Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 25 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 198 163 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.85% 7.48% 7.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.41% 12.90% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 186 156 182
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,125 £22,775
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +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 1,137 1,264 1,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 56.54% 58.03% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 1,112 1,440
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -5 82 £45,000 - 1
Crawley +11 44 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Gatwick -4 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Horsham -17 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Haywards Heath +17 9 £50,000 +28.21%
Littlehampton +1 5 £55,000 +144.44% 1
Worthing -3 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - - 1
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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++.

1 146 (73.74%) Software Engineering
2 134 (67.68%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (54.04%) C#
4 100 (50.51%) TDD
5 95 (47.98%) Windows
6 84 (42.42%) Degree
7 82 (41.41%) MFC
8 79 (39.90%) STL
9 77 (38.89%) Computer Science
10 60 (30.30%) Visual Studio
11 59 (29.80%) UML
12 58 (29.29%) Linux
13 56 (28.28%) C
13 56 (28.28%) Computer Science Degree
14 54 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 48 (24.24%) SQL
16 40 (20.20%) JavaScript
17 35 (17.68%) Java
18 34 (17.17%) XML
19 29 (14.65%) CSS
19 29 (14.65%) Client/Server
19 29 (14.65%) HTML
19 29 (14.65%) Multithreading
20 28 (14.14%) Web Services
21 27 (13.64%) Subversion
21 27 (13.64%) Git (software)
22 26 (13.13%) Embedded C++
23 25 (12.63%) Multithreaded Programming
23 25 (12.63%) Greenfield Project
24 24 (12.12%) Embedded Linux

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) Bluetooth
1 4 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.51%) GSM
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) MQTT
3 1 (0.51%) RS-232
3 1 (0.51%) RS-485
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) Wireless
3 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.04%) Data Mining
2 8 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.53%) GIS
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.01%) Big Data
5 2 (1.01%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 27 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.64%) Subversion
3 12 (6.06%) JIRA
4 3 (1.52%) Android Studio
4 3 (1.52%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.52%) Gradle
4 3 (1.52%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.52%) Maven
4 3 (1.52%) Xcode
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 10 (5.05%) Aerospace
2 3 (1.52%) Electronics
2 3 (1.52%) Marketing
3 2 (1.01%) Finance
3 2 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (0.51%) Avionics
4 1 (0.51%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (48.99%) Software Engineer
2 68 (34.34%) C++ Software Engineer
3 64 (32.32%) Senior Software Engineer
4 58 (29.29%) Developer
5 37 (18.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 23 (11.62%) Embedded Engineer
6 23 (11.62%) Java Developer
7 21 (10.61%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 20 (10.10%) Embedded C Engineer
8 20 (10.10%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 20 (10.10%) Software Developer
9 14 (7.07%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.57%) C++ Developer
10 13 (6.57%) C++ Software Developer
11 12 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (6.06%) C++/C# Developer
11 12 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
12 10 (5.05%) Integration Specialist
13 7 (3.54%) Database Developer
14 6 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.41%) MFC
2 79 (39.90%) STL
3 54 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 34 (17.17%) XML
5 29 (14.65%) CSS
5 29 (14.65%) HTML
6 28 (14.14%) Web Services
7 21 (10.61%) .NET
8 14 (7.07%) WCF
9 13 (6.57%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.54%) OpenGL
11 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.53%) Vulkan
12 5 (2.53%) WebGL
13 4 (2.02%) CSS3
13 4 (2.02%) HTML5
13 4 (2.02%) Qt
14 3 (1.52%) iOS SDK
14 3 (1.52%) QML
14 3 (1.52%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 77 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 29 (14.65%) Client/Server
3 25 (12.63%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.54%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.52%) Robotics
7 3 (1.52%) User Experience
7 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.51%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Podcast
8 1 (0.51%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 95 (47.98%) Windows
2 58 (29.29%) Linux
3 24 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (1.52%) Android
5 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (73.74%) Software Engineering
2 134 (67.68%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (50.51%) TDD
4 59 (29.80%) UML
5 29 (14.65%) Multithreading
6 25 (12.63%) Multithreaded Programming
7 19 (9.60%) Unit Testing
8 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 12 (6.06%) Scrum
10 10 (5.05%) Analytics
10 10 (5.05%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.05%) Mathematics
11 9 (4.55%) Data Analytics
12 8 (4.04%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.54%) OO
14 6 (3.03%) Computer Vision
15 5 (2.53%) Web Development
16 4 (2.02%) Front End Development
16 4 (2.02%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 107 (54.04%) C#
2 56 (28.28%) C
3 48 (24.24%) SQL
4 40 (20.20%) JavaScript
5 35 (17.68%) Java
6 26 (13.13%) Embedded C++
7 15 (7.58%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.57%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.05%) Perl
10 7 (3.54%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.03%) Python
12 4 (2.02%) Fortran
13 3 (1.52%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.52%) VC++
14 1 (0.51%) GLSL
14 1 (0.51%) HLSL
14 1 (0.51%) R
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (42.42%) Degree
2 56 (28.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.03%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (2.02%) Perforce
3 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.52%) Atmel
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (0.51%) Epicor
5 1 (0.51%) IFS
5 1 (0.51%) Infor
5 1 (0.51%) Sage