Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 20 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 +29 -25
Permanent jobs citing C++ 212 280 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.29% 10.99% 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.10% 18.12% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 206 284 143
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,375 £57,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1317 1545 1272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 63.93% 60.64% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1465 1167
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 24 August 2017.

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 24 August 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
Crawley +22 106 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Horsham -11 52 £30,000 -25.00%
Burgess Hill 0 22 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Gatwick -14 17 £52,500 +16.67%
Haywards Heath +11 4 £50,000 +104.08%
Worthing -40 4 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 3 £45,000 -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for C++.

1 111 (52.36%) Java
2 107 (50.47%) Software Engineering
3 100 (47.17%) Degree
4 91 (42.92%) C
5 87 (41.04%) HTML
5 87 (41.04%) JavaScript
6 86 (40.57%) CSS
6 86 (40.57%) Computer Science
7 72 (33.96%) SQL
8 68 (32.08%) C#
9 67 (31.60%) Linux
10 65 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (26.42%) Windows
12 43 (20.28%) Visual Studio
13 41 (19.34%) Web Development
14 38 (17.92%) OO
15 37 (17.45%) Telecoms
16 33 (15.57%) Scrum
16 33 (15.57%) JSP
16 33 (15.57%) Computer Science Degree
17 30 (14.15%) Scenario Testing
18 27 (12.74%) Cloud Computing
18 27 (12.74%) J2EE
19 26 (12.26%) UML
20 25 (11.79%) Multithreading
20 25 (11.79%) TDD
20 25 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (11.32%) Mathematics
21 24 (11.32%) Unit Testing
21 24 (11.32%) .NET

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 (1.42%) Apache
1 3 (1.42%) IIS
1 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.47%) JBoss
2 1 (0.47%) SAS
2 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 24 (11.32%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.47%) CATIA
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.47%) Simulink
4 1 (0.47%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.74%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.42%) Multicast
3 3 (1.42%) SSL
4 2 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) CTI
5 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.47%) VoIP
5 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.85%) GIS
2 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.30%) Redis
3 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.83%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.36%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (2.36%) MySQL
5 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.47%) QlikView
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (20.28%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.72%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.30%) Mocha
3 7 (3.30%) Selenium
4 6 (2.83%) Subversion
5 5 (2.36%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.89%) JIRA
7 3 (1.42%) FxCop
7 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.42%) StyleCop
7 3 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.94%) LINQPad
8 2 (0.94%) NUnit
9 1 (0.47%) Gradle
9 1 (0.47%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 37 (17.45%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.66%) Games
3 7 (3.30%) Marketing
4 5 (2.36%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.94%) Finance
5 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Avionics
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 118 (55.66%) Developer
2 64 (30.19%) Software Engineer
3 44 (20.75%) Java Developer
4 36 (16.98%) C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (14.15%) C++ Developer
5 30 (14.15%) JavaScript Developer
6 27 (12.74%) Web Developer
7 26 (12.26%) Software Developer
8 24 (11.32%) HTML Developer
8 24 (11.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (8.96%) C# Developer
9 19 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 18 (8.49%) Graduate
10 18 (8.49%) HTML CSS Developer
11 15 (7.08%) C++/C# Developer
12 14 (6.60%) C# Software Engineer
12 14 (6.60%) C++/Java Developer
12 14 (6.60%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (6.13%) Embedded Engineer
14 12 (5.66%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (41.04%) HTML
2 86 (40.57%) CSS
3 33 (15.57%) JSP
4 27 (12.74%) J2EE
5 24 (11.32%) .NET
6 21 (9.91%) MFC
7 20 (9.43%) Servlets
7 20 (9.43%) Web Services
8 18 (8.49%) STL
9 16 (7.55%) XML
10 15 (7.08%) .NET Framework
11 12 (5.66%) WCF
12 11 (5.19%) Ajax
12 11 (5.19%) AngularJS
12 11 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 11 (5.19%) jQuery
13 9 (4.25%) COM
13 9 (4.25%) DirectX
13 9 (4.25%) OpenGL
13 9 (4.25%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 86 (40.57%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.85%) Algorithms
4 17 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 11 (5.19%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.72%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.83%) User Experience
8 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.60%) Linux
2 56 (26.42%) Windows
3 21 (9.91%) Unix
4 5 (2.36%) Android
4 5 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.47%) Software Engineering
2 65 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.34%) Web Development
4 38 (17.92%) OO
5 33 (15.57%) Scrum
6 30 (14.15%) Scenario Testing
7 26 (12.26%) UML
8 25 (11.79%) Multithreading
8 25 (11.79%) TDD
9 24 (11.32%) Mathematics
9 24 (11.32%) Unit Testing
10 22 (10.38%) Presales
11 21 (9.91%) Data Protection
11 21 (9.91%) Front End Development
12 19 (8.96%) Multithreaded Programming
13 16 (7.55%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.66%) CRM
14 12 (5.66%) Regression Testing
15 10 (4.72%) Configuration Management
15 10 (4.72%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 111 (52.36%) Java
2 91 (42.92%) C
3 87 (41.04%) JavaScript
4 72 (33.96%) SQL
5 68 (32.08%) C#
6 18 (8.49%) Fortran
7 16 (7.55%) Assembly Language
8 15 (7.08%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.66%) R
10 11 (5.19%) Embedded C
11 7 (3.30%) Python
11 7 (3.30%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.89%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.89%) Perl
13 4 (1.89%) VC++
14 3 (1.42%) GLSL
14 3 (1.42%) HLSL
15 2 (0.94%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.47%) REXX
Qualifications
1 100 (47.17%) Degree
2 33 (15.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (8.02%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) ISEB
5 4 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.94%) PhD
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) ARP4754
1 1 (0.47%) ARP4761
1 1 (0.47%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.47%) DO-254
1 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (4.25%) Firmware
2 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 23 (10.85%) Oracle
2 21 (9.91%) Adobe
3 14 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.42%) Perforce
5 1 (0.47%) EMC
5 1 (0.47%) IBM
5 1 (0.47%) PTC
5 1 (0.47%) Tableau