Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1177 876 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.18% 6.64% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.46% 12.60% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 857 806
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,300 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 6743 6952 8021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.33% 52.71% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5677 5964 6970
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £25,292
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +8 871 £50,000 +11.11% 93
Hertfordshire -2 197 £38,000 -10.59% 11
Essex +20 43 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -13 33 £40,000 +15.11% 2
Norfolk +19 21 £32,875 -12.33% 2
Suffolk -31 12 £23,000 -42.50% 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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++.

1 755 (64.15%) Software Engineering
2 525 (44.60%) C
3 519 (44.10%) Computer Science
4 497 (42.23%) Java
5 488 (41.46%) Degree
6 477 (40.53%) Python
7 445 (37.81%) C#
8 346 (29.40%) Linux
9 334 (28.38%) Windows
10 328 (27.87%) Mathematics
11 273 (23.19%) Physics
12 233 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
13 223 (18.95%) Algorithms
14 199 (16.91%) Multithreading
15 184 (15.63%) OO
16 180 (15.29%) Machine Learning
17 173 (14.70%) JavaScript
18 171 (14.53%) Computer Science Degree
19 154 (13.08%) PhD
20 150 (12.74%) .NET
21 148 (12.57%) MATLAB
22 129 (10.96%) SDLC
23 122 (10.37%) SQL
24 120 (10.20%) HTML
25 119 (10.11%) Finance
25 119 (10.11%) Telecoms
26 117 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
27 114 (9.69%) Signal Processing
28 110 (9.35%) Artificial Intelligence
29 103 (8.75%) Wireless

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 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (0.59%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.51%) Apache
4 4 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.25%) IIS
5 3 (0.25%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.17%) DNN
6 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.085%) JBoss
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.085%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.59%) Simulink
4 4 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.085%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.085%) Maya
5 1 (0.085%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.59%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.59%) GitHub
4 6 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.34%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.17%) Google Play
6 2 (0.17%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.085%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 103 (8.75%) Wireless
2 39 (3.31%) Bluetooth
3 32 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
4 31 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.04%) Internet
6 12 (1.02%) 4G
6 12 (1.02%) iBeacon
7 10 (0.85%) 3G
7 10 (0.85%) OpenVPN
8 4 (0.34%) Firewall
8 4 (0.34%) LTE
8 4 (0.34%) OFDM
8 4 (0.34%) VoIP
9 3 (0.25%) 802.11
9 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.25%) RFID
9 3 (0.25%) Wireless Security
10 2 (0.17%) HTTP
10 2 (0.17%) SMS
10 2 (0.17%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 23 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.87%) Big Data
4 22 (1.87%) MySQL
5 18 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 13 (1.10%) SQLite
7 11 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.76%) GIS
9 8 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.25%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.25%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.17%) DTS
11 2 (0.17%) MS Access
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.085%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.085%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.085%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.085%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (8.07%) Visual Studio
2 83 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 78 (6.63%) LabVIEW
4 30 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 30 (2.55%) Subversion
5 25 (2.12%) JIRA
6 21 (1.78%) Xcode
7 16 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.02%) Selenium
9 11 (0.93%) CocoaPods
10 10 (0.85%) NUnit
11 9 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
12 8 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
12 8 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (0.59%) Maven
13 7 (0.59%) MSI
13 7 (0.59%) WiX
14 6 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 119 (10.11%) Finance
1 119 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 97 (8.24%) Electronics
3 36 (3.06%) Aerospace
4 30 (2.55%) Games
5 23 (1.95%) Automotive
6 22 (1.87%) Multimedia
7 21 (1.78%) Marketing
8 15 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.34%) Advertising
10 4 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.25%) Banking
11 3 (0.25%) Military
11 3 (0.25%) Retail
12 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.085%) Back Office
13 1 (0.085%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.085%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.085%) Legal
Job Titles
1 570 (48.43%) Software Engineer
2 424 (36.02%) Developer
3 342 (29.06%) C++ Software Engineer
4 236 (20.05%) C++ Developer
5 231 (19.63%) Software Developer
6 161 (13.68%) C++ Software Developer
7 159 (13.51%) Embedded Engineer
8 154 (13.08%) Graduate
9 141 (11.98%) C Software Engineer
10 139 (11.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 121 (10.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 119 (10.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 115 (9.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 113 (9.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 98 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 95 (8.07%) Embedded C Engineer
17 92 (7.82%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
18 80 (6.80%) Embedded C Software Engineer
19 79 (6.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
20 78 (6.63%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (12.74%) .NET
2 120 (10.20%) HTML
3 62 (5.27%) ASP.NET
4 59 (5.01%) STL
5 56 (4.76%) HTML5
6 55 (4.67%) AngularJS
7 53 (4.50%) CSS
8 45 (3.82%) Node.js
9 43 (3.65%) OpenGL
10 37 (3.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 37 (3.14%) MFC
11 33 (2.80%) Apache Axis
12 32 (2.72%) Qt
13 28 (2.38%) jQuery
14 27 (2.29%) POSIX
15 25 (2.12%) Angular 2
16 23 (1.95%) XML
17 18 (1.53%) Natural Language Processing
18 17 (1.44%) WPF
19 16 (1.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 519 (44.10%) Computer Science
2 223 (18.95%) Algorithms
3 117 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (5.35%) Mobile App
5 49 (4.16%) Embedded Systems
6 43 (3.65%) Augmented Reality
6 43 (3.65%) User Experience
7 40 (3.40%) Smart City
8 36 (3.06%) Data Structures
9 35 (2.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 33 (2.80%) 3D Printing
11 29 (2.46%) Robotics
12 27 (2.29%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.53%) Device Driver
14 17 (1.44%) ASIC
15 15 (1.27%) iPad
16 14 (1.19%) Internet of Things
17 13 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
18 11 (0.93%) Life Science
19 10 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 346 (29.40%) Linux
2 334 (28.38%) Windows
3 76 (6.46%) Android
4 71 (6.03%) Apple iOS
5 40 (3.40%) Unix
6 38 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
7 21 (1.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 20 (1.70%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.61%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.02%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.93%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.17%) AIX
14 2 (0.17%) CentOS
14 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Solaris
14 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.085%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (64.15%) Software Engineering
2 328 (27.87%) Mathematics
3 273 (23.19%) Physics
4 233 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
5 199 (16.91%) Multithreading
6 184 (15.63%) OO
7 180 (15.29%) Machine Learning
8 129 (10.96%) SDLC
9 114 (9.69%) Signal Processing
10 110 (9.35%) Artificial Intelligence
11 94 (7.99%) Scrum
12 82 (6.97%) Test Automation
13 78 (6.63%) Open Source
14 77 (6.54%) OOD
14 77 (6.54%) OOP
15 69 (5.86%) Mentoring
16 57 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (4.42%) Statistics
18 49 (4.16%) Image Processing
19 47 (3.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 525 (44.60%) C
2 497 (42.23%) Java
3 477 (40.53%) Python
4 445 (37.81%) C#
5 173 (14.70%) JavaScript
6 148 (12.57%) MATLAB
7 122 (10.37%) SQL
8 98 (8.33%) Embedded C++
9 97 (8.24%) Embedded C
10 58 (4.93%) Objective-C
11 51 (4.33%) Perl
12 35 (2.97%) Ruby
13 30 (2.55%) PHP
14 27 (2.29%) Assembly Language
15 22 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.44%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.36%) Julia
18 15 (1.27%) Fortran
19 14 (1.19%) VB
20 12 (1.02%) Ada
Qualifications
1 488 (41.46%) Degree
2 171 (14.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 154 (13.08%) PhD
4 41 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (3.31%) MCP
6 37 (3.14%) Numerate Degree
7 29 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.02%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.42%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.34%) CISA
11 4 (0.34%) CISM
11 4 (0.34%) CISSP
11 4 (0.34%) CSSLP
11 4 (0.34%) SANS
12 3 (0.25%) CWNA
12 3 (0.25%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.29%) QA
2 10 (0.85%) MISRA
3 4 (0.34%) DICOM
3 4 (0.34%) HL7
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.085%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.085%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.085%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 45 (3.82%) Firmware
2 23 (1.95%) Docker
3 7 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.085%) LXC
5 1 (0.085%) QEMU
5 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.085%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (1.53%) Puppet
2 14 (1.19%) Ansible
3 10 (0.85%) Cobbler
4 8 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.17%) HockeyApp
8 2 (0.17%) Terraform
9 1 (0.085%) Grafana
9 1 (0.085%) Munin
9 1 (0.085%) Salt
9 1 (0.085%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 95 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (2.38%) Google
3 25 (2.12%) Oracle
4 15 (1.27%) IBM
5 13 (1.10%) Xamarin
6 11 (0.93%) Dell
6 11 (0.93%) Intel
6 11 (0.93%) Terracotta
7 9 (0.76%) NVIDIA
8 8 (0.68%) Ab Initio
8 8 (0.68%) Progress
9 7 (0.59%) HP
9 7 (0.59%) VMware
10 5 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.42%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.34%) Sage
12 3 (0.25%) Perforce
12 3 (0.25%) SonicWALL
12 3 (0.25%) Symantec
13 2 (0.17%) Xilinx