Period
to

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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 62 94
Rank change year-on-year -51 +32 +54
Permanent jobs citing C++ 204 225 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.65% 3.92% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.69% 7.62% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 139 179 90
10th Percentile £31,250 £46,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £60,313
90th Percentile £82,500 - £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +9.52%

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 3,584 2,951 2,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 46.64% 51.43% 55.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,312 2,437 2,022
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,620 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,300 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 29 June 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 29 June 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
West Yorkshire -54 84 £49,500 -8.33% 14
South Yorkshire -18 65 £47,500 -17.39% 8
North Yorkshire -4 21 £32,500 -35.00% 5
East Yorkshire -1 3 £38,500 -26.67% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 97 (47.55%) Java
1 97 (47.55%) Software Engineering
2 96 (47.06%) C
3 90 (44.12%) Python
3 90 (44.12%) Agile
4 75 (36.76%) C#
5 66 (32.35%) Degree
6 64 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 56 (27.45%) Linux
8 53 (25.98%) Algorithms
9 47 (23.04%) SQL
9 47 (23.04%) Computer Science
10 44 (21.57%) OOP
10 44 (21.57%) OO
11 43 (21.08%) Unit Testing
12 40 (19.61%) AWS
12 40 (19.61%) React
13 37 (18.14%) AngularJS
14 36 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
15 33 (16.18%) TDD
16 31 (15.20%) DevOps
17 30 (14.71%) Azure
17 30 (14.71%) Windows
18 29 (14.22%) Test Automation
19 28 (13.73%) PhD
19 28 (13.73%) SOLID
20 27 (13.24%) Go
20 27 (13.24%) Scrum
21 26 (12.75%) 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 6 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.49%) Apache
2 1 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) iTrent
1 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.61%) AWS
2 30 (14.71%) Azure
3 26 (12.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (12.75%) GCP
4 8 (3.92%) GitHub
5 6 (2.94%) GitHub Actions
6 4 (1.96%) Serverless
7 2 (0.98%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.49%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.49%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.49%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.49%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
2 26 (12.75%) DVB
2 26 (12.75%) MIMO
2 26 (12.75%) Wireless
3 24 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 17 (8.33%) IPv4
4 17 (8.33%) IPv6
4 17 (8.33%) SNMP
5 10 (4.90%) Broadband
6 9 (4.41%) Internet
7 7 (3.43%) DLNA
7 7 (3.43%) UPnP
8 3 (1.47%) PBX
8 3 (1.47%) RTP
8 3 (1.47%) STUN
8 3 (1.47%) VoIP
9 1 (0.49%) FTP
9 1 (0.49%) HTTP
9 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.43%) MySQL
2 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.49%) Informix
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 17 (8.33%) JIRA
2 16 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.37%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.39%) GoogleTest
4 11 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.92%) JUnit
6 7 (3.43%) GCC
6 7 (3.43%) GDB
6 7 (3.43%) GitLab
6 7 (3.43%) Mockito
7 6 (2.94%) Ranorex
7 6 (2.94%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.96%) JMeter
9 3 (1.47%) Appium
9 3 (1.47%) Selenium
9 3 (1.47%) Subversion
9 3 (1.47%) Tricentis qTest
9 3 (1.47%) Xcode
10 2 (0.98%) eggPlant
10 2 (0.98%) Gatling
General
1 25 (12.25%) Social Skills
2 23 (11.27%) Finance
3 22 (10.78%) Electronics
4 20 (9.80%) Retail
5 12 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.94%) Law
7 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Police
9 1 (0.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 54 (26.47%) Software Engineer
2 42 (20.59%) Developer
3 32 (15.69%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (13.73%) Graduate
5 26 (12.75%) Algorithm Engineer
5 26 (12.75%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
5 26 (12.75%) DSP Engineer
5 26 (12.75%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
5 26 (12.75%) Senior DSP Engineer
5 26 (12.75%) Wireless Engineer
6 21 (10.29%) Embedded Engineer
7 17 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 17 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 15 (7.35%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Technical Leader
11 9 (4.41%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.41%) C++ Developer
12 8 (3.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.61%) React
2 37 (18.14%) AngularJS
3 24 (11.76%) Vue.js
4 22 (10.78%) .NET
5 18 (8.82%) WPF
6 17 (8.33%) Yocto
7 14 (6.86%) REST
8 11 (5.39%) Node.js
9 10 (4.90%) COM
9 10 (4.90%) Web Services
10 9 (4.41%) CSS
11 8 (3.92%) HTML
12 7 (3.43%) JNI
12 7 (3.43%) OAuth
12 7 (3.43%) Qt
12 7 (3.43%) STL
13 6 (2.94%) jQuery
13 6 (2.94%) Lambda Expressions
13 6 (2.94%) OAuth2
13 6 (2.94%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.98%) Algorithms
2 26 (12.75%) FPGA
3 19 (9.31%) Data Structures
4 15 (7.35%) Driving Licence
5 11 (5.39%) User Experience
5 11 (5.39%) Virtual Team
6 10 (4.90%) Video\Live Streaming
7 8 (3.92%) SCADA
8 7 (3.43%) MPEG
9 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.94%) NHS
9 6 (2.94%) Smartphone
10 5 (2.45%) Digital TV
11 4 (1.96%) IoT
11 4 (1.96%) STB
12 3 (1.47%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (1.47%) Cyberattack
12 3 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.45%) Linux
2 30 (14.71%) Windows
3 26 (12.75%) Embedded Linux
4 19 (9.31%) Android
5 17 (8.33%) OpenWrt
6 10 (4.90%) VMS
7 6 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (47.55%) Software Engineering
2 90 (44.12%) Agile
3 47 (23.04%) Computer Science
4 44 (21.57%) OO
4 44 (21.57%) OOP
5 43 (21.08%) Unit Testing
6 36 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (16.18%) TDD
8 31 (15.20%) DevOps
9 29 (14.22%) Test Automation
10 28 (13.73%) SOLID
11 27 (13.24%) Scrum
12 26 (12.75%) Signal Processing
13 24 (11.76%) Full Stack Development
14 22 (10.78%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 17 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
16 15 (7.35%) CI/CD
16 15 (7.35%) Performance Testing
16 15 (7.35%) Software Testing
17 14 (6.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 97 (47.55%) Java
2 96 (47.06%) C
3 90 (44.12%) Python
4 75 (36.76%) C#
5 64 (31.37%) JavaScript
6 47 (23.04%) SQL
7 27 (13.24%) Go
8 26 (12.75%) MATLAB
9 25 (12.25%) Scala
10 23 (11.27%) Kotlin
11 17 (8.33%) PHP
11 17 (8.33%) Ruby
12 12 (5.88%) TypeScript
13 11 (5.39%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.94%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.94%) ES6
15 5 (2.45%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.47%) VB
17 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (32.35%) Degree
2 28 (13.73%) PhD
3 23 (11.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) HNC
6 2 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.49%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.49%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.49%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.98%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (12.75%) Firmware
2 25 (12.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (12.75%) Terraform
2 25 (12.25%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.96%) Ansible
4 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.88%) Google
3 10 (4.90%) ANSYS
3 10 (4.90%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.41%) Oracle
5 3 (1.47%) Sonus
6 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.49%) Dataiku
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.49%) Refinitiv
6 1 (0.49%) Reuters
6 1 (0.49%) SAP
6 1 (0.49%) Splunk