The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 793 795 771
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 90 112 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 87 91 108
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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%

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Trend

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

Senior C++ Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +22 90 £55,000 - 15
London +24 53 £65,000 -16.12% 8
South East +12 20 £50,000 -4.76% 2
City of London +52 15 £71,250 -16.17% 5
Surrey +27 10 £50,000 - 1
South West -6 6 £47,500 +5.55%
West Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Crawley - 5 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £35,000 - 2
North West +1 3 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 -
Bristol - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester - 3 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £39,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Redhill - 3 £60,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire -3 2 £51,250 -4.65% 1
Newbury - 2 £51,250 -
Leeds - 2 £55,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +4 1 £52,500 +11.70% 2
Chippenham - 1 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title.

1 182 (100.00%) C++
2 85 (46.70%) Linux
3 83 (45.60%) OO
4 61 (33.52%) Multithreading
5 57 (31.32%) UNIX
6 48 (26.37%) Software Engineering
7 47 (25.82%) Windows
8 45 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (24.18%) Degree
10 43 (23.63%) Finance
11 41 (22.53%) Computer Science
12 32 (17.58%) Algorithms
13 31 (17.03%) OOP
14 28 (15.38%) C
15 27 (14.84%) STL
16 26 (14.29%) Java
17 25 (13.74%) Advertising
17 25 (13.74%) Mathematics
18 24 (13.19%) Physics
18 24 (13.19%) JavaScript
19 23 (12.64%) C#
19 23 (12.64%) Aerospace
19 23 (12.64%) Automotive
19 23 (12.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 22 (12.09%) Low Latency
21 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (11.54%) QA
22 19 (10.44%) Unit Testing
22 19 (10.44%) SQL
23 18 (9.89%) Mentoring

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.65%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.65%) Quicktime
2 3 (1.65%) CPLEX
2 3 (1.65%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.55%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.85%) RTP
3 6 (3.30%) HTTP
4 4 (2.20%) VLAN
4 4 (2.20%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (2.20%) GSM
4 4 (2.20%) SS7
4 4 (2.20%) Internet
4 4 (2.20%) TCAP
4 4 (2.20%) INAP
5 3 (1.65%) RTSP
6 1 (0.55%) SSL
6 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.24%) Big Data
2 11 (6.04%) Hadoop
3 10 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.75%) MySQL
5 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.65%) HBase
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Subversion
2 9 (4.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.65%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.65%) CMake
4 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.55%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.55%) GCC
General
1 43 (23.63%) Finance
2 25 (13.74%) Advertising
3 23 (12.64%) Aerospace
3 23 (12.64%) Automotive
4 15 (8.24%) Front Office
4 15 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.24%) Games
5 12 (6.59%) Banking
6 7 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.30%) Marketing
8 5 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.84%) STL
2 23 (12.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (8.79%) HTML
4 11 (6.04%) CSS
4 11 (6.04%) XML
4 11 (6.04%) .NET
5 10 (5.49%) Web Services
6 9 (4.95%) HTML5
7 8 (4.40%) Qt
7 8 (4.40%) DirectX
8 7 (3.85%) Middleware
8 7 (3.85%) MFC
9 6 (3.30%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (3.30%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.75%) POSIX
10 5 (2.75%) Pthreads
10 5 (2.75%) REST
11 3 (1.65%) XML Schema
11 3 (1.65%) SOAP
11 3 (1.65%) Threading Building Blocks
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.53%) Computer Science
2 32 (17.58%) Algorithms
3 25 (13.74%) Mathematics
4 24 (13.19%) Physics
5 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (7.69%) Data Structures
7 12 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (6.59%) Derivative
8 7 (3.85%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.75%) Equities
9 5 (2.75%) CUDA
10 4 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.65%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.65%) Biometrics
11 3 (1.65%) MPEG
11 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.65%) Video Editing
11 3 (1.65%) Exotic Derivative
11 3 (1.65%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 85 (46.70%) Linux
2 57 (31.32%) UNIX
3 47 (25.82%) Windows
4 8 (4.40%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.10%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.60%) OO
2 61 (33.52%) Multithreading
3 48 (26.37%) Software Engineering
4 45 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (17.03%) OOP
6 22 (12.09%) Low Latency
7 19 (10.44%) Unit Testing
8 18 (9.89%) Mentoring
9 16 (8.79%) Software Architecture
10 15 (8.24%) UML
10 15 (8.24%) Integration Testing
11 13 (7.14%) OOD
12 11 (6.04%) Scrum
13 9 (4.95%) TDD
14 7 (3.85%) Validation
14 7 (3.85%) SOA
14 7 (3.85%) Android Development
15 6 (3.30%) Use Case
15 6 (3.30%) OOA/OOD
16 5 (2.75%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 182 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (15.38%) C
3 26 (14.29%) Java
4 24 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.64%) C#
6 19 (10.44%) SQL
7 14 (7.69%) Python
8 11 (6.04%) Embedded C++
9 8 (4.40%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.20%) R
11 3 (1.65%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.65%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.65%) COBOL
11 3 (1.65%) VC++
11 3 (1.65%) Ruby
11 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.10%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.10%) XPath
12 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.10%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 44 (24.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) MOS
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) iptables
2 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.30%) Panasonic
2 6 (3.30%) Toshiba
3 5 (2.75%) Oracle
4 4 (2.20%) Sybase
5 3 (1.65%) Intel
5 3 (1.65%) Facebook
6 2 (1.10%) Sencha
6 2 (1.10%) Minitab
7 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.55%) Borland
7 1 (0.55%) Solace
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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