Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 73 60
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 137 170 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.85% 3.80% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 7.24% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 119 171 227
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +20.48% -2.35%

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 1,713 2,348 2,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 48.15% 52.42% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,407 2,044 1,879
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £71,800 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Watford -15 22 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Borehamwood -5 19 £40,000 -5.88%
Stevenage -4 16 £50,000 +53.85% 18
Waltham Cross - 16 £55,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 13 - -
St Albans +14 10 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Tring +1 10 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Berkhamsted - 6 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +18 5 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Welwyn Garden City -11 5 £55,000 +32.53%
Royston - 3 £52,500 - 1
Hatfield - 2 £52,500 - 1
Potters Bar -4 1 £75,000 +7.14%
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 67 (48.91%) C#
2 50 (36.50%) C
3 48 (35.04%) Software Engineering
4 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
5 44 (32.12%) Windows
6 42 (30.66%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (29.93%) Python
7 41 (29.93%) Visual Studio
7 41 (29.93%) Java
8 37 (27.01%) Data Analysis
9 36 (26.28%) OO
10 32 (23.36%) SQL
10 32 (23.36%) Telecoms
10 32 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (22.63%) XML
12 28 (20.44%) .NET
12 28 (20.44%) Degree
12 28 (20.44%) JSON
13 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
14 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
15 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
16 22 (16.06%) HTML
16 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
17 20 (14.60%) TDD
17 20 (14.60%) Scala
17 20 (14.60%) Mathematics
17 20 (14.60%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (14.60%) Machine Learning
18 19 (13.87%) Multithreading

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 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.46%) Apache
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (5.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.60%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.49%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (9.49%) AWS Lambda
2 13 (9.49%) Serverless
3 2 (1.46%) GitHub
3 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.68%) HTTP
3 13 (9.49%) Internet
4 6 (4.38%) DHCP
4 6 (4.38%) IGMP
4 6 (4.38%) PBX
4 6 (4.38%) RTCP
4 6 (4.38%) RTP
4 6 (4.38%) SNMP
4 6 (4.38%) VLAN
4 6 (4.38%) VoIP
4 6 (4.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.57%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.11%) MySQL
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (29.93%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.68%) Subversion
3 15 (10.95%) LabVIEW
4 13 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.38%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.38%) GDB
5 6 (4.38%) Valgrind
6 2 (1.46%) Travis CI
General
1 32 (23.36%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.41%) Aerospace
3 15 (10.95%) Electronics
4 6 (4.38%) Games
5 5 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.19%) Finance
6 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (38.69%) Developer
2 45 (32.85%) Software Engineer
3 26 (18.98%) Software Developer
4 18 (13.14%) Test Engineer
5 17 (12.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 15 (10.95%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Development Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Software Development Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Test Development Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) C++ Developer
8 12 (8.76%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) C# Developer
9 11 (8.03%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (7.30%) Architect
10 10 (7.30%) Data Architect
10 10 (7.30%) Data Migration Architect
10 10 (7.30%) Migration Architect
11 9 (6.57%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (6.57%) C++ Software Developer
11 9 (6.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.63%) XML
2 28 (20.44%) .NET
2 28 (20.44%) JSON
3 22 (16.06%) HTML
4 17 (12.41%) CSS
5 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.30%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (7.30%) RESTful
5 10 (7.30%) XSD
6 8 (5.84%) Apache Flex
6 8 (5.84%) jQuery
6 8 (5.84%) OpenGL
6 8 (5.84%) WPF
7 7 (5.11%) Ajax
7 7 (5.11%) Akka
7 7 (5.11%) LAMP
8 6 (4.38%) Flash
8 6 (4.38%) FreeSWITCH
8 6 (4.38%) Web Services
9 5 (3.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.68%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.30%) Acoustics
3 10 (7.30%) Reference Data
4 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.38%) Robotics
5 6 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.38%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (2.92%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.19%) Life Science
8 1 (0.73%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.12%) Windows
2 17 (12.41%) Linux
3 10 (7.30%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.04%) Software Engineering
2 42 (30.66%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (27.01%) Data Analysis
4 36 (26.28%) OO
5 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (14.60%) Machine Learning
6 20 (14.60%) Mathematics
6 20 (14.60%) TDD
7 19 (13.87%) Multithreading
7 19 (13.87%) Test Automation
8 18 (13.14%) Physics
9 17 (12.41%) Signal Processing
10 16 (11.68%) Computer Science
11 14 (10.22%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
11 14 (10.22%) Data Science
11 14 (10.22%) Workflow
12 13 (9.49%) BDD
12 13 (9.49%) SDET
12 13 (9.49%) Unit Testing
13 12 (8.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.91%) C#
2 50 (36.50%) C
3 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
4 41 (29.93%) Java
4 41 (29.93%) Python
5 32 (23.36%) SQL
6 20 (14.60%) Scala
7 19 (13.87%) T-SQL
8 15 (10.95%) PHP
9 14 (10.22%) MATLAB
10 11 (8.03%) VB
11 10 (7.30%) Embedded C
11 10 (7.30%) TypeScript
11 10 (7.30%) VBA
12 9 (6.57%) Embedded C++
13 8 (5.84%) Pascal
13 8 (5.84%) VBScript
14 6 (4.38%) Delphi
14 6 (4.38%) Perl
15 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (20.44%) Degree
2 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
2 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
3 17 (12.41%) PhD
4 9 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.92%) ISEB
6 3 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.46%) MISRA
3 1 (0.73%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Hyper-V
1 13 (9.49%) VirtualBox
2 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) KVM
4 2 (1.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) VMware
2 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.38%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.46%) EMC
4 2 (1.46%) Google