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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 98 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 20 51 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.13% 3.32% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 3.48% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 50 104
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1701 1467 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.72% 95.63% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1256 1767
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 44 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (54.55%) Degree
2 24 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 20 (45.45%) OO
4 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
5 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.27%) Java
6 11 (25.00%) Web Services
6 11 (25.00%) Windows
7 10 (22.73%) Python
8 9 (20.45%) Qt
8 9 (20.45%) STL
9 8 (18.18%) OOD
9 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
10 7 (15.91%) Finance
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle
10 7 (15.91%) C#
10 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
10 7 (15.91%) Project Planning
10 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
10 7 (15.91%) Big Data
11 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.64%) Perl
11 6 (13.64%) DCOM
11 6 (13.64%) OOP
12 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
12 5 (11.36%) JBoss
12 5 (11.36%) Apache
12 5 (11.36%) MFC

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.36%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) GSM
1 2 (4.55%) UMTS
1 2 (4.55%) SNMP
1 2 (4.55%) 3G
1 2 (4.55%) 2G
1 2 (4.55%) LTE
1 2 (4.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Big Data
2 5 (11.36%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) Maven
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) CppUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) Valgrind
6 1 (2.27%) AQtime
6 1 (2.27%) GoogleTest
6 1 (2.27%) dotTrace
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Web Services
2 9 (20.45%) STL
2 9 (20.45%) Qt
3 6 (13.64%) DCOM
4 5 (11.36%) MFC
4 5 (11.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (9.09%) Dojo
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) XML
5 4 (9.09%) Swing
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (4.55%) QML
6 2 (4.55%) Qt Quick
7 1 (2.27%) WPF
7 1 (2.27%) Ajax
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.36%) GIS
3 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
4 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.27%) Physics
6 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) 3D Printing
6 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) OO
2 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) OOD
5 7 (15.91%) Project Planning
6 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 6 (13.64%) OOP
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) Kanban
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (4.55%) High Availability
10 2 (4.55%) Information Management
10 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.55%) Project Management
10 2 (4.55%) Numerical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (27.27%) Java
3 10 (22.73%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) Perl
6 5 (11.36%) C
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.82%) C++/CLI
8 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.55%) SQL
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Coverity
4 1 (2.27%) Symbian
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