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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 719 632 651
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 194 245 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 187 222 206
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,500 £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
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 31 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 31 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
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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 -76 176 £45,000 +12.50% 12
London -33 91 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands +4 26 £40,000 - 1
Leicestershire +12 21 £50,000 -
South East -37 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West - 17 £35,000 -
Manchester - 16 £35,000 -
Teddington -1 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Leicester +3 11 £50,000 -
Scotland 0 11 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Edinburgh -6 11 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East of England -26 11 £37,500 - 4
Lutterworth - 10 £40,000 -
City of London -18 9 £81,250 +62.50%
North East - 8 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £45,000 -
Croydon - 8 £55,000 -
Hounslow -16 7 £43,500 -3.33%
Berkshire +1 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Hampshire -6 6 £35,750 -0.69%
Hertfordshire -13 6 £38,750 +40.90%
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £28,500 -5.00%
Nottingham -7 4 £28,500 -5.00%
Cambridgeshire -18 4 £30,750 -18.00% 4
Cambridge -19 4 £30,750 -18.00% 3
Gateshead - 4 £36,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £45,000 -
Sunderland - 4 £45,000 -
Wales -20 3 £32,500 +1.56% 3
South Wales -22 3 £32,500 +1.56% 3

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 420 (100.00%) C++
2 176 (41.90%) Degree
3 169 (40.24%) Computer Science
4 154 (36.67%) Windows
5 148 (35.24%) Linux
6 141 (33.57%) OO
7 129 (30.71%) Software Engineering
8 119 (28.33%) Mathematics
9 106 (25.24%) C#
10 105 (25.00%) C
11 103 (24.52%) Java
11 103 (24.52%) UNIX
12 99 (23.57%) Finance
13 98 (23.33%) OOD
14 89 (21.19%) Multithreading
15 88 (20.95%) STL
16 83 (19.76%) Oracle
17 73 (17.38%) SQL
18 71 (16.90%) .NET
19 66 (15.71%) Games
19 66 (15.71%) Low Latency
20 65 (15.48%) Python
21 64 (15.24%) XML
22 58 (13.81%) Physics
23 56 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 52 (12.38%) PhD
25 49 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
26 46 (10.95%) SQL Server
27 44 (10.48%) Android
28 40 (9.52%) Apple iOS

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.19%) LDAP
2 19 (4.52%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.67%) Intranet
4 4 (0.95%) VoIP
5 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.48%) Internet
5 2 (0.48%) HTTP
5 2 (0.48%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.24%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.24%) PBX
6 1 (0.24%) IPv4
6 1 (0.24%) IPv6
6 1 (0.24%) SS7
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.24%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.52%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.86%) Big Data
5 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) DB2
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (8.81%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.67%) Subversion
3 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.71%) NUnit
5 2 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.24%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.24%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.24%) JUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) CppUnit
General
1 99 (23.57%) Finance
2 66 (15.71%) Games
3 16 (3.81%) Banking
4 10 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.67%) Front Office
6 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.19%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Retail
8 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (20.95%) STL
2 71 (16.90%) .NET
3 64 (15.24%) XML
4 56 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 29 (6.90%) MFC
6 26 (6.19%) OpenGL
7 25 (5.95%) Qt
8 15 (3.57%) HTML
8 15 (3.57%) COM+
8 15 (3.57%) DirectX
9 11 (2.62%) OpenCL
10 8 (1.90%) WPF
11 7 (1.67%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.43%) Velocity
12 6 (1.43%) Web Services
12 6 (1.43%) HTML5
13 5 (1.19%) WCF
13 5 (1.19%) OpenMP
14 3 (0.71%) PyQt
14 3 (0.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 169 (40.24%) Computer Science
2 119 (28.33%) Mathematics
3 58 (13.81%) Physics
4 35 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
5 27 (6.43%) Blackberry
6 26 (6.19%) PKI
6 26 (6.19%) Smartcard
7 24 (5.71%) GIS
8 17 (4.05%) Hedge funds
9 14 (3.33%) Visualisation
10 12 (2.86%) Device Driver
10 12 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (2.14%) Derivative
12 8 (1.90%) CUDA
13 7 (1.67%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.43%) iPhone
14 6 (1.43%) Social Network
14 6 (1.43%) Xbox
15 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
15 5 (1.19%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 154 (36.67%) Windows
2 148 (35.24%) Linux
3 103 (24.52%) UNIX
4 44 (10.48%) Android
5 40 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 26 (6.19%) BlackBerry OS
7 8 (1.90%) AIX
7 8 (1.90%) HPUX
8 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.48%) CentOS
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.48%) Fedora
9 2 (0.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (33.57%) OO
2 129 (30.71%) Software Engineering
3 98 (23.33%) OOD
4 89 (21.19%) Multithreading
5 66 (15.71%) Low Latency
6 49 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (8.10%) Validation
8 32 (7.62%) OOP
9 27 (6.43%) Web Development
9 27 (6.43%) Cyber Security
10 19 (4.52%) Analytics
11 18 (4.29%) UML
12 17 (4.05%) TDD
12 17 (4.05%) Game Development
13 15 (3.57%) Unit Testing
14 12 (2.86%) Image Processing
14 12 (2.86%) Project Management
14 12 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (2.62%) CAD
15 11 (2.62%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 420 (100.00%) C++
2 106 (25.24%) C#
3 105 (25.00%) C
4 103 (24.52%) Java
5 73 (17.38%) SQL
6 65 (15.48%) Python
7 26 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 26 (6.19%) Perl
8 20 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 18 (4.29%) VC++
10 15 (3.57%) PHP
11 12 (2.86%) F#
12 11 (2.62%) Embedded C++
13 10 (2.38%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.90%) GLSL
15 7 (1.67%) PowerHouse
15 7 (1.67%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.95%) Scala
16 4 (0.95%) Haskell
16 4 (0.95%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 176 (41.90%) Degree
2 52 (12.38%) PhD
3 7 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) MCAD
4 1 (0.24%) MCSD
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.48%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 83 (19.76%) Oracle
2 23 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.43%) Sony
4 3 (0.71%) SAP
4 3 (0.71%) JD Edwards
4 3 (0.71%) HP
5 2 (0.48%) Dell
6 1 (0.24%) Typemock
6 1 (0.24%) Intel
6 1 (0.24%) Siemens
6 1 (0.24%) Borland
6 1 (0.24%) Polycom
6 1 (0.24%) Mitel
6 1 (0.24%) Google
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 36,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + 25 days + Flexihour
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000 plus Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive, depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago