Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 490 1,329 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.82% 10.31% 7.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.32% 17.96% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 400 992 735
East of England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +23.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £63,000
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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,330 7,398 6,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 51.44% 57.40% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,455 5,954 5,754
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the East of England

C++
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for C++ in the East of England

C++
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in the East of England

C++
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 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
Cambridgeshire -13 311 £55,000 +4.76% 170
Hertfordshire +24 122 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Suffolk +37 23 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Essex +9 15 £37,000 -26.00% 9
Bedfordshire -14 13 £44,000 -12.00% 3
Norfolk +23 6 £45,000 +38.46% 7
C++
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 of England region with a requirement for C++.

1 283 (57.76%) Software Engineering
2 204 (41.63%) Python
3 201 (41.02%) Java
4 192 (39.18%) C#
5 188 (38.37%) C
6 161 (32.86%) Degree
7 141 (28.78%) Linux
8 123 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (23.47%) Machine Learning
10 97 (19.80%) Mathematics
11 83 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (15.92%) Computer Science
13 76 (15.51%) Windows
14 75 (15.31%) Algorithms
15 70 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 67 (13.67%) Multithreading
17 65 (13.27%) Artificial Intelligence
18 64 (13.06%) PhD
18 64 (13.06%) JavaScript
19 57 (11.63%) .NET
20 55 (11.22%) MATLAB
21 52 (10.61%) HTML
21 52 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (10.61%) R
22 51 (10.41%) Computer Science Degree
23 50 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
24 48 (9.80%) Test Automation
25 47 (9.59%) Android
26 45 (9.18%) Bash Shell
27 44 (8.98%) Finance

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.41%) nginx
3 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.20%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.20%) Weka
Business Applications
1 28 (5.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.12%) GitHub
3 8 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (1.63%) Serverless
4 7 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.61%) Slack
6 3 (0.61%) Trello
7 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.12%) Wireless
2 29 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.88%) Bluetooth
4 18 (3.67%) HTTP
5 12 (2.45%) Internet
6 11 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.43%) DHCP
8 6 (1.22%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.22%) ZigBee
9 5 (1.02%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.82%) IGMP
10 4 (0.82%) PBX
10 4 (0.82%) RTCP
10 4 (0.82%) RTP
10 4 (0.82%) SNMP
10 4 (0.82%) VLAN
10 4 (0.82%) VoIP
11 3 (0.61%) DNS
11 3 (0.61%) FTP
11 3 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (2.04%) Big Data
4 9 (1.84%) Blockchain
5 8 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.22%) GIS
7 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.82%) SQLite
8 3 (0.61%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.61%) Spatial Data
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.41%) MySQL
10 1 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (8.37%) Visual Studio
2 31 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.51%) Jenkins
4 22 (4.49%) Gradle
5 18 (3.67%) JIRA
5 18 (3.67%) Maven
6 16 (3.27%) TeamCity
7 14 (2.86%) Hudson
8 13 (2.65%) Selenium
9 12 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (2.24%) HP UFT
10 11 (2.24%) Subversion
11 10 (2.04%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.63%) GCC
13 6 (1.22%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.22%) Bitbucket Server
13 6 (1.22%) git-flow
14 4 (0.82%) GDB
14 4 (0.82%) Valgrind
14 4 (0.82%) Xcode
General
1 70 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 44 (8.98%) Finance
3 26 (5.31%) Electronics
4 18 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (2.86%) Marketing
7 13 (2.65%) Automotive
8 12 (2.45%) Games
9 6 (1.22%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.82%) Military
10 4 (0.82%) Publishing
10 4 (0.82%) Retail
11 3 (0.61%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 199 (40.61%) Software Engineer
2 192 (39.18%) Developer
3 87 (17.76%) Software Developer
4 79 (16.12%) Embedded Engineer
5 73 (14.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 68 (13.88%) C++ Developer
7 44 (8.98%) C++ Software Engineer
8 42 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 36 (7.35%) Graduate
10 29 (5.92%) Data Scientist
10 29 (5.92%) Test Engineer
11 28 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
12 24 (4.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 23 (4.69%) Machine Learning Developer
14 22 (4.49%) C++ Software Developer
14 22 (4.49%) Software Test Engineer
15 21 (4.29%) C# Developer
15 21 (4.29%) Senior Developer
16 19 (3.88%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
16 19 (3.88%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.63%) .NET
2 52 (10.61%) HTML
3 41 (8.37%) CSS
4 36 (7.35%) AngularJS
5 32 (6.53%) STL
6 31 (6.33%) J2EE
7 29 (5.92%) React
8 28 (5.71%) J2SE
8 28 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 26 (5.31%) JSON
9 26 (5.31%) XML
10 24 (4.90%) ASP.NET
11 23 (4.69%) Web Services
12 19 (3.88%) OpenGL
13 18 (3.67%) RESTful
14 16 (3.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 16 (3.27%) jQuery
15 13 (2.65%) Yocto
16 11 (2.24%) Flash
16 11 (2.24%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.31%) Algorithms
2 52 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (5.92%) Embedded Systems
4 29 (5.92%) Fintech
5 13 (2.65%) Smart City
6 12 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.84%) Analytical Mindset
7 9 (1.84%) Device Driver
8 8 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (1.63%) Life Science
8 8 (1.63%) Robotics
9 6 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.22%) Verilog
9 6 (1.22%) VHDL
10 5 (1.02%) ASIC
10 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (0.82%) CUDA
11 4 (0.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 141 (28.78%) Linux
2 76 (15.51%) Windows
3 47 (9.59%) Android
4 20 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.45%) Unix
7 5 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.82%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.41%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.41%) Solaris
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) MVS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (57.76%) Software Engineering
2 123 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (23.47%) Machine Learning
4 97 (19.80%) Mathematics
5 83 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
6 78 (15.92%) Computer Science
7 67 (13.67%) Multithreading
8 65 (13.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 48 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 41 (8.37%) OO
11 39 (7.96%) Analytics
12 35 (7.14%) Scrum
13 33 (6.73%) Data Science
14 30 (6.12%) Physics
14 30 (6.12%) TDD
15 29 (5.92%) Algorithmic Trading
15 29 (5.92%) Predictive Modelling
16 28 (5.71%) Automated Trading
16 28 (5.71%) High-Frequency Trading
16 28 (5.71%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 204 (41.63%) Python
2 201 (41.02%) Java
3 192 (39.18%) C#
4 188 (38.37%) C
5 64 (13.06%) JavaScript
6 55 (11.22%) MATLAB
7 52 (10.61%) R
8 45 (9.18%) Bash Shell
9 41 (8.37%) SQL
10 38 (7.76%) Ruby
11 34 (6.94%) PHP
11 34 (6.94%) Scala
12 30 (6.12%) Embedded C
13 28 (5.71%) Bourne shell
13 28 (5.71%) Korn
14 24 (4.90%) Embedded C++
15 20 (4.08%) Perl
16 16 (3.27%) Rust
17 15 (3.06%) Delphi
18 13 (2.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 161 (32.86%) Degree
2 64 (13.06%) PhD
3 51 (10.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 33 (6.73%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.22%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.02%) ISEB
8 5 (1.02%) MPhil
9 3 (0.61%) SANS
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.67%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.61%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.41%) HL7
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 28 (5.71%) Firmware
2 14 (2.86%) Docker
3 10 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.84%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.82%) KVM
7 1 (0.20%) Xen
7 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (3.47%) Ansible
2 16 (3.27%) Puppet
3 12 (2.45%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.41%) Terraform
6 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.20%) Mesos
6 1 (0.20%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Nmap
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Rancher
6 1 (0.20%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 24 (4.90%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.29%) Oracle
3 13 (2.65%) EMC
3 13 (2.65%) Xilinx
4 10 (2.04%) VMware
5 7 (1.43%) SAP
6 5 (1.02%) Apple
7 3 (0.61%) ESRI
7 3 (0.61%) Luciad
7 3 (0.61%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.41%) Atmel
8 2 (0.41%) Google
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix
9 1 (0.20%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.20%) Minitab
9 1 (0.20%) QNX
9 1 (0.20%) Qualys
9 1 (0.20%) Spotify
9 1 (0.20%) Sybase
9 1 (0.20%) Twitter