Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 108 133
Rank change year-on-year -28 +25 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 71 145 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.70% 2.64% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 5.03% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 128 119
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,875 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £57,150 £56,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,131 2,885 3,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 51.04% 52.57% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 2,424 2,903
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,310 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £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 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -19 51 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Wakefield 0 13 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Bradford +21 4 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Halifax -7 2 £45,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - - 2
C++
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 36 (50.70%) C
2 35 (49.30%) Java
3 31 (43.66%) Software Engineering
4 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (36.62%) PHP
5 26 (36.62%) Python
6 24 (33.80%) C#
6 24 (33.80%) Mentoring
7 16 (22.54%) Linux
7 16 (22.54%) Games
8 15 (21.13%) TDD
8 15 (21.13%) Ruby
8 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
10 13 (18.31%) Scrum
10 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.90%) Google
11 12 (16.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
12 11 (15.49%) Scala
12 11 (15.49%) Kanban
12 11 (15.49%) Cucumber
12 11 (15.49%) BDD
12 11 (15.49%) Ranorex
12 11 (15.49%) NeoLoad
12 11 (15.49%) SoapUI
12 11 (15.49%) G Suite
12 11 (15.49%) Office 365
12 11 (15.49%) Gatling
12 11 (15.49%) Buildbot

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 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.23%) nginx
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) G Suite
1 11 (15.49%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Azure
3 2 (2.82%) AWS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Slack
4 1 (1.41%) GCP
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.23%) Redis
3 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (15.49%) Appium
3 11 (15.49%) Buildbot
3 11 (15.49%) Cucumber
3 11 (15.49%) Gatling
3 11 (15.49%) JMeter
3 11 (15.49%) NeoLoad
3 11 (15.49%) Ranorex
3 11 (15.49%) Selenium
3 11 (15.49%) SoapUI
3 11 (15.49%) WATIR
3 11 (15.49%) WebLOAD
4 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.04%) Subversion
6 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.82%) JIRA
9 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 16 (22.54%) Games
2 10 (14.08%) Finance
3 9 (12.68%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.68%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Software Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Software Developer
4 14 (19.72%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (18.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (16.90%) Programmer
7 10 (14.08%) Developer in Test
7 10 (14.08%) Senior Developer
8 9 (12.68%) Backend Developer
9 8 (11.27%) Lead Developer
9 8 (11.27%) Senior Backend Developer
10 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
10 7 (9.86%) Python Developer
11 6 (8.45%) Lead Software Developer
12 5 (7.04%) Games Programmer
13 4 (5.63%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
13 4 (5.63%) Java Developer in Test
13 4 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
13 4 (5.63%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 10 (14.08%) Unreal Engine
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.82%) DirectX
4 2 (2.82%) LAMP
4 2 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (2.82%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.82%) Vulkan
5 1 (1.41%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.41%) JNI
5 1 (1.41%) Kafka
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
5 1 (1.41%) React
5 1 (1.41%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (1.41%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) CAN bus
3 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.82%) Xbox
4 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Online Games
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Android
2 3 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Unix
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Software Engineering
2 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) Mentoring
4 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (21.13%) TDD
5 13 (18.31%) Scrum
6 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
7 11 (15.49%) BDD
7 11 (15.49%) DSDM
7 11 (15.49%) Kanban
7 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
8 10 (14.08%) OO
8 10 (14.08%) SDET
9 9 (12.68%) Product Roadmap
9 9 (12.68%) Refactoring
10 7 (9.86%) DevOps
11 6 (8.45%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
12 5 (7.04%) OOD
13 3 (4.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C
2 35 (49.30%) Java
3 26 (36.62%) PHP
3 26 (36.62%) Python
4 24 (33.80%) C#
5 15 (21.13%) Ruby
6 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
7 11 (15.49%) Scala
8 9 (12.68%) SQL
9 3 (4.23%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.23%) Embedded C++
9 3 (4.23%) Perl
9 3 (4.23%) R
9 3 (4.23%) VB
10 2 (2.82%) GLSL
10 2 (2.82%) HLSL
10 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) PhD
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) MCP
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.41%) OSCP
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) IEC 61508
1 2 (2.82%) ISO 26262
1 2 (2.82%) MISRA
2 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Google
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft