Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 33 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +26 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1794 2507 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.17% 6.79% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.22% 12.93% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1658 2288 1712
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% - +5.56%

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 15995 19384 20333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.98% 52.54% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13924 17238 17479
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +7 878 £45,000 - 61
Berkshire +14 339 £45,000 - 22
Oxfordshire -6 331 £47,500 -5.00% 33
Surrey -26 296 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Hampshire -3 292 £47,500 +18.75% 21
West Sussex -6 214 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Buckinghamshire +30 208 £40,000 +14.29% 6
East Sussex -24 47 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Kent +13 45 £37,500 - 5
M4 Corridor - 13 - -
Home Counties - 8 £43,500 -
Middlesex +9 3 £47,500 +5.56%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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++.

1 838 (46.71%) Software Engineering
2 798 (44.48%) Java
3 761 (42.42%) Linux
4 715 (39.86%) C
5 659 (36.73%) C#
6 604 (33.67%) Degree
7 540 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
8 529 (29.49%) Python
9 512 (28.54%) Windows
10 510 (28.43%) Computer Science
11 404 (22.52%) SQL
12 395 (22.02%) JavaScript
13 330 (18.39%) .NET
14 293 (16.33%) OO
15 266 (14.83%) Scrum
16 250 (13.94%) HTML
17 242 (13.49%) Telecoms
18 222 (12.37%) Unix
19 194 (10.81%) Algorithms
20 187 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
21 186 (10.37%) CSS
21 186 (10.37%) Multithreading
22 178 (9.92%) Perl
23 174 (9.70%) SDLC
24 173 (9.64%) Test Automation
25 169 (9.42%) Git (software)
25 169 (9.42%) Ruby
26 168 (9.36%) SQL Server
27 167 (9.31%) Finance
27 167 (9.31%) Mathematics

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 66 (3.68%) IIS
2 43 (2.40%) Apache Spark
3 33 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (1.67%) Apache
5 24 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.06%) WordPress
7 18 (1.00%) Apache Solr
8 14 (0.78%) Drupal
9 11 (0.61%) nginx
10 9 (0.50%) Jetty
11 8 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.39%) CMS
12 7 (0.39%) Confluence
13 6 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.22%) JBoss
14 4 (0.22%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.22%) SAS
15 3 (0.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 28 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.39%) Maple
4 7 (0.39%) Simulink
5 5 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) Mathcad
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
1 7 (0.39%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (0.33%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.17%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.17%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.056%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (3.23%) SaaS
3 47 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.61%) Trello
7 9 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.28%) GitHub
9 4 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.17%) Office 365
10 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.17%) PaaS
11 1 (0.056%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.056%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.24%) HTTP
2 90 (5.02%) TCP/IP
3 44 (2.45%) Internet
4 37 (2.06%) VoIP
5 31 (1.73%) Network Security
6 30 (1.67%) Wireshark
7 27 (1.51%) LTE
8 26 (1.45%) ZigBee
9 24 (1.34%) DNS
10 23 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (1.23%) GSM
11 22 (1.23%) SSL
12 21 (1.17%) Ethernet
12 21 (1.17%) VPN
13 17 (0.95%) Wireless
14 16 (0.89%) Firewall
14 16 (0.89%) SMTP
14 16 (0.89%) UMTS
15 15 (0.84%) tcpdump
16 13 (0.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 115 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 102 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 95 (5.30%) MySQL
5 84 (4.68%) Big Data
6 68 (3.79%) MariaDB
7 47 (2.62%) Relational Database
8 35 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 35 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.56%) GIS
9 28 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 19 (1.06%) Text Mining
11 18 (1.00%) Data Mining
12 17 (0.95%) DB2
13 12 (0.67%) Blockchain
14 11 (0.61%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.61%) Redis
15 9 (0.50%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 169 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 144 (8.03%) Visual Studio
3 135 (7.53%) Subversion
4 76 (4.24%) Selenium
5 55 (3.07%) Jenkins
6 50 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 49 (2.73%) JIRA
8 29 (1.62%) JUnit
9 27 (1.51%) Cucumber
10 21 (1.17%) IDA Disassembler
11 20 (1.11%) OllyDbg
11 20 (1.11%) WinDbg
12 18 (1.00%) InstallShield
12 18 (1.00%) Trac
13 17 (0.95%) Bugzilla
14 16 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (0.84%) Burp Suite
16 13 (0.72%) Ant
16 13 (0.72%) GCC
16 13 (0.72%) LabVIEW
General
1 242 (13.49%) Telecoms
2 167 (9.31%) Finance
3 122 (6.80%) Electronics
4 68 (3.79%) Automotive
5 62 (3.46%) Marketing
6 61 (3.40%) Aerospace
7 48 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 46 (2.56%) Games
9 11 (0.61%) Billing
9 11 (0.61%) Legal
9 11 (0.61%) Retail
10 9 (0.50%) Military
11 8 (0.45%) Publishing
12 7 (0.39%) Advertising
12 7 (0.39%) Law
13 6 (0.33%) Banking
14 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.17%) Avionics
15 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 694 (38.68%) Developer
2 499 (27.81%) Software Engineer
3 297 (16.56%) Software Developer
4 254 (14.16%) C++ Software Engineer
5 248 (13.82%) C++ Developer
6 168 (9.36%) Graduate
7 148 (8.25%) C# Developer
8 122 (6.80%) C++ Software Developer
9 121 (6.74%) Java Developer
9 121 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
10 120 (6.69%) Embedded Engineer
11 107 (5.96%) Junior
12 101 (5.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 98 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
14 89 (4.96%) Analyst
15 84 (4.68%) Team Leader
16 79 (4.40%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 78 (4.35%) Senior Developer
18 76 (4.24%) Graduate Developer
19 75 (4.18%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (18.39%) .NET
2 250 (13.94%) HTML
3 186 (10.37%) CSS
4 154 (8.58%) Web Services
5 120 (6.69%) XML
6 98 (5.46%) STL
7 72 (4.01%) ASP.NET
8 69 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 69 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 69 (3.85%) MFC
9 68 (3.79%) REST
10 67 (3.73%) jQuery
11 66 (3.68%) JSON
12 63 (3.51%) WPF
13 59 (3.29%) J2EE
14 58 (3.23%) WCF
15 55 (3.07%) Ajax
16 47 (2.62%) Qt
17 44 (2.45%) HTML5
18 43 (2.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 510 (28.43%) Computer Science
2 194 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 113 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 50 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (2.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 42 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 40 (2.23%) Data Structures
9 30 (1.67%) User Experience
10 28 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.45%) iPad
12 20 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 17 (0.95%) Fintech
14 15 (0.84%) Blog
14 15 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
14 15 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
14 15 (0.84%) Device Driver
15 14 (0.78%) Smart Home
15 14 (0.78%) Social Media
15 14 (0.78%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 761 (42.42%) Linux
2 512 (28.54%) Windows
3 222 (12.37%) Unix
4 95 (5.30%) Android
5 85 (4.74%) Apple iOS
6 60 (3.34%) VxWorks
7 55 (3.07%) Embedded Linux
8 42 (2.34%) Mac OS
9 38 (2.12%) Solaris
10 32 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.33%) CentOS
14 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.22%) VMS
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.17%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.17%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 838 (46.71%) Software Engineering
2 540 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (16.33%) OO
4 266 (14.83%) Scrum
5 186 (10.37%) Multithreading
6 174 (9.70%) SDLC
7 173 (9.64%) Test Automation
8 167 (9.31%) Mathematics
9 163 (9.09%) TDD
10 124 (6.91%) OOP
11 119 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
12 113 (6.30%) Mentoring
13 95 (5.30%) Machine Learning
14 91 (5.07%) Physics
15 90 (5.02%) Unit Testing
16 86 (4.79%) Web Development
17 85 (4.74%) Open Source
18 82 (4.57%) Cybersecurity
18 82 (4.57%) Software Testing
19 79 (4.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 798 (44.48%) Java
2 715 (39.86%) C
3 659 (36.73%) C#
4 529 (29.49%) Python
5 404 (22.52%) SQL
6 395 (22.02%) JavaScript
7 178 (9.92%) Perl
8 169 (9.42%) Ruby
9 119 (6.63%) Bash Shell
10 96 (5.35%) Shell Script
11 92 (5.13%) Embedded C++
12 84 (4.68%) PHP
13 81 (4.52%) MATLAB
14 78 (4.35%) Embedded C
15 50 (2.79%) R
16 47 (2.62%) Objective-C
17 45 (2.51%) Scala
18 44 (2.45%) VB
19 42 (2.34%) PL/SQL
20 41 (2.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 604 (33.67%) Degree
2 187 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 161 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 96 (5.35%) PhD
5 67 (3.73%) SC Cleared
6 61 (3.40%) DV Cleared
7 46 (2.56%) ISTQB
8 43 (2.40%) Master's Degree
9 37 (2.06%) ISEB
10 27 (1.51%) PMI Certification
11 26 (1.45%) PMP
12 25 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
13 17 (0.95%) APMG
14 9 (0.50%) OSCP
15 8 (0.45%) CCNA
15 8 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.45%) CISSP
15 8 (0.45%) RHCE
15 8 (0.45%) RHCSA
16 7 (0.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.08%) QA
2 20 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.39%) SLA
6 4 (0.22%) ECSS
6 4 (0.22%) MISRA
6 4 (0.22%) PMO
7 3 (0.17%) GDPR
7 3 (0.17%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.11%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.11%) JTAG
9 1 (0.056%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.056%) ARP4761
9 1 (0.056%) DO-254
9 1 (0.056%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.056%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 60 (3.34%) Firmware
2 49 (2.73%) Docker
3 36 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.56%) Active Directory
7 8 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.22%) NFS
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.17%) KVM
11 2 (0.11%) HDFS
11 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.056%) ACF2
12 1 (0.056%) iptables
12 1 (0.056%) RACF
12 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.056%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (3.18%) Ansible
2 48 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (2.01%) Puppet
4 8 (0.45%) Nessus
4 8 (0.45%) Nmap
4 8 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.28%) Nagios
6 4 (0.22%) Defensics
6 4 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.22%) OpenVAS
6 4 (0.22%) SCOM
7 2 (0.11%) Ambari
7 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.11%) Oozie
7 2 (0.11%) Packer
7 2 (0.11%) rkt
8 1 (0.056%) FreeIPA
8 1 (0.056%) Mesos
8 1 (0.056%) Salt
Vendors
1 160 (8.92%) Microsoft
2 157 (8.75%) Oracle
3 51 (2.84%) Red Hat
3 51 (2.84%) VMware
4 31 (1.73%) SAP
5 21 (1.17%) Adobe
6 19 (1.06%) Cisco
6 19 (1.06%) IBM
7 18 (1.00%) HP
8 13 (0.72%) Google
9 11 (0.61%) Forcepoint
10 10 (0.56%) Palo Alto
11 9 (0.50%) Xilinx
12 8 (0.45%) Ab Initio
12 8 (0.45%) EMC
12 8 (0.45%) Sun
13 6 (0.33%) Altera
13 6 (0.33%) Juniper
13 6 (0.33%) NEC
14 5 (0.28%) Perforce