Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 73 67
Rank change year-on-year +40 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 82 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.64% 2.78% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.05% 5.52% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 27
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +50.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £49,000
North East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +21.21%

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 545 689 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 50.79% 50.44% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 404 607 443
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £44,334 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +6.86%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +43 67 £50,000 +16.96% 20
Gateshead +9 15 - - 2
Sunderland +3 3 £40,000 +77.78%
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 68 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (63.41%) Java
3 46 (56.10%) C#
3 46 (56.10%) Degree
4 36 (43.90%) Computer Science
5 28 (34.15%) Technical Leadership
6 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
7 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
7 25 (30.49%) Linux
8 23 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (28.05%) AngularJS
9 22 (26.83%) SQL
9 22 (26.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (25.61%) HTML
10 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (23.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (23.17%) C
11 19 (23.17%) MVC
11 19 (23.17%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (21.95%) Manufacturing
12 18 (21.95%) Migration
12 18 (21.95%) OO
12 18 (21.95%) SOA
12 18 (21.95%) Web Services
12 18 (21.95%) XSLT
12 18 (21.95%) T-SQL
12 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
12 18 (21.95%) Mentoring
12 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (19.51%) .NET

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.22%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.22%) Datadog
4 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.66%) GIS
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Gradle
4 2 (2.44%) JIRA
4 2 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.95%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.32%) Games
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) French Language
4 1 (1.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Developer
2 23 (28.05%) Architect
3 19 (23.17%) Software Developer
4 18 (21.95%) Applications Architect
5 15 (18.29%) Head of Architecture
5 15 (18.29%) Software Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) Cloud Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Technical Leader
9 7 (8.54%) Lead Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) C++ Developer
10 6 (7.32%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 5 (6.10%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) AngularJS
2 21 (25.61%) HTML
3 18 (21.95%) Web Services
3 18 (21.95%) XSLT
4 16 (19.51%) .NET
5 6 (7.32%) Java SE
6 5 (6.10%) JSON
6 5 (6.10%) Vue.js
7 4 (4.88%) React
8 3 (3.66%) AWT
8 3 (3.66%) CSS
8 3 (3.66%) HTML5
8 3 (3.66%) Swing
9 2 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (2.44%) Sass
9 2 (2.44%) STL
10 1 (1.22%) jQuery
10 1 (1.22%) Middleware
10 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Windows
3 8 (9.76%) Debian
3 8 (9.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) Computer Science
3 28 (34.15%) Technical Leadership
4 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
5 19 (23.17%) MVC
5 19 (23.17%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (21.95%) Mentoring
6 18 (21.95%) Migration
6 18 (21.95%) OO
6 18 (21.95%) SOA
7 15 (18.29%) Software Architecture
8 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (13.41%) Mathematics
8 11 (13.41%) Scrum
9 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.98%) DevOps
9 9 (10.98%) TDD
10 6 (7.32%) Physics
11 5 (6.10%) Open Source
11 5 (6.10%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) Java
2 46 (56.10%) C#
3 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.83%) SQL
5 19 (23.17%) C
6 18 (21.95%) T-SQL
7 15 (18.29%) Python
8 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
8 9 (10.98%) Perl
8 9 (10.98%) Ruby
9 6 (7.32%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.44%) PHP
11 1 (1.22%) Fortran
11 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (56.10%) Degree
2 22 (26.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (7.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Ansible
1 9 (10.98%) Puppet
2 8 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.22%) Nagios
3 1 (1.22%) Packer
3 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) New Relic
4 1 (1.22%) Splunk