Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 33 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 237 319 464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.30% 6.70% 5.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.72% 13.58% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 132 218 364
10th Percentile £30,125 £27,200 £32,150
25th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £39,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,625 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +7.84%

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 1,728 2,349 4,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.93% 49.31% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,788 3,344
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 7 May 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 7 May 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 -2 143 £57,500 -4.17% 80
Hertfordshire +5 42 £43,250 -21.36% 22
Bedfordshire +42 32 £50,000 +41.97% 5
Essex -18 13 £55,000 +120.00% 9
Norfolk +1 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Suffolk +9 3 £77,500 +55.00% 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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++.

1 132 (55.70%) Software Engineering
2 120 (50.63%) C
3 86 (36.29%) C#
4 77 (32.49%) Python
5 66 (27.85%) Java
6 63 (26.58%) Social Skills
7 59 (24.89%) Degree
8 56 (23.63%) Computer Science
9 54 (22.78%) Linux
9 54 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (20.68%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (16.46%) Artificial Intelligence
12 38 (16.03%) Windows
12 38 (16.03%) Electronics
13 36 (15.19%) Software Testing
13 36 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (13.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (13.08%) OO
15 31 (13.08%) .NET
16 30 (12.66%) TDD
17 27 (11.39%) Games
17 27 (11.39%) DevOps
17 27 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (10.97%) Law
19 25 (10.55%) Mathematics
20 24 (10.13%) VB.NET
21 23 (9.70%) Unit Testing
21 23 (9.70%) AWS
22 22 (9.28%) Customer Requirements
22 22 (9.28%) Visualisation

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 9 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.38%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (3.38%) Luigi
3 5 (2.11%) Jupyter
4 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (8.86%) Simulink
2 13 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.70%) AWS
2 22 (9.28%) Azure
3 11 (4.64%) GCP
4 10 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.80%) GitHub
6 8 (3.38%) Azure Logic Apps
7 6 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.69%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.69%) Serverless
9 3 (1.27%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.42%) Amazon Alexa
11 1 (0.42%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.91%) Modbus
1 14 (5.91%) RS-422
1 14 (5.91%) RS-485
2 7 (2.95%) Wireless
3 4 (1.69%) 5G
3 4 (1.69%) Software-Defined Radio
3 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.27%) 3G
4 3 (1.27%) 4G
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
5 2 (0.84%) 2G
5 2 (0.84%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.84%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.42%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.42%) LTE
6 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.38%) Azkaban
5 8 (3.38%) Big Data
5 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (1.69%) Power BI
7 2 (0.84%) MySQL
8 1 (0.42%) Adabas
8 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.17%) JIRA
3 9 (3.80%) GCC
3 9 (3.80%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.95%) ReSharper
4 7 (2.95%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.53%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.11%) Subversion
7 3 (1.27%) CMake
7 3 (1.27%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.84%) Buildbot
8 2 (0.84%) Clang
8 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.84%) Xcode
9 1 (0.42%) GitLab
9 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 63 (26.58%) Social Skills
2 38 (16.03%) Electronics
3 27 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (11.39%) Games
4 26 (10.97%) Law
5 16 (6.75%) Automotive
6 14 (5.91%) Finance
7 13 (5.49%) Presentation Skills
8 11 (4.64%) Marketing
9 8 (3.38%) Aerospace
9 8 (3.38%) German Language
10 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.84%) Military
11 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) Avionics
12 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (40.51%) Software Engineer
2 82 (34.60%) Developer
3 53 (22.36%) C++ Developer
4 43 (18.14%) Graduate
5 38 (16.03%) Software Developer
6 36 (15.19%) C++ Software Developer
7 33 (13.92%) C++ Software Engineer
8 25 (10.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 23 (9.70%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 23 (9.70%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
9 23 (9.70%) Graduate Developer
9 23 (9.70%) Graduate Software Developer
10 22 (9.28%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (8.02%) Python Engineer
12 18 (7.59%) Python Software Engineer
12 18 (7.59%) Test Engineer
13 17 (7.17%) Embedded Engineer
14 14 (5.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 13 (5.49%) Embedded Developer
16 12 (5.06%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.08%) .NET
2 17 (7.17%) SOAP
3 13 (5.49%) OpenCV
4 11 (4.64%) OpenGL
4 11 (4.64%) XML
5 10 (4.22%) Kafka
5 10 (4.22%) WSDL
5 10 (4.22%) XSD
6 7 (2.95%) Node.js
6 7 (2.95%) REST
6 7 (2.95%) WPF
7 6 (2.53%) OpenCL
8 5 (2.11%) HTML
8 5 (2.11%) Qt
9 4 (1.69%) J2EE
9 4 (1.69%) JSP
9 4 (1.69%) Spark Streaming
9 4 (1.69%) Vulkan
10 3 (1.27%) CSS
10 3 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.17%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.64%) Robotics
4 11 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.80%) Life Science
6 8 (3.38%) Animation
6 8 (3.38%) BBC
6 8 (3.38%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.38%) STB
7 6 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.11%) Blog
8 5 (2.11%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.11%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.11%) User Experience
9 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.69%) FMCG
9 4 (1.69%) Photography
9 4 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.78%) Linux
2 38 (16.03%) Windows
3 12 (5.06%) Unix
4 5 (2.11%) Android
4 5 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.27%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.84%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (55.70%) Software Engineering
2 56 (23.63%) Computer Science
3 54 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (20.68%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (16.46%) Artificial Intelligence
6 36 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (15.19%) Software Testing
7 32 (13.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (13.08%) OO
9 30 (12.66%) TDD
10 27 (11.39%) DevOps
11 25 (10.55%) Mathematics
12 23 (9.70%) Unit Testing
13 22 (9.28%) Customer Requirements
13 22 (9.28%) Visualisation
14 21 (8.86%) OOP
15 19 (8.02%) Cross-Platform Development
15 19 (8.02%) Machine Learning
15 19 (8.02%) Scrum
16 18 (7.59%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 120 (50.63%) C
2 86 (36.29%) C#
3 77 (32.49%) Python
4 66 (27.85%) Java
5 24 (10.13%) VB.NET
6 22 (9.28%) MATLAB
7 19 (8.02%) SQL
8 15 (6.33%) Embedded C++
9 13 (5.49%) Embedded C
10 10 (4.22%) VBA
11 9 (3.80%) Scala
12 7 (2.95%) JavaScript
12 7 (2.95%) Ruby
13 4 (1.69%) Rust
13 4 (1.69%) VB
13 4 (1.69%) VB6
14 3 (1.27%) Go
14 3 (1.27%) R
15 2 (0.84%) Lua
15 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (24.89%) Degree
2 16 (6.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.91%) PhD
4 12 (5.06%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (4.22%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.69%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.84%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 11 (4.64%) Docker
1 11 (4.64%) Firmware
2 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.69%) FlexNet
3 3 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.44%) ANSYS
2 20 (8.44%) Bloomberg
3 4 (1.69%) Google
4 3 (1.27%) IBM
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle
5 2 (0.84%) HP
6 1 (0.42%) Parasoft
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.42%) VeriFone