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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 358 289 281
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 765 968 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.93% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.98% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 711 875 849
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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++ 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -60 745 £55,000 - 115
London -74 453 £72,500 +3.57% 49
South East -19 123 £45,000 - 26
City of London -43 107 £82,500 +24.52% 18
East of England +49 70 £44,500 +11.25% 9
Surrey +20 58 £52,500 +31.25% 11
Cambridgeshire +33 48 £45,000 +12.50% 9
South West -15 44 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Cambridge +24 41 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Bristol +4 27 £50,000 +25.00% 3
North West -15 19 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Manchester 0 15 £30,000 -25.00% 4
West Sussex -6 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wales - 15 £35,000 - 3
South Wales - 15 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands -21 13 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Hertfordshire +1 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Guildford -1 12 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hampshire -8 11 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Berkshire -18 11 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Oxford +9 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Oxfordshire +5 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Suffolk +5 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Ipswich -1 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Brighton -3 9 £40,000 +14.28% 4
East Midlands -5 9 £50,000 - 3
East Sussex -18 9 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Watford +3 8 £60,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire -8 8 £37,500 - 4
Weybridge - 7 £45,000 -

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1764 (100.00%) C++
2 763 (43.25%) Finance
3 692 (39.23%) Linux
4 645 (36.56%) UNIX
5 614 (34.81%) Multithreading
6 551 (31.24%) OO
7 518 (29.37%) Software Engineering
8 492 (27.89%) Degree
9 447 (25.34%) STL
10 435 (24.66%) Windows
11 388 (22.00%) C
12 364 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
13 348 (19.73%) Computer Science
14 322 (18.25%) C#
15 313 (17.74%) Java
16 311 (17.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 291 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
18 288 (16.33%) JavaScript
19 282 (15.99%) Python
19 282 (15.99%) OOD
20 274 (15.53%) Low Latency
21 272 (15.42%) SQL
22 222 (12.59%) Algorithms
23 209 (11.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 189 (10.71%) Mathematics
25 178 (10.09%) Banking
25 178 (10.09%) HTML
26 155 (8.79%) Oracle
27 150 (8.50%) OOP
28 149 (8.45%) Analytics

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (0.51%) Apache
2 7 (0.40%) Tomcat
2 7 (0.40%) IIS
3 5 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.28%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (0.28%) GlassFish
4 4 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.23%) GemFire
4 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.23%) JBoss
5 3 (0.17%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.11%) Node.js
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.057%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.057%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.62%) CPLEX
3 3 (0.17%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.057%) MS Office
5 1 (0.057%) Maya
5 1 (0.057%) Blender
5 1 (0.057%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 16 (0.91%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.057%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (0.62%) SaaS
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.057%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 16 (0.91%) LDAP
3 15 (0.85%) IPv4
3 15 (0.85%) Internet
4 14 (0.79%) IPv6
5 12 (0.68%) Intranet
6 10 (0.57%) Multicast
6 10 (0.57%) HTTP
7 8 (0.45%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.40%) SSL
8 7 (0.40%) DLNA
9 6 (0.34%) Wireless
9 6 (0.34%) ATM
9 6 (0.34%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.28%) GSM
11 4 (0.23%) TCAP
11 4 (0.23%) INAP
11 4 (0.23%) RTP
11 4 (0.23%) SS7
11 4 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.78%) Relational Database
3 67 (3.80%) MySQL
4 39 (2.21%) RDBMS
5 29 (1.64%) Big Data
6 19 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.62%) HBase
9 9 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.23%) SQLite
11 4 (0.23%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.11%) ObjectStore
13 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.11%) KDB
Development Applications
1 144 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 65 (3.68%) GCC
3 44 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 42 (2.38%) Subversion
5 31 (1.76%) GoogleTest
6 25 (1.42%) CppUnit
7 21 (1.19%) Cucumber
8 18 (1.02%) ClearCase
8 18 (1.02%) Eclipse
9 17 (0.96%) Jenkins
10 16 (0.91%) SpecFlow
10 16 (0.91%) NUnit
10 16 (0.91%) FitNesse
11 14 (0.79%) GDB
12 9 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.51%) Maven
13 8 (0.45%) JIRA
14 7 (0.40%) Clang
15 6 (0.34%) Selenium
15 6 (0.34%) Bugzilla
General
1 763 (43.25%) Finance
2 178 (10.09%) Banking
3 135 (7.65%) Front Office
4 98 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 90 (5.10%) Financial Institution
6 82 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.95%) Automotive
8 46 (2.61%) Games
9 43 (2.44%) Aerospace
10 34 (1.93%) Advertising
11 30 (1.70%) Electronics
12 20 (1.13%) Marketing
13 16 (0.91%) Retail
13 16 (0.91%) Multimedia
14 15 (0.85%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.57%) Legal
16 9 (0.51%) Law
17 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.17%) Back Office
19 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (25.34%) STL
2 311 (17.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 178 (10.09%) HTML
4 141 (7.99%) MFC
5 139 (7.88%) XML
6 117 (6.63%) .NET
7 102 (5.78%) Qt
8 95 (5.39%) Web Services
9 86 (4.88%) HTML5
10 73 (4.14%) OpenGL
11 65 (3.68%) FIX Protocol
12 45 (2.55%) CSS
13 36 (2.04%) Middleware
14 27 (1.53%) WPF
15 26 (1.47%) DirectX
16 24 (1.36%) .NET Framework
16 24 (1.36%) WCF
17 22 (1.25%) WinForms
18 20 (1.13%) Natural Language Processing
19 19 (1.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 348 (19.73%) Computer Science
2 291 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (12.59%) Algorithms
4 209 (11.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 189 (10.71%) Mathematics
6 140 (7.94%) Data Structures
7 130 (7.37%) Derivative
8 108 (6.12%) Hedge funds
9 103 (5.84%) Physics
10 86 (4.88%) Fixed Income
11 53 (3.00%) Equities
12 52 (2.95%) Visualisation
13 51 (2.89%) 3D Graphics
14 43 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
15 27 (1.53%) Credit Risk
15 27 (1.53%) User Experience
16 26 (1.47%) Open Source
17 25 (1.42%) GIS
18 24 (1.36%) Social Media
19 20 (1.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 692 (39.23%) Linux
2 645 (36.56%) UNIX
3 435 (24.66%) Windows
4 88 (4.99%) Android
5 87 (4.93%) Solaris
6 71 (4.02%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.02%) AIX
7 18 (1.02%) HPUX
7 18 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.85%) BlackBerry OS
9 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.34%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.17%) LynxOS
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.057%) Debian
12 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.057%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (34.81%) Multithreading
2 551 (31.24%) OO
3 518 (29.37%) Software Engineering
4 364 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 282 (15.99%) OOD
6 274 (15.53%) Low Latency
7 150 (8.50%) OOP
8 149 (8.45%) Analytics
9 147 (8.33%) TDD
10 133 (7.54%) Scrum
11 76 (4.31%) Software Architecture
12 60 (3.40%) UML
13 58 (3.29%) Kanban
14 52 (2.95%) Unit Testing
15 48 (2.72%) Pair Programming
16 44 (2.49%) Mentoring
17 43 (2.44%) SOA
18 42 (2.38%) Project Management
19 40 (2.27%) Electronic Trading
20 38 (2.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1764 (100.00%) C++
2 388 (22.00%) C
3 322 (18.25%) C#
4 313 (17.74%) Java
5 288 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 282 (15.99%) Python
7 272 (15.42%) SQL
8 99 (5.61%) Perl
9 88 (4.99%) VC++
10 46 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 41 (2.32%) Bash Shell
12 32 (1.81%) PHP
13 30 (1.70%) T-SQL
14 26 (1.47%) MATLAB
15 23 (1.30%) R
15 23 (1.30%) COBOL
15 23 (1.30%) Ruby
16 20 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 20 (1.13%) Embedded C++
17 19 (1.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 492 (27.89%) Degree
2 44 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.15%) PhD
4 25 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.85%) VCP4
6 10 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.28%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.17%) HND
9 2 (0.11%) MOS
10 1 (0.057%) MCP
10 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (0.34%) SLA
3 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.11%) Basel III
4 2 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (0.51%) Firmware
2 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.057%) Varnish
3 1 (0.057%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.057%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.11%) Puppet
2 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.057%) Control-M
Vendors
1 155 (8.79%) Oracle
2 133 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (0.74%) Sybase
4 12 (0.68%) Borland
5 9 (0.51%) TIBCO
5 9 (0.51%) Google
6 7 (0.40%) Facebook
7 6 (0.34%) DataSynapse
7 6 (0.34%) Toshiba
7 6 (0.34%) Panasonic
8 5 (0.28%) 29West
8 5 (0.28%) Reuters
8 5 (0.28%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.28%) Apple
8 5 (0.28%) Informatica
8 5 (0.28%) HP
9 4 (0.23%) Sencha
9 4 (0.23%) Twitter
9 4 (0.23%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.17%) SAP
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South East
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Salary: £35,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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South West
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
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Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum
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