Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 36 49
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1932 2083 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.37% 5.95% 5.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.23% 11.52% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1956 1897
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,150 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 17205 18081 21427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.73% 51.69% 50.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14999 15959 18591
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +6 863 £47,500 +5.56% 50
Oxfordshire +5 460 £50,000 - 29
Hampshire +4 356 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Surrey -13 355 £50,000 +3.09% 18
Berkshire -5 236 £45,000 +4.65% 15
West Sussex +1 202 £45,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +30 167 £40,000 +14.29% 6
East Sussex -13 79 £45,000 - 5
Kent +27 53 £40,000 +6.67% 2
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Home Counties - 8 £43,500 -
Middlesex +10 1 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1029 (53.26%) Software Engineering
2 749 (38.77%) Linux
3 735 (38.04%) Java
4 714 (36.96%) C
5 690 (35.71%) Python
6 686 (35.51%) Degree
7 667 (34.52%) C#
8 581 (30.07%) Computer Science
9 575 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
10 503 (26.04%) Windows
11 389 (20.13%) SQL
12 348 (18.01%) JavaScript
13 298 (15.42%) .NET
14 248 (12.84%) OO
15 246 (12.73%) Multithreading
16 244 (12.63%) Algorithms
17 242 (12.53%) Computer Science Degree
18 215 (11.13%) Mathematics
19 210 (10.87%) TDD
20 202 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
21 200 (10.35%) Telecoms
22 193 (9.99%) Git (software)
23 189 (9.78%) Unix
24 186 (9.63%) Test Automation
25 183 (9.47%) HTML
26 181 (9.37%) Visual Studio
27 177 (9.16%) Scrum
28 173 (8.95%) Mentoring
29 165 (8.54%) Perl
30 162 (8.39%) SDLC

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 56 (2.90%) IIS
2 41 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 28 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.04%) Apache
6 16 (0.83%) Confluence
7 15 (0.78%) WordPress
8 14 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.52%) Drupal
10 9 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.41%) nginx
11 8 (0.41%) SAS
12 6 (0.31%) CMS
13 5 (0.26%) JBoss
13 5 (0.26%) Jetty
14 4 (0.21%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.16%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 33 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.41%) Simulink
4 5 (0.26%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.21%) SPSS
6 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.052%) Blender
7 1 (0.052%) CATIA
7 1 (0.052%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.052%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.052%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 202 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.11%) SaaS
4 34 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.88%) GitHub
7 8 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.21%) Trello
10 3 (0.16%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.16%) Serverless
11 1 (0.052%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (5.07%) TCP/IP
2 72 (3.73%) HTTP
3 48 (2.48%) Internet
4 44 (2.28%) Wireshark
5 40 (2.07%) LTE
6 33 (1.71%) Network Security
7 32 (1.66%) VPN
8 31 (1.60%) GSM
8 31 (1.60%) VoIP
9 30 (1.55%) UMTS
10 29 (1.50%) DNS
11 27 (1.40%) RTP
12 26 (1.35%) WAN
13 24 (1.24%) Asterisk PBX
13 24 (1.24%) Diameter Protocol
13 24 (1.24%) Ethernet
13 24 (1.24%) PBX
13 24 (1.24%) RANAP
14 23 (1.19%) MGW
14 23 (1.19%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.50%) MongoDB
3 79 (4.09%) NoSQL
4 76 (3.93%) MySQL
5 74 (3.83%) Big Data
6 50 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 45 (2.33%) MariaDB
7 45 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (1.66%) GIS
9 29 (1.50%) Data Mining
10 25 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 25 (1.29%) Redis
11 24 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.62%) Text Mining
14 9 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
15 8 (0.41%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.36%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
18 5 (0.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 193 (9.99%) Git (software)
2 181 (9.37%) Visual Studio
3 138 (7.14%) Subversion
4 65 (3.36%) JIRA
5 59 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 58 (3.00%) Selenium
7 40 (2.07%) JUnit
8 33 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (1.60%) GCC
10 28 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 28 (1.45%) Eclipse
10 28 (1.45%) GDB
11 24 (1.24%) Trac
12 22 (1.14%) WinDbg
13 20 (1.04%) JMeter
14 18 (0.93%) IDA Disassembler
15 15 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (0.78%) OllyDbg
16 11 (0.57%) Burp Suite
16 11 (0.57%) Gradle
General
1 200 (10.35%) Telecoms
2 147 (7.61%) Finance
3 132 (6.83%) Electronics
4 81 (4.19%) Games
5 79 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 69 (3.57%) Automotive
7 55 (2.85%) Marketing
8 53 (2.74%) Aerospace
9 29 (1.50%) Retail
10 16 (0.83%) Legal
11 14 (0.72%) Military
12 13 (0.67%) Banking
13 8 (0.41%) Advertising
13 8 (0.41%) Law
14 6 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.26%) Avionics
15 5 (0.26%) Billing
16 4 (0.21%) Publishing
17 2 (0.10%) French Language
18 1 (0.052%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 721 (37.32%) Software Engineer
2 589 (30.49%) Developer
3 393 (20.34%) C++ Software Engineer
4 238 (12.32%) Software Developer
5 220 (11.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 218 (11.28%) C++ Developer
7 194 (10.04%) Graduate
8 165 (8.54%) Embedded Engineer
9 141 (7.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 141 (7.30%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 123 (6.37%) Junior
11 114 (5.90%) C# Developer
12 111 (5.75%) C++ Software Developer
13 106 (5.49%) Senior Developer
14 100 (5.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 77 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
16 76 (3.93%) .NET Developer
17 70 (3.62%) Java Developer
18 64 (3.31%) Graduate Developer
19 63 (3.26%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (15.42%) .NET
2 183 (9.47%) HTML
3 160 (8.28%) Web Services
4 131 (6.78%) STL
5 127 (6.57%) MFC
6 125 (6.47%) Qt
7 120 (6.21%) CSS
8 119 (6.16%) XML
9 95 (4.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 79 (4.09%) AngularJS
11 74 (3.83%) ASP.NET
12 73 (3.78%) OpenGL
13 65 (3.36%) WinForms
14 62 (3.21%) REST
15 57 (2.95%) J2EE
15 57 (2.95%) WPF
16 50 (2.59%) HTML5
17 45 (2.33%) JSON
18 43 (2.23%) Node.js
19 42 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 581 (30.07%) Computer Science
2 244 (12.63%) Algorithms
3 111 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
5 75 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 64 (3.31%) Client/Server
7 40 (2.07%) CUDA
7 40 (2.07%) User Experience
8 35 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 29 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 29 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 23 (1.19%) Device Driver
10 23 (1.19%) Fintech
11 19 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.88%) Robotics
13 16 (0.83%) VHDL
14 15 (0.78%) Blog
14 15 (0.78%) PlayStation
14 15 (0.78%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.62%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 749 (38.77%) Linux
2 503 (26.04%) Windows
3 189 (9.78%) Unix
4 96 (4.97%) Embedded Linux
5 67 (3.47%) Android
6 58 (3.00%) Apple iOS
7 36 (1.86%) VxWorks
8 28 (1.45%) Mac OS
9 24 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (1.14%) Solaris
11 16 (0.83%) Windows Server
12 14 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 14 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.41%) CentOS
14 7 (0.36%) AIX
15 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.21%) zOS
16 3 (0.16%) VMS
17 2 (0.10%) SUSE
18 1 (0.052%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1029 (53.26%) Software Engineering
2 575 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (12.84%) OO
4 246 (12.73%) Multithreading
5 215 (11.13%) Mathematics
6 210 (10.87%) TDD
7 186 (9.63%) Test Automation
8 177 (9.16%) Scrum
9 173 (8.95%) Mentoring
10 162 (8.39%) SDLC
11 143 (7.40%) Physics
12 119 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (6.16%) Machine Learning
13 112 (5.80%) OOP
14 109 (5.64%) Unit Testing
15 101 (5.23%) UML
16 81 (4.19%) MVC
17 79 (4.09%) Computer Vision
18 74 (3.83%) DevOps
19 73 (3.78%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 735 (38.04%) Java
2 714 (36.96%) C
3 690 (35.71%) Python
4 667 (34.52%) C#
5 389 (20.13%) SQL
6 348 (18.01%) JavaScript
7 165 (8.54%) Perl
8 136 (7.04%) Ruby
9 132 (6.83%) Bash Shell
10 112 (5.80%) Embedded C++
11 91 (4.71%) Embedded C
12 87 (4.50%) MATLAB
13 75 (3.88%) Shell Script
14 69 (3.57%) R
15 58 (3.00%) PowerShell
16 45 (2.33%) PL/SQL
17 44 (2.28%) Go
17 44 (2.28%) PHP
18 37 (1.92%) Scala
19 35 (1.81%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 686 (35.51%) Degree
2 242 (12.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 138 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 129 (6.68%) PhD
5 74 (3.83%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.66%) Master's Degree
7 21 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.78%) PMP
10 12 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.52%) HND
11 10 (0.52%) ISEB
12 9 (0.47%) CCNA
12 9 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.41%) CISSP
13 8 (0.41%) RHCE
13 8 (0.41%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.36%) APMG
15 5 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.33%) QA
2 13 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.57%) MISRA
4 10 (0.52%) ECSS
4 10 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.52%) MISRA C
4 10 (0.52%) SLA
5 9 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.31%) PMO
7 4 (0.21%) GDPR
7 4 (0.21%) JTAG
8 3 (0.16%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.10%) GCP
9 2 (0.10%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.052%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.052%) IEC 61131
10 1 (0.052%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.052%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 61 (3.16%) Firmware
2 38 (1.97%) Docker
3 12 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.26%) NFS
6 5 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.052%) KVM
7 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (2.23%) Puppet
3 40 (2.07%) Ansible
4 7 (0.36%) Nagios
5 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.31%) Nessus
5 6 (0.31%) Nmap
5 6 (0.31%) SCOM
6 3 (0.16%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.10%) logstash
7 2 (0.10%) Packer
7 2 (0.10%) rkt
8 1 (0.052%) Cacti
8 1 (0.052%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.052%) Icinga
8 1 (0.052%) Netcool
8 1 (0.052%) Salt
8 1 (0.052%) StatsD
Vendors
1 130 (6.73%) Microsoft
2 110 (5.69%) Oracle
3 48 (2.48%) Sophos
4 40 (2.07%) Cisco
5 34 (1.76%) Google
6 31 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 29 (1.50%) VMware
8 25 (1.29%) SAP
9 20 (1.04%) Palo Alto
10 16 (0.83%) HP
10 16 (0.83%) Perforce
11 15 (0.78%) Juniper
12 11 (0.57%) Forcepoint
12 11 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.36%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.36%) Sun
14 6 (0.31%) Capita
14 6 (0.31%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.26%) Cadence
15 5 (0.26%) Progress