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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 830 882 848
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 77 85 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 76 111
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £80,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +65 76 £45,000 -5.26% 6
London +29 23 £47,500 -36.66% 3
West Midlands -5 15 £45,000 +17.64% 3
East of England +19 13 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +36 12 £40,000 -13.97%
West Yorkshire +27 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Birmingham -15 12 £47,500 +24.18% 1
South East +40 7 £27,500 -31.25%
Cambridgeshire +20 7 £50,000 -
Cambridge +14 7 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +22 6 £30,000 -17.24%
West Sussex +22 6 £27,500 -42.10%
Horsham - 5 £27,500 -
City of London +41 4 £110,000 +46.66%
South West +2 4 £50,000 +19.76%
Bristol +8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Staffordshire - 3 £27,500 -
Watford +3 2 £38,000 +1.33%
Halifax - 2 £32,500 -
Lichfield - 2 £27,500 -
South Wales +5 1 £36,000 +7.46%
Crawley +4 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Bridgend +3 1 £36,000 +7.46%
Oxford +2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Wales +1 1 £36,000 +7.46%
Oxfordshire -8 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £16,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 -

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 161 (100.00%) C++
2 63 (39.13%) Linux
3 55 (34.16%) Games
4 48 (29.81%) Multithreading
5 47 (29.19%) Degree
6 40 (24.84%) Software Engineering
7 38 (23.60%) Computer Science
8 37 (22.98%) Finance
8 37 (22.98%) Python
9 32 (19.88%) Unix
10 30 (18.63%) C#
11 26 (16.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 23 (14.29%) Java
13 22 (13.66%) C
14 20 (12.42%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (12.42%) Mathematics
15 19 (11.80%) Subversion
15 19 (11.80%) Windows
16 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
17 17 (10.56%) Hedge funds
17 17 (10.56%) Physics
17 17 (10.56%) SQL
17 17 (10.56%) MySQL
17 17 (10.56%) Middleware
17 17 (10.56%) Prototyping
18 16 (9.94%) Apache
18 16 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (9.94%) Data Protection
19 15 (9.32%) Git (software)
19 15 (9.32%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.94%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) GIMP
3 3 (1.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) DNS
1 9 (5.59%) Firewall
2 5 (3.11%) Internet
3 4 (2.48%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.48%) RS-232
3 4 (2.48%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.86%) IPv4
4 3 (1.86%) IPv6
4 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.56%) MySQL
2 13 (8.07%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.45%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.45%) Redis
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) KDB
6 1 (0.62%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 19 (11.80%) Subversion
2 15 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 12 (7.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.24%) JIRA
General
1 55 (34.16%) Games
2 37 (22.98%) Finance
3 11 (6.83%) Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.48%) Automotive
4 4 (2.48%) Front Office
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 17 (10.56%) Middleware
3 13 (8.07%) OpenGL
3 13 (8.07%) XML
4 12 (7.45%) JSON
4 12 (7.45%) REST
4 12 (7.45%) STL
5 11 (6.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (6.21%) DirectX
6 10 (6.21%) Unreal Engine
7 6 (3.73%) .NET
7 6 (3.73%) CSS
7 6 (3.73%) HTML
8 5 (3.11%) JSP
8 5 (3.11%) Qt
9 3 (1.86%) NumPy
10 2 (1.24%) ATL
10 2 (1.24%) J2EE
10 2 (1.24%) MFC
10 2 (1.24%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.60%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.42%) Mathematics
3 17 (10.56%) Hedge funds
3 17 (10.56%) Physics
4 11 (6.83%) Xbox
5 10 (6.21%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (6.21%) Visualisation
6 9 (5.59%) Derivative
6 9 (5.59%) Online Games
7 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 7 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (3.11%) Internet of Things
8 5 (3.11%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (1.86%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.62%) IPTV
10 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 63 (39.13%) Linux
2 32 (19.88%) Unix
3 19 (11.80%) Windows
4 5 (3.11%) Android
4 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.81%) Multithreading
2 40 (24.84%) Software Engineering
3 20 (12.42%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
5 17 (10.56%) Prototyping
6 16 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.94%) Data Protection
7 15 (9.32%) OO
8 14 (8.70%) TDD
9 13 (8.07%) Computer Vision
9 13 (8.07%) Low Latency
10 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (7.45%) Image Processing
11 11 (6.83%) Market Making
12 10 (6.21%) 3D Programming
12 10 (6.21%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (6.21%) OOD
12 10 (6.21%) SDLC
12 10 (6.21%) Virtual Environments
13 9 (5.59%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 161 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (22.98%) Python
3 30 (18.63%) C#
4 23 (14.29%) Java
5 22 (13.66%) C
6 17 (10.56%) SQL
7 10 (6.21%) HLSL
8 7 (4.35%) Embedded C++
8 7 (4.35%) Perl
9 6 (3.73%) Assembly Language
9 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.11%) PHP
11 4 (2.48%) R
11 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.86%) Haskell
12 3 (1.86%) OCaml
12 3 (1.86%) Ruby
12 3 (1.86%) Scala
13 1 (0.62%) Erlang
13 1 (0.62%) F#
Qualifications
1 47 (29.19%) Degree
2 13 (8.07%) PhD
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (4.35%) Oracle
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.24%) Perforce
4 1 (0.62%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.62%) HubSpot
4 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.62%) Sony
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Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Pertemps Worcester
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago