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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 305 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1009 1251 1412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.17% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.24% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1005 1282
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -56 969 £52,500 - 123
London -43 636 £67,500 -3.57% 75
City of London -5 149 £70,000 -5.08% 39
South East -2 119 £37,500 -11.76% 11
East Midlands +5 54 £42,500 -15.00% 7
East of England -36 47 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Surrey -1 40 £45,000 -5.26% 5
North West +8 35 £37,500 +7.14% 7
West Sussex +18 34 £32,500 -2.98%
South West -43 33 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Crawley +28 31 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +16 30 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Nottingham +13 29 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Yorkshire -28 26 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Gloucestershire -4 25 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Leicestershire +15 21 £50,000 - 3
South Wales +9 21 £35,500 +7.57% 4
Wales +3 21 £35,500 +6.76% 4
Cambridge -34 20 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -37 20 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Manchester -11 17 £38,000 +12.59% 6
Hertfordshire -11 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire -13 14 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Leicester +15 13 £50,000 - 2
Watford +3 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Leeds -12 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire -29 13 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Guildford +15 11 £45,000 -4.25% 2
Scotland -13 11 £55,000 +37.50%
North Yorkshire -17 11 £50,000 +42.85%

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2158 (100.00%) C++
2 910 (42.17%) Linux
3 876 (40.59%) Finance
4 759 (35.17%) UNIX
5 705 (32.67%) Multithreading
6 681 (31.56%) Degree
7 671 (31.09%) OO
8 624 (28.92%) C
9 606 (28.08%) Software Engineering
10 578 (26.78%) Windows
11 548 (25.39%) STL
12 520 (24.10%) Computer Science
13 478 (22.15%) Python
14 465 (21.55%) Java
15 438 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
16 436 (20.20%) SQL
17 404 (18.72%) C#
18 361 (16.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 335 (15.52%) Low Latency
20 325 (15.06%) Oracle
21 308 (14.27%) JavaScript
22 292 (13.53%) Algorithms
23 281 (13.02%) Mathematics
24 263 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
25 258 (11.96%) OOD
26 227 (10.52%) Banking
27 209 (9.68%) Front Office
28 202 (9.36%) XML
29 187 (8.67%) .NET
30 174 (8.06%) Analytics

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (1.16%) Apache
2 20 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
3 18 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 18 (0.83%) GlassFish
4 15 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.19%) IIS
10 2 (0.093%) GemFire
10 2 (0.093%) Node.js
10 2 (0.093%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.046%) CMS
11 1 (0.046%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.046%) MQSeries
Applications
1 61 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.32%) CPLEX
3 5 (0.23%) MS Office
4 3 (0.14%) Maya
4 3 (0.14%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.046%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.046%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.046%) Magento
1 1 (0.046%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.046%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.74%) SaaS
2 7 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.046%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.43%) TCP/IP
2 49 (2.27%) HTTP
3 46 (2.13%) CTI
4 42 (1.95%) Internet
5 37 (1.71%) IPv4
5 37 (1.71%) IPv6
6 25 (1.16%) LDAP
7 15 (0.70%) Intranet
8 11 (0.51%) SS7
9 10 (0.46%) GSM
10 9 (0.42%) VoIP
11 8 (0.37%) Wireshark
12 7 (0.32%) TCAP
12 7 (0.32%) INAP
12 7 (0.32%) RTP
12 7 (0.32%) SIGTRAN
12 7 (0.32%) LTE
12 7 (0.32%) VLAN
12 7 (0.32%) Multicast
13 6 (0.28%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 100 (4.63%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.18%) MySQL
4 36 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 26 (1.20%) Big Data
6 24 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.32%) HBase
12 6 (0.28%) KDB
12 6 (0.28%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.14%) ObjectStore
14 3 (0.14%) DB2
15 2 (0.093%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.093%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.046%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 118 (5.47%) Visual Studio
2 50 (2.32%) Jenkins
3 49 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 46 (2.13%) GCC
5 40 (1.85%) Subversion
6 38 (1.76%) GDB
7 27 (1.25%) JIRA
7 27 (1.25%) Maven
8 20 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 20 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.83%) ClearCase
10 10 (0.46%) Selenium
11 9 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
12 7 (0.32%) Ant
13 4 (0.19%) PhantomJS
14 3 (0.14%) ProC
14 3 (0.14%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.14%) CppUnit
15 2 (0.093%) QUnit
General
1 876 (40.59%) Finance
2 227 (10.52%) Banking
3 209 (9.68%) Front Office
4 159 (7.37%) Investment Banking
5 153 (7.09%) Financial Institution
6 85 (3.94%) Games
7 70 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.20%) Retail
9 20 (0.93%) Electronics
9 20 (0.93%) Multimedia
10 16 (0.74%) Marketing
11 15 (0.70%) Legal
12 12 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.56%) Advertising
12 12 (0.56%) Law
13 11 (0.51%) Billing
14 5 (0.23%) Back Office
15 4 (0.19%) Automotive
16 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (25.39%) STL
2 361 (16.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 202 (9.36%) XML
4 187 (8.67%) .NET
5 162 (7.51%) HTML
6 120 (5.56%) Web Services
7 91 (4.22%) Qt
8 78 (3.61%) MFC
9 74 (3.43%) CSS
10 73 (3.38%) OpenGL
11 60 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
12 46 (2.13%) JSP
13 36 (1.67%) HTML5
14 32 (1.48%) Ajax
15 31 (1.44%) SOAP
15 31 (1.44%) XML Schema
16 28 (1.30%) WPF
16 28 (1.30%) RESTful
17 23 (1.07%) WCF
18 22 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 520 (24.10%) Computer Science
2 292 (13.53%) Algorithms
3 281 (13.02%) Mathematics
4 263 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
5 155 (7.18%) Data Structures
6 153 (7.09%) Derivative
7 152 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 143 (6.63%) Physics
9 137 (6.35%) Hedge funds
10 108 (5.00%) Fixed Income
11 55 (2.55%) 3D Graphics
12 50 (2.32%) Visualisation
13 41 (1.90%) Device Driver
14 40 (1.85%) Equities
15 34 (1.58%) Blackberry
16 33 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
17 29 (1.34%) Market Risk
18 27 (1.25%) GIS
19 26 (1.20%) Mobile App
20 25 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 910 (42.17%) Linux
2 759 (35.17%) UNIX
3 578 (26.78%) Windows
4 93 (4.31%) Solaris
5 89 (4.12%) Android
6 77 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.16%) BlackBerry OS
8 22 (1.02%) AIX
9 20 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 20 (0.93%) HPUX
10 17 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.74%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.19%) CentOS
14 4 (0.19%) Fedora
15 2 (0.093%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.093%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.093%) LynxOS
15 2 (0.093%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (32.67%) Multithreading
2 671 (31.09%) OO
3 606 (28.08%) Software Engineering
4 438 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
5 335 (15.52%) Low Latency
6 258 (11.96%) OOD
7 174 (8.06%) Analytics
8 165 (7.65%) TDD
9 143 (6.63%) OOP
10 104 (4.82%) Scrum
11 96 (4.45%) Algorithmic Trading
12 89 (4.12%) Mentoring
13 70 (3.24%) Electronic Trading
14 68 (3.15%) Configuration Management
15 65 (3.01%) Unit Testing
16 63 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (2.69%) UML
18 53 (2.46%) Risk Management
19 50 (2.32%) Project Management
20 48 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2158 (100.00%) C++
2 624 (28.92%) C
3 478 (22.15%) Python
4 465 (21.55%) Java
5 436 (20.20%) SQL
6 404 (18.72%) C#
7 308 (14.27%) JavaScript
8 169 (7.83%) Perl
9 81 (3.75%) VC++
10 80 (3.71%) Ruby
11 71 (3.29%) Bash Shell
12 67 (3.10%) Shell Script
13 55 (2.55%) Assembly Language
14 45 (2.09%) PHP
15 40 (1.85%) Groovy
16 23 (1.07%) MATLAB
17 22 (1.02%) Lua
17 22 (1.02%) PowerHouse
18 20 (0.93%) Embedded C
19 19 (0.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 681 (31.56%) Degree
2 111 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 72 (3.34%) PhD
4 53 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 35 (1.62%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.046%) MCP
7 1 (0.046%) HND
7 1 (0.046%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (0.93%) QA
2 3 (0.14%) SLA
3 2 (0.093%) DO-178B
System Software
1 18 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (0.32%) Firmware
3 4 (0.19%) Snort
4 2 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.046%) Control-M
Vendors
1 325 (15.06%) Oracle
2 101 (4.68%) Microsoft
3 35 (1.62%) Sybase
4 20 (0.93%) Bloomberg
5 19 (0.88%) DataSynapse
6 17 (0.79%) Coverity
7 15 (0.70%) HP
7 15 (0.70%) TIBCO
8 12 (0.56%) Reuters
9 11 (0.51%) Sencha
10 10 (0.46%) 29West
11 9 (0.42%) Murex
12 7 (0.32%) Twitter
13 6 (0.28%) JBoss
13 6 (0.28%) Citrix
13 6 (0.28%) Borland
13 6 (0.28%) Sony
14 5 (0.23%) Google
15 4 (0.19%) Symbian
15 4 (0.19%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 26 holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Base + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday