Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 196 206 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.72% 9.78% 11.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 15.97% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 185 194 266
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £53,375
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1,215 1,290 1,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 60.24% 61.25% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,102 1,152 1,428
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,275 £30,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,475
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -6 71 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Crawley -10 44 £55,000 +20.55% 7
Gatwick -18 12 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Worthing -3 8 £70,000 +33.33%
Haywards Heath +23 6 £50,000 +28.21%
Littlehampton - 5 £55,000 -
Horsham -21 4 £40,000 +33.33%
East Grinstead - 1 £38,500 -
Chichester - 1 - -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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++.

1 144 (73.47%) Software Engineering
2 136 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (50.51%) C#
4 95 (48.47%) TDD
5 88 (44.90%) Degree
6 75 (38.27%) Computer Science
7 70 (35.71%) Windows
7 70 (35.71%) UML
8 68 (34.69%) MFC
9 64 (32.65%) STL
10 61 (31.12%) Linux
11 57 (29.08%) Computer Science Degree
12 55 (28.06%) Visual Studio
13 53 (27.04%) C
14 52 (26.53%) JavaScript
15 51 (26.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 50 (25.51%) CSS
16 50 (25.51%) HTML
17 37 (18.88%) Java
17 37 (18.88%) Git (software)
18 35 (17.86%) SQL
19 32 (16.33%) Subversion
20 31 (15.82%) Embedded Linux
21 30 (15.31%) Embedded C++
22 23 (11.73%) .NET
23 21 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
24 17 (8.67%) Multithreading
24 17 (8.67%) Web Services
25 16 (8.16%) JIRA
26 15 (7.65%) Test Automation

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 (1.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) OrCAD
1 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.08%) MySQL
2 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.55%) SQLite
4 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 55 (28.06%) Visual Studio
2 37 (18.88%) Git (software)
3 32 (16.33%) Subversion
4 16 (8.16%) JIRA
General
1 9 (4.59%) Aerospace
2 6 (3.06%) Military
3 3 (1.53%) Electronics
3 3 (1.53%) Finance
4 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (49.49%) Software Engineer
2 71 (36.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 52 (26.53%) Developer
4 51 (26.02%) Senior Software Engineer
5 32 (16.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 28 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
7 26 (13.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 25 (12.76%) Embedded C Engineer
8 25 (12.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 25 (12.76%) Java Developer
9 17 (8.67%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.10%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) Test Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Integration Engineer
12 6 (3.06%) Integration Specialist
12 6 (3.06%) Scala Software Engineer
13 5 (2.55%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.55%) Junior Software Test Engineer
13 5 (2.55%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (34.69%) MFC
2 64 (32.65%) STL
3 51 (26.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 50 (25.51%) CSS
4 50 (25.51%) HTML
5 23 (11.73%) .NET
6 17 (8.67%) Web Services
7 13 (6.63%) OpenGL
8 12 (6.12%) .NET Framework
8 12 (6.12%) XML
9 8 (4.08%) DirectX
9 8 (4.08%) Node.js
10 6 (3.06%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.06%) CSS3
10 6 (3.06%) JSON
10 6 (3.06%) React
10 6 (3.06%) REST
10 6 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (2.55%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.55%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 75 (38.27%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 10 (5.10%) User Experience
5 5 (2.55%) Arduino
5 5 (2.55%) Raspberry Pi
6 4 (2.04%) Robotics
7 3 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.51%) Blog
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.51%) Podcast
9 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.71%) Windows
2 61 (31.12%) Linux
3 31 (15.82%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.04%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (73.47%) Software Engineering
2 136 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (48.47%) TDD
4 70 (35.71%) UML
5 21 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.67%) Multithreading
7 15 (7.65%) Test Automation
8 12 (6.12%) Validation
9 11 (5.61%) DevOps
9 11 (5.61%) Multithreaded Programming
10 10 (5.10%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (4.59%) Mathematics
11 9 (4.59%) Scrum
12 8 (4.08%) Image Processing
12 8 (4.08%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.06%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.06%) OO
13 6 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (3.06%) Web Development
14 5 (2.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 99 (50.51%) C#
2 53 (27.04%) C
3 52 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 37 (18.88%) Java
5 35 (17.86%) SQL
6 30 (15.31%) Embedded C++
7 11 (5.61%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.10%) Python
9 6 (3.06%) Java 8
9 6 (3.06%) Perl
9 6 (3.06%) Scala
10 5 (2.55%) GLSL
10 5 (2.55%) HLSL
11 4 (2.04%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.53%) PHP
12 3 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.51%) Fortran
13 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 88 (44.90%) Degree
2 57 (29.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) MISRA
1 2 (1.02%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.51%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (5.10%) Atlassian
2 8 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (0.51%) EMC
3 1 (0.51%) Epicor
3 1 (0.51%) IFS
3 1 (0.51%) Infor
3 1 (0.51%) Sage
3 1 (0.51%) SAP