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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++/C# Developer
Rank 815 770 744
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 65 119 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 112 123
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,950 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £74,100 £83,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 £27,500 £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 26 January 2015 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 26 January 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 -59 59 £47,500 +18.75% 8
London -34 27 £52,500 -22.22% 4
South East -36 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
City of London -22 12 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Berkshire +10 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Slough +4 6 £38,750 -8.82%
Surrey -5 6 £56,250 +73.07%
East Midlands +8 4 £55,000 +77.41%
East of England -8 4 £42,500 +25.00%
Wales - 4 £35,000 - 1
South Wales - 4 £35,000 - 1
Newbury - 4 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £55,000 -
Bridgend - 4 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -11 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Derby - 3 £55,000 -
Somerset +10 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bath +6 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Sussex -6 2 £45,000 +15.38%
South West -17 2 £40,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £41,250 -
Cambridge -2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Reading - 1 £47,500 -
Solihull - 1 £34,500 -
Worthing - 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -
Dorking - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 158 (100.00%) C#
1 158 (100.00%) C++
2 81 (51.27%) .NET
3 78 (49.37%) Java
4 51 (32.28%) OO
5 47 (29.75%) Software Engineering
5 47 (29.75%) Finance
5 47 (29.75%) Windows
6 45 (28.48%) JavaScript
7 43 (27.22%) SQL
8 36 (22.78%) Degree
9 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (21.52%) XML
11 33 (20.89%) SQL Server
12 30 (18.99%) HTML
13 29 (18.35%) OOP
14 27 (17.09%) Python
15 25 (15.82%) Software Architecture
15 25 (15.82%) C
16 24 (15.19%) MS Excel
16 24 (15.19%) Linux
16 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
17 23 (14.56%) T-SQL
17 23 (14.56%) Web Services
18 22 (13.92%) UML
18 22 (13.92%) WCF
19 21 (13.29%) Mathematics
20 20 (12.66%) Banking
21 19 (12.03%) Multithreading
22 18 (11.39%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 24 (15.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.27%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) MS Access
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.53%) Subversion
5 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.27%) Mockito
6 2 (1.27%) Maven
6 2 (1.27%) JUnit
6 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.63%) FishEye
General
1 47 (29.75%) Finance
2 20 (12.66%) Banking
3 13 (8.23%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.53%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.90%) Automotive
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 3 (1.90%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Military
8 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (51.27%) .NET
2 34 (21.52%) XML
3 30 (18.99%) HTML
4 23 (14.56%) Web Services
5 22 (13.92%) WCF
6 14 (8.86%) WPF
7 13 (8.23%) MFC
8 11 (6.96%) XML Schema
8 11 (6.96%) WinForms
8 11 (6.96%) HTML5
9 9 (5.70%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.43%) STL
10 7 (4.43%) RESTful
11 6 (3.80%) Qt
11 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.80%) WF
11 6 (3.80%) Silverlight
11 6 (3.80%) Swing
11 6 (3.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Mathematics
2 18 (11.39%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.86%) Physics
3 14 (8.86%) Hedge funds
4 10 (6.33%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.70%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.80%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.16%) Open Source
8 5 (3.16%) Equities
9 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.90%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.27%) CUDA
12 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
12 1 (0.63%) Derivative
12 1 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.75%) Windows
2 24 (15.19%) Linux
3 16 (10.13%) UNIX
4 7 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.28%) OO
2 47 (29.75%) Software Engineering
3 35 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.35%) OOP
5 25 (15.82%) Software Architecture
6 22 (13.92%) UML
7 19 (12.03%) Multithreading
8 17 (10.76%) Scrum
9 16 (10.13%) Migration
10 11 (6.96%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.96%) TDD
10 11 (6.96%) Use Case
11 10 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.70%) MVC
13 7 (4.43%) Systematic Trading
14 6 (3.80%) E-business
14 6 (3.80%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (3.80%) Workflow
14 6 (3.80%) Data Management
15 5 (3.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (100.00%) C#
1 158 (100.00%) C++
2 78 (49.37%) Java
3 45 (28.48%) JavaScript
4 43 (27.22%) SQL
5 27 (17.09%) Python
6 25 (15.82%) C
7 23 (14.56%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.96%) COBOL
9 8 (5.06%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.06%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.43%) VC++
11 5 (3.16%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.16%) XPath
12 4 (2.53%) R
13 3 (1.90%) Fortran
14 2 (1.27%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.27%) VB
14 2 (1.27%) PHP
14 2 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (22.78%) Degree
2 16 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) MCP
4 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.63%) PhD
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle
3 5 (3.16%) Sybase
4 3 (1.90%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.27%) Borland
6 1 (0.63%) Reuters
6 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.63%) AccuRev
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£35K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago