The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 88 77 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 39 61 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.27% 2.81% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.89% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 66
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.70% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,750 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1641 2114 2020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.52% 97.42% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1654 1658
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 38 £35,000 -22.22% 19
C++ Developer
East of England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (60.81%) Python
3 44 (59.46%) Computer Science
4 43 (58.11%) Software Engineering
5 38 (51.35%) Degree
5 38 (51.35%) Java
6 36 (48.65%) C#
7 32 (43.24%) Mathematics
8 31 (41.89%) C
8 31 (41.89%) Windows
9 28 (37.84%) Linux
10 26 (35.14%) Physics
11 18 (24.32%) SDLC
12 17 (22.97%) .NET
13 16 (21.62%) PhD
13 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (18.92%) Algorithms
15 13 (17.57%) Finance
16 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
17 11 (14.86%) SQL
17 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
18 10 (13.51%) Machine Learning
19 9 (12.16%) Open Source
20 8 (10.81%) OO
20 8 (10.81%) STL
20 8 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
21 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
22 6 (8.11%) Regression Testing
22 6 (8.11%) Workflow

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.35%) Luigi
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Ethernet
1 4 (5.41%) Wireless
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) NUnit
1 6 (8.11%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.76%) GoogleTest
3 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.70%) JUnit
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
2 5 (6.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Automotive
3 4 (5.41%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (10.81%) STL
3 6 (8.11%) WPF
4 4 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.70%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) Qt
5 2 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Axis
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) MFC
6 1 (1.35%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 44 (59.46%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.92%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.41%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.05%) ASIC
5 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) 3D Printing
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Life Science
6 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.89%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Software Engineering
2 32 (43.24%) Mathematics
3 26 (35.14%) Physics
4 18 (24.32%) SDLC
5 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
7 10 (13.51%) Machine Learning
8 9 (12.16%) Open Source
9 8 (10.81%) OO
9 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.11%) Code Coverage
10 6 (8.11%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (8.11%) Performance Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Scrum
10 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.11%) User Stories
10 6 (8.11%) Validation
10 6 (8.11%) Workflow
10 6 (8.11%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (60.81%) Python
3 38 (51.35%) Java
4 36 (48.65%) C#
5 31 (41.89%) C
6 11 (14.86%) SQL
7 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) Lua
10 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (51.35%) Degree
2 16 (21.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Google
3 2 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
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