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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 310 315 238
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1064 1109 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.00% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.04% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1024 1390
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
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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 -7 1016 £55,000 +10.00% 181
London -3 526 £75,000 +11.11% 91
South East +15 234 £45,000 -5.26% 31
Surrey -9 108 £42,500 -19.04% 20
City of London +11 75 £85,000 +21.42% 21
East of England -20 74 £42,500 - 24
South West -21 58 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Cambridgeshire -11 57 £42,500 - 22
Cambridge -8 50 £42,500 - 20
Oxfordshire +22 43 £55,000 +62.96% 5
East Midlands +24 42 £40,000 - 5
West Midlands -6 39 £35,000 - 6
Oxford +29 34 £55,000 +46.66% 4
West Sussex +2 32 £50,000 - 2
North West +17 28 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Nottingham +31 27 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +26 27 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Birmingham +5 26 £37,500 - 3
Wales +19 25 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Walton-on-Thames -9 25 £45,000 -14.28% 10
Manchester -10 23 £43,750 +34.61% 4
Berkshire +22 22 £67,500 +58.82% 4
South Wales +19 22 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Gloucestershire +13 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Guildford -1 22 £43,250 +8.12%
Reading +33 21 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Weybridge -5 20 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Bristol -8 20 £40,000 +19.40% 4
Scotland +7 19 £45,000 +12.50%
Glasgow +9 16 £46,250 -28.84%

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2252 (100.00%) C++
2 885 (39.30%) Finance
3 845 (37.52%) Linux
4 802 (35.61%) Software Engineering
5 721 (32.02%) Degree
6 652 (28.95%) Multithreading
7 643 (28.55%) Unix
8 610 (27.09%) Python
9 600 (26.64%) C
10 560 (24.87%) C#
11 552 (24.51%) Windows
12 531 (23.58%) Computer Science
13 480 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
14 477 (21.18%) SQL
15 454 (20.16%) OO
16 444 (19.72%) Java
17 431 (19.14%) STL
18 340 (15.10%) Algorithms
19 282 (12.52%) SDLC
20 281 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
21 277 (12.30%) Low Latency
22 263 (11.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 258 (11.46%) JavaScript
24 256 (11.37%) .NET
25 236 (10.48%) Mathematics
26 213 (9.46%) TCP/IP
27 210 (9.33%) OOP
28 204 (9.06%) Front Office
29 202 (8.97%) OOD
30 194 (8.61%) TDD

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 61 (2.71%) Node.js
2 11 (0.49%) Apache
2 11 (0.49%) CMS
2 11 (0.49%) Confluence
3 9 (0.40%) WordPress
4 5 (0.22%) JBoss
4 5 (0.22%) SAS
4 5 (0.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.22%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.18%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.18%) IIS
5 4 (0.18%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.089%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.044%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.044%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.044%) Jetty
8 1 (0.044%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.044%) nginx
8 1 (0.044%) OpenStack
Applications
1 57 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.36%) Mathematica
3 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.18%) 3ds Max
4 4 (0.18%) Blender
4 4 (0.18%) Maya
5 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.089%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.089%) MS Office
6 2 (0.089%) NASTRAN
6 2 (0.089%) Simulink
7 1 (0.044%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 9 (0.40%) Magento
1 9 (0.40%) Shopify
2 8 (0.36%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.089%) RMDS
3 2 (0.089%) Summit
4 1 (0.044%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (1.87%) SaaS
3 32 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.75%) GitHub
6 9 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.40%) PaaS
7 8 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 213 (9.46%) TCP/IP
2 35 (1.55%) Multicast
3 34 (1.51%) Internet
4 21 (0.93%) HTTP
5 19 (0.84%) LDAP
6 15 (0.67%) Wireless
7 9 (0.40%) Network Security
7 9 (0.40%) RTP
7 9 (0.40%) SSL
8 8 (0.36%) Firewall
8 8 (0.36%) NGN
9 6 (0.27%) GSM
9 6 (0.27%) INAP
9 6 (0.27%) TCAP
9 6 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.27%) X.509
10 5 (0.22%) SS7
10 5 (0.22%) VLAN
10 5 (0.22%) VoIP
11 4 (0.18%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 67 (2.98%) MySQL
4 59 (2.62%) Big Data
5 56 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 37 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 28 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 24 (1.07%) Data Mining
9 23 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 21 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 19 (0.84%) OLTP
12 18 (0.80%) KDB
13 12 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.53%) GIS
14 10 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (0.27%) DB2
18 5 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 149 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 128 (5.68%) Subversion
3 107 (4.75%) Git (software)
4 56 (2.49%) JIRA
5 32 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (1.38%) GDB
7 24 (1.07%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.07%) Mercurial
8 23 (1.02%) NUnit
8 23 (1.02%) Phabricator
9 20 (0.89%) GCC
10 19 (0.84%) Clang
10 19 (0.84%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.53%) Maven
12 11 (0.49%) Ant
13 10 (0.44%) GoogleTest
14 7 (0.31%) Selenium
15 6 (0.27%) CppUnit
15 6 (0.27%) Hudson
15 6 (0.27%) NetBeans
General
1 885 (39.30%) Finance
2 204 (9.06%) Front Office
3 182 (8.08%) Games
4 109 (4.84%) Banking
5 105 (4.66%) Telecoms
6 72 (3.20%) Automotive
7 49 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 47 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 45 (2.00%) Marketing
10 41 (1.82%) Aerospace
11 40 (1.78%) Manufacturing
12 39 (1.73%) Retail
13 25 (1.11%) Advertising
14 23 (1.02%) Electronics
15 20 (0.89%) Back Office
16 19 (0.84%) Multimedia
17 15 (0.67%) Legal
17 15 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.53%) Law
19 5 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (19.14%) STL
2 263 (11.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 256 (11.37%) .NET
4 151 (6.71%) Qt
5 136 (6.04%) HTML
6 117 (5.20%) CSS
6 117 (5.20%) OpenGL
7 97 (4.31%) XML
8 79 (3.51%) MFC
9 73 (3.24%) ASP.NET
10 59 (2.62%) jQuery
11 55 (2.44%) WPF
12 47 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
12 47 (2.09%) NumPy
13 41 (1.82%) AngularJS
14 39 (1.73%) Web Services
15 37 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (1.60%) DirectX
17 33 (1.47%) WinForms
18 32 (1.42%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 531 (23.58%) Computer Science
2 340 (15.10%) Algorithms
3 281 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
4 236 (10.48%) Mathematics
5 184 (8.17%) Data Structures
6 173 (7.68%) Hedge funds
7 168 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 158 (7.02%) Derivative
9 91 (4.04%) Equities
9 91 (4.04%) Physics
10 84 (3.73%) Fixed Income
11 63 (2.80%) CUDA
12 58 (2.58%) 3D Graphics
13 49 (2.18%) Visualisation
14 32 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (1.15%) PKI
16 24 (1.07%) iDTV
16 24 (1.07%) Mobile App
16 24 (1.07%) Mobile Games
17 23 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 845 (37.52%) Linux
2 643 (28.55%) Unix
3 552 (24.51%) Windows
4 146 (6.48%) Android
5 134 (5.95%) Apple iOS
6 105 (4.66%) Mac OS X
7 36 (1.60%) Solaris
8 32 (1.42%) Mac OS
9 23 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.84%) BlackBerry OS
11 14 (0.62%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.27%) CentOS
14 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.13%) OpenWrt
16 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (35.61%) Software Engineering
2 652 (28.95%) Multithreading
3 480 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 454 (20.16%) OO
5 282 (12.52%) SDLC
6 277 (12.30%) Low Latency
7 210 (9.33%) OOP
8 202 (8.97%) OOD
9 194 (8.61%) TDD
10 147 (6.53%) Analytics
11 130 (5.77%) Algorithmic Trading
12 107 (4.75%) Open Source
13 98 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
14 83 (3.69%) Android Development
14 83 (3.69%) Risk Management
15 82 (3.64%) Mentoring
16 76 (3.37%) iOS Development
17 75 (3.33%) Scrum
18 74 (3.29%) Cross-Platform Development
19 72 (3.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2252 (100.00%) C++
2 610 (27.09%) Python
3 600 (26.64%) C
4 560 (24.87%) C#
5 477 (21.18%) SQL
6 444 (19.72%) Java
7 258 (11.46%) JavaScript
8 141 (6.26%) Perl
9 105 (4.66%) Ruby
10 72 (3.20%) VC++
11 60 (2.66%) Objective-C
12 58 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 52 (2.31%) VB
14 49 (2.18%) R
15 48 (2.13%) MATLAB
16 47 (2.09%) PHP
17 40 (1.78%) PL/SQL
18 34 (1.51%) Scala
18 34 (1.51%) Shell Script
19 26 (1.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 721 (32.02%) Degree
2 99 (4.40%) PhD
3 52 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 45 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.18%) ISEB
8 2 (0.089%) MCAD
8 2 (0.089%) MCSD
9 1 (0.044%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.044%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (1.29%) QA
2 9 (0.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.044%) TickIT
System Software
1 24 (1.07%) Cygwin
2 12 (0.53%) Firmware
3 9 (0.40%) iptables
4 5 (0.22%) Xen
4 5 (0.22%) XenServer
5 4 (0.18%) Docker
6 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.044%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.044%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.22%) Puppet
3 2 (0.089%) Ansible
4 1 (0.044%) Linux-HA
4 1 (0.044%) SELinux
Vendors
1 180 (7.99%) Oracle
2 81 (3.60%) Microsoft
3 34 (1.51%) Apple
4 24 (1.07%) Sybase
5 19 (0.84%) Google
6 18 (0.80%) Splunk
7 13 (0.58%) Bloomberg
7 13 (0.58%) VMware
8 12 (0.53%) Red Hat
9 11 (0.49%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.36%) SAP
11 6 (0.27%) Coverity
11 6 (0.27%) Intel
12 3 (0.13%) Facebook
12 3 (0.13%) QNX
13 2 (0.089%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (0.089%) ANSYS
13 2 (0.089%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.089%) Perforce
13 2 (0.089%) Salesforce.com
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