The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

C++ Programmer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 104 107
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.81% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  

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 1149 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 967 1189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
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++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Programmer in Cambridge

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for C++ Programmer in Cambridge

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Programmer in Cambridge

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) STL
2 11 (64.71%) UML
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Google
2 11 (64.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (64.71%) GoogleTest
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Microservices
3 6 (35.29%) RESTful
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) SOA

C++ Programmer 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:

Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) GoogleTest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (64.71%) STL
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
1 11 (64.71%) UML
2 6 (35.29%) Microservices
2 6 (35.29%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Google