C++ Jobs in the South East

C++
England > South East

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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 103 71 72
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 370 633 791
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.87% 4.14% 4.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.76% 9.90% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 303 446 415
10th Percentile £35,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,750 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +2.44%
75th Percentile £70,625 £70,000 £68,125
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

All Programming Languages
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,226 6,397 9,192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 32.76% 41.84% 49.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,424 4,149 6,548
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,324 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,704 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in the South East.

Salary trend for C++ in the South East

C++
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the South East over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

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 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -58 109 £60,000 +35.30% 86
Hampshire -14 105 £70,000 +7.69% 50
Surrey +10 95 £60,000 -4.00% 38
Oxfordshire -3 57 £56,250 +32.35% 38
Berkshire -36 42 £60,000 - 38
West Sussex +45 22 £57,500 +4.55% 10
Kent +11 17 £37,000 -21.28% 11
Sussex - 15 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex +18 12 £42,500 -34.62% 8
Buckinghamshire -25 10 £65,000 +59.33% 10
C++
England

C++
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.70%) Confluence
2 5 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (4.59%) Simulink
2 6 (1.62%) OrCAD
3 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.54%) CATIA
5 2 (0.54%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.27%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.27%) Azure
2 20 (5.41%) SaaS
3 19 (5.14%) AWS
4 15 (4.05%) GCP
5 6 (1.62%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (1.35%) GitHub
6 5 (1.35%) Serverless
7 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.54%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.54%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) OCI
8 1 (0.27%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.24%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.43%) Wireless
3 4 (1.08%) 3GPP
3 4 (1.08%) 5G
3 4 (1.08%) 5G NR
3 4 (1.08%) LTE
4 3 (0.81%) 4G
4 3 (0.81%) MIMO
4 3 (0.81%) Network Security
5 2 (0.54%) 3G
5 2 (0.54%) CTI
5 2 (0.54%) DHCP
5 2 (0.54%) DNS
5 2 (0.54%) GPRS
5 2 (0.54%) Modbus
5 2 (0.54%) Software-Defined Radio
5 2 (0.54%) VSAT
6 1 (0.27%) GSM
6 1 (0.27%) J1939
6 1 (0.27%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.62%) MySQL
3 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.27%) Redis
5 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (11.89%) Git
2 34 (9.19%) Subversion
3 19 (5.14%) CMake
4 18 (4.86%) JIRA
5 15 (4.05%) Ant
6 7 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.35%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.81%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.81%) GitLab
9 3 (0.81%) Gradle
9 3 (0.81%) Selenium
9 3 (0.81%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.54%) GCC
10 2 (0.54%) GDB
10 2 (0.54%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (15.95%) Electronics
2 56 (15.14%) Social Skills
3 36 (9.73%) Manufacturing
4 35 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (8.38%) Finance
6 24 (6.49%) Military
7 21 (5.68%) Marketing
8 19 (5.14%) Telecoms
9 15 (4.05%) Games
9 15 (4.05%) Public Sector
10 13 (3.51%) Aerospace
11 8 (2.16%) Aviation
12 5 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 4 (1.08%) Automotive
13 4 (1.08%) Retail
14 3 (0.81%) Avionics
14 3 (0.81%) Back Office
14 3 (0.81%) Police
15 2 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 170 (45.95%) Software Engineer
2 100 (27.03%) C++ Software Engineer
3 83 (22.43%) Developer
4 81 (21.89%) Senior
5 52 (14.05%) C++ Developer
6 42 (11.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 39 (10.54%) Embedded Engineer
8 29 (7.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 25 (6.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (6.49%) Junior
11 20 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.86%) Development Engineer
12 18 (4.86%) Lead
13 17 (4.59%) Electronics Engineer
14 13 (3.51%) Senior Embedded Engineer
15 11 (2.97%) Graduate
16 10 (2.70%) Senior Developer
17 9 (2.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 9 (2.43%) Linux Engineer
17 9 (2.43%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.92%) .NET
2 31 (8.38%) Qt
3 28 (7.57%) STL
4 21 (5.68%) HTML
4 21 (5.68%) XML
5 18 (4.86%) MFC
6 16 (4.32%) WPF
7 15 (4.05%) Hibernate
8 13 (3.51%) ASP.NET
9 12 (3.24%) Unreal Engine
10 11 (2.97%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.97%) OpenMP
10 11 (2.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 9 (2.43%) Entity Framework
11 9 (2.43%) OpenACC
12 8 (2.16%) CSS
12 8 (2.16%) HTML5
12 8 (2.16%) React
13 7 (1.89%) LINQ
13 7 (1.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (22.70%) Algorithms
2 34 (9.19%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (5.95%) Device Driver
4 21 (5.68%) FPGA
5 20 (5.41%) Satnav
6 17 (4.59%) Analytical Mindset
7 15 (4.05%) Analogue Electronics
7 15 (4.05%) VHDL
8 13 (3.51%) Data Structures
9 12 (3.24%) Raspberry Pi
10 10 (2.70%) Arduino
11 9 (2.43%) CUDA
11 9 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (2.16%) IoT
13 7 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
13 7 (1.89%) CAN bus
13 7 (1.89%) Robotics
13 7 (1.89%) Virtual Reality
14 5 (1.35%) Life Science
14 5 (1.35%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 125 (33.78%) Linux
2 87 (23.51%) Windows
3 16 (4.32%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (2.97%) Unix
5 3 (0.81%) Android
5 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.54%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (55.68%) Software Engineering
2 122 (32.97%) Problem-Solving
3 107 (28.92%) Computer Science
4 90 (24.32%) Mathematics
5 76 (20.54%) Agile
6 65 (17.57%) Physics
7 64 (17.30%) Mentoring
8 55 (14.86%) Multithreading
9 45 (12.16%) OO
10 41 (11.08%) Actionable Insight
11 40 (10.81%) Test Automation
12 38 (10.27%) Technical Leadership
13 27 (7.30%) SDLC
14 24 (6.49%) Code Quality
15 23 (6.22%) Machine Learning
15 23 (6.22%) Parallel Programming
15 23 (6.22%) Software Architecture
16 22 (5.95%) DevOps
16 22 (5.95%) Signal Processing
17 21 (5.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (45.95%) C
2 132 (35.68%) Python
3 86 (23.24%) C#
4 67 (18.11%) Java
5 37 (10.00%) SQL
6 30 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 29 (7.84%) Fortran
8 12 (3.24%) Embedded C++
8 12 (3.24%) MATLAB
9 11 (2.97%) Embedded C
10 10 (2.70%) PHP
11 7 (1.89%) Bash
11 7 (1.89%) XAML
12 6 (1.62%) Ada
12 6 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.62%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.08%) Rust
14 3 (0.81%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.81%) Julia
14 3 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 173 (46.76%) Degree
2 97 (26.22%) Security Cleared
3 73 (19.73%) SC Cleared
4 69 (18.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (12.70%) PhD
6 36 (9.73%) Master's Degree
7 9 (2.43%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.89%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.38%) QA
2 20 (5.41%) Software Quality Assurance
3 3 (0.81%) GDPR
4 2 (0.54%) IEC 61131
4 2 (0.54%) JTAG
4 2 (0.54%) MISRA
5 1 (0.27%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.27%) DO-160
5 1 (0.27%) DO-254
5 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) NIST
System Software
1 29 (7.84%) Firmware
2 12 (3.24%) Embedded Firmware
3 10 (2.70%) Docker
4 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.62%) Terraform
2 4 (1.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (4.32%) SAP
2 14 (3.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.35%) EMC
4 4 (1.08%) ANSYS
5 3 (0.81%) Google
5 3 (0.81%) Sun
5 3 (0.81%) Xilinx
6 2 (0.54%) Axosoft
6 2 (0.54%) Cadence
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.27%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.27%) Parasoft