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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 333 316 248
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 940 1016 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.87% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.92% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 854 914 934
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 1 September 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 -17 885 £55,000 +4.76% 109
London -21 562 £70,000 +3.70% 68
South East +41 175 £50,000 +33.33% 18
City of London +31 127 £77,500 +19.23% 28
Surrey +60 99 £52,500 +40.00% 9
South West -2 44 £38,750 +3.33% 9
West Midlands +25 38 £40,000 -27.27% 5
East of England -11 35 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Birmingham - 31 £36,500 - 5
Scotland +11 22 £57,500 +4.54%
Glasgow +18 19 £62,500 -3.84%
Bristol +3 18 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Oxfordshire +16 17 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 16 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -24 14 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Bedfordshire +12 13 £44,500 +18.66% 1
North West -21 13 £34,500 -8.00% 4
Berkshire +17 12 £35,000 -31.70% 1
Oxford +3 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Manchester +2 12 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Reading +6 11 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Wales -16 11 £33,500 -5.63% 4
South Wales -21 11 £33,500 -5.63% 2
Luton - 11 £44,500 - 1
Hampshire +20 10 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East Sussex +18 10 £38,750 +19.23%
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Cambridge 0 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Guildford -1 10 £52,500 +61.53%

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1777 (100.00%) C++
2 865 (48.68%) Linux
3 723 (40.69%) Finance
4 595 (33.48%) UNIX
5 585 (32.92%) Degree
6 519 (29.21%) Software Engineering
7 500 (28.14%) Multithreading
8 477 (26.84%) OO
9 439 (24.70%) STL
10 431 (24.25%) Computer Science
11 415 (23.35%) Windows
12 400 (22.51%) Python
13 367 (20.65%) Java
14 364 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
15 363 (20.43%) C#
16 359 (20.20%) SQL
17 355 (19.98%) Algorithms
18 345 (19.41%) C
19 261 (14.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 235 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
21 229 (12.89%) Low Latency
22 222 (12.49%) Mathematics
22 222 (12.49%) OOD
23 198 (11.14%) Front Office
24 197 (11.09%) JavaScript
25 193 (10.86%) Data Structures
25 193 (10.86%) SDLC
26 183 (10.30%) Banking
27 153 (8.61%) Perl
28 145 (8.16%) Derivative

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (1.18%) Node.js
2 9 (0.51%) Apache
3 8 (0.45%) Apache Solr
4 7 (0.39%) SAS
5 6 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.34%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (0.17%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.11%) IIS
7 2 (0.11%) JBoss
7 2 (0.11%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.056%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.056%) Zope
8 1 (0.056%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.056%) DNN
Applications
1 35 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.34%) CPLEX
3 5 (0.28%) Quicktime
3 5 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (0.17%) SPSS
4 3 (0.17%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.056%) InDesign
5 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.056%) Maya
5 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.90%) MetaTrader
2 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.17%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (0.45%) SaaS
2 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.056%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 46 (2.59%) HTTP
3 27 (1.52%) Internet
4 25 (1.41%) Multicast
5 12 (0.68%) RTP
6 10 (0.56%) Bluetooth
6 10 (0.56%) GSM
6 10 (0.56%) NFC
6 10 (0.56%) Network Security
7 9 (0.51%) TCAP
7 9 (0.51%) INAP
8 8 (0.45%) VLAN
9 7 (0.39%) SIGTRAN
9 7 (0.39%) SS7
9 7 (0.39%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.34%) LDAP
10 6 (0.34%) 3GPP
11 5 (0.28%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.28%) X.509
11 5 (0.28%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 50 (2.81%) MySQL
4 33 (1.86%) RDBMS
5 22 (1.24%) Big Data
6 19 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 17 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 12 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (0.68%) DB2
9 11 (0.62%) OLTP
10 9 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.34%) HBase
13 6 (0.34%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.28%) Redis
14 5 (0.28%) KDB
15 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.056%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 115 (6.47%) Visual Studio
2 66 (3.71%) Subversion
3 60 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.13%) GCC
5 16 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.62%) Maven
7 9 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 9 (0.51%) Clang
8 8 (0.45%) JUnit
8 8 (0.45%) JIRA
9 7 (0.39%) CppUnit
9 7 (0.39%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.34%) GDB
10 6 (0.34%) Mockito
11 5 (0.28%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.28%) GoogleTest
11 5 (0.28%) CMake
12 4 (0.23%) PhantomJS
12 4 (0.23%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 723 (40.69%) Finance
2 198 (11.14%) Front Office
3 183 (10.30%) Banking
4 108 (6.08%) Investment Banking
5 105 (5.91%) Games
6 84 (4.73%) Financial Institution
7 71 (4.00%) Automotive
8 61 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 55 (3.10%) Aerospace
10 47 (2.64%) Electronics
11 45 (2.53%) Legal
12 21 (1.18%) Marketing
13 19 (1.07%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.90%) Retail
15 15 (0.84%) Law
16 11 (0.62%) Advertising
17 9 (0.51%) Military
18 8 (0.45%) Back Office
19 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
20 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (24.70%) STL
2 261 (14.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 125 (7.03%) Qt
4 119 (6.70%) HTML
5 111 (6.25%) XML
6 101 (5.68%) MFC
7 75 (4.22%) .NET
8 72 (4.05%) DirectX
9 71 (4.00%) OpenGL
10 57 (3.21%) Web Services
11 52 (2.93%) FIX Protocol
12 49 (2.76%) CSS
13 41 (2.31%) HTML5
14 38 (2.14%) WPF
15 33 (1.86%) Swing
16 21 (1.18%) POSIX
17 19 (1.07%) Mason
18 18 (1.01%) SOAP
19 17 (0.96%) Pthreads
20 16 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 431 (24.25%) Computer Science
2 355 (19.98%) Algorithms
3 235 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (12.49%) Mathematics
5 193 (10.86%) Data Structures
6 145 (8.16%) Derivative
7 111 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 109 (6.13%) Physics
9 100 (5.63%) Hedge funds
10 94 (5.29%) Equities
11 51 (2.87%) 3D Graphics
12 48 (2.70%) Fixed Income
13 41 (2.31%) Client/Server
14 37 (2.08%) Visualisation
15 30 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
16 23 (1.29%) CUDA
17 18 (1.01%) Chemistry
18 17 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
19 16 (0.90%) Management Information System
20 14 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 865 (48.68%) Linux
2 595 (33.48%) UNIX
3 415 (23.35%) Windows
4 82 (4.61%) Android
5 66 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 44 (2.48%) Mac OS X
7 38 (2.14%) Solaris
8 17 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.51%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.34%) AIX
11 6 (0.34%) HPUX
12 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.056%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (29.21%) Software Engineering
2 500 (28.14%) Multithreading
3 477 (26.84%) OO
4 364 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (12.89%) Low Latency
6 222 (12.49%) OOD
7 193 (10.86%) SDLC
8 141 (7.93%) OOP
9 131 (7.37%) Analytics
10 103 (5.80%) TDD
11 89 (5.01%) Scrum
12 80 (4.50%) Algorithmic Trading
13 64 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (3.43%) Mentoring
15 58 (3.26%) UML
16 57 (3.21%) Risk Management
17 56 (3.15%) Electronic Trading
18 49 (2.76%) SOA
19 46 (2.59%) Android Development
20 40 (2.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1777 (100.00%) C++
2 400 (22.51%) Python
3 367 (20.65%) Java
4 363 (20.43%) C#
5 359 (20.20%) SQL
6 345 (19.41%) C
7 197 (11.09%) JavaScript
8 153 (8.61%) Perl
9 78 (4.39%) Bash Shell
10 68 (3.83%) VC++
11 64 (3.60%) Ruby
12 59 (3.32%) Shell Script
13 40 (2.25%) Embedded C++
14 35 (1.97%) VBA
15 28 (1.58%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.41%) Scala
17 24 (1.35%) PHP
18 21 (1.18%) Tcl
19 20 (1.13%) R
20 19 (1.07%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 585 (32.92%) Degree
2 65 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.03%) PhD
5 24 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.28%) MOS
6 5 (0.28%) CCNA
6 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) CISSP
9 2 (0.11%) MCSE
9 2 (0.11%) MCP
9 2 (0.11%) SSCP
9 2 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.11%) GIAC
10 1 (0.056%) HNC
10 1 (0.056%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.01%) QA
2 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (0.45%) iptables
2 5 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.17%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.056%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (0.45%) Puppet
1 8 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 7 (0.39%) SCCM
3 6 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 135 (7.60%) Oracle
2 70 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 27 (1.52%) Sybase
4 9 (0.51%) Red Hat
5 7 (0.39%) Apple
5 7 (0.39%) TIBCO
6 5 (0.28%) Intel
6 5 (0.28%) SAP
6 5 (0.28%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.23%) Panasonic
7 4 (0.23%) Toshiba
8 3 (0.17%) Fidessa
8 3 (0.17%) SunGard
8 3 (0.17%) Google
8 3 (0.17%) Facebook
8 3 (0.17%) Solace
9 2 (0.11%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.11%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.11%) Minitab
9 2 (0.11%) Rogue Wave
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