Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 23 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 650 1,189 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.17% 10.16% 6.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.53% 17.42% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 582 1,047 861
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,775 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £63,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 5,638 6,827 6,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 53.48% 58.36% 52.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,627 5,748 5,923
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -9 435 £55,000 +10.00% 197
Hertfordshire -23 133 £42,500 +10.39% 45
Essex +7 34 £25,000 -44.44% 14
Suffolk +25 29 £47,500 +106.52% 3
Bedfordshire -17 11 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Norfolk +5 8 £37,500 +14.07% 7
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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++.

1 338 (52.00%) Python
2 335 (51.54%) Software Engineering
3 292 (44.92%) C#
4 287 (44.15%) Java
5 273 (42.00%) C
6 199 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
7 183 (28.15%) Machine Learning
8 174 (26.77%) Linux
9 160 (24.62%) Multithreading
10 145 (22.31%) Degree
11 136 (20.92%) Computer Science
12 134 (20.62%) Windows
13 121 (18.62%) Algorithms
14 120 (18.46%) JavaScript
14 120 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
15 117 (18.00%) PhD
16 109 (16.77%) Mathematics
17 100 (15.38%) Test Automation
18 95 (14.62%) .NET
19 85 (13.08%) OO
20 80 (12.31%) SQL
20 80 (12.31%) Visual Studio
21 77 (11.85%) Scrum
22 69 (10.62%) Deep Learning
23 68 (10.46%) HTML
24 66 (10.15%) Distributed Algorithms
24 66 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
25 62 (9.54%) Physics
26 61 (9.38%) Telecoms
27 57 (8.77%) Reinforcement Learning

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 24 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.92%) Apache Pig
3 6 (0.92%) Confluence
3 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.77%) Apache
5 3 (0.46%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.46%) IIS
5 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Maya
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.15%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.77%) GitHub
3 21 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.08%) Serverless
7 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.62%) SaaS
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.46%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.31%) Firebase
9 2 (0.31%) Slack
9 2 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.69%) TCP/IP
2 24 (3.69%) Wireless
3 20 (3.08%) HTTP
4 10 (1.54%) 802.11
4 10 (1.54%) Internet
5 9 (1.38%) Ethernet
5 9 (1.38%) SSL
6 7 (1.08%) Broadband
6 7 (1.08%) Firewall
7 6 (0.92%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.92%) RTP
8 4 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.46%) DHCP
9 3 (0.46%) DVB
9 3 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.46%) IGMP
9 3 (0.46%) PBX
9 3 (0.46%) RTCP
9 3 (0.46%) SNMP
9 3 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.92%) Big Data
3 33 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.15%) Blockchain
4 27 (4.15%) MySQL
5 24 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.54%) HBase
8 7 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.92%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.92%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.77%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.46%) DB2
11 3 (0.46%) MS Access
11 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.15%) Redis
12 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 80 (12.31%) Visual Studio
2 42 (6.46%) Git (software)
3 37 (5.69%) JIRA
4 33 (5.08%) Selenium
5 28 (4.31%) LabVIEW
5 28 (4.31%) Subversion
6 22 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.85%) Maven
7 12 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.54%) ReSharper
9 9 (1.38%) NUnit
10 8 (1.23%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.08%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.08%) JUnit
11 7 (1.08%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.92%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.92%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.92%) Robot Framework
General
1 61 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 44 (6.77%) Games
3 43 (6.62%) Finance
4 35 (5.38%) Electronics
5 31 (4.77%) Aerospace
6 20 (3.08%) Automotive
7 13 (2.00%) Publishing
8 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.92%) Legal
9 6 (0.92%) Military
10 5 (0.77%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.62%) Banking
11 4 (0.62%) Marketing
12 3 (0.46%) Retail
13 2 (0.31%) French Language
13 2 (0.31%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 248 (38.15%) Software Engineer
2 234 (36.00%) Developer
3 107 (16.46%) C++ Software Engineer
4 91 (14.00%) C++ Developer
5 85 (13.08%) Software Developer
6 72 (11.08%) Graduate
7 49 (7.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 47 (7.23%) C# Developer
8 47 (7.23%) Test Engineer
9 43 (6.62%) Python Engineer
10 42 (6.46%) Senior Software Engineer
11 41 (6.31%) Embedded Engineer
11 41 (6.31%) Graduate Developer
12 39 (6.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 37 (5.69%) C++ Software Developer
14 33 (5.08%) C# Software Engineer
14 33 (5.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 30 (4.62%) Java Developer
16 27 (4.15%) Junior
16 27 (4.15%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (14.62%) .NET
2 68 (10.46%) HTML
3 53 (8.15%) Natural Language Processing
4 45 (6.92%) CSS
5 44 (6.77%) TensorFlow
6 40 (6.15%) JSON
7 38 (5.85%) ASP.NET
8 32 (4.92%) AngularJS
9 31 (4.77%) XML
10 26 (4.00%) WPF
11 25 (3.85%) STL
12 24 (3.69%) Web Services
13 19 (2.92%) Node.js
14 18 (2.77%) jQuery
15 15 (2.31%) WinForms
16 14 (2.15%) .NET Framework
16 14 (2.15%) LAMP
16 14 (2.15%) RESTful
17 13 (2.00%) Angular 2
18 12 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (20.92%) Computer Science
2 121 (18.62%) Algorithms
3 34 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.23%) Robotics
4 26 (4.00%) Smart City
5 25 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (2.62%) Acoustics
7 12 (1.85%) User Experience
8 11 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.54%) Device Driver
9 10 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
10 9 (1.38%) CUDA
10 9 (1.38%) Grid Computing
10 9 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.23%) Life Science
12 7 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (0.92%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.62%) Biotechnology
14 4 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 174 (26.77%) Linux
2 134 (20.62%) Windows
3 27 (4.15%) Android
4 21 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 18 (2.77%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.38%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.23%) Unix
9 7 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.08%) Robot Operating System
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
11 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (51.54%) Software Engineering
2 199 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (28.15%) Machine Learning
4 160 (24.62%) Multithreading
5 120 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
6 109 (16.77%) Mathematics
7 100 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 85 (13.08%) OO
9 77 (11.85%) Scrum
10 69 (10.62%) Deep Learning
11 66 (10.15%) Distributed Algorithms
11 66 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
12 62 (9.54%) Physics
13 57 (8.77%) Reinforcement Learning
14 51 (7.85%) Bayesian Methods
15 46 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (6.92%) Signal Processing
17 40 (6.15%) Computational Linguistics
18 39 (6.00%) Computational Biology
18 39 (6.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 338 (52.00%) Python
2 292 (44.92%) C#
3 287 (44.15%) Java
4 273 (42.00%) C
5 120 (18.46%) JavaScript
6 80 (12.31%) SQL
7 48 (7.38%) PHP
8 26 (4.00%) VB
9 25 (3.85%) MATLAB
10 20 (3.08%) Embedded C++
11 19 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.92%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.62%) Scala
13 16 (2.46%) Embedded C
14 15 (2.31%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 14 (2.15%) Go
15 14 (2.15%) Pascal
16 11 (1.69%) Perl
16 11 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 145 (22.31%) Degree
2 117 (18.00%) PhD
3 54 (8.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 43 (6.62%) MPhil
4 43 (6.62%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.69%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.92%) CCNA
7 6 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.92%) CISSP
7 6 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (0.92%) GIAC
7 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.92%) Linux+ Certification
7 6 (0.92%) MCSE
7 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (0.92%) SANS
7 6 (0.92%) SSCP
8 5 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.00%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.31%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.31%) MISRA
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) JTAG
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (3.85%) Docker
2 14 (2.15%) Firmware
3 7 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.92%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.92%) vSphere
5 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (1.23%) Puppet
2 7 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.92%) HP ALM
3 6 (0.92%) Salt
4 5 (0.77%) Ansible
5 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (1.85%) Atlassian
2 12 (1.85%) Oracle
3 8 (1.23%) VMware
4 7 (1.08%) Google
5 6 (0.92%) Apple
5 6 (0.92%) HP
6 5 (0.77%) BT
7 4 (0.62%) Twitter
8 3 (0.46%) BEA
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco
8 3 (0.46%) IBM
8 3 (0.46%) iManage
8 3 (0.46%) Lotus
9 2 (0.31%) QNX
9 2 (0.31%) SAP
10 1 (0.15%) Baan
10 1 (0.15%) IFS
10 1 (0.15%) Perforce
10 1 (0.15%) Sage