Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -25
Permanent jobs citing C++ 170 195 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.21% 4.07% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.60% 7.14% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 144 172 242
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £54,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -

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 2,236 2,732 2,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 55.40% 57.04% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,919 2,270 2,387
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for C++ in the East Midlands

C++
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 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
Leicestershire +13 81 £37,500 - 8
Nottinghamshire +14 59 £50,000 - 21
Derbyshire -17 21 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Northamptonshire -2 8 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Lincolnshire 0 1 £45,000 +26.76% 6
C++
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 109 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (60.00%) C
3 79 (46.47%) Firmware
4 76 (44.71%) C#
4 76 (44.71%) Scrum
5 59 (34.71%) Software Engineering
6 49 (28.82%) Java
7 33 (19.41%) JavaScript
8 31 (18.24%) Degree
9 29 (17.06%) Linux
10 27 (15.88%) Python
10 27 (15.88%) Embedded C
11 26 (15.29%) .NET
12 22 (12.94%) Spring
12 22 (12.94%) CppUnit
13 21 (12.35%) MVC
14 20 (11.76%) Test Automation
15 19 (11.18%) Web Development
16 18 (10.59%) Computer Science
17 17 (10.00%) TDD
18 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET
19 15 (8.82%) HTML
19 15 (8.82%) OOP
19 15 (8.82%) OO
19 15 (8.82%) DevOps
19 15 (8.82%) User Experience
20 14 (8.24%) .NET Core
20 14 (8.24%) CSS
20 14 (8.24%) SQL
20 14 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (1.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.06%) Azure
2 9 (5.29%) AWS
3 8 (4.71%) Serverless
4 6 (3.53%) GCP
5 4 (2.35%) GitHub
6 3 (1.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.47%) Modbus
2 11 (6.47%) RS-485
3 4 (2.35%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.35%) VLAN
4 3 (1.76%) Wireless
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.06%) MySQL
2 10 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.35%) Big Data
6 3 (1.76%) GIS
6 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.76%) HBase
6 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.18%) Flink
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (12.94%) CppUnit
2 11 (6.47%) Maven
3 8 (4.71%) Robot Framework
4 7 (4.12%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.53%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.53%) Selenium
6 3 (1.76%) GCC
6 3 (1.76%) GitLab
6 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.76%) JIRA
7 2 (1.18%) CF BOSH
8 1 (0.59%) Ant
8 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.59%) CMake
8 1 (0.59%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 12 (7.06%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.71%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Retail
3 4 (2.35%) Electronics
3 4 (2.35%) Games
3 4 (2.35%) Marketing
3 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.76%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.76%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.18%) Automotive
5 2 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (26.47%) Developer
1 45 (26.47%) Embedded Engineer
2 36 (21.18%) Software Engineer
3 24 (14.12%) Tester
4 17 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (7.65%) Embedded Developer
5 13 (7.65%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.29%) Junior
7 8 (4.71%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Graduate
8 7 (4.12%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Software Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Software Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (2.35%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (2.35%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (2.35%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.29%) .NET
2 22 (12.94%) Spring
3 16 (9.41%) ASP.NET
4 15 (8.82%) HTML
5 14 (8.24%) .NET Core
5 14 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (8.24%) CSS
6 13 (7.65%) HTML5
7 12 (7.06%) Web Services
8 9 (5.29%) React
9 7 (4.12%) CSS3
9 7 (4.12%) jQuery
9 7 (4.12%) Vue.js
10 5 (2.94%) REST
11 4 (2.35%) 802.1X
12 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.76%) COM
12 3 (1.76%) Node.js
12 3 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) User Experience
2 11 (6.47%) CAN bus
3 8 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (4.12%) AS400
4 7 (4.12%) iSeries
4 7 (4.12%) NHS
5 4 (2.35%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.76%) VHDL
7 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.18%) Life Science
7 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.18%) Xbox
8 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.06%) Linux
2 11 (6.47%) FreeRTOS
3 8 (4.71%) Android
3 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.94%) Unix
5 4 (2.35%) Windows
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (44.71%) Scrum
3 59 (34.71%) Software Engineering
4 21 (12.35%) MVC
5 20 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 19 (11.18%) Web Development
7 18 (10.59%) Computer Science
8 17 (10.00%) TDD
9 15 (8.82%) DevOps
9 15 (8.82%) OO
9 15 (8.82%) OOP
10 13 (7.65%) SDLC
11 10 (5.88%) BDD
11 10 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.29%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (5.29%) Microservices
13 7 (4.12%) Front End Development
13 7 (4.12%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 102 (60.00%) C
2 76 (44.71%) C#
3 49 (28.82%) Java
4 33 (19.41%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.88%) Embedded C
5 27 (15.88%) Python
6 14 (8.24%) SQL
7 9 (5.29%) PHP
8 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.76%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.76%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (18.24%) Degree
2 11 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.59%) CCSP
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) CISM
4 1 (0.59%) CISSP
4 1 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 7 (4.12%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) NCSC
System Software
1 79 (46.47%) Firmware
2 9 (5.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.76%) Ansible
2 3 (1.76%) Puppet
3 2 (1.18%) Mesos
3 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.18%) Terraform
4 1 (0.59%) Icinga
4 1 (0.59%) SELinux
4 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (5.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.12%) IBM
3 6 (3.53%) Google
4 5 (2.94%) Spotify
5 3 (1.76%) Altera
5 3 (1.76%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.76%) SAP
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.59%) Red Box
7 1 (0.59%) VMware