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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 98 70 41
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 29 47 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 2.97% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 3.18% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 91
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
1747 1478 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.18% 93.25% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1291 1609
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (57.69%) Degree
3 28 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 24 (46.15%) OO
5 14 (26.92%) Mathematics
6 13 (25.00%) Web Services
6 13 (25.00%) Windows
6 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (21.15%) Python
8 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
9 10 (19.23%) OOP
9 10 (19.23%) Qt
10 9 (17.31%) Java
10 9 (17.31%) OOD
11 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
11 8 (15.38%) Finance
11 8 (15.38%) TDD
11 8 (15.38%) Project Planning
12 7 (13.46%) DCOM
12 7 (13.46%) Big Data
13 6 (11.54%) C
13 6 (11.54%) C#
13 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.54%) STL
13 6 (11.54%) Banking
13 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
14 5 (9.62%) MySQL
14 5 (9.62%) Oracle
14 5 (9.62%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) GSM
1 2 (3.85%) UMTS
1 2 (3.85%) SNMP
1 2 (3.85%) 3G
1 2 (3.85%) 2G
1 2 (3.85%) LTE
1 2 (3.85%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Big Data
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
1 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) Maven
2 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) CppUnit
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.85%) Valgrind
5 1 (1.92%) AQtime
5 1 (1.92%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.92%) dotTrace
General
1 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Games
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Web Services
2 10 (19.23%) Qt
3 7 (13.46%) DCOM
4 6 (11.54%) STL
5 5 (9.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (7.69%) Swing
7 3 (5.77%) DirectX
7 3 (5.77%) QML
7 3 (5.77%) Qt Quick
7 3 (5.77%) Dojo
7 3 (5.77%) jQuery
8 2 (3.85%) Middleware
8 2 (3.85%) .NET
8 2 (3.85%) MFC
9 1 (1.92%) Ajax
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (1.92%) WPF
9 1 (1.92%) XML
9 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 14 (26.92%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
3 5 (9.62%) Grid Computing
4 4 (7.69%) GIS
4 4 (7.69%) Open Source
4 4 (7.69%) Physics
5 3 (5.77%) Xbox
5 3 (5.77%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.77%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.92%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) OO
2 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
5 10 (19.23%) OOP
6 9 (17.31%) OOD
7 8 (15.38%) TDD
7 8 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.62%) Information Retrieval
9 4 (7.69%) Kanban
9 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Feature Driven Development
10 3 (5.77%) BDD
11 2 (3.85%) High Availability
11 2 (3.85%) Statistical Modelling
11 2 (3.85%) Numerical Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Information Management
11 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (21.15%) Python
3 9 (17.31%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) C
4 6 (11.54%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) Lua
6 3 (5.77%) C++/CLI
7 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (57.69%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Postgraduate
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) JBoss
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Coverity
5 1 (1.92%) Symbian
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