Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,743 1,847 1,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.64% 6.14% 6.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.13% 10.57% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,267 1,580 1,637
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%

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 14,371 17,478 15,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.75% 58.10% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12,204 15,243 13,638
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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
Hampshire +27 790 £45,000 - 48
Thames Valley -26 476 £50,000 - 78
Oxfordshire -2 228 £47,500 -9.52% 34
Surrey -2 213 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Berkshire -36 197 £53,750 +2.38% 32
West Sussex -13 145 £47,500 - 17
East Sussex +6 84 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 51 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Kent +10 29 £41,500 -7.78% 9
Isle of Wight +1 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Middlesex -1 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 1,120 (64.26%) Software Engineering
2 777 (44.58%) C#
3 710 (40.73%) C
4 700 (40.16%) Java
5 697 (39.99%) Python
6 616 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
7 541 (31.04%) Degree
8 521 (29.89%) Linux
9 407 (23.35%) Computer Science
10 355 (20.37%) Security Cleared
11 352 (20.20%) Mathematics
12 339 (19.45%) JavaScript
13 329 (18.88%) Windows
14 322 (18.47%) .NET
15 305 (17.50%) OO
16 280 (16.06%) SC Cleared
17 268 (15.38%) Git (software)
18 267 (15.32%) Algorithms
19 266 (15.26%) SQL
20 237 (13.60%) DevOps
21 229 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
22 196 (11.24%) Physics
23 195 (11.19%) Artificial Intelligence
23 195 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
24 188 (10.79%) TDD
25 184 (10.56%) Computer Science Degree
26 179 (10.27%) Multithreading
27 178 (10.21%) Unit Testing
28 169 (9.70%) AngularJS
29 167 (9.58%) Analytics

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 21 (1.20%) Apache
2 19 (1.09%) Confluence
3 17 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.40%) GeoServer
6 7 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.34%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.29%) Documentum
9 3 (0.17%) nginx
10 2 (0.11%) IIS
10 2 (0.11%) SAS
11 1 (0.057%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.057%) Drupal
11 1 (0.057%) JBoss
11 1 (0.057%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.057%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.057%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.057%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (0.98%) GNU Octave
2 15 (0.86%) Fireworks
3 12 (0.69%) Simulink
4 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.11%) Maple
6 2 (0.11%) Maya
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.057%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.057%) Figma
7 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.057%) Revit
7 1 (0.057%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.057%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.29%) SAP CO
1 5 (0.29%) SAP FI
1 5 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.057%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.057%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 95 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 43 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.80%) SaaS
5 7 (0.40%) GitHub
6 6 (0.34%) Serverless
7 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.29%) Google Play
7 5 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.23%) Apigee
8 4 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.057%) Amazon Alexa
10 1 (0.057%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.057%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.057%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.057%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.05%) TCP/IP
2 55 (3.16%) Network Security
3 44 (2.52%) Wireless
4 39 (2.24%) VoIP
5 22 (1.26%) HTTP
6 21 (1.20%) RS-232
7 20 (1.15%) RS-485
8 19 (1.09%) RTP
8 19 (1.09%) Software-Defined Radio
9 16 (0.92%) MQTT
9 16 (0.92%) SSH
10 15 (0.86%) Ethernet
10 15 (0.86%) Firewall
10 15 (0.86%) Wireshark
11 14 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (0.75%) Internet
13 12 (0.69%) CTI
13 12 (0.69%) Modbus
13 12 (0.69%) VPN
14 10 (0.57%) Link 16
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.13%) Relational Database
3 61 (3.50%) Big Data
4 54 (3.10%) MySQL
5 40 (2.29%) Neo4j
6 38 (2.18%) NoSQL
7 37 (2.12%) MongoDB
8 35 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (1.78%) GIS
9 31 (1.78%) Hadoop
10 14 (0.80%) DB2
11 10 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
11 10 (0.57%) Redis
12 6 (0.34%) QGIS
12 6 (0.34%) Spatial Data
13 5 (0.29%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.29%) SAP BW
13 5 (0.29%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 268 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 120 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 109 (6.25%) Subversion
4 91 (5.22%) JIRA
5 88 (5.05%) Visual Studio
6 54 (3.10%) Vagrant
7 53 (3.04%) GitLab
8 50 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 28 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
11 27 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 23 (1.32%) Eclipse
12 23 (1.32%) Selenium
13 22 (1.26%) Bugzilla
13 22 (1.26%) Hudson
13 22 (1.26%) Maven
14 21 (1.20%) CruiseControl
14 21 (1.20%) Gemini Tracker
14 21 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 20 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 138 (7.92%) Electronics
2 118 (6.77%) Finance
3 89 (5.11%) Manufacturing
4 71 (4.07%) Military
5 56 (3.21%) Aerospace
6 52 (2.98%) Games
6 52 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.87%) Marketing
8 38 (2.18%) Legal
9 26 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (1.26%) Automotive
11 21 (1.20%) Avionics
12 10 (0.57%) Banking
13 9 (0.52%) Law
14 7 (0.40%) Publishing
14 7 (0.40%) Retail
15 5 (0.29%) Advertising
16 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.17%) German Language
18 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 777 (44.58%) Software Engineer
2 573 (32.87%) Developer
3 265 (15.20%) C++ Software Engineer
4 233 (13.37%) Software Developer
5 232 (13.31%) C++ Developer
6 164 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 128 (7.34%) C# Developer
8 126 (7.23%) Embedded Engineer
9 120 (6.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 112 (6.43%) C# Software Engineer
11 111 (6.37%) Graduate
12 108 (6.20%) Junior
13 85 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
14 69 (3.96%) Python Developer
15 66 (3.79%) Java Engineer
16 60 (3.44%) Java Developer
17 57 (3.27%) .NET Developer
18 55 (3.16%) C# Software Developer
19 52 (2.98%) Java Software Engineer
19 52 (2.98%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (18.47%) .NET
2 169 (9.70%) AngularJS
3 157 (9.01%) HTML
4 124 (7.11%) STL
5 117 (6.71%) Web Services
6 108 (6.20%) Node.js
7 98 (5.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 94 (5.39%) Qt
9 93 (5.34%) Django
9 93 (5.34%) WPF
10 91 (5.22%) Vue.js
11 81 (4.65%) React
12 78 (4.48%) .NET Framework
13 75 (4.30%) RESTful
14 73 (4.19%) XML
15 72 (4.13%) Spring
16 64 (3.67%) CSS
17 61 (3.50%) .NET Core
18 60 (3.44%) MFC
19 59 (3.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 267 (15.32%) Algorithms
2 133 (7.63%) Self-Motivation
3 106 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (4.93%) Embedded Systems
5 62 (3.56%) Device Driver
6 59 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (2.64%) Robotics
8 44 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 29 (1.66%) Acoustics
9 29 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 29 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.49%) VHDL
11 25 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
12 18 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 16 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 16 (0.92%) User Experience
14 14 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (0.69%) CAN bus
15 12 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 521 (29.89%) Linux
2 329 (18.88%) Windows
3 123 (7.06%) Android
4 96 (5.51%) Unix
5 41 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
7 29 (1.66%) Mac OS X
8 22 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.20%) CentOS
10 16 (0.92%) Debian
11 12 (0.69%) Windows Server
12 11 (0.63%) ThreadX
12 11 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.46%) VxWorks
14 7 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
14 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.34%) zOS
16 4 (0.23%) uClinux
17 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,120 (64.26%) Software Engineering
2 616 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 407 (23.35%) Computer Science
4 352 (20.20%) Mathematics
5 305 (17.50%) OO
6 237 (13.60%) DevOps
7 229 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
8 196 (11.24%) Physics
9 195 (11.19%) Artificial Intelligence
9 195 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
10 188 (10.79%) TDD
11 179 (10.27%) Multithreading
12 178 (10.21%) Unit Testing
13 167 (9.58%) Analytics
14 158 (9.06%) SDLC
14 158 (9.06%) Test Automation
15 153 (8.78%) Mentoring
16 150 (8.61%) Open Source
17 146 (8.38%) Machine Learning
18 132 (7.57%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 777 (44.58%) C#
2 710 (40.73%) C
3 700 (40.16%) Java
4 697 (39.99%) Python
5 339 (19.45%) JavaScript
6 266 (15.26%) SQL
7 135 (7.75%) Go
8 114 (6.54%) MATLAB
9 101 (5.79%) Ruby
10 100 (5.74%) Bash Shell
11 83 (4.76%) R
12 69 (3.96%) Embedded C++
13 57 (3.27%) Embedded C
14 48 (2.75%) Ada
15 40 (2.29%) Kotlin
16 36 (2.07%) Ada 95
16 36 (2.07%) XAML
17 35 (2.01%) PHP
18 33 (1.89%) Assembly Language
18 33 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 541 (31.04%) Degree
2 355 (20.37%) Security Cleared
3 280 (16.06%) SC Cleared
4 184 (10.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 147 (8.43%) DV Cleared
6 116 (6.66%) PhD
7 30 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (1.15%) Master's Degree
9 14 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.57%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.29%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.29%) HND
13 5 (0.29%) MCSE
13 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.23%) MCSA
15 3 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.12%) QA
2 29 (1.66%) DICOM
3 7 (0.40%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.40%) DO-254
4 6 (0.34%) IEC 61508
4 6 (0.34%) JTAG
5 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) MISRA
6 2 (0.11%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.057%) GDPR
7 1 (0.057%) SLA
System Software
1 151 (8.66%) Docker
2 44 (2.52%) Firmware
3 38 (2.18%) VirtualBox
4 36 (2.07%) vSphere
5 12 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.057%) Ceph
10 1 (0.057%) Lustre
10 1 (0.057%) NFS
10 1 (0.057%) Samba
Systems Management
1 86 (4.93%) Ansible
2 55 (3.16%) Kubernetes
3 31 (1.78%) Puppet
4 24 (1.38%) Terraform
5 18 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.98%) Kibana
7 16 (0.92%) logstash
8 11 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.40%) SELinux
10 6 (0.34%) Ambari
10 6 (0.34%) Salt
11 5 (0.29%) PTC Integrity
12 4 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.17%) Grafana
13 3 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.17%) Opsview
13 3 (0.17%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.11%) Icinga
Vendors
1 161 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 73 (4.19%) Oracle
3 52 (2.98%) Google
4 32 (1.84%) SAP
5 31 (1.78%) Samsung
6 28 (1.61%) Cisco
7 14 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 13 (0.75%) Ab Initio
8 13 (0.75%) QNX
9 12 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 12 (0.69%) VMware
10 11 (0.63%) Avaya
10 11 (0.63%) Motorola
11 10 (0.57%) Klocwork
12 9 (0.52%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 8 (0.46%) Freescale
13 8 (0.46%) Perforce
14 7 (0.40%) Informatica
14 7 (0.40%) Riverbed
15 6 (0.34%) ESRI