Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,777 1,956 1,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.34% 6.30% 5.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.32% 11.08% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,447 1,695 1,742
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 15,703 17,660 17,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.99% 56.85% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13,569 15,382 15,140
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 0 708 £52,500 +10.53% 137
Hampshire +22 519 £45,000 - 72
Oxfordshire +2 437 £55,000 +10.00% 66
Surrey +2 245 £50,000 - 55
Berkshire +2 228 £52,500 +10.53% 51
West Sussex -12 160 £52,500 +16.67% 15
East Sussex +3 92 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Kent +24 47 £44,500 -1.11% 15
Buckinghamshire -54 43 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Middlesex -3 2 £62,500 +4.17% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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++.

1 887 (49.92%) Software Engineering
2 721 (40.57%) C#
3 713 (40.12%) Python
4 659 (37.08%) Java
5 655 (36.86%) C
6 551 (31.01%) Degree
7 532 (29.94%) Linux
8 440 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
9 376 (21.16%) Computer Science
10 368 (20.71%) SQL
11 322 (18.12%) Mathematics
12 319 (17.95%) JavaScript
13 314 (17.67%) Windows
14 281 (15.81%) OO
15 271 (15.25%) .NET
16 264 (14.86%) Algorithms
17 255 (14.35%) Machine Learning
18 235 (13.22%) Multithreading
19 218 (12.27%) HTML
20 213 (11.99%) Artificial Intelligence
21 211 (11.87%) TDD
22 201 (11.31%) Git (software)
23 195 (10.97%) Computer Vision
24 175 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
25 169 (9.51%) Security Cleared
26 166 (9.34%) Physics
27 165 (9.29%) PhD
28 163 (9.17%) STL
29 150 (8.44%) SDLC
30 141 (7.93%) Test Automation

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 23 (1.29%) Apache Spark
1 23 (1.29%) Confluence
2 21 (1.18%) Apache
3 13 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (0.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.45%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.23%) CMS
5 4 (0.23%) IIS
5 4 (0.23%) SAS
5 4 (0.23%) WordPress
6 2 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.11%) concrete5
6 2 (0.11%) Documentum
6 2 (0.11%) Drupal
6 2 (0.11%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.11%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.11%) Traffic Server
7 1 (0.056%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.056%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (1.80%) GNU Octave
2 17 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.96%) Simulink
3 13 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.23%) GIMP
5 4 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.056%) CATIA
8 1 (0.056%) Maya
8 1 (0.056%) MotionBuilder
8 1 (0.056%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.056%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 8 (0.45%) Magento
2 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.056%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 114 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.29%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.73%) GitHub
6 8 (0.45%) SaaS
7 7 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.34%) Serverless
9 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.11%) Asana
11 2 (0.11%) IaaS
11 2 (0.11%) iTunes
11 2 (0.11%) Office 365
11 2 (0.11%) Slack
11 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.056%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.056%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.98%) TCP/IP
2 35 (1.97%) Wireless
3 23 (1.29%) Ethernet
3 23 (1.29%) Internet
4 18 (1.01%) Network Security
5 16 (0.90%) VLAN
6 15 (0.84%) Firewall
7 13 (0.73%) Bluetooth
7 13 (0.73%) VoIP
7 13 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.68%) RS-232
9 11 (0.62%) RTP
10 10 (0.56%) MQTT
11 9 (0.51%) Software-Defined Radio
12 7 (0.39%) LTE
12 7 (0.39%) Modbus
13 6 (0.34%) 5G
13 6 (0.34%) HTTP
14 5 (0.28%) DNS
14 5 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.35%) MySQL
3 76 (4.28%) Big Data
4 53 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 41 (2.31%) Hadoop
6 39 (2.19%) Neo4j
7 31 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 29 (1.63%) Apache Hive
9 23 (1.29%) Data Mining
9 23 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 22 (1.24%) Spotfire
11 15 (0.84%) GIS
12 12 (0.68%) Redis
13 10 (0.56%) DB2
13 10 (0.56%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.51%) Ingres
15 7 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 201 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 119 (6.70%) Visual Studio
3 88 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 67 (3.77%) Subversion
5 57 (3.21%) JIRA
6 54 (3.04%) GitLab
7 34 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (1.35%) LabVIEW
9 20 (1.13%) Vagrant
10 17 (0.96%) CMake
11 13 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.73%) Selenium
12 12 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.68%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.56%) Maven
14 9 (0.51%) JUnit
15 8 (0.45%) NUnit
15 8 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
15 8 (0.45%) Xcode
16 6 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 139 (7.82%) Electronics
2 117 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 115 (6.47%) Finance
4 80 (4.50%) Games
5 56 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.10%) Aerospace
7 54 (3.04%) Marketing
8 49 (2.76%) Automotive
9 23 (1.29%) Military
10 15 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.73%) Banking
12 8 (0.45%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.28%) German Language
14 5 (0.28%) Law
14 5 (0.28%) Retail
15 4 (0.23%) Publishing
16 3 (0.17%) Avionics
16 3 (0.17%) Legal
17 2 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 659 (37.08%) Software Engineer
2 628 (35.34%) Developer
3 275 (15.48%) Software Developer
4 233 (13.11%) C++ Developer
5 205 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
6 141 (7.93%) Senior Software Engineer
7 131 (7.37%) Embedded Engineer
8 124 (6.98%) C++ Software Developer
9 110 (6.19%) Graduate
10 93 (5.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 77 (4.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 71 (4.00%) Architect
13 64 (3.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 61 (3.43%) Senior Developer
15 60 (3.38%) Computer Engineer
15 60 (3.38%) Computer Vision Engineer
16 56 (3.15%) Junior
17 53 (2.98%) Analyst
18 52 (2.93%) C# Software Engineer
19 50 (2.81%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (15.25%) .NET
2 218 (12.27%) HTML
3 163 (9.17%) STL
4 134 (7.54%) CSS
5 131 (7.37%) AngularJS
6 119 (6.70%) Web Services
7 109 (6.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 105 (5.91%) XML
9 92 (5.18%) .NET Framework
10 90 (5.06%) MFC
11 74 (4.16%) WPF
12 69 (3.88%) Django
12 69 (3.88%) Node.js
13 67 (3.77%) HTML5
14 65 (3.66%) TensorFlow
15 60 (3.38%) OpenCV
16 57 (3.21%) jQuery
17 53 (2.98%) REST
17 53 (2.98%) XSLT
18 51 (2.87%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 264 (14.86%) Algorithms
2 111 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (5.51%) Embedded Systems
4 89 (5.01%) Robotics
5 74 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (2.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 44 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
8 43 (2.42%) Device Driver
9 28 (1.58%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.58%) User Experience
10 25 (1.41%) CUDA
10 25 (1.41%) Life Science
10 25 (1.41%) VHDL
11 24 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.07%) Fintech
13 18 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.90%) Online Games
15 11 (0.62%) CAN bus
16 10 (0.56%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 532 (29.94%) Linux
2 314 (17.67%) Windows
3 75 (4.22%) Unix
4 66 (3.71%) Android
5 64 (3.60%) Embedded Linux
6 49 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.01%) Robot Operating System
8 15 (0.84%) VxWorks
9 12 (0.68%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.51%) Windows NT
11 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.45%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.34%) Debian
13 6 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
14 5 (0.28%) CentOS
15 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (49.92%) Software Engineering
2 440 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 376 (21.16%) Computer Science
4 322 (18.12%) Mathematics
5 281 (15.81%) OO
6 255 (14.35%) Machine Learning
7 235 (13.22%) Multithreading
8 213 (11.99%) Artificial Intelligence
9 211 (11.87%) TDD
10 195 (10.97%) Computer Vision
11 175 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
12 166 (9.34%) Physics
13 150 (8.44%) SDLC
14 141 (7.93%) Test Automation
15 126 (7.09%) Deep Learning
16 116 (6.53%) Data Science
16 116 (6.53%) Unit Testing
17 115 (6.47%) Neural Network
18 108 (6.08%) OOD
19 92 (5.18%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 721 (40.57%) C#
2 713 (40.12%) Python
3 659 (37.08%) Java
4 655 (36.86%) C
5 368 (20.71%) SQL
6 319 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 110 (6.19%) Bash Shell
8 100 (5.63%) Embedded C
9 92 (5.18%) Go
9 92 (5.18%) MATLAB
10 86 (4.84%) R
11 84 (4.73%) PHP
12 81 (4.56%) Embedded C++
12 81 (4.56%) Ruby
13 37 (2.08%) Ada
13 37 (2.08%) Perl
14 31 (1.74%) Lua
15 28 (1.58%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.52%) Delphi
17 24 (1.35%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 551 (31.01%) Degree
2 169 (9.51%) Security Cleared
3 165 (9.29%) PhD
4 134 (7.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 121 (6.81%) SC Cleared
6 46 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 40 (2.25%) Master's Degree
8 38 (2.14%) MPhil
9 28 (1.58%) HND
10 19 (1.07%) HNC
11 16 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.39%) CEH
14 7 (0.39%) GIAC
14 7 (0.39%) OSCP
15 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.23%) ISEB
16 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
17 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.59%) QA
2 19 (1.07%) JTAG
3 10 (0.56%) DICOM
3 10 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.23%) MISRA
5 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.17%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.11%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.056%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.056%) GAMP
7 1 (0.056%) GDPR
7 1 (0.056%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (5.57%) Docker
2 75 (4.22%) Firmware
3 19 (1.07%) VirtualBox
3 19 (1.07%) vSphere
4 13 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.11%) Postfix
8 1 (0.056%) ACF2
8 1 (0.056%) KVM
8 1 (0.056%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (1.58%) Puppet
2 27 (1.52%) Ansible
2 27 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 23 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.96%) Salt
5 8 (0.45%) Kibana
5 8 (0.45%) logstash
5 8 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.39%) Defensics
6 7 (0.39%) Nessus
6 7 (0.39%) Nexpose
6 7 (0.39%) Nmap
6 7 (0.39%) OpenVAS
7 5 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.23%) Terraform
9 1 (0.056%) Consul
9 1 (0.056%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.056%) Grafana
9 1 (0.056%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 118 (6.64%) Microsoft
2 70 (3.94%) Oracle
3 54 (3.04%) Google
4 28 (1.58%) SAP
5 23 (1.29%) Tableau
6 19 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.01%) Sun
7 18 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 14 (0.79%) Adobe
9 13 (0.73%) VMware
10 9 (0.51%) Ab Initio
10 9 (0.51%) Xilinx
11 8 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.45%) Informatica
11 8 (0.45%) Riverbed
12 7 (0.39%) Altera
12 7 (0.39%) Cisco
12 7 (0.39%) Codenomicon
12 7 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.34%) hybris