The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 776 756 886
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +130
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 131 211 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 110 203 93
Median salary £51,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,600 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £100,250 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

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 29 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 128 £52,000 -13.33% 27
London -27 70 £75,000 +7.14% 13
South East +40 29 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Surrey +22 16 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands - 9 £45,000 - 1
East of England +15 8 £65,000 +46.06% 7
City of London +26 6 £86,250 +15.00% 7
West Midlands -22 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Northamptonshire - 6 £45,000 -
Northampton - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire +30 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire +20 5 £62,500 +8.69% 6
Cambridge +14 5 £62,500 +8.69% 6
Newbury +11 5 £45,000 -
North West +4 4 £48,250 +7.22% 1
Kent - 4 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Aylesbury - 4 £42,500 - 1
Croydon - 4 £42,500 -
Birmingham -28 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Ipswich - 3 £65,000 - 1
Warwick - 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £47,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £72,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £65,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £45,000 -
Cheshire +29 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Weybridge - 2 £48,750 -
Manchester - 2 £42,000 - 1

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Senior C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 290 (100.00%) C++
2 141 (48.62%) Finance
3 110 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 107 (36.90%) Linux
5 102 (35.17%) OO
6 94 (32.41%) Telecoms
7 93 (32.07%) Multithreading
8 69 (23.79%) OOP
9 65 (22.41%) Degree
10 60 (20.69%) C
11 58 (20.00%) Windows
12 57 (19.66%) Java
12 57 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (18.62%) Computer Science
14 53 (18.28%) Mentoring
15 52 (17.93%) Unix
16 51 (17.59%) C#
17 46 (15.86%) Aerospace
17 46 (15.86%) Automotive
18 43 (14.83%) Python
19 41 (14.14%) OOD
19 41 (14.14%) SQL
20 39 (13.45%) XML
21 38 (13.10%) Low Latency
22 36 (12.41%) Banking
23 32 (11.03%) TDD
24 31 (10.69%) Algorithms
25 28 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
26 26 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
27 25 (8.62%) STL

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.03%) Apache
2 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.07%) SaaS
3 4 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.41%) Internet
3 4 (1.38%) HTTP
4 3 (1.03%) 3G
4 3 (1.03%) 4G
4 3 (1.03%) GSM
4 3 (1.03%) OpenFlow
5 2 (0.69%) IPv6
5 2 (0.69%) SSL
6 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.34%) RS-232
6 1 (0.34%) RS-485
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.41%) Hadoop
1 7 (2.41%) KDB
1 7 (2.41%) MongoDB
2 6 (2.07%) Big Data
2 6 (2.07%) Kdb+
2 6 (2.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.03%) MySQL
4 3 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.69%) Impala
5 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.34%) GIS
6 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (7.24%) Git (software)
1 21 (7.24%) Subversion
2 20 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.10%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.41%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.72%) JIRA
6 4 (1.38%) CppUnit
6 4 (1.38%) GoogleTest
7 3 (1.03%) Xcode
8 2 (0.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.34%) FinalBuilder
9 1 (0.34%) GDB
9 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.34%) JUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 141 (48.62%) Finance
2 94 (32.41%) Telecoms
3 46 (15.86%) Aerospace
3 46 (15.86%) Automotive
4 36 (12.41%) Banking
5 26 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 25 (8.62%) Retail
7 17 (5.86%) Games
8 12 (4.14%) Front Office
9 8 (2.76%) Advertising
9 8 (2.76%) Electronics
9 8 (2.76%) Financial Institution
10 6 (2.07%) Marketing
11 4 (1.38%) Billing
11 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.03%) French Language
12 3 (1.03%) German Language
12 3 (1.03%) Legal
12 3 (1.03%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.45%) XML
2 25 (8.62%) STL
3 22 (7.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 21 (7.24%) Qt
5 20 (6.90%) XML Schema
6 19 (6.55%) .NET
7 13 (4.48%) Web Services
8 11 (3.79%) MFC
9 6 (2.07%) HTML
9 6 (2.07%) NumPy
9 6 (2.07%) OpenGL
9 6 (2.07%) VCL
10 5 (1.72%) CSS
10 5 (1.72%) Middleware
10 5 (1.72%) WPF
11 3 (1.03%) Cocoa
11 3 (1.03%) DirectX
11 3 (1.03%) Lucene
11 3 (1.03%) OpenCV
11 3 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.62%) Computer Science
2 31 (10.69%) Algorithms
3 28 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.28%) Data Structures
4 24 (8.28%) Derivative
5 15 (5.17%) Device Driver
5 15 (5.17%) Hedge funds
5 15 (5.17%) Physics
6 14 (4.83%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.45%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.41%) Fintech
8 7 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.07%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.72%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.72%) Raspberry Pi
10 5 (1.72%) User Experience
11 4 (1.38%) Arduino
11 4 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (36.90%) Linux
2 58 (20.00%) Windows
3 52 (17.93%) Unix
4 18 (6.21%) Apple iOS
5 15 (5.17%) Android
6 9 (3.10%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.69%) Debian
7 2 (0.69%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 102 (35.17%) OO
3 93 (32.07%) Multithreading
4 69 (23.79%) OOP
5 57 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (18.28%) Mentoring
7 41 (14.14%) OOD
8 38 (13.10%) Low Latency
9 32 (11.03%) TDD
10 24 (8.28%) UML
11 22 (7.59%) Scrum
12 21 (7.24%) Analytics
13 20 (6.90%) Data Modelling
13 20 (6.90%) Use Case
14 15 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (4.48%) Cross-Platform Development
15 13 (4.48%) Proprietary Trading
15 13 (4.48%) SDLC
16 12 (4.14%) Electronic Trading
17 10 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 290 (100.00%) C++
2 60 (20.69%) C
3 57 (19.66%) Java
4 51 (17.59%) C#
5 43 (14.83%) Python
6 41 (14.14%) SQL
7 24 (8.28%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.41%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.07%) Clojure
9 6 (2.07%) Delphi
9 6 (2.07%) F#
9 6 (2.07%) OCaml
9 6 (2.07%) Scala
9 6 (2.07%) VC++
10 5 (1.72%) PHP
11 4 (1.38%) Ruby
12 3 (1.03%) GLSL
12 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.03%) R
12 3 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (22.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.03%) PhD
3 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.10%) Docker
2 7 (2.41%) KVM
3 5 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) Ansible
2 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (2.76%) Google
2 7 (2.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.72%) VMware
4 4 (1.38%) SAP
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle
6 2 (0.69%) Solace
7 1 (0.34%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.34%) Toshiba
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