Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 68 115
Rank change year-on-year +27 +47 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 194 86 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.25% 3.82% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 3.92% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 150 84 40
Cambridge median annual salary £39,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.86% -2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £37,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £39,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.36% -2.22% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3019 2192 2762
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.38% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 1825 2395
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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.

1 194 (100.00%) C++
2 125 (64.43%) Computer Science
3 120 (61.86%) Degree
4 115 (59.28%) Software Engineering
5 105 (54.12%) Java
6 104 (53.61%) Windows
7 101 (52.06%) C
8 91 (46.91%) Python
9 89 (45.88%) Linux
10 83 (42.78%) C#
11 82 (42.27%) Mathematics
12 68 (35.05%) Physics
13 51 (26.29%) SDLC
14 44 (22.68%) Machine Learning
15 43 (22.16%) Algorithms
16 41 (21.13%) Artificial Intelligence
17 36 (18.56%) Computer Science Degree
18 30 (15.46%) 3D Printing
18 30 (15.46%) CAD
19 29 (14.95%) CAE
19 29 (14.95%) Apache Axis
19 29 (14.95%) Content Writing
20 27 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (13.40%) STL
22 25 (12.89%) TCP/IP
23 24 (12.37%) MATLAB
23 24 (12.37%) Finance
24 23 (11.86%) OO
25 22 (11.34%) Multithreading
26 20 (10.31%) Numerate Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.09%) Wireless
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.64%) GIS
2 8 (4.12%) Big Data
3 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.61%) MSI
1 7 (3.61%) WiX
2 6 (3.09%) JIRA
3 4 (2.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (12.37%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.12%) Electronics
4 5 (2.58%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.95%) Apache Axis
2 26 (13.40%) STL
3 16 (8.25%) .NET
4 7 (3.61%) REST
5 6 (3.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.58%) CSS
6 5 (2.58%) HTML
6 5 (2.58%) HTML5
6 5 (2.58%) PhoneGap
6 5 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.06%) RESTful
7 4 (2.06%) Velocity
8 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.03%) Apache Flex
9 2 (1.03%) Web Services
10 1 (0.52%) DCOM
10 1 (0.52%) SOAP
10 1 (0.52%) WCF
10 1 (0.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 125 (64.43%) Computer Science
2 43 (22.16%) Algorithms
3 30 (15.46%) 3D Printing
4 11 (5.67%) User Experience
5 6 (3.09%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (3.09%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.06%) Animation
8 3 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.55%) Smart City
9 1 (0.52%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 104 (53.61%) Windows
2 89 (45.88%) Linux
3 11 (5.67%) Mac OS
3 11 (5.67%) Unix
4 10 (5.15%) Android
5 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (59.28%) Software Engineering
2 82 (42.27%) Mathematics
3 68 (35.05%) Physics
4 51 (26.29%) SDLC
5 44 (22.68%) Machine Learning
6 41 (21.13%) Artificial Intelligence
7 30 (15.46%) CAD
8 29 (14.95%) CAE
8 29 (14.95%) Content Writing
9 27 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (11.86%) OO
11 22 (11.34%) Multithreading
12 18 (9.28%) Open Source
12 18 (9.28%) UML
13 14 (7.22%) OOD
14 13 (6.70%) Collaborative Working
15 12 (6.19%) 3D Modelling
15 12 (6.19%) Scrum
16 10 (5.15%) Android Development
17 9 (4.64%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 194 (100.00%) C++
2 105 (54.12%) Java
3 101 (52.06%) C
4 91 (46.91%) Python
5 83 (42.78%) C#
6 24 (12.37%) MATLAB
7 15 (7.73%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.73%) SQL
8 11 (5.67%) Objective-C
9 9 (4.64%) Embedded C
9 9 (4.64%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.58%) Delphi
10 5 (2.58%) Fortran
11 1 (0.52%) Cython
11 1 (0.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 120 (61.86%) Degree
2 36 (18.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (10.31%) Numerate Degree
4 19 (9.79%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
1 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (3.61%) Intel
1 7 (3.61%) NVIDIA
2 5 (2.58%) Adobe
2 5 (2.58%) IBM
2 5 (2.58%) Oracle
2 5 (2.58%) Sony
2 5 (2.58%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.52%) Google