Period
to 23 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 66 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 185 182 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.79% 3.99% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.33% 7.98% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 177 209 208
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,850
90th Percentile £68,000 £60,000 £56,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -

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 2,524 2,282 2,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.73% 49.98% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,173 1,954 1,889
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 February 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 February 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 -11 39 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Stevenage +30 38 £32,500 -31.58% 20
Borehamwood +1 36 £42,500 +13.33%
Hemel Hempstead -11 16 £55,000 +17.02% 2
St Albans +3 15 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City -17 14 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Letchworth +11 9 £42,500 +15.65% 2
Tring -5 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Rickmansworth - 6 £38,000 - 2
Potters Bar 0 4 £70,000 +137.29%
Welwyn - 2 £47,500 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 95 (51.35%) C
2 79 (42.70%) Software Engineering
3 65 (35.14%) C#
4 55 (29.73%) Java
5 46 (24.86%) Degree
6 44 (23.78%) Computer Science
7 39 (21.08%) JavaScript
8 37 (20.00%) SQL
9 36 (19.46%) Linux
10 35 (18.92%) Python
10 35 (18.92%) LabVIEW
11 34 (18.38%) Telecoms
12 33 (17.84%) Electronics
12 33 (17.84%) Signal Processing
13 32 (17.30%) Visual Studio
13 32 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (16.76%) OO
14 31 (16.76%) MATLAB
15 27 (14.59%) PhD
15 27 (14.59%) Windows
16 26 (14.05%) Machine Learning
17 24 (12.97%) Mathematics
17 24 (12.97%) Multithreading
18 23 (12.43%) NoSQL
19 22 (11.89%) Algorithms
20 21 (11.35%) .NET
21 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
21 19 (10.27%) Physics
21 19 (10.27%) Subversion
21 19 (10.27%) Data Acquisition

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 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.54%) Apache
2 1 (0.54%) Confluence
2 1 (0.54%) IIS
2 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.08%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.86%) LabWindows
2 3 (1.62%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (1.62%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.08%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.54%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.11%) Wireless
2 12 (6.49%) LTE
3 10 (5.41%) 3GPP
3 10 (5.41%) WCDMA
4 7 (3.78%) 5G
4 7 (3.78%) 802.11
4 7 (3.78%) Ethernet
4 7 (3.78%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.70%) DHCP
6 5 (2.70%) DNS
6 5 (2.70%) HSPA
6 5 (2.70%) Internet
6 5 (2.70%) IPv4
6 5 (2.70%) IPv6
6 5 (2.70%) RTCP
6 5 (2.70%) RTP
6 5 (2.70%) SNMP
6 5 (2.70%) UMTS
6 5 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.43%) NoSQL
2 11 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.95%) SQLite
3 10 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (4.86%) Big Data
5 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.62%) MySQL
8 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (18.92%) LabVIEW
2 32 (17.30%) Visual Studio
3 19 (10.27%) Subversion
4 18 (9.73%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.95%) JIRA
5 11 (5.95%) Xcode
6 8 (4.32%) GCC
7 6 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (3.24%) PowerBuilder
7 6 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.70%) ClearCase
8 5 (2.70%) CocoaPods
9 4 (2.16%) CANoe
9 4 (2.16%) CodeWarrior
10 3 (1.62%) GDB
10 3 (1.62%) ProC
11 2 (1.08%) JUnit
12 1 (0.54%) CppUnit
12 1 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 34 (18.38%) Telecoms
2 33 (17.84%) Electronics
3 16 (8.65%) Finance
4 12 (6.49%) Aerospace
5 10 (5.41%) Games
6 8 (4.32%) Retail
7 7 (3.78%) Automotive
8 5 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.70%) Marketing
9 4 (2.16%) Banking
10 2 (1.08%) Military
11 1 (0.54%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.54%) French Language
11 1 (0.54%) German Language
11 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.54%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (35.14%) Software Engineer
2 53 (28.65%) Developer
3 28 (15.14%) Software Developer
4 22 (11.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 19 (10.27%) C++ Developer
6 17 (9.19%) Junior
7 16 (8.65%) C++ Software Developer
7 16 (8.65%) Development Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) MATLAB Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Process Engineer
9 13 (7.03%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) iOS Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Software Development Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Junior Software Engineer
12 8 (4.32%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (4.32%) Architect
12 8 (4.32%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 8 (4.32%) Security Specialist
12 8 (4.32%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.35%) .NET
2 15 (8.11%) HTML
2 15 (8.11%) J2EE
2 15 (8.11%) Node.js
3 11 (5.95%) Cocoa Touch
3 11 (5.95%) JavaScriptCore
4 10 (5.41%) Akka
5 9 (4.86%) iOS SDK
6 8 (4.32%) OAuth2
6 8 (4.32%) XACML
7 7 (3.78%) 802.1X
8 5 (2.70%) CSS
8 5 (2.70%) HTML5
8 5 (2.70%) STL
8 5 (2.70%) XML
9 4 (2.16%) ODBC
9 4 (2.16%) SOAP
10 3 (1.62%) ADO
11 2 (1.08%) JNI
11 2 (1.08%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.78%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.89%) Algorithms
3 14 (7.57%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.95%) Acoustics
6 10 (5.41%) Robotics
7 6 (3.24%) User Experience
7 6 (3.24%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.70%) Blog
9 4 (2.16%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (1.08%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.54%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.54%) Kinect
11 1 (0.54%) mPOS
11 1 (0.54%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.54%) STB
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.46%) Linux
2 27 (14.59%) Windows
3 14 (7.57%) Apple iOS
4 13 (7.03%) Unix
5 10 (5.41%) Solaris
5 10 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 10 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.78%) VxWorks
7 4 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.62%) CentOS
8 3 (1.62%) SUSE
8 3 (1.62%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.08%) Android
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) AIX
10 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.70%) Software Engineering
2 33 (17.84%) Signal Processing
3 32 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.76%) OO
5 26 (14.05%) Machine Learning
6 24 (12.97%) Mathematics
6 24 (12.97%) Multithreading
7 19 (10.27%) Data Acquisition
7 19 (10.27%) Physics
7 19 (10.27%) SDLC
8 17 (9.19%) Data Analysis
9 16 (8.65%) Data Science
10 15 (8.11%) TDD
10 15 (8.11%) Test Strategy
11 13 (7.03%) Finite Element Analysis
12 12 (6.49%) iOS Development
12 12 (6.49%) OOD
13 11 (5.95%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.95%) MVC
13 11 (5.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.35%) C
2 65 (35.14%) C#
3 55 (29.73%) Java
4 39 (21.08%) JavaScript
5 37 (20.00%) SQL
6 35 (18.92%) Python
7 31 (16.76%) MATLAB
8 12 (6.49%) Scala
9 11 (5.95%) Objective-C
10 10 (5.41%) Perl
11 8 (4.32%) VB
12 6 (3.24%) Ada
12 6 (3.24%) Apple Swift
12 6 (3.24%) Progress 4GL
13 5 (2.70%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.70%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.70%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.70%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.70%) Tcl
14 3 (1.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (24.86%) Degree
2 27 (14.59%) PhD
3 14 (7.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) CWNA
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.08%) MISRA
2 1 (0.54%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.54%) DICOM
2 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.54%) HL7
2 1 (0.54%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.54%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Firmware
2 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) Cobbler
1 5 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.65%) Oracle
3 8 (4.32%) Atmel
3 8 (4.32%) Sun
4 7 (3.78%) Intel
5 6 (3.24%) Ab Initio
5 6 (3.24%) Apple
5 6 (3.24%) Progress
6 5 (2.70%) IBM
6 5 (2.70%) NVIDIA
6 5 (2.70%) Sage
7 3 (1.62%) Epicor
7 3 (1.62%) IFS
7 3 (1.62%) Infor
7 3 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.62%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Dell
9 1 (0.54%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.54%) Symantec
9 1 (0.54%) TIBCO