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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 740 750 622
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -128
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 153 157 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 147 146 240
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 148 £45,000 - 13
South East +55 60 £50,000 +11.11% 5
London +11 53 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +40 38 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South West -9 14 £35,250 +8.46% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 13 £50,000 - 1
North West +6 10 £35,000 - 2
Manchester +5 10 £35,000 - 2
Bristol -11 9 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Horsham +7 7 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex +2 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Leatherhead - 6 £45,000 - 1
Ealing - 6 £57,500 -
East of England -6 5 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 4 £55,000 +71.87%
Kent - 4 £40,000 -
Guildford - 4 £52,500 -
Dartford - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +23 3 £50,000 -44.44%
Berkshire +9 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Hampshire +4 3 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxford -3 3 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands -3 3 £22,500 -43.75%
Wales -9 3 £42,500 +18.05%
South Wales -16 3 £42,500 +18.05%
Birmingham - 3 £22,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Luton - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 3 £35,000 -
Torfaen -3 2 £42,500 -

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 289 (100.00%) C++
2 134 (46.37%) Degree
3 112 (38.75%) Computer Science
4 110 (38.06%) Software Engineering
5 109 (37.72%) Linux
6 97 (33.56%) OO
7 96 (33.22%) Windows
8 83 (28.72%) Mathematics
9 76 (26.30%) SQL
10 75 (25.95%) C#
11 67 (23.18%) STL
11 67 (23.18%) OOP
11 67 (23.18%) Algorithms
12 65 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (20.42%) Python
14 58 (20.07%) UNIX
15 56 (19.38%) Physics
16 55 (19.03%) Visual Studio
17 51 (17.65%) QA
18 50 (17.30%) C
18 50 (17.30%) Aerospace
19 49 (16.96%) Multithreading
19 49 (16.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 47 (16.26%) Automotive
21 45 (15.57%) OOD
22 39 (13.49%) MFC
23 38 (13.15%) Finance
23 38 (13.15%) Qt
24 34 (11.76%) SDLC
25 33 (11.42%) TDD

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.35%) Kinematics
Applications
1 15 (5.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.42%) Network Security
3 3 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) Wireless
4 1 (0.35%) HSPA
4 1 (0.35%) LTE
4 1 (0.35%) DLNA
4 1 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) GSM
4 1 (0.35%) SMS
4 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.35%) UMTS
4 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.84%) MySQL
4 10 (3.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 55 (19.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.11%) GCC
2 9 (3.11%) Clang
3 7 (2.42%) SpecFlow
3 7 (2.42%) Subversion
4 5 (1.73%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.04%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.35%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.35%) Maven
8 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 50 (17.30%) Aerospace
2 47 (16.26%) Automotive
3 38 (13.15%) Finance
4 31 (10.73%) Games
5 18 (6.23%) Electronics
6 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.38%) Military
8 3 (1.04%) Marketing
9 2 (0.69%) Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Law
9 2 (0.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.18%) STL
2 49 (16.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 39 (13.49%) MFC
4 38 (13.15%) Qt
5 33 (11.42%) OpenGL
6 27 (9.34%) DirectX
7 19 (6.57%) HTML
8 18 (6.23%) .NET
9 17 (5.88%) XML
10 9 (3.11%) Web Services
10 9 (3.11%) CSS
11 8 (2.77%) HTML5
11 8 (2.77%) WCF
11 8 (2.77%) WPF
12 7 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (2.42%) ASP.NET
13 6 (2.08%) COM
13 6 (2.08%) OpenMP
14 5 (1.73%) .NET Framework
15 2 (0.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 112 (38.75%) Computer Science
2 83 (28.72%) Mathematics
3 67 (23.18%) Algorithms
4 56 (19.38%) Physics
5 23 (7.96%) Data Structures
6 22 (7.61%) Visualisation
7 19 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (4.84%) Equities
9 12 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (3.46%) Derivative
10 10 (3.46%) Hedge funds
11 9 (3.11%) Spread Betting
12 7 (2.42%) BYOD
12 7 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (2.08%) CUDA
14 5 (1.73%) Device Driver
15 4 (1.38%) Animation
15 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
16 3 (1.04%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 109 (37.72%) Linux
2 96 (33.22%) Windows
3 58 (20.07%) UNIX
4 13 (4.50%) Solaris
5 6 (2.08%) Android
6 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (38.06%) Software Engineering
2 97 (33.56%) OO
3 67 (23.18%) OOP
4 65 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (16.96%) Multithreading
6 45 (15.57%) OOD
7 34 (11.76%) SDLC
8 33 (11.42%) TDD
9 29 (10.03%) UML
10 24 (8.30%) Scrum
11 19 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.54%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.54%) CAD
13 13 (4.50%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (4.15%) Data Modelling
15 11 (3.81%) Low Latency
16 10 (3.46%) Project Management
16 10 (3.46%) Validation
17 8 (2.77%) Kanban
18 7 (2.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 289 (100.00%) C++
2 76 (26.30%) SQL
3 75 (25.95%) C#
4 59 (20.42%) Python
5 50 (17.30%) C
6 29 (10.03%) Java
7 19 (6.57%) Perl
8 15 (5.19%) Ruby
9 12 (4.15%) JavaScript
10 11 (3.81%) PHP
11 9 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.77%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.42%) MATLAB
14 6 (2.08%) Fortran
15 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.69%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 134 (46.37%) Degree
2 10 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.04%) PhD
6 2 (0.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (2.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 7 (2.42%) SCCM
2 6 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (8.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.50%) Oracle
3 6 (2.08%) Apple
4 2 (0.69%) Minitab
4 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.35%) Green Hills
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Best Training + Flexi Work
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
OHO Group
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago