The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had C++ Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 678 648 488
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -160
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 234 325 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 216 300 614
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured C++ Software Developer in the job title.

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 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -64 224 £45,000 +5.88% 44
South East +19 104 £47,500 -5.00% 14
London +9 64 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Surrey +18 59 £47,500 -11.62% 8
Walton-on-Thames -16 28 £47,500 -9.52% 5
South West -18 19 £39,000 +18.18% 3
East Midlands +16 18 £40,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire +21 17 £40,000 +3.22%
Nottingham +21 17 £40,000 +3.22%
West Sussex +2 16 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Horsham +9 14 £40,000 -20.00% 1
City of London +51 9 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Hampshire +25 9 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Berkshire +17 9 £35,000 -30.00% 2
East of England -6 9 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Gloucestershire -1 8 £49,500 -1.00%
Leatherhead - 8 £41,500 -
Reading - 8 £35,000 - 2
Chessington - 8 £50,000 -
Cwmbran +21 7 £47,000 +17.50%
Torfaen +21 7 £47,000 +17.50%
Wales +12 7 £47,000 +34.28%
South Wales +11 7 £47,000 +34.28%
Cambridge -10 7 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -28 7 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cheltenham - 7 £50,000 -
Somerset -13 6 £32,500 - 2
Oxfordshire -8 5 £45,000 +1.69% 1
West Yorkshire +11 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +6 4 £40,000 +11.11%

C++ Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, C++ Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 540 (100.00%) C++
2 267 (49.44%) Software Engineering
3 236 (43.70%) Linux
4 188 (34.81%) Windows
5 184 (34.07%) C
5 184 (34.07%) Degree
6 179 (33.15%) C#
7 155 (28.70%) Finance
8 150 (27.78%) Java
9 137 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (24.44%) OO
11 127 (23.52%) OOP
12 118 (21.85%) Unix
13 114 (21.11%) Computer Science
14 111 (20.56%) Multithreading
15 105 (19.44%) SDLC
16 97 (17.96%) SQL
17 92 (17.04%) Python
18 89 (16.48%) Qt
19 84 (15.56%) Telecoms
20 82 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
21 81 (15.00%) OOD
22 73 (13.52%) STL
23 71 (13.15%) TCP/IP
24 67 (12.41%) .NET
25 64 (11.85%) UML
25 64 (11.85%) Games
26 63 (11.67%) Visual Studio
27 62 (11.48%) Automotive
28 61 (11.30%) Boost C++ Libraries

C++ Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.04%) Confluence
2 9 (1.67%) Apache
3 5 (0.93%) SAS
3 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.74%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) JBoss
4 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.56%) Node.js
6 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.74%) 3ds Max
2 4 (0.74%) Blender
2 4 (0.74%) Maya
2 4 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.37%) Abaqus
3 2 (0.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.52%) SaaS
3 9 (1.67%) GitHub
3 9 (1.67%) PaaS
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (13.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.48%) Internet
3 4 (0.74%) X.509
4 3 (0.56%) HTTP
4 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.37%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.37%) Firewall
5 2 (0.37%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) 2G
6 1 (0.19%) 3G
6 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.19%) 802.11
6 1 (0.19%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.19%) CDMA
6 1 (0.19%) INAP
6 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.19%) M3UA
6 1 (0.19%) RS-232
6 1 (0.19%) TCAP
6 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 27 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.52%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.41%) MySQL
6 12 (2.22%) GIS
7 11 (2.04%) Big Data
8 9 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 50 (9.26%) Subversion
3 22 (4.07%) JIRA
4 19 (3.52%) GCC
5 18 (3.33%) Clang
5 18 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 15 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 14 (2.59%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.93%) Ant
9 4 (0.74%) Phabricator
9 4 (0.74%) Selenium
10 3 (0.56%) CasperJS
10 3 (0.56%) PhantomJS
11 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.37%) NUnit
11 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.19%) CppUnit
12 1 (0.19%) Ranorex
General
1 155 (28.70%) Finance
2 84 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 64 (11.85%) Games
4 62 (11.48%) Automotive
5 60 (11.11%) Aerospace
6 23 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 21 (3.89%) Banking
8 18 (3.33%) Marketing
9 14 (2.59%) Electronics
10 9 (1.67%) Advertising
10 9 (1.67%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.48%) Front Office
12 5 (0.93%) Law
12 5 (0.93%) Legal
13 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.56%) Billing
14 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.56%) Retail
15 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (16.48%) Qt
2 73 (13.52%) STL
3 67 (12.41%) .NET
4 61 (11.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 44 (8.15%) OpenGL
6 43 (7.96%) HTML
7 35 (6.48%) CSS
7 35 (6.48%) XML
8 29 (5.37%) Cocoa
9 25 (4.63%) iOS SDK
9 25 (4.63%) MFC
10 18 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 17 (3.15%) XML Schema
12 15 (2.78%) WebKit
13 13 (2.41%) WPF
14 12 (2.22%) Qt Quick
15 11 (2.04%) OpenCL
15 11 (2.04%) SOAP
16 9 (1.67%) HTML5
17 7 (1.30%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.11%) Computer Science
2 82 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (9.44%) Algorithms
4 43 (7.96%) Mathematics
5 36 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 31 (5.74%) 3D Graphics
7 25 (4.63%) Physics
8 23 (4.26%) Visualisation
9 19 (3.52%) Hedge funds
10 16 (2.96%) Digital Media
11 15 (2.78%) CUDA
11 15 (2.78%) DTV
12 14 (2.59%) IPTV
13 12 (2.22%) Equities
13 12 (2.22%) Pricing Data
14 11 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (2.04%) Mobile App
14 11 (2.04%) VHDL
15 10 (1.85%) Derivative
15 10 (1.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 236 (43.70%) Linux
2 188 (34.81%) Windows
3 118 (21.85%) Unix
4 55 (10.19%) Mac OS X
5 45 (8.33%) Android
6 40 (7.41%) Apple iOS
7 27 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 24 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.11%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.93%) CentOS
12 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.19%) Fedora
13 1 (0.19%) OpenWrt
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
13 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (49.44%) Software Engineering
2 137 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (24.44%) OO
4 127 (23.52%) OOP
5 111 (20.56%) Multithreading
6 105 (19.44%) SDLC
7 81 (15.00%) OOD
8 64 (11.85%) UML
9 45 (8.33%) TDD
10 37 (6.85%) Static Code Analysis
11 34 (6.30%) Cross-Platform Development
11 34 (6.30%) iOS Development
12 33 (6.11%) Android Development
13 28 (5.19%) Use Case
14 26 (4.81%) Software Architecture
15 24 (4.44%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.26%) Low Latency
16 23 (4.26%) Open Source
17 21 (3.89%) Data Visualisation
18 20 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 540 (100.00%) C++
2 184 (34.07%) C
3 179 (33.15%) C#
4 150 (27.78%) Java
5 97 (17.96%) SQL
6 92 (17.04%) Python
7 58 (10.74%) Perl
8 42 (7.78%) Objective-C
9 40 (7.41%) JavaScript
10 28 (5.19%) Ruby
11 24 (4.44%) VB
12 21 (3.89%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.52%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.78%) R
15 13 (2.41%) Scala
16 11 (2.04%) Lua
17 10 (1.85%) Embedded C
17 10 (1.85%) PHP
18 9 (1.67%) Bash Shell
19 7 (1.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 184 (34.07%) Degree
2 46 (8.52%) Security Cleared
3 40 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 27 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 26 (4.81%) PhD
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.37%) MCAD
7 2 (0.37%) MCSD
8 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.74%) Firmware
1 4 (0.74%) iptables
1 4 (0.74%) Xen
1 4 (0.74%) XenServer
2 2 (0.37%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.11%) Puppet
2 3 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (5.56%) Apple
2 29 (5.37%) Oracle
3 23 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.48%) SAP
6 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.74%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.74%) Coverity
7 4 (0.74%) Google
8 2 (0.37%) ANSYS
8 2 (0.37%) Sage
8 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.37%) Typemock
9 1 (0.19%) Dialogic
9 1 (0.19%) Green Hills
9 1 (0.19%) Intel
9 1 (0.19%) Perforce
9 1 (0.19%) QNX
9 1 (0.19%) T-Plan
9 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
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