The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 277 289
Rank change year-on-year -98 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 617 1152 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 1.18% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.23% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 527 1033 1020
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 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 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 28 March 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 28 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
London -67 350 £70,000 -12.50% 97
South East -53 112 £50,000 +11.11% 22
East of England 0 62 £37,500 -11.76% 20
North West -19 37 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East Midlands -6 27 £37,500 -6.25% 6
South West -3 17 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands -9 8 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +23 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North East - 4 £40,000 - 1
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 1407 (100.00%) C++
2 613 (43.57%) Linux
3 524 (37.24%) Finance
4 427 (30.35%) Software Engineering
5 422 (29.99%) Multithreading
6 388 (27.58%) C#
7 387 (27.51%) Degree
8 368 (26.15%) Python
9 342 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
10 330 (23.45%) Java
11 324 (23.03%) Computer Science
12 313 (22.25%) Unix
13 306 (21.75%) C
14 294 (20.90%) Windows
15 264 (18.76%) Low Latency
16 263 (18.69%) OO
17 262 (18.62%) Mathematics
18 243 (17.27%) SQL
19 226 (16.06%) Banking
20 220 (15.64%) STL
21 206 (14.64%) Algorithms
22 174 (12.37%) Physics
22 174 (12.37%) SDLC
23 171 (12.15%) JavaScript
24 151 (10.73%) Telecoms
25 146 (10.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
26 145 (10.31%) HTML
27 143 (10.16%) .NET
28 122 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
29 117 (8.32%) Front Office

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 47 (3.34%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.07%) Apache
3 8 (0.57%) Apache Solr
4 7 (0.50%) Jetty
4 7 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.43%) JBoss
5 6 (0.43%) nginx
5 6 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.21%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.14%) IIS
8 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.071%) Drupal
9 1 (0.071%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.071%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.071%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.36%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.071%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.28%) GitHub
2 10 (0.71%) SaaS
3 8 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.14%) Heroku
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 27 (1.92%) 3G
2 27 (1.92%) 4G
2 27 (1.92%) GSM
2 27 (1.92%) OpenFlow
3 26 (1.85%) HTTP
4 11 (0.78%) SNMP
5 8 (0.57%) Network Security
5 8 (0.57%) Wireshark
6 7 (0.50%) RS-485
7 6 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.43%) RTP
8 5 (0.36%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.28%) InfiniBand
9 4 (0.28%) Internet
10 3 (0.21%) DNS
10 3 (0.21%) Firewall
10 3 (0.21%) RS-232
10 3 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.33%) Big Data
3 52 (3.70%) MySQL
4 47 (3.34%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 33 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (1.78%) OLTP
8 21 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 21 (1.49%) Impala
8 21 (1.49%) KDB
8 21 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 21 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 19 (1.35%) Berkeley DB
11 18 (1.28%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.00%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.57%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
15 6 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 94 (6.68%) Visual Studio
2 87 (6.18%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.77%) Subversion
4 31 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.21%) JIRA
5 17 (1.21%) LabVIEW
6 16 (1.14%) CMake
7 15 (1.07%) Eclipse
7 15 (1.07%) JUnit
8 14 (1.00%) NUnit
9 11 (0.78%) Maven
10 10 (0.71%) GDB
11 9 (0.64%) Ant
11 9 (0.64%) Selenium
12 8 (0.57%) Hudson
12 8 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.50%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (0.43%) CppUnit
14 6 (0.43%) XMLSpy
General
1 524 (37.24%) Finance
2 226 (16.06%) Banking
3 151 (10.73%) Telecoms
4 117 (8.32%) Front Office
5 73 (5.19%) Investment Banking
6 72 (5.12%) Games
7 55 (3.91%) Automotive
8 37 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.85%) Aerospace
10 25 (1.78%) Electronics
11 23 (1.63%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.07%) Marketing
13 11 (0.78%) Advertising
14 9 (0.64%) French Language
15 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.43%) Publishing
16 6 (0.43%) Retail
17 5 (0.36%) Legal
18 4 (0.28%) Billing
19 3 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (15.64%) STL
2 146 (10.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 145 (10.31%) HTML
4 143 (10.16%) .NET
5 87 (6.18%) CSS
6 72 (5.12%) OpenGL
7 70 (4.98%) Qt
8 69 (4.90%) FIX Protocol
9 48 (3.41%) AngularJS
10 44 (3.13%) Node.js
10 44 (3.13%) WPF
11 43 (3.06%) XML
12 39 (2.77%) Middleware
13 38 (2.70%) HTML5
14 30 (2.13%) WCF
15 29 (2.06%) .NET Framework
15 29 (2.06%) NumPy
15 29 (2.06%) Web Services
16 27 (1.92%) RESTful
17 25 (1.78%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 324 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 206 (14.64%) Algorithms
3 122 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 101 (7.18%) Data Structures
6 94 (6.68%) Hedge funds
7 93 (6.61%) Equities
8 85 (6.04%) Derivative
9 57 (4.05%) Fixed Income
10 46 (3.27%) Client/Server
11 43 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
12 40 (2.84%) CUDA
13 33 (2.35%) Device Driver
14 25 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
14 25 (1.78%) Fintech
14 25 (1.78%) iPad
15 24 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
16 18 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
16 18 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 17 (1.21%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 613 (43.57%) Linux
2 313 (22.25%) Unix
3 294 (20.90%) Windows
4 28 (1.99%) Android
5 22 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 14 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.64%) Solaris
10 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.21%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.071%) Debian
14 1 (0.071%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (30.35%) Software Engineering
2 422 (29.99%) Multithreading
3 342 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
4 264 (18.76%) Low Latency
5 263 (18.69%) OO
6 262 (18.62%) Mathematics
7 174 (12.37%) Physics
7 174 (12.37%) SDLC
8 107 (7.60%) OOP
9 103 (7.32%) Open Source
10 98 (6.97%) Unit Testing
11 84 (5.97%) OOD
12 81 (5.76%) TDD
13 74 (5.26%) Risk Management
14 73 (5.19%) Machine Learning
15 71 (5.05%) Multithreaded Programming
15 71 (5.05%) Scrum
16 59 (4.19%) E-Commerce
17 56 (3.98%) Algorithmic Trading
18 53 (3.77%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1407 (100.00%) C++
2 388 (27.58%) C#
3 368 (26.15%) Python
4 330 (23.45%) Java
5 306 (21.75%) C
6 243 (17.27%) SQL
7 171 (12.15%) JavaScript
8 43 (3.06%) Ruby
9 42 (2.99%) PHP
10 36 (2.56%) Embedded C++
11 32 (2.27%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.85%) Scala
13 23 (1.63%) Embedded C
14 22 (1.56%) Perl
15 21 (1.49%) MATLAB
16 19 (1.35%) R
17 18 (1.28%) Go
18 17 (1.21%) Assembly Language
19 15 (1.07%) T-SQL
20 13 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 387 (27.51%) Degree
2 64 (4.55%) PhD
3 23 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.36%) APMG
7 5 (0.36%) PMP
8 3 (0.21%) HND
9 1 (0.071%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.35%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.64%) MiFID
4 2 (0.14%) GDPR
4 2 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (2.06%) KVM
1 29 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.64%) Docker
3 6 (0.43%) Firmware
4 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.14%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (2.13%) Puppet
2 28 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.92%) Ansible
4 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.071%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.071%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.071%) Mesos
5 1 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (5.19%) Oracle
2 39 (2.77%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.35%) VMware
4 20 (1.42%) Google
5 11 (0.78%) Xamarin
6 10 (0.71%) Intel
6 10 (0.71%) SAP
7 9 (0.64%) Red Hat
7 9 (0.64%) Solace
7 9 (0.64%) Sybase
8 8 (0.57%) Vertica
9 7 (0.50%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.43%) Altova
10 6 (0.43%) ILOG
10 6 (0.43%) Splunk
11 5 (0.36%) Cognizant
11 5 (0.36%) IBM
11 5 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.28%) Remedy
13 3 (0.21%) HP
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