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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 306 246 237
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1030 1215 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.12% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.19% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 922 948 1224
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 2014. 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 -50 979 £52,500 +5.00% 125
London -29 636 £67,500 +3.84% 82
City of London -40 132 £70,000 +3.70% 35
South East -27 131 £40,000 - 12
East of England -20 53 £40,000 +6.66% 8
East Midlands +12 49 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Surrey +14 48 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North West -18 40 £37,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -20 34 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West -35 32 £37,500 +7.14% 11
West Sussex +14 31 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Crawley +37 28 £45,000 -
Cambridge -21 28 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Leicestershire +24 27 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +12 25 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Wales -24 21 £35,500 +10.93% 3
South Wales -26 21 £35,500 +10.93% 3
Scotland -15 20 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 19 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Nottingham -6 19 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire -34 19 £50,000 +39.86% 2
Manchester -13 18 £37,500 +15.38%
Leicester +12 13 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside +10 12 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Liverpool +9 12 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £55,000 +54.92%
Edinburgh -4 12 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North Yorkshire -6 12 £50,000 +23.45% 1
Hampshire -11 12 £37,500 +7.14%
Guildford +21 11 £32,500 +8.33% 2

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2106 (100.00%) C++
2 921 (43.73%) Linux
3 813 (38.60%) Finance
4 742 (35.23%) UNIX
5 733 (34.81%) Degree
6 666 (31.62%) OO
7 649 (30.82%) Multithreading
8 614 (29.15%) Software Engineering
9 594 (28.21%) C
10 567 (26.92%) Computer Science
11 548 (26.02%) Windows
12 541 (25.69%) STL
13 480 (22.79%) Python
14 436 (20.70%) Java
15 430 (20.42%) SQL
16 412 (19.56%) C#
17 365 (17.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 353 (16.76%) Low Latency
19 321 (15.24%) Oracle
20 287 (13.63%) Mathematics
21 264 (12.54%) JavaScript
22 259 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
23 255 (12.11%) OOD
24 217 (10.30%) Banking
25 205 (9.73%) .NET
26 198 (9.40%) Front Office
27 179 (8.50%) XML
28 167 (7.93%) Perl
29 162 (7.69%) TDD
30 157 (7.45%) Derivative

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (0.95%) Apache
3 14 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 13 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 13 (0.62%) GlassFish
5 7 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.095%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.095%) GemFire
9 1 (0.047%) Node.js
9 1 (0.047%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.047%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.28%) Quicktime
3 5 (0.24%) MS Office
4 3 (0.14%) Maya
4 3 (0.14%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.14%) CPLEX
4 3 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.095%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.047%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.23%) SaaS
2 5 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 45 (2.14%) HTTP
3 40 (1.90%) CTI
4 35 (1.66%) Internet
5 32 (1.52%) IPv4
5 32 (1.52%) IPv6
6 24 (1.14%) LDAP
7 15 (0.71%) Intranet
8 11 (0.52%) Multicast
8 11 (0.52%) SS7
9 9 (0.43%) GSM
10 8 (0.38%) VoIP
11 7 (0.33%) RTP
11 7 (0.33%) TCAP
11 7 (0.33%) INAP
11 7 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
11 7 (0.33%) VLAN
12 6 (0.28%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.28%) LTE
12 6 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 45 (2.14%) RDBMS
3 45 (2.14%) MySQL
4 28 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (1.33%) Big Data
5 10 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.24%) KDB
11 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.14%) HBase
12 3 (0.14%) DB2
13 2 (0.095%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.095%) ObjectStore
14 1 (0.047%) Redis
Development Applications
1 118 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 50 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 47 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 38 (1.80%) Subversion
5 37 (1.76%) GCC
6 35 (1.66%) GDB
7 33 (1.57%) JIRA
8 24 (1.14%) Maven
9 16 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.66%) Selenium
12 13 (0.62%) ClearCase
13 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (0.38%) Ant
15 7 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
16 6 (0.28%) WebDriver
17 4 (0.19%) JUnit
18 3 (0.14%) PhantomJS
18 3 (0.14%) CppUnit
18 3 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 813 (38.60%) Finance
2 217 (10.30%) Banking
3 198 (9.40%) Front Office
4 148 (7.03%) Investment Banking
5 134 (6.36%) Financial Institution
6 98 (4.65%) Games
7 55 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.04%) Electronics
8 22 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.90%) Retail
10 18 (0.85%) Advertising
11 17 (0.81%) Marketing
12 15 (0.71%) Legal
13 14 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.52%) Billing
15 7 (0.33%) Law
16 5 (0.24%) Back Office
17 3 (0.14%) Automotive
18 1 (0.047%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.047%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (25.69%) STL
2 365 (17.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 205 (9.73%) .NET
4 179 (8.50%) XML
5 141 (6.70%) HTML
6 107 (5.08%) Web Services
7 86 (4.08%) Qt
8 79 (3.75%) OpenGL
9 78 (3.70%) MFC
10 63 (2.99%) CSS
11 55 (2.61%) FIX Protocol
12 42 (1.99%) WPF
13 40 (1.90%) JSP
14 37 (1.76%) HTML5
15 30 (1.42%) XML Schema
15 30 (1.42%) SOAP
16 28 (1.33%) Ajax
16 28 (1.33%) RESTful
17 21 (1.00%) WCF
18 20 (0.95%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 567 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 287 (13.63%) Mathematics
3 157 (7.45%) Derivative
4 148 (7.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 132 (6.27%) Physics
6 130 (6.17%) Hedge funds
7 112 (5.32%) Fixed Income
8 61 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
9 57 (2.71%) Equities
10 53 (2.52%) Visualisation
11 42 (1.99%) Device Driver
12 30 (1.42%) Market Risk
12 30 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
12 30 (1.42%) Blackberry
12 30 (1.42%) GIS
13 27 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
14 26 (1.23%) Client/Server
15 24 (1.14%) PKI
15 24 (1.14%) Smartcard
16 23 (1.09%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 921 (43.73%) Linux
2 742 (35.23%) UNIX
3 548 (26.02%) Windows
4 86 (4.08%) Android
5 80 (3.80%) Solaris
6 76 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.14%) BlackBerry OS
8 22 (1.04%) AIX
9 20 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 20 (0.95%) HPUX
10 16 (0.76%) Windows Phone
11 14 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
12 9 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.19%) CentOS
14 4 (0.19%) Fedora
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.095%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.047%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (31.62%) OO
2 649 (30.82%) Multithreading
3 614 (29.15%) Software Engineering
4 353 (16.76%) Low Latency
5 259 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
6 255 (12.11%) OOD
7 162 (7.69%) TDD
8 153 (7.26%) Analytics
9 137 (6.51%) OOP
10 110 (5.22%) Scrum
11 103 (4.89%) Algorithmic Trading
12 95 (4.51%) Electronic Trading
13 66 (3.13%) Unit Testing
14 59 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (2.61%) UML
16 54 (2.56%) Configuration Management
17 51 (2.42%) Risk Management
18 46 (2.18%) Project Management
19 43 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
20 38 (1.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2106 (100.00%) C++
2 594 (28.21%) C
3 480 (22.79%) Python
4 436 (20.70%) Java
5 430 (20.42%) SQL
6 412 (19.56%) C#
7 264 (12.54%) JavaScript
8 167 (7.93%) Perl
9 76 (3.61%) Ruby
10 71 (3.37%) VC++
11 65 (3.09%) Shell Script
12 61 (2.90%) Bash Shell
13 49 (2.33%) PHP
14 46 (2.18%) Assembly Language
15 33 (1.57%) Groovy
16 25 (1.19%) F#
17 23 (1.09%) MATLAB
18 18 (0.85%) Embedded C
18 18 (0.85%) Embedded C++
19 17 (0.81%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 733 (34.81%) Degree
2 104 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 86 (4.08%) PhD
4 45 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 31 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.24%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.047%) MCAD
7 1 (0.047%) MCSD
7 1 (0.047%) HND
7 1 (0.047%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (0.76%) QA
2 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.047%) DICOM
System Software
1 13 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.19%) Snort
3 2 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.095%) Puppet
2 1 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.047%) Control-M
Vendors
1 321 (15.24%) Oracle
2 86 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 34 (1.61%) Sybase
4 22 (1.04%) Coverity
5 19 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 18 (0.85%) Bloomberg
7 13 (0.62%) HP
8 12 (0.57%) DataSynapse
8 12 (0.57%) Reuters
8 12 (0.57%) 29West
9 10 (0.47%) Sencha
10 9 (0.43%) Murex
11 8 (0.38%) Borland
12 7 (0.33%) Twitter
13 6 (0.28%) Citrix
13 6 (0.28%) Sony
14 5 (0.24%) JBoss
14 5 (0.24%) Google
15 4 (0.19%) BEA
15 4 (0.19%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Prosper Consulting Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + 25 days + Flexihour
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago