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

C++
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 39 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,862 1,796 2,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.15% 6.11% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.59% 11.36% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,596 1,643 2,261
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +4.40%

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 17,578 15,807 19,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.09% 53.80% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15,334 13,707 17,485
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
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 22 June 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 June 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 +1 842 £50,000 +17.65% 165
Hampshire +2 419 £45,000 - 50
Oxfordshire +7 414 £52,500 +16.67% 76
Berkshire -10 331 £52,500 +16.67% 57
Surrey -13 275 £50,000 - 63
West Sussex 0 190 £47,500 +7.95% 22
Buckinghamshire -38 97 £46,250 +15.63% 32
East Sussex +14 87 £45,000 - 14
Kent -5 29 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Middlesex +25 10 £47,500 - 5
Sussex - 2 £75,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £45,000 - 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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++.

1 964 (51.77%) Software Engineering
2 700 (37.59%) C
3 697 (37.43%) Java
4 676 (36.31%) C#
5 671 (36.04%) Python
6 636 (34.16%) Degree
7 634 (34.05%) Linux
8 488 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
9 481 (25.83%) Computer Science
10 393 (21.11%) JavaScript
11 386 (20.73%) SQL
12 354 (19.01%) Windows
13 294 (15.79%) Mathematics
14 280 (15.04%) TDD
15 262 (14.07%) OO
16 260 (13.96%) Machine Learning
17 247 (13.27%) .NET
18 246 (13.21%) Algorithms
19 243 (13.05%) HTML
20 220 (11.82%) Computer Science Degree
21 217 (11.65%) Git (software)
22 215 (11.55%) SDLC
23 210 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
24 193 (10.37%) AngularJS
25 180 (9.67%) PhD
26 158 (8.49%) STL
27 153 (8.22%) Multithreading
27 153 (8.22%) Security Cleared
28 136 (7.30%) Mentoring
29 134 (7.20%) Microsoft

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 38 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 29 (1.56%) Apache
3 23 (1.24%) Confluence
4 17 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.64%) Apache Pig
8 12 (0.64%) JBoss
8 12 (0.64%) SAS
9 11 (0.59%) IIS
10 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.32%) DataSynapse
11 6 (0.32%) Ethereum
11 6 (0.32%) Hyperledger
11 6 (0.32%) WildFly
12 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (1.13%) GNU Octave
2 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.81%) Simulink
4 7 (0.38%) GIMP
4 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.054%) Blender
9 1 (0.054%) Maya
9 1 (0.054%) MotionBuilder
9 1 (0.054%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Epicor Tropos
1 6 (0.32%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.27%) Infor M3
2 5 (0.27%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.11%) Movex
3 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.054%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.054%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 105 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.81%) SaaS
4 14 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.43%) GitHub
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.21%) Slack
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.16%) Office 365
7 3 (0.16%) PaaS
7 3 (0.16%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.054%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.054%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.054%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 26 (1.40%) Internet
3 25 (1.34%) Network Security
4 22 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 19 (1.02%) HTTP
6 18 (0.97%) LTE
7 15 (0.81%) DNS
7 15 (0.81%) UMTS
8 12 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.64%) Wireshark
9 11 (0.59%) Wireless
10 10 (0.54%) GSM
10 10 (0.54%) RS-232
10 10 (0.54%) SNMP
11 9 (0.48%) 5G
11 9 (0.48%) RTP
12 8 (0.43%) GGSN
12 8 (0.43%) PBX
12 8 (0.43%) RANAP
12 8 (0.43%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (6.77%) Big Data
2 89 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 55 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 43 (2.31%) MySQL
5 39 (2.09%) Hadoop
6 36 (1.93%) MongoDB
7 30 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 25 (1.34%) NoSQL
9 23 (1.24%) Apache Hive
10 16 (0.86%) GIS
11 14 (0.75%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (0.64%) Blockchain
13 12 (0.64%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.54%) HBase
16 9 (0.48%) Neo4j
17 8 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.43%) Impala
18 7 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 217 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 130 (6.98%) Subversion
3 124 (6.66%) Visual Studio
4 66 (3.54%) Jenkins
5 63 (3.38%) JIRA
6 50 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (1.50%) Selenium
8 26 (1.40%) JUnit
9 25 (1.34%) GDB
10 20 (1.07%) Cucumber
11 19 (1.02%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.86%) Xcode
13 15 (0.81%) NUnit
14 14 (0.75%) LabVIEW
15 13 (0.70%) HP UFT
16 12 (0.64%) Bugzilla
16 12 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (0.59%) Hudson
17 11 (0.59%) Maven
18 10 (0.54%) GCC
General
1 130 (6.98%) Finance
2 114 (6.12%) Electronics
3 99 (5.32%) Manufacturing
4 76 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 70 (3.76%) Automotive
5 70 (3.76%) Marketing
6 44 (2.36%) Aerospace
6 44 (2.36%) Games
7 28 (1.50%) Military
8 23 (1.24%) Banking
9 20 (1.07%) Advertising
10 9 (0.48%) Retail
11 8 (0.43%) Avionics
12 7 (0.38%) Billing
12 7 (0.38%) Law
13 6 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.27%) Legal
14 5 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 689 (37.00%) Software Engineer
2 571 (30.67%) Developer
3 311 (16.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 217 (11.65%) Software Developer
5 184 (9.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 181 (9.72%) C++ Developer
7 179 (9.61%) Senior Software Engineer
8 134 (7.20%) Graduate
9 125 (6.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 122 (6.55%) Java Developer
11 100 (5.37%) Senior Developer
12 82 (4.40%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 78 (4.19%) C++ Software Developer
14 76 (4.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 66 (3.54%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 59 (3.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 55 (2.95%) Analyst
17 55 (2.95%) Architect
18 54 (2.90%) .NET Developer
19 52 (2.79%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (13.27%) .NET
2 243 (13.05%) HTML
3 193 (10.37%) AngularJS
4 158 (8.49%) STL
5 126 (6.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 125 (6.71%) CSS
7 118 (6.34%) MFC
8 100 (5.37%) Web Services
9 94 (5.05%) React
10 87 (4.67%) Django
11 80 (4.30%) Qt
12 78 (4.19%) TensorFlow
13 71 (3.81%) HTML5
13 71 (3.81%) WPF
14 66 (3.54%) XML
15 53 (2.85%) ASP.NET
16 51 (2.74%) REST
17 49 (2.63%) OpenCV
18 48 (2.58%) J2EE
19 45 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 481 (25.83%) Computer Science
2 246 (13.21%) Algorithms
3 86 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
4 80 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (3.87%) CUDA
6 69 (3.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 68 (3.65%) User Experience
8 55 (2.95%) Mobile App
9 47 (2.52%) Robotics
10 42 (2.26%) Device Driver
10 42 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
11 40 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
12 25 (1.34%) Fintech
13 23 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.07%) VHDL
15 16 (0.86%) Verilog
16 14 (0.75%) Data Structures
17 12 (0.64%) ASIC
18 11 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
18 11 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 634 (34.05%) Linux
2 354 (19.01%) Windows
3 115 (6.18%) Embedded Linux
4 111 (5.96%) Unix
5 74 (3.97%) Android
6 32 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.50%) Mac OS X
8 27 (1.45%) Mac OS
9 18 (0.97%) CentOS
10 15 (0.81%) VxWorks
11 13 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.64%) Windows Server
13 8 (0.43%) Robot Operating System
13 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.27%) Solaris
16 3 (0.16%) AIX
16 3 (0.16%) HPUX
16 3 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 964 (51.77%) Software Engineering
2 488 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 280 (15.04%) TDD
5 262 (14.07%) OO
6 260 (13.96%) Machine Learning
7 215 (11.55%) SDLC
8 210 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
9 153 (8.22%) Multithreading
10 136 (7.30%) Mentoring
11 132 (7.09%) UML
12 131 (7.04%) Artificial Intelligence
12 131 (7.04%) Physics
13 130 (6.98%) Unit Testing
14 127 (6.82%) Test Automation
15 124 (6.66%) Computer Vision
16 122 (6.55%) Deep Learning
17 118 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
18 115 (6.18%) OOD
19 114 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 700 (37.59%) C
2 697 (37.43%) Java
3 676 (36.31%) C#
4 671 (36.04%) Python
5 393 (21.11%) JavaScript
6 386 (20.73%) SQL
7 115 (6.18%) Embedded C++
8 98 (5.26%) MATLAB
9 97 (5.21%) Embedded C
10 91 (4.89%) Bash Shell
11 90 (4.83%) Scala
12 72 (3.87%) R
13 70 (3.76%) Go
14 62 (3.33%) PHP
15 49 (2.63%) Perl
16 41 (2.20%) Ruby
17 36 (1.93%) T-SQL
17 36 (1.93%) VB
18 33 (1.77%) Lua
19 30 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 636 (34.16%) Degree
2 220 (11.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 180 (9.67%) PhD
4 153 (8.22%) Security Cleared
5 74 (3.97%) DV Cleared
6 67 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
8 21 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.38%) HND
12 6 (0.32%) MCSE
13 4 (0.21%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.16%) CEH
14 3 (0.16%) CISA
14 3 (0.16%) CISSP
14 3 (0.16%) OSCP
15 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.11%) ISEB
15 2 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.35%) QA
2 37 (1.99%) GDPR
2 37 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.81%) JTAG
4 10 (0.54%) MISRA
5 7 (0.38%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.11%) DICOM
8 2 (0.11%) ECSS
8 2 (0.11%) GCP
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.11%) SLA
9 1 (0.054%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.054%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.054%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.054%) PMO
System Software
1 121 (6.50%) Firmware
2 36 (1.93%) Docker
3 13 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.21%) vSphere
7 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) Postfix
7 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.11%) ACF2
8 2 (0.11%) RACF
8 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 43 (2.31%) Puppet
2 37 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.61%) Ansible
4 12 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.59%) Nagios
6 5 (0.27%) Cacti
6 5 (0.27%) CFEngine
6 5 (0.27%) Icinga
6 5 (0.27%) logstash
6 5 (0.27%) Netcool
7 4 (0.21%) Salt
8 2 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.11%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 134 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 109 (5.85%) Oracle
3 31 (1.66%) Altera
4 28 (1.50%) Capita
5 26 (1.40%) Google
5 26 (1.40%) Xilinx
6 25 (1.34%) SAP
6 25 (1.34%) Sun
6 25 (1.34%) VMware
7 18 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 17 (0.91%) HP
9 14 (0.75%) Perforce
9 14 (0.75%) Sophos
10 12 (0.64%) Cisco
10 12 (0.64%) TOWER Software
11 11 (0.59%) Freescale
11 11 (0.59%) Sage
12 9 (0.48%) Atmel
12 9 (0.48%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.43%) Micro Focus