Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 40 19
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 318 554 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.21% 5.92% 11.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.26% 11.45% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 185 493 1,087
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £24,800 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +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 3,100 4,837 6,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.74% 51.68% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,204 3,871 5,783
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 -1 208 £50,000 -9.09% 125
Essex +19 50 £23,000 -8.00% 15
Hertfordshire -36 39 £55,000 +22.22% 45
Suffolk -4 12 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Bedfordshire +11 6 £43,750 +29.63% 5
Norfolk -9 3 £29,000 -35.56% 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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++.

1 189 (59.43%) Software Engineering
2 185 (58.18%) C
3 143 (44.97%) Degree
4 127 (39.94%) Python
5 115 (36.16%) Linux
6 113 (35.53%) Computer Science
7 92 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (26.10%) Java
9 82 (25.79%) Windows
10 81 (25.47%) C#
11 73 (22.96%) Problem-Solving
12 67 (21.07%) Mathematics
13 59 (18.55%) Electronics
14 55 (17.30%) OO
14 55 (17.30%) Computer Science Degree
15 46 (14.47%) Automotive
16 45 (14.15%) Git (software)
17 44 (13.84%) Visual Studio
18 43 (13.52%) JavaScript
19 41 (12.89%) Algorithms
20 40 (12.58%) Security Cleared
20 40 (12.58%) Manufacturing
21 39 (12.26%) Finance
22 38 (11.95%) .NET
23 37 (11.64%) Embedded C
24 35 (11.01%) SQL
25 33 (10.38%) Physics
26 32 (10.06%) Android
27 31 (9.75%) PHP
28 29 (9.12%) Robotics

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 (0.94%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.31%) Confluence
3 1 (0.31%) DNN
3 1 (0.31%) IIS
3 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.94%) Simulink
2 2 (0.63%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.14%) GitHub
2 8 (2.52%) AWS
3 6 (1.89%) Azure
3 6 (1.89%) Siri
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.63%) GCP
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.03%) Internet
1 16 (5.03%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.46%) Wireless
3 10 (3.14%) Bluetooth
4 9 (2.83%) Wireshark
5 7 (2.20%) LTE
6 6 (1.89%) GSM
6 6 (1.89%) Modbus
6 6 (1.89%) UMTS
7 4 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.31%) DVB
9 1 (0.31%) HTTP
9 1 (0.31%) MQTT
9 1 (0.31%) SSL
9 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.23%) MySQL
3 14 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.52%) ObjectStore
5 2 (0.63%) Big Data
5 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.31%) GIS
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.31%) MS Access
6 1 (0.31%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.31%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.84%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.97%) JIRA
4 13 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.77%) Subversion
6 10 (3.14%) Fiddler
7 9 (2.83%) Burp Suite
8 6 (1.89%) Selenium
9 5 (1.57%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.57%) WiX
10 4 (1.26%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.26%) git-flow
10 4 (1.26%) IDA Disassembler
10 4 (1.26%) JUnit
11 3 (0.94%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.94%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.94%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.94%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.63%) Moq
General
1 59 (18.55%) Electronics
2 46 (14.47%) Automotive
3 40 (12.58%) Manufacturing
4 39 (12.26%) Finance
5 27 (8.49%) Games
6 19 (5.97%) Military
7 17 (5.35%) Marketing
8 14 (4.40%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.83%) Public Sector
10 7 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.57%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.57%) Law
12 4 (1.26%) Retail
13 2 (0.63%) Legal
14 1 (0.31%) Advertising
14 1 (0.31%) Avionics
14 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 143 (44.97%) Software Engineer
2 62 (19.50%) Developer
3 53 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 47 (14.78%) C++ Software Engineer
5 42 (13.21%) Senior Software Engineer
6 27 (8.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 25 (7.86%) Graduate
8 21 (6.60%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.29%) Software Developer
10 15 (4.72%) C++ Developer
10 15 (4.72%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 15 (4.72%) SQL Developer
11 14 (4.40%) Control Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Graduate Developer
11 14 (4.40%) Java Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Junior
12 13 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) JavaScript Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.95%) .NET
2 27 (8.49%) OpenGL
3 23 (7.23%) Java EE
4 19 (5.97%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.40%) Vulkan
6 13 (4.09%) LAMP
6 13 (4.09%) MFC
7 11 (3.46%) OpenGL ES
7 11 (3.46%) Web Services
8 10 (3.14%) TensorFlow
8 10 (3.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 9 (2.83%) PyTorch
10 8 (2.52%) CSS
11 7 (2.20%) HTML
11 7 (2.20%) Qt
11 7 (2.20%) STL
11 7 (2.20%) Unreal Engine
11 7 (2.20%) WPF
12 6 (1.89%) RESTful
13 5 (1.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.89%) Algorithms
2 29 (9.12%) Robotics
3 25 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (7.23%) Smartphone
5 19 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
6 16 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (4.09%) Virtual Team
8 12 (3.77%) CAN bus
9 11 (3.46%) Cyberthreat
9 11 (3.46%) Life Science
10 10 (3.14%) Device Driver
10 10 (3.14%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
12 7 (2.20%) Blog
12 7 (2.20%) User Experience
13 6 (1.89%) Cybercrime
13 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.89%) Music Streaming
13 6 (1.89%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 115 (36.16%) Linux
2 82 (25.79%) Windows
3 32 (10.06%) Android
4 16 (5.03%) Unix
5 13 (4.09%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.63%) MVS
8 2 (0.63%) Solaris
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.31%) Tizen
9 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (59.43%) Software Engineering
2 113 (35.53%) Computer Science
3 92 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (22.96%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (21.07%) Mathematics
6 55 (17.30%) OO
7 33 (10.38%) Physics
8 28 (8.81%) Multithreading
9 25 (7.86%) Machine Learning
10 24 (7.55%) Artificial Intelligence
10 24 (7.55%) Prototyping
10 24 (7.55%) Signal Processing
11 23 (7.23%) Test Automation
12 20 (6.29%) Data Analysis
13 17 (5.35%) Web Development
14 16 (5.03%) Scrum
15 15 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (4.72%) SDLC
15 15 (4.72%) TDD
16 14 (4.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 185 (58.18%) C
2 127 (39.94%) Python
3 83 (26.10%) Java
4 81 (25.47%) C#
5 43 (13.52%) JavaScript
6 37 (11.64%) Embedded C
7 35 (11.01%) SQL
8 31 (9.75%) PHP
9 27 (8.49%) Embedded C++
10 23 (7.23%) MATLAB
11 18 (5.66%) Objective-C
12 14 (4.40%) Bash Shell
13 13 (4.09%) PowerShell
14 11 (3.46%) Assembly Language
14 11 (3.46%) Go
15 10 (3.14%) Apple Swift
16 7 (2.20%) Perl
17 5 (1.57%) Lua
17 5 (1.57%) Ruby
17 5 (1.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 143 (44.97%) Degree
2 55 (17.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (12.58%) Security Cleared
4 21 (6.60%) PhD
5 20 (6.29%) SC Cleared
6 16 (5.03%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) QA
2 8 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.94%) JTAG
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (5.66%) Firmware
2 9 (2.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.57%) Ansible
3 3 (0.94%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (5.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.46%) Oracle
3 9 (2.83%) SAP
4 7 (2.20%) Apple
5 6 (1.89%) Xilinx
6 4 (1.26%) Spotify
7 3 (0.94%) Coverity
7 3 (0.94%) Dell
7 3 (0.94%) Klocwork
7 3 (0.94%) QNX
8 2 (0.63%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe
9 1 (0.31%) Altera
9 1 (0.31%) ESRI
9 1 (0.31%) Google
9 1 (0.31%) Intel
9 1 (0.31%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 1 (0.31%) Luciad
9 1 (0.31%) PTC
9 1 (0.31%) VMware