The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 311 310 238
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 985 1109 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.07% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1009 1416
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK.

C++ Developer Salary Trend in the UK

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Developer over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 within the UK.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 956 £55,000 +10.00% 182
London +5 509 £80,000 +18.51% 98
South East +6 231 £47,500 - 30
Surrey +4 121 £47,500 -9.52% 16
City of London +32 77 £92,500 +54.16% 29
South West -7 73 £40,000 +13.07% 14
East of England +3 63 £45,000 +8.43% 20
Cambridge +4 48 £43,750 +5.42% 15
Cambridgeshire -4 48 £43,750 +2.94% 17
Walton-on-Thames -13 37 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Oxfordshire +9 35 £55,000 +62.96% 4
East Midlands +31 33 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Oxford +21 31 £55,000 +46.66% 4
West Sussex +12 31 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol +11 28 £39,500 +22.48% 1
Nottingham +28 25 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +20 25 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -4 25 £49,000 +3.70% 6
Wales +18 21 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Midlands -16 21 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Berkshire +27 20 £67,500 +50.00% 5
South Wales +15 20 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Cheltenham +9 20 £49,000 +25.64% 5
Reading +33 19 £67,500 +50.00% 5
Weybridge -1 18 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Guildford -8 18 £48,500 +19.75% 1
North West -4 17 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Horsham +10 13 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire 0 13 £40,000 -12.08% 3
Manchester -14 13 £47,500 +46.15% 8

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 2206 (100.00%) C++
2 888 (40.25%) Finance
3 812 (36.81%) Linux
4 773 (35.04%) Software Engineering
5 714 (32.37%) Degree
6 617 (27.97%) Unix
7 614 (27.83%) Multithreading
8 600 (27.20%) C
9 599 (27.15%) Python
10 528 (23.93%) C#
11 526 (23.84%) Windows
12 512 (23.21%) Computer Science
13 458 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
14 457 (20.72%) OO
15 448 (20.31%) SQL
16 446 (20.22%) Java
17 402 (18.22%) STL
18 321 (14.55%) Algorithms
19 287 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
20 275 (12.47%) SDLC
21 260 (11.79%) Low Latency
22 242 (10.97%) .NET
23 237 (10.74%) JavaScript
24 234 (10.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
25 220 (9.97%) Mathematics
26 218 (9.88%) OOP
27 202 (9.16%) OOD
28 194 (8.79%) Front Office
29 192 (8.70%) TCP/IP
30 186 (8.43%) TDD

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (2.27%) Node.js
2 11 (0.50%) Confluence
2 11 (0.50%) WordPress
3 10 (0.45%) Apache
4 9 (0.41%) CMS
5 6 (0.27%) Apache Solr
5 6 (0.27%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.23%) JBoss
6 5 (0.23%) SAS
6 5 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.18%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.091%) Drupal
8 2 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.091%) IIS
8 2 (0.091%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.091%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.045%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.045%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.045%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.36%) Mathematica
3 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.18%) 3ds Max
4 4 (0.18%) Blender
4 4 (0.18%) Maya
4 4 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.14%) MS Office
6 2 (0.091%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.091%) NASTRAN
6 2 (0.091%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.41%) Magento
1 9 (0.41%) Shopify
2 8 (0.36%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.091%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.86%) SaaS
3 37 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.63%) GitHub
6 12 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.41%) PaaS
8 8 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.045%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 192 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 37 (1.68%) Multicast
3 35 (1.59%) Internet
4 18 (0.82%) LDAP
5 17 (0.77%) Wireless
6 14 (0.63%) HTTP
7 9 (0.41%) Network Security
8 8 (0.36%) NGN
8 8 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.27%) Firewall
9 6 (0.27%) RTP
9 6 (0.27%) SSL
9 6 (0.27%) Unicast
10 4 (0.18%) 3G
10 4 (0.18%) X.509
11 3 (0.14%) LTE
11 3 (0.14%) TETRA
11 3 (0.14%) VoIP
12 2 (0.091%) M3UA
12 2 (0.091%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.63%) Relational Database
3 62 (2.81%) MySQL
4 52 (2.36%) Big Data
5 47 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 33 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 28 (1.27%) Data Mining
8 25 (1.13%) NoSQL
9 20 (0.91%) KDB
9 20 (0.91%) OLTP
9 20 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 19 (0.86%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.54%) GIS
12 8 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.27%) MS Access
14 4 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.18%) DB2
14 4 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 155 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 120 (5.44%) Subversion
3 108 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 59 (2.67%) JIRA
5 29 (1.31%) GDB
6 27 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 24 (1.09%) Mercurial
7 24 (1.09%) Phabricator
8 19 (0.86%) GCC
9 18 (0.82%) Clang
9 18 (0.82%) NUnit
10 17 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.45%) GoogleTest
12 8 (0.36%) Ant
12 8 (0.36%) Maven
13 7 (0.32%) CppUnit
13 7 (0.32%) Selenium
14 6 (0.27%) FinalBuilder
14 6 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 888 (40.25%) Finance
2 194 (8.79%) Front Office
3 184 (8.34%) Games
4 122 (5.53%) Telecoms
5 107 (4.85%) Banking
6 90 (4.08%) Automotive
7 60 (2.72%) Aerospace
8 45 (2.04%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.86%) Marketing
10 37 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 36 (1.63%) Investment Banking
12 33 (1.50%) Retail
13 23 (1.04%) Advertising
14 21 (0.95%) Electronics
15 19 (0.86%) Multimedia
15 19 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.73%) Back Office
17 15 (0.68%) Legal
18 12 (0.54%) Law
19 5 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (18.22%) STL
2 242 (10.97%) .NET
3 234 (10.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 143 (6.48%) Qt
5 119 (5.39%) OpenGL
6 116 (5.26%) HTML
7 102 (4.62%) CSS
8 99 (4.49%) XML
9 89 (4.03%) MFC
10 61 (2.77%) ASP.NET
11 56 (2.54%) WPF
12 55 (2.49%) jQuery
13 53 (2.40%) NumPy
14 43 (1.95%) FIX Protocol
15 40 (1.81%) Web Services
16 37 (1.68%) DirectX
17 36 (1.63%) WinForms
18 32 (1.45%) OpenMP
19 31 (1.41%) AngularJS
20 30 (1.36%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 512 (23.21%) Computer Science
2 321 (14.55%) Algorithms
3 287 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
4 220 (9.97%) Mathematics
5 180 (8.16%) Hedge funds
6 170 (7.71%) Derivative
7 163 (7.39%) Data Structures
8 148 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 87 (3.94%) Physics
10 82 (3.72%) Equities
11 81 (3.67%) Fixed Income
12 61 (2.77%) CUDA
13 54 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
14 53 (2.40%) Visualisation
15 29 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (1.09%) Client/Server
17 23 (1.04%) Mobile App
17 23 (1.04%) PKI
18 22 (1.00%) iPad
18 22 (1.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 812 (36.81%) Linux
2 617 (27.97%) Unix
3 526 (23.84%) Windows
4 149 (6.75%) Android
5 133 (6.03%) Apple iOS
6 103 (4.67%) Mac OS X
7 30 (1.36%) Solaris
8 29 (1.31%) Mac OS
9 24 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.82%) BlackBerry OS
11 15 (0.68%) Windows Server
12 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.23%) CentOS
17 4 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.18%) OpenWrt
18 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.091%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (35.04%) Software Engineering
2 614 (27.83%) Multithreading
3 458 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
4 457 (20.72%) OO
5 275 (12.47%) SDLC
6 260 (11.79%) Low Latency
7 218 (9.88%) OOP
8 202 (9.16%) OOD
9 186 (8.43%) TDD
10 138 (6.26%) Analytics
11 123 (5.58%) Algorithmic Trading
12 98 (4.44%) Open Source
13 94 (4.26%) Mentoring
14 90 (4.08%) Android Development
15 88 (3.99%) Electronic Trading
16 87 (3.94%) UML
17 76 (3.45%) iOS Development
17 76 (3.45%) Risk Management
18 69 (3.13%) Cross-Platform Development
19 68 (3.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2206 (100.00%) C++
2 600 (27.20%) C
3 599 (27.15%) Python
4 528 (23.93%) C#
5 448 (20.31%) SQL
6 446 (20.22%) Java
7 237 (10.74%) JavaScript
8 136 (6.17%) Perl
9 103 (4.67%) Ruby
10 73 (3.31%) VC++
11 54 (2.45%) R
12 52 (2.36%) VB
13 50 (2.27%) Objective-C
14 49 (2.22%) Bash Shell
15 48 (2.18%) MATLAB
16 42 (1.90%) PHP
17 34 (1.54%) Scala
18 32 (1.45%) PL/SQL
18 32 (1.45%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.22%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 714 (32.37%) Degree
2 88 (3.99%) PhD
3 57 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 48 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.18%) ISEB
8 2 (0.091%) MCAD
8 2 (0.091%) MCSD
9 1 (0.045%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (1.50%) QA
2 4 (0.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.045%) TickIT
System Software
1 24 (1.09%) Cygwin
2 13 (0.59%) Firmware
3 9 (0.41%) Docker
4 4 (0.18%) iptables
4 4 (0.18%) Xen
4 4 (0.18%) XenServer
5 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.091%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.045%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.23%) Ansible
1 5 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.045%) Linux-HA
2 1 (0.045%) SELinux
Vendors
1 171 (7.75%) Oracle
2 87 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 32 (1.45%) Apple
4 24 (1.09%) Google
5 21 (0.95%) Splunk
6 18 (0.82%) Sybase
7 14 (0.63%) VMware
8 11 (0.50%) Atlassian
8 11 (0.50%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.36%) Bloomberg
9 8 (0.36%) SAP
10 5 (0.23%) Intel
11 4 (0.18%) Coverity
12 3 (0.14%) Capita
12 3 (0.14%) Facebook
13 2 (0.091%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (0.091%) ANSYS
13 2 (0.091%) QNX
13 2 (0.091%) Sage
13 2 (0.091%) Salesforce.com
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 DoE
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Great Salary+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + excellent cash benefits scheme and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aquent
Salary: £32 - £37 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago