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

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,095 639 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.91% 18.52% 11.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.46% 26.97% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 784 469 414
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% +2.41% -4.60%

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 3,003 2,369 2,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 65.57% 68.67% 58.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,195 1,965 2,041
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 20 April 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 April 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 +3 1,030 £52,500 +16.67% 152
Peterborough -11 7 £46,250 +32.14% 2
St Neots - 2 £50,000 - 3
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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++.

1 664 (60.64%) Software Engineering
2 609 (55.62%) C
3 600 (54.79%) Python
4 414 (37.81%) Linux
5 408 (37.26%) Degree
6 377 (34.43%) Computer Science
7 363 (33.15%) Mathematics
8 351 (32.05%) Java
9 280 (25.57%) Machine Learning
10 261 (23.84%) Algorithms
11 247 (22.56%) C#
12 224 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
13 212 (19.36%) Artificial Intelligence
14 208 (19.00%) Windows
14 208 (19.00%) Multithreading
15 178 (16.26%) Physics
16 160 (14.61%) PhD
17 147 (13.42%) OO
18 139 (12.69%) Embedded C
19 138 (12.60%) Computer Vision
20 131 (11.96%) Embedded C++
21 122 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
22 118 (10.78%) Electronics
23 114 (10.41%) MATLAB
24 96 (8.77%) Signal Processing
25 95 (8.68%) Image Processing
26 88 (8.04%) JavaScript
27 87 (7.95%) Finance
27 87 (7.95%) Scrum
27 87 (7.95%) SDLC

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 (1.83%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.091%) Ethereum
Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Weka
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.091%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.091%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.091%) Maya
3 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.091%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.091%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.091%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.091%) Simulink
3 1 (0.091%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (1.46%) GitHub
3 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.73%) SaaS
5 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.091%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.091%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.84%) Wireless
2 44 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 40 (3.65%) Internet
4 20 (1.83%) Bluetooth
5 16 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.82%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.64%) Broadband
8 6 (0.55%) OpenFlow
9 2 (0.18%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.18%) Modbus
9 2 (0.18%) SAN
9 2 (0.18%) SMS
9 2 (0.18%) WAN
9 2 (0.18%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.091%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.091%) HTTP
10 1 (0.091%) NAS
10 1 (0.091%) Skype
10 1 (0.091%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.83%) Big Data
2 26 (2.37%) MySQL
3 17 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.55%) Blockchain
7 6 (0.55%) GIS
7 6 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.46%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.27%) HBase
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.18%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 46 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.83%) JIRA
3 25 (2.28%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.10%) Selenium
6 10 (0.91%) Subversion
7 9 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.73%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.55%) ReSharper
9 6 (0.55%) Xcode
10 5 (0.46%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.27%) CppUnit
11 3 (0.27%) Hudson
11 3 (0.27%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.27%) NUnit
11 3 (0.27%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.18%) CMake
12 2 (0.18%) GCC
General
1 118 (10.78%) Electronics
2 87 (7.95%) Finance
3 39 (3.56%) Marketing
4 35 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.37%) Games
6 24 (2.19%) Automotive
7 22 (2.01%) Multimedia
8 19 (1.74%) Retail
9 13 (1.19%) Aerospace
10 12 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.00%) Advertising
12 10 (0.91%) Legal
13 6 (0.55%) Banking
13 6 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.46%) Interactive Media
15 4 (0.37%) Law
16 1 (0.091%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.091%) French Language
16 1 (0.091%) German Language
16 1 (0.091%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 531 (48.49%) Software Engineer
2 408 (37.26%) C++ Software Engineer
3 331 (30.23%) Developer
4 221 (20.18%) Embedded Engineer
5 199 (18.17%) C++ Developer
6 192 (17.53%) C Software Engineer
7 190 (17.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 189 (17.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 189 (17.26%) Software Developer
9 159 (14.52%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 147 (13.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 145 (13.24%) Graduate
12 142 (12.97%) C++ Software Developer
13 138 (12.60%) Embedded C Engineer
14 132 (12.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 123 (11.23%) Embedded C Software Engineer
16 120 (10.96%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
16 120 (10.96%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
17 113 (10.32%) Senior Software Engineer
18 105 (9.59%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (6.48%) OpenGL
2 67 (6.12%) TensorFlow
3 61 (5.57%) STL
4 60 (5.48%) Natural Language Processing
5 57 (5.21%) .NET
6 49 (4.47%) WPF
7 48 (4.38%) HTML
8 42 (3.84%) RESTful
8 42 (3.84%) Web Services
9 35 (3.20%) AngularJS
10 23 (2.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 22 (2.01%) HEVC
12 20 (1.83%) MFC
13 19 (1.74%) CSS
13 19 (1.74%) WinForms
14 18 (1.64%) WCF
15 16 (1.46%) Node.js
16 13 (1.19%) ASP.NET
17 12 (1.10%) Angular 2
17 12 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 377 (34.43%) Computer Science
2 261 (23.84%) Algorithms
3 54 (4.93%) Embedded Systems
4 40 (3.65%) CUDA
4 40 (3.65%) Smart City
5 36 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (2.92%) Robotics
7 31 (2.83%) 3D Graphics
8 27 (2.47%) ASIC
8 27 (2.47%) Augmented Reality
8 27 (2.47%) Life Science
9 22 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.64%) Internet of Things
11 16 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 16 (1.46%) User Experience
11 16 (1.46%) VHDL
12 14 (1.28%) Device Driver
13 13 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (1.19%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.10%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 414 (37.81%) Linux
2 208 (19.00%) Windows
3 47 (4.29%) Android
4 41 (3.74%) Embedded Linux
5 34 (3.11%) Unix
6 22 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.37%) FreeRTOS
9 3 (0.27%) AIX
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.091%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.091%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (60.64%) Software Engineering
2 363 (33.15%) Mathematics
3 280 (25.57%) Machine Learning
4 224 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (19.36%) Artificial Intelligence
6 208 (19.00%) Multithreading
7 178 (16.26%) Physics
8 147 (13.42%) OO
9 138 (12.60%) Computer Vision
10 122 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
11 96 (8.77%) Signal Processing
12 95 (8.68%) Image Processing
13 87 (7.95%) Scrum
13 87 (7.95%) SDLC
14 79 (7.21%) Data Science
15 77 (7.03%) Video Processing
16 74 (6.76%) Neural Network
17 70 (6.39%) Test Automation
18 69 (6.30%) Deep Learning
19 68 (6.21%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 609 (55.62%) C
2 600 (54.79%) Python
3 351 (32.05%) Java
4 247 (22.56%) C#
5 139 (12.69%) Embedded C
6 131 (11.96%) Embedded C++
7 114 (10.41%) MATLAB
8 88 (8.04%) JavaScript
9 71 (6.48%) SQL
10 46 (4.20%) PHP
11 40 (3.65%) Assembly Language
12 18 (1.64%) R
13 15 (1.37%) Ruby
14 13 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.10%) VC++
16 10 (0.91%) Scala
16 10 (0.91%) VB
17 8 (0.73%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.55%) Delphi
18 6 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 408 (37.26%) Degree
2 160 (14.61%) PhD
3 64 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.10%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.091%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.091%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.46%) QA
2 2 (0.18%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.091%) GCP
System Software
1 69 (6.30%) Firmware
2 16 (1.46%) Docker
3 2 (0.18%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (0.18%) iptables
3 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.091%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.091%) Xen
4 1 (0.091%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.091%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.091%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (3.20%) Dell
1 35 (3.20%) HP
2 14 (1.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (0.91%) Cadence
3 10 (0.91%) Oracle
4 9 (0.82%) Synopsys
4 9 (0.82%) WorldPay
5 7 (0.64%) Intel
5 7 (0.64%) Xamarin
6 6 (0.55%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.55%) Google
6 6 (0.55%) SAP
6 6 (0.55%) Wind River
7 5 (0.46%) Adobe
7 5 (0.46%) Capita
7 5 (0.46%) IBM
7 5 (0.46%) NVIDIA
7 5 (0.46%) Sony
8 4 (0.37%) QNX
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat