Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 69 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 -25 -23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.41% 3.25% 5.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.05% 6.08% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 80
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £26,950
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,250 £60,000
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.59%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 455 625 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 47.69% 53.46% 59.45%
Number of salaries quoted 416 529 527
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,650
90th Percentile £55,625 £51,500 £51,250
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Gateshead +1 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 10 £40,000 - 6
Sunderland - 2 £22,500 -
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
6 7 (30.43%) PHP
6 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
6 7 (30.43%) JNI
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) JIRA
9 4 (17.39%) Ruby
9 4 (17.39%) Advertising
9 4 (17.39%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 4 (17.39%) Perl
9 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) STL
9 4 (17.39%) C
9 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (17.39%) Web Development
9 4 (17.39%) DevOps
9 4 (17.39%) Jenkins

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Datadog
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (17.39%) Advertising
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C++ Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) JNI
2 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) STL
3 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) MFC
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (4.35%) Arduino
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) OO
2 4 (17.39%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (8.70%) Physics
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) User Stories
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) C
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Tcl
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Packer
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Alteryx
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Capita
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) New Relic
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk