Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 85 61
Rank change year-on-year +35 -24 +49
Permanent jobs citing C++ 121 89 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.73% 3.08% 4.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.41% 6.94% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 113 62 178
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -20.93% +19.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,125 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +17.65%

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 1,286 1,282 1,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 50.31% 44.36% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 1,074 1,683
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 62 (51.24%) Java
2 55 (45.45%) Linux
3 49 (40.50%) C
3 49 (40.50%) Degree
4 48 (39.67%) Software Engineering
5 46 (38.02%) C#
6 33 (27.27%) Python
7 26 (21.49%) Unix
8 23 (19.01%) Windows
9 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 22 (18.18%) Firmware
9 22 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 20 (16.53%) Git (software)
11 19 (15.70%) Mathematics
11 19 (15.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (14.88%) Open Source
13 17 (14.05%) XML
14 16 (13.22%) SQL
15 15 (12.40%) .NET
15 15 (12.40%) OO
16 14 (11.57%) HTML
16 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
16 14 (11.57%) Validation
16 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
16 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
16 14 (11.57%) Test Scripting
16 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (10.74%) JSON
17 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
17 13 (10.74%) Jenkins

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 9 (7.44%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.13%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.48%) SAS
3 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) SaaS
2 10 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) HTTP
1 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) SMTP
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) FTP
3 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.96%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.96%) MySQL
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.13%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.13%) HBase
6 4 (3.31%) CouchDB
6 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.48%) Big Data
7 3 (2.48%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.74%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.61%) Subversion
4 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.65%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.83%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.44%) Billing
2 9 (7.44%) Marketing
3 8 (6.61%) Finance
4 7 (5.79%) Games
5 3 (2.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.65%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Developer
2 35 (28.93%) Software Engineer
3 25 (20.66%) Junior
4 18 (14.88%) Consultant
5 17 (14.05%) C++ Developer
6 16 (13.22%) Software Developer
7 14 (11.57%) Junior Developer
8 13 (10.74%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (10.74%) Embedded Engineer
8 13 (10.74%) Graduate
8 13 (10.74%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (10.74%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 11 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
9 11 (9.09%) Python Developer
10 9 (7.44%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (7.44%) Implementation Consultant
10 9 (7.44%) Java Consultant
10 9 (7.44%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) XML
2 15 (12.40%) .NET
3 14 (11.57%) HTML
4 13 (10.74%) JSON
5 11 (9.09%) WPF
6 9 (7.44%) Apache Camel
6 9 (7.44%) J2EE
6 9 (7.44%) Java EE
6 9 (7.44%) Middleware
7 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.96%) WCF
8 5 (4.13%) TensorFlow
9 4 (3.31%) CSS
9 4 (3.31%) HTML5
10 3 (2.48%) LDAP
10 3 (2.48%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.65%) SOAP
12 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.83%) Kafka
12 1 (0.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (8.26%) Algorithms
4 9 (7.44%) Device Driver
5 8 (6.61%) Social Media
6 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.48%) Fintech
8 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.83%) Digital Currency
9 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.83%) Verilog
9 1 (0.83%) VHDL
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.45%) Linux
2 26 (21.49%) Unix
3 23 (19.01%) Windows
4 11 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 9 (7.44%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.48%) AIX
6 3 (2.48%) HPUX
6 3 (2.48%) Solaris
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Debian
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.67%) Software Engineering
2 19 (15.70%) Mathematics
3 18 (14.88%) Open Source
4 15 (12.40%) OO
5 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
5 14 (11.57%) Test Scripting
5 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
5 14 (11.57%) Validation
6 11 (9.09%) Project Management
6 11 (9.09%) SDLC
7 10 (8.26%) DevOps
7 10 (8.26%) High Availability
7 10 (8.26%) Scrum
8 9 (7.44%) OOD
9 8 (6.61%) Analytics
9 8 (6.61%) Pay per click
9 8 (6.61%) Release Management
9 8 (6.61%) SEO
9 8 (6.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.24%) Java
2 49 (40.50%) C
3 46 (38.02%) C#
4 33 (27.27%) Python
5 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 16 (13.22%) SQL
7 11 (9.09%) Tcl
8 9 (7.44%) Perl
9 7 (5.79%) XAML
10 5 (4.13%) R
10 5 (4.13%) Scala
11 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.65%) PHP
13 2 (1.65%) VB
13 2 (1.65%) X++
14 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (40.50%) Degree
2 19 (15.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.13%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.31%) PhD
5 3 (2.48%) RHCE
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.13%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.18%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Ansible
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) TIBCO
3 8 (6.61%) Atmel
3 8 (6.61%) HP
4 6 (4.96%) Capita
5 3 (2.48%) Splunk
6 2 (1.65%) CyberSource
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Altera
7 1 (0.83%) Cadence
7 1 (0.83%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 1 (0.83%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) Xilinx