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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 653 666 552
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -114
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 282 306 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 264 275 453
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,250 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+18.01% +5.22%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +27 275 £47,500 +11.76% 53
South East +72 152 £47,500 - 14
Surrey +65 92 £47,500 -13.63% 3
London +35 77 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Walton-on-Thames -5 36 £47,500 -13.63%
West Sussex +1 19 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South West -16 17 £39,000 +21.87% 1
Horsham +13 16 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England +27 15 £34,000 -20.00% 10
Berkshire +18 15 £35,000 - 4
Reading +22 13 £35,000 - 2
City of London +68 10 £100,000 +100.00% 2
Bristol +13 10 £39,000 +21.87%
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £28,500 -36.66% 8
Hampshire -1 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cambridge -1 9 £28,500 -30.90% 7
Buckinghamshire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Aylesbury - 8 £42,500 -
Southampton - 7 £37,500 - 1
Leatherhead +24 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Hertfordshire +19 6 £37,000 -17.77% 1
North West +14 6 £35,500 +2.15% 3
Yorkshire +37 5 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Gloucestershire -6 5 £49,000 +63.33%
Cheltenham -9 5 £49,000 +63.33%
Manchester -12 5 £32,500 -5.79% 3
Borehamwood - 5 £34,000 - 1
Stanmore - 5 £34,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 4 £33,750 -32.50% 1
Kent +15 4 £47,500 +22.58% 2

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 527 (100.00%) C++
2 241 (45.73%) Software Engineering
3 189 (35.86%) Linux
4 187 (35.48%) Degree
5 179 (33.97%) Finance
6 171 (32.45%) Windows
7 162 (30.74%) OO
7 162 (30.74%) C
8 156 (29.60%) C#
9 152 (28.84%) Java
10 149 (28.27%) OOP
11 142 (26.94%) Telecoms
12 129 (24.48%) SDLC
13 128 (24.29%) Computer Science
14 106 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
15 104 (19.73%) Automotive
16 102 (19.35%) Aerospace
16 102 (19.35%) Qt
17 92 (17.46%) Multithreading
18 90 (17.08%) UML
18 90 (17.08%) Unix
19 88 (16.70%) Python
20 86 (16.32%) SQL
21 82 (15.56%) OOD
22 75 (14.23%) .NET
23 68 (12.90%) Games
24 67 (12.71%) Visual Studio
25 61 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
26 58 (11.01%) STL
27 56 (10.63%) Algorithms

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 8 (1.52%) Apache
2 5 (0.95%) JBoss
2 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.19%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.57%) MS Office
4 2 (0.38%) Abaqus
4 2 (0.38%) NASTRAN
4 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.42%) SaaS
3 7 (1.33%) PaaS
4 5 (0.95%) GitHub
5 4 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.38%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) 802.11
4 1 (0.19%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.19%) CDMA
4 1 (0.19%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) INAP
4 1 (0.19%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.19%) IPv4
4 1 (0.19%) M3UA
4 1 (0.19%) RS-232
4 1 (0.19%) TCAP
4 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 20 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.85%) GIS
5 12 (2.28%) Big Data
5 12 (2.28%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.33%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.33%) MySQL
7 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) KDB
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 67 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 37 (7.02%) Eclipse
2 37 (7.02%) Subversion
3 16 (3.04%) GCC
4 15 (2.85%) Clang
5 12 (2.28%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.14%) Ant
7 5 (0.95%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.57%) JIRA
10 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.19%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.19%) Selenium
11 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 179 (33.97%) Finance
2 142 (26.94%) Telecoms
3 104 (19.73%) Automotive
4 102 (19.35%) Aerospace
5 68 (12.90%) Games
6 26 (4.93%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.42%) Banking
7 18 (3.42%) Marketing
8 13 (2.47%) Electronics
9 8 (1.52%) Billing
10 7 (1.33%) Advertising
11 6 (1.14%) Front Office
12 5 (0.95%) Legal
12 5 (0.95%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.57%) Military
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
15 1 (0.19%) German Language
15 1 (0.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (19.35%) Qt
2 75 (14.23%) .NET
3 58 (11.01%) STL
4 50 (9.49%) OpenGL
4 50 (9.49%) XML
5 48 (9.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 37 (7.02%) HTML
7 35 (6.64%) MFC
8 34 (6.45%) XML Schema
9 30 (5.69%) CSS
10 23 (4.36%) Cocoa
11 19 (3.61%) iOS SDK
12 14 (2.66%) Qt Quick
12 14 (2.66%) WebKit
13 12 (2.28%) WPF
14 11 (2.09%) HTML5
14 11 (2.09%) Web Services
15 10 (1.90%) ASP.NET
16 9 (1.71%) Django
17 5 (0.95%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 128 (24.29%) Computer Science
2 61 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (10.63%) Algorithms
4 55 (10.44%) Mathematics
5 45 (8.54%) Physics
6 31 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
7 28 (5.31%) Visualisation
8 27 (5.12%) Data Structures
9 18 (3.42%) Derivative
10 15 (2.85%) Digital Media
11 14 (2.66%) CUDA
12 13 (2.47%) Digital TV
12 13 (2.47%) Equities
12 13 (2.47%) IPTV
13 12 (2.28%) Fixed Income
13 12 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.90%) Economics
15 9 (1.71%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.71%) STB
16 8 (1.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 189 (35.86%) Linux
2 171 (32.45%) Windows
3 90 (17.08%) Unix
4 35 (6.64%) Android
4 35 (6.64%) Apple iOS
5 32 (6.07%) Mac OS X
6 25 (4.74%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Fedora
9 1 (0.19%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (45.73%) Software Engineering
2 162 (30.74%) OO
3 149 (28.27%) OOP
4 129 (24.48%) SDLC
5 106 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (17.46%) Multithreading
7 90 (17.08%) UML
8 82 (15.56%) OOD
9 49 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 48 (9.11%) Static Code Analysis
11 45 (8.54%) Use Case
12 42 (7.97%) Data Modelling
13 31 (5.88%) TDD
14 28 (5.31%) Software Architecture
15 26 (4.93%) Data Visualisation
16 25 (4.74%) Android Development
17 24 (4.55%) iOS Development
18 21 (3.98%) Cross-Platform Development
18 21 (3.98%) System Testing
19 20 (3.80%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 527 (100.00%) C++
2 162 (30.74%) C
3 156 (29.60%) C#
4 152 (28.84%) Java
5 88 (16.70%) Python
6 86 (16.32%) SQL
7 46 (8.73%) JavaScript
8 41 (7.78%) Perl
9 24 (4.55%) VB
10 23 (4.36%) Objective-C
11 22 (4.17%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.61%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.85%) Ruby
14 12 (2.28%) R
15 9 (1.71%) Lua
16 7 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.14%) PHP
18 5 (0.95%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.57%) Embedded C++
19 3 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 187 (35.48%) Degree
2 27 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.55%) PhD
3 24 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Cygwin
1 2 (0.38%) Firmware
1 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.95%) Ansible
1 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (5.50%) Oracle
2 23 (4.36%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.80%) Apple
4 8 (1.52%) SAP
5 4 (0.76%) Google
6 2 (0.38%) ANSYS
6 2 (0.38%) Dell
6 2 (0.38%) Sage
7 1 (0.19%) Dialogic
7 1 (0.19%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.19%) Intel
7 1 (0.19%) Perforce
7 1 (0.19%) QNX
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.19%) T-Plan
7 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
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Salary: £60000 - £200000 per annum + Exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
ISL
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + + package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: to £48,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £Excellent + good benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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