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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 722 626 693
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 175 260 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 162 259 181
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 -105 149 £43,750 +2.94% 20
London -46 57 £55,000 +10.00% 9
East Midlands +5 25 £39,000 -22.00% 1
South East -9 21 £32,000 -20.00% 3
South Wales +27 19 £35,000 +5.26% 1
Wales +18 19 £35,000 +2.94% 1
East of England -32 17 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire -31 13 £40,000 -
Leicestershire +18 12 £50,000 -
Leicester +17 12 £50,000 -
Bridgend +24 10 £35,000 +5.26% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 10 £30,000 - 1
Nottingham +8 10 £30,000 - 1
Leeds - 10 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 -
City of London +21 9 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £47,500 +26.66% 4
North East -15 9 £36,500 +21.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -15 9 £36,500 +21.66% 1
Cambridge -18 9 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Hertfordshire -16 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Gateshead - 8 £36,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +21 7 £32,000 -20.00%
Scotland -4 7 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Teddington -8 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Watford - 7 £40,000 -
Edinburgh -9 6 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Berkshire -8 5 £50,000 +23.45%
Cwmbran - 5 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 5 £42,500 -

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 382 (100.00%) C++
2 154 (40.31%) Degree
3 140 (36.65%) Computer Science
4 128 (33.51%) Linux
5 122 (31.94%) Software Engineering
6 121 (31.68%) Windows
7 113 (29.58%) C
8 107 (28.01%) Mathematics
9 106 (27.75%) OO
10 105 (27.49%) Finance
11 103 (26.96%) C#
11 103 (26.96%) Java
12 98 (25.65%) OOD
12 98 (25.65%) UNIX
13 93 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
14 79 (20.68%) STL
15 75 (19.63%) XML
16 68 (17.80%) SQL
17 66 (17.28%) Multithreading
18 61 (15.97%) Oracle
19 52 (13.61%) Physics
19 52 (13.61%) Algorithms
20 50 (13.09%) .NET
21 48 (12.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 46 (12.04%) Python
23 45 (11.78%) SQL Server
24 44 (11.52%) Games
25 42 (10.99%) OOP
26 39 (10.21%) Low Latency
27 38 (9.95%) Android

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.02%) LDAP
2 20 (5.24%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.14%) Intranet
4 6 (1.57%) VoIP
5 4 (1.05%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.05%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.79%) Internet
7 2 (0.52%) LTE
8 1 (0.26%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.26%) HSPA
8 1 (0.26%) HTTP
8 1 (0.26%) SS7
8 1 (0.26%) Wireless
8 1 (0.26%) CDMA
8 1 (0.26%) GPRS
8 1 (0.26%) GSM
8 1 (0.26%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.40%) RDBMS
4 11 (2.88%) Big Data
5 5 (1.31%) MySQL
6 4 (1.05%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.79%) SQLite
8 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.97%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.57%) Subversion
4 3 (0.79%) JIRA
4 3 (0.79%) Redmine
4 3 (0.79%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.26%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.26%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.26%) CMake
6 1 (0.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
General
1 105 (27.49%) Finance
2 44 (11.52%) Games
3 17 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.66%) Banking
5 11 (2.88%) Front Office
6 6 (1.57%) Retail
6 6 (1.57%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.31%) Automotive
8 4 (1.05%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Electronics
9 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (20.68%) STL
2 75 (19.63%) XML
3 50 (13.09%) .NET
4 48 (12.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 35 (9.16%) Web Services
6 34 (8.90%) Qt
7 29 (7.59%) HTML
8 24 (6.28%) MFC
9 16 (4.19%) OpenGL
10 14 (3.66%) WCF
11 12 (3.14%) OpenCL
12 11 (2.88%) COM+
13 9 (2.36%) DirectX
13 9 (2.36%) HTML5
14 8 (2.09%) Velocity
15 7 (1.83%) CSS
16 5 (1.31%) ATL
16 5 (1.31%) Ajax
16 5 (1.31%) CSS3
17 4 (1.05%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 140 (36.65%) Computer Science
2 107 (28.01%) Mathematics
3 52 (13.61%) Physics
3 52 (13.61%) Algorithms
4 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (6.02%) Smartcard
5 23 (6.02%) Blackberry
5 23 (6.02%) PKI
6 20 (5.24%) 3D Graphics
7 17 (4.45%) GIS
8 16 (4.19%) Hedge funds
9 12 (3.14%) Device Driver
9 12 (3.14%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.88%) Visualisation
11 10 (2.62%) Digital Media
11 10 (2.62%) Derivative
12 9 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (2.36%) CUDA
13 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 128 (33.51%) Linux
2 121 (31.68%) Windows
3 98 (25.65%) UNIX
4 38 (9.95%) Android
5 34 (8.90%) Apple iOS
6 23 (6.02%) BlackBerry OS
7 10 (2.62%) AIX
7 10 (2.62%) HPUX
7 10 (2.62%) Solaris
8 6 (1.57%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.05%) CentOS
9 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.05%) Fedora
10 3 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (31.94%) Software Engineering
2 106 (27.75%) OO
3 98 (25.65%) OOD
4 93 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (17.28%) Multithreading
6 42 (10.99%) OOP
7 39 (10.21%) Low Latency
8 30 (7.85%) Validation
9 24 (6.28%) Web Development
10 23 (6.02%) Cyber Security
11 19 (4.97%) TDD
11 19 (4.97%) UML
12 16 (4.19%) Analytics
12 16 (4.19%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.40%) Migration
13 13 (3.40%) Scrum
14 12 (3.14%) Project Management
14 12 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (2.88%) Game Development
15 11 (2.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 382 (100.00%) C++
2 113 (29.58%) C
3 103 (26.96%) C#
3 103 (26.96%) Java
4 68 (17.80%) SQL
5 46 (12.04%) Python
6 28 (7.33%) Shell Script
6 28 (7.33%) JavaScript
7 22 (5.76%) Perl
8 21 (5.50%) PHP
9 19 (4.97%) T-SQL
10 17 (4.45%) VC++
11 11 (2.88%) Embedded C
11 11 (2.88%) Embedded C++
12 7 (1.83%) PowerHouse
13 6 (1.57%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.31%) GLSL
15 2 (0.52%) F#
15 2 (0.52%) Scala
15 2 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 154 (40.31%) Degree
2 34 (8.90%) PhD
3 17 (4.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.05%) Snort
2 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (15.97%) Oracle
2 26 (6.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.83%) HP
4 5 (1.31%) Sony
5 4 (1.05%) Dell
6 1 (0.26%) Borland
6 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.26%) Google
6 1 (0.26%) SAP
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