The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior C++ Developer
London / City of London
Rank 217 254 307
Rank change year-on-year +37 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 1 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 11
Median salary £72,500 £82,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.12% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  

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 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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

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

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

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer in the City of London.

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

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) DCOM
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
4 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 3 (37.50%) Impala
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (25.00%) KVM
5 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Lucene
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Derivative

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Impala
3 1 (12.50%) KDB
3 1 (12.50%) Kdb+
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GCC
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) DCOM
1 3 (37.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
5 1 (12.50%) Physics
5 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
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