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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 91 87 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 21 21 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 1.42% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.47% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 68
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1626 1433 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.42% 96.82% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1172 1666
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 21 November 2014.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (58.00%) Degree
2 29 (58.00%) Computer Science
3 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (42.00%) OO
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.00%) Java
6 14 (28.00%) Python
7 12 (24.00%) OOD
7 12 (24.00%) Web Services
8 11 (22.00%) C
9 10 (20.00%) Windows
9 10 (20.00%) Qt
10 9 (18.00%) Open Source
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle
10 9 (18.00%) STL
11 8 (16.00%) Linux
11 8 (16.00%) Scrum
11 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (16.00%) Project Planning
12 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
13 6 (12.00%) OOP
13 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
13 6 (12.00%) DCOM
13 6 (12.00%) Perl
13 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
13 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
14 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (8.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.00%) JBoss
1 4 (8.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Bluetooth
1 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (8.00%) Wireless
1 4 (8.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (4.00%) LTE
2 2 (4.00%) 4G
2 2 (4.00%) 2G
2 2 (4.00%) SNMP
2 2 (4.00%) 3G
2 2 (4.00%) GSM
2 2 (4.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
1 4 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) CppUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.00%) AQtime
5 1 (2.00%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) dotTrace
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) French Language
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Web Services
2 10 (20.00%) Qt
3 9 (18.00%) STL
4 6 (12.00%) DCOM
5 5 (10.00%) MFC
5 5 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (8.00%) HTML
6 4 (8.00%) XML
7 3 (6.00%) Dojo
7 3 (6.00%) jQuery
8 2 (4.00%) Swing
8 2 (4.00%) Middleware
9 1 (2.00%) Ajax
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (2.00%) WPF
9 1 (2.00%) QML
9 1 (2.00%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 29 (58.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.00%) Open Source
3 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.00%) GIS
6 2 (4.00%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.00%) Physics
7 1 (2.00%) 3D Printing
7 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) OO
1 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) OOD
4 8 (16.00%) Project Planning
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) OOP
5 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.00%) Kanban
7 3 (6.00%) Feature Driven Development
7 3 (6.00%) BDD
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
8 2 (4.00%) Information Management
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) High Availability
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.00%) UML
9 1 (2.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (32.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) Python
4 11 (22.00%) C
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) C#
6 5 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.00%) C++/CLI
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
2 2 (4.00%) Coverity
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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