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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / South East
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 33 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 868 1271 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.12% 6.85% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.50% 13.13% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1066 771
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% -  
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 £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 7548 9681 10222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.24% 52.18% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6613 8621 8770
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Berkshire +25 188 £45,000 -10.00% 28
Hampshire +3 159 £47,500 +18.75% 31
Oxfordshire -10 133 £42,500 -16.25% 33
Surrey -21 129 £45,000 +5.26% 39
Buckinghamshire +33 112 £40,000 - 17
West Sussex -3 109 £43,750 -2.77% 13
Kent +19 18 £34,000 -9.33% 2
East Sussex -23 14 £48,000 +6.66% 1
Middlesex +5 3 £47,500 +5.55%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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++.

1 815 (47.41%) Software Engineering
2 770 (44.79%) Java
3 734 (42.70%) Linux
4 724 (42.12%) C#
5 687 (39.97%) C
6 609 (35.43%) Degree
7 517 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
8 512 (29.78%) Windows
9 465 (27.05%) Python
10 459 (26.70%) Computer Science
11 426 (24.78%) SQL
12 337 (19.60%) JavaScript
13 324 (18.85%) .NET
14 300 (17.45%) OO
15 279 (16.23%) HTML
16 248 (14.43%) Scrum
17 224 (13.03%) CSS
18 213 (12.39%) Unix
19 207 (12.04%) Mathematics
20 198 (11.52%) SQL Server
21 197 (11.46%) Multithreading
22 182 (10.59%) Microsoft
23 178 (10.35%) Algorithms
24 174 (10.12%) Oracle
24 174 (10.12%) Test Automation
25 168 (9.77%) Telecoms
26 158 (9.19%) TDD
27 156 (9.08%) Git (software)
28 155 (9.02%) Computer Science Degree
29 151 (8.78%) SDLC

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 44 (2.56%) IIS
2 30 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (1.63%) Apache
4 24 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.76%) Jetty
6 13 (0.76%) nginx
6 13 (0.76%) WordPress
7 11 (0.64%) Apache Solr
7 11 (0.64%) CMS
7 11 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.58%) JBoss
8 10 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.41%) Drupal
11 5 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.23%) Confluence
12 4 (0.23%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 27 (1.57%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.41%) Acrobat
4 7 (0.41%) Fireworks
4 7 (0.41%) Maple
4 7 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.41%) RoboHelp
4 7 (0.41%) Simulink
5 5 (0.29%) GNU Octave
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (0.23%) QuarkXPress
7 3 (0.17%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.058%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.058%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.52%) BigMachines
2 9 (0.52%) Infor M3
3 7 (0.41%) Oracle BRM
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.17%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 57 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.39%) SaaS
3 34 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.64%) PaaS
6 8 (0.47%) Trello
7 7 (0.41%) GitHub
8 6 (0.35%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.29%) Office 365
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.058%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.058%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.058%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 67 (3.90%) HTTP
3 37 (2.15%) Internet
4 25 (1.45%) Wireshark
5 23 (1.34%) GSM
6 22 (1.28%) Firewall
7 21 (1.22%) VoIP
8 20 (1.16%) Ethernet
8 20 (1.16%) Wireless
9 19 (1.11%) DNS
9 19 (1.11%) Network Security
10 17 (0.99%) LTE
11 16 (0.93%) ZigBee
12 14 (0.81%) SSL
12 14 (0.81%) UMTS
13 13 (0.76%) RS-485
14 11 (0.64%) Diameter Protocol
14 11 (0.64%) RANAP
14 11 (0.64%) RTP
14 11 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.70%) Big Data
3 97 (5.64%) NoSQL
4 90 (5.24%) MySQL
5 59 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 52 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.21%) Hadoop
8 37 (2.15%) MariaDB
9 31 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (0.99%) DB2
12 16 (0.93%) Blockchain
12 16 (0.93%) Data Mining
12 16 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (0.81%) Data Lake
14 13 (0.76%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.76%) SQLite
15 11 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.58%) GIS
16 10 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 156 (9.08%) Git (software)
2 133 (7.74%) Visual Studio
3 112 (6.52%) Subversion
4 51 (2.97%) Jenkins
5 45 (2.62%) Selenium
6 44 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 28 (1.63%) NUnit
8 26 (1.51%) JIRA
9 21 (1.22%) Trac
10 19 (1.11%) IDA Disassembler
11 18 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (0.99%) Bugzilla
13 14 (0.81%) JUnit
14 13 (0.76%) Gradle
14 13 (0.76%) OllyDbg
14 13 (0.76%) WinDbg
15 12 (0.70%) InstallShield
16 11 (0.64%) GCC
16 11 (0.64%) Maven
16 11 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 168 (9.77%) Telecoms
2 140 (8.14%) Finance
3 126 (7.33%) Electronics
4 52 (3.03%) Automotive
5 41 (2.39%) Aerospace
6 35 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.86%) Marketing
8 29 (1.69%) Games
9 17 (0.99%) Military
10 15 (0.87%) Banking
11 14 (0.81%) Legal
12 13 (0.76%) Advertising
13 11 (0.64%) Retail
14 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.41%) Billing
16 5 (0.29%) Law
16 5 (0.29%) Publishing
17 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 679 (39.50%) Developer
2 503 (29.26%) Software Engineer
3 241 (14.02%) Software Developer
4 234 (13.61%) C++ Software Engineer
5 216 (12.57%) C++ Developer
6 168 (9.77%) C# Developer
7 154 (8.96%) Graduate
8 131 (7.62%) Java Developer
9 103 (5.99%) Junior
10 101 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
11 98 (5.70%) Embedded Engineer
12 97 (5.64%) Analyst
13 89 (5.18%) Team Leader
14 86 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
15 83 (4.83%) Senior Developer
16 76 (4.42%) C++ Software Developer
17 74 (4.30%) Junior Developer
18 73 (4.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 66 (3.84%) C# Software Engineer
19 66 (3.84%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (18.85%) .NET
2 279 (16.23%) HTML
3 224 (13.03%) CSS
4 138 (8.03%) XML
5 128 (7.45%) Web Services
6 103 (5.99%) STL
7 90 (5.24%) WCF
8 83 (4.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 78 (4.54%) MFC
10 76 (4.42%) WPF
11 73 (4.25%) ASP.NET
12 68 (3.96%) .NET Framework
13 65 (3.78%) jQuery
14 56 (3.26%) RESTful
15 52 (3.03%) AngularJS
15 52 (3.03%) JSON
15 52 (3.03%) REST
16 50 (2.91%) WinForms
17 48 (2.79%) Qt
18 47 (2.73%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 459 (26.70%) Computer Science
2 178 (10.35%) Algorithms
3 121 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (4.36%) Embedded Systems
5 59 (3.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 47 (2.73%) Data Structures
7 37 (2.15%) VHDL
8 33 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 31 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (1.40%) Cyber Attack
11 23 (1.34%) iPad
12 19 (1.11%) Smartphone
13 16 (0.93%) Home Automation
14 15 (0.87%) Contactless
14 15 (0.87%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.81%) User Experience
16 13 (0.76%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
18 11 (0.64%) CUDA
18 11 (0.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 734 (42.70%) Linux
2 512 (29.78%) Windows
3 213 (12.39%) Unix
4 110 (6.40%) Android
5 76 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 50 (2.91%) VxWorks
7 45 (2.62%) Mac OS
8 40 (2.33%) Solaris
9 33 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
10 21 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.93%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.23%) CentOS
15 4 (0.23%) VMS
15 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (47.41%) Software Engineering
2 517 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (17.45%) OO
4 248 (14.43%) Scrum
5 207 (12.04%) Mathematics
6 197 (11.46%) Multithreading
7 174 (10.12%) Test Automation
8 158 (9.19%) TDD
9 151 (8.78%) SDLC
10 119 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (6.40%) OOP
12 106 (6.17%) Physics
12 106 (6.17%) Web Development
13 97 (5.64%) Unit Testing
14 94 (5.47%) Machine Learning
15 87 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
16 83 (4.83%) Open Source
17 76 (4.42%) Mentoring
18 74 (4.30%) MVC
19 70 (4.07%) UML
Programming Languages
1 770 (44.79%) Java
2 724 (42.12%) C#
3 687 (39.97%) C
4 465 (27.05%) Python
5 426 (24.78%) SQL
6 337 (19.60%) JavaScript
7 128 (7.45%) Perl
8 123 (7.16%) Ruby
9 102 (5.93%) Embedded C++
10 97 (5.64%) MATLAB
11 92 (5.35%) PHP
12 77 (4.48%) Shell Script
13 74 (4.30%) Embedded C
14 71 (4.13%) Bash Shell
15 48 (2.79%) Objective-C
16 45 (2.62%) PL/SQL
17 44 (2.56%) VB
18 41 (2.39%) R
19 39 (2.27%) PowerShell
19 39 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 609 (35.43%) Degree
2 155 (9.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 142 (8.26%) Security Cleared
4 99 (5.76%) PhD
5 63 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 60 (3.49%) ISTQB
7 57 (3.32%) DV Cleared
8 50 (2.91%) ISEB
9 48 (2.79%) Master's Degree
10 37 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
11 15 (0.87%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.81%) PMP
13 13 (0.76%) APMG
14 10 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
15 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.41%) CREST Certified
17 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (0.35%) MCSE
17 6 (0.35%) OSCP
18 5 (0.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.25%) QA
2 18 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.35%) SLA
4 4 (0.23%) HL7
5 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.058%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.058%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.058%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002
7 1 (0.058%) JTAG
7 1 (0.058%) MISRA
System Software
1 64 (3.72%) Firmware
2 47 (2.73%) Docker
3 34 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 33 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.93%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 8 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.29%) NFS
10 5 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.29%) XenServer
11 3 (0.17%) HDFS
12 2 (0.12%) iptables
12 2 (0.12%) KVM
13 1 (0.058%) ACF2
13 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.058%) RACF
Systems Management
1 33 (1.92%) Ansible
2 19 (1.11%) Puppet
3 17 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.64%) Nessus
5 11 (0.64%) Nmap
6 8 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.29%) Defensics
8 5 (0.29%) OpenVAS
9 2 (0.12%) Ambari
9 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.12%) FreeIPA
9 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.12%) Nagios
9 2 (0.12%) Oozie
9 2 (0.12%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.058%) everRun
10 1 (0.058%) Mesos
10 1 (0.058%) Salt
Vendors
1 182 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 174 (10.12%) Oracle
3 48 (2.79%) VMware
4 34 (1.98%) Adobe
5 29 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 25 (1.45%) IBM
7 22 (1.28%) SAP
8 16 (0.93%) EMC
9 15 (0.87%) Cisco
9 15 (0.87%) Sophos
10 14 (0.81%) Google
11 13 (0.76%) HP
12 11 (0.64%) Citrix
12 11 (0.64%) Codenomicon
13 9 (0.52%) NEC
13 9 (0.52%) Xilinx
14 8 (0.47%) Ab Initio
14 8 (0.47%) Perforce
15 6 (0.35%) Apple
15 6 (0.35%) Tableau
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 56000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 56000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (Including benefits, great working e
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum (plus shares)
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £DOE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chinnor, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Share Option Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 62000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 56000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 56000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Coded People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago