Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 325 284
Rank change year-on-year -78 -41 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1277 1763 2360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.98% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1565 2132
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -4.76% -2.33% +7.50%

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 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -114 645 £70,000 -5.41% 93
East of England +62 250 £42,500 - 37
South East -62 218 £45,000 -5.26% 28
Midlands +17 73 £33,500 -21.18% 5
South West +16 56 £33,750 -18.67% 5
North of England -27 49 £37,500 -3.85% 5
East Midlands +37 39 £29,000 -35.56% 3
West Midlands +3 34 £43,750 +25.00% 2
North West -46 23 £42,500 - 5
Yorkshire +20 16 £40,000 +14.29%
North East +13 10 £35,000 -15.66%
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1277 (100.00%) C++
2 443 (34.69%) Linux
3 426 (33.36%) Finance
4 417 (32.65%) Degree
5 398 (31.17%) Java
6 371 (29.05%) C
7 370 (28.97%) C#
7 370 (28.97%) Computer Science
8 355 (27.80%) Python
9 352 (27.56%) Software Engineering
10 305 (23.88%) Windows
11 281 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
12 274 (21.46%) Mathematics
13 272 (21.30%) SQL
14 248 (19.42%) OO
15 219 (17.15%) Multithreading
16 189 (14.80%) SDLC
17 168 (13.16%) Physics
18 166 (13.00%) Algorithms
19 162 (12.69%) Unix
20 148 (11.59%) JavaScript
21 135 (10.57%) Banking
22 129 (10.10%) Games
22 129 (10.10%) Computer Science Degree
23 120 (9.40%) Front Office
24 117 (9.16%) .NET
25 116 (9.08%) STL
25 116 (9.08%) Visual Studio
26 115 (9.01%) OOP
26 115 (9.01%) Low Latency

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 23 (1.80%) Ethereum
1 23 (1.80%) Hyperledger
1 23 (1.80%) IIS
2 14 (1.10%) eris
3 7 (0.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.47%) CMS
5 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.31%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.31%) DNN
6 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.23%) JBoss
7 3 (0.23%) Jetty
7 3 (0.23%) nginx
7 3 (0.23%) OpenEdge
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.16%) Simulink
4 1 (0.078%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.078%) Maya
4 1 (0.078%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.078%) NUKE
4 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.078%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.80%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.63%) Summit
3 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.078%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.82%) GitHub
2 27 (2.11%) SaaS
3 21 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.16%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.84%) TCP/IP
2 35 (2.74%) HTTP
3 12 (0.94%) Internet
4 10 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.55%) SNMP
5 7 (0.55%) VoIP
5 7 (0.55%) Wireless
5 7 (0.55%) ZigBee
6 6 (0.47%) InfiniBand
6 6 (0.47%) Modbus
6 6 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.39%) 3G
7 5 (0.39%) 4G
7 5 (0.39%) Broadband
7 5 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.39%) LTE
8 3 (0.23%) IPFIX
8 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.16%) Multicast
9 2 (0.16%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.25%) NoSQL
1 67 (5.25%) Relational Database
2 60 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 47 (3.68%) RDBMS
4 45 (3.52%) MySQL
5 33 (2.58%) Big Data
5 33 (2.58%) Blockchain
6 19 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.25%) Redis
8 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.86%) KDB
11 10 (0.78%) GIS
12 9 (0.70%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.55%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.31%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.23%) DB2
16 3 (0.23%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 116 (9.08%) Visual Studio
2 86 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 61 (4.78%) Subversion
4 37 (2.90%) GoogleTest
5 28 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 22 (1.72%) LabVIEW
7 17 (1.33%) JIRA
8 16 (1.25%) CMake
9 14 (1.10%) MSTest
10 13 (1.02%) Selenium
11 10 (0.78%) Clang
11 10 (0.78%) GCC
12 8 (0.63%) Maven
13 7 (0.55%) MSI
13 7 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.55%) WiX
14 5 (0.39%) JUnit
15 4 (0.31%) Ant
15 4 (0.31%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 426 (33.36%) Finance
2 135 (10.57%) Banking
3 129 (10.10%) Games
4 120 (9.40%) Front Office
5 104 (8.14%) Telecoms
6 79 (6.19%) Investment Banking
7 51 (3.99%) Electronics
8 49 (3.84%) Aerospace
9 34 (2.66%) Automotive
10 24 (1.88%) Marketing
11 22 (1.72%) Publishing
12 18 (1.41%) Manufacturing
13 14 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 13 (1.02%) Advertising
15 10 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.63%) Back Office
17 6 (0.47%) Billing
18 4 (0.31%) Military
18 4 (0.31%) Music Industry
19 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (9.16%) .NET
2 116 (9.08%) STL
3 96 (7.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 88 (6.89%) HTML
5 58 (4.54%) CSS
5 58 (4.54%) Qt
6 44 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 42 (3.29%) AngularJS
8 39 (3.05%) XML
9 36 (2.82%) Node.js
9 36 (2.82%) REST
10 32 (2.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 32 (2.51%) Web Services
11 30 (2.35%) HTML5
12 28 (2.19%) Apache Axis
13 26 (2.04%) OpenGL
14 23 (1.80%) RESTful
14 23 (1.80%) WCF
15 22 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
15 22 (1.72%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 370 (28.97%) Computer Science
2 166 (13.00%) Algorithms
3 89 (6.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 81 (6.34%) Fintech
5 64 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (4.23%) Client/Server
7 52 (4.07%) Data Structures
8 50 (3.92%) Fixed Income
9 49 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (3.37%) Derivative
11 42 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
12 40 (3.13%) Hedge funds
13 37 (2.90%) Mobile App
14 29 (2.27%) 3D Printing
15 27 (2.11%) Equities
16 21 (1.64%) Mobile Games
17 20 (1.57%) User Experience
18 19 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
19 16 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
20 13 (1.02%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 443 (34.69%) Linux
2 305 (23.88%) Windows
3 162 (12.69%) Unix
4 48 (3.76%) Android
5 45 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.63%) Solaris
10 4 (0.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.078%) AIX
11 1 (0.078%) Debian
11 1 (0.078%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (27.56%) Software Engineering
2 281 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (21.46%) Mathematics
4 248 (19.42%) OO
5 219 (17.15%) Multithreading
6 189 (14.80%) SDLC
7 168 (13.16%) Physics
8 115 (9.01%) Low Latency
8 115 (9.01%) OOP
9 109 (8.54%) Machine Learning
10 96 (7.52%) Scrum
11 88 (6.89%) Open Source
12 73 (5.72%) TDD
13 67 (5.25%) OOD
14 64 (5.01%) Analytics
15 62 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (4.62%) Web Development
17 58 (4.54%) Risk Management
18 53 (4.15%) High Availability
18 53 (4.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1277 (100.00%) C++
2 398 (31.17%) Java
3 371 (29.05%) C
4 370 (28.97%) C#
5 355 (27.80%) Python
6 272 (21.30%) SQL
7 148 (11.59%) JavaScript
8 62 (4.86%) Go
9 50 (3.92%) MATLAB
9 50 (3.92%) Perl
10 42 (3.29%) Scala
11 36 (2.82%) Embedded C++
12 33 (2.58%) PHP
13 26 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 26 (2.04%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.80%) Solidity
15 21 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.41%) Objective-C
16 18 (1.41%) VC++
17 17 (1.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 417 (32.65%) Degree
2 129 (10.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 74 (5.79%) PhD
4 50 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
5 43 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 35 (2.74%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.078%) HND
9 1 (0.078%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.54%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) GCP
2 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.23%) MiFID
3 1 (0.078%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.078%) ECSS
3 1 (0.078%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 16 (1.25%) Docker
2 9 (0.70%) Firmware
3 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.78%) Ansible
3 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (5.01%) Oracle
2 36 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 25 (1.96%) Google
4 12 (0.94%) SAP
4 12 (0.94%) TIBCO
5 10 (0.78%) Atlassian
5 10 (0.78%) NVIDIA
5 10 (0.78%) Xamarin
6 9 (0.70%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.55%) IBM
7 7 (0.55%) Intel
7 7 (0.55%) Splunk
8 5 (0.39%) Adobe
8 5 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.39%) Solace
8 5 (0.39%) Sony
9 4 (0.31%) Sybase
9 4 (0.31%) Talarian
10 3 (0.23%) Capita
10 3 (0.23%) ILOG