Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 69 45
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 29 12 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.99% 1.81% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.86% 3.22% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 36
Suffolk median annual salary £47,500 £23,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +106.52% -40.65% +10.71%
10th Percentile £38,750 £21,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £29,325 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 369 373 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 63.51% 56.34% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 306 346 524
Suffolk median annual salary £46,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,125 £55,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Suffolk

C++
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Suffolk.

Salary trend for C++ in Suffolk

C++
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Suffolk over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in Suffolk

C++
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +10 4 £48,750 +111.96% 3
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £50,000 - 2
Stowmarket - 1 £50,000 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for C++.

1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) Java
3 22 (75.86%) C
3 22 (75.86%) Python
3 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
4 20 (68.97%) DV Cleared
5 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
6 15 (51.72%) Windows
6 15 (51.72%) .NET
7 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
7 14 (48.28%) Linux
7 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
8 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
8 13 (44.83%) User Stories
9 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
9 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
9 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
9 11 (37.93%) JIRA
9 11 (37.93%) Selenium
9 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
9 11 (37.93%) PHP
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 11 (37.93%) MySQL
10 10 (34.48%) Android
10 10 (34.48%) Big Data
10 10 (34.48%) Reverse Engineering
11 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (31.03%) Atlassian
11 9 (31.03%) HTML

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (20.69%) Apache Pig
2 5 (17.24%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
1 8 (27.59%) SSL
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) Broadband
3 6 (20.69%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) ASN.1
4 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) Big Data
3 6 (20.69%) Apache Hive
3 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) JIRA
1 11 (37.93%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (20.69%) Bitbucket
2 6 (20.69%) CodeSonar
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) git-flow
2 6 (20.69%) Robot Framework
3 5 (17.24%) Appium
3 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
3 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) JUnit
3 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner
3 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
3 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Games
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Java Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (17.24%) Software Test Specialist
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (17.24%) Test Specialist
6 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Requirements Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.69%) Django
5 6 (20.69%) Java EE
5 6 (20.69%) LAMP
5 6 (20.69%) Node.js
5 6 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (20.69%) REST
5 6 (20.69%) SOAP
5 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
5 6 (20.69%) STL
6 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 2 (6.90%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) EJB
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Android
4 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
5 6 (20.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
2 13 (44.83%) User Stories
3 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
4 10 (34.48%) Reverse Engineering
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
6 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (20.69%) API Design
7 6 (20.69%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (20.69%) Kanban
7 6 (20.69%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
8 5 (17.24%) Release Management
8 5 (17.24%) Test Management
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) Java
3 22 (75.86%) C
3 22 (75.86%) Python
4 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
5 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
5 11 (37.93%) PHP
5 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Objective-C
7 5 (17.24%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (68.97%) DV Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) CISSP
3 6 (20.69%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (20.69%) GIAC
3 6 (20.69%) Linux+ Certification
3 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.69%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (20.69%) SANS
3 6 (20.69%) SSCP
4 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
1 6 (20.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
1 6 (20.69%) Salt
2 5 (17.24%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Atlassian
3 5 (17.24%) BT
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco