Period
to 22 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,808 1,778 2,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.20% 6.16% 6.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.94% 11.06% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,510 1,603 2,069
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 16,524 16,083 18,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.70% 55.74% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,348 13,980 16,136
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 October 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 October 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 -2 772 £52,500 +16.67% 176
Oxfordshire +3 470 £52,500 +5.00% 105
Hampshire +19 460 £47,500 -5.00% 66
Surrey -3 260 £50,000 - 70
Berkshire -11 254 £50,000 +11.11% 53
West Sussex -2 159 £50,000 +17.65% 32
East Sussex +3 96 £45,000 - 22
Kent +17 54 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Buckinghamshire -73 48 £51,250 +28.13% 18
Middlesex +11 2 £51,250 - 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South East region with a requirement for C++.

1 907 (50.17%) Software Engineering
2 705 (38.99%) C#
3 684 (37.83%) Java
4 682 (37.72%) Python
5 645 (35.67%) C
6 586 (32.41%) Linux
7 570 (31.53%) Degree
8 436 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
9 410 (22.68%) SQL
10 406 (22.46%) Computer Science
11 343 (18.97%) JavaScript
12 325 (17.98%) Windows
13 305 (16.87%) Mathematics
14 281 (15.54%) OO
15 278 (15.38%) .NET
16 275 (15.21%) Machine Learning
17 270 (14.93%) Algorithms
18 248 (13.72%) HTML
19 240 (13.27%) TDD
20 223 (12.33%) Multithreading
21 216 (11.95%) Artificial Intelligence
22 214 (11.84%) Git (software)
23 185 (10.23%) SDLC
24 184 (10.18%) Computer Vision
25 175 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
26 172 (9.51%) Security Cleared
26 172 (9.51%) PhD
27 170 (9.40%) STL
28 163 (9.02%) Physics
29 154 (8.52%) Computer Science Degree

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 (1.83%) Apache Spark
2 25 (1.38%) Confluence
3 24 (1.33%) Apache
4 14 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.39%) CMS
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.28%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.22%) IIS
8 4 (0.22%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.22%) nginx
8 4 (0.22%) WordPress
9 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.17%) SAS
10 2 (0.11%) Drupal
10 2 (0.11%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (1.94%) GNU Octave
2 24 (1.33%) Simulink
3 19 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.22%) Doxygen
6 4 (0.22%) GIMP
6 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.055%) Maya
9 1 (0.055%) MotionBuilder
9 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.44%) Magento
2 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.17%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.17%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.11%) Movex
5 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.055%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.055%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.055%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.11%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.72%) GitHub
6 6 (0.33%) SaaS
7 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.22%) Office 365
8 4 (0.22%) Slack
9 2 (0.11%) Asana
9 2 (0.11%) IaaS
9 2 (0.11%) iTunes
9 2 (0.11%) Serverless
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.055%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.055%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 33 (1.83%) Internet
3 24 (1.33%) Ethernet
4 21 (1.16%) Wireless
5 19 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (0.94%) RS-232
7 16 (0.88%) VLAN
8 13 (0.72%) Bluetooth
9 12 (0.66%) Network Security
10 11 (0.61%) LTE
10 11 (0.61%) RTP
10 11 (0.61%) SNMP
11 10 (0.55%) 5G
11 10 (0.55%) HTTP
12 9 (0.50%) VoIP
13 6 (0.33%) DNS
13 6 (0.33%) RS-485
13 6 (0.33%) UMTS
13 6 (0.33%) WiMAX
14 4 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.59%) MySQL
3 71 (3.93%) Big Data
4 50 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 43 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 40 (2.21%) Neo4j
8 28 (1.55%) Apache Hive
8 28 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.11%) Data Mining
10 19 (1.05%) Spotfire
11 18 (1.00%) Oracle Database
12 17 (0.94%) NoSQL
13 15 (0.83%) GIS
14 10 (0.55%) Redis
15 9 (0.50%) Ingres
16 8 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (0.39%) DB2
17 7 (0.39%) RDBMS
18 6 (0.33%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 214 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 135 (7.47%) Visual Studio
3 98 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 89 (4.92%) Subversion
5 60 (3.32%) JIRA
6 52 (2.88%) GitLab
7 45 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (1.22%) LabVIEW
9 18 (1.00%) Selenium
10 17 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.94%) JUnit
11 16 (0.88%) Vagrant
12 15 (0.83%) CMake
12 15 (0.83%) Maven
13 14 (0.77%) NUnit
14 12 (0.66%) Xcode
15 11 (0.61%) Eclipse
16 10 (0.55%) Bugzilla
16 10 (0.55%) Hudson
16 10 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 136 (7.52%) Electronics
2 131 (7.25%) Finance
3 117 (6.47%) Manufacturing
4 75 (4.15%) Games
5 73 (4.04%) Automotive
6 67 (3.71%) Marketing
7 63 (3.48%) Telecoms
8 58 (3.21%) Aerospace
9 28 (1.55%) Military
10 15 (0.83%) Banking
11 13 (0.72%) Advertising
12 11 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.44%) Legal
14 7 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.33%) Avionics
15 6 (0.33%) Law
16 5 (0.28%) Retail
17 4 (0.22%) German Language
18 3 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 654 (36.17%) Software Engineer
2 650 (35.95%) Developer
3 288 (15.93%) Software Developer
4 232 (12.83%) C++ Software Engineer
5 212 (11.73%) C++ Developer
6 168 (9.29%) Senior Software Engineer
7 155 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
8 126 (6.97%) C++ Software Developer
9 116 (6.42%) Graduate
10 112 (6.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 92 (5.09%) Senior Developer
12 74 (4.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 69 (3.82%) Java Developer
14 67 (3.71%) Architect
15 65 (3.60%) Computer Engineer
16 64 (3.54%) Computer Vision Engineer
17 60 (3.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 58 (3.21%) Python Engineer
19 51 (2.82%) C# Software Engineer
19 51 (2.82%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (15.38%) .NET
2 248 (13.72%) HTML
3 170 (9.40%) STL
4 144 (7.96%) AngularJS
5 139 (7.69%) CSS
6 127 (7.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 121 (6.69%) Web Services
8 97 (5.37%) XML
9 95 (5.25%) MFC
10 80 (4.42%) OpenCV
11 78 (4.31%) .NET Framework
12 76 (4.20%) WPF
13 74 (4.09%) TensorFlow
14 72 (3.98%) REST
15 71 (3.93%) HTML5
16 70 (3.87%) Node.js
17 68 (3.76%) Django
17 68 (3.76%) Qt
18 62 (3.43%) React
19 61 (3.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 406 (22.46%) Computer Science
2 270 (14.93%) Algorithms
3 101 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (4.81%) Embedded Systems
5 83 (4.59%) Robotics
6 54 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (2.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 45 (2.49%) CUDA
9 38 (2.10%) Device Driver
10 30 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
11 28 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.55%) User Experience
12 23 (1.27%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.27%) VHDL
13 21 (1.16%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.11%) Life Science
15 19 (1.05%) Fintech
16 14 (0.77%) Online Games
16 14 (0.77%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.66%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 586 (32.41%) Linux
2 325 (17.98%) Windows
3 83 (4.59%) Embedded Linux
4 79 (4.37%) Unix
5 72 (3.98%) Android
6 53 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.83%) VxWorks
9 10 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.55%) Robot Operating System
10 9 (0.50%) CentOS
11 8 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.44%) Windows NT
11 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.33%) Debian
13 6 (0.33%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.28%) OpenVMS
15 4 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 907 (50.17%) Software Engineering
2 436 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (16.87%) Mathematics
4 281 (15.54%) OO
5 275 (15.21%) Machine Learning
6 240 (13.27%) TDD
7 223 (12.33%) Multithreading
8 216 (11.95%) Artificial Intelligence
9 185 (10.23%) SDLC
10 184 (10.18%) Computer Vision
11 175 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
12 163 (9.02%) Physics
13 141 (7.80%) Unit Testing
14 136 (7.52%) Deep Learning
15 127 (7.02%) Test Automation
16 120 (6.64%) OOD
17 104 (5.75%) Neural Network
18 101 (5.59%) Data Science
19 100 (5.53%) UML
20 94 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 705 (38.99%) C#
2 684 (37.83%) Java
3 682 (37.72%) Python
4 645 (35.67%) C
5 410 (22.68%) SQL
6 343 (18.97%) JavaScript
7 108 (5.97%) Embedded C
8 98 (5.42%) Embedded C++
9 97 (5.37%) PHP
10 91 (5.03%) Bash Shell
11 86 (4.76%) Go
12 83 (4.59%) Ruby
13 77 (4.26%) MATLAB
14 75 (4.15%) R
15 43 (2.38%) Perl
16 36 (1.99%) Ada
17 34 (1.88%) Lua
18 30 (1.66%) Shell Script
19 28 (1.55%) VB
20 24 (1.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 570 (31.53%) Degree
2 172 (9.51%) PhD
2 172 (9.51%) Security Cleared
3 154 (8.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 101 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 60 (3.32%) DV Cleared
6 43 (2.38%) MPhil
7 30 (1.66%) Master's Degree
8 26 (1.44%) HND
9 14 (0.77%) HNC
10 12 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.39%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.22%) CEH
13 4 (0.22%) ISEB
13 4 (0.22%) OSCP
14 3 (0.17%) GIAC
14 3 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.055%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.32%) QA
2 19 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.72%) JTAG
4 9 (0.50%) MISRA
5 7 (0.39%) MISRA C
6 5 (0.28%) DICOM
7 2 (0.11%) ECSS
7 2 (0.11%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.055%) GAMP
8 1 (0.055%) GDPR
8 1 (0.055%) PMO
System Software
1 86 (4.76%) Firmware
2 82 (4.54%) Docker
3 22 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.83%) VirtualBox
4 15 (0.83%) vSphere
5 5 (0.28%) Postfix
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.055%) ACF2
9 1 (0.055%) KVM
9 1 (0.055%) RACF
Systems Management
1 34 (1.88%) Ansible
1 34 (1.88%) Puppet
2 27 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 26 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.94%) Salt
5 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.17%) Defensics
5 3 (0.17%) Nagios
5 3 (0.17%) Nessus
5 3 (0.17%) Nexpose
5 3 (0.17%) Nmap
5 3 (0.17%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.055%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.055%) Icinga
7 1 (0.055%) Kibana
7 1 (0.055%) logstash
7 1 (0.055%) Packer
7 1 (0.055%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (7.13%) Microsoft
2 86 (4.76%) Oracle
3 46 (2.54%) Google
4 36 (1.99%) Sun
5 32 (1.77%) SAP
6 24 (1.33%) VMware
7 20 (1.11%) Tableau
8 17 (0.94%) Xamarin
9 16 (0.88%) Xilinx
10 15 (0.83%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.72%) Adobe
12 11 (0.61%) Altera
13 10 (0.55%) Ab Initio
14 8 (0.44%) Assembla
14 8 (0.44%) Sage
14 8 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.33%) Cadence
15 6 (0.33%) hybris
15 6 (0.33%) Talend
15 6 (0.33%) Unisys