Period
to 17 August 2017

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

C++
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 49 46
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 -28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 103 85 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.23% 5.68% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.35% 9.29% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112 86 78
Southampton median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £28,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +13.33%

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 718 915 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 64.34% 61.16% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 675 877 680
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £22,850 £26,700 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £55,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 78 (75.73%) Software Engineering
2 63 (61.17%) C#
3 43 (41.75%) Java
4 39 (37.86%) Degree
5 38 (36.89%) Windows
6 33 (32.04%) Computer Science
7 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (29.13%) SQL
8 29 (28.16%) C
8 29 (28.16%) Python
9 28 (27.18%) Linux
10 27 (26.21%) XML
11 23 (22.33%) Electronics
11 23 (22.33%) WCF
12 22 (21.36%) Subversion
13 21 (20.39%) Mathematics
13 21 (20.39%) .NET
13 21 (20.39%) Algorithms
14 20 (19.42%) JSON
15 19 (18.45%) SQL Server
15 19 (18.45%) jQuery
16 18 (17.48%) Multithreading
16 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
17 17 (16.50%) MVC
18 15 (14.56%) WPF
18 15 (14.56%) Big Data
19 14 (13.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (13.59%) Docker
20 13 (12.62%) Bugzilla
20 13 (12.62%) Computer Science Degree

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 9 (8.74%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.97%) Drupal
2 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Network Security
2 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.91%) VoIP
4 2 (1.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.94%) Internet
5 1 (0.97%) 2G
5 1 (0.97%) 3G
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) LDAP
5 1 (0.97%) LTE
5 1 (0.97%) RTP
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) Big Data
3 11 (10.68%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Subversion
2 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.62%) Bugzilla
4 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.77%) Trac
6 7 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.83%) CruiseControl
7 6 (5.83%) Hudson
7 6 (5.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (4.85%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.85%) JUnit
9 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.91%) NUnit
10 1 (0.97%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.97%) webpack
General
1 23 (22.33%) Electronics
2 2 (1.94%) Automotive
3 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.97%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (59.22%) Software Engineer
2 29 (28.16%) Developer
3 25 (24.27%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (20.39%) Graduate
5 18 (17.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 16 (15.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (14.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 14 (13.59%) Software Developer
9 13 (12.62%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (9.71%) Java Developer
10 10 (9.71%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
11 9 (8.74%) SQL Developer
12 8 (7.77%) C# Developer
12 8 (7.77%) Embedded Engineer
12 8 (7.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 7 (6.80%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Developer
14 6 (5.83%) Author
14 6 (5.83%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.21%) XML
2 23 (22.33%) WCF
3 21 (20.39%) .NET
4 20 (19.42%) JSON
5 19 (18.45%) jQuery
6 15 (14.56%) WPF
7 14 (13.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (11.65%) HTML
8 12 (11.65%) REST
9 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET
10 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.71%) J2EE
11 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (7.77%) STL
12 8 (7.77%) Web Services
13 7 (6.80%) .NET Core
13 7 (6.80%) ADO.NET
13 7 (6.80%) CSS
13 7 (6.80%) RESTful
14 6 (5.83%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.04%) Computer Science
2 21 (20.39%) Algorithms
3 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.77%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.83%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.94%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.97%) Robotics
8 1 (0.97%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Windows
2 28 (27.18%) Linux
3 7 (6.80%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (6.80%) Unix
4 5 (4.85%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.88%) Android
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) VMS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (75.73%) Software Engineering
2 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.39%) Mathematics
4 18 (17.48%) Multithreading
5 17 (16.50%) MVC
6 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.68%) OOP
6 11 (10.68%) Scrum
7 10 (9.71%) OO
7 10 (9.71%) Physics
8 9 (8.74%) Machine Learning
9 8 (7.77%) Multithreaded Programming
10 7 (6.80%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.80%) Web Development
11 6 (5.83%) Issue Tracking
12 5 (4.85%) Cross-Platform Development
12 5 (4.85%) Mathematical Modelling
12 5 (4.85%) OOD
12 5 (4.85%) SOA
13 4 (3.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.17%) C#
2 43 (41.75%) Java
3 30 (29.13%) SQL
4 29 (28.16%) C
4 29 (28.16%) Python
5 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.85%) PHP
6 5 (4.85%) Ruby
7 4 (3.88%) F#
7 4 (3.88%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.88%) Perl
8 3 (2.91%) R
9 2 (1.94%) Delphi
9 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.94%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (37.86%) Degree
2 13 (12.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.80%) PhD
4 3 (2.91%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) FreeIPA
1 1 (0.97%) Nagios
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle