Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 65 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.21% 3.31% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.61% 6.00% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 39
Kent median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £28,400
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £53,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 535 633 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.16% 55.19% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 465 572 681
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,600 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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
Chatham -11 10 £45,000 -
West Malling - 4 £45,000 - 3
Rochester 0 3 £41,500 +27.69% 2
Maidstone -1 2 £18,500 -37.29%
Tunbridge Wells -1 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Deal - 1 £40,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £55,000 -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Simulink
4 10 (33.33%) Games
4 10 (33.33%) Python
4 10 (33.33%) C
4 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 10 (33.33%) Xbox
4 10 (33.33%) PlayStation
4 10 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (30.00%) Software Architecture
5 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (30.00%) Physics
5 9 (30.00%) UML
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) CSS
6 8 (26.67%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 8 (26.67%) .NET
6 8 (26.67%) Subversion
7 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (20.00%) MATLAB
8 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (20.00%) HTML5
8 6 (20.00%) RESTful

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 11 (36.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) CDMA
2 1 (3.33%) GSM
2 1 (3.33%) LTE
2 1 (3.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (26.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Fiddler
3 2 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 10 (33.33%) Games
2 5 (16.67%) Military
3 4 (13.33%) Electronics
4 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Programmer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Director
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) ASP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior ASP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
1 8 (26.67%) CSS
1 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.00%) HTML5
2 6 (20.00%) RESTful
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (16.67%) Middleware
3 5 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (13.33%) LESS
4 4 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (13.33%) SOAP
5 3 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) JSON
6 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) SignalR
7 1 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) PlayStation
1 10 (33.33%) Xbox
2 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (30.00%) Physics
3 9 (30.00%) Software Architecture
3 9 (30.00%) UML
4 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) Technology Roadmap
5 5 (16.67%) Validation
5 5 (16.67%) Workflow
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C
1 10 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (16.67%) Ada
5 5 (16.67%) TypeScript
6 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) Java
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (6.67%) ES6
9 1 (3.33%) Delphi
9 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) Sony
2 2 (6.67%) Green Hills
3 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.33%) QNX
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Vertica