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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3767 4809 4146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.70% 4.91% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.58% 9.47% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3100 4167 3608
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
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 43908 50777 50769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.74% 51.87% 50.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37778 44180 43561
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 29 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 29 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 -4 1404 £60,000 -7.69% 242
South East -1 891 £45,000 - 135
East of England +7 444 £42,500 +6.25% 78
South West +3 390 £40,000 -5.88% 53
North West +8 269 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Yorkshire +59 166 £42,500 -5.55% 19
West Midlands -26 107 £40,000 +14.28% 19
East Midlands -41 98 £40,000 +6.66% 18
North East +7 21 £40,000 +17.64% 9
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 3513 (47.21%) Java
2 3197 (42.96%) Software Engineering
3 2952 (39.67%) C#
4 2646 (35.55%) Python
5 2597 (34.90%) C
6 2579 (34.65%) Linux
7 2331 (31.32%) Degree
8 2052 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
9 1856 (24.94%) Computer Science
10 1795 (24.12%) SQL
11 1594 (21.42%) Finance
12 1510 (20.29%) Windows
13 1446 (19.43%) .NET
14 1405 (18.88%) JavaScript
15 1365 (18.34%) OO
16 1332 (17.90%) Mathematics
17 1106 (14.86%) HTML
18 1027 (13.80%) Multithreading
19 931 (12.51%) Unix
20 809 (10.87%) SDLC
21 785 (10.55%) Algorithms
22 750 (10.08%) Scrum
23 693 (9.31%) CSS
24 668 (8.98%) Physics
25 657 (8.83%) SQL Server
26 622 (8.36%) Banking
27 613 (8.24%) XML
28 569 (7.65%) Perl
28 569 (7.65%) TDD
29 567 (7.62%) Git (software)

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
1 177 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 151 (2.03%) Apache
3 96 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 92 (1.24%) IIS
5 71 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 69 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 67 (0.90%) JBoss
8 59 (0.79%) Apache Pig
9 56 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 47 (0.63%) Confluence
11 45 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 39 (0.52%) nginx
13 38 (0.51%) Jetty
14 37 (0.50%) SAS
15 23 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (0.28%) OpenStack
16 21 (0.28%) WordPress
17 20 (0.27%) MS Exchange
18 17 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 184 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 51 (0.69%) MS Office
3 32 (0.43%) Simulink
4 24 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.28%) GNU Octave
7 18 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.13%) SPSS
9 8 (0.11%) GIMP
9 8 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
10 7 (0.094%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.094%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.094%) InDesign
10 7 (0.094%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.094%) MicroStation
10 7 (0.094%) MS Project
10 7 (0.094%) OrCAD
10 7 (0.094%) RoboHelp
11 6 (0.081%) Maya
12 5 (0.067%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 48 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.19%) Infor M3
3 13 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.12%) BigMachines
5 8 (0.11%) Relativity
6 7 (0.094%) 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 (0.054%) LabWindows
8 4 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.054%) Summit
9 3 (0.040%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.040%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.027%) Concordance
10 2 (0.027%) Eze OMS
10 2 (0.027%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 239 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (1.33%) GitHub
4 80 (1.07%) SaaS
5 53 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 46 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (0.48%) Office 365
8 28 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.32%) G Suite
10 22 (0.30%) PaaS
10 22 (0.30%) Slack
11 15 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.20%) Force.com
12 10 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
12 10 (0.13%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.11%) Loggly
13 8 (0.11%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.081%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.081%) IaaS
15 5 (0.067%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 372 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 188 (2.53%) Wireless
3 183 (2.46%) Ethernet
4 169 (2.27%) HTTP
5 155 (2.08%) Bluetooth
6 154 (2.07%) Internet
7 93 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
8 89 (1.20%) RS-232
9 77 (1.03%) GSM
10 73 (0.98%) Network Security
11 70 (0.94%) Firewall
12 64 (0.86%) RS-485
13 63 (0.85%) Wireshark
14 62 (0.83%) ZigBee
15 47 (0.63%) DNS
16 39 (0.52%) LTE
17 38 (0.51%) 3G
18 37 (0.50%) 4G
19 36 (0.48%) Broadband
19 36 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 381 (5.12%) Big Data
3 328 (4.41%) MySQL
4 287 (3.86%) NoSQL
5 278 (3.74%) Hadoop
6 241 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 188 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 115 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 105 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
10 102 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 96 (1.29%) Apache Hive
12 68 (0.91%) Data Mining
12 68 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 55 (0.74%) KDB
14 48 (0.64%) Blockchain
15 42 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
16 40 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
16 40 (0.54%) Redis
17 35 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (0.46%) HBase
Development Applications
1 567 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 503 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 317 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 289 (3.88%) Subversion
5 267 (3.59%) Selenium
6 241 (3.24%) JIRA
7 167 (2.24%) NUnit
8 148 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 145 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 143 (1.92%) JUnit
11 130 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 109 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 109 (1.46%) Maven
13 88 (1.18%) MSTest
14 70 (0.94%) Hudson
15 68 (0.91%) LoadRunner
16 67 (0.90%) Mercurial
17 62 (0.83%) LabVIEW
18 60 (0.81%) Bitbucket
19 58 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 1594 (21.42%) Finance
2 622 (8.36%) Banking
3 508 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 484 (6.50%) Electronics
5 357 (4.80%) Games
6 273 (3.67%) Front Office
7 253 (3.40%) Investment Banking
8 215 (2.89%) Manufacturing
9 168 (2.26%) Automotive
10 143 (1.92%) Retail
11 116 (1.56%) Aerospace
12 113 (1.52%) Marketing
13 65 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 59 (0.79%) Advertising
15 56 (0.75%) Legal
16 44 (0.59%) Military
17 43 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (0.56%) Law
19 39 (0.52%) Publishing
20 24 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3458 (46.47%) Developer
2 1979 (26.59%) Software Engineer
3 1404 (18.87%) C++ Developer
4 924 (12.42%) Software Developer
5 885 (11.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 647 (8.69%) C# Developer
7 614 (8.25%) Graduate
8 518 (6.96%) Java Developer
9 481 (6.46%) Embedded Engineer
10 435 (5.85%) Senior Developer
11 431 (5.79%) Junior
12 398 (5.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 388 (5.21%) C++ Software Developer
14 378 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
15 347 (4.66%) Graduate Developer
16 311 (4.18%) Junior Developer
17 288 (3.87%) .NET Developer
18 280 (3.76%) Python Developer
19 269 (3.61%) Java Engineer
20 265 (3.56%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1446 (19.43%) .NET
2 1106 (14.86%) HTML
3 693 (9.31%) CSS
4 613 (8.24%) XML
5 443 (5.95%) Web Services
6 410 (5.51%) STL
7 409 (5.50%) ASP.NET
8 367 (4.93%) WPF
9 318 (4.27%) AngularJS
10 303 (4.07%) jQuery
11 288 (3.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 282 (3.79%) HTML5
13 279 (3.75%) WCF
14 256 (3.44%) RESTful
15 237 (3.18%) .NET Framework
16 226 (3.04%) Node.js
16 226 (3.04%) SOAP
17 205 (2.75%) Spring
18 196 (2.63%) J2EE
19 188 (2.53%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1856 (24.94%) Computer Science
2 785 (10.55%) Algorithms
3 511 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 269 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
5 230 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 223 (3.00%) Fintech
7 218 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 198 (2.66%) Derivative
8 198 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 172 (2.31%) Equities
10 157 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 137 (1.84%) Device Driver
12 129 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
13 124 (1.67%) Fixed Income
14 119 (1.60%) Mobile App
15 95 (1.28%) Client/Server
16 89 (1.20%) VHDL
17 84 (1.13%) User Experience
18 74 (0.99%) iPad
19 73 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2579 (34.65%) Linux
2 1510 (20.29%) Windows
3 931 (12.51%) Unix
4 458 (6.15%) Android
5 302 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 165 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
7 75 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 74 (0.99%) Windows Server
9 73 (0.98%) Mac OS
10 66 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 63 (0.85%) Solaris
12 59 (0.79%) CentOS
13 43 (0.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 37 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 33 (0.44%) Windows 7
16 32 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (0.40%) VxWorks
18 27 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (0.35%) Windows XP
20 22 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3197 (42.96%) Software Engineering
2 2052 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1365 (18.34%) OO
4 1332 (17.90%) Mathematics
5 1027 (13.80%) Multithreading
6 809 (10.87%) SDLC
7 750 (10.08%) Scrum
8 668 (8.98%) Physics
9 569 (7.65%) TDD
10 534 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
11 508 (6.83%) OOP
12 453 (6.09%) Machine Learning
13 441 (5.93%) Low Latency
14 412 (5.54%) DevOps
15 383 (5.15%) Analytics
16 356 (4.78%) Mentoring
17 349 (4.69%) Unit Testing
18 341 (4.58%) Open Source
19 340 (4.57%) OOD
20 330 (4.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3513 (47.21%) Java
2 2952 (39.67%) C#
3 2646 (35.55%) Python
4 2597 (34.90%) C
5 1795 (24.12%) SQL
6 1405 (18.88%) JavaScript
7 569 (7.65%) Perl
8 493 (6.62%) PHP
9 452 (6.07%) Ruby
10 360 (4.84%) MATLAB
11 355 (4.77%) Embedded C
12 317 (4.26%) Embedded C++
13 287 (3.86%) Scala
14 237 (3.18%) Bash Shell
15 211 (2.84%) VB
16 206 (2.77%) R
17 184 (2.47%) Shell Script
18 178 (2.39%) T-SQL
19 168 (2.26%) Objective-C
20 152 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2331 (31.32%) Degree
2 548 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 512 (6.88%) PhD
4 260 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 207 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 135 (1.81%) ISTQB
7 115 (1.55%) ISEB
8 43 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 36 (0.48%) CEH
11 35 (0.47%) CREST Certified
12 32 (0.43%) HND
13 29 (0.39%) CISSP
14 28 (0.38%) OSCP
15 24 (0.32%) GIAC
16 22 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (0.30%) HNC
16 22 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 22 (0.30%) PMP
17 20 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (3.86%) QA
2 43 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 35 (0.47%) MISRA
4 31 (0.42%) JTAG
5 26 (0.35%) MiFID
6 11 (0.15%) SLA
7 10 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.13%) MISRA C
8 9 (0.12%) EMIR
8 9 (0.12%) HL7
9 8 (0.11%) Def Stans
10 7 (0.094%) PMO
11 6 (0.081%) ISO13485
12 5 (0.067%) DO-178B
13 4 (0.054%) DO-254
13 4 (0.054%) GCP
13 4 (0.054%) ISO20022
13 4 (0.054%) ISO26262
13 4 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 277 (3.72%) Firmware
2 191 (2.57%) Docker
3 136 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.69%) KVM
5 48 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 38 (0.51%) Active Directory
7 32 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (0.34%) HDFS
9 15 (0.20%) NFS
10 12 (0.16%) vSphere
11 11 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.13%) LXC
12 10 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.11%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.094%) Apache Flume
14 7 (0.094%) vCloud
14 7 (0.094%) XenServer
15 6 (0.081%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 167 (2.24%) Puppet
2 163 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 125 (1.68%) Ansible
4 59 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 48 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 32 (0.43%) Nessus
6 32 (0.43%) Nmap
7 27 (0.36%) Nagios
8 23 (0.31%) Terraform
9 21 (0.28%) Mesos
10 17 (0.23%) EnCase
11 14 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.19%) Salt
12 11 (0.15%) OpenVAS
13 9 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
13 9 (0.12%) Perfmon
13 9 (0.12%) rkt
14 7 (0.094%) Consul
14 7 (0.094%) HP SiteScope
15 5 (0.067%) FTK
Vendors
1 533 (7.16%) Oracle
2 523 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 153 (2.06%) Google
4 149 (2.00%) VMware
5 106 (1.42%) Red Hat
6 102 (1.37%) SAP
7 87 (1.17%) HP
8 62 (0.83%) Sybase
9 56 (0.75%) IBM
10 47 (0.63%) Cisco
11 38 (0.51%) TIBCO
12 35 (0.47%) EMC
12 35 (0.47%) Solace
13 34 (0.46%) Adobe
13 34 (0.46%) Splunk
14 32 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (0.39%) Perforce
16 28 (0.38%) Intel
17 26 (0.35%) Cognizant
17 26 (0.35%) Dell
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 29 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 50 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Share options
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday