Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 73 149
Rank change year-on-year -36 +76 -42
Permanent jobs citing C++ 191 134 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.68% 3.46% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 6.38% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 135 87 77
10th Percentile £33,750 £43,250 £33,250
25th Percentile £47,375 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 3,388 2,099 2,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 47.51% 54.21% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,578 1,822 2,535
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £27,700
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,167
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £64,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
South Yorkshire -5 72 £55,000 -4.35% 8
West Yorkshire -50 64 £55,000 +4.76% 11
North Yorkshire -4 13 £50,000 - 6
East Yorkshire - 12 £34,000 -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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++.

1 115 (60.21%) Python
2 93 (48.69%) Software Engineering
3 89 (46.60%) Java
4 87 (45.55%) C#
5 86 (45.03%) C
6 75 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (31.41%) JavaScript
8 59 (30.89%) TDD
8 59 (30.89%) Azure
9 57 (29.84%) DevOps
9 57 (29.84%) Algorithms
10 55 (28.80%) Scala
10 55 (28.80%) AngularJS
11 54 (28.27%) AWS
12 53 (27.75%) Wi-Fi
12 53 (27.75%) React
13 52 (27.23%) Kubernetes
13 52 (27.23%) Docker
13 52 (27.23%) OOP
13 52 (27.23%) Ruby
13 52 (27.23%) Unit Testing
14 51 (26.70%) Go
14 51 (26.70%) Vue.js
14 51 (26.70%) Terraform
15 50 (26.18%) GCP
16 49 (25.65%) SOLID
16 49 (25.65%) AWS CloudFormation
16 49 (25.65%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 49 (25.65%) Kotlin
17 48 (25.13%) Wireless

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 4 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.09%) nginx
2 3 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.05%) Luigi
3 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 59 (30.89%) Azure
2 54 (28.27%) AWS
3 50 (26.18%) GCP
4 49 (25.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.05%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.52%) Apigee
6 1 (0.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.52%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.52%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.52%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (27.75%) Wi-Fi
2 48 (25.13%) Wireless
3 42 (21.99%) TCP/IP
4 26 (13.61%) DVB
4 26 (13.61%) MIMO
5 24 (12.57%) Broadband
6 22 (11.52%) Ethernet
6 22 (11.52%) MQTT
7 17 (8.90%) IPv4
7 17 (8.90%) IPv6
7 17 (8.90%) SNMP
8 15 (7.85%) Wireshark
9 14 (7.33%) STUN
10 13 (6.81%) 802.11
10 13 (6.81%) HTTP
10 13 (6.81%) HTTPS
11 9 (4.71%) Bluetooth
12 3 (1.57%) DLNA
12 3 (1.57%) UPnP
13 2 (1.05%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
1 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.09%) Redis
2 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.05%) Azkaban
3 2 (1.05%) Big Data
3 2 (1.05%) DB2
3 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.05%) Metadata
3 2 (1.05%) MySQL
3 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.14%) JMeter
4 6 (3.14%) Selenium
5 5 (2.62%) Cypress.io
5 5 (2.62%) Gatling
5 5 (2.62%) JIRA
5 5 (2.62%) NeoLoad
5 5 (2.62%) WebLOAD
6 4 (2.09%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.09%) Subversion
7 3 (1.57%) CircleCI
7 3 (1.57%) GCC
7 3 (1.57%) GDB
7 3 (1.57%) GoogleTest
7 3 (1.57%) JUnit
7 3 (1.57%) Katalon Studio
7 3 (1.57%) Mockito
7 3 (1.57%) TestCafe
General
1 14 (7.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.28%) Social Skills
3 5 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.62%) Retail
4 4 (2.09%) Finance
5 3 (1.57%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (1.57%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Automotive
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (42.41%) Software Engineer
2 39 (20.42%) Wireless Engineer
3 33 (17.28%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (14.66%) Embedded Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) Algorithm Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) DSP Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) Senior DSP Engineer
6 21 (10.99%) Developer
7 20 (10.47%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (8.38%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Automation Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Validation Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) Analyst
11 10 (5.24%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (4.71%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.80%) AngularJS
2 53 (27.75%) React
3 51 (26.70%) Vue.js
4 23 (12.04%) .NET
5 17 (8.90%) Yocto
6 15 (7.85%) HTML
7 14 (7.33%) CSS
8 13 (6.81%) 802.1X
8 13 (6.81%) XMPP
9 8 (4.19%) REST
10 7 (3.66%) Web Services
11 4 (2.09%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (1.57%) JNI
12 3 (1.57%) Qt
12 3 (1.57%) STL
13 2 (1.05%) Kafka
13 2 (1.05%) SciPy
13 2 (1.05%) SOAP
13 2 (1.05%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 57 (29.84%) Algorithms
2 26 (13.61%) FPGA
3 19 (9.95%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.71%) Device Driver
4 9 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (3.66%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (3.14%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.14%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.57%) MPEG
7 3 (1.57%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.57%) Satnav
8 2 (1.05%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.05%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.51%) Linux
2 30 (15.71%) Windows
3 22 (11.52%) Embedded Linux
4 17 (8.90%) OpenWrt
5 12 (6.28%) Android
6 7 (3.66%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Debian
7 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (48.69%) Software Engineering
2 75 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (30.89%) TDD
4 57 (29.84%) DevOps
5 52 (27.23%) OOP
5 52 (27.23%) Unit Testing
6 49 (25.65%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 49 (25.65%) SOLID
7 36 (18.85%) Computer Science
8 28 (14.66%) Test Automation
9 26 (13.61%) Signal Processing
10 20 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.47%) OO
10 20 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (9.42%) Embedded Software Development
11 18 (9.42%) Software Testing
12 16 (8.38%) Scrum
13 15 (7.85%) Requirements Gathering
14 14 (7.33%) Mathematics
15 13 (6.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (60.21%) Python
2 89 (46.60%) Java
3 87 (45.55%) C#
4 86 (45.03%) C
5 60 (31.41%) JavaScript
6 55 (28.80%) Scala
7 52 (27.23%) Ruby
8 51 (26.70%) Go
9 49 (25.65%) Kotlin
10 35 (18.32%) SQL
11 26 (13.61%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.66%) VB
13 6 (3.14%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.62%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.57%) PHP
16 2 (1.05%) Embedded C++
16 2 (1.05%) XPath
17 1 (0.52%) F#
17 1 (0.52%) Haskell
17 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (14.66%) PhD
2 18 (9.42%) Degree
3 9 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.62%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (27.23%) Docker
2 36 (18.85%) Firmware
3 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (27.23%) Kubernetes
2 51 (26.70%) Terraform
3 13 (6.81%) Graylog
3 13 (6.81%) Kibana
4 7 (3.66%) Ansible
5 3 (1.57%) Puppet
6 2 (1.05%) Grafana
6 2 (1.05%) nmon
6 2 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (4.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.09%) VMware
3 3 (1.57%) Google
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle
4 2 (1.05%) ANSYS
4 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.05%) Citrix
4 2 (1.05%) F5
4 2 (1.05%) Splunk
5 1 (0.52%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.52%) Sonus
5 1 (0.52%) Xamarin