Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 26 41 48
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 507 140 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 8.64% 5.81% 5.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.65% 10.87% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 102 98 188
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,175
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +16.16% -5.71%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £60,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £96,250 £70,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 2,719 1,288 3,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.34% 53.42% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 980 2,298
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +9 263 £52,500 -19.23% 110
Hertfordshire +24 152 £35,000 -22.22% 21
Essex +38 66 £48,250 +3.76% 2
Bedfordshire -17 18 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Suffolk -5 16 £52,500 -44.74% 1
Norfolk -13 3 - - 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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++.

1 352 (69.43%) Software Engineering
2 284 (56.02%) C
3 228 (44.97%) Linux
4 211 (41.62%) Python
5 207 (40.83%) Degree
6 181 (35.70%) Social Skills
7 180 (35.50%) Computer Science
8 151 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (23.47%) Mathematics
10 115 (22.68%) C#
11 100 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
12 87 (17.16%) Algorithms
13 83 (16.37%) DevOps
13 83 (16.37%) Automotive
14 77 (15.19%) CI/CD
15 75 (14.79%) Java
15 75 (14.79%) Windows
16 69 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (13.61%) Open Source
17 68 (13.41%) Self-Motivation
18 67 (13.21%) AWS
19 66 (13.02%) Machine Learning
20 59 (11.64%) Software Testing
20 59 (11.64%) Electronics
20 59 (11.64%) Jenkins
21 57 (11.24%) Firmware
22 56 (11.05%) OO
23 54 (10.65%) SDLC
24 52 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
25 49 (9.66%) TDD

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 7 (1.38%) Confluence
2 5 (0.99%) Apache Spark
2 5 (0.99%) OpenStack
3 4 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (9.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.21%) AWS
2 38 (7.50%) Serverless
3 36 (7.10%) Azure
4 17 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.37%) GCP
5 12 (2.37%) OpenShift
6 11 (2.17%) SaaS
7 9 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.78%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.58%) IaaS
8 8 (1.58%) PaaS
9 3 (0.59%) GitHub
10 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.20%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 23 (4.54%) Modbus
3 21 (4.14%) RS-485
4 18 (3.55%) RS-422
5 11 (2.17%) HTTP
6 8 (1.58%) DNS
6 8 (1.58%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.18%) RS-232
8 5 (0.99%) Network Security
9 4 (0.79%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.79%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (0.79%) Wireless
9 4 (0.79%) WLAN
10 2 (0.39%) FTP
10 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.39%) MQTT
10 2 (0.39%) Profibus
10 2 (0.39%) SMTP
11 1 (0.20%) PBX
11 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (1.58%) Tableau
3 5 (0.99%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.99%) Spotfire
4 4 (0.79%) Apache Hive
4 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.79%) MySQL
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.39%) SQLite
7 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (11.64%) Jenkins
2 30 (5.92%) JIRA
3 29 (5.72%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (1.78%) CMake
6 9 (1.78%) GitLab
7 6 (1.18%) GCC
8 4 (0.79%) Gerrit
8 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.59%) Rational Team Concert
10 2 (0.39%) Subversion
10 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.20%) Appium
11 1 (0.20%) Inno Setup
11 1 (0.20%) JMeter
11 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.20%) Selenium
11 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 181 (35.70%) Social Skills
2 83 (16.37%) Automotive
3 59 (11.64%) Electronics
4 30 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.52%) Finance
6 25 (4.93%) Aerospace
7 16 (3.16%) Military
8 14 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.58%) Marketing
11 5 (0.99%) German Language
11 5 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (0.99%) Law
12 4 (0.79%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.79%) Publishing
12 4 (0.79%) Social Science
13 3 (0.59%) Games
14 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 257 (50.69%) Software Engineer
2 77 (15.19%) Developer
3 76 (14.99%) Senior Software Engineer
4 61 (12.03%) C++ Software Engineer
5 56 (11.05%) Architect
6 37 (7.30%) C++ Developer
6 37 (7.30%) Graduate
6 37 (7.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 36 (7.10%) Technology Architect
8 33 (6.51%) Junior
9 32 (6.31%) Junior Software Engineer
10 31 (6.11%) Embedded Engineer
10 31 (6.11%) Software Developer
11 28 (5.52%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
11 28 (5.52%) Principal Engineer
12 26 (5.13%) Principal Architect
13 24 (4.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 23 (4.54%) Graduate Developer
14 23 (4.54%) Graduate Software Developer
15 19 (3.75%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.11%) LLVM
2 26 (5.13%) Yocto
3 24 (4.73%) AngularJS
4 23 (4.54%) React
5 20 (3.94%) Velocity
6 17 (3.35%) .NET
7 16 (3.16%) REST
8 15 (2.96%) WPF
9 13 (2.56%) HTML
10 12 (2.37%) Java EE
10 12 (2.37%) Spring
10 12 (2.37%) Spring Boot
11 11 (2.17%) WinForms
12 10 (1.97%) CSS
12 10 (1.97%) CSS3
12 10 (1.97%) HTML5
12 10 (1.97%) Vue.js
13 9 (1.78%) Web Services
14 8 (1.58%) NumPy
15 7 (1.38%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 87 (17.16%) Algorithms
2 68 (13.41%) Self-Motivation
3 47 (9.27%) Data Structures
4 44 (8.68%) Embedded Systems
4 44 (8.68%) User Experience
5 40 (7.89%) Smartphone
6 36 (7.10%) Device Driver
7 29 (5.72%) SystemC
8 18 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (3.55%) Mobile App
9 16 (3.16%) FPGA
9 16 (3.16%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.16%) Virtual Team
10 14 (2.76%) Renewable Energy
11 9 (1.78%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.38%) Raspberry Pi
13 5 (0.99%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.99%) STB
Operating Systems
1 228 (44.97%) Linux
2 75 (14.79%) Windows
3 48 (9.47%) Android
4 25 (4.93%) Unix
5 5 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.39%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (0.39%) ThreadX
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (69.43%) Software Engineering
2 180 (35.50%) Computer Science
3 151 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (23.47%) Mathematics
5 100 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
6 83 (16.37%) DevOps
7 77 (15.19%) CI/CD
8 69 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (13.61%) Open Source
9 66 (13.02%) Machine Learning
10 59 (11.64%) Software Testing
11 56 (11.05%) OO
12 54 (10.65%) SDLC
13 52 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
14 49 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
14 49 (9.66%) TDD
15 48 (9.47%) Test Automation
16 45 (8.88%) Multithreading
16 45 (8.88%) Scrum
17 44 (8.68%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 284 (56.02%) C
2 211 (41.62%) Python
3 115 (22.68%) C#
4 75 (14.79%) Java
5 35 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 35 (6.90%) MATLAB
6 26 (5.13%) Embedded C++
7 23 (4.54%) Shell Script
8 21 (4.14%) Go
9 20 (3.94%) Embedded C
10 14 (2.76%) Perl
11 12 (2.37%) R
11 12 (2.37%) Rust
12 10 (1.97%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.38%) Ruby
14 5 (0.99%) SQL
14 5 (0.99%) VBA
15 4 (0.79%) Assembly Language
15 4 (0.79%) Bash
15 4 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 207 (40.83%) Degree
2 41 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (5.13%) PhD
4 15 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.76%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.18%) HND
6 6 (1.18%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.59%) HNC
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.68%) QA
2 29 (5.72%) ISO 26262
3 17 (3.35%) IEC 62304
4 15 (2.96%) IEC 61508
5 12 (2.37%) MISRA
6 10 (1.97%) Accessibility
6 10 (1.97%) Def Stans
7 4 (0.79%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.20%) DICOM
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (11.24%) Firmware
2 15 (2.96%) Docker
3 5 (0.99%) LXC
3 5 (0.99%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (5.72%) Ansible
2 28 (5.52%) Kubernetes
3 22 (4.34%) Terraform
4 1 (0.20%) Grafana
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) Kustomize
4 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (3.75%) Oracle
2 12 (2.37%) Altera
2 12 (2.37%) Red Hat
2 12 (2.37%) Xilinx
3 10 (1.97%) IBM
4 5 (0.99%) ATG
5 4 (0.79%) Facebook
5 4 (0.79%) SAP
6 3 (0.59%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.39%) ANSYS
7 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.39%) Google
7 2 (0.39%) Klocwork
8 1 (0.20%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.20%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.20%) Intel
8 1 (0.20%) Parasoft
8 1 (0.20%) Sony
8 1 (0.20%) Twitter
8 1 (0.20%) VMware