Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 59 133 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Southampton 12.24% 8.49% 9.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.35% 13.16% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 54 111 93
Median annual salary £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% - +21.79%
10th Percentile £32,875 £32,500 £29,800
90th Percentile £69,250 £62,500 £65,000
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%

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 340 1,011 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 70.54% 64.52% 61.78%
Number of salaries quoted 298 871 750
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Southampton

C++
Salary Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Southampton.

Salary trend for C++ in Southampton

C++
Salary Histogram in Southampton

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for C++ in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C++.

1 32 (54.24%) C
2 29 (49.15%) Linux
3 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
4 23 (38.98%) Degree
4 23 (38.98%) Algorithms
5 19 (32.20%) C#
6 16 (27.12%) .NET
6 16 (27.12%) Signal Processing
7 13 (22.03%) Python
8 12 (20.34%) MATLAB
8 12 (20.34%) Electronics
9 11 (18.64%) Device Driver
9 11 (18.64%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (18.64%) JIRA
9 11 (18.64%) Device Driver Development
9 11 (18.64%) SIMD
9 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
10 10 (16.95%) Confluence
10 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
10 10 (16.95%) Firmware
11 9 (15.25%) Java
11 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
12 8 (13.56%) SQL
12 8 (13.56%) MySQL
13 7 (11.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (11.86%) Physics
13 7 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (10.17%) Android

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 10 (16.95%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Azure
2 2 (3.39%) AWS
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) 3G
1 6 (10.17%) 4G
2 5 (8.47%) 2G
3 4 (6.78%) 5G
4 3 (5.08%) HTTP
4 3 (5.08%) Software-Defined Radio
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.69%) CTI
6 1 (1.69%) Internet
6 1 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.69%) VoIP
6 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
1 11 (18.64%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (20.34%) Electronics
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
3 3 (5.08%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Software Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Embedded Engineer
4 14 (23.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (18.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
8 6 (10.17%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) C++ Developer
9 5 (8.47%) FPGA Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) Programmer
9 5 (8.47%) Software Programmer
10 4 (6.78%) Consultant
10 4 (6.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) HTML
2 5 (8.47%) WinForms
2 5 (8.47%) WPF
3 3 (5.08%) CGI
4 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.39%) Blazor
4 2 (3.39%) J2EE
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) XML
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) Matplotlib
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) NumPy
5 1 (1.69%) React
5 1 (1.69%) Redux
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.69%) Velocity
5 1 (1.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Algorithms
2 11 (18.64%) Device Driver
2 11 (18.64%) SIMD
3 7 (11.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.39%) GPGPU
5 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.39%) Robotics
6 1 (1.69%) ASIC
6 1 (1.69%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Verilog
6 1 (1.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
2 16 (27.12%) Signal Processing
3 11 (18.64%) Device Driver Development
4 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (11.86%) Physics
7 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 5 (8.47%) Android Development
8 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
8 5 (8.47%) CRM
8 5 (8.47%) ERP
8 5 (8.47%) Image Processing
8 5 (8.47%) Project Management
8 5 (8.47%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Statistics
8 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
9 4 (6.78%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (5.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) C
2 19 (32.20%) C#
3 13 (22.03%) Python
4 12 (20.34%) MATLAB
5 9 (15.25%) Java
6 8 (13.56%) SQL
7 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.47%) Embedded C
8 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.39%) Go
10 2 (3.39%) Ruby
11 1 (1.69%) F#
11 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.39%) PhD
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Firmware
2 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Intel
3 2 (3.39%) Altera
3 2 (3.39%) Cadence
3 2 (3.39%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (3.39%) Synopsys
3 2 (3.39%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.69%) Avaya
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Mitel