Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 97 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 295 400 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.82% 3.31% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.05% 7.13% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 230 283 471
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +3.09%

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 4,874 5,614 8,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.55% 46.48% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,265 4,410 6,801
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,321 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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
West Midlands +23 172 £42,500 - 69
East Midlands -32 123 £47,500 +18.75% 51
C++
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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++.

1 164 (55.59%) C#
2 129 (43.73%) Java
3 120 (40.68%) Software Engineering
4 112 (37.97%) C
5 109 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (30.85%) Degree
7 90 (30.51%) Python
8 84 (28.47%) Computer Science
9 73 (24.75%) .NET
10 72 (24.41%) Linux
11 54 (18.31%) JavaScript
12 53 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (17.63%) OO
14 46 (15.59%) SQL
15 44 (14.92%) Git (software)
16 43 (14.58%) OOP
17 40 (13.56%) Scrum
18 39 (13.22%) Test Automation
19 35 (11.86%) Azure
19 35 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
20 34 (11.53%) CSS
20 34 (11.53%) HTML
21 32 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (10.51%) Analytics
22 31 (10.51%) AWS
22 31 (10.51%) Windows
23 29 (9.83%) PHP
23 29 (9.83%) Firmware
23 29 (9.83%) TDD
24 28 (9.49%) MVC

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 17 (5.76%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.07%) SAS
4 2 (0.68%) Confluence
4 2 (0.68%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.34%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (2.37%) Simulink
1 7 (2.37%) Stateflow
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.68%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.68%) LightWave 3D
3 2 (0.68%) Maya
3 2 (0.68%) MODO
4 1 (0.34%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.86%) Azure
2 31 (10.51%) AWS
3 18 (6.10%) GCP
4 7 (2.37%) Serverless
5 6 (2.03%) SaaS
6 5 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (1.69%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.07%) Diameter Protocol
1 12 (4.07%) DNS
2 6 (2.03%) Broadband
2 6 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.69%) Internet
3 5 (1.69%) RS-485
4 3 (1.02%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.02%) FlexRay
4 3 (1.02%) HTTP
4 3 (1.02%) SNMP
5 2 (0.68%) DSL
5 2 (0.68%) Modbus
5 2 (0.68%) RS-232
5 2 (0.68%) Skype
5 2 (0.68%) SMS
5 2 (0.68%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.68%) VoIP
5 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.34%) 4G
6 1 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.80%) MySQL
3 22 (7.46%) Big Data
4 18 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.76%) Hadoop
5 17 (5.76%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.75%) Flink
6 14 (4.75%) HBase
7 5 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.68%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.34%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (14.92%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.12%) JIRA
2 21 (7.12%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.07%) GDB
4 8 (2.71%) GitLab
4 8 (2.71%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (2.71%) Subversion
5 7 (2.37%) Selenium
6 4 (1.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.36%) Robot Framework
7 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.02%) CppUnit
7 3 (1.02%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.02%) Postman
8 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.68%) JUnit
8 2 (0.68%) Maven
8 2 (0.68%) REST Assured
8 2 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 28 (9.49%) Finance
2 26 (8.81%) Telecoms
3 25 (8.47%) Electronics
4 22 (7.46%) Automotive
5 19 (6.44%) Games
6 18 (6.10%) Manufacturing
6 18 (6.10%) Retail
7 11 (3.73%) Advertising
7 11 (3.73%) Banking
7 11 (3.73%) Financial Institution
8 10 (3.39%) Marketing
9 5 (1.69%) Law
9 5 (1.69%) Military
9 5 (1.69%) Police
9 5 (1.69%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.36%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.02%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (41.69%) Developer
2 81 (27.46%) Software Engineer
3 48 (16.27%) Software Developer
4 38 (12.88%) Graduate
5 29 (9.83%) Graduate Developer
6 28 (9.49%) Embedded Engineer
7 25 (8.47%) C++ Developer
8 23 (7.80%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 17 (5.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (5.08%) .NET Developer
11 14 (4.75%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.75%) Lead Software Engineer
12 13 (4.41%) Big Data Engineer
12 13 (4.41%) Junior
13 12 (4.07%) Senior Software Developer
14 11 (3.73%) Consultant
14 11 (3.73%) Graduate Software Developer
14 11 (3.73%) Risk Consultant
15 10 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (24.75%) .NET
2 34 (11.53%) CSS
2 34 (11.53%) HTML
3 25 (8.47%) Web Services
4 24 (8.14%) ASP.NET
5 19 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (5.08%) HTML5
6 15 (5.08%) jQuery
7 13 (4.41%) .NET Core
8 11 (3.73%) REST
9 10 (3.39%) CSS3
9 10 (3.39%) Spring
10 8 (2.71%) WPF
10 8 (2.71%) XML
11 7 (2.37%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.37%) Entity Framework
11 7 (2.37%) Qt
11 7 (2.37%) TensorFlow
12 6 (2.03%) OpenGL
12 6 (2.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.12%) Algorithms
3 17 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.42%) Credit Risk
4 16 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (5.08%) Data Structures
6 14 (4.75%) Cloud Native
7 13 (4.41%) Public Cloud
7 13 (4.41%) User Experience
8 11 (3.73%) Driving Licence
8 11 (3.73%) NHS
9 9 (3.05%) AS400
9 9 (3.05%) iSeries
9 9 (3.05%) Virtual Team
10 8 (2.71%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.37%) VHDL
12 6 (2.03%) CUDA
13 5 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.41%) Linux
2 31 (10.51%) Windows
3 25 (8.47%) Unix
4 4 (1.36%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.68%) Android
6 2 (0.68%) CentOS
6 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (40.68%) Software Engineering
2 109 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (28.47%) Computer Science
4 53 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (17.63%) OO
6 43 (14.58%) OOP
7 40 (13.56%) Scrum
8 39 (13.22%) Test Automation
9 31 (10.51%) Analytics
10 29 (9.83%) TDD
11 28 (9.49%) MVC
11 28 (9.49%) SDLC
12 27 (9.15%) Mentoring
13 22 (7.46%) Mathematics
14 21 (7.12%) Machine Learning
15 20 (6.78%) BDD
16 19 (6.44%) Open Source
17 17 (5.76%) Technical Leadership
17 17 (5.76%) Web Development
18 16 (5.42%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 164 (55.59%) C#
2 129 (43.73%) Java
3 112 (37.97%) C
4 90 (30.51%) Python
5 54 (18.31%) JavaScript
6 46 (15.59%) SQL
7 29 (9.83%) PHP
8 24 (8.14%) R
9 16 (5.42%) MATLAB
10 14 (4.75%) Embedded C
10 14 (4.75%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.75%) Rust
11 13 (4.41%) Bash Shell
12 12 (4.07%) Scala
13 11 (3.73%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.37%) VB
15 5 (1.69%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.69%) Perl
16 4 (1.36%) Go
16 4 (1.36%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 91 (30.85%) Degree
2 35 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.75%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.69%) HND
5 5 (1.69%) PhD
6 1 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.34%) CCSP
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CISM
6 1 (0.34%) CISSP
6 1 (0.34%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.42%) QA
2 11 (3.73%) Basel II
2 11 (3.73%) IFRS
2 11 (3.73%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.02%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.02%) MISRA
4 1 (0.34%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 29 (9.83%) Firmware
2 19 (6.44%) Docker
3 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.34%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 10 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.37%) SELinux
3 4 (1.36%) Ansible
4 3 (1.02%) Puppet
5 2 (0.68%) Terraform
6 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (6.78%) Google
2 17 (5.76%) Oracle
3 15 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.05%) IBM
5 6 (2.03%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.69%) SAP
6 5 (1.69%) Spotify
7 3 (1.02%) NVIDIA
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco
8 2 (0.68%) VMware
8 2 (0.68%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.34%) CA
9 1 (0.34%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.34%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.34%) MKS
9 1 (0.34%) PTC
9 1 (0.34%) QAD