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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.79% 1.60% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 3.16% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 5
Median salary £45,000 £21,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +114.28% -58.00%  
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 260 158 240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 65.66% 50.64% 56.47%
Number of salaries quoted 230 142 197
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (92.86%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
3 18 (64.29%) .NET
4 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
5 14 (50.00%) Degree
6 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
6 11 (39.29%) WPF
7 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 10 (35.71%) OO
8 9 (32.14%) Algorithms
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) Java
9 8 (28.57%) WinForms
10 7 (25.00%) JIRA
11 6 (21.43%) MVC
11 6 (21.43%) Finance
11 6 (21.43%) NUnit
11 6 (21.43%) HTML
11 6 (21.43%) CSS
11 6 (21.43%) XML
12 5 (17.86%) C
12 5 (17.86%) Ajax
12 5 (17.86%) Banking
12 5 (17.86%) Electronics
12 5 (17.86%) Perforce
12 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
12 5 (17.86%) WCF
12 5 (17.86%) jQuery
12 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development

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 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 6 (21.43%) NUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 3 (10.71%) WiX
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Electronics
3 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Architect
4 6 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
5 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior C++ Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) WPF
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 8 (28.57%) WinForms
5 6 (21.43%) CSS
5 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) XML
6 5 (17.86%) Ajax
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.86%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (32.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.57%) Robotics
6 1 (3.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) MVVM
5 3 (10.71%) OOD
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Physics
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Business Development
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) C
4 3 (10.71%) VB
4 3 (10.71%) VB6
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Perforce
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Atmel
3 1 (3.57%) Renesas