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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 62 22
Rank change year-on-year +19 -40  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 27 26 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.75% 3.23% 11.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.74% 6.05% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 80
Median salary £37,500 £26,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -34.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £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 309 430 500
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 54.40% 53.35% 65.45%
Number of salaries quoted 285 390 437
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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++
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 23 June 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
Durham +12 20 £35,000 -23.91% 2
Tyne and Wear 0 7 £45,000 +71.42% 5
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 23 (47.92%) Degree
3 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (39.58%) C
5 17 (35.42%) Algorithms
6 15 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (29.17%) C#
8 13 (27.08%) Java
8 13 (27.08%) Firmware
8 13 (27.08%) Wireless
8 13 (27.08%) RS-232
8 13 (27.08%) RS-485
9 12 (25.00%) ISO 9001
9 12 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 12 (25.00%) Embedded C++
9 12 (25.00%) TDD
10 9 (18.75%) Python
10 9 (18.75%) Windows
10 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
10 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
10 9 (18.75%) Pair Programming
11 8 (16.67%) Scala
11 8 (16.67%) Electronics
11 8 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (16.67%) SDLC
12 7 (14.58%) Line Management
13 6 (12.50%) Scrum
13 6 (12.50%) Linux
14 5 (10.42%) OO
14 5 (10.42%) SQL

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 3 (6.25%) Apache Pig
1 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.17%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.08%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) RS-232
1 13 (27.08%) RS-485
1 13 (27.08%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) 802.15
2 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.08%) LTE
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
1 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 27 (56.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (31.25%) C Software Engineer
3 15 (31.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (31.25%) Developer
4 12 (25.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) Software Developer
6 9 (18.75%) C++ Developer
7 7 (14.58%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) Qt
2 3 (6.25%) MFC
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.17%) JavaFX
3 2 (4.17%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) Spring
3 2 (4.17%) Swing
4 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.08%) DirectX
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.08%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.08%) QML
4 1 (2.08%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Algorithms
2 15 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) OpenVMS
4 3 (6.25%) VMS
5 2 (4.17%) Debian
5 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) TDD
4 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 9 (18.75%) Pair Programming
5 8 (16.67%) SDLC
6 7 (14.58%) Line Management
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) OO
9 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (6.25%) OOP
9 3 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) UML
9 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
9 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.17%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) C
2 14 (29.17%) C#
3 13 (27.08%) Java
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 12 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 9 (18.75%) Python
6 8 (16.67%) Scala
7 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 4 (8.33%) Pascal
8 4 (8.33%) Ruby
9 3 (6.25%) Perl
10 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.08%) PHP
11 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.08%) MISRA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
1 2 (4.17%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.08%) Alteryx
2 1 (2.08%) ILOG
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Tableau
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago