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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 805 789 766
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 87 107 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 83 105 104
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 86 £50,000 -9.09% 8
London +33 45 £65,000 +4.00% 5
South West -7 20 £50,000 +11.11%
Bristol +12 18 £50,000 +17.64%
City of London +12 12 £82,500 +10.00% 4
South East -18 10 £50,000 -
East of England +6 6 £46,250 +0.54% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Cambridge +12 4 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Newbury +10 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +6 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex +3 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire -9 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +3 2 £49,250 +40.71%
Crawley -10 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Leeds - 2 £49,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £49,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £42,000 -
Liverpool +12 1 £40,000 -
Merseyside +8 1 £40,000 -
North West +6 1 £40,000 -
Suffolk +2 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £45,000 -
Walton-on-Thames -2 1 £50,000 -
Ipswich -4 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Worthing -5 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 -
Warwick - 1 £45,000 - 1

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 204 (100.00%) C++
2 87 (42.65%) Linux
3 83 (40.69%) OO
4 63 (30.88%) Finance
5 62 (30.39%) UNIX
5 62 (30.39%) Multithreading
6 55 (26.96%) Software Engineering
7 53 (25.98%) Degree
8 50 (24.51%) Windows
9 44 (21.57%) Computer Science
10 43 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (20.59%) C#
12 36 (17.65%) JavaScript
13 35 (17.16%) STL
14 33 (16.18%) OOP
14 33 (16.18%) C
15 31 (15.20%) Java
15 31 (15.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 30 (14.71%) Algorithms
17 29 (14.22%) SQL
18 25 (12.25%) XML
18 25 (12.25%) Advertising
18 25 (12.25%) Automotive
19 24 (11.76%) Aerospace
19 24 (11.76%) Telecoms
20 23 (11.27%) Banking
21 22 (10.78%) Mathematics
21 22 (10.78%) Physics
22 21 (10.29%) Microsoft
22 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (0.98%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.43%) SSL
3 5 (2.45%) Internet
4 4 (1.96%) RTP
4 4 (1.96%) SS7
4 4 (1.96%) TCAP
4 4 (1.96%) INAP
4 4 (1.96%) VLAN
4 4 (1.96%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (1.96%) GSM
5 2 (0.98%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 16 (7.84%) Big Data
2 8 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.98%) HBase
6 1 (0.49%) HPCC
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.47%) Subversion
4 2 (0.98%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.98%) CMake
4 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.98%) Clang
5 1 (0.49%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) GCC
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 63 (30.88%) Finance
2 25 (12.25%) Automotive
2 25 (12.25%) Advertising
3 24 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 24 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 23 (11.27%) Banking
5 17 (8.33%) Front Office
6 11 (5.39%) Investment Banking
6 11 (5.39%) Games
7 9 (4.41%) Financial Institution
7 9 (4.41%) Marketing
8 4 (1.96%) Electronics
8 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.49%) German Language
11 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.16%) STL
2 31 (15.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 25 (12.25%) XML
4 20 (9.80%) HTML
5 17 (8.33%) .NET
6 12 (5.88%) Web Services
7 10 (4.90%) CSS
7 10 (4.90%) HTML5
8 8 (3.92%) XML Schema
8 8 (3.92%) Middleware
8 8 (3.92%) Qt
9 7 (3.43%) WPF
9 7 (3.43%) WinForms
9 7 (3.43%) JSON
9 7 (3.43%) MFC
9 7 (3.43%) REST
10 6 (2.94%) OpenGL
10 6 (2.94%) XSD
10 6 (2.94%) .NET Remoting
10 6 (2.94%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 30 (14.71%) Algorithms
3 22 (10.78%) Mathematics
3 22 (10.78%) Physics
4 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (8.33%) Derivative
6 16 (7.84%) Data Structures
7 14 (6.86%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (3.92%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.94%) CUDA
10 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.45%) Exotic Derivative
11 5 (2.45%) Device Driver
11 5 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.96%) MPEG
12 4 (1.96%) Equities
13 3 (1.47%) Fixed Income
13 3 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (42.65%) Linux
2 62 (30.39%) UNIX
3 50 (24.51%) Windows
4 9 (4.41%) Android
5 5 (2.45%) Solaris
6 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.47%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.69%) OO
2 62 (30.39%) Multithreading
3 55 (26.96%) Software Engineering
4 43 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (16.18%) OOP
6 20 (9.80%) OOD
6 20 (9.80%) Software Architecture
7 19 (9.31%) UML
8 18 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 17 (8.33%) Low Latency
9 17 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.35%) Integration Testing
10 15 (7.35%) Scrum
11 12 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.90%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.90%) Validation
12 10 (4.90%) TDD
13 9 (4.41%) Use Case
14 8 (3.92%) Workflow
15 7 (3.43%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 204 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (20.59%) C#
3 36 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 33 (16.18%) C
5 31 (15.20%) Java
6 29 (14.22%) SQL
7 17 (8.33%) Python
8 11 (5.39%) COBOL
9 8 (3.92%) Perl
10 6 (2.94%) Embedded C++
10 6 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.94%) XPath
10 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.96%) VC++
11 4 (1.96%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.47%) Pascal
12 3 (1.47%) R
13 2 (0.98%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (25.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.45%) Firmware
2 4 (1.96%) iptables
Vendors
1 21 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.92%) Oracle
3 6 (2.94%) Toshiba
3 6 (2.94%) Panasonic
4 4 (1.96%) Sybase
5 3 (1.47%) Borland
6 2 (0.98%) Sencha
6 2 (0.98%) Facebook
7 1 (0.49%) Minitab
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Base + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £160000 per annum + Lucrative Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago