Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 41 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 75 54 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.05% 6.65% 4.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.57% 10.00% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 96
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
75th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £55,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £59,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 648 540 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 52.30% 66.50% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 443 425 1,084
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in West Sussex.

Salary trend for C++ in West Sussex

C++
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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
Gatwick +4 30 - -
Crawley +15 21 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Haywards Heath +3 12 £47,500 -
Horsham - 8 £60,000 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 4 £50,000 - 1
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 45 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (44.00%) Microservices
3 32 (42.67%) C#
4 30 (40.00%) .NET
5 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (34.67%) Scrum
6 26 (34.67%) DevOps
6 26 (34.67%) Azure
7 24 (32.00%) REST
7 24 (32.00%) Docker
7 24 (32.00%) Kubernetes
7 24 (32.00%) Degree
7 24 (32.00%) VMware
7 24 (32.00%) C
8 23 (30.67%) Test Automation
9 22 (29.33%) React
9 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
9 22 (29.33%) OO
10 21 (28.00%) SQL
10 21 (28.00%) Windows
11 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 20 (26.67%) AngularJS
11 20 (26.67%) Unit Testing
12 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
12 19 (25.33%) Node.js
12 19 (25.33%) Domain-Driven Design
12 19 (25.33%) HTML5
12 19 (25.33%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (25.33%) CSS3
12 19 (25.33%) HTML

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 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.67%) Azure
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (8.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Automotive
3 3 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Wearables
4 2 (2.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (77.33%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) Software Developer
3 22 (29.33%) C++ Developer
4 19 (25.33%) .NET Developer
4 19 (25.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (25.33%) C# Developer
5 15 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
5 15 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
6 10 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
7 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (9.33%) C Developer
9 7 (9.33%) C/C++ Developer
9 7 (9.33%) C/C++ Software Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Embedded C Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) .NET
2 24 (32.00%) REST
3 22 (29.33%) React
4 20 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 19 (25.33%) .NET Core
5 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
5 19 (25.33%) CSS
5 19 (25.33%) CSS3
5 19 (25.33%) HTML
5 19 (25.33%) HTML5
5 19 (25.33%) Node.js
5 19 (25.33%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (10.67%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (6.67%) gRPC
8 3 (4.00%) SOAP
8 3 (4.00%) WSDL
8 3 (4.00%) XML
8 3 (4.00%) XSD
9 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Algorithms
1 9 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (12.00%) VHDL
2 8 (10.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (44.00%) Microservices
3 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.67%) DevOps
4 26 (34.67%) Scrum
5 23 (30.67%) Test Automation
6 22 (29.33%) OO
7 20 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 19 (25.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (17.33%) OOD
10 12 (16.00%) Multithreading
10 12 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 8 (10.67%) Clean Code
12 8 (10.67%) ETL
12 8 (10.67%) Workflow
13 5 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (6.67%) Software Testing
13 5 (6.67%) SysML
13 5 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) C#
2 24 (32.00%) C
3 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.00%) SQL
5 15 (20.00%) Python
6 13 (17.33%) Java
7 8 (10.67%) Embedded C++
8 7 (9.33%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.33%) Go
10 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.33%) Ada
11 1 (1.33%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (32.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) VMware
2 5 (6.67%) ANSYS
2 5 (6.67%) Bloomberg