The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 119 118
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 51 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.62% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 0.44% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 8 17
Median salary £39,000 £28,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -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 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £46,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year -11.41% +14.28%  

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 1886 1815 2092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.07% 96.90% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1529 1733
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +27 51 £39,000 +36.84% 11
C++ Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring C++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) C++
2 61 (77.22%) C#
3 60 (75.95%) Java
4 57 (72.15%) Python
5 56 (70.89%) Software Engineering
6 54 (68.35%) Mathematics
6 54 (68.35%) Physics
7 52 (65.82%) C
8 48 (60.76%) Linux
9 41 (51.90%) Windows
10 38 (48.10%) Computer Science
11 37 (46.84%) Degree
12 35 (44.30%) Machine Learning
13 32 (40.51%) Algorithms
14 30 (37.97%) Numerate Degree
15 24 (30.38%) PhD
16 23 (29.11%) .NET
17 20 (25.32%) Artificial Intelligence
17 20 (25.32%) SDLC
18 19 (24.05%) CAD
19 18 (22.78%) CAE
19 18 (22.78%) Apache Axis
19 18 (22.78%) 3D Printing
19 18 (22.78%) Content Writing
20 16 (20.25%) Computer Science Degree
21 15 (18.99%) 3D Modelling
22 11 (13.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 11 (13.92%) GoogleTest
22 11 (13.92%) Google
22 11 (13.92%) MATLAB

C++ Software 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) GoogleTest
2 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 18 (22.78%) Apache Axis
3 11 (13.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (13.92%) STL
4 6 (7.59%) WPF
5 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.27%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) HTML5
6 1 (1.27%) jQuery
6 1 (1.27%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (48.10%) Computer Science
2 32 (40.51%) Algorithms
3 18 (22.78%) 3D Printing
4 6 (7.59%) Smart City
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.76%) Linux
2 41 (51.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Software Engineering
2 54 (68.35%) Mathematics
2 54 (68.35%) Physics
3 35 (44.30%) Machine Learning
4 20 (25.32%) Artificial Intelligence
4 20 (25.32%) SDLC
5 19 (24.05%) CAD
6 18 (22.78%) CAE
6 18 (22.78%) Content Writing
7 15 (18.99%) 3D Modelling
8 11 (13.92%) UML
9 6 (7.59%) OO
9 6 (7.59%) Smart City Simulations
10 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.80%) Distributed Algorithms
10 3 (3.80%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.80%) SDET
10 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C++
2 61 (77.22%) C#
3 60 (75.95%) Java
4 57 (72.15%) Python
5 52 (65.82%) C
6 11 (13.92%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.80%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (46.84%) Degree
2 30 (37.97%) Numerate Degree
3 24 (30.38%) PhD
4 16 (20.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Google
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
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