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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 806 833 779
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 84 100 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.088% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 80 90 110
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £44,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Top 25 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 24 April 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 +8 84 £52,500 -4.54% 14
London +27 52 £75,000 -3.22% 6
City of London +43 16 £82,500 -2.94% 3
South West -10 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Bristol +8 12 £50,000 +17.64%
South East +12 8 £52,500 - 4
West Sussex +12 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Crawley - 4 £55,000 -
Cambridge +12 3 £47,500 +1.06%
East of England +11 3 £47,500 +1.06%
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £47,500 +1.06%
Wiltshire - 3 £39,000 -
North West +15 2 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Surrey +13 2 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Newbury +12 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire -11 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Birmingham - 2 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £49,250 -
Leeds - 2 £49,250 -
Manchester - 2 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £49,250 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £42,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £45,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £50,000 - 1

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 185 (100.00%) C++
2 85 (45.95%) OO
3 81 (43.78%) Linux
4 59 (31.89%) Multithreading
5 58 (31.35%) UNIX
6 53 (28.65%) Finance
7 51 (27.57%) Software Engineering
8 49 (26.49%) Degree
9 48 (25.95%) Computer Science
10 44 (23.78%) Windows
11 42 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (18.38%) C#
13 33 (17.84%) OOP
13 33 (17.84%) Algorithms
14 31 (16.76%) JavaScript
15 29 (15.68%) STL
16 28 (15.14%) Java
17 27 (14.59%) C
18 25 (13.51%) Aerospace
18 25 (13.51%) Automotive
18 25 (13.51%) Advertising
18 25 (13.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 25 (13.51%) Mathematics
19 23 (12.43%) Physics
20 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (11.89%) SQL
21 20 (10.81%) Telecoms
21 20 (10.81%) QA
22 19 (10.27%) Unit Testing
22 19 (10.27%) XML

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.62%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.78%) Internet
3 5 (2.70%) RTP
3 5 (2.70%) SS7
3 5 (2.70%) TCAP
3 5 (2.70%) INAP
3 5 (2.70%) VLAN
3 5 (2.70%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (2.70%) SSL
3 5 (2.70%) GSM
4 4 (2.16%) HTTP
5 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.11%) Big Data
2 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.95%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.62%) HBase
4 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.78%) Subversion
3 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.54%) GCC
5 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.54%) CMake
5 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.54%) Clang
5 1 (0.54%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (28.65%) Finance
2 25 (13.51%) Aerospace
2 25 (13.51%) Automotive
2 25 (13.51%) Advertising
3 20 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 17 (9.19%) Banking
5 13 (7.03%) Games
5 13 (7.03%) Front Office
6 9 (4.86%) Marketing
7 8 (4.32%) Investment Banking
8 6 (3.24%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.62%) Legal
9 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.08%) Electronics
11 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.54%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.68%) STL
2 25 (13.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (10.27%) XML
4 17 (9.19%) HTML
5 15 (8.11%) .NET
6 11 (5.95%) Web Services
7 10 (5.41%) CSS
8 9 (4.86%) HTML5
9 7 (3.78%) XML Schema
9 7 (3.78%) MFC
9 7 (3.78%) DirectX
9 7 (3.78%) Middleware
10 6 (3.24%) OpenGL
10 6 (3.24%) Qt
11 5 (2.70%) REST
12 4 (2.16%) JSON
12 4 (2.16%) Pthreads
12 4 (2.16%) .NET Remoting
12 4 (2.16%) WCF
12 4 (2.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.95%) Computer Science
2 33 (17.84%) Algorithms
3 25 (13.51%) Mathematics
4 23 (12.43%) Physics
5 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (9.19%) Data Structures
7 14 (7.57%) Derivative
8 9 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (4.32%) Hedge funds
9 8 (4.32%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.70%) Exotic Derivative
10 5 (2.70%) CUDA
10 5 (2.70%) Equities
11 4 (2.16%) Device Driver
11 4 (2.16%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.62%) MPEG
12 3 (1.62%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.62%) User Experience
13 2 (1.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.78%) Linux
2 58 (31.35%) UNIX
3 44 (23.78%) Windows
4 9 (4.86%) Android
5 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.62%) Solaris
6 2 (1.08%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.54%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (45.95%) OO
2 59 (31.89%) Multithreading
3 51 (27.57%) Software Engineering
4 42 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (17.84%) OOP
6 19 (10.27%) Unit Testing
7 18 (9.73%) UML
7 18 (9.73%) Software Architecture
7 18 (9.73%) Mentoring
7 18 (9.73%) Low Latency
8 16 (8.65%) OOD
9 15 (8.11%) Integration Testing
10 13 (7.03%) Scrum
11 10 (5.41%) Validation
12 9 (4.86%) TDD
13 8 (4.32%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.32%) Use Case
14 7 (3.78%) SOA
15 6 (3.24%) OOA/OOD
15 6 (3.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 185 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (18.38%) C#
3 31 (16.76%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.14%) Java
5 27 (14.59%) C
6 22 (11.89%) SQL
7 15 (8.11%) Python
8 8 (4.32%) Embedded C++
9 7 (3.78%) COBOL
10 5 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.16%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.16%) VC++
11 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.16%) XPath
11 4 (2.16%) R
12 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.62%) Perl
12 3 (1.62%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.62%) Pascal
13 2 (1.08%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 49 (26.49%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Firmware
1 5 (2.70%) iptables
Vendors
1 18 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.32%) Oracle
3 6 (3.24%) Toshiba
3 6 (3.24%) Panasonic
4 4 (2.16%) Sybase
5 3 (1.62%) Facebook
6 2 (1.08%) Borland
6 2 (1.08%) Intel
6 2 (1.08%) Sencha
6 2 (1.08%) Minitab
7 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.54%) Solace
Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + Lucrative Bonus + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago