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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 685 625 632
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 215 248 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 211 220 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
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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 -34 202 £45,000 +12.50% 18
London -19 101 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East Midlands +1 31 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Leicestershire +9 26 £45,000 -10.00%
North West - 23 £35,000 -
Manchester - 22 £35,000 -
South East -39 19 £45,000 +25.00% 4
Leicester -2 13 £50,000 -
East of England -15 13 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Lutterworth - 13 £40,000 -
Teddington +1 12 £35,000 -17.64%
North East +3 10 £45,000 +50.00%
Tyne and Wear +3 10 £45,000 +50.00%
Scotland -8 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Edinburgh -8 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
City of London -14 10 £81,250 +54.76%
Hounslow -6 9 £43,500 -3.33%
Berkshire -5 8 £55,000 +37.50%
Hertfordshire -18 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Croydon - 8 £55,000 -
Sunderland +8 6 £45,000 +50.00%
Hampshire -3 6 £41,250 +14.58% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 6 £45,000 +50.00%
Reading -5 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £34,250 +14.16% 1
Nottingham -1 4 £34,250 +14.16% 1
South West -27 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Gateshead - 4 £36,500 -
West Sussex -13 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 3 £27,500 -31.25% 8

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 439 (100.00%) C++
2 180 (41.00%) Degree
3 176 (40.09%) Computer Science
4 167 (38.04%) Windows
5 154 (35.08%) Linux
6 146 (33.26%) OO
7 133 (30.30%) Software Engineering
8 123 (28.02%) Mathematics
9 116 (26.42%) C#
10 114 (25.97%) Java
11 113 (25.74%) Finance
12 108 (24.60%) UNIX
13 106 (24.15%) C
14 105 (23.92%) OOD
15 103 (23.46%) Multithreading
16 93 (21.18%) STL
17 90 (20.50%) Oracle
18 81 (18.45%) Low Latency
19 79 (18.00%) .NET
20 76 (17.31%) SQL
21 69 (15.72%) Games
22 68 (15.49%) Python
23 67 (15.26%) XML
24 62 (14.12%) Physics
25 55 (12.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
26 54 (12.30%) PhD
27 52 (11.85%) SQL Server
27 52 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
28 48 (10.93%) Android
29 44 (10.02%) Apple iOS

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.29%) LDAP
2 17 (3.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.14%) Intranet
4 2 (0.46%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) VoIP
4 2 (0.46%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) PBX
5 1 (0.23%) SS7
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) LTE
5 1 (0.23%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.23%) IPv4
5 1 (0.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.78%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.10%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.73%) Big Data
5 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.82%) Subversion
3 5 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.68%) NUnit
5 2 (0.46%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.23%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.23%) PhantomJS
General
1 113 (25.74%) Finance
2 69 (15.72%) Games
3 18 (4.10%) Banking
4 10 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.59%) Front Office
5 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (0.46%) Retail
7 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Advertising
7 2 (0.46%) Back Office
7 2 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (21.18%) STL
2 79 (18.00%) .NET
3 67 (15.26%) XML
4 55 (12.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 30 (6.83%) OpenGL
6 26 (5.92%) MFC
7 24 (5.47%) Qt
8 18 (4.10%) DirectX
9 15 (3.42%) COM+
10 10 (2.28%) HTML
10 10 (2.28%) OpenCL
11 8 (1.82%) WPF
12 7 (1.59%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.59%) Velocity
13 6 (1.37%) Web Services
14 5 (1.14%) WCF
15 4 (0.91%) HTML5
15 4 (0.91%) OpenMP
16 3 (0.68%) Lucene
16 3 (0.68%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 176 (40.09%) Computer Science
2 123 (28.02%) Mathematics
3 62 (14.12%) Physics
4 36 (8.20%) 3D Graphics
5 33 (7.52%) Blackberry
6 32 (7.29%) Smartcard
6 32 (7.29%) PKI
7 25 (5.69%) GIS
8 19 (4.33%) Hedge funds
9 17 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (3.42%) Visualisation
11 14 (3.19%) Derivative
12 11 (2.51%) Device Driver
13 9 (2.05%) CUDA
14 7 (1.59%) Fixed Income
15 6 (1.37%) Xbox
15 6 (1.37%) Social Network
15 6 (1.37%) iPhone
16 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
16 5 (1.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 167 (38.04%) Windows
2 154 (35.08%) Linux
3 108 (24.60%) UNIX
4 48 (10.93%) Android
5 44 (10.02%) Apple iOS
6 32 (7.29%) BlackBerry OS
7 7 (1.59%) AIX
7 7 (1.59%) HPUX
8 5 (1.14%) Solaris
9 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (33.26%) OO
2 133 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 105 (23.92%) OOD
4 103 (23.46%) Multithreading
5 81 (18.45%) Low Latency
6 52 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.20%) OOP
8 33 (7.52%) Validation
8 33 (7.52%) Web Development
8 33 (7.52%) Cyber Security
9 23 (5.24%) TDD
10 20 (4.56%) Analytics
11 17 (3.87%) Game Development
11 17 (3.87%) UML
12 15 (3.42%) Image Processing
13 14 (3.19%) Unit Testing
13 14 (3.19%) Project Management
14 11 (2.51%) Scrum
14 11 (2.51%) CAD
14 11 (2.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 439 (100.00%) C++
2 116 (26.42%) C#
3 114 (25.97%) Java
4 106 (24.15%) C
5 76 (17.31%) SQL
6 68 (15.49%) Python
7 27 (6.15%) Perl
8 21 (4.78%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.87%) JavaScript
10 15 (3.42%) F#
10 15 (3.42%) VC++
11 12 (2.73%) PHP
12 10 (2.28%) Embedded C
12 10 (2.28%) Embedded C++
13 8 (1.82%) GLSL
13 8 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.37%) Clojure
14 6 (1.37%) Scala
14 6 (1.37%) Haskell
14 6 (1.37%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 180 (41.00%) Degree
2 54 (12.30%) PhD
3 7 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.23%) MCAD
4 1 (0.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Puppet
1 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (20.50%) Oracle
2 21 (4.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.37%) Sony
4 3 (0.68%) SAP
4 3 (0.68%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.46%) HP
6 1 (0.23%) Intel
6 1 (0.23%) Siemens
6 1 (0.23%) Borland
6 1 (0.23%) Mitel
6 1 (0.23%) Google
6 1 (0.23%) Polycom
6 1 (0.23%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.23%) Typemock
London
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + 25 days + Flexihour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive, depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Blue Town Online
Salary: £19k - 26k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Antrim
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago