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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 115 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 2 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.13% 1.99% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 2.05% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 19
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
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++ 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) C
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) STL
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (16.67%) WebGL
6 2 (16.67%) 3D Printing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (16.67%) Games
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) CAD
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) STL
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) WebGL
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (16.67%) 3D Printing
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) CAD
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Kanban
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) C
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hinxton, nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DoE
Posted: 6 days ago