The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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++
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 47 23
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 51 35 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.04% 4.83% 8.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.78% 7.63% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 55
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 345 459 399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 61.17% 63.40% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 326 437 343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

C++
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Southampton.

Salary trend for C++ in Southampton

C++
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Southampton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for C++.

1 91 (68.94%) Software Engineering
2 79 (59.85%) C#
3 53 (40.15%) Java
4 50 (37.88%) Windows
5 44 (33.33%) Degree
6 43 (32.58%) Python
7 42 (31.82%) C
8 41 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (28.79%) SQL
10 37 (28.03%) Computer Science
11 36 (27.27%) Linux
12 33 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 31 (23.48%) WCF
14 30 (22.73%) XML
14 30 (22.73%) Electronics
15 29 (21.97%) Multithreading
15 29 (21.97%) Algorithms
16 28 (21.21%) Mathematics
16 28 (21.21%) .NET
17 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
18 22 (16.67%) HTML
19 21 (15.91%) jQuery
20 20 (15.15%) JSON
21 19 (14.39%) Subversion
22 18 (13.64%) Visual Studio
22 18 (13.64%) CSS
22 18 (13.64%) Git (software)
23 17 (12.88%) Network Security
23 17 (12.88%) Elasticsearch
23 17 (12.88%) OO

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 17 (12.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.03%) SaaS
4 3 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) Network Security
2 12 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.79%) VoIP
4 4 (3.03%) DNS
4 4 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (1.52%) Firewall
5 2 (1.52%) LDAP
5 2 (1.52%) SSL
5 2 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) 2G
6 1 (0.76%) 3G
6 1 (0.76%) LTE
6 1 (0.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.61%) Big Data
3 8 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.52%) MS Access
6 2 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Subversion
2 18 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 9 (6.82%) Trac
5 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.03%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.03%) Hudson
6 4 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.27%) JUnit
7 3 (2.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.76%) webpack
General
1 30 (22.73%) Electronics
2 7 (5.30%) Automotive
3 6 (4.55%) Military
4 3 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (55.30%) Software Engineer
2 31 (23.48%) Developer
3 29 (21.97%) C++ Software Engineer
4 23 (17.42%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (12.88%) C# Software Engineer
5 17 (12.88%) Software Developer
6 16 (12.12%) Graduate
7 15 (11.36%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (10.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 13 (9.85%) Consultant
9 13 (9.85%) Embedded Engineer
9 13 (9.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (8.33%) C# Developer
10 11 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 11 (8.33%) Senior Developer
11 10 (7.58%) SQL Developer
12 9 (6.82%) Author
12 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
12 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (6.82%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.48%) WCF
2 30 (22.73%) XML
3 28 (21.21%) .NET
4 22 (16.67%) HTML
5 21 (15.91%) jQuery
6 20 (15.15%) JSON
7 18 (13.64%) CSS
8 16 (12.12%) WPF
9 15 (11.36%) REST
10 14 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.33%) Web Services
12 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET
13 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (5.30%) .NET Core
14 7 (5.30%) ADO.NET
14 7 (5.30%) J2EE
14 7 (5.30%) RESTful
14 7 (5.30%) STL
15 6 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.03%) Computer Science
2 29 (21.97%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.30%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.30%) Internet of Things
5 6 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.79%) Smart Energy
7 2 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.52%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.88%) Windows
2 36 (27.27%) Linux
3 8 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (5.30%) Unix
5 5 (3.79%) Android
6 3 (2.27%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (68.94%) Software Engineering
2 41 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.97%) Multithreading
4 28 (21.21%) Mathematics
5 17 (12.88%) OO
6 16 (12.12%) Machine Learning
6 16 (12.12%) MVC
7 14 (10.61%) OOD
7 14 (10.61%) OOP
8 12 (9.09%) Scrum
8 12 (9.09%) Web Development
9 10 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.58%) Project Management
10 9 (6.82%) Physics
11 8 (6.06%) Data Analysis
12 7 (5.30%) Image Processing
12 7 (5.30%) Multithreaded Programming
13 6 (4.55%) Computer Vision
13 6 (4.55%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 6 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 79 (59.85%) C#
2 53 (40.15%) Java
3 43 (32.58%) Python
4 42 (31.82%) C
5 38 (28.79%) SQL
6 14 (10.61%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.06%) Perl
7 8 (6.06%) Ruby
8 6 (4.55%) PHP
9 5 (3.79%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.03%) F#
10 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.27%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.27%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.52%) R
13 1 (0.76%) Delphi
13 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (9.09%) PhD
3 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.36%) Docker
2 6 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) FreeIPA
1 2 (1.52%) Nagios
1 2 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.76%) Nokia
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle
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