Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 63 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 8052 8043 9580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.77% 4.48% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.61% 8.47% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6626 6959 8284
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £88,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

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 93505 95001 107308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.37% 52.95% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 77541 82636 92613
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 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -10 3032 £62,500 -3.85% 185
South East +1 1926 £47,500 +5.56% 96
East of England +11 1285 £50,000 +25.00% 88
South West -5 677 £40,000 -5.88% 37
North of England -13 626 £45,000 +12.50% 48
Midlands +13 536 £40,000 +6.67% 24
West Midlands +40 367 £37,500 +7.14% 15
North West -14 352 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Yorkshire +8 216 £50,000 +17.65% 18
East Midlands -17 184 £35,000 -9.09% 9
North East -2 58 £37,500 +7.14% 8
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 3934 (48.86%) Java
2 3430 (42.60%) Software Engineering
3 3131 (38.88%) Python
4 2814 (34.95%) C#
5 2762 (34.30%) C
6 2655 (32.97%) Linux
7 2577 (32.00%) Degree
8 2312 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
9 2243 (27.86%) Computer Science
10 1855 (23.04%) Finance
11 1707 (21.20%) SQL
12 1543 (19.16%) Windows
13 1431 (17.77%) JavaScript
14 1347 (16.73%) OO
15 1290 (16.02%) Mathematics
16 1256 (15.60%) .NET
17 996 (12.37%) Algorithms
18 995 (12.36%) HTML
19 848 (10.53%) Multithreading
20 847 (10.52%) Scrum
21 842 (10.46%) Computer Science Degree
22 827 (10.27%) Unix
23 814 (10.11%) SDLC
24 772 (9.59%) Machine Learning
25 763 (9.48%) Test Automation
26 717 (8.90%) TDD
27 699 (8.68%) Git (software)
28 683 (8.48%) Physics
29 677 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
30 671 (8.33%) Banking

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
1 218 (2.71%) Apache Spark
2 202 (2.51%) Apache
3 141 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 90 (1.12%) Confluence
5 85 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 79 (0.98%) IIS
7 56 (0.70%) JBoss
8 50 (0.62%) DataSynapse
9 42 (0.52%) Ethereum
9 42 (0.52%) SharePoint
10 38 (0.47%) Hyperledger
11 34 (0.42%) SAS
12 33 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 32 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 30 (0.37%) nginx
15 28 (0.35%) Apache Pig
15 28 (0.35%) WebSphere
16 22 (0.27%) eris
17 21 (0.26%) Apache Solr
18 19 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 90 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (0.53%) Simulink
4 19 (0.24%) SPSS
5 18 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
6 14 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.15%) Mathematica
8 10 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 10 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.087%) Autodesk Inventor
10 7 (0.087%) GNU Octave
10 7 (0.087%) Maya
11 6 (0.075%) Stata
12 5 (0.062%) FrameMaker
13 4 (0.050%) CPLEX
13 4 (0.050%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.050%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.050%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 27 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.31%) MetaTrader
4 17 (0.21%) Summit
5 16 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.099%) Epicor Tropos
7 8 (0.099%) LabWindows
8 6 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.075%) ION MarketView
9 5 (0.062%) Oracle TCA
10 4 (0.050%) BASE24
10 4 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.050%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.037%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.025%) FastStats
12 2 (0.025%) Front Arena
12 2 (0.025%) Magento
12 2 (0.025%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.025%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 544 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (1.86%) GitHub
4 132 (1.64%) SaaS
5 115 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 99 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 29 (0.36%) Slack
10 27 (0.34%) IaaS
10 27 (0.34%) Office 365
11 21 (0.26%) PaaS
12 18 (0.22%) G Suite
13 17 (0.21%) Trello
14 15 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 14 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
15 14 (0.17%) Loggly
15 14 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
16 13 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 289 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 204 (2.53%) Wireless
3 203 (2.52%) HTTP
4 163 (2.02%) Internet
5 132 (1.64%) Ethernet
6 85 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
7 80 (0.99%) Bluetooth
8 75 (0.93%) InfiniBand
9 62 (0.77%) Firewall
10 57 (0.71%) Wireshark
11 54 (0.67%) Network Security
12 52 (0.65%) DNS
13 51 (0.63%) VoIP
13 51 (0.63%) ZigBee
14 50 (0.62%) Broadband
15 49 (0.61%) VPN
16 44 (0.55%) SMS
17 42 (0.52%) LTE
17 42 (0.52%) SSL
18 35 (0.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 421 (5.23%) Big Data
3 382 (4.74%) MySQL
4 368 (4.57%) NoSQL
5 330 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 283 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 258 (3.20%) MongoDB
8 162 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
9 133 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 115 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 101 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 100 (1.24%) Redis
13 91 (1.13%) OLAP
13 91 (1.13%) Oracle OLAP
14 83 (1.03%) Blockchain
15 76 (0.94%) Data Mining
16 72 (0.89%) Apache Hive
17 60 (0.75%) Oracle Database
18 54 (0.67%) GIS
19 46 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 699 (8.68%) Git (software)
2 493 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 389 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 374 (4.64%) JIRA
5 365 (4.53%) Subversion
6 233 (2.89%) Selenium
7 161 (2.00%) JUnit
8 143 (1.78%) NUnit
9 142 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 137 (1.70%) Eclipse
11 106 (1.32%) Cucumber
12 102 (1.27%) Bitbucket
13 98 (1.22%) MSTest
14 97 (1.20%) GCC
14 97 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
15 90 (1.12%) TeamCity
16 82 (1.02%) Maven
17 77 (0.96%) LabVIEW
18 67 (0.83%) Mercurial
19 64 (0.79%) Android Studio
General
1 1855 (23.04%) Finance
2 671 (8.33%) Banking
3 639 (7.94%) Electronics
4 583 (7.24%) Telecoms
5 450 (5.59%) Investment Banking
6 440 (5.46%) Games
7 363 (4.51%) Front Office
8 278 (3.45%) Marketing
9 277 (3.44%) Manufacturing
10 275 (3.42%) Retail Banking
11 193 (2.40%) Automotive
12 145 (1.80%) Aerospace
13 138 (1.71%) Retail
14 88 (1.09%) Advertising
15 76 (0.94%) Financial Institution
16 58 (0.72%) Publishing
17 55 (0.68%) Back Office
18 50 (0.62%) Legal
19 44 (0.55%) Multimedia
20 43 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3429 (42.59%) Developer
2 2410 (29.93%) Software Engineer
3 1283 (15.93%) C++ Developer
4 1217 (15.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 965 (11.98%) Software Developer
6 695 (8.63%) Graduate
7 554 (6.88%) Senior Developer
8 545 (6.77%) Embedded Engineer
9 501 (6.22%) Senior Software Engineer
10 476 (5.91%) C++ Software Developer
11 458 (5.69%) C# Developer
12 444 (5.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 437 (5.43%) Java Developer
14 372 (4.62%) Graduate Developer
15 334 (4.15%) C Software Engineer
16 330 (4.10%) Junior
16 330 (4.10%) Python Developer
17 327 (4.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
18 279 (3.46%) Java Engineer
19 278 (3.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1256 (15.60%) .NET
2 995 (12.36%) HTML
3 656 (8.15%) CSS
4 532 (6.61%) XML
5 441 (5.48%) Web Services
6 399 (4.96%) AngularJS
7 376 (4.67%) ASP.NET
8 360 (4.47%) STL
9 338 (4.20%) HTML5
10 317 (3.94%) Node.js
11 275 (3.42%) Qt
12 264 (3.28%) WPF
13 259 (3.22%) REST
14 254 (3.15%) jQuery
15 241 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 218 (2.71%) RESTful
17 190 (2.36%) MFC
18 189 (2.35%) OpenGL
19 188 (2.33%) WCF
20 182 (2.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2243 (27.86%) Computer Science
2 996 (12.37%) Algorithms
3 638 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 317 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 284 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
6 281 (3.49%) Data Structures
7 265 (3.29%) Derivative
8 260 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
9 258 (3.20%) Fintech
10 244 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
11 202 (2.51%) User Experience
12 185 (2.30%) Mobile App
13 167 (2.07%) Equities
14 166 (2.06%) Client/Server
15 159 (1.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 135 (1.68%) Hedge funds
17 123 (1.53%) Device Driver
18 120 (1.49%) Robotics
19 110 (1.37%) Fixed Income
20 82 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2655 (32.97%) Linux
2 1543 (19.16%) Windows
3 827 (10.27%) Unix
4 434 (5.39%) Android
5 349 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 203 (2.52%) Embedded Linux
7 73 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 71 (0.88%) CentOS
9 56 (0.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 50 (0.62%) VxWorks
10 50 (0.62%) Windows Server
11 49 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 47 (0.58%) Debian
13 45 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 44 (0.55%) Ubuntu
15 40 (0.50%) Solaris
16 23 (0.29%) Windows 10
17 22 (0.27%) Windows 7
18 20 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
19 16 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3430 (42.60%) Software Engineering
2 2312 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
3 1347 (16.73%) OO
4 1290 (16.02%) Mathematics
5 848 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 847 (10.52%) Scrum
7 814 (10.11%) SDLC
8 772 (9.59%) Machine Learning
9 763 (9.48%) Test Automation
10 717 (8.90%) TDD
11 683 (8.48%) Physics
12 677 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
13 606 (7.53%) OOP
14 487 (6.05%) Open Source
15 455 (5.65%) Analytics
16 449 (5.58%) DevOps
17 426 (5.29%) Mentoring
18 383 (4.76%) Unit Testing
19 376 (4.67%) UML
20 311 (3.86%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3934 (48.86%) Java
2 3131 (38.88%) Python
3 2814 (34.95%) C#
4 2762 (34.30%) C
5 1707 (21.20%) SQL
6 1431 (17.77%) JavaScript
7 579 (7.19%) Perl
8 453 (5.63%) PHP
9 437 (5.43%) MATLAB
10 391 (4.86%) Ruby
11 370 (4.60%) Embedded C
12 334 (4.15%) Embedded C++
13 329 (4.09%) Scala
14 326 (4.05%) R
15 316 (3.92%) Shell Script
16 277 (3.44%) Bash Shell
17 239 (2.97%) PL/SQL
18 220 (2.73%) Go
19 185 (2.30%) Objective-C
20 151 (1.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2577 (32.00%) Degree
2 842 (10.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 568 (7.05%) PhD
4 354 (4.40%) Security Cleared
5 168 (2.09%) Master's Degree
6 163 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 146 (1.81%) Numerate Degree
8 88 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 72 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (0.60%) HND
11 39 (0.48%) ISTQB
12 36 (0.45%) CISSP
13 33 (0.41%) PMI Certification
14 32 (0.40%) MCP
15 31 (0.38%) SANS
16 24 (0.30%) Postgraduate
17 23 (0.29%) PMP
18 20 (0.25%) CCNA
18 20 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (0.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (5.73%) QA
2 54 (0.67%) MISRA
3 33 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.32%) MISRA C
5 20 (0.25%) MiFID
6 17 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 13 (0.16%) ECSS
7 13 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.11%) EMIR
9 9 (0.11%) ISO 26262
9 9 (0.11%) SLA
10 8 (0.099%) GCP
10 8 (0.099%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.087%) COBIT
11 7 (0.087%) ISO 13485
11 7 (0.087%) JTAG
11 7 (0.087%) PMO
System Software
1 236 (2.93%) Firmware
2 234 (2.91%) Docker
3 54 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 27 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.12%) NFS
9 9 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.11%) vSphere
10 8 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.075%) HDFS
11 6 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.050%) iptables
12 4 (0.050%) Samba
12 4 (0.050%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.050%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.050%) Xen
13 3 (0.037%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 196 (2.43%) Puppet
2 187 (2.32%) Ansible
3 163 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 101 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 33 (0.41%) Mesos
6 31 (0.38%) Nagios
6 31 (0.38%) Salt
7 23 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (0.24%) HockeyApp
8 19 (0.24%) Prometheus
8 19 (0.24%) Terraform
9 15 (0.19%) Nessus
9 15 (0.19%) ZABBIX
10 14 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
10 14 (0.17%) Kibana
11 12 (0.15%) Cobbler
12 11 (0.14%) Nmap
13 10 (0.12%) rkt
14 8 (0.099%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.099%) SCOM
Vendors
1 604 (7.50%) Oracle
2 530 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 243 (3.02%) Google
4 183 (2.27%) SAP
5 123 (1.53%) Red Hat
6 94 (1.17%) VMware
7 78 (0.97%) IBM
8 70 (0.87%) HP
9 54 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 53 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 52 (0.65%) TIBCO
12 45 (0.56%) Cisco
13 40 (0.50%) Sophos
14 37 (0.46%) Splunk
15 33 (0.41%) Apple
15 33 (0.41%) Sybase
16 29 (0.36%) Xamarin
17 28 (0.35%) Intel
18 26 (0.32%) CA
18 26 (0.32%) EMC