Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 31 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1285 907 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.69% 6.84% 5.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.36% 12.90% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 875 781
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £63,750
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 6998 7033 7790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.23% 53.04% 50.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 6011 6779
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,756 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +7 996 £50,000 +11.11% 68
Hertfordshire -7 186 £39,000 -5.45% 7
Essex +23 43 £45,000 +5.88%
Bedfordshire -9 26 £40,000 +11.11%
Norfolk +28 21 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Suffolk -35 13 £23,000 -47.73%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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++.

1 786 (61.17%) Software Engineering
2 610 (47.47%) C
3 567 (44.12%) Computer Science
4 548 (42.65%) Degree
5 516 (40.16%) Python
6 514 (40.00%) Java
7 461 (35.88%) C#
8 382 (29.73%) Linux
9 372 (28.95%) Mathematics
10 332 (25.84%) Windows
11 267 (20.78%) Physics
12 250 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
13 244 (18.99%) Algorithms
14 229 (17.82%) Multithreading
15 213 (16.58%) Machine Learning
16 205 (15.95%) OO
17 179 (13.93%) PhD
18 170 (13.23%) JavaScript
18 170 (13.23%) Computer Science Degree
19 149 (11.60%) SDLC
20 148 (11.52%) MATLAB
21 141 (10.97%) Finance
21 141 (10.97%) .NET
22 133 (10.35%) SQL
23 124 (9.65%) Artificial Intelligence
24 119 (9.26%) Electronics
25 114 (8.87%) HTML
25 114 (8.87%) Embedded C
25 114 (8.87%) Signal Processing
26 113 (8.79%) Telecoms

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 7 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (0.47%) Apache Spark
2 6 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.39%) Apache
3 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.078%) Confluence
6 1 (0.078%) DNN
6 1 (0.078%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.078%) JBoss
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.078%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.078%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 20 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.16%) Maya
4 2 (0.16%) Simulink
5 1 (0.078%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.62%) GitHub
3 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.16%) Google Play
5 2 (0.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.078%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.078%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 98 (7.63%) Wireless
2 35 (2.72%) Bluetooth
2 35 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 30 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (1.95%) Internet
5 12 (0.93%) 4G
6 11 (0.86%) iBeacon
7 10 (0.78%) 3G
7 10 (0.78%) OpenVPN
8 6 (0.47%) VoIP
9 4 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.31%) Firewall
10 3 (0.23%) 802.11
10 3 (0.23%) HTTP
10 3 (0.23%) LTE
10 3 (0.23%) RFID
10 3 (0.23%) SMS
10 3 (0.23%) Wireless Security
11 2 (0.16%) VSAT
11 2 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.57%) NoSQL
3 29 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.10%) Big Data
4 27 (2.10%) MySQL
5 17 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 13 (1.01%) Data Mining
6 13 (1.01%) GIS
7 11 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (0.86%) SQLite
8 6 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.39%) MarkLogic
9 5 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.16%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.078%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.078%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.078%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 96 (7.47%) Visual Studio
2 85 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 68 (5.29%) LabVIEW
4 33 (2.57%) Subversion
5 29 (2.26%) Jenkins
6 28 (2.18%) JIRA
7 22 (1.71%) Xcode
8 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.78%) CocoaPods
9 10 (0.78%) NUnit
10 9 (0.70%) Selenium
11 8 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
11 8 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (0.54%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.54%) MSI
12 7 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (0.54%) WiX
13 6 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 141 (10.97%) Finance
2 119 (9.26%) Electronics
3 113 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 38 (2.96%) Aerospace
5 35 (2.72%) Automotive
6 33 (2.57%) Games
6 33 (2.57%) Marketing
7 26 (2.02%) Multimedia
8 17 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.54%) Advertising
11 5 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.39%) Publishing
12 4 (0.31%) Banking
12 4 (0.31%) Interactive Media
12 4 (0.31%) Legal
13 3 (0.23%) Military
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 602 (46.85%) Software Engineer
2 456 (35.49%) Developer
3 369 (28.72%) C++ Software Engineer
4 245 (19.07%) C++ Developer
5 225 (17.51%) Software Developer
6 192 (14.94%) Embedded Engineer
7 164 (12.76%) Graduate
8 161 (12.53%) C++ Software Developer
9 152 (11.83%) C Software Engineer
10 150 (11.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 144 (11.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 136 (10.58%) Senior Software Engineer
13 133 (10.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 113 (8.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 108 (8.40%) Embedded C Engineer
16 105 (8.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 102 (7.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
18 91 (7.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 87 (6.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
20 85 (6.61%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (10.97%) .NET
2 114 (8.87%) HTML
3 71 (5.53%) STL
4 51 (3.97%) AngularJS
4 51 (3.97%) CSS
5 47 (3.66%) HTML5
5 47 (3.66%) OpenGL
6 46 (3.58%) ASP.NET
7 40 (3.11%) Node.js
8 39 (3.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 36 (2.80%) Qt
10 31 (2.41%) POSIX
11 29 (2.26%) Apache Axis
12 28 (2.18%) MFC
13 26 (2.02%) WPF
14 23 (1.79%) TensorFlow
14 23 (1.79%) XML
15 22 (1.71%) jQuery
15 22 (1.71%) Web Services
16 19 (1.48%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 567 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 244 (18.99%) Algorithms
3 106 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (4.75%) Mobile App
5 59 (4.59%) Embedded Systems
6 44 (3.42%) Robotics
7 42 (3.27%) Smart City
8 39 (3.04%) User Experience
9 38 (2.96%) Acoustics
9 38 (2.96%) Augmented Reality
10 37 (2.88%) Data Structures
10 37 (2.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 31 (2.41%) Client/Server
12 29 (2.26%) 3D Printing
13 26 (2.02%) 3D Graphics
14 20 (1.56%) Device Driver
14 20 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
15 17 (1.32%) ASIC
16 14 (1.09%) Life Science
17 12 (0.93%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 382 (29.73%) Linux
2 332 (25.84%) Windows
3 72 (5.60%) Android
4 63 (4.90%) Apple iOS
5 49 (3.81%) Embedded Linux
6 45 (3.50%) Unix
7 23 (1.79%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 19 (1.48%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.70%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.39%) AIX
12 5 (0.39%) Solaris
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.078%) CentOS
15 1 (0.078%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (61.17%) Software Engineering
2 372 (28.95%) Mathematics
3 267 (20.78%) Physics
4 250 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (17.82%) Multithreading
6 213 (16.58%) Machine Learning
7 205 (15.95%) OO
8 149 (11.60%) SDLC
9 124 (9.65%) Artificial Intelligence
10 114 (8.87%) Signal Processing
11 107 (8.33%) Scrum
12 88 (6.85%) Open Source
13 87 (6.77%) OOP
14 85 (6.61%) Test Automation
15 84 (6.54%) OOD
16 74 (5.76%) Collaborative Working
16 74 (5.76%) Mentoring
17 55 (4.28%) Computer Vision
17 55 (4.28%) Image Processing
18 54 (4.20%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 610 (47.47%) C
2 516 (40.16%) Python
3 514 (40.00%) Java
4 461 (35.88%) C#
5 170 (13.23%) JavaScript
6 148 (11.52%) MATLAB
7 133 (10.35%) SQL
8 114 (8.87%) Embedded C
9 110 (8.56%) Embedded C++
10 58 (4.51%) Objective-C
11 41 (3.19%) Perl
12 37 (2.88%) PHP
13 31 (2.41%) Assembly Language
14 28 (2.18%) Ruby
15 23 (1.79%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.32%) Julia
16 17 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.25%) Fortran
18 15 (1.17%) VB
19 11 (0.86%) Ada
Qualifications
1 548 (42.65%) Degree
2 179 (13.93%) PhD
3 170 (13.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (2.88%) Numerate Degree
5 36 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (2.49%) MCP
7 26 (2.02%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.47%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.23%) CISA
11 3 (0.23%) CISM
11 3 (0.23%) CISSP
11 3 (0.23%) CSSLP
11 3 (0.23%) CWNA
11 3 (0.23%) SANS
12 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.18%) QA
2 11 (0.86%) MISRA
3 4 (0.31%) DICOM
3 4 (0.31%) HL7
3 4 (0.31%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.16%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.078%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.078%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.078%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.078%) MISRA C
System Software
1 62 (4.82%) Firmware
2 14 (1.09%) Docker
3 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) iptables
6 1 (0.078%) LXC
6 1 (0.078%) QEMU
6 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (1.32%) Puppet
2 11 (0.86%) Cobbler
3 9 (0.70%) Ansible
4 7 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.16%) Terraform
7 1 (0.078%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 93 (7.24%) Microsoft
2 32 (2.49%) Oracle
3 27 (2.10%) Google
4 17 (1.32%) Dell
5 16 (1.25%) IBM
6 14 (1.09%) Intel
7 13 (1.01%) HP
7 13 (1.01%) Terracotta
8 12 (0.93%) NVIDIA
9 11 (0.86%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.62%) Ab Initio
10 8 (0.62%) Progress
10 8 (0.62%) SAP
11 7 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.54%) VMware
12 6 (0.47%) Sage
13 5 (0.39%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.39%) Perforce
14 4 (0.31%) Adobe
14 4 (0.31%) Sony