Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 86 101
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 380 539 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.87% 3.48% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.98% 6.52% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 326 524 597
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,351 8,261 8,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.91% 53.37% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,233 7,142 7,294
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the Midlands

C++
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for C++ in the Midlands

C++
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in the Midlands

C++
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
East Midlands +20 210 £40,000 +14.29% 61
West Midlands -74 170 £40,000 +3.90% 72
C++
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 212 (55.79%) C#
2 195 (51.32%) Software Engineering
3 151 (39.74%) C
4 150 (39.47%) Degree
5 145 (38.16%) Java
6 120 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (21.84%) SQL
8 82 (21.58%) .NET
9 73 (19.21%) Manufacturing
10 71 (18.68%) Python
11 68 (17.89%) Linux
12 65 (17.11%) Scrum
13 63 (16.58%) Embedded Systems
14 62 (16.32%) Device Driver
15 61 (16.05%) Microsoft
15 61 (16.05%) Computer Science
16 59 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
17 57 (15.00%) Visual Studio
18 56 (14.74%) Unit Testing
19 53 (13.95%) JavaScript
20 52 (13.68%) Subversion
21 51 (13.42%) OO
21 51 (13.42%) Mathematics
22 50 (13.16%) OOP
23 43 (11.32%) Windows
23 43 (11.32%) Time Management
24 42 (11.05%) GitHub
24 42 (11.05%) Finance
25 41 (10.79%) HTML
25 41 (10.79%) Git (software)

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 15 (3.95%) Confluence
2 15 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.11%) Apache
3 8 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.32%) IIS
5 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.53%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.05%) Simulink
2 4 (1.05%) Stateflow
3 3 (0.79%) Houdini
3 3 (0.79%) Maya
3 3 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.79%) TargetLink
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.05%) GitHub
2 26 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.63%) Office 365
6 2 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 32 (8.42%) RS-485
3 29 (7.63%) Modbus
4 8 (2.11%) Wireless
5 7 (1.84%) Internet
6 4 (1.05%) Broadband
6 4 (1.05%) HTTP
6 4 (1.05%) RS-232
6 4 (1.05%) SAN
6 4 (1.05%) VoIP
7 3 (0.79%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.79%) Intranet
8 2 (0.53%) FTP
8 2 (0.53%) MQTT
8 2 (0.53%) NFC
8 2 (0.53%) SMTP
8 2 (0.53%) SNMP
8 2 (0.53%) Telnet
8 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.26%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.05%) Big Data
3 19 (5.00%) HBase
4 14 (3.68%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.42%) Flink
5 13 (3.42%) MySQL
6 6 (1.58%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.58%) Impala
7 5 (1.32%) Redis
7 5 (1.32%) Spatial Data
8 4 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.05%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.79%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 52 (13.68%) Subversion
3 41 (10.79%) Git (software)
4 27 (7.11%) JIRA
5 26 (6.84%) Maven
6 20 (5.26%) Robot Framework
7 16 (4.21%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.16%) CppUnit
9 10 (2.63%) JUnit
9 10 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.37%) Mercurial
11 8 (2.11%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.11%) EasyMock
12 7 (1.84%) Android Studio
12 7 (1.84%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (0.79%) WiX
15 2 (0.53%) CMake
15 2 (0.53%) ReSharper
General
1 73 (19.21%) Manufacturing
2 42 (11.05%) Finance
3 39 (10.26%) Automotive
4 28 (7.37%) Marketing
5 20 (5.26%) Electronics
6 10 (2.63%) Games
7 9 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.58%) Banking
9 5 (1.32%) Advertising
9 5 (1.32%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.79%) Avionics
10 3 (0.79%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Retail
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 138 (36.32%) Developer
2 126 (33.16%) Software Engineer
3 57 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 50 (13.16%) Graduate
5 45 (11.84%) Graduate Developer
6 44 (11.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 31 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 31 (8.16%) Lead Software Engineer
8 29 (7.63%) C# Developer
9 28 (7.37%) Software Developer
10 27 (7.11%) Java Developer
11 25 (6.58%) C++ Software Engineer
12 20 (5.26%) C++ Developer
13 19 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (5.00%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
14 18 (4.74%) Programmer
14 18 (4.74%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (3.95%) Junior
17 14 (3.68%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (21.58%) .NET
2 41 (10.79%) HTML
3 36 (9.47%) Spring
4 33 (8.68%) CSS
5 24 (6.32%) ASP.NET
5 24 (6.32%) Web Services
6 22 (5.79%) OpenCV
7 19 (5.00%) WPF
8 16 (4.21%) REST
9 13 (3.42%) AngularJS
9 13 (3.42%) COM
10 12 (3.16%) jQuery
11 11 (2.89%) .NET Framework
12 10 (2.63%) HTML5
13 9 (2.37%) CSS3
13 9 (2.37%) MFC
13 9 (2.37%) XML
14 8 (2.11%) EJB
14 8 (2.11%) JSF
14 8 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.58%) Embedded Systems
2 62 (16.32%) Device Driver
3 61 (16.05%) Computer Science
4 28 (7.37%) CAN bus
5 22 (5.79%) Algorithms
6 18 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.68%) Public Cloud
8 12 (3.16%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.63%) EPoS
9 10 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (2.37%) Driving Licence
10 9 (2.37%) SCADA
11 8 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (2.11%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.11%) Wiki
12 6 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.58%) Fintech
13 5 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (1.32%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.89%) Linux
2 43 (11.32%) Windows
3 33 (8.68%) FreeRTOS
4 28 (7.37%) Android
5 22 (5.79%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.89%) Unix
7 8 (2.11%) CentOS
7 8 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.84%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (51.32%) Software Engineering
2 120 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (17.11%) Scrum
4 59 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
5 56 (14.74%) Unit Testing
6 51 (13.42%) Mathematics
6 51 (13.42%) OO
7 50 (13.16%) OOP
8 43 (11.32%) Time Management
9 40 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (6.84%) DevOps
12 24 (6.32%) Open Source
12 24 (6.32%) Validation
13 23 (6.05%) TDD
14 22 (5.79%) Project Management
14 22 (5.79%) Test Automation
15 20 (5.26%) ERP
15 20 (5.26%) Web Development
16 19 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 212 (55.79%) C#
2 151 (39.74%) C
3 145 (38.16%) Java
4 83 (21.84%) SQL
5 71 (18.68%) Python
6 53 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 19 (5.00%) Embedded C
8 17 (4.47%) PHP
9 14 (3.68%) VB
10 10 (2.63%) Perl
11 9 (2.37%) Scala
12 8 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.84%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.84%) VB6
14 6 (1.58%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.58%) Java 8
14 6 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.58%) VBA
15 4 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 150 (39.47%) Degree
2 29 (7.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.42%) HND
4 12 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.05%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.37%) IEC 61131
2 5 (1.32%) MISRA
3 4 (1.05%) GDPR
3 4 (1.05%) QA
3 4 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.79%) HAZOP
5 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) Basel II
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.26%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.26%) IFRS
6 1 (0.26%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (10.53%) Firmware
2 10 (2.63%) Docker
3 8 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.58%) HDFS
5 4 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 61 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.00%) Oracle
3 18 (4.74%) Google
4 9 (2.37%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.11%) VMware
5 8 (2.11%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.05%) IFS
6 4 (1.05%) Reuters
6 4 (1.05%) SAP
7 3 (0.79%) IBM
7 3 (0.79%) MathWorks
7 3 (0.79%) MKS
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.53%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.53%) NVIDIA
8 2 (0.53%) QNX
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe
9 1 (0.26%) Apple
9 1 (0.26%) EMC
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter