2,121
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +6 1,012 £52,500 +16.67% 202
Peterborough +6 6 £40,000 +3.23% 4
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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++.

1 677 (62.45%) Software Engineering
2 560 (51.66%) C
3 507 (46.77%) Python
4 475 (43.82%) Degree
5 470 (43.36%) Computer Science
6 436 (40.22%) Java
7 376 (34.69%) Linux
8 339 (31.27%) Mathematics
9 305 (28.14%) C#
10 238 (21.96%) Windows
11 221 (20.39%) Machine Learning
12 219 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
13 212 (19.56%) Multithreading
14 210 (19.37%) Algorithms
15 190 (17.53%) Physics
16 173 (15.96%) OO
17 149 (13.75%) PhD
18 139 (12.82%) Artificial Intelligence
19 126 (11.62%) Embedded C
20 123 (11.35%) Electronics
21 118 (10.89%) MATLAB
22 116 (10.70%) Finance
22 116 (10.70%) Embedded C++
23 111 (10.24%) SDLC
24 100 (9.23%) Scrum
24 100 (9.23%) Wireless
25 94 (8.67%) Computer Science Degree
26 93 (8.58%) JavaScript
27 86 (7.93%) Signal Processing
28 85 (7.84%) SQL

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 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (0.92%) OpenStack
3 7 (0.65%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.092%) DNN
5 1 (0.092%) Ethereum
Applications
1 1 (0.092%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.092%) Maya
1 1 (0.092%) OrCAD
1 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.092%) PTC Creo
1 1 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (0.092%) Weka
1 1 (0.092%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.83%) GitHub
4 2 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.092%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.092%) Google Play
5 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 100 (9.23%) Wireless
2 42 (3.87%) TCP/IP
3 34 (3.14%) Bluetooth
4 30 (2.77%) Internet
5 25 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.74%) 3G
6 8 (0.74%) 4G
6 8 (0.74%) OpenVPN
7 6 (0.55%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.37%) Broadband
9 2 (0.18%) HTTP
9 2 (0.18%) Modbus
9 2 (0.18%) SMS
9 2 (0.18%) WAN
9 2 (0.18%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.092%) Intranet
10 1 (0.092%) LTE
10 1 (0.092%) SCTP
10 1 (0.092%) Skype
10 1 (0.092%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.58%) Big Data
2 24 (2.21%) NoSQL
3 23 (2.12%) MySQL
4 21 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 19 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.29%) GIS
7 11 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.46%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.18%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.092%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 28 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 24 (2.21%) JIRA
4 19 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.01%) Selenium
6 9 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 9 (0.83%) Xcode
7 6 (0.55%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.55%) Subversion
8 5 (0.46%) CppUnit
8 5 (0.46%) GitLab
8 5 (0.46%) LabVIEW
8 5 (0.46%) NUnit
8 5 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.37%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.37%) Hudson
10 3 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.18%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.18%) TestComplete
General
1 123 (11.35%) Electronics
2 116 (10.70%) Finance
3 47 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.04%) Marketing
5 20 (1.85%) Automotive
5 20 (1.85%) Multimedia
6 14 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.11%) Games
8 11 (1.01%) Legal
8 11 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.92%) Retail
10 9 (0.83%) Advertising
11 6 (0.55%) Interactive Media
12 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.28%) Law
13 2 (0.18%) Banking
14 1 (0.092%) French Language
14 1 (0.092%) German Language
14 1 (0.092%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 542 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 376 (34.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 326 (30.07%) Developer
4 223 (20.57%) Embedded Engineer
5 189 (17.44%) C++ Developer
6 175 (16.14%) Software Developer
7 169 (15.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 166 (15.31%) C Software Engineer
9 162 (14.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 150 (13.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 146 (13.47%) Graduate
12 129 (11.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 127 (11.72%) Embedded C Engineer
14 125 (11.53%) C++ Software Developer
15 121 (11.16%) Senior Software Engineer
16 119 (10.98%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
17 105 (9.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
18 101 (9.32%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
18 101 (9.32%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
18 101 (9.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (6.27%) STL
2 64 (5.90%) .NET
3 59 (5.44%) HTML
4 43 (3.97%) OpenGL
5 38 (3.51%) WPF
6 34 (3.14%) AngularJS
6 34 (3.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 34 (3.14%) TensorFlow
7 27 (2.49%) Natural Language Processing
8 25 (2.31%) RESTful
8 25 (2.31%) Web Services
9 22 (2.03%) CSS
9 22 (2.03%) Node.js
9 22 (2.03%) WCF
10 21 (1.94%) HEVC
10 21 (1.94%) HTML5
11 20 (1.85%) ASP.NET
12 19 (1.75%) POSIX
12 19 (1.75%) Qt
13 16 (1.48%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 470 (43.36%) Computer Science
2 210 (19.37%) Algorithms
3 71 (6.55%) Embedded Systems
4 48 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (4.15%) Smart City
6 39 (3.60%) Robotics
7 37 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 32 (2.95%) 3D Graphics
9 31 (2.86%) Data Structures
10 25 (2.31%) Augmented Reality
10 25 (2.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 25 (2.31%) Life Science
11 23 (2.12%) ASIC
12 22 (2.03%) Client/Server
12 22 (2.03%) Device Driver
13 18 (1.66%) Internet of Things
13 18 (1.66%) User Experience
14 15 (1.38%) 3D Printing
15 13 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.11%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 376 (34.69%) Linux
2 238 (21.96%) Windows
3 55 (5.07%) Embedded Linux
4 50 (4.61%) Android
5 31 (2.86%) Unix
6 28 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 8 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.46%) AIX
9 5 (0.46%) Solaris
10 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.092%) CentOS
12 1 (0.092%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (62.45%) Software Engineering
2 339 (31.27%) Mathematics
3 221 (20.39%) Machine Learning
4 219 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (19.56%) Multithreading
6 190 (17.53%) Physics
7 173 (15.96%) OO
8 139 (12.82%) Artificial Intelligence
9 111 (10.24%) SDLC
10 100 (9.23%) Scrum
11 86 (7.93%) Signal Processing
12 79 (7.29%) Test Automation
13 77 (7.10%) Open Source
14 73 (6.73%) Collaborative Working
15 69 (6.37%) Mentoring
16 67 (6.18%) OOP
17 64 (5.90%) OOD
18 59 (5.44%) Computer Vision
19 57 (5.26%) Statistics
20 56 (5.17%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 560 (51.66%) C
2 507 (46.77%) Python
3 436 (40.22%) Java
4 305 (28.14%) C#
5 126 (11.62%) Embedded C
6 118 (10.89%) MATLAB
7 116 (10.70%) Embedded C++
8 93 (8.58%) JavaScript
9 85 (7.84%) SQL
10 37 (3.41%) Assembly Language
11 33 (3.04%) PHP
12 23 (2.12%) Objective-C
13 20 (1.85%) Ruby
14 18 (1.66%) Perl
15 15 (1.38%) Julia
16 14 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.29%) R
17 13 (1.20%) Fortran
18 9 (0.83%) Scala
19 7 (0.65%) VC++
Qualifications
1 475 (43.82%) Degree
2 149 (13.75%) PhD
3 94 (8.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (1.38%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.20%) MCP
6 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.83%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.092%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.85%) QA
2 2 (0.18%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.092%) MISRA
System Software
1 65 (6.00%) Firmware
2 11 (1.01%) Docker
3 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) iptables
5 1 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.18%) Ansible
3 1 (0.092%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.092%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.40%) Dell
2 26 (2.40%) HP
3 19 (1.75%) Oracle
4 17 (1.57%) Google
5 11 (1.01%) Terracotta
6 9 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 9 (0.83%) Intel
6 9 (0.83%) NVIDIA
6 9 (0.83%) WorldPay
7 7 (0.65%) IBM
7 7 (0.65%) SAP
7 7 (0.65%) Wind River
8 6 (0.55%) Sony
9 5 (0.46%) Adobe
9 5 (0.46%) QNX
9 5 (0.46%) VMware
9 5 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.37%) Perforce
10 4 (0.37%) Red Hat