Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 285 897 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.78% 20.99% 19.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.60% 33.66% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 245 640 506
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,850 £29,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +23.53% +2.41%

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 1,619 2,665 2,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 61.23% 62.35% 69.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,909 2,005
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 -8 260 £55,000 +4.76% 145
Peterborough +20 8 £47,500 +2.70% 2
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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++.

1 167 (58.60%) Software Engineering
2 138 (48.42%) Degree
3 125 (43.86%) Python
4 109 (38.25%) Linux
4 109 (38.25%) Java
5 98 (34.39%) C
6 97 (34.04%) C#
7 86 (30.18%) Machine Learning
8 78 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (24.56%) Mathematics
10 62 (21.75%) Computer Science
11 54 (18.95%) Algorithms
12 52 (18.25%) Computer Science Degree
13 49 (17.19%) Artificial Intelligence
14 44 (15.44%) Windows
14 44 (15.44%) PhD
15 41 (14.39%) Multithreading
16 38 (13.33%) Android
16 38 (13.33%) MATLAB
17 37 (12.98%) Finance
17 37 (12.98%) Bash Shell
18 36 (12.63%) Self-Motivation
19 34 (11.93%) Ruby
19 34 (11.93%) Telecoms
20 32 (11.23%) PHP
20 32 (11.23%) R
20 32 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
21 31 (10.88%) AngularJS
21 31 (10.88%) Predictive Modelling
21 31 (10.88%) Algorithmic Trading

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 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Weka
Business Applications
1 30 (10.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.53%) GitHub
2 19 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.37%) Wireless
2 17 (5.96%) Bluetooth
3 7 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.40%) HTTP
4 4 (1.40%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.05%) MQTT
6 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.35%) Internet
7 1 (0.35%) IPv4
7 1 (0.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.75%) Big Data
3 5 (1.75%) Blockchain
4 4 (1.40%) GIS
5 3 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.70%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.96%) Gradle
3 15 (5.26%) Maven
4 12 (4.21%) HP UFT
4 12 (4.21%) Selenium
5 10 (3.51%) Hudson
5 10 (3.51%) JIRA
5 10 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 10 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.81%) GCC
7 3 (1.05%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.70%) Redmine
8 2 (0.70%) Subversion
9 1 (0.35%) CMake
9 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.35%) GitLab
9 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (12.98%) Finance
2 34 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.56%) Electronics
4 12 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.51%) Automotive
5 10 (3.51%) Marketing
6 8 (2.81%) Games
7 4 (1.40%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (37.89%) Developer
2 104 (36.49%) Software Engineer
3 59 (20.70%) Embedded Engineer
4 56 (19.65%) C++ Developer
5 51 (17.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 43 (15.09%) Software Developer
7 33 (11.58%) Senior Software Engineer
8 25 (8.77%) Graduate
9 22 (7.72%) Machine Learning Developer
10 21 (7.37%) Graduate Developer
11 20 (7.02%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
12 17 (5.96%) Senior Developer
13 16 (5.61%) C++ Software Engineer
14 15 (5.26%) Data Scientist
15 14 (4.91%) C++ Software Developer
16 13 (4.56%) Bluetooth Engineer
16 13 (4.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 12 (4.21%) Graduate Software Developer
17 12 (4.21%) Senior Software Developer
18 10 (3.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.88%) AngularJS
1 31 (10.88%) J2EE
2 30 (10.53%) J2SE
2 30 (10.53%) React
2 30 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (8.42%) .NET
3 24 (8.42%) STL
4 23 (8.07%) Web Services
5 18 (6.32%) Qt
6 15 (5.26%) OpenGL
7 14 (4.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (4.56%) HTML
9 12 (4.21%) CSS
9 12 (4.21%) jQuery
10 9 (3.16%) JSON
10 9 (3.16%) RESTful
10 9 (3.16%) Yocto
11 8 (2.81%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.46%) REST
13 6 (2.11%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.95%) Algorithms
2 36 (12.63%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (10.53%) Fintech
4 25 (8.77%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.81%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.11%) Animation
8 6 (2.11%) Life Science
8 6 (2.11%) Photography
8 6 (2.11%) Verilog
8 6 (2.11%) VHDL
9 5 (1.75%) ASIC
9 5 (1.75%) Smart City
10 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.40%) Media Streaming
10 4 (1.40%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.05%) CUDA
11 3 (1.05%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.25%) Linux
2 44 (15.44%) Windows
3 38 (13.33%) Android
4 15 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (4.56%) Unix
6 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.05%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (58.60%) Software Engineering
2 86 (30.18%) Machine Learning
3 78 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (24.56%) Mathematics
5 62 (21.75%) Computer Science
6 49 (17.19%) Artificial Intelligence
7 41 (14.39%) Multithreading
8 32 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (10.88%) Algorithmic Trading
9 31 (10.88%) Predictive Modelling
10 30 (10.53%) Automated Trading
10 30 (10.53%) High-Frequency Trading
10 30 (10.53%) Market Making
11 25 (8.77%) Test Automation
12 22 (7.72%) DevOps
12 22 (7.72%) Software Testing
13 20 (7.02%) Data Science
14 18 (6.32%) Analytics
14 18 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.32%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 125 (43.86%) Python
2 109 (38.25%) Java
3 98 (34.39%) C
4 97 (34.04%) C#
5 38 (13.33%) MATLAB
6 37 (12.98%) Bash Shell
7 34 (11.93%) Ruby
8 32 (11.23%) PHP
8 32 (11.23%) R
9 30 (10.53%) Bourne shell
9 30 (10.53%) Korn
10 17 (5.96%) Embedded C
11 16 (5.61%) JavaScript
12 11 (3.86%) SQL
13 10 (3.51%) Embedded C++
14 9 (3.16%) Perl
15 4 (1.40%) Assembly Language
16 3 (1.05%) Go
16 3 (1.05%) Lua
16 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 138 (48.42%) Degree
2 52 (18.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (15.44%) PhD
4 6 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.40%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.70%) MPhil
6 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 20 (7.02%) Firmware
2 15 (5.26%) Docker
3 6 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.35%) KVM
4 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.56%) Ansible
1 13 (4.56%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.21%) Puppet
3 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (5.96%) Microsoft
1 17 (5.96%) Oracle
2 6 (2.11%) EMC
3 5 (1.75%) SAP
4 3 (1.05%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.70%) Atmel
5 2 (0.70%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.35%) Citrix
6 1 (0.35%) Gemalto
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) QNX
6 1 (0.35%) Spotify
6 1 (0.35%) Sybase
6 1 (0.35%) Twitter