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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 336 294 269
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 916 1129 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.96% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.02% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 842 965 912
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +15.33%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £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 7 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 7 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 -55 869 £51,000 -7.27% 111
London -49 486 £70,000 - 61
South East +65 194 £47,500 +5.55% 23
City of London +47 114 £75,000 +7.14% 25
Surrey +42 85 £50,000 +33.33% 15
South West -1 53 £39,000 +4.00% 11
East of England 0 50 £42,500 +1.19% 7
West Midlands +5 32 £37,500 -9.63% 3
East Sussex +36 27 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire +5 26 £42,500 -10.52% 7
North West -10 26 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Brighton +36 25 £40,000 +6.66%
Birmingham +1 25 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Manchester -1 23 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -16 22 £46,500 +24.00% 3
Hampshire +18 21 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridge +14 21 £41,500 -13.08% 5
Oxfordshire +26 20 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +24 19 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Guildford +11 18 £52,500 +61.53% 3
West Yorkshire - 16 £48,250 - 1
Gloucester -2 15 £50,000 +8.69% 3
Hertfordshire -6 13 £37,500 -
Bristol -14 13 £32,500 -7.14% 5
West Sussex -21 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bedfordshire - 11 £44,500 -
Kent +13 10 £37,500 -21.05%
Scotland +1 10 £50,250 -8.63% 5
Woking +24 9 £47,500 - 5
Horsham +5 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 1751 (100.00%) C++
2 817 (46.66%) Linux
3 707 (40.38%) Finance
4 585 (33.41%) UNIX
5 515 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 502 (28.67%) Degree
7 492 (28.10%) Multithreading
8 484 (27.64%) OO
9 404 (23.07%) STL
10 387 (22.10%) Computer Science
11 380 (21.70%) Windows
12 360 (20.56%) Java
13 348 (19.87%) C
14 344 (19.65%) Python
15 327 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
16 317 (18.10%) Algorithms
17 308 (17.59%) SQL
18 303 (17.30%) C#
19 269 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
20 253 (14.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 227 (12.96%) OOD
22 226 (12.91%) Low Latency
23 199 (11.36%) SDLC
24 194 (11.08%) JavaScript
25 193 (11.02%) Mathematics
26 182 (10.39%) Data Structures
27 167 (9.54%) Banking
28 158 (9.02%) Front Office
29 146 (8.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
30 133 (7.60%) HTML

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 16 (0.91%) Node.js
2 10 (0.57%) Apache
3 8 (0.46%) Apache Solr
4 5 (0.29%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.29%) JBoss
4 5 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.23%) SAS
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%) GemFire
7 2 (0.11%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.057%) Zope
Applications
1 28 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.57%) CPLEX
3 5 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
3 5 (0.29%) Quicktime
4 3 (0.17%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.057%) InDesign
5 1 (0.057%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (0.69%) MetaTrader
2 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.17%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.57%) SaaS
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.057%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.057%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 75 (4.28%) TCP/IP
2 36 (2.06%) HTTP
3 27 (1.54%) Multicast
4 14 (0.80%) Internet
5 12 (0.69%) Bluetooth
5 12 (0.69%) NFC
6 10 (0.57%) LDAP
6 10 (0.57%) RTP
7 8 (0.46%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.34%) VLAN
8 6 (0.34%) RFID
9 5 (0.29%) TCAP
9 5 (0.29%) INAP
9 5 (0.29%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (0.29%) RTSP
9 5 (0.29%) GSM
9 5 (0.29%) SS7
10 4 (0.23%) Network Security
11 3 (0.17%) DLNA
12 2 (0.11%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.68%) MySQL
4 27 (1.54%) Big Data
5 22 (1.26%) Hadoop
6 20 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (0.57%) HBase
10 9 (0.51%) DB2
11 7 (0.40%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.23%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.23%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.23%) OLTP
12 4 (0.23%) KDB
13 1 (0.057%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.057%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.057%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.057%) ObjectStore
13 1 (0.057%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 127 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 64 (3.66%) Subversion
3 49 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.60%) GCC
5 15 (0.86%) GoogleTest
6 13 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.63%) ClearCase
8 10 (0.57%) JIRA
9 7 (0.40%) CppUnit
9 7 (0.40%) Bugzilla
9 7 (0.40%) Maven
10 6 (0.34%) JUnit
10 6 (0.34%) GDB
11 5 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.29%) Selenium
12 4 (0.23%) CMake
12 4 (0.23%) Clang
13 3 (0.17%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.17%) PhantomJS
General
1 707 (40.38%) Finance
2 167 (9.54%) Banking
3 158 (9.02%) Front Office
4 102 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 93 (5.31%) Games
6 69 (3.94%) Financial Institution
7 61 (3.48%) Automotive
8 60 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 59 (3.37%) Electronics
10 56 (3.20%) Aerospace
11 50 (2.86%) Legal
12 29 (1.66%) Advertising
12 29 (1.66%) Marketing
13 20 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.80%) Law
14 14 (0.80%) Retail
15 9 (0.51%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.51%) Military
16 7 (0.40%) Back Office
17 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (23.07%) STL
2 253 (14.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 133 (7.60%) HTML
4 120 (6.85%) XML
5 117 (6.68%) MFC
6 110 (6.28%) Qt
7 79 (4.51%) .NET
8 71 (4.05%) OpenGL
9 68 (3.88%) Web Services
10 66 (3.77%) HTML5
11 65 (3.71%) DirectX
12 51 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
13 43 (2.46%) CSS
14 40 (2.28%) WPF
15 28 (1.60%) Swing
16 27 (1.54%) Middleware
17 22 (1.26%) POSIX
18 18 (1.03%) Pthreads
19 17 (0.97%) Natural Language Processing
20 16 (0.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 387 (22.10%) Computer Science
2 317 (18.10%) Algorithms
3 269 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
4 193 (11.02%) Mathematics
5 182 (10.39%) Data Structures
6 146 (8.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 126 (7.20%) Derivative
8 106 (6.05%) Equities
9 90 (5.14%) Physics
10 73 (4.17%) Hedge funds
11 50 (2.86%) Fixed Income
12 46 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
13 43 (2.46%) Visualisation
14 31 (1.77%) Client/Server
15 29 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
15 29 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
16 25 (1.43%) Credit Risk
17 22 (1.26%) CUDA
18 18 (1.03%) Clustering
18 18 (1.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 817 (46.66%) Linux
2 585 (33.41%) UNIX
3 380 (21.70%) Windows
4 79 (4.51%) Android
5 59 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 46 (2.63%) Solaris
7 26 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.40%) AIX
9 7 (0.40%) HPUX
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 492 (28.10%) Multithreading
3 484 (27.64%) OO
4 327 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 227 (12.96%) OOD
6 226 (12.91%) Low Latency
7 199 (11.36%) SDLC
8 130 (7.42%) Analytics
9 124 (7.08%) OOP
10 95 (5.43%) TDD
11 75 (4.28%) Scrum
12 67 (3.83%) UML
13 63 (3.60%) Mentoring
14 59 (3.37%) Electronic Trading
15 56 (3.20%) Algorithmic Trading
16 46 (2.63%) SOA
16 46 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (2.57%) Unit Testing
18 40 (2.28%) Android Development
19 37 (2.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1751 (100.00%) C++
2 360 (20.56%) Java
3 348 (19.87%) C
4 344 (19.65%) Python
5 308 (17.59%) SQL
6 303 (17.30%) C#
7 194 (11.08%) JavaScript
8 118 (6.74%) Perl
9 70 (4.00%) VC++
10 62 (3.54%) Bash Shell
11 57 (3.26%) Ruby
12 49 (2.80%) Embedded C++
13 47 (2.68%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.54%) VBA
15 26 (1.48%) Tcl
15 26 (1.48%) MATLAB
16 25 (1.43%) PHP
17 24 (1.37%) Embedded C
18 21 (1.20%) Objective-C
18 21 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 502 (28.67%) Degree
2 61 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.23%) PhD
4 38 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.40%) MOS
7 3 (0.17%) HND
8 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.11%) MCP
8 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.057%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.85%) QA
2 2 (0.11%) Basel III
2 2 (0.11%) Basel II
3 1 (0.057%) SLA
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 2 (0.11%) Puppet
1 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.057%) Control-M
2 1 (0.057%) WMI
2 1 (0.057%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.057%) SCCM
Vendors
1 127 (7.25%) Oracle
2 81 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (0.57%) Sybase
3 10 (0.57%) Toshiba
3 10 (0.57%) Panasonic
4 9 (0.51%) Solace
4 9 (0.51%) Red Hat
5 6 (0.34%) Apple
5 6 (0.34%) TIBCO
5 6 (0.34%) Intel
5 6 (0.34%) SAP
6 5 (0.29%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.23%) IBM
8 3 (0.17%) Borland
8 3 (0.17%) Cisco
8 3 (0.17%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.17%) SunGard
8 3 (0.17%) Facebook
9 2 (0.11%) Freescale
9 2 (0.11%) MuleSoft
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