Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 80 92
Rank change year-on-year +22 +12 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 54 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.08% 2.69% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 5.91% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 50
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% -13.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £47,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 720 779 1250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.42% 45.58% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 617 702 1143
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Dartford +6 16 £40,000 +6.67%
Maidstone +26 4 £52,500 +84.21%
Rochester - 3 £34,250 -
Chatham +1 1 £30,000 +1.69%
Tonbridge - 1 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £67,500 -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for C++.

1 41 (75.93%) Software Engineering
2 19 (35.19%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) Games
4 15 (27.78%) Device Driver
5 14 (25.93%) C
5 14 (25.93%) Degree
6 13 (24.07%) Linux
6 13 (24.07%) Legal
7 12 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
8 11 (20.37%) Xbox
8 11 (20.37%) PlayStation
8 11 (20.37%) Device Driver Development
8 11 (20.37%) Visual Effects
8 11 (20.37%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
9 10 (18.52%) ISO 9001
9 10 (18.52%) Middleware
10 8 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (12.96%) Electronics
11 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.96%) Scrum
11 7 (12.96%) Python
11 7 (12.96%) SQL
12 6 (11.11%) HTML
12 6 (11.11%) UML
12 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.11%) Assembly Language
12 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 6 (11.11%) Git (software)

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.56%) WordPress
2 2 (3.70%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
1 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (31.48%) Games
2 13 (24.07%) Legal
3 7 (12.96%) Electronics
4 4 (7.41%) Finance
5 3 (5.56%) Advertising
5 3 (5.56%) Military
6 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Software Engineer
2 21 (38.89%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (35.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (29.63%) Programmer
5 15 (27.78%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Graduate
7 4 (7.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Games Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) IT Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) IT Support
10 1 (1.85%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
2 10 (18.52%) Middleware
3 6 (11.11%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) DirectX
4 5 (9.26%) OpenGL
5 3 (5.56%) .NET
5 3 (5.56%) Ajax
5 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 3 (5.56%) Vulkan
5 3 (5.56%) WCF
5 3 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) Qt
6 1 (1.85%) REST
6 1 (1.85%) SOAP
6 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Device Driver
2 11 (20.37%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (20.37%) PlayStation
2 11 (20.37%) Xbox
3 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.37%) Device Driver Development
2 11 (20.37%) Visual Effects
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Scrum
4 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 6 (11.11%) UML
4 6 (11.11%) Video Processing
5 5 (9.26%) API Design
5 5 (9.26%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.41%) OO
6 4 (7.41%) OOD
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Physics
6 4 (7.41%) Secure Coding
6 4 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 4 (7.41%) Web Development
7 3 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) C
2 7 (12.96%) Python
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 5 (9.26%) HLSL
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) ANSI C
6 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.56%) COBOL
6 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) CFML
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft