The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

C++ Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 106 72
Rank change year-on-year +28 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 30 7 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.41% 0.47% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 0.48% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 35
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 1187 1445 1437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.31% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1130 1185
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 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Developer in Cambridge

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Developer in Cambridge

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (64.00%) Python
2 32 (64.00%) Java
3 29 (58.00%) C#
4 27 (54.00%) Mathematics
4 27 (54.00%) Physics
5 25 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 23 (46.00%) Linux
6 23 (46.00%) C
7 22 (44.00%) Windows
8 21 (42.00%) Degree
9 17 (34.00%) .NET
10 16 (32.00%) PhD
10 16 (32.00%) SDLC
11 13 (26.00%) Algorithms
12 11 (22.00%) Machine Learning
13 7 (14.00%) Google
13 7 (14.00%) UML
13 7 (14.00%) STL
13 7 (14.00%) Multithreading
13 7 (14.00%) GoogleTest
13 7 (14.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 6 (12.00%) WPF
14 6 (12.00%) OO
15 5 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (10.00%) Open Source
15 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
16 4 (8.00%) Automotive
16 4 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence

C++ Software 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.00%) Luigi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) GoogleTest
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) JUnit
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (8.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (14.00%) STL
3 6 (12.00%) WPF
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Axis
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (26.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) 3D Printing
4 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (54.00%) Mathematics
2 27 (54.00%) Physics
3 16 (32.00%) SDLC
4 11 (22.00%) Machine Learning
5 7 (14.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (14.00%) UML
6 6 (12.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 4 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (8.00%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (6.00%) CAD
10 2 (4.00%) 3D Modelling
10 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.00%) CAE
10 2 (4.00%) Content Writing
10 2 (4.00%) Cross-Platform Development
10 2 (4.00%) TDD
10 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (64.00%) Java
2 32 (64.00%) Python
3 29 (58.00%) C#
4 23 (46.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) Lua
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Degree
2 16 (32.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Google
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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