Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 143 93
Rank change year-on-year +34 -50 +107
Permanent jobs citing C++ 116 101 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.45% 1.85% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 3.48% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 101 70 186
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +12.50%

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 Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2496 2906 3726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 52.64% 53.18% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 2519 3009
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Leeds

C++
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for C++ in Leeds

C++
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for C++.

1 102 (87.93%) Java
2 76 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (57.76%) SQL
4 64 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 64 (55.17%) HTML
5 62 (53.45%) Software Engineering
6 61 (52.59%) OO
7 60 (51.72%) C#
8 59 (50.86%) Python
9 47 (40.52%) Git (software)
10 44 (37.93%) .NET
11 41 (35.34%) Web Services
12 40 (34.48%) Scrum
13 36 (31.03%) CSS
14 35 (30.17%) XML
14 35 (30.17%) Finance
15 34 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (28.45%) jQuery
16 33 (28.45%) PHP
17 32 (27.59%) Linux
17 32 (27.59%) DSDM
17 32 (27.59%) WPF
18 30 (25.86%) WCF
19 29 (25.00%) Windows
20 27 (23.28%) T-SQL
20 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
20 27 (23.28%) SDLC
21 26 (22.41%) Silverlight
21 26 (22.41%) UML
21 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.59%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (7.76%) IaaS
2 9 (7.76%) Loggly
2 9 (7.76%) Sumo Logic
3 8 (6.90%) G Suite
3 8 (6.90%) Office 365
4 6 (5.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) MySQL
1 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (7.76%) Riak
5 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.59%) Redis
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (40.52%) Git (software)
2 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
3 26 (22.41%) Subversion
4 24 (20.69%) JIRA
4 24 (20.69%) MSTest
4 24 (20.69%) NUnit
5 18 (15.52%) Selenium
6 17 (14.66%) Android Studio
6 17 (14.66%) Eclipse
6 17 (14.66%) Visual Studio
7 15 (12.93%) Ranorex
8 9 (7.76%) Grunt
8 9 (7.76%) Maven
8 9 (7.76%) Vagrant
9 8 (6.90%) Appium
9 8 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (6.90%) Buildbot
9 8 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 8 (6.90%) SoapUI
10 7 (6.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Electronics
2 6 (5.17%) Retail
2 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (43.97%) Software Engineer
2 44 (37.93%) Developer
3 26 (22.41%) C# Software Engineer
4 24 (20.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 21 (18.10%) C++ Software Engineer
6 17 (14.66%) Python Developer
7 15 (12.93%) Java Engineer
7 15 (12.93%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) Analyst
8 12 (10.34%) Python Software Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) Test Analyst
9 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
10 9 (7.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (6.03%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (5.17%) Consultant
12 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.45%) PHP Developer
14 3 (2.59%) Graduate Developer
14 3 (2.59%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (55.17%) HTML
2 44 (37.93%) .NET
3 41 (35.34%) Web Services
4 36 (31.03%) CSS
5 35 (30.17%) XML
6 33 (28.45%) jQuery
7 32 (27.59%) WPF
8 30 (25.86%) WCF
9 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET
9 26 (22.41%) Silverlight
10 24 (20.69%) LINQ
10 24 (20.69%) RESTful
10 24 (20.69%) SOAP
10 24 (20.69%) WF
10 24 (20.69%) XSLT
11 14 (12.07%) Spring
12 12 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (9.48%) AngularJS
13 11 (9.48%) HTML5
14 9 (7.76%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Fintech
2 6 (5.17%) Digital TV
3 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Linux
2 29 (25.00%) Windows
3 20 (17.24%) Android
4 17 (14.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.31%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (53.45%) Software Engineering
3 61 (52.59%) OO
4 40 (34.48%) Scrum
5 34 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (27.59%) DSDM
7 27 (23.28%) SDLC
8 26 (22.41%) UML
9 24 (20.69%) MVVM
9 24 (20.69%) RUP
9 24 (20.69%) Service Delivery
9 24 (20.69%) Use Case
10 22 (18.97%) DevOps
11 17 (14.66%) TDD
11 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
11 17 (14.66%) Waterfall
12 16 (13.79%) Kanban
13 12 (10.34%) OOP
14 10 (8.62%) Software Testing
15 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (87.93%) Java
2 67 (57.76%) SQL
3 64 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 60 (51.72%) C#
5 59 (50.86%) Python
6 33 (28.45%) PHP
7 27 (23.28%) T-SQL
8 24 (20.69%) PL/SQL
9 18 (15.52%) Ruby
10 17 (14.66%) C
10 17 (14.66%) Scala
11 9 (7.76%) Go
12 7 (6.03%) Bash Shell
12 7 (6.03%) VC++
13 2 (1.72%) Perl
13 2 (1.72%) X++
14 1 (0.86%) VB
14 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.86%) PhD
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Ansible
2 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (9.48%) Puppet
3 9 (7.76%) Nagios
3 9 (7.76%) Prometheus
3 9 (7.76%) Salt
3 9 (7.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Oracle
2 17 (14.66%) Google
3 9 (7.76%) New Relic
3 9 (7.76%) Rackspace
3 9 (7.76%) SaltStack
3 9 (7.76%) Splunk
4 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.03%) Red Hat