Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 57 88
Rank change year-on-year +28 +31 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 60 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 9.38% 1.12% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.82% 1.88% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 45 6 8
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £31,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +30.21% -58.26%
10th Percentile £30,250 £24,375 £20,925
90th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £62,625
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.29% -20.00% -15.00%

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 434 319 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 67.81% 59.40% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 390 307 376
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 51 (85.00%) Degree
2 50 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 48 (80.00%) C
4 46 (76.67%) Device Driver
5 45 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
6 39 (65.00%) Subversion
6 39 (65.00%) GitHub
7 32 (53.33%) Manufacturing
8 30 (50.00%) Unit Testing
9 28 (46.67%) Time Management
10 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (30.00%) Java
11 17 (28.33%) C#
11 17 (28.33%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (25.00%) Linux
13 14 (23.33%) Spring
14 13 (21.67%) Scrum
14 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
15 12 (20.00%) Marketing
16 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
16 11 (18.33%) Modbus
16 11 (18.33%) CAN bus
16 11 (18.33%) RS-485
16 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
16 11 (18.33%) Firmware
16 11 (18.33%) FreeRTOS
17 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
18 9 (15.00%) CppUnit

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 6 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 39 (65.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Modbus
1 11 (18.33%) RS-485
1 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (65.00%) Subversion
2 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
3 9 (15.00%) CppUnit
4 8 (13.33%) Maven
5 7 (11.67%) Robot Framework
6 6 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (10.00%) Bitbucket
6 6 (10.00%) EasyMock
6 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.00%) JIRA
6 6 (10.00%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (53.33%) Manufacturing
2 12 (20.00%) Marketing
3 7 (11.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 38 (63.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 31 (51.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 18 (30.00%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (16.67%) Test Engineer
7 8 (13.33%) Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Agile Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Graduate
10 2 (3.33%) Graduate C# Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Graduate C++ Java Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Graduate C++/C# Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) Spring
2 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) EJB
2 6 (10.00%) Java EE
2 6 (10.00%) JSF
3 4 (6.67%) COM
4 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) Direct3D
5 1 (1.67%) DirectX
5 1 (1.67%) EDI
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) RESTful
5 1 (1.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 46 (76.67%) Device Driver
2 45 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (18.33%) CAN bus
4 6 (10.00%) Wiki
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Blog
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) FreeRTOS
3 8 (13.33%) Android
3 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.00%) CentOS
4 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Windows
6 1 (1.67%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 30 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 28 (46.67%) Time Management
4 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.33%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 7 (11.67%) DevOps
9 7 (11.67%) ITIL
9 7 (11.67%) OO
9 7 (11.67%) Open Source
10 6 (10.00%) OOD
10 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
12 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.67%) Deployment Automation
12 1 (1.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) C
2 18 (30.00%) Java
3 17 (28.33%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) SQL
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) VB
6 2 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (85.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) VMware