The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 871 838 843
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 60 98 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.098% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 96 115
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £81,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
C++ Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

C++ Programmer Salary Trend in England

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in England

C++ Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 21 £80,000 +14.28% 7
South East +35 20 £50,000 +25.00%
North West - 7 £20,000 -
East of England -3 5 £70,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire +12 4 £64,000 +42.22% 2
West Midlands -22 3 £31,500 -6.66% 1
C++ Programmer
UK

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 136 (100.00%) C++
2 71 (52.21%) Linux
3 63 (46.32%) Software Engineering
4 49 (36.03%) C
5 44 (32.35%) Multithreading
6 43 (31.62%) Unix
7 36 (26.47%) Windows
8 35 (25.74%) Degree
9 32 (23.53%) Games
9 32 (23.53%) Java
10 29 (21.32%) C#
11 27 (19.85%) Oracle
11 27 (19.85%) Python
12 26 (19.12%) SQL
13 25 (18.38%) HTML
13 25 (18.38%) Computer Science
14 24 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (17.65%) MySQL
14 24 (17.65%) CSS
14 24 (17.65%) JSP
14 24 (17.65%) Assembly Language
14 24 (17.65%) Web Design
14 24 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (16.18%) TDD
15 22 (16.18%) Finance
16 21 (15.44%) High Availability
16 21 (15.44%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (13.24%) TCP/IP
18 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET
18 16 (11.76%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) SNA
3 1 (0.74%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.65%) MySQL
2 13 (9.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (6.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) SpecFlow
2 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) GitLab
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (23.53%) Games
2 22 (16.18%) Finance
3 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.88%) Electronics
5 5 (3.68%) Banking
6 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.47%) Automotive
7 2 (1.47%) Back Office
7 2 (1.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.38%) HTML
2 24 (17.65%) CSS
2 24 (17.65%) JSP
3 16 (11.76%) .NET
3 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (9.56%) COM
4 13 (9.56%) WCF
4 13 (9.56%) Web Services
4 13 (9.56%) WPF
5 11 (8.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (6.62%) Qt
7 6 (4.41%) STL
8 5 (3.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (2.94%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (2.21%) DirectX
10 3 (2.21%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.47%) NumPy
11 2 (1.47%) XML
12 1 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.44%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 16 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 13 (9.56%) BYOD
5 10 (7.35%) Algorithms
6 9 (6.62%) Data Structures
6 9 (6.62%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (5.88%) Mobile Games
7 8 (5.88%) Physics
8 7 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (5.15%) Hedge funds
9 5 (3.68%) Derivative
9 5 (3.68%) Xbox
10 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.94%) Equities
11 3 (2.21%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (2.21%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.47%) PlayStation
13 1 (0.74%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 71 (52.21%) Linux
2 43 (31.62%) Unix
3 36 (26.47%) Windows
4 8 (5.88%) Android
5 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.32%) Software Engineering
2 44 (32.35%) Multithreading
3 24 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.65%) Web Design
4 22 (16.18%) TDD
5 21 (15.44%) High Availability
6 16 (11.76%) BDD
7 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.56%) Kanban
7 13 (9.56%) Mentoring
7 13 (9.56%) Scrum
8 7 (5.15%) Low Latency
8 7 (5.15%) OO
9 6 (4.41%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (4.41%) Functional Programming
10 5 (3.68%) Analytics
10 5 (3.68%) OOD
10 5 (3.68%) Open Source
11 4 (2.94%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 136 (100.00%) C++
2 49 (36.03%) C
3 32 (23.53%) Java
4 29 (21.32%) C#
5 27 (19.85%) Python
6 26 (19.12%) SQL
7 24 (17.65%) Assembly Language
8 13 (9.56%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.15%) R
10 5 (3.68%) Clojure
10 5 (3.68%) F#
10 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.68%) Perl
10 5 (3.68%) Ruby
10 5 (3.68%) Scala
11 3 (2.21%) Erlang
11 3 (2.21%) HLSL
12 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.47%) Delphi
12 2 (1.47%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 35 (25.74%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (19.85%) Oracle
2 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.56%) Apple
4 1 (0.74%) HubSpot
4 1 (0.74%) QNX
4 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
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