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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 686 668 739
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 151 187 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 140 185 128
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -66 57 £45,000 -14.28% 3
South East -13 26 £40,000 - 5
South West -7 21 £40,000 +17.64% 3
East of England +5 16 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East Midlands +5 12 £50,000 - 1
North West +5 8 £30,000 -29.41%
West Midlands -9 5 £37,500 -6.25%
North East -5 3 £30,000 -4.00%
Yorkshire -9 3 £30,000 -14.28%
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 300 (100.00%) C++
2 135 (45.00%) Degree
3 130 (43.33%) Software Engineering
4 103 (34.33%) OO
5 99 (33.00%) Linux
5 99 (33.00%) Computer Science
6 92 (30.67%) Windows
7 90 (30.00%) Finance
8 84 (28.00%) Mathematics
9 81 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (26.33%) OOD
11 75 (25.00%) Java
12 74 (24.67%) C#
13 72 (24.00%) C
14 68 (22.67%) UNIX
15 55 (18.33%) XML
15 55 (18.33%) Multithreading
16 52 (17.33%) STL
17 50 (16.67%) Oracle
18 46 (15.33%) Algorithms
19 41 (13.67%) SQL
19 41 (13.67%) Physics
20 40 (13.33%) OOP
21 38 (12.67%) Visual Studio
22 34 (11.33%) Qt
23 32 (10.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 31 (10.33%) SQL Server
24 31 (10.33%) MFC
25 28 (9.33%) .NET
25 28 (9.33%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (6.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.00%) LDAP
2 12 (4.00%) Intranet
3 9 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.67%) HSPA
5 2 (0.67%) LTE
5 2 (0.67%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.67%) UMTS
5 2 (0.67%) VoIP
5 2 (0.67%) GSM
5 2 (0.67%) Wireless
5 2 (0.67%) Internet
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) CDMA
6 1 (0.33%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 10 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.67%) MySQL
5 4 (1.33%) Big Data
5 4 (1.33%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.00%) SQLite
7 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.67%) HPCC
8 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (12.67%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.33%) Subversion
3 9 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.00%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.00%) CppUnit
5 3 (1.00%) Redmine
5 3 (1.00%) JIRA
6 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.33%) CMake
6 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.33%) GoogleTest
General
1 90 (30.00%) Finance
2 21 (7.00%) Automotive
3 20 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 12 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.67%) Banking
6 6 (2.00%) Games
6 6 (2.00%) Electronics
7 4 (1.33%) Retail
7 4 (1.33%) Front Office
8 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.33%) XML
2 52 (17.33%) STL
3 34 (11.33%) Qt
4 32 (10.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 31 (10.33%) MFC
6 28 (9.33%) .NET
7 25 (8.33%) Web Services
7 25 (8.33%) HTML
8 14 (4.67%) OpenGL
9 13 (4.33%) WCF
10 8 (2.67%) DirectX
11 7 (2.33%) CSS
11 7 (2.33%) OpenCL
12 5 (1.67%) ATL
12 5 (1.67%) WPF
13 4 (1.33%) Velocity
13 4 (1.33%) OpenCV
14 3 (1.00%) WinForms
14 3 (1.00%) HTML5
14 3 (1.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (33.00%) Computer Science
2 84 (28.00%) Mathematics
3 46 (15.33%) Algorithms
4 41 (13.67%) Physics
5 28 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.00%) PKI
6 18 (6.00%) Smartcard
6 18 (6.00%) Blackberry
7 13 (4.33%) CUDA
8 10 (3.33%) Open Source
8 10 (3.33%) Device Driver
8 10 (3.33%) Data Structures
9 9 (3.00%) Visualisation
9 9 (3.00%) Derivative
10 8 (2.67%) Spread Betting
10 8 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.67%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.33%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 99 (33.00%) Linux
2 92 (30.67%) Windows
3 68 (22.67%) UNIX
4 26 (8.67%) Android
4 26 (8.67%) Apple iOS
5 19 (6.33%) Solaris
6 18 (6.00%) BlackBerry OS
7 10 (3.33%) AIX
7 10 (3.33%) HPUX
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 103 (34.33%) OO
3 81 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (26.33%) OOD
5 55 (18.33%) Multithreading
6 40 (13.33%) OOP
7 25 (8.33%) TDD
8 21 (7.00%) Validation
9 20 (6.67%) Web Development
9 20 (6.67%) Scrum
10 19 (6.33%) Software Architecture
11 18 (6.00%) Cyber Security
12 16 (5.33%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.00%) UML
14 12 (4.00%) Signal Processing
14 12 (4.00%) Low Latency
15 11 (3.67%) Digital Signal Processing
16 9 (3.00%) Migration
16 9 (3.00%) Unit Testing
16 9 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 300 (100.00%) C++
2 75 (25.00%) Java
3 74 (24.67%) C#
4 72 (24.00%) C
5 41 (13.67%) SQL
6 23 (7.67%) Shell Script
7 22 (7.33%) JavaScript
8 18 (6.00%) Python
9 17 (5.67%) PHP
10 15 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.33%) Perl
12 7 (2.33%) VC++
13 6 (2.00%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.67%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.33%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.33%) Fortran
16 3 (1.00%) COBOL
16 3 (1.00%) R
17 2 (0.67%) Scala
18 1 (0.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 135 (45.00%) Degree
2 11 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.33%) PhD
4 4 (1.33%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.00%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (16.67%) Oracle
2 21 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.33%) HP
4 2 (0.67%) Borland
5 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.33%) Facebook
5 1 (0.33%) Google
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