Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 10
Rank change year-on-year - +10 -
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 16.67% - 7.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.67% - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Home Counties median annual salary £43,500 - £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Home Counties
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 15 12 14
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 62.50% 23.53% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 11
Home Counties median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -37.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £41,750 £30,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,800 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +4.94%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the Home Counties

C++
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in the Home Counties.

Salary trend for C++ in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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 (100.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (100.00%) SQL