Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East Midlands
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 60 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 40 173 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.41% 4.34% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 7.71% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 39 154 163
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,500 £75,925 £57,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 865 2,243 2,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 52.14% 56.22% 58.04%
Number of salaries quoted 727 1,887 2,421
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +12 15 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Derbyshire +18 12 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Leicestershire -17 7 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Northamptonshire +25 4 £57,500 -11.54%
Lincolnshire +13 1 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 29 (72.50%) C#
2 24 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Python
5 12 (30.00%) OO
5 12 (30.00%) .NET
6 11 (27.50%) NUnit
6 11 (27.50%) LINQ
6 11 (27.50%) MVVM
7 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (25.00%) WPF
7 10 (25.00%) Functional Programming
8 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (22.50%) Mercurial
8 9 (22.50%) Java
8 9 (22.50%) Perl
8 9 (22.50%) Fortran
9 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
9 8 (20.00%) C
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (17.50%) JUnit
11 6 (15.00%) Web Services
12 5 (12.50%) Embedded C
13 4 (10.00%) Electronics
13 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 4 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
13 4 (10.00%) SDLC

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Synapse
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Azure
2 2 (5.00%) AWS
2 2 (5.00%) GCP
3 1 (2.50%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (5.00%) PBX
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) 3G
2 1 (2.50%) 4G
2 1 (2.50%) LTE
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) Flink
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Looker
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) NUnit
2 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (22.50%) Mercurial
4 7 (17.50%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) Babel
6 1 (2.50%) GitLab
6 1 (2.50%) MSTest
General
1 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Police
4 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
1 17 (42.50%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Integration Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior
7 3 (7.50%) Junior C# Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) LINQ
3 10 (25.00%) WPF
4 6 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) REST
6 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.00%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
6 2 (5.00%) ServiceStack
6 2 (5.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (5.00%) SOAP
6 2 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Qt
7 1 (2.50%) WCF
7 1 (2.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) ThreadX
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) OO
4 11 (27.50%) MVVM
5 10 (25.00%) Functional Programming
6 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
6 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (7.50%) Analytics
9 3 (7.50%) BDD
9 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.50%) OOD
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) TDD
10 2 (5.00%) UML
10 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Python
3 9 (22.50%) Fortran
3 9 (22.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) Perl
4 8 (20.00%) C
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco
1 2 (5.00%) Google
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Databricks
2 1 (2.50%) Intel
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau