The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior C++ Developer
UK
Rank 757 733 808
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 101 187 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 94 163 130
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

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 17 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 97 £65,000 +8.33% 16
London +39 59 £82,500 - 7
South East +45 20 £55,000 +4.76% 4
East of England +20 11 £55,000 +15.78% 4
West Sussex - 11 £55,000 - 1
Gatwick - 10 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £53,750 +13.15% 4
East Midlands +15 5 £42,500 -5.55%
City of London +9 4 £65,000 -21.21%
Cambridge +1 4 £58,750 +23.68% 4
Nottinghamshire +3 3 £42,500 +3.03%
Scotland +2 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Nottingham -12 3 £42,500 +3.03%
Ipswich - 3 £65,000 -
Thames Valley - 3 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £65,000 -
Berkshire +44 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North West -19 2 £50,000 +2.56%
Manchester -22 2 £50,000 +2.56%
Leicestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
St Albans - 2 £52,500 -
Leicester - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +20 1 £42,500 -
Surrey +19 1 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Hampshire +16 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cardiff +8 1 £47,500 +18.75%
South Wales +8 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Wales +4 1 £47,500 +18.75%

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Senior C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 225 (100.00%) C++
2 99 (44.00%) Linux
3 97 (43.11%) Finance
3 97 (43.11%) Multithreading
4 92 (40.89%) Software Engineering
5 61 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 57 (25.33%) Low Latency
8 54 (24.00%) Unix
9 51 (22.67%) Degree
10 49 (21.78%) Banking
10 49 (21.78%) Telecoms
11 45 (20.00%) C#
12 38 (16.89%) Windows
12 38 (16.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 37 (16.44%) C
13 37 (16.44%) Java
14 36 (16.00%) SQL
14 36 (16.00%) Python
15 35 (15.56%) OO
16 33 (14.67%) Scrum
17 31 (13.78%) .NET
17 31 (13.78%) Multithreaded Programming
18 27 (12.00%) Data Structures
19 23 (10.22%) Algorithms
19 23 (10.22%) OOD
19 23 (10.22%) Middleware
20 22 (9.78%) OOP
21 21 (9.33%) STL
21 21 (9.33%) JavaScript

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.22%) Apache
1 5 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.44%) 3G
1 10 (4.44%) 4G
1 10 (4.44%) GSM
1 10 (4.44%) OpenFlow
2 7 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.78%) HTTP
4 3 (1.33%) RTP
5 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.89%) Internet
5 2 (0.89%) IPv6
5 2 (0.89%) SSL
5 2 (0.89%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) RS-232
6 1 (0.44%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.11%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.33%) Big Data
2 12 (5.33%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.56%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.22%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.22%) Impala
6 5 (2.22%) KDB
7 4 (1.78%) Kdb+
7 4 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.89%) GIS
9 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.89%) MySQL
9 2 (0.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (7.11%) Git (software)
1 16 (7.11%) Subversion
2 8 (3.56%) JIRA
3 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.78%) CppUnit
4 4 (1.78%) GoogleTest
4 4 (1.78%) Xcode
5 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.89%) Buildbot
6 2 (0.89%) NUnit
6 2 (0.89%) Selenium
7 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.44%) GCC
7 1 (0.44%) GDB
7 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.44%) JUnit
7 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (43.11%) Finance
2 49 (21.78%) Banking
2 49 (21.78%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.44%) Games
4 14 (6.22%) Retail
5 13 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (4.44%) Electronics
7 5 (2.22%) Advertising
7 5 (2.22%) Billing
7 5 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.22%) Marketing
8 4 (1.78%) Front Office
9 3 (1.33%) French Language
9 3 (1.33%) German Language
9 3 (1.33%) Legal
9 3 (1.33%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 31 (13.78%) .NET
3 23 (10.22%) Middleware
4 21 (9.33%) STL
5 20 (8.89%) XML
6 19 (8.44%) HTML
7 14 (6.22%) Qt
8 11 (4.89%) .NET Framework
9 10 (4.44%) WCF
10 8 (3.56%) CSS
11 7 (3.11%) HTML5
12 6 (2.67%) DCOM
12 6 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (2.67%) WPF
13 5 (2.22%) NumPy
13 5 (2.22%) OpenGL
13 5 (2.22%) VCL
14 4 (1.78%) MFC
14 4 (1.78%) Node.js
14 4 (1.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 23 (10.22%) Algorithms
4 18 (8.00%) Physics
5 15 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 13 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (5.33%) Device Driver
8 11 (4.89%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (4.44%) Client/Server
9 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (4.00%) Derivative
10 9 (4.00%) Virtual Team
11 8 (3.56%) Fintech
11 8 (3.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (2.67%) Data Integration
13 5 (2.22%) Fixed Income
13 5 (2.22%) N-Tier
14 4 (1.78%) Arduino
14 4 (1.78%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (1.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (44.00%) Linux
2 54 (24.00%) Unix
3 38 (16.89%) Windows
4 7 (3.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.11%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.33%) Android
6 2 (0.89%) Debian
6 2 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.89%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (43.11%) Multithreading
2 92 (40.89%) Software Engineering
3 61 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (25.33%) Low Latency
5 35 (15.56%) OO
6 33 (14.67%) Scrum
7 31 (13.78%) Multithreaded Programming
8 23 (10.22%) OOD
9 22 (9.78%) OOP
10 21 (9.33%) TDD
11 18 (8.00%) Cross-Platform Development
12 17 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.67%) High Availability
13 15 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.78%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.89%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.89%) Software Architecture
15 11 (4.89%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (4.89%) Translating Business Requirements
16 10 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 225 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (20.00%) C#
3 37 (16.44%) C
3 37 (16.44%) Java
4 36 (16.00%) Python
4 36 (16.00%) SQL
5 21 (9.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.22%) Delphi
6 5 (2.22%) PHP
6 5 (2.22%) Ruby
6 5 (2.22%) VC++
7 4 (1.78%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.78%) R
8 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.89%) GLSL
8 2 (0.89%) Go
9 1 (0.44%) Clojure
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (22.67%) Degree
2 2 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (6.22%) KVM
2 12 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.22%) Firmware
4 2 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.44%) Ansible
1 10 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (5.33%) VMware
2 10 (4.44%) Solace
3 6 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.22%) Google
4 5 (2.22%) SAP
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle
6 3 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.89%) Sybase
8 1 (0.44%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.44%) Perforce
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
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