The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 97 82 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 26 40 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.44% 2.41% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.58% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 64
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
C++ Developer
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 2014.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 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 49 (100.00%) C++
2 31 (63.27%) Degree
3 29 (59.18%) Computer Science
4 23 (46.94%) OO
5 15 (30.61%) Mathematics
6 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
6 13 (26.53%) Web Services
7 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.49%) Multithreading
8 11 (22.45%) Windows
8 11 (22.45%) OOP
9 9 (18.37%) Qt
10 8 (16.33%) TDD
10 8 (16.33%) Python
10 8 (16.33%) OOD
11 7 (14.29%) Java
11 7 (14.29%) DCOM
11 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 7 (14.29%) Finance
11 7 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 7 (14.29%) Big Data
12 6 (12.24%) Banking
12 6 (12.24%) C
12 6 (12.24%) C#
12 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
13 5 (10.20%) Postgraduate
13 5 (10.20%) STL
13 5 (10.20%) Oracle
13 5 (10.20%) Grid Computing
13 5 (10.20%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (8.16%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.16%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) GSM
1 1 (2.04%) UMTS
1 1 (2.04%) SNMP
1 1 (2.04%) 3G
1 1 (2.04%) 2G
1 1 (2.04%) 4G
1 1 (2.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Selenium
3 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) CppUnit
5 1 (2.04%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.04%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.04%) AQtime
5 1 (2.04%) dotTrace
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Games
4 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Web Services
2 9 (18.37%) Qt
3 7 (14.29%) DCOM
4 5 (10.20%) STL
5 4 (8.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (8.16%) QML
5 4 (8.16%) DirectX
5 4 (8.16%) Swing
5 4 (8.16%) Qt Quick
6 3 (6.12%) jQuery
6 3 (6.12%) Dojo
7 2 (4.08%) .NET
7 2 (4.08%) MFC
8 1 (2.04%) HTML
8 1 (2.04%) XML
8 1 (2.04%) Middleware
8 1 (2.04%) WPF
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) Computer Science
2 15 (30.61%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.20%) Grid Computing
3 5 (10.20%) Physics
3 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
4 4 (8.16%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (8.16%) GIS
4 4 (8.16%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (8.16%) Xbox
5 3 (6.12%) Open Source
6 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.04%) 3D Printing
7 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) OO
2 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Multithreading
4 11 (22.45%) OOP
5 8 (16.33%) TDD
5 8 (16.33%) OOD
6 7 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Kanban
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) BDD
9 3 (6.12%) Feature Driven Development
10 2 (4.08%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (4.08%) Numerical Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.04%) Project Management
11 1 (2.04%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) C
4 6 (12.24%) C#
5 5 (10.20%) Embedded C
6 4 (8.16%) Lua
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded C++
7 3 (6.12%) C++/CLI
8 2 (4.08%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) SQL
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Postgraduate
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) JBoss
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Symbian
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Coverity
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