Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 28 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,056 947 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.65% 7.80% 5.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.37% 13.96% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 786 792 798
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £26,925
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +4.40%

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 6,870 6,786 7,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.24% 55.89% 49.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,530 5,644 6,005
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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 +2 831 £52,500 +16.67% 162
Hertfordshire -12 159 £45,000 +20.00% 31
Essex +18 33 £55,000 +23.19% 18
Bedfordshire -13 13 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Suffolk 0 12 £50,000 +81.82% 4
Norfolk +1 7 £32,500 -27.78% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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++.

1 601 (56.91%) Software Engineering
2 553 (52.37%) Python
3 541 (51.23%) C
4 358 (33.90%) Linux
5 340 (32.20%) Java
6 299 (28.31%) Degree
7 295 (27.94%) C#
8 293 (27.75%) Computer Science
9 291 (27.56%) Mathematics
10 282 (26.70%) Machine Learning
11 241 (22.82%) Algorithms
12 215 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
13 202 (19.13%) Windows
14 201 (19.03%) Artificial Intelligence
15 178 (16.86%) Multithreading
16 171 (16.19%) Physics
17 165 (15.63%) PhD
18 140 (13.26%) Computer Vision
19 132 (12.50%) MATLAB
20 121 (11.46%) OO
21 106 (10.04%) JavaScript
22 100 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
23 99 (9.38%) Electronics
24 93 (8.81%) Signal Processing
25 92 (8.71%) Embedded C
25 92 (8.71%) Embedded C++
26 88 (8.33%) Data Science
27 87 (8.24%) SQL
28 85 (8.05%) Deep Learning
29 84 (7.95%) Image Processing

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 25 (2.37%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.47%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.095%) Apache
5 1 (0.095%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.095%) Confluence
5 1 (0.095%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.095%) IIS
5 1 (0.095%) JBoss
5 1 (0.095%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.095%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.095%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.38%) Weka
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.19%) Simulink
3 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.095%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.095%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.095%) Maya
4 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.095%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.095%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.095%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.095%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Epicor Tropos
1 4 (0.38%) LabWindows
1 4 (0.38%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.28%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.095%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.37%) GitHub
3 24 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.14%) SaaS
6 6 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.095%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 35 (3.31%) Wireless
3 32 (3.03%) Internet
4 13 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 12 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.04%) Bluetooth
7 10 (0.95%) 3GPP
7 10 (0.95%) LTE
7 10 (0.95%) WCDMA
8 9 (0.85%) 802.11
9 8 (0.76%) RTP
10 7 (0.66%) 5G
10 7 (0.66%) Broadband
10 7 (0.66%) OpenFlow
11 6 (0.57%) NAS
12 5 (0.47%) DHCP
12 5 (0.47%) HSPA
12 5 (0.47%) IPsec
12 5 (0.47%) RTCP
12 5 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.26%) Big Data
2 42 (3.98%) NoSQL
3 28 (2.65%) SQL Server
4 23 (2.18%) MySQL
5 18 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.04%) Blockchain
7 11 (1.04%) Data Mining
7 11 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.85%) HBase
9 4 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.38%) SQLite
10 3 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.19%) HDInsight
11 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.095%) MS Access
12 1 (0.095%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.095%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.095%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (4.83%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.26%) LabVIEW
3 41 (3.88%) JIRA
4 32 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.42%) Subversion
7 12 (1.14%) Selenium
8 11 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.76%) ReSharper
10 7 (0.66%) Xcode
11 6 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.47%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
13 4 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.38%) CANoe
13 4 (0.38%) CodeWarrior
14 3 (0.28%) Hudson
14 3 (0.28%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.28%) NUnit
14 3 (0.28%) Redmine
General
1 99 (9.38%) Electronics
2 62 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 56 (5.30%) Finance
4 48 (4.55%) Games
5 34 (3.22%) Retail
6 24 (2.27%) Automotive
7 23 (2.18%) Aerospace
8 18 (1.70%) Marketing
9 17 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.61%) Multimedia
10 11 (1.04%) Banking
11 5 (0.47%) Advertising
11 5 (0.47%) Legal
12 4 (0.38%) Law
12 4 (0.38%) Military
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.095%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.095%) French Language
14 1 (0.095%) German Language
14 1 (0.095%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 482 (45.64%) Software Engineer
2 322 (30.49%) C++ Software Engineer
2 322 (30.49%) Developer
3 185 (17.52%) C++ Developer
4 173 (16.38%) Software Developer
5 149 (14.11%) Embedded Engineer
6 139 (13.16%) C Software Engineer
6 139 (13.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 137 (12.97%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 128 (12.12%) C++ Software Developer
9 114 (10.80%) Graduate
10 112 (10.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 105 (9.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 100 (9.47%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 100 (9.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 88 (8.33%) Python Engineer
14 87 (8.24%) Embedded C Engineer
15 86 (8.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 85 (8.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
17 82 (7.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (7.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 70 (6.63%) TensorFlow
3 66 (6.25%) .NET
4 61 (5.78%) HTML
5 56 (5.30%) OpenGL
6 50 (4.73%) STL
7 47 (4.45%) WPF
8 42 (3.98%) AngularJS
8 42 (3.98%) Web Services
9 35 (3.31%) Node.js
9 35 (3.31%) RESTful
10 34 (3.22%) CSS
11 31 (2.94%) WinForms
12 27 (2.56%) MFC
13 18 (1.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 17 (1.61%) Angular 2
15 15 (1.42%) HEVC
16 14 (1.33%) JSON
16 14 (1.33%) WCF
17 12 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 293 (27.75%) Computer Science
2 241 (22.82%) Algorithms
3 45 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
4 40 (3.79%) CUDA
5 36 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (2.94%) Robotics
7 28 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.65%) Smart City
8 27 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 25 (2.37%) Acoustics
10 24 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
11 20 (1.89%) Life Science
12 19 (1.80%) ASIC
13 17 (1.61%) User Experience
14 12 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 11 (1.04%) Internet of Things
15 11 (1.04%) Verilog
15 11 (1.04%) VHDL
16 10 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 358 (33.90%) Linux
2 202 (19.13%) Windows
3 34 (3.22%) Unix
4 31 (2.94%) Android
5 21 (1.99%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.57%) Robot Operating System
9 5 (0.47%) Solaris
9 5 (0.47%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.095%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.095%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.095%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.095%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.095%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (56.91%) Software Engineering
2 291 (27.56%) Mathematics
3 282 (26.70%) Machine Learning
4 215 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (19.03%) Artificial Intelligence
6 178 (16.86%) Multithreading
7 171 (16.19%) Physics
8 140 (13.26%) Computer Vision
9 121 (11.46%) OO
10 100 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (8.81%) Signal Processing
12 88 (8.33%) Data Science
13 85 (8.05%) Deep Learning
14 84 (7.95%) Image Processing
15 76 (7.20%) Test Automation
16 75 (7.10%) Scrum
17 68 (6.44%) SDLC
18 65 (6.16%) Video Processing
19 63 (5.97%) Distributed Algorithms
20 61 (5.78%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 553 (52.37%) Python
2 541 (51.23%) C
3 340 (32.20%) Java
4 295 (27.94%) C#
5 132 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 106 (10.04%) JavaScript
7 92 (8.71%) Embedded C
7 92 (8.71%) Embedded C++
8 87 (8.24%) SQL
9 37 (3.50%) PHP
10 34 (3.22%) R
11 25 (2.37%) Assembly Language
12 19 (1.80%) VB
13 13 (1.23%) Scala
14 12 (1.14%) Ada
14 12 (1.14%) Perl
14 12 (1.14%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 299 (28.31%) Degree
2 165 (15.63%) PhD
3 74 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (3.50%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.28%) GIAC
9 2 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.19%) CEH
9 2 (0.19%) CISA
9 2 (0.19%) CISM
9 2 (0.19%) CRISC
10 1 (0.095%) CCNA
10 1 (0.095%) CISSP
10 1 (0.095%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.095%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.095%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.095%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.61%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.19%) GCP
2 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.095%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.095%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.095%) JTAG
3 1 (0.095%) MISRA
3 1 (0.095%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (4.73%) Firmware
2 25 (2.37%) Docker
3 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.095%) vSphere
4 1 (0.095%) Xen
4 1 (0.095%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (0.47%) Puppet
2 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.095%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.095%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.095%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 20 (1.89%) HP
3 19 (1.80%) Dell
4 10 (0.95%) Cadence
4 10 (0.95%) Oracle
4 10 (0.95%) Twobo
5 9 (0.85%) Atmel
5 9 (0.85%) Synopsys
6 6 (0.57%) SAP
7 5 (0.47%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.47%) Capita
7 5 (0.47%) Sun
7 5 (0.47%) WorldPay
8 4 (0.38%) Apple
8 4 (0.38%) Epicor
8 4 (0.38%) Google
8 4 (0.38%) IFS
8 4 (0.38%) Infor
8 4 (0.38%) Sage
9 3 (0.28%) Twitter