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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 335 307 295
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 861 949 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.91% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.97% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 780 832 879
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £98,750 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -48 831 £55,000 +1.38% 113
London -13 549 £70,000 - 66
City of London -63 107 £72,500 +11.53% 26
South East -50 103 £45,000 +4.65% 23
East of England +29 64 £45,000 +9.09% 8
Surrey +32 53 £50,000 +25.00% 11
South West +8 52 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Cambridgeshire +28 40 £47,500 +22.58% 4
Cambridge +21 31 £47,500 +22.58% 4
Bristol +7 28 £45,000 +32.35% 4
North West -9 20 £30,000 -27.27% 7
East Midlands -8 17 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Berkshire -15 17 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Gloucestershire +3 16 £40,000 +11.11%
Manchester -15 15 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Hertfordshire -2 14 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South Wales -6 14 £35,000 - 2
Wales -7 14 £35,000 - 3
Cheltenham -3 13 £40,000 +11.11%
Scotland 0 11 £36,250 -27.50% 1
West Midlands -16 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -11 10 £30,000 -14.28%
Watford - 10 £42,500 - 1
Newbury -11 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Sussex -11 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South Yorkshire +3 8 £30,000 -25.00%
Oxford -3 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Sheffield -3 8 £30,000 -25.00%
Guildford -8 8 £47,500 +31.03% 3
Oxfordshire -13 8 £60,000 +41.17% 2

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1870 (100.00%) C++
2 837 (44.76%) Finance
3 708 (37.86%) Linux
4 683 (36.52%) UNIX
5 671 (35.88%) Multithreading
6 582 (31.12%) OO
7 535 (28.61%) Degree
8 533 (28.50%) Software Engineering
9 492 (26.31%) STL
10 489 (26.15%) Windows
11 437 (23.37%) C
12 387 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
13 368 (19.68%) Computer Science
14 361 (19.30%) Java
15 359 (19.20%) C#
16 335 (17.91%) Python
17 332 (17.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 327 (17.49%) JavaScript
19 301 (16.10%) SQL
20 299 (15.99%) OOD
20 299 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
21 290 (15.51%) Low Latency
22 222 (11.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 215 (11.50%) Algorithms
24 212 (11.34%) Banking
25 205 (10.96%) Mathematics
26 204 (10.91%) Oracle
27 198 (10.59%) HTML
28 165 (8.82%) XML
29 158 (8.45%) TDD

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (0.59%) Apache
1 11 (0.59%) Tomcat
2 9 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
2 9 (0.48%) GlassFish
3 8 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.37%) IIS
5 5 (0.27%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.16%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.11%) GemFire
7 2 (0.11%) JBoss
8 1 (0.053%) CMS
8 1 (0.053%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.053%) Node.js
8 1 (0.053%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.48%) CPLEX
3 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.11%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.053%) Maya
4 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.053%) Blender
4 1 (0.053%) LaTeX
4 1 (0.053%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (0.86%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.053%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.59%) SaaS
2 9 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.23%) IPv4
2 23 (1.23%) IPv6
3 22 (1.18%) Internet
4 18 (0.96%) LDAP
5 16 (0.86%) HTTP
6 14 (0.75%) CTI
6 14 (0.75%) Intranet
7 8 (0.43%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.37%) ATM
8 7 (0.37%) GSM
8 7 (0.37%) SSL
8 7 (0.37%) Wireless
8 7 (0.37%) DLNA
8 7 (0.37%) Multicast
9 6 (0.32%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.21%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (0.21%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.21%) VLAN
10 4 (0.21%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 107 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 66 (3.53%) MySQL
4 36 (1.93%) RDBMS
5 22 (1.18%) Big Data
6 20 (1.07%) Oracle Database
7 12 (0.64%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.48%) HBase
9 8 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.32%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.21%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.16%) SQLite
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.11%) KDB
15 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 143 (7.65%) Visual Studio
2 70 (3.74%) GCC
3 46 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 39 (2.09%) Subversion
5 26 (1.39%) CppUnit
5 26 (1.39%) GoogleTest
6 25 (1.34%) Cucumber
7 24 (1.28%) Jenkins
8 23 (1.23%) GDB
9 16 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.86%) NUnit
9 16 (0.86%) FitNesse
9 16 (0.86%) ClearCase
9 16 (0.86%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.59%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.59%) JIRA
11 10 (0.53%) Maven
12 7 (0.37%) Clang
13 4 (0.21%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 837 (44.76%) Finance
2 212 (11.34%) Banking
3 157 (8.40%) Front Office
4 133 (7.11%) Investment Banking
5 123 (6.58%) Financial Institution
6 74 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.14%) Automotive
8 33 (1.76%) Aerospace
9 28 (1.50%) Games
10 27 (1.44%) Electronics
11 21 (1.12%) Advertising
12 20 (1.07%) Retail
13 16 (0.86%) Multimedia
14 15 (0.80%) Marketing
15 14 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.43%) Law
17 5 (0.27%) Legal
17 5 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.21%) Back Office
19 3 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (26.31%) STL
2 332 (17.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 198 (10.59%) HTML
4 165 (8.82%) XML
5 144 (7.70%) .NET
6 141 (7.54%) MFC
7 109 (5.83%) Web Services
8 103 (5.51%) Qt
9 83 (4.44%) HTML5
10 76 (4.06%) OpenGL
11 72 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
12 56 (2.99%) CSS
13 30 (1.60%) WCF
14 28 (1.50%) Middleware
15 25 (1.34%) WPF
16 23 (1.23%) Ajax
16 23 (1.23%) XML Schema
17 21 (1.12%) Natural Language Processing
18 20 (1.07%) DirectX
18 20 (1.07%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 368 (19.68%) Computer Science
2 299 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (11.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 215 (11.50%) Algorithms
5 205 (10.96%) Mathematics
6 148 (7.91%) Derivative
7 127 (6.79%) Data Structures
8 120 (6.42%) Hedge funds
9 119 (6.36%) Physics
10 99 (5.29%) Fixed Income
11 57 (3.05%) Visualisation
12 50 (2.67%) 3D Graphics
13 42 (2.25%) Equities
14 35 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
15 26 (1.39%) Social Media
16 22 (1.18%) Open Source
16 22 (1.18%) User Experience
16 22 (1.18%) Blackberry
17 21 (1.12%) Clustering
18 20 (1.07%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 708 (37.86%) Linux
2 683 (36.52%) UNIX
3 489 (26.15%) Windows
4 93 (4.97%) Solaris
5 84 (4.49%) Android
6 71 (3.80%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.18%) AIX
7 22 (1.18%) HPUX
8 18 (0.96%) BlackBerry OS
9 16 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.32%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.16%) LynxOS
13 3 (0.16%) Fedora
13 3 (0.16%) CentOS
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.053%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (35.88%) Multithreading
2 582 (31.12%) OO
3 533 (28.50%) Software Engineering
4 387 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
5 299 (15.99%) OOD
6 290 (15.51%) Low Latency
7 158 (8.45%) TDD
8 151 (8.07%) Scrum
9 150 (8.02%) Analytics
10 149 (7.97%) OOP
11 76 (4.06%) Software Architecture
12 63 (3.37%) UML
13 55 (2.94%) Kanban
14 53 (2.83%) Mentoring
15 52 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
16 51 (2.73%) Configuration Management
17 48 (2.57%) Unit Testing
18 47 (2.51%) Pair Programming
19 43 (2.30%) Algorithmic Trading
20 41 (2.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1870 (100.00%) C++
2 437 (23.37%) C
3 361 (19.30%) Java
4 359 (19.20%) C#
5 335 (17.91%) Python
6 327 (17.49%) JavaScript
7 301 (16.10%) SQL
8 123 (6.58%) Perl
9 95 (5.08%) VC++
10 59 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 53 (2.83%) Bash Shell
12 39 (2.09%) PHP
13 33 (1.76%) Ruby
14 32 (1.71%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.44%) COBOL
16 22 (1.18%) Assembly Language
17 21 (1.12%) MATLAB
18 19 (1.02%) R
19 18 (0.96%) Embedded C
20 16 (0.86%) Lua
Qualifications
1 535 (28.61%) Degree
2 51 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.19%) PhD
4 31 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.21%) HND
6 4 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.053%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.80%) QA
2 6 (0.32%) SLA
3 3 (0.16%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.053%) Basel III
4 1 (0.053%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.32%) Firmware
3 3 (0.16%) Snort
4 1 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.11%) Puppet
2 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.053%) Control-M
Vendors
1 204 (10.91%) Oracle
2 144 (7.70%) Microsoft
3 18 (0.96%) Sybase
4 16 (0.86%) DataSynapse
5 10 (0.53%) Borland
6 9 (0.48%) HP
6 9 (0.48%) Google
7 7 (0.37%) Reuters
7 7 (0.37%) Facebook
8 6 (0.32%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.27%) Twitter
9 5 (0.27%) Sencha
9 5 (0.27%) 29West
9 5 (0.27%) Informatica
9 5 (0.27%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.21%) Murex
10 4 (0.21%) Coverity
10 4 (0.21%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.16%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.16%) Apple
Glossop, Derbyshire
Aston Carter
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £££Excellent
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum £45,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago