The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 246 308
Rank change year-on-year +20 +62  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 9 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.19% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 7
Median salary £75,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

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 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
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++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in the City of London.

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

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region featuring C++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Python
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) Unix
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
7 6 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (22.73%) C
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Front Office
9 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
9 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
10 3 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (13.64%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
11 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
11 2 (9.09%) FIX Protocol

C++ Software 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 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Tick Data
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Front Office
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (9.09%) STL
2 1 (4.55%) Kafka
2 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
2 3 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Pricing Data
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
5 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (4.55%) Data Management
8 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) F#
6 1 (4.55%) Haskell
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Intel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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