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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 32 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 945 1285 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.43% 7.05% 4.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.70% 13.17% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1129 819
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,905 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 8080 9755 10395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.96% 53.52% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7051 8713 8882
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 221 £45,000 - 20
Oxfordshire -5 154 £45,000 -10.00% 28
Hampshire +4 148 £47,500 +8.57% 20
Surrey -22 145 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Buckinghamshire +13 124 £42,133 +12.35% 6
West Sussex -3 103 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Kent +6 22 £38,250 +2.00% 3
East Sussex -10 22 £46,250 +5.11% 2
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Middlesex +1 1 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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++.

1 845 (46.61%) Software Engineering
2 816 (45.01%) Java
3 787 (43.41%) Linux
4 745 (41.09%) C#
5 742 (40.93%) C
6 627 (34.58%) Degree
7 546 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
8 536 (29.56%) Windows
9 495 (27.30%) Python
10 476 (26.25%) Computer Science
11 430 (23.72%) SQL
12 368 (20.30%) JavaScript
13 336 (18.53%) .NET
14 314 (17.32%) OO
15 283 (15.61%) HTML
16 259 (14.29%) Scrum
17 225 (12.41%) CSS
18 218 (12.02%) Unix
19 212 (11.69%) Telecoms
20 194 (10.70%) SQL Server
21 193 (10.65%) Mathematics
22 189 (10.42%) Multithreading
23 185 (10.20%) Algorithms
24 177 (9.76%) Test Automation
25 175 (9.65%) Oracle
26 173 (9.54%) Microsoft
27 170 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
28 166 (9.16%) SDLC
29 165 (9.10%) TDD
30 161 (8.88%) Security Cleared

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 53 (2.92%) IIS
2 35 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (1.82%) Apache
4 31 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 20 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 16 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 13 (0.72%) WordPress
8 11 (0.61%) CMS
8 11 (0.61%) Jetty
8 11 (0.61%) nginx
9 10 (0.55%) Drupal
10 8 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (0.44%) JBoss
10 8 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.33%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.17%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (1.54%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.39%) Maple
6 6 (0.33%) Simulink
7 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.22%) QuarkXPress
7 4 (0.22%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.17%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.055%) CATIA
9 1 (0.055%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.055%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.055%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.50%) BigMachines
2 9 (0.50%) Infor M3
3 8 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.39%) Oracle BRM
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.17%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.65%) SaaS
3 42 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.55%) Trello
6 7 (0.39%) GitHub
6 7 (0.39%) PaaS
7 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.28%) Office 365
9 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.055%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.055%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.055%) IaaS
10 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 83 (4.58%) TCP/IP
2 80 (4.41%) HTTP
3 43 (2.37%) Internet
4 30 (1.65%) VoIP
5 28 (1.54%) LTE
6 27 (1.49%) Wireshark
7 26 (1.43%) GSM
8 25 (1.38%) Network Security
9 24 (1.32%) Wireless
10 23 (1.27%) ZigBee
11 22 (1.21%) Ethernet
12 21 (1.16%) DNS
13 20 (1.10%) Firewall
14 17 (0.94%) SSL
14 17 (0.94%) UMTS
14 17 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.77%) VPN
16 13 (0.72%) RS-485
16 13 (0.72%) RTP
16 13 (0.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 100 (5.52%) NoSQL
3 97 (5.35%) Big Data
4 94 (5.18%) MySQL
5 84 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 54 (2.98%) MariaDB
7 51 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 34 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 33 (1.82%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (1.05%) Data Mining
11 19 (1.05%) GIS
12 17 (0.94%) Blockchain
12 17 (0.94%) DB2
13 16 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (0.83%) Text Mining
15 14 (0.77%) Data Lake
16 13 (0.72%) SQLite
17 11 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 158 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 131 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 128 (7.06%) Subversion
4 53 (2.92%) Eclipse
4 53 (2.92%) Selenium
5 44 (2.43%) Jenkins
6 39 (2.15%) JIRA
7 23 (1.27%) NUnit
8 22 (1.21%) IDA Disassembler
8 22 (1.21%) Trac
9 18 (0.99%) Bugzilla
10 16 (0.88%) JUnit
10 16 (0.88%) OllyDbg
10 16 (0.88%) WinDbg
11 15 (0.83%) InstallShield
12 14 (0.77%) Maven
13 13 (0.72%) Ant
13 13 (0.72%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.72%) Gradle
13 13 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 212 (11.69%) Telecoms
2 159 (8.77%) Finance
3 142 (7.83%) Electronics
4 60 (3.31%) Automotive
5 49 (2.70%) Aerospace
6 45 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 43 (2.37%) Marketing
8 40 (2.21%) Games
9 14 (0.77%) Military
10 13 (0.72%) Legal
11 11 (0.61%) Banking
11 11 (0.61%) Retail
12 10 (0.55%) Advertising
13 8 (0.44%) Law
14 7 (0.39%) Billing
14 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.33%) Publishing
16 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.055%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.055%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 716 (39.49%) Developer
2 505 (27.85%) Software Engineer
3 271 (14.95%) Software Developer
4 240 (13.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 236 (13.02%) C++ Developer
6 164 (9.05%) C# Developer
7 152 (8.38%) Graduate
8 134 (7.39%) Java Developer
9 111 (6.12%) Junior
10 110 (6.07%) Embedded Engineer
10 110 (6.07%) Senior Software Engineer
11 101 (5.57%) Linux Engineer
12 100 (5.52%) Team Leader
13 98 (5.41%) Analyst
14 95 (5.24%) C++ Software Developer
15 88 (4.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 80 (4.41%) Senior Developer
17 78 (4.30%) Junior Developer
18 77 (4.25%) Software Team Leader
19 70 (3.86%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (18.53%) .NET
2 283 (15.61%) HTML
3 225 (12.41%) CSS
4 148 (8.16%) Web Services
5 138 (7.61%) XML
6 103 (5.68%) STL
7 80 (4.41%) WCF
8 78 (4.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 77 (4.25%) MFC
10 69 (3.81%) REST
10 69 (3.81%) WPF
11 68 (3.75%) jQuery
12 64 (3.53%) JSON
13 63 (3.47%) ASP.NET
14 58 (3.20%) Ajax
14 58 (3.20%) AngularJS
15 54 (2.98%) .NET Framework
16 52 (2.87%) RESTful
17 48 (2.65%) Qt
18 39 (2.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 476 (26.25%) Computer Science
2 185 (10.20%) Algorithms
3 121 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
5 54 (2.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 48 (2.65%) Data Structures
7 39 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 35 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (1.65%) VHDL
10 29 (1.60%) iPad
11 23 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
12 21 (1.16%) User Experience
13 18 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.99%) Contactless
14 16 (0.88%) Home Automation
14 16 (0.88%) Smartphone
15 15 (0.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 15 (0.83%) Management Information System
16 13 (0.72%) Smart Home
17 12 (0.66%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 787 (43.41%) Linux
2 536 (29.56%) Windows
3 218 (12.02%) Unix
4 116 (6.40%) Android
5 93 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 57 (3.14%) VxWorks
7 50 (2.76%) Mac OS
8 43 (2.37%) Solaris
9 38 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
10 29 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 14 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.50%) Windows Server
14 8 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.33%) CentOS
16 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.28%) VMS
18 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (46.61%) Software Engineering
2 546 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (17.32%) OO
4 259 (14.29%) Scrum
5 193 (10.65%) Mathematics
6 189 (10.42%) Multithreading
7 177 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 166 (9.16%) SDLC
9 165 (9.10%) TDD
10 121 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 117 (6.45%) OOP
12 106 (5.85%) Web Development
13 96 (5.30%) Cybersecurity
14 94 (5.18%) Unit Testing
15 91 (5.02%) Mentoring
15 91 (5.02%) Physics
16 87 (4.80%) Machine Learning
17 86 (4.74%) Open Source
18 76 (4.19%) UML
19 71 (3.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 816 (45.01%) Java
2 745 (41.09%) C#
3 742 (40.93%) C
4 495 (27.30%) Python
5 430 (23.72%) SQL
6 368 (20.30%) JavaScript
7 159 (8.77%) Ruby
8 146 (8.05%) Perl
9 109 (6.01%) Embedded C++
10 91 (5.02%) PHP
11 86 (4.74%) Bash Shell
12 84 (4.63%) MATLAB
13 82 (4.52%) Shell Script
14 79 (4.36%) Embedded C
15 53 (2.92%) Objective-C
16 46 (2.54%) Scala
16 46 (2.54%) VB
17 45 (2.48%) PL/SQL
18 41 (2.26%) R
19 37 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 627 (34.58%) Degree
2 170 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 161 (8.88%) Security Cleared
4 98 (5.41%) PhD
5 73 (4.03%) SC Cleared
6 65 (3.59%) DV Cleared
7 57 (3.14%) ISTQB
8 50 (2.76%) Master's Degree
9 49 (2.70%) ISEB
10 36 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
11 23 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 22 (1.21%) PMP
13 16 (0.88%) APMG
14 11 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
15 10 (0.55%) CISSP
16 9 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (0.44%) CCNA
17 8 (0.44%) OSCP
17 8 (0.44%) RHCE
17 8 (0.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.80%) QA
2 24 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.55%) SLA
4 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.11%) JTAG
6 2 (0.11%) PMO
7 1 (0.055%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.055%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.055%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.055%) DO-254
7 1 (0.055%) HL7
7 1 (0.055%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.055%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.055%) MISRA
System Software
1 66 (3.64%) Firmware
2 50 (2.76%) Docker
3 40 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
4 33 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.66%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 7 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.17%) HDFS
10 3 (0.17%) NFS
11 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.11%) iptables
11 2 (0.11%) KVM
12 1 (0.055%) ACF2
12 1 (0.055%) RACF
12 1 (0.055%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (2.43%) Ansible
2 29 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.32%) Puppet
4 13 (0.72%) Nessus
4 13 (0.72%) Nmap
5 11 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.44%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.28%) Defensics
8 5 (0.28%) OpenVAS
9 4 (0.22%) Nagios
10 2 (0.11%) Ambari
10 2 (0.11%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.11%) Oozie
10 2 (0.11%) Packer
10 2 (0.11%) SCOM
11 1 (0.055%) everRun
11 1 (0.055%) Mesos
11 1 (0.055%) Salt
Vendors
1 175 (9.65%) Oracle
2 173 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 54 (2.98%) VMware
4 45 (2.48%) Red Hat
5 33 (1.82%) Adobe
6 32 (1.77%) SAP
7 24 (1.32%) IBM
8 20 (1.10%) Cisco
9 18 (0.99%) HP
10 15 (0.83%) EMC
11 11 (0.61%) Codenomicon
11 11 (0.61%) Google
12 10 (0.55%) Xilinx
13 9 (0.50%) NEC
14 8 (0.44%) Ab Initio
15 6 (0.33%) Altera
16 5 (0.28%) Citrix
16 5 (0.28%) Coverity
16 5 (0.28%) Perforce
16 5 (0.28%) Qualys
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £49,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago