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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 61
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 891 1246 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.94% 6.36% 4.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.19% 12.54% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 778 1055 818
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 7959 9940 9960
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.04% 50.77% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6904 8839 8593
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +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 £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 29 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 29 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 +5 184 £42,500 - 30
Surrey -4 183 £50,000 +17.64% 22
Berkshire +9 172 £47,500 -9.52% 27
West Sussex +8 122 £45,625 +7.35% 10
Oxfordshire -15 121 £45,000 -10.00% 29
Buckinghamshire +18 69 £42,133 -6.37% 11
East Sussex -23 24 £45,000 - 3
Kent +1 15 £30,500 -30.28% 2
Middlesex +6 2 £47,500 -5.00% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 29 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++.

1 866 (51.27%) Software Engineering
2 770 (45.59%) C#
3 711 (42.10%) Java
4 675 (39.96%) Linux
5 643 (38.07%) C
6 567 (33.57%) Degree
7 507 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
8 497 (29.43%) Windows
8 497 (29.43%) Python
9 419 (24.81%) SQL
9 419 (24.81%) Computer Science
10 345 (20.43%) .NET
11 295 (17.47%) JavaScript
12 286 (16.93%) HTML
13 261 (15.45%) OO
14 259 (15.33%) Multithreading
15 238 (14.09%) Mathematics
16 237 (14.03%) Scrum
17 215 (12.73%) CSS
18 193 (11.43%) Microsoft
19 190 (11.25%) Unix
20 176 (10.42%) SQL Server
21 158 (9.35%) TDD
22 157 (9.30%) Algorithms
23 150 (8.88%) Git (software)
24 148 (8.76%) Finance
24 148 (8.76%) Oracle
25 140 (8.29%) Security Cleared
26 139 (8.23%) Visual Studio
27 134 (7.93%) Continuous Integration

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 29 (1.72%) IIS
2 20 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.07%) Apache
4 18 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (0.83%) WordPress
6 12 (0.71%) JBoss
7 11 (0.65%) CMS
8 10 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.47%) Drupal
9 8 (0.47%) Jetty
9 8 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.47%) nginx
10 7 (0.41%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.36%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.30%) Confluence
13 4 (0.24%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.18%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 34 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.65%) GNU Octave
4 9 (0.53%) MS Office
5 8 (0.47%) Simulink
6 7 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.41%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.24%) QuarkXPress
9 3 (0.18%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.12%) Maple
11 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.059%) OrCAD
11 1 (0.059%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.53%) BigMachines
2 8 (0.47%) Infor M3
2 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.24%) LabWindows
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.18%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.059%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.84%) SaaS
4 21 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.65%) PaaS
6 9 (0.53%) Google App Engine
6 9 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.36%) GitHub
7 6 (0.36%) Office 365
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.059%) IaaS
9 1 (0.059%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 96 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 68 (4.03%) HTTP
3 44 (2.61%) Internet
4 27 (1.60%) DNS
5 25 (1.48%) Firewall
6 21 (1.24%) GSM
7 20 (1.18%) VoIP
8 19 (1.12%) Kerberos
8 19 (1.12%) LDAP
8 19 (1.12%) Network Security
8 19 (1.12%) Wireshark
9 18 (1.07%) SMTP
10 16 (0.95%) Ethernet
10 16 (0.95%) LTE
11 15 (0.89%) FTP
11 15 (0.89%) Wireless
12 14 (0.83%) ATM
12 14 (0.83%) VPN
13 13 (0.77%) SSL
13 13 (0.77%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.57%) Big Data
3 85 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 84 (4.97%) MySQL
5 48 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 46 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 34 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 30 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 18 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (1.07%) MariaDB
10 18 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.83%) Blockchain
11 14 (0.83%) Data Lake
12 13 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (0.77%) SQLite
13 11 (0.65%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.53%) BigQuery
15 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 150 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 139 (8.23%) Visual Studio
3 97 (5.74%) Subversion
4 47 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 32 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 31 (1.84%) Selenium
7 28 (1.66%) NUnit
8 23 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.07%) Trac
10 17 (1.01%) JUnit
11 15 (0.89%) JIRA
12 14 (0.83%) Metasploit
13 13 (0.77%) Bugzilla
14 12 (0.71%) TestNG
15 11 (0.65%) Bitbucket
15 11 (0.65%) CMake
15 11 (0.65%) Cucumber
16 10 (0.59%) GCC
16 10 (0.59%) GDB
16 10 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 148 (8.76%) Finance
2 123 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 100 (5.92%) Electronics
4 42 (2.49%) Automotive
5 36 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.07%) Aerospace
7 32 (1.89%) Banking
8 31 (1.84%) Games
9 18 (1.07%) Marketing
9 18 (1.07%) Military
10 17 (1.01%) Advertising
11 11 (0.65%) Retail
12 9 (0.53%) Legal
13 7 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Billing
15 2 (0.12%) Law
15 2 (0.12%) Local Government
16 1 (0.059%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.059%) French Language
16 1 (0.059%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 668 (39.55%) Developer
2 543 (32.15%) Software Engineer
3 262 (15.51%) C++ Software Engineer
4 226 (13.38%) Software Developer
5 208 (12.31%) C++ Developer
6 187 (11.07%) C# Developer
7 146 (8.64%) Graduate
7 146 (8.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 111 (6.57%) Java Developer
9 96 (5.68%) Analyst
10 92 (5.45%) Embedded Engineer
11 89 (5.27%) Senior Developer
12 85 (5.03%) .NET Developer
13 84 (4.97%) C++ Software Developer
14 83 (4.91%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 81 (4.80%) Junior
16 77 (4.56%) C# Software Engineer
17 74 (4.38%) Team Leader
18 67 (3.97%) C# Software Developer
19 64 (3.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (20.43%) .NET
2 286 (16.93%) HTML
3 215 (12.73%) CSS
4 133 (7.87%) XML
5 126 (7.46%) Web Services
6 117 (6.93%) STL
7 94 (5.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 87 (5.15%) WCF
9 78 (4.62%) MFC
10 76 (4.50%) ASP.NET
11 75 (4.44%) WPF
12 73 (4.32%) .NET Framework
13 69 (4.09%) AngularJS
14 68 (4.03%) Qt
15 62 (3.67%) jQuery
16 60 (3.55%) WinForms
17 52 (3.08%) RESTful
18 44 (2.61%) Ajax
19 42 (2.49%) COM
19 42 (2.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 419 (24.81%) Computer Science
2 157 (9.30%) Algorithms
3 117 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (5.74%) Embedded Systems
5 45 (2.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 43 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 38 (2.25%) VHDL
8 24 (1.42%) Contactless
9 23 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.24%) Cyber Attack
11 17 (1.01%) CUDA
11 17 (1.01%) Management Information System
12 16 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.83%) Robotics
14 13 (0.77%) Home Automation
15 12 (0.71%) NHS
15 12 (0.71%) User Experience
16 11 (0.65%) GPGPU
16 11 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 675 (39.96%) Linux
2 497 (29.43%) Windows
3 190 (11.25%) Unix
4 101 (5.98%) Android
5 72 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.37%) Mac OS
7 30 (1.78%) Solaris
8 28 (1.66%) VxWorks
9 26 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
10 18 (1.07%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.83%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.53%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.47%) VMS
16 6 (0.36%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.30%) Kali Linux
18 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 866 (51.27%) Software Engineering
2 507 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (15.45%) OO
4 259 (15.33%) Multithreading
5 238 (14.09%) Mathematics
6 237 (14.03%) Scrum
7 158 (9.35%) TDD
8 134 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
9 123 (7.28%) SDLC
10 114 (6.75%) Physics
11 112 (6.63%) Unit Testing
12 104 (6.16%) Mentoring
13 103 (6.10%) Web Development
14 92 (5.45%) OOP
15 91 (5.39%) Machine Learning
16 75 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
17 74 (4.38%) MVC
18 71 (4.20%) UML
19 67 (3.97%) Open Source
20 64 (3.79%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 770 (45.59%) C#
2 711 (42.10%) Java
3 643 (38.07%) C
4 497 (29.43%) Python
5 419 (24.81%) SQL
6 295 (17.47%) JavaScript
7 115 (6.81%) Perl
8 109 (6.45%) MATLAB
9 101 (5.98%) PHP
10 100 (5.92%) Ruby
11 81 (4.80%) Embedded C++
12 65 (3.85%) Bash Shell
13 64 (3.79%) Embedded C
14 59 (3.49%) R
15 56 (3.32%) Shell Script
16 51 (3.02%) PowerShell
17 44 (2.61%) PL/SQL
18 43 (2.55%) Objective-C
18 43 (2.55%) VB
19 36 (2.13%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 567 (33.57%) Degree
2 140 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 83 (4.91%) PhD
4 75 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 67 (3.97%) ISTQB
6 47 (2.78%) ISEB
7 32 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.53%) CEH
9 9 (0.53%) OSCP
9 9 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.47%) APMG
10 8 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
10 8 (0.47%) GIAC
10 8 (0.47%) PMP
11 7 (0.41%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.36%) GPEN
12 6 (0.36%) MCSE
13 4 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.20%) QA
2 15 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.53%) HL7
4 7 (0.41%) SLA
5 3 (0.18%) PMO
5 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.059%) ISO26262
System Software
1 67 (3.97%) Firmware
2 40 (2.37%) Docker
3 23 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.01%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.83%) NFS
7 9 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.36%) XenServer
10 5 (0.30%) HDFS
11 4 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.12%) iptables
12 2 (0.12%) KVM
13 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.059%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.059%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (1.42%) Nessus
1 24 (1.42%) Nmap
2 15 (0.89%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.89%) Puppet
3 12 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.65%) OpenVAS
5 9 (0.53%) Ansible
5 9 (0.53%) Perfmon
6 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (0.30%) Nagios
9 4 (0.24%) FreeIPA
10 3 (0.18%) Salt
11 2 (0.12%) Ambari
11 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.12%) everRun
11 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.12%) Oozie
12 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.059%) Proventia
Vendors
1 193 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 148 (8.76%) Oracle
3 36 (2.13%) VMware
4 25 (1.48%) SAP
5 24 (1.42%) Adobe
6 22 (1.30%) IBM
7 20 (1.18%) Sophos
8 18 (1.07%) Google
9 16 (0.95%) Cisco
9 16 (0.95%) EMC
10 15 (0.89%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.77%) Citrix
11 13 (0.77%) HP
12 11 (0.65%) Perforce
12 11 (0.65%) Qualys
13 9 (0.53%) Tableau
14 8 (0.47%) Coverity
14 8 (0.47%) NEC
15 7 (0.41%) Apple
15 7 (0.41%) Riverbed
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