The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 101 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 7 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.49% 0.057% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.061% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
C++ Programmer
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 1643 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.21% 93.99% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1353 1400
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer across the Cambridge region.

C++ Programmer Salary Trend in Cambridge

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (78.95%) C
2 15 (78.95%) Python
3 14 (73.68%) Degree
4 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
5 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
5 11 (57.89%) Electronics
6 8 (42.11%) MATLAB
7 4 (21.05%) Benchmarking
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Android
7 4 (21.05%) SaaS
7 4 (21.05%) CUDA
7 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
9 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
9 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
9 2 (10.53%) C#
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
10 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
10 1 (5.26%) Document Management
10 1 (5.26%) Games
10 1 (5.26%) Perforce
10 1 (5.26%) Perl
10 1 (5.26%) UNIX
10 1 (5.26%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) SCons
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (57.89%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) CUDA
3 1 (5.26%) Xbox
3 1 (5.26%) PlayStation
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Benchmarking
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Game Development
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (78.95%) C
2 15 (78.95%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Lua
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Perforce
1 1 (5.26%) Coverity