The table below looks at the statistics for the C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/Java Developer
Rank 816 797 734
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 77 80 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.075% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.080% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74 73 152
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+54.92% -5.33%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

C++/Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++/Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer within the UK.

C++/Java Developer Salary Trend in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

C++/Java Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -33 68 £52,500 +10.52% 6
London -1 54 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Scotland -5 8 £55,000 +7.31% 1
East of England -6 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Edinburgh -2 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
City of London -4 7 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Suffolk - 6 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £37,500 -
Teddington -10 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Gloucestershire +1 4 £41,750 +15.97%
South West -20 4 £41,750 +15.97% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £57,500 +91.66%
Gloucester -2 2 £46,000 -
Cambridge -4 2 £57,500 +91.66%
South East -44 2 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Cheltenham -8 1 £37,500 +4.16%
Hampshire -20 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Wembley - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 - 1
Epsom - 1 £35,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £55,000 -

C++/Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title.

1 162 (100.00%) C++
1 162 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (53.70%) OO
3 81 (50.00%) Degree
4 69 (42.59%) Software Engineering
5 63 (38.89%) C#
6 52 (32.10%) Finance
7 49 (30.25%) Multithreading
8 48 (29.63%) Mathematics
8 48 (29.63%) Computer Science
9 36 (22.22%) PhD
10 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (20.37%) Physics
12 32 (19.75%) Python
13 31 (19.14%) Linux
13 31 (19.14%) Games
14 30 (18.52%) UNIX
15 29 (17.90%) OOD
16 27 (16.67%) HTML
17 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
17 25 (15.43%) SQL
18 22 (13.58%) C
19 20 (12.35%) SQL Server
19 20 (12.35%) Banking
20 19 (11.73%) Oracle
21 18 (11.11%) TDD
21 18 (11.11%) Scrum
22 17 (10.49%) Game Development
22 17 (10.49%) Low Latency
22 17 (10.49%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.09%) TIBCO EMS
1 5 (3.09%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.94%) Big Data
4 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.70%) KDB
6 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.47%) MySQL
8 3 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.23%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.17%) JUnit
3 8 (4.94%) Maven
3 8 (4.94%) ClearCase
4 5 (3.09%) Selenium
4 5 (3.09%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 52 (32.10%) Finance
2 31 (19.14%) Games
3 20 (12.35%) Banking
4 15 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 14 (8.64%) Front Office
6 8 (4.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.47%) Back Office
7 4 (2.47%) Billing
8 3 (1.85%) Wholesale Banking
8 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.67%) HTML
2 14 (8.64%) HTML5
3 12 (7.41%) .NET
4 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (4.32%) XML
6 6 (3.70%) Spring
7 5 (3.09%) Rendezvous
7 5 (3.09%) XSLT
7 5 (3.09%) J2SE
8 4 (2.47%) REST
9 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.23%) WPF
10 1 (0.62%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.62%) Bottle
10 1 (0.62%) FFmpeg
10 1 (0.62%) JSON
10 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.63%) Mathematics
1 48 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 33 (20.37%) Physics
3 16 (9.88%) Hedge funds
4 11 (6.79%) Derivative
5 9 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (5.56%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.32%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.32%) GIS
6 7 (4.32%) Grid Computing
6 7 (4.32%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (3.09%) Market Risk
7 5 (3.09%) Equities
8 4 (2.47%) Social Media
8 4 (2.47%) Statistics
9 3 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.85%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.23%) iPhone
10 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.14%) Linux
2 30 (18.52%) UNIX
3 12 (7.41%) Windows
4 10 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.32%) Android
6 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (53.70%) OO
2 69 (42.59%) Software Engineering
3 49 (30.25%) Multithreading
4 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (17.90%) OOD
6 18 (11.11%) TDD
6 18 (11.11%) Scrum
7 17 (10.49%) Game Development
7 17 (10.49%) Low Latency
8 14 (8.64%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.79%) UML
9 11 (6.79%) OOP
10 10 (6.17%) Refactoring
11 7 (4.32%) Cyber Security
11 7 (4.32%) Investment Management
11 7 (4.32%) Parallel Programming
11 7 (4.32%) MVC
12 6 (3.70%) Software Architecture
12 6 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.09%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 162 (100.00%) C++
1 162 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (38.89%) C#
3 32 (19.75%) Python
4 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
4 25 (15.43%) SQL
5 22 (13.58%) C
6 16 (9.88%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.79%) Perl
8 9 (5.56%) PHP
9 8 (4.94%) F#
10 6 (3.70%) Scala
11 4 (2.47%) Groovy
12 3 (1.85%) VB
12 3 (1.85%) Ada
13 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.23%) R
14 1 (0.62%) Golang
14 1 (0.62%) Lua
14 1 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 81 (50.00%) Degree
2 36 (22.22%) PhD
3 15 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (11.73%) Oracle
2 9 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.94%) Sybase
4 6 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 6 (3.70%) 29West
5 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.23%) Google
6 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.62%) Reuters
7 1 (0.62%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.62%) Progress
7 1 (0.62%) ION Trading
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