Period
to 19 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 40 82
Rank change year-on-year -34 +42 -41
Permanent jobs citing C++ 13 78 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.39% 5.45% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 10.21% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 78 20
Leicestershire median annual salary £33,750 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.59% -12.82% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,875 £31,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £72,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -2.60% -3.75%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 522 764 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 55.77% 53.43% 47.39%
Number of salaries quoted 470 698 583
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £21,300
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Leicestershire

C++
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Leicestershire

C++
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Leicestershire

C++
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +26 8 £35,000 +45.83% 3
C++
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) VC++
2 4 (30.77%) Firmware
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) MFC
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) Bluetooth
3 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (15.38%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) SLA
5 1 (7.69%) PhD
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) WiX
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) C++ Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate C++/C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) MFC
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) WinForms
3 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) BBC
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) VC++
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) Perforce