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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 67 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 96 81 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.61% 3.57% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.01% 8.57% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 63 90
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1065 945 1287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 51.15% 41.63% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 922 790 1076
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood -2 43 £35,000 -2.77% 3
Watford -1 26 £35,000 -36.36% 6
Welwyn Garden City +6 13 £40,000 -3.61%
Stevenage - 5 £42,500 - 2
Letchworth - 3 £25,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £37,500 - 1
St Albans +2 2 - -
Hatfield -4 1 £37,500 -37.50%
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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++.

1 114 (69.94%) Software Engineering
2 99 (60.74%) Computer Science
3 88 (53.99%) Degree
4 78 (47.85%) Telecoms
4 78 (47.85%) LabVIEW
5 60 (36.81%) C
6 51 (31.29%) Signal Processing
7 40 (24.54%) PhD
7 40 (24.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 39 (23.93%) JavaScript
9 38 (23.31%) OO
10 36 (22.09%) Physics
11 35 (21.47%) Java
12 33 (20.25%) Data Acquisition
13 32 (19.63%) C#
14 31 (19.02%) Windows
15 27 (16.56%) HTML
15 27 (16.56%) MATLAB
16 26 (15.95%) Python
16 26 (15.95%) Web Development
16 26 (15.95%) Data Analysis
16 26 (15.95%) SDLC
17 25 (15.34%) OOD
18 24 (14.72%) SQL
18 24 (14.72%) Visual Studio
18 24 (14.72%) Algorithms
18 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (13.50%) Image Processing
20 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (12.27%) Mathematics

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 4 (2.45%) IIS
1 4 (2.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.84%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.45%) Simulink
3 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.84%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.23%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) LabWindows
1 3 (1.84%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.23%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.23%) GitHub
2 2 (1.23%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.23%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.23%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (1.23%) SpaceWire
2 2 (1.23%) Wireless
3 1 (0.61%) ATM
3 1 (0.61%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) Modbus
3 1 (0.61%) Profibus
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) VSAT
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) Wireless Security
3 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) NoSQL
2 7 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.23%) DTS
3 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.23%) SQLite
4 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 78 (47.85%) LabVIEW
2 24 (14.72%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.68%) Subversion
4 6 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.07%) NUnit
6 4 (2.45%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.84%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (1.84%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.23%) CocoaPods
8 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 78 (47.85%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.43%) Aerospace
3 14 (8.59%) Electronics
4 12 (7.36%) Games
5 10 (6.13%) Finance
6 9 (5.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.45%) Retail
8 3 (1.84%) Automotive
9 2 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (43.56%) Developer
2 61 (37.42%) Software Engineer
3 39 (23.93%) Software Developer
4 24 (14.72%) C++ Developer
5 23 (14.11%) C++ Software Developer
6 20 (12.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 20 (12.27%) Scientific Software Developer
6 20 (12.27%) Scientific Software Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) MATLAB Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) Process Engineer
8 11 (6.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (6.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (6.13%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) Software Manager
12 6 (3.68%) C Software Engineer
12 6 (3.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.56%) HTML
2 20 (12.27%) CSS
3 18 (11.04%) Node.js
4 16 (9.82%) .NET
5 14 (8.59%) AngularJS
6 10 (6.13%) HTML5
6 10 (6.13%) JSON
7 6 (3.68%) Ajax
7 6 (3.68%) J2EE
7 6 (3.68%) jQuery
7 6 (3.68%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.07%) React
8 5 (3.07%) XML
9 3 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.84%) Sass
10 2 (1.23%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (1.23%) JavaScriptCore
10 2 (1.23%) OpenCV
10 2 (1.23%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (60.74%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.72%) Algorithms
2 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.13%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (4.29%) User Experience
5 5 (3.07%) iPad
6 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.23%) iPhone
7 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.23%) Verilog
7 2 (1.23%) VHDL
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.61%) EMV
8 1 (0.61%) EPoS
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.61%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Windows
2 20 (12.27%) Linux
3 5 (3.07%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.84%) Unix
5 3 (1.84%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (69.94%) Software Engineering
2 51 (31.29%) Signal Processing
3 38 (23.31%) OO
4 36 (22.09%) Physics
5 33 (20.25%) Data Acquisition
6 26 (15.95%) Data Analysis
6 26 (15.95%) SDLC
6 26 (15.95%) Web Development
7 25 (15.34%) OOD
8 22 (13.50%) Image Processing
9 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (12.27%) Mathematics
10 20 (12.27%) Multithreading
11 14 (8.59%) Machine Learning
12 13 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (7.98%) SOA
13 10 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (6.13%) IT Strategy
13 10 (6.13%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (6.13%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 60 (36.81%) C
2 39 (23.93%) JavaScript
3 35 (21.47%) Java
4 32 (19.63%) C#
5 27 (16.56%) MATLAB
6 26 (15.95%) Python
7 24 (14.72%) SQL
8 14 (8.59%) Ruby
9 7 (4.29%) Ada
9 7 (4.29%) PHP
10 6 (3.68%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.07%) Perl
11 5 (3.07%) VB
12 4 (2.45%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.84%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.84%) Progress 4GL
13 3 (1.84%) Tcl
14 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 88 (53.99%) Degree
2 40 (24.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 40 (24.54%) PhD
3 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.61%) CEH
6 1 (0.61%) CPTE
6 1 (0.61%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.61%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) MISRA
2 2 (1.23%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (0.61%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.61%) DICOM
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) Firmware
2 5 (3.07%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (1.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.23%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.61%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.68%) Oracle
3 5 (3.07%) IBM
4 4 (2.45%) Dell
5 3 (1.84%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.84%) Apple
5 3 (1.84%) EMC
5 3 (1.84%) Progress
5 3 (1.84%) Sage
5 3 (1.84%) SonicWALL
5 3 (1.84%) Symantec
6 2 (1.23%) Adobe
6 2 (1.23%) Cadence
6 2 (1.23%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) Google
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Toshiba
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Apache Associates
Posted: 12 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Global Invacom Limited
Salary: Circa £50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago