Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 29 39
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 324 229 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.76% 7.65% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.20% 14.50% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 122 156 287
10th Percentile " £35,428 £31,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £35,250
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 £90,000 £72,500
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 2,131 1,579 3,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.45% 52.77% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,233 2,874
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -3 185 £40,000 -33.33% 109
Hertfordshire +10 101 £44,000 -23.48% 36
Bedfordshire +5 21 £50,000 - 4
Essex -4 9 £55,000 +48.41% 7
Suffolk -5 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Norfolk -20 1 £55,000 +15.79% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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++.

1 196 (60.49%) Software Engineering
2 165 (50.93%) C
3 123 (37.96%) C#
4 108 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (31.17%) Social Skills
6 89 (27.47%) Python
7 84 (25.93%) Degree
8 80 (24.69%) Computer Science
9 75 (23.15%) Linux
10 66 (20.37%) TDD
10 66 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (18.83%) Electronics
12 53 (16.36%) Java
13 51 (15.74%) Windows
14 46 (14.20%) OO
14 46 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (14.20%) Systems Engineering
15 42 (12.96%) Instagram
15 42 (12.96%) .NET
15 42 (12.96%) Software Testing
16 41 (12.65%) Unit Testing
16 41 (12.65%) Simulink
16 41 (12.65%) Scrum
16 41 (12.65%) DevOps
17 39 (12.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 36 (11.11%) Synthetic Environment
19 35 (10.80%) MATLAB
19 35 (10.80%) Artificial Intelligence
20 34 (10.49%) Embedded C++
21 33 (10.19%) Embedded C

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 8 (2.47%) SAS
2 4 (1.23%) Confluence
3 2 (0.62%) Apache
3 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.62%) Jupyter
3 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.31%) Jetty
4 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (12.65%) Simulink
2 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.01%) IaaS
1 13 (4.01%) PaaS
1 13 (4.01%) SaaS
2 10 (3.09%) Azure
2 10 (3.09%) GitHub
3 9 (2.78%) AWS
4 6 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.85%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.54%) Serverless
6 3 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.62%) GCP
8 1 (0.31%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.26%) Modbus
1 30 (9.26%) RS-422
1 30 (9.26%) RS-485
2 11 (3.40%) DNS
2 11 (3.40%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) 5G
3 3 (0.93%) RS-232
4 2 (0.62%) 2G
4 2 (0.62%) 3G
4 2 (0.62%) 4G
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.31%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) LTE
5 1 (0.31%) SSL
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.47%) Spotfire
2 7 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.93%) MySQL
4 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.62%) HBase
5 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.62%) Tableau
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (6.79%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.56%) JIRA
3 17 (5.25%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.32%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (3.09%) GCC
6 9 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.16%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (2.16%) ReSharper
8 7 (2.16%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.54%) GitLab
10 4 (1.23%) CMake
11 3 (0.93%) Subversion
12 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.31%) Gradle
12 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 101 (31.17%) Social Skills
2 61 (18.83%) Electronics
3 27 (8.33%) Presentation Skills
4 21 (6.48%) Automotive
5 20 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.17%) Games
6 17 (5.25%) Law
7 12 (3.70%) Finance
7 12 (3.70%) Wearables
8 11 (3.40%) Aerospace
8 11 (3.40%) Marketing
8 11 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.47%) Social Science
10 7 (2.16%) German Language
11 6 (1.85%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.54%) Military
13 2 (0.62%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 135 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 114 (35.19%) Developer
3 71 (21.91%) C++ Developer
4 57 (17.59%) Graduate
5 51 (15.74%) C++ Software Engineer
6 48 (14.81%) Software Developer
7 42 (12.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 40 (12.35%) C++ Software Developer
9 34 (10.49%) Graduate Developer
9 34 (10.49%) Graduate Software Developer
10 33 (10.19%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
11 32 (9.88%) Embedded Engineer
12 28 (8.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 28 (8.64%) Graduate C++ Developer
12 28 (8.64%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
13 25 (7.72%) Embedded Developer
14 22 (6.79%) Test Engineer
15 21 (6.48%) C# Software Engineer
15 21 (6.48%) Python Engineer
15 21 (6.48%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.96%) .NET
2 18 (5.56%) Web Services
3 15 (4.63%) SOAP
4 14 (4.32%) WPF
5 13 (4.01%) XML
6 11 (3.40%) WSDL
6 11 (3.40%) XSD
7 10 (3.09%) OpenCV
8 8 (2.47%) Node.js
8 8 (2.47%) OpenGL
8 8 (2.47%) Play Framework
9 6 (1.85%) REST
10 4 (1.23%) HTML
10 4 (1.23%) J2EE
10 4 (1.23%) NumPy
10 4 (1.23%) OpenCL
10 4 (1.23%) SciPy
11 3 (0.93%) Qt
11 3 (0.93%) Vulkan
12 2 (0.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.95%) Algorithms
2 24 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.40%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.09%) Smartphone
6 10 (3.09%) User Experience
7 9 (2.78%) Life Science
8 8 (2.47%) Robotics
8 8 (2.47%) Social Media
9 7 (2.16%) Animation
9 7 (2.16%) BBC
9 7 (2.16%) STB
10 6 (1.85%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.54%) FMCG
11 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.23%) Arduino
12 4 (1.23%) Blog
12 4 (1.23%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.15%) Linux
2 51 (15.74%) Windows
3 21 (6.48%) Unix
4 6 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.23%) VxWorks
6 3 (0.93%) Android
6 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (60.49%) Software Engineering
2 108 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (24.69%) Computer Science
4 66 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (20.37%) TDD
5 46 (14.20%) OO
5 46 (14.20%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (14.20%) Systems Engineering
6 42 (12.96%) Software Testing
7 41 (12.65%) DevOps
7 41 (12.65%) Scrum
7 41 (12.65%) Unit Testing
8 39 (12.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (11.11%) Synthetic Environment
10 35 (10.80%) Artificial Intelligence
11 33 (10.19%) Validation
12 30 (9.26%) Customer Requirements
12 30 (9.26%) Pair Programming
13 28 (8.64%) Mathematics
14 24 (7.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 165 (50.93%) C
2 123 (37.96%) C#
3 89 (27.47%) Python
4 53 (16.36%) Java
5 35 (10.80%) MATLAB
6 34 (10.49%) Embedded C++
7 33 (10.19%) Embedded C
8 18 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 15 (4.63%) VBA
10 13 (4.01%) R
11 10 (3.09%) SQL
12 9 (2.78%) Ruby
13 8 (2.47%) Groovy
14 6 (1.85%) JavaScript
15 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.93%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.62%) Java 8
17 2 (0.62%) Scala
17 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 84 (25.93%) Degree
2 25 (7.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (5.25%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.32%) PhD
6 9 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.54%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.40%) Def Stans
1 11 (3.40%) MISRA
2 9 (2.78%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) IEC 62304
3 3 (0.93%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 27 (8.33%) Firmware
2 8 (2.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.23%) FlexNet
3 3 (0.93%) Ansible
4 2 (0.62%) Grafana
4 2 (0.62%) Nagios
4 2 (0.62%) Puppet
4 2 (0.62%) Terraform
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (12.96%) Instagram
2 23 (7.10%) ANSYS
2 23 (7.10%) Bloomberg
3 12 (3.70%) IBM
4 8 (2.47%) Facebook
5 4 (1.23%) Altera
5 4 (1.23%) HP
5 4 (1.23%) Splunk
5 4 (1.23%) Xilinx
6 3 (0.93%) Google
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle
7 1 (0.31%) Parasoft
7 1 (0.31%) Sony
7 1 (0.31%) Twitter