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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++/C# Developer
Rank 861 787 727
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 35 142 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 130 162
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.84%

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015 within the UK.

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

C++/C# Developer
Top 26 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 1 May 2015. 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 -87 34 £45,000 - 4
London -33 15 £52,500 -25.00% 1
South East -15 11 £42,500 +30.76%
South West -9 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Chippenham - 6 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £35,000 -
Hampshire 0 5 £27,000 -28.00%
Surrey +12 4 £52,500 +61.53%
Weybridge - 3 £52,500 -
Fareham - 3 £27,000 -
City of London +24 2 - -
East of England +8 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -6 1 - -
Southampton -9 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -
Slough - 1 £42,500 -
Gosport - 1 £37,500 -
Deal - 1 £37,500 -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) C#
1 100 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (50.00%) Java
3 40 (40.00%) .NET
4 36 (36.00%) SQL
5 33 (33.00%) Software Engineering
6 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (32.00%) Finance
7 31 (31.00%) SQL Server
7 31 (31.00%) OO
8 27 (27.00%) Windows
8 27 (27.00%) Degree
9 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
10 23 (23.00%) C
11 22 (22.00%) Web Services
12 19 (19.00%) WPF
13 18 (18.00%) XML
14 17 (17.00%) Linux
15 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
15 16 (16.00%) HTML
16 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
16 15 (15.00%) UML
16 15 (15.00%) STL
16 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 15 (15.00%) Banking
17 14 (14.00%) OOP
18 13 (13.00%) TDD
18 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
18 13 (13.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 12 (12.00%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) 2G
2 1 (1.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) 3G
2 1 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.00%) Mockito
5 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.00%) JUnit
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.00%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Banking
3 11 (11.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.00%) Automotive
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Electronics
7 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Games
7 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.00%) .NET
2 22 (22.00%) Web Services
3 19 (19.00%) WPF
4 18 (18.00%) XML
5 16 (16.00%) HTML
6 15 (15.00%) STL
7 13 (13.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 11 (11.00%) WCF
9 10 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (9.00%) WinForms
10 9 (9.00%) Qt
11 7 (7.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.00%) RESTful
12 6 (6.00%) MFC
13 5 (5.00%) XML Schema
14 4 (4.00%) WF
14 4 (4.00%) Silverlight
14 4 (4.00%) HTML5
14 4 (4.00%) REST
14 4 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.00%) GIS
2 11 (11.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 8 (8.00%) Physics
4 7 (7.00%) Data Structures
5 6 (6.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.00%) Equities
7 2 (2.00%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.00%) Derivative
8 1 (1.00%) MPEG
8 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.00%) Open Source
8 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.00%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 17 (17.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Android
4 4 (4.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (31.00%) OO
4 15 (15.00%) UML
5 14 (14.00%) OOP
6 13 (13.00%) TDD
7 12 (12.00%) Multithreading
7 12 (12.00%) Scrum
8 9 (9.00%) Software Architecture
8 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.00%) MVVM
9 8 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (7.00%) E-business
10 7 (7.00%) Migration
11 6 (6.00%) Use Case
12 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
13 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.00%) Static Code Analysis
13 4 (4.00%) User Stories
13 4 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) C#
1 100 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (50.00%) Java
3 36 (36.00%) SQL
4 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (23.00%) C
6 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 11 (11.00%) Python
8 8 (8.00%) VB
9 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.00%) VC++
10 5 (5.00%) COBOL
11 4 (4.00%) MATLAB
11 4 (4.00%) XPath
12 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.00%) Scala
13 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.00%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.00%) Perl
14 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Degree
2 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) PhD
5 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) MuleSoft
3 4 (4.00%) Sybase
4 2 (2.00%) Borland
5 1 (1.00%) Xamarin
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