Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

C++ Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 183 171
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 122 181 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.19% 1.56% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.62% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 111 160 251
City of London median annual salary £85,000 £95,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +18.52%
10th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £131,250 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £92,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -10.81% +23.33% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

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

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 59 (48.36%) Multithreading
4 47 (38.52%) Python
5 41 (33.61%) Java
5 41 (33.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 39 (31.97%) Linux
7 37 (30.33%) Algorithms
8 34 (27.87%) Front Office
9 32 (26.23%) Degree
10 30 (24.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 29 (23.77%) Windows
12 27 (22.13%) Fixed Income
13 26 (21.31%) Low Latency
14 24 (19.67%) C#
15 23 (18.85%) SQL
15 23 (18.85%) TDD
16 19 (15.57%) Fintech
17 18 (14.75%) MetaTrader
17 18 (14.75%) Unix
18 17 (13.93%) C
19 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
19 16 (13.11%) STL
19 16 (13.11%) Scala
19 16 (13.11%) React
19 16 (13.11%) GoogleTest
20 15 (12.30%) Relational Database
20 15 (12.30%) Computer Science
20 15 (12.30%) Refactoring
20 15 (12.30%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (14.75%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.82%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) InfiniBand
1 3 (2.46%) IPFIX
1 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) RDBMS
1 15 (12.30%) Relational Database
1 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) KDB
3 5 (4.10%) Big Data
4 1 (0.82%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) GoogleTest
2 10 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.38%) CMake
4 5 (4.10%) Clang
5 4 (3.28%) GCC
6 3 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.82%) Gradle
7 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.82%) JUnit
7 1 (0.82%) Maven
7 1 (0.82%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.82%) NuGet
7 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 78 (63.93%) Finance
2 34 (27.87%) Front Office
3 9 (7.38%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Advertising
5 3 (2.46%) Back Office
5 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (13.11%) React
2 16 (13.11%) STL
3 11 (9.02%) .NET
4 5 (4.10%) LLVM
5 4 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.46%) HTML
6 3 (2.46%) HTML5
6 3 (2.46%) XML
7 1 (0.82%) Kafka
7 1 (0.82%) REST
7 1 (0.82%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.82%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (30.33%) Algorithms
3 27 (22.13%) Fixed Income
4 19 (15.57%) Fintech
5 15 (12.30%) Computer Science
6 13 (10.66%) Data Structures
7 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (6.56%) Equities
9 7 (5.74%) Hedge funds
10 6 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.64%) Derivative
11 2 (1.64%) Robotics
12 1 (0.82%) Bitcoin
12 1 (0.82%) CUDA
12 1 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.82%) Social Media
12 1 (0.82%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.97%) Linux
2 29 (23.77%) Windows
3 18 (14.75%) Unix
4 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.36%) Multithreading
2 26 (21.31%) Low Latency
3 23 (18.85%) TDD
4 15 (12.30%) OO
4 15 (12.30%) Refactoring
5 14 (11.48%) Algorithmic Trading
5 14 (11.48%) High-Frequency Trading
5 14 (11.48%) Multithreaded Programming
6 13 (10.66%) Mathematics
6 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.84%) SDLC
8 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.38%) Machine Learning
10 7 (5.74%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.92%) Open Source
12 5 (4.10%) Market Making
12 5 (4.10%) OOD
12 5 (4.10%) OOP
12 5 (4.10%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (38.52%) Python
3 41 (33.61%) Java
4 24 (19.67%) C#
5 23 (18.85%) SQL
6 17 (13.93%) C
7 16 (13.11%) Scala
7 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.74%) Lingo
9 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.46%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.46%) VBA
10 3 (2.46%) VC++
11 2 (1.64%) Ruby
11 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (26.23%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.92%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (3.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Ansible
1 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft