The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 709 685 730
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 157 192 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 146 190 151
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the UK.

C++ Software Developer Salary Trend in the UK

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

C++ Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Software Developer
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++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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 -18 151 £40,000 -20.00% 12
London -66 57 £45,000 -14.28% 3
South East -13 26 £40,000 - 5
South West -7 21 £40,000 +17.64% 2
East of England +5 16 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Gloucestershire +4 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheltenham 0 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridge +10 12 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 12 £48,750 +39.28% 1
East Midlands +5 12 £50,000 - 1
City of London +10 11 £50,000 - 1
North West +5 8 £30,000 -29.41%
Manchester +3 8 £30,000 -29.41%
Leicester +19 7 £50,000 -
Leicestershire +17 7 £50,000 -
Surrey -11 6 £41,250 -17.50% 4
Berkshire - 6 £40,000 -
Scotland +10 5 £37,500 -14.28%
Oxfordshire -2 5 - -
Oxford -4 5 - -
Teddington -6 5 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -9 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Newbury - 5 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +16 4 £30,000 -
Nottingham +10 4 £30,000 -
Edinburgh +5 4 £36,250 -32.55%
Hertfordshire -17 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Hampshire -27 4 £29,000 -28.39%
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Falmouth - 4 £32,500 -

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ Software Developer 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++ Software Developer in their job title.

1 332 (100.00%) C++
2 152 (45.78%) Degree
3 144 (43.37%) Software Engineering
4 116 (34.94%) Computer Science
5 111 (33.43%) OO
6 108 (32.53%) Linux
7 103 (31.02%) Windows
8 95 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (28.31%) Mathematics
10 92 (27.71%) OOD
11 90 (27.11%) Finance
12 89 (26.81%) Java
13 88 (26.51%) C#
14 86 (25.90%) C
15 72 (21.69%) STL
16 71 (21.39%) UNIX
17 56 (16.87%) XML
17 56 (16.87%) Multithreading
18 55 (16.57%) OOP
19 52 (15.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 52 (15.66%) Physics
20 50 (15.06%) Oracle
21 49 (14.76%) Qt
22 48 (14.46%) Algorithms
23 42 (12.65%) SQL
24 41 (12.35%) Web Services
25 38 (11.45%) Visual Studio
26 33 (9.94%) Scrum
26 33 (9.94%) Apple iOS
26 33 (9.94%) Android

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ Software Developer 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++ Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (6.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.42%) LDAP
2 12 (3.61%) Intranet
3 9 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.90%) tcpdump
5 3 (0.90%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.60%) HSPA
6 2 (0.60%) LTE
6 2 (0.60%) Internet
6 2 (0.60%) Wireless
6 2 (0.60%) GSM
6 2 (0.60%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.60%) UMTS
6 2 (0.60%) VoIP
7 1 (0.30%) HTTP
7 1 (0.30%) CDMA
7 1 (0.30%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.01%) RDBMS
2 10 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.51%) MySQL
5 4 (1.20%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.20%) Big Data
6 3 (0.90%) SQLite
7 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.60%) HPCC
8 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (11.45%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.72%) Subversion
3 9 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.81%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.51%) Clang
6 3 (0.90%) Redmine
6 3 (0.90%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.90%) JIRA
6 3 (0.90%) CppUnit
7 2 (0.60%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.30%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.30%) CMake
8 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
General
1 90 (27.11%) Finance
2 21 (6.33%) Automotive
3 20 (6.02%) Aerospace
4 13 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.31%) Banking
6 8 (2.41%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.11%) Games
8 6 (1.81%) Electronics
9 4 (1.20%) Front Office
9 4 (1.20%) Retail
10 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (21.69%) STL
2 56 (16.87%) XML
3 52 (15.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 49 (14.76%) Qt
5 41 (12.35%) Web Services
6 31 (9.34%) MFC
7 29 (8.73%) .NET
8 26 (7.83%) HTML
9 19 (5.72%) OpenGL
10 14 (4.22%) WCF
11 8 (2.41%) DirectX
12 7 (2.11%) CSS
12 7 (2.11%) OpenCL
13 6 (1.81%) WPF
14 5 (1.51%) ATL
15 4 (1.20%) Java SE
15 4 (1.20%) WinForms
15 4 (1.20%) Velocity
15 4 (1.20%) OpenCV
15 4 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 116 (34.94%) Computer Science
2 94 (28.31%) Mathematics
3 52 (15.66%) Physics
4 48 (14.46%) Algorithms
5 33 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (5.42%) Smartcard
6 18 (5.42%) Blackberry
6 18 (5.42%) PKI
7 13 (3.92%) CUDA
8 12 (3.61%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.61%) GIS
9 10 (3.01%) Device Driver
9 10 (3.01%) Digital Media
9 10 (3.01%) Open Source
10 9 (2.71%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.71%) Derivative
11 8 (2.41%) Spread Betting
11 8 (2.41%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 108 (32.53%) Linux
2 103 (31.02%) Windows
3 71 (21.39%) UNIX
4 33 (9.94%) Android
4 33 (9.94%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.72%) Solaris
6 18 (5.42%) BlackBerry OS
7 10 (3.01%) AIX
7 10 (3.01%) HPUX
8 5 (1.51%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.90%) CentOS
9 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.90%) Fedora
10 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (43.37%) Software Engineering
2 111 (33.43%) OO
3 95 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (27.71%) OOD
5 56 (16.87%) Multithreading
6 55 (16.57%) OOP
7 33 (9.94%) Scrum
8 29 (8.73%) TDD
9 21 (6.33%) Validation
10 20 (6.02%) Web Development
11 19 (5.72%) Software Architecture
12 18 (5.42%) Cyber Security
13 16 (4.82%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.82%) UML
14 12 (3.61%) Low Latency
14 12 (3.61%) Signal Processing
15 11 (3.31%) Digital Signal Processing
16 9 (2.71%) Analytics
16 9 (2.71%) Unit Testing
16 9 (2.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 332 (100.00%) C++
2 89 (26.81%) Java
3 88 (26.51%) C#
4 86 (25.90%) C
5 42 (12.65%) SQL
6 27 (8.13%) Shell Script
7 23 (6.93%) JavaScript
8 21 (6.33%) Python
9 17 (5.12%) PHP
10 16 (4.82%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.31%) VC++
12 10 (3.01%) Perl
13 6 (1.81%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.51%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.20%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.20%) Fortran
16 3 (0.90%) COBOL
16 3 (0.90%) R
17 2 (0.60%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 152 (45.78%) Degree
2 11 (3.31%) PhD
2 11 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.20%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Snort
Vendors
1 50 (15.06%) Oracle
2 26 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.20%) HP
4 3 (0.90%) Dell
5 2 (0.60%) Borland
6 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.30%) Google
6 1 (0.30%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.30%) Facebook
Woking
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent package!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glossop, Derbyshire
Aston Carter
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £neg on experience+bonus+benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + top benefits
Posted: 16 days ago