Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 30 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 311 230 414
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.54% 7.44% 5.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.64% 14.13% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 116 157 292
10th Percentile " £35,428 £31,325
25th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,500 £72,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -

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 2,125 1,628 3,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.71% 52.67% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 1,274 2,906
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,125 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -3 175 £40,000 -33.33% 99
Hertfordshire +9 97 £44,000 -23.48% 31
Bedfordshire +3 22 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Essex -4 9 £55,000 +48.41% 5
Suffolk -5 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Norfolk -19 1 £55,000 +15.79% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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++.

1 187 (60.13%) Software Engineering
2 162 (52.09%) C
3 120 (38.59%) C#
4 104 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (30.87%) Social Skills
6 81 (26.05%) Python
7 78 (25.08%) Degree
8 75 (24.12%) Computer Science
9 72 (23.15%) Linux
10 66 (21.22%) TDD
10 66 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (19.29%) Electronics
12 51 (16.40%) Windows
12 51 (16.40%) Java
13 44 (14.15%) OO
13 44 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (13.83%) Software Testing
15 42 (13.50%) Systems Engineering
15 42 (13.50%) DevOps
16 41 (13.18%) Unit Testing
17 39 (12.54%) .NET
17 39 (12.54%) Scrum
17 39 (12.54%) Continuous Improvement
18 38 (12.22%) Simulink
19 37 (11.90%) Instagram
20 34 (10.93%) Artificial Intelligence
20 34 (10.93%) Embedded C++
21 33 (10.61%) Embedded C
21 33 (10.61%) Synthetic Environment
22 32 (10.29%) MATLAB

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 6 (1.93%) SAS
2 2 (0.64%) Apache
2 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
2 2 (0.64%) Confluence
2 2 (0.64%) Jupyter
2 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.32%) Jetty
3 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (12.22%) Simulink
2 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.86%) IaaS
1 12 (3.86%) PaaS
1 12 (3.86%) SaaS
2 10 (3.22%) Azure
2 10 (3.22%) GitHub
3 8 (2.57%) AWS
4 5 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.61%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.61%) Serverless
5 3 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.64%) GCP
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.97%) Modbus
1 31 (9.97%) RS-422
1 31 (9.97%) RS-485
2 10 (3.22%) DNS
2 10 (3.22%) HTTP
3 3 (0.96%) 5G
3 3 (0.96%) RS-232
4 2 (0.64%) 2G
4 2 (0.64%) 3G
4 2 (0.64%) 4G
4 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) LAN
5 1 (0.32%) LTE
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) WAN
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.93%) Spotfire
3 5 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.96%) MySQL
4 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.64%) HBase
5 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.64%) Tableau
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.47%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.14%) JIRA
4 14 (4.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (3.22%) GCC
6 9 (2.89%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.57%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.25%) ReSharper
8 7 (2.25%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.93%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (1.61%) GitLab
11 3 (0.96%) Subversion
12 2 (0.64%) CMake
13 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.32%) Gradle
13 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 96 (30.87%) Social Skills
2 60 (19.29%) Electronics
3 26 (8.36%) Presentation Skills
4 20 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.43%) Games
5 18 (5.79%) Automotive
6 17 (5.47%) Law
7 12 (3.86%) Finance
7 12 (3.86%) Wearables
8 11 (3.54%) Marketing
9 10 (3.22%) Aerospace
10 9 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (2.25%) German Language
12 6 (1.93%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.93%) Social Science
12 6 (1.93%) Telecoms
13 4 (1.29%) Military
14 2 (0.64%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 128 (41.16%) Software Engineer
2 111 (35.69%) Developer
3 69 (22.19%) C++ Developer
4 53 (17.04%) Graduate
5 46 (14.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 46 (14.79%) Software Developer
6 39 (12.54%) C++ Software Developer
7 38 (12.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 32 (10.29%) Embedded Engineer
8 32 (10.29%) Graduate Developer
8 32 (10.29%) Graduate Software Developer
9 30 (9.65%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
10 27 (8.68%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 27 (8.68%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
11 26 (8.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 25 (8.04%) Embedded Developer
13 22 (7.07%) Test Engineer
14 20 (6.43%) C# Software Engineer
15 18 (5.79%) Python Engineer
15 18 (5.79%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.54%) .NET
2 17 (5.47%) Web Services
3 15 (4.82%) SOAP
4 14 (4.50%) WPF
5 13 (4.18%) XML
6 11 (3.54%) WSDL
6 11 (3.54%) XSD
7 10 (3.22%) OpenCV
8 8 (2.57%) OpenGL
9 7 (2.25%) Node.js
10 6 (1.93%) Play Framework
10 6 (1.93%) REST
11 4 (1.29%) HTML
11 4 (1.29%) J2EE
11 4 (1.29%) OpenCL
12 3 (0.96%) Qt
12 3 (0.96%) Vulkan
13 2 (0.64%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.64%) Protocol Buffers
13 2 (0.64%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.00%) Algorithms
2 23 (7.40%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.22%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.22%) Smartphone
5 10 (3.22%) User Experience
6 9 (2.89%) Life Science
7 8 (2.57%) Robotics
8 7 (2.25%) Animation
8 7 (2.25%) BBC
8 7 (2.25%) STB
9 6 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.93%) Social Media
10 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.61%) FMCG
10 5 (1.61%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.29%) Arduino
11 4 (1.29%) Blog
12 3 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.15%) Linux
2 51 (16.40%) Windows
3 20 (6.43%) Unix
4 6 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.29%) VxWorks
6 3 (0.96%) Android
6 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (60.13%) Software Engineering
2 104 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (24.12%) Computer Science
4 66 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (21.22%) TDD
5 44 (14.15%) OO
5 44 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (13.83%) Software Testing
7 42 (13.50%) DevOps
7 42 (13.50%) Systems Engineering
8 41 (13.18%) Unit Testing
9 39 (12.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (12.54%) Scrum
10 34 (10.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 33 (10.61%) Synthetic Environment
12 31 (9.97%) Customer Requirements
12 31 (9.97%) Pair Programming
13 29 (9.32%) Validation
14 24 (7.72%) Mathematics
15 23 (7.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 162 (52.09%) C
2 120 (38.59%) C#
3 81 (26.05%) Python
4 51 (16.40%) Java
5 34 (10.93%) Embedded C++
6 33 (10.61%) Embedded C
7 32 (10.29%) MATLAB
8 18 (5.79%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.18%) VBA
10 11 (3.54%) R
11 10 (3.22%) SQL
12 9 (2.89%) Ruby
13 6 (1.93%) Groovy
13 6 (1.93%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.96%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.64%) Perl
16 2 (0.64%) Scala
16 2 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 78 (25.08%) Degree
2 24 (7.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.50%) PhD
4 14 (4.50%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.89%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.61%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) Def Stans
1 11 (3.54%) MISRA
2 9 (2.89%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) IEC 62304
3 3 (0.96%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 27 (8.68%) Firmware
2 8 (2.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.29%) FlexNet
3 3 (0.96%) Ansible
4 2 (0.64%) Grafana
4 2 (0.64%) Nagios
4 2 (0.64%) Puppet
4 2 (0.64%) Terraform
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (11.90%) Instagram
2 23 (7.40%) ANSYS
2 23 (7.40%) Bloomberg
3 12 (3.86%) IBM
4 6 (1.93%) Facebook
5 4 (1.29%) HP
5 4 (1.29%) Splunk
6 3 (0.96%) Altera
6 3 (0.96%) Google
6 3 (0.96%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle
6 3 (0.96%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.32%) Parasoft
7 1 (0.32%) Sony
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter