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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 761 782 774
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 119 97 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 106 88 114
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +26 117 £55,000 - 8
London +18 72 £63,750 +10.86% 2
South East -18 21 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +4 12 £58,750 +27.02%
City of London +10 10 £75,000 +7.14%
East of England -12 8 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South West -6 7 £46,250 +15.62% 2
East Midlands +20 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire 0 4 £43,750 -16.66% 2
West Sussex -1 4 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
Bristol - 4 £50,000 - 2
Derby - 4 £55,000 -
Cambridge +2 3 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £60,000 - 1
Worthing -3 3 £45,000 -
North West -13 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surbiton - 3 £47,500 -
Scotland +11 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Newbury -2 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -14 2 £38,750 +6.89%
West Midlands -17 2 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £40,000 -
Watford - 2 £55,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £42,500 -
Somerset +4 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Edinburgh -1 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Reading -1 1 £47,500 -13.63% 1

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 194 (100.00%) C++
2 90 (46.39%) OO
3 75 (38.66%) UNIX
4 70 (36.08%) Linux
5 69 (35.57%) Finance
6 68 (35.05%) Multithreading
7 64 (32.99%) Software Engineering
8 60 (30.93%) Degree
9 57 (29.38%) Windows
10 55 (28.35%) C#
11 47 (24.23%) Computer Science
12 44 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (22.16%) Java
14 41 (21.13%) JavaScript
15 40 (20.62%) STL
16 39 (20.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 38 (19.59%) C
17 38 (19.59%) XML
17 38 (19.59%) OOD
18 36 (18.56%) OOP
19 35 (18.04%) SQL
20 33 (17.01%) Microsoft
21 31 (15.98%) Telecoms
22 30 (15.46%) Derivative
23 28 (14.43%) Front Office
24 25 (12.89%) Python
25 24 (12.37%) Financial Institution
25 24 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
26 22 (11.34%) .NET
26 22 (11.34%) MS Excel

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) IIS
1 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.76%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.61%) SSL
3 5 (2.58%) Internet
3 5 (2.58%) RTP
3 5 (2.58%) SS7
3 5 (2.58%) TCAP
3 5 (2.58%) INAP
3 5 (2.58%) VLAN
3 5 (2.58%) GSM
3 5 (2.58%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (2.06%) VoIP
5 3 (1.55%) 4G
5 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.55%) 3G
6 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.06%) Big Data
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.03%) HPCC
4 2 (1.03%) MySQL
4 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.03%) Clang
4 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.52%) dotTrace
4 1 (0.52%) AQtime
4 1 (0.52%) GCC
4 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.52%) CMake
4 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (35.57%) Finance
2 31 (15.98%) Telecoms
3 28 (14.43%) Front Office
4 24 (12.37%) Financial Institution
5 22 (11.34%) Banking
6 15 (7.73%) Automotive
7 14 (7.22%) Aerospace
8 11 (5.67%) Investment Banking
9 6 (3.09%) Games
9 6 (3.09%) Marketing
10 4 (2.06%) Billing
10 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 4 (2.06%) Advertising
10 4 (2.06%) Electronics
11 3 (1.55%) Legal
11 3 (1.55%) Retail
12 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.62%) STL
2 39 (20.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 38 (19.59%) XML
4 22 (11.34%) .NET
5 17 (8.76%) HTML
6 14 (7.22%) XML Schema
7 13 (6.70%) Web Services
8 12 (6.19%) JSON
9 10 (5.15%) MFC
9 10 (5.15%) Qt
10 9 (4.64%) WPF
11 8 (4.12%) CSS
11 8 (4.12%) WinForms
12 7 (3.61%) HTML5
13 6 (3.09%) Silverlight
13 6 (3.09%) OpenGL
14 5 (2.58%) XSD
14 5 (2.58%) WF
14 5 (2.58%) REST
14 5 (2.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.23%) Computer Science
2 30 (15.46%) Derivative
3 24 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (11.34%) Algorithms
5 21 (10.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (9.79%) Physics
7 16 (8.25%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (6.70%) Hedge funds
8 13 (6.70%) Mathematics
9 8 (4.12%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.61%) Client/Server
11 6 (3.09%) Device Driver
11 6 (3.09%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (2.58%) Exotic Derivative
13 4 (2.06%) Fixed Income
13 4 (2.06%) Grid Computing
13 4 (2.06%) Mobile App
13 4 (2.06%) CUDA
14 3 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 75 (38.66%) UNIX
2 70 (36.08%) Linux
3 57 (29.38%) Windows
4 7 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.09%) Android
6 4 (2.06%) Solaris
7 3 (1.55%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (46.39%) OO
2 68 (35.05%) Multithreading
3 64 (32.99%) Software Engineering
4 44 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (19.59%) OOD
6 36 (18.56%) OOP
7 19 (9.79%) UML
8 18 (9.28%) Software Architecture
9 16 (8.25%) Analytics
9 16 (8.25%) Data Modelling
10 15 (7.73%) Scrum
11 14 (7.22%) E-Commerce
11 14 (7.22%) Use Case
12 13 (6.70%) SOA
13 12 (6.19%) Configuration Management
13 12 (6.19%) TDD
14 11 (5.67%) Low Latency
15 10 (5.15%) Mentoring
16 8 (4.12%) Validation
17 7 (3.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 194 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (28.35%) C#
3 43 (22.16%) Java
4 41 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 38 (19.59%) C
6 35 (18.04%) SQL
7 25 (12.89%) Python
8 18 (9.28%) COBOL
9 12 (6.19%) Perl
10 6 (3.09%) PHP
10 6 (3.09%) VC++
11 5 (2.58%) XPath
11 5 (2.58%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.58%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.58%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.06%) Lua
12 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.55%) Groovy
13 3 (1.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (30.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.06%) PhD
3 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.58%) Firmware
Vendors
1 33 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.09%) Oracle
3 3 (1.55%) Borland
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) Reuters
4 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.52%) Sencha
4 1 (0.52%) Sybase
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