Period
to 13 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North of England
6 months to
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 109 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +37
Permanent jobs citing C++ 401 334 713
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.29% 2.60% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.50% 4.97% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 312 240 448
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,938 £27,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -2.17%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,813 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,173 6,717 9,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 50.58% 52.24% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,329 5,686 7,709
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the North of England

C++
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for C++ in the North of England

C++
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the North of England over the 6 months to 13 May 2021.

Salary histogram for C++ in the North of England

C++
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North of England region over the 6 months to 13 May 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
Yorkshire +55 208 £57,500 +15.00% 44
North West +12 175 £52,500 +5.00% 55
North East -26 18 £40,000 -11.11% 19
C++
England

For the 6 months to 13 May 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 of England region with a requirement for C++.

1 267 (66.58%) Python
2 260 (64.84%) Software Engineering
3 209 (52.12%) Java
4 184 (45.89%) C#
5 151 (37.66%) C
6 138 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (33.42%) TDD
8 108 (26.93%) JavaScript
8 108 (26.93%) DevOps
9 95 (23.69%) Go
9 95 (23.69%) OOP
10 92 (22.94%) Wi-Fi
10 92 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (22.94%) Docker
10 92 (22.94%) AWS
11 89 (22.19%) Wireless
11 89 (22.19%) OO
12 88 (21.95%) AngularJS
13 87 (21.70%) Azure
13 87 (21.70%) Scala
13 87 (21.70%) Kubernetes
14 82 (20.45%) GCP
15 81 (20.20%) Vue.js
15 81 (20.20%) Terraform
16 79 (19.70%) SOLID
16 79 (19.70%) Kotlin
16 79 (19.70%) AWS CloudFormation
16 79 (19.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 76 (18.95%) SQL
18 75 (18.70%) Computer Science

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 48 (11.97%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (11.72%) nginx
3 6 (1.50%) Confluence
4 3 (0.75%) Apache
4 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.75%) IIS
4 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.50%) JBoss
5 2 (0.50%) Luigi
5 2 (0.50%) WinCC
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Maya
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 92 (22.94%) AWS
2 87 (21.70%) Azure
3 82 (20.45%) GCP
4 79 (19.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (0.75%) SaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon Alexa
6 2 (0.50%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.50%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.25%) Heroku
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (22.94%) Wi-Fi
2 89 (22.19%) Wireless
3 64 (15.96%) Ethernet
4 61 (15.21%) TCP/IP
5 53 (13.22%) MQTT
6 45 (11.22%) Broadband
7 39 (9.73%) HTTPS
8 38 (9.48%) 802.11
8 38 (9.48%) HTTP
8 38 (9.48%) STUN
8 38 (9.48%) Wireshark
9 32 (7.98%) DVB
9 32 (7.98%) MIMO
10 19 (4.74%) Bluetooth
11 9 (2.24%) Modbus
11 9 (2.24%) RS-422
12 6 (1.50%) Internet
13 3 (0.75%) DLNA
13 3 (0.75%) UPnP
13 3 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.46%) NoSQL
2 51 (12.72%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (11.72%) Redis
4 9 (2.24%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.75%) Big Data
6 5 (1.25%) MySQL
6 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.50%) Azkaban
8 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.50%) Flink
8 2 (0.50%) Power BI
8 2 (0.50%) QlikView
9 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 66 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 60 (14.96%) Jenkins
3 51 (12.72%) Subversion
4 47 (11.72%) Mercurial
5 13 (3.24%) JIRA
6 8 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.25%) GCC
8 4 (1.00%) C++Builder
8 4 (1.00%) GitLab
9 3 (0.75%) GDB
9 3 (0.75%) GoogleTest
9 3 (0.75%) JUnit
9 3 (0.75%) Mockito
10 2 (0.50%) Buildbot
10 2 (0.50%) Clang
10 2 (0.50%) CMake
10 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 45 (11.22%) Telecoms
2 28 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 23 (5.74%) Games
4 21 (5.24%) Social Skills
5 19 (4.74%) Electronics
6 10 (2.49%) Finance
7 8 (2.00%) French Language
7 8 (2.00%) Law
7 8 (2.00%) Military
7 8 (2.00%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.50%) Legal
9 4 (1.00%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.00%) Wearables
10 3 (0.75%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 227 (56.61%) Software Engineer
2 61 (15.21%) Wireless Engineer
3 57 (14.21%) Python Engineer
3 57 (14.21%) Python Software Engineer
4 50 (12.47%) Developer
5 45 (11.22%) C++ Software Engineer
6 42 (10.47%) Embedded Engineer
7 40 (9.98%) DSP Engineer
7 40 (9.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 40 (9.98%) Senior DSP Engineer
8 34 (8.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 32 (7.98%) Algorithm Engineer
9 32 (7.98%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
9 32 (7.98%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
10 30 (7.48%) Automation Engineer
11 28 (6.98%) Software Developer
12 23 (5.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 23 (5.74%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 22 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
14 21 (5.24%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (21.95%) AngularJS
2 81 (20.20%) Vue.js
3 50 (12.47%) RabbitMQ
4 38 (9.48%) 802.1X
4 38 (9.48%) XMPP
5 27 (6.73%) .NET
6 20 (4.99%) HTML
7 19 (4.74%) CSS
8 14 (3.49%) RESTful
9 13 (3.24%) Node.js
10 12 (2.99%) Kafka
10 12 (2.99%) Unreal Engine
11 11 (2.74%) .NET Framework
12 10 (2.49%) Spring
13 9 (2.24%) Apache NiFi
13 9 (2.24%) ASP.NET
14 8 (2.00%) SOAP
15 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (1.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 6 (1.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 32 (7.98%) Algorithms
3 29 (7.23%) Embedded Systems
4 22 (5.49%) Device Driver
5 9 (2.24%) Animation
6 8 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.00%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.00%) User Experience
9 3 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.75%) Digital TV
9 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.75%) MPEG
10 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.50%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.50%) Replication
10 2 (0.50%) Robotics
10 2 (0.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 64 (15.96%) Linux
2 24 (5.99%) Windows
3 14 (3.49%) Android
3 14 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (2.24%) Unix
5 6 (1.50%) CentOS
5 6 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.00%) FreeRTOS
7 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (64.84%) Software Engineering
2 138 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (33.42%) TDD
4 108 (26.93%) DevOps
5 95 (23.69%) OOP
6 92 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (22.19%) OO
8 79 (19.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 79 (19.70%) SOLID
9 75 (18.70%) Computer Science
10 74 (18.45%) Unit Testing
11 53 (13.22%) Test Automation
12 51 (12.72%) Software Testing
13 41 (10.22%) Validation
14 38 (9.48%) Integration Testing
14 38 (9.48%) Performance Measurement
15 32 (7.98%) Signal Processing
16 30 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (7.23%) Scrum
18 20 (4.99%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 267 (66.58%) Python
2 209 (52.12%) Java
3 184 (45.89%) C#
4 151 (37.66%) C
5 108 (26.93%) JavaScript
6 95 (23.69%) Go
7 87 (21.70%) Scala
8 79 (19.70%) Kotlin
9 76 (18.95%) SQL
10 73 (18.20%) Ruby
11 33 (8.23%) MATLAB
12 15 (3.74%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.74%) Embedded C++
14 10 (2.49%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.50%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.50%) PHP
16 5 (1.25%) Haskell
16 5 (1.25%) VB
16 5 (1.25%) VC++
17 4 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (8.48%) Degree
2 33 (8.23%) PhD
3 15 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CISSP
7 1 (0.25%) GIAC
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (22.94%) Docker
2 44 (10.97%) Firmware
3 4 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 87 (21.70%) Kubernetes
2 81 (20.20%) Terraform
3 55 (13.72%) Ansible
4 39 (9.73%) Kibana
5 38 (9.48%) Graylog
6 1 (0.25%) Grafana
6 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
6 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (6.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.24%) Instagram
2 9 (2.24%) Sparx
3 8 (2.00%) Google
4 7 (1.75%) Autodesk
4 7 (1.75%) Oracle
5 6 (1.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.00%) ANSYS
6 4 (1.00%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.00%) Embarcadero
6 4 (1.00%) VMware
7 3 (0.75%) SAP
8 2 (0.50%) Adobe
8 2 (0.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.50%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.25%) Atmel
9 1 (0.25%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.25%) Perforce