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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 331 301 261
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 936 1074 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.92% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.97% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 855 954 905
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -42 874 £52,500 -4.54% 121
London -32 526 £70,000 +3.70% 66
South East +31 183 £50,000 +15.60% 18
City of London +34 134 £75,000 +7.14% 22
Surrey +49 92 £52,500 +40.00% 11
South West +4 53 £38,500 +2.66% 21
East of England -11 35 £42,500 -2.29% 5
West Midlands +13 33 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Birmingham +18 26 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Gloucestershire -23 19 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Sussex +35 18 £40,000 +23.07%
Scotland +10 17 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +9 17 £49,000 +8.88% 6
Bristol +3 17 £37,500 +15.38% 12
North West -36 17 £34,500 -8.00% 2
Brighton +31 16 £40,000 +23.07%
Oxfordshire +24 16 £45,000 - 4
West Yorkshire +23 16 £49,000 +8.88% 3
Manchester -8 15 £35,000 -6.66%
Glasgow +17 14 £51,250 -21.15% 1
Hampshire +6 14 £45,000 +74.75%
Guildford +4 14 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Gloucester 0 14 £45,000 -2.17% 3
Bedfordshire +7 13 £44,500 +18.66% 1
Wales -2 12 £33,500 -0.74% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 12 £42,500 -5.55% 4
South Wales -8 12 £33,500 -0.74% 3
Walton-on-Thames - 11 £50,000 - 1
Horsham +10 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -13 10 £36,250 -9.37%

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1765 (100.00%) C++
2 844 (47.82%) Linux
3 704 (39.89%) Finance
4 599 (33.94%) UNIX
5 537 (30.42%) Degree
6 506 (28.67%) Software Engineering
7 495 (28.05%) Multithreading
8 463 (26.23%) OO
9 416 (23.57%) STL
10 414 (23.46%) Computer Science
11 403 (22.83%) Windows
12 375 (21.25%) Python
13 367 (20.79%) Java
14 351 (19.89%) C
15 344 (19.49%) Algorithms
16 335 (18.98%) SQL
17 331 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
18 328 (18.58%) C#
19 256 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
20 255 (14.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 234 (13.26%) Low Latency
22 220 (12.46%) Mathematics
23 213 (12.07%) OOD
24 194 (10.99%) Data Structures
24 194 (10.99%) SDLC
25 185 (10.48%) JavaScript
26 170 (9.63%) Front Office
27 168 (9.52%) Banking
28 143 (8.10%) Perl
29 132 (7.48%) Oracle

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (1.08%) Node.js
2 9 (0.51%) Apache
3 8 (0.45%) Apache Solr
4 6 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.23%) SAS
5 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.23%) JBoss
5 4 (0.23%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (0.17%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.11%) IIS
7 2 (0.11%) GemFire
7 2 (0.11%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.057%) DNN
8 1 (0.057%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.057%) Zope
Applications
1 32 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.57%) CPLEX
3 5 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
3 5 (0.28%) Quicktime
4 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.057%) Maya
5 1 (0.057%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.057%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (0.79%) MetaTrader
2 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.17%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (0.62%) SaaS
3 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.057%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.36%) TCP/IP
2 40 (2.27%) HTTP
3 26 (1.47%) Multicast
4 20 (1.13%) Internet
5 12 (0.68%) NFC
5 12 (0.68%) Bluetooth
6 10 (0.57%) RTP
7 9 (0.51%) LDAP
8 7 (0.40%) Network Security
9 6 (0.34%) VLAN
9 6 (0.34%) RFID
9 6 (0.34%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.34%) GSM
10 5 (0.28%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.28%) TCAP
10 5 (0.28%) INAP
10 5 (0.28%) SS7
10 5 (0.28%) SIGTRAN
10 5 (0.28%) RTSP
11 4 (0.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 46 (2.61%) MySQL
4 27 (1.53%) RDBMS
5 23 (1.30%) Big Data
6 21 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 21 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 12 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (0.68%) DB2
8 10 (0.57%) HBase
9 7 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.34%) OLTP
11 4 (0.23%) KDB
11 4 (0.23%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.23%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.057%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.057%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.057%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.057%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 122 (6.91%) Visual Studio
2 60 (3.40%) Subversion
3 52 (2.95%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.30%) GCC
5 14 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.62%) ClearCase
8 9 (0.51%) Maven
8 9 (0.51%) GoogleTest
9 7 (0.40%) Clang
9 7 (0.40%) JIRA
9 7 (0.40%) JUnit
10 6 (0.34%) Bugzilla
10 6 (0.34%) GDB
11 5 (0.28%) CppUnit
12 4 (0.23%) Mockito
12 4 (0.23%) CMake
12 4 (0.23%) Selenium
12 4 (0.23%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.17%) PhantomJS
General
1 704 (39.89%) Finance
2 170 (9.63%) Front Office
3 168 (9.52%) Banking
4 108 (6.12%) Games
5 104 (5.89%) Investment Banking
6 73 (4.14%) Financial Institution
7 65 (3.68%) Automotive
8 56 (3.17%) Aerospace
9 55 (3.12%) Electronics
10 50 (2.83%) Telecoms
11 49 (2.78%) Legal
12 26 (1.47%) Marketing
13 20 (1.13%) Advertising
14 19 (1.08%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.85%) Law
15 15 (0.85%) Retail
16 9 (0.51%) Military
17 7 (0.40%) Back Office
18 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (23.57%) STL
2 255 (14.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 117 (6.63%) XML
3 117 (6.63%) HTML
4 114 (6.46%) Qt
5 110 (6.23%) MFC
6 73 (4.14%) .NET
7 66 (3.74%) DirectX
8 63 (3.57%) OpenGL
9 62 (3.51%) Web Services
10 52 (2.95%) HTML5
11 51 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
12 44 (2.49%) CSS
13 36 (2.04%) WPF
14 32 (1.81%) Swing
15 20 (1.13%) POSIX
15 20 (1.13%) Middleware
16 18 (1.02%) SOAP
17 17 (0.96%) Mason
17 17 (0.96%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 414 (23.46%) Computer Science
2 344 (19.49%) Algorithms
3 256 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
4 220 (12.46%) Mathematics
5 194 (10.99%) Data Structures
6 131 (7.42%) Derivative
7 110 (6.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 102 (5.78%) Equities
9 98 (5.55%) Physics
10 73 (4.14%) Hedge funds
11 44 (2.49%) 3D Graphics
12 42 (2.38%) Fixed Income
13 39 (2.21%) Visualisation
14 35 (1.98%) Client/Server
15 32 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
16 25 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
17 21 (1.19%) CUDA
18 18 (1.02%) Clustering
18 18 (1.02%) Management Information System
19 17 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 844 (47.82%) Linux
2 599 (33.94%) UNIX
3 403 (22.83%) Windows
4 86 (4.87%) Android
5 68 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 41 (2.32%) Solaris
7 30 (1.70%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.57%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.45%) AIX
9 8 (0.45%) HPUX
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.057%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (28.67%) Software Engineering
2 495 (28.05%) Multithreading
3 463 (26.23%) OO
4 331 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 234 (13.26%) Low Latency
6 213 (12.07%) OOD
7 194 (10.99%) SDLC
8 131 (7.42%) OOP
9 123 (6.97%) Analytics
10 91 (5.16%) TDD
11 77 (4.36%) Scrum
12 71 (4.02%) Algorithmic Trading
13 63 (3.57%) UML
14 59 (3.34%) Mentoring
15 58 (3.29%) Electronic Trading
16 55 (3.12%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (2.55%) SOA
18 42 (2.38%) Android Development
19 40 (2.27%) Market Making
20 38 (2.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1765 (100.00%) C++
2 375 (21.25%) Python
3 367 (20.79%) Java
4 351 (19.89%) C
5 335 (18.98%) SQL
6 328 (18.58%) C#
7 185 (10.48%) JavaScript
8 143 (8.10%) Perl
9 70 (3.97%) Bash Shell
10 66 (3.74%) VC++
10 66 (3.74%) Ruby
11 56 (3.17%) Shell Script
12 46 (2.61%) Embedded C++
13 33 (1.87%) VBA
14 28 (1.59%) PHP
15 26 (1.47%) Tcl
16 22 (1.25%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.25%) R
17 21 (1.19%) MATLAB
18 20 (1.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 537 (30.42%) Degree
2 64 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.15%) PhD
5 20 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.34%) MOS
7 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.11%) MCP
8 1 (0.057%) HNC
8 1 (0.057%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (0.34%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.34%) iptables
2 3 (0.17%) Firmware
3 1 (0.057%) Varnish
3 1 (0.057%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (0.23%) SCCM
1 4 (0.23%) Puppet
1 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 132 (7.48%) Oracle
2 75 (4.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (0.91%) Sybase
4 10 (0.57%) Red Hat
5 7 (0.40%) Toshiba
5 7 (0.40%) TIBCO
5 7 (0.40%) Panasonic
5 7 (0.40%) Solace
6 6 (0.34%) Intel
6 6 (0.34%) SAP
7 5 (0.28%) Apple
7 5 (0.28%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.17%) Facebook
8 3 (0.17%) Cisco
8 3 (0.17%) IBM
8 3 (0.17%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.17%) SunGard
9 2 (0.11%) SmartStream
9 2 (0.11%) Minitab
9 2 (0.11%) Twitter
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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City, London
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