The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

C++ Developer
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 191 166
Rank change year-on-year +4 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 66 81 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 1.09% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.13% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 55 80 101
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5940 7161 7359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.26% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 5790 5929
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in the East of England

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in the East of England

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in the East of England

C++ Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -5 41 £36,250 -14.70% 17
Hertfordshire +12 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Suffolk +28 6 £25,500 -27.14%
Bedfordshire - 6 £48,750 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 East of England region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 141 (100.00%) C++
2 82 (58.16%) Software Engineering
3 67 (47.52%) Computer Science
4 64 (45.39%) C#
5 62 (43.97%) Degree
6 61 (43.26%) Windows
7 51 (36.17%) Physics
8 46 (32.62%) Python
9 42 (29.79%) Java
10 40 (28.37%) C
11 39 (27.66%) Visual Studio
12 38 (26.95%) Linux
13 36 (25.53%) .NET
14 34 (24.11%) Mathematics
15 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (19.86%) Multithreading
17 26 (18.44%) SDLC
18 24 (17.02%) OOD
19 22 (15.60%) OO
20 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
20 20 (14.18%) OpenGL
20 20 (14.18%) Finance
21 19 (13.48%) Telecoms
22 18 (12.77%) LabVIEW
22 18 (12.77%) Image Processing
23 17 (12.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 16 (11.35%) PhD
25 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET
26 14 (9.93%) Algorithms
27 13 (9.22%) SQL

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (2.13%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.71%) Luigi
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) NoSQL
1 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.84%) MySQL
4 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.77%) LabVIEW
3 11 (7.80%) Subversion
4 7 (4.96%) GoogleTest
4 7 (4.96%) NUnit
4 7 (4.96%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.42%) JUnit
6 2 (1.42%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (14.18%) Finance
2 19 (13.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.09%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Games
4 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.53%) .NET
2 20 (14.18%) OpenGL
3 17 (12.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET
5 12 (8.51%) HTML
6 11 (7.80%) Node.js
7 10 (7.09%) Ajax
7 10 (7.09%) ATL
7 10 (7.09%) CSS
7 10 (7.09%) MFC
7 10 (7.09%) OpenCV
7 10 (7.09%) STL
8 9 (6.38%) HTML5
8 9 (6.38%) jQuery
8 9 (6.38%) WPF
9 8 (5.67%) CSS3
10 4 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 67 (47.52%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.93%) Algorithms
3 11 (7.80%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.09%) iPad
5 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.26%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.13%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.42%) 3D Printing
8 2 (1.42%) ASIC
8 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.71%) Life Science
9 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.26%) Windows
2 38 (26.95%) Linux
3 12 (8.51%) Unix
4 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.84%) Android
6 2 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (58.16%) Software Engineering
2 51 (36.17%) Physics
3 34 (24.11%) Mathematics
4 31 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (19.86%) Multithreading
6 26 (18.44%) SDLC
7 24 (17.02%) OOD
8 22 (15.60%) OO
9 18 (12.77%) Image Processing
10 12 (8.51%) 3D Modelling
11 11 (7.80%) Machine Learning
11 11 (7.80%) Web Development
12 9 (6.38%) Mobile Development
12 9 (6.38%) Open Source
12 9 (6.38%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.67%) Data Acquisition
13 8 (5.67%) Data Analysis
13 8 (5.67%) Signal Processing
14 7 (4.96%) Performance Testing
14 7 (4.96%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (100.00%) C++
2 64 (45.39%) C#
3 46 (32.62%) Python
4 42 (29.79%) Java
5 40 (28.37%) C
6 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.22%) SQL
8 7 (4.96%) Assembly Language
8 7 (4.96%) Delphi
8 7 (4.96%) Pascal
9 3 (2.13%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.13%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) Lua
11 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (43.97%) Degree
2 16 (11.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.80%) Xamarin
3 7 (4.96%) Google
4 2 (1.42%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle
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