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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 752 837 733
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -104
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 140 92 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.079% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.083% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 134 86 139
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +78 139 £55,000 -4.34% 19
London +47 85 £67,500 +8.00% 13
City of London +49 29 £67,500 +17.39% 7
South East +16 22 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Surrey +31 17 £52,500 +2.43% 1
East of England +16 12 £44,500 -1.11% 2
West Midlands +1 12 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 12 £44,500 -
Luton - 9 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 7 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £40,000 -
Telford - 5 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £52,500 -
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 4 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +6 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West - 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 -
Manchester - 3 £35,000 -
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Ealing - 3 £57,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £60,000 - 1
Leeds +16 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland +5 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Berkshire +2 1 £52,500 -10.63% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £52,500 -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 224 (100.00%) C++
2 103 (45.98%) Linux
3 91 (40.63%) OO
4 73 (32.59%) Multithreading
5 68 (30.36%) UNIX
6 66 (29.46%) Finance
7 63 (28.13%) Computer Science
8 62 (27.68%) Degree
9 56 (25.00%) Windows
10 54 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (21.88%) Software Engineering
12 44 (19.64%) Algorithms
13 36 (16.07%) C#
13 36 (16.07%) Mathematics
14 35 (15.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 35 (15.63%) OOP
15 34 (15.18%) Java
15 34 (15.18%) Low Latency
16 30 (13.39%) STL
16 30 (13.39%) SDLC
17 29 (12.95%) C
18 28 (12.50%) Python
18 28 (12.50%) Physics
19 26 (11.61%) JavaScript
19 26 (11.61%) SQL
20 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (10.71%) Aerospace
21 24 (10.71%) Automotive
21 24 (10.71%) QA
22 23 (10.27%) Data Structures

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (1.34%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.45%) DNN
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.34%) Quicktime
2 3 (1.34%) CPLEX
2 3 (1.34%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (4.46%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.70%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.13%) RTP
3 6 (2.68%) Network Security
4 5 (2.23%) HTTP
5 4 (1.79%) GSM
5 4 (1.79%) SS7
5 4 (1.79%) TCAP
5 4 (1.79%) INAP
5 4 (1.79%) VLAN
5 4 (1.79%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (1.34%) Internet
6 3 (1.34%) RTSP
7 2 (0.89%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.45%) Firewall
8 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.46%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.02%) MySQL
4 6 (2.68%) Big Data
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.79%) DB2
5 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.36%) Subversion
3 10 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.79%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.79%) CMake
6 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.34%) JUnit
6 3 (1.34%) Maven
6 3 (1.34%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.34%) Mockito
7 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (29.46%) Finance
2 24 (10.71%) Aerospace
2 24 (10.71%) Automotive
3 22 (9.82%) Front Office
4 17 (7.59%) Games
5 16 (7.14%) Banking
5 16 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 13 (5.80%) Advertising
7 7 (3.13%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.68%) Retail
9 5 (2.23%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.23%) Marketing
10 2 (0.89%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 30 (13.39%) STL
3 15 (6.70%) Web Services
4 14 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (5.80%) .NET
6 11 (4.91%) DirectX
7 10 (4.46%) HTML
7 10 (4.46%) Qt
8 9 (4.02%) CSS
9 8 (3.57%) MFC
10 7 (3.13%) POSIX
10 7 (3.13%) OpenGL
10 7 (3.13%) Pthreads
11 6 (2.68%) Middleware
11 6 (2.68%) XML
12 5 (2.23%) REST
13 4 (1.79%) WCF
13 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.79%) SOAP
13 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 63 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 44 (19.64%) Algorithms
3 36 (16.07%) Mathematics
4 28 (12.50%) Physics
5 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (10.27%) Data Structures
7 21 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (8.93%) Derivative
9 12 (5.36%) Client/Server
10 11 (4.91%) Hedge funds
11 8 (3.57%) Equities
12 5 (2.23%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (1.79%) Biometrics
13 4 (1.79%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.79%) Market Risk
13 4 (1.79%) BYOD
14 3 (1.34%) Video Editing
14 3 (1.34%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.34%) Interactive TV
14 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 103 (45.98%) Linux
2 68 (30.36%) UNIX
3 56 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (4.02%) Android
5 5 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (0.45%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (40.63%) OO
2 73 (32.59%) Multithreading
3 54 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 35 (15.63%) OOP
6 34 (15.18%) Low Latency
7 30 (13.39%) SDLC
8 22 (9.82%) Mentoring
9 16 (7.14%) UML
10 14 (6.25%) OOD
10 14 (6.25%) Scrum
11 13 (5.80%) TDD
11 13 (5.80%) Analytics
12 10 (4.46%) Software Architecture
12 10 (4.46%) API Design
12 10 (4.46%) SOA
12 10 (4.46%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.57%) Integration Testing
13 8 (3.57%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (16.07%) C#
3 34 (15.18%) Java
4 29 (12.95%) C
5 28 (12.50%) Python
6 26 (11.61%) SQL
6 26 (11.61%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.46%) Embedded C++
8 10 (4.46%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.02%) VC++
10 8 (3.57%) Perl
11 4 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.79%) Ruby
11 4 (1.79%) Korn
11 4 (1.79%) Scala
12 3 (1.34%) R
13 2 (0.89%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.89%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.89%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 62 (27.68%) Degree
2 8 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.34%) PhD
3 3 (1.34%) MOS
4 2 (0.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (1.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (1.79%) SCCM
2 3 (1.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.36%) Oracle
3 7 (3.13%) Sybase
4 4 (1.79%) Intel
5 3 (1.34%) Apple
5 3 (1.34%) Toshiba
5 3 (1.34%) Panasonic
5 3 (1.34%) Facebook
6 2 (0.89%) Minitab
6 2 (0.89%) SmartStream
7 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.45%) Solace
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