Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 114 105
Rank change year-on-year +41 -9 +26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 38 92 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.57% 2.11% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 4.11% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 67 67 131
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -7.69%
10th Percentile £43,750 £31,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £81,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 877 2,237 2,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 59.26% 51.32% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 805 1,946 2,506
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,625 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +47 29 £55,000 +15.79% 17
Bradford +23 4 £48,750 -7.14%
C++
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (76.32%) Software Engineering
2 28 (73.68%) Java
3 24 (63.16%) Python
4 22 (57.89%) C#
5 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) OO
7 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 14 (36.84%) Subversion
7 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
8 11 (28.95%) TDD
8 11 (28.95%) C
8 11 (28.95%) SQL
9 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.68%) nginx
10 9 (23.68%) Mercurial
10 9 (23.68%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
10 9 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (23.68%) Redis
10 9 (23.68%) Ansible
11 8 (21.05%) User Stories
11 8 (21.05%) Epics
12 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
12 7 (18.42%) Scrum
13 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
13 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (13.16%) NVIDIA
14 5 (13.16%) Deep Learning

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 9 (23.68%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (23.68%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
2 9 (23.68%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 14 (36.84%) Subversion
2 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
3 9 (23.68%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 4 (10.53%) Electronics
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Python Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Python Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (13.16%) CSS
2 5 (13.16%) GStreamer
2 5 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) WPF
5 1 (2.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Android
1 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Software Engineering
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) OO
4 11 (28.95%) TDD
5 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.05%) Epics
6 8 (21.05%) User Stories
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
8 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (13.16%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (13.16%) Deep Learning
9 5 (13.16%) Machine Learning
10 4 (10.53%) Facial Recognition
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 2 (5.26%) OOD
12 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
12 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
12 1 (2.63%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) Python
3 22 (57.89%) C#
4 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 11 (28.95%) C
5 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) Go
8 1 (2.63%) Haskell
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) NVIDIA
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle