Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 433 432 339
Rank change year-on-year -1 -93 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 948 1,157 1,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.71% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.74% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 839 987 1,364
England median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £112,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £55,750
% change year-on-year +16.50% -7.62% +1.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 134,818 155,913 162,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.13% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 108,880 127,633 136,005
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,302 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 514 £70,000 +7.69% 122
South East +63 240 £52,500 +16.67% 39
East of England -88 81 £50,000 +11.11% 34
North of England +32 51 £52,500 +35.48% 15
South West +9 47 £45,000 +21.62% 31
North West +44 41 £52,500 +31.25% 8
Midlands -21 21 £37,500 +10.29% 7
East Midlands -17 12 £37,500 +10.29% 3
West Midlands +22 9 £45,000 +34.33% 4
Yorkshire +12 5 £48,750 +14.71% 5
North East +11 5 £40,000 +14.29% 2
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 948 (100.00%) C++
2 320 (33.76%) Finance
3 289 (30.49%) Python
4 272 (28.69%) C#
5 263 (27.74%) Java
6 262 (27.64%) Linux
7 260 (27.43%) Multithreading
8 245 (25.84%) Software Engineering
9 233 (24.58%) Windows
10 229 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
11 176 (18.57%) OO
12 160 (16.88%) Mathematics
13 146 (15.40%) C
14 143 (15.08%) Computer Science
15 142 (14.98%) Algorithms
15 142 (14.98%) STL
16 136 (14.35%) Degree
17 135 (14.24%) SQL
18 117 (12.34%) Banking
19 111 (11.71%) Low Latency
20 106 (11.18%) Git (software)
21 103 (10.86%) TDD
22 97 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
23 92 (9.70%) Derivative
24 87 (9.18%) Fintech
25 84 (8.86%) Physics
26 82 (8.65%) Machine Learning
27 81 (8.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 79 (8.33%) JavaScript
29 77 (8.12%) .NET

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 46 (4.85%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.16%) SmartSockets
3 8 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.74%) Apache
4 7 (0.74%) GlassFish
4 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.32%) Confluence
7 2 (0.21%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.11%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.11%) Maya
3 1 (0.11%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.21%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.27%) GitHub
4 11 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.16%) Serverless
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.48%) Multicast
2 10 (1.05%) HTTP
3 8 (0.84%) Network Security
3 8 (0.84%) RTMP
3 8 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.84%) Wireless
4 7 (0.74%) VoIP
5 5 (0.53%) CTI
6 2 (0.21%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 2 (0.21%) SNMP
7 1 (0.11%) Firewall
7 1 (0.11%) IPFS
7 1 (0.11%) IPv4
7 1 (0.11%) IPv6
7 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.28%) Relational Database
2 62 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 40 (4.22%) Blockchain
4 30 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (2.85%) Big Data
5 27 (2.85%) MongoDB
6 24 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.79%) MySQL
7 17 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.27%) Redis
9 9 (0.95%) GIS
9 9 (0.95%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.84%) KDB
10 8 (0.84%) Kdb+
11 3 (0.32%) Ingres
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.11%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 106 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 70 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 51 (5.38%) JIRA
4 33 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.95%) TeamCity
6 21 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (2.00%) Subversion
8 17 (1.79%) Maven
9 14 (1.48%) CMake
10 12 (1.27%) Gradle
11 11 (1.16%) GitLab
11 11 (1.16%) Hudson
11 11 (1.16%) Selenium
12 8 (0.84%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.74%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.63%) LabVIEW
15 4 (0.42%) GCC
16 3 (0.32%) Ant
16 3 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
16 3 (0.32%) WinDbg
General
1 320 (33.76%) Finance
2 117 (12.34%) Banking
3 68 (7.17%) Games
4 45 (4.75%) Front Office
5 26 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.22%) Electronics
8 19 (2.00%) Aerospace
8 19 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.79%) Marketing
10 12 (1.27%) Automotive
10 12 (1.27%) Publishing
11 8 (0.84%) Military
12 7 (0.74%) Law
13 5 (0.53%) Advertising
13 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.32%) Avionics
15 2 (0.21%) Retail
16 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (14.98%) STL
2 81 (8.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 77 (8.12%) .NET
4 57 (6.01%) MFC
5 53 (5.59%) AngularJS
6 45 (4.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 44 (4.64%) XML
8 41 (4.32%) OpenGL
9 39 (4.11%) HTML
10 34 (3.59%) CSS
11 32 (3.38%) Kafka
11 32 (3.38%) Qt
12 31 (3.27%) .NET Framework
13 27 (2.85%) Web Services
14 26 (2.74%) Node.js
15 23 (2.43%) FIX Protocol
16 19 (2.00%) COM+
16 19 (2.00%) DCOM
16 19 (2.00%) RESTful
17 18 (1.90%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 142 (14.98%) Algorithms
2 92 (9.70%) Derivative
3 87 (9.18%) Fintech
4 71 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
5 69 (7.28%) Data Structures
6 60 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
7 56 (5.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 52 (5.49%) User Experience
9 43 (4.54%) Hedge funds
10 36 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (3.69%) Fixed Income
12 33 (3.48%) Equities
13 20 (2.11%) Mobile Games
14 18 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (1.58%) Bitcoin
16 11 (1.16%) Client/Server
16 11 (1.16%) Mobile App
17 10 (1.05%) CUDA
18 9 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 8 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 262 (27.64%) Linux
2 233 (24.58%) Windows
3 72 (7.59%) Unix
4 34 (3.59%) Android
5 21 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.48%) Solaris
7 5 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (27.43%) Multithreading
2 245 (25.84%) Software Engineering
3 229 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (18.57%) OO
5 160 (16.88%) Mathematics
6 143 (15.08%) Computer Science
7 111 (11.71%) Low Latency
8 103 (10.86%) TDD
9 97 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
10 84 (8.86%) Physics
11 82 (8.65%) Machine Learning
12 68 (7.17%) OOD
13 66 (6.96%) Artificial Intelligence
14 60 (6.33%) Multithreaded Programming
15 59 (6.22%) SDLC
16 53 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (5.59%) Test Automation
17 52 (5.49%) Analytics
18 51 (5.38%) Scrum
19 50 (5.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 948 (100.00%) C++
2 289 (30.49%) Python
3 272 (28.69%) C#
4 263 (27.74%) Java
5 146 (15.40%) C
6 135 (14.24%) SQL
7 79 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 43 (4.54%) R
9 37 (3.90%) Perl
10 36 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 35 (3.69%) Objective-C
12 28 (2.95%) VC++
13 24 (2.53%) Java 8
13 24 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 24 (2.53%) Ruby
13 24 (2.53%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.00%) Kotlin
14 19 (2.00%) PHP
14 19 (2.00%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.90%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 136 (14.35%) Degree
2 48 (5.06%) PhD
3 45 (4.75%) Security Cleared
4 43 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (3.48%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.90%) MPhil
7 13 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.63%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 32 (3.38%) Docker
2 16 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.84%) VirtualBox
3 8 (0.84%) vSphere
4 7 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (2.74%) Ansible
2 19 (2.00%) Mesos
3 14 (1.48%) Puppet
4 9 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.21%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (4.22%) Oracle
2 25 (2.64%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.32%) Solace
4 17 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 15 (1.58%) SAP
6 11 (1.16%) Facebook
7 10 (1.05%) Reuters
8 8 (0.84%) Samsung
8 8 (0.84%) Sybase
8 8 (0.84%) Twitter
9 7 (0.74%) Avaya
9 7 (0.74%) BT
9 7 (0.74%) Cisco
9 7 (0.74%) Motorola
9 7 (0.74%) NVIDIA
10 6 (0.63%) Talarian
11 5 (0.53%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.32%) IBM
12 3 (0.32%) Tradeweb
13 2 (0.21%) Sencha