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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
UK / England
Rank 63 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3773 4768 4096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.73% 4.92% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.68% 9.48% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3083 4137 3568
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43446 50291 50309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.46% 51.93% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37320 43743 43139
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 1425 £60,000 -7.69% 230
South East +1 878 £45,000 - 147
East of England +10 439 £42,500 +6.25% 88
South West +4 391 £40,000 -5.88% 54
North West +11 281 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Yorkshire +42 151 £42,000 -6.66% 18
West Midlands -36 106 £40,000 +14.28% 21
East Midlands -38 98 £40,000 +6.66% 21
North East +5 22 £40,000 +17.64% 9
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3532 (47.09%) Java
2 3210 (42.79%) Software Engineering
3 2962 (39.49%) C#
4 2660 (35.46%) Python
5 2606 (34.74%) C
6 2601 (34.68%) Linux
7 2339 (31.18%) Degree
8 2064 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
9 1859 (24.78%) Computer Science
10 1801 (24.01%) SQL
11 1625 (21.66%) Finance
12 1508 (20.10%) Windows
13 1450 (19.33%) .NET
14 1412 (18.82%) JavaScript
15 1347 (17.96%) OO
16 1322 (17.62%) Mathematics
17 1106 (14.74%) HTML
18 1046 (13.94%) Multithreading
19 947 (12.62%) Unix
20 811 (10.81%) SDLC
21 795 (10.60%) Algorithms
22 747 (9.96%) Scrum
23 693 (9.24%) CSS
24 662 (8.83%) Physics
25 647 (8.63%) SQL Server
26 628 (8.37%) Banking
27 611 (8.15%) XML
28 574 (7.65%) TDD
29 572 (7.63%) Perl
29 572 (7.63%) Git (software)

C++
Top Related 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
1 184 (2.45%) Apache Spark
2 153 (2.04%) Apache
3 93 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 92 (1.23%) IIS
5 71 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 68 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 65 (0.87%) JBoss
8 61 (0.81%) Apache Pig
9 58 (0.77%) SharePoint
10 46 (0.61%) Confluence
11 45 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 40 (0.53%) Jetty
12 40 (0.53%) nginx
13 38 (0.51%) SAS
14 24 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (0.28%) MS Exchange
16 21 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.25%) WordPress
18 18 (0.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 182 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 49 (0.65%) MS Office
3 32 (0.43%) Simulink
4 24 (0.32%) GNU Octave
4 24 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.15%) SPSS
8 9 (0.12%) GIMP
9 8 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
10 7 (0.093%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.093%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.093%) InDesign
10 7 (0.093%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.093%) MicroStation
10 7 (0.093%) MS Project
10 7 (0.093%) OrCAD
10 7 (0.093%) RoboHelp
11 6 (0.080%) Maya
12 5 (0.067%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 48 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.17%) Infor M3
4 12 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.12%) BigMachines
6 7 (0.093%) Relativity
6 7 (0.093%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.067%) BASE24
7 5 (0.067%) MetaTrader
7 5 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.067%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.053%) LabWindows
8 4 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.053%) Summit
9 3 (0.040%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.027%) Concordance
10 2 (0.027%) Eze OMS
10 2 (0.027%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.027%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 242 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (1.35%) GitHub
4 81 (1.08%) SaaS
5 53 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 41 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (0.48%) Office 365
8 28 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.32%) G Suite
10 22 (0.29%) Slack
11 20 (0.27%) PaaS
12 16 (0.21%) Force.com
13 15 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
14 10 (0.13%) Google App Engine
15 8 (0.11%) Loggly
15 8 (0.11%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.080%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.080%) IaaS
17 5 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 368 (4.91%) TCP/IP
2 188 (2.51%) Wireless
3 179 (2.39%) Ethernet
4 167 (2.23%) HTTP
5 155 (2.07%) Bluetooth
6 150 (2.00%) Internet
7 91 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
8 89 (1.19%) RS-232
9 78 (1.04%) GSM
10 75 (1.00%) Network Security
11 69 (0.92%) Firewall
12 65 (0.87%) RS-485
13 64 (0.85%) Wireshark
14 60 (0.80%) ZigBee
15 46 (0.61%) DNS
16 39 (0.52%) 3G
17 38 (0.51%) 4G
17 38 (0.51%) LTE
18 35 (0.47%) InfiniBand
18 35 (0.47%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 390 (5.20%) Big Data
3 324 (4.32%) MySQL
4 288 (3.84%) NoSQL
5 284 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 242 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 194 (2.59%) MongoDB
8 120 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 107 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 104 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 101 (1.35%) Apache Hive
12 70 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 68 (0.91%) Data Mining
14 57 (0.76%) KDB
15 48 (0.64%) Blockchain
16 41 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 40 (0.53%) Redis
18 39 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
19 37 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 36 (0.48%) HBase
Development Applications
1 572 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 492 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 322 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 281 (3.75%) Subversion
5 264 (3.52%) Selenium
6 235 (3.13%) JIRA
7 163 (2.17%) NUnit
8 149 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 143 (1.91%) JUnit
10 140 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 126 (1.68%) Eclipse
12 112 (1.49%) Maven
13 111 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 85 (1.13%) MSTest
15 72 (0.96%) Hudson
16 68 (0.91%) LoadRunner
17 66 (0.88%) Mercurial
18 61 (0.81%) Bitbucket
18 61 (0.81%) LabVIEW
18 61 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 1625 (21.66%) Finance
2 628 (8.37%) Banking
3 511 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 476 (6.35%) Electronics
5 359 (4.79%) Games
6 280 (3.73%) Front Office
7 253 (3.37%) Investment Banking
8 210 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 168 (2.24%) Automotive
10 143 (1.91%) Retail
11 116 (1.55%) Aerospace
12 109 (1.45%) Marketing
13 67 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 60 (0.80%) Advertising
15 52 (0.69%) Legal
16 47 (0.63%) Military
17 44 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 43 (0.57%) Law
19 40 (0.53%) Publishing
20 24 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3480 (46.39%) Developer
2 1985 (26.46%) Software Engineer
3 1413 (18.84%) C++ Developer
4 907 (12.09%) Software Developer
5 883 (11.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 637 (8.49%) C# Developer
7 607 (8.09%) Graduate
8 522 (6.96%) Java Developer
9 488 (6.51%) Embedded Engineer
10 448 (5.97%) Senior Developer
11 434 (5.79%) Junior
12 405 (5.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 378 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
14 376 (5.01%) C++ Software Developer
15 342 (4.56%) Graduate Developer
16 312 (4.16%) Junior Developer
17 286 (3.81%) .NET Developer
18 283 (3.77%) Python Developer
19 273 (3.64%) Java Engineer
20 261 (3.48%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1450 (19.33%) .NET
2 1106 (14.74%) HTML
3 693 (9.24%) CSS
4 611 (8.15%) XML
5 446 (5.95%) Web Services
6 423 (5.64%) STL
7 408 (5.44%) ASP.NET
8 365 (4.87%) WPF
9 325 (4.33%) AngularJS
10 305 (4.07%) jQuery
11 301 (4.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 289 (3.85%) HTML5
13 273 (3.64%) WCF
14 257 (3.43%) RESTful
15 237 (3.16%) .NET Framework
16 231 (3.08%) Node.js
17 224 (2.99%) SOAP
18 205 (2.73%) Spring
19 199 (2.65%) J2EE
20 197 (2.63%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1859 (24.78%) Computer Science
2 795 (10.60%) Algorithms
3 510 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 272 (3.63%) Embedded Systems
5 234 (3.12%) Data Structures
6 224 (2.99%) Hedge funds
7 218 (2.91%) Fintech
8 203 (2.71%) Derivative
9 201 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 176 (2.35%) Equities
11 156 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 137 (1.83%) Device Driver
13 132 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
14 128 (1.71%) Fixed Income
15 119 (1.59%) Mobile App
16 95 (1.27%) Client/Server
17 87 (1.16%) VHDL
18 81 (1.08%) User Experience
19 75 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
20 73 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2601 (34.68%) Linux
2 1508 (20.10%) Windows
3 947 (12.62%) Unix
4 461 (6.15%) Android
5 307 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 160 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
7 75 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 75 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 71 (0.95%) Mac OS
9 67 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 63 (0.84%) Solaris
11 59 (0.79%) CentOS
12 40 (0.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 35 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 33 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (0.37%) VxWorks
16 28 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (0.32%) Windows XP
18 22 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3210 (42.79%) Software Engineering
2 2064 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1347 (17.96%) OO
4 1322 (17.62%) Mathematics
5 1046 (13.94%) Multithreading
6 811 (10.81%) SDLC
7 747 (9.96%) Scrum
8 662 (8.83%) Physics
9 574 (7.65%) TDD
10 535 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
11 507 (6.76%) OOP
12 461 (6.15%) Machine Learning
13 442 (5.89%) Low Latency
14 412 (5.49%) DevOps
15 389 (5.19%) Analytics
16 361 (4.81%) Mentoring
17 349 (4.65%) Unit Testing
18 342 (4.56%) Open Source
19 341 (4.55%) OOD
20 333 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3532 (47.09%) Java
2 2962 (39.49%) C#
3 2660 (35.46%) Python
4 2606 (34.74%) C
5 1801 (24.01%) SQL
6 1412 (18.82%) JavaScript
7 572 (7.63%) Perl
8 488 (6.51%) PHP
9 450 (6.00%) Ruby
10 364 (4.85%) MATLAB
11 358 (4.77%) Embedded C
12 320 (4.27%) Embedded C++
13 291 (3.88%) Scala
14 244 (3.25%) Bash Shell
15 211 (2.81%) VB
16 209 (2.79%) R
17 185 (2.47%) Shell Script
18 177 (2.36%) T-SQL
19 175 (2.33%) Objective-C
20 150 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2339 (31.18%) Degree
2 562 (7.49%) Security Cleared
3 509 (6.79%) PhD
4 261 (3.48%) DV Cleared
5 213 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 133 (1.77%) ISTQB
7 111 (1.48%) ISEB
8 47 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 37 (0.49%) CEH
10 37 (0.49%) CREST Certified
11 33 (0.44%) HND
12 30 (0.40%) OSCP
13 29 (0.39%) CISSP
14 26 (0.35%) GIAC
15 25 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (0.31%) PMP
17 22 (0.29%) HNC
18 21 (0.28%) CCNA
18 21 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (3.87%) QA
2 44 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 35 (0.47%) MISRA
4 31 (0.41%) JTAG
5 26 (0.35%) MiFID
6 10 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.13%) MISRA C
6 10 (0.13%) SLA
7 9 (0.12%) EMIR
7 9 (0.12%) HL7
8 8 (0.11%) Def Stans
9 7 (0.093%) PMO
10 6 (0.080%) ISO13485
11 5 (0.067%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.053%) DO-254
12 4 (0.053%) GCP
12 4 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.053%) ISO20022
12 4 (0.053%) ISO26262
12 4 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 275 (3.67%) Firmware
2 187 (2.49%) Docker
3 140 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (0.71%) KVM
5 51 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 39 (0.52%) Active Directory
7 34 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 26 (0.35%) HDFS
9 15 (0.20%) NFS
10 13 (0.17%) vSphere
11 11 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.13%) LXC
13 9 (0.12%) Apache Flume
13 9 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.11%) vCloud
14 8 (0.11%) VMware ESX
15 7 (0.093%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.093%) XenServer
16 6 (0.080%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 170 (2.27%) Puppet
2 163 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (1.68%) Ansible
4 59 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 48 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 35 (0.47%) Nessus
6 35 (0.47%) Nmap
7 27 (0.36%) Nagios
8 22 (0.29%) Terraform
9 21 (0.28%) Mesos
10 15 (0.20%) EnCase
11 14 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.19%) Salt
12 13 (0.17%) OpenVAS
13 10 (0.13%) Perfmon
14 9 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
14 9 (0.12%) rkt
15 8 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
16 7 (0.093%) Consul
17 5 (0.067%) FTK
Vendors
1 531 (7.08%) Oracle
2 526 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 154 (2.05%) Google
3 154 (2.05%) VMware
4 108 (1.44%) Red Hat
5 103 (1.37%) SAP
6 87 (1.16%) HP
7 63 (0.84%) Sybase
8 56 (0.75%) IBM
9 50 (0.67%) Cisco
10 39 (0.52%) TIBCO
11 35 (0.47%) Solace
12 34 (0.45%) EMC
12 34 (0.45%) Splunk
13 32 (0.43%) Adobe
14 30 (0.40%) Perforce
14 30 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (0.39%) Intel
16 28 (0.37%) Cognizant
17 26 (0.35%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Flexible hours, generous pension,
Posted: Yesterday