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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 835 859 791
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 67 79 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.067% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.071% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 63 78 66
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £38,500
% 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 67 £37,500 -25.00% 13
South East +25 24 £37,500 -6.25% 1
London -2 16 £57,500 -32.35% 6
Brighton - 12 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 12 £37,500 -
City of London +43 11 £55,000 -31.25% 3
East of England +14 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cambridge +26 7 £35,000 -12.50%
South West - 6 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands -10 4 £46,250 +54.16% 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £30,000 -
North East - 4 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £27,500 -
Gateshead - 4 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £30,000 -
Horsham - 4 £27,500 -
Surrey +7 3 £30,000 -36.84%
Guildford +12 2 £30,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire -8 2 £43,750 +25.00% 1
North West -8 2 £39,250 -1.87%
Yorkshire -11 2 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £48,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £48,000 -
Huntingdon - 2 £19,500 -
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Leatherhead +3 1 - -
Cheshire -4 1 £44,000 +25.71%
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 133 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 53 (39.85%) Linux
4 50 (37.59%) Degree
5 45 (33.83%) Computer Science
6 36 (27.07%) Multithreading
7 35 (26.32%) UNIX
7 35 (26.32%) C
8 33 (24.81%) STL
8 33 (24.81%) Python
8 33 (24.81%) Games
9 29 (21.80%) Finance
9 29 (21.80%) OO
10 27 (20.30%) Windows
10 27 (20.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 22 (16.54%) C#
12 21 (15.79%) Mathematics
13 19 (14.29%) OpenGL
13 19 (14.29%) Qt
14 18 (13.53%) Unit Testing
14 18 (13.53%) Algorithms
15 17 (12.78%) Web Services
15 17 (12.78%) Derivative
15 17 (12.78%) 3D Graphics
16 16 (12.03%) Bash Shell
17 15 (11.28%) Physics
17 15 (11.28%) DirectX
18 14 (10.53%) TDD
19 13 (9.77%) OOD
19 13 (9.77%) 3D Programming

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) SaaS
2 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.50%) HBase
1 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.01%) Subversion
3 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.50%) Ant
5 1 (0.75%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.75%) CasperJS
5 1 (0.75%) SCons
5 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.75%) Maven
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (24.81%) Games
2 29 (21.80%) Finance
3 12 (9.02%) Electronics
4 4 (3.01%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.01%) Front Office
4 4 (3.01%) Marketing
5 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.50%) Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) STL
2 27 (20.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (14.29%) Qt
3 19 (14.29%) OpenGL
4 17 (12.78%) Web Services
5 15 (11.28%) DirectX
6 12 (9.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 7 (5.26%) POSIX
7 7 (5.26%) Pthreads
8 5 (3.76%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (1.50%) REST
9 2 (1.50%) JSON
9 2 (1.50%) XML
9 2 (1.50%) HTML
9 2 (1.50%) .NET
9 2 (1.50%) MFC
10 1 (0.75%) CSS
10 1 (0.75%) Servlets
10 1 (0.75%) SOAP
10 1 (0.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (33.83%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 18 (13.53%) Algorithms
4 17 (12.78%) 3D Graphics
4 17 (12.78%) Derivative
5 15 (11.28%) Physics
6 13 (9.77%) Visualisation
7 10 (7.52%) Data Structures
8 7 (5.26%) Hedge funds
8 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (4.51%) Xbox
9 6 (4.51%) PlayStation
10 5 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (3.01%) CUDA
12 2 (1.50%) Arduino
12 2 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.50%) Tandem
12 2 (1.50%) Raspberry Pi
13 1 (0.75%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.85%) Linux
2 35 (26.32%) UNIX
3 27 (20.30%) Windows
4 10 (7.52%) Android
5 8 (6.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 36 (27.07%) Multithreading
3 29 (21.80%) OO
4 18 (13.53%) Unit Testing
5 14 (10.53%) TDD
6 13 (9.77%) OOD
6 13 (9.77%) 3D Programming
7 10 (7.52%) Analytics
8 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.02%) Game Development
10 5 (3.76%) Open Source
10 5 (3.76%) Image Processing
10 5 (3.76%) Scrum
10 5 (3.76%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.76%) Coaching
10 5 (3.76%) SDLC
11 4 (3.01%) Low Latency
11 4 (3.01%) PDM
11 4 (3.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) C++
2 35 (26.32%) C
3 33 (24.81%) Python
4 22 (16.54%) C#
5 16 (12.03%) Bash Shell
6 12 (9.02%) HLSL
7 11 (8.27%) Perl
7 11 (8.27%) Lua
8 10 (7.52%) Pascal
8 10 (7.52%) MATLAB
9 8 (6.02%) Java
10 6 (4.51%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.51%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.76%) Ruby
12 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.50%) R
14 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.75%) F#
14 1 (0.75%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 50 (37.59%) Degree
2 12 (9.02%) PhD
3 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) HNC
4 2 (1.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
1 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.50%) Perforce
2 2 (1.50%) Minitab
2 2 (1.50%) Facebook
2 2 (1.50%) Twitter
2 2 (1.50%) Freescale
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle
3 1 (0.75%) Coverity
3 1 (0.75%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 120k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 120k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wakefield
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 16 days ago