The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 283 258 237
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1117 1148 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.12% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 976 911 1228
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £83,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -9 1073 £55,000 +10.00% 108
London -3 706 £67,500 +3.84% 72
South East -32 141 £45,000 +12.50% 9
City of London -46 124 £70,000 +16.66% 32
Surrey +30 55 £37,500 +10.29% 5
East of England -29 52 £43,500 +16.00% 8
East Midlands +20 51 £42,500 -15.00% 5
North West -12 51 £37,500 - 3
South West -29 42 £37,500 +3.44% 10
Leicestershire +20 32 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +21 30 £37,500 -11.76% 4
West Sussex -1 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Manchester -8 30 £37,500 +2.04% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 29 £46,250 +2.77% 7
Crawley +32 25 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge -20 23 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Scotland -20 22 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Nottinghamshire +8 19 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Nottingham +4 19 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Croydon +10 17 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Guildford +18 16 £32,500 +8.33%
Hertfordshire -22 14 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £55,000 +37.50%
Leicester +4 13 £50,000 - 1
Teddington +1 13 £35,000 -17.64%
Edinburgh -11 12 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Berkshire -37 12 £53,750 +34.37% 2
South Wales -46 12 £35,000 +8.52% 6
Wales -47 12 £35,000 +9.37% 7
Merseyside -4 11 £27,500 -26.66% 2

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2143 (100.00%) C++
2 935 (43.63%) Linux
3 786 (36.68%) Finance
4 778 (36.30%) Degree
5 754 (35.18%) UNIX
6 671 (31.31%) OO
7 644 (30.05%) Multithreading
8 643 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 601 (28.04%) Computer Science
10 596 (27.81%) C
11 589 (27.48%) STL
12 560 (26.13%) Windows
13 480 (22.40%) Python
14 456 (21.28%) SQL
15 438 (20.44%) C#
16 416 (19.41%) Java
17 390 (18.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 390 (18.20%) Low Latency
18 314 (14.65%) Oracle
19 288 (13.44%) Mathematics
20 261 (12.18%) OOD
21 258 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
22 248 (11.57%) JavaScript
23 210 (9.80%) .NET
24 199 (9.29%) Banking
25 190 (8.87%) Front Office
26 184 (8.59%) Perl
27 176 (8.21%) XML
28 160 (7.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 158 (7.37%) Derivative

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (0.93%) Apache
2 18 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 11 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (0.51%) WebLogic
4 11 (0.51%) GlassFish
5 8 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.33%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.093%) GemFire
8 2 (0.093%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.093%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.047%) CMS
9 1 (0.047%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.047%) IIS
9 1 (0.047%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.28%) Quicktime
2 6 (0.28%) MS Office
3 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.14%) Maya
3 3 (0.14%) 3ds Max
3 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.047%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.047%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (0.047%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.49%) SaaS
2 2 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.047%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 44 (2.05%) HTTP
3 36 (1.68%) Internet
4 34 (1.59%) CTI
5 28 (1.31%) LDAP
6 25 (1.17%) IPv4
6 25 (1.17%) IPv6
7 14 (0.65%) Multicast
8 12 (0.56%) Intranet
9 11 (0.51%) SS7
10 8 (0.37%) SAN
10 8 (0.37%) GSM
11 7 (0.33%) TCAP
11 7 (0.33%) INAP
11 7 (0.33%) RTP
11 7 (0.33%) VLAN
11 7 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
12 6 (0.28%) VoIP
13 5 (0.23%) LTE
14 4 (0.19%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 49 (2.29%) RDBMS
4 47 (2.19%) MySQL
5 31 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (1.35%) Big Data
7 9 (0.42%) Data Mining
8 8 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.33%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.28%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.23%) KDB
11 5 (0.23%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.14%) DB2
14 2 (0.093%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.093%) ObjectStore
15 1 (0.047%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.047%) Redis
15 1 (0.047%) HBase
Development Applications
1 121 (5.65%) Visual Studio
2 50 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 41 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 38 (1.77%) Subversion
5 28 (1.31%) JIRA
5 28 (1.31%) GDB
5 28 (1.31%) GCC
6 21 (0.98%) Maven
7 17 (0.79%) Selenium
8 13 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 11 (0.51%) Ant
9 11 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (0.42%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.37%) ClearCase
11 8 (0.37%) JUnit
12 5 (0.23%) PowerBuilder
13 4 (0.19%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.14%) NUnit
14 3 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 786 (36.68%) Finance
2 199 (9.29%) Banking
3 190 (8.87%) Front Office
4 122 (5.69%) Investment Banking
5 111 (5.18%) Financial Institution
6 110 (5.13%) Games
7 54 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.03%) Electronics
10 19 (0.89%) Marketing
11 18 (0.84%) Advertising
12 16 (0.75%) Legal
13 14 (0.65%) Retail
14 10 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.37%) Billing
16 7 (0.33%) Law
17 4 (0.19%) Back Office
17 4 (0.19%) Automotive
18 1 (0.047%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.047%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (27.48%) STL
2 390 (18.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 210 (9.80%) .NET
4 176 (8.21%) XML
5 142 (6.63%) HTML
6 98 (4.57%) Web Services
7 88 (4.11%) OpenGL
8 83 (3.87%) Qt
9 78 (3.64%) MFC
10 58 (2.71%) CSS
11 51 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
12 44 (2.05%) WPF
13 42 (1.96%) HTML5
14 34 (1.59%) JSP
15 30 (1.40%) SOAP
16 25 (1.17%) DirectX
16 25 (1.17%) XML Schema
16 25 (1.17%) RESTful
17 22 (1.03%) WCF
18 20 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 601 (28.04%) Computer Science
2 288 (13.44%) Mathematics
3 160 (7.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 158 (7.37%) Derivative
5 129 (6.02%) Hedge funds
6 125 (5.83%) Physics
7 119 (5.55%) Fixed Income
8 63 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
9 60 (2.80%) Equities
10 49 (2.29%) Visualisation
11 42 (1.96%) Device Driver
12 38 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
13 35 (1.63%) Client/Server
14 34 (1.59%) Blackberry
15 32 (1.49%) GIS
16 30 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
17 28 (1.31%) Smartcard
17 28 (1.31%) Market Risk
17 28 (1.31%) PKI
18 27 (1.26%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 935 (43.63%) Linux
2 754 (35.18%) UNIX
3 560 (26.13%) Windows
4 86 (4.01%) Android
5 78 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 68 (3.17%) Solaris
7 28 (1.31%) BlackBerry OS
8 22 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 19 (0.89%) AIX
10 17 (0.79%) HPUX
11 15 (0.70%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
14 7 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
17 2 (0.093%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.047%) Fedora
18 1 (0.047%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.047%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (31.31%) OO
2 644 (30.05%) Multithreading
3 643 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 390 (18.20%) Low Latency
5 261 (12.18%) OOD
6 258 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (7.14%) TDD
8 148 (6.91%) Analytics
9 134 (6.25%) OOP
10 119 (5.55%) Electronic Trading
11 101 (4.71%) Algorithmic Trading
12 100 (4.67%) Scrum
13 66 (3.08%) Unit Testing
14 60 (2.80%) Risk Management
15 51 (2.38%) UML
16 46 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (1.96%) SOA
17 42 (1.96%) Configuration Management
18 41 (1.91%) Web Development
19 40 (1.87%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 2143 (100.00%) C++
2 596 (27.81%) C
3 480 (22.40%) Python
4 456 (21.28%) SQL
5 438 (20.44%) C#
6 416 (19.41%) Java
7 248 (11.57%) JavaScript
8 184 (8.59%) Perl
9 75 (3.50%) VC++
10 68 (3.17%) Ruby
11 66 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 57 (2.66%) Bash Shell
13 48 (2.24%) PHP
14 35 (1.63%) Assembly Language
15 33 (1.54%) F#
16 28 (1.31%) MATLAB
17 27 (1.26%) Groovy
18 19 (0.89%) Embedded C++
19 17 (0.79%) Embedded C
20 16 (0.75%) Lua
Qualifications
1 778 (36.30%) Degree
2 106 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 87 (4.06%) PhD
4 41 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 37 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.23%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.047%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.047%) MCAD
7 1 (0.047%) MCSD
7 1 (0.047%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (0.89%) QA
2 8 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.047%) SLA
3 1 (0.047%) DICOM
System Software
1 11 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.047%) Snort
2 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.093%) Puppet
2 1 (0.047%) Control-M
2 1 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 314 (14.65%) Oracle
2 79 (3.69%) Microsoft
3 36 (1.68%) Sybase
4 27 (1.26%) TIBCO
5 21 (0.98%) Coverity
6 18 (0.84%) Bloomberg
7 12 (0.56%) Reuters
7 12 (0.56%) 29West
8 11 (0.51%) HP
9 10 (0.47%) Borland
10 9 (0.42%) Murex
10 9 (0.42%) Sencha
11 8 (0.37%) Google
11 8 (0.37%) Citrix
12 6 (0.28%) Sony
13 5 (0.23%) JBoss
13 5 (0.23%) Adobe
13 5 (0.23%) DataSynapse
13 5 (0.23%) Twitter
14 4 (0.19%) Symbian
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45-60k + 20% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 20 days
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent package!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago