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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 744 674 699
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 139 238 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 126 234 166
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £87,250 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -53 137 £45,000 - 20
London -17 50 £45,000 -25.00% 5
South East +6 40 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South West +12 27 £33,500 -25.55% 2
Horsham +6 11 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex +2 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +28 10 £50,000 +49.25%
Somerset - 10 £32,500 - 1
North West -2 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Manchester +14 8 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Twickenham - 8 - -
Bath - 7 £35,000 -
Bristol - 7 £32,000 -
City of London +35 5 £50,000 -38.46%
Cambridge +27 5 £45,000 +0.55% 6
Guildford +14 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £45,000 +0.55% 6
Oxfordshire +13 5 £45,500 +21.33% 2
Hampshire +1 5 £45,000 +20.00%
East of England -2 5 £45,000 +16.12% 6
Gloucestershire -7 5 £58,500 +30.00%
Gloucester - 5 £58,500 -
East Sussex +7 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Brighton +12 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Oxford +3 3 - - 1
Woking - 3 £47,500 -
Yeovil - 3 £26,500 - 1
Dartford - 3 £40,000 -
Kent - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £36,000 - 1

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 271 (100.00%) C++
2 123 (45.39%) Degree
3 103 (38.01%) Software Engineering
3 103 (38.01%) OO
4 100 (36.90%) Computer Science
5 95 (35.06%) Windows
6 87 (32.10%) Linux
7 79 (29.15%) Mathematics
8 70 (25.83%) STL
9 62 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (21.77%) Physics
10 59 (21.77%) Algorithms
11 56 (20.66%) Multithreading
12 55 (20.30%) OOP
13 54 (19.93%) Visual Studio
13 54 (19.93%) OOD
14 49 (18.08%) C#
15 48 (17.71%) Python
16 47 (17.34%) Java
17 46 (16.97%) SQL
18 45 (16.61%) C
18 45 (16.61%) UNIX
18 45 (16.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 44 (16.24%) QA
19 44 (16.24%) Aerospace
20 41 (15.13%) Automotive
21 37 (13.65%) Oracle
22 31 (11.44%) Finance
22 31 (11.44%) TDD
22 31 (11.44%) Qt

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.37%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.95%) LDAP
2 5 (1.85%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.11%) HTTP
3 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.21%) MySQL
3 5 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (19.93%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.75%) Subversion
3 5 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.11%) CppUnit
5 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (16.24%) Aerospace
2 41 (15.13%) Automotive
3 31 (11.44%) Finance
4 18 (6.64%) Electronics
5 16 (5.90%) Games
6 8 (2.95%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.48%) Marketing
9 3 (1.11%) Military
10 2 (0.74%) Law
10 2 (0.74%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.37%) Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (25.83%) STL
2 45 (16.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 31 (11.44%) Qt
4 29 (10.70%) MFC
5 25 (9.23%) XML
5 25 (9.23%) OpenGL
6 23 (8.49%) DirectX
7 14 (5.17%) .NET
8 9 (3.32%) HTML
9 7 (2.58%) Web Services
10 5 (1.85%) HTML5
11 4 (1.48%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.11%) Java SE
12 3 (1.11%) JSON
12 3 (1.11%) CSS
13 2 (0.74%) OpenMP
13 2 (0.74%) WinForms
13 2 (0.74%) Velocity
13 2 (0.74%) WCF
13 2 (0.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (36.90%) Computer Science
2 79 (29.15%) Mathematics
3 59 (21.77%) Physics
3 59 (21.77%) Algorithms
4 19 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.54%) Visualisation
6 14 (5.17%) Data Structures
7 13 (4.80%) Device Driver
8 10 (3.69%) Spread Betting
8 10 (3.69%) Derivative
9 9 (3.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (2.95%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (2.58%) CUDA
11 7 (2.58%) PKI
11 7 (2.58%) Smartcard
11 7 (2.58%) Blackberry
12 6 (2.21%) GIS
12 6 (2.21%) Open Source
13 4 (1.48%) Equities
13 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 95 (35.06%) Windows
2 87 (32.10%) Linux
3 45 (16.61%) UNIX
4 14 (5.17%) Android
5 12 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.06%) Solaris
7 7 (2.58%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.37%) AIX
10 1 (0.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (38.01%) Software Engineering
1 103 (38.01%) OO
2 62 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (20.66%) Multithreading
4 55 (20.30%) OOP
5 54 (19.93%) OOD
6 31 (11.44%) TDD
7 23 (8.49%) UML
7 23 (8.49%) Scrum
8 21 (7.75%) Validation
9 17 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (4.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.69%) CAD
11 10 (3.69%) Unit Testing
11 10 (3.69%) Software Architecture
11 10 (3.69%) Low Latency
12 9 (3.32%) Signal Processing
13 8 (2.95%) Web Development
13 8 (2.95%) Cyber Security
14 7 (2.58%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 271 (100.00%) C++
2 49 (18.08%) C#
3 48 (17.71%) Python
4 47 (17.34%) Java
5 46 (16.97%) SQL
6 45 (16.61%) C
7 14 (5.17%) Ruby
7 14 (5.17%) Perl
8 10 (3.69%) PHP
8 10 (3.69%) MATLAB
9 9 (3.32%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.58%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.85%) Fortran
12 4 (1.48%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.48%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.11%) VC++
14 2 (0.74%) R
15 1 (0.37%) XPath
15 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 123 (45.39%) Degree
2 9 (3.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.32%) PhD
3 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.37%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.24%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (13.65%) Oracle
2 22 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.74%) Minitab
4 1 (0.37%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.37%) Borland
4 1 (0.37%) SAP
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