Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 43 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,960 1,673 2,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.34% 5.33% 5.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.05% 10.59% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,691 1,475 1,969
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,736 15,795 21,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.38% 50.33% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15,496 13,760 18,621
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley +13 850 £50,000 +11.11% 161
Oxfordshire +5 494 £52,500 +8.25% 81
Hampshire +2 401 £45,000 +5.88% 66
Surrey -8 339 £52,500 +5.00% 60
Berkshire -11 232 £50,000 +11.11% 62
West Sussex +7 204 £47,500 +5.56% 22
Buckinghamshire +31 124 £40,000 +11.11% 18
East Sussex -6 89 £42,500 -10.53% 29
Kent +24 50 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Middlesex +22 8 £47,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Home Counties - 4 £43,500 -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 1,124 (57.35%) Software Engineering
2 754 (38.47%) Linux
3 711 (36.28%) Python
4 707 (36.07%) C#
5 702 (35.82%) Degree
6 666 (33.98%) Java
7 630 (32.14%) C
8 577 (29.44%) Computer Science
9 571 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
10 514 (26.22%) Windows
11 387 (19.74%) SQL
12 315 (16.07%) JavaScript
13 273 (13.93%) Mathematics
14 270 (13.78%) Multithreading
15 266 (13.57%) Algorithms
16 264 (13.47%) TDD
17 258 (13.16%) OO
17 258 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
18 251 (12.81%) .NET
19 205 (10.46%) Git (software)
20 201 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
21 187 (9.54%) Unix
22 180 (9.18%) Physics
23 174 (8.88%) Mentoring
24 173 (8.83%) STL
25 171 (8.72%) Visual Studio
26 170 (8.67%) Qt
27 169 (8.62%) Test Automation
28 166 (8.47%) HTML
29 161 (8.21%) MFC

C++
Co-occurring 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 33 (1.68%) IIS
2 27 (1.38%) Tomcat
3 25 (1.28%) Confluence
4 23 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 19 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.41%) Apache
7 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.41%) SAS
8 7 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.31%) DNN
9 6 (0.31%) JBoss
10 5 (0.26%) nginx
10 5 (0.26%) WordPress
11 4 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.20%) Drupal
11 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.15%) CMS
12 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.46%) Simulink
3 5 (0.26%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.20%) GNU Octave
4 4 (0.20%) SPSS
5 3 (0.15%) Blender
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.10%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.051%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.051%) CATIA
7 1 (0.051%) GIMP
7 1 (0.051%) Maya
7 1 (0.051%) MotionBuilder
7 1 (0.051%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (0.41%) Epicor Tropos
1 8 (0.41%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.31%) Infor M3
3 5 (0.26%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.051%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.051%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.051%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.051%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.051%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 201 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.24%) SaaS
4 18 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.82%) GitHub
6 6 (0.31%) Serverless
7 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.051%) IaaS
9 1 (0.051%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.051%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 56 (2.86%) Wireshark
3 45 (2.30%) HTTP
4 41 (2.09%) Internet
5 36 (1.84%) GSM
5 36 (1.84%) RTP
6 35 (1.79%) LTE
6 35 (1.79%) UMTS
7 34 (1.73%) Asterisk PBX
7 34 (1.73%) Diameter Protocol
7 34 (1.73%) GGSN
7 34 (1.73%) MGW
7 34 (1.73%) PBX
7 34 (1.73%) RANAP
7 34 (1.73%) SGSN
8 30 (1.53%) DNS
9 27 (1.38%) Network Security
10 23 (1.17%) VPN
11 22 (1.12%) WAN
12 19 (0.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (5.26%) Big Data
2 91 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 68 (3.47%) NoSQL
4 65 (3.32%) MongoDB
5 54 (2.76%) MySQL
6 50 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 34 (1.73%) Hadoop
8 31 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.43%) Data Mining
10 22 (1.12%) Redis
11 20 (1.02%) MariaDB
12 15 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (0.77%) GIS
13 12 (0.61%) Apache Hive
14 10 (0.51%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 205 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 171 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 142 (7.24%) Subversion
4 71 (3.62%) Jenkins
5 70 (3.57%) JIRA
6 46 (2.35%) GCC
7 44 (2.24%) GDB
8 41 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (1.94%) Selenium
10 36 (1.84%) JUnit
11 34 (1.73%) Trac
12 27 (1.38%) WinDbg
13 26 (1.33%) Eclipse
14 24 (1.22%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.92%) IDA Disassembler
16 17 (0.87%) JMeter
17 16 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 14 (0.71%) OllyDbg
19 12 (0.61%) Bitbucket
20 10 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
General
1 143 (7.30%) Telecoms
2 116 (5.92%) Electronics
3 115 (5.87%) Finance
4 88 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 75 (3.83%) Games
6 57 (2.91%) Automotive
7 56 (2.86%) Aerospace
8 35 (1.79%) Marketing
9 32 (1.63%) Retail
10 18 (0.92%) Banking
10 18 (0.92%) Military
11 16 (0.82%) Legal
12 15 (0.77%) Billing
13 13 (0.66%) Advertising
14 7 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.31%) Law
16 5 (0.26%) Avionics
17 2 (0.10%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.10%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 820 (41.84%) Software Engineer
2 564 (28.78%) Developer
3 450 (22.96%) C++ Software Engineer
4 251 (12.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 205 (10.46%) Software Developer
6 198 (10.10%) C++ Developer
7 190 (9.69%) Graduate
8 186 (9.49%) Embedded Engineer
9 155 (7.91%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 147 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 139 (7.09%) Junior
12 130 (6.63%) Senior Developer
13 111 (5.66%) C# Developer
14 108 (5.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 95 (4.85%) C++ Software Developer
16 84 (4.29%) .NET Developer
17 74 (3.78%) Java Developer
18 65 (3.32%) Junior Developer
19 61 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
19 61 (3.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (12.81%) .NET
2 173 (8.83%) STL
3 170 (8.67%) Qt
4 166 (8.47%) HTML
5 161 (8.21%) MFC
6 132 (6.73%) Web Services
7 129 (6.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 122 (6.22%) XML
9 98 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 93 (4.74%) CSS
11 76 (3.88%) ASP.NET
12 69 (3.52%) WinForms
13 65 (3.32%) OpenGL
14 64 (3.27%) J2EE
15 62 (3.16%) WPF
16 50 (2.55%) WCF
17 47 (2.40%) Node.js
18 44 (2.24%) HTML5
19 40 (2.04%) React
20 36 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 577 (29.44%) Computer Science
2 266 (13.57%) Algorithms
3 109 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 82 (4.18%) Embedded Systems
6 72 (3.67%) Client/Server
7 71 (3.62%) CUDA
8 43 (2.19%) User Experience
9 38 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 35 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 31 (1.58%) Device Driver
12 28 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 26 (1.33%) Robotics
14 23 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (0.97%) VHDL
16 17 (0.87%) Fintech
17 15 (0.77%) Blog
17 15 (0.77%) EMV
18 14 (0.71%) Virtual Team
19 12 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 754 (38.47%) Linux
2 514 (26.22%) Windows
3 187 (9.54%) Unix
4 117 (5.97%) Embedded Linux
5 54 (2.76%) Android
6 35 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.38%) Mac OS
8 26 (1.33%) VxWorks
9 23 (1.17%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.61%) Solaris
12 10 (0.51%) CentOS
12 10 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.46%) AIX
14 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.26%) zOS
15 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.10%) HPUX
17 1 (0.051%) Debian
17 1 (0.051%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,124 (57.35%) Software Engineering
2 571 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (13.93%) Mathematics
4 270 (13.78%) Multithreading
5 264 (13.47%) TDD
6 258 (13.16%) OO
7 180 (9.18%) Physics
8 174 (8.88%) Mentoring
9 169 (8.62%) Test Automation
10 161 (8.21%) SDLC
11 148 (7.55%) Machine Learning
12 128 (6.53%) Scrum
13 107 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
14 105 (5.36%) UML
15 104 (5.31%) Unit Testing
16 101 (5.15%) OOP
17 96 (4.90%) MVC
18 80 (4.08%) OOD
19 78 (3.98%) Artificial Intelligence
20 74 (3.78%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 711 (36.28%) Python
2 707 (36.07%) C#
3 666 (33.98%) Java
4 630 (32.14%) C
5 387 (19.74%) SQL
6 315 (16.07%) JavaScript
7 122 (6.22%) Perl
8 118 (6.02%) Embedded C++
9 110 (5.61%) Bash Shell
10 93 (4.74%) MATLAB
11 83 (4.23%) Embedded C
12 68 (3.47%) R
13 65 (3.32%) Ruby
14 57 (2.91%) PowerShell
15 49 (2.50%) Go
15 49 (2.50%) Shell Script
16 36 (1.84%) Assembly Language
16 36 (1.84%) Scala
17 32 (1.63%) PL/SQL
18 29 (1.48%) Lua
Qualifications
1 702 (35.82%) Degree
2 258 (13.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 157 (8.01%) PhD
4 102 (5.20%) Security Cleared
5 42 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.68%) Master's Degree
7 20 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.51%) HND
10 8 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.26%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.15%) ISEB
13 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.10%) CCNA
14 2 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.10%) PMP
14 2 (0.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.13%) QA
2 23 (1.17%) GDPR
3 15 (0.77%) ECSS
4 11 (0.56%) MISRA
4 11 (0.56%) SLA
5 10 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.51%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.15%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.15%) JTAG
6 3 (0.15%) PMO
7 2 (0.10%) GCP
7 2 (0.10%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.051%) DICOM
8 1 (0.051%) GAMP
8 1 (0.051%) HL7
8 1 (0.051%) IEC 61131
8 1 (0.051%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.051%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 69 (3.52%) Firmware
2 27 (1.38%) Docker
3 10 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.15%) NFS
6 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.051%) KVM
8 1 (0.051%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (2.24%) Puppet
2 43 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.48%) Ansible
4 6 (0.31%) Nagios
5 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.26%) logstash
5 5 (0.26%) Nessus
5 5 (0.26%) Nmap
6 3 (0.15%) Cacti
6 3 (0.15%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.15%) Icinga
6 3 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.15%) Netcool
6 3 (0.15%) SCOM
7 2 (0.10%) StatsD
7 2 (0.10%) WMI
8 1 (0.051%) Salt
Vendors
1 98 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 95 (4.85%) Oracle
3 86 (4.39%) Sophos
4 44 (2.24%) Cisco
5 31 (1.58%) Google
6 27 (1.38%) Perforce
7 20 (1.02%) SAP
8 17 (0.87%) HP
9 16 (0.82%) Juniper
9 16 (0.82%) Palo Alto
10 14 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.66%) TIBCO
11 13 (0.66%) VMware
12 12 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.56%) Progress
14 10 (0.51%) Atmel
14 10 (0.51%) Cadence
14 10 (0.51%) Sage
15 9 (0.46%) Capita
16 8 (0.41%) Infor