Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 462 387 330
Rank change year-on-year -75 -57 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 975 1,348 1,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.81% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.85% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 832 1,164 1,623
England median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% +3.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £111,250 £111,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -

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 150,190 158,986 174,461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121,981 128,249 148,022
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -32 543 £70,000 -6.67% 109
South East -40 185 £52,500 +16.67% 57
East of England -38 132 £50,000 +25.00% 33
South West +22 63 £46,250 +42.31% 17
North of England -12 39 £41,500 +10.67% 17
North West -5 23 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Midlands -22 19 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Yorkshire +20 12 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Midlands +2 10 £45,000 +2.86% 3
East Midlands -4 9 £37,500 +29.31% 3
North East -25 4 £41,750 +19.29% 1
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 975 (100.00%) C++
2 360 (36.92%) Linux
3 334 (34.26%) Finance
4 313 (32.10%) Python
5 312 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 270 (27.69%) Java
7 254 (26.05%) Windows
8 248 (25.44%) Multithreading
9 240 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
10 233 (23.90%) C#
11 218 (22.36%) Degree
12 205 (21.03%) C
13 191 (19.59%) Computer Science
14 189 (19.38%) OO
15 184 (18.87%) SQL
16 182 (18.67%) Mathematics
17 143 (14.67%) Algorithms
18 135 (13.85%) STL
19 132 (13.54%) Banking
20 124 (12.72%) Low Latency
21 118 (12.10%) Unix
22 114 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
23 103 (10.56%) Git (software)
24 102 (10.46%) Physics
25 99 (10.15%) PhD
25 99 (10.15%) SDLC
26 90 (9.23%) TDD
27 87 (8.92%) JavaScript
28 84 (8.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 84 (8.62%) Machine Learning

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 36 (3.69%) Apache Spark
2 7 (0.72%) Apache
2 7 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (0.62%) Confluence
4 5 (0.51%) SmartSockets
5 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.10%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.10%) Maya
3 1 (0.10%) MotionBuilder
3 1 (0.10%) Simulink
3 1 (0.10%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) MetaTrader
1 3 (0.31%) Summit
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.10%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.13%) GitHub
4 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.10%) Fastly
6 1 (0.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.46%) Multicast
3 22 (2.26%) HTTP
4 7 (0.72%) Internet
4 7 (0.72%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 6 (0.62%) Network Security
6 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.21%) 4G
7 2 (0.21%) Broadband
7 2 (0.21%) OpenFlow
7 2 (0.21%) SMS
7 2 (0.21%) SNMP
7 2 (0.21%) VPN
7 2 (0.21%) Wireless
8 1 (0.10%) DLNA
8 1 (0.10%) ISDN
8 1 (0.10%) Modbus
8 1 (0.10%) Profibus
8 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.23%) Blockchain
3 41 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 30 (3.08%) Big Data
5 23 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (1.23%) MySQL
7 10 (1.03%) KDB
8 9 (0.92%) GIS
9 8 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.72%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.62%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.51%) Ingres
12 5 (0.51%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.31%) Kdb+
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.31%) Redis
14 2 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 103 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 45 (4.62%) JIRA
4 22 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.26%) Subversion
4 22 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (2.05%) CMake
6 11 (1.13%) LabVIEW
6 11 (1.13%) Selenium
7 10 (1.03%) Maven
8 8 (0.82%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.72%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.62%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.31%) GoogleTest
12 3 (0.31%) WinDbg
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
13 2 (0.21%) GDB
13 2 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 334 (34.26%) Finance
2 132 (13.54%) Banking
3 58 (5.95%) Front Office
4 51 (5.23%) Investment Banking
5 50 (5.13%) Games
6 34 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 24 (2.46%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.05%) Aerospace
10 19 (1.95%) Automotive
11 17 (1.74%) Electronics
11 17 (1.74%) Marketing
12 15 (1.54%) Advertising
13 13 (1.33%) Military
14 9 (0.92%) Retail
15 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.31%) Law
16 3 (0.31%) Polish Language
17 2 (0.21%) Back Office
18 1 (0.10%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (13.85%) STL
2 84 (8.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 69 (7.08%) .NET
4 52 (5.33%) OpenGL
5 51 (5.23%) AngularJS
6 50 (5.13%) MFC
6 50 (5.13%) XML
7 46 (4.72%) HTML
8 45 (4.62%) Qt
9 35 (3.59%) CSS
10 32 (3.28%) Kafka
11 29 (2.97%) Web Services
12 26 (2.67%) .NET Framework
13 25 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
14 24 (2.46%) Natural Language Processing
14 24 (2.46%) POSIX
14 24 (2.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 20 (2.05%) REST
16 19 (1.95%) DirectX
17 18 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 191 (19.59%) Computer Science
2 143 (14.67%) Algorithms
3 80 (8.21%) Fintech
4 68 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
5 62 (6.36%) Derivative
6 60 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 56 (5.74%) Data Structures
8 52 (5.33%) User Experience
9 48 (4.92%) Equities
10 47 (4.82%) Hedge funds
11 37 (3.79%) CUDA
12 34 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
13 33 (3.38%) Fixed Income
14 28 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (2.46%) Bitcoin
16 21 (2.15%) Virtual Team
17 15 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
18 14 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 13 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
19 13 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 360 (36.92%) Linux
2 254 (26.05%) Windows
3 118 (12.10%) Unix
4 28 (2.87%) Android
5 14 (1.44%) CentOS
5 14 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.92%) Solaris
8 7 (0.72%) Fedora
9 5 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.21%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 248 (25.44%) Multithreading
3 240 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (19.38%) OO
5 182 (18.67%) Mathematics
6 124 (12.72%) Low Latency
7 114 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
8 102 (10.46%) Physics
9 99 (10.15%) SDLC
10 90 (9.23%) TDD
11 84 (8.62%) Machine Learning
12 67 (6.87%) OOD
12 67 (6.87%) Test Automation
13 66 (6.77%) Scrum
14 63 (6.46%) Artificial Intelligence
15 57 (5.85%) Analytics
15 57 (5.85%) Open Source
16 46 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (4.62%) OOP
18 41 (4.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 975 (100.00%) C++
2 313 (32.10%) Python
3 270 (27.69%) Java
4 233 (23.90%) C#
5 205 (21.03%) C
6 184 (18.87%) SQL
7 87 (8.92%) JavaScript
8 36 (3.69%) Perl
9 35 (3.59%) Bash Shell
10 30 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 25 (2.56%) R
12 20 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.05%) VC++
13 14 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.44%) Scala
14 13 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.33%) VB
15 12 (1.23%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.23%) PHP
16 11 (1.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 218 (22.36%) Degree
2 99 (10.15%) PhD
3 74 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.46%) MPhil
6 21 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (2.05%) Master's Degree
7 20 (2.05%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.23%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) MiFID
4 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (1.54%) Docker
2 4 (0.41%) Firmware
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.13%) Mesos
2 7 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.62%) Ansible
3 6 (0.62%) HP Fortify
4 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (6.67%) Oracle
2 19 (1.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (1.33%) Solace
4 12 (1.23%) SAP
4 12 (1.23%) Sybase
5 10 (1.03%) TIBCO
6 8 (0.82%) Tradeweb
7 7 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.62%) Google
9 4 (0.41%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.41%) Rogue Wave
9 4 (0.41%) Talarian
10 3 (0.31%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.31%) Facebook
10 3 (0.31%) IBM
10 3 (0.31%) Reuters
11 2 (0.21%) Sencha
12 1 (0.10%) Intel
12 1 (0.10%) NVIDIA