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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 310 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 997 1247 1387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 1.17% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.24% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 901 979 1249
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -62 951 £52,500 - 127
London -46 622 £67,500 -3.57% 80
City of London -23 132 £70,000 - 38
South East -7 123 £37,500 -7.40% 12
East Midlands +12 51 £42,500 -15.00% 4
East of England -42 48 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Surrey -1 39 £43,250 -8.94% 8
West Sussex +23 37 £42,500 +26.86%
Crawley +31 33 £45,000 -
North West -7 32 £37,500 -6.25% 8
South West -54 30 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Nottingham +11 25 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 25 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Yorkshire -22 24 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Leicestershire +21 23 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +9 23 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Wales 0 21 £39,250 +21.70% 5
South Wales -2 21 £39,250 +20.76% 5
Cambridgeshire -33 21 £46,250 +15.62% 7
Cambridge -30 19 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Hertfordshire -1 16 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Scotland -10 15 £55,000 +37.50%
Liverpool +20 13 £27,500 -29.03% 1
Leicester +15 13 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside +11 13 £27,500 -29.03% 1
North Yorkshire -11 13 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Watford +3 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Brighton - 12 £32,500 - 1
East Sussex - 12 £32,500 - 1
Guildford +19 11 £45,000 -5.26% 6

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2137 (100.00%) C++
2 916 (42.86%) Linux
3 850 (39.78%) Finance
4 745 (34.86%) UNIX
5 704 (32.94%) Degree
6 690 (32.29%) Multithreading
7 671 (31.40%) OO
8 617 (28.87%) C
9 605 (28.31%) Software Engineering
10 569 (26.63%) Windows
11 545 (25.50%) STL
12 541 (25.32%) Computer Science
13 472 (22.09%) Python
14 458 (21.43%) Java
15 444 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
16 423 (19.79%) SQL
17 402 (18.81%) C#
18 361 (16.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 343 (16.05%) Low Latency
20 328 (15.35%) Oracle
21 293 (13.71%) JavaScript
22 280 (13.10%) Mathematics
23 260 (12.17%) OOD
24 253 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
25 221 (10.34%) Banking
26 206 (9.64%) Front Office
27 196 (9.17%) .NET
28 190 (8.89%) XML
29 169 (7.91%) Perl
30 165 (7.72%) TDD

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 22 (1.03%) Apache
2 20 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
3 16 (0.75%) GlassFish
3 16 (0.75%) WebSphere
3 16 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 10 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.094%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.094%) GemFire
9 2 (0.094%) IIS
10 1 (0.047%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.047%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.047%) CMS
10 1 (0.047%) Node.js
Applications
1 54 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.23%) MS Office
2 5 (0.23%) CPLEX
3 3 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
3 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.14%) Quicktime
3 3 (0.14%) Maya
3 3 (0.14%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.094%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.047%) RMDS
2 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.89%) SaaS
2 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.65%) TCP/IP
2 49 (2.29%) HTTP
3 48 (2.25%) CTI
4 38 (1.78%) Internet
5 34 (1.59%) IPv4
5 34 (1.59%) IPv6
6 25 (1.17%) LDAP
7 14 (0.66%) Intranet
8 11 (0.51%) SS7
9 10 (0.47%) GSM
10 9 (0.42%) VoIP
11 8 (0.37%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.37%) Multicast
12 7 (0.33%) LTE
12 7 (0.33%) VLAN
12 7 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
12 7 (0.33%) RTP
12 7 (0.33%) TCAP
12 7 (0.33%) INAP
13 6 (0.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 102 (4.77%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.20%) MySQL
4 40 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 28 (1.31%) Big Data
6 27 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.51%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.42%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.33%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.23%) KDB
12 5 (0.23%) HBase
13 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.14%) DB2
15 2 (0.094%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.094%) ObjectStore
16 1 (0.047%) Redis
Development Applications
1 116 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 50 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 49 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 43 (2.01%) GCC
5 41 (1.92%) Subversion
6 37 (1.73%) GDB
7 30 (1.40%) JIRA
8 24 (1.12%) Maven
9 18 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.70%) ClearCase
11 10 (0.47%) Selenium
12 9 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
14 6 (0.28%) Ant
15 4 (0.19%) PhantomJS
16 3 (0.14%) CppUnit
17 2 (0.094%) QUnit
17 2 (0.094%) Jasmine
17 2 (0.094%) Valgrind
General
1 850 (39.78%) Finance
2 221 (10.34%) Banking
3 206 (9.64%) Front Office
4 157 (7.35%) Investment Banking
5 149 (6.97%) Financial Institution
6 89 (4.16%) Games
7 64 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.03%) Electronics
9 21 (0.98%) Retail
10 17 (0.80%) Marketing
11 15 (0.70%) Multimedia
11 15 (0.70%) Legal
11 15 (0.70%) Advertising
12 14 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.51%) Billing
14 7 (0.33%) Law
15 5 (0.23%) Back Office
16 2 (0.094%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.094%) Automotive
17 1 (0.047%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (25.50%) STL
2 361 (16.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 196 (9.17%) .NET
4 190 (8.89%) XML
5 157 (7.35%) HTML
6 115 (5.38%) Web Services
7 86 (4.02%) Qt
8 83 (3.88%) MFC
9 75 (3.51%) CSS
10 73 (3.42%) OpenGL
11 57 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
12 48 (2.25%) JSP
13 37 (1.73%) HTML5
14 35 (1.64%) WPF
15 33 (1.54%) SOAP
16 31 (1.45%) XML Schema
16 31 (1.45%) Ajax
16 31 (1.45%) RESTful
17 23 (1.08%) WCF
18 22 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 541 (25.32%) Computer Science
2 280 (13.10%) Mathematics
3 253 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
4 153 (7.16%) Derivative
5 151 (7.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 139 (6.50%) Physics
7 135 (6.32%) Hedge funds
8 110 (5.15%) Fixed Income
9 54 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
10 52 (2.43%) Visualisation
11 43 (2.01%) Device Driver
11 43 (2.01%) Equities
12 33 (1.54%) Blackberry
13 32 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
14 30 (1.40%) Market Risk
15 28 (1.31%) GIS
16 26 (1.22%) Mobile App
17 25 (1.17%) Social Media
17 25 (1.17%) Smartcard
17 25 (1.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 916 (42.86%) Linux
2 745 (34.86%) UNIX
3 569 (26.63%) Windows
4 90 (4.21%) Android
5 87 (4.07%) Solaris
6 80 (3.74%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.17%) BlackBerry OS
8 22 (1.03%) AIX
9 21 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 20 (0.94%) HPUX
11 17 (0.80%) Windows Phone
12 15 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.19%) CentOS
14 4 (0.19%) Fedora
15 2 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.094%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.094%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.047%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (32.29%) Multithreading
2 671 (31.40%) OO
3 605 (28.31%) Software Engineering
4 444 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
5 343 (16.05%) Low Latency
6 260 (12.17%) OOD
7 165 (7.72%) TDD
8 164 (7.67%) Analytics
9 141 (6.60%) OOP
10 103 (4.82%) Algorithmic Trading
11 102 (4.77%) Scrum
12 85 (3.98%) Mentoring
13 82 (3.84%) Electronic Trading
14 66 (3.09%) Unit Testing
15 63 (2.95%) Configuration Management
16 62 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
17 59 (2.76%) UML
18 50 (2.34%) Risk Management
18 50 (2.34%) Kalman Filter
19 49 (2.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2137 (100.00%) C++
2 617 (28.87%) C
3 472 (22.09%) Python
4 458 (21.43%) Java
5 423 (19.79%) SQL
6 402 (18.81%) C#
7 293 (13.71%) JavaScript
8 169 (7.91%) Perl
9 79 (3.70%) Ruby
10 77 (3.60%) VC++
11 66 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 64 (2.99%) Shell Script
13 57 (2.67%) Assembly Language
14 48 (2.25%) PHP
15 38 (1.78%) Groovy
16 22 (1.03%) MATLAB
17 21 (0.98%) PowerHouse
17 21 (0.98%) F#
18 19 (0.89%) Embedded C
18 19 (0.89%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 704 (32.94%) Degree
2 107 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 81 (3.79%) PhD
4 50 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 33 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.19%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.047%) CFA
7 1 (0.047%) MCAD
7 1 (0.047%) MCSD
7 1 (0.047%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (0.94%) QA
2 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.047%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.19%) Snort
3 2 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.094%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.047%) Control-M
Vendors
1 328 (15.35%) Oracle
2 97 (4.54%) Microsoft
3 34 (1.59%) Sybase
4 19 (0.89%) Coverity
5 18 (0.84%) TIBCO
6 17 (0.80%) Bloomberg
6 17 (0.80%) DataSynapse
7 13 (0.61%) Reuters
8 12 (0.56%) HP
9 11 (0.51%) 29West
10 10 (0.47%) Sencha
11 9 (0.42%) Murex
12 7 (0.33%) Twitter
13 6 (0.28%) Citrix
13 6 (0.28%) Sony
14 5 (0.23%) Borland
14 5 (0.23%) JBoss
15 4 (0.19%) Symbian
15 4 (0.19%) Dell
15 4 (0.19%) Red Hat
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45-60k + £10k Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45-65k + £10k Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday