Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 55 79
Rank change year-on-year +39 +24 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 104 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 15.88% 1.92% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.61% 3.18% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 49 8 13
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -33.33% -8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,875 £28,900
90th Percentile £54,000 £62,500 £95,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -22.22% -6.25%

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 Leicester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 460 346 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 70.23% 60.49% 57.90%
Number of salaries quoted 342 331 447
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -10.26% -4.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for C++.

1 93 (89.42%) Degree
2 90 (86.54%) Software Engineering
3 87 (83.65%) C
4 79 (75.96%) Embedded Systems
5 73 (70.19%) C#
6 71 (68.27%) Device Driver
6 71 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (64.42%) Unit Testing
8 64 (61.54%) Modbus
8 64 (61.54%) CAN bus
8 64 (61.54%) RS-485
8 64 (61.54%) Firmware
8 64 (61.54%) TCP/IP
8 64 (61.54%) FreeRTOS
9 62 (59.62%) Manufacturing
9 62 (59.62%) Time Management
10 57 (54.81%) Cybersecurity
11 51 (49.04%) Java
12 49 (47.12%) Linux
12 49 (47.12%) Technical Leadership
13 48 (46.15%) Visual Studio
14 47 (45.19%) Spring
15 46 (44.23%) Robot Framework
16 44 (42.31%) Microsoft
17 43 (41.35%) Scrum
18 41 (39.42%) Android
18 41 (39.42%) Apple iOS
18 41 (39.42%) Maven
19 35 (33.65%) Marketing
20 34 (32.69%) Subversion

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.77%) Apache
1 6 (5.77%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 34 (32.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (61.54%) Modbus
1 64 (61.54%) RS-485
1 64 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 46 (44.23%) Robot Framework
3 41 (39.42%) Maven
4 34 (32.69%) Subversion
5 17 (16.35%) CppUnit
6 6 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.77%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.77%) EasyMock
6 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.77%) JIRA
6 6 (5.77%) JUnit
7 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (59.62%) Manufacturing
2 35 (33.65%) Marketing
3 15 (14.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (68.27%) Software Engineer
2 43 (41.35%) Lead Software Engineer
3 38 (36.54%) Embedded Engineer
4 33 (31.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (17.31%) Software Test Engineer
5 18 (17.31%) Test Engineer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (15.38%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Agile Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (5.77%) DevOps Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Graduate
11 4 (3.85%) IT Manager
12 2 (1.92%) C# Developer
12 2 (1.92%) C++ Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.19%) Spring
2 26 (25.00%) COM
3 11 (10.58%) .NET
4 6 (5.77%) EJB
4 6 (5.77%) Java EE
4 6 (5.77%) JSF
5 4 (3.85%) EDI
6 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.96%) RESTful
7 1 (0.96%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 79 (75.96%) Embedded Systems
2 71 (68.27%) Device Driver
3 64 (61.54%) CAN bus
4 6 (5.77%) Wiki
5 4 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 64 (61.54%) FreeRTOS
2 49 (47.12%) Linux
3 41 (39.42%) Android
3 41 (39.42%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.77%) CentOS
4 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Windows
6 2 (1.92%) Unix
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (86.54%) Software Engineering
2 71 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (64.42%) Unit Testing
4 62 (59.62%) Time Management
5 57 (54.81%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (47.12%) Technical Leadership
7 43 (41.35%) Scrum
8 19 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (18.27%) Test Automation
9 18 (17.31%) Software Testing
10 10 (9.62%) ITIL
11 8 (7.69%) Process Improvement
12 7 (6.73%) DevOps
12 7 (6.73%) Open Source
12 7 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (5.77%) OO
13 6 (5.77%) OOD
13 6 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
14 4 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 87 (83.65%) C
2 73 (70.19%) C#
3 51 (49.04%) Java
4 12 (11.54%) Python
5 9 (8.65%) SQL
6 3 (2.88%) PHP
6 3 (2.88%) VB
6 3 (2.88%) VB6
7 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (89.42%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (61.54%) Firmware
2 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 44 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.85%) VMware
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle