Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 74 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 +29
Permanent jobs citing C++ 159 157 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.49% 3.69% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 7.41% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 149 176 211
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -3.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £48,125 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.61% -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 2,374 2,120 1,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.16% 49.79% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,048 1,836 1,620
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +2 42 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Borehamwood +1 32 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Stevenage +8 31 £53,000 +24.71% 11
St Albans +6 12 £70,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -33 12 £52,000 +73.33%
Letchworth +24 8 £42,500 +70.00% 5
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £28,500 - 2
Potters Bar - 4 £70,000 - 1
Hertford +7 1 £70,000 +180.00%
Royston 0 1 £32,500 -50.00% 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 - 1
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 70 (44.03%) C
2 65 (40.88%) Software Engineering
3 56 (35.22%) Computer Science
4 54 (33.96%) Degree
5 52 (32.70%) Java
6 50 (31.45%) C#
7 42 (26.42%) LabVIEW
8 39 (24.53%) Python
9 38 (23.90%) Telecoms
10 37 (23.27%) MATLAB
11 33 (20.75%) JavaScript
12 32 (20.13%) Machine Learning
13 30 (18.87%) Computer Science Degree
14 28 (17.61%) NoSQL
15 26 (16.35%) Signal Processing
15 26 (16.35%) Algorithms
16 25 (15.72%) PhD
17 24 (15.09%) SQL
17 24 (15.09%) Artificial Intelligence
18 23 (14.47%) Acoustics
19 21 (13.21%) Data Acquisition
19 21 (13.21%) Mathematics
19 21 (13.21%) Linux
20 20 (12.58%) Data Science
20 20 (12.58%) Embedded Systems
21 19 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
21 19 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
22 18 (11.32%) Node.js
22 18 (11.32%) Electronics
22 18 (11.32%) Self-Motivation

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 6 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.63%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.92%) Wireless
2 10 (6.29%) 3GPP
2 10 (6.29%) LTE
2 10 (6.29%) WCDMA
3 9 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.03%) 802.11
4 8 (5.03%) RTP
5 5 (3.14%) DHCP
5 5 (3.14%) DNS
5 5 (3.14%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.14%) HSPA
5 5 (3.14%) IPsec
5 5 (3.14%) IPv4
5 5 (3.14%) IPv6
5 5 (3.14%) NAS
5 5 (3.14%) RTCP
5 5 (3.14%) SNMP
5 5 (3.14%) UMTS
5 5 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.61%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.18%) Big Data
3 12 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.77%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.52%) SQLite
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (26.42%) LabVIEW
2 14 (8.81%) JIRA
3 11 (6.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.77%) Subversion
4 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.14%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.52%) CANoe
6 4 (2.52%) CodeWarrior
6 4 (2.52%) Xcode
7 3 (1.89%) Redmine
8 2 (1.26%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.63%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.63%) JUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Maven
9 1 (0.63%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (0.63%) Selenium
9 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (23.90%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.32%) Electronics
3 16 (10.06%) Retail
4 11 (6.92%) Games
5 6 (3.77%) Automotive
6 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.52%) Banking
8 3 (1.89%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.26%) Finance
9 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.63%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.63%) French Language
10 1 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.63%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (37.11%) Software Engineer
2 46 (28.93%) Developer
3 17 (10.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (10.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (9.43%) C++ Developer
5 14 (8.81%) Process Engineer
5 14 (8.81%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 10 (6.29%) Application Security Specialist
7 10 (6.29%) Applications Specialist
7 10 (6.29%) Junior
7 10 (6.29%) Junior Software Engineer
7 10 (6.29%) Security Specialist
8 9 (5.66%) C++ Software Developer
8 9 (5.66%) Development Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Architect
9 8 (5.03%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Firmware Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) MATLAB Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.32%) Node.js
2 16 (10.06%) HTML
3 12 (7.55%) Akka
3 12 (7.55%) CSS
4 11 (6.92%) J2EE
5 10 (6.29%) OAuth
5 10 (6.29%) OAuth2
5 10 (6.29%) XACML
6 8 (5.03%) 802.1X
7 6 (3.77%) .NET
7 6 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.77%) Keras
7 6 (3.77%) Lasagne
7 6 (3.77%) Pandas
7 6 (3.77%) React
7 6 (3.77%) scikit-learn
7 6 (3.77%) STL
7 6 (3.77%) TensorFlow
7 6 (3.77%) Theano
7 6 (3.77%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 56 (35.22%) Computer Science
2 26 (16.35%) Algorithms
3 23 (14.47%) Acoustics
4 20 (12.58%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (5.66%) Robotics
8 6 (3.77%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.14%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (2.52%) MPEG
11 3 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.89%) Kinect
12 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.63%) ASIC
13 1 (0.63%) Biotechnology
13 1 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.21%) Linux
2 11 (6.92%) Windows
3 5 (3.14%) Solaris
3 5 (3.14%) VxWorks
4 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.88%) Software Engineering
2 32 (20.13%) Machine Learning
3 26 (16.35%) Signal Processing
4 24 (15.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 21 (13.21%) Data Acquisition
5 21 (13.21%) Mathematics
6 20 (12.58%) Data Science
7 19 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (9.43%) Physics
9 13 (8.18%) Multithreading
9 13 (8.18%) SDLC
9 13 (8.18%) TDD
10 11 (6.92%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (6.92%) OO
11 10 (6.29%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (6.29%) Embedded Software Development
11 10 (6.29%) Threat Modelling
12 9 (5.66%) Test Strategy
12 9 (5.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.03%) C
2 52 (32.70%) Java
3 50 (31.45%) C#
4 39 (24.53%) Python
5 37 (23.27%) MATLAB
6 33 (20.75%) JavaScript
7 24 (15.09%) SQL
8 12 (7.55%) Scala
9 8 (5.03%) Ada
10 6 (3.77%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.77%) Fortran
10 6 (3.77%) Pascal
10 6 (3.77%) R
11 5 (3.14%) Perl
11 5 (3.14%) Tcl
12 4 (2.52%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.52%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.89%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Degree
2 30 (18.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (15.72%) PhD
4 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.63%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.63%) JTAG
2 1 (0.63%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (6.29%) Twobo
2 9 (5.66%) Atmel
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.14%) Sun
4 3 (1.89%) Apple
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle
4 3 (1.89%) Twitter
5 1 (0.63%) Epicor
5 1 (0.63%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) IFS
5 1 (0.63%) Infor
5 1 (0.63%) Renesas
5 1 (0.63%) Sage
5 1 (0.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Siemens
5 1 (0.63%) VMware