The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 799 765 722
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 81 114 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78 107 162
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -36 79 £48,750 +14.70% 7
London -26 45 £52,500 -30.00% 3
City of London +8 18 £52,500 - 2
South East -25 18 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire +14 10 £40,000 +77.77%
Surrey -8 6 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Slough -2 5 £37,500 +66.66%
South West -17 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
East Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
Newbury - 4 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £55,000 -
Derby - 4 £55,000 -
North East -14 3 £36,500 +7.35%
Tyne and Wear -15 3 £36,500 +7.35%
East of England -17 3 £42,500 +25.00%
Gateshead - 3 £36,500 -
Bath +8 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Somerset +3 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £41,750 +6.36%
West Midlands -16 2 £39,750 +59.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £41,250 -
Scotland +11 1 £60,000 +39.53%
Gloucester +8 1 £46,000 -
West Sussex +1 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £55,000 -
Camberley - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 163 (100.00%) C#
1 163 (100.00%) C++
2 91 (55.83%) .NET
3 73 (44.79%) Java
4 52 (31.90%) OO
5 47 (28.83%) Windows
6 46 (28.22%) Finance
7 45 (27.61%) SQL
7 45 (27.61%) Software Engineering
8 44 (26.99%) JavaScript
9 40 (24.54%) Degree
10 38 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (21.47%) SQL Server
12 34 (20.86%) XML
13 30 (18.40%) HTML
14 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
15 27 (16.56%) Linux
15 27 (16.56%) Python
16 26 (15.95%) OOP
17 25 (15.34%) C
18 24 (14.72%) Microsoft
19 23 (14.11%) WCF
19 23 (14.11%) Software Architecture
20 22 (13.50%) Visual Studio
20 22 (13.50%) Mathematics
21 21 (12.88%) T-SQL
21 21 (12.88%) MFC
21 21 (12.88%) Computer Science
22 20 (12.27%) UML
22 20 (12.27%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (5.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.23%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) MS Access
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (13.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.45%) Subversion
5 2 (1.23%) Maven
5 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.23%) JUnit
5 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.23%) Mockito
6 1 (0.61%) AQtime
6 1 (0.61%) FishEye
6 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.61%) dotTrace
6 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 46 (28.22%) Finance
2 20 (12.27%) Banking
3 13 (7.98%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Back Office
5 3 (1.84%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.23%) Automotive
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Front Office
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (55.83%) .NET
2 34 (20.86%) XML
3 30 (18.40%) HTML
4 23 (14.11%) WCF
5 21 (12.88%) MFC
6 19 (11.66%) Web Services
7 16 (9.82%) WPF
8 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET
8 14 (8.59%) HTML5
9 10 (6.13%) XML Schema
10 9 (5.52%) WinForms
11 8 (4.91%) OpenGL
11 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.91%) .NET Framework
12 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (3.68%) Swing
13 6 (3.68%) RESTful
14 5 (3.07%) WF
14 5 (3.07%) Silverlight
14 5 (3.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.50%) Mathematics
2 21 (12.88%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.98%) Hedge funds
3 13 (7.98%) Physics
4 9 (5.52%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.91%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.68%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.07%) Open Source
7 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.07%) Equities
8 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.84%) CUDA
8 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.23%) User Experience
9 2 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.61%) Derivative
10 1 (0.61%) SCADA
10 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.83%) Windows
2 27 (16.56%) Linux
3 15 (9.20%) UNIX
4 5 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.90%) OO
2 45 (27.61%) Software Engineering
3 38 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.95%) OOP
5 23 (14.11%) Software Architecture
6 20 (12.27%) UML
7 18 (11.04%) Multithreading
8 16 (9.82%) Migration
8 16 (9.82%) Scrum
9 14 (8.59%) TDD
10 10 (6.13%) Use Case
10 10 (6.13%) MVC
10 10 (6.13%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.29%) Investment Management
12 7 (4.29%) Systematic Trading
13 6 (3.68%) Data Management
14 5 (3.07%) Refactoring
14 5 (3.07%) Unit Testing
14 5 (3.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) C#
1 163 (100.00%) C++
2 73 (44.79%) Java
3 45 (27.61%) SQL
4 44 (26.99%) JavaScript
5 27 (16.56%) Python
6 25 (15.34%) C
7 21 (12.88%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.13%) COBOL
9 8 (4.91%) VC++
10 7 (4.29%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.68%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.45%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.45%) XPath
12 4 (2.45%) R
13 3 (1.84%) Fortran
13 3 (1.84%) VB
14 2 (1.23%) PHP
14 2 (1.23%) Scala
14 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (24.54%) Degree
2 20 (12.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) MCP
4 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.61%) PhD
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 24 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.52%) Oracle
3 5 (3.07%) Sybase
3 5 (3.07%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.61%) Borland
4 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.61%) Reuters
4 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £51000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago