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

C++
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 93 66
Rank change year-on-year +44 -27 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 205 160 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.96% 3.04% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.78% 4.91% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 135 140 236
East Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,335 3,260 3,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 56.51% 61.87% 55.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,758 2,841 2,791
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +43 126 £38,750 -22.50% 8
Northamptonshire +11 33 £65,000 +73.33% 6
Nottinghamshire -5 25 £41,500 -7.78% 9
Derbyshire -8 14 £40,750 +5.84% 11
Lincolnshire +20 6 £52,500 -4.55% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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++.

1 128 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (61.95%) C#
3 119 (58.05%) C
3 119 (58.05%) Software Engineering
4 117 (57.07%) Degree
5 98 (47.80%) Java
6 97 (47.32%) Firmware
7 78 (38.05%) FreeRTOS
8 76 (37.07%) TCP/IP
9 75 (36.59%) RS-485
9 75 (36.59%) Modbus
9 75 (36.59%) CAN bus
10 74 (36.10%) Unit Testing
11 72 (35.12%) Scrum
12 67 (32.68%) Embedded Systems
13 65 (31.71%) Linux
14 60 (29.27%) Microsoft
15 58 (28.29%) Visual Studio
16 56 (27.32%) Spring
17 52 (25.37%) Cybersecurity
18 51 (24.88%) Robot Framework
19 49 (23.90%) Manufacturing
20 48 (23.41%) SQL
21 47 (22.93%) Android
21 47 (22.93%) Apple iOS
22 46 (22.44%) Time Management
22 46 (22.44%) Device Driver
23 43 (20.98%) Maven
24 42 (20.49%) Technical Leadership
25 40 (19.51%) .NET

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 4 (1.95%) Confluence
2 2 (0.98%) Apache
2 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.37%) GitHub
3 6 (2.93%) Office 365
4 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 76 (37.07%) TCP/IP
2 75 (36.59%) Modbus
2 75 (36.59%) RS-485
3 3 (1.46%) SAN
3 3 (1.46%) Wireless
4 2 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.49%) HTTP
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) IPv4
5 1 (0.49%) IPv6
5 1 (0.49%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
2 10 (4.88%) Redis
3 9 (4.39%) MySQL
4 6 (2.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.46%) Big Data
7 2 (0.98%) HBase
7 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.98%) SQLite
8 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) GIS
Development Applications
1 58 (28.29%) Visual Studio
2 51 (24.88%) Robot Framework
3 43 (20.98%) Maven
4 16 (7.80%) Git (software)
5 15 (7.32%) CppUnit
6 12 (5.85%) JIRA
7 11 (5.37%) Subversion
8 5 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.44%) JUnit
9 4 (1.95%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.46%) Ant
10 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.46%) GCC
11 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.98%) EasyMock
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.98%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (23.90%) Manufacturing
2 34 (16.59%) Marketing
3 9 (4.39%) Automotive
4 8 (3.90%) Finance
5 2 (0.98%) Military
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (41.46%) Software Engineer
2 59 (28.78%) Embedded Engineer
3 52 (25.37%) Developer
4 38 (18.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 38 (18.54%) Lead Software Engineer
5 17 (8.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (7.80%) Architect
6 16 (7.80%) Software Developer
7 14 (6.83%) Systems Architect
8 12 (5.85%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.85%) Senior Architect
8 12 (5.85%) Senior Systems Architect
9 11 (5.37%) Software Test Engineer
9 11 (5.37%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.88%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Junior
12 8 (3.90%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
13 7 (3.41%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.32%) Spring
2 40 (19.51%) .NET
3 32 (15.61%) COM
4 21 (10.24%) HTML
5 16 (7.80%) ASP.NET
6 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (6.83%) CSS
6 14 (6.83%) jQuery
7 11 (5.37%) .NET Core
8 10 (4.88%) REST
9 9 (4.39%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.90%) Web Services
11 7 (3.41%) SOAP
12 6 (2.93%) Entity Framework
12 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Graph
13 5 (2.44%) Node.js
14 4 (1.95%) Hibernate
14 4 (1.95%) J2EE
14 4 (1.95%) Java EE
15 3 (1.46%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 75 (36.59%) CAN bus
2 67 (32.68%) Embedded Systems
3 46 (22.44%) Device Driver
4 5 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.95%) Life Science
6 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) VHDL
7 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.98%) User Experience
7 2 (0.98%) Wiki
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.05%) FreeRTOS
2 65 (31.71%) Linux
3 47 (22.93%) Android
3 47 (22.93%) Apple iOS
4 15 (7.32%) Unix
5 11 (5.37%) Windows
6 2 (0.98%) CentOS
6 2 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (58.05%) Software Engineering
3 74 (36.10%) Unit Testing
4 72 (35.12%) Scrum
5 52 (25.37%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (22.44%) Time Management
7 42 (20.49%) Technical Leadership
8 21 (10.24%) Test Automation
9 19 (9.27%) MVC
10 17 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.80%) DevOps
11 16 (7.80%) Process Improvement
12 12 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (5.37%) Acceptance Criteria
13 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
13 11 (5.37%) Prototyping
13 11 (5.37%) Software Testing
13 11 (5.37%) Sprint Review
13 11 (5.37%) TDD
13 11 (5.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 127 (61.95%) C#
2 119 (58.05%) C
3 98 (47.80%) Java
4 48 (23.41%) SQL
5 27 (13.17%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.24%) Python
7 14 (6.83%) VB.NET
8 12 (5.85%) Embedded C
8 12 (5.85%) PHP
8 12 (5.85%) VB
9 10 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.90%) VB6
11 6 (2.93%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.95%) Scala
13 4 (1.95%) VBScript
14 2 (0.98%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.49%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 117 (57.07%) Degree
2 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.98%) PhD
4 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) GDPR
2 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.98%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) MISRA
System Software
1 97 (47.32%) Firmware
2 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) Docker
4 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.85%) Oracle
3 5 (2.44%) VMware
4 3 (1.46%) Altera
5 2 (0.98%) Google
5 2 (0.98%) IFS
5 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe
6 1 (0.49%) Atlassian