The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 119 97 61
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 4 25 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 1.50% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.61% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 39
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
C++ Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 2014.

C++ Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) STL
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (50.00%) C++/CLI
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Numerical Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Qt
5 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
6 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) MFC

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
2 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) STL
2 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (33.33%) Qt
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Numerical Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) C++/CLI
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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