The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C++ Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 65 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.81% 3.86% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 3.97% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61 45 37
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1322 1133 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.25% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 957 1190
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for C++ Developer in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in Cambridge

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) C++
2 80 (77.67%) C#
3 69 (66.99%) Java
4 63 (61.17%) Python
4 63 (61.17%) Software Engineering
5 60 (58.25%) Mathematics
6 52 (50.49%) C
7 51 (49.51%) Physics
8 47 (45.63%) Linux
8 47 (45.63%) Computer Science
8 47 (45.63%) Degree
9 45 (43.69%) Windows
10 38 (36.89%) Numerate Degree
11 37 (35.92%) Machine Learning
12 33 (32.04%) Algorithms
13 27 (26.21%) PhD
14 24 (23.30%) SDLC
15 23 (22.33%) .NET
16 22 (21.36%) Artificial Intelligence
17 19 (18.45%) Computer Science Degree
18 17 (16.50%) STL
18 17 (16.50%) CAD
19 16 (15.53%) CAE
19 16 (15.53%) Apache Axis
19 16 (15.53%) 3D Printing
19 16 (15.53%) Content Writing
20 15 (14.56%) UML
21 14 (13.59%) 3D Modelling
22 13 (12.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) GoogleTest
2 9 (8.74%) NUnit
2 9 (8.74%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.91%) JIRA
3 3 (2.91%) MSI
3 3 (2.91%) Selenium
3 3 (2.91%) WiX
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.97%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) .NET
2 17 (16.50%) STL
3 16 (15.53%) Apache Axis
4 13 (12.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (5.83%) RESTful
5 6 (5.83%) WPF
6 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.97%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.97%) CSS
7 1 (0.97%) HTML
7 1 (0.97%) HTML5
7 1 (0.97%) jQuery
7 1 (0.97%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (45.63%) Computer Science
2 33 (32.04%) Algorithms
3 16 (15.53%) 3D Printing
4 9 (8.74%) Smart City
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.63%) Linux
2 45 (43.69%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Unix
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.17%) Software Engineering
2 60 (58.25%) Mathematics
3 51 (49.51%) Physics
4 37 (35.92%) Machine Learning
5 24 (23.30%) SDLC
6 22 (21.36%) Artificial Intelligence
7 17 (16.50%) CAD
8 16 (15.53%) CAE
8 16 (15.53%) Content Writing
9 15 (14.56%) UML
10 14 (13.59%) 3D Modelling
11 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (11.65%) Exploratory Testing
12 12 (11.65%) OO
12 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
13 9 (8.74%) Financial Modelling
13 9 (8.74%) Performance Testing
13 9 (8.74%) Smart City Simulations
13 9 (8.74%) Smoke Testing
13 9 (8.74%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) C++
2 80 (77.67%) C#
3 69 (66.99%) Java
4 63 (61.17%) Python
5 52 (50.49%) C
6 10 (9.71%) MATLAB
6 10 (9.71%) SQL
7 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.91%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (45.63%) Degree
2 38 (36.89%) Numerate Degree
3 27 (26.21%) PhD
4 19 (18.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.97%) MCP
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Google
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
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