Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
London > Central London
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 346 407
Rank change year-on-year -19 +61 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 19 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.13% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 42
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -36.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £119,500 £103,750
London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -33.33% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 13585 13302 18380
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 96.55% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12037 12093 16067
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +2.80%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Developer in Central London

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Developer in Central London

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in Central London over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Developer in Central London

C++ Software Developer
Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
City of London +6 14 £70,000 +20.69% 3
West End of London -10 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Southwark - 2 £82,500 -
C++ Software Developer
London

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Central London region featuring C++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (68.42%) Degree
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Algorithms
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
5 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
6 4 (21.05%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (21.05%) GCC
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Front Office
7 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
7 3 (15.79%) Games
7 3 (15.79%) Qt
8 2 (10.53%) WebKit
8 2 (10.53%) Big Data
8 2 (10.53%) Qt Quick

C++ Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maya
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) NUKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) GCC
2 1 (5.26%) CMake
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.26%) NuGet
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Front Office
3 3 (15.79%) Games
4 2 (10.53%) Automotive
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
1 3 (15.79%) Qt
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Qt Quick
2 2 (10.53%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Algorithms
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Fintech
2 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Robotics
3 1 (5.26%) Bitcoin
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) CAD
5 2 (10.53%) Physics
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Cryptocurrency
6 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.26%) High-Frequency Trading
6 1 (5.26%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) Quantitative Research
6 1 (5.26%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) F#
5 1 (5.26%) Haskell
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA