The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 700 694 709
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 230 186 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 226 167 161
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115310 106336 118647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93548 88465 101690
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +14 221 £47,500 +26.66% 12
London +22 108 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South East -16 44 £43,750 +16.66%
East Midlands -3 30 £50,000 - 1
Leicestershire +4 23 £50,000 -
Leicester +3 19 £50,000 -
East of England -12 17 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex +7 16 £47,500 +16.56%
Hertfordshire +7 11 £37,500 -16.66%
Hounslow - 11 £43,500 -
Crawley +19 10 £47,500 +7.95%
City of London -3 10 £47,500 -38.70% 2
Surrey -3 9 £40,000 +18.51%
Oxford +7 8 £37,500 +5.16%
Oxfordshire -9 8 £37,500 +5.16%
Scotland -10 8 £55,000 +15.78%
Edinburgh -15 8 £55,000 +15.78%
Teddington +6 7 £50,000 +66.66%
South West -39 6 £45,000 +36.36% 5
Guildford - 6 £40,000 -
Nottingham +5 5 £30,000 +15.38%
West Midlands +1 5 £32,500 -10.95%
Tyne and Wear -2 5 £45,000 +63.63%
Nottinghamshire -3 5 £30,000 +15.38%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 5 £45,000 +63.63%
North East -7 5 £45,000 +63.63%
Watford - 5 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 5 £47,500 -
Berkshire +8 4 £52,500 +31.25%
Sunderland +7 4 £45,000 +63.63%

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 419 (100.00%) C++
2 182 (43.44%) Degree
3 173 (41.29%) Windows
4 171 (40.81%) Computer Science
5 141 (33.65%) Linux
6 139 (33.17%) Software Engineering
7 137 (32.70%) Finance
8 131 (31.26%) OO
8 131 (31.26%) C#
9 126 (30.07%) Multithreading
10 122 (29.12%) UNIX
11 118 (28.16%) Java
12 116 (27.68%) STL
13 113 (26.97%) OOD
14 105 (25.06%) C
15 104 (24.82%) Mathematics
16 89 (21.24%) Low Latency
17 79 (18.85%) Oracle
18 72 (17.18%) .NET
18 72 (17.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 69 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
20 60 (14.32%) SQL
21 58 (13.84%) Physics
22 54 (12.89%) XML
23 52 (12.41%) SQL Server
24 51 (12.17%) PhD
25 48 (11.46%) Games
25 48 (11.46%) Visual Studio
26 46 (10.98%) Python
27 43 (10.26%) Apple iOS

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
2 3 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.48%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.11%) LDAP
2 15 (3.58%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.67%) Intranet
4 6 (1.43%) Wireless
4 6 (1.43%) HSPA
4 6 (1.43%) LTE
4 6 (1.43%) 3GPP
4 6 (1.43%) UMTS
4 6 (1.43%) CDMA
4 6 (1.43%) GPRS
4 6 (1.43%) GSM
5 2 (0.48%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) IPv4
6 1 (0.24%) IPv6
6 1 (0.24%) PBX
6 1 (0.24%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.82%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.34%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.95%) Big Data
5 2 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (11.46%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.39%) Subversion
3 8 (1.91%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.91%) JUnit
4 4 (0.95%) GCC
5 3 (0.72%) GDB
5 3 (0.72%) NUnit
5 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.72%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.48%) JIRA
7 1 (0.24%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.24%) InstallAnywhere
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) GoogleTest
General
1 137 (32.70%) Finance
2 48 (11.46%) Games
3 17 (4.06%) Electronics
4 15 (3.58%) Banking
5 14 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.95%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (27.68%) STL
2 72 (17.18%) .NET
2 72 (17.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 54 (12.89%) XML
4 30 (7.16%) Qt
5 29 (6.92%) OpenGL
6 28 (6.68%) MFC
7 14 (3.34%) DirectX
8 11 (2.63%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.39%) HTML
9 10 (2.39%) WPF
10 7 (1.67%) Velocity
11 4 (0.95%) WCF
11 4 (0.95%) OpenMP
11 4 (0.95%) Lucene
11 4 (0.95%) COM+
12 3 (0.72%) X-Windows
12 3 (0.72%) OpenCL
13 2 (0.48%) WinForms
13 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 171 (40.81%) Computer Science
2 104 (24.82%) Mathematics
3 58 (13.84%) Physics
4 35 (8.35%) Blackberry
5 34 (8.11%) PKI
5 34 (8.11%) Smartcard
6 29 (6.92%) GIS
7 28 (6.68%) Hedge funds
8 25 (5.97%) 3D Graphics
9 23 (5.49%) Derivative
10 19 (4.53%) Visualisation
11 13 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (2.86%) Spread Betting
13 9 (2.15%) CUDA
13 9 (2.15%) Grid Computing
14 7 (1.67%) Social Network
15 6 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (1.43%) Equities
15 6 (1.43%) Fixed Income
16 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 173 (41.29%) Windows
2 141 (33.65%) Linux
3 122 (29.12%) UNIX
4 43 (10.26%) Apple iOS
5 41 (9.79%) Android
6 34 (8.11%) BlackBerry OS
7 14 (3.34%) Solaris
8 8 (1.91%) AIX
9 5 (1.19%) HPUX
10 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (33.17%) Software Engineering
2 131 (31.26%) OO
3 126 (30.07%) Multithreading
4 113 (26.97%) OOD
5 89 (21.24%) Low Latency
6 69 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (9.55%) OOP
8 35 (8.35%) Web Development
8 35 (8.35%) Cyber Security
9 33 (7.88%) TDD
10 26 (6.21%) Validation
11 22 (5.25%) Analytics
12 21 (5.01%) UML
13 20 (4.77%) Scrum
13 20 (4.77%) Information Security
14 16 (3.82%) Parallel Programming
14 16 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (3.10%) Unit Testing
16 12 (2.86%) Image Processing
16 12 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 419 (100.00%) C++
2 131 (31.26%) C#
3 118 (28.16%) Java
4 105 (25.06%) C
5 60 (14.32%) SQL
6 46 (10.98%) Python
7 23 (5.49%) Perl
8 21 (5.01%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.06%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.82%) F#
11 11 (2.63%) VC++
11 11 (2.63%) PHP
12 6 (1.43%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.43%) Clojure
12 6 (1.43%) Scala
12 6 (1.43%) Haskell
12 6 (1.43%) Erlang
13 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.72%) GLSL
14 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 182 (43.44%) Degree
2 51 (12.17%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.24%) MCAD
3 1 (0.24%) MCSD
3 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 79 (18.85%) Oracle
2 19 (4.53%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.58%) Facebook
4 4 (0.95%) Green Hills
5 2 (0.48%) Intel
5 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.48%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.24%) Sony
6 1 (0.24%) Mitel
6 1 (0.24%) Siemens
6 1 (0.24%) Sybase
6 1 (0.24%) Polycom
6 1 (0.24%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.24%) Typemock
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + More
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Astbury Marsden
Salary: £9000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Heanor, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + Career Progression + Train
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago