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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 840 858 846
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 37 100 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 88 103
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,800 £85,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
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 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Programmer
Top 22 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 5 December 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 +13 36 £46,250 -2.63% 12
London +57 12 £55,000 -26.66% 6
Hertfordshire +14 8 £30,000 -
East of England +2 8 £30,000 -29.41% 1
West Midlands -6 7 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Birmingham -11 7 £50,000 +9.28% 1
South East +37 6 £43,750 +9.37%
West Sussex +17 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £47,500 -
Crawley +1 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Greenwich - 2 £35,000 -
Oldham - 2 £20,000 -
Manchester - 2 £20,000 -
North West - 2 £20,000 -
West Yorkshire +30 1 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Scotland +24 1 £30,000 -41.74%
City of London +17 1 £58,000 -31.76%
Wakefield +1 1 £35,500 -13.93% 1
Yorkshire -6 1 £35,500 -40.83% 2
Horsham - 1 £27,500 -
Dundee - 1 £30,000 -

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 122 (100.00%) C++
2 60 (49.18%) Linux
3 42 (34.43%) Games
4 28 (22.95%) Python
5 27 (22.13%) Multithreading
6 24 (19.67%) Degree
6 24 (19.67%) Software Engineering
7 23 (18.85%) Apache
8 21 (17.21%) Finance
9 20 (16.39%) Computer Science
10 18 (14.75%) C
10 18 (14.75%) Java
11 17 (13.93%) Unix
12 16 (13.11%) Subversion
13 15 (12.30%) C#
13 15 (12.30%) Mathematics
14 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
14 14 (11.48%) REST
14 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
14 14 (11.48%) NoSQL
14 14 (11.48%) Redis
14 14 (11.48%) MySQL
14 14 (11.48%) XML
14 14 (11.48%) Windows
14 14 (11.48%) Eclipse
14 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (11.48%) JSON
15 13 (10.66%) Middleware
15 13 (10.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 13 (10.66%) Mentoring

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 23 (18.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) GIMP
2 3 (2.46%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Ethernet
1 9 (7.38%) RS-232
1 9 (7.38%) Wireshark
2 6 (4.92%) DNS
2 6 (4.92%) Firewall
3 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) IPv4
4 2 (1.64%) IPv6
5 1 (0.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
1 14 (11.48%) MySQL
1 14 (11.48%) NoSQL
1 14 (11.48%) Redis
2 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Subversion
2 14 (11.48%) Eclipse
2 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 42 (34.43%) Games
2 21 (17.21%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.46%) Automotive
4 3 (2.46%) Front Office
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) JSON
1 14 (11.48%) REST
1 14 (11.48%) XML
2 13 (10.66%) Middleware
2 13 (10.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (6.56%) OpenGL
3 8 (6.56%) STL
3 8 (6.56%) Unreal Engine
4 6 (4.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (4.10%) DirectX
6 3 (2.46%) CSS
6 3 (2.46%) Qt
7 1 (0.82%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.30%) Mathematics
3 12 (9.84%) Physics
4 9 (7.38%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.74%) Xbox
6 6 (4.92%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.92%) Online Games
7 5 (4.10%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (4.10%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.28%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (3.28%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.46%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (2.46%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.46%) Derivative
9 3 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.64%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.64%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.64%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 60 (49.18%) Linux
2 17 (13.93%) Unix
3 14 (11.48%) Windows
4 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.64%) Android
5 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) Multithreading
2 24 (19.67%) Software Engineering
3 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.66%) Mentoring
5 12 (9.84%) Computer Vision
5 12 (9.84%) Data Protection
5 12 (9.84%) Image Processing
5 12 (9.84%) Prototyping
5 12 (9.84%) SDLC
5 12 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (9.02%) Workflow
7 9 (7.38%) Web Development
8 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.74%) Low Latency
8 7 (5.74%) Market Making
8 7 (5.74%) OO
9 5 (4.10%) 3D Programming
9 5 (4.10%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (4.10%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (4.10%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (22.95%) Python
3 18 (14.75%) C
3 18 (14.75%) Java
4 15 (12.30%) C#
5 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.02%) PHP
7 7 (5.74%) Embedded C++
7 7 (5.74%) SQL
8 5 (4.10%) HLSL
8 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.28%) Perl
10 3 (2.46%) Scala
11 2 (1.64%) COBOL
11 2 (1.64%) Delphi
11 2 (1.64%) Haskell
11 2 (1.64%) OCaml
11 2 (1.64%) R
11 2 (1.64%) RPG
11 2 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Degree
2 11 (9.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (3.28%) Perforce
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle
3 1 (0.82%) Autodesk
3 1 (0.82%) Sony
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