C++ Jobs in England

C++
UK > England

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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 160 135 92
Rank change year-on-year -25 -43 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,347 2,576 4,246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.89% 2.58% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 5.77% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 1,782 2,009
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.26% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £86,438 £95,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £120,000 £132,500
UK median annual salary £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.15% - +13.04%

All Programming Languages
England

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 25,232 44,615 63,607
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 35.38% 44.76% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21,042 28,461 40,046
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,000 £37,128
25th Percentile £45,000 £49,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £106,250 £100,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in England

C++
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in England.

Salary trend for C++ in England

C++
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in England over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
South East -28 387 £60,000 +4.35% 259
London -17 373 £100,000 +17.65% 373
South West -11 197 £55,000 -12.00% 136
North of England -16 148 £55,000 -8.33% 105
East of England -3 114 £60,000 - 156
Midlands -29 114 £52,500 - 102
North West +28 81 £60,000 -6.06% 55
West Midlands +5 75 £62,500 +16.28% 57
Yorkshire -1 53 £53,750 +7.50% 41
East Midlands -17 39 £52,500 +12.00% 45
North East +9 14 £55,000 -2.22% 11
C++
UK

C++
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (1.56%) Apache
2 18 (1.34%) Confluence
3 15 (1.11%) nginx
4 8 (0.59%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.30%) WinCC
7 2 (0.15%) CMS
7 2 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.074%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.074%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.074%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.074%) Luigi
8 1 (0.074%) SAS
8 1 (0.074%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (1.78%) Simulink
2 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.45%) OrCAD
3 3 (0.22%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.15%) CANalyzer
4 2 (0.15%) CATIA
4 2 (0.15%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.15%) Fusion 360
4 2 (0.15%) Mathcad
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.074%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Teamcenter
2 4 (0.30%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.074%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 140 (10.39%) AWS
2 134 (9.95%) Azure
3 39 (2.90%) GCP
4 29 (2.15%) Azure DevOps
4 29 (2.15%) SaaS
5 23 (1.71%) GitHub
6 17 (1.26%) Pulumi
7 14 (1.04%) OpenShift
7 14 (1.04%) Sentry
8 10 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.74%) Serverless
9 6 (0.45%) AWS IoT
9 6 (0.45%) Power Platform
9 6 (0.45%) WhatsApp
10 4 (0.30%) Datadog
10 4 (0.30%) GitHub Actions
10 4 (0.30%) IaaS
10 4 (0.30%) PaaS
10 4 (0.30%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.22%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.86%) TCP/IP
2 30 (2.23%) Wireless
3 18 (1.34%) Internet
4 16 (1.19%) Ethernet
5 13 (0.97%) Firewall
6 12 (0.89%) DNS
6 12 (0.89%) MQTT
6 12 (0.89%) Network Security
6 12 (0.89%) VoIP
7 11 (0.82%) Bluetooth
7 11 (0.82%) LTE
8 9 (0.67%) 5G
8 9 (0.67%) HTTP
8 9 (0.67%) Modbus
8 9 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.52%) LoRaWAN
9 7 (0.52%) RS-485
10 6 (0.45%) 4G
10 6 (0.45%) RS-232
10 6 (0.45%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (1.71%) MySQL
3 23 (1.71%) Redis
4 17 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.26%) MongoDB
4 17 (1.26%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.19%) Big Data
6 8 (0.59%) Data Lake
6 8 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.52%) Tick Data
8 6 (0.45%) Apache Hive
8 6 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.45%) SQLite
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.37%) Impala
9 5 (0.37%) Presto
10 3 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.22%) Kdb+
10 3 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 122 (9.06%) Git
2 68 (5.05%) Subversion
3 58 (4.31%) JIRA
4 43 (3.19%) Jenkins
5 41 (3.04%) Visual Studio
6 32 (2.38%) CMake
7 23 (1.71%) GitLab
8 19 (1.41%) Ant
9 16 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
9 16 (1.19%) Selenium
10 15 (1.11%) Cypress.io
11 14 (1.04%) Bitbucket
12 13 (0.97%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.89%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.89%) LabVIEW
14 11 (0.82%) GDB
15 10 (0.74%) GCC
15 10 (0.74%) GNU Toolchain
16 9 (0.67%) TeamCity
17 6 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 252 (18.71%) Social Skills
2 190 (14.11%) Finance
3 136 (10.10%) Electronics
4 135 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (6.24%) Manufacturing
6 80 (5.94%) Front Office
7 75 (5.57%) Marketing
8 69 (5.12%) Automotive
9 54 (4.01%) Telecoms
10 52 (3.86%) Public Sector
11 47 (3.49%) Aerospace
12 46 (3.41%) Games
13 31 (2.30%) Military
14 26 (1.93%) Aviation
15 23 (1.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 17 (1.26%) Influencing Skills
17 16 (1.19%) Law
18 15 (1.11%) Banking
19 12 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
19 12 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 491 (36.45%) Software Engineer
2 424 (31.48%) Developer
3 305 (22.64%) Senior
4 259 (19.23%) C++ Developer
5 218 (16.18%) C++ Software Engineer
6 152 (11.28%) Embedded Engineer
7 144 (10.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 111 (8.24%) Lead
9 100 (7.42%) Software Developer
10 95 (7.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 63 (4.68%) Senior Embedded Engineer
12 59 (4.38%) Senior Developer
13 55 (4.08%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 53 (3.93%) Junior
15 40 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
16 38 (2.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 38 (2.82%) Python Developer
17 36 (2.67%) C++ Software Developer
18 34 (2.52%) Quantitative Developer
19 33 (2.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (6.53%) .NET
2 74 (5.49%) Qt
3 57 (4.23%) HTML
4 54 (4.01%) STL
5 44 (3.27%) Yocto
6 42 (3.12%) XML
7 39 (2.90%) React
8 36 (2.67%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.45%) WPF
10 29 (2.15%) .NET Framework
11 26 (1.93%) CSS
11 26 (1.93%) Unreal Engine
12 25 (1.86%) MFC
13 23 (1.71%) Node.js
14 22 (1.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 21 (1.56%) AngularJS
15 21 (1.56%) Entity Framework
15 21 (1.56%) OpenGL
16 20 (1.48%) Hibernate
16 20 (1.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 136 (10.10%) Algorithms
2 96 (7.13%) Embedded Systems
3 79 (5.86%) IoT
4 63 (4.68%) Hedge funds
5 60 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
6 59 (4.38%) FPGA
7 50 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 39 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
9 36 (2.67%) Distributed Systems
10 31 (2.30%) Device Driver
10 31 (2.30%) Equities
11 30 (2.23%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.93%) Fixed Income
12 26 (1.93%) Raspberry Pi
13 23 (1.71%) ARM Cortex
14 22 (1.63%) Satnav
14 22 (1.63%) Smartphone
15 21 (1.56%) Analogue Electronics
15 21 (1.56%) Derivative
15 21 (1.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 435 (32.29%) Linux
2 175 (12.99%) Windows
3 63 (4.68%) Embedded Linux
4 54 (4.01%) Android
5 43 (3.19%) Unix
6 26 (1.93%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.67%) FreeRTOS
9 8 (0.59%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.45%) Debian
12 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.22%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.15%) CentOS
14 2 (0.15%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (50.85%) Software Engineering
2 297 (22.05%) Problem-Solving
3 268 (19.90%) Computer Science
4 241 (17.89%) Agile
5 192 (14.25%) Mathematics
6 142 (10.54%) Mentoring
7 135 (10.02%) Multithreading
8 120 (8.91%) DevOps
9 116 (8.61%) Physics
10 100 (7.42%) CI/CD
11 95 (7.05%) OO
12 89 (6.61%) Test Automation
13 79 (5.86%) Low Latency
13 79 (5.86%) Technical Leadership
14 75 (5.57%) Machine Learning
14 75 (5.57%) SDLC
15 62 (4.60%) Software Testing
16 57 (4.23%) Code Quality
17 56 (4.16%) Artificial Intelligence
18 55 (4.08%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 535 (39.72%) Python
2 524 (38.90%) C
3 299 (22.20%) C#
4 293 (21.75%) Java
5 146 (10.84%) SQL
6 115 (8.54%) JavaScript
7 66 (4.90%) Bash
8 53 (3.93%) Rust
9 47 (3.49%) Go
10 42 (3.12%) Ada
11 41 (3.04%) MATLAB
12 36 (2.67%) Fortran
13 35 (2.60%) PowerShell
14 34 (2.52%) PHP
15 28 (2.08%) Embedded C
16 24 (1.78%) Embedded C++
16 24 (1.78%) Ruby
17 23 (1.71%) SystemVerilog
18 22 (1.63%) Perl
19 14 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 404 (29.99%) Degree
2 203 (15.07%) Security Cleared
3 132 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 122 (9.06%) SC Cleared
5 104 (7.72%) PhD
6 101 (7.50%) Master's Degree
7 32 (2.38%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.52%) HND
10 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.37%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.15%) HNC
12 2 (0.15%) MCAD
13 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.074%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.71%) QA
2 27 (2.00%) Software Quality Assurance
3 12 (0.89%) MISRA
4 7 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.45%) GDPR
6 5 (0.37%) Automotive SPICE
6 5 (0.37%) MISRA C
6 5 (0.37%) PMO
7 3 (0.22%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.22%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.15%) IEC 61131
8 2 (0.15%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.15%) JTAG
8 2 (0.15%) NIST
8 2 (0.15%) TickIT
9 1 (0.074%) DO-254
9 1 (0.074%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 106 (7.87%) Firmware
2 83 (6.16%) Docker
3 52 (3.86%) Embedded Firmware
4 9 (0.67%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.15%) GPFS
5 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) Lustre
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.074%) QEMU
6 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 85 (6.31%) Kubernetes
2 28 (2.08%) Terraform
3 23 (1.71%) Grafana
4 16 (1.19%) Puppet
5 14 (1.04%) Ansible
6 13 (0.97%) Progress Chef
7 8 (0.59%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.37%) Packer
9 4 (0.30%) Functional Safety
9 4 (0.30%) Nagios
10 2 (0.15%) Kibana
10 2 (0.15%) Wonderware InTouch
11 1 (0.074%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.074%) Consul
11 1 (0.074%) logstash
11 1 (0.074%) Podman
11 1 (0.074%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (5.35%) Microsoft
2 44 (3.27%) SAP
3 42 (3.12%) Google
4 12 (0.89%) Cadence
5 11 (0.82%) Oracle
6 10 (0.74%) Red Hat
6 10 (0.74%) Synopsys
7 9 (0.67%) Micro Focus
8 8 (0.59%) EMC
9 7 (0.52%) ANSYS
9 7 (0.52%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.45%) Siemens
10 6 (0.45%) Splunk
10 6 (0.45%) Xilinx
11 5 (0.37%) BT
11 5 (0.37%) Databricks
11 5 (0.37%) HP
11 5 (0.37%) IBM
12 4 (0.30%) Computacenter
12 4 (0.30%) Xamarin