Period
to 17 December 2018

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 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 153 112 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.38% 6.76% 6.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.63% 9.97% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 112 91 95
Southampton median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -27.78% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 868 1,123 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 64.58% 67.77% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 765 1,047 725
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -8.33% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -5.88%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C++.

1 108 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 91 (59.48%) C
3 83 (54.25%) Linux
4 75 (49.02%) Python
5 69 (45.10%) Java
6 61 (39.87%) Degree
7 58 (37.91%) C#
7 58 (37.91%) Windows
8 54 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 40 (26.14%) Electronics
9 40 (26.14%) SC Cleared
9 40 (26.14%) Security Cleared
10 38 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (23.53%) TDD
11 36 (23.53%) AngularJS
12 34 (22.22%) Docker
13 32 (20.92%) Go
13 32 (20.92%) Computer Science
14 30 (19.61%) Node.js
15 27 (17.65%) SQL
16 26 (16.99%) OO
16 26 (16.99%) Neo4j
16 26 (16.99%) DV Cleared
17 23 (15.03%) Finance
17 23 (15.03%) Manufacturing
17 23 (15.03%) Ruby
18 22 (14.38%) React
18 22 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (14.38%) Vue.js
19 21 (13.73%) DevOps

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 1 (0.65%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.84%) VLAN
3 5 (3.27%) Network Security
3 5 (3.27%) VoIP
4 4 (2.61%) Wireless
5 3 (1.96%) CTI
5 3 (1.96%) Internet
6 2 (1.31%) 5G
7 1 (0.65%) ATM
7 1 (0.65%) BGP
7 1 (0.65%) DVB
7 1 (0.65%) FTP
7 1 (0.65%) IPsec
7 1 (0.65%) IPv4
7 1 (0.65%) IPv6
7 1 (0.65%) OSPF
7 1 (0.65%) Q.931
7 1 (0.65%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.65%) SNMP
7 1 (0.65%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.99%) Neo4j
2 17 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.50%) Big Data
4 5 (3.27%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (12.42%) LabVIEW
2 16 (10.46%) GitLab
2 16 (10.46%) Vagrant
3 15 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.65%) Gemini Tracker
6 1 (0.65%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.65%) Hudson
6 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.65%) Redmine
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (26.14%) Electronics
2 23 (15.03%) Finance
2 23 (15.03%) Manufacturing
3 21 (13.73%) Marketing
3 21 (13.73%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (50.33%) Software Engineer
2 44 (28.76%) Developer
3 25 (16.34%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (12.42%) Java Developer
5 18 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 18 (11.76%) Python Engineer
6 16 (10.46%) C# Software Engineer
6 16 (10.46%) Java Engineer
6 16 (10.46%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (10.46%) Python Software Engineer
7 14 (9.15%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) AWS Software Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) Junior
8 12 (7.84%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.54%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (6.54%) Embedded Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
10 9 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 30 (19.61%) Node.js
3 22 (14.38%) React
3 22 (14.38%) Vue.js
4 15 (9.80%) Django
5 7 (4.58%) .NET
5 7 (4.58%) HTML
6 6 (3.92%) Qt
7 5 (3.27%) J2EE
7 5 (3.27%) JSON
7 5 (3.27%) OpenGL
7 5 (3.27%) XML
8 2 (1.31%) Middleware
9 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.65%) CSS
9 1 (0.65%) Flash
9 1 (0.65%) OpenCV
9 1 (0.65%) PlayReady
9 1 (0.65%) REST
9 1 (0.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.19%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (6.54%) Industry 4.0
3 9 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 9 (5.88%) Robotics
3 9 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.61%) VHDL
6 3 (1.96%) PMI
7 2 (1.31%) SIMD
8 1 (0.65%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.65%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.65%) IPTV
8 1 (0.65%) SCADA
8 1 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 83 (54.25%) Linux
2 58 (37.91%) Windows
3 18 (11.76%) Android
4 13 (8.50%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (7.84%) Unix
6 8 (5.23%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.65%) uClinux
8 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 38 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.53%) TDD
4 32 (20.92%) Computer Science
5 26 (16.99%) OO
6 22 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (13.73%) DevOps
7 21 (13.73%) Digital Marketing
7 21 (13.73%) Programme Management
8 18 (11.76%) Open Source
9 15 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (9.15%) Artificial Intelligence
11 12 (7.84%) Business Development
12 11 (7.19%) Analytics
12 11 (7.19%) Data Analytics
12 11 (7.19%) Signal Processing
12 11 (7.19%) Web Development
13 10 (6.54%) Computer Vision
13 10 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 91 (59.48%) C
2 75 (49.02%) Python
3 69 (45.10%) Java
4 58 (37.91%) C#
5 54 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 32 (20.92%) Go
7 27 (17.65%) SQL
8 23 (15.03%) Ruby
9 20 (13.07%) Bash Shell
10 18 (11.76%) Embedded C
11 16 (10.46%) Embedded C++
12 12 (7.84%) PowerShell
13 10 (6.54%) Rust
14 8 (5.23%) Shell Script
15 5 (3.27%) Kotlin
16 4 (2.61%) PHP
17 3 (1.96%) MATLAB
18 2 (1.31%) R
19 1 (0.65%) Lua
19 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (39.87%) Degree
2 40 (26.14%) SC Cleared
2 40 (26.14%) Security Cleared
3 26 (16.99%) DV Cleared
4 19 (12.42%) HNC
4 19 (12.42%) HND
5 10 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.96%) PhD
6 3 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) JTAG
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 34 (22.22%) Docker
2 16 (10.46%) VirtualBox
2 16 (10.46%) vSphere
3 9 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (11.76%) Ansible
2 14 (9.15%) Kubernetes
3 12 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.84%) Puppet
3 12 (7.84%) Salt
4 5 (3.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) SAP
2 5 (3.27%) Avaya
2 5 (3.27%) Cisco
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.27%) Motorola
3 4 (2.61%) Samsung
4 1 (0.65%) Conax
4 1 (0.65%) IBM
4 1 (0.65%) Verimatrix