Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 116 147
Rank change year-on-year +43 +31 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 123 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.97% 1.35% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 1.39% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 113 29 13
Cambridge median annual salary £39,000 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -32.94% +4.29%
10th Percentile £25,850 £26,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £64,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £39,000 £28,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +36.84% -32.94% +4.29%

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 3015 2236 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.39% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 1863 2379
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++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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.

1 123 (100.00%) C++
2 98 (79.67%) Computer Science
3 95 (77.24%) Software Engineering
4 89 (72.36%) Degree
5 87 (70.73%) C
6 86 (69.92%) Java
7 79 (64.23%) Mathematics
8 76 (61.79%) Linux
9 66 (53.66%) Windows
10 63 (51.22%) Python
11 62 (50.41%) Physics
12 60 (48.78%) C#
13 36 (29.27%) Machine Learning
14 35 (28.46%) Algorithms
15 34 (27.64%) SDLC
16 30 (24.39%) Artificial Intelligence
17 29 (23.58%) CAD
17 29 (23.58%) 3D Printing
18 28 (22.76%) Content Writing
18 28 (22.76%) CAE
18 28 (22.76%) Apache Axis
19 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
20 24 (19.51%) MATLAB
21 18 (14.63%) Numerate Degree
22 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
23 13 (10.57%) Multithreading
23 13 (10.57%) Collaborative Working
24 12 (9.76%) Open Source
25 11 (8.94%) 3D Modelling
25 11 (8.94%) .NET

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.88%) Wireless
3 2 (1.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) Modbus
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) GIS
2 3 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.81%) GCC
3 1 (0.81%) GoogleTest
General
1 10 (8.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.07%) Electronics
3 3 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.76%) Apache Axis
2 11 (8.94%) .NET
3 5 (4.07%) STL
4 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.63%) REST
5 2 (1.63%) RESTful
5 2 (1.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) DCOM
6 1 (0.81%) GTK+
6 1 (0.81%) OpenEmbedded
6 1 (0.81%) Qt
6 1 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.81%) WebGL
6 1 (0.81%) WSDL
6 1 (0.81%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 98 (79.67%) Computer Science
2 35 (28.46%) Algorithms
3 29 (23.58%) 3D Printing
4 7 (5.69%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.63%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.81%) Robotics
6 1 (0.81%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 76 (61.79%) Linux
2 66 (53.66%) Windows
3 6 (4.88%) Android
4 5 (4.07%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (77.24%) Software Engineering
2 79 (64.23%) Mathematics
3 62 (50.41%) Physics
4 36 (29.27%) Machine Learning
5 34 (27.64%) SDLC
6 30 (24.39%) Artificial Intelligence
7 29 (23.58%) CAD
8 28 (22.76%) CAE
8 28 (22.76%) Content Writing
9 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (10.57%) Collaborative Working
10 13 (10.57%) Multithreading
11 12 (9.76%) Open Source
12 11 (8.94%) 3D Modelling
13 10 (8.13%) Prototyping
14 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (4.88%) Android Development
15 6 (4.88%) OO
15 6 (4.88%) Scrum
16 5 (4.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C++
2 87 (70.73%) C
3 86 (69.92%) Java
4 63 (51.22%) Python
5 60 (48.78%) C#
6 24 (19.51%) MATLAB
7 8 (6.50%) SQL
8 5 (4.07%) Embedded C
8 5 (4.07%) Embedded C++
8 5 (4.07%) Fortran
9 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.81%) Cython
9 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (72.36%) Degree
2 18 (14.63%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (8.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (7.32%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
1 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Intel
1 7 (5.69%) NVIDIA
2 5 (4.07%) IBM
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle
2 5 (4.07%) Sony
3 1 (0.81%) Google
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.81%) Wind River