The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 700 638 653
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 206 243 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 201 219 205
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 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 25 July 2014. 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 -54 189 £45,000 +12.50% 14
London -32 96 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East Midlands +10 29 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Leicestershire +6 23 £50,000 -
North West - 20 £35,000 -
Manchester - 19 £35,000 -
South East -40 17 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Teddington +1 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Leicester +5 12 £50,000 -
East of England -22 12 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Edinburgh -2 11 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Scotland -6 11 £55,000 +18.91% 2
Lutterworth - 11 £40,000 -
City of London -22 10 £77,500 +55.00% 2
Tyne and Wear +11 9 £45,000 +50.00%
North East +11 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Croydon - 8 £55,000 -
Hounslow -12 7 £43,500 -3.33%
Berkshire +4 6 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Hampshire +3 6 £35,750 -0.69%
Hertfordshire -8 6 £38,750 +6.89%
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £28,500 -5.00%
Sunderland +4 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Nottingham -3 5 £28,500 -5.00%
Cambridgeshire -18 4 £30,750 -18.00% 4
Cambridge -21 4 £30,750 -18.00% 3
Gateshead - 4 £36,500 -
South West -28 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Watford - 3 £40,000 -

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 434 (100.00%) C++
2 179 (41.24%) Degree
3 174 (40.09%) Computer Science
4 162 (37.33%) Windows
5 151 (34.79%) Linux
6 145 (33.41%) OO
7 135 (31.11%) Software Engineering
8 121 (27.88%) Mathematics
9 110 (25.35%) C#
10 109 (25.12%) Java
11 107 (24.65%) Finance
12 106 (24.42%) UNIX
13 105 (24.19%) C
14 103 (23.73%) OOD
15 95 (21.89%) Multithreading
16 94 (21.66%) STL
17 85 (19.59%) Oracle
18 75 (17.28%) SQL
19 74 (17.05%) Low Latency
20 73 (16.82%) .NET
21 68 (15.67%) Games
22 66 (15.21%) XML
22 66 (15.21%) Python
23 60 (13.82%) Physics
24 59 (13.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
25 54 (12.44%) PhD
26 51 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
27 48 (11.06%) SQL Server
28 46 (10.60%) Android
29 42 (9.68%) Apple iOS

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.45%) LDAP
2 19 (4.38%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.61%) Intranet
4 4 (0.92%) VoIP
5 2 (0.46%) HTTP
5 2 (0.46%) Internet
6 1 (0.23%) SS7
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.23%) LTE
6 1 (0.23%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.23%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.23%) PBX
6 1 (0.23%) IPv4
6 1 (0.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.07%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.38%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.76%) Big Data
5 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.61%) Subversion
3 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.69%) NUnit
5 2 (0.46%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.23%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.23%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.23%) PhantomJS
General
1 107 (24.65%) Finance
2 68 (15.67%) Games
3 17 (3.92%) Banking
4 10 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.61%) Front Office
6 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.15%) Marketing
8 2 (0.46%) Retail
8 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Back Office
8 2 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (21.66%) STL
2 73 (16.82%) .NET
3 66 (15.21%) XML
4 59 (13.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 28 (6.45%) MFC
6 27 (6.22%) OpenGL
7 26 (5.99%) Qt
8 16 (3.69%) DirectX
9 15 (3.46%) COM+
9 15 (3.46%) HTML
10 11 (2.53%) OpenCL
11 8 (1.84%) WPF
12 7 (1.61%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.61%) Velocity
13 6 (1.38%) Web Services
13 6 (1.38%) HTML5
14 5 (1.15%) WCF
14 5 (1.15%) OpenMP
15 3 (0.69%) Lucene
15 3 (0.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 174 (40.09%) Computer Science
2 121 (27.88%) Mathematics
3 60 (13.82%) Physics
4 34 (7.83%) 3D Graphics
5 29 (6.68%) Blackberry
6 28 (6.45%) Smartcard
6 28 (6.45%) PKI
7 24 (5.53%) GIS
8 19 (4.38%) Hedge funds
9 15 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (3.23%) Visualisation
11 12 (2.76%) Device Driver
12 11 (2.53%) Derivative
13 8 (1.84%) CUDA
14 7 (1.61%) Fixed Income
15 6 (1.38%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.38%) Social Network
15 6 (1.38%) iPhone
15 6 (1.38%) Xbox
16 5 (1.15%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 162 (37.33%) Windows
2 151 (34.79%) Linux
3 106 (24.42%) UNIX
4 46 (10.60%) Android
5 42 (9.68%) Apple iOS
6 28 (6.45%) BlackBerry OS
7 8 (1.84%) AIX
7 8 (1.84%) HPUX
8 3 (0.69%) Solaris
8 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Fedora
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (33.41%) OO
2 135 (31.11%) Software Engineering
3 103 (23.73%) OOD
4 95 (21.89%) Multithreading
5 74 (17.05%) Low Latency
6 51 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (7.83%) Validation
8 33 (7.60%) OOP
9 29 (6.68%) Web Development
9 29 (6.68%) Cyber Security
10 20 (4.61%) Analytics
10 20 (4.61%) TDD
11 18 (4.15%) UML
11 18 (4.15%) Game Development
12 14 (3.23%) Unit Testing
13 13 (3.00%) Image Processing
14 12 (2.76%) Project Management
15 11 (2.53%) CAD
15 11 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (2.53%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 434 (100.00%) C++
2 110 (25.35%) C#
3 109 (25.12%) Java
4 105 (24.19%) C
5 75 (17.28%) SQL
6 66 (15.21%) Python
7 26 (5.99%) Perl
8 25 (5.76%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.84%) JavaScript
10 17 (3.92%) VC++
11 16 (3.69%) PHP
12 13 (3.00%) F#
13 11 (2.53%) Embedded C++
14 10 (2.30%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.84%) GLSL
16 7 (1.61%) PowerHouse
17 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.92%) Clojure
17 4 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 179 (41.24%) Degree
2 54 (12.44%) PhD
3 7 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.23%) MCAD
4 1 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Puppet
1 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (19.59%) Oracle
2 23 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.38%) Sony
4 3 (0.69%) HP
4 3 (0.69%) SAP
4 3 (0.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.23%) Dell
5 1 (0.23%) Intel
5 1 (0.23%) Siemens
5 1 (0.23%) Borland
5 1 (0.23%) Mitel
5 1 (0.23%) Google
5 1 (0.23%) Polycom
5 1 (0.23%) Typemock
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