Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++/Java Developer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

C++ Java Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 340 401
Rank change year-on-year +30 +61 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 16 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 21
City of London median annual salary £90,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £61,750 £22,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £121,250 £86,250 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -14.29%

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 9680 11204 16347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8762 10214 14209
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 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

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

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

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

C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for C++/Java Developer in the City of London

C++/Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++/Java Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Front Office
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 7 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 6 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Algorithmic Trading
7 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
7 5 (31.25%) C#
7 5 (31.25%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) PhD
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Analytics
8 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (25.00%) SDLC
8 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (18.75%) MetaTrader
9 3 (18.75%) Physics
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) OOP
9 3 (18.75%) STL
9 3 (18.75%) Back Office

C++/Java 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 3 (18.75%) MetaTrader
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) KDB
2 1 (6.25%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Gradle
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Front Office
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Back Office
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) STL
2 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
4 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (12.50%) Fintech
5 2 (12.50%) Robotics
6 1 (6.25%) Bitcoin
6 1 (6.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 6 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
2 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 5 (31.25%) Algorithmic Trading
3 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (31.25%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) OOD
5 3 (18.75%) OOP
5 3 (18.75%) Physics
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Market Making
6 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PhD
2 2 (12.50%) Degree