Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 61 62
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 121 184 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.95% 4.49% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.78% 8.50% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 126 196 194
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -8.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £50,625 £62,125
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,094 2,165 1,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.09% 52.82% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,768 1,898 1,707
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,550
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Watford -4 34 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Borehamwood -5 30 £40,000 - 3
Stevenage -5 16 £53,000 +63.08% 12
Tring -3 8 £31,500 -3.08% 2
St Albans -1 6 £74,250 +90.38%
Welwyn Garden City -33 5 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Hemel Hempstead +6 3 £28,500 -45.71%
Potters Bar - 3 £70,000 - 2
Waltham Cross - 3 £45,000 - 4
Hatfield -3 2 £67,500 +80.00%
Royston - 2 £41,250 - 4
Hertford - 1 £70,000 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 51 (42.15%) Software Engineering
2 49 (40.50%) Degree
3 47 (38.84%) C#
4 44 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 43 (35.54%) Telecoms
6 38 (31.40%) Python
7 35 (28.93%) C
7 35 (28.93%) LabVIEW
8 31 (25.62%) Machine Learning
9 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
10 29 (23.97%) Java
11 27 (22.31%) Windows
11 27 (22.31%) Data Analysis
11 27 (22.31%) Signal Processing
12 26 (21.49%) Computer Science Degree
13 25 (20.66%) Physics
14 24 (19.83%) Algorithms
14 24 (19.83%) HTML
14 24 (19.83%) Data Acquisition
14 24 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (19.01%) SQL
15 23 (19.01%) MATLAB
16 22 (18.18%) Data Science
17 21 (17.36%) PhD
17 21 (17.36%) Multithreading
18 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (15.70%) .NET
19 19 (15.70%) CSS
19 19 (15.70%) Mathematics
19 19 (15.70%) Acoustics

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) GitHub
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.48%) Serverless
4 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) 802.11
2 3 (2.48%) DVB
2 3 (2.48%) HTTP
2 3 (2.48%) RTP
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.96%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) Big Data
6 3 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.48%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (28.93%) LabVIEW
2 17 (14.05%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.44%) Subversion
4 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.31%) JIRA
6 3 (2.48%) Redmine
7 2 (1.65%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.83%) JUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Maven
8 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (35.54%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.40%) Aerospace
3 13 (10.74%) Electronics
4 7 (5.79%) Games
5 5 (4.13%) Finance
5 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.48%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Military
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.83%) French Language
8 1 (0.83%) German Language
8 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (35.54%) Developer
2 37 (30.58%) Software Engineer
3 19 (15.70%) Process Engineer
4 17 (14.05%) C++ Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Junior
5 14 (11.57%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.92%) C++ Software Developer
7 11 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) Junior Developer
8 9 (7.44%) MATLAB Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Data Manager
11 6 (4.96%) Junior C# Software Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Junior Software Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Research Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.83%) HTML
2 19 (15.70%) .NET
2 19 (15.70%) CSS
3 13 (10.74%) JSON
4 12 (9.92%) Web Services
5 9 (7.44%) Akka
6 7 (5.79%) XML
7 6 (4.96%) Ajax
7 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.96%) LAMP
7 6 (4.96%) React
7 6 (4.96%) SOAP
7 6 (4.96%) Vue.js
8 5 (4.13%) Apache Flex
8 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.13%) jQuery
8 5 (4.13%) RESTful
8 5 (4.13%) WPF
9 4 (3.31%) HTML5
9 4 (3.31%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 44 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 24 (19.83%) Algorithms
3 19 (15.70%) Acoustics
4 15 (12.40%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (9.09%) Video\Live Streaming
6 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (7.44%) Robotics
8 7 (5.79%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.31%) MPEG
10 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.65%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.83%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.31%) Windows
2 18 (14.88%) Linux
3 8 (6.61%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.61%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.31%) Unix
6 2 (1.65%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.83%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.15%) Software Engineering
2 31 (25.62%) Machine Learning
3 27 (22.31%) Data Analysis
3 27 (22.31%) Signal Processing
4 25 (20.66%) Physics
5 24 (19.83%) Data Acquisition
5 24 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (18.18%) Data Science
7 21 (17.36%) Multithreading
8 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (15.70%) Mathematics
10 18 (14.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (11.57%) TDD
12 12 (9.92%) OO
12 12 (9.92%) Web Development
13 10 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (7.44%) Finite Element Analysis
15 7 (5.79%) SDLC
16 6 (4.96%) Creative Thinking
16 6 (4.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.84%) C#
2 38 (31.40%) Python
3 35 (28.93%) C
4 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
5 29 (23.97%) Java
6 23 (19.01%) MATLAB
6 23 (19.01%) SQL
7 12 (9.92%) Scala
8 11 (9.09%) Pascal
8 11 (9.09%) PHP
9 8 (6.61%) VB
10 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.96%) Fortran
12 5 (4.13%) VBScript
13 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.48%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.48%) R
14 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 49 (40.50%) Degree
2 26 (21.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (17.36%) PhD
4 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.83%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Docker
1 2 (1.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.48%) Twitter
2 3 (2.48%) VMware
3 2 (1.65%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Atmel
4 1 (0.83%) Hitachi
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Renesas
4 1 (0.83%) Siemens