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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 821 853 779
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 75 79 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.067% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.071% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73 74 84
Average salary £40,000 £80,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +113.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £110,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +50 75 £40,000 -50.00% 7
London +3 23 £55,000 -35.29%
South East +20 20 £37,500 -6.25% 4
City of London +59 12 £55,000 -4.34%
South West +6 12 £41,250 +65.00%
East Sussex - 11 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 11 £40,000 - 1
East of England +27 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cambridge - 8 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +20 6 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £58,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £30,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £30,000 -
Gateshead - 5 £30,000 - 1
Gloucester - 5 £58,500 -
North East - 5 £30,000 - 1
Surrey +20 3 £30,000 -36.84%
West Midlands -2 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Somerset - 3 £26,500 -
West Yorkshire +20 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Guildford +16 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +1 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Wiltshire - 2 £39,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 -
Street - 2 £26,500 -
Cheshire +3 1 £44,000 +25.71%
Leatherhead +1 1 - -
North West +1 1 £44,000 +25.71% 1
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 145 (100.00%) C++
2 58 (40.00%) Linux
3 55 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 52 (35.86%) Degree
5 48 (33.10%) Computer Science
6 43 (29.66%) C
7 40 (27.59%) UNIX
8 38 (26.21%) Python
9 36 (24.83%) OO
9 36 (24.83%) STL
10 34 (23.45%) Finance
11 33 (22.76%) Multithreading
12 30 (20.69%) Games
13 29 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 27 (18.62%) Windows
15 20 (13.79%) Algorithms
16 19 (13.10%) Qt
16 19 (13.10%) Unit Testing
16 19 (13.10%) Derivative
16 19 (13.10%) C#
16 19 (13.10%) OOD
17 18 (12.41%) Java
18 16 (11.03%) Mathematics
18 16 (11.03%) Android
18 16 (11.03%) Bash Shell
19 15 (10.34%) TDD
19 15 (10.34%) OpenGL
20 14 (9.66%) Electronics
20 14 (9.66%) 3D Graphics
21 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.69%) Apache
1 1 (0.69%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) SaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) Multicast
3 1 (0.69%) Unicast
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.38%) HBase
1 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.69%) Redis
2 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.69%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.83%) Subversion
3 5 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.38%) Ant
5 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.69%) SCons
6 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.69%) Selenium
6 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.69%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.69%) CasperJS
General
1 34 (23.45%) Finance
2 30 (20.69%) Games
3 14 (9.66%) Electronics
4 9 (6.21%) Banking
5 8 (5.52%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.14%) Front Office
7 4 (2.76%) Marketing
8 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.83%) STL
2 29 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (13.10%) Qt
4 15 (10.34%) OpenGL
5 12 (8.28%) Web Services
6 9 (6.21%) DirectX
7 8 (5.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (4.14%) POSIX
8 6 (4.14%) Pthreads
9 5 (3.45%) Unreal Engine
10 4 (2.76%) HTML
10 4 (2.76%) MFC
11 3 (2.07%) CSS
12 2 (1.38%) XML
12 2 (1.38%) HTML5
13 1 (0.69%) REST
13 1 (0.69%) CSS3
13 1 (0.69%) WebKit
13 1 (0.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (33.10%) Computer Science
2 20 (13.79%) Algorithms
3 19 (13.10%) Derivative
4 16 (11.03%) Mathematics
5 14 (9.66%) 3D Graphics
6 13 (8.97%) Data Structures
7 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (6.90%) Physics
8 9 (6.21%) Hedge funds
9 8 (5.52%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.76%) CUDA
10 4 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.76%) Xbox
10 4 (2.76%) PlayStation
11 3 (2.07%) Grid Computing
11 3 (2.07%) Tandem
11 3 (2.07%) Social Media
12 2 (1.38%) Arduino
12 2 (1.38%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.00%) Linux
2 40 (27.59%) UNIX
3 27 (18.62%) Windows
4 16 (11.03%) Android
5 13 (8.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.69%) AIX
6 1 (0.69%) HPUX
6 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 36 (24.83%) OO
3 33 (22.76%) Multithreading
4 19 (13.10%) Unit Testing
4 19 (13.10%) OOD
5 15 (10.34%) TDD
6 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.90%) Analytics
8 8 (5.52%) 3D Programming
8 8 (5.52%) Scrum
8 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.83%) Open Source
9 7 (4.83%) Game Development
10 6 (4.14%) SDLC
11 5 (3.45%) Coaching
11 5 (3.45%) Android Development
11 5 (3.45%) iOS Development
11 5 (3.45%) Digital Signal Processing
11 5 (3.45%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (29.66%) C
3 38 (26.21%) Python
4 19 (13.10%) C#
5 18 (12.41%) Java
6 16 (11.03%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.59%) Perl
8 10 (6.90%) Pascal
8 10 (6.90%) MATLAB
8 10 (6.90%) Lua
9 7 (4.83%) HLSL
10 6 (4.14%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.14%) Embedded C++
11 5 (3.45%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.45%) Ruby
12 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
13 3 (2.07%) SQL
13 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.38%) R
15 1 (0.69%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 52 (35.86%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) PhD
3 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (4.14%) Oracle
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.07%) Facebook
3 2 (1.38%) Twitter
3 2 (1.38%) Freescale
3 2 (1.38%) Perforce
3 2 (1.38%) Minitab
4 1 (0.69%) Coverity
4 1 (0.69%) HP
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