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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 362 315 286
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 816 1065 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.94% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 767 909 866
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 £30,000 £33,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 5 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 5 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 -51 801 £50,000 -9.09% 113
London -83 424 £72,500 +3.57% 58
South East +60 188 £45,000 - 20
Surrey +65 89 £50,000 +33.33% 7
City of London +14 84 £80,000 +14.28% 21
East of England +20 66 £42,500 +6.25% 10
South West +15 60 £40,000 - 11
Cambridgeshire +33 44 £42,500 -9.57% 7
Cambridge +35 43 £42,500 -9.57% 7
East Sussex +22 25 £40,000 +6.66%
Brighton +12 25 £40,000 +6.66%
Guildford +9 23 £40,000 +23.07%
North West -14 22 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Manchester +7 21 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Bristol +6 21 £35,000 -9.67% 5
Hampshire +10 19 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -13 18 £44,000 +10.00% 1
West Sussex -23 18 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -12 17 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Oxfordshire 0 15 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Gloucestershire -13 14 £50,500 +9.78%
Yorkshire +19 13 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Somerset +23 10 £33,750 -12.33% 1
Horsham +8 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Oxford +1 10 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Gloucester -14 10 £53,000 +15.21%
West Yorkshire +28 9 £47,500 - 2
Wiltshire +9 9 £35,000 +27.27%
Bath +17 8 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Chertsey +14 8 £24,000 -4.00% 1

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 1670 (100.00%) C++
2 731 (43.77%) Linux
3 708 (42.40%) Finance
4 614 (36.77%) UNIX
5 557 (33.35%) Multithreading
6 524 (31.38%) OO
7 482 (28.86%) Software Engineering
8 469 (28.08%) Degree
9 403 (24.13%) STL
10 373 (22.34%) Windows
11 372 (22.28%) Computer Science
12 339 (20.30%) C
13 313 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
14 308 (18.44%) Java
15 294 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
16 277 (16.59%) C#
17 273 (16.35%) OOD
18 270 (16.17%) Python
19 268 (16.05%) Algorithms
20 267 (15.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 238 (14.25%) JavaScript
22 237 (14.19%) SQL
22 237 (14.19%) Low Latency
23 180 (10.78%) Mathematics
24 167 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 155 (9.28%) Banking
26 153 (9.16%) Data Structures
27 149 (8.92%) HTML
28 140 (8.38%) MFC
29 130 (7.78%) Oracle

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 10 (0.60%) Node.js
2 5 (0.30%) Apache Solr
2 5 (0.30%) Apache
2 5 (0.30%) JBoss
2 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.24%) GemFire
4 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.18%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.060%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.060%) Zope
6 1 (0.060%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.060%) Kinematics
Applications
1 28 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.48%) CPLEX
3 3 (0.18%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.12%) Quicktime
4 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.060%) Maya
5 1 (0.060%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.060%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (0.66%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.18%) Adaptiv
3 3 (0.18%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.84%) SaaS
2 10 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 16 (0.96%) LDAP
3 14 (0.84%) Bluetooth
4 13 (0.78%) HTTP
5 12 (0.72%) Internet
5 12 (0.72%) NFC
6 11 (0.66%) Multicast
7 10 (0.60%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.42%) RTP
8 7 (0.42%) IPv4
9 6 (0.36%) GSM
9 6 (0.36%) Intranet
9 6 (0.36%) RFID
10 5 (0.30%) VLAN
10 5 (0.30%) SIGTRAN
10 5 (0.30%) TCAP
10 5 (0.30%) INAP
10 5 (0.30%) SS7
10 5 (0.30%) IPv6
10 5 (0.30%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 77 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 56 (3.35%) MySQL
4 33 (1.98%) Big Data
5 32 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 20 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.48%) HBase
9 7 (0.42%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.24%) DB2
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.12%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.12%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.060%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.060%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.060%) SQLite
13 1 (0.060%) KDB
13 1 (0.060%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.060%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 129 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 56 (3.35%) Subversion
3 45 (2.69%) GCC
4 41 (2.46%) Git (software)
5 26 (1.56%) GoogleTest
6 21 (1.26%) CppUnit
7 15 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.66%) FitNesse
8 11 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 11 (0.66%) NUnit
8 11 (0.66%) ClearCase
8 11 (0.66%) SpecFlow
9 10 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.60%) JIRA
10 7 (0.42%) GDB
10 7 (0.42%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.30%) Maven
12 5 (0.30%) Selenium
13 3 (0.18%) Mockito
General
1 708 (42.40%) Finance
2 155 (9.28%) Banking
3 127 (7.60%) Front Office
4 92 (5.51%) Investment Banking
5 75 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 72 (4.31%) Telecoms
7 67 (4.01%) Games
8 58 (3.47%) Automotive
9 55 (3.29%) Electronics
10 50 (2.99%) Aerospace
11 39 (2.34%) Advertising
12 30 (1.80%) Legal
13 27 (1.62%) Marketing
14 22 (1.32%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.60%) Law
15 10 (0.60%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.36%) Back Office
17 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.24%) Military
17 4 (0.24%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (24.13%) STL
2 267 (15.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 149 (8.92%) HTML
4 140 (8.38%) MFC
5 99 (5.93%) Qt
5 99 (5.93%) XML
6 87 (5.21%) .NET
7 81 (4.85%) HTML5
8 72 (4.31%) OpenGL
9 70 (4.19%) Web Services
10 48 (2.87%) FIX Protocol
11 42 (2.51%) DirectX
12 38 (2.28%) CSS
13 35 (2.10%) WPF
14 28 (1.68%) Middleware
15 23 (1.38%) .NET Framework
16 20 (1.20%) Natural Language Processing
17 19 (1.14%) WinForms
18 17 (1.02%) jQuery
19 16 (0.96%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 372 (22.28%) Computer Science
2 294 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
3 268 (16.05%) Algorithms
4 180 (10.78%) Mathematics
5 167 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 153 (9.16%) Data Structures
7 123 (7.37%) Derivative
8 87 (5.21%) Physics
9 80 (4.79%) Hedge funds
10 72 (4.31%) Equities
11 68 (4.07%) Fixed Income
12 47 (2.81%) 3D Graphics
13 46 (2.75%) Visualisation
14 35 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
15 25 (1.50%) CUDA
15 25 (1.50%) Credit Risk
16 24 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
17 23 (1.38%) Social Media
18 21 (1.26%) Clustering
18 21 (1.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 731 (43.77%) Linux
2 614 (36.77%) UNIX
3 373 (22.34%) Windows
4 88 (5.27%) Android
5 71 (4.25%) Solaris
6 69 (4.13%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.84%) AIX
8 14 (0.84%) HPUX
9 9 (0.54%) BlackBerry OS
10 8 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.12%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.060%) Debian
15 1 (0.060%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.060%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (33.35%) Multithreading
2 524 (31.38%) OO
3 482 (28.86%) Software Engineering
4 313 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
5 273 (16.35%) OOD
6 237 (14.19%) Low Latency
7 127 (7.60%) Analytics
8 123 (7.37%) OOP
9 120 (7.19%) TDD
10 107 (6.41%) Scrum
11 66 (3.95%) UML
12 46 (2.75%) Software Architecture
13 44 (2.63%) Unit Testing
13 44 (2.63%) Mentoring
14 41 (2.46%) Kanban
15 40 (2.40%) Electronic Trading
16 39 (2.34%) SOA
17 37 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (2.10%) Algorithmic Trading
18 35 (2.10%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1670 (100.00%) C++
2 339 (20.30%) C
3 308 (18.44%) Java
4 277 (16.59%) C#
5 270 (16.17%) Python
6 238 (14.25%) JavaScript
7 237 (14.19%) SQL
8 85 (5.09%) Perl
9 82 (4.91%) VC++
10 42 (2.51%) Embedded C++
11 41 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 38 (2.28%) Shell Script
13 33 (1.98%) Ruby
14 31 (1.86%) MATLAB
15 24 (1.44%) Embedded C
16 22 (1.32%) Tcl
16 22 (1.32%) PHP
16 22 (1.32%) Objective-C
17 16 (0.96%) COBOL
17 16 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 469 (28.08%) Degree
2 43 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.16%) PhD
4 29 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.24%) MOS
7 3 (0.18%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.18%) HND
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (0.12%) Basel II
2 2 (0.12%) Basel III
3 1 (0.060%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.36%) Firmware
2 5 (0.30%) iptables
3 1 (0.060%) Varnish
3 1 (0.060%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.060%) Control-M
Vendors
1 130 (7.78%) Oracle
2 111 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (0.78%) Sybase
4 10 (0.60%) Solace
5 9 (0.54%) Panasonic
5 9 (0.54%) Toshiba
6 8 (0.48%) TIBCO
7 7 (0.42%) Borland
8 6 (0.36%) MuleSoft
8 6 (0.36%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.36%) SAP
9 5 (0.30%) Facebook
10 4 (0.24%) IBM
10 4 (0.24%) Intel
10 4 (0.24%) Apple
10 4 (0.24%) Google
11 3 (0.18%) SunGard
11 3 (0.18%) Cisco
11 3 (0.18%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.18%) Twitter
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
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