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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 310 281 208
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1059 1044 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.92% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.98% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 935 897 1383
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -5.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,600 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -14 1034 £52,500 +10.52% 124
London +18 703 £70,000 - 62
South East -50 141 £42,500 +6.25% 17
City of London +4 127 £70,000 -6.66% 25
East of England -30 59 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Surrey +8 39 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East Midlands +3 38 £50,000 +33.33% 5
West Sussex -18 38 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South West -55 33 £38,750 +10.71% 26
Guildford +18 30 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Cambridge -9 28 £42,000 -1.17% 6
Cambridgeshire -27 28 £42,000 -1.17% 6
Leicestershire +5 27 £50,000 - 1
North West +6 25 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire +1 24 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Canary Wharf +10 22 £95,000 +18.75%
Leicester +2 20 £50,000 -
Crawley +30 19 £47,500 +7.95% 1
Hertfordshire +15 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire -16 18 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Oxford +3 15 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -12 15 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Manchester +7 14 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hounslow - 14 £43,500 -
Reading +8 13 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Scotland -28 13 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Worthing - 13 £45,000 -
Bristol -5 12 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Hampshire -32 12 £37,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -33 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1990 (100.00%) C++
2 821 (41.26%) Linux
3 769 (38.64%) Degree
4 747 (37.54%) Finance
5 695 (34.92%) UNIX
6 625 (31.41%) STL
7 593 (29.80%) Computer Science
8 584 (29.35%) Windows
9 541 (27.19%) OO
10 533 (26.78%) Multithreading
11 524 (26.33%) Software Engineering
12 492 (24.72%) C#
13 472 (23.72%) C
14 462 (23.22%) Low Latency
15 421 (21.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 405 (20.35%) Python
17 367 (18.44%) SQL
18 354 (17.79%) Java
19 305 (15.33%) Mathematics
20 303 (15.23%) OOD
21 274 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
22 220 (11.06%) .NET
23 215 (10.80%) Derivative
24 207 (10.40%) Oracle
25 200 (10.05%) Banking
26 179 (8.99%) SQL Server
27 175 (8.79%) Front Office
28 172 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 167 (8.39%) JavaScript
30 165 (8.29%) Perl

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (0.90%) Apache
2 6 (0.30%) Apache Solr
3 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.15%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.10%) GemFire
5 2 (0.10%) Tornado
5 2 (0.10%) IIS
6 1 (0.050%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.050%) SmartSockets
6 1 (0.050%) CMS
6 1 (0.050%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.050%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.30%) Quicktime
3 4 (0.20%) MS Office
4 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.10%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (0.60%) Summit
2 2 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.10%) Magento
3 1 (0.050%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 42 (2.11%) LDAP
3 31 (1.56%) HTTP
4 22 (1.11%) Internet
5 19 (0.95%) Multicast
6 11 (0.55%) LTE
7 10 (0.50%) CDMA
7 10 (0.50%) GPRS
7 10 (0.50%) GSM
7 10 (0.50%) UMTS
7 10 (0.50%) HSPA
8 7 (0.35%) Wireless
8 7 (0.35%) Intranet
8 7 (0.35%) 3GPP
9 6 (0.30%) CTI
10 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.10%) SNMP
11 2 (0.10%) Firewall
11 2 (0.10%) SAN
11 2 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.22%) Relational Database
3 46 (2.31%) RDBMS
4 43 (2.16%) MySQL
5 23 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (0.95%) Big Data
7 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.40%) KDB
11 6 (0.30%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.30%) DB2
12 5 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.20%) Berkeley DB
14 3 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.15%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.10%) ObjectStore
15 2 (0.10%) Star Schema
15 2 (0.10%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 132 (6.63%) Visual Studio
2 33 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 32 (1.61%) Subversion
4 21 (1.06%) Ant
4 21 (1.06%) JUnit
5 20 (1.01%) Eclipse
6 10 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.45%) Selenium
7 9 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.45%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.40%) JIRA
9 7 (0.35%) GCC
10 6 (0.30%) GDB
10 6 (0.30%) XMLSpy
10 6 (0.30%) TortoiseSVN
11 5 (0.25%) NUnit
11 5 (0.25%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.20%) Rational Rose
12 4 (0.20%) VTune
13 3 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 747 (37.54%) Finance
2 200 (10.05%) Banking
3 175 (8.79%) Front Office
4 110 (5.53%) Games
5 108 (5.43%) Investment Banking
6 72 (3.62%) Financial Institution
7 52 (2.61%) Electronics
8 41 (2.06%) Manufacturing
9 34 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 17 (0.85%) Legal
11 14 (0.70%) Marketing
12 12 (0.60%) Advertising
13 10 (0.50%) Law
14 9 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (0.45%) Retail
15 8 (0.40%) iGaming
16 7 (0.35%) Automotive
17 5 (0.25%) Back Office
18 2 (0.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (31.41%) STL
2 421 (21.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 220 (11.06%) .NET
4 144 (7.24%) XML
5 125 (6.28%) HTML
6 95 (4.77%) MFC
7 92 (4.62%) Qt
8 84 (4.22%) OpenGL
9 58 (2.91%) Web Services
10 52 (2.61%) WPF
10 52 (2.61%) HTML5
11 47 (2.36%) CSS
12 28 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
13 27 (1.36%) WCF
14 22 (1.11%) WinForms
15 21 (1.06%) DirectX
15 21 (1.06%) SOAP
16 20 (1.01%) REST
17 19 (0.95%) Middleware
18 18 (0.90%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 593 (29.80%) Computer Science
2 305 (15.33%) Mathematics
3 215 (10.80%) Derivative
4 172 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 144 (7.24%) Hedge funds
6 123 (6.18%) Physics
7 103 (5.18%) Fixed Income
8 94 (4.72%) Equities
9 65 (3.27%) Visualisation
10 57 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
11 46 (2.31%) Client/Server
12 42 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
13 40 (2.01%) Blackberry
14 39 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
15 35 (1.76%) PKI
15 35 (1.76%) Smartcard
16 33 (1.66%) Open Source
16 33 (1.66%) Grid Computing
16 33 (1.66%) GIS
16 33 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 821 (41.26%) Linux
2 695 (34.92%) UNIX
3 584 (29.35%) Windows
4 72 (3.62%) Android
5 68 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 46 (2.31%) Solaris
7 41 (2.06%) Mac OS X
8 35 (1.76%) BlackBerry OS
9 15 (0.75%) AIX
10 10 (0.50%) HPUX
11 9 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.050%) Nucleus RTOS
16 1 (0.050%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.050%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (27.19%) OO
2 533 (26.78%) Multithreading
3 524 (26.33%) Software Engineering
4 462 (23.22%) Low Latency
5 303 (15.23%) OOD
6 274 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (7.39%) Electronic Trading
8 139 (6.98%) OOP
9 127 (6.38%) TDD
10 111 (5.58%) Analytics
11 100 (5.03%) Algorithmic Trading
12 80 (4.02%) Scrum
13 71 (3.57%) Unit Testing
14 61 (3.07%) Web Development
15 57 (2.86%) Risk Management
16 48 (2.41%) Software Architecture
17 47 (2.36%) UML
18 43 (2.16%) Waterfall
19 40 (2.01%) SOA
20 39 (1.96%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1990 (100.00%) C++
2 492 (24.72%) C#
3 472 (23.72%) C
4 405 (20.35%) Python
5 367 (18.44%) SQL
6 354 (17.79%) Java
7 167 (8.39%) JavaScript
8 165 (8.29%) Perl
9 85 (4.27%) VC++
10 82 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 55 (2.76%) PHP
12 42 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.36%) MATLAB
14 25 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 24 (1.21%) F#
16 23 (1.16%) Scala
16 23 (1.16%) Embedded C++
17 21 (1.06%) Embedded C
18 19 (0.95%) Ruby
19 17 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 769 (38.64%) Degree
2 88 (4.42%) PhD
3 55 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.40%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.050%) HND
7 1 (0.050%) MCAD
7 1 (0.050%) MCSD
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.050%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (1.71%) QA
2 20 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.15%) DICOM
4 1 (0.050%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.25%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 207 (10.40%) Oracle
2 84 (4.22%) Microsoft
3 43 (2.16%) Sybase
4 23 (1.16%) TIBCO
5 18 (0.90%) Facebook
6 12 (0.60%) Apple
7 10 (0.50%) Reuters
7 10 (0.50%) Bloomberg
7 10 (0.50%) Coverity
8 9 (0.45%) Trapeze
9 8 (0.40%) Borland
10 7 (0.35%) Google
10 7 (0.35%) 29West
11 6 (0.30%) Intel
11 6 (0.30%) Murex
11 6 (0.30%) Adobe
11 6 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.30%) DataSynapse
12 4 (0.20%) HP
12 4 (0.20%) Green Hills
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Manchester
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The 100 Company
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + company car
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago