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

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 406 847 1,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.60% 7.34% 8.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.18% 13.27% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 277 645 910
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,450 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year - +14.75% -3.68%

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 3,631 6,382 6,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.11% 55.29% 57.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,729 5,100 5,785
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,374
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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -8 271 £51,250 -2.38% 158
Hertfordshire +8 71 £48,750 +8.33% 33
Essex +19 26 £22,000 -32.31% 9
Bedfordshire +11 19 £40,000 -20.00% 11
Suffolk +18 17 £44,000 -7.37% 3
Norfolk +1 2 £37,500 +114.29% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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++.

1 239 (58.87%) Software Engineering
2 184 (45.32%) Python
3 172 (42.36%) Degree
4 163 (40.15%) C
5 160 (39.41%) Java
6 152 (37.44%) C#
7 140 (34.48%) Linux
8 129 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 85 (20.94%) Windows
11 78 (19.21%) Machine Learning
12 76 (18.72%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (18.47%) Mathematics
14 58 (14.29%) Android
15 57 (14.04%) .NET
15 57 (14.04%) Computer Science Degree
16 55 (13.55%) OpenGL
17 53 (13.05%) Algorithms
18 49 (12.07%) SQL
19 48 (11.82%) Finance
20 47 (11.58%) Visual Studio
21 46 (11.33%) Git (software)
22 44 (10.84%) PHP
23 42 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
24 41 (10.10%) PhD
25 39 (9.61%) Games
25 39 (9.61%) Security Cleared
25 39 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
26 38 (9.36%) Bash Shell
26 38 (9.36%) DevOps

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 (0.74%) Apache
1 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
1 3 (0.74%) CMS
1 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
1 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
1 3 (0.74%) WordPress
2 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.25%) Confluence
3 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.25%) Simulink
3 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.25%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 22 (5.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.91%) GitHub
3 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.16%) Bluetooth
2 24 (5.91%) Wireless
3 16 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (2.71%) ZigBee
5 9 (2.22%) Internet
6 7 (1.72%) HTTP
7 3 (0.74%) MQTT
8 2 (0.49%) Firewall
8 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.49%) LTE
8 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.25%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.25%) 5G
9 1 (0.25%) DVB
9 1 (0.25%) IPv4
9 1 (0.25%) IPv6
9 1 (0.25%) NAS
9 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.68%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.71%) GIS
4 8 (1.97%) Spatial Data
5 7 (1.72%) MySQL
6 6 (1.48%) SQLite
7 5 (1.23%) Big Data
8 4 (0.99%) ObjectStore
9 3 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.49%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (11.58%) Visual Studio
2 46 (11.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (8.37%) JIRA
4 16 (3.94%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.45%) Subversion
6 12 (2.96%) Maven
7 9 (2.22%) Gradle
8 8 (1.97%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.72%) JUnit
10 6 (1.48%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.48%) git-flow
10 6 (1.48%) Selenium
10 6 (1.48%) Xcode
11 5 (1.23%) Gerrit
11 5 (1.23%) GoCD
11 5 (1.23%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.23%) WiX
12 4 (0.99%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.99%) GCC
13 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (11.82%) Finance
2 39 (9.61%) Games
3 34 (8.37%) Telecoms
4 29 (7.14%) Electronics
5 17 (4.19%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.94%) Marketing
7 14 (3.45%) Military
8 10 (2.46%) Automotive
9 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.74%) Law
9 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.74%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 147 (36.21%) Software Engineer
2 136 (33.50%) Developer
3 55 (13.55%) Embedded Engineer
4 49 (12.07%) C++ Software Engineer
5 48 (11.82%) C++ Developer
6 46 (11.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 43 (10.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 39 (9.61%) Software Developer
9 26 (6.40%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (5.91%) Data Scientist
11 20 (4.93%) Junior
12 19 (4.68%) Graduate
13 18 (4.43%) C Software Engineer
14 16 (3.94%) Embedded C Engineer
14 16 (3.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 16 (3.94%) Graduate Developer
15 15 (3.69%) C# Developer
15 15 (3.69%) Junior Developer
16 14 (3.45%) Design Engineer
16 14 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.04%) .NET
2 55 (13.55%) OpenGL
3 28 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 28 (6.90%) Web Services
4 27 (6.65%) Qt
5 24 (5.91%) J2EE
5 24 (5.91%) React
6 23 (5.67%) Vulkan
7 22 (5.42%) HTML
7 22 (5.42%) J2SE
7 22 (5.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 20 (4.93%) ASP.NET
9 19 (4.68%) CSS
10 18 (4.43%) OpenGL ES
11 12 (2.96%) REST
12 11 (2.71%) JSON
12 11 (2.71%) MFC
13 10 (2.46%) HTML5
14 9 (2.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 9 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.05%) Algorithms
2 30 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.65%) Smartphone
4 23 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (5.42%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (4.43%) Virtual Team
7 15 (3.69%) Animation
8 13 (3.20%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.96%) Photography
10 11 (2.71%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.97%) Lidar
11 8 (1.97%) Mobile Games
11 8 (1.97%) SIMD
12 7 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.48%) CAN bus
13 6 (1.48%) Cyberattack
13 6 (1.48%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.48%) Life Science
14 5 (1.23%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 140 (34.48%) Linux
2 85 (20.94%) Windows
3 58 (14.29%) Android
4 18 (4.43%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.94%) Unix
6 13 (3.20%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.74%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.49%) MVS
8 2 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (58.87%) Software Engineering
2 129 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 78 (19.21%) Machine Learning
5 76 (18.72%) Problem-Solving
6 75 (18.47%) Mathematics
7 42 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
8 38 (9.36%) DevOps
9 36 (8.87%) Test Automation
10 33 (8.13%) Multithreading
10 33 (8.13%) OO
11 32 (7.88%) Physics
12 30 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (7.39%) Data Science
13 29 (7.14%) Scrum
14 24 (5.91%) Android Development
14 24 (5.91%) TDD
15 23 (5.67%) Fintech
15 23 (5.67%) Software Testing
16 22 (5.42%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 184 (45.32%) Python
2 163 (40.15%) C
3 160 (39.41%) Java
4 152 (37.44%) C#
5 49 (12.07%) SQL
6 44 (10.84%) PHP
7 38 (9.36%) Bash Shell
8 36 (8.87%) Embedded C
9 35 (8.62%) JavaScript
10 30 (7.39%) MATLAB
11 28 (6.90%) R
12 23 (5.67%) Ruby
13 22 (5.42%) Bourne shell
13 22 (5.42%) Korn
14 21 (5.17%) Embedded C++
15 19 (4.68%) Go
16 18 (4.43%) Scala
17 17 (4.19%) Perl
18 13 (3.20%) Objective-C
18 13 (3.20%) Rust
Qualifications
1 172 (42.36%) Degree
2 57 (14.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (10.10%) PhD
4 39 (9.61%) Security Cleared
5 32 (7.88%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) CCNA
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CISSP
8 2 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.49%) GIAC
8 2 (0.49%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (0.49%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.49%) MCSE
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.49%) SANS
8 2 (0.49%) SSCP
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.94%) QA
2 4 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 26 (6.40%) Firmware
2 15 (3.69%) Docker
3 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.25%) KVM
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.97%) Ansible
3 7 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.25%) Mesos
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) Nmap
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Rancher
4 1 (0.25%) Sysdig
4 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (5.67%) Oracle
2 13 (3.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.22%) Xilinx
4 8 (1.97%) ESRI
4 8 (1.97%) Luciad
5 6 (1.48%) Apple
5 6 (1.48%) EMC
6 3 (0.74%) Google
6 3 (0.74%) QNX
7 2 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix
8 1 (0.25%) Gemalto
8 1 (0.25%) Qualys
8 1 (0.25%) Sybase