C++ Jobs in the UK excluding London

C++
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 150 116 96
Rank change year-on-year -34 -20 -19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,063 1,821 2,389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.00% 2.90% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 6.75% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1,165 1,092
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,000 £41,250 £39,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% +6.80%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +13.04%

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 18,763 26,994 32,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 35.29% 43.01% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14,169 15,070 21,810
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £71,248 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the UK excluding London

C++
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for C++ in the UK excluding London

C++
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for C++ in the UK excluding London

C++
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
South East -32 370 £60,000 +4.35% 210
South West -22 184 £55,000 -12.00% 122
North of England -31 135 £55,000 -8.33% 99
Scotland -39 129 £61,500 +16.04% 59
East of England +7 121 £60,000 - 133
Midlands -17 104 £52,500 - 88
North West +7 76 £60,000 -6.06% 59
West Midlands +5 67 £62,500 +19.05% 52
Yorkshire -6 48 £50,000 - 35
East Midlands -19 37 £52,500 +10.53% 36
Wales -13 25 £50,000 - 35
North East +4 11 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Northern Ireland +7 1 £130,000 +116.67% 8
C++
UK

C++
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (1.69%) Apache
2 15 (1.41%) Confluence
2 15 (1.41%) nginx
3 2 (0.19%) CMS
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Exchange
4 1 (0.094%) SAS
4 1 (0.094%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (2.07%) Simulink
2 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.56%) OrCAD
4 3 (0.28%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.19%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.19%) CANalyzer
5 2 (0.19%) CATIA
5 2 (0.19%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.19%) Mathcad
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.094%) EViews
6 1 (0.094%) Fusion 360
6 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.094%) SPSS
6 1 (0.094%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (9.13%) Azure
2 82 (7.71%) AWS
3 32 (3.01%) SaaS
4 25 (2.35%) GCP
5 21 (1.98%) Azure DevOps
6 14 (1.32%) GitHub
7 11 (1.03%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.94%) Serverless
9 6 (0.56%) AWS IoT
10 4 (0.38%) IaaS
11 3 (0.28%) ChatGPT
11 3 (0.28%) GitHub Actions
12 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.19%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.19%) Datadog
12 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.19%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.19%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.094%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 28 (2.63%) Wireless
3 23 (2.16%) Modbus
4 18 (1.69%) Internet
5 17 (1.60%) Ethernet
6 15 (1.41%) Network Security
7 13 (1.22%) Firewall
8 12 (1.13%) Bluetooth
9 11 (1.03%) LTE
10 10 (0.94%) MQTT
11 9 (0.85%) 5G
11 9 (0.85%) DNS
12 8 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.66%) LoRaWAN
14 6 (0.56%) HTTP
14 6 (0.56%) RS-232
14 6 (0.56%) SNMP
14 6 (0.56%) Software-Defined Radio
15 5 (0.47%) 3GPP
15 5 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.88%) MySQL
3 19 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (1.51%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 10 (0.94%) SQLite
10 5 (0.47%) Big Data
11 4 (0.38%) Redis
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.094%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.094%) GIS
Development Applications
1 110 (10.35%) Git
2 68 (6.40%) Subversion
3 60 (5.64%) Visual Studio
4 59 (5.55%) JIRA
5 29 (2.73%) GitLab
5 29 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 27 (2.54%) CMake
7 20 (1.88%) LabVIEW
8 16 (1.51%) Rational Rhapsody
9 15 (1.41%) Ant
10 14 (1.32%) Cypress.io
10 14 (1.32%) Selenium
11 11 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.94%) GNU Toolchain
13 8 (0.75%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.75%) GCC
14 6 (0.56%) GDB
14 6 (0.56%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 203 (19.10%) Social Skills
2 141 (13.26%) Electronics
3 108 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (8.84%) Manufacturing
5 82 (7.71%) Marketing
6 80 (7.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 73 (6.87%) Automotive
8 70 (6.59%) Finance
9 49 (4.61%) Telecoms
10 46 (4.33%) Games
10 46 (4.33%) Public Sector
11 35 (3.29%) Aerospace
12 28 (2.63%) Military
13 24 (2.26%) Aviation
14 21 (1.98%) Influencing Skills
15 19 (1.79%) Law
16 14 (1.32%) Retail
17 9 (0.85%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
18 7 (0.66%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 467 (43.93%) Software Engineer
2 276 (25.96%) Developer
3 257 (24.18%) Senior
4 204 (19.19%) C++ Software Engineer
5 181 (17.03%) C++ Developer
6 142 (13.36%) Embedded Engineer
6 142 (13.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 84 (7.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 72 (6.77%) Software Developer
9 71 (6.68%) Lead
10 56 (5.27%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 56 (5.27%) Senior Embedded Engineer
11 40 (3.76%) Junior
12 35 (3.29%) Architect
13 34 (3.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 32 (3.01%) C++ Software Developer
14 32 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
15 31 (2.92%) Senior Developer
16 30 (2.82%) Electronics Engineer
17 29 (2.73%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (10.07%) .NET
2 77 (7.24%) HTML
3 54 (5.08%) CSS
4 49 (4.61%) .NET Framework
5 47 (4.42%) Qt
6 43 (4.05%) Yocto
7 41 (3.86%) STL
7 41 (3.86%) WPF
8 34 (3.20%) ASP.NET
9 33 (3.10%) Unreal Engine
10 31 (2.92%) XML
11 30 (2.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 28 (2.63%) OpenGL
13 25 (2.35%) Vulkan
14 24 (2.26%) MFC
14 24 (2.26%) OpenGL ES
14 24 (2.26%) React
15 23 (2.16%) Node.js
16 21 (1.98%) Entity Framework
17 20 (1.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.16%) Algorithms
2 95 (8.94%) Embedded Systems
3 76 (7.15%) IoT
4 36 (3.39%) Mali
5 35 (3.29%) Smartphone
6 31 (2.92%) Device Driver
7 30 (2.82%) FPGA
8 26 (2.45%) Raspberry Pi
8 26 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (2.26%) ARM Cortex
10 21 (1.98%) SIMD
10 21 (1.98%) VHDL
11 20 (1.88%) Satnav
12 18 (1.69%) Analogue Electronics
12 18 (1.69%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
14 16 (1.51%) Arduino
14 16 (1.51%) Handset
14 16 (1.51%) Ray Tracing
14 16 (1.51%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 343 (32.27%) Linux
2 178 (16.75%) Windows
3 62 (5.83%) Android
4 57 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
5 25 (2.35%) Unix
6 19 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.85%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.28%) FreeBSD
9 3 (0.28%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.094%) CentOS
11 1 (0.094%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (57.38%) Software Engineering
2 238 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
3 214 (20.13%) Agile
4 203 (19.10%) Computer Science
5 153 (14.39%) Mathematics
6 122 (11.48%) Mentoring
7 108 (10.16%) Multithreading
8 94 (8.84%) DevOps
9 82 (7.71%) OO
10 77 (7.24%) Physics
11 73 (6.87%) Technical Leadership
12 68 (6.40%) CI/CD
13 65 (6.11%) Test Automation
14 64 (6.02%) Machine Learning
15 61 (5.74%) SDLC
16 52 (4.89%) Software Testing
17 50 (4.70%) Actionable Insight
18 49 (4.61%) Scrum
19 45 (4.23%) Software Architecture
20 43 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 497 (46.75%) C
2 318 (29.92%) Python
3 288 (27.09%) C#
4 212 (19.94%) Java
5 124 (11.67%) SQL
6 97 (9.13%) JavaScript
7 52 (4.89%) Bash
8 50 (4.70%) Rust
9 43 (4.05%) Ada
10 33 (3.10%) Fortran
10 33 (3.10%) MATLAB
11 26 (2.45%) Embedded C
11 26 (2.45%) Go
12 24 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.16%) Embedded C++
13 23 (2.16%) SystemVerilog
14 22 (2.07%) PHP
15 20 (1.88%) Ruby
15 20 (1.88%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 304 (28.60%) Degree
2 176 (16.56%) Security Cleared
3 113 (10.63%) SC Cleared
4 108 (10.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 75 (7.06%) PhD
6 58 (5.46%) Master's Degree
7 29 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.85%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.38%) HND
10 4 (0.38%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.094%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.33%) QA
2 25 (2.35%) Software Quality Assurance
3 12 (1.13%) MISRA
4 5 (0.47%) Automotive SPICE
4 5 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.38%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.38%) PMO
6 3 (0.28%) GDPR
6 3 (0.28%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.19%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.19%) IEC 61131
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.19%) JTAG
7 2 (0.19%) TickIT
8 1 (0.094%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.094%) DO-254
8 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.094%) NIST
System Software
1 105 (9.88%) Firmware
2 53 (4.99%) Embedded Firmware
3 48 (4.52%) Docker
4 2 (0.19%) GPFS
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Lustre
4 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.094%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.094%) QEMU
5 1 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (3.29%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.88%) Terraform
3 10 (0.94%) Puppet
4 8 (0.75%) Ansible
5 7 (0.66%) Progress Chef
6 4 (0.38%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.19%) Nagios
7 2 (0.19%) Packer
8 1 (0.094%) Grafana
8 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.094%) SCCM
8 1 (0.094%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.094%) vRealize
8 1 (0.094%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 45 (4.23%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.95%) SAP
3 19 (1.79%) Google
4 12 (1.13%) Cadence
5 10 (0.94%) Synopsys
6 8 (0.75%) ANSYS
7 7 (0.66%) EMC
8 6 (0.56%) Xilinx
9 5 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.47%) BT
9 5 (0.47%) HP
10 4 (0.38%) Computacenter
10 4 (0.38%) IBM
10 4 (0.38%) Parasoft
11 3 (0.28%) OpenAI
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle
11 3 (0.28%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.28%) Sun
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe
12 2 (0.19%) Axosoft