Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 33 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 36 64 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.42% 6.79% 5.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.88% 12.12% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 67
Median annual salary £45,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.35% -5.83% +50.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £73,125 £65,750
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 331 528 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 49.85% 55.99% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 265 372 616
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% -0.57% +16.00%
10th Percentile £29,850 £28,525 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +21.43%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for C++ in Tyne and Wear

C++
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 -7 19 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Gateshead -2 16 £65,000 - 2
North Shields - 1 £40,000 -
C++
North East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 30 (83.33%) C#
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (61.11%) Degree
4 20 (55.56%) Java
4 20 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 18 (50.00%) SQL
6 16 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 16 (44.44%) HTML
6 16 (44.44%) Web Services
6 16 (44.44%) XSLT
6 16 (44.44%) SOA
6 16 (44.44%) MVC
6 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 16 (44.44%) Manufacturing
6 16 (44.44%) Migration
6 16 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
6 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (44.44%) Technology Roadmap
7 7 (19.44%) AWS
8 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 6 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (16.67%) OpenGL
8 6 (16.67%) Games
9 5 (13.89%) Automotive
9 5 (13.89%) TDD
9 5 (13.89%) 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 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) AWS
2 2 (5.56%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.56%) Redis
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.67%) Games
3 5 (13.89%) Automotive
4 4 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Architect
2 15 (41.67%) Applications Architect
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (19.44%) Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Quantitative Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 16 (44.44%) HTML
1 16 (44.44%) Web Services
1 16 (44.44%) XSLT
2 6 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 6 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 5 (13.89%) DirectX
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) JPA
4 2 (5.56%) JTA
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.56%) Servlets
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) CentOS
2 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 16 (44.44%) Migration
3 16 (44.44%) MVC
3 16 (44.44%) SOA
3 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 16 (44.44%) Technology Roadmap
4 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 5 (13.89%) Code Optimisation
5 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
5 5 (13.89%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 5 (13.89%) Visual Effects
6 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) Java
3 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 16 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.89%) HLSL
6 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.56%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) NVIDIA
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft