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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 781 829 763
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 77 71 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.065% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 84
Average salary £40,000 £80,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +113.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £110,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
93721 103870 94495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.60% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77961 86096 79484
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
South East +22 23 £37,500 -6.25% 2
London +18 21 £55,000 -35.29% 2
South West - 12 £41,250 -
East of England +11 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
North East - 6 £30,000 -
West Midlands -6 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire +4 2 £43,750 +25.00% 1
North West +3 1 £44,000 +25.71% 1
C++ Programmer
UK

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (40.00%) Linux
3 55 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 51 (36.43%) Degree
5 47 (33.57%) Computer Science
6 40 (28.57%) C
7 38 (27.14%) UNIX
8 35 (25.00%) OO
8 35 (25.00%) Python
8 35 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 34 (24.29%) STL
10 33 (23.57%) Finance
10 33 (23.57%) Games
11 27 (19.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 26 (18.57%) Windows
13 20 (14.29%) C#
14 19 (13.57%) Derivative
15 18 (12.86%) Mathematics
15 18 (12.86%) OOD
15 18 (12.86%) Qt
15 18 (12.86%) Unit Testing
15 18 (12.86%) Algorithms
16 16 (11.43%) Bash Shell
16 16 (11.43%) OpenGL
17 15 (10.71%) 3D Graphics
17 15 (10.71%) Android
18 14 (10.00%) TDD
18 14 (10.00%) Java
19 13 (9.29%) Electronics
20 12 (8.57%) Physics

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (0.71%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.71%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) SaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.43%) HBase
1 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.71%) Redis
2 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.29%) Subversion
3 5 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.71%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.71%) SCons
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.71%) Ant
6 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 33 (23.57%) Finance
1 33 (23.57%) Games
2 13 (9.29%) Electronics
3 6 (4.29%) Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Front Office
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
6 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.29%) STL
2 27 (19.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (12.86%) Qt
4 16 (11.43%) OpenGL
5 12 (8.57%) Web Services
5 12 (8.57%) DirectX
6 10 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (4.29%) POSIX
7 6 (4.29%) Pthreads
8 5 (3.57%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (2.14%) MFC
9 3 (2.14%) HTML
10 2 (1.43%) XML
10 2 (1.43%) CSS
11 1 (0.71%) HTML5
11 1 (0.71%) REST
11 1 (0.71%) WebKit
11 1 (0.71%) .NET
11 1 (0.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (33.57%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.57%) Derivative
3 18 (12.86%) Mathematics
3 18 (12.86%) Algorithms
4 15 (10.71%) 3D Graphics
5 12 (8.57%) Physics
6 11 (7.86%) Data Structures
7 10 (7.14%) Visualisation
8 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (5.71%) Hedge funds
9 6 (4.29%) PlayStation
9 6 (4.29%) Xbox
10 4 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.86%) CUDA
11 3 (2.14%) Tandem
12 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.43%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.43%) Social Media
12 2 (1.43%) Arduino
12 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.00%) Linux
2 38 (27.14%) UNIX
3 26 (18.57%) Windows
4 15 (10.71%) Android
5 12 (8.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 35 (25.00%) OO
2 35 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 18 (12.86%) OOD
3 18 (12.86%) Unit Testing
4 14 (10.00%) TDD
5 11 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.14%) 3D Programming
6 10 (7.14%) Analytics
6 10 (7.14%) Game Development
7 7 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.00%) Scrum
8 6 (4.29%) SDLC
8 6 (4.29%) Open Source
9 5 (3.57%) Image Processing
9 5 (3.57%) Coaching
9 5 (3.57%) Android Development
9 5 (3.57%) iOS Development
10 4 (2.86%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (28.57%) C
3 35 (25.00%) Python
4 20 (14.29%) C#
5 16 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 14 (10.00%) Java
7 11 (7.86%) Lua
7 11 (7.86%) Perl
8 10 (7.14%) MATLAB
8 10 (7.14%) Pascal
9 9 (6.43%) HLSL
10 6 (4.29%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.29%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.57%) Ruby
12 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.43%) SQL
13 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.43%) R
14 1 (0.71%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 51 (36.43%) Degree
2 9 (6.43%) PhD
3 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) HNC
4 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.57%) Oracle
3 3 (2.14%) Facebook
4 2 (1.43%) Perforce
4 2 (1.43%) Minitab
4 2 (1.43%) Freescale
4 2 (1.43%) Twitter
5 1 (0.71%) Coverity
5 1 (0.71%) HP
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