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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Programmer
UK
Rank 833 864 834
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 20 83 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 79 96
Median salary £41,250 £55,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Programmer
Top 25 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +29 19 £42,500 -26.08% 5
London +39 6 £47,750 -31.78% 2
South East +43 5 £47,500 +2.37%
East of England +17 5 £32,500 -53.57% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,500 -
Cambridge +10 2 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Greenwich - 2 £35,000 -
City of London +39 1 £58,000 -27.50%
Scotland +28 1 £30,000 -41.74%
West Yorkshire +25 1 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Ipswich +22 1 £32,500 -53.57%
Dundee +13 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +11 1 £35,500 -40.83% 1
West Midlands +6 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham +5 1 £50,000 -
Wakefield +3 1 £35,500 -13.93%
Suffolk +3 1 £32,500 -53.57%
Crawley -6 1 £40,000 -15.78%
West Sussex -8 1 £40,000 -15.78%
North West -10 1 £20,000 -9.09% 1
Manchester - 1 £20,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £20,000 -

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 78 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (55.13%) Linux
3 25 (32.05%) Games
4 20 (25.64%) Apache
5 18 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 16 (20.51%) Python
7 13 (16.67%) Java
8 12 (15.38%) Subversion
9 11 (14.10%) JSON
9 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (14.10%) Workflow
9 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
9 11 (14.10%) PHP
9 11 (14.10%) C
9 11 (14.10%) MySQL
9 11 (14.10%) XML
9 11 (14.10%) Eclipse
9 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
9 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
9 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
9 11 (14.10%) REST
9 11 (14.10%) Redis
10 10 (12.82%) Unix
11 9 (11.54%) Ethernet
11 9 (11.54%) Finance
11 9 (11.54%) Web Development
11 9 (11.54%) Wireshark
11 9 (11.54%) GIMP
11 9 (11.54%) Algorithms

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 20 (25.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Ethernet
1 9 (11.54%) RS-232
1 9 (11.54%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.85%) DNS
2 3 (3.85%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
1 11 (14.10%) MySQL
1 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
1 11 (14.10%) Redis
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Subversion
2 11 (14.10%) Eclipse
2 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.56%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.28%) Bugzilla
General
1 25 (32.05%) Games
2 9 (11.54%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Front Office
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) JSON
1 11 (14.10%) REST
1 11 (14.10%) XML
2 7 (8.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (7.69%) Middleware
4 4 (5.13%) STL
4 4 (5.13%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (3.85%) DirectX
5 3 (3.85%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.56%) CSS
6 2 (2.56%) Qt
7 1 (1.28%) .NET
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.28%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.13%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.13%) Physics
5 4 (5.13%) Xbox
6 3 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.85%) AS400
6 3 (3.85%) Online Games
6 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.56%) BBC
7 2 (2.56%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.56%) Robotics
8 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.13%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Unix
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Multithreading
2 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.10%) Workflow
4 9 (11.54%) Web Development
5 8 (10.26%) Computer Vision
5 8 (10.26%) Image Processing
6 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.97%) OO
7 6 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.41%) Logistics
8 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning
9 4 (5.13%) Market Making
9 4 (5.13%) SDLC
10 3 (3.85%) 3D Programming
10 3 (3.85%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (3.85%) Low Latency
10 3 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (20.51%) Python
3 13 (16.67%) Java
4 11 (14.10%) C
4 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.10%) PHP
5 7 (8.97%) C#
6 6 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 4 (5.13%) SQL
8 3 (3.85%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.85%) COBOL
8 3 (3.85%) Delphi
8 3 (3.85%) Fortran
8 3 (3.85%) HLSL
8 3 (3.85%) RPG
8 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.56%) R
9 2 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) PhD
2 7 (8.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Perforce
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.28%) Sony
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Salary: 40k - 55k plus great benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
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