The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 810 721 769
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 97 148 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 89 140 117
Average salary £55,000 £54,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £92,500 £95,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -0.58%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 29 July 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 July 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 -94 84 £56,250 -13.46% 5
London -50 69 £62,500 -26.47% 5
Scotland -3 11 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Edinburgh +1 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South East -5 8 £55,000 +15.78%
Croydon - 8 £55,000 -
City of London -16 6 £57,500 -23.33% 3
Berkshire +5 4 £58,750 +23.03%
Surrey -14 3 £50,000 +5.26%
East of England - 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands -2 2 £40,750 -18.50%
Reading -4 2 £55,000 +17.02%
Letchworth - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £62,500 -
West Midlands -1 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire -3 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Canary Wharf -8 1 £85,000 -5.55%
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
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 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Derby - 1 £39,000 -
Doncaster - 1 £45,000 -
Epsom - 1 £60,000 -
Hull - 1 £45,000 -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 203 (100.00%) C++
2 118 (58.13%) OO
3 95 (46.80%) Software Engineering
4 83 (40.89%) UNIX
5 73 (35.96%) Degree
6 67 (33.00%) Linux
7 65 (32.02%) Computer Science
8 56 (27.59%) Multithreading
9 48 (23.65%) C#
10 47 (23.15%) Finance
11 46 (22.66%) Java
12 45 (22.17%) STL
13 43 (21.18%) OOD
14 42 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (20.20%) SQL
16 40 (19.70%) C
17 39 (19.21%) Front Office
18 38 (18.72%) TCP/IP
19 35 (17.24%) Windows
20 33 (16.26%) Python
21 29 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 29 (14.29%) OOP
22 28 (13.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 27 (13.30%) Analytics
24 25 (12.32%) Low Latency
24 25 (12.32%) Mathematics
25 24 (11.82%) Electronic Trading
25 24 (11.82%) Derivative
25 24 (11.82%) TDD
26 20 (9.85%) Games

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (0.49%) Apache
1 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.72%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.45%) GSM
2 7 (3.45%) RTP
2 7 (3.45%) SS7
2 7 (3.45%) TCAP
2 7 (3.45%) INAP
2 7 (3.45%) VLAN
2 7 (3.45%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (1.48%) VoIP
4 1 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.49%) 3G
4 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.49%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.97%) Big Data
4 3 (1.48%) MySQL
4 3 (1.48%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.99%) DB2
6 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.96%) Subversion
2 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.97%) Ant
4 2 (0.99%) NUnit
4 2 (0.99%) JIRA
4 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) dotTrace
5 1 (0.49%) AQtime
5 1 (0.49%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) CppUnit
General
1 47 (23.15%) Finance
2 39 (19.21%) Front Office
3 20 (9.85%) Games
4 19 (9.36%) Telecoms
5 15 (7.39%) Financial Institution
6 14 (6.90%) Marketing
7 10 (4.93%) Banking
8 6 (2.96%) Billing
8 6 (2.96%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Retail
9 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.17%) STL
2 28 (13.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (7.39%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (7.39%) .NET
4 14 (6.90%) Web Services
4 14 (6.90%) Qt
5 10 (4.93%) Rendezvous
6 8 (3.94%) XML
6 8 (3.94%) HTML
6 8 (3.94%) WPF
7 6 (2.96%) MFC
8 4 (1.97%) WinForms
8 4 (1.97%) CSS
9 3 (1.48%) XML Messaging
9 3 (1.48%) WCF
9 3 (1.48%) Ajax
9 3 (1.48%) HTML5
9 3 (1.48%) CSS3
10 2 (0.99%) FFmpeg
10 2 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (32.02%) Computer Science
2 29 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (12.32%) Mathematics
4 24 (11.82%) Derivative
5 19 (9.36%) Physics
6 15 (7.39%) Hedge funds
7 10 (4.93%) Client/Server
8 9 (4.43%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.96%) Market Risk
10 5 (2.46%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.46%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.48%) Equities
11 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.48%) iPad
12 2 (0.99%) Xbox
12 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.99%) Online Games
12 2 (0.99%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.99%) DTV
13 1 (0.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 83 (40.89%) UNIX
2 67 (33.00%) Linux
3 35 (17.24%) Windows
4 10 (4.93%) Android
4 10 (4.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (58.13%) OO
2 95 (46.80%) Software Engineering
3 56 (27.59%) Multithreading
4 43 (21.18%) OOD
5 42 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.29%) OOP
7 27 (13.30%) Analytics
8 25 (12.32%) Low Latency
9 24 (11.82%) TDD
9 24 (11.82%) Electronic Trading
10 17 (8.37%) Risk Management
10 17 (8.37%) Game Development
11 15 (7.39%) SOA
12 12 (5.91%) Scrum
12 12 (5.91%) Data Analysis
13 9 (4.43%) Validation
14 8 (3.94%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.94%) Software Architecture
15 7 (3.45%) Network Design
16 6 (2.96%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) C++
2 48 (23.65%) C#
3 46 (22.66%) Java
4 41 (20.20%) SQL
5 40 (19.70%) C
6 33 (16.26%) Python
7 14 (6.90%) Perl
8 13 (6.40%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.43%) PHP
9 9 (4.43%) Embedded C
9 9 (4.43%) Embedded C++
9 9 (4.43%) PowerHouse
10 4 (1.97%) VC++
11 3 (1.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.99%) Lua
12 2 (0.99%) C++/CLI
12 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.49%) Groovy
13 1 (0.49%) Scala
13 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (35.96%) Degree
2 18 (8.87%) PhD
3 5 (2.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (7.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.42%) Oracle
3 10 (4.93%) 29West
3 10 (4.93%) TIBCO
4 9 (4.43%) Reuters
4 9 (4.43%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.48%) Google
6 2 (0.99%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Wall Street Systems
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