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The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 261 220 225
Rank change year-on-year -41 +5 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 30 19 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 27
10th Percentile £62,850 £66,625 £51,250
25th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £66,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £86,250 £105,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.14% -17.86% +75.00%
75th Percentile £120,000 £100,625 £157,500
90th Percentile £135,000 £106,500 £172,500
Central London median annual salary £95,000 £77,500 £92,500
% change year-on-year +22.58% -16.22% +54.17%

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 7,341 4,937 5,712
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.75% 92.59% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,612 4,395 5,010
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,156 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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 27 June 2022, C++ Developer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (56.67%) Linux
3 16 (53.33%) Finance
4 11 (36.67%) Equities
4 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 10 (33.33%) Python
6 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 9 (30.00%) Social Skills
7 8 (26.67%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 8 (26.67%) MiFID
8 7 (23.33%) Physics
8 7 (23.33%) Banking
8 7 (23.33%) Low Latency
9 6 (20.00%) EMIR
9 6 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
9 6 (20.00%) Model Validation
9 6 (20.00%) Master's Degree
9 6 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) Market Risk
9 6 (20.00%) Exotic Derivative
9 6 (20.00%) Front Office
9 6 (20.00%) Advertising
9 6 (20.00%) Validation
9 6 (20.00%) PhD
9 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (16.67%) Java

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Multicast
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.33%) CMake
2 1 (3.33%) GCC
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Social Skills
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Advertising
4 6 (20.00%) Front Office
5 3 (10.00%) Games
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (3.33%) International Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.33%) CORBA
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.33%) Kafka
2 1 (3.33%) STL
2 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Equities
2 6 (20.00%) Exotic Derivative
2 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (20.00%) Market Risk
3 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 2 (6.67%) FPGA
6 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (26.67%) Financial Modelling
2 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) Low Latency
3 7 (23.33%) Physics
4 6 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 6 (20.00%) Model Validation
4 6 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
4 6 (20.00%) Validation
5 5 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (16.67%) Market Making
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.67%) Product Strategy
5 5 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
5 5 (16.67%) Systematic Trading
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) C
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Lua
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) Master's Degree
2 6 (20.00%) PhD
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) MiFID
2 6 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (20.00%) EMIR
3 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.67%) FIS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SunGard