Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 330 388
Rank change year-on-year +24 +58 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 15 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 19
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £95,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £53,750 £39,500
90th Percentile £98,500 £129,500 £103,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -38.46% -7.14%

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 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

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

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 November 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 15 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) GCC
7 3 (20.00%) Front Office
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Fintech
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (13.33%) Robotics
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Big Data

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) GCC
2 1 (6.67%) CMake
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.67%) NuGet
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Kafka
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
3 3 (20.00%) Fintech
4 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (13.33%) Robotics
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Bitcoin
5 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 1 (6.67%) Cryptocurrency
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (6.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) High-Frequency Trading
7 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.67%) Microservices
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft