Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 94 111
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 40 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.85% 2.08% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 4.41% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 26
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £52,250 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 787 998 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.01% 47.08% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 668 772 1015
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,897 £64,904 £60,750
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.23% +5.88% +2.41%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Essex

C++
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Essex.

Salary trend for C++ in Essex

C++
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Essex

C++
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 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
Colchester +16 11 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Saffron Walden -4 6 £40,000 -
Witham - 3 £53,000 -
Brentwood +30 2 £55,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £52,750 -
Loughton - 1 £40,000 -
Billericay - 1 £50,000 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region with a requirement for C++.

1 29 (72.50%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
3 15 (37.50%) C
4 13 (32.50%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) Multithreading
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) Degree
6 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
7 8 (20.00%) Python
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 7 (17.50%) Smartcard
8 7 (17.50%) EMV
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.50%) Contactless
8 7 (17.50%) Personalization
9 6 (15.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (15.00%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
9 6 (15.00%) User Experience
9 6 (15.00%) Physics
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
9 6 (15.00%) Unix
9 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (12.50%) Automotive
10 5 (12.50%) Image Processing
11 4 (10.00%) CUDA
11 4 (10.00%) WebGL

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Automotive
3 4 (10.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) C++ Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (32.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Software Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C++/C# Developer
6 10 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (17.50%) C++/Java Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (15.00%) Python Developer
9 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
10 4 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
10 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (10.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
10 4 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) CGI
2 4 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (10.00%) WebGL
3 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Contactless
1 7 (17.50%) EMV
1 7 (17.50%) Smartcard
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) CUDA
4 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.00%) Animation
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (32.50%) Multithreading
3 7 (17.50%) Personalization
4 6 (15.00%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (15.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 6 (15.00%) Physics
5 5 (12.50%) Image Processing
6 4 (10.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) OO
7 3 (7.50%) SOLID
8 2 (5.00%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) CAD
8 2 (5.00%) Computer Vision
8 2 (5.00%) Creative Marketing
8 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.00%) Visual Effects
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
9 1 (2.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) C
3 13 (32.50%) Java
4 8 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.00%) HLSL
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) MAXScript
6 2 (5.00%) Tcl
6 2 (5.00%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.50%) MISRA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Embarcadero
2 1 (2.50%) Ingenico
2 1 (2.50%) VeriFone