Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 696 1,737 1,898
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.98% 6.49% 6.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 11.89% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1,287 1,648
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%

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 7,832 14,612 17,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.10% 54.57% 58.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,637 12,407 15,584
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in the South East.

Salary trend for C++ in the South East

C++
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the South East over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 -20 232 £52,500 +16.67% 22
Thames Valley -4 224 £50,000 - 41
Surrey +3 105 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Oxfordshire -7 103 £42,740 -10.02% 19
Berkshire +23 96 £52,500 -4.55% 14
West Sussex +7 94 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Buckinghamshire +13 25 £65,000 +44.44% 8
East Sussex -13 23 £43,500 -13.00% 6
Kent +33 18 £60,000 +44.58% 5
C++
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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++.

1 407 (58.48%) Software Engineering
2 330 (47.41%) C
3 269 (38.65%) Python
4 237 (34.05%) C#
5 231 (33.19%) Degree
6 227 (32.61%) Linux
7 214 (30.75%) Java
8 210 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
9 174 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 172 (24.71%) Windows
11 160 (22.99%) .NET
12 138 (19.83%) Git (software)
13 135 (19.40%) SQL
14 132 (18.97%) HTML
15 124 (17.82%) Computer Science
16 120 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
17 99 (14.22%) Mathematics
18 94 (13.51%) HTML5
19 91 (13.07%) Test Automation
20 90 (12.93%) Scrum
21 78 (11.21%) Unit Testing
22 75 (10.78%) AngularJS
23 74 (10.63%) Docker
23 74 (10.63%) Firmware
24 73 (10.49%) CSS
25 71 (10.20%) Security Cleared
26 70 (10.06%) Algorithms
27 67 (9.63%) Multithreading
28 63 (9.05%) JIRA
29 61 (8.76%) OO

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 35 (5.03%) Confluence
2 16 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.72%) Apache
3 12 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.58%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.29%) CICS
6 8 (1.15%) IIS
6 8 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.43%) CMS
7 3 (0.43%) JBoss
7 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.57%) Simulink
3 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) assyst
1 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.75%) AWS
2 40 (5.75%) Azure
3 14 (2.01%) GCP
4 9 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.01%) SaaS
6 6 (0.86%) Amazon Cognito
7 4 (0.57%) GitHub
7 4 (0.57%) Serverless
8 3 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.03%) Wireless
2 34 (4.89%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.16%) 5G
3 15 (2.16%) Ethernet
4 14 (2.01%) Bluetooth
5 13 (1.87%) RTP
6 10 (1.44%) ATM
6 10 (1.44%) HTTP
7 9 (1.29%) VoIP
8 8 (1.15%) Firewall
9 7 (1.01%) DNS
9 7 (1.01%) Internet
9 7 (1.01%) LTE
10 6 (0.86%) H.323
10 6 (0.86%) MQTT
10 6 (0.86%) Network Security
10 6 (0.86%) VPN
11 5 (0.72%) 4G
11 5 (0.72%) SSL
11 5 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.47%) MySQL
2 27 (3.88%) Big Data
3 25 (3.59%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 24 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 19 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.30%) Redis
8 12 (1.72%) DB2
8 12 (1.72%) Neo4j
9 9 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.15%) RethinkDB
11 7 (1.01%) Apache Accumulo
12 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.72%) Spatial Data
13 4 (0.57%) HBase
14 3 (0.43%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 138 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 63 (9.05%) JIRA
3 56 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 56 (8.05%) Subversion
4 34 (4.89%) Visual Studio
5 17 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.30%) JUnit
7 14 (2.01%) Selenium
8 10 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.01%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.01%) JMeter
9 7 (1.01%) Maven
10 6 (0.86%) CMake
10 6 (0.86%) Gerrit
11 5 (0.72%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.72%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.72%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.72%) Polyspace
11 5 (0.72%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.72%) VectorCAST
General
1 51 (7.33%) Manufacturing
2 47 (6.75%) Electronics
3 44 (6.32%) Finance
4 39 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 33 (4.74%) Aerospace
6 32 (4.60%) Games
7 22 (3.16%) Military
8 16 (2.30%) Automotive
9 9 (1.29%) Marketing
10 8 (1.15%) Advertising
11 6 (0.86%) Law
11 6 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.72%) Legal
12 5 (0.72%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.57%) Banking
13 4 (0.57%) Norwegian Language
13 4 (0.57%) Retail
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.14%) Police
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 293 (42.10%) Software Engineer
2 224 (32.18%) Developer
3 131 (18.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 85 (12.21%) Embedded Engineer
5 77 (11.06%) Software Developer
6 71 (10.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 69 (9.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 59 (8.48%) C++ Developer
9 47 (6.75%) C# Developer
10 42 (6.03%) Junior
11 31 (4.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 31 (4.45%) Graduate
12 29 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 28 (4.02%) Junior Developer
14 26 (3.74%) Lead Developer
14 26 (3.74%) Senior Developer
15 23 (3.30%) Architect
15 23 (3.30%) C Software Engineer
15 23 (3.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 22 (3.16%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (22.99%) .NET
2 132 (18.97%) HTML
3 94 (13.51%) HTML5
4 75 (10.78%) AngularJS
5 73 (10.49%) CSS
6 61 (8.76%) REST
7 60 (8.62%) React
8 55 (7.90%) WinForms
9 52 (7.47%) .NET Core
9 52 (7.47%) Web Services
10 48 (6.90%) WPF
11 43 (6.18%) .NET Framework
12 39 (5.60%) Qt
13 35 (5.03%) jQuery
14 31 (4.45%) Node.js
15 29 (4.17%) WCF
16 28 (4.02%) XML
17 24 (3.45%) WebRTC
18 21 (3.02%) Kafka
18 21 (3.02%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.06%) Algorithms
2 57 (8.19%) Embedded Systems
3 48 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (6.61%) User Experience
5 40 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (5.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 24 (3.45%) Robotics
8 17 (2.44%) Device Driver
8 17 (2.44%) SIMD
9 16 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (1.87%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.72%) CUDA
12 12 (1.72%) GPGPU
13 10 (1.44%) Industry 4.0
14 9 (1.29%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.29%) PKI
14 9 (1.29%) SCADA
15 8 (1.15%) Data Structures
16 7 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 227 (32.61%) Linux
2 172 (24.71%) Windows
3 48 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
4 27 (3.88%) Android
5 26 (3.74%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.16%) Unix
7 9 (1.29%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.72%) FreeRTOS
9 4 (0.57%) CentOS
9 4 (0.57%) Solaris
9 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.29%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.29%) ThreadX
11 2 (0.29%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (58.48%) Software Engineering
2 210 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (17.82%) Computer Science
4 120 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
5 99 (14.22%) Mathematics
6 91 (13.07%) Test Automation
7 90 (12.93%) Scrum
8 78 (11.21%) Unit Testing
9 67 (9.63%) Multithreading
10 61 (8.76%) DevOps
10 61 (8.76%) OO
11 54 (7.76%) Mentoring
12 53 (7.61%) SDLC
13 50 (7.18%) Microservices
14 45 (6.47%) Physics
15 42 (6.03%) OOD
16 41 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (5.32%) Validation
18 36 (5.17%) Machine Learning
18 36 (5.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 330 (47.41%) C
2 269 (38.65%) Python
3 237 (34.05%) C#
4 214 (30.75%) Java
5 174 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 135 (19.40%) SQL
7 52 (7.47%) VB.NET
8 47 (6.75%) Go
9 38 (5.46%) Bash Shell
9 38 (5.46%) MATLAB
10 25 (3.59%) Perl
11 24 (3.45%) Assembly Language
11 24 (3.45%) Embedded C++
11 24 (3.45%) PHP
12 21 (3.02%) Embedded C
13 17 (2.44%) Scala
13 17 (2.44%) T-SQL
14 15 (2.16%) Ruby
15 14 (2.01%) Ada
16 13 (1.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 231 (33.19%) Degree
2 71 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 60 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 55 (7.90%) SC Cleared
5 25 (3.59%) PhD
6 17 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.15%) DBS Check
8 8 (1.15%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.01%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.86%) ISEB
10 6 (0.86%) PMP
11 5 (0.72%) CCNP
11 5 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.14%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.14%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.02%) QA
2 10 (1.44%) DICOM
3 8 (1.15%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.72%) GDPR
4 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.57%) IEC 62304
5 4 (0.57%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (10.63%) Docker
1 74 (10.63%) Firmware
2 15 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.86%) ACF2
5 6 (0.86%) RACF
6 5 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.57%) KVM
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (5.03%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.30%) Puppet
3 15 (2.16%) Ansible
4 7 (1.01%) Salt
5 6 (0.86%) CFEngine
6 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.57%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.57%) Icinga
7 4 (0.57%) Observium
8 2 (0.29%) Grafana
9 1 (0.14%) Ambari
9 1 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.14%) Kibana
9 1 (0.14%) SELinux
Vendors
1 29 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.59%) VMware
3 20 (2.87%) Xamarin
4 11 (1.58%) Intel
4 11 (1.58%) Oracle
5 9 (1.29%) Google
5 9 (1.29%) Perforce
6 8 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.86%) Altera
7 6 (0.86%) Cadence
7 6 (0.86%) Cisco
7 6 (0.86%) Freescale
7 6 (0.86%) HP
7 6 (0.86%) IBM
7 6 (0.86%) Mentor Graphics
7 6 (0.86%) Renesas
7 6 (0.86%) Synopsys
7 6 (0.86%) Xilinx
8 5 (0.72%) Progress
8 5 (0.72%) QNX