Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 38 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 -17 +12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 334 629 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.95% 6.18% 10.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.86% 11.65% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 196 564 1,121
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £71,000
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 3,388 5,397 7,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.16% 53.07% 58.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,447 4,419 5,946
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,902
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.27% +4.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 -3 239 £49,500 -10.00% 150
Essex +20 42 £22,000 -12.00% 7
Hertfordshire -40 29 £50,000 +11.11% 48
Suffolk -6 15 £47,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 8 £43,750 +25.00% 12
Norfolk -11 1 £23,000 -42.50% 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 (56.59%) Software Engineering
2 183 (54.79%) C
3 163 (48.80%) Degree
4 157 (47.01%) Python
5 141 (42.22%) Linux
6 107 (32.04%) Computer Science
7 105 (31.44%) Java
8 99 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (26.65%) C#
10 87 (26.05%) Windows
11 79 (23.65%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (18.86%) Mathematics
13 55 (16.47%) Computer Science Degree
14 54 (16.17%) Electronics
15 52 (15.57%) Android
16 45 (13.47%) Git (software)
17 43 (12.87%) JavaScript
18 42 (12.57%) SQL
18 42 (12.57%) OO
18 42 (12.57%) Games
18 42 (12.57%) Physics
19 41 (12.28%) .NET
20 38 (11.38%) Automotive
21 37 (11.08%) Algorithms
22 35 (10.48%) OpenGL
23 34 (10.18%) Machine Learning
24 32 (9.58%) Multithreading
24 32 (9.58%) Artificial Intelligence
25 31 (9.28%) Smartphone
25 31 (9.28%) PHP

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 4 (1.20%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.60%) Confluence
3 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.90%) Simulink
3 2 (0.60%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.89%) AWS
2 9 (2.69%) GitHub
3 6 (1.80%) Azure
3 6 (1.80%) Siri
4 5 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.90%) GCP
6 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.39%) Wireless
2 17 (5.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.29%) Bluetooth
4 10 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (2.69%) Internet
6 8 (2.40%) Wireshark
7 7 (2.10%) LTE
8 6 (1.80%) GSM
8 6 (1.80%) Modbus
8 6 (1.80%) UMTS
8 6 (1.80%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.90%) HTTP
10 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.60%) Firewall
10 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.30%) DVB
11 1 (0.30%) MQTT
11 1 (0.30%) SSL
11 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.29%) MySQL
2 20 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.09%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.40%) ObjectStore
5 2 (0.60%) Big Data
5 2 (0.60%) GIS
5 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.60%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.30%) MS Access
6 1 (0.30%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.28%) Visual Studio
3 29 (8.68%) JIRA
4 11 (3.29%) Fiddler
4 11 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.40%) Burp Suite
5 8 (2.40%) Subversion
6 7 (2.10%) JUnit
7 6 (1.80%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.80%) git-flow
7 6 (1.80%) WiX
8 5 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.50%) Gerrit
8 5 (1.50%) GoCD
8 5 (1.50%) Maven
9 4 (1.20%) IDA Disassembler
10 3 (0.90%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.60%) Clang
General
1 54 (16.17%) Electronics
2 42 (12.57%) Games
3 38 (11.38%) Automotive
4 27 (8.08%) Finance
5 26 (7.78%) Manufacturing
6 20 (5.99%) Military
7 16 (4.79%) Marketing
8 13 (3.89%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.10%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.20%) Retail
11 2 (0.60%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 141 (42.22%) Software Engineer
2 74 (22.16%) Developer
3 54 (16.17%) Embedded Engineer
4 52 (15.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 45 (13.47%) Senior Software Engineer
6 30 (8.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 24 (7.19%) C++ Developer
8 22 (6.59%) Graduate
8 22 (6.59%) Junior
9 21 (6.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (5.99%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.69%) Principal Engineer
12 16 (4.79%) Junior Developer
13 14 (4.19%) C# Developer
13 14 (4.19%) Java Engineer
13 14 (4.19%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 13 (3.89%) Data Scientist
14 13 (3.89%) Java Software Engineer
14 13 (3.89%) JavaScript Engineer
14 13 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.28%) .NET
2 35 (10.48%) OpenGL
3 23 (6.89%) Vulkan
4 22 (6.59%) Java EE
5 19 (5.69%) ASP.NET
5 19 (5.69%) Web Services
6 18 (5.39%) OpenGL ES
7 13 (3.89%) LAMP
7 13 (3.89%) Qt
8 12 (3.59%) PyTorch
8 12 (3.59%) TensorFlow
9 10 (2.99%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 9 (2.69%) Caffe
10 9 (2.69%) Unreal Engine
11 8 (2.40%) REST
12 7 (2.10%) CSS
12 7 (2.10%) HTML
12 7 (2.10%) JSON
12 7 (2.10%) STL
13 6 (1.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.08%) Algorithms
2 31 (9.28%) Smartphone
3 23 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.59%) Embedded Systems
5 20 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (5.99%) Virtual Team
6 12 (3.59%) Device Driver
7 11 (3.29%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (3.29%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.29%) Life Science
8 10 (2.99%) Animation
8 10 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.99%) Robotics
9 9 (2.69%) Blog
9 9 (2.69%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.40%) CAN bus
10 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.40%) Mobile Games
10 8 (2.40%) Online Games
10 8 (2.40%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 141 (42.22%) Linux
2 87 (26.05%) Windows
3 52 (15.57%) Android
4 17 (5.09%) Unix
5 14 (4.19%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (3.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.50%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.60%) MVS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.30%) Tizen
9 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (56.59%) Software Engineering
2 107 (32.04%) Computer Science
3 99 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (23.65%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (18.86%) Mathematics
6 42 (12.57%) OO
6 42 (12.57%) Physics
7 34 (10.18%) Machine Learning
8 32 (9.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 32 (9.58%) Multithreading
9 28 (8.38%) Test Automation
10 26 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (7.78%) Scrum
11 22 (6.59%) TDD
12 21 (6.29%) Android Development
12 21 (6.29%) Prototyping
13 18 (5.39%) Web Development
14 17 (5.09%) DevOps
15 16 (4.79%) Data Analysis
15 16 (4.79%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 183 (54.79%) C
2 157 (47.01%) Python
3 105 (31.44%) Java
4 89 (26.65%) C#
5 43 (12.87%) JavaScript
6 42 (12.57%) SQL
7 31 (9.28%) PHP
8 30 (8.98%) Embedded C
9 23 (6.89%) Embedded C++
10 18 (5.39%) Objective-C
11 15 (4.49%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.59%) Perl
13 10 (2.99%) Assembly Language
13 10 (2.99%) Go
13 10 (2.99%) MATLAB
13 10 (2.99%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.69%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.80%) VC++
16 5 (1.50%) Lua
17 3 (0.90%) Ada
Qualifications
1 163 (48.80%) Degree
2 55 (16.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (7.78%) Security Cleared
4 25 (7.49%) PhD
5 14 (4.19%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.29%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.90%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.60%) CCNA
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.60%) CISSP
9 2 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.60%) GIAC
9 2 (0.60%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.60%) MCSE
9 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.60%) SANS
9 2 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.80%) QA
3 3 (0.90%) JTAG
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (5.39%) Firmware
2 8 (2.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.50%) Ansible
3 3 (0.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (2.99%) Oracle
2 7 (2.10%) Apple
3 6 (1.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.20%) QNX
5 3 (0.90%) Dell
6 2 (0.60%) ESRI
6 2 (0.60%) Google
6 2 (0.60%) Luciad
6 2 (0.60%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) Canon
7 1 (0.30%) Coverity
7 1 (0.30%) Intel
7 1 (0.30%) Klocwork
7 1 (0.30%) PTC
7 1 (0.30%) Samsung
7 1 (0.30%) VMware