The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 839 863 798
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 64 65 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.056% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.059% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 62 61 84
Average salary £40,000 £80,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +119.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,200 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £95,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK.

C++ Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Programmer over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 within the UK.

C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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 +32 63 £40,000 -50.00% 11
London -30 23 £70,000 -12.50% 4
East of England +21 12 £27,000 -32.50%
South West -10 12 £40,000 +81.81% 3
Cambridge - 12 £27,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 12 £27,000 -
South East -14 9 £34,000 -2.85% 3
City of London +17 6 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Somerset - 6 £33,250 - 1
North East - 4 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 4 £40,000 -
Gateshead - 4 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £30,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £58,500 - 1
Guildford - 3 £31,500 -
Bath - 3 £40,000 - 1
Street - 3 £26,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £58,500 - 1
Surrey - 3 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 2 £31,250 +35.86% 2
Yorkshire +4 1 £40,000 +14.28%
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £39,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £39,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £40,000 -

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 156 (100.00%) C++
2 54 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 51 (32.69%) Linux
4 49 (31.41%) Degree
5 46 (29.49%) UNIX
6 41 (26.28%) C
7 40 (25.64%) Computer Science
8 38 (24.36%) OO
9 37 (23.72%) Java
10 36 (23.08%) Python
11 35 (22.44%) Games
12 34 (21.79%) STL
12 34 (21.79%) Finance
13 29 (18.59%) Android
14 27 (17.31%) Multithreading
15 26 (16.67%) Windows
15 26 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 25 (16.03%) Apple iOS
17 24 (15.38%) Algorithms
18 21 (13.46%) OOD
19 20 (12.82%) Data Structures
20 19 (12.18%) C#
21 18 (11.54%) Objective-C
21 18 (11.54%) Qt
22 14 (8.97%) SQL
22 14 (8.97%) Electronics
22 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
23 13 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
23 13 (8.33%) Mentoring
24 12 (7.69%) Oracle

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.64%) Apache
1 1 (0.64%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) 3ds Max
3 3 (1.92%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.92%) HBase
2 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) Redis
4 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.41%) Eclipse
3 8 (5.13%) Subversion
4 5 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.28%) Ant
6 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.64%) SCons
6 1 (0.64%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 35 (22.44%) Games
2 34 (21.79%) Finance
3 14 (8.97%) Electronics
4 12 (7.69%) Banking
5 9 (5.77%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.49%) Front Office
7 2 (1.28%) Back Office
7 2 (1.28%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.79%) STL
2 26 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (11.54%) Qt
4 10 (6.41%) OpenGL
5 8 (5.13%) Web Services
5 8 (5.13%) XML
6 7 (4.49%) MFC
7 5 (3.21%) DirectX
7 5 (3.21%) Pthreads
7 5 (3.21%) POSIX
7 5 (3.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (2.56%) .NET
9 3 (1.92%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (1.28%) HTML
10 2 (1.28%) CSS
11 1 (0.64%) XSD
11 1 (0.64%) XML Schema
11 1 (0.64%) JSON
11 1 (0.64%) WCF
11 1 (0.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 24 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 20 (12.82%) Data Structures
4 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
6 12 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 11 (7.05%) Derivative
8 7 (4.49%) Hedge funds
9 6 (3.85%) Physics
9 6 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.56%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.56%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.56%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.56%) Open Source
10 4 (2.56%) Social Media
11 3 (1.92%) Tandem
11 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.64%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 51 (32.69%) Linux
2 46 (29.49%) UNIX
3 29 (18.59%) Android
4 26 (16.67%) Windows
5 25 (16.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.28%) AIX
6 2 (1.28%) HPUX
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.64%) Solaris
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 38 (24.36%) OO
3 27 (17.31%) Multithreading
4 21 (13.46%) OOD
5 13 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 12 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 11 (7.05%) Analytics
8 10 (6.41%) Digital Signal Processing
8 10 (6.41%) Signal Processing
9 8 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.13%) TDD
10 7 (4.49%) Low Latency
11 6 (3.85%) Scrum
11 6 (3.85%) Image Processing
12 5 (3.21%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (3.21%) PDM
12 5 (3.21%) CAD
12 5 (3.21%) Android Development
12 5 (3.21%) iOS Development
13 4 (2.56%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (26.28%) C
3 37 (23.72%) Java
4 36 (23.08%) Python
5 19 (12.18%) C#
6 18 (11.54%) Objective-C
7 14 (8.97%) SQL
8 9 (5.77%) MATLAB
9 8 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.49%) Perl
11 4 (2.56%) Pascal
11 4 (2.56%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.56%) MAXScript
11 4 (2.56%) GLSL
11 4 (2.56%) HLSL
11 4 (2.56%) Lua
12 3 (1.92%) R
12 3 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (31.41%) Degree
2 4 (2.56%) PhD
3 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (7.69%) Oracle
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.56%) Twitter
4 3 (1.92%) Facebook
5 2 (1.28%) Borland
5 2 (1.28%) Perforce
6 1 (0.64%) Minitab
6 1 (0.64%) Google
6 1 (0.64%) Coverity
6 1 (0.64%) Freescale
6 1 (0.64%) HP
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