Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 46 41
Rank change year-on-year -39 -5 +69
Permanent jobs citing C++ 61 147 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.62% 6.11% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 11.95% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 55 110 202
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.44% - +2.86%

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,240 1,230 1,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 53.24% 51.12% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 1,022 1,421
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +0.53%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Reading

C++
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Reading.

Salary trend for C++ in Reading

C++
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Reading over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for C++.

1 41 (67.21%) Software Engineering
2 35 (57.38%) Degree
3 30 (49.18%) Firmware
4 29 (47.54%) OO
5 28 (45.90%) SDLC
6 27 (44.26%) Unit Testing
7 26 (42.62%) Mentoring
8 24 (39.34%) Java
9 23 (37.70%) Validation
10 21 (34.43%) ISO 9001
10 21 (34.43%) Linux
10 21 (34.43%) UML
10 21 (34.43%) OOD
11 20 (32.79%) CMMI
11 20 (32.79%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (32.79%) Process Improvement
11 20 (32.79%) Release Management
12 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (24.59%) C#
14 14 (22.95%) C
15 12 (19.67%) Python
16 10 (16.39%) SQL
16 10 (16.39%) .NET
16 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (16.39%) Hadoop
16 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
17 7 (11.48%) Unix
17 7 (11.48%) Finance
17 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (11.48%) Scala

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (8.20%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.92%) SAS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) GitHub
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Hadoop
2 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.20%) Apache Hive
3 5 (8.20%) HBase
3 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Subversion
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Gradle
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Mockito
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Electronics
2 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) Software Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Design Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Java Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Junior
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) Kafka
3 5 (8.20%) TensorFlow
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.28%) GWT
5 2 (3.28%) Spring
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Django
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5
6 1 (1.64%) JSON
6 1 (1.64%) JSP
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) Servlets
6 1 (1.64%) WCF
6 1 (1.64%) WPF
6 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.20%) Digital Currency
3 5 (8.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Unix
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.28%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) HPUX
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Software Engineering
2 29 (47.54%) OO
3 28 (45.90%) SDLC
4 27 (44.26%) Unit Testing
5 26 (42.62%) Mentoring
6 23 (37.70%) Validation
7 21 (34.43%) OOD
7 21 (34.43%) UML
8 20 (32.79%) CMMI
8 20 (32.79%) Process Improvement
8 20 (32.79%) Release Management
8 20 (32.79%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (9.84%) Analytics
12 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
13 5 (8.20%) High Availability
13 5 (8.20%) MapReduce
13 5 (8.20%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) Java
2 15 (24.59%) C#
3 14 (22.95%) C
4 12 (19.67%) Python
5 10 (16.39%) SQL
6 7 (11.48%) Scala
7 6 (9.84%) Go
8 5 (8.20%) Delphi
8 5 (8.20%) Erlang
8 5 (8.20%) R
9 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.92%) Tcl
11 2 (3.28%) Perl
11 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.64%) Ruby
12 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (57.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) PhD
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) ECSS
System Software
1 30 (49.18%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Altera
1 5 (8.20%) Capita
1 5 (8.20%) Freescale
1 5 (8.20%) Xilinx
2 3 (4.92%) Atmel
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk