Period
to 19 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 33 40
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1061 835 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.81% 6.20% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.35% 12.11% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 915 817 830
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.68% - +5.56%

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6911 6894 8123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 57.38% 51.18% 51.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5781 6015 7003
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 +7 770 £47,500 +11.76% 85
Hertfordshire -3 175 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Bedfordshire +13 44 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Essex +14 40 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Norfolk +9 23 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Suffolk -7 11 £25,000 -33.33% 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for C++.

1 678 (63.90%) Software Engineering
2 481 (45.33%) Python
3 457 (43.07%) Java
4 453 (42.70%) Computer Science
5 447 (42.13%) Degree
5 447 (42.13%) C
6 424 (39.96%) C#
7 342 (32.23%) Mathematics
8 286 (26.96%) Windows
9 273 (25.73%) Linux
10 264 (24.88%) Physics
11 215 (20.26%) Algorithms
12 190 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
13 173 (16.31%) Computer Science Degree
14 172 (16.21%) Machine Learning
14 172 (16.21%) PhD
15 158 (14.89%) JavaScript
16 148 (13.95%) .NET
16 148 (13.95%) Multithreading
17 144 (13.57%) OO
17 144 (13.57%) MATLAB
18 132 (12.44%) Telecoms
19 114 (10.74%) Signal Processing
20 113 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
21 100 (9.43%) Electronics
22 96 (9.05%) Artificial Intelligence
23 95 (8.95%) HTML
23 95 (8.95%) SDLC
24 93 (8.77%) SQL
25 90 (8.48%) Visual Studio

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 11 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (0.57%) Apache
2 6 (0.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.28%) IIS
3 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.28%) SugarCRM
4 2 (0.19%) DNN
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.75%) Simulink
4 3 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.19%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.094%) Maya
6 1 (0.094%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.28%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.19%) HFM
2 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.094%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.04%) SaaS
3 8 (0.75%) GitHub
3 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.19%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.094%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 85 (8.01%) Wireless
2 54 (5.09%) Wi-Fi
3 52 (4.90%) Bluetooth
4 39 (3.68%) Internet
5 25 (2.36%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.51%) DVB
6 16 (1.51%) LTE
7 9 (0.85%) ZigBee
8 8 (0.75%) iBeacon
9 6 (0.57%) Firewall
10 5 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.47%) OFDM
10 5 (0.47%) SAN
11 4 (0.38%) HTTP
11 4 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.28%) 3G
12 3 (0.28%) 4G
12 3 (0.28%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.28%) OpenVPN
13 2 (0.19%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.70%) NoSQL
3 13 (1.23%) Big Data
4 11 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.04%) MySQL
5 9 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.85%) SQLite
6 6 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.28%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.19%) DTS
8 2 (0.19%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (0.19%) GIS
8 2 (0.19%) MS Access
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.094%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.094%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 90 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 87 (8.20%) LabVIEW
3 70 (6.60%) Git (software)
4 27 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 22 (2.07%) Subversion
6 20 (1.89%) JIRA
7 14 (1.32%) NUnit
7 14 (1.32%) Selenium
7 14 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.32%) Xcode
8 12 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (0.94%) GoogleTest
11 7 (0.66%) CocoaPods
11 7 (0.66%) MSI
11 7 (0.66%) WiX
12 6 (0.57%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.57%) Maven
12 6 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 132 (12.44%) Telecoms
2 100 (9.43%) Electronics
3 81 (7.63%) Finance
4 45 (4.24%) Aerospace
5 29 (2.73%) Games
6 25 (2.36%) Multimedia
7 23 (2.17%) Automotive
8 21 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.79%) Marketing
10 8 (0.75%) Law
11 4 (0.38%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.38%) Retail
12 3 (0.28%) Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Advertising
13 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.094%) Back Office
14 1 (0.094%) Military
14 1 (0.094%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 490 (46.18%) Software Engineer
2 377 (35.53%) Developer
3 279 (26.30%) C++ Software Engineer
4 202 (19.04%) Software Developer
5 201 (18.94%) C++ Developer
6 152 (14.33%) Graduate
7 132 (12.44%) C++ Software Developer
8 122 (11.50%) Embedded Engineer
9 104 (9.80%) C Software Engineer
10 103 (9.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 99 (9.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 98 (9.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 79 (7.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 73 (6.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 72 (6.79%) Senior Software Engineer
16 70 (6.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 68 (6.41%) Embedded C Engineer
18 67 (6.31%) C# Developer
18 67 (6.31%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
19 64 (6.03%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (13.95%) .NET
2 95 (8.95%) HTML
3 81 (7.63%) ASP.NET
4 50 (4.71%) AngularJS
5 47 (4.43%) HTML5
6 45 (4.24%) STL
7 41 (3.86%) CSS
8 37 (3.49%) MFC
9 36 (3.39%) OpenGL
10 35 (3.30%) Node.js
11 30 (2.83%) Apache Axis
11 30 (2.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 25 (2.36%) Angular 2
13 24 (2.26%) jQuery
14 23 (2.17%) POSIX
15 20 (1.89%) XML
16 19 (1.79%) Ajax
16 19 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
17 17 (1.60%) ATL
17 17 (1.60%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 453 (42.70%) Computer Science
2 215 (20.26%) Algorithms
3 113 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 51 (4.81%) Augmented Reality
6 41 (3.86%) Smart City
7 38 (3.58%) Embedded Systems
8 32 (3.02%) 3D Printing
8 32 (3.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 32 (3.02%) Internet of Things
9 27 (2.54%) User Experience
10 24 (2.26%) Data Structures
11 23 (2.17%) iPad
12 19 (1.79%) Robotics
13 18 (1.70%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
14 17 (1.60%) Smartphone
15 15 (1.41%) ASIC
16 13 (1.23%) Smart Home
17 10 (0.94%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 286 (26.96%) Windows
2 273 (25.73%) Linux
3 70 (6.60%) Android
4 64 (6.03%) Apple iOS
5 34 (3.20%) Unix
6 21 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.51%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 10 (0.94%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.85%) Windows Server
12 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.28%) CentOS
15 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (63.90%) Software Engineering
2 342 (32.23%) Mathematics
3 264 (24.88%) Physics
4 190 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (16.21%) Machine Learning
6 148 (13.95%) Multithreading
7 144 (13.57%) OO
8 114 (10.74%) Signal Processing
9 96 (9.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 95 (8.95%) SDLC
11 70 (6.60%) Test Automation
12 69 (6.50%) Scrum
13 55 (5.18%) OOP
14 48 (4.52%) OOD
15 47 (4.43%) Image Processing
16 46 (4.34%) 3D Modelling
16 46 (4.34%) Mobile Development
17 45 (4.24%) CAD
18 44 (4.15%) Open Source
19 42 (3.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 481 (45.33%) Python
2 457 (43.07%) Java
3 447 (42.13%) C
4 424 (39.96%) C#
5 158 (14.89%) JavaScript
6 144 (13.57%) MATLAB
7 93 (8.77%) SQL
8 74 (6.97%) Embedded C
8 74 (6.97%) Embedded C++
9 69 (6.50%) Perl
10 41 (3.86%) Objective-C
11 35 (3.30%) Ruby
12 31 (2.92%) Assembly Language
13 19 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 19 (1.79%) PHP
14 13 (1.23%) Tcl
15 12 (1.13%) Ada
15 12 (1.13%) Fortran
16 9 (0.85%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 447 (42.13%) Degree
2 173 (16.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 172 (16.21%) PhD
4 58 (5.47%) Numerate Degree
5 36 (3.39%) MCP
5 36 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (3.30%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.57%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.38%) CISA
9 4 (0.38%) CISM
9 4 (0.38%) CISSP
9 4 (0.38%) CSSLP
9 4 (0.38%) SANS
10 3 (0.28%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.094%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.17%) QA
2 9 (0.85%) MISRA
3 3 (0.28%) DICOM
3 3 (0.28%) HL7
4 2 (0.19%) MIL-STD-1553
5 1 (0.094%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.094%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (5.37%) Firmware
2 31 (2.92%) Docker
3 9 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.47%) LXC
6 4 (0.38%) KVM
7 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.19%) Xen
8 1 (0.094%) QEMU
8 1 (0.094%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.094%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (1.41%) Puppet
2 14 (1.32%) Ansible
2 14 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.47%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.28%) Grafana
6 3 (0.28%) Munin
6 3 (0.28%) Salt
6 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.19%) HockeyApp
7 2 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (7.16%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.45%) Google
3 18 (1.70%) Xamarin
4 13 (1.23%) Oracle
5 10 (0.94%) IBM
6 9 (0.85%) VMware
7 8 (0.75%) Brocade
8 5 (0.47%) Cloudera
8 5 (0.47%) Terracotta
9 4 (0.38%) CA
9 4 (0.38%) Riverbed
9 4 (0.38%) SAP
9 4 (0.38%) Vyatta
10 3 (0.28%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.28%) Dell
10 3 (0.28%) Perforce
10 3 (0.28%) Progress
11 2 (0.19%) Apple
11 2 (0.19%) EMC
11 2 (0.19%) Intel