Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 43 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 261 422 1,039
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 7.20% 5.56% 8.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.18% 10.88% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 207 361 784
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.94% +27.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,000 £27,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%

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 1,841 3,877 6,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.79% 51.04% 56.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,417 3,045 5,587
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 July 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 +4 137 £60,000 +9.09% 71
Hertfordshire +29 62 £55,000 +15.79% 18
Essex +18 29 £24,000 -33.33% 2
Norfolk +20 16 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Suffolk +8 11 £50,000 +25.00%
Bedfordshire +26 6 £48,750 +21.88% 5
C++
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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++.

1 134 (51.34%) Software Engineering
2 131 (50.19%) Degree
3 127 (48.66%) C
4 102 (39.08%) Computer Science
5 101 (38.70%) Python
6 89 (34.10%) Linux
7 74 (28.35%) C#
8 52 (19.92%) Windows
9 51 (19.54%) SQL
10 50 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (18.39%) Java
12 47 (18.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 44 (16.86%) Multithreading
14 42 (16.09%) Mathematics
15 39 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (14.94%) Algorithms
16 38 (14.56%) Jenkins
16 38 (14.56%) Telecoms
17 37 (14.18%) Manufacturing
17 37 (14.18%) Visual Studio
18 36 (13.79%) JIRA
18 36 (13.79%) Git (software)
19 35 (13.41%) .NET
19 35 (13.41%) OO
20 33 (12.64%) JavaScript
20 33 (12.64%) SQL Server
21 31 (11.88%) Firmware
22 30 (11.49%) Finance
22 30 (11.49%) Microsoft
22 30 (11.49%) Artificial Intelligence

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 (4.21%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.07%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (3.07%) Luigi
3 3 (1.15%) Apache
3 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.77%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Simulink
2 1 (0.38%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.11%) AWS
2 23 (8.81%) Azure
3 9 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.07%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (3.07%) Logic Apps
5 7 (2.68%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (2.68%) Slack
6 4 (1.53%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.77%) GCP
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.38%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.81%) Wireless
2 13 (4.98%) Internet
3 8 (3.07%) 3GPP
3 8 (3.07%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.30%) 5G
5 5 (1.92%) HTTP
6 4 (1.53%) MQTT
6 4 (1.53%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.77%) SSL
7 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.38%) DHCP
8 1 (0.38%) Firewall
8 1 (0.38%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.38%) IPv4
8 1 (0.38%) IPv6
8 1 (0.38%) Tactical Data Link
8 1 (0.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 18 (6.90%) Big Data
4 16 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (3.07%) Azkaban
7 8 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.07%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.30%) MySQL
8 6 (2.30%) OLAP
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.53%) Power BI
11 3 (1.15%) Apache Ignite
11 3 (1.15%) Flink
Development Applications
1 38 (14.56%) Jenkins
2 37 (14.18%) Visual Studio
3 36 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 36 (13.79%) JIRA
4 24 (9.20%) CMake
5 13 (4.98%) Subversion
6 12 (4.60%) LabVIEW
7 11 (4.21%) GitLab
8 10 (3.83%) GCC
9 9 (3.45%) Xcode
10 8 (3.07%) Buildbot
10 8 (3.07%) Clang
10 8 (3.07%) CruiseControl
11 7 (2.68%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.92%) GNU Toolchain
12 5 (1.92%) Redmine
12 5 (1.92%) Selenium
13 4 (1.53%) Fiddler
14 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 38 (14.56%) Telecoms
2 37 (14.18%) Manufacturing
3 30 (11.49%) Finance
4 23 (8.81%) Games
5 22 (8.43%) Electronics
6 11 (4.21%) Marketing
6 11 (4.21%) Public Sector
7 9 (3.45%) Automotive
8 8 (3.07%) Law
9 6 (2.30%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.53%) Legal
11 3 (1.15%) Advertising
12 2 (0.77%) Back Office
12 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.38%) French Language
13 1 (0.38%) German Language
13 1 (0.38%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (34.87%) Software Engineer
2 71 (27.20%) Developer
3 40 (15.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 33 (12.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 26 (9.96%) C++ Developer
6 25 (9.58%) Embedded Engineer
7 21 (8.05%) Architect
8 19 (7.28%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.13%) Embedded C Engineer
9 16 (6.13%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Junior
11 14 (5.36%) Junior Developer
11 14 (5.36%) Principal Engineer
12 13 (4.98%) C Software Engineer
13 12 (4.60%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (4.21%) C++ Software Developer
14 11 (4.21%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.41%) .NET
2 18 (6.90%) Node.js
3 16 (6.13%) HTML
4 15 (5.75%) OpenGL
5 13 (4.98%) CSS
6 12 (4.60%) AngularJS
6 12 (4.60%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.21%) .NET Framework
7 11 (4.21%) JSON
7 11 (4.21%) XML
8 9 (3.45%) .NET Core
9 8 (3.07%) Kafka
9 8 (3.07%) Qt
9 8 (3.07%) RESTful
9 8 (3.07%) Spark Streaming
10 7 (2.68%) HTML5
11 6 (2.30%) D3.js
12 5 (1.92%) PyTorch
12 5 (1.92%) TensorFlow
12 5 (1.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.94%) Algorithms
2 22 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (6.51%) Data Structures
5 16 (6.13%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (3.83%) Robotics
7 9 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.45%) Music Streaming
8 8 (3.07%) Animation
8 8 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.07%) Photography
8 8 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.68%) ASIC
9 7 (2.68%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.68%) Wiki
10 6 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.30%) User Experience
11 5 (1.92%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.92%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.92%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 89 (34.10%) Linux
2 52 (19.92%) Windows
3 16 (6.13%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.83%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.92%) Android
6 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.53%) Unix
7 3 (1.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.77%) CentOS
8 2 (0.77%) Robot Operating System
8 2 (0.77%) Solaris
8 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (51.34%) Software Engineering
2 102 (39.08%) Computer Science
3 50 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (16.86%) Multithreading
5 42 (16.09%) Mathematics
6 39 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (13.41%) OO
8 30 (11.49%) Artificial Intelligence
8 30 (11.49%) SDLC
9 28 (10.73%) Machine Learning
10 27 (10.34%) Analytics
11 26 (9.96%) Signal Processing
12 25 (9.58%) Test Automation
13 24 (9.20%) DevOps
14 21 (8.05%) Data Science
15 19 (7.28%) Line Management
15 19 (7.28%) Visualisation
16 18 (6.90%) Scrum
16 18 (6.90%) Validation
17 17 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 127 (48.66%) C
2 101 (38.70%) Python
3 74 (28.35%) C#
4 51 (19.54%) SQL
5 48 (18.39%) Java
6 33 (12.64%) JavaScript
7 20 (7.66%) Scala
8 19 (7.28%) Assembly Language
9 18 (6.90%) Bash Shell
10 17 (6.51%) Embedded C
11 15 (5.75%) Go
12 14 (5.36%) MATLAB
13 13 (4.98%) PHP
14 11 (4.21%) PowerShell
15 8 (3.07%) Lua
16 7 (2.68%) Embedded C++
17 6 (2.30%) Objective-C
18 5 (1.92%) Perl
18 5 (1.92%) Ruby
18 5 (1.92%) Rust
Qualifications
1 131 (50.19%) Degree
2 47 (18.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (6.13%) PhD
4 15 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) ISEB
8 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) JTAG
2 1 (0.38%) MISRA
2 1 (0.38%) MISRA C
System Software
1 31 (11.88%) Firmware
2 29 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) KVM
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.83%) Ansible
2 8 (3.07%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.15%) Puppet
4 2 (0.77%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 30 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.21%) SAP
3 7 (2.68%) Autodesk
3 7 (2.68%) JD Edwards
3 7 (2.68%) Spotify
4 6 (2.30%) Oracle
4 6 (2.30%) Tableau
5 3 (1.15%) Google
5 3 (1.15%) PTC
6 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.77%) HP
7 1 (0.38%) EMC
7 1 (0.38%) Intel