Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Developer was £60,000 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.

Senior C++ Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 134 158
Rank change year-on-year -25 +24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 20 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.65% 0.57% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.58% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 4
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% -2.17%
10th Percentile £52,000 £43,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £71,250 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% -2.17%

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%

Senior C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Developer in Cambridge

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Developer in Cambridge

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) STL
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) UML
4 13 (65.00%) Finance
4 13 (65.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) RESTful
7 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (10.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (5.00%) CAD
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) Automotive
8 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (5.00%) Games
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (5.00%) DCOM
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP

Senior 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 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) STL
2 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) DCOM
3 1 (5.00%) GTK+
3 1 (5.00%) Qt
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) WebGL
3 1 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Printing
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) SDLC
1 13 (65.00%) UML
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) API Design
3 1 (5.00%) API Development
3 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) CAD
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) OOD
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible