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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 23 71
Rank change year-on-year -32 +48  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 21 54 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.92% 8.02% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.20% 15.47% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 11
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 404 349 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 56.19% 51.86% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 329 310 336
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +5 16 £45,000 +87.50%
Loughborough -7 2 £36,250 -9.37%
Hinckley -4 1 £31,500 -20.25%
C++
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 31 (65.96%) C#
2 29 (61.70%) Software Engineering
3 23 (48.94%) .NET
4 18 (38.30%) Degree
5 17 (36.17%) Visual Studio
6 16 (34.04%) Algorithms
7 15 (31.91%) C
8 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
8 14 (29.79%) CSS
8 14 (29.79%) HTML
9 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
10 11 (23.40%) Java
10 11 (23.40%) Python
11 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.28%) OO
11 10 (21.28%) Mathematics
11 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (19.15%) WPF
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.02%) MVC
13 8 (17.02%) Electronics
13 8 (17.02%) jQuery
13 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (17.02%) Video Processing
13 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (14.89%) JIRA
14 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
15 6 (12.77%) WinForms
15 6 (12.77%) SQL
15 6 (12.77%) 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 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.13%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.89%) JIRA
3 6 (12.77%) NUnit
4 5 (10.64%) Subversion
5 3 (6.38%) WiX
6 2 (4.26%) CMake
6 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.26%) Grunt
6 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.26%) Maven
6 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (17.02%) Electronics
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Software Engineer
3 14 (29.79%) Software Developer
4 12 (25.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Architect
8 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) C++ Developer
9 4 (8.51%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (8.51%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
2 14 (29.79%) CSS
2 14 (29.79%) HTML
3 9 (19.15%) WPF
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (17.02%) jQuery
5 6 (12.77%) WinForms
6 5 (10.64%) Ajax
6 5 (10.64%) WCF
6 5 (10.64%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.26%) CSS3
8 2 (4.26%) HTML5
8 2 (4.26%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Algorithms
2 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (10.64%) VHDL
5 4 (8.51%) Verilog
6 3 (6.38%) Smartphone
7 2 (4.26%) ASIC
7 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.13%) Robotics
8 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Mathematics
2 10 (21.28%) OO
3 8 (17.02%) MVC
3 8 (17.02%) Video Processing
4 6 (12.77%) Image Processing
4 6 (12.77%) Signal Processing
5 4 (8.51%) Computer Vision
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
5 4 (8.51%) SDLC
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (6.38%) MVVM
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
7 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.26%) Physics
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) C
3 11 (23.40%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) Python
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
6 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.51%) Perl
7 4 (8.51%) Tcl
8 3 (6.38%) Embedded C
8 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.38%) PHP
8 3 (6.38%) VB
8 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.38%) VB6
9 2 (4.26%) ES6
9 2 (4.26%) Groovy
9 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) PhD
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Perforce
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Synopsys
4 1 (2.13%) Atmel
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) Renesas