Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 51 27
Rank change year-on-year -21 -24 +23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 54 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.57% 4.14% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 9.47% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 70
10th Percentile £36,500 £36,350 £31,050
25th Percentile £36,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £47,813 £52,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £59,375 £54,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,750 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.43% +4.55% +4.76%

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 528 570 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 48.75% 43.68% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 473 456 503
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,625 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -25 14 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Durham +10 2 £52,500 +40.00% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) RAD
4 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
4 6 (35.29%) Assembly Language
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Information Management
4 6 (35.29%) Spring
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Unreal Engine
5 4 (23.53%) Games
6 3 (17.65%) Electronics
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.76%) Nanotechnology
8 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.88%) PHP
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Azure
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) C++ Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) UI Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
1 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (35.29%) Information Management
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) RAD
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Nanotechnology
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) Assembly Language
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Rust
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) GIAC
1 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 26262
1 1 (5.88%) MISRA
1 1 (5.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware