Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 127 134
Rank change year-on-year +41 +7 +34
Permanent jobs citing C++ 143 139 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.15% 2.06% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 4.00% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 101 118 117
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £73,125 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% -5.56%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,375 3,473 3,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 52.29% 51.44% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,062 3,097 3,284
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in West Yorkshire

C++
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for C++ in West Yorkshire

C++
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in West Yorkshire

C++
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Leeds +21 95 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Halifax - 14 £45,000 - 3
Wakefield +11 13 £25,000 -50.00% 3
Huddersfield - 10 £55,000 -
Wetherby - 2 £35,000 -
Bradford +19 1 £50,000 - 1
C++
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 106 (74.13%) Software Engineering
2 100 (69.93%) C#
3 96 (67.13%) Java
4 76 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (45.45%) Python
6 57 (39.86%) C
7 54 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (32.87%) SQL
8 47 (32.87%) .NET
9 46 (32.17%) Scrum
10 45 (31.47%) TDD
11 42 (29.37%) Jenkins
12 41 (28.67%) Finance
13 40 (27.97%) PHP
14 38 (26.57%) DSDM
15 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
16 34 (23.78%) Mentoring
17 33 (23.08%) OO
18 31 (21.68%) Linux
19 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
19 30 (20.98%) Ruby
20 29 (20.28%) Google
21 28 (19.58%) Retail
21 28 (19.58%) Kanban
22 27 (18.88%) Test Automation
22 27 (18.88%) JMeter
23 26 (18.18%) Software Testing
23 26 (18.18%) Scala
23 26 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 26 (18.18%) WATIR

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 14 (9.79%) Elasticsearch
1 14 (9.79%) nginx
2 4 (2.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) lighttpd
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.18%) G Suite
1 26 (18.18%) Office 365
2 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.10%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) Wireless
2 2 (1.40%) Firewall
2 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) DLNA
3 1 (0.70%) RS-232
3 1 (0.70%) UPnP
3 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (10.49%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.79%) Redis
5 3 (2.10%) MySQL
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (29.37%) Jenkins
2 27 (18.88%) JMeter
3 26 (18.18%) Appium
3 26 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (18.18%) Buildbot
3 26 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 26 (18.18%) Gatling
3 26 (18.18%) NeoLoad
3 26 (18.18%) Ranorex
3 26 (18.18%) Selenium
3 26 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 26 (18.18%) WATIR
3 26 (18.18%) WebLOAD
4 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 18 (12.59%) Visual Studio
6 14 (9.79%) Mercurial
6 14 (9.79%) Subversion
6 14 (9.79%) WebDriver
7 12 (8.39%) MSTest
7 12 (8.39%) NUnit
General
1 41 (28.67%) Finance
2 28 (19.58%) Retail
3 13 (9.09%) Electronics
4 9 (6.29%) Aerospace
5 7 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.20%) Games
7 2 (1.40%) Law
7 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (57.34%) Developer
2 62 (43.36%) Software Engineer
3 56 (39.16%) Software Developer
4 39 (27.27%) C# Developer
5 28 (19.58%) Python Developer
6 26 (18.18%) Developer in Test
6 26 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
6 26 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 19 (13.29%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (13.29%) C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (11.89%) Junior
8 17 (11.89%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (11.19%) Junior C# Developer
9 16 (11.19%) Junior Developer
10 15 (10.49%) C Software Engineer
10 15 (10.49%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (10.49%) Lead Developer
11 14 (9.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 14 (9.79%) Java Developer in Test
11 14 (9.79%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.87%) .NET
2 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
3 20 (13.99%) HTML
4 17 (11.89%) CSS
5 15 (10.49%) WPF
6 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (9.79%) jQuery
6 14 (9.79%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (9.79%) SOAP
6 14 (9.79%) WCF
6 14 (9.79%) Web Services
7 13 (9.09%) XML
7 13 (9.09%) XSLT
8 12 (8.39%) LINQ
8 12 (8.39%) RESTful
8 12 (8.39%) Silverlight
8 12 (8.39%) WF
9 9 (6.29%) Universal Windows Platform
10 8 (5.59%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.80%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.10%) Device Driver
2 3 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.40%) User Experience
4 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.70%) CAN bus
4 1 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.70%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.68%) Linux
2 16 (11.19%) Windows
3 13 (9.09%) Android
4 9 (6.29%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (6.29%) Windows 10
4 9 (6.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.29%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (4.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (74.13%) Software Engineering
2 76 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (32.17%) Scrum
5 45 (31.47%) TDD
6 38 (26.57%) DSDM
7 34 (23.78%) Mentoring
8 33 (23.08%) OO
9 28 (19.58%) Kanban
10 27 (18.88%) Test Automation
11 26 (18.18%) BDD
11 26 (18.18%) SDET
11 26 (18.18%) Software Testing
12 19 (13.29%) DevOps
13 15 (10.49%) MVC
14 14 (9.79%) Computer Science
14 14 (9.79%) Embedded Software Development
15 13 (9.09%) UML
16 12 (8.39%) RUP
16 12 (8.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 100 (69.93%) C#
2 96 (67.13%) Java
3 65 (45.45%) Python
4 57 (39.86%) C
5 47 (32.87%) SQL
6 40 (27.97%) PHP
7 37 (25.87%) JavaScript
8 30 (20.98%) Ruby
9 26 (18.18%) Scala
10 15 (10.49%) T-SQL
11 12 (8.39%) PL/SQL
12 9 (6.29%) Delphi
13 8 (5.59%) VB
14 6 (4.20%) Perl
14 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
15 5 (3.50%) VB6
16 4 (2.80%) Objective-C
16 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
17 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
18 2 (1.40%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) MCP
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.40%) CHECK Team Member
3 2 (1.40%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.40%) Cyber Scheme
3 2 (1.40%) OSCE
3 2 (1.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (9.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) Google
2 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.39%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.10%) NVIDIA