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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 803 730 668
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 93 151 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 132 209
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 October 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 October 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 -68 92 £50,000 -4.76% 15
London -19 59 £52,500 -16.00% 3
City of London +26 15 £52,500 -16.00% 2
South East -28 11 £45,000 +71.42% 4
Tyne and Wear -13 9 £36,500 +11.45% 1
North East -13 9 £36,500 +11.45% 1
Gateshead - 8 £36,500 - 1
South West -30 6 £43,750 +20.68% 2
Surrey -13 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Gloucestershire -4 4 £46,000 +41.53% 1
North West -19 4 £41,000 +2.50%
Berkshire -12 3 £51,250 +127.77% 1
Gloucester - 3 £46,000 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
Newbury - 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £30,000 -
Wells -2 2 £35,750 -4.66%
Somerset -9 2 £35,750 -4.66%
Reading -1 1 £52,500 +47.88% 1
Scotland -6 1 £60,000 +90.47%
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 1 £42,000 +28.24%
Cheshire -17 1 £41,000 +2.50%
East of England -18 1 £40,000 +28.00% 4
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Stroud - 1 £37,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £41,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 186 (100.00%) C#
1 186 (100.00%) C++
2 89 (47.85%) .NET
3 72 (38.71%) Java
4 59 (31.72%) Finance
5 56 (30.11%) OO
6 54 (29.03%) Degree
7 50 (26.88%) Software Engineering
8 47 (25.27%) Linux
9 46 (24.73%) Windows
9 46 (24.73%) JavaScript
10 40 (21.51%) SQL
11 39 (20.97%) C
11 39 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (20.43%) Security Cleared
13 36 (19.35%) SQL Server
14 34 (18.28%) Computer Science
15 31 (16.67%) Multithreading
15 31 (16.67%) UNIX
15 31 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 29 (15.59%) Visual Studio
17 28 (15.05%) XML
18 27 (14.52%) HTML
19 26 (13.98%) Mathematics
20 25 (13.44%) OOP
21 24 (12.90%) Python
21 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
22 23 (12.37%) WCF
23 22 (11.83%) WPF
23 22 (11.83%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 31 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.61%) MySQL
5 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.54%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) DB2
6 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (15.59%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) dotTrace
3 1 (0.54%) AQtime
3 1 (0.54%) FishEye
3 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 59 (31.72%) Finance
2 20 (10.75%) Banking
3 14 (7.53%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.45%) Front Office
5 7 (3.76%) Back Office
6 4 (2.15%) Games
7 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.08%) Legal
8 2 (1.08%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Military
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (47.85%) .NET
2 28 (15.05%) XML
3 27 (14.52%) HTML
4 23 (12.37%) WCF
5 22 (11.83%) WPF
6 17 (9.14%) MFC
6 17 (9.14%) Web Services
7 14 (7.53%) OpenGL
7 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET
8 13 (6.99%) HTML5
9 12 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (6.45%) STL
10 10 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (4.30%) XML Schema
13 7 (3.76%) WinForms
14 6 (3.23%) Swing
15 5 (2.69%) Rendezvous
16 3 (1.61%) ATL
16 3 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.28%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.98%) Mathematics
3 21 (11.29%) Hedge funds
3 21 (11.29%) Data Structures
4 20 (10.75%) Algorithms
5 11 (5.91%) Derivative
6 10 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (5.38%) Physics
7 8 (4.30%) Equities
8 7 (3.76%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.69%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.69%) Open Source
10 4 (2.15%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.61%) Statistics
11 3 (1.61%) CUDA
11 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.08%) User Experience
12 2 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.27%) Linux
2 46 (24.73%) Windows
3 31 (16.67%) UNIX
4 11 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.11%) OO
2 50 (26.88%) Software Engineering
3 39 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 25 (13.44%) OOP
6 22 (11.83%) TDD
7 19 (10.22%) Software Architecture
8 14 (7.53%) Migration
9 13 (6.99%) UML
10 12 (6.45%) Scrum
10 12 (6.45%) Low Latency
11 11 (5.91%) MVC
12 9 (4.84%) Investment Management
13 8 (4.30%) Use Case
13 8 (4.30%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.30%) Analytics
14 4 (2.15%) Functional Programming
14 4 (2.15%) MVVM
14 4 (2.15%) Unit Testing
14 4 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 186 (100.00%) C#
1 186 (100.00%) C++
2 72 (38.71%) Java
3 46 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 40 (21.51%) SQL
5 39 (20.97%) C
6 24 (12.90%) Python
7 15 (8.06%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.99%) Shell Script
9 12 (6.45%) F#
10 8 (4.30%) COBOL
11 6 (3.23%) VC++
12 5 (2.69%) Perl
13 4 (2.15%) R
14 3 (1.61%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.61%) Fortran
14 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.08%) VB
15 2 (1.08%) PHP
15 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (29.03%) Degree
2 38 (20.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.99%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) MCP
5 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.54%) PhD
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.30%) Oracle
3 5 (2.69%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.15%) Reuters
4 4 (2.15%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.15%) 29West
5 3 (1.61%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.54%) Sybase
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 20 days
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
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London, United Kingdom
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Stroud
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
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Gateshead
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Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Camberley
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 26 holiday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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