The first table below looks at the demand for the C++/C# 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++/C# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 814 728 655
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 91 151 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86 119 230
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

C++/C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++/C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++/C# Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer within the UK.

C++/C# Developer Salary Trend in the UK

C++/C# Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

C++/C# Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++/C# 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++/C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -86 89 £46,000 +29.57% 7
London -51 47 £70,000 -3.44% 4
South East -53 19 £32,500 -8.45%
Guildford +20 13 £32,500 -18.75%
Surrey -6 13 £32,500 +18.18%
South West -18 9 £46,000 +31.42%
Gloucestershire +4 8 £46,000 -
Gloucester +5 7 £46,000 -
City of London -20 7 £70,000 -6.66% 2
East of England 0 6 £43,500 -3.33% 3
North East - 4 £36,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £36,500 -
Gateshead - 4 £36,500 -
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Hertfordshire -5 3 £43,500 -3.33%
North West +1 2 £48,750 -2.50%
West Midlands -6 2 £40,750 -
West Sussex -16 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Bedfordshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Horsham - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridge -4 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands -10 1 £40,000 +30.08%
Berkshire -23 1 £50,000 +40.84%
Somerset -32 1 £62,500 +78.57%
Staffordshire - 1 £41,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £62,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -

C++/C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++/C# 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++/C# Developer in their job title.

1 231 (100.00%) C#
1 231 (100.00%) C++
2 107 (46.32%) Degree
3 101 (43.72%) .NET
4 74 (32.03%) Linux
5 72 (31.17%) Finance
6 70 (30.30%) Software Engineering
7 69 (29.87%) Java
8 63 (27.27%) OO
9 59 (25.54%) Computer Science
10 51 (22.08%) SQL Server
10 51 (22.08%) Visual Studio
11 49 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 49 (21.21%) C
12 47 (20.35%) SQL
13 46 (19.91%) Windows
14 42 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 39 (16.88%) Multithreading
16 38 (16.45%) WPF
17 37 (16.02%) TDD
18 36 (15.58%) UNIX
19 34 (14.72%) Mathematics
20 33 (14.29%) STL
21 32 (13.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 30 (12.99%) F#
23 29 (12.55%) HTML
24 25 (10.82%) OpenGL
25 24 (10.39%) XML
26 23 (9.96%) MFC
27 21 (9.09%) Low Latency

C++/C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++/C# 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++/C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.03%) MySQL
5 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.43%) Berkeley DB
8 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (22.08%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.90%) Selenium
2 9 (3.90%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.30%) NUnit
5 2 (0.87%) JIRA
5 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) dotTrace
6 1 (0.43%) AQtime
General
1 72 (31.17%) Finance
2 19 (8.23%) Front Office
3 15 (6.49%) Banking
4 13 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.46%) Games
6 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.73%) Back Office
8 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.30%) Legal
9 2 (0.87%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (43.72%) .NET
2 38 (16.45%) WPF
3 33 (14.29%) STL
4 32 (13.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 29 (12.55%) HTML
6 25 (10.82%) OpenGL
7 24 (10.39%) XML
8 23 (9.96%) MFC
9 18 (7.79%) WCF
9 18 (7.79%) HTML5
10 11 (4.76%) Web Services
11 10 (4.33%) Rendezvous
12 9 (3.90%) XSLT
13 8 (3.46%) ASP.NET
13 8 (3.46%) WinForms
14 7 (3.03%) .NET Framework
15 6 (2.60%) SOAP
16 5 (2.16%) Ajax
16 5 (2.16%) LINQ
17 4 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.54%) Computer Science
2 34 (14.72%) Mathematics
3 19 (8.23%) Fixed Income
4 18 (7.79%) Derivative
4 18 (7.79%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.46%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (2.16%) Equities
6 5 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.73%) Statistics
7 4 (1.73%) Physics
8 3 (1.30%) GIS
9 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.43%) Open Source
10 1 (0.43%) CUDA
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) PMI
10 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.03%) Linux
2 46 (19.91%) Windows
3 36 (15.58%) UNIX
4 11 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.60%) Android
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.30%) Software Engineering
2 63 (27.27%) OO
3 39 (16.88%) Multithreading
4 37 (16.02%) TDD
5 21 (9.09%) Low Latency
6 20 (8.66%) Scrum
7 15 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.19%) Algorithmic Trading
9 11 (4.76%) Analytics
10 10 (4.33%) ERP
10 10 (4.33%) OOD
11 8 (3.46%) OOP
11 8 (3.46%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (3.03%) RAD
12 7 (3.03%) Software Architecture
13 6 (2.60%) Risk Management
14 5 (2.16%) Project Management
14 5 (2.16%) Migration
14 5 (2.16%) MVVM
14 5 (2.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 231 (100.00%) C#
1 231 (100.00%) C++
2 69 (29.87%) Java
3 49 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 49 (21.21%) C
4 47 (20.35%) SQL
5 30 (12.99%) F#
6 17 (7.36%) Python
7 13 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.60%) Scala
9 5 (2.16%) Clojure
9 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.73%) Perl
10 4 (1.73%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.73%) VC++
10 4 (1.73%) Haskell
10 4 (1.73%) Erlang
11 3 (1.30%) VBA
11 3 (1.30%) XAML
12 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 107 (46.32%) Degree
2 42 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.73%) PhD
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MCAD
6 1 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) DICOM
Vendors
1 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.33%) TIBCO
3 9 (3.90%) Bloomberg
3 9 (3.90%) 29West
4 8 (3.46%) Reuters
4 8 (3.46%) Oracle
5 4 (1.73%) Sybase
6 3 (1.30%) ESRI
6 3 (1.30%) Trapeze
7 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) Typemock
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 20 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago