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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 88 62 78
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 29 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.93% 3.38% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 3.48% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 31
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (49.09%) Linux
3 22 (40.00%) Python
4 21 (38.18%) Computer Science
5 20 (36.36%) Degree
5 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 18 (32.73%) STL
6 18 (32.73%) C
7 17 (30.91%) Perl
7 17 (30.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.27%) TDD
10 14 (25.45%) BDD
10 14 (25.45%) Scrum
11 13 (23.64%) Windows
12 12 (21.82%) Feature Driven Development
12 12 (21.82%) JIRA
12 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
12 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
13 10 (18.18%) Android
14 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
15 8 (14.55%) Embedded C
15 8 (14.55%) C#
16 7 (12.73%) Automotive
16 7 (12.73%) Java
16 7 (12.73%) Embedded C++
17 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
18 5 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
18 5 (9.09%) Web Development
18 5 (9.09%) Qt

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.45%) 3ds Max
1 3 (5.45%) Blender
1 3 (5.45%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
1 12 (21.82%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (12.73%) Automotive
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) STL
2 17 (30.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (9.09%) Qt
4 4 (7.27%) OpenGL
5 3 (5.45%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) HTML
5 3 (5.45%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (5.45%) POSIX
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) WebGL
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (7.27%) Chemistry
4 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.64%) 3D Printing
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 10 (18.18%) Android
4 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
5 4 (7.27%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) TDD
4 14 (25.45%) BDD
4 14 (25.45%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) Feature Driven Development
6 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (5.45%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (5.45%) Android Development
8 3 (5.45%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (5.45%) Kanban
8 3 (5.45%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) CAD
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.64%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.64%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.64%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (40.00%) Python
3 18 (32.73%) C
4 17 (30.91%) Perl
5 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.55%) C#
6 8 (14.55%) Embedded C
7 7 (12.73%) Embedded C++
7 7 (12.73%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) GLSL
8 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) QNX
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