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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 763 708 716
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 127 228 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 118 224 169
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
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++ 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 -79 126 £45,000 -5.26% 16
London -31 47 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South East +5 33 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South West -2 23 £35,000 -22.22% 1
North West +22 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Somerset - 9 £35,000 -
Manchester +14 8 £31,250 -16.66%
Horsham +6 8 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex +2 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey +10 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bath - 7 £35,000 -
City of London +30 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridge +20 6 £40,000 -10.61% 5
Cambridgeshire +17 6 £40,000 -10.61% 6
East of England +10 6 £40,000 - 6
Hampshire -2 6 £36,000 -4.00%
Gloucestershire -11 6 £56,750 +26.11%
Twickenham - 5 - -
Gloucester - 5 £58,500 -
Bristol - 5 £33,500 - 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £38,000 +16.92%
Brighton -2 4 £42,500 +13.33%
East Sussex -14 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Kent - 4 £40,000 -
Fareham +11 3 £27,000 -28.00%
East Midlands -9 3 £50,000 -
Dartford - 3 £40,000 -
Woking - 3 £47,500 -
Guildford +9 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Hounslow +8 2 £45,000 +3.44%

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 286 (100.00%) C++
2 130 (45.45%) Degree
3 119 (41.61%) OO
4 115 (40.21%) Software Engineering
5 101 (35.31%) Linux
6 99 (34.62%) Windows
7 98 (34.27%) Computer Science
8 87 (30.42%) Mathematics
9 75 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (24.83%) OOD
11 67 (23.43%) STL
12 64 (22.38%) Physics
13 61 (21.33%) Multithreading
14 59 (20.63%) Algorithms
15 58 (20.28%) OOP
16 57 (19.93%) C#
17 54 (18.88%) Visual Studio
18 53 (18.53%) Java
19 52 (18.18%) UNIX
20 47 (16.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 46 (16.08%) C
22 43 (15.03%) Qt
23 42 (14.69%) Oracle
24 41 (14.34%) Aerospace
25 40 (13.99%) Finance
25 40 (13.99%) QA
26 39 (13.64%) Automotive
26 39 (13.64%) Python
27 34 (11.89%) SQL
28 33 (11.54%) MFC

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (0.70%) Apache
2 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.50%) LDAP
2 5 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.40%) Intranet
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) HSPA
5 1 (0.35%) LTE
5 1 (0.35%) GSM
5 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.75%) MySQL
2 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (18.88%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.04%) Subversion
3 8 (2.80%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.40%) Clang
5 3 (1.05%) CppUnit
6 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.35%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.35%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.35%) AccuRev
General
1 41 (14.34%) Aerospace
2 40 (13.99%) Finance
3 39 (13.64%) Automotive
4 15 (5.24%) Electronics
5 14 (4.90%) Games
6 7 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.05%) Marketing
8 3 (1.05%) Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.70%) Military
9 2 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.43%) STL
2 47 (16.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 43 (15.03%) Qt
4 33 (11.54%) MFC
5 31 (10.84%) OpenGL
6 26 (9.09%) XML
7 20 (6.99%) DirectX
8 17 (5.94%) .NET
9 14 (4.90%) Web Services
10 10 (3.50%) HTML
11 5 (1.75%) OpenCL
12 4 (1.40%) OpenCV
12 4 (1.40%) Java SE
12 4 (1.40%) WCF
12 4 (1.40%) WPF
13 3 (1.05%) JSON
13 3 (1.05%) WinForms
13 3 (1.05%) CSS
13 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.70%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (34.27%) Computer Science
2 87 (30.42%) Mathematics
3 64 (22.38%) Physics
4 59 (20.63%) Algorithms
5 23 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.55%) Visualisation
7 12 (4.20%) Device Driver
7 12 (4.20%) Derivative
7 12 (4.20%) Spread Betting
8 11 (3.85%) GIS
8 11 (3.85%) CUDA
9 10 (3.50%) Data Structures
10 9 (3.15%) PKI
10 9 (3.15%) 3D Graphics
10 9 (3.15%) Smartcard
10 9 (3.15%) Blackberry
11 7 (2.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (2.45%) Open Source
12 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.05%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 101 (35.31%) Linux
2 99 (34.62%) Windows
3 52 (18.18%) UNIX
4 24 (8.39%) Android
5 21 (7.34%) Apple iOS
6 16 (5.59%) Solaris
7 9 (3.15%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (1.05%) AIX
8 3 (1.05%) HPUX
9 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (41.61%) OO
2 115 (40.21%) Software Engineering
3 75 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (24.83%) OOD
5 61 (21.33%) Multithreading
6 58 (20.28%) OOP
7 31 (10.84%) TDD
7 31 (10.84%) Scrum
8 22 (7.69%) Validation
9 21 (7.34%) UML
10 15 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (4.90%) Signal Processing
12 13 (4.55%) Software Architecture
12 13 (4.55%) Low Latency
13 12 (4.20%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
15 10 (3.50%) Cyber Security
15 10 (3.50%) Unit Testing
15 10 (3.50%) Image Processing
15 10 (3.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 286 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (19.93%) C#
3 53 (18.53%) Java
4 46 (16.08%) C
5 39 (13.64%) Python
6 34 (11.89%) SQL
7 12 (4.20%) Perl
8 11 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 10 (3.50%) Ruby
10 9 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.15%) PHP
10 9 (3.15%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.80%) Embedded C
11 8 (2.80%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.75%) VC++
12 5 (1.75%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.75%) Fortran
13 3 (1.05%) R
14 1 (0.35%) XPath
14 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 130 (45.45%) Degree
2 9 (3.15%) PhD
3 8 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.99%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (14.69%) Oracle
2 26 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.70%) Borland
3 2 (0.70%) Minitab
4 1 (0.35%) Google
4 1 (0.35%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.35%) Facebook
4 1 (0.35%) SAP
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IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Base + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Package+Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
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Salary: 40-45k
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Salary: to £45k+ superb benefits
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
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Walton-on-Thames
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Salary: Circa £55,000 per annum
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