Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 93 127
Rank change year-on-year -24 +34 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 120 219 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.03% 3.01% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 5.85% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 117 190 191
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,300 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,007 3,741 5,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 50.97% 51.49% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,615 3,153 4,833
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 1 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
West Yorkshire -13 90 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South Yorkshire -16 17 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North Yorkshire +38 13 £65,000 +116.67% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 1 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 85 (70.83%) C#
2 63 (52.50%) Software Engineering
3 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (35.00%) Java
4 42 (35.00%) .NET
5 41 (34.17%) SQL
6 40 (33.33%) Scrum
7 39 (32.50%) Linux
8 38 (31.67%) Python
9 37 (30.83%) C
10 35 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 35 (29.17%) Git (software)
11 34 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (25.83%) OO
13 28 (23.33%) DevOps
14 26 (21.67%) CSS
15 25 (20.83%) TCP/IP
15 25 (20.83%) Jenkins
16 24 (20.00%) HTML
17 22 (18.33%) Mentoring
18 21 (17.50%) Test Automation
18 21 (17.50%) TDD
19 19 (15.83%) Selenium
20 18 (15.00%) JIRA
20 18 (15.00%) DSDM
21 15 (12.50%) WPF
21 15 (12.50%) jQuery
22 14 (11.67%) Finance
22 14 (11.67%) NUnit
22 14 (11.67%) Ruby

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (7.50%) nginx
2 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) Apache
4 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Azure
2 9 (7.50%) AWS
3 3 (2.50%) GCP
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (1.67%) IaaS
4 2 (1.67%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.67%) PaaS
4 2 (1.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.33%) RTP
3 7 (5.83%) Broadband
3 7 (5.83%) DHCP
3 7 (5.83%) IPv6
4 2 (1.67%) Modbus
4 2 (1.67%) RS-485
4 2 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 12 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.50%) Redis
3 7 (5.83%) MySQL
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.67%) DB2
6 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 25 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 19 (15.83%) Selenium
4 18 (15.00%) JIRA
5 14 (11.67%) NUnit
6 13 (10.83%) Cucumber
6 13 (10.83%) SoapUI
7 11 (9.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (8.33%) JMeter
9 9 (7.50%) Appium
9 9 (7.50%) Buildbot
9 9 (7.50%) Gatling
9 9 (7.50%) Mercurial
9 9 (7.50%) MSTest
9 9 (7.50%) NeoLoad
9 9 (7.50%) Ranorex
9 9 (7.50%) Subversion
9 9 (7.50%) WATIR
9 9 (7.50%) WebLOAD
10 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Marketing
3 7 (5.83%) Games
4 2 (1.67%) Automotive
4 2 (1.67%) Electronics
4 2 (1.67%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 44 (36.67%) Developer
3 17 (14.17%) C# Developer
4 16 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 14 (11.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) .NET Software Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Development Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Python Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Developer in Test
9 7 (5.83%) Lead Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Development Manager
10 6 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
12 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
13 3 (2.50%) C++ Developer
13 3 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.00%) .NET
2 26 (21.67%) CSS
3 24 (20.00%) HTML
4 15 (12.50%) jQuery
4 15 (12.50%) WPF
5 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET
5 13 (10.83%) SOAP
6 11 (9.17%) .NET Framework
7 10 (8.33%) Yocto
8 9 (7.50%) LINQ
8 9 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (7.50%) RESTful
8 9 (7.50%) Silverlight
8 9 (7.50%) WCF
8 9 (7.50%) Web Services
8 9 (7.50%) WF
8 9 (7.50%) XML
8 9 (7.50%) XSLT
9 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 10 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.83%) STB
5 6 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.17%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.50%) Linux
2 7 (5.83%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (5.00%) Windows
4 4 (3.33%) Android
5 3 (2.50%) Unix
6 2 (1.67%) HPUX
6 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Debian
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.50%) Software Engineering
2 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (33.33%) Scrum
4 34 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (25.83%) OO
6 28 (23.33%) DevOps
7 22 (18.33%) Mentoring
8 21 (17.50%) TDD
8 21 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 18 (15.00%) DSDM
10 13 (10.83%) SDET
10 13 (10.83%) Software Testing
11 11 (9.17%) Mathematics
11 11 (9.17%) OOD
11 11 (9.17%) OOP
12 9 (7.50%) BDD
12 9 (7.50%) Kanban
12 9 (7.50%) MVVM
12 9 (7.50%) Use Case
12 9 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (70.83%) C#
2 42 (35.00%) Java
3 41 (34.17%) SQL
4 38 (31.67%) Python
5 37 (30.83%) C
6 35 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.67%) Ruby
8 13 (10.83%) PHP
9 9 (7.50%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.50%) Scala
9 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
10 7 (5.83%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.17%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.33%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.33%) Groovy
12 4 (3.33%) Perl
12 4 (3.33%) VBScript
13 3 (2.50%) Go
13 3 (2.50%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.67%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) MCSD
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Ansible
2 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Perforce
2 5 (4.17%) Autodesk
2 5 (4.17%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.67%) Google
5 2 (1.67%) IBM
5 2 (1.67%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) HP