Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,295 877 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.99% 7.11% 5.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.82% 12.97% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 813 771
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 6,882 6,762 7,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.40% 54.84% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,770 5,752 6,446
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +7 1,067 £52,500 +16.67% 213
Hertfordshire -23 163 £45,000 +12.50% 42
Essex +8 31 £53,000 +25.75% 11
Suffolk -30 12 £23,000 -42.50% 3
Norfolk +15 11 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Bedfordshire +3 11 £47,500 +30.14% 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2018, 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++.

1 774 (59.77%) Software Engineering
2 646 (49.88%) C
3 542 (41.85%) Degree
3 542 (41.85%) Computer Science
4 518 (40.00%) Python
5 484 (37.37%) Java
6 402 (31.04%) C#
7 401 (30.97%) Linux
8 373 (28.80%) Mathematics
9 288 (22.24%) Windows
10 260 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
11 244 (18.84%) Multithreading
12 236 (18.22%) Machine Learning
13 227 (17.53%) Algorithms
14 221 (17.07%) Physics
15 212 (16.37%) OO
16 180 (13.90%) PhD
17 147 (11.35%) Electronics
18 140 (10.81%) MATLAB
19 138 (10.66%) JavaScript
19 138 (10.66%) SDLC
20 136 (10.50%) Artificial Intelligence
21 135 (10.42%) Finance
22 130 (10.04%) Embedded C
23 129 (9.96%) SQL
24 128 (9.88%) Computer Science Degree
25 121 (9.34%) Embedded C++
25 121 (9.34%) Signal Processing
26 110 (8.49%) Wireless
27 108 (8.34%) .NET

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 10 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (0.69%) OpenStack
3 7 (0.54%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.077%) Apache
7 1 (0.077%) Confluence
7 1 (0.077%) DNN
7 1 (0.077%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.077%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.15%) Maya
5 1 (0.077%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.077%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.077%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.077%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 9 (0.69%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.23%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.077%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.077%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.077%) Google Play
4 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.077%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (8.49%) Wireless
2 41 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 35 (2.70%) Bluetooth
4 32 (2.47%) Internet
5 28 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (0.85%) 4G
7 10 (0.77%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.69%) 3G
8 9 (0.69%) OpenVPN
9 8 (0.62%) iBeacon
10 6 (0.46%) VoIP
11 5 (0.39%) LTE
11 5 (0.39%) SMS
12 4 (0.31%) 802.11
12 4 (0.31%) HTTP
13 3 (0.23%) 5G
13 3 (0.23%) Broadband
13 3 (0.23%) Firewall
13 3 (0.23%) RFID
13 3 (0.23%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.24%) NoSQL
2 33 (2.55%) MySQL
3 31 (2.39%) Big Data
3 31 (2.39%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.32%) SQL Server
5 17 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (1.08%) GIS
7 12 (0.93%) SQLite
8 10 (0.77%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.46%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.077%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.077%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.077%) MS Access
14 1 (0.077%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 81 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 49 (3.78%) LabVIEW
4 31 (2.39%) JIRA
5 28 (2.16%) Subversion
6 23 (1.78%) Xcode
7 21 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 12 (0.93%) Selenium
9 11 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.77%) GCC
11 8 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.62%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.62%) CocoaPods
12 7 (0.54%) NUnit
13 6 (0.46%) CppUnit
13 6 (0.46%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 147 (11.35%) Electronics
2 135 (10.42%) Finance
3 92 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.86%) Marketing
5 32 (2.47%) Automotive
6 27 (2.08%) Aerospace
6 27 (2.08%) Games
7 21 (1.62%) Multimedia
8 15 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.85%) Retail
11 10 (0.77%) Legal
12 9 (0.69%) Advertising
13 6 (0.46%) Interactive Media
13 6 (0.46%) Publishing
14 3 (0.23%) Banking
14 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.23%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 604 (46.64%) Software Engineer
2 427 (32.97%) Developer
3 380 (29.34%) C++ Software Engineer
4 233 (17.99%) Embedded Engineer
5 227 (17.53%) C++ Developer
6 212 (16.37%) Software Developer
7 172 (13.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 161 (12.43%) C Software Engineer
8 161 (12.43%) Graduate
9 157 (12.12%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 151 (11.66%) C++ Software Developer
11 148 (11.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 133 (10.27%) Senior Software Engineer
13 125 (9.65%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 124 (9.58%) Embedded C Engineer
15 116 (8.96%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 106 (8.19%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 100 (7.72%) Embedded C Software Engineer
18 96 (7.41%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
18 96 (7.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (8.34%) .NET
2 92 (7.10%) HTML
3 72 (5.56%) STL
4 51 (3.94%) OpenGL
5 45 (3.47%) CSS
6 41 (3.17%) WPF
7 36 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 36 (2.78%) Node.js
8 35 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 32 (2.47%) TensorFlow
10 29 (2.24%) Web Services
11 28 (2.16%) HTML5
12 25 (1.93%) Qt
12 25 (1.93%) WCF
13 24 (1.85%) Natural Language Processing
13 24 (1.85%) RESTful
14 23 (1.78%) XML
15 21 (1.62%) ASP.NET
15 21 (1.62%) POSIX
16 20 (1.54%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 542 (41.85%) Computer Science
2 227 (17.53%) Algorithms
3 77 (5.95%) Embedded Systems
4 73 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (3.71%) Robotics
6 44 (3.40%) Smart City
7 39 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 34 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
8 34 (2.63%) User Experience
9 33 (2.55%) Data Structures
10 30 (2.32%) Acoustics
11 26 (2.01%) Augmented Reality
11 26 (2.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 25 (1.93%) Device Driver
13 24 (1.85%) Client/Server
14 23 (1.78%) ASIC
14 23 (1.78%) Life Science
15 17 (1.31%) 3D Printing
15 17 (1.31%) Internet of Things
16 13 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 401 (30.97%) Linux
2 288 (22.24%) Windows
3 59 (4.56%) Embedded Linux
4 53 (4.09%) Android
5 49 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 43 (3.32%) Unix
7 16 (1.24%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.24%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 11 (0.85%) Solaris
10 8 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.46%) AIX
12 4 (0.31%) CentOS
12 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.23%) SUSE
13 3 (0.23%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (59.77%) Software Engineering
2 373 (28.80%) Mathematics
3 260 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (18.84%) Multithreading
5 236 (18.22%) Machine Learning
6 221 (17.07%) Physics
7 212 (16.37%) OO
8 138 (10.66%) SDLC
9 136 (10.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 121 (9.34%) Signal Processing
11 106 (8.19%) Scrum
12 91 (7.03%) Test Automation
13 84 (6.49%) OOD
13 84 (6.49%) OOP
13 84 (6.49%) Open Source
14 73 (5.64%) Mentoring
15 72 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
16 60 (4.63%) Computer Vision
17 56 (4.32%) Statistics
18 53 (4.09%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 646 (49.88%) C
2 518 (40.00%) Python
3 484 (37.37%) Java
4 402 (31.04%) C#
5 140 (10.81%) MATLAB
6 138 (10.66%) JavaScript
7 130 (10.04%) Embedded C
8 129 (9.96%) SQL
9 121 (9.34%) Embedded C++
10 47 (3.63%) Objective-C
11 41 (3.17%) PHP
12 37 (2.86%) Assembly Language
13 25 (1.93%) Perl
14 20 (1.54%) Ruby
15 19 (1.47%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.47%) Scala
16 17 (1.31%) Apple Swift
17 15 (1.16%) Julia
18 14 (1.08%) Fortran
19 13 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 542 (41.85%) Degree
2 180 (13.90%) PhD
3 128 (9.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
5 21 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.08%) MCP
8 12 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.62%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.23%) CWNA
10 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.077%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.62%) QA
2 5 (0.39%) MISRA
3 4 (0.31%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.15%) DICOM
4 2 (0.15%) HL7
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.077%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.077%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.077%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.077%) MISRA C
System Software
1 68 (5.25%) Firmware
2 9 (0.69%) Docker
3 5 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) iptables
6 1 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.46%) Cobbler
1 6 (0.46%) Puppet
2 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.15%) Ansible
3 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.077%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (2.63%) Oracle
3 29 (2.24%) Dell
4 26 (2.01%) HP
5 18 (1.39%) Google
6 16 (1.24%) Intel
7 14 (1.08%) NVIDIA
8 12 (0.93%) IBM
8 12 (0.93%) Terracotta
9 9 (0.69%) SAP
10 8 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.62%) WorldPay
11 7 (0.54%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.54%) Wind River
12 6 (0.46%) Ab Initio
12 6 (0.46%) Progress
12 6 (0.46%) Sage
12 6 (0.46%) Sony
13 5 (0.39%) QNX
13 5 (0.39%) VMware