Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 61 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7768 8190 9540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.75% 4.55% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.58% 8.59% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6444 7149 8238
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 90510 95363 107039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.38% 52.93% 51.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74767 82991 92262
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in England

C++
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in England.

Salary trend for C++ in England

C++
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in England

C++
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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
London -7 3001 £62,500 -3.85% 139
South East -4 1784 £45,000 - 121
East of England +10 1177 £45,000 +12.50% 110
South West -2 692 £40,000 -5.88% 36
North of England -20 640 £45,000 +12.50% 54
Midlands +3 514 £37,500 - 25
North West -21 367 £45,000 +12.50% 27
West Midlands +44 349 £35,000 -2.78% 16
Yorkshire +13 222 £45,000 - 23
East Midlands -13 188 £35,000 -6.67% 9
North East -2 51 £36,250 +15.08% 4
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for C++.

1 3878 (49.92%) Java
2 3264 (42.02%) Software Engineering
3 2993 (38.53%) Python
4 2747 (35.36%) C#
5 2622 (33.75%) C
6 2555 (32.89%) Linux
7 2481 (31.94%) Degree
8 2218 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2154 (27.73%) Computer Science
10 1862 (23.97%) Finance
11 1708 (21.99%) SQL
12 1544 (19.88%) Windows
13 1423 (18.32%) JavaScript
14 1367 (17.60%) OO
15 1244 (16.01%) .NET
16 1182 (15.22%) Mathematics
17 1002 (12.90%) HTML
18 974 (12.54%) Algorithms
19 852 (10.97%) Scrum
20 830 (10.68%) Computer Science Degree
21 825 (10.62%) Unix
22 820 (10.56%) SDLC
23 757 (9.75%) Multithreading
24 726 (9.35%) Test Automation
25 718 (9.24%) Machine Learning
26 692 (8.91%) Git (software)
27 665 (8.56%) Banking
28 656 (8.44%) CSS
29 655 (8.43%) TDD
30 653 (8.41%) Continuous Integration

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 240 (3.09%) Apache Spark
2 217 (2.79%) Apache
3 151 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 92 (1.18%) IIS
5 89 (1.15%) Confluence
6 87 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 51 (0.66%) JBoss
8 50 (0.64%) DataSynapse
9 41 (0.53%) Ethereum
10 38 (0.49%) Hyperledger
11 36 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 36 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 34 (0.44%) OpenStack
13 29 (0.37%) WebLogic
14 28 (0.36%) SAS
15 27 (0.35%) Apache Solr
15 27 (0.35%) nginx
16 26 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.28%) eris
18 19 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 98 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (0.54%) Simulink
4 22 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
5 14 (0.18%) SPSS
6 12 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.12%) Maya
8 9 (0.12%) Stata
9 8 (0.10%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.090%) Autodesk Inventor
10 7 (0.090%) Maple
11 6 (0.077%) GNU Octave
12 5 (0.064%) FrameMaker
13 4 (0.051%) 3ds Max
13 4 (0.051%) Mathcad
13 4 (0.051%) Mathematica
13 4 (0.051%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 29 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.35%) MetaTrader
3 21 (0.27%) Summit
4 17 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.090%) LabWindows
9 6 (0.077%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.064%) Oracle TCA
11 4 (0.051%) BASE24
11 4 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.051%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.039%) Oracle BRM
12 3 (0.039%) Teamcenter
13 2 (0.026%) Advent Geneva
13 2 (0.026%) FastStats
13 2 (0.026%) Front Arena
13 2 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
14 1 (0.013%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 529 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (1.78%) GitHub
4 132 (1.70%) SaaS
5 114 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 112 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (0.39%) OpenShift
9 29 (0.37%) Office 365
10 27 (0.35%) IaaS
10 27 (0.35%) Slack
11 22 (0.28%) PaaS
12 18 (0.23%) G Suite
12 18 (0.23%) Trello
13 16 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.19%) Loggly
14 15 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 15 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
15 13 (0.17%) Force.com
16 12 (0.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 283 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 212 (2.73%) HTTP
3 191 (2.46%) Wireless
4 165 (2.12%) Internet
5 146 (1.88%) Ethernet
6 86 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
7 85 (1.09%) Bluetooth
8 75 (0.97%) InfiniBand
9 65 (0.84%) ZigBee
10 59 (0.76%) Firewall
11 52 (0.67%) VPN
12 49 (0.63%) DNS
13 45 (0.58%) Broadband
13 45 (0.58%) Network Security
13 45 (0.58%) SMS
13 45 (0.58%) VoIP
14 39 (0.50%) Wireshark
15 35 (0.45%) RS-232
15 35 (0.45%) SSL
16 30 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 404 (5.20%) Big Data
3 379 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 359 (4.62%) MySQL
5 338 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 308 (3.96%) Hadoop
7 286 (3.68%) MongoDB
8 159 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
9 135 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 127 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 117 (1.51%) Redis
12 101 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
13 91 (1.17%) OLAP
13 91 (1.17%) Oracle OLAP
14 75 (0.97%) Blockchain
14 75 (0.97%) Data Mining
15 68 (0.88%) Apache Hive
16 64 (0.82%) Oracle Database
17 63 (0.81%) MariaDB
18 48 (0.62%) GIS
Development Applications
1 692 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 484 (6.23%) Visual Studio
3 380 (4.89%) Jenkins
4 371 (4.78%) Subversion
5 358 (4.61%) JIRA
6 229 (2.95%) Selenium
7 158 (2.03%) JUnit
8 141 (1.82%) NUnit
9 132 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 122 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 113 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 102 (1.31%) MSTest
13 100 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 90 (1.16%) LabVIEW
15 86 (1.11%) Bitbucket
16 85 (1.09%) TeamCity
17 84 (1.08%) GCC
18 78 (1.00%) Maven
19 73 (0.94%) Mercurial
20 60 (0.77%) Android Studio
General
1 1862 (23.97%) Finance
2 665 (8.56%) Banking
3 629 (8.10%) Electronics
4 573 (7.38%) Telecoms
5 464 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 418 (5.38%) Games
7 382 (4.92%) Front Office
8 288 (3.71%) Retail Banking
9 283 (3.64%) Marketing
10 281 (3.62%) Manufacturing
11 195 (2.51%) Automotive
12 139 (1.79%) Aerospace
13 125 (1.61%) Retail
14 71 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 65 (0.84%) Advertising
16 54 (0.70%) Legal
17 53 (0.68%) Back Office
18 52 (0.67%) Billing
19 50 (0.64%) Publishing
20 34 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 3394 (43.69%) Developer
2 2267 (29.18%) Software Engineer
3 1304 (16.79%) C++ Developer
4 1130 (14.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 991 (12.76%) Software Developer
6 695 (8.95%) Graduate
7 526 (6.77%) Senior Developer
8 501 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
9 473 (6.09%) C++ Software Developer
10 451 (5.81%) C# Developer
11 440 (5.66%) Java Developer
12 425 (5.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 416 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 389 (5.01%) Graduate Developer
15 345 (4.44%) C Software Engineer
16 338 (4.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
17 337 (4.34%) Junior
18 298 (3.84%) Python Developer
19 287 (3.69%) Architect
20 286 (3.68%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1244 (16.01%) .NET
2 1002 (12.90%) HTML
3 656 (8.44%) CSS
4 530 (6.82%) XML
5 456 (5.87%) Web Services
6 395 (5.08%) ASP.NET
7 387 (4.98%) AngularJS
8 328 (4.22%) STL
9 327 (4.21%) HTML5
10 305 (3.93%) Node.js
11 256 (3.30%) jQuery
12 250 (3.22%) WPF
13 234 (3.01%) REST
14 230 (2.96%) Qt
15 222 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 220 (2.83%) RESTful
17 195 (2.51%) JSON
18 181 (2.33%) WCF
19 177 (2.28%) SOAP
20 171 (2.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2154 (27.73%) Computer Science
2 974 (12.54%) Algorithms
3 650 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
4 320 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 298 (3.84%) Data Structures
6 292 (3.76%) Derivative
7 267 (3.44%) Fintech
8 261 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
9 257 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
10 235 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
11 190 (2.45%) Mobile App
12 182 (2.34%) User Experience
13 169 (2.18%) Equities
14 160 (2.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 137 (1.76%) Hedge funds
16 128 (1.65%) Device Driver
17 121 (1.56%) Client/Server
18 105 (1.35%) Fixed Income
19 87 (1.12%) Robotics
20 84 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2555 (32.89%) Linux
2 1544 (19.88%) Windows
3 825 (10.62%) Unix
4 441 (5.68%) Android
5 360 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 180 (2.32%) Embedded Linux
7 86 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 78 (1.00%) CentOS
9 62 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 60 (0.77%) VxWorks
11 59 (0.76%) Mac OS
12 49 (0.63%) Debian
13 47 (0.61%) Windows Server
14 45 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 44 (0.57%) Solaris
16 43 (0.55%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
18 25 (0.32%) Windows 10
19 24 (0.31%) Windows 7
20 15 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3264 (42.02%) Software Engineering
2 2218 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1367 (17.60%) OO
4 1182 (15.22%) Mathematics
5 852 (10.97%) Scrum
6 820 (10.56%) SDLC
7 757 (9.75%) Multithreading
8 726 (9.35%) Test Automation
9 718 (9.24%) Machine Learning
10 655 (8.43%) TDD
11 653 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
12 646 (8.32%) Physics
13 587 (7.56%) OOP
14 491 (6.32%) Open Source
15 479 (6.17%) Analytics
16 447 (5.75%) DevOps
17 402 (5.18%) Mentoring
18 382 (4.92%) Unit Testing
19 350 (4.51%) UML
20 328 (4.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3878 (49.92%) Java
2 2993 (38.53%) Python
3 2747 (35.36%) C#
4 2622 (33.75%) C
5 1708 (21.99%) SQL
6 1423 (18.32%) JavaScript
7 606 (7.80%) Perl
8 450 (5.79%) PHP
9 420 (5.41%) MATLAB
10 385 (4.96%) Ruby
11 365 (4.70%) Embedded C
12 333 (4.29%) Shell Script
13 317 (4.08%) Embedded C++
14 309 (3.98%) Scala
15 302 (3.89%) R
16 256 (3.30%) Bash Shell
17 236 (3.04%) PL/SQL
18 229 (2.95%) Go
19 178 (2.29%) Objective-C
20 160 (2.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 2481 (31.94%) Degree
2 830 (10.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 529 (6.81%) PhD
4 366 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 162 (2.09%) Master's Degree
6 158 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
6 158 (2.03%) SC Cleared
7 111 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 67 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 62 (0.80%) HND
10 52 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 40 (0.51%) MCP
12 38 (0.49%) PMI Certification
13 32 (0.41%) ISEB
14 29 (0.37%) CISSP
15 27 (0.35%) PMP
16 25 (0.32%) Postgraduate
17 23 (0.30%) SANS
18 17 (0.22%) CISM
19 16 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (5.83%) QA
2 51 (0.66%) MISRA
3 41 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 25 (0.32%) MISRA C
5 17 (0.22%) MiFID
6 14 (0.18%) DO-178B
7 13 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.10%) ISO 13485
10 8 (0.10%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.10%) JTAG
10 8 (0.10%) PMO
11 7 (0.090%) ECSS
11 7 (0.090%) SLA
12 6 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.077%) EMIR
12 6 (0.077%) GCP
13 5 (0.064%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 242 (3.12%) Docker
2 241 (3.10%) Firmware
3 57 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 32 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.13%) HDFS
9 10 (0.13%) NFS
9 10 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.090%) Varnish
11 6 (0.077%) etcd
11 6 (0.077%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.051%) Samba
13 4 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.051%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.051%) Xen
Systems Management
1 204 (2.63%) Ansible
2 199 (2.56%) Puppet
3 172 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 104 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 37 (0.48%) Mesos
6 31 (0.40%) Nagios
7 28 (0.36%) Salt
8 25 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (0.21%) Prometheus
9 16 (0.21%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.19%) Terraform
11 14 (0.18%) Nessus
12 11 (0.14%) Cobbler
12 11 (0.14%) Nmap
13 10 (0.13%) HockeyApp
13 10 (0.13%) Kibana
13 10 (0.13%) rkt
13 10 (0.13%) SCOM
14 8 (0.10%) CA Service Virtualization
14 8 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 637 (8.20%) Oracle
2 531 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 243 (3.13%) Google
4 189 (2.43%) SAP
5 139 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 89 (1.15%) VMware
7 88 (1.13%) IBM
8 63 (0.81%) HP
9 55 (0.71%) TIBCO
10 54 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 41 (0.53%) Sybase
12 37 (0.48%) Splunk
13 35 (0.45%) Atlassian
14 31 (0.40%) Freescale
15 30 (0.39%) Cisco
16 28 (0.36%) Apple
17 27 (0.35%) EMC
18 26 (0.33%) Xamarin
19 23 (0.30%) Intel
20 21 (0.27%) Sun