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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 44 36
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 81 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.84% 5.99% 6.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.54% 9.49% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 47
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 437 527 458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 69.26% 63.11% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 406 505 392
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +3.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 93 (67.39%) Software Engineering
2 72 (52.17%) C#
3 61 (44.20%) Java
4 59 (42.75%) Windows
5 53 (38.41%) Python
6 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (30.43%) C
8 41 (29.71%) SQL
9 40 (28.99%) Degree
10 37 (26.81%) Linux
11 36 (26.09%) Computer Science
12 34 (24.64%) SQL Server
13 31 (22.46%) .NET
13 31 (22.46%) WCF
14 30 (21.74%) Multithreading
14 30 (21.74%) Algorithms
15 28 (20.29%) HTML
15 28 (20.29%) XML
15 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
16 27 (19.57%) Mathematics
17 23 (16.67%) CSS
18 22 (15.94%) jQuery
19 21 (15.22%) Electronics
20 20 (14.49%) JavaScript
21 19 (13.77%) OO
22 18 (13.04%) Git (software)
22 18 (13.04%) Docker
22 18 (13.04%) Machine Learning
22 18 (13.04%) Visual Studio
22 18 (13.04%) Subversion

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 (12.32%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.62%) SaaS
3 4 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) Network Security
1 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.62%) DNS
2 5 (3.62%) Internet
2 5 (3.62%) VoIP
3 3 (2.17%) Firewall
3 3 (2.17%) LDAP
3 3 (2.17%) SSL
3 3 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) 2G
4 1 (0.72%) 3G
4 1 (0.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.87%) Big Data
3 8 (5.80%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.90%) MySQL
7 2 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 18 (13.04%) Subversion
1 18 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.25%) Trac
3 9 (6.52%) Bugzilla
4 7 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.17%) JUnit
6 2 (1.45%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.45%) Hudson
6 2 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (15.22%) Electronics
2 7 (5.07%) Automotive
3 6 (4.35%) Military
4 4 (2.90%) Finance
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (52.17%) Software Engineer
2 32 (23.19%) Developer
3 30 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
4 26 (18.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (13.77%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 17 (12.32%) Consultant
8 15 (10.87%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (8.70%) Graduate
10 11 (7.97%) C# Developer
10 11 (7.97%) Senior Developer
10 11 (7.97%) SQL Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Author
11 9 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Java Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 9 (6.52%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (6.52%) Technical Author
11 9 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.46%) .NET
1 31 (22.46%) WCF
2 28 (20.29%) HTML
2 28 (20.29%) XML
3 23 (16.67%) CSS
4 22 (15.94%) jQuery
5 16 (11.59%) JSON
5 16 (11.59%) WPF
6 15 (10.87%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.87%) Web Services
7 14 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 12 (8.70%) REST
9 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (6.52%) HTML5
9 9 (6.52%) STL
10 7 (5.07%) ADO.NET
10 7 (5.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (5.07%) J2EE
10 7 (5.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 30 (21.74%) Algorithms
3 9 (6.52%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.35%) Smart Energy
7 3 (2.17%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.45%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.45%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.75%) Windows
2 37 (26.81%) Linux
3 14 (10.14%) Unix
4 6 (4.35%) Android
5 4 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.39%) Software Engineering
2 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.74%) Multithreading
4 27 (19.57%) Mathematics
5 19 (13.77%) OO
6 18 (13.04%) Machine Learning
7 17 (12.32%) OOP
8 15 (10.87%) Web Development
9 14 (10.14%) OOD
9 14 (10.14%) Scrum
10 13 (9.42%) MVC
11 12 (8.70%) Physics
11 12 (8.70%) Project Management
12 11 (7.97%) Data Analysis
13 9 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.52%) Multithreaded Programming
14 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.07%) Image Processing
14 7 (5.07%) Mathematical Modelling
15 6 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (52.17%) C#
2 61 (44.20%) Java
3 53 (38.41%) Python
4 42 (30.43%) C
5 41 (29.71%) SQL
6 20 (14.49%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.97%) Perl
8 10 (7.25%) PHP
8 10 (7.25%) Ruby
9 7 (5.07%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.90%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.17%) R
13 2 (1.45%) Delphi
13 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 40 (28.99%) Degree
2 14 (10.14%) PhD
3 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 18 (13.04%) Docker
2 8 (5.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) FreeIPA
1 3 (2.17%) Nagios
1 3 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle
3 1 (0.72%) Nokia
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