Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 63 76
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 172 183 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.19% 4.07% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.21% 9.57% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 185 188 213
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £62,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2095 1913 2572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.06% 42.51% 46.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1842 1628 2187
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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
Borehamwood -3 74 £40,000 +14.29%
Watford -16 39 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Stevenage +23 19 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +9 15 £35,000 -16.67%
Tring +2 5 £32,500 -27.78%
St Albans -3 3 £55,000 +134.04%
Letchworth -11 3 £25,000 -45.95%
Rickmansworth - 3 £37,500 -
Hatfield -1 2 £35,000 -30.00%
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 117 (68.02%) Software Engineering
2 101 (58.72%) Computer Science
3 91 (52.91%) Degree
4 84 (48.84%) Telecoms
5 83 (48.26%) LabVIEW
6 63 (36.63%) C
7 59 (34.30%) Signal Processing
8 49 (28.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 40 (23.26%) PhD
10 37 (21.51%) Data Acquisition
11 36 (20.93%) OO
12 34 (19.77%) Windows
12 34 (19.77%) JavaScript
12 34 (19.77%) Aerospace
12 34 (19.77%) Physics
12 34 (19.77%) Multithreading
13 30 (17.44%) Data Analysis
13 30 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (17.44%) C#
13 30 (17.44%) Python
13 30 (17.44%) SDLC
14 29 (16.86%) Java
15 28 (16.28%) Visual Studio
16 27 (15.70%) HTML
17 26 (15.12%) SQL
17 26 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (15.12%) Web Development
18 23 (13.37%) Git (software)
19 22 (12.79%) MATLAB
20 21 (12.21%) OOD

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 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (1.74%) SugarCRM
2 2 (1.16%) IIS
2 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.33%) Simulink
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.16%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.16%) HFM
2 2 (1.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.33%) GitHub
2 3 (1.74%) SaaS
3 2 (1.16%) TestFlight
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
2 2 (1.16%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (1.16%) SpaceWire
2 2 (1.16%) Wireless
3 1 (0.58%) 802.11
3 1 (0.58%) ATM
3 1 (0.58%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) Modbus
3 1 (0.58%) Profibus
3 1 (0.58%) RFID
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) VSAT
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.58%) Wireless Security
3 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.65%) SQLite
3 5 (2.91%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.16%) DTS
5 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 83 (48.26%) LabVIEW
2 28 (16.28%) Visual Studio
3 23 (13.37%) Git (software)
4 15 (8.72%) Subversion
5 8 (4.65%) Xcode
6 7 (4.07%) CocoaPods
7 6 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.74%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.74%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 84 (48.84%) Telecoms
2 34 (19.77%) Aerospace
3 15 (8.72%) Electronics
3 15 (8.72%) Games
4 14 (8.14%) Finance
5 8 (4.65%) Automotive
6 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.91%) Marketing
7 4 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (45.93%) Developer
2 61 (35.47%) Software Engineer
3 44 (25.58%) Software Developer
4 28 (16.28%) C++ Developer
5 27 (15.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 24 (13.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 24 (13.95%) Scientific Software Developer
6 24 (13.95%) Scientific Software Engineer
7 15 (8.72%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) MATLAB Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) Process Engineer
9 12 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (4.65%) iOS Developer
10 8 (4.65%) Senior C++ Developer
11 7 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (3.49%) Architect
12 6 (3.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (3.49%) Junior
12 6 (3.49%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.70%) HTML
2 18 (10.47%) CSS
3 13 (7.56%) .NET
3 13 (7.56%) HTML5
4 12 (6.98%) Node.js
5 10 (5.81%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.65%) Cocoa Touch
6 8 (4.65%) iOS SDK
6 8 (4.65%) JavaScriptCore
7 7 (4.07%) XML
8 6 (3.49%) JSON
9 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.91%) jQuery
9 5 (2.91%) React
10 3 (1.74%) J2EE
10 3 (1.74%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.74%) Sass
10 3 (1.74%) SOAP
11 2 (1.16%) Ajax
11 2 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 101 (58.72%) Computer Science
2 30 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.05%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.98%) User Experience
5 7 (4.07%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.49%) iPad
7 5 (2.91%) Blog
8 4 (2.33%) iPhone
9 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.16%) Verilog
10 2 (1.16%) VHDL
11 1 (0.58%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.58%) EMV
11 1 (0.58%) EPoS
11 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.58%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.77%) Windows
2 18 (10.47%) Linux
3 9 (5.23%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.07%) Windows 10
4 7 (4.07%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (68.02%) Software Engineering
2 59 (34.30%) Signal Processing
3 37 (21.51%) Data Acquisition
4 36 (20.93%) OO
5 34 (19.77%) Multithreading
5 34 (19.77%) Physics
6 30 (17.44%) Data Analysis
6 30 (17.44%) SDLC
7 26 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (15.12%) Web Development
8 21 (12.21%) OOD
9 19 (11.05%) Image Processing
9 19 (11.05%) Mathematics
10 15 (8.72%) SOA
11 14 (8.14%) Machine Learning
12 13 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.40%) MVC
14 10 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (5.81%) iOS Development
14 10 (5.81%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.63%) C
2 34 (19.77%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.44%) C#
3 30 (17.44%) Python
4 29 (16.86%) Java
5 26 (15.12%) SQL
6 22 (12.79%) MATLAB
7 13 (7.56%) Ruby
8 10 (5.81%) Ada
9 8 (4.65%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.65%) Perl
10 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.33%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.33%) PHP
12 3 (1.74%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.74%) Tcl
12 3 (1.74%) VB
12 3 (1.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (52.91%) Degree
2 49 (28.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (23.26%) PhD
4 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.23%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.58%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) MISRA
2 3 (1.74%) DICOM
2 3 (1.74%) HL7
3 2 (1.16%) MIL-STD-1553
4 1 (0.58%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Firmware
2 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) Cobbler
1 5 (2.91%) Puppet
2 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.16%) HockeyApp
3 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (5.23%) IBM
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.49%) Oracle
4 3 (1.74%) Ab Initio
4 3 (1.74%) Dell
4 3 (1.74%) Progress
5 2 (1.16%) Apple
5 2 (1.16%) Sage
5 2 (1.16%) SonicWALL
5 2 (1.16%) Symantec
5 2 (1.16%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) EMC
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) Toshiba