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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 805 872 833
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 106 109 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.099% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 102 95 159
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
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 £70,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +38 105 £46,250 +21.71% 10
London +46 42 £72,500 +31.81% 3
Yorkshire +44 17 £40,000 -27.27% 2
West Yorkshire +31 17 £40,000 -15.78% 2
City of London +73 16 £100,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +10 12 £41,000 +9.33% 2
South East -10 12 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East of England +23 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cambridge +14 9 £48,000 +37.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £48,000 +74.54% 1
Birmingham -9 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Horsham +8 6 £27,500 -
West Sussex +1 6 £27,500 -
South West +9 5 £50,000 +19.76% 1
East Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £42,500 -
Surrey +21 3 £37,500 -3.22%
Bristol +20 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Wakefield -3 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Staffordshire - 3 £27,500 -
Watford +22 2 £38,000 +1.33%
Hertfordshire +17 2 £38,000 +1.33%
Oxford -14 2 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -22 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Coventry - 2 £52,500 -
Lichfield - 2 £27,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -
Halifax - 2 £32,500 -
North West +19 1 £16,000 -53.95%

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 168 (100.00%) C++
2 62 (36.90%) Linux
3 56 (33.33%) Degree
4 53 (31.55%) Software Engineering
5 52 (30.95%) Multithreading
6 49 (29.17%) Games
7 42 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 40 (23.81%) Finance
9 39 (23.21%) Unix
10 38 (22.62%) C
11 37 (22.02%) C#
11 37 (22.02%) Python
12 30 (17.86%) Java
13 29 (17.26%) Windows
14 24 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 23 (13.69%) Mathematics
15 23 (13.69%) SQL
16 21 (12.50%) TDD
17 20 (11.90%) Hedge funds
18 17 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
18 17 (10.12%) Mentoring
18 17 (10.12%) MySQL
19 16 (9.52%) Physics
20 14 (8.33%) Low Latency
20 14 (8.33%) Visual Studio
20 14 (8.33%) HTML
20 14 (8.33%) CSS
20 14 (8.33%) Prototyping
21 13 (7.74%) Subversion

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 4 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.74%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) DNS
1 8 (4.76%) Firewall
2 5 (2.98%) Internet
2 5 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.38%) Network Security
4 3 (1.79%) IPv4
4 3 (1.79%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.12%) MySQL
2 7 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.38%) Redis
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) KDB
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.74%) Subversion
3 10 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (29.17%) Games
2 40 (23.81%) Finance
3 13 (7.74%) Banking
4 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.57%) Electronics
6 4 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.38%) Automotive
7 3 (1.79%) Retail
8 2 (1.19%) Back Office
8 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 14 (8.33%) CSS
2 14 (8.33%) HTML
3 13 (7.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (7.74%) JSP
3 13 (7.74%) Middleware
4 12 (7.14%) OpenGL
5 11 (6.55%) .NET
5 11 (6.55%) STL
6 9 (5.36%) DirectX
6 9 (5.36%) Unreal Engine
7 7 (4.17%) Qt
8 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.98%) Web Services
8 5 (2.98%) XML
9 4 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.38%) COM
9 4 (2.38%) JSON
9 4 (2.38%) WCF
9 4 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.69%) Mathematics
3 20 (11.90%) Hedge funds
4 16 (9.52%) Physics
5 13 (7.74%) Visualisation
6 12 (7.14%) Derivative
7 11 (6.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (5.95%) Xbox
9 9 (5.36%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (4.76%) Fixed Income
10 8 (4.76%) Online Games
11 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (2.98%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.98%) Internet of Things
12 5 (2.98%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (2.38%) BYOD
13 4 (2.38%) Data Structures
13 4 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.90%) Linux
2 39 (23.21%) Unix
3 29 (17.26%) Windows
4 7 (4.17%) Android
4 7 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.55%) Software Engineering
2 52 (30.95%) Multithreading
3 24 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.50%) TDD
5 17 (10.12%) Mentoring
5 17 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 14 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 13 (7.74%) Web Design
8 12 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 12 (7.14%) OO
9 11 (6.55%) OOD
10 10 (5.95%) BDD
11 9 (5.36%) 3D Programming
11 9 (5.36%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (5.36%) Market Making
11 9 (5.36%) OOP
11 9 (5.36%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (4.76%) SDLC
13 7 (4.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (22.62%) C
3 37 (22.02%) C#
3 37 (22.02%) Python
4 30 (17.86%) Java
5 23 (13.69%) SQL
6 13 (7.74%) Assembly Language
7 9 (5.36%) HLSL
7 9 (5.36%) Perl
8 4 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.38%) OCaml
8 4 (2.38%) R
8 4 (2.38%) Scala
9 3 (1.79%) Haskell
9 3 (1.79%) Ruby
10 2 (1.19%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.19%) F#
10 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (7.74%) Oracle
2 9 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (0.60%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.60%) HubSpot
4 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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