The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 98 96
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 48 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.49% 0.68% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 0.70% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 8 18
Median salary £36,500 £28,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.07% -28.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

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 1343 1136 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.60% 97.26% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 961 1189
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++ 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 76 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (77.63%) C#
3 57 (75.00%) Java
4 55 (72.37%) Python
5 53 (69.74%) Software Engineering
6 51 (67.11%) Mathematics
6 51 (67.11%) Physics
7 49 (64.47%) C
8 45 (59.21%) Linux
9 38 (50.00%) Windows
10 35 (46.05%) Computer Science
10 35 (46.05%) Degree
11 34 (44.74%) Machine Learning
12 30 (39.47%) Algorithms
13 29 (38.16%) Numerate Degree
14 24 (31.58%) PhD
15 23 (30.26%) .NET
16 19 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (25.00%) SDLC
17 17 (22.37%) CAD
18 16 (21.05%) CAE
18 16 (21.05%) Apache Axis
18 16 (21.05%) 3D Printing
18 16 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
18 16 (21.05%) Content Writing
19 14 (18.42%) 3D Modelling
20 11 (14.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 11 (14.47%) GoogleTest
20 11 (14.47%) Google
20 11 (14.47%) UML

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) GoogleTest
2 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.95%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) .NET
2 16 (21.05%) Apache Axis
3 11 (14.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (14.47%) STL
4 6 (7.89%) WPF
5 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.32%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.32%) CSS
6 1 (1.32%) HTML
6 1 (1.32%) HTML5
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
6 1 (1.32%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (46.05%) Computer Science
2 30 (39.47%) Algorithms
3 16 (21.05%) 3D Printing
4 6 (7.89%) Smart City
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (59.21%) Linux
2 38 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (69.74%) Software Engineering
2 51 (67.11%) Mathematics
2 51 (67.11%) Physics
3 34 (44.74%) Machine Learning
4 19 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 19 (25.00%) SDLC
5 17 (22.37%) CAD
6 16 (21.05%) CAE
6 16 (21.05%) Content Writing
7 14 (18.42%) 3D Modelling
8 11 (14.47%) UML
9 6 (7.89%) OO
9 6 (7.89%) Smart City Simulations
10 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.95%) Distributed Algorithms
10 3 (3.95%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.95%) SDET
10 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (77.63%) C#
3 57 (75.00%) Java
4 55 (72.37%) Python
5 49 (64.47%) C
6 10 (13.16%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.95%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (46.05%) Degree
2 29 (38.16%) Numerate Degree
3 24 (31.58%) PhD
4 16 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.32%) MCP
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Google
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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