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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 646 602 546
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 302 356 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 280 321 399
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -33 281 £45,000 +5.88% 38
South East +43 119 £42,500 +6.25% 7
London -14 91 £70,000 +40.00% 11
Surrey +42 58 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Hampshire +45 29 £42,500 +41.66%
City of London +55 22 £66,250 +32.50% 2
West Midlands +1 20 £37,500 - 2
South West -18 18 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands -5 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Nottingham +6 13 £37,500 -16.66%
Birmingham +7 11 £37,500 - 2
Berkshire -20 11 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Southampton +12 10 £43,750 -
Walton-on-Thames -3 10 £52,500 - 1
Basingstoke +16 9 £42,500 +46.55%
South Wales +7 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Wales +5 9 £40,000 +14.28%
West Sussex -9 9 £47,500 +18.75%
Leatherhead - 9 £42,500 -
Farnborough -15 8 £49,000 +58.06%
North West +17 7 £31,500 +5.00% 5
Reading +11 7 £42,500 +4.93% 1
East Sussex +5 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheltenham +1 7 £49,000 +22.50%
Gloucestershire -1 7 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Brighton -5 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Horsham +10 6 £43,750 +25.00%
Yorkshire +2 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Manchester +10 5 £22,500 -25.00% 2

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 573 (100.00%) C++
2 312 (54.45%) Software Engineering
3 260 (45.38%) Linux
4 215 (37.52%) Windows
5 207 (36.13%) C#
6 205 (35.78%) Degree
7 176 (30.72%) C
8 161 (28.10%) Finance
9 156 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
10 153 (26.70%) Unix
11 144 (25.13%) Computer Science
12 140 (24.43%) OO
13 133 (23.21%) SDLC
14 131 (22.86%) Python
14 131 (22.86%) Java
15 119 (20.77%) SQL
16 116 (20.24%) Multithreading
17 106 (18.50%) OOP
18 93 (16.23%) Algorithms
19 91 (15.88%) STL
20 79 (13.79%) JavaScript
21 73 (12.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 73 (12.74%) Data Structures
22 72 (12.57%) Perl
22 72 (12.57%) HTML
23 71 (12.39%) SQL Server
23 71 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
24 67 (11.69%) Visual Studio
24 67 (11.69%) Qt
25 65 (11.34%) TCP/IP

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (2.09%) CMS
2 11 (1.92%) Confluence
3 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
3 5 (0.87%) SAS
4 4 (0.70%) Apache
5 2 (0.35%) IIS
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.70%) 3ds Max
2 4 (0.70%) Blender
2 4 (0.70%) Maya
3 2 (0.35%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.62%) GitHub
3 14 (2.44%) SaaS
4 4 (0.70%) PaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (11.34%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.14%) Internet
3 12 (2.09%) X.509
4 8 (1.40%) HTTP
5 7 (1.22%) Network Security
6 5 (0.87%) SSL
7 4 (0.70%) Firewall
8 3 (0.52%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) 2G
9 1 (0.17%) 3G
9 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.17%) CDMA
9 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.17%) INAP
9 1 (0.17%) M3UA
9 1 (0.17%) SMTP
9 1 (0.17%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.03%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.93%) RDBMS
4 21 (3.66%) MySQL
5 20 (3.49%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.75%) GIS
7 8 (1.40%) Big Data
8 4 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.35%) HBase
9 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.17%) KDB
10 1 (0.17%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (11.69%) Visual Studio
2 39 (6.81%) Subversion
3 30 (5.24%) JIRA
4 25 (4.36%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.49%) Clang
5 20 (3.49%) GCC
6 17 (2.97%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.09%) Phabricator
8 5 (0.87%) NUnit
9 3 (0.52%) Ant
9 3 (0.52%) CasperJS
9 3 (0.52%) PhantomJS
9 3 (0.52%) Selenium
9 3 (0.52%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.35%) ANTLR
10 2 (0.35%) JUnit
10 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 161 (28.10%) Finance
2 53 (9.25%) Games
3 43 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.98%) Automotive
5 38 (6.63%) Aerospace
6 33 (5.76%) Banking
7 20 (3.49%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.27%) Marketing
9 10 (1.75%) Electronics
9 10 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.40%) Front Office
11 5 (0.87%) Law
11 5 (0.87%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.70%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.52%) Legal
14 2 (0.35%) Retail
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (15.88%) STL
2 73 (12.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 72 (12.57%) HTML
4 67 (11.69%) Qt
5 58 (10.12%) .NET
6 57 (9.95%) CSS
7 48 (8.38%) XML
8 31 (5.41%) HTML5
9 27 (4.71%) OpenGL
9 27 (4.71%) XSLT
10 22 (3.84%) jQuery
11 20 (3.49%) ASP.NET
12 19 (3.32%) D3.js
12 19 (3.32%) Flot
13 17 (2.97%) Cocoa
13 17 (2.97%) XSL
14 16 (2.79%) Middleware
15 15 (2.62%) MFC
15 15 (2.62%) WPF
16 13 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 144 (25.13%) Computer Science
2 93 (16.23%) Algorithms
3 73 (12.74%) Data Structures
4 71 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (8.38%) Mathematics
6 29 (5.06%) Physics
7 28 (4.89%) 3D Graphics
7 28 (4.89%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.44%) Derivative
9 13 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.27%) Equities
10 12 (2.09%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (2.09%) PKI
10 12 (2.09%) Reference Data
11 11 (1.92%) VHDL
12 10 (1.75%) CUDA
12 10 (1.75%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.57%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.40%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 260 (45.38%) Linux
2 215 (37.52%) Windows
3 153 (26.70%) Unix
4 49 (8.55%) Mac OS X
5 29 (5.06%) Android
6 23 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 23 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.75%) CentOS
7 10 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.57%) Mac OS
8 9 (1.57%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.40%) Solaris
10 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Fedora
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (54.45%) Software Engineering
2 156 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (24.43%) OO
4 133 (23.21%) SDLC
5 116 (20.24%) Multithreading
6 106 (18.50%) OOP
7 56 (9.77%) TDD
8 55 (9.60%) OOD
9 51 (8.90%) Static Code Analysis
10 44 (7.68%) Software Architecture
11 43 (7.50%) Low Latency
12 40 (6.98%) UML
13 31 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (5.06%) Scrum
15 28 (4.89%) Use Case
16 26 (4.54%) Open Source
17 25 (4.36%) Project Management
18 24 (4.19%) Waterfall
19 23 (4.01%) CAD
20 21 (3.66%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 573 (100.00%) C++
2 207 (36.13%) C#
3 176 (30.72%) C
4 131 (22.86%) Java
4 131 (22.86%) Python
5 119 (20.77%) SQL
6 79 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 72 (12.57%) Perl
8 37 (6.46%) Objective-C
9 33 (5.76%) Ruby
10 19 (3.32%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.27%) PHP
11 13 (2.27%) Scala
12 12 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.92%) Embedded C
13 11 (1.92%) R
14 10 (1.75%) VB
15 9 (1.57%) F#
16 8 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 205 (35.78%) Degree
2 30 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.54%) PhD
3 26 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.84%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.70%) MCAD
6 4 (0.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 11 (1.92%) iptables
2 9 (1.57%) Xen
2 9 (1.57%) XenServer
3 4 (0.70%) Firmware
4 3 (0.52%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.75%) Puppet
2 3 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.52%) SCCM
2 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (6.63%) Oracle
2 33 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.66%) Apple
4 12 (2.09%) Bloomberg
4 12 (2.09%) Coverity
5 11 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.70%) SAP
7 4 (0.70%) Typemock
8 3 (0.52%) Northgate
8 3 (0.52%) Sybase
9 2 (0.35%) Google
9 2 (0.35%) Perforce
9 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.35%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.17%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.17%) Dialogic
10 1 (0.17%) Xamarin
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