Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 56 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 47 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 7.20% 2.72% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.63% 4.27% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 7
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +82.29% -43.53%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £20,900
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £36,800
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +13.33%

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 442 375 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 67.69% 63.78% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 409 345 328
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,025
90th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 38 (80.85%) Software Engineering
2 31 (65.96%) Degree
3 30 (63.83%) C
4 28 (59.57%) Device Driver
4 28 (59.57%) Subversion
4 28 (59.57%) Embedded Systems
4 28 (59.57%) GitHub
5 19 (40.43%) Manufacturing
6 15 (31.91%) Unit Testing
7 13 (27.66%) Time Management
8 11 (23.40%) OO
9 10 (21.28%) C#
10 9 (19.15%) SQL
10 9 (19.15%) .NET
11 8 (17.02%) Java
11 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.89%) HTML
12 7 (14.89%) CSS
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.77%) MVC
13 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
13 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
13 6 (12.77%) jQuery
13 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (12.77%) Marketing
13 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 4 (8.51%) Apache
1 4 (8.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 28 (59.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) CppUnit
3 4 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.51%) EasyMock
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) MSTest
4 3 (6.38%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (40.43%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (53.19%) Software Engineer
3 23 (48.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (27.66%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (27.66%) Lead Software Engineer
5 12 (25.53%) Developer
6 10 (21.28%) Software Developer
7 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
7 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
8 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
8 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (12.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (12.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) CSS
2 7 (14.89%) HTML
3 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (12.77%) jQuery
4 4 (8.51%) EJB
4 4 (8.51%) Java EE
4 4 (8.51%) JSF
4 4 (8.51%) Spring
5 3 (6.38%) LINQ
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) WCF
5 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 3 (6.38%) WF
5 3 (6.38%) WinForms
5 3 (6.38%) WPF
5 3 (6.38%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Device Driver
1 28 (59.57%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (8.51%) Wiki
3 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Animation
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) CentOS
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Software Engineering
2 15 (31.91%) Unit Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Time Management
4 11 (23.40%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) MVC
8 5 (10.64%) ITIL
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.51%) DevOps
9 4 (8.51%) OOD
9 4 (8.51%) Open Source
9 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) Data Science
10 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C
2 10 (21.28%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) Java
5 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.64%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (65.96%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PMO
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) VMware