The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 102 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 9 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 0.41% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.42% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 15
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £35,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
C++ Software 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
1664 1423 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.14% 96.34% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1139 1496
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

C++ Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 9 (60.00%) Java
6 8 (53.33%) STL
7 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle
8 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) C
8 5 (33.33%) Open Source
8 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
9 4 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (26.67%) C#
9 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 4 (26.67%) MFC
9 4 (26.67%) Perl
9 4 (26.67%) XML
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
10 2 (13.33%) Electronics
10 2 (13.33%) Python
10 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
10 2 (13.33%) TDD
10 2 (13.33%) Windows
11 1 (6.67%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) GoogleTest
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) STL
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Google
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