The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 102 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 8 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 1.45% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.53% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 36
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
C++ Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the Cambridge region.

C++ Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (50.94%) C
2 27 (50.94%) Degree
3 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
4 23 (43.40%) Computer Science
4 23 (43.40%) Python
5 11 (20.75%) Embedded C
5 11 (20.75%) Embedded C++
5 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 11 (20.75%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) OO
6 10 (18.87%) Java
6 10 (18.87%) Electronics
6 10 (18.87%) Qt
7 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
7 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
8 8 (15.09%) MATLAB
8 8 (15.09%) C#
9 7 (13.21%) OOD
9 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.21%) Android
10 6 (11.32%) UNIX
10 6 (11.32%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) MFC
10 6 (11.32%) STL
10 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
11 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
11 5 (9.43%) Objective-C
11 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) GCC
3 3 (5.66%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 10 (18.87%) Electronics
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Qt
2 6 (11.32%) MFC
2 6 (11.32%) STL
3 5 (9.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (7.55%) jQuery
4 4 (7.55%) Web Services
4 4 (7.55%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) .NET
6 2 (3.77%) HTML
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) Dojo
7 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Chemistry
3 4 (7.55%) CUDA
4 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 2 (3.77%) Pocket PC
5 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Physics
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
3 7 (13.21%) Android
4 6 (11.32%) UNIX
5 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.75%) OO
3 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
4 7 (13.21%) OOD
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.55%) Web Development
6 4 (7.55%) TDD
6 4 (7.55%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) SDLC
8 2 (3.77%) Kanban
8 2 (3.77%) Feature Driven Development
8 2 (3.77%) BDD
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) OOP
9 1 (1.89%) UML
9 1 (1.89%) CRM
9 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (50.94%) C
3 23 (43.40%) Python
4 11 (20.75%) Embedded C
4 11 (20.75%) Embedded C++
5 10 (18.87%) Java
6 8 (15.09%) C#
6 8 (15.09%) MATLAB
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 5 (9.43%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.89%) Perl
10 1 (1.89%) Fortran
10 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) HNC
3 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
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