The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

C++ Developer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 305 290
Rank change year-on-year -74 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 655 975 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 1.05% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.09% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 566 879 1054
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in England

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in England

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in England

C++ Developer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London -51 367 £80,000 - 97
South East -66 126 £45,000 -5.26% 24
East of England +35 100 £40,000 -11.11% 20
North West -34 24 £37,500 -21.05% 3
South West -40 15 £30,000 -25.00% 6
West Midlands +9 11 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +8 8 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North East - 5 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +2 4 £31,250 -26.47% 4
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 1264 (100.00%) C++
2 512 (40.51%) Linux
3 439 (34.73%) C#
3 439 (34.73%) Finance
4 367 (29.03%) Software Engineering
5 358 (28.32%) Degree
6 343 (27.14%) Java
7 313 (24.76%) C
8 312 (24.68%) Python
9 277 (21.91%) Computer Science
10 275 (21.76%) Multithreading
11 263 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
12 259 (20.49%) Windows
12 259 (20.49%) OO
13 237 (18.75%) Mathematics
14 233 (18.43%) SQL
15 209 (16.53%) Unix
16 201 (15.90%) Low Latency
17 183 (14.48%) Algorithms
18 181 (14.32%) SDLC
18 181 (14.32%) STL
19 179 (14.16%) Banking
20 173 (13.69%) Front Office
21 150 (11.87%) JavaScript
22 141 (11.16%) Physics
23 127 (10.05%) .NET
24 118 (9.34%) Visual Studio
25 117 (9.26%) HTML
26 112 (8.86%) Telecoms
27 109 (8.62%) Investment Banking

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (1.34%) Apache Spark
2 12 (0.95%) Apache
3 3 (0.24%) JBoss
3 3 (0.24%) nginx
3 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.16%) CMS
4 2 (0.16%) IIS
4 2 (0.16%) Jetty
4 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.079%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.079%) IPython
5 1 (0.079%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.079%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.079%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 20 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle BRM
4 6 (0.47%) Summit
5 2 (0.16%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.95%) GitHub
2 11 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.71%) SaaS
4 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 28 (2.22%) HTTP
3 14 (1.11%) 3G
3 14 (1.11%) 4G
4 12 (0.95%) ZigBee
5 11 (0.87%) Broadband
6 9 (0.71%) GSM
6 9 (0.71%) OpenFlow
7 6 (0.47%) Multicast
8 5 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.32%) InfiniBand
9 4 (0.32%) LTE
9 4 (0.32%) RS-485
9 4 (0.32%) SNMP
10 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.24%) Firewall
11 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.16%) Internet
11 2 (0.16%) Network Security
11 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.64%) MySQL
3 41 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.14%) Big Data
5 21 (1.66%) NoSQL
6 20 (1.58%) RDBMS
7 18 (1.42%) OLTP
8 17 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.03%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.71%) Apache Hive
11 9 (0.71%) Impala
12 8 (0.63%) Berkeley DB
13 7 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.55%) KDB
14 5 (0.40%) Redis
14 5 (0.40%) SQLite
15 4 (0.32%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 118 (9.34%) Visual Studio
2 69 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 66 (5.22%) Subversion
4 33 (2.61%) GoogleTest
5 24 (1.90%) JIRA
6 21 (1.66%) LabVIEW
7 20 (1.58%) Jenkins
8 16 (1.27%) MSTest
9 14 (1.11%) NUnit
10 11 (0.87%) Mercurial
11 10 (0.79%) JUnit
11 10 (0.79%) Selenium
12 9 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.55%) Clang
14 7 (0.55%) Maven
15 5 (0.40%) CMake
16 4 (0.32%) Ant
16 4 (0.32%) GCC
General
1 439 (34.73%) Finance
2 179 (14.16%) Banking
3 173 (13.69%) Front Office
4 112 (8.86%) Telecoms
5 109 (8.62%) Investment Banking
6 72 (5.70%) Games
7 40 (3.16%) Automotive
8 33 (2.61%) Aerospace
9 29 (2.29%) Manufacturing
10 27 (2.14%) Marketing
11 26 (2.06%) Electronics
12 18 (1.42%) Billing
13 15 (1.19%) Retail
14 9 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.63%) Back Office
15 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.47%) Advertising
17 4 (0.32%) Legal
17 4 (0.32%) Publishing
18 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (14.32%) STL
2 127 (10.05%) .NET
3 117 (9.26%) HTML
4 108 (8.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 73 (5.78%) CSS
6 60 (4.75%) OpenGL
6 60 (4.75%) Qt
7 46 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
8 33 (2.61%) WPF
9 30 (2.37%) ASP.NET
9 30 (2.37%) RESTful
10 29 (2.29%) XML
11 28 (2.22%) ATL
12 27 (2.14%) AngularJS
13 26 (2.06%) HTML5
13 26 (2.06%) MFC
14 25 (1.98%) WCF
15 24 (1.90%) Middleware
16 23 (1.82%) .NET Framework
17 21 (1.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 277 (21.91%) Computer Science
2 183 (14.48%) Algorithms
3 89 (7.04%) Derivative
4 83 (6.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 79 (6.25%) Equities
6 78 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (5.62%) Data Structures
8 53 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
9 52 (4.11%) Hedge funds
10 39 (3.09%) Fintech
11 37 (2.93%) Fixed Income
12 34 (2.69%) iPad
13 32 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (2.29%) Mobile App
15 27 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
16 26 (2.06%) Device Driver
17 16 (1.27%) 3D Printing
18 15 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 14 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
20 13 (1.03%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 512 (40.51%) Linux
2 259 (20.49%) Windows
3 209 (16.53%) Unix
4 24 (1.90%) Android
5 23 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 15 (1.19%) Solaris
7 14 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.55%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.24%) CentOS
11 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.16%) Debian
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 275 (21.76%) Multithreading
3 263 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (20.49%) OO
5 237 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 201 (15.90%) Low Latency
7 181 (14.32%) SDLC
8 141 (11.16%) Physics
9 104 (8.23%) OOP
10 74 (5.85%) Open Source
11 73 (5.78%) Scrum
11 73 (5.78%) Unit Testing
12 70 (5.54%) Analytics
13 65 (5.14%) Test Automation
14 63 (4.98%) Machine Learning
15 61 (4.83%) OOD
16 59 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (4.51%) TDD
18 53 (4.19%) Multithreaded Programming
19 52 (4.11%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1264 (100.00%) C++
2 439 (34.73%) C#
3 343 (27.14%) Java
4 313 (24.76%) C
5 312 (24.68%) Python
6 233 (18.43%) SQL
7 150 (11.87%) JavaScript
8 44 (3.48%) Perl
9 38 (3.01%) Embedded C++
10 34 (2.69%) PHP
11 28 (2.22%) Ruby
12 26 (2.06%) Embedded C
13 25 (1.98%) Scala
14 24 (1.90%) Assembly Language
15 20 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.58%) VBA
16 17 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.03%) Go
18 11 (0.87%) MATLAB
18 11 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 358 (28.32%) Degree
2 97 (7.67%) Numerate Degree
3 84 (6.65%) PhD
4 82 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.66%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.40%) APMG
9 5 (0.40%) PMP
10 4 (0.32%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.079%) MCP
11 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.11%) QA
2 12 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.47%) MiFID
4 2 (0.16%) TickIT
5 1 (0.079%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.079%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.079%) MISRA
5 1 (0.079%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (0.87%) KVM
2 9 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.55%) Docker
3 7 (0.55%) Firmware
4 5 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (0.79%) Puppet
2 9 (0.71%) Ansible
2 9 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (6.09%) Oracle
2 48 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 32 (2.53%) Google
4 15 (1.19%) Xamarin
5 14 (1.11%) VMware
6 12 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (0.63%) SAP
8 7 (0.55%) Intel
8 7 (0.55%) Sybase
9 6 (0.47%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.32%) IBM
10 4 (0.32%) Vertica
11 3 (0.24%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.24%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.24%) Solace
11 3 (0.24%) Sophis
11 3 (0.24%) Zend
12 2 (0.16%) Altova
12 2 (0.16%) Atlassian
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