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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 77 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 34 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.11% 0.56% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.58% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 27
Average salary £47,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £31,750 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1541 1388 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.42% 96.59% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1172 1432
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 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 28 January 2015.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 56 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 25 (44.64%) Computer Science
4 24 (42.86%) C
4 24 (42.86%) Degree
5 22 (39.29%) Python
6 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (30.36%) Java
8 16 (28.57%) OO
9 13 (23.21%) OOD
10 11 (19.64%) STL
11 9 (16.07%) Web Services
11 9 (16.07%) Oracle
11 9 (16.07%) Scrum
11 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
11 9 (16.07%) Project Planning
11 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
11 9 (16.07%) Qt
11 9 (16.07%) Open Source
12 8 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (14.29%) Finance
12 8 (14.29%) SQL
12 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
13 7 (12.50%) Windows
13 7 (12.50%) Electronics
13 7 (12.50%) Banking
14 6 (10.71%) Resource Management
14 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
14 6 (10.71%) Objective-C

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.79%) JBoss
1 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 5 (8.93%) Wireless
3 4 (7.14%) ZigBee
3 4 (7.14%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.79%) GSM
4 1 (1.79%) UMTS
4 1 (1.79%) SNMP
4 1 (1.79%) 3G
4 1 (1.79%) LTE
4 1 (1.79%) 4G
4 1 (1.79%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) GCC
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.79%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.79%) GoogleTest
General
1 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) STL
2 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) Qt
3 8 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (8.93%) XML
5 4 (7.14%) HTML
6 3 (5.36%) MFC
7 2 (3.57%) .NET
7 2 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.79%) CSS
8 1 (1.79%) XSLT
8 1 (1.79%) Middleware
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 25 (44.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Open Source
3 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Mac OS X
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) OO
4 13 (23.21%) OOD
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
5 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
5 9 (16.07%) Project Planning
6 6 (10.71%) Resource Management
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 2 (3.57%) Information Management
8 2 (3.57%) UML
9 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.79%) Project Management
9 1 (1.79%) Validation
9 1 (1.79%) Kanban
9 1 (1.79%) 3D Modelling
9 1 (1.79%) Feature Driven Development
9 1 (1.79%) BDD
9 1 (1.79%) High Availability
9 1 (1.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (42.86%) C
3 22 (39.29%) Python
4 17 (30.36%) Java
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 6 (10.71%) Objective-C
7 5 (8.93%) C#
8 4 (7.14%) Perl
9 3 (5.36%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.36%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.79%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) MAXScript
11 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.79%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) VMware
2 1 (1.79%) Google
2 1 (1.79%) Coverity
2 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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