Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North East
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 45 70
Rank change year-on-year -30 +25 -25
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 26 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.41% 3.77% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 6.06% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 20
10th Percentile " £35,375 £29,075
25th Percentile £25,500 £36,250 £34,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,750 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile " " "
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 591 429 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.51% 62.17% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 468 378 388
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,425
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in the North East.

Salary trend for C++ in the North East

C++
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the North East over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -31 16 £52,500 -16.00% 12
Durham -1 14 - - 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 22 (73.33%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 19 (63.33%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) Python
4 16 (53.33%) Mentoring
5 15 (50.00%) AWS
6 14 (46.67%) Scala
6 14 (46.67%) Social Skills
6 14 (46.67%) Ruby
6 14 (46.67%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (46.67%) OOP
6 14 (46.67%) OO
7 11 (36.67%) C
8 10 (33.33%) Perl
8 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (30.00%) Objective-C
9 9 (30.00%) MATLAB
9 9 (30.00%) Pascal
9 9 (30.00%) CRM
9 9 (30.00%) PHP
9 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (30.00%) .NET
9 9 (30.00%) R
9 9 (30.00%) Dart
9 9 (30.00%) Apple Swift
9 9 (30.00%) SDLC
9 9 (30.00%) Kotlin
10 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 8 (26.67%) Linux
10 8 (26.67%) Degree

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 4 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) GitLab
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (46.67%) Social Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (3.33%) Finance
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Software Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Graduate
4 4 (13.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Salesforce Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Pricing Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Research Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) Qt
2 3 (10.00%) Yocto
3 2 (6.67%) MFC
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) React
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Mentoring
2 14 (46.67%) OO
2 14 (46.67%) OOP
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 9 (30.00%) CRM
4 9 (30.00%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.67%) Coaching
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Use Case
9 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
10 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (60.00%) Python
4 14 (46.67%) Ruby
4 14 (46.67%) Scala
5 11 (36.67%) C
6 10 (33.33%) Perl
7 9 (30.00%) Apple Swift
7 9 (30.00%) Dart
7 9 (30.00%) Kotlin
7 9 (30.00%) MATLAB
7 9 (30.00%) Objective-C
7 9 (30.00%) Pascal
7 9 (30.00%) PHP
7 9 (30.00%) R
7 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (10.00%) Go
8 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat