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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / North East
Rank 52 53 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 21 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.30% 3.42% 6.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 6.20% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 42
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 333 355 431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 52.28% 55.21% 60.53%
Number of salaries quoted 304 309 378
Median salary £35,000 £36,259 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.47% -3.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 11 £40,000 +12.67% 6
Durham +3 5 £35,000 +6.06% 4
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for C++.

1 34 (70.83%) C#
2 33 (68.75%) Java
3 29 (60.42%) Software Engineering
4 18 (37.50%) C
5 16 (33.33%) Python
5 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (33.33%) Scala
6 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 15 (31.25%) Degree
7 13 (27.08%) .NET
7 13 (27.08%) OO
8 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (22.92%) Linux
9 11 (22.92%) Scrum
10 10 (20.83%) SDLC
11 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
11 9 (18.75%) TDD
11 9 (18.75%) Subversion
12 8 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
12 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
12 8 (16.67%) Apache Hive
12 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
12 8 (16.67%) SQL
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.67%) Firmware
12 8 (16.67%) Apache Spark
12 8 (16.67%) Cyber Attack

C++
Top Related 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 8 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 8 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.25%) Mule
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.08%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) RS-232
1 7 (14.58%) RS-485
2 6 (12.50%) Bluetooth
3 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) 802.15
5 1 (2.08%) LTE
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 9 (18.75%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.17%) Gradle
4 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Software Engineer
2 23 (47.92%) Developer
3 19 (39.58%) Software Developer
4 14 (29.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C++ Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) Qt
3 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.42%) WCF
5 4 (8.33%) Web Services
5 4 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (6.25%) Middleware
7 2 (4.17%) DirectX
7 2 (4.17%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.08%) Java EE
8 1 (2.08%) MFC
8 1 (2.08%) QML
8 1 (2.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (14.58%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (4.17%) HTC Vive
5 2 (4.17%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) iPad
6 1 (2.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Android
3 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Software Engineering
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) OO
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) SDLC
6 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 9 (18.75%) TDD
7 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (14.58%) Pair Programming
9 5 (10.42%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (10.42%) UML
9 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Line Management
11 3 (6.25%) Migration
11 3 (6.25%) OOD
11 3 (6.25%) OOP
11 3 (6.25%) Physics
12 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C#
2 33 (68.75%) Java
3 18 (37.50%) C
4 16 (33.33%) Python
4 16 (33.33%) Scala
5 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (14.58%) Embedded C
6 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++
6 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
7 6 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (10.42%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.17%) HLSL
9 2 (4.17%) Perl
10 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
1 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) WSO2
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