Period
to 19 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Qt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Qt over the 6 months to 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Qt
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 934 920 930
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 +96
Permanent jobs citing Qt 247 331 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 242 288 341
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,375 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

Qt is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71298 75442 83215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.24% 38.90% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59042 65503 71346
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Qt
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Qt as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Qt in the UK

Qt
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Qt.

Salary trend for Qt in the UK

Qt
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Qt over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Qt in the UK

Qt
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Qt within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 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
England -42 220 £41,250 -8.33% 24
UK excluding London +12 179 £42,500 -5.56% 21
London -15 67 £35,000 -22.22% 3
South East +20 57 £47,500 +5.56% 8
South West +22 38 £37,500 -3.85% 4
North of England -17 30 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East of England +8 24 £60,000 +71.43% 4
Yorkshire +18 18 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Scotland +13 18 £40,000 +33.33%
North West -9 9 £45,000 -21.74%
Wales +10 8 £42,500 +21.43%
Midlands +4 4 £38,750 -3.13% 1
North East +5 3 £40,000 +26.98%
East Midlands +17 2 £47,500 +18.75%
West Midlands +3 2 £27,000 -22.86% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing Qt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Qt.

1 238 (96.36%) C++
2 173 (70.04%) Software Engineering
3 157 (63.56%) Degree
4 123 (49.80%) Computer Science
5 121 (48.99%) Linux
6 94 (38.06%) Windows
7 88 (35.63%) Mathematics
8 86 (34.82%) OO
9 69 (27.94%) Physics
10 68 (27.53%) C
10 68 (27.53%) OOP
11 65 (26.32%) C#
12 62 (25.10%) Java
13 58 (23.48%) OpenGL
13 58 (23.48%) Algorithms
14 56 (22.67%) OOD
15 52 (21.05%) PhD
15 52 (21.05%) Python
16 51 (20.65%) STL
16 51 (20.65%) Multithreading
17 50 (20.24%) Automotive
17 50 (20.24%) Games
18 48 (19.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 45 (18.22%) Numerate Degree
20 44 (17.81%) Electronics
21 42 (17.00%) MFC
22 40 (16.19%) Embedded C
23 36 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
24 35 (14.17%) Git (software)
25 28 (11.34%) Embedded C++

Qt
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (0.40%) Apache
1 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.02%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) AMQP
1 5 (2.02%) Bluetooth
1 5 (2.02%) Broadband
2 3 (1.21%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.21%) Modbus
2 3 (1.21%) RS-232
2 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.21%) Wireless
3 2 (0.81%) Profibus
3 2 (0.81%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.43%) MySQL
3 2 (0.81%) GIS
3 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.81%) SQLite
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.29%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.43%) Subversion
5 5 (2.02%) CMake
5 5 (2.02%) JIRA
6 3 (1.21%) GoogleTest
6 3 (1.21%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.21%) Qt Creator
7 2 (0.81%) Ant
7 2 (0.81%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.81%) Maven
7 2 (0.81%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.81%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.81%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.40%) TestRail
General
1 50 (20.24%) Automotive
1 50 (20.24%) Games
2 44 (17.81%) Electronics
3 27 (10.93%) Aerospace
3 27 (10.93%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.21%) Finance
5 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Military
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 160 (64.78%) Software Engineer
2 131 (53.04%) C++ Software Engineer
3 78 (31.58%) Developer
4 74 (29.96%) C++ Developer
5 50 (20.24%) Software Developer
6 49 (19.84%) C++ Software Developer
7 39 (15.79%) Embedded Engineer
8 38 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 36 (14.57%) C++ GUI Developer
9 36 (14.57%) GUI Developer
10 35 (14.17%) Junior
11 27 (10.93%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 27 (10.93%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 27 (10.93%) Linux Engineer
12 26 (10.53%) Junior C++ Developer
12 26 (10.53%) Junior Developer
13 23 (9.31%) C Software Engineer
14 22 (8.91%) Junior Software Developer
14 22 (8.91%) Senior Software Engineer
15 20 (8.10%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.48%) OpenGL
2 51 (20.65%) STL
3 48 (19.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 42 (17.00%) MFC
5 19 (7.69%) POSIX
5 19 (7.69%) Qt Quick
6 17 (6.88%) WinForms
7 11 (4.45%) QML
8 10 (4.05%) HTML
9 9 (3.64%) .NET
10 8 (3.24%) XML
11 7 (2.83%) WebKit
12 6 (2.43%) HTML5
12 6 (2.43%) REST
13 5 (2.02%) SOAP
13 5 (2.02%) ZeroMQ
14 4 (1.62%) OpenCV
15 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET
15 3 (1.21%) jQuery
15 3 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 123 (49.80%) Computer Science
2 58 (23.48%) Algorithms
3 27 (10.93%) 3D Graphics
4 21 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (8.10%) Device Driver
6 19 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (7.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (4.45%) CUDA
8 11 (4.45%) User Experience
9 10 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.81%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.81%) CCTV
10 2 (0.81%) Fintech
10 2 (0.81%) SystemC
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.40%) Life Science
11 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 121 (48.99%) Linux
2 94 (38.06%) Windows
3 25 (10.12%) Android
4 24 (9.72%) Embedded Linux
5 21 (8.50%) Apple iOS
6 18 (7.29%) Unix
6 18 (7.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 6 (2.43%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.81%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (70.04%) Software Engineering
2 88 (35.63%) Mathematics
3 86 (34.82%) OO
4 69 (27.94%) Physics
5 68 (27.53%) OOP
6 56 (22.67%) OOD
7 51 (20.65%) Multithreading
8 36 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (8.10%) Embedded Software Development
9 20 (8.10%) SDLC
10 19 (7.69%) Scrum
11 18 (7.29%) CAE
12 17 (6.88%) Multithreaded Programming
12 17 (6.88%) TDD
13 14 (5.67%) CAD
14 12 (4.86%) Telematics
14 12 (4.86%) UML
15 11 (4.45%) Project Management
15 11 (4.45%) Unit Testing
16 10 (4.05%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 238 (96.36%) C++
2 68 (27.53%) C
3 65 (26.32%) C#
4 62 (25.10%) Java
5 52 (21.05%) Python
6 40 (16.19%) Embedded C
7 28 (11.34%) Embedded C++
8 19 (7.69%) SQL
9 18 (7.29%) Fortran
10 13 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.62%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.81%) Lisp
12 2 (0.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.81%) VBScript
13 1 (0.40%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 157 (63.56%) Degree
2 52 (21.05%) PhD
3 45 (18.22%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (5.67%) HND
5 9 (3.64%) Master's Degree
6 8 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) ISO 13485
2 3 (1.21%) JTAG
3 2 (0.81%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.40%) MISRA
System Software
1 14 (5.67%) Firmware
2 3 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 14 (5.67%) Freescale
2 4 (1.62%) Google
2 4 (1.62%) Sony
3 3 (1.21%) VMware
4 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.81%) EMC
4 2 (0.81%) Lauterbach
5 1 (0.40%) ESRI
5 1 (0.40%) Mapbox
5 1 (0.40%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.40%) NEC
5 1 (0.40%) Perforce