Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 98 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 350 392 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.11% 2.94% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.51% 6.07% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 268 345 526
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.22% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 5,375 6,453 7,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.72% 48.33% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,642 5,412 6,947
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 October 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 17 October 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
West Midlands +27 194 £42,500 +6.25% 71
East Midlands -9 156 £37,500 -11.76% 28
C++
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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++.

1 186 (53.14%) C
2 157 (44.86%) Software Engineering
3 153 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (41.14%) C#
5 114 (32.57%) Java
6 97 (27.71%) Firmware
7 93 (26.57%) Degree
8 92 (26.29%) Python
9 89 (25.43%) Scrum
10 77 (22.00%) Linux
11 61 (17.43%) .NET
11 61 (17.43%) Computer Science
12 52 (14.86%) JavaScript
12 52 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (10.86%) OO
14 36 (10.29%) Test Automation
15 35 (10.00%) Git (software)
16 34 (9.71%) Mentoring
17 32 (9.14%) Telecoms
18 31 (8.86%) OOP
19 30 (8.57%) Embedded C
20 29 (8.29%) SDLC
21 28 (8.00%) R
21 28 (8.00%) UML
21 28 (8.00%) MVC
22 27 (7.71%) Web Development
22 27 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
23 26 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
23 26 (7.43%) SQL
24 25 (7.14%) HTML

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 13 (3.71%) SAS
2 4 (1.14%) Confluence
3 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (3.14%) Simulink
1 11 (3.14%) Stateflow
2 5 (1.43%) TargetLink
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.57%) Azure
2 13 (3.71%) AWS
3 10 (2.86%) Serverless
4 6 (1.71%) GCP
5 5 (1.43%) GitHub
6 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.57%) Broadband
1 16 (4.57%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.71%) DNS
3 12 (3.43%) Diameter Protocol
4 11 (3.14%) RS-485
5 8 (2.29%) DSL
6 7 (2.00%) Ethernet
6 7 (2.00%) Modbus
7 6 (1.71%) Internet
7 6 (1.71%) xDSL
8 4 (1.14%) SNMP
8 4 (1.14%) VLAN
9 3 (0.86%) Firewall
9 3 (0.86%) FlexRay
9 3 (0.86%) HTTP
9 3 (0.86%) RS-232
10 2 (0.57%) VoIP
11 1 (0.29%) DHCP
11 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.57%) MySQL
2 15 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.71%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.43%) Big Data
5 5 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.86%) HBase
8 2 (0.57%) Flink
8 2 (0.57%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.71%) CppUnit
3 18 (5.14%) JIRA
4 16 (4.57%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.71%) Cucumber
5 13 (3.71%) Selenium
6 12 (3.43%) GDB
6 12 (3.43%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (3.14%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.57%) Maven
9 8 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.29%) CANoe
10 7 (2.00%) Robot Framework
11 6 (1.71%) Subversion
12 5 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
13 4 (1.14%) GitLab
14 3 (0.86%) Appium
14 3 (0.86%) CMake
14 3 (0.86%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.86%) TestRail
General
1 32 (9.14%) Telecoms
2 25 (7.14%) Electronics
3 22 (6.29%) Finance
4 21 (6.00%) Automotive
5 19 (5.43%) Retail
6 17 (4.86%) Aerospace
7 15 (4.29%) Banking
7 15 (4.29%) Manufacturing
8 12 (3.43%) Financial Institution
9 11 (3.14%) Games
10 4 (1.14%) Marketing
11 3 (0.86%) Advertising
11 3 (0.86%) German Language
11 3 (0.86%) Military
11 3 (0.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 121 (34.57%) Software Engineer
2 84 (24.00%) Developer
3 78 (22.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 36 (10.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 34 (9.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 23 (6.57%) Graduate
6 23 (6.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 22 (6.29%) C++ Developer
7 22 (6.29%) Software Developer
7 22 (6.29%) Tester
8 16 (4.57%) GUI Software Engineer
8 16 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (3.71%) Consultant
9 13 (3.71%) Embedded Developer
10 12 (3.43%) Programmer
10 12 (3.43%) Risk Consultant
11 11 (3.14%) Analyst
11 11 (3.14%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (2.86%) Firmware Engineer
12 10 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.43%) .NET
2 25 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 25 (7.14%) HTML
3 22 (6.29%) CSS
4 21 (6.00%) HTML5
5 20 (5.71%) Spring
6 17 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (4.57%) .NET Core
8 15 (4.29%) CSS3
9 14 (4.00%) Web Services
10 10 (2.86%) React
11 9 (2.57%) jQuery
11 9 (2.57%) TensorFlow
11 9 (2.57%) XML
12 8 (2.29%) Node.js
13 7 (2.00%) DirectX
13 7 (2.00%) REST
13 7 (2.00%) Vue.js
14 6 (1.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 6 (1.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.43%) User Experience
3 17 (4.86%) Credit Risk
4 16 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.29%) Algorithms
6 14 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.43%) Cloud Native
7 12 (3.43%) Device Driver
7 12 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (3.14%) NHS
9 9 (2.57%) AS400
9 9 (2.57%) iSeries
10 8 (2.29%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (2.29%) VHDL
11 6 (1.71%) CAN bus
11 6 (1.71%) CUDA
11 6 (1.71%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.00%) Linux
2 24 (6.86%) Windows
3 21 (6.00%) Unix
4 6 (1.71%) FreeRTOS
5 5 (1.43%) Android
5 5 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (44.86%) Software Engineering
2 153 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (25.43%) Scrum
4 61 (17.43%) Computer Science
5 52 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (10.86%) OO
7 36 (10.29%) Test Automation
8 34 (9.71%) Mentoring
9 31 (8.86%) OOP
10 29 (8.29%) SDLC
11 28 (8.00%) MVC
11 28 (8.00%) UML
12 27 (7.71%) Web Development
13 26 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (6.29%) DevOps
14 22 (6.29%) Software Testing
15 21 (6.00%) TDD
16 20 (5.71%) Coaching
16 20 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
17 18 (5.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (53.14%) C
2 144 (41.14%) C#
3 114 (32.57%) Java
4 92 (26.29%) Python
5 52 (14.86%) JavaScript
6 30 (8.57%) Embedded C
7 28 (8.00%) R
8 26 (7.43%) SQL
9 15 (4.29%) Scala
10 14 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.00%) VB
11 13 (3.71%) MATLAB
12 12 (3.43%) PHP
12 12 (3.43%) Rust
13 8 (2.29%) Perl
14 6 (1.71%) ActionScript
14 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.71%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 93 (26.57%) Degree
2 20 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 20 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.14%) PhD
5 2 (0.57%) ISEB
5 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.29%) CCSP
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CISM
6 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.29%) QA
2 12 (3.43%) Basel II
2 12 (3.43%) IFRS
2 12 (3.43%) IFRS 9
3 8 (2.29%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.71%) MISRA
5 4 (1.14%) ISO 26262
6 3 (0.86%) GDPR
6 3 (0.86%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.29%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) NCSC
System Software
1 97 (27.71%) Firmware
2 17 (4.86%) Docker
3 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.57%) Ansible
3 7 (2.00%) Puppet
3 7 (2.00%) SELinux
4 6 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.14%) Terraform
6 2 (0.57%) Mesos
7 1 (0.29%) Icinga
7 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (2.57%) IBM
2 8 (2.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.29%) Xilinx
3 7 (2.00%) MathWorks
3 7 (2.00%) Oracle
4 6 (1.71%) Google
5 5 (1.43%) MKS
5 5 (1.43%) Spotify
6 4 (1.14%) VMware
7 3 (0.86%) NVIDIA
7 3 (0.86%) Progress
7 3 (0.86%) SaltStack
7 3 (0.86%) SAP
8 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.57%) CA
9 1 (0.29%) Altera
9 1 (0.29%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.29%) Red Box