The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / South East
Rank 39 38 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +25  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 862 1213 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.86% 6.33% 4.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.09% 12.40% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 750 1035 801
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7772 9780 9848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 52.83% 51.02% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6714 8696 8509
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the South East

C++
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for C++ in the South East

C++
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the South East

C++
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +8 184 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Surrey -4 178 £50,000 +17.64% 31
Berkshire +3 165 £47,500 -9.52% 24
Oxfordshire -14 120 £45,000 -10.00% 29
West Sussex +6 110 £46,250 +8.82% 14
Buckinghamshire +18 65 £42,133 -6.37% 5
East Sussex -21 25 £45,000 - 2
Kent +5 15 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Middlesex +7 2 £47,500 -13.63%
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for C++.

1 858 (51.25%) Software Engineering
2 757 (45.22%) C#
3 692 (41.34%) Java
4 667 (39.84%) Linux
5 630 (37.63%) C
6 553 (33.03%) Degree
7 500 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
8 499 (29.81%) Python
9 488 (29.15%) Windows
10 413 (24.67%) Computer Science
11 410 (24.49%) SQL
12 342 (20.43%) .NET
13 283 (16.91%) JavaScript
14 274 (16.37%) HTML
15 257 (15.35%) Multithreading
16 247 (14.76%) OO
17 235 (14.04%) Scrum
18 233 (13.92%) Mathematics
19 205 (12.25%) CSS
20 191 (11.41%) Microsoft
21 182 (10.87%) Unix
22 172 (10.27%) SQL Server
23 158 (9.44%) TDD
23 158 (9.44%) Algorithms
24 147 (8.78%) Git (software)
24 147 (8.78%) Finance
25 143 (8.54%) Oracle
26 141 (8.42%) Security Cleared
27 136 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
27 136 (8.12%) Visual Studio

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 29 (1.73%) IIS
2 19 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 16 (0.96%) Apache
5 13 (0.78%) WordPress
6 11 (0.66%) CMS
7 10 (0.60%) JBoss
8 9 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.48%) Drupal
9 8 (0.48%) Jetty
9 8 (0.48%) nginx
9 8 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.42%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.42%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.30%) Confluence
12 4 (0.24%) DataSynapse
12 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.18%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 34 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.72%) GNU Octave
4 8 (0.48%) MS Office
4 8 (0.48%) Simulink
5 7 (0.42%) Acrobat
5 7 (0.42%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.42%) RoboHelp
6 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.24%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.18%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.060%) CATIA
9 1 (0.060%) Maple
9 1 (0.060%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.060%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.060%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.54%) BigMachines
2 8 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.42%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.24%) LabWindows
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.060%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.85%) SaaS
4 17 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.54%) Google App Engine
5 9 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.54%) PaaS
6 6 (0.36%) GitHub
6 6 (0.36%) Office 365
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.060%) IaaS
8 1 (0.060%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 67 (4.00%) HTTP
3 43 (2.57%) Internet
4 27 (1.61%) DNS
5 24 (1.43%) Firewall
6 20 (1.19%) GSM
7 19 (1.14%) LDAP
7 19 (1.14%) Network Security
7 19 (1.14%) SMTP
8 18 (1.08%) Kerberos
8 18 (1.08%) VoIP
9 17 (1.02%) Wireshark
10 16 (0.96%) LTE
11 15 (0.90%) Ethernet
11 15 (0.90%) FTP
11 15 (0.90%) VPN
12 14 (0.84%) Wireless
13 13 (0.78%) UMTS
14 12 (0.72%) ATM
15 11 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.44%) Big Data
3 83 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 74 (4.42%) MySQL
5 45 (2.69%) Hadoop
5 45 (2.69%) Relational Database
6 33 (1.97%) MongoDB
7 28 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 25 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 19 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.02%) MariaDB
12 13 (0.78%) SQLite
13 12 (0.72%) Blockchain
13 12 (0.72%) Data Lake
13 12 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.66%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.54%) BigQuery
16 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 147 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 136 (8.12%) Visual Studio
3 91 (5.44%) Subversion
4 48 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 30 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 28 (1.67%) NUnit
7 27 (1.61%) Selenium
8 22 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (1.02%) Trac
10 16 (0.96%) JUnit
11 15 (0.90%) JIRA
11 15 (0.90%) Metasploit
12 12 (0.72%) Bugzilla
12 12 (0.72%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.72%) TestNG
13 11 (0.66%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.66%) CMake
14 10 (0.60%) GCC
14 10 (0.60%) GDB
15 9 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 147 (8.78%) Finance
2 117 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 96 (5.73%) Electronics
4 39 (2.33%) Automotive
5 34 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.91%) Aerospace
6 32 (1.91%) Banking
6 32 (1.91%) Games
7 19 (1.14%) Military
8 18 (1.08%) Marketing
9 16 (0.96%) Advertising
10 12 (0.72%) Retail
11 9 (0.54%) Legal
12 8 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.12%) Billing
13 2 (0.12%) Law
13 2 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.060%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.060%) French Language
14 1 (0.060%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 648 (38.71%) Developer
2 540 (32.26%) Software Engineer
3 260 (15.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 217 (12.96%) Software Developer
5 199 (11.89%) C++ Developer
6 178 (10.63%) C# Developer
7 146 (8.72%) Graduate
8 145 (8.66%) Senior Software Engineer
9 103 (6.15%) Java Developer
10 93 (5.56%) Analyst
10 93 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
11 88 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 83 (4.96%) .NET Developer
13 82 (4.90%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 79 (4.72%) Junior
15 78 (4.66%) C++ Software Developer
16 73 (4.36%) C# Software Engineer
17 72 (4.30%) Team Leader
18 65 (3.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 65 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (20.43%) .NET
2 274 (16.37%) HTML
3 205 (12.25%) CSS
4 128 (7.65%) XML
5 124 (7.41%) Web Services
6 118 (7.05%) STL
7 97 (5.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 82 (4.90%) WCF
9 75 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 75 (4.48%) MFC
10 73 (4.36%) .NET Framework
11 70 (4.18%) Qt
11 70 (4.18%) WPF
12 66 (3.94%) AngularJS
13 59 (3.52%) WinForms
14 57 (3.41%) jQuery
15 50 (2.99%) RESTful
16 43 (2.57%) Ajax
16 43 (2.57%) REST
17 39 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 413 (24.67%) Computer Science
2 158 (9.44%) Algorithms
3 112 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
5 44 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 42 (2.51%) Data Structures
7 38 (2.27%) VHDL
8 26 (1.55%) Contactless
9 21 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
11 17 (1.02%) CUDA
11 17 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.84%) Robotics
14 12 (0.72%) Home Automation
14 12 (0.72%) NHS
15 11 (0.66%) GPGPU
15 11 (0.66%) iSeries
16 10 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 667 (39.84%) Linux
2 488 (29.15%) Windows
3 182 (10.87%) Unix
4 101 (6.03%) Android
5 72 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 39 (2.33%) Mac OS
7 27 (1.61%) Solaris
8 26 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
8 26 (1.55%) VxWorks
9 18 (1.08%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.54%) VMS
13 9 (0.54%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.36%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.36%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (51.25%) Software Engineering
2 500 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (15.35%) Multithreading
4 247 (14.76%) OO
5 235 (14.04%) Scrum
6 233 (13.92%) Mathematics
7 158 (9.44%) TDD
8 136 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
9 119 (7.11%) SDLC
10 113 (6.75%) Physics
11 110 (6.57%) Unit Testing
12 104 (6.21%) Mentoring
13 98 (5.85%) Web Development
14 94 (5.62%) Machine Learning
15 88 (5.26%) OOP
16 73 (4.36%) UML
17 70 (4.18%) MVC
18 69 (4.12%) Cybersecurity
19 64 (3.82%) Multithreaded Programming
20 62 (3.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 757 (45.22%) C#
2 692 (41.34%) Java
3 630 (37.63%) C
4 499 (29.81%) Python
5 410 (24.49%) SQL
6 283 (16.91%) JavaScript
7 112 (6.69%) MATLAB
7 112 (6.69%) Perl
8 99 (5.91%) PHP
9 97 (5.79%) Ruby
10 81 (4.84%) Embedded C++
11 71 (4.24%) Bash Shell
12 64 (3.82%) Embedded C
13 63 (3.76%) R
14 56 (3.35%) Shell Script
15 53 (3.17%) PowerShell
16 44 (2.63%) PL/SQL
17 43 (2.57%) Objective-C
17 43 (2.57%) VB
18 34 (2.03%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 553 (33.03%) Degree
2 141 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 81 (4.84%) PhD
4 75 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 66 (3.94%) ISTQB
6 44 (2.63%) ISEB
7 30 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.66%) CEH
10 11 (0.66%) OSCP
11 10 (0.60%) GIAC
12 8 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
12 8 (0.48%) GPEN
12 8 (0.48%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.42%) CREST Certified
13 7 (0.42%) PMP
14 6 (0.36%) APMG
14 6 (0.36%) MCSE
15 4 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.11%) QA
2 15 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.54%) HL7
4 6 (0.36%) SLA
5 3 (0.18%) PMO
5 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.060%) ISO26262
System Software
1 64 (3.82%) Firmware
2 35 (2.09%) Docker
3 22 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.02%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.84%) NFS
7 8 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.36%) XenServer
9 4 (0.24%) HDFS
10 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.12%) iptables
11 2 (0.12%) KVM
12 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.060%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.060%) Snort
Systems Management
1 27 (1.61%) Nessus
1 27 (1.61%) Nmap
2 16 (0.96%) Puppet
3 13 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.78%) OpenVAS
4 12 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.60%) Perfmon
6 9 (0.54%) Ansible
7 8 (0.48%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.30%) Nagios
10 4 (0.24%) FreeIPA
11 3 (0.18%) Salt
12 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.12%) everRun
13 1 (0.060%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.060%) Mesos
13 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.060%) Proventia
Vendors
1 191 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 143 (8.54%) Oracle
3 36 (2.15%) VMware
4 27 (1.61%) SAP
5 23 (1.37%) IBM
6 21 (1.25%) Adobe
6 21 (1.25%) Sophos
7 18 (1.08%) Cisco
7 18 (1.08%) Google
8 14 (0.84%) Citrix
8 14 (0.84%) EMC
8 14 (0.84%) HP
8 14 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 13 (0.78%) Qualys
10 11 (0.66%) Perforce
11 10 (0.60%) Coverity
12 9 (0.54%) Tableau
13 8 (0.48%) Riverbed
13 8 (0.48%) SOASTA, Inc
14 7 (0.42%) NEC
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +BONUS+BENEFITS
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension , 32 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus 25 days hols, healthcare, flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago