Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 83 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 397 531 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.29% 3.53% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.06% 6.55% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 295 495 514
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 5,620 8,109 8,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.54% 53.88% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,452 6,894 6,875
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +26 212 £40,000 +6.67% 36
West Midlands -45 184 £40,000 +6.67% 82
C++
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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++.

1 232 (58.44%) Software Engineering
2 218 (54.91%) C#
3 173 (43.58%) Degree
4 166 (41.81%) C
5 165 (41.56%) Java
6 156 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (21.16%) Firmware
8 83 (20.91%) Linux
9 82 (20.65%) Computer Science
10 81 (20.40%) Unit Testing
11 80 (20.15%) Embedded Systems
12 78 (19.65%) Microsoft
13 77 (19.40%) .NET
14 75 (18.89%) Visual Studio
15 74 (18.64%) SQL
15 74 (18.64%) RS-485
15 74 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
16 73 (18.39%) Scrum
17 72 (18.14%) Device Driver
17 72 (18.14%) Technical Leadership
18 71 (17.88%) Manufacturing
19 70 (17.63%) FreeRTOS
20 67 (16.88%) TCP/IP
21 66 (16.62%) Python
22 65 (16.37%) Modbus
22 65 (16.37%) CAN bus
23 62 (15.62%) Time Management
23 62 (15.62%) JavaScript
24 61 (15.37%) Cybersecurity
25 56 (14.11%) Spring

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 (4.79%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.02%) Confluence
4 6 (1.51%) Apache
5 5 (1.26%) IIS
6 2 (0.50%) Kinematics
6 2 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.50%) Simulink
2 2 (0.50%) Stateflow
2 2 (0.50%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.56%) GitHub
2 28 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.76%) Office 365
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (18.64%) RS-485
2 67 (16.88%) TCP/IP
3 65 (16.37%) Modbus
4 11 (2.77%) Wireless
5 9 (2.27%) RS-232
6 7 (1.76%) Internet
7 6 (1.51%) GSM
7 6 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.51%) ZigBee
8 4 (1.01%) SAN
8 4 (1.01%) VoIP
9 3 (0.76%) Broadband
10 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.50%) HTTP
11 1 (0.25%) ATM
11 1 (0.25%) Firewall
11 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.25%) IPv4
11 1 (0.25%) IPv6
11 1 (0.25%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.05%) Big Data
3 19 (4.79%) HBase
4 15 (3.78%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.27%) Flink
6 12 (3.02%) Redis
7 11 (2.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (2.77%) InterSystems Cache
7 11 (2.77%) MySQL
8 7 (1.76%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.51%) Impala
10 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 75 (18.89%) Visual Studio
2 46 (11.59%) Robot Framework
3 43 (10.83%) Maven
4 38 (9.57%) Subversion
5 35 (8.82%) Git (software)
6 19 (4.79%) JIRA
7 17 (4.28%) CppUnit
8 14 (3.53%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.53%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.27%) JUnit
10 8 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.51%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.51%) CodeWarrior
11 6 (1.51%) EasyMock
12 5 (1.26%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (0.76%) Ant
15 2 (0.50%) PVCS
15 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 71 (17.88%) Manufacturing
2 40 (10.08%) Automotive
3 37 (9.32%) Marketing
4 34 (8.56%) Finance
5 14 (3.53%) Electronics
6 12 (3.02%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.51%) Banking
7 6 (1.51%) Games
8 5 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.01%) Military
10 3 (0.76%) Avionics
11 2 (0.50%) Retail
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 157 (39.55%) Software Engineer
2 139 (35.01%) Developer
3 62 (15.62%) Embedded Engineer
4 50 (12.59%) Graduate
5 48 (12.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 46 (11.59%) Graduate Developer
7 45 (11.34%) Lead Software Engineer
8 29 (7.30%) Software Developer
9 28 (7.05%) .NET Developer
9 28 (7.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 27 (6.80%) Junior
11 25 (6.30%) C++ Software Engineer
12 24 (6.05%) C# Developer
13 22 (5.54%) Java Developer
14 21 (5.29%) C++ Developer
15 19 (4.79%) Software Test Engineer
15 19 (4.79%) Test Engineer
16 18 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
17 16 (4.03%) Junior Developer
17 16 (4.03%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.40%) .NET
2 56 (14.11%) Spring
3 51 (12.85%) HTML
4 47 (11.84%) CSS
5 34 (8.56%) ASP.NET
6 27 (6.80%) COM
7 25 (6.30%) Web Services
8 17 (4.28%) jQuery
9 14 (3.53%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (3.53%) REST
9 14 (3.53%) XML
10 13 (3.27%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.77%) .NET Core
11 11 (2.77%) OpenCV
12 10 (2.52%) Node.js
13 9 (2.27%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.02%) SOAP
14 8 (2.02%) WPF
15 7 (1.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (20.15%) Embedded Systems
2 72 (18.14%) Device Driver
3 65 (16.37%) CAN bus
4 26 (6.55%) Algorithms
5 25 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.27%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.52%) EPoS
9 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.76%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.51%) Fintech
11 6 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.51%) Wiki
12 4 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.76%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.50%) AS400
14 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
14 2 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.91%) Linux
2 70 (17.63%) FreeRTOS
3 43 (10.83%) Android
4 42 (10.58%) Apple iOS
5 38 (9.57%) Windows
6 12 (3.02%) Unix
7 11 (2.77%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.51%) CentOS
8 6 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.76%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (58.44%) Software Engineering
2 156 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (20.65%) Computer Science
4 81 (20.40%) Unit Testing
5 74 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (18.39%) Scrum
7 72 (18.14%) Technical Leadership
8 62 (15.62%) Time Management
9 61 (15.37%) Cybersecurity
10 31 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.81%) Mathematics
11 30 (7.56%) DevOps
12 29 (7.30%) OOP
13 28 (7.05%) Analytics
14 26 (6.55%) MVC
14 26 (6.55%) Test Automation
15 24 (6.05%) UML
16 23 (5.79%) SDLC
17 21 (5.29%) OO
17 21 (5.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (54.91%) C#
2 166 (41.81%) C
3 165 (41.56%) Java
4 74 (18.64%) SQL
5 66 (16.62%) Python
6 62 (15.62%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.79%) VB.NET
8 16 (4.03%) Embedded C
9 13 (3.27%) PHP
9 13 (3.27%) VB
10 12 (3.02%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.52%) VB6
12 9 (2.27%) Assembly Language
12 9 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.02%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.76%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.51%) Java 8
15 6 (1.51%) R
15 6 (1.51%) Scala
16 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (43.58%) Degree
2 33 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 32 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (5.29%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.52%) PhD
6 5 (1.26%) HND
6 5 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.50%) CEH
7 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.26%) IEC 61131
2 4 (1.01%) GDPR
2 4 (1.01%) MISRA
2 4 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.76%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.50%) DO-254
4 2 (0.50%) HAZOP
4 2 (0.50%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) Basel II
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.25%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (21.16%) Firmware
2 10 (2.52%) Docker
3 8 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.51%) HDFS
5 4 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) SELinux
2 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 78 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.78%) Google
3 13 (3.27%) Oracle
4 8 (2.02%) VMware
5 7 (1.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.01%) IFS
6 4 (1.01%) Reuters
7 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.50%) MathWorks
7 2 (0.50%) MKS
7 2 (0.50%) NVIDIA
7 2 (0.50%) Siemens
7 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.25%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.25%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.25%) EMC
8 1 (0.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.25%) Tableau