Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North East
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 82 69 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.90% 4.55% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.26% 9.40% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 77 62 68
North East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,488
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.63% -2.70%
10th Percentile £37,000 £21,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £49,800 £50,000
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 North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 728 734 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 52.41% 48.35% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 561 660 631
North East median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
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 North East

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the North East

C++
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for C++ in the North East

C++
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the North East over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in the North East

C++
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Tyne and Wear +22 68 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Durham -3 13 £40,000 - 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 North East region with a requirement for C++.

1 56 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (64.63%) Java
3 44 (53.66%) C#
4 37 (45.12%) Degree
5 35 (42.68%) Software Engineering
6 29 (35.37%) SQL
7 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
8 27 (32.93%) HTML
8 27 (32.93%) AngularJS
9 26 (31.71%) Mentoring
9 26 (31.71%) C
10 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (28.05%) Python
11 23 (28.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
12 22 (26.83%) Manufacturing
12 22 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (25.61%) MVC
14 20 (24.39%) Migration
14 20 (24.39%) SOA
14 20 (24.39%) Web Services
14 20 (24.39%) XSLT
14 20 (24.39%) T-SQL
14 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
14 20 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (23.17%) Linux
16 17 (20.73%) Windows
16 17 (20.73%) OO
17 16 (19.51%) Technical Leadership

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (2.44%) Apache
1 2 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.32%) Datadog
4 5 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.44%) GitHub
6 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.32%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) GIS
5 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Redis
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.66%) Gradle
4 3 (3.66%) Subversion
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) VTune
6 1 (1.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (26.83%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.76%) Games
3 3 (3.66%) Automotive
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Architect
2 22 (26.83%) Developer
3 20 (24.39%) Applications Architect
4 18 (21.95%) Software Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Software Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.10%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) C++ Developer
10 5 (6.10%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Cloud Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) AngularJS
1 27 (32.93%) HTML
2 20 (24.39%) Web Services
2 20 (24.39%) XSLT
3 14 (17.07%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) CSS
4 6 (7.32%) Java SE
4 6 (7.32%) JSON
4 6 (7.32%) React
4 6 (7.32%) Vue.js
5 5 (6.10%) HTML5
5 5 (6.10%) OpenGL
6 3 (3.66%) AWT
6 3 (3.66%) CSS3
6 3 (3.66%) DirectX
6 3 (3.66%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.66%) jQuery
6 3 (3.66%) Spring
6 3 (3.66%) Swing
7 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.10%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.44%) CUDA
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Debian
3 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.68%) Software Engineering
3 26 (31.71%) Mentoring
4 22 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (25.61%) MVC
6 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
6 20 (24.39%) Migration
6 20 (24.39%) SOA
7 17 (20.73%) OO
8 16 (19.51%) Technical Leadership
9 13 (15.85%) DevOps
9 13 (15.85%) Mathematics
10 11 (13.41%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.41%) Scrum
11 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.54%) BDD
12 7 (8.54%) TDD
13 6 (7.32%) OOP
13 6 (7.32%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) Java
2 44 (53.66%) C#
3 29 (35.37%) SQL
4 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 26 (31.71%) C
6 23 (28.05%) Python
7 20 (24.39%) T-SQL
8 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
8 13 (15.85%) Ruby
9 11 (13.41%) Perl
10 9 (10.98%) MATLAB
11 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.66%) R
13 2 (2.44%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.44%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.44%) HLSL
13 2 (2.44%) Korn
13 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.22%) Fortran
14 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (45.12%) Degree
2 12 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.32%) PhD
4 1 (1.22%) CCNA
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) GDPR
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Docker
2 4 (4.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) Ansible
2 11 (13.41%) Puppet
3 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.32%) Kubernetes
4 6 (7.32%) Nagios
4 6 (7.32%) Packer
4 6 (7.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.32%) New Relic
1 6 (7.32%) Splunk
2 5 (6.10%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco