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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 129 90
Rank change year-on-year +4 -39 +42
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,321 1,162 283
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.05% 2.85% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 4.66% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,223 742 235
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,250 £97,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +10.00%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 44,220 24,924 5,742
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 58.09% 61.14% 65.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24,623 18,829 5,064
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

C++
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

C++ trend for jobs with a WFH option

C++
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing C++.

C++ salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

C++
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing C++ over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

C++ salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, C++ job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for C++.

1 1,390 (59.89%) Software Engineering
2 1,169 (50.37%) Python
3 982 (42.31%) Java
4 853 (36.75%) Agile
5 801 (34.51%) Linux
6 762 (32.83%) C#
7 729 (31.41%) C
8 574 (24.73%) Degree
9 572 (24.64%) Social Skills
10 529 (22.79%) Computer Science
11 513 (22.10%) Problem-Solving
12 499 (21.50%) Finance
12 499 (21.50%) JavaScript
13 415 (17.88%) SQL
14 403 (17.36%) Algorithms
15 394 (16.98%) Windows
16 393 (16.93%) Git (software)
17 364 (15.68%) AWS
18 328 (14.13%) CI/CD
19 322 (13.87%) OO
20 315 (13.57%) Docker
21 314 (13.53%) DevOps
22 292 (12.58%) Test Automation
23 273 (11.76%) .NET
24 270 (11.63%) React
25 261 (11.25%) Security Cleared
25 261 (11.25%) Artificial Intelligence
26 258 (11.12%) TDD
27 255 (10.99%) Scrum
27 255 (10.99%) SDLC

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 60 (2.59%) Confluence
2 54 (2.33%) Ethereum
3 45 (1.94%) Apache
4 31 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 16 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
6 15 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 15 (0.65%) Drupal
7 14 (0.60%) IIS
8 11 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 11 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.30%) IBM Domino
10 6 (0.26%) nginx
10 6 (0.26%) SAS
11 5 (0.22%) Hyperledger
11 5 (0.22%) MetaMask
12 4 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.17%) GeoServer
12 4 (0.17%) JBoss
13 3 (0.13%) CMS
13 3 (0.13%) Jupyter
Applications
1 45 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.25%) Simulink
3 16 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.30%) Maple
6 4 (0.17%) SPSS
7 3 (0.13%) Windchill
8 2 (0.086%) Maya
9 1 (0.043%) Houdini
9 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.043%) Sketch
9 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.043%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 21 (0.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 20 (0.86%) R3 Corda
3 14 (0.60%) Aladdin
4 8 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.22%) MetaTrader
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.13%) Summit
7 2 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.043%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 364 (15.68%) AWS
2 223 (9.61%) Azure
3 152 (6.55%) GCP
4 129 (5.56%) GitHub
5 53 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (1.81%) SaaS
7 33 (1.42%) Azure DevOps
7 33 (1.42%) Serverless
8 32 (1.38%) Amazon S3
9 31 (1.34%) GitHub Actions
10 24 (1.03%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
11 20 (0.86%) Power Platform
12 18 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.65%) OpenShift
14 14 (0.60%) Slack
15 12 (0.52%) Figma
15 12 (0.52%) Google Workspace
16 8 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.34%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (4.91%) Wireless
2 97 (4.18%) TCP/IP
3 64 (2.76%) HTTP
4 58 (2.50%) Broadband
5 55 (2.37%) Internet
6 49 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
7 38 (1.64%) Network Security
8 32 (1.38%) Modbus
9 30 (1.29%) DNS
9 30 (1.29%) MIMO
10 27 (1.16%) DVB
11 23 (0.99%) VoIP
12 22 (0.95%) 5G
12 22 (0.95%) Software-Defined Radio
13 19 (0.82%) RS-422
13 19 (0.82%) RS-485
14 17 (0.73%) Bluetooth
14 17 (0.73%) CATAPAN
14 17 (0.73%) Firewall
14 17 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
2 142 (6.12%) MySQL
3 126 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 103 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 63 (2.71%) MongoDB
6 46 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 41 (1.77%) Big Data
8 33 (1.42%) Redis
9 28 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 22 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (0.78%) Tableau
12 15 (0.65%) Power BI
13 14 (0.60%) Apache Hive
13 14 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.56%) Data Lake
15 12 (0.52%) HBase
16 11 (0.47%) Text Mining
17 10 (0.43%) InfluxDB
17 10 (0.43%) Informix
18 9 (0.39%) Presto
Development Applications
1 393 (16.93%) Git (software)
2 185 (7.97%) JIRA
3 182 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 145 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 76 (3.27%) GitLab
6 61 (2.63%) CMake
7 50 (2.15%) Bitbucket
8 43 (1.85%) SonarQube
9 38 (1.64%) Subversion
10 36 (1.55%) GDB
11 29 (1.25%) TestRail
12 27 (1.16%) GCC
12 27 (1.16%) IDA Disassembler
13 23 (0.99%) NUnit
14 22 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (0.95%) GoogleTest
14 22 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
15 19 (0.82%) MSBuild
16 18 (0.78%) CircleCI
17 16 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 572 (24.64%) Social Skills
2 499 (21.50%) Finance
3 252 (10.86%) Electronics
3 252 (10.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 206 (8.88%) Games
5 205 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
6 115 (4.95%) Telecoms
7 100 (4.31%) Marketing
7 100 (4.31%) Retail
8 99 (4.27%) Manufacturing
9 94 (4.05%) Banking
10 87 (3.75%) Public Sector
11 78 (3.36%) Aerospace
12 49 (2.11%) Law
13 41 (1.77%) Investment Banking
14 36 (1.55%) Legal
15 35 (1.51%) Advertising
15 35 (1.51%) Back Office
16 33 (1.42%) Automotive
17 25 (1.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 997 (42.96%) Software Engineer
2 612 (26.37%) Developer
3 248 (10.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 229 (9.87%) C++ Software Engineer
5 226 (9.74%) C++ Developer
6 167 (7.20%) Software Developer
7 144 (6.20%) Graduate
8 130 (5.60%) Senior Developer
9 107 (4.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 90 (3.88%) Embedded Engineer
11 82 (3.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 68 (2.93%) C++ Software Developer
13 65 (2.80%) Python Engineer
14 61 (2.63%) Lead Software Engineer
15 52 (2.24%) C# Software Engineer
16 51 (2.20%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
17 50 (2.15%) Architect
17 50 (2.15%) Junior
18 49 (2.11%) Senior C++ Developer
19 48 (2.07%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (11.76%) .NET
2 270 (11.63%) React
3 220 (9.48%) Node.js
4 196 (8.44%) HTML
5 153 (6.59%) Web Services
6 126 (5.43%) REST
7 120 (5.17%) Qt
8 115 (4.95%) CSS
9 106 (4.57%) AngularJS
10 92 (3.96%) XML
11 88 (3.79%) HTML5
12 79 (3.40%) RESTful
13 72 (3.10%) Middleware
14 71 (3.06%) Spring
15 70 (3.02%) OpenGL
16 68 (2.93%) WebSockets
17 67 (2.89%) JSON
18 63 (2.71%) jQuery
19 61 (2.63%) Kafka
20 56 (2.41%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 403 (17.36%) Algorithms
2 155 (6.68%) Cyberattack
3 139 (5.99%) Blockchain
4 131 (5.64%) Cyber Defence
5 102 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
6 100 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
7 89 (3.83%) Data Structures
8 82 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
9 71 (3.06%) FPGA
10 69 (2.97%) IoT
10 69 (2.97%) Virtual Team
11 65 (2.80%) Robotics
12 64 (2.76%) Blog
13 60 (2.59%) Web3
14 51 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 50 (2.15%) Mobile App
15 50 (2.15%) User Experience
16 47 (2.02%) Cybercrime
17 46 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
18 45 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 801 (34.51%) Linux
2 394 (16.98%) Windows
3 202 (8.70%) Android
4 136 (5.86%) Unix
5 124 (5.34%) Apple iOS
6 57 (2.46%) Embedded Linux
7 29 (1.25%) Mac OS
8 27 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 24 (1.03%) FreeRTOS
10 17 (0.73%) CentOS
11 15 (0.65%) Windows Server
12 12 (0.52%) ThreadX
13 7 (0.30%) Debian
13 7 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.17%) Robot Operating System
15 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.13%) VMS
16 2 (0.086%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.086%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,390 (59.89%) Software Engineering
2 853 (36.75%) Agile
3 529 (22.79%) Computer Science
4 513 (22.10%) Problem-Solving
5 328 (14.13%) CI/CD
6 322 (13.87%) OO
7 314 (13.53%) DevOps
8 292 (12.58%) Test Automation
9 261 (11.25%) Artificial Intelligence
10 258 (11.12%) TDD
11 255 (10.99%) Scrum
11 255 (10.99%) SDLC
12 253 (10.90%) Machine Learning
13 246 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
14 244 (10.51%) Mathematics
15 232 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
16 230 (9.91%) Mentoring
17 210 (9.05%) Unit Testing
18 192 (8.27%) Microservices
19 173 (7.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,169 (50.37%) Python
2 982 (42.31%) Java
3 762 (32.83%) C#
4 729 (31.41%) C
5 499 (21.50%) JavaScript
6 415 (17.88%) SQL
7 245 (10.56%) Go
8 145 (6.25%) TypeScript
9 123 (5.30%) PHP
10 121 (5.21%) Rust
11 116 (5.00%) Bash
11 116 (5.00%) MATLAB
12 97 (4.18%) Kotlin
13 85 (3.66%) Ruby
14 77 (3.32%) Perl
15 60 (2.59%) Scala
16 52 (2.24%) R
17 51 (2.20%) Embedded C
18 49 (2.11%) Embedded C++
19 41 (1.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 574 (24.73%) Degree
2 261 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 218 (9.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 184 (7.93%) SC Cleared
5 141 (6.07%) PhD
6 45 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 45 (1.94%) Master's Degree
7 21 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
8 17 (0.73%) CREST Certified
9 12 (0.52%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.34%) OSCP
11 5 (0.22%) CHECK Team Leader
11 5 (0.22%) CHECK Team Member
12 4 (0.17%) CCNA
12 4 (0.17%) CCNP
12 4 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.17%) SANS
13 3 (0.13%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.086%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.90%) QA
2 42 (1.81%) Def Stans
2 42 (1.81%) MISRA
3 21 (0.90%) Accessibility
4 19 (0.82%) MISRA C
5 17 (0.73%) IEC 61508
6 15 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.34%) GDPR
9 5 (0.22%) DO-178B
9 5 (0.22%) JTAG
10 2 (0.086%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.043%) COBIT
11 1 (0.043%) GRC
11 1 (0.043%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.043%) MiFID
11 1 (0.043%) PMO
11 1 (0.043%) SLA
System Software
1 315 (13.57%) Docker
2 150 (6.46%) Firmware
3 47 (2.02%) Embedded Firmware
4 12 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.26%) zsh
7 4 (0.17%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.17%) Ceph
7 4 (0.17%) Postfix
8 2 (0.086%) Lustre
8 2 (0.086%) Xen
9 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.043%) NFS
Systems Management
1 150 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 68 (2.93%) Ansible
3 48 (2.07%) Terraform
4 13 (0.56%) Puppet
5 12 (0.52%) Rancher
6 10 (0.43%) Grafana
7 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.26%) Istio
9 4 (0.17%) Pacemaker
9 4 (0.17%) Podman
9 4 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (0.13%) PTC Integrity
10 3 (0.13%) systemd
10 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.086%) Mesos
11 2 (0.086%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.086%) Proxmox
12 1 (0.043%) Nessus
12 1 (0.043%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 125 (5.39%) Microsoft
2 102 (4.39%) Google
3 52 (2.24%) Oracle
3 52 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
4 46 (1.98%) SAP
5 30 (1.29%) Intel
6 27 (1.16%) Sony
7 23 (0.99%) BT
8 22 (0.95%) IBM
8 22 (0.95%) Xamarin
9 18 (0.78%) Perforce
10 15 (0.65%) YouTube
11 14 (0.60%) BISAM
11 14 (0.60%) Sybase
12 13 (0.56%) Instagram
12 13 (0.56%) Siemens
13 12 (0.52%) QNX
13 12 (0.52%) VMware
14 11 (0.47%) Sophos
14 11 (0.47%) Twitter