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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 821 713 741
Rank change year-on-year
-108 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 78 160 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 77 147 134
Average salary £56,250 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 -113 68 £57,500 -28.12% 7
London -56 56 £62,500 -30.55% 3
Scotland -11 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Edinburgh -4 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
City of London -15 7 £65,000 -22.38% 1
East Midlands -20 4 £40,750 -18.50%
South East -29 4 £61,250 +28.94%
Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Berkshire -6 2 £62,500 +28.86%
Surrey -12 2 £51,250 +7.89%
Derbyshire - 2 £39,000 -
Derby - 2 £39,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £62,500 -
Nottingham -6 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridge -7 1 £45,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire -8 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £45,000 - 2
East of England -13 1 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -18 1 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -19 1 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Somerset - 1 £41,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Selby - 1 £45,000 -
Teddington - 1 £55,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 193 (100.00%) C++
2 118 (61.14%) OO
3 90 (46.63%) Software Engineering
4 84 (43.52%) UNIX
5 67 (34.72%) Degree
6 62 (32.12%) Computer Science
6 62 (32.12%) Linux
7 55 (28.50%) Multithreading
8 52 (26.94%) C#
8 52 (26.94%) Java
9 50 (25.91%) Finance
10 49 (25.39%) OOD
11 47 (24.35%) Front Office
12 40 (20.73%) C
13 39 (20.21%) STL
14 38 (19.69%) SQL
14 38 (19.69%) TCP/IP
15 37 (19.17%) Windows
15 37 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 32 (16.58%) Analytics
18 29 (15.03%) OOP
18 29 (15.03%) Python
19 28 (14.51%) Derivative
20 25 (12.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 25 (12.95%) TDD
21 24 (12.44%) Mathematics
22 22 (11.40%) Low Latency
22 22 (11.40%) JavaScript
23 21 (10.88%) Financial Institution

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (0.52%) Apache
1 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.63%) GSM
2 7 (3.63%) RTP
2 7 (3.63%) SS7
2 7 (3.63%) TCAP
2 7 (3.63%) INAP
2 7 (3.63%) VLAN
2 7 (3.63%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (2.07%) VoIP
4 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.55%) 4G
4 3 (1.55%) 3G
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.59%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.07%) Big Data
3 3 (1.55%) MySQL
3 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.04%) DB2
5 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.07%) Subversion
2 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.04%) JIRA
4 2 (1.04%) NUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.52%) dotTrace
5 1 (0.52%) AQtime
5 1 (0.52%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) PhantomJS
General
1 50 (25.91%) Finance
2 47 (24.35%) Front Office
3 21 (10.88%) Financial Institution
4 20 (10.36%) Telecoms
5 19 (9.84%) Games
6 14 (7.25%) Marketing
7 8 (4.15%) Banking
8 7 (3.63%) Billing
9 4 (2.07%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Retail
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.21%) STL
2 25 (12.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (9.33%) .NET
4 15 (7.77%) Web Services
4 15 (7.77%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (6.74%) XML
6 10 (5.18%) Rendezvous
6 10 (5.18%) HTML
6 10 (5.18%) WPF
7 9 (4.66%) Qt
8 7 (3.63%) MFC
9 6 (3.11%) CSS
10 5 (2.59%) XML Schema
10 5 (2.59%) WinForms
11 4 (2.07%) Ajax
11 4 (2.07%) CSS3
11 4 (2.07%) HTML5
12 3 (1.55%) JSON
12 3 (1.55%) WCF
12 3 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (32.12%) Computer Science
2 35 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (14.51%) Derivative
4 24 (12.44%) Mathematics
5 20 (10.36%) Physics
6 19 (9.84%) Hedge funds
7 11 (5.70%) Client/Server
8 9 (4.66%) Device Driver
9 6 (3.11%) Grid Computing
9 6 (3.11%) Market Risk
10 5 (2.59%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.55%) iPad
13 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
13 2 (1.04%) Online Games
13 2 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (1.04%) Xbox
13 2 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
14 1 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 84 (43.52%) UNIX
2 62 (32.12%) Linux
3 37 (19.17%) Windows
4 11 (5.70%) Android
4 11 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (61.14%) OO
2 90 (46.63%) Software Engineering
3 55 (28.50%) Multithreading
4 49 (25.39%) OOD
5 37 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (16.58%) Analytics
7 29 (15.03%) OOP
8 25 (12.95%) TDD
9 22 (11.40%) Low Latency
10 20 (10.36%) Electronic Trading
11 18 (9.33%) SOA
12 16 (8.29%) Game Development
13 15 (7.77%) Scrum
13 15 (7.77%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.18%) Data Analysis
15 9 (4.66%) Validation
15 9 (4.66%) Unit Testing
16 8 (4.15%) Use Case
17 7 (3.63%) Network Design
17 7 (3.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 193 (100.00%) C++
2 52 (26.94%) C#
2 52 (26.94%) Java
3 40 (20.73%) C
4 38 (19.69%) SQL
5 29 (15.03%) Python
6 22 (11.40%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.74%) Perl
8 11 (5.70%) PowerHouse
9 9 (4.66%) PHP
9 9 (4.66%) Embedded C
9 9 (4.66%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.59%) COBOL
11 4 (2.07%) VC++
12 3 (1.55%) Groovy
12 3 (1.55%) Scala
12 3 (1.55%) Ruby
13 2 (1.04%) Lua
13 2 (1.04%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.52%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 67 (34.72%) Degree
2 17 (8.81%) PhD
3 5 (2.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.18%) 29West
2 10 (5.18%) TIBCO
2 10 (5.18%) Reuters
2 10 (5.18%) Bloomberg
3 8 (4.15%) Oracle
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) Google
4 1 (0.52%) Wall Street Systems
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