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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 754 614 685
Rank change year-on-year
-140 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 150 253 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 138 246 183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -6.94%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 18 September 2014 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 18 September 2014. 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 -142 126 £43,750 +8.02% 15
London -73 52 £50,000 - 6
East Midlands -6 25 £40,000 -20.00%
South East -26 16 £33,500 -16.25%
Leicestershire +16 15 £50,000 -
Leicester +13 12 £50,000 -
South Wales +4 12 £36,000 +12.50% 2
Wales +3 12 £36,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -45 12 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire -25 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland -15 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Edinburgh - 9 £55,000 -
Teddington -6 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Hertfordshire -9 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Leeds - 8 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 7 £32,000 -1.53%
Nottinghamshire +2 7 £28,500 -5.00%
Nottingham -3 7 £28,500 -5.00%
Watford - 7 £40,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear -3 6 £36,500 +21.66% 1
North East -3 6 £36,500 +21.66% 1
Torfaen - 6 £42,500 -
Gateshead - 6 £36,500 - 1
Cwmbran - 6 £42,500 -
Bridgend +12 5 £35,000 +8.52% 1
City of London -3 5 £87,500 +12.90% 2
Cambridge -29 4 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Cambridgeshire -32 4 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Newbury +8 3 £50,000 +23.45%

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 388 (100.00%) C++
2 150 (38.66%) Degree
2 150 (38.66%) Computer Science
3 135 (34.79%) Windows
4 134 (34.54%) Linux
5 125 (32.22%) OO
6 107 (27.58%) Mathematics
6 107 (27.58%) Software Engineering
7 101 (26.03%) C
8 100 (25.77%) UNIX
8 100 (25.77%) OOD
9 95 (24.48%) Finance
10 94 (24.23%) C#
10 94 (24.23%) Java
11 90 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
12 76 (19.59%) Multithreading
13 75 (19.33%) STL
14 74 (19.07%) Oracle
15 69 (17.78%) SQL
15 69 (17.78%) XML
16 66 (17.01%) .NET
17 55 (14.18%) Games
18 54 (13.92%) Python
19 50 (12.89%) Physics
20 46 (11.86%) SQL Server
21 44 (11.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 43 (11.08%) Low Latency
23 42 (10.82%) PhD
24 41 (10.57%) Android
25 38 (9.79%) Apple iOS

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Magento
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.19%) LDAP
2 23 (5.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.06%) Intranet
4 6 (1.55%) VoIP
5 4 (1.03%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.03%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.52%) Internet
6 2 (0.52%) LTE
7 1 (0.26%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.26%) HSPA
7 1 (0.26%) CDMA
7 1 (0.26%) GPRS
7 1 (0.26%) GSM
7 1 (0.26%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.26%) UMTS
7 1 (0.26%) SS7
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.38%) RDBMS
4 11 (2.84%) Big Data
5 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.77%) MySQL
8 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.26%) DB2
9 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (7.73%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.55%) Subversion
4 2 (0.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.26%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.26%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.26%) Qt Creator
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 95 (24.48%) Finance
2 55 (14.18%) Games
3 13 (3.35%) Banking
4 11 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.80%) Front Office
6 4 (1.03%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.77%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Retail
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (19.33%) STL
2 69 (17.78%) XML
3 66 (17.01%) .NET
4 44 (11.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 34 (8.76%) MFC
6 27 (6.96%) Qt
7 21 (5.41%) OpenGL
8 20 (5.15%) HTML
9 17 (4.38%) Web Services
10 15 (3.87%) COM+
11 12 (3.09%) DirectX
11 12 (3.09%) OpenCL
12 10 (2.58%) WCF
13 8 (2.06%) HTML5
14 7 (1.80%) Velocity
15 6 (1.55%) WPF
16 5 (1.29%) Ajax
16 5 (1.29%) CSS
16 5 (1.29%) CSS3
17 4 (1.03%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 150 (38.66%) Computer Science
2 107 (27.58%) Mathematics
3 50 (12.89%) Physics
4 29 (7.47%) 3D Graphics
5 25 (6.44%) Blackberry
6 24 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (6.19%) PKI
6 24 (6.19%) Smartcard
7 20 (5.15%) GIS
8 17 (4.38%) Hedge funds
9 13 (3.35%) Device Driver
10 12 (3.09%) Visualisation
11 11 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (2.32%) CUDA
12 9 (2.32%) Derivative
13 7 (1.80%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.55%) Xbox
14 6 (1.55%) DTV
14 6 (1.55%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.55%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 135 (34.79%) Windows
2 134 (34.54%) Linux
3 100 (25.77%) UNIX
4 41 (10.57%) Android
5 38 (9.79%) Apple iOS
6 24 (6.19%) BlackBerry OS
7 10 (2.58%) AIX
7 10 (2.58%) HPUX
8 7 (1.80%) Solaris
9 6 (1.55%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.03%) Fedora
10 4 (1.03%) CentOS
10 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (32.22%) OO
2 107 (27.58%) Software Engineering
3 100 (25.77%) OOD
4 90 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (19.59%) Multithreading
6 43 (11.08%) Low Latency
7 35 (9.02%) OOP
8 30 (7.73%) Validation
9 25 (6.44%) Web Development
9 25 (6.44%) Cyber Security
10 19 (4.90%) Analytics
11 18 (4.64%) UML
12 16 (4.12%) TDD
13 15 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (3.61%) Unit Testing
15 13 (3.35%) Game Development
16 11 (2.84%) Image Processing
16 11 (2.84%) Project Management
17 10 (2.58%) CAD
17 10 (2.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 388 (100.00%) C++
2 101 (26.03%) C
3 94 (24.23%) C#
3 94 (24.23%) Java
4 69 (17.78%) SQL
5 54 (13.92%) Python
6 26 (6.70%) Shell Script
7 23 (5.93%) Perl
8 19 (4.90%) PHP
8 19 (4.90%) JavaScript
9 18 (4.64%) VC++
10 11 (2.84%) Embedded C
10 11 (2.84%) Embedded C++
11 10 (2.58%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.80%) GLSL
12 7 (1.80%) PowerHouse
13 6 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.03%) F#
15 3 (0.77%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 150 (38.66%) Degree
2 42 (10.82%) PhD
3 13 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.26%) MCAD
5 1 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (19.07%) Oracle
2 25 (6.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.55%) Sony
3 6 (1.55%) HP
4 4 (1.03%) Dell
5 3 (0.77%) JD Edwards
5 3 (0.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.26%) Typemock
6 1 (0.26%) Google
6 1 (0.26%) Borland
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great + Career Prospects
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 36,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
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Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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