Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Software Engineer - C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 366 434
Rank change year-on-year +67 +68 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 31 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 24
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% - -33.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £90,000 £83,875
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -22.73%

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 9758 12931 20195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.29% 96.04% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8844 11721 17238
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +1.85%

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

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

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) C++
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (51.61%) Finance
3 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
4 13 (41.94%) Python
4 13 (41.94%) Open Source
5 12 (38.71%) Android
5 12 (38.71%) Objective-C
5 12 (38.71%) Apple iOS
6 11 (35.48%) Scala
6 11 (35.48%) Windows
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) UML
8 8 (25.81%) Legal
8 8 (25.81%) Xcode
8 8 (25.81%) OpenGL
8 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (25.81%) Mercurial
8 8 (25.81%) CUDA
8 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Retail
8 8 (25.81%) Google
8 8 (25.81%) OpenCL
8 8 (25.81%) OpenGL ES
8 8 (25.81%) iOS SDK
8 8 (25.81%) Android Development
8 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
8 8 (25.81%) Android Studio
8 8 (25.81%) Apple Swift
8 8 (25.81%) Google Play

C++ Software Engineer 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 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Google Play
1 8 (25.81%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.81%) Android Studio
2 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) Mercurial
2 8 (25.81%) Xcode
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Legal
2 8 (25.81%) Retail
3 7 (22.58%) Games
4 2 (6.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) iOS SDK
1 8 (25.81%) OpenCL
1 8 (25.81%) OpenGL
1 8 (25.81%) OpenGL ES
2 7 (22.58%) DirectX
3 5 (16.13%) Qt
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.23%) Kafka
6 1 (3.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) CUDA
2 7 (22.58%) PMI
3 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
3 5 (16.13%) Data Structures
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Fintech
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Android
1 12 (38.71%) Apple iOS
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Unix
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) Open Source
3 8 (25.81%) Android Development
3 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
3 8 (25.81%) UML
4 6 (19.35%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.45%) OOD
6 2 (6.45%) Physics
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.23%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) Objective-C
4 11 (35.48%) Scala
5 8 (25.81%) Apple Swift
6 6 (19.35%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) C
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) Clojure
8 4 (12.90%) Erlang
8 4 (12.90%) F#
8 4 (12.90%) Go
8 4 (12.90%) Ruby
9 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Google
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Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: UKP 55000 per year
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Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
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