Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 18 53
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 141 141 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.42% 10.90% 5.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.57% 17.76% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 107 156 83
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 1,334 794 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 70.25% 61.36% 61.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,233 743 909
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £56,050
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (76.60%) Software Engineering
2 73 (51.77%) Java
3 68 (48.23%) Degree
4 67 (47.52%) Computer Science
5 57 (40.43%) C#
6 55 (39.01%) Windows
7 48 (34.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 45 (31.91%) Python
9 39 (27.66%) SQL
9 39 (27.66%) AngularJS
10 33 (23.40%) Big Data
11 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (20.57%) Multithreading
13 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
13 28 (19.86%) C
14 27 (19.15%) XML
15 25 (17.73%) JUnit
15 25 (17.73%) TCP/IP
16 24 (17.02%) Machine Learning
17 23 (16.31%) Mathematics
17 23 (16.31%) Physics
17 23 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (16.31%) Eclipse
17 23 (16.31%) Unix
17 23 (16.31%) SWT
17 23 (16.31%) Subversion
18 21 (14.89%) J2EE
18 21 (14.89%) Incident Management
18 21 (14.89%) Mac OS
18 21 (14.89%) Hadoop

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 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.42%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.55%) Network Security
3 4 (2.84%) CTI
4 2 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.42%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.40%) Big Data
2 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
3 21 (14.89%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) JUnit
2 23 (16.31%) Eclipse
2 23 (16.31%) Subversion
3 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.55%) LabVIEW
5 4 (2.84%) WiX
6 2 (1.42%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (1.42%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.42%) Maven
6 2 (1.42%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.42%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) NUnit
General
1 12 (8.51%) Electronics
2 8 (5.67%) Finance
3 7 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (56.03%) Software Engineer
2 47 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 38 (26.95%) Developer
4 28 (19.86%) Graduate
5 26 (18.44%) Java Developer
6 22 (15.60%) Senior Developer
7 21 (14.89%) C# Software Engineer
7 21 (14.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (14.89%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (14.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 15 (10.64%) Data Scientist
10 14 (9.93%) Junior
11 13 (9.22%) Software Developer
12 10 (7.09%) Junior Software Engineer
13 6 (4.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 5 (3.55%) Java Engineer
14 5 (3.55%) Java Software Engineer
15 4 (2.84%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
16 3 (2.13%) Graduate Design Engineer
16 3 (2.13%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.66%) AngularJS
2 27 (19.15%) XML
3 23 (16.31%) SWT
4 21 (14.89%) J2EE
5 18 (12.77%) MFC
6 12 (8.51%) Django
7 9 (6.38%) CSS
7 9 (6.38%) HTML
8 8 (5.67%) .NET
9 6 (4.26%) CSS3
9 6 (4.26%) HTML5
10 5 (3.55%) Java EE
11 4 (2.84%) WCF
12 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.13%) Node.js
13 2 (1.42%) Entity Framework
13 2 (1.42%) jQuery
13 2 (1.42%) Qt
13 2 (1.42%) React
14 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (47.52%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.35%) Algorithms
3 11 (7.80%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.13%) Robotics
4 3 (2.13%) VHDL
5 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.01%) Windows
2 23 (16.31%) Unix
3 21 (14.89%) Mac OS
4 19 (13.48%) Linux
5 2 (1.42%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (76.60%) Software Engineering
2 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.57%) Multithreading
4 24 (17.02%) Machine Learning
5 23 (16.31%) Mathematics
5 23 (16.31%) Physics
5 23 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (14.89%) Incident Management
7 19 (13.48%) Data Science
8 15 (10.64%) Data Analysis
8 15 (10.64%) Mathematical Modelling
9 9 (6.38%) OO
10 7 (4.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (4.26%) TDD
12 5 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.55%) Front End Development
12 5 (3.55%) OOD
13 4 (2.84%) Customer Requirements
13 4 (2.84%) OWASP
13 4 (2.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.77%) Java
2 57 (40.43%) C#
3 45 (31.91%) Python
4 39 (27.66%) SQL
5 28 (19.86%) C
6 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
7 18 (12.77%) VC++
8 8 (5.67%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.13%) Go
9 3 (2.13%) R
10 2 (1.42%) Delphi
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.71%) F#
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (48.23%) Degree
2 48 (34.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (14.18%) PhD
4 16 (11.35%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle
2 4 (2.84%) SAP
3 1 (0.71%) Google
3 1 (0.71%) Telerik