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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 722 827 713
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -114
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 171 80 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.070% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.074% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 163 79 147
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +104 170 £60,000 +4.34% 13
London +75 121 £71,250 +14.00% 6
City of London +56 38 £75,000 +15.38% 3
South East +30 19 £52,500 -14.28% 3
Surrey +17 15 £52,500 +2.43% 2
East of England +11 13 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Bedfordshire - 13 £44,500 - 1
West Midlands +6 12 £40,000 - 1
Luton - 11 £44,500 - 1
Twickenham -8 7 £47,500 -13.63%
Birmingham - 7 £42,500 - 1
Ealing - 6 £57,500 -
Telford - 5 £40,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £50,000 - 1
Shropshire - 5 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £52,500 -
Berkshire +11 2 £48,750 -22.00% 1
South West -21 2 £60,000 +44.57% 1
North West - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +11 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +4 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland -5 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Bromley - 1 £47,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Redhill - 1 £60,000 -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 262 (100.00%) C++
2 108 (41.22%) Linux
3 107 (40.84%) OO
4 97 (37.02%) Finance
5 93 (35.50%) Multithreading
6 85 (32.44%) Computer Science
7 80 (30.53%) UNIX
8 79 (30.15%) Degree
9 66 (25.19%) Software Engineering
10 65 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (22.90%) Windows
12 56 (21.37%) Algorithms
13 50 (19.08%) C#
14 48 (18.32%) Low Latency
15 46 (17.56%) Mathematics
16 44 (16.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 43 (16.41%) Python
18 42 (16.03%) Java
19 40 (15.27%) STL
19 40 (15.27%) OOP
20 37 (14.12%) SDLC
21 35 (13.36%) SQL
21 35 (13.36%) Physics
22 32 (12.21%) OOD
23 31 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (11.45%) Front Office
25 29 (11.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 29 (11.07%) C
25 29 (11.07%) Derivative
26 28 (10.69%) JavaScript

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.15%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) Apache
3 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.38%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) Quicktime
2 3 (1.15%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (0.76%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 12 (4.58%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.02%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.44%) RTP
2 9 (3.44%) Network Security
3 6 (2.29%) VLAN
3 6 (2.29%) SIGTRAN
3 6 (2.29%) SS7
3 6 (2.29%) TCAP
3 6 (2.29%) INAP
3 6 (2.29%) GSM
4 5 (1.91%) HTTP
5 3 (1.15%) RTSP
5 3 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.44%) MySQL
3 8 (3.05%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.29%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.53%) DB2
6 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.76%) HBase
7 2 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.34%) Subversion
3 12 (4.58%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.53%) CMake
5 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.53%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.53%) Mockito
5 4 (1.53%) JUnit
5 4 (1.53%) Maven
6 2 (0.76%) JIRA
6 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (37.02%) Finance
2 30 (11.45%) Front Office
3 25 (9.54%) Banking
4 24 (9.16%) Aerospace
4 24 (9.16%) Automotive
5 23 (8.78%) Telecoms
6 20 (7.63%) Games
7 14 (5.34%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.05%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.67%) Retail
10 6 (2.29%) Advertising
11 4 (1.53%) Marketing
12 2 (0.76%) Publishing
12 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.38%) Law
13 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 40 (15.27%) STL
3 19 (7.25%) .NET
4 18 (6.87%) Web Services
5 15 (5.73%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (4.58%) OpenGL
6 12 (4.58%) DirectX
7 10 (3.82%) Qt
8 8 (3.05%) POSIX
8 8 (3.05%) Pthreads
8 8 (3.05%) WCF
8 8 (3.05%) MFC
9 7 (2.67%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.67%) WPF
9 7 (2.67%) HTML
9 7 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (2.29%) COM
10 6 (2.29%) CSS
10 6 (2.29%) XML
11 5 (1.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (32.44%) Computer Science
2 56 (21.37%) Algorithms
3 46 (17.56%) Mathematics
4 35 (13.36%) Physics
5 31 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (11.07%) Derivative
6 29 (11.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (9.92%) Data Structures
8 25 (9.54%) Hedge funds
9 14 (5.34%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.67%) Equities
10 7 (2.67%) BYOD
11 6 (2.29%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (1.53%) Biometrics
13 4 (1.53%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.53%) Market Risk
14 3 (1.15%) Video Editing
14 3 (1.15%) Interactive TV
14 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 108 (41.22%) Linux
2 80 (30.53%) UNIX
3 60 (22.90%) Windows
4 9 (3.44%) Android
5 8 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.53%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (40.84%) OO
2 93 (35.50%) Multithreading
3 66 (25.19%) Software Engineering
4 65 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (18.32%) Low Latency
6 40 (15.27%) OOP
7 37 (14.12%) SDLC
8 32 (12.21%) OOD
9 22 (8.40%) Risk Management
10 21 (8.02%) Analytics
11 20 (7.63%) Mentoring
12 18 (6.87%) Scrum
13 17 (6.49%) TDD
14 16 (6.11%) UML
15 13 (4.96%) SOA
16 9 (3.44%) Algorithmic Trading
16 9 (3.44%) Static Code Analysis
16 9 (3.44%) Waterfall
17 8 (3.05%) Android Development
17 8 (3.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 262 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (19.08%) C#
3 43 (16.41%) Python
4 42 (16.03%) Java
5 35 (13.36%) SQL
6 29 (11.07%) C
7 28 (10.69%) JavaScript
8 15 (5.73%) Shell Script
9 13 (4.96%) Perl
10 10 (3.82%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.44%) VC++
11 9 (3.44%) Embedded C++
12 7 (2.67%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.53%) Korn
13 4 (1.53%) Scala
14 3 (1.15%) Ruby
15 2 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.76%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.76%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (30.15%) Degree
2 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.15%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.15%) PhD
3 3 (1.15%) MOS
4 2 (0.76%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.54%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (2.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 7 (2.67%) SCCM
2 6 (2.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (6.87%) Oracle
1 18 (6.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.58%) Sybase
3 6 (2.29%) Apple
4 4 (1.53%) Intel
5 3 (1.15%) Facebook
6 2 (0.76%) Minitab
6 2 (0.76%) SmartStream
7 1 (0.38%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.38%) Solace
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: flexible hours, Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 100k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago