The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £75,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

C++ Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 175 182
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 48 88 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 1.39% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.44% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 72 132
Median salary £75,500 £95,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.52% +40.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £58,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £104,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in the City of London

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in the City of London

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in the City of London

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 City of London region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 122 (100.00%) C++
2 78 (63.93%) Finance
3 55 (45.08%) Linux
4 47 (38.52%) Low Latency
5 41 (33.61%) Python
5 41 (33.61%) Multithreading
6 39 (31.97%) Java
7 38 (31.15%) Degree
8 36 (29.51%) Banking
9 35 (28.69%) Front Office
10 27 (22.13%) Algorithms
10 27 (22.13%) C
11 26 (21.31%) Unix
11 26 (21.31%) Windows
12 25 (20.49%) C#
12 25 (20.49%) Mathematics
13 22 (18.03%) Computer Science
14 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (13.93%) Hedge funds
15 17 (13.93%) STL
16 16 (13.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 15 (12.30%) Scala
17 15 (12.30%) Equities
17 15 (12.30%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 15 (12.30%) High-Frequency Trading
17 15 (12.30%) Computer Science Degree
18 14 (11.48%) Multithreaded Programming
18 14 (11.48%) OO
18 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
19 13 (10.66%) Proprietary Trading

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.82%) IPython
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) HTTP
1 3 (2.46%) Multicast
2 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) RDBMS
1 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) Big Data
3 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.82%) Redis
4 1 (0.82%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) GoogleTest
2 3 (2.46%) Subversion
3 2 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (0.82%) Clang
4 1 (0.82%) CMake
4 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.82%) GCC
4 1 (0.82%) Mockito
4 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (63.93%) Finance
2 36 (29.51%) Banking
3 35 (28.69%) Front Office
4 8 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
6 3 (2.46%) Games
7 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) STL
2 16 (13.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (8.20%) HTML
4 6 (4.92%) HTML5
5 5 (4.10%) React
6 4 (3.28%) .NET
7 3 (2.46%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.46%) XML
8 2 (1.64%) Middleware
9 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.82%) CSS
9 1 (0.82%) LLVM
9 1 (0.82%) Node.js
9 1 (0.82%) NumPy
9 1 (0.82%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.82%) REST
9 1 (0.82%) Spring
9 1 (0.82%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.82%) Torch
9 1 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Algorithms
2 22 (18.03%) Computer Science
3 17 (13.93%) Hedge funds
4 15 (12.30%) Equities
5 13 (10.66%) Fintech
6 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (9.02%) Fixed Income
7 9 (7.38%) Derivative
8 8 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (4.10%) Grid Computing
11 3 (2.46%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.46%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.64%) Pricing Data
13 1 (0.82%) CUDA
13 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.82%) Social Media
13 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.08%) Linux
2 26 (21.31%) Unix
2 26 (21.31%) Windows
3 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) Low Latency
2 41 (33.61%) Multithreading
3 25 (20.49%) Mathematics
4 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.30%) High-Frequency Trading
5 15 (12.30%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 14 (11.48%) Multithreaded Programming
6 14 (11.48%) OO
6 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.66%) Proprietary Trading
8 12 (9.84%) SDLC
9 10 (8.20%) OOD
9 10 (8.20%) OOP
10 9 (7.38%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.56%) Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (6.56%) Machine Learning
11 8 (6.56%) TDD
12 7 (5.74%) Analytics
13 6 (4.92%) Code Coverage
13 6 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (33.61%) Python
3 39 (31.97%) Java
4 27 (22.13%) C
5 25 (20.49%) C#
6 15 (12.30%) Scala
7 11 (9.02%) SQL
8 7 (5.74%) Perl
9 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.10%) Lingo
10 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.82%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.82%) F#
11 1 (0.82%) Haskell
11 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (31.15%) Degree
2 15 (12.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (7.38%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle
2 1 (0.82%) Intel
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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