Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 25 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 857 1,055 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.44% 8.70% 6.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.46% 15.25% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 650 912 812
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,375 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -

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 6,366 6,919 6,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 55.27% 57.03% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,087 5,791 6,036
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,641
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.11% +2.68%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,374 £26,750
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +1 661 £52,500 +10.53% 184
Hertfordshire -28 120 £45,000 +20.00% 24
Essex +19 30 £46,500 +3.33% 17
Suffolk +20 25 £47,500 +88.12% 2
Bedfordshire -21 12 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Norfolk +3 8 £17,500 -61.11% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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++.

1 494 (57.64%) Software Engineering
2 463 (54.03%) Python
3 407 (47.49%) C
4 304 (35.47%) Java
5 301 (35.12%) C#
6 276 (32.21%) Linux
7 242 (28.24%) Machine Learning
8 221 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
9 218 (25.44%) Degree
10 207 (24.15%) Computer Science
11 204 (23.80%) Mathematics
12 191 (22.29%) Algorithms
13 179 (20.89%) Windows
14 168 (19.60%) Multithreading
15 163 (19.02%) Artificial Intelligence
16 140 (16.34%) PhD
17 131 (15.29%) Physics
18 104 (12.14%) Computer Vision
19 95 (11.09%) OO
19 95 (11.09%) JavaScript
19 95 (11.09%) Test Automation
20 86 (10.04%) MATLAB
21 81 (9.45%) .NET
21 81 (9.45%) Deep Learning
22 80 (9.33%) Scrum
23 77 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
24 74 (8.63%) Natural Language Processing
25 71 (8.28%) Image Processing
26 69 (8.05%) SQL
27 68 (7.93%) Embedded C++

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 20 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.70%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.58%) Confluence
4 5 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.35%) Apache
5 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.35%) IIS
5 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.23%) Simulink
4 2 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.12%) Maya
5 1 (0.12%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.12%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.12%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.97%) GitHub
3 28 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.93%) SaaS
6 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 20 (2.33%) Internet
3 13 (1.52%) Wireless
4 10 (1.17%) HTTP
5 9 (1.05%) Broadband
6 6 (0.70%) 802.11
6 6 (0.70%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.70%) Firewall
6 6 (0.70%) OpenFlow
6 6 (0.70%) SSL
7 3 (0.35%) DVB
7 3 (0.35%) RTP
8 2 (0.23%) 5G
8 2 (0.23%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.23%) Intranet
9 1 (0.12%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.12%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.25%) Big Data
2 43 (5.02%) SQL Server
3 39 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 28 (3.27%) MySQL
5 22 (2.57%) Blockchain
6 18 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (2.10%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.40%) HBase
9 11 (1.28%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.82%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.35%) DB2
11 3 (0.35%) MS Access
12 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (6.77%) Visual Studio
2 49 (5.72%) Git (software)
3 41 (4.78%) LabVIEW
4 39 (4.55%) JIRA
5 25 (2.92%) Selenium
6 24 (2.80%) Subversion
7 21 (2.45%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.63%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.40%) ReSharper
10 7 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.82%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.82%) Maven
10 7 (0.82%) NUnit
11 6 (0.70%) CodeSonar
11 6 (0.70%) git-flow
11 6 (0.70%) JUnit
11 6 (0.70%) Robot Framework
11 6 (0.70%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.58%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 66 (7.70%) Electronics
2 53 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.25%) Games
4 44 (5.13%) Finance
5 34 (3.97%) Aerospace
6 23 (2.68%) Automotive
7 17 (1.98%) Retail
8 16 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.63%) Marketing
10 10 (1.17%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.82%) Banking
12 5 (0.58%) Legal
12 5 (0.58%) Military
13 4 (0.47%) Advertising
13 4 (0.47%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.12%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 378 (44.11%) Software Engineer
2 290 (33.84%) Developer
3 239 (27.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 165 (19.25%) C++ Developer
5 142 (16.57%) Software Developer
6 105 (12.25%) C++ Software Developer
6 105 (12.25%) Graduate
7 96 (11.20%) Embedded Engineer
8 94 (10.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 89 (10.39%) C Software Engineer
9 89 (10.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 89 (10.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 81 (9.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 69 (8.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 69 (8.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 62 (7.23%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 60 (7.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 58 (6.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 58 (6.77%) Python Engineer
15 52 (6.07%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (9.45%) .NET
2 74 (8.63%) Natural Language Processing
3 63 (7.35%) HTML
3 63 (7.35%) TensorFlow
4 43 (5.02%) AngularJS
5 42 (4.90%) OpenGL
6 39 (4.55%) CSS
7 37 (4.32%) STL
7 37 (4.32%) Web Services
8 33 (3.85%) WPF
9 28 (3.27%) WinForms
10 27 (3.15%) RESTful
11 24 (2.80%) MFC
12 23 (2.68%) JSON
12 23 (2.68%) Node.js
13 22 (2.57%) ASP.NET
14 19 (2.22%) Angular 2
15 15 (1.75%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 14 (1.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 207 (24.15%) Computer Science
2 191 (22.29%) Algorithms
3 36 (4.20%) Embedded Systems
4 33 (3.85%) Robotics
5 32 (3.73%) CUDA
6 27 (3.15%) Data Structures
7 26 (3.03%) Smart City
8 22 (2.57%) Acoustics
9 19 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.22%) User Experience
10 14 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
11 12 (1.40%) Life Science
12 11 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (1.05%) ASIC
14 9 (1.05%) Video\Live Streaming
15 8 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (0.93%) Grid Computing
16 7 (0.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 276 (32.21%) Linux
2 179 (20.89%) Windows
3 25 (2.92%) Android
4 22 (2.57%) Unix
5 18 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 14 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.70%) Robot Operating System
10 4 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.35%) FreeRTOS
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (57.64%) Software Engineering
2 242 (28.24%) Machine Learning
3 221 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (23.80%) Mathematics
5 168 (19.60%) Multithreading
6 163 (19.02%) Artificial Intelligence
7 131 (15.29%) Physics
8 104 (12.14%) Computer Vision
9 95 (11.09%) OO
9 95 (11.09%) Test Automation
10 81 (9.45%) Deep Learning
11 80 (9.33%) Scrum
12 77 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
13 71 (8.28%) Image Processing
14 64 (7.47%) Distributed Algorithms
15 62 (7.23%) Signal Processing
16 61 (7.12%) Data Science
17 59 (6.88%) Reinforcement Learning
18 55 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (6.18%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 463 (54.03%) Python
2 407 (47.49%) C
3 304 (35.47%) Java
4 301 (35.12%) C#
5 95 (11.09%) JavaScript
6 86 (10.04%) MATLAB
7 69 (8.05%) SQL
8 68 (7.93%) Embedded C++
9 60 (7.00%) Embedded C
10 44 (5.13%) PHP
11 24 (2.80%) VB
12 20 (2.33%) R
13 15 (1.75%) Assembly Language
14 14 (1.63%) Go
15 13 (1.52%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.40%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.28%) Scala
18 9 (1.05%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.93%) Ada
Qualifications
1 218 (25.44%) Degree
2 140 (16.34%) PhD
3 62 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (4.90%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.93%) GIAC
8 6 (0.70%) CCNA
8 6 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.70%) CISSP
8 6 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (0.70%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (0.70%) MCSE
8 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (0.70%) SANS
8 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.70%) SSCP
9 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.23%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.12%) GCP
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) JTAG
3 1 (0.12%) MISRA
3 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (3.62%) Firmware
2 25 (2.92%) Docker
3 6 (0.70%) vSphere
4 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (0.93%) Puppet
2 6 (0.70%) Salt
3 5 (0.58%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.35%) Ansible
6 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (4.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (1.87%) HP
3 11 (1.28%) Dell
4 8 (0.93%) Atlassian
4 8 (0.93%) Cadence
4 8 (0.93%) Oracle
5 7 (0.82%) Synopsys
6 5 (0.58%) BT
6 5 (0.58%) Capita
7 4 (0.47%) Google
7 4 (0.47%) IBM
8 3 (0.35%) Apple
8 3 (0.35%) BEA
8 3 (0.35%) iManage
8 3 (0.35%) Lotus
8 3 (0.35%) Twitter
8 3 (0.35%) VMware
9 2 (0.23%) QNX
9 2 (0.23%) SAP
9 2 (0.23%) Twobo