The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 352 296 295
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 834 1120 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.92% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.98% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 783 944 845
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £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++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England -57 807 £50,000 -9.09% 116
London -73 429 £71,250 +1.78% 62
South East +67 194 £47,500 +5.55% 19
City of London +44 94 £60,000 -14.28% 23
Surrey +77 87 £50,000 +33.33% 6
South West +16 60 £36,750 -4.54% 9
East of England +7 54 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Cambridgeshire +17 37 £42,500 -9.57% 5
Cambridge +23 32 £42,500 -9.57% 5
East Sussex +18 29 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Brighton +26 28 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Guildford +17 24 £40,500 +24.61% 1
North West 0 23 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Hampshire +16 21 £47,500 +31.03% 2
Manchester +4 21 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Gloucestershire -5 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +3 19 £36,500 +12.30% 7
Yorkshire +28 17 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Bristol +6 17 £33,500 -7.58% 1
Oxfordshire +10 16 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Gloucester -9 15 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Hertfordshire -14 15 £37,500 - 3
West Sussex -22 15 £50,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +32 13 £49,000 +3.15% 2
Somerset +26 11 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Chertsey +13 10 £24,000 -4.00%
Horsham +10 10 £50,000 +11.11%
North East -1 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Kent - 10 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ 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++ Developer in their job title.

1 1649 (100.00%) C++
2 748 (45.36%) Linux
3 689 (41.78%) Finance
4 594 (36.02%) UNIX
5 534 (32.38%) Multithreading
6 490 (29.71%) OO
7 466 (28.26%) Software Engineering
8 452 (27.41%) Degree
9 410 (24.86%) STL
10 372 (22.56%) Computer Science
11 364 (22.07%) Windows
12 336 (20.38%) C
13 320 (19.41%) Java
14 307 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
15 297 (18.01%) Python
16 284 (17.22%) Algorithms
17 282 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
18 265 (16.07%) C#
19 254 (15.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 245 (14.86%) SQL
21 244 (14.80%) OOD
22 232 (14.07%) Low Latency
23 209 (12.67%) JavaScript
24 189 (11.46%) SDLC
25 176 (10.67%) Mathematics
26 160 (9.70%) Data Structures
27 156 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 152 (9.22%) Banking
29 141 (8.55%) HTML
30 135 (8.19%) Front Office

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ 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++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (0.85%) Node.js
2 6 (0.36%) Apache
2 6 (0.36%) Apache Solr
3 5 (0.30%) JBoss
3 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.18%) Facebook Platform
4 3 (0.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.12%) SAS
5 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.12%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.12%) GemFire
5 2 (0.12%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.061%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.061%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.061%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.061%) Zope
Applications
1 21 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.49%) CPLEX
3 5 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
3 5 (0.30%) Quicktime
4 3 (0.18%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.061%) MS Office
6 1 (0.061%) Maya
6 1 (0.061%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (0.49%) MetaTrader
2 7 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.18%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.73%) SaaS
2 10 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.061%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 28 (1.70%) HTTP
3 19 (1.15%) Multicast
4 13 (0.79%) LDAP
5 12 (0.73%) Bluetooth
5 12 (0.73%) Internet
5 12 (0.73%) NFC
6 10 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 9 (0.55%) RTP
8 6 (0.36%) RFID
9 5 (0.30%) RTSP
9 5 (0.30%) IPv4
10 4 (0.24%) TCAP
10 4 (0.24%) INAP
10 4 (0.24%) SS7
10 4 (0.24%) GSM
10 4 (0.24%) VLAN
10 4 (0.24%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (0.24%) DLNA
11 3 (0.18%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 53 (3.21%) MySQL
4 30 (1.82%) Big Data
5 22 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 18 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 16 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.49%) HBase
9 7 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.30%) DB2
11 4 (0.24%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.12%) KDB
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.061%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.061%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.061%) SQLite
13 1 (0.061%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.061%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 122 (7.40%) Visual Studio
2 58 (3.52%) Subversion
3 40 (2.43%) GCC
4 37 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.46%) GoogleTest
6 15 (0.91%) CppUnit
7 13 (0.79%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.67%) ClearCase
9 10 (0.61%) JIRA
10 9 (0.55%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.49%) GDB
12 7 (0.42%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.42%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.42%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.42%) NUnit
12 7 (0.42%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.30%) Selenium
15 4 (0.24%) Maven
16 3 (0.18%) PhantomJS
General
1 689 (41.78%) Finance
2 152 (9.22%) Banking
3 135 (8.19%) Front Office
4 90 (5.46%) Investment Banking
5 81 (4.91%) Games
6 69 (4.18%) Financial Institution
7 64 (3.88%) Telecoms
8 57 (3.46%) Automotive
9 55 (3.34%) Electronics
10 51 (3.09%) Aerospace
11 42 (2.55%) Legal
12 35 (2.12%) Advertising
13 23 (1.39%) Marketing
14 20 (1.21%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.79%) Law
16 10 (0.61%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.36%) Back Office
17 6 (0.36%) Retail
17 6 (0.36%) Military
18 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (24.86%) STL
2 254 (15.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 141 (8.55%) HTML
4 131 (7.94%) MFC
5 104 (6.31%) XML
5 104 (6.31%) Qt
6 76 (4.61%) HTML5
7 72 (4.37%) .NET
8 69 (4.18%) OpenGL
9 64 (3.88%) Web Services
10 55 (3.34%) DirectX
11 52 (3.15%) FIX Protocol
12 36 (2.18%) CSS
13 33 (2.00%) WPF
14 28 (1.70%) Middleware
15 19 (1.15%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.15%) POSIX
15 19 (1.15%) Natural Language Processing
16 17 (1.03%) Swing
17 16 (0.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 372 (22.56%) Computer Science
2 284 (17.22%) Algorithms
3 282 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
4 176 (10.67%) Mathematics
5 160 (9.70%) Data Structures
6 156 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 113 (6.85%) Derivative
8 84 (5.09%) Physics
9 81 (4.91%) Equities
10 75 (4.55%) Hedge funds
11 60 (3.64%) Fixed Income
12 51 (3.09%) 3D Graphics
13 46 (2.79%) Visualisation
14 31 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
15 25 (1.52%) Credit Risk
16 23 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
17 21 (1.27%) CUDA
17 21 (1.27%) Social Media
18 20 (1.21%) Client/Server
18 20 (1.21%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 748 (45.36%) Linux
2 594 (36.02%) UNIX
3 364 (22.07%) Windows
4 79 (4.79%) Android
5 61 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 59 (3.58%) Solaris
7 31 (1.88%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.61%) AIX
8 10 (0.61%) HPUX
8 10 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.36%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.061%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (32.38%) Multithreading
2 490 (29.71%) OO
3 466 (28.26%) Software Engineering
4 307 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (14.80%) OOD
6 232 (14.07%) Low Latency
7 189 (11.46%) SDLC
8 118 (7.16%) OOP
9 116 (7.03%) Analytics
10 112 (6.79%) TDD
11 85 (5.15%) Scrum
12 61 (3.70%) UML
13 47 (2.85%) Mentoring
14 43 (2.61%) Unit Testing
15 42 (2.55%) Electronic Trading
15 42 (2.55%) SOA
16 41 (2.49%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (2.49%) Algorithmic Trading
17 35 (2.12%) Software Architecture
18 33 (2.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1649 (100.00%) C++
2 336 (20.38%) C
3 320 (19.41%) Java
4 297 (18.01%) Python
5 265 (16.07%) C#
6 245 (14.86%) SQL
7 209 (12.67%) JavaScript
8 89 (5.40%) Perl
9 75 (4.55%) VC++
10 48 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 47 (2.85%) Embedded C++
12 41 (2.49%) Ruby
13 40 (2.43%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.70%) MATLAB
15 25 (1.52%) Embedded C
16 24 (1.46%) PHP
17 23 (1.39%) Tcl
18 21 (1.27%) Objective-C
19 19 (1.15%) VB
20 16 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 452 (27.41%) Degree
2 52 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.30%) PhD
4 34 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.42%) MOS
7 3 (0.18%) HND
8 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.12%) MCP
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.061%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.46%) QA
2 2 (0.12%) Basel II
2 2 (0.12%) Basel III
3 1 (0.061%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.24%) Firmware
2 4 (0.24%) iptables
3 1 (0.061%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.061%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.12%) Puppet
1 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.061%) Control-M
Vendors
1 114 (6.91%) Oracle
2 87 (5.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (0.61%) Sybase
3 10 (0.61%) Solace
4 9 (0.55%) Panasonic
4 9 (0.55%) Toshiba
5 8 (0.49%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.36%) TIBCO
7 5 (0.30%) Borland
7 5 (0.30%) Intel
7 5 (0.30%) SAP
8 4 (0.24%) IBM
8 4 (0.24%) Apple
8 4 (0.24%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.18%) Facebook
9 3 (0.18%) Twitter
9 3 (0.18%) Cisco
9 3 (0.18%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.18%) SunGard
10 2 (0.12%) Minitab
Central London / West End
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP Negotiable on experience +bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dewsbury, Yorkshire
X4 Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus (20%), Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health, dental, etc.
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday