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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 828 729 748
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 74 148 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 73 136 138
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +52.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -86 68 £57,500 -32.35% 7
London -76 53 £62,500 -30.55% 4
City of London -6 6 £77,500 -12.67% 1
East Midlands -4 5 £39,000 -22.00%
Scotland - 5 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £55,000 -
North West -18 4 £39,750 -24.28% 2
Croydon - 3 £55,000 -
Manchester -1 2 £39,500 -24.76% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £42,000 -16.00%
Nottingham -8 2 £42,000 -16.00%
Teddington - 2 £55,000 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £55,000 -
Derby - 2 £39,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £42,250 -
Derbyshire - 2 £39,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Liverpool +11 1 £40,000 -
Merseyside +7 1 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £45,000 -
Surrey -5 1 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Cambridge -9 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands -16 1 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -24 1 £45,000 -
South East -26 1 £42,500 -10.52% 1
South West -27 1 £41,500 +3.75%
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £41,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 191 (100.00%) C++
2 118 (61.78%) OO
3 86 (45.03%) UNIX
4 81 (42.41%) Software Engineering
5 65 (34.03%) Degree
6 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (31.41%) Linux
8 58 (30.37%) C#
8 58 (30.37%) Computer Science
8 58 (30.37%) Multithreading
9 56 (29.32%) Java
10 52 (27.23%) Finance
11 50 (26.18%) Front Office
12 48 (25.13%) OOD
13 46 (24.08%) Windows
14 44 (23.04%) C
15 40 (20.94%) SQL
16 39 (20.42%) STL
16 39 (20.42%) TCP/IP
17 36 (18.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 36 (18.85%) Analytics
18 33 (17.28%) OOP
19 30 (15.71%) Derivative
20 28 (14.66%) Python
21 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
22 26 (13.61%) JavaScript
22 26 (13.61%) Financial Institution
22 26 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (13.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 23 (12.04%) Telecoms

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) 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 39 (20.42%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.66%) GSM
2 7 (3.66%) RTP
2 7 (3.66%) SS7
2 7 (3.66%) TCAP
2 7 (3.66%) INAP
2 7 (3.66%) VLAN
2 7 (3.66%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (2.62%) VoIP
4 4 (2.09%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.09%) 4G
4 4 (2.09%) 3G
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.57%) MySQL
3 3 (1.57%) Big Data
4 2 (1.05%) DB2
4 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.05%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.52%) dotTrace
4 1 (0.52%) AQtime
4 1 (0.52%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.52%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.52%) NUnit
General
1 52 (27.23%) Finance
2 50 (26.18%) Front Office
3 26 (13.61%) Financial Institution
4 23 (12.04%) Telecoms
5 16 (8.38%) Games
6 14 (7.33%) Marketing
7 8 (4.19%) Banking
8 7 (3.66%) Billing
9 4 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.05%) Retail
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.42%) STL
2 26 (13.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 21 (10.99%) .NET
4 18 (9.42%) XML
5 14 (7.33%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (5.76%) Web Services
7 10 (5.24%) Rendezvous
7 10 (5.24%) HTML
7 10 (5.24%) WPF
8 8 (4.19%) XML Schema
8 8 (4.19%) CSS
9 6 (3.14%) MFC
9 6 (3.14%) JSON
9 6 (3.14%) CSS3
9 6 (3.14%) HTML5
9 6 (3.14%) Qt
10 5 (2.62%) Ajax
10 5 (2.62%) WinForms
11 4 (2.09%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (1.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (30.37%) Computer Science
2 36 (18.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (15.71%) Derivative
4 26 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (10.47%) Hedge funds
6 19 (9.95%) Mathematics
6 19 (9.95%) Physics
7 11 (5.76%) Client/Server
8 10 (5.24%) Device Driver
9 6 (3.14%) Market Risk
10 5 (2.62%) Grid Computing
10 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
13 2 (1.05%) Online Games
13 2 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (1.05%) Xbox
13 2 (1.05%) User Experience
13 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
14 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 86 (45.03%) UNIX
2 60 (31.41%) Linux
3 46 (24.08%) Windows
4 11 (5.76%) Android
4 11 (5.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (61.78%) OO
2 81 (42.41%) Software Engineering
3 62 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (30.37%) Multithreading
5 48 (25.13%) OOD
6 36 (18.85%) Analytics
7 33 (17.28%) OOP
8 21 (10.99%) TDD
9 19 (9.95%) SOA
9 19 (9.95%) Low Latency
10 18 (9.42%) Electronic Trading
11 15 (7.85%) Risk Management
12 14 (7.33%) Scrum
13 13 (6.81%) Game Development
14 10 (5.24%) Validation
15 9 (4.71%) UML
15 9 (4.71%) Use Case
15 9 (4.71%) Unit Testing
16 8 (4.19%) Data Analysis
16 8 (4.19%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 191 (100.00%) C++
2 58 (30.37%) C#
3 56 (29.32%) Java
4 44 (23.04%) C
5 40 (20.94%) SQL
6 28 (14.66%) Python
7 26 (13.61%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.33%) PowerHouse
9 12 (6.28%) Perl
10 10 (5.24%) Embedded C
10 10 (5.24%) Embedded C++
11 8 (4.19%) PHP
11 8 (4.19%) COBOL
12 5 (2.62%) Lua
13 4 (2.09%) Groovy
13 4 (2.09%) Scala
13 4 (2.09%) VC++
14 3 (1.57%) Ruby
15 2 (1.05%) C++/CLI
16 1 (0.52%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 65 (34.03%) Degree
2 14 (7.33%) PhD
3 3 (1.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.24%) 29West
2 10 (5.24%) TIBCO
2 10 (5.24%) Reuters
2 10 (5.24%) Bloomberg
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) Google
4 1 (0.52%) Wall Street Systems
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