Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Kent
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 59 79
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 50 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.31% 3.92% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.01% 7.21% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 29
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £72,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 555 721 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.98% 54.33% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 468 607 688
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,875
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Kent

C++
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for C++ in Kent

C++
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Kent over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Kent

C++
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Kent region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Tunbridge Wells +16 10 £40,000 -40.74%
Chatham +10 10 - - 4
Ramsgate - 4 £50,000 -
West Malling - 3 £35,000 - 3
Rochester -2 2 £50,000 +45.99% 1
Maidstone -2 1 £25,000 -52.38%
Sevenoaks - 1 £62,500 - 1
Deal - 1 £44,000 -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for C++.

1 24 (48.00%) C
2 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (32.00%) Degree
4 15 (30.00%) Physics
5 13 (26.00%) Linux
5 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.00%) SQL
7 11 (22.00%) Perl
7 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 10 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 10 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
8 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 10 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 10 (20.00%) Workflow
8 10 (20.00%) Games
8 10 (20.00%) UML
8 10 (20.00%) Simulink
8 10 (20.00%) Unix
8 10 (20.00%) COBOL
8 10 (20.00%) HTML
9 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.00%) JDBC
9 9 (18.00%) XML
9 9 (18.00%) XSLT
9 9 (18.00%) ODBC
9 9 (18.00%) Ada
9 9 (18.00%) Ingres
9 9 (18.00%) ETL
9 9 (18.00%) Finance

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (6.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (20.00%) Games
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 7 (14.00%) Electronics
4 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Programmer
2 14 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Software Team Leader
4 6 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.00%) C Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Electrical Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Perl Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) HTML
2 9 (18.00%) JDBC
2 9 (18.00%) ODBC
2 9 (18.00%) XML
2 9 (18.00%) XSLT
3 4 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.00%) Robotics
3 3 (6.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (14.00%) Android
4 5 (10.00%) Robot Operating System
5 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.00%) Physics
3 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 10 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 10 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 10 (20.00%) UML
4 10 (20.00%) Workflow
5 9 (18.00%) ETL
5 9 (18.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (18.00%) Validation
6 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Android Development
8 6 (12.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.00%) DevOps
9 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.00%) Coaching
10 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) C
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) Perl
4 10 (20.00%) COBOL
5 9 (18.00%) Ada
5 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.00%) Java
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker