The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had C++ Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 895 857 854
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 59 108 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 55 104 122
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £29,100 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £76,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median 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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured C++ Programmer in the job title.

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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Programmer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 57 £55,000 +37.50% 9
London -7 22 £65,000 - 6
South East +14 18 £52,500 +31.25% 1
West Sussex - 15 £55,000 - 1
Crawley - 12 £55,000 -
City of London +44 6 £85,000 +54.54% 2
Runcorn - 6 £20,250 -
Cheshire - 6 £20,250 -
North West - 6 £20,250 -
East of England +6 4 £57,500 +64.28%
Yorkshire +5 4 £64,000 +42.22% 1
West Yorkshire +2 4 £64,000 +42.22% 1
Ealing - 4 £65,000 -
East Sussex +16 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Brighton +13 3 £27,500 -31.25%
West Midlands -23 3 £31,500 -6.66% 1
Birmingham - 3 £31,500 -
Horsham - 3 £27,500 - 1
Scotland +2 2 - -
Dundee - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £70,000 -
Leeds - 2 £45,750 -
Ipswich - 2 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire +12 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridge -9 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire -18 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, C++ Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C++ Programmer in the job title.

1 139 (100.00%) C++
2 68 (48.92%) Linux
3 63 (45.32%) Software Engineering
4 48 (34.53%) C
5 43 (30.94%) Unix
5 43 (30.94%) Multithreading
6 35 (25.18%) Windows
6 35 (25.18%) Games
6 35 (25.18%) Degree
7 32 (23.02%) Java
8 30 (21.58%) C#
9 27 (19.42%) SQL
9 27 (19.42%) Python
10 25 (17.99%) Oracle
10 25 (17.99%) Computer Science
11 24 (17.27%) HTML
12 23 (16.55%) MySQL
12 23 (16.55%) CSS
12 23 (16.55%) JSP
12 23 (16.55%) Assembly Language
12 23 (16.55%) Web Design
12 23 (16.55%) Finance
12 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (16.55%) Cloud Computing
13 22 (15.83%) TDD
14 21 (15.11%) High Availability
14 21 (15.11%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (12.95%) .NET
16 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
17 16 (11.51%) ASP.NET

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.55%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.55%) MySQL
2 13 (9.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (9.35%) SpecFlow
2 4 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.88%) Subversion
3 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (25.18%) Games
2 23 (16.55%) Finance
3 16 (11.51%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.76%) Electronics
5 5 (3.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Automotive
6 2 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.27%) HTML
2 23 (16.55%) CSS
2 23 (16.55%) JSP
3 18 (12.95%) .NET
4 16 (11.51%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.07%) Web Services
6 13 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (9.35%) COM
6 13 (9.35%) WCF
6 13 (9.35%) WPF
7 11 (7.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (5.76%) Qt
9 6 (4.32%) STL
9 6 (4.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (2.88%) cocos2d
10 4 (2.88%) Unreal Engine
11 3 (2.16%) DirectX
11 3 (2.16%) OpenGL
11 3 (2.16%) XML
12 2 (1.44%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.11%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (11.51%) Mathematics
3 16 (11.51%) Visualisation
4 13 (9.35%) BYOD
5 12 (8.63%) Mobile Games
6 10 (7.19%) Algorithms
7 9 (6.47%) Data Structures
7 9 (6.47%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (5.76%) Physics
9 7 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (5.04%) Hedge funds
10 5 (3.60%) Derivative
10 5 (3.60%) Xbox
11 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.88%) Equities
12 3 (2.16%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (2.16%) Fixed Income
13 2 (1.44%) PlayStation
14 1 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 68 (48.92%) Linux
2 43 (30.94%) Unix
3 35 (25.18%) Windows
4 11 (7.91%) Android
5 10 (7.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.32%) Software Engineering
2 43 (30.94%) Multithreading
3 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.55%) Web Design
4 22 (15.83%) TDD
5 21 (15.11%) High Availability
6 16 (11.51%) BDD
7 15 (10.79%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.35%) Kanban
8 13 (9.35%) Scrum
9 12 (8.63%) OO
10 7 (5.04%) Low Latency
10 7 (5.04%) OOP
11 6 (4.32%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (4.32%) Functional Programming
11 6 (4.32%) OOD
12 5 (3.60%) Analytics
13 4 (2.88%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (2.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) C++
2 48 (34.53%) C
3 32 (23.02%) Java
4 30 (21.58%) C#
5 27 (19.42%) Python
5 27 (19.42%) SQL
6 23 (16.55%) Assembly Language
7 13 (9.35%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.04%) R
9 6 (4.32%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.60%) Clojure
10 5 (3.60%) F#
10 5 (3.60%) Perl
10 5 (3.60%) Ruby
10 5 (3.60%) Scala
11 3 (2.16%) Erlang
11 3 (2.16%) HLSL
12 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.44%) Delphi
12 2 (1.44%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 35 (25.18%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) Oracle
2 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.35%) Apple
4 1 (0.72%) HubSpot
4 1 (0.72%) QNX
4 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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