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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior C++ Developer
UK
Rank 750 774 832
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 94 183 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 173 119
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%

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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +22 89 £65,000 +8.33% 12
London +12 56 £87,500 +6.06% 5
South East +55 24 £55,000 +4.76% 3
West Sussex - 16 £55,000 - 1
Gatwick - 12 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +46 5 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +19 4 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Scotland +12 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Bracknell - 3 £50,000 -
Crawley - 3 £62,500 -
Thames Valley - 3 £60,000 -
Newbury - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
South West +23 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands +15 1 £42,500 +3.03%
South Wales +13 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Cardiff +12 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Birmingham +8 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Glasgow +6 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 £45,000 -
Wales -3 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Cambridge -7 1 £67,500 +42.10% 3
St Albans - 1 £52,500 -
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -
Belfast - 1 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 212 (100.00%) C++
2 92 (43.40%) Linux
3 91 (42.92%) Finance
4 89 (41.98%) Multithreading
5 82 (38.68%) Software Engineering
6 64 (30.19%) Degree
7 58 (27.36%) Low Latency
8 57 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (23.58%) Banking
9 50 (23.58%) Computer Science
10 49 (23.11%) Unix
10 49 (23.11%) C#
11 47 (22.17%) Telecoms
12 46 (21.70%) C
13 43 (20.28%) Java
14 34 (16.04%) Windows
15 33 (15.57%) .NET
16 32 (15.09%) SQL
16 32 (15.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 30 (14.15%) Multithreaded Programming
18 28 (13.21%) OO
19 27 (12.74%) Scrum
20 25 (11.79%) Middleware
21 24 (11.32%) JavaScript
22 22 (10.38%) Data Structures
22 22 (10.38%) Algorithms
22 22 (10.38%) Unit Testing
22 22 (10.38%) HTML
22 22 (10.38%) Python
23 21 (9.91%) Mathematics

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 6 (2.83%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.89%) Apache
3 2 (0.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.94%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.66%) 3G
1 12 (5.66%) 4G
1 12 (5.66%) GSM
1 12 (5.66%) OpenFlow
2 5 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.42%) HTTP
3 3 (1.42%) RTP
4 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.94%) Wireless
4 2 (0.94%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) IPv6
5 1 (0.47%) RS-232
5 1 (0.47%) RS-485
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.60%) MongoDB
2 13 (6.13%) Big Data
3 12 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.36%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.36%) Impala
6 5 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.42%) KDB
8 3 (1.42%) SQLite
9 2 (0.94%) GIS
9 2 (0.94%) Kdb+
9 2 (0.94%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.36%) JIRA
1 5 (2.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.89%) Subversion
2 4 (1.89%) Xcode
3 3 (1.42%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.42%) NUnit
4 2 (0.94%) JUnit
5 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.47%) Buildbot
5 1 (0.47%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.47%) GCC
5 1 (0.47%) GDB
5 1 (0.47%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.47%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.47%) MSTest
5 1 (0.47%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (42.92%) Finance
2 50 (23.58%) Banking
3 47 (22.17%) Telecoms
4 18 (8.49%) Games
4 18 (8.49%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.66%) Front Office
6 8 (3.77%) Electronics
7 6 (2.83%) Advertising
7 6 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.83%) Retail
8 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.36%) Marketing
9 3 (1.42%) Billing
10 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.94%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.57%) .NET
2 32 (15.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 25 (11.79%) Middleware
4 22 (10.38%) HTML
5 16 (7.55%) .NET Framework
6 15 (7.08%) WCF
7 14 (6.60%) STL
8 11 (5.19%) CSS
9 10 (4.72%) XML
10 8 (3.77%) Qt
11 7 (3.30%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (3.30%) HTML5
12 6 (2.83%) DCOM
12 6 (2.83%) WPF
13 4 (1.89%) Cocoa
13 4 (1.89%) MFC
13 4 (1.89%) Node.js
13 4 (1.89%) NumPy
14 3 (1.42%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.58%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.38%) Algorithms
2 22 (10.38%) Data Structures
3 14 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (6.13%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (5.66%) Equities
6 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (4.25%) Client/Server
7 9 (4.25%) Virtual Team
8 8 (3.77%) Derivative
8 8 (3.77%) Device Driver
9 7 (3.30%) Fintech
10 5 (2.36%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.36%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.94%) Arduino
13 2 (0.94%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 92 (43.40%) Linux
2 49 (23.11%) Unix
3 34 (16.04%) Windows
4 6 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.36%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.94%) Android
6 2 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.98%) Multithreading
2 82 (38.68%) Software Engineering
3 58 (27.36%) Low Latency
4 57 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (14.15%) Multithreaded Programming
6 28 (13.21%) OO
7 27 (12.74%) Scrum
8 22 (10.38%) Unit Testing
9 21 (9.91%) Mathematics
10 20 (9.43%) OOD
11 19 (8.96%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.96%) Physics
12 17 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.55%) High Availability
14 15 (7.08%) Algorithmic Trading
15 14 (6.60%) OOP
16 13 (6.13%) Cross-Platform Development
16 13 (6.13%) TDD
17 12 (5.66%) Electronic Trading
17 12 (5.66%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 212 (100.00%) C++
2 49 (23.11%) C#
3 46 (21.70%) C
4 43 (20.28%) Java
5 32 (15.09%) SQL
6 24 (11.32%) JavaScript
7 22 (10.38%) Python
8 6 (2.83%) VC++
9 4 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.89%) R
9 4 (1.89%) Ruby
10 3 (1.42%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.42%) Go
10 3 (1.42%) PHP
11 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.94%) Clojure
11 2 (0.94%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.94%) F#
12 1 (0.47%) GLSL
12 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (30.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) PhD
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) MiFID
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (7.08%) KVM
2 14 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.42%) Docker
3 3 (1.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (5.66%) Ansible
1 12 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (5.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (6.60%) VMware
2 9 (4.25%) Solace
3 8 (3.77%) Oracle
4 7 (3.30%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.36%) SAP
6 2 (0.94%) Google
6 2 (0.94%) Sybase
6 2 (0.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.47%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.47%) Perforce
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
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