Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 52
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1791 2244 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.19% 6.31% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 12.12% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1625 2105 1812
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16117 18508 20873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.69% 52.04% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14018 16364 18093
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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 +6 868 £45,000 - 82
Oxfordshire -1 380 £50,000 - 47
Surrey -17 327 £50,000 +5.26% 37
Berkshire +8 287 £45,000 - 25
Hampshire 0 282 £50,000 +17.65% 24
Buckinghamshire +33 201 £40,000 +14.29% 10
West Sussex -9 172 £42,500 -5.56% 9
East Sussex -10 66 £45,000 - 3
Kent +29 52 £40,000 +6.67%
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Home Counties - 8 £43,500 -
Middlesex +7 2 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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++.

1 858 (47.91%) Software Engineering
2 736 (41.09%) Linux
3 724 (40.42%) Java
4 713 (39.81%) C
5 608 (33.95%) Degree
6 602 (33.61%) C#
7 588 (32.83%) Python
8 520 (29.03%) Computer Science
9 511 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
10 448 (25.01%) Windows
11 356 (19.88%) JavaScript
11 356 (19.88%) SQL
12 294 (16.42%) .NET
13 239 (13.34%) OO
14 229 (12.79%) Algorithms
15 211 (11.78%) Scrum
16 207 (11.56%) Unix
17 195 (10.89%) HTML
17 195 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
18 194 (10.83%) Telecoms
19 183 (10.22%) Multithreading
20 178 (9.94%) Mathematics
21 176 (9.83%) TDD
22 171 (9.55%) Git (software)
23 170 (9.49%) SDLC
24 167 (9.32%) Test Automation
24 167 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
25 165 (9.21%) Perl
26 160 (8.93%) Finance
27 153 (8.54%) Web Services

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 67 (3.74%) IIS
2 43 (2.40%) Apache Spark
3 28 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (1.45%) Apache
5 24 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.06%) Apache Solr
7 17 (0.95%) WordPress
8 11 (0.61%) Confluence
8 11 (0.61%) Drupal
8 11 (0.61%) nginx
9 9 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.45%) Jetty
11 7 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.34%) CMS
13 4 (0.22%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.22%) SAS
13 4 (0.22%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 30 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.39%) Simulink
5 5 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) Maple
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.056%) Blender
7 1 (0.056%) CATIA
7 1 (0.056%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.056%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.22%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (0.17%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.056%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.056%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 167 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (3.57%) SaaS
3 50 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.61%) GitHub
7 8 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.45%) Trello
8 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.11%) Serverless
10 1 (0.056%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.056%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.97%) HTTP
2 83 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 45 (2.51%) Internet
4 29 (1.62%) VoIP
4 29 (1.62%) VPN
5 26 (1.45%) Network Security
6 25 (1.40%) LTE
6 25 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (1.40%) Wireshark
7 24 (1.34%) ZigBee
8 22 (1.23%) Ethernet
8 22 (1.23%) WAN
9 21 (1.17%) DNS
10 18 (1.01%) SMTP
11 16 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (0.89%) IPsec
12 15 (0.84%) DHCP
12 15 (0.84%) GSM
12 15 (0.84%) SSL
12 15 (0.84%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 109 (6.09%) MongoDB
3 90 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 77 (4.30%) MySQL
5 70 (3.91%) Big Data
6 63 (3.52%) MariaDB
7 50 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (1.68%) GIS
10 25 (1.40%) Data Mining
11 23 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (1.12%) Redis
13 18 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.01%) Text Mining
14 14 (0.78%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.73%) DB2
16 8 (0.45%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
17 6 (0.34%) Oracle Database
18 5 (0.28%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 171 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 152 (8.49%) Visual Studio
3 114 (6.37%) Subversion
4 61 (3.41%) Selenium
5 55 (3.07%) JIRA
6 53 (2.96%) Jenkins
7 29 (1.62%) Eclipse
7 29 (1.62%) JUnit
8 28 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.95%) JMeter
11 16 (0.89%) IDA Disassembler
11 16 (0.89%) WinDbg
12 14 (0.78%) GCC
12 14 (0.78%) OllyDbg
13 13 (0.73%) Burp Suite
14 12 (0.67%) Ant
15 11 (0.61%) GDB
16 10 (0.56%) Gradle
16 10 (0.56%) InstallShield
General
1 194 (10.83%) Telecoms
2 160 (8.93%) Finance
3 131 (7.31%) Electronics
4 69 (3.85%) Automotive
4 69 (3.85%) Games
5 63 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 57 (3.18%) Marketing
7 49 (2.74%) Aerospace
8 20 (1.12%) Retail
9 18 (1.01%) Legal
10 11 (0.61%) Law
10 11 (0.61%) Military
11 8 (0.45%) Banking
11 8 (0.45%) Billing
12 7 (0.39%) Publishing
13 4 (0.22%) Advertising
13 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.17%) Avionics
15 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 604 (33.72%) Developer
2 564 (31.49%) Software Engineer
3 286 (15.97%) C++ Software Engineer
4 264 (14.74%) Software Developer
5 227 (12.67%) C++ Developer
6 186 (10.39%) Graduate
7 155 (8.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 148 (8.26%) Embedded Engineer
9 128 (7.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 113 (6.31%) Junior
11 111 (6.20%) C++ Software Developer
12 108 (6.03%) C# Developer
13 96 (5.36%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 83 (4.63%) Senior Developer
15 81 (4.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 81 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
16 76 (4.24%) Graduate Developer
17 73 (4.08%) Java Developer
18 68 (3.80%) Analyst
19 67 (3.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (16.42%) .NET
2 195 (10.89%) HTML
3 153 (8.54%) Web Services
4 141 (7.87%) CSS
5 96 (5.36%) XML
6 93 (5.19%) STL
7 76 (4.24%) MFC
8 75 (4.19%) ASP.NET
9 71 (3.96%) Qt
10 68 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 65 (3.63%) REST
12 64 (3.57%) AngularJS
13 57 (3.18%) OpenGL
14 54 (3.02%) J2EE
15 52 (2.90%) JSON
16 50 (2.79%) HTML5
16 50 (2.79%) WinForms
17 49 (2.74%) WPF
18 43 (2.40%) jQuery
19 35 (1.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 520 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 229 (12.79%) Algorithms
3 105 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
5 57 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (2.51%) Data Structures
7 42 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 33 (1.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 33 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 29 (1.62%) User Experience
10 23 (1.28%) Fintech
11 21 (1.17%) CUDA
11 21 (1.17%) Device Driver
12 18 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.95%) iPad
14 16 (0.89%) PlayStation
14 16 (0.89%) Smart Home
15 15 (0.84%) Contactless
16 14 (0.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 13 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 736 (41.09%) Linux
2 448 (25.01%) Windows
3 207 (11.56%) Unix
4 81 (4.52%) Embedded Linux
5 78 (4.36%) Android
6 67 (3.74%) Apple iOS
7 54 (3.02%) VxWorks
8 35 (1.95%) Mac OS
9 27 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.51%) Solaris
10 16 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.39%) CentOS
13 6 (0.34%) AIX
13 6 (0.34%) Windows Server
14 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.17%) zOS
16 2 (0.11%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.11%) SUSE
16 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (47.91%) Software Engineering
2 511 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (13.34%) OO
4 211 (11.78%) Scrum
5 183 (10.22%) Multithreading
6 178 (9.94%) Mathematics
7 176 (9.83%) TDD
8 170 (9.49%) SDLC
9 167 (9.32%) Test Automation
10 142 (7.93%) Mentoring
11 114 (6.37%) Machine Learning
12 109 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (6.03%) OOP
14 105 (5.86%) Physics
15 103 (5.75%) Unit Testing
16 83 (4.63%) Computer Vision
16 83 (4.63%) UML
17 70 (3.91%) MVC
17 70 (3.91%) Open Source
18 68 (3.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 724 (40.42%) Java
2 713 (39.81%) C
3 602 (33.61%) C#
4 588 (32.83%) Python
5 356 (19.88%) JavaScript
5 356 (19.88%) SQL
6 165 (9.21%) Perl
7 144 (8.04%) Ruby
8 135 (7.54%) Bash Shell
9 108 (6.03%) Embedded C++
10 92 (5.14%) Embedded C
11 91 (5.08%) Shell Script
12 80 (4.47%) MATLAB
13 55 (3.07%) PHP
14 54 (3.02%) R
15 46 (2.57%) PL/SQL
16 43 (2.40%) PowerShell
17 41 (2.29%) Scala
18 40 (2.23%) Go
19 39 (2.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 608 (33.95%) Degree
2 195 (10.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 148 (8.26%) Security Cleared
4 113 (6.31%) PhD
5 71 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 41 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 31 (1.73%) Master's Degree
8 22 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 20 (1.12%) PMI Certification
10 19 (1.06%) PMP
11 14 (0.78%) ISEB
11 14 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
12 11 (0.61%) HND
13 10 (0.56%) APMG
14 8 (0.45%) CCNA
14 8 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.45%) CISSP
14 8 (0.45%) RHCE
14 8 (0.45%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.81%) QA
2 21 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.56%) MISRA
4 9 (0.50%) MISRA C
4 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.34%) PMO
6 5 (0.28%) ECSS
6 5 (0.28%) SLA
7 4 (0.22%) GDPR
7 4 (0.22%) JTAG
8 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.11%) GCP
9 2 (0.11%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.056%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.056%) GAMP
10 1 (0.056%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 55 (3.07%) Firmware
2 36 (2.01%) Docker
3 24 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (0.28%) NFS
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.056%) ACF2
11 1 (0.056%) iptables
11 1 (0.056%) KVM
11 1 (0.056%) RACF
11 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.056%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (2.85%) Ansible
2 49 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (2.40%) Puppet
4 7 (0.39%) Nagios
4 7 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.34%) Nessus
5 6 (0.34%) Nmap
5 6 (0.34%) SCOM
6 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.11%) Packer
7 2 (0.11%) rkt
8 1 (0.056%) Cacti
8 1 (0.056%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.056%) Defensics
8 1 (0.056%) Icinga
8 1 (0.056%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.056%) logstash
8 1 (0.056%) Netcool
8 1 (0.056%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.056%) Salt
Vendors
1 143 (7.98%) Oracle
2 137 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 38 (2.12%) VMware
4 37 (2.07%) Red Hat
5 25 (1.40%) Google
5 25 (1.40%) SAP
6 23 (1.28%) Cisco
7 18 (1.01%) HP
8 16 (0.89%) Palo Alto
9 11 (0.61%) Forcepoint
9 11 (0.61%) IBM
9 11 (0.61%) Juniper
10 9 (0.50%) Perforce
10 9 (0.50%) Sophos
11 8 (0.45%) Adobe
12 7 (0.39%) Ab Initio
12 7 (0.39%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.39%) Sun
13 6 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.34%) SolarWinds