Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 186 214 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.65% 10.27% 11.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.05% 16.02% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 152 210 284
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,375 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,324 1,336 1,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 61.55% 64.14% 60.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 1,225 1,465
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in West Sussex.

Salary trend for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in West Sussex over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Burgess Hill -2 63 £47,500 - 4
Crawley -14 44 £55,000 +28.65% 4
Worthing +17 15 £65,000 +116.67%
Gatwick -4 5 £42,500 -19.05%
Bognor Regis - 5 £35,000 - 6
Horsham -36 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Littlehampton - 1 £55,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 £38,500 - 2
Chichester - 1 - -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for C++.

1 111 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 82 (44.09%) TDD
4 75 (40.32%) Degree
5 66 (35.48%) Computer Science
6 62 (33.33%) Linux
7 60 (32.26%) C
8 58 (31.18%) C#
9 54 (29.03%) HTML
9 54 (29.03%) CSS
10 50 (26.88%) JavaScript
11 49 (26.34%) MFC
12 48 (25.81%) UML
12 48 (25.81%) Computer Science Degree
13 44 (23.66%) Java
14 43 (23.12%) STL
15 42 (22.58%) .NET
16 41 (22.04%) Windows
17 33 (17.74%) OO
18 32 (17.20%) Embedded C++
19 31 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
19 31 (16.67%) Web Services
20 30 (16.13%) Visual Studio
20 30 (16.13%) .NET Framework
21 28 (15.05%) Multithreading
21 28 (15.05%) Git (software)
22 27 (14.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 25 (13.44%) SOA
24 23 (12.37%) Subversion
25 21 (11.29%) REST

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.15%) Simulink
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.54%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) Internet
2 6 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.54%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.30%) MySQL
2 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 28 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 23 (12.37%) Subversion
4 7 (3.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.54%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (5.91%) Electronics
2 6 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 6 (3.23%) Military
3 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Automotive
4 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (36.56%) Developer
2 66 (35.48%) Software Engineer
3 41 (22.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 33 (17.74%) Embedded Engineer
5 32 (17.20%) Senior Software Engineer
6 28 (15.05%) Software Developer
7 25 (13.44%) Embedded C Engineer
8 24 (12.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 23 (12.37%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 21 (11.29%) Java Developer
11 20 (10.75%) C++ Developer
11 20 (10.75%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (7.53%) Architect
12 14 (7.53%) Software Architect
13 10 (5.38%) C++ Software Developer
14 9 (4.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 8 (4.30%) Test Engineer
16 7 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
16 7 (3.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
16 7 (3.76%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (29.03%) CSS
1 54 (29.03%) HTML
2 49 (26.34%) MFC
3 43 (23.12%) STL
4 42 (22.58%) .NET
5 31 (16.67%) Web Services
6 30 (16.13%) .NET Framework
7 27 (14.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 21 (11.29%) REST
9 19 (10.22%) XML
10 14 (7.53%) OpenGL
11 12 (6.45%) SOAP
11 12 (6.45%) XSD
11 12 (6.45%) XSLT
12 10 (5.38%) DirectX
13 9 (4.84%) AngularJS
13 9 (4.84%) JSON
13 9 (4.84%) React
13 9 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (4.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.91%) User Experience
3 5 (2.69%) Arduino
3 5 (2.69%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (2.15%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.61%) Robotics
6 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.08%) Industry 4.0
6 2 (1.08%) Life Science
7 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 62 (33.33%) Linux
2 41 (22.04%) Windows
3 31 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (4.84%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 82 (44.09%) TDD
4 48 (25.81%) UML
5 33 (17.74%) OO
6 28 (15.05%) Multithreading
7 25 (13.44%) SOA
8 18 (9.68%) OOD
9 17 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (7.53%) DevOps
12 12 (6.45%) Cryptography
13 11 (5.91%) Validation
14 10 (5.38%) Image Processing
15 9 (4.84%) Software Architecture
15 9 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (4.30%) Web Development
17 7 (3.76%) Defect Tracking
17 7 (3.76%) Front End Development
17 7 (3.76%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.26%) C
2 58 (31.18%) C#
3 50 (26.88%) JavaScript
4 44 (23.66%) Java
5 32 (17.20%) Embedded C++
6 17 (9.14%) SQL
7 13 (6.99%) Embedded C
8 9 (4.84%) Java 8
8 9 (4.84%) Scala
9 8 (4.30%) Python
10 7 (3.76%) GLSL
10 7 (3.76%) HLSL
11 4 (2.15%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.54%) Delphi
13 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (40.32%) Degree
2 48 (25.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.76%) MISRA
1 7 (3.76%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.54%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (3.76%) Adobe
1 7 (3.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (1.08%) EMC
3 1 (0.54%) Atmel