Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,033 1,719 2,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.42% 5.67% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.95% 10.83% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,710 1,546 2,125
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 18,565 15,871 20,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.59% 52.36% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16,163 13,833 17,958
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £64,150 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +5 885 £50,000 +17.65% 155
Hampshire -2 474 £45,000 - 68
Oxfordshire +12 458 £52,500 +16.67% 84
Berkshire -8 309 £52,500 +10.53% 57
Surrey -12 309 £50,000 - 53
West Sussex 0 218 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Buckinghamshire -4 118 £40,000 - 14
East Sussex +25 95 £42,500 -5.56% 19
Kent +6 30 £45,000 +47.54% 9
Middlesex +16 10 £47,500 - 1
M4 Corridor -4 2 - -
Sussex - 2 £75,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £45,000 - 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,144 (56.27%) Software Engineering
2 757 (37.24%) C#
3 752 (36.99%) Degree
4 736 (36.20%) Python
5 710 (34.92%) Linux
6 705 (34.68%) Java
7 693 (34.09%) C
8 576 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
9 569 (27.99%) Computer Science
10 485 (23.86%) Windows
11 418 (20.56%) SQL
12 367 (18.05%) JavaScript
13 323 (15.89%) Mathematics
14 310 (15.25%) TDD
15 282 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
16 281 (13.82%) Computer Science Degree
17 270 (13.28%) Algorithms
18 263 (12.94%) OO
19 248 (12.20%) .NET
20 235 (11.56%) Multithreading
21 225 (11.07%) Git (software)
22 219 (10.77%) Machine Learning
23 193 (9.49%) HTML
23 193 (9.49%) SDLC
24 189 (9.30%) STL
25 186 (9.15%) PhD
26 177 (8.71%) AngularJS
27 173 (8.51%) Physics
28 171 (8.41%) MFC
29 167 (8.21%) Mentoring

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 31 (1.52%) Apache Spark
1 31 (1.52%) Confluence
2 24 (1.18%) IIS
3 22 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 16 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (0.79%) SAS
5 14 (0.69%) Apache
6 13 (0.64%) JBoss
7 12 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (0.59%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.30%) DataSynapse
10 6 (0.30%) Ethereum
10 6 (0.30%) Hyperledger
10 6 (0.30%) WildFly
11 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.20%) DNN
Applications
1 19 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.49%) GNU Octave
2 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.49%) Simulink
3 5 (0.25%) GIMP
3 5 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.25%) SPSS
4 4 (0.20%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.15%) Blender
6 2 (0.098%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.098%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.049%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.049%) CATIA
7 1 (0.049%) Maya
7 1 (0.049%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.049%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.44%) Epicor Tropos
1 9 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.30%) Infor M3
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.25%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.049%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.049%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.049%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 153 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.89%) SaaS
4 16 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.44%) GitHub
6 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.25%) Serverless
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.15%) IaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Sage Pay
9 2 (0.098%) PaaS
10 1 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.049%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.049%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.049%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 48 (2.36%) Wireshark
3 37 (1.82%) LTE
4 36 (1.77%) GSM
5 34 (1.67%) UMTS
6 33 (1.62%) Asterisk PBX
6 33 (1.62%) Diameter Protocol
6 33 (1.62%) GGSN
6 33 (1.62%) MGW
6 33 (1.62%) PBX
6 33 (1.62%) RANAP
6 33 (1.62%) RTP
6 33 (1.62%) SGSN
7 30 (1.48%) Network Security
8 27 (1.33%) DNS
9 24 (1.18%) Internet
10 23 (1.13%) HTTP
11 18 (0.89%) Ethernet
12 11 (0.54%) Wireless
13 10 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (6.84%) Big Data
2 92 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 58 (2.85%) NoSQL
4 49 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 49 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 48 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 39 (1.92%) MySQL
7 23 (1.13%) Apache Hive
8 19 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 18 (0.89%) Data Mining
10 17 (0.84%) GIS
11 15 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.59%) Blockchain
12 12 (0.59%) MariaDB
13 10 (0.49%) HBase
14 9 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.34%) DB2
15 7 (0.34%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 225 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 164 (8.07%) Subversion
3 150 (7.38%) Visual Studio
4 76 (3.74%) JIRA
5 68 (3.34%) Jenkins
6 50 (2.46%) GDB
7 44 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (1.97%) GCC
9 34 (1.67%) JUnit
10 33 (1.62%) Trac
11 29 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 27 (1.33%) Selenium
13 20 (0.98%) WinDbg
14 18 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 16 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (0.79%) HP UFT
16 15 (0.74%) Xcode
17 14 (0.69%) LabVIEW
18 12 (0.59%) IDA Disassembler
18 12 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 121 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 112 (5.51%) Finance
3 100 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 91 (4.48%) Electronics
5 64 (3.15%) Games
6 53 (2.61%) Automotive
7 50 (2.46%) Aerospace
8 49 (2.41%) Marketing
9 27 (1.33%) Banking
10 26 (1.28%) Military
11 19 (0.93%) Retail
12 15 (0.74%) Advertising
13 13 (0.64%) Billing
14 7 (0.34%) Avionics
15 6 (0.30%) Legal
16 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.25%) Law
16 5 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
17 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.098%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 817 (40.19%) Software Engineer
2 589 (28.97%) Developer
3 440 (21.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 223 (10.97%) Senior Software Engineer
5 212 (10.43%) Software Developer
6 188 (9.25%) C++ Developer
7 177 (8.71%) Embedded Engineer
8 169 (8.31%) Graduate
9 132 (6.49%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 127 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 122 (6.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 118 (5.80%) Java Developer
13 108 (5.31%) Junior
14 94 (4.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 86 (4.23%) C++ Software Developer
16 75 (3.69%) C# Developer
16 75 (3.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 70 (3.44%) .NET Developer
18 61 (3.00%) Linux Engineer
19 54 (2.66%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (12.20%) .NET
2 193 (9.49%) HTML
3 189 (9.30%) STL
4 177 (8.71%) AngularJS
5 171 (8.41%) MFC
6 148 (7.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 143 (7.03%) Qt
8 134 (6.59%) Web Services
9 106 (5.21%) XML
10 96 (4.72%) CSS
11 83 (4.08%) React
12 71 (3.49%) WPF
13 64 (3.15%) J2EE
14 61 (3.00%) TensorFlow
15 60 (2.95%) Django
16 59 (2.90%) OpenGL
17 52 (2.56%) HTML5
18 47 (2.31%) Node.js
19 44 (2.16%) ASP.NET
20 43 (2.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 569 (27.99%) Computer Science
2 270 (13.28%) Algorithms
3 93 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (4.53%) Embedded Systems
5 86 (4.23%) CUDA
6 74 (3.64%) User Experience
7 63 (3.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 59 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
9 55 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
10 51 (2.51%) Client/Server
11 50 (2.46%) Device Driver
11 50 (2.46%) Mobile App
12 45 (2.21%) Robotics
13 25 (1.23%) VHDL
14 19 (0.93%) Fintech
15 17 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 17 (0.84%) Verilog
16 14 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
17 11 (0.54%) Blog
17 11 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 710 (34.92%) Linux
2 485 (23.86%) Windows
3 147 (7.23%) Unix
4 125 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
5 65 (3.20%) Android
6 37 (1.82%) Mac OS
7 30 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 24 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.13%) Windows Server
10 18 (0.89%) CentOS
11 9 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.39%) Robot Operating System
12 8 (0.39%) VxWorks
13 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.25%) Solaris
14 5 (0.25%) zOS
15 4 (0.20%) AIX
16 3 (0.15%) HPUX
16 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,144 (56.27%) Software Engineering
2 576 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (15.89%) Mathematics
4 310 (15.25%) TDD
5 282 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
6 263 (12.94%) OO
7 235 (11.56%) Multithreading
8 219 (10.77%) Machine Learning
9 193 (9.49%) SDLC
10 173 (8.51%) Physics
11 167 (8.21%) Mentoring
12 156 (7.67%) Test Automation
13 139 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
14 129 (6.35%) UML
15 118 (5.80%) Unit Testing
16 108 (5.31%) Scrum
17 107 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
18 105 (5.16%) DevOps
19 104 (5.12%) OOD
20 99 (4.87%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 757 (37.24%) C#
2 736 (36.20%) Python
3 705 (34.68%) Java
4 693 (34.09%) C
5 418 (20.56%) SQL
6 367 (18.05%) JavaScript
7 116 (5.71%) Embedded C++
8 101 (4.97%) MATLAB
9 100 (4.92%) Bash Shell
10 86 (4.23%) Scala
11 85 (4.18%) Embedded C
12 73 (3.59%) Perl
13 70 (3.44%) R
14 65 (3.20%) Go
15 45 (2.21%) PowerShell
16 37 (1.82%) T-SQL
17 36 (1.77%) Lua
18 34 (1.67%) PHP
19 31 (1.52%) Ruby
20 28 (1.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 752 (36.99%) Degree
2 281 (13.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 186 (9.15%) PhD
4 124 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 51 (2.51%) DV Cleared
6 49 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 24 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
8 23 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.98%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.30%) MCSE
12 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.15%) PMP
13 3 (0.15%) RHCE
14 2 (0.098%) CEH
14 2 (0.098%) CISA
14 2 (0.098%) CISSP
14 2 (0.098%) ISEB
14 2 (0.098%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.098%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.89%) QA
2 37 (1.82%) GDPR
3 27 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.49%) ECSS
4 10 (0.49%) JTAG
4 10 (0.49%) SLA
5 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.20%) MISRA
6 3 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.15%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.049%) DICOM
7 1 (0.049%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.049%) GCP
7 1 (0.049%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.049%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.049%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 103 (5.07%) Firmware
2 24 (1.18%) Docker
3 14 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.098%) ACF2
6 2 (0.098%) RACF
7 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (2.07%) Puppet
2 40 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.13%) Ansible
4 9 (0.44%) Nagios
5 7 (0.34%) logstash
6 6 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.25%) Cacti
7 5 (0.25%) CFEngine
7 5 (0.25%) Icinga
7 5 (0.25%) Netcool
8 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.098%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.098%) Nessus
9 2 (0.098%) Nmap
9 2 (0.098%) StatsD
9 2 (0.098%) WMI
10 1 (0.049%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 116 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 95 (4.67%) Oracle
3 68 (3.34%) Sophos
4 37 (1.82%) Cisco
5 28 (1.38%) Altera
6 27 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 25 (1.23%) Perforce
8 24 (1.18%) Capita
9 23 (1.13%) Google
10 22 (1.08%) Xilinx
11 21 (1.03%) HP
12 19 (0.93%) SAP
13 16 (0.79%) Atmel
14 14 (0.69%) VMware
15 12 (0.59%) Sage
16 10 (0.49%) Juniper
16 10 (0.49%) Micro Focus
16 10 (0.49%) Progress
16 10 (0.49%) TOWER Software
17 9 (0.44%) Epicor