Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +25
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,819 1,806 2,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.13% 6.16% 6.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.69% 11.21% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,523 1,671 2,330
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -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 17,016 16,105 19,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.39% 54.92% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14,704 14,040 17,447
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -7 782 £50,000 +11.11% 167
Hampshire +13 438 £45,000 -5.26% 64
Oxfordshire +5 425 £52,500 +13.51% 91
Berkshire -19 276 £50,000 +11.11% 45
Surrey -2 269 £50,000 - 63
West Sussex -3 187 £47,500 +11.76% 19
East Sussex +6 85 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Buckinghamshire -51 81 £47,500 +18.75% 31
Kent +15 44 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Middlesex +14 5 £50,750 +6.84% 4
Isle of Wight - 1 £45,000 -
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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++.

1 940 (51.68%) Software Engineering
2 709 (38.98%) C
3 665 (36.56%) Python
4 654 (35.95%) Java
5 642 (35.29%) C#
6 621 (34.14%) Degree
7 593 (32.60%) Linux
8 465 (25.56%) Computer Science
9 459 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
10 392 (21.55%) SQL
11 381 (20.95%) JavaScript
12 326 (17.92%) Windows
13 298 (16.38%) Mathematics
14 280 (15.39%) OO
15 274 (15.06%) Machine Learning
16 263 (14.46%) Algorithms
17 261 (14.35%) HTML
18 255 (14.02%) TDD
19 249 (13.69%) .NET
20 226 (12.42%) Git (software)
21 219 (12.04%) SDLC
22 208 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
23 206 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
24 198 (10.89%) Multithreading
25 193 (10.61%) PhD
26 183 (10.06%) Artificial Intelligence
27 173 (9.51%) AngularJS
28 168 (9.24%) Computer Vision
29 161 (8.85%) STL
30 159 (8.74%) Security Cleared

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 36 (1.98%) Apache Spark
2 22 (1.21%) Apache
3 19 (1.04%) Confluence
4 17 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.49%) SAS
7 8 (0.44%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.38%) JBoss
9 6 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.33%) Ethereum
9 6 (0.33%) IIS
9 6 (0.33%) WildFly
10 5 (0.27%) CMS
10 5 (0.27%) Hyperledger
10 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.22%) DataSynapse
11 4 (0.22%) nginx
11 4 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (1.76%) GNU Octave
2 20 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.04%) Simulink
4 11 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.38%) GIMP
6 4 (0.22%) Doxygen
6 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.055%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
1 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
1 4 (0.22%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (0.16%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.11%) Magento
3 2 (0.11%) Movex
4 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.055%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.055%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.60%) GitHub
5 8 (0.44%) SaaS
6 4 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.22%) IaaS
6 4 (0.22%) Office 365
6 4 (0.22%) Slack
7 3 (0.16%) PaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.11%) iTunes
8 2 (0.11%) Serverless
9 1 (0.055%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 31 (1.70%) Ethernet
3 29 (1.59%) Internet
4 19 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (0.88%) Network Security
6 13 (0.71%) RS-232
7 12 (0.66%) Bluetooth
8 11 (0.60%) HTTP
8 11 (0.60%) Wireless
9 10 (0.55%) LTE
9 10 (0.55%) RTP
9 10 (0.55%) VLAN
10 8 (0.44%) DNS
10 8 (0.44%) SNMP
10 8 (0.44%) UMTS
11 6 (0.33%) 5G
11 6 (0.33%) WiMAX
11 6 (0.33%) ZigBee
12 5 (0.27%) RS-485
13 4 (0.22%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.00%) Big Data
3 58 (3.19%) MySQL
4 53 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 33 (1.81%) Hadoop
6 31 (1.70%) MongoDB
7 28 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 26 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 22 (1.21%) Neo4j
11 15 (0.82%) Apache Hive
12 13 (0.71%) GIS
13 12 (0.66%) Blockchain
14 9 (0.49%) Geospatial Data
15 8 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.44%) Impala
16 7 (0.38%) Ingres
17 6 (0.33%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 226 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 123 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 116 (6.38%) Subversion
4 74 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 58 (3.19%) JIRA
6 46 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (1.65%) GitLab
8 23 (1.26%) JUnit
9 21 (1.15%) LabVIEW
10 20 (1.10%) NUnit
11 19 (1.04%) Selenium
12 16 (0.88%) GDB
12 16 (0.88%) Xcode
13 15 (0.82%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.82%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.71%) Maven
15 11 (0.60%) Bugzilla
15 11 (0.60%) CMake
15 11 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 140 (7.70%) Electronics
2 133 (7.31%) Finance
3 112 (6.16%) Manufacturing
4 83 (4.56%) Automotive
5 69 (3.79%) Marketing
6 67 (3.68%) Telecoms
7 65 (3.57%) Games
8 53 (2.91%) Aerospace
9 35 (1.92%) Military
10 20 (1.10%) Banking
11 14 (0.77%) Advertising
12 8 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.38%) Law
14 6 (0.33%) Legal
15 5 (0.27%) Avionics
15 5 (0.27%) Retail
16 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.11%) Publishing
18 1 (0.055%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 673 (37.00%) Software Engineer
2 599 (32.93%) Developer
3 267 (14.68%) C++ Software Engineer
4 261 (14.35%) Software Developer
5 189 (10.39%) Embedded Engineer
6 176 (9.68%) C++ Developer
7 167 (9.18%) Senior Software Engineer
8 141 (7.75%) Graduate
9 130 (7.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 105 (5.77%) Java Developer
11 103 (5.66%) Senior Developer
12 90 (4.95%) C++ Software Developer
13 76 (4.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 70 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 65 (3.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 64 (3.52%) Computer Engineer
17 62 (3.41%) Computer Vision Engineer
17 62 (3.41%) Python Engineer
18 60 (3.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 50 (2.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (14.35%) HTML
2 249 (13.69%) .NET
3 173 (9.51%) AngularJS
4 161 (8.85%) STL
5 149 (8.19%) CSS
6 135 (7.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 111 (6.10%) Web Services
8 105 (5.77%) MFC
9 88 (4.84%) REST
10 87 (4.78%) TensorFlow
11 81 (4.45%) React
11 81 (4.45%) WPF
12 79 (4.34%) XML
13 78 (4.29%) Qt
14 76 (4.18%) HTML5
15 73 (4.01%) Django
16 71 (3.90%) OpenCV
17 61 (3.35%) Natural Language Processing
18 60 (3.30%) ASP.NET
19 58 (3.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 465 (25.56%) Computer Science
2 263 (14.46%) Algorithms
3 97 (5.33%) Embedded Systems
4 88 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (3.63%) CUDA
6 65 (3.57%) Robotics
7 62 (3.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 56 (3.08%) User Experience
9 50 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
10 41 (2.25%) Device Driver
11 36 (1.98%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
13 28 (1.54%) Fintech
14 27 (1.48%) Client/Server
15 24 (1.32%) VHDL
16 18 (0.99%) Verilog
17 17 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
18 12 (0.66%) Acoustics
18 12 (0.66%) CAN bus
19 11 (0.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 593 (32.60%) Linux
2 326 (17.92%) Windows
3 102 (5.61%) Embedded Linux
4 80 (4.40%) Unix
5 79 (4.34%) Android
6 42 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 17 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.93%) VxWorks
9 14 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.55%) CentOS
10 10 (0.55%) Robot Operating System
11 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.38%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.27%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.27%) zOS
15 4 (0.22%) FreeRTOS
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 940 (51.68%) Software Engineering
2 459 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (16.38%) Mathematics
4 280 (15.39%) OO
5 274 (15.06%) Machine Learning
6 255 (14.02%) TDD
7 219 (12.04%) SDLC
8 206 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
9 198 (10.89%) Multithreading
10 183 (10.06%) Artificial Intelligence
11 168 (9.24%) Computer Vision
12 157 (8.63%) Physics
13 152 (8.36%) Deep Learning
14 151 (8.30%) Unit Testing
15 129 (7.09%) OOD
16 127 (6.98%) UML
17 120 (6.60%) Test Automation
18 115 (6.32%) Image Processing
19 107 (5.88%) Mentoring
20 98 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 709 (38.98%) C
2 665 (36.56%) Python
3 654 (35.95%) Java
4 642 (35.29%) C#
5 392 (21.55%) SQL
6 381 (20.95%) JavaScript
7 120 (6.60%) Embedded C++
8 110 (6.05%) Embedded C
9 94 (5.17%) MATLAB
10 93 (5.11%) Bash Shell
11 83 (4.56%) PHP
12 75 (4.12%) Go
13 64 (3.52%) R
14 55 (3.02%) Ruby
15 54 (2.97%) Scala
16 44 (2.42%) Perl
17 38 (2.09%) Lua
18 30 (1.65%) T-SQL
19 27 (1.48%) VB
20 25 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 621 (34.14%) Degree
2 208 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 193 (10.61%) PhD
4 159 (8.74%) Security Cleared
5 84 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 63 (3.46%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (0.82%) HND
9 10 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.38%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.27%) HNC
13 5 (0.27%) ISEB
14 4 (0.22%) MCSE
15 3 (0.16%) CEH
15 3 (0.16%) CISA
15 3 (0.16%) CISSP
15 3 (0.16%) OSCP
15 3 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.85%) QA
2 32 (1.76%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.88%) JTAG
4 12 (0.66%) GDPR
5 10 (0.55%) MISRA
6 7 (0.38%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.22%) DICOM
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.11%) ECSS
9 2 (0.11%) GCP
9 2 (0.11%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.055%) PMO
System Software
1 105 (5.77%) Firmware
2 56 (3.08%) Docker
3 13 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.49%) VirtualBox
4 9 (0.49%) vSphere
5 5 (0.27%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.16%) ACF2
7 3 (0.16%) Postfix
7 3 (0.16%) RACF
7 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.055%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (1.98%) Puppet
2 35 (1.92%) Ansible
3 32 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.21%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.49%) Salt
6 6 (0.33%) Nagios
7 3 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.16%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.055%) Consul
Vendors
1 128 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.51%) Oracle
3 35 (1.92%) Sun
4 29 (1.59%) Capita
5 28 (1.54%) SAP
6 27 (1.48%) Google
7 25 (1.37%) Altera
8 24 (1.32%) Xilinx
9 16 (0.88%) VMware
10 12 (0.66%) Adobe
10 12 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.60%) TOWER Software
11 11 (0.60%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.44%) Assembla
13 7 (0.38%) Freescale
13 7 (0.38%) IBM
13 7 (0.38%) Sage
14 6 (0.33%) Ab Initio
14 6 (0.33%) Cadence
14 6 (0.33%) Talend