The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 67 69 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 38 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.11% 2.91% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 2.99% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 59
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in Cambridge

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 72 (100.00%) C++
2 44 (61.11%) Computer Science
3 43 (59.72%) Software Engineering
3 43 (59.72%) Python
4 38 (52.78%) Java
4 38 (52.78%) Degree
5 36 (50.00%) C#
6 32 (44.44%) Mathematics
7 31 (43.06%) Windows
8 29 (40.28%) C
9 26 (36.11%) Linux
9 26 (36.11%) Physics
10 18 (25.00%) SDLC
11 17 (23.61%) .NET
12 16 (22.22%) PhD
13 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (19.44%) Algorithms
14 13 (18.06%) Finance
15 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 11 (15.28%) SQL
16 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
17 10 (13.89%) Machine Learning
18 9 (12.50%) Open Source
19 8 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
19 8 (11.11%) OO
19 8 (11.11%) STL
20 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
21 6 (8.33%) NUnit
21 6 (8.33%) Workflow Management

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.39%) Luigi
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 4 (5.56%) Wireless
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) NUnit
1 6 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) GoogleTest
3 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.78%) JUnit
3 2 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Automotive
3 4 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (11.11%) STL
3 6 (8.33%) WPF
4 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) jQuery
5 2 (2.78%) RESTful
5 2 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Axis
6 1 (1.39%) HTML5
6 1 (1.39%) MFC
6 1 (1.39%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.39%) Node.js
6 1 (1.39%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 44 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 14 (19.44%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.17%) ASIC
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) 3D Printing
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.39%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 26 (36.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (59.72%) Software Engineering
2 32 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 26 (36.11%) Physics
4 18 (25.00%) SDLC
5 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
7 10 (13.89%) Machine Learning
8 9 (12.50%) Open Source
9 8 (11.11%) OO
9 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.33%) Code Coverage
10 6 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.33%) User Stories
10 6 (8.33%) Validation
10 6 (8.33%) Workflow
10 6 (8.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C++
2 43 (59.72%) Python
3 38 (52.78%) Java
4 36 (50.00%) C#
5 29 (40.28%) C
6 11 (15.28%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.17%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) Lua
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.39%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (52.78%) Degree
2 16 (22.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
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