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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Software Developer
UK
Rank 673 652 648
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 191 306 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 167 281 287
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -7 183 £40,000 -11.11% 36
London +40 70 £40,000 -42.85% 12
East of England +59 49 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Cambridgeshire +33 30 £28,750 -36.11% 7
Cambridge +30 30 £28,750 -36.11% 5
South East -38 27 £47,500 +11.76% 5
South West +15 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West -1 12 £35,625 +39.70% 3
Manchester -23 12 £35,625 +58.33% 3
City of London +16 11 £57,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £37,500 -
Borehamwood - 10 £38,750 -
East Midlands -7 9 £37,500 - 4
West End of London +11 7 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -11 7 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Oxfordshire +17 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Sussex +7 6 £47,500 +48.43%
Oxford +7 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Brighton +1 6 £47,500 +48.43%
Gloucestershire -12 6 £45,000 -21.05% 1
Watford - 6 £37,500 -
West Sussex 0 5 £52,500 +10.52% 1
County Antrim - 5 £27,500 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £27,500 -
Stanmore - 5 £40,000 -
Belfast - 5 £27,500 -
Wiltshire +26 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire +2 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Altrincham -4 4 - -
Dunstable - 4 £48,750 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 376 (100.00%) C++
2 183 (48.67%) Software Engineering
3 139 (36.97%) Linux
4 131 (34.84%) Degree
5 115 (30.59%) Computer Science
6 113 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (30.05%) C#
7 109 (28.99%) C
8 99 (26.33%) Java
9 97 (25.80%) Physics
10 92 (24.47%) Python
11 87 (23.14%) Mathematics
12 85 (22.61%) Windows
13 76 (20.21%) SDLC
14 75 (19.95%) Multithreading
15 74 (19.68%) OO
16 72 (19.15%) Finance
17 67 (17.82%) .NET
18 65 (17.29%) Algorithms
19 60 (15.96%) Qt
20 55 (14.63%) HTML
21 48 (12.77%) Automotive
22 47 (12.50%) OpenGL
22 47 (12.50%) SQL
23 45 (11.97%) Games
24 43 (11.44%) Unix
25 42 (11.17%) STL
26 40 (10.64%) Visual Studio
26 40 (10.64%) OOP
26 40 (10.64%) PhD

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 10 (2.66%) Apache
2 3 (0.80%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) Luigi
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) SaaS
2 4 (1.06%) GitHub
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.13%) HTTP
3 6 (1.60%) RS-485
3 6 (1.60%) RTP
4 4 (1.06%) Broadband
4 4 (1.06%) InfiniBand
4 4 (1.06%) RS-232
5 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.53%) 3G
6 2 (0.53%) 4G
6 2 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.53%) GSM
6 2 (0.53%) Internet
6 2 (0.53%) Multicast
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) IPv6
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.13%) MySQL
3 7 (1.86%) Big Data
4 6 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.60%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.06%) GIS
6 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.53%) KDB
8 2 (0.53%) Kdb+
8 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.53%) MS Access
8 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.53%) Redis
9 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.78%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.79%) Subversion
4 16 (4.26%) LabVIEW
5 11 (2.93%) CMake
6 8 (2.13%) Selenium
7 6 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.06%) GoogleTest
8 4 (1.06%) NUnit
9 3 (0.80%) Ant
9 3 (0.80%) JUnit
10 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.53%) JIRA
10 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.27%) Buildbot
11 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.27%) LINQPad
11 1 (0.27%) Maven
11 1 (0.27%) MSTest
General
1 72 (19.15%) Finance
2 48 (12.77%) Automotive
3 45 (11.97%) Games
4 38 (10.11%) Telecoms
5 30 (7.98%) Manufacturing
6 21 (5.59%) Aerospace
7 17 (4.52%) Banking
8 16 (4.26%) Electronics
9 8 (2.13%) Front Office
10 6 (1.60%) Marketing
11 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.53%) Advertising
12 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.53%) French Language
12 2 (0.53%) German Language
12 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.82%) .NET
2 60 (15.96%) Qt
3 55 (14.63%) HTML
4 47 (12.50%) OpenGL
5 42 (11.17%) STL
6 31 (8.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (5.85%) CSS
8 21 (5.59%) OpenCL
8 21 (5.59%) OpenCV
9 20 (5.32%) Node.js
9 20 (5.32%) XML
10 19 (5.05%) AngularJS
11 17 (4.52%) Qt Quick
11 17 (4.52%) WebKit
12 16 (4.26%) Web Services
13 13 (3.46%) HTML5
13 13 (3.46%) MFC
14 11 (2.93%) WPF
15 9 (2.39%) ASP.NET
15 9 (2.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 115 (30.59%) Computer Science
2 65 (17.29%) Algorithms
3 24 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 24 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.05%) 3D Graphics
6 14 (3.72%) CUDA
7 13 (3.46%) Robotics
8 12 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (2.93%) Derivative
9 11 (2.93%) Equities
9 11 (2.93%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.93%) GPGPU
10 10 (2.66%) Device Driver
11 9 (2.39%) VHDL
12 7 (1.86%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.60%) Blog
13 6 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 139 (36.97%) Linux
2 85 (22.61%) Windows
3 43 (11.44%) Unix
4 23 (6.12%) Android
5 22 (5.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Debian
7 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (48.67%) Software Engineering
2 113 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (25.80%) Physics
4 87 (23.14%) Mathematics
5 76 (20.21%) SDLC
6 75 (19.95%) Multithreading
7 74 (19.68%) OO
8 40 (10.64%) OOP
9 31 (8.24%) Scrum
10 30 (7.98%) OOD
11 26 (6.91%) TDD
12 24 (6.38%) Multithreaded Programming
13 23 (6.12%) Machine Learning
13 23 (6.12%) Open Source
14 21 (5.59%) Unit Testing
15 19 (5.05%) UML
16 18 (4.79%) CAD
17 17 (4.52%) Cross-Platform Development
17 17 (4.52%) Low Latency
18 16 (4.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 376 (100.00%) C++
2 113 (30.05%) C#
3 109 (28.99%) C
4 99 (26.33%) Java
5 92 (24.47%) Python
6 47 (12.50%) SQL
7 35 (9.31%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.26%) Embedded C++
9 15 (3.99%) MATLAB
10 13 (3.46%) PHP
11 10 (2.66%) Embedded C
12 8 (2.13%) Ruby
13 7 (1.86%) VB
14 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.33%) Go
14 5 (1.33%) Perl
14 5 (1.33%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.06%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.06%) Delphi
15 4 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 131 (34.84%) Degree
2 40 (10.64%) PhD
3 13 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) HND
5 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.12%) QA
2 10 (2.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (2.13%) Docker
2 4 (1.06%) Firmware
2 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (2.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.60%) SAP
3 5 (1.33%) Google
3 5 (1.33%) Oracle
4 4 (1.06%) Sony
4 4 (1.06%) VMware
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco
5 2 (0.53%) Mitel
6 1 (0.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) Intel
6 1 (0.27%) Progress
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.27%) Sybase
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bromium UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: 60,000.00 + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding + top bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding + top bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £96k (DoE) + bens and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Central London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £96k (DoE) + bens and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gwynedd
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago