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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK / England
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3750 4566 4413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.69% 4.87% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.36% 9.27% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3174 3963 3723
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,905 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 44846 49276 52330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.13% 52.61% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38304 43149 44916
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 £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -13 1326 £63,750 -1.92% 267
South East -5 868 £44,000 -2.22% 160
East of England +7 510 £42,500 - 98
South West -4 375 £37,500 -11.76% 66
North West -8 254 £40,000 - 29
Yorkshire +61 188 £42,500 -5.55% 18
West Midlands +20 144 £35,000 -6.66% 19
East Midlands -14 120 £40,000 +6.66% 10
North East +12 30 £38,750 +29.16% 5
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3642 (48.76%) Java
2 3238 (43.35%) Software Engineering
3 2940 (39.36%) C#
4 2666 (35.69%) Python
5 2631 (35.22%) C
6 2563 (34.31%) Linux
7 2400 (32.13%) Degree
8 2063 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
9 1917 (25.66%) Computer Science
10 1770 (23.69%) SQL
11 1583 (21.19%) Windows
12 1521 (20.36%) OO
13 1502 (20.11%) Finance
14 1358 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 1336 (17.88%) .NET
16 1275 (17.07%) Mathematics
17 1061 (14.20%) HTML
18 855 (11.45%) Multithreading
19 835 (11.18%) Algorithms
20 822 (11.00%) SDLC
21 793 (10.62%) Unix
22 787 (10.54%) Scrum
23 718 (9.61%) SQL Server
24 676 (9.05%) Test Automation
25 665 (8.90%) Physics
26 661 (8.85%) CSS
27 645 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
28 597 (7.99%) TDD
29 596 (7.98%) Git (software)
30 591 (7.91%) PhD

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
1 206 (2.76%) Apache Spark
2 170 (2.28%) Apache
3 101 (1.35%) IIS
4 100 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 83 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
6 68 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 56 (0.75%) JBoss
8 53 (0.71%) Confluence
9 42 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 40 (0.54%) nginx
11 34 (0.46%) SharePoint
12 32 (0.43%) Jetty
13 27 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 26 (0.35%) SAS
15 24 (0.32%) OpenStack
16 21 (0.28%) WordPress
17 20 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
18 18 (0.24%) Drupal
19 17 (0.23%) Apache Solr
19 17 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 111 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.41%) Simulink
4 29 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.13%) 3ds Max
8 10 (0.13%) GNU Octave
8 10 (0.13%) Maya
9 8 (0.11%) Mathcad
10 7 (0.094%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.094%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.094%) Maple
10 7 (0.094%) RoboHelp
10 7 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
10 7 (0.094%) SPSS
10 7 (0.094%) Stateflow
11 6 (0.080%) InDesign
11 6 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 80 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.20%) Infor M3
3 14 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.15%) Summit
6 10 (0.13%) MetaTrader
7 9 (0.12%) BigMachines
8 7 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.094%) Oracle BRM
9 6 (0.080%) Relativity
10 5 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.067%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.054%) BASE24
11 4 (0.054%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.040%) LabWindows
12 3 (0.040%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.040%) Sage X3
13 2 (0.027%) Endur
13 2 (0.027%) HFM
13 2 (0.027%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 318 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (1.04%) SaaS
4 76 (1.02%) GitHub
5 69 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 68 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.44%) Office 365
8 28 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 22 (0.29%) G Suite
10 21 (0.28%) Force.com
10 21 (0.28%) Slack
11 20 (0.27%) PaaS
12 17 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
13 13 (0.17%) iTunes
14 11 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.13%) Loggly
15 10 (0.13%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 365 (4.89%) TCP/IP
2 218 (2.92%) Ethernet
3 208 (2.78%) Wireless
4 183 (2.45%) Internet
5 172 (2.30%) HTTP
6 157 (2.10%) Bluetooth
7 112 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
8 90 (1.20%) ZigBee
9 85 (1.14%) RS-232
10 66 (0.88%) GSM
11 64 (0.86%) Firewall
11 64 (0.86%) RS-485
12 57 (0.76%) InfiniBand
13 55 (0.74%) Wireshark
14 51 (0.68%) Network Security
15 42 (0.56%) LTE
16 38 (0.51%) GPRS
17 37 (0.50%) Broadband
18 31 (0.41%) Multicast
18 31 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 718 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 364 (4.87%) Big Data
3 323 (4.32%) MySQL
4 293 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 286 (3.83%) Hadoop
6 258 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 201 (2.69%) MongoDB
8 127 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 110 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 100 (1.34%) RDBMS
11 78 (1.04%) Redis
12 73 (0.98%) Apache Hive
13 64 (0.86%) Data Mining
13 64 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 51 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 45 (0.60%) Blockchain
16 44 (0.59%) KDB
17 40 (0.54%) MariaDB
18 36 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
19 32 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 596 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 543 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 373 (4.99%) Subversion
4 312 (4.18%) Jenkins
5 283 (3.79%) JIRA
6 247 (3.31%) Selenium
7 163 (2.18%) NUnit
8 160 (2.14%) JUnit
9 157 (2.10%) Eclipse
10 142 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 140 (1.87%) Cucumber
12 102 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 95 (1.27%) MSTest
14 90 (1.20%) LabVIEW
15 89 (1.19%) Android Studio
16 82 (1.10%) Mercurial
17 80 (1.07%) LoadRunner
17 80 (1.07%) Maven
18 76 (1.02%) Bitbucket
19 52 (0.70%) JMeter
General
1 1502 (20.11%) Finance
2 582 (7.79%) Electronics
3 541 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 533 (7.14%) Banking
5 373 (4.99%) Games
6 329 (4.40%) Front Office
7 280 (3.75%) Investment Banking
8 258 (3.45%) Manufacturing
9 190 (2.54%) Automotive
10 170 (2.28%) Marketing
11 169 (2.26%) Retail
12 131 (1.75%) Aerospace
13 71 (0.95%) Legal
14 60 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 48 (0.64%) Advertising
16 47 (0.63%) Publishing
17 38 (0.51%) Law
18 35 (0.47%) Military
19 32 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 31 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3315 (44.38%) Developer
2 2138 (28.62%) Software Engineer
3 1287 (17.23%) C++ Developer
4 992 (13.28%) C++ Software Engineer
5 965 (12.92%) Software Developer
6 642 (8.59%) Graduate
7 602 (8.06%) C# Developer
8 529 (7.08%) Embedded Engineer
9 498 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 447 (5.98%) Junior
11 441 (5.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 407 (5.45%) Senior Developer
13 393 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
14 349 (4.67%) Graduate Developer
15 330 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
16 304 (4.07%) Junior Developer
17 290 (3.88%) Java Engineer
18 280 (3.75%) Analyst
19 277 (3.71%) C Software Engineer
20 274 (3.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1336 (17.88%) .NET
2 1061 (14.20%) HTML
3 661 (8.85%) CSS
4 589 (7.88%) XML
5 447 (5.98%) Web Services
6 405 (5.42%) ASP.NET
7 391 (5.23%) STL
8 336 (4.50%) WPF
9 285 (3.82%) jQuery
10 276 (3.69%) AngularJS
11 269 (3.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 269 (3.60%) WCF
12 261 (3.49%) RESTful
13 228 (3.05%) .NET Framework
14 226 (3.03%) HTML5
15 214 (2.86%) SOAP
16 194 (2.60%) Spring
17 186 (2.49%) J2EE
18 181 (2.42%) REST
19 180 (2.41%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1917 (25.66%) Computer Science
2 835 (11.18%) Algorithms
3 520 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 285 (3.82%) Embedded Systems
5 252 (3.37%) Fintech
6 240 (3.21%) Data Structures
7 215 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
8 208 (2.78%) Derivative
9 192 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 190 (2.54%) Hedge funds
11 184 (2.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 173 (2.32%) Mobile App
13 147 (1.97%) Device Driver
13 147 (1.97%) Equities
14 122 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
15 97 (1.30%) Fixed Income
16 91 (1.22%) VHDL
17 87 (1.16%) User Experience
18 84 (1.12%) iPad
19 82 (1.10%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2563 (34.31%) Linux
2 1583 (21.19%) Windows
3 793 (10.62%) Unix
4 540 (7.23%) Android
5 368 (4.93%) Apple iOS
6 200 (2.68%) Embedded Linux
7 86 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (1.07%) CentOS
9 79 (1.06%) Mac OS
10 70 (0.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 69 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 69 (0.92%) Windows Server
12 68 (0.91%) Solaris
13 52 (0.70%) VxWorks
14 34 (0.46%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 31 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3238 (43.35%) Software Engineering
2 2063 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1521 (20.36%) OO
4 1275 (17.07%) Mathematics
5 855 (11.45%) Multithreading
6 822 (11.00%) SDLC
7 787 (10.54%) Scrum
8 676 (9.05%) Test Automation
9 665 (8.90%) Physics
10 597 (7.99%) TDD
11 561 (7.51%) OOP
12 533 (7.14%) Machine Learning
13 509 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
14 442 (5.92%) DevOps
15 393 (5.26%) Analytics
16 378 (5.06%) Open Source
17 367 (4.91%) Low Latency
18 363 (4.86%) Unit Testing
19 353 (4.73%) UML
20 338 (4.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3642 (48.76%) Java
2 2940 (39.36%) C#
3 2666 (35.69%) Python
4 2631 (35.22%) C
5 1770 (23.69%) SQL
6 1358 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 501 (6.71%) Perl
8 470 (6.29%) PHP
9 452 (6.05%) Ruby
10 402 (5.38%) Embedded C
11 361 (4.83%) MATLAB
12 359 (4.81%) Embedded C++
13 276 (3.69%) Scala
14 218 (2.92%) Shell Script
15 198 (2.65%) VB
16 187 (2.50%) Bash Shell
17 182 (2.44%) R
18 162 (2.17%) Objective-C
18 162 (2.17%) T-SQL
19 144 (1.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 2400 (32.13%) Degree
2 645 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 591 (7.91%) PhD
4 478 (6.40%) Security Cleared
5 236 (3.16%) DV Cleared
6 214 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
7 151 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 140 (1.87%) ISTQB
9 130 (1.74%) ISEB
9 130 (1.74%) Master's Degree
10 55 (0.74%) HND
11 41 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 40 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (0.40%) CEH
14 27 (0.36%) PMP
15 24 (0.32%) CREST Certified
16 23 (0.31%) HNC
17 21 (0.28%) CISSP
18 20 (0.27%) MCP
18 20 (0.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (4.08%) QA
2 46 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 35 (0.47%) MISRA
4 21 (0.28%) JTAG
5 19 (0.25%) MiFID
6 12 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.15%) MISRA C
8 10 (0.13%) SLA
9 9 (0.12%) Def Stans
10 6 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.080%) EMIR
11 5 (0.067%) DO-254
11 5 (0.067%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.054%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.054%) HL7
12 4 (0.054%) IEC 62304
12 4 (0.054%) ISO 20022
12 4 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.054%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 338 (4.52%) Firmware
2 238 (3.19%) Docker
3 106 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 40 (0.54%) KVM
6 32 (0.43%) Active Directory
7 30 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.27%) HDFS
9 19 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.13%) LXC
10 10 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 8 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.094%) Xen
13 6 (0.080%) Varnish
13 6 (0.080%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.080%) XenServer
14 5 (0.067%) etcd
14 5 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 172 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 171 (2.29%) Puppet
3 161 (2.16%) Ansible
4 66 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 61 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 31 (0.41%) Terraform
7 27 (0.36%) Mesos
8 16 (0.21%) Nessus
9 15 (0.20%) Nagios
9 15 (0.20%) Nmap
9 15 (0.20%) Salt
10 10 (0.13%) Consul
10 10 (0.13%) EnCase
11 9 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.12%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (0.094%) logstash
14 6 (0.080%) Kibana
15 5 (0.067%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.067%) vRealize
Vendors
1 570 (7.63%) Oracle
2 518 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 182 (2.44%) Google
4 132 (1.77%) Red Hat
4 132 (1.77%) SAP
5 123 (1.65%) VMware
6 75 (1.00%) HP
7 63 (0.84%) IBM
8 50 (0.67%) Sybase
9 47 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 44 (0.59%) Adobe
11 40 (0.54%) Cisco
12 37 (0.50%) EMC
13 36 (0.48%) TIBCO
14 35 (0.47%) Splunk
15 33 (0.44%) Freescale
16 31 (0.41%) Apple
16 31 (0.41%) Xilinx
17 24 (0.32%) Intel
17 24 (0.32%) Xamarin
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £140,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 13 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Matlock, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Care Futures
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday