Period
to 13 July 2020

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £60,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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

C++ Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 109 70
Rank change year-on-year +30 -39 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 15 44 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.53% 1.83% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.92% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 101
Median annual salary £60,500 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.97% -9.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £55,000 £29,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,175 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 926 2,294 4,039
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.20% 95.19% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 691 1,696 2,678
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% +2.15% +3.33%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Developer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 13 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +19 15 £60,500 +34.44% 15
C++ Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) JIRA
6 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
7 7 (46.67%) Cross-Platform Development
7 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (46.67%) OpenGL
8 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (40.00%) Animation
8 6 (40.00%) Photography
9 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (20.00%) Python
10 3 (20.00%) Device Driver
10 3 (20.00%) QA
10 3 (20.00%) Docker
10 3 (20.00%) Yocto
11 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 2 (13.33%) Selenium
11 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
11 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
12 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
12 1 (6.67%) Microsoft

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Redmine
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) OpenGL
2 3 (20.00%) Yocto
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Animation
1 6 (40.00%) Photography
2 3 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Cross-Platform Development
3 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
3 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Vision
5 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft