Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 175 127 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.93% 13.77% 12.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.23% 23.74% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 71 73 195
10th Percentile £27,000 £37,500 £34,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £63,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £88,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 865 535 1,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 49.06% 58.03% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 501 382 1,034
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,094 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,125
East of England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +5.26%

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 +1 165 £35,000 -42.15% 91
Peterborough -22 1 £60,000 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 89 (50.86%) C
2 88 (50.29%) Software Engineering
3 72 (41.14%) Computer Science
4 69 (39.43%) Python
5 55 (31.43%) Degree
6 51 (29.14%) Linux
6 51 (29.14%) Social Skills
7 38 (21.71%) Windows
8 35 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (19.43%) Java
9 34 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (16.00%) C#
10 28 (16.00%) OO
11 27 (15.43%) Artificial Intelligence
12 23 (13.14%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (13.14%) ANSYS
12 23 (13.14%) Bloomberg
13 22 (12.57%) Mathematics
14 21 (12.00%) Embedded C
14 21 (12.00%) Embedded C++
14 21 (12.00%) .NET
15 20 (11.43%) Unix
16 19 (10.86%) OOP
17 18 (10.29%) Cross-Platform Development
18 17 (9.71%) Software Testing
19 16 (9.14%) Algorithms
20 15 (8.57%) SDLC
20 15 (8.57%) JIRA
20 15 (8.57%) SOAP
20 15 (8.57%) Games

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 6 (3.43%) SAS
2 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.14%) Confluence
2 2 (1.14%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) IaaS
1 12 (6.86%) PaaS
1 12 (6.86%) SaaS
2 10 (5.71%) GitHub
3 8 (4.57%) AWS
3 8 (4.57%) Azure
4 5 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.86%) Serverless
5 3 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.14%) GCP
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) DNS
1 10 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) 2G
2 1 (0.57%) 3G
2 1 (0.57%) 4G
2 1 (0.57%) 5G
2 1 (0.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) LAN
2 1 (0.57%) SSL
2 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) Spotfire
1 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) MySQL
2 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.14%) HBase
3 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.14%) Tableau
4 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) JIRA
2 13 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.57%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.00%) GCC
6 6 (3.43%) ReSharper
6 6 (3.43%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.86%) GitLab
8 3 (1.71%) Subversion
9 2 (1.14%) CMake
General
1 51 (29.14%) Social Skills
2 15 (8.57%) Games
3 12 (6.86%) Electronics
3 12 (6.86%) Presentation Skills
3 12 (6.86%) Wearables
4 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.29%) Finance
5 9 (5.14%) Law
6 8 (4.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (4.00%) German Language
7 7 (4.00%) Marketing
8 6 (3.43%) Automotive
8 6 (3.43%) Social Science
8 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (48.57%) Developer
2 60 (34.29%) Software Engineer
3 53 (30.29%) C++ Developer
4 47 (26.86%) Graduate
5 42 (24.00%) Software Developer
6 39 (22.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 38 (21.71%) C++ Software Developer
8 36 (20.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 30 (17.14%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
9 30 (17.14%) Graduate Developer
9 30 (17.14%) Graduate Software Developer
10 27 (15.43%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 27 (15.43%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
11 22 (12.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 21 (12.00%) Embedded Developer
13 18 (10.29%) Python Engineer
13 18 (10.29%) Python Software Engineer
14 11 (6.29%) Architect
15 10 (5.71%) Principal Architect
16 9 (5.14%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.00%) .NET
2 15 (8.57%) SOAP
3 11 (6.29%) WSDL
3 11 (6.29%) XML
3 11 (6.29%) XSD
4 6 (3.43%) Node.js
4 6 (3.43%) Play Framework
4 6 (3.43%) WPF
5 5 (2.86%) REST
6 4 (2.29%) J2EE
6 4 (2.29%) OpenCL
6 4 (2.29%) OpenGL
7 3 (1.71%) Vulkan
7 3 (1.71%) Web Services
8 2 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.14%) HTML
8 2 (1.14%) NumPy
8 2 (1.14%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.14%) Protocol Buffers
8 2 (1.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 10 (5.71%) Smartphone
3 9 (5.14%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (5.14%) Life Science
3 9 (5.14%) User Experience
4 7 (4.00%) Animation
4 7 (4.00%) BBC
4 7 (4.00%) STB
5 6 (3.43%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.43%) Social Media
6 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.86%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.14%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (1.14%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.14%) Linux
2 38 (21.71%) Windows
3 20 (11.43%) Unix
4 6 (3.43%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.71%) Android
6 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.71%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (50.29%) Software Engineering
2 72 (41.14%) Computer Science
3 35 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (16.00%) OO
6 27 (15.43%) Artificial Intelligence
7 22 (12.57%) Mathematics
8 19 (10.86%) OOP
9 18 (10.29%) Cross-Platform Development
10 17 (9.71%) Software Testing
11 15 (8.57%) SDLC
12 14 (8.00%) Information Management
13 13 (7.43%) Mentoring
14 12 (6.86%) Clean Code
15 11 (6.29%) CAD
15 11 (6.29%) CAE
15 11 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (6.29%) PLM
16 10 (5.71%) Computer Security
16 10 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (50.86%) C
2 69 (39.43%) Python
3 34 (19.43%) Java
4 28 (16.00%) C#
5 21 (12.00%) Embedded C
5 21 (12.00%) Embedded C++
6 11 (6.29%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.71%) R
8 7 (4.00%) MATLAB
8 7 (4.00%) SQL
9 6 (3.43%) Groovy
9 6 (3.43%) VBA
10 5 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.29%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.29%) Ruby
12 3 (1.71%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.14%) Perl
14 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (31.43%) Degree
2 23 (13.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (7.43%) PhD
4 8 (4.57%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (2.86%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) IEC 62304
2 3 (1.71%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Docker
1 8 (4.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.29%) FlexNet
3 2 (1.14%) Ansible
3 2 (1.14%) Grafana
3 2 (1.14%) Nagios
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.14%) Terraform
4 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (13.14%) ANSYS
1 23 (13.14%) Bloomberg
2 6 (3.43%) Facebook
2 6 (3.43%) Instagram
3 4 (2.29%) Splunk
4 3 (1.71%) Google
4 3 (1.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle
5 1 (0.57%) IBM
5 1 (0.57%) Sony
5 1 (0.57%) Twitter