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

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 790 821 740
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 117 115 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 112 95 133
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 £47,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £92,500 £96,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%

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
102426 111110 103460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.50% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 84594 91082 86189
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 £27,000 £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 8 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 8 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
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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 +35 117 £55,000 -8.33% 14
London +6 64 £67,500 +8.00% 10
South East +24 24 £50,500 -3.80% 1
City of London +52 22 £65,000 +20.93% 7
Surrey +29 15 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England +22 10 £44,500 -3.26% 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £44,500 -
West Midlands - 10 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 8 £37,500 -
Luton - 7 £42,500 -
Manchester - 5 £27,500 -
North West - 5 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 4 £52,500 -
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £47,500 -
Crawley - 3 £55,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
South West - 2 £47,000 - 1
Telford - 2 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £55,000 -
Chertsey - 1 £47,500 -
Cirencester - 1 £55,000 -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 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.

1 206 (100.00%) C++
2 95 (46.12%) Linux
3 92 (44.66%) OO
4 62 (30.10%) Multithreading
5 57 (27.67%) UNIX
6 54 (26.21%) Finance
7 53 (25.73%) Computer Science
8 52 (25.24%) Degree
8 52 (25.24%) Windows
9 50 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (23.30%) Software Engineering
11 35 (16.99%) Algorithms
12 34 (16.50%) OOP
13 32 (15.53%) Java
14 31 (15.05%) Mathematics
15 29 (14.08%) SDLC
16 28 (13.59%) Low Latency
16 28 (13.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 28 (13.59%) C
16 28 (13.59%) C#
17 26 (12.62%) STL
17 26 (12.62%) Physics
18 24 (11.65%) Aerospace
18 24 (11.65%) Automotive
18 24 (11.65%) Mentoring
19 23 (11.17%) JavaScript
20 22 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (10.19%) Advertising
21 21 (10.19%) QA
22 19 (9.22%) Front Office

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 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 (1.46%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) Quicktime
2 3 (1.46%) CPLEX
2 3 (1.46%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.49%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.40%) RTP
3 4 (1.94%) SS7
3 4 (1.94%) TCAP
3 4 (1.94%) INAP
3 4 (1.94%) GSM
3 4 (1.94%) HTTP
3 4 (1.94%) VLAN
3 4 (1.94%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (1.46%) Network Security
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
4 3 (1.46%) RTSP
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.83%) Big Data
2 11 (5.34%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.37%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.88%) MySQL
5 4 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.46%) HBase
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) DB2
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.83%) Subversion
2 9 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.40%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.43%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.94%) CMake
5 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.46%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.46%) Mockito
6 3 (1.46%) Maven
6 3 (1.46%) JUnit
7 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.49%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (26.21%) Finance
2 24 (11.65%) Aerospace
2 24 (11.65%) Automotive
3 21 (10.19%) Advertising
4 19 (9.22%) Front Office
5 17 (8.25%) Telecoms
6 16 (7.77%) Games
7 13 (6.31%) Banking
8 7 (3.40%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.40%) Marketing
9 6 (2.91%) Retail
10 5 (2.43%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.97%) Publishing
12 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 26 (12.62%) STL
3 14 (6.80%) Web Services
3 14 (6.80%) HTML
4 12 (5.83%) CSS
4 12 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (5.34%) DirectX
6 10 (4.85%) .NET
7 9 (4.37%) Middleware
8 8 (3.88%) POSIX
8 8 (3.88%) Pthreads
8 8 (3.88%) Qt
8 8 (3.88%) HTML5
8 8 (3.88%) OpenGL
9 7 (3.40%) XML
10 6 (2.91%) MFC
10 6 (2.91%) REST
11 4 (1.94%) RESTful
11 4 (1.94%) SOAP
12 3 (1.46%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.73%) Computer Science
2 35 (16.99%) Algorithms
3 31 (15.05%) Mathematics
4 26 (12.62%) Physics
5 22 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (8.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (8.25%) Data Structures
8 14 (6.80%) Derivative
9 8 (3.88%) Equities
9 8 (3.88%) Client/Server
9 8 (3.88%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.91%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (1.94%) Biometrics
12 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.46%) Interactive TV
12 3 (1.46%) Video Editing
13 2 (0.97%) Animation
13 2 (0.97%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.97%) Index Arbitrage
13 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 95 (46.12%) Linux
2 57 (27.67%) UNIX
3 52 (25.24%) Windows
4 8 (3.88%) Android
5 3 (1.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (44.66%) OO
2 62 (30.10%) Multithreading
3 50 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (23.30%) Software Engineering
5 34 (16.50%) OOP
6 29 (14.08%) SDLC
7 28 (13.59%) Low Latency
8 24 (11.65%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.74%) UML
10 16 (7.77%) Unit Testing
10 16 (7.77%) Software Architecture
11 12 (5.83%) Integration Testing
11 12 (5.83%) OOD
12 11 (5.34%) TDD
12 11 (5.34%) Scrum
12 11 (5.34%) API Design
13 10 (4.85%) SOA
14 8 (3.88%) Use Case
14 8 (3.88%) Electronic Trading
14 8 (3.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 206 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (15.53%) Java
3 28 (13.59%) C
3 28 (13.59%) C#
4 23 (11.17%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.74%) SQL
6 17 (8.25%) Python
7 12 (5.83%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.34%) Embedded C++
9 7 (3.40%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.91%) VC++
11 4 (1.94%) R
12 3 (1.46%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.46%) Ruby
12 3 (1.46%) COBOL
13 2 (0.97%) Perl
13 2 (0.97%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.97%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.97%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 52 (25.24%) Degree
2 7 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) PhD
3 3 (1.46%) MOS
4 2 (0.97%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.94%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.49%) WMI
1 1 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (6.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.91%) Oracle
2 6 (2.91%) Toshiba
2 6 (2.91%) Panasonic
3 4 (1.94%) Intel
4 3 (1.46%) Sybase
4 3 (1.46%) Facebook
5 2 (0.97%) Minitab
6 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.49%) Apple
6 1 (0.49%) Solace
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