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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 267 285 247
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1191 1181 1374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.13% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.17% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1074 1219
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 1133 £57,500 +9.52% 188
London -9 653 £77,500 +11.91% 94
South East +38 246 £45,000 - 34
City of London +43 105 £80,000 +6.66% 34
Surrey +17 89 £42,500 -15.00% 15
East of England -32 69 £40,000 -11.11% 22
West Midlands +23 59 £36,250 +3.57% 8
Cambridgeshire -13 49 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Hampshire +52 43 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Oxfordshire +23 43 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North West +28 36 £42,500 +28.78% 14
Manchester +24 35 £42,500 +41.66% 10
East Midlands +5 33 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Berkshire -7 29 £45,000 +14.64% 6
Scotland +17 28 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Oxford +7 28 £55,000 - 5
Cambridge -23 28 £47,500 +5.55% 21
South West -36 28 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Glasgow - 28 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +19 26 £38,500 +6.20% 4
West Sussex +1 26 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Reading +21 24 £48,750 +24.20% 6
Warwickshire +2 21 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Crawley +22 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Walton-on-Thames +5 20 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Peterborough +13 19 £40,000 -
Warwick -16 17 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Basingstoke +18 15 £42,500 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire +13 15 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Nottingham +8 15 £37,500 -16.66% 2

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2455 (100.00%) C++
2 1000 (40.73%) Linux
3 998 (40.65%) Finance
4 920 (37.47%) Software Engineering
5 775 (31.57%) Degree
6 770 (31.36%) Unix
7 740 (30.14%) Multithreading
8 688 (28.02%) Python
9 660 (26.88%) C#
10 626 (25.50%) Windows
11 607 (24.73%) Computer Science
12 599 (24.40%) C
13 574 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
14 573 (23.34%) OO
15 494 (20.12%) Java
16 484 (19.71%) SQL
17 482 (19.63%) STL
18 396 (16.13%) Algorithms
19 339 (13.81%) Low Latency
20 332 (13.52%) SDLC
21 323 (13.16%) JavaScript
22 313 (12.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 309 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
24 259 (10.55%) Mathematics
24 259 (10.55%) .NET
25 256 (10.43%) Data Structures
26 247 (10.06%) Front Office
27 214 (8.72%) OOD
28 211 (8.59%) TDD
29 210 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 68 (2.77%) Node.js
2 16 (0.65%) CMS
3 11 (0.45%) Confluence
4 10 (0.41%) SAS
5 9 (0.37%) Apache
6 6 (0.24%) IIS
7 5 (0.20%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.20%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.12%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.12%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.081%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.041%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.041%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.041%) JBoss
10 1 (0.041%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.041%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.041%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.041%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.41%) CPLEX
4 9 (0.37%) Mathematica
4 9 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.29%) 3ds Max
5 7 (0.29%) Blender
5 7 (0.29%) Maya
6 5 (0.20%) SPSS
7 2 (0.081%) MS Office
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.37%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.081%) RMDS
3 2 (0.081%) Summit
4 1 (0.041%) Magento
4 1 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.041%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 25 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.02%) SaaS
3 19 (0.77%) GitHub
4 15 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.16%) PaaS
6 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.081%) Heroku
8 1 (0.041%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 195 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 50 (2.04%) Internet
3 43 (1.75%) HTTP
4 30 (1.22%) Multicast
5 18 (0.73%) Firewall
6 17 (0.69%) X.509
7 16 (0.65%) INAP
7 16 (0.65%) TCAP
8 14 (0.57%) GSM
9 12 (0.49%) LDAP
9 12 (0.49%) Network Security
9 12 (0.49%) SS7
9 12 (0.49%) SSL
10 11 (0.45%) RTP
10 11 (0.45%) SIGTRAN
10 11 (0.45%) VLAN
11 9 (0.37%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.24%) 3G
13 5 (0.20%) DNS
13 5 (0.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 113 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 78 (3.18%) MySQL
4 70 (2.85%) RDBMS
5 63 (2.57%) Big Data
6 50 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 38 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 38 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 27 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 18 (0.73%) OLTP
11 17 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (0.57%) Redis
14 13 (0.53%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.49%) KDB
16 11 (0.45%) DB2
16 11 (0.45%) GIS
16 11 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 181 (7.37%) Visual Studio
2 140 (5.70%) Subversion
3 126 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 61 (2.48%) JIRA
5 48 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 47 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (1.26%) NUnit
8 29 (1.18%) GDB
9 27 (1.10%) GCC
10 24 (0.98%) Mercurial
11 21 (0.86%) Clang
12 20 (0.81%) Phabricator
13 11 (0.45%) Maven
14 10 (0.41%) Ant
14 10 (0.41%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.41%) GoogleTest
15 8 (0.33%) CppUnit
15 8 (0.33%) NetBeans
15 8 (0.33%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 998 (40.65%) Finance
2 247 (10.06%) Front Office
3 191 (7.78%) Banking
4 161 (6.56%) Games
5 102 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 84 (3.42%) Investment Banking
7 76 (3.10%) Automotive
8 66 (2.69%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.59%) Aerospace
10 36 (1.47%) Retail
11 33 (1.34%) Marketing
12 32 (1.30%) Manufacturing
13 25 (1.02%) Back Office
14 21 (0.86%) Electronics
15 20 (0.81%) Advertising
16 15 (0.61%) Legal
17 13 (0.53%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.41%) Law
19 7 (0.29%) Music Industry
20 5 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 482 (19.63%) STL
2 313 (12.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 259 (10.55%) .NET
4 166 (6.76%) HTML
4 166 (6.76%) Qt
5 140 (5.70%) CSS
6 132 (5.38%) XML
7 102 (4.15%) OpenGL
8 78 (3.18%) ASP.NET
9 73 (2.97%) MFC
10 69 (2.81%) FIX Protocol
11 65 (2.65%) WPF
12 63 (2.57%) jQuery
13 53 (2.16%) AngularJS
14 47 (1.91%) Web Services
15 44 (1.79%) DirectX
15 44 (1.79%) HTML5
16 39 (1.59%) WinForms
17 35 (1.43%) OpenMP
17 35 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 607 (24.73%) Computer Science
2 396 (16.13%) Algorithms
3 309 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
4 259 (10.55%) Mathematics
5 256 (10.43%) Data Structures
6 210 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 188 (7.66%) Hedge funds
8 171 (6.97%) Derivative
9 114 (4.64%) Equities
10 109 (4.44%) Physics
11 101 (4.11%) Fixed Income
12 69 (2.81%) 3D Graphics
13 57 (2.32%) CUDA
14 56 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
15 48 (1.96%) Client/Server
16 44 (1.79%) Mobile App
17 30 (1.22%) Visualisation
18 28 (1.14%) Fintech
19 24 (0.98%) PKI
20 23 (0.94%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1000 (40.73%) Linux
2 770 (31.36%) Unix
3 626 (25.50%) Windows
4 128 (5.21%) Android
5 114 (4.64%) Mac OS X
6 103 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 56 (2.28%) Solaris
8 37 (1.51%) Mac OS
9 25 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.65%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.49%) BlackBerry OS
11 12 (0.49%) CentOS
12 10 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.24%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.20%) Windows CE
16 4 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.12%) Fedora
17 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
18 1 (0.041%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 920 (37.47%) Software Engineering
2 740 (30.14%) Multithreading
3 574 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 573 (23.34%) OO
5 339 (13.81%) Low Latency
6 332 (13.52%) SDLC
7 214 (8.72%) OOD
8 211 (8.59%) TDD
9 208 (8.47%) OOP
10 185 (7.54%) Analytics
11 145 (5.91%) Algorithmic Trading
12 128 (5.21%) Open Source
13 119 (4.85%) Electronic Trading
14 110 (4.48%) Risk Management
15 107 (4.36%) Scrum
16 74 (3.01%) Mentoring
17 70 (2.85%) UML
18 68 (2.77%) Machine Learning
18 68 (2.77%) Software Architecture
18 68 (2.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2455 (100.00%) C++
2 688 (28.02%) Python
3 660 (26.88%) C#
4 599 (24.40%) C
5 494 (20.12%) Java
6 484 (19.71%) SQL
7 323 (13.16%) JavaScript
8 166 (6.76%) Perl
9 93 (3.79%) Ruby
10 74 (3.01%) VC++
11 68 (2.77%) Bash Shell
12 63 (2.57%) Objective-C
13 55 (2.24%) Scala
14 46 (1.87%) R
15 41 (1.67%) MATLAB
16 37 (1.51%) VB
17 36 (1.47%) Shell Script
18 35 (1.43%) PHP
19 33 (1.34%) VBA
20 32 (1.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 775 (31.57%) Degree
2 100 (4.07%) PhD
3 43 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.20%) CCNA
7 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.20%) MCSD
8 4 (0.16%) MCAD
9 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.081%) CISSP
10 2 (0.081%) GIAC
10 2 (0.081%) ISEB
10 2 (0.081%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.081%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.081%) MCSE
10 2 (0.081%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.081%) SANS
10 2 (0.081%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.40%) QA
2 14 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.041%) OIPF
System Software
1 23 (0.94%) iptables
2 21 (0.86%) Cygwin
3 10 (0.41%) Xen
3 10 (0.41%) XenServer
4 7 (0.29%) Firmware
5 3 (0.12%) Kamailio
6 2 (0.081%) Docker
7 1 (0.041%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.49%) Puppet
3 3 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (0.12%) SCCM
3 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.12%) WMI
4 1 (0.041%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 185 (7.54%) Oracle
2 75 (3.05%) Microsoft
3 48 (1.96%) Sybase
4 25 (1.02%) Bloomberg
5 24 (0.98%) Apple
6 21 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 15 (0.61%) Google
8 12 (0.49%) Coverity
9 11 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.45%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.33%) Splunk
10 8 (0.33%) VMware
11 7 (0.29%) Intel
12 6 (0.24%) Perforce
12 6 (0.24%) Sencha
13 5 (0.20%) Dialogic
13 5 (0.20%) IBM
13 5 (0.20%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.16%) QNX
14 4 (0.16%) SAP
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Business
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55k DoE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 10% pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £38k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + excellent cash benefits scheme and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive Salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive Salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55k (DoE) + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55k (DoE) + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP 25 - 55k Neg on experience +bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday