Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 75 76
Rank change year-on-year +28 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 40 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.43% 1.78% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 3.10% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 11
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £26,875 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,875 £51,875 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +25.00%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 508 516 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 56.32% 57.40% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 425 453 465
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £24,300 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Sheffield

C++
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for C++ in Sheffield

C++
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Sheffield over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for C++.

1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) C
3 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.00%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) HTML
6 13 (32.50%) CSS
7 12 (30.00%) C#
8 11 (27.50%) Oracle
9 10 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 10 (25.00%) Microservices
10 9 (22.50%) API Design
10 9 (22.50%) Banking
10 9 (22.50%) Spring
10 9 (22.50%) Korn
10 9 (22.50%) Mathematics
10 9 (22.50%) jQuery
10 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
11 8 (20.00%) Games
11 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 8 (20.00%) Financial Institution
11 8 (20.00%) JBoss
11 8 (20.00%) Apache
11 8 (20.00%) API Integration
11 8 (20.00%) Fintech
11 8 (20.00%) Spring Boot
12 7 (17.50%) CryEngine
12 7 (17.50%) Game Development
12 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.50%) 3D Programming

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 8 (20.00%) Apache
1 8 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) Appium
3 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.50%) Gatling
3 1 (2.50%) Gradle
3 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.50%) JMeter
3 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.50%) Sikuli
3 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 8 (20.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) C++ Games Programmer
4 7 (17.50%) C++ Programmer
4 7 (17.50%) Consultant
4 7 (17.50%) Games Programmer
4 7 (17.50%) Java Consultant
4 7 (17.50%) Programmer
5 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Graduate
7 4 (10.00%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) CSS
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (22.50%) jQuery
3 9 (22.50%) Spring
4 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 7 (17.50%) CryEngine
6 4 (10.00%) .NET
7 3 (7.50%) OpenGL
8 2 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (2.50%) Apache CXF
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.50%) Flash
9 1 (2.50%) JSON
9 1 (2.50%) MFC
9 1 (2.50%) SOAP
9 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Fintech
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.50%) 3D Printing
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) Microservices
4 9 (22.50%) API Design
4 9 (22.50%) Mathematics
5 8 (20.00%) API Integration
6 7 (17.50%) 3D Programming
6 7 (17.50%) Game Development
7 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (12.50%) MVC
8 5 (12.50%) OO
9 4 (10.00%) MVVM
9 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.00%) Validation
10 3 (7.50%) Android Development
10 3 (7.50%) iOS Development
11 2 (5.00%) DevOps
11 2 (5.00%) Finite Element Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) Signal Processing
11 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) C
3 12 (30.00%) C#
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
4 9 (22.50%) Korn
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 3 (7.50%) GLSL
6 3 (7.50%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) JTAG
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft