Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 82 62
Rank change year-on-year -39 -20 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 40 133 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.65% 3.29% 4.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 6.53% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 137 195
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +11.84% -9.52%
10th Percentile £36,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £69,300 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 1,046 2,036 2,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 43.08% 50.40% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1,726 1,963
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,550 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £72,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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
Cheshunt - 13 - -
Watford -2 5 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Royston -5 5 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City +33 3 £65,000 -3.70%
Stevenage -4 3 £52,500 -0.94% 9
Hemel Hempstead +2 2 £43,750 +53.51% 1
Letchworth - 2 £47,500 -
Potters Bar +1 1 £35,000 -50.00%
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 32 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (45.00%) C
3 17 (42.50%) Python
4 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (32.50%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) C#
7 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (20.00%) Data Management
8 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 8 (20.00%) Linux
9 7 (17.50%) .NET
9 7 (17.50%) Embedded C
9 7 (17.50%) Scala
10 6 (15.00%) Go
10 6 (15.00%) Rust
10 6 (15.00%) Embedded C++
10 6 (15.00%) OO
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.50%) Xilinx
11 5 (12.50%) OpenGL
11 5 (12.50%) Flash
11 5 (12.50%) MFC
11 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (12.50%) CAN bus
11 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.50%) WPF

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 3 (7.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) AWS
2 1 (2.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) SQLite
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Qt Creator
3 2 (5.00%) Xcode
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.00%) Games
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (10.00%) Military
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
5 5 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Qt Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Principal Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Flash
2 5 (12.50%) MFC
2 5 (12.50%) OpenGL
2 5 (12.50%) WPF
3 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 3 (7.50%) Qt
4 2 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScriptCore
4 2 (5.00%) JSON
4 2 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) Akka
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) Kafka
5 1 (2.50%) RESTful
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) CAN bus
3 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) Blog
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.00%) Data Management
3 6 (15.00%) OO
4 5 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (10.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Microservices
6 3 (7.50%) OOP
6 3 (7.50%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (7.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C
2 17 (42.50%) Python
3 13 (32.50%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) C#
5 7 (17.50%) Embedded C
5 7 (17.50%) Scala
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded C++
6 6 (15.00%) Go
6 6 (15.00%) Rust
7 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.50%) Clojure
8 3 (7.50%) Erlang
8 3 (7.50%) F#
8 3 (7.50%) Haskell
8 3 (7.50%) Kotlin
8 3 (7.50%) OCaml
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) VB
9 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
9 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Xilinx
2 2 (5.00%) Apple