Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 45 37
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 -15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 158 374 734
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 7.99% 5.26% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.06% 10.58% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 113 251 616
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £39,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £75,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +10.53%

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 1,124 3,535 6,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.85% 49.73% 54.06%
Number of salaries quoted 872 2,574 4,855
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,850
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +5 108 £60,000 +20.00% 73
Hertfordshire +67 28 £57,500 +15.00% 20
Norfolk +34 12 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Bedfordshire +49 8 £48,750 +21.88% 5
Essex -17 2 £48,500 +120.45% 5
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 78 (49.37%) Python
2 74 (46.84%) Degree
3 68 (43.04%) Software Engineering
4 65 (41.14%) C
5 63 (39.87%) Computer Science
6 57 (36.08%) Linux
7 35 (22.15%) C#
8 30 (18.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (18.35%) SQL
9 29 (18.35%) AWS
10 27 (17.09%) PhD
10 27 (17.09%) Jenkins
11 26 (16.46%) Algorithms
11 26 (16.46%) Java
12 25 (15.82%) Machine Learning
13 24 (15.19%) Docker
13 24 (15.19%) Artificial Intelligence
13 24 (15.19%) Git (software)
13 24 (15.19%) Mathematics
14 23 (14.56%) JavaScript
15 22 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (13.92%) DevOps
16 21 (13.29%) Windows
16 21 (13.29%) Firmware
16 21 (13.29%) NoSQL
17 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
17 20 (12.66%) Manufacturing
17 20 (12.66%) CMake
18 19 (12.03%) Data Structures
18 19 (12.03%) Multithreading

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 14 (8.86%) Apache Spark
2 10 (6.33%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (6.33%) Luigi
3 3 (1.90%) Apache
3 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Simulink
2 5 (3.16%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.35%) AWS
2 18 (11.39%) Azure
3 10 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.33%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (6.33%) Logic Apps
4 7 (4.43%) Slack
5 5 (3.16%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (3.16%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.90%) Serverless
7 2 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) Wireless
2 2 (1.27%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.27%) 5G
2 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.63%) MQTT
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.29%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.13%) Big Data
4 15 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (8.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (6.96%) Hadoop
6 11 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
7 10 (6.33%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (6.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (6.33%) Azkaban
7 10 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.16%) Power BI
8 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.90%) Apache Ignite
10 3 (1.90%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.90%) Flink
10 3 (1.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (17.09%) Jenkins
2 24 (15.19%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.66%) CMake
4 15 (9.49%) JIRA
5 14 (8.86%) GCC
6 11 (6.96%) GitLab
7 7 (4.43%) Artifactory
7 7 (4.43%) Subversion
8 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.16%) GNU Toolchain
10 4 (2.53%) Buildbot
10 4 (2.53%) Clang
10 4 (2.53%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.53%) Redmine
10 4 (2.53%) Xcode
11 3 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.90%) CircleCI
11 3 (1.90%) LabVIEW
11 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.90%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (12.66%) Manufacturing
2 14 (8.86%) Law
3 12 (7.59%) Aerospace
3 12 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.70%) Games
5 7 (4.43%) Electronics
6 5 (3.16%) Finance
7 3 (1.90%) Advertising
8 2 (1.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 55 (34.81%) Software Engineer
2 34 (21.52%) Developer
3 28 (17.72%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (10.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (8.23%) Architect
5 13 (8.23%) C++ Developer
6 9 (5.70%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.06%) Compiler Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Principal Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.43%) Data Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Principal Software Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Embedded Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Junior
10 5 (3.16%) Embedded C Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) Power BI Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.86%) Node.js
2 13 (8.23%) .NET
3 10 (6.33%) Kafka
3 10 (6.33%) LLVM
3 10 (6.33%) Spark Streaming
4 9 (5.70%) HTML
5 8 (5.06%) CSS
5 8 (5.06%) TensorFlow
6 7 (4.43%) HTML5
6 7 (4.43%) PyTorch
7 6 (3.80%) .NET Core
7 6 (3.80%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.80%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.80%) JSON
7 6 (3.80%) RESTful
8 5 (3.16%) LINQ
8 5 (3.16%) OpenGL
8 5 (3.16%) Web Services
8 5 (3.16%) XML
8 5 (3.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) Algorithms
2 19 (12.03%) Data Structures
3 11 (6.96%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.70%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.43%) ASIC
6 7 (4.43%) Wiki
7 6 (3.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (3.16%) User Experience
9 4 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (2.53%) SCADA
9 4 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.53%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.90%) Acoustics
10 3 (1.90%) Blog
10 3 (1.90%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.90%) Music Streaming
11 2 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.27%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.08%) Linux
2 21 (13.29%) Windows
3 10 (6.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.27%) Robot Operating System
4 2 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.04%) Software Engineering
2 63 (39.87%) Computer Science
3 25 (15.82%) Machine Learning
4 24 (15.19%) Artificial Intelligence
4 24 (15.19%) Mathematics
5 22 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.92%) DevOps
6 19 (12.03%) Multithreading
7 18 (11.39%) Analytics
7 18 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.13%) Visualisation
9 15 (9.49%) Data Science
9 15 (9.49%) OO
9 15 (9.49%) Validation
10 14 (8.86%) Performance Analysis
10 14 (8.86%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.59%) Scrum
12 11 (6.96%) Statistics
12 11 (6.96%) Workflow
12 11 (6.96%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (49.37%) Python
2 65 (41.14%) C
3 35 (22.15%) C#
4 29 (18.35%) SQL
5 26 (16.46%) Java
6 23 (14.56%) JavaScript
7 17 (10.76%) Assembly Language
7 17 (10.76%) Scala
8 10 (6.33%) MATLAB
9 9 (5.70%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.70%) Embedded C
10 7 (4.43%) Rust
11 5 (3.16%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.16%) Perl
12 4 (2.53%) F#
12 4 (2.53%) Go
12 4 (2.53%) Lua
12 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.53%) Ruby
13 3 (1.90%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 74 (46.84%) Degree
2 30 (18.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (17.09%) PhD
4 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.63%) DO-254
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.63%) JTAG
3 1 (0.63%) MISRA
3 1 (0.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 24 (15.19%) Docker
2 21 (13.29%) Firmware
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) Ansible
2 5 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.16%) Puppet
3 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.43%) Autodesk
3 5 (3.16%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.63%) EMC
4 1 (0.63%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) Intel
4 1 (0.63%) PTC
4 1 (0.63%) SAP
4 1 (0.63%) Spotify
4 1 (0.63%) Tableau