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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 780 782 780
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 98 111 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 91 103 95
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -15 96 £50,000 -9.09% 18
London -9 48 £62,500 - 9
South East -48 15 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England 0 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
South West -1 12 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bristol - 12 £50,000 - 3
Surrey -3 6 £67,500 +35.00%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £53,750 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £53,750 - 1
West Sussex -8 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Merseyside +16 3 £40,000 -
Liverpool +13 3 £40,000 -
North West -11 3 £40,000 -8.57%
West Midlands -12 3 £45,000 -
Newbury -12 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Worthing -14 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire -29 3 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Derby - 3 £55,000 -
Watford - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £55,000 -
City of London -6 2 £103,750 +80.43% 2
Warwickshire -10 2 £45,000 -
Warwick -11 2 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £65,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland 0 1 - -
Ipswich -4 1 £40,000 -8.57%

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 200 (100.00%) C++
2 86 (43.00%) OO
3 76 (38.00%) Linux
4 71 (35.50%) UNIX
5 70 (35.00%) Multithreading
6 68 (34.00%) Finance
7 60 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 59 (29.50%) Windows
9 58 (29.00%) Degree
10 55 (27.50%) C#
11 44 (22.00%) JavaScript
11 44 (22.00%) Computer Science
12 43 (21.50%) Java
13 42 (21.00%) STL
14 41 (20.50%) XML
14 41 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 38 (19.00%) C
17 35 (17.50%) OOP
18 34 (17.00%) SQL
19 33 (16.50%) Microsoft
20 31 (15.50%) OOD
21 29 (14.50%) Telecoms
22 28 (14.00%) Derivative
23 26 (13.00%) Front Office
24 23 (11.50%) UML
24 23 (11.50%) Software Architecture
24 23 (11.50%) Algorithms
25 22 (11.00%) .NET
25 22 (11.00%) MS Excel

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.50%) SSL
3 5 (2.50%) Internet
4 4 (2.00%) VLAN
4 4 (2.00%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (2.00%) RTP
4 4 (2.00%) SS7
4 4 (2.00%) TCAP
4 4 (2.00%) INAP
4 4 (2.00%) GSM
5 3 (1.50%) 3G
5 3 (1.50%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.50%) 4G
6 2 (1.00%) HTTP
6 2 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.50%) Big Data
3 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.00%) HPCC
5 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.00%) Clang
3 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.50%) GCC
4 1 (0.50%) CMake
General
1 68 (34.00%) Finance
2 29 (14.50%) Telecoms
3 26 (13.00%) Front Office
4 21 (10.50%) Banking
5 20 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 19 (9.50%) Automotive
7 18 (9.00%) Aerospace
8 14 (7.00%) Advertising
9 10 (5.00%) Investment Banking
10 8 (4.00%) Marketing
11 5 (2.50%) Games
12 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
12 4 (2.00%) Electronics
13 3 (1.50%) Legal
13 3 (1.50%) Retail
14 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.50%) Billing
15 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.00%) STL
2 41 (20.50%) XML
3 40 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 22 (11.00%) .NET
5 21 (10.50%) HTML
6 15 (7.50%) XML Schema
6 15 (7.50%) Web Services
7 13 (6.50%) JSON
8 11 (5.50%) CSS
9 10 (5.00%) Qt
9 10 (5.00%) HTML5
10 9 (4.50%) WinForms
10 9 (4.50%) WPF
11 8 (4.00%) MFC
12 7 (3.50%) OpenGL
12 7 (3.50%) Silverlight
13 6 (3.00%) REST
13 6 (3.00%) WCF
13 6 (3.00%) RESTful
13 6 (3.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.00%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.00%) Derivative
3 23 (11.50%) Algorithms
4 21 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (9.50%) Physics
6 18 (9.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (8.50%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (6.50%) Mathematics
9 11 (5.50%) Hedge funds
10 9 (4.50%) Data Structures
11 7 (3.50%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (3.00%) CUDA
13 5 (2.50%) Device Driver
13 5 (2.50%) Exotic Derivative
14 4 (2.00%) Grid Computing
14 4 (2.00%) Fixed Income
14 4 (2.00%) Client/Server
14 4 (2.00%) MPEG
15 3 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 76 (38.00%) Linux
2 71 (35.50%) UNIX
3 59 (29.50%) Windows
4 7 (3.50%) Android
5 5 (2.50%) Solaris
5 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.50%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (43.00%) OO
2 70 (35.00%) Multithreading
3 60 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 41 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (17.50%) OOP
6 31 (15.50%) OOD
7 23 (11.50%) UML
7 23 (11.50%) Software Architecture
8 17 (8.50%) Data Modelling
9 15 (7.50%) Use Case
10 14 (7.00%) Scrum
10 14 (7.00%) Analytics
11 13 (6.50%) E-Commerce
11 13 (6.50%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.00%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.50%) SOA
13 11 (5.50%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.50%) Low Latency
14 10 (5.00%) TDD
15 9 (4.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 200 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (27.50%) C#
3 44 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 43 (21.50%) Java
5 38 (19.00%) C
6 34 (17.00%) SQL
7 19 (9.50%) COBOL
7 19 (9.50%) Python
8 10 (5.00%) Perl
9 6 (3.00%) XPath
9 6 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.50%) VC++
10 5 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.00%) Lua
11 4 (2.00%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.00%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.00%) PHP
12 3 (1.50%) Pascal
12 3 (1.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 58 (29.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 33 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.00%) Oracle
3 3 (1.50%) Borland
3 3 (1.50%) Toshiba
3 3 (1.50%) Panasonic
4 2 (1.00%) Sencha
4 2 (1.00%) Sybase
5 1 (0.50%) Apple
5 1 (0.50%) Reuters
5 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.50%) AccuRev
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Chessington, Surrey
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + Parking + Flexi-working +
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Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
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London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
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