Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 13 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 996 522 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.15% 14.92% 10.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.78% 23.43% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 830 432 399
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 2864 2228 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 69.43% 63.69% 58.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2333 1930 2199
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.51% +7.07%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,200 £62,500 £61,250
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +4 931 £50,000 +11.11% 71
Peterborough -14 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
St Neots - 2 £55,000 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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++.

1 645 (64.76%) Software Engineering
2 484 (48.59%) C
3 464 (46.59%) Python
4 458 (45.98%) Computer Science
5 435 (43.67%) Java
6 434 (43.57%) Degree
7 350 (35.14%) C#
8 334 (33.53%) Linux
9 333 (33.43%) Mathematics
10 269 (27.01%) Windows
11 224 (22.49%) Physics
12 216 (21.69%) Algorithms
13 196 (19.68%) Machine Learning
14 188 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
15 180 (18.07%) Multithreading
16 166 (16.67%) OO
17 141 (14.16%) PhD
18 126 (12.65%) MATLAB
19 123 (12.35%) Artificial Intelligence
20 116 (11.65%) Computer Science Degree
21 115 (11.55%) SDLC
22 110 (11.04%) JavaScript
23 101 (10.14%) Finance
24 100 (10.04%) Embedded C
25 97 (9.74%) Embedded C++
26 93 (9.34%) Wireless
27 92 (9.24%) Electronics
28 91 (9.14%) .NET
28 91 (9.14%) Scrum
29 88 (8.84%) 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 7 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.10%) DNN
4 1 (0.10%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) OrCAD
1 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.60%) GitHub
3 2 (0.20%) Google Play
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.10%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 93 (9.34%) Wireless
2 34 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 33 (3.31%) Bluetooth
4 27 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (1.91%) Internet
6 10 (1.00%) 3G
6 10 (1.00%) 4G
6 10 (1.00%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.20%) HTTP
7 2 (0.20%) SMS
7 2 (0.20%) WAN
8 1 (0.10%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.10%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.10%) Intranet
8 1 (0.10%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.10%) LTE
8 1 (0.10%) SAN
8 1 (0.10%) SCTP
8 1 (0.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.51%) NoSQL
3 23 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.21%) Big Data
5 17 (1.71%) MySQL
6 13 (1.31%) GIS
7 6 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.20%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.10%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 52 (5.22%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.21%) Visual Studio
3 26 (2.61%) JIRA
4 23 (2.31%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.00%) Xcode
6 9 (0.90%) NUnit
6 9 (0.90%) Selenium
6 9 (0.90%) Subversion
7 8 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.70%) MSI
8 7 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.70%) WiX
9 6 (0.60%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.60%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.50%) CppUnit
11 4 (0.40%) GitLab
11 4 (0.40%) Hudson
11 4 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (10.14%) Finance
2 92 (9.24%) Electronics
3 38 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.41%) Multimedia
5 21 (2.11%) Marketing
6 18 (1.81%) Automotive
7 10 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.90%) Games
8 9 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.70%) Advertising
10 5 (0.50%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.40%) Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Interactive Media
11 4 (0.40%) Legal
12 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 514 (51.61%) Software Engineer
2 343 (34.44%) C++ Software Engineer
3 327 (32.83%) Developer
4 188 (18.88%) C++ Developer
5 177 (17.77%) Embedded Engineer
6 167 (16.77%) Software Developer
7 149 (14.96%) C Software Engineer
8 148 (14.86%) Graduate
9 147 (14.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 136 (13.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 130 (13.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 119 (11.95%) C++ Software Developer
12 119 (11.95%) Senior Software Engineer
13 113 (11.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 105 (10.54%) Embedded C Engineer
15 99 (9.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 88 (8.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 87 (8.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
18 86 (8.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 85 (8.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (9.14%) .NET
2 72 (7.23%) HTML
3 70 (7.03%) STL
4 49 (4.92%) AngularJS
5 39 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 39 (3.92%) HTML5
6 37 (3.71%) ASP.NET
7 32 (3.21%) OpenGL
8 31 (3.11%) POSIX
9 29 (2.91%) Apache Axis
9 29 (2.91%) CSS
9 29 (2.91%) Qt
10 25 (2.51%) Node.js
11 24 (2.41%) WPF
12 23 (2.31%) TensorFlow
13 21 (2.11%) jQuery
13 21 (2.11%) MFC
14 19 (1.91%) Angular 2
15 18 (1.81%) Natural Language Processing
16 17 (1.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 458 (45.98%) Computer Science
2 216 (21.69%) Algorithms
3 83 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.42%) Mobile App
5 50 (5.02%) Embedded Systems
6 42 (4.22%) Smart City
7 39 (3.92%) Robotics
8 38 (3.82%) Augmented Reality
9 37 (3.71%) Data Structures
10 35 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 31 (3.11%) Client/Server
12 29 (2.91%) 3D Printing
13 26 (2.61%) 3D Graphics
14 19 (1.91%) User Experience
15 17 (1.71%) ASIC
16 16 (1.61%) Device Driver
17 14 (1.41%) Life Science
18 12 (1.20%) Internet of Things
19 11 (1.10%) Acoustics
20 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 334 (33.53%) Linux
2 269 (27.01%) Windows
3 67 (6.73%) Android
4 44 (4.42%) Embedded Linux
5 41 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 31 (3.11%) Unix
7 23 (2.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 11 (1.10%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.50%) AIX
9 5 (0.50%) Solaris
9 5 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (64.76%) Software Engineering
2 333 (33.43%) Mathematics
3 224 (22.49%) Physics
4 196 (19.68%) Machine Learning
5 188 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
6 180 (18.07%) Multithreading
7 166 (16.67%) OO
8 123 (12.35%) Artificial Intelligence
9 115 (11.55%) SDLC
10 91 (9.14%) Scrum
11 78 (7.83%) Open Source
12 76 (7.63%) OOP
12 76 (7.63%) Test Automation
13 74 (7.43%) Collaborative Working
14 66 (6.63%) Mentoring
15 61 (6.12%) Signal Processing
16 59 (5.92%) OOD
17 54 (5.42%) Statistics
18 53 (5.32%) Computer Vision
19 45 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 484 (48.59%) C
2 464 (46.59%) Python
3 435 (43.67%) Java
4 350 (35.14%) C#
5 126 (12.65%) MATLAB
6 110 (11.04%) JavaScript
7 100 (10.04%) Embedded C
8 97 (9.74%) Embedded C++
9 88 (8.84%) SQL
10 36 (3.61%) Objective-C
11 31 (3.11%) Assembly Language
12 26 (2.61%) PHP
13 25 (2.51%) Perl
14 17 (1.71%) Julia
15 16 (1.61%) Fortran
16 14 (1.41%) Ruby
17 11 (1.10%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.90%) Scala
19 7 (0.70%) R
20 6 (0.60%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 434 (43.57%) Degree
2 141 (14.16%) PhD
3 116 (11.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (3.61%) Numerate Degree
5 32 (3.21%) MCP
5 32 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.40%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.81%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.10%) MISRA
System Software
1 58 (5.82%) Firmware
2 12 (1.20%) Docker
3 7 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) iptables
5 1 (0.10%) LXC
5 1 (0.10%) QEMU
5 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.40%) Ansible
3 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 51 (5.12%) Microsoft
2 21 (2.11%) Google
3 20 (2.01%) Oracle
4 13 (1.31%) Dell
4 13 (1.31%) HP
4 13 (1.31%) Terracotta
5 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
5 7 (0.70%) Intel
5 7 (0.70%) NVIDIA
5 7 (0.70%) VMware
6 6 (0.60%) SAP
7 5 (0.50%) IBM
7 5 (0.50%) Perforce
7 5 (0.50%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.40%) Adobe
8 4 (0.40%) Sony
9 3 (0.30%) QNX
9 3 (0.30%) Tableau
9 3 (0.30%) Wind River
10 2 (0.20%) Red Hat