Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 63 85
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 +18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 45 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.11% 3.36% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.26% 6.17% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 50
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £25,550
90th Percentile £55,500 £55,250 £71,750
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 620 745 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.62% 54.42% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 538 655 834
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 8 £40,000 -40.74%
Chatham - 8 - - 2
Rochester +4 6 £50,000 +45.99% 1
Ramsgate - 4 £50,000 -
Maidstone 0 3 £29,500 -43.81% 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £62,500 -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 23 (51.11%) C
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 15 (33.33%) Physics
4 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
5 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 11 (24.44%) SQL
8 10 (22.22%) Simulink
8 10 (22.22%) UML
8 10 (22.22%) Mathematics
8 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
8 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 9 (20.00%) Games
9 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (20.00%) Ada
9 9 (20.00%) Perl
9 9 (20.00%) Validation
10 8 (17.78%) Electronics
10 8 (17.78%) Workflow
10 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.78%) COBOL
10 8 (17.78%) HTML
10 8 (17.78%) Unix
10 8 (17.78%) XML
10 8 (17.78%) Military
10 8 (17.78%) Algorithms
10 8 (17.78%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (17.78%) Mathematical Modelling
11 7 (15.56%) XSLT
11 7 (15.56%) ODBC

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 (22.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (2.22%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.22%) Movex
1 1 (2.22%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.56%) Ingres
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Ant
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 9 (20.00%) Games
2 8 (17.78%) Electronics
2 8 (17.78%) Military
3 7 (15.56%) Finance
4 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
1 11 (24.44%) Software Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Programmer
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Electrical Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Perl Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
1 8 (17.78%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) JDBC
2 7 (15.56%) ODBC
2 7 (15.56%) XSLT
3 5 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) Symfony
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) Sass
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.22%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.11%) Robotics
3 3 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Smart Home
5 1 (2.22%) PlayStation
5 1 (2.22%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
3 6 (13.33%) Android
4 5 (11.11%) Robot Operating System
5 3 (6.67%) Windows
6 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Physics
2 14 (31.11%) Software Engineering
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 10 (22.22%) UML
5 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (20.00%) Validation
6 8 (17.78%) Mathematical Modelling
6 8 (17.78%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (17.78%) Workflow
7 7 (15.56%) ETL
8 6 (13.33%) Android Development
8 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Web Development
10 4 (8.89%) OO
11 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.67%) DevOps
11 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) C
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) Ada
3 9 (20.00%) Perl
4 8 (17.78%) COBOL
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) R
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Epicor
1 1 (2.22%) IFS
1 1 (2.22%) Infor
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle
1 1 (2.22%) Sage
1 1 (2.22%) SAP
1 1 (2.22%) Wind River