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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 96 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 19 50 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.09% 3.24% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 3.41% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 49 92
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
1658 1466 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.12% 95.07% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1283 1691
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
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 17 September 2014.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 19 (43.18%) OO
4 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
5 12 (27.27%) Web Services
6 11 (25.00%) Windows
7 10 (22.73%) Java
7 10 (22.73%) Python
8 9 (20.45%) Mathematics
8 9 (20.45%) Qt
9 8 (18.18%) STL
9 8 (18.18%) OOD
10 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
10 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
10 7 (15.91%) Finance
10 7 (15.91%) TDD
10 7 (15.91%) Project Planning
10 7 (15.91%) Big Data
11 6 (13.64%) C#
11 6 (13.64%) DCOM
11 6 (13.64%) OOP
11 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
12 5 (11.36%) Perl
12 5 (11.36%) MySQL
12 5 (11.36%) Oracle
12 5 (11.36%) Banking
12 5 (11.36%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.09%) 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
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) Maven
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) 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%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Web Services
2 9 (20.45%) Qt
3 8 (18.18%) STL
4 6 (13.64%) DCOM
5 5 (11.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (9.09%) MFC
6 4 (9.09%) Swing
7 3 (6.82%) HTML
7 3 (6.82%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) Dojo
7 3 (6.82%) jQuery
8 2 (4.55%) QML
8 2 (4.55%) Qt Quick
8 2 (4.55%) Middleware
9 1 (2.27%) Ajax
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (2.27%) .NET
9 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.09%) GIS
3 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 4 (9.09%) Open Source
3 4 (9.09%) Grid Computing
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.27%) Physics
6 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.27%) 3D Printing
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 19 (43.18%) OO
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.18%) OOD
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
4 7 (15.91%) Project Planning
5 6 (13.64%) OOP
5 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 4 (9.09%) Kanban
6 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) Information Retrieval
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Feature Driven Development
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) High Availability
8 2 (4.55%) Information Management
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (22.73%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) Perl
5 4 (9.09%) C
6 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.82%) C++/CLI
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) 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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