Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 72 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 135 186 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.45% 4.23% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.87% 8.09% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 135 187 224
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £29,300 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,950 £56,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -5.88%

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 1,966 2,300 2,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.26% 52.36% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,644 1,999 1,847
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -8 32 £45,000 +28.57%
Borehamwood -7 24 £40,000 -
Stevenage 0 19 £53,750 +65.38% 16
Waltham Cross - 17 £55,000 - 3
Tring -2 11 £31,500 -3.08% 5
St Albans +6 9 £75,000 +92.31% 4
Welwyn Garden City -29 6 £61,250 +47.59% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 3 £28,500 -43.00% 2
Potters Bar - 3 £70,000 -
Hatfield - 3 £67,500 -
Royston - 2 £51,250 - 3
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 67 (49.63%) C#
2 49 (36.30%) C
3 47 (34.81%) Software Engineering
4 45 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 44 (32.59%) Python
6 41 (30.37%) Telecoms
7 40 (29.63%) Degree
8 39 (28.89%) Windows
9 38 (28.15%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (25.19%) SQL
11 33 (24.44%) OO
12 32 (23.70%) Visual Studio
12 32 (23.70%) Java
12 32 (23.70%) JSON
13 31 (22.96%) Data Analysis
14 30 (22.22%) XML
15 29 (21.48%) .NET
16 27 (20.00%) HTML
16 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
17 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
19 22 (16.30%) Multithreading
20 21 (15.56%) Machine Learning
20 21 (15.56%) CSS
20 21 (15.56%) TDD
21 20 (14.81%) LabVIEW
21 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
21 20 (14.81%) Signal Processing
21 20 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (14.81%) Scala

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 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (5.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (7.41%) Serverless
3 5 (3.70%) GitHub
4 2 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.59%) HTTP
3 12 (8.89%) Internet
4 9 (6.67%) RTP
5 6 (4.44%) DHCP
5 6 (4.44%) IGMP
5 6 (4.44%) PBX
5 6 (4.44%) RTCP
5 6 (4.44%) SNMP
5 6 (4.44%) VLAN
5 6 (4.44%) VoIP
5 6 (4.44%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.22%) 802.11
6 3 (2.22%) DVB
7 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.19%) MySQL
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (23.70%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.81%) LabVIEW
3 18 (13.33%) Subversion
4 12 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.44%) GDB
5 6 (4.44%) Valgrind
6 4 (2.96%) JIRA
7 3 (2.22%) Redmine
8 2 (1.48%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.74%) JUnit
9 1 (0.74%) Maven
9 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.74%) Selenium
9 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (30.37%) Telecoms
2 19 (14.07%) Aerospace
3 17 (12.59%) Electronics
4 7 (5.19%) Finance
4 7 (5.19%) Games
5 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.22%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.48%) Automotive
7 2 (1.48%) Military
8 1 (0.74%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (35.56%) Developer
2 44 (32.59%) Software Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Junior
6 12 (8.89%) C++ Developer
7 11 (8.15%) Architect
7 11 (8.15%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.15%) Junior Software Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Process Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Data Architect
8 10 (7.41%) Data Migration Architect
8 10 (7.41%) Development Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Migration Architect
8 10 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.70%) JSON
2 30 (22.22%) XML
3 29 (21.48%) .NET
4 27 (20.00%) HTML
5 21 (15.56%) CSS
6 13 (9.63%) RESTful
7 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET
7 11 (8.15%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (7.41%) Akka
8 10 (7.41%) Web Services
8 10 (7.41%) XSD
9 8 (5.93%) Apache Flex
9 8 (5.93%) jQuery
9 8 (5.93%) WPF
10 7 (5.19%) Ajax
10 7 (5.19%) LAMP
11 6 (4.44%) FreeSWITCH
11 6 (4.44%) SOAP
12 4 (2.96%) Qt
13 3 (2.22%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.37%) Acoustics
4 13 (9.63%) Algorithms
5 12 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (7.41%) Reference Data
7 9 (6.67%) Video\Live Streaming
8 8 (5.93%) Mobile App
8 8 (5.93%) Robotics
9 5 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (2.22%) MPEG
11 1 (0.74%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.74%) GPGPU
11 1 (0.74%) Life Science
11 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.89%) Windows
2 19 (14.07%) Linux
3 11 (8.15%) Windows 10
4 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.19%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.22%) Unix
7 2 (1.48%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.74%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) Software Engineering
2 38 (28.15%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (24.44%) OO
4 31 (22.96%) Data Analysis
5 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (16.30%) Multithreading
7 21 (15.56%) Machine Learning
7 21 (15.56%) TDD
8 20 (14.81%) Signal Processing
9 17 (12.59%) Physics
10 15 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
11 13 (9.63%) Artificial Intelligence
11 13 (9.63%) Test Automation
12 11 (8.15%) Data Science
12 11 (8.15%) Mathematics
12 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.41%) Data Management
13 10 (7.41%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.41%) Reference Data Management
13 10 (7.41%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 67 (49.63%) C#
2 49 (36.30%) C
3 45 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 44 (32.59%) Python
5 34 (25.19%) SQL
6 32 (23.70%) Java
7 20 (14.81%) Scala
8 17 (12.59%) T-SQL
9 15 (11.11%) PHP
10 12 (8.89%) VB
11 11 (8.15%) MATLAB
11 11 (8.15%) Pascal
11 11 (8.15%) TypeScript
12 10 (7.41%) VBA
13 8 (5.93%) VBScript
14 6 (4.44%) Perl
15 4 (2.96%) Embedded C
15 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
16 3 (2.22%) Embedded C++
16 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (29.63%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) PhD
2 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.48%) MISRA
3 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.74%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.74%) JTAG
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) Hyper-V
1 12 (8.89%) VirtualBox
2 6 (4.44%) KVM
2 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) Docker
3 2 (1.48%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (8.15%) VMware
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.22%) Twitter
4 2 (1.48%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) Atmel
5 1 (0.74%) EMC
5 1 (0.74%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) Renesas
5 1 (0.74%) Siemens