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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 785 742 644
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 166 200 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 152 186 278
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -31 155 £52,500 +23.52% 19
London +5 76 £75,000 +25.00% 7
South East -18 55 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey +6 22 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Oxfordshire - 15 £46,400 -
Glasgow - 11 £40,000 -
Scotland - 11 £40,000 -
City of London +57 10 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Walton-on-Thames +1 9 £55,000 +4.76%
South West -5 9 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Oxford - 7 £35,000 -
West Sussex -8 6 £25,000 -37.50%
Berkshire -16 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Crawley - 6 £25,000 -
East Midlands -11 5 £32,500 -27.77%
Devon - 5 £37,500 -
Leatherhead - 5 £42,500 -
Exeter - 5 £37,500 -
Reading +10 4 £42,500 -10.52%
Northamptonshire -2 4 £32,500 -
East of England -4 4 £41,250 +17.85% 5
Somerset -6 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Bath -8 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester +16 3 £31,500 -10.00% 2
North West -1 3 £31,500 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -16 3 £45,000 +24.13%
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Woking - 3 £26,500 -
Brighton - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge +1 2 £53,750 - 5

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 346 (100.00%) C#
1 346 (100.00%) C++
2 151 (43.64%) Finance
3 148 (42.77%) Java
4 139 (40.17%) OO
5 123 (35.55%) Degree
6 116 (33.53%) Computer Science
7 115 (33.24%) Software Engineering
7 115 (33.24%) .NET
8 100 (28.90%) SQL
9 93 (26.88%) Python
10 84 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (23.99%) Windows
12 61 (17.63%) Front Office
13 59 (17.05%) OOP
14 55 (15.90%) Mathematics
15 53 (15.32%) SDLC
16 47 (13.58%) Games
17 43 (12.43%) Linux
18 42 (12.14%) Algorithmic Trading
19 41 (11.85%) JavaScript
20 40 (11.56%) WPF
21 38 (10.98%) Multithreading
22 37 (10.69%) Algorithms
23 36 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (10.12%) C
25 34 (9.83%) Unix
26 33 (9.54%) SQL Server
26 33 (9.54%) Hedge funds
27 31 (8.96%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (6.07%) Node.js
2 9 (2.60%) SAS
3 6 (1.73%) IIS
4 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.16%) 3ds Max
2 4 (1.16%) Blender
2 4 (1.16%) Maya
2 4 (1.16%) SPSS
3 3 (0.87%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) GitHub
2 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.89%) Internet
2 6 (1.73%) Firewall
3 4 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.58%) SMTP
5 1 (0.29%) HTTP
5 1 (0.29%) RS-232
5 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.18%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.31%) KDB
4 6 (1.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.45%) MySQL
6 4 (1.16%) DB2
7 3 (0.87%) Big Data
8 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack Swift
9 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (8.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.31%) JIRA
3 6 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.73%) NUnit
4 3 (0.87%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.87%) Subversion
4 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.58%) JMeter
5 2 (0.58%) Selenium
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.58%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.29%) MSTest
6 1 (0.29%) NMock
6 1 (0.29%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.29%) WiX
6 1 (0.29%) YourKit
General
1 151 (43.64%) Finance
2 61 (17.63%) Front Office
3 47 (13.58%) Games
4 28 (8.09%) Telecoms
5 27 (7.80%) Banking
6 26 (7.51%) Automotive
7 19 (5.49%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.89%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.87%) Marketing
11 3 (0.87%) Publishing
12 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Legal
13 1 (0.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (33.24%) .NET
2 40 (11.56%) WPF
3 28 (8.09%) ASP.NET
4 27 (7.80%) OpenGL
5 25 (7.23%) jQuery
6 22 (6.36%) HTML
7 21 (6.07%) Qt
8 20 (5.78%) STL
9 19 (5.49%) CSS
10 14 (4.05%) WCF
11 12 (3.47%) WinForms
12 11 (3.18%) XML
13 10 (2.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 10 (2.89%) WebGL
14 8 (2.31%) MFC
15 7 (2.02%) .NET Framework
15 7 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.02%) Swing
16 6 (1.73%) HTML5
16 6 (1.73%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 116 (33.53%) Computer Science
2 55 (15.90%) Mathematics
3 37 (10.69%) Algorithms
4 36 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (9.54%) Hedge funds
6 23 (6.65%) Data Structures
7 21 (6.07%) Mobile App
8 15 (4.34%) Physics
9 13 (3.76%) Fixed Income
10 12 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (2.60%) Derivative
11 9 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.60%) Equities
12 8 (2.31%) Fintech
13 6 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.73%) 3D Printing
14 5 (1.45%) Animation
14 5 (1.45%) Mobile Games
15 4 (1.16%) Grid Computing
15 4 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (23.99%) Windows
2 43 (12.43%) Linux
3 34 (9.83%) Unix
4 23 (6.65%) Android
5 20 (5.78%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.16%) Solaris
8 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (40.17%) OO
2 115 (33.24%) Software Engineering
3 84 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (17.05%) OOP
5 53 (15.32%) SDLC
6 42 (12.14%) Algorithmic Trading
7 38 (10.98%) Multithreading
8 31 (8.96%) UML
9 29 (8.38%) Risk Management
10 27 (7.80%) Functional Programming
11 26 (7.51%) Software Architecture
11 26 (7.51%) Static Code Analysis
12 22 (6.36%) Mentoring
12 22 (6.36%) Use Case
13 19 (5.49%) TDD
14 18 (5.20%) Game Development
14 18 (5.20%) Scrum
15 15 (4.34%) CAD
15 15 (4.34%) Mobile Development
15 15 (4.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 346 (100.00%) C#
1 346 (100.00%) C++
2 148 (42.77%) Java
3 100 (28.90%) SQL
4 93 (26.88%) Python
5 41 (11.85%) JavaScript
6 35 (10.12%) C
7 15 (4.34%) VB
8 14 (4.05%) F#
8 14 (4.05%) R
8 14 (4.05%) Ruby
9 13 (3.76%) VC++
10 11 (3.18%) MATLAB
11 10 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.31%) VBA
13 7 (2.02%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.45%) Perl
14 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (35.55%) Degree
2 19 (5.49%) PhD
3 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.45%) MCSD
5 4 (1.16%) MCAD
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (8.09%) Oracle
2 16 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.73%) Google
4 5 (1.45%) Apple
5 4 (1.16%) DevExpress
5 4 (1.16%) Typemock
5 4 (1.16%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.87%) Northgate
6 3 (0.87%) Sybase
7 1 (0.29%) Facebook
7 1 (0.29%) Intel
7 1 (0.29%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.29%) Perforce
7 1 (0.29%) SAP
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