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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Programmer
Rank 802 838 793
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 97 67 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.061% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.065% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 82
Average salary £40,000 £67,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.74% +65.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,700 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 2014. 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 +23 93 £41,250 -38.88% 9
London -17 34 £70,000 -5.08% 2
Yorkshire -4 22 £30,000 -14.28% 1
West Yorkshire - 22 £30,000 - 1
Wakefield - 22 £30,000 - 1
South West +8 16 £36,250 +45.00%
City of London +25 12 £80,000 +16.36% 1
East of England -14 10 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Cambridge +4 7 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Gloucestershire - 7 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 6 £40,000 -
South East -10 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Somerset +9 4 £35,000 +40.00%
Falmouth - 4 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 1
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
Bath +5 2 £40,000 +60.00%
Watford - 2 £40,000 -
Street - 2 £30,000 -
Bristol +1 1 £27,000 +1.88%
Bridgend - 1 £32,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £45,000 -
Dorking - 1 £40,000 -
Royston - 1 £45,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) C++
2 70 (40.94%) Java
3 67 (39.18%) Android
4 58 (33.92%) Games
5 56 (32.75%) Apple iOS
6 43 (25.15%) Linux
7 42 (24.56%) Objective-C
8 40 (23.39%) Software Engineering
9 38 (22.22%) OO
9 38 (22.22%) Degree
10 32 (18.71%) Python
11 31 (18.13%) UNIX
12 30 (17.54%) Windows
12 30 (17.54%) Finance
13 25 (14.62%) C
13 25 (14.62%) Algorithms
14 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (13.45%) Mentoring
14 23 (13.45%) Computer Science
15 22 (12.87%) STL
15 22 (12.87%) OOD
16 21 (12.28%) C#
17 20 (11.70%) SQL
18 19 (11.11%) Data Structures
19 18 (10.53%) Multithreading
19 18 (10.53%) Qt
20 17 (9.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 15 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
21 15 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
22 14 (8.19%) JavaScript

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (0.58%) Apache
1 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.58%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 10 (5.85%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) FTP
2 2 (1.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.75%) MySQL
4 3 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) HBase
5 1 (0.58%) Redis
5 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (7.60%) Eclipse
2 11 (6.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.09%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) GoogleTest
General
1 58 (33.92%) Games
2 30 (17.54%) Finance
3 12 (7.02%) Banking
4 9 (5.26%) Front Office
5 7 (4.09%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.51%) Retail
7 3 (1.75%) Back Office
7 3 (1.75%) Electronics
8 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.87%) STL
2 18 (10.53%) Qt
3 17 (9.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (7.02%) XML
5 10 (5.85%) .NET
6 7 (4.09%) MFC
7 6 (3.51%) OpenGL
8 5 (2.92%) Web Services
8 5 (2.92%) HTML
8 5 (2.92%) CSS
9 2 (1.17%) DirectX
9 2 (1.17%) XSD
9 2 (1.17%) WebKit
9 2 (1.17%) WCF
9 2 (1.17%) HTML5
10 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (0.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.58%) REST
10 1 (0.58%) CSS3
10 1 (0.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.62%) Algorithms
2 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.45%) Computer Science
3 19 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 15 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (5.85%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.92%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.34%) Derivative
8 4 (2.34%) Grid Computing
8 4 (2.34%) Equities
8 4 (2.34%) Open Source
8 4 (2.34%) Social Media
8 4 (2.34%) Chemistry
9 3 (1.75%) Physics
9 3 (1.75%) Xbox
10 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (39.18%) Android
2 56 (32.75%) Apple iOS
3 43 (25.15%) Linux
4 31 (18.13%) UNIX
5 30 (17.54%) Windows
6 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.17%) AIX
7 2 (1.17%) HPUX
8 1 (0.58%) Solaris
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.39%) Software Engineering
2 38 (22.22%) OO
3 23 (13.45%) Mentoring
4 22 (12.87%) OOD
5 18 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 15 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.85%) 3D Modelling
7 10 (5.85%) Game Development
7 10 (5.85%) Digital Signal Processing
7 10 (5.85%) Signal Processing
7 10 (5.85%) Low Latency
8 8 (4.68%) Android Development
9 7 (4.09%) iOS Development
9 7 (4.09%) Scrum
10 6 (3.51%) System Testing
10 6 (3.51%) Data Analysis
10 6 (3.51%) Analytics
11 5 (2.92%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.34%) TDD
12 4 (2.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 171 (100.00%) C++
2 70 (40.94%) Java
3 42 (24.56%) Objective-C
4 32 (18.71%) Python
5 25 (14.62%) C
6 21 (12.28%) C#
7 20 (11.70%) SQL
8 14 (8.19%) JavaScript
9 10 (5.85%) MAXScript
9 10 (5.85%) GLSL
10 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.09%) Perl
11 3 (1.75%) COBOL
11 3 (1.75%) VC++
12 2 (1.17%) PHP
13 1 (0.58%) Delphi
13 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.58%) Pascal
13 1 (0.58%) Lua
Qualifications
1 38 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) MCP
2 1 (0.58%) HND
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) SLA
1 5 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (7.60%) Oracle
2 6 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.75%) Borland
3 3 (1.75%) Twitter
4 1 (0.58%) Sybase
4 1 (0.58%) Google
4 1 (0.58%) Facebook
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