Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 86 123
Rank change year-on-year -22 +37 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 90 142 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.26% 3.02% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 5.95% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 93 121 127
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,000 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £56,250 £57,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

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 2,129 2,388 3,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 53.52% 50.71% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,852 2,069 3,287
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in West Yorkshire

C++
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for C++ in West Yorkshire

C++
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 -13 60 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Hebden Bridge - 10 £50,000 - 4
Bradford +7 5 £44,000 -12.00% 3
Wakefield -5 1 - - 3
Pontefract - 1 £42,500 -
C++
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 58 (64.44%) C#
2 47 (52.22%) Software Engineering
3 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (33.33%) C
5 28 (31.11%) Linux
5 28 (31.11%) Scrum
6 26 (28.89%) Python
6 26 (28.89%) Java
7 24 (26.67%) SQL
7 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 24 (26.67%) DevOps
8 21 (23.33%) .NET
8 21 (23.33%) OO
9 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
11 16 (17.78%) TDD
11 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
11 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
12 15 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 15 (16.67%) CSS
13 14 (15.56%) DSDM
14 13 (14.44%) PHP
14 13 (14.44%) HTML
14 13 (14.44%) Software Testing
14 13 (14.44%) Selenium
14 13 (14.44%) Cucumber
14 13 (14.44%) SoapUI
14 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
14 13 (14.44%) SDET
15 12 (13.33%) Ruby

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 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (5.56%) nginx
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Azure
2 6 (6.67%) AWS
3 3 (3.33%) GCP
4 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) PaaS
4 2 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.11%) RTP
3 7 (7.78%) Broadband
3 7 (7.78%) DHCP
3 7 (7.78%) IPv6
4 2 (2.22%) Modbus
4 2 (2.22%) RS-485
4 2 (2.22%) SAN
4 2 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) NoSQL
1 8 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.56%) MySQL
2 5 (5.56%) Redis
3 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.44%) Cucumber
3 13 (14.44%) Selenium
3 13 (14.44%) SoapUI
4 12 (13.33%) JIRA
5 11 (12.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (11.11%) JMeter
7 9 (10.00%) Appium
7 9 (10.00%) Buildbot
7 9 (10.00%) Gatling
7 9 (10.00%) NeoLoad
7 9 (10.00%) Ranorex
7 9 (10.00%) WATIR
7 9 (10.00%) WebLOAD
8 5 (5.56%) Mercurial
8 5 (5.56%) MSTest
8 5 (5.56%) NUnit
8 5 (5.56%) Subversion
9 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (2.22%) Electronics
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Software Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) C# Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Software Developer
5 11 (12.22%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Developer in Test
7 6 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Python Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Lead Software Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.33%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.33%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) .NET
2 15 (16.67%) CSS
3 13 (14.44%) HTML
4 10 (11.11%) Yocto
5 9 (10.00%) jQuery
5 9 (10.00%) SOAP
6 6 (6.67%) WPF
7 5 (5.56%) .NET Core
7 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.56%) LINQ
7 5 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (5.56%) RESTful
7 5 (5.56%) Silverlight
7 5 (5.56%) WCF
7 5 (5.56%) Web Services
7 5 (5.56%) WF
7 5 (5.56%) XML
7 5 (5.56%) XSLT
8 4 (4.44%) HTML5
9 3 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 10 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 7 (7.78%) STB
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.11%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Android
3 4 (4.44%) Windows
4 3 (3.33%) Unix
5 2 (2.22%) HPUX
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Debian
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Software Engineering
2 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.11%) Scrum
4 24 (26.67%) DevOps
5 21 (23.33%) OO
6 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.78%) TDD
8 15 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 14 (15.56%) DSDM
10 13 (14.44%) Mentoring
10 13 (14.44%) SDET
10 13 (14.44%) Software Testing
11 12 (13.33%) OOD
12 11 (12.22%) OOP
13 9 (10.00%) BDD
13 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 9 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (10.00%) DNA
13 9 (10.00%) Kanban
14 7 (7.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (64.44%) C#
2 30 (33.33%) C
3 26 (28.89%) Java
3 26 (28.89%) Python
4 24 (26.67%) SQL
5 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.44%) PHP
7 12 (13.33%) Ruby
8 9 (10.00%) Scala
9 7 (7.78%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.56%) Embedded C++
10 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.44%) Embedded C
11 4 (4.44%) Groovy
11 4 (4.44%) Perl
11 4 (4.44%) VBScript
12 3 (3.33%) Go
13 2 (2.22%) Haskell
13 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) MCSD
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.11%) PhD
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Ansible
2 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.22%) Micro Focus
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.11%) HP