The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 54 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.77% 0.82% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 1.86% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Median salary £35,000 £30,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.82% -31.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,350 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £36,150 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 175 161 219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 62.06% 44.23% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 167 150 198
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Leicester

C++
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for C++ in Leicester

C++
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Leicester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leicester region with a requirement for C++.

1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
3 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) Algorithms
5 9 (47.37%) WPF
6 8 (42.11%) C
7 7 (36.84%) OO
7 7 (36.84%) Electronics
8 6 (31.58%) WinForms
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (21.05%) NUnit
10 4 (21.05%) Perforce
10 4 (21.05%) JIRA
11 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
11 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
11 3 (15.79%) Scrum
11 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
11 3 (15.79%) OOD
11 3 (15.79%) Windows
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (15.79%) Subversion
11 3 (15.79%) MVVM
11 3 (15.79%) WiX
12 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
12 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) WiX
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 7 (36.84%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate
8 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) WPF
3 6 (31.58%) WinForms
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Algorithms
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.26%) Robotics
5 1 (5.26%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.79%) MVVM
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) C
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
3 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VB
3 2 (10.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Perforce
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Atmel
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Renesas