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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 831 824 779
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 78 105 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78 92 111
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,050 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +5 30 £67,500 -15.62% 4
South East +34 24 £46,400 -7.20% 1
Yorkshire +8 12 £60,000 +100.00% 1
East of England -25 9 £70,000 +64.70%
North West - 3 £20,500 - 1
C++ Programmer
UK

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 163 (100.00%) C++
2 74 (45.40%) Linux
3 62 (38.04%) Software Engineering
4 50 (30.67%) C
5 47 (28.83%) Unix
6 46 (28.22%) Degree
6 46 (28.22%) Games
7 39 (23.93%) Windows
8 38 (23.31%) Multithreading
9 35 (21.47%) Python
10 34 (20.86%) Finance
11 33 (20.25%) Java
12 30 (18.40%) SQL
13 28 (17.18%) C#
14 23 (14.11%) Oracle
14 23 (14.11%) Computer Science
15 22 (13.50%) Mathematics
15 22 (13.50%) HTML
16 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (12.27%) MySQL
18 19 (11.66%) CSS
18 19 (11.66%) Telecoms
19 18 (11.04%) Web Design
19 18 (11.04%) JSP
19 18 (11.04%) Assembly Language
19 18 (11.04%) TCP/IP
19 18 (11.04%) Android
19 18 (11.04%) Cloud Computing
19 18 (11.04%) High Availability
19 18 (11.04%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (0.61%) Apache Pig
1 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) 3ds Max
1 3 (1.84%) Blender
1 3 (1.84%) Maya
2 1 (0.61%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) NASTRAN
2 1 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.04%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.04%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.75%) Network Security
3 4 (2.45%) DNS
3 4 (2.45%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) SNA
4 2 (1.23%) X.25
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.27%) MySQL
2 11 (6.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.68%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) DB2
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (6.75%) SpecFlow
2 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.84%) Subversion
3 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) GitLab
4 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (28.22%) Games
2 34 (20.86%) Finance
3 19 (11.66%) Telecoms
4 15 (9.20%) Front Office
5 11 (6.75%) Banking
6 10 (6.13%) Electronics
7 6 (3.68%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.07%) Automotive
9 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.50%) HTML
2 19 (11.66%) CSS
3 18 (11.04%) JSP
4 17 (10.43%) .NET
5 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.98%) Qt
6 13 (7.98%) Web Services
7 12 (7.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (7.36%) WCF
7 12 (7.36%) WPF
8 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (6.75%) COM
9 10 (6.13%) STL
10 5 (3.07%) Unreal Engine
11 4 (2.45%) OpenGL
11 4 (2.45%) XML
12 3 (1.84%) OpenGL ES
13 2 (1.23%) DirectX
13 2 (1.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 2 (1.23%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.50%) Mathematics
3 18 (11.04%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (10.43%) Xbox
5 15 (9.20%) Algorithms
6 12 (7.36%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (7.36%) Mobile Games
7 11 (6.75%) BYOD
7 11 (6.75%) Data Structures
7 11 (6.75%) Physics
7 11 (6.75%) Visualisation
8 9 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (4.91%) PlayStation
10 7 (4.29%) Fixed Income
11 6 (3.68%) Derivative
12 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (2.45%) Equities
12 4 (2.45%) Hedge funds
12 4 (2.45%) Online Games
13 3 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 74 (45.40%) Linux
2 47 (28.83%) Unix
3 39 (23.93%) Windows
4 18 (11.04%) Android
5 14 (8.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.04%) Software Engineering
2 38 (23.31%) Multithreading
3 21 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.04%) High Availability
4 18 (11.04%) Web Design
5 17 (10.43%) Mentoring
6 15 (9.20%) TDD
7 13 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.98%) SDLC
8 12 (7.36%) BDD
8 12 (7.36%) Scrum
9 11 (6.75%) Kanban
9 11 (6.75%) OO
10 8 (4.91%) Low Latency
11 6 (3.68%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (3.68%) Functional Programming
12 5 (3.07%) Analytics
12 5 (3.07%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (3.07%) OOP
12 5 (3.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (30.67%) C
3 35 (21.47%) Python
4 33 (20.25%) Java
5 30 (18.40%) SQL
6 28 (17.18%) C#
7 18 (11.04%) Assembly Language
8 16 (9.82%) JavaScript
9 11 (6.75%) Objective-C
10 9 (5.52%) Scala
11 8 (4.91%) R
12 5 (3.07%) Clojure
12 5 (3.07%) F#
13 4 (2.45%) Perl
14 3 (1.84%) Erlang
14 3 (1.84%) GLSL
14 3 (1.84%) Ruby
15 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.23%) Lua
15 2 (1.23%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 46 (28.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (14.11%) Oracle
2 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.75%) Apple
4 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.61%) QNX
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