Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 22 50
Rank change year-on-year -13 +28 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 129 109 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.07% 8.76% 5.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.12% 14.67% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 101 116 80
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,125 £30,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +12.50%

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 1,275 743 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 69.86% 59.68% 58.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,181 697 822
Southampton median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +10.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year +3.75% -4.02% +4.19%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 February 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++.

1 104 (80.62%) Software Engineering
2 70 (54.26%) Degree
3 66 (51.16%) Computer Science
4 65 (50.39%) Java
5 59 (45.74%) C#
6 50 (38.76%) Windows
7 41 (31.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (27.91%) C
9 33 (25.58%) Python
10 31 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (23.26%) Multithreading
12 29 (22.48%) SQL
13 28 (21.71%) Big Data
14 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
14 26 (20.16%) TCP/IP
15 25 (19.38%) Linux
16 24 (18.60%) AngularJS
17 23 (17.83%) Physics
18 22 (17.05%) XML
19 21 (16.28%) Mathematics
19 21 (16.28%) Incident Management
20 19 (14.73%) Data Science
20 19 (14.73%) Unix
20 19 (14.73%) JUnit
21 18 (13.95%) Subversion
21 18 (13.95%) Machine Learning
22 17 (13.18%) Hadoop
22 17 (13.18%) Mac OS
22 17 (13.18%) SWT
22 17 (13.18%) Eclipse

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 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.55%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.16%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.88%) Network Security
3 4 (3.10%) CTI
4 2 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.55%) Internet
4 2 (1.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.78%) Broadband
5 1 (0.78%) Firewall
5 1 (0.78%) VLAN
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.71%) Big Data
2 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.55%) InfluxDB
4 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (14.73%) JUnit
2 18 (13.95%) Subversion
3 17 (13.18%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.10%) LabVIEW
5 4 (3.10%) WiX
6 3 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.55%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.55%) Maven
7 2 (1.55%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.55%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.78%) Gemini Tracker
8 1 (0.78%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.78%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (9.30%) Electronics
2 5 (3.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (64.34%) Software Engineer
2 46 (35.66%) C++ Software Engineer
3 32 (24.81%) Graduate
4 26 (20.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 24 (18.60%) Developer
6 22 (17.05%) C# Software Engineer
7 21 (16.28%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (14.73%) Senior Developer
9 18 (13.95%) Java Developer
9 18 (13.95%) Junior
10 17 (13.18%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (12.40%) Junior Software Engineer
12 13 (10.08%) Data Scientist
13 6 (4.65%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (4.65%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 3 (2.33%) Development Engineer
14 3 (2.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
14 3 (2.33%) Electronics Engineer
14 3 (2.33%) Graduate Design Engineer
14 3 (2.33%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.60%) AngularJS
2 22 (17.05%) XML
3 17 (13.18%) J2EE
3 17 (13.18%) SWT
4 16 (12.40%) MFC
5 8 (6.20%) .NET
6 5 (3.88%) Django
7 4 (3.10%) HTML
7 4 (3.10%) Java EE
7 4 (3.10%) WCF
8 3 (2.33%) CSS
8 3 (2.33%) HTML5
9 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.55%) gRPC
9 2 (1.55%) jQuery
10 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (0.78%) STL
10 1 (0.78%) WinForms
10 1 (0.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (51.16%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.33%) VHDL
4 1 (0.78%) Arduino
4 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.78%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.76%) Windows
2 25 (19.38%) Linux
3 19 (14.73%) Unix
4 17 (13.18%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.33%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.55%) Android
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (80.62%) Software Engineering
2 31 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.26%) Multithreading
4 23 (17.83%) Physics
5 21 (16.28%) Incident Management
5 21 (16.28%) Mathematics
6 19 (14.73%) Data Science
7 18 (13.95%) Machine Learning
8 13 (10.08%) Data Analysis
8 13 (10.08%) Mathematical Modelling
8 13 (10.08%) OO
9 6 (4.65%) Chemistry
9 6 (4.65%) Innovative Thinking
9 6 (4.65%) OOD
9 6 (4.65%) OOP
10 5 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.88%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (3.10%) OWASP
11 4 (3.10%) Requirements Engineering
11 4 (3.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.39%) Java
2 59 (45.74%) C#
3 36 (27.91%) C
4 33 (25.58%) Python
5 29 (22.48%) SQL
6 15 (11.63%) VC++
7 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.33%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.55%) Go
9 2 (1.55%) R
10 1 (0.78%) Ada
10 1 (0.78%) Delphi
10 1 (0.78%) Fortran
10 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (54.26%) Degree
2 41 (31.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (10.85%) PhD
4 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.43%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) HND
8 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.55%) GCP
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.78%) Green Hills
2 1 (0.78%) IBM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle
2 1 (0.78%) SAP
2 1 (0.78%) Telerik
2 1 (0.78%) Wind River