Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 70 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 69 108 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.02% 3.60% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.16% 8.14% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 146
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £39,125 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £93,500 £68,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £48,750 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +31.25%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 679 1,326 2,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 49.38% 44.24% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 557 996 2,069
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.82%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for C++ in Hertfordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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
Stevenage +11 21 £80,000 +166.67% 11
Watford +27 16 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Borehamwood - 12 £42,500 -
Cheshunt +1 7 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +22 4 £75,000 +15.38% 2
St Albans -4 1 £57,500 -13.21% 1
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 46 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 42 (60.87%) C
3 33 (47.83%) Degree
4 29 (42.03%) Computer Science
4 29 (42.03%) Linux
5 25 (36.23%) Multithreading
6 24 (34.78%) Windows
7 23 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 23 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 22 (31.88%) SDLC
9 20 (28.99%) C#
10 19 (27.54%) Wireless
11 18 (26.09%) Machine Learning
12 15 (21.74%) Python
12 15 (21.74%) Signal Processing
13 13 (18.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 12 (17.39%) OO
14 12 (17.39%) Multithreaded Programming
15 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (14.49%) Neural Network
16 10 (14.49%) JIRA
16 10 (14.49%) Issue Tracking
16 10 (14.49%) Algorithms
17 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
17 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
17 9 (13.04%) LabVIEW
17 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
18 8 (11.59%) 3GPP
18 8 (11.59%) Games
18 8 (11.59%) Line Management

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 (4.35%) Apache
1 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Wireless
2 8 (11.59%) 3GPP
3 6 (8.70%) 5G
4 3 (4.35%) MQTT
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) HTTP
6 1 (1.45%) Tactical Data Link
6 1 (1.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Ignite
2 3 (4.35%) CouchDB
2 3 (4.35%) Flink
2 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.35%) Redis
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) JIRA
2 9 (13.04%) LabVIEW
2 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.35%) CircleCI
4 3 (4.35%) GitLab
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.59%) Games
3 4 (5.80%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.80%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Software Engineer
2 23 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 21 (30.43%) Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) C Software Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Real Time Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Embedded C Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (11.59%) C++ Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) OpenGL
2 6 (8.70%) .NET
3 5 (7.25%) MFC
3 5 (7.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (5.80%) Keras
4 4 (5.80%) PyTorch
4 4 (5.80%) TensorFlow
5 3 (4.35%) REST
5 3 (4.35%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (4.35%) WebRTC
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) DirectX
6 2 (2.90%) Flash
6 2 (2.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) ODBC
6 2 (2.90%) Vulkan
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
7 1 (1.45%) JSON
7 1 (1.45%) Sass
7 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (14.49%) Algorithms
3 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Acoustics
5 4 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (5.80%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.80%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (4.35%) Blog
7 2 (2.90%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.45%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Linux
2 24 (34.78%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Solaris
3 2 (2.90%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 29 (42.03%) Computer Science
3 25 (36.23%) Multithreading
4 23 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 22 (31.88%) SDLC
6 18 (26.09%) Machine Learning
7 15 (21.74%) Signal Processing
8 12 (17.39%) Multithreaded Programming
8 12 (17.39%) OO
9 10 (14.49%) Issue Tracking
9 10 (14.49%) Neural Network
10 8 (11.59%) Line Management
11 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.70%) Project Planning
12 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.25%) Digital Signal Processing
12 5 (7.25%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (7.25%) Image Processing
12 5 (7.25%) TDD
12 5 (7.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) C
2 20 (28.99%) C#
3 15 (21.74%) Python
4 7 (10.14%) Java
5 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.25%) SQL
6 3 (4.35%) Clojure
6 3 (4.35%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.35%) Erlang
6 3 (4.35%) F#
6 3 (4.35%) Go
6 3 (4.35%) Haskell
6 3 (4.35%) Kotlin
6 3 (4.35%) OCaml
6 3 (4.35%) Rust
6 3 (4.35%) Scala
7 2 (2.90%) ANSI C
7 2 (2.90%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) PhD
5 3 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.35%) Ansible
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) PTC
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) Xilinx