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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 824 868 794
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 75 64 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.054% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.057% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74 59 97
Average salary £40,000 £75,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +105.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £110,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 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 27 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 +44 74 £40,000 -48.38% 14
London +8 22 £73,750 -13.23% 4
South East +21 16 £40,000 +23.07% 3
South West -11 15 £40,000 +70.21% 2
East of England +27 12 £32,500 -18.75%
Cambridge - 12 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 12 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 8 £40,000 -
City of London +28 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey +18 6 £30,000 -40.00%
Somerset - 5 £40,000 -
North East - 5 £30,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £30,000 - 1
Gateshead - 5 £30,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £30,000 -
Guildford - 5 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £58,500 -
Gloucester - 4 £58,500 -
Bath - 3 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 2 £31,250 +35.86% 2
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £39,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Street - 2 £26,500 -
Leatherhead +4 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £40,000 -

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 59 (37.82%) Linux
2 59 (37.82%) Software Engineering
3 51 (32.69%) Degree
4 45 (28.85%) C
5 44 (28.21%) UNIX
6 42 (26.92%) Computer Science
7 41 (26.28%) OO
8 37 (23.72%) Python
8 37 (23.72%) STL
9 34 (21.79%) Finance
10 32 (20.51%) Multithreading
11 29 (18.59%) Games
11 29 (18.59%) Windows
11 29 (18.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 28 (17.95%) Java
13 25 (16.03%) Android
13 25 (16.03%) Algorithms
14 24 (15.38%) OOD
15 23 (14.74%) Qt
15 23 (14.74%) Apple iOS
16 19 (12.18%) C#
16 19 (12.18%) Data Structures
17 15 (9.62%) Derivative
17 15 (9.62%) Unit Testing
18 14 (8.97%) Electronics
19 13 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
19 13 (8.33%) Analytics
20 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (7.69%) Mathematics

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.28%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) SaaS
2 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) Multicast
3 1 (0.64%) Unicast
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
1 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.28%) HBase
2 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) Redis
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.77%) Subversion
3 8 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.28%) Ant
7 1 (0.64%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.64%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.64%) SCons
7 1 (0.64%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.64%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) Selenium
7 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (21.79%) Finance
2 29 (18.59%) Games
3 14 (8.97%) Electronics
4 11 (7.05%) Banking
5 9 (5.77%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.49%) Front Office
7 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.72%) STL
2 29 (18.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 23 (14.74%) Qt
4 12 (7.69%) OpenGL
5 11 (7.05%) Web Services
6 7 (4.49%) DirectX
6 7 (4.49%) MFC
7 6 (3.85%) POSIX
7 6 (3.85%) Pthreads
7 6 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 5 (3.21%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (1.92%) XML
9 3 (1.92%) CSS
9 3 (1.92%) HTML
10 1 (0.64%) .NET
10 1 (0.64%) JSON
10 1 (0.64%) WCF
10 1 (0.64%) WPF
10 1 (0.64%) HTML5
10 1 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 25 (16.03%) Algorithms
3 19 (12.18%) Data Structures
4 15 (9.62%) Derivative
5 13 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
6 12 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (5.77%) Hedge funds
8 8 (5.13%) Physics
9 5 (3.21%) Visualisation
9 5 (3.21%) Open Source
9 5 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.56%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.56%) Social Media
11 3 (1.92%) Tandem
11 3 (1.92%) CUDA
12 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.64%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.82%) Linux
2 44 (28.21%) UNIX
3 29 (18.59%) Windows
4 25 (16.03%) Android
5 23 (14.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.28%) AIX
6 2 (1.28%) HPUX
7 1 (0.64%) Solaris
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.82%) Software Engineering
2 41 (26.28%) OO
3 32 (20.51%) Multithreading
4 24 (15.38%) OOD
5 15 (9.62%) Unit Testing
6 13 (8.33%) Analytics
7 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.05%) TDD
8 11 (7.05%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.41%) Digital Signal Processing
9 10 (6.41%) Signal Processing
10 8 (5.13%) Scrum
11 7 (4.49%) Image Processing
11 7 (4.49%) Low Latency
12 6 (3.85%) Android Development
12 6 (3.85%) iOS Development
12 6 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.85%) 3D Programming
13 5 (3.21%) PDM
13 5 (3.21%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (28.85%) C
3 37 (23.72%) Python
4 28 (17.95%) Java
5 19 (12.18%) C#
6 12 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 11 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.41%) MATLAB
9 8 (5.13%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.49%) Perl
10 7 (4.49%) SQL
11 6 (3.85%) Embedded C++
11 6 (3.85%) Pascal
11 6 (3.85%) Lua
12 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.21%) Embedded C
12 5 (3.21%) HLSL
13 4 (2.56%) Ruby
14 2 (1.28%) MAXScript
14 2 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (32.69%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) 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 2 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle
3 3 (1.92%) Facebook
4 2 (1.28%) Twitter
4 2 (1.28%) Freescale
4 2 (1.28%) Perforce
4 2 (1.28%) Minitab
5 1 (0.64%) Google
5 1 (0.64%) Coverity
5 1 (0.64%) HP
Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South West
TRG
Salary: 40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South West
TRG
Salary: 40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Sports Interactive
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, free gym membership, fantastic benefit
Posted: 14 days ago