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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 112 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 1 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.066% 0.91% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.94% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +55.17%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
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
1461 1603 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.74% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1267 1218
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Blender
3 3 (60.00%) GLSL
3 3 (60.00%) OpenGL ES
3 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (60.00%) Maya
3 3 (60.00%) 3ds Max
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) QNX
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) Qt
5 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) 3ds Max
1 3 (60.00%) Blender
1 3 (60.00%) Maya
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (60.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) GLSL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) QNX