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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 820 725 658
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 85 148 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 78 115 226
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -85 83 £50,000 +5.82% 14
London -42 43 £57,500 -4.16% 3
South East -25 13 £42,500 +25.00% 4
City of London +15 9 £52,500 -16.00%
Tyne and Wear -1 8 £36,500 +11.45% 1
North East -3 8 £36,500 +11.45% 1
South West -40 7 £46,000 +31.42% 2
Gateshead - 7 £36,500 - 1
East of England -8 6 £41,750 +6.36% 2
Surrey -14 6 £32,500 +18.18% 4
North West -14 5 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Berkshire -10 4 £50,000 +40.84%
Newbury - 4 £50,000 -
Guildford - 4 £32,500 - 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £46,000 - 1
Manchester -6 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Gloucester - 3 £46,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Somerset - 3 £41,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 2 £35,000 +7.69%
East Midlands -12 2 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £43,500 -
Wells - 2 £35,750 -
Oxford +7 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridge -4 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 1 £42,000 +28.24%
West Sussex -11 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Reading -13 1 £52,500 +47.88%
West Midlands -14 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 198 (100.00%) C#
1 198 (100.00%) C++
2 92 (46.46%) .NET
3 67 (33.84%) Java
4 64 (32.32%) Degree
5 60 (30.30%) Linux
5 60 (30.30%) Finance
6 58 (29.29%) OO
7 49 (24.75%) JavaScript
8 48 (24.24%) Windows
8 48 (24.24%) Software Engineering
9 46 (23.23%) C
10 42 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 41 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (20.20%) Computer Science
13 39 (19.70%) Security Cleared
13 39 (19.70%) Visual Studio
14 37 (18.69%) UNIX
14 37 (18.69%) SQL
15 36 (18.18%) Multithreading
16 29 (14.65%) TDD
16 29 (14.65%) WPF
17 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
18 26 (13.13%) XML
19 25 (12.63%) HTML
20 24 (12.12%) Mathematics
21 23 (11.62%) MFC
21 23 (11.62%) Microsoft
22 22 (11.11%) STL
23 20 (10.10%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) Big Data
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (19.70%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.01%) NUnit
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.51%) dotTrace
4 1 (0.51%) AQtime
4 1 (0.51%) FishEye
General
1 60 (30.30%) Finance
2 17 (8.59%) Front Office
3 16 (8.08%) Banking
4 13 (6.57%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.53%) Games
5 5 (2.53%) Back Office
6 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (46.46%) .NET
2 29 (14.65%) WPF
3 26 (13.13%) XML
4 25 (12.63%) HTML
5 23 (11.62%) MFC
6 22 (11.11%) STL
7 20 (10.10%) WCF
7 20 (10.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 19 (9.60%) OpenGL
9 14 (7.07%) ASP.NET
10 13 (6.57%) Web Services
11 12 (6.06%) HTML5
12 10 (5.05%) Rendezvous
13 9 (4.55%) XML Schema
13 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (3.03%) WinForms
15 6 (3.03%) Swing
16 4 (2.02%) CSS
16 4 (2.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.20%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 17 (8.59%) Hedge funds
4 15 (7.58%) Derivative
5 12 (6.06%) Fixed Income
6 9 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.54%) Equities
8 6 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.02%) Statistics
10 3 (1.52%) Physics
10 3 (1.52%) CUDA
10 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.01%) User Experience
11 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.01%) GIS
11 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.30%) Linux
2 48 (24.24%) Windows
3 37 (18.69%) UNIX
4 11 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.02%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.29%) OO
2 48 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 41 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 29 (14.65%) TDD
6 20 (10.10%) OOP
7 17 (8.59%) Low Latency
8 13 (6.57%) Software Architecture
9 12 (6.06%) UML
10 11 (5.56%) Scrum
11 10 (5.05%) MVC
11 10 (5.05%) Migration
11 10 (5.05%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.05%) Analytics
12 8 (4.04%) Use Case
12 8 (4.04%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (4.04%) Investment Management
13 6 (3.03%) Algorithmic Trading
13 6 (3.03%) Functional Programming
14 5 (2.53%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 198 (100.00%) C#
1 198 (100.00%) C++
2 67 (33.84%) Java
3 49 (24.75%) JavaScript
4 46 (23.23%) C
5 37 (18.69%) SQL
6 19 (9.60%) Python
7 18 (9.09%) F#
8 13 (6.57%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.04%) COBOL
11 6 (3.03%) VC++
12 4 (2.02%) Perl
13 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.01%) VBA
13 2 (1.01%) Fortran
14 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.51%) XAML
14 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (32.32%) Degree
2 39 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) MCP
6 1 (0.51%) MCAD
6 1 (0.51%) MCSD
6 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.05%) TIBCO
2 10 (5.05%) Bloomberg
3 9 (4.55%) Reuters
3 9 (4.55%) 29West
4 7 (3.54%) Oracle
5 3 (1.52%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.01%) Sybase
6 2 (1.01%) ESRI
7 1 (0.51%) Typemock
7 1 (0.51%) Trapeze
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