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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 62 96 73
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 46 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.17% 1.43% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 1.50% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 41
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1410 1605 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.54% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1409 1609
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 30 March 2015.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 70 (100.00%) C++
2 39 (55.71%) Software Engineering
3 35 (50.00%) C
4 34 (48.57%) Degree
5 33 (47.14%) Computer Science
6 31 (44.29%) Python
7 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (22.86%) Electronics
8 16 (22.86%) Java
9 15 (21.43%) OO
10 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
11 12 (17.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (17.14%) STL
12 11 (15.71%) Web Services
12 11 (15.71%) Oracle
12 11 (15.71%) OOD
12 11 (15.71%) MATLAB
12 11 (15.71%) Scrum
13 10 (14.29%) SQL
14 9 (12.86%) Finance
15 8 (11.43%) Ethernet
15 8 (11.43%) Windows
15 8 (11.43%) Banking
15 8 (11.43%) Open Source
15 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
16 7 (10.00%) Qt
16 7 (10.00%) Subversion
16 7 (10.00%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (4.29%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (7.14%) Wireless
3 4 (5.71%) ZigBee
3 4 (5.71%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Subversion
1 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) GCC
3 4 (5.71%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) Maven
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.43%) GoogleTest
General
1 16 (22.86%) Electronics
2 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.86%) Finance
4 8 (11.43%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) STL
1 12 (17.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (15.71%) Web Services
3 7 (10.00%) Qt
4 6 (8.57%) XML
5 3 (4.29%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (2.86%) MFC
6 2 (2.86%) XSLT
6 2 (2.86%) Dojo
6 2 (2.86%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.43%) CSS
7 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) Open Source
2 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) GIS
3 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Physics
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) DTV
4 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.43%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Mac OS X
2 6 (8.57%) UNIX
3 5 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Software Engineering
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) OO
4 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
5 11 (15.71%) OOD
5 11 (15.71%) Scrum
6 7 (10.00%) TDD
7 6 (8.57%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.57%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.29%) UML
9 2 (2.86%) OOP
9 2 (2.86%) Kanban
9 2 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (2.86%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (2.86%) BDD
10 1 (1.43%) Android Development
10 1 (1.43%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.43%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.43%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (1.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C++
2 35 (50.00%) C
3 31 (44.29%) Python
4 16 (22.86%) Java
5 11 (15.71%) MATLAB
6 10 (14.29%) SQL
7 7 (10.00%) Objective-C
8 6 (8.57%) Embedded C
8 6 (8.57%) C#
9 5 (7.14%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) GLSL
11 1 (1.43%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle
2 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
3 1 (1.43%) Google
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