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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 855 856 839
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 68 108 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 63 99 149
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -26 65 £55,000 +37.50% 14
London +18 25 £80,000 +45.45% 7
South East -9 17 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Sussex - 14 £55,000 - 1
Crawley - 9 £55,000 -
City of London +39 8 £100,000 +81.81% 3
West Yorkshire +10 8 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +1 8 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England +17 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -16 5 £36,000 -0.68% 1
Horsham - 5 £27,500 - 1
Cheshire +32 4 £20,250 -53.97%
North West +23 4 £20,250 -53.97%
Cambridge -4 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Runcorn - 4 £20,250 -
Wakefield -3 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Birmingham -11 3 £36,000 - 1
Scotland -14 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £52,500 -
Dundee - 2 - -
Leatherhead +17 1 £37,500 -
East Sussex +5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey +2 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Oxford -2 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Oxfordshire -23 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Leeds - 1 £64,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £100,000 -
Uckfield - 1 £45,000 -

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 144 (100.00%) C++
2 63 (43.75%) Linux
3 62 (43.06%) Software Engineering
4 47 (32.64%) Unix
4 47 (32.64%) C
4 47 (32.64%) Multithreading
5 38 (26.39%) Degree
6 37 (25.69%) Games
7 34 (23.61%) C#
8 33 (22.92%) Windows
9 32 (22.22%) Java
10 30 (20.83%) Computer Science
11 29 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (20.14%) Python
12 28 (19.44%) TDD
12 28 (19.44%) Finance
13 26 (18.06%) SQL
14 21 (14.58%) Oracle
14 21 (14.58%) HTML
14 21 (14.58%) High Availability
14 21 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (13.89%) MySQL
15 20 (13.89%) .NET
15 20 (13.89%) CSS
15 20 (13.89%) JSP
15 20 (13.89%) Assembly Language
15 20 (13.89%) Web Design
16 19 (13.19%) BDD
17 18 (12.50%) Visualisation

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:

Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.08%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.03%) Network Security
3 3 (2.08%) DNS
3 3 (2.08%) Firewall
3 3 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) IPv4
4 1 (0.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.89%) MySQL
2 13 (9.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.69%) KDB
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) SpecFlow
2 7 (4.86%) Subversion
3 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (25.69%) Games
2 28 (19.44%) Finance
3 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.56%) Banking
5 5 (3.47%) Electronics
6 3 (2.08%) Retail
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.39%) Front Office
7 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) HTML
2 20 (13.89%) .NET
2 20 (13.89%) CSS
2 20 (13.89%) JSP
3 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET
4 14 (9.72%) Web Services
5 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (9.03%) COM
5 13 (9.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 13 (9.03%) WCF
5 13 (9.03%) WPF
6 12 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (4.17%) STL
8 5 (3.47%) DirectX
8 5 (3.47%) OpenGL
8 5 (3.47%) Qt
8 5 (3.47%) Unreal Engine
9 4 (2.78%) cocos2d
10 3 (2.08%) NumPy
11 2 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 15 (10.42%) Mathematics
5 13 (9.03%) BYOD
6 10 (6.94%) Hedge funds
6 10 (6.94%) Physics
7 9 (6.25%) Mobile Games
8 8 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (5.56%) Xbox
9 7 (4.86%) Algorithms
9 7 (4.86%) Data Structures
9 7 (4.86%) Derivative
10 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (3.47%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (2.78%) Fixed Income
13 3 (2.08%) Internet of Things
13 3 (2.08%) Online Games
13 3 (2.08%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 63 (43.75%) Linux
2 47 (32.64%) Unix
3 33 (22.92%) Windows
4 11 (7.64%) Android
5 10 (6.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.06%) Software Engineering
2 47 (32.64%) Multithreading
3 29 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (19.44%) TDD
5 21 (14.58%) High Availability
6 20 (13.89%) Web Design
7 19 (13.19%) BDD
8 15 (10.42%) OO
9 14 (9.72%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.03%) Kanban
10 13 (9.03%) Scrum
11 10 (6.94%) OOD
11 10 (6.94%) OOP
12 9 (6.25%) Low Latency
13 7 (4.86%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (4.86%) UML
14 5 (3.47%) 3D Programming
14 5 (3.47%) Functional Programming
14 5 (3.47%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (32.64%) C
3 34 (23.61%) C#
4 32 (22.22%) Java
5 29 (20.14%) Python
6 26 (18.06%) SQL
7 20 (13.89%) Assembly Language
8 13 (9.03%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.86%) R
10 6 (4.17%) Ruby
11 5 (3.47%) HLSL
11 5 (3.47%) Perl
12 4 (2.78%) Clojure
12 4 (2.78%) F#
12 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.78%) Scala
13 3 (2.08%) Erlang
14 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.69%) Go
15 1 (0.69%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 38 (26.39%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) PhD
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (9.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Oracle
2 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.03%) Apple
4 1 (0.69%) HubSpot
4 1 (0.69%) QNX
4 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Wakefield
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago