Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 56 83
Rank change year-on-year +19 +27 +22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 54 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.27% 4.17% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.18% 7.83% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 40
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,875 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £60,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 588 677 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.37% 53.22% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 519 587 748
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,050 £23,675
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,200 £57,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +15 10 £40,000 -40.74%
Chatham +11 10 - -
Ramsgate - 4 £50,000 -
Rochester +1 3 £50,000 +45.99% 3
Maidstone -11 3 £29,500 -43.81% 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £62,500 -
Deal - 1 £44,000 - 1
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 30 (55.56%) C
2 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 17 (31.48%) Degree
4 16 (29.63%) Physics
5 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.93%) SQL
6 14 (25.93%) Linux
6 14 (25.93%) UML
6 14 (25.93%) Software Architecture
7 13 (24.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (24.07%) Ada
7 13 (24.07%) Validation
8 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 11 (20.37%) Simulink
9 11 (20.37%) HTML
9 11 (20.37%) Perl
9 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
10 10 (18.52%) COBOL
10 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.52%) Unix
10 10 (18.52%) XML
10 10 (18.52%) Workflow
10 10 (18.52%) Games
10 10 (18.52%) Algorithms
10 10 (18.52%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (18.52%) Mathematical Modelling
11 9 (16.67%) Finance
11 9 (16.67%) XSLT
11 9 (16.67%) ODBC
11 9 (16.67%) Ingres

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 (20.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (1.85%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.85%) Movex
1 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.67%) Ingres
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) LabVIEW
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Ant
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (18.52%) Games
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 8 (14.81%) Electronics
4 6 (11.11%) Military
5 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Programmer
3 13 (24.07%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 6 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 5 (9.26%) C Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C/C++ Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Electrical Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Perl Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) XML
3 9 (16.67%) JDBC
3 9 (16.67%) ODBC
3 9 (16.67%) XSLT
4 4 (7.41%) .NET
5 3 (5.56%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) Node.js
6 2 (3.70%) Symfony
7 1 (1.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.85%) JSON
7 1 (1.85%) Qt
7 1 (1.85%) REST
7 1 (1.85%) Sass
7 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.26%) Robotics
3 3 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Smart Home
4 1 (1.85%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Android
4 5 (9.26%) Robot Operating System
5 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (1.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.63%) Physics
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.93%) Software Architecture
4 14 (25.93%) UML
5 13 (24.07%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (24.07%) Validation
6 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
7 10 (18.52%) Mathematical Modelling
7 10 (18.52%) Performance Optimisation
7 10 (18.52%) Workflow
8 9 (16.67%) ETL
9 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Android Development
11 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
11 6 (11.11%) Web Development
12 4 (7.41%) Coaching
12 4 (7.41%) DevOps
13 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 3 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) C
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) Ada
4 11 (20.37%) Perl
5 10 (18.52%) COBOL
5 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) C#
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) Java
9 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.85%) R
9 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) Epicor
1 1 (1.85%) IFS
1 1 (1.85%) Infor
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle
1 1 (1.85%) Sage
1 1 (1.85%) SAP
1 1 (1.85%) Wind River