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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 760 805 797
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 183 129 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 171 118 127
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,050 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 +43 165 £60,000 +20.00% 21
London +42 94 £82,500 +29.41% 9
South East +12 30 £52,500 - 3
City of London +74 24 £82,500 - 2
West Midlands -9 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Oxfordshire +5 14 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cambridge +12 13 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £47,500 -29.62% 3
East of England -3 13 £47,500 -7.31% 3
Scotland - 13 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 13 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -7 12 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwick -20 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey +9 10 £55,000 +2.32% 1
Walton-on-Thames +5 7 £55,000 +4.76%
North West +34 6 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Birmingham - 6 £45,000 - 2
Manchester - 6 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +9 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Oxford -4 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Reading - 5 £52,500 -
Cardiff - 5 £40,000 -
Wales - 5 £40,000 -
South Wales - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +2 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Bristol -22 1 £50,000 -
South West -27 1 £50,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £37,000 -
North East - 1 £37,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 397 (100.00%) C++
2 166 (41.81%) Software Engineering
3 149 (37.53%) Finance
4 128 (32.24%) OO
5 113 (28.46%) Linux
6 108 (27.20%) Degree
7 101 (25.44%) C#
8 100 (25.19%) Unix
8 100 (25.19%) Windows
9 97 (24.43%) Computer Science
9 97 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (22.17%) Multithreading
10 88 (22.17%) Python
11 85 (21.41%) SQL
12 68 (17.13%) OOD
13 65 (16.37%) STL
14 62 (15.62%) Low Latency
14 62 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
15 60 (15.11%) Algorithms
16 59 (14.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 56 (14.11%) Java
18 55 (13.85%) .NET
19 54 (13.60%) TDD
20 53 (13.35%) C
20 53 (13.35%) SDLC
21 51 (12.85%) Mathematics
22 47 (11.84%) Git (software)
23 45 (11.34%) Subversion
23 45 (11.34%) JavaScript
24 44 (11.08%) Analytics

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (1.01%) IIS
2 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) CPLEX
2 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.27%) SaaS
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.26%) Internet
3 4 (1.01%) Firewall
4 3 (0.76%) GSM
4 3 (0.76%) INAP
4 3 (0.76%) Network Security
4 3 (0.76%) RTP
4 3 (0.76%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (0.76%) SS7
4 3 (0.76%) TCAP
4 3 (0.76%) VLAN
5 2 (0.50%) Multicast
6 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.53%) RDBMS
1 18 (4.53%) Relational Database
2 13 (3.27%) Big Data
3 12 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (2.02%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.76%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.51%) MySQL
7 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.50%) HBase
10 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.25%) Redis
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 45 (11.34%) Subversion
3 27 (6.80%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.78%) JIRA
6 13 (3.27%) Mercurial
6 13 (3.27%) NUnit
7 8 (2.02%) GDB
7 8 (2.02%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.76%) Maven
8 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.50%) JUnit
9 2 (0.50%) Mockito
10 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 149 (37.53%) Finance
2 39 (9.82%) Banking
3 36 (9.07%) Telecoms
4 35 (8.82%) Front Office
5 31 (7.81%) Automotive
6 28 (7.05%) Games
7 26 (6.55%) Aerospace
8 19 (4.79%) Retail
9 18 (4.53%) Financial Institution
10 16 (4.03%) Marketing
11 15 (3.78%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.76%) Advertising
13 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.50%) Publishing
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.37%) STL
2 59 (14.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 55 (13.85%) .NET
4 26 (6.55%) ASP.NET
5 23 (5.79%) XML
6 22 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (5.54%) CSS
7 20 (5.04%) HTML
7 20 (5.04%) Qt
8 19 (4.79%) OpenGL
9 15 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (3.53%) .NET Framework
10 14 (3.53%) Entity Framework
11 13 (3.27%) Web Services
12 12 (3.02%) AngularJS
12 12 (3.02%) NHibernate
12 12 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (3.02%) X-Windows
13 11 (2.77%) DirectX
13 11 (2.77%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (24.43%) Computer Science
2 62 (15.62%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (15.11%) Algorithms
4 51 (12.85%) Mathematics
5 42 (10.58%) Data Structures
5 42 (10.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (9.07%) Physics
7 32 (8.06%) Hedge funds
8 28 (7.05%) Derivative
9 15 (3.78%) Fixed Income
10 11 (2.77%) CUDA
11 9 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (2.02%) User Experience
13 7 (1.76%) Equities
14 6 (1.51%) Mobile Games
15 5 (1.26%) Semantic Web
15 5 (1.26%) Statistics
16 4 (1.01%) GPGPU
16 4 (1.01%) Market Risk
16 4 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 113 (28.46%) Linux
2 100 (25.19%) Unix
2 100 (25.19%) Windows
3 23 (5.79%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.54%) Mac OS X
5 21 (5.29%) Android
6 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Fedora
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (41.81%) Software Engineering
2 128 (32.24%) OO
3 97 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (22.17%) Multithreading
5 68 (17.13%) OOD
6 62 (15.62%) Low Latency
7 54 (13.60%) TDD
8 53 (13.35%) SDLC
9 44 (11.08%) Analytics
10 41 (10.33%) OOP
11 37 (9.32%) UML
12 34 (8.56%) Scrum
13 32 (8.06%) Risk Management
14 30 (7.56%) Static Code Analysis
14 30 (7.56%) Use Case
15 28 (7.05%) Software Architecture
16 26 (6.55%) Mentoring
17 25 (6.30%) BDD
18 24 (6.05%) MVC
19 23 (5.79%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 397 (100.00%) C++
2 101 (25.44%) C#
3 88 (22.17%) Python
4 85 (21.41%) SQL
5 56 (14.11%) Java
6 53 (13.35%) C
7 45 (11.34%) JavaScript
8 33 (8.31%) Perl
9 17 (4.28%) Embedded C++
10 16 (4.03%) Ruby
11 15 (3.78%) Bash Shell
12 13 (3.27%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.27%) R
13 9 (2.27%) VC++
14 8 (2.02%) Scala
15 7 (1.76%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.26%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.50%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (27.20%) Degree
2 8 (2.02%) PhD
3 2 (0.50%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) MCSD
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.03%) QA
2 12 (3.02%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.77%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (0.76%) SCCM
1 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (9.07%) Oracle
2 9 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.51%) Sybase
4 5 (1.26%) Apple
5 2 (0.50%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.50%) Solace
6 1 (0.25%) SmartStream
6 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
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