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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 59 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3877 4405 4799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.64% 4.75% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.29% 8.95% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3264 3838 3985
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
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 46758 49217 53972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.02% 53.11% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 39535 43137 46479
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -6 1412 £65,000 - 252
South East -7 929 £45,000 - 141
East of England +6 531 £42,500 - 105
South West -3 394 £37,500 -11.76% 85
North West -20 232 £42,500 +6.25% 35
Yorkshire +31 168 £42,500 - 12
West Midlands +35 148 £37,500 +4.16% 16
East Midlands -22 97 £40,000 - 21
North East +18 27 £37,500 +42.85% 8
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 3760 (49.46%) Java
2 3273 (43.05%) Software Engineering
3 3019 (39.71%) C#
4 2727 (35.87%) Python
5 2681 (35.27%) C
6 2571 (33.82%) Linux
7 2450 (32.23%) Degree
8 2087 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
9 1960 (25.78%) Computer Science
10 1780 (23.41%) SQL
11 1620 (21.31%) Windows
12 1582 (20.81%) Finance
13 1535 (20.19%) OO
14 1377 (18.11%) JavaScript
15 1370 (18.02%) .NET
16 1271 (16.72%) Mathematics
17 1065 (14.01%) HTML
18 870 (11.44%) Algorithms
19 807 (10.62%) Multithreading
20 804 (10.58%) SDLC
21 791 (10.41%) Scrum
22 782 (10.29%) Unix
23 746 (9.81%) SQL Server
24 687 (9.04%) Computer Science Degree
25 665 (8.75%) CSS
26 661 (8.70%) Physics
27 637 (8.38%) Test Automation
28 625 (8.22%) Electronics
29 610 (8.02%) TDD
30 606 (7.97%) 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
1 227 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 178 (2.34%) Apache
3 107 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 104 (1.37%) IIS
5 92 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 64 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 59 (0.78%) JBoss
8 55 (0.72%) Confluence
9 46 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 36 (0.47%) nginx
11 28 (0.37%) SharePoint
12 27 (0.36%) Jetty
13 26 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 25 (0.33%) SAS
15 24 (0.32%) Apache Pig
16 23 (0.30%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
18 21 (0.28%) WordPress
19 19 (0.25%) Drupal
20 15 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 119 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 28 (0.37%) Simulink
5 25 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 21 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.13%) 3ds Max
8 10 (0.13%) Maya
9 9 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
10 8 (0.11%) Mathcad
10 8 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
10 8 (0.11%) Stata
11 7 (0.092%) Maple
11 7 (0.092%) SPSS
12 6 (0.079%) Revit
13 5 (0.066%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (0.066%) RoboHelp
13 5 (0.066%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 118 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.20%) Infor M3
3 15 (0.20%) MetaTrader
4 14 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.17%) Summit
6 9 (0.12%) BigMachines
6 9 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.092%) Oracle BRM
8 6 (0.079%) Relativity
9 5 (0.066%) BASE24
9 5 (0.066%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.053%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.053%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.039%) LabWindows
11 3 (0.039%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.039%) Sage X3
12 2 (0.026%) Front Arena
12 2 (0.026%) HFM
12 2 (0.026%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 363 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (1.12%) SaaS
4 84 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 83 (1.09%) GitHub
6 77 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (0.49%) Office 365
8 27 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.32%) G Suite
10 23 (0.30%) Slack
11 21 (0.28%) Force.com
12 19 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (0.25%) PaaS
13 17 (0.22%) FinancialForce.com
14 14 (0.18%) iTunes
15 13 (0.17%) IaaS
15 13 (0.17%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.14%) Loggly
17 10 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 346 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 227 (2.99%) Ethernet
3 198 (2.60%) Wireless
4 189 (2.49%) Internet
5 187 (2.46%) HTTP
6 142 (1.87%) Bluetooth
7 117 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
8 94 (1.24%) ZigBee
9 85 (1.12%) RS-232
10 68 (0.89%) InfiniBand
11 67 (0.88%) Firewall
12 60 (0.79%) RS-485
13 59 (0.78%) GSM
14 52 (0.68%) Wireshark
15 50 (0.66%) Network Security
16 44 (0.58%) LTE
17 40 (0.53%) Broadband
18 38 (0.50%) VoIP
19 33 (0.43%) Multicast
20 31 (0.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 746 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 379 (4.99%) Big Data
3 310 (4.08%) MySQL
4 307 (4.04%) Hadoop
5 303 (3.99%) NoSQL
6 278 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 221 (2.91%) MongoDB
8 134 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 121 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
10 103 (1.35%) RDBMS
11 82 (1.08%) Redis
12 73 (0.96%) Data Mining
13 69 (0.91%) Apache Hive
14 63 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 55 (0.72%) MariaDB
16 53 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
17 45 (0.59%) Blockchain
18 43 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
19 37 (0.49%) KDB
20 30 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 603 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 544 (7.16%) Visual Studio
3 388 (5.10%) Subversion
4 325 (4.28%) Jenkins
5 285 (3.75%) JIRA
6 220 (2.89%) Selenium
7 160 (2.10%) NUnit
8 159 (2.09%) Eclipse
9 156 (2.05%) JUnit
10 141 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 128 (1.68%) Cucumber
12 105 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 100 (1.32%) LabVIEW
13 100 (1.32%) MSTest
14 95 (1.25%) Android Studio
15 83 (1.09%) Mercurial
16 80 (1.05%) Bitbucket
17 71 (0.93%) Maven
18 66 (0.87%) LoadRunner
19 56 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 1582 (20.81%) Finance
2 625 (8.22%) Electronics
3 601 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 570 (7.50%) Banking
5 386 (5.08%) Games
6 368 (4.84%) Front Office
7 319 (4.20%) Investment Banking
8 286 (3.76%) Manufacturing
9 208 (2.74%) Marketing
10 202 (2.66%) Automotive
11 192 (2.53%) Retail
12 140 (1.84%) Aerospace
13 77 (1.01%) Legal
14 55 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 51 (0.67%) Advertising
15 51 (0.67%) Retail Banking
16 44 (0.58%) Publishing
17 36 (0.47%) Law
18 35 (0.46%) Billing
19 33 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3367 (44.29%) Developer
2 2190 (28.81%) Software Engineer
3 1264 (16.63%) C++ Developer
4 1013 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 991 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 666 (8.76%) Graduate
7 617 (8.12%) C# Developer
8 536 (7.05%) Embedded Engineer
9 507 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 450 (5.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 449 (5.91%) Junior
12 416 (5.47%) Senior Developer
13 409 (5.38%) C++ Software Developer
14 360 (4.74%) Graduate Developer
15 343 (4.51%) Senior Software Engineer
16 301 (3.96%) C Software Engineer
17 295 (3.88%) Junior Developer
18 291 (3.83%) Java Engineer
19 289 (3.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
20 287 (3.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1370 (18.02%) .NET
2 1065 (14.01%) HTML
3 665 (8.75%) CSS
4 583 (7.67%) XML
5 464 (6.10%) Web Services
6 407 (5.35%) ASP.NET
7 360 (4.74%) STL
8 336 (4.42%) WPF
9 276 (3.63%) jQuery
10 271 (3.56%) AngularJS
11 265 (3.49%) RESTful
12 260 (3.42%) WCF
13 252 (3.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 231 (3.04%) HTML5
15 228 (3.00%) .NET Framework
16 201 (2.64%) SOAP
17 199 (2.62%) REST
18 193 (2.54%) Spring
19 187 (2.46%) OpenGL
19 187 (2.46%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1960 (25.78%) Computer Science
2 870 (11.44%) Algorithms
3 537 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 290 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
5 264 (3.47%) Fintech
6 256 (3.37%) Data Structures
7 227 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
8 222 (2.92%) Derivative
9 204 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 191 (2.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 191 (2.51%) Mobile App
11 187 (2.46%) Hedge funds
12 161 (2.12%) Equities
13 160 (2.10%) Device Driver
14 132 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
15 102 (1.34%) User Experience
16 93 (1.22%) VHDL
17 92 (1.21%) Fixed Income
18 86 (1.13%) iPad
19 85 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 2571 (33.82%) Linux
2 1620 (21.31%) Windows
3 782 (10.29%) Unix
4 560 (7.37%) Android
5 399 (5.25%) Apple iOS
6 204 (2.68%) Embedded Linux
7 100 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 87 (1.14%) CentOS
9 85 (1.12%) Mac OS
10 79 (1.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 69 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 68 (0.89%) Windows Server
13 67 (0.88%) Solaris
14 57 (0.75%) VxWorks
15 36 (0.47%) Windows 7
16 32 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
16 32 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 32 (0.42%) Windows XP
17 27 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 26 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3273 (43.05%) Software Engineering
2 2087 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1535 (20.19%) OO
4 1271 (16.72%) Mathematics
5 807 (10.62%) Multithreading
6 804 (10.58%) SDLC
7 791 (10.41%) Scrum
8 661 (8.70%) Physics
9 637 (8.38%) Test Automation
10 610 (8.02%) TDD
11 577 (7.59%) OOP
12 574 (7.55%) Machine Learning
13 530 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
14 459 (6.04%) DevOps
15 433 (5.70%) Analytics
16 407 (5.35%) Open Source
17 381 (5.01%) Unit Testing
18 360 (4.74%) UML
19 342 (4.50%) Low Latency
20 327 (4.30%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3760 (49.46%) Java
2 3019 (39.71%) C#
3 2727 (35.87%) Python
4 2681 (35.27%) C
5 1780 (23.41%) SQL
6 1377 (18.11%) JavaScript
7 496 (6.52%) Perl
8 476 (6.26%) Ruby
9 463 (6.09%) PHP
10 414 (5.45%) Embedded C
11 367 (4.83%) Embedded C++
12 351 (4.62%) MATLAB
13 302 (3.97%) Scala
14 231 (3.04%) Shell Script
15 202 (2.66%) R
16 198 (2.60%) Bash Shell
17 193 (2.54%) VB
18 168 (2.21%) Objective-C
19 160 (2.10%) T-SQL
20 154 (2.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 2450 (32.23%) Degree
2 687 (9.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 606 (7.97%) PhD
4 455 (5.99%) Security Cleared
5 218 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
6 209 (2.75%) DV Cleared
7 150 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 131 (1.72%) Master's Degree
9 121 (1.59%) ISTQB
10 115 (1.51%) ISEB
11 56 (0.74%) HND
12 51 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (0.59%) PMI Certification
14 30 (0.39%) PMP
15 29 (0.38%) MCP
16 26 (0.34%) CEH
17 24 (0.32%) CISSP
18 22 (0.29%) CREST Certified
19 20 (0.26%) HNC
19 20 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (4.31%) QA
2 51 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 36 (0.47%) MISRA
4 23 (0.30%) JTAG
5 20 (0.26%) MiFID
6 13 (0.17%) MISRA C
6 13 (0.17%) SLA
7 12 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.16%) Def Stans
8 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.079%) DO-254
9 6 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.079%) EMIR
10 4 (0.053%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.053%) GCP
10 4 (0.053%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.053%) PMO
11 3 (0.039%) Basel III
11 3 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 344 (4.53%) Firmware
2 252 (3.31%) Docker
3 92 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 35 (0.46%) KVM
6 28 (0.37%) Active Directory
7 21 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (0.28%) HDFS
8 18 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.16%) LXC
10 11 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 6 (0.079%) Varnish
13 6 (0.079%) Xen
14 5 (0.066%) etcd
14 5 (0.066%) NFS
14 5 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 190 (2.50%) Ansible
1 190 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 187 (2.46%) Puppet
3 69 (0.91%) Kubernetes
4 53 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 33 (0.43%) Mesos
6 31 (0.41%) Terraform
7 18 (0.24%) Nessus
8 17 (0.22%) Nagios
9 16 (0.21%) Salt
10 15 (0.20%) Nmap
11 10 (0.13%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.12%) Consul
12 9 (0.12%) EnCase
12 9 (0.12%) logstash
12 9 (0.12%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.11%) Kibana
13 8 (0.11%) SCOM
14 5 (0.066%) Defensics
14 5 (0.066%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 588 (7.73%) Oracle
2 532 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 206 (2.71%) Google
4 169 (2.22%) SAP
5 146 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 113 (1.49%) VMware
7 73 (0.96%) IBM
8 68 (0.89%) HP
9 54 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 45 (0.59%) Sybase
11 42 (0.55%) Adobe
11 42 (0.55%) Cisco
12 38 (0.50%) EMC
13 36 (0.47%) Freescale
14 34 (0.45%) Splunk
15 32 (0.42%) Apple
15 32 (0.42%) TIBCO
16 29 (0.38%) Xilinx
17 28 (0.37%) Xamarin
18 22 (0.29%) Intel
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Awesome Benefits + Prospects!!
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Annual Bonus and benefits upon req
Posted: 26 minutes ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 minutes ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: Salary Excellent
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago