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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 73 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 33 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.34% 1.25% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.31% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 38
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £35,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
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 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 22 May 2015.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (52.63%) C
3 38 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 36 (47.37%) Degree
5 35 (46.05%) Computer Science
5 35 (46.05%) Python
6 17 (22.37%) Multithreading
6 17 (22.37%) Electronics
7 15 (19.74%) Java
7 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (18.42%) OO
8 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
9 13 (17.11%) Embedded C
9 13 (17.11%) Windows
10 12 (15.79%) Embedded C++
11 11 (14.47%) MATLAB
11 11 (14.47%) Objective-C
11 11 (14.47%) STL
12 10 (13.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (13.16%) Apple iOS
12 10 (13.16%) C#
13 9 (11.84%) SQL
13 9 (11.84%) OOD
13 9 (11.84%) Finance
13 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.84%) Android
14 8 (10.53%) Qt
14 8 (10.53%) TDD
14 8 (10.53%) Banking
14 8 (10.53%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.95%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) JBoss
2 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.32%) Wireless
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Subversion
2 6 (7.89%) GCC
3 4 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.63%) Maven
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (22.37%) Electronics
2 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.84%) Finance
4 8 (10.53%) Banking
5 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) STL
2 10 (13.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (10.53%) Qt
4 7 (9.21%) Web Services
5 6 (7.89%) MFC
5 6 (7.89%) XML
6 5 (6.58%) jQuery
7 4 (5.26%) .NET
8 3 (3.95%) HTML
9 2 (2.63%) PhoneGap
9 2 (2.63%) Dojo
9 2 (2.63%) XSLT
9 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (46.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Open Source
3 4 (5.26%) CUDA
3 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.63%) Pocket PC
5 2 (2.63%) GIS
6 1 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.32%) DTV
6 1 (1.32%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 9 (11.84%) Android
4 8 (10.53%) Mac OS X
4 8 (10.53%) UNIX
5 7 (9.21%) Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (22.37%) Multithreading
3 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) OO
5 9 (11.84%) OOD
6 8 (10.53%) TDD
7 7 (9.21%) Project Planning
7 7 (9.21%) Scrum
8 6 (7.89%) Resource Management
8 6 (7.89%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (5.26%) Benchmarking
10 2 (2.63%) Kanban
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.63%) BDD
10 2 (2.63%) Feature Driven Development
10 2 (2.63%) OOP
11 1 (1.32%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.32%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.32%) UML
11 1 (1.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (52.63%) C
3 35 (46.05%) Python
4 15 (19.74%) Java
5 13 (17.11%) Embedded C
6 12 (15.79%) Embedded C++
7 11 (14.47%) MATLAB
7 11 (14.47%) Objective-C
8 10 (13.16%) C#
9 9 (11.84%) SQL
10 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.32%) MAXScript
11 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (1.32%) GLSL
11 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (47.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) MCP
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle
2 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
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