Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 35 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 341 117 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.25% 6.54% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.42% 11.62% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 120 75 209
10th Percentile " £35,250 £27,650
25th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +21.05% -6.40%
75th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £94,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 2,364 1,007 3,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.36% 56.26% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,277 807 2,554
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,359 £30,363
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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 -11 161 £50,000 -16.67% 101
Hertfordshire +18 142 £38,750 -29.55% 32
Essex +6 20 £49,500 +10.00% 5
Bedfordshire -14 13 £50,000 +2.56% 8
Suffolk - 5 £45,000 -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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++.

1 209 (61.29%) Software Engineering
2 166 (48.68%) C
3 138 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (40.18%) C#
5 107 (31.38%) Degree
6 100 (29.33%) Python
6 100 (29.33%) Social Skills
7 85 (24.93%) Computer Science
8 84 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (24.34%) Linux
10 75 (21.99%) TDD
11 72 (21.11%) Electronics
12 62 (18.18%) Simulink
13 60 (17.60%) Systems Engineering
13 60 (17.60%) DevOps
14 52 (15.25%) OO
15 50 (14.66%) Scrum
15 50 (14.66%) MATLAB
16 48 (14.08%) Windows
17 47 (13.78%) Java
18 45 (13.20%) Synthetic Environment
19 43 (12.61%) Validation
19 43 (12.61%) Algorithms
20 42 (12.32%) Jenkins
21 39 (11.44%) Mathematics
21 39 (11.44%) Modbus
22 37 (10.85%) RS-485
22 37 (10.85%) Unit Testing
23 36 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
24 35 (10.26%) Pair Programming

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 8 (2.35%) Confluence
1 8 (2.35%) SAS
2 2 (0.59%) Apache Solr
2 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.29%) Apache
3 1 (0.29%) Jetty
3 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (18.18%) Simulink
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.87%) AWS
2 19 (5.57%) Azure
3 14 (4.11%) IaaS
3 14 (4.11%) PaaS
3 14 (4.11%) SaaS
4 11 (3.23%) Serverless
5 9 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.64%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.05%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.17%) GitHub
8 3 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.29%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.44%) Modbus
2 37 (10.85%) RS-485
3 34 (9.97%) RS-422
4 14 (4.11%) HTTP
5 12 (3.52%) DNS
6 9 (2.64%) RS-232
7 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.59%) 5G
8 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.59%) FTP
8 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.59%) MQTT
8 2 (0.59%) Profibus
8 2 (0.59%) SMTP
9 1 (0.29%) 2G
9 1 (0.29%) 3G
9 1 (0.29%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.29%) 4G
9 1 (0.29%) LAN
9 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (2.35%) Spotfire
3 3 (0.88%) MySQL
3 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.88%) Tableau
4 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.59%) HBase
4 2 (0.59%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.59%) SQLite
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (12.32%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.16%) Rational Rhapsody
4 16 (4.69%) JIRA
4 16 (4.69%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (2.64%) GCC
6 8 (2.35%) CMake
7 7 (2.05%) GitLab
8 6 (1.76%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.88%) Subversion
10 2 (0.59%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.59%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.29%) GDB
11 1 (0.29%) GNU Toolchain
11 1 (0.29%) Gradle
11 1 (0.29%) Inno Setup
General
1 100 (29.33%) Social Skills
2 72 (21.11%) Electronics
3 32 (9.38%) Automotive
4 22 (6.45%) Presentation Skills
5 20 (5.87%) Aerospace
6 18 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.52%) Finance
8 11 (3.23%) Games
8 11 (3.23%) Military
8 11 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.35%) Law
9 8 (2.35%) Social Science
10 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.05%) Marketing
11 6 (1.76%) German Language
12 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.47%) Wearables
13 2 (0.59%) Avionics
14 1 (0.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 147 (43.11%) Software Engineer
2 111 (32.55%) Developer
3 64 (18.77%) C++ Developer
4 51 (14.96%) C++ Software Engineer
5 48 (14.08%) Graduate
6 44 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 41 (12.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 36 (10.56%) Embedded Engineer
9 34 (9.97%) Graduate Developer
9 34 (9.97%) Graduate Software Developer
10 33 (9.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 31 (9.09%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
12 30 (8.80%) C++ Software Developer
13 26 (7.62%) Architect
14 25 (7.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
14 25 (7.33%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
15 24 (7.04%) C# Software Engineer
16 23 (6.74%) Design Engineer
16 23 (6.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 23 (6.74%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.97%) .NET
2 20 (5.87%) Web Services
3 11 (3.23%) REST
3 11 (3.23%) WPF
4 10 (2.93%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.93%) Node.js
5 9 (2.64%) React
6 8 (2.35%) NumPy
6 8 (2.35%) Play Framework
6 8 (2.35%) SciPy
6 8 (2.35%) Spring
7 7 (2.05%) Java EE
7 7 (2.05%) Spring Boot
7 7 (2.05%) XML
8 6 (1.76%) Velocity
9 5 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.17%) JSON
10 4 (1.17%) SOAP
10 4 (1.17%) WSDL
10 4 (1.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.61%) Algorithms
2 31 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (8.50%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (5.28%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.81%) User Experience
6 12 (3.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (3.52%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.23%) Smartphone
8 9 (2.64%) Robotics
9 8 (2.35%) Raspberry Pi
9 8 (2.35%) Social Media
9 8 (2.35%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.76%) Animation
10 6 (1.76%) BBC
10 6 (1.76%) STB
11 4 (1.17%) Arduino
11 4 (1.17%) Life Science
12 3 (0.88%) FMCG
12 3 (0.88%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 83 (24.34%) Linux
2 48 (14.08%) Windows
3 23 (6.74%) Unix
4 5 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (1.47%) VxWorks
5 4 (1.17%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.59%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.59%) ThreadX
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (61.29%) Software Engineering
2 138 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (24.93%) Computer Science
4 84 (24.63%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (21.99%) TDD
6 60 (17.60%) DevOps
6 60 (17.60%) Systems Engineering
7 52 (15.25%) OO
8 50 (14.66%) Scrum
9 45 (13.20%) Synthetic Environment
10 43 (12.61%) Validation
11 39 (11.44%) Mathematics
12 37 (10.85%) Unit Testing
13 36 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
14 35 (10.26%) Pair Programming
15 34 (9.97%) UML
16 29 (8.50%) SysML
16 29 (8.50%) Visualisation
17 28 (8.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (48.68%) C
2 137 (40.18%) C#
3 100 (29.33%) Python
4 50 (14.66%) MATLAB
5 47 (13.78%) Java
6 33 (9.68%) Embedded C++
7 31 (9.09%) Embedded C
8 18 (5.28%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.81%) R
10 11 (3.23%) VBA
11 9 (2.64%) Perl
12 8 (2.35%) Groovy
12 8 (2.35%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.05%) Ruby
13 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.76%) Assembly Language
14 6 (1.76%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.76%) Go
15 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (31.38%) Degree
2 25 (7.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (5.87%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.28%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.35%) PhD
6 6 (1.76%) HND
6 6 (1.76%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.88%) HNC
8 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.57%) MISRA
2 17 (4.99%) Def Stans
3 5 (1.47%) ISO 13485
4 4 (1.17%) QA
5 3 (0.88%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.29%) DICOM
System Software
1 27 (7.92%) Firmware
2 9 (2.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.93%) Ansible
1 10 (2.93%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.47%) Terraform
3 2 (0.59%) Grafana
3 2 (0.59%) Nagios
3 2 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (4.99%) IBM
2 12 (3.52%) Altera
2 12 (3.52%) Xilinx
3 11 (3.23%) Oracle
4 8 (2.35%) Facebook
5 7 (2.05%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.76%) ANSYS
6 6 (1.76%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.17%) Google
7 4 (1.17%) HP
7 4 (1.17%) Splunk
8 2 (0.59%) Klocwork
8 2 (0.59%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.59%) Parasoft
8 2 (0.59%) Sony
8 2 (0.59%) Twitter
9 1 (0.29%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.29%) Intel