Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 69 63
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 69 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.04% 2.74% 3.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 5.85% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 65 22 34
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £21,875 £27,950
90th Percentile £60,150 £55,625 £49,163
North East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +2.56% -2.50%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 598 479 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 52.36% 46.82% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 475 434 502
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,600 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £51,250
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +42 65 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Sunderland +1 3 £40,000 +77.78%
Gateshead +7 2 - - 1
Whitley Bay - 2 £58,500 -
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C++.

1 50 (72.46%) Java
2 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.17%) C#
3 36 (52.17%) Degree
4 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 30 (43.48%) SQL
5 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
6 27 (39.13%) Mentoring
7 26 (37.68%) HTML
7 26 (37.68%) Software Engineering
8 24 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 22 (31.88%) C
9 22 (31.88%) MVC
9 22 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (30.43%) Manufacturing
10 21 (30.43%) Migration
10 21 (30.43%) SOA
10 21 (30.43%) T-SQL
10 21 (30.43%) Web Services
10 21 (30.43%) XSLT
10 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (28.99%) Python
12 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (27.54%) Computer Science
13 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (23.19%) Linux
15 15 (21.74%) OO
15 15 (21.74%) Technical Leadership
16 13 (18.84%) Mathematics

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 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.70%) Datadog
4 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (4.35%) GIS
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Redis
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.35%) Gradle
5 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) VTune
7 1 (1.45%) Maven
7 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (30.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.59%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Automotive
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Architect
2 21 (30.43%) Applications Architect
3 20 (28.99%) Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Lead Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
2 26 (37.68%) HTML
3 21 (30.43%) Web Services
3 21 (30.43%) XSLT
4 6 (8.70%) .NET
4 6 (8.70%) Java SE
4 6 (8.70%) JSON
4 6 (8.70%) React
4 6 (8.70%) Vue.js
5 4 (5.80%) CSS
5 4 (5.80%) HTML5
6 3 (4.35%) AWT
6 3 (4.35%) CSS3
6 3 (4.35%) DirectX
6 3 (4.35%) OpenGL
6 3 (4.35%) Swing
7 2 (2.90%) Node.js
7 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.25%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) Debian
4 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) Mentoring
3 26 (37.68%) Software Engineering
4 22 (31.88%) MVC
5 21 (30.43%) Migration
5 21 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (30.43%) SOA
6 19 (27.54%) Computer Science
7 15 (21.74%) OO
7 15 (21.74%) Technical Leadership
8 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
9 12 (17.39%) DevOps
10 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
11 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
11 9 (13.04%) Scrum
12 7 (10.14%) BDD
12 7 (10.14%) TDD
13 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.70%) Open Source
13 6 (8.70%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 50 (72.46%) Java
2 36 (52.17%) C#
3 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 30 (43.48%) SQL
4 22 (31.88%) C
5 21 (30.43%) T-SQL
6 20 (28.99%) Python
7 11 (15.94%) Ruby
8 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
9 9 (13.04%) Perl
10 7 (10.14%) MATLAB
10 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.35%) Embedded C
11 3 (4.35%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.90%) HLSL
12 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.45%) Fortran
13 1 (1.45%) R
13 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Docker
2 4 (5.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Ansible
2 10 (14.49%) Puppet
3 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (10.14%) Kubernetes
4 7 (10.14%) Terraform
5 6 (8.70%) Nagios
5 6 (8.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) New Relic
1 6 (8.70%) Splunk
2 4 (5.80%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat