The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Developer 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++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 749 660 721
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 129 209 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 122 206 135
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
C++ Software Developer
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

C++ Software Developer Salary Trend in England

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

C++ Software Developer Salary Histogram in England

C++ Software Developer
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++ Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
London -56 52 £45,000 -15.09% 4
South East -4 26 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South West +4 19 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East of England +13 11 £47,500 +18.75% 6
North West - 9 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands -16 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -7 3 £40,000 +23.07%
North East -14 2 £33,750 -15.62%
West Midlands -19 2 £39,000 +20.00%
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 292 (100.00%) C++
2 135 (46.23%) Degree
3 123 (42.12%) Software Engineering
4 116 (39.73%) OO
5 99 (33.90%) Linux
6 98 (33.56%) Computer Science
7 97 (33.22%) Windows
8 84 (28.77%) Mathematics
9 80 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (23.63%) OOD
11 66 (22.60%) C#
12 65 (22.26%) Java
13 59 (20.21%) STL
13 59 (20.21%) OOP
14 58 (19.86%) Multithreading
15 57 (19.52%) Physics
15 57 (19.52%) UNIX
16 56 (19.18%) C
17 55 (18.84%) Finance
17 55 (18.84%) Algorithms
18 46 (15.75%) Visual Studio
19 45 (15.41%) Oracle
20 41 (14.04%) SQL
21 40 (13.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 38 (13.01%) Qt
23 36 (12.33%) XML
23 36 (12.33%) Aerospace
24 35 (11.99%) Automotive
24 35 (11.99%) QA
25 34 (11.64%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.34%) IIS
2 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.77%) LDAP
2 8 (2.74%) Intranet
3 4 (1.37%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.03%) HTTP
4 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) Wireless
5 1 (0.34%) HSPA
5 1 (0.34%) LTE
5 1 (0.34%) GSM
5 1 (0.34%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.74%) MySQL
3 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.03%) SQLite
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) HPCC
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (15.75%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.53%) Subversion
3 8 (2.74%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.03%) Redmine
5 3 (1.03%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.03%) JIRA
5 3 (1.03%) CppUnit
6 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.34%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.34%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.34%) CMake
7 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
General
1 55 (18.84%) Finance
2 36 (12.33%) Aerospace
3 35 (11.99%) Automotive
4 14 (4.79%) Games
5 11 (3.77%) Electronics
6 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.71%) Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Retail
9 3 (1.03%) Military
10 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (20.21%) STL
2 40 (13.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 38 (13.01%) Qt
4 36 (12.33%) XML
5 28 (9.59%) MFC
6 22 (7.53%) OpenGL
7 19 (6.51%) .NET
8 16 (5.48%) HTML
8 16 (5.48%) Web Services
9 15 (5.14%) DirectX
10 6 (2.05%) OpenCL
10 6 (2.05%) WCF
11 5 (1.71%) CSS
12 4 (1.37%) WPF
12 4 (1.37%) Java SE
12 4 (1.37%) OpenCV
13 3 (1.03%) JSON
13 3 (1.03%) Velocity
13 3 (1.03%) WinForms
14 2 (0.68%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (33.56%) Computer Science
2 84 (28.77%) Mathematics
3 57 (19.52%) Physics
4 55 (18.84%) Algorithms
5 24 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.45%) Visualisation
7 12 (4.11%) Spread Betting
7 12 (4.11%) CUDA
7 12 (4.11%) Derivative
8 11 (3.77%) PKI
8 11 (3.77%) Smartcard
8 11 (3.77%) Blackberry
9 10 (3.42%) Device Driver
9 10 (3.42%) 3D Graphics
9 10 (3.42%) Open Source
10 9 (3.08%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (2.40%) GIS
13 5 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 3 (1.03%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 99 (33.90%) Linux
2 97 (33.22%) Windows
3 57 (19.52%) UNIX
4 21 (7.19%) Android
5 18 (6.16%) Apple iOS
5 18 (6.16%) Solaris
6 11 (3.77%) BlackBerry OS
7 4 (1.37%) AIX
7 4 (1.37%) HPUX
8 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (42.12%) Software Engineering
2 116 (39.73%) OO
3 80 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (23.63%) OOD
5 59 (20.21%) OOP
6 58 (19.86%) Multithreading
7 32 (10.96%) TDD
8 26 (8.90%) Scrum
9 24 (8.22%) Validation
10 22 (7.53%) UML
11 19 (6.51%) Software Architecture
12 15 (5.14%) Mentoring
13 14 (4.79%) Low Latency
13 14 (4.79%) Signal Processing
14 12 (4.11%) Cyber Security
14 12 (4.11%) Web Development
15 11 (3.77%) Digital Signal Processing
15 11 (3.77%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (3.08%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 292 (100.00%) C++
2 66 (22.60%) C#
3 65 (22.26%) Java
4 56 (19.18%) C
5 41 (14.04%) SQL
6 34 (11.64%) Python
7 16 (5.48%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.45%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.11%) PHP
10 11 (3.77%) Perl
11 9 (3.08%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.74%) Embedded C
13 7 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.40%) Ruby
14 6 (2.05%) VC++
15 5 (1.71%) Fortran
15 5 (1.71%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.03%) R
18 2 (0.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 135 (46.23%) Degree
2 11 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.42%) PhD
4 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.34%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.99%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (15.41%) Oracle
2 23 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.68%) Borland
4 1 (0.34%) Minitab
4 1 (0.34%) Google
4 1 (0.34%) Facebook
4 1 (0.34%) SAP
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