Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 410 293
Rank change year-on-year -77 -117 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 960 1,264 2,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.78% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.81% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1,098 1,915
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £111,250 £105,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 156,542 156,861 183,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.27% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,984 130,132 155,522
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -80 492 £75,000 - 111
East of England +19 189 £50,000 +25.00% 26
South East -39 182 £52,500 +10.53% 33
South West +6 42 £45,000 - 15
North of England -24 38 £40,000 +5.26% 14
North West -35 23 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Midlands -23 17 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +28 11 £42,500 -15.00% 7
East Midlands -12 9 £47,500 +26.67% 1
West Midlands +1 8 £45,000 +2.86% 6
North East -21 4 £41,750 +4.38% 4
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 960 (100.00%) C++
2 382 (39.79%) Linux
3 364 (37.92%) Python
4 313 (32.60%) Software Engineering
5 306 (31.88%) Finance
6 265 (27.60%) Java
7 261 (27.19%) C
8 246 (25.63%) Degree
9 244 (25.42%) Multithreading
10 223 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
11 218 (22.71%) Computer Science
12 205 (21.35%) C#
13 196 (20.42%) Windows
14 192 (20.00%) Mathematics
15 190 (19.79%) OO
16 177 (18.44%) SQL
17 154 (16.04%) Unix
18 137 (14.27%) Low Latency
18 137 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
19 128 (13.33%) Banking
19 128 (13.33%) Algorithms
20 122 (12.71%) STL
21 102 (10.63%) Front Office
22 101 (10.52%) Physics
23 100 (10.42%) Git (software)
23 100 (10.42%) SDLC
24 94 (9.79%) JavaScript
25 82 (8.54%) Test Automation
26 80 (8.33%) Fintech
26 80 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree

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 15 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (1.15%) Apache
2 11 (1.15%) Apache Spark
3 8 (0.83%) WebLogic
3 8 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.63%) CMS
5 5 (0.52%) Confluence
5 5 (0.52%) JBoss
5 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.42%) IIS
7 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.10%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.10%) GemFire
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.21%) Maya
3 1 (0.10%) MotionBuilder
3 1 (0.10%) Simulink
3 1 (0.10%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) Summit
2 6 (0.63%) RMDS
3 5 (0.52%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.10%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.15%) GitHub
3 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.10%) Fastly
6 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.04%) TCP/IP
2 28 (2.92%) HTTP
3 18 (1.88%) Multicast
4 7 (0.73%) Internet
5 5 (0.52%) Network Security
5 5 (0.52%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 4 (0.42%) Broadband
6 4 (0.42%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.21%) 4G
8 2 (0.21%) OpenFlow
8 2 (0.21%) SMS
8 2 (0.21%) Wireless
9 1 (0.10%) DLNA
9 1 (0.10%) ISDN
9 1 (0.10%) Modbus
9 1 (0.10%) Profibus
9 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.10%) VPN
9 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.58%) Big Data
2 40 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 39 (4.06%) Blockchain
4 30 (3.13%) MySQL
4 30 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.77%) RDBMS
6 15 (1.56%) Data Lake
7 14 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.83%) KDB
12 7 (0.73%) GIS
13 6 (0.63%) DB2
14 5 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.52%) DB2 UDB
14 5 (0.52%) Informix
15 3 (0.31%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.31%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 100 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.06%) Visual Studio
3 34 (3.54%) Subversion
4 26 (2.71%) JIRA
5 20 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.35%) CMake
6 13 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.73%) SonarQube
8 6 (0.63%) LabVIEW
8 6 (0.63%) Maven
8 6 (0.63%) Selenium
9 5 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.52%) Xcode
10 3 (0.31%) Ant
10 3 (0.31%) Clang
10 3 (0.31%) GoogleTest
10 3 (0.31%) JMeter
10 3 (0.31%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.31%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 306 (31.88%) Finance
2 128 (13.33%) Banking
3 102 (10.63%) Front Office
4 64 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 59 (6.15%) Games
6 28 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.60%) Marketing
8 20 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.98%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.35%) Retail
11 12 (1.25%) Advertising
11 12 (1.25%) Automotive
12 11 (1.15%) Aerospace
13 10 (1.04%) Electronics
14 9 (0.94%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.52%) Military
15 5 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.31%) Polish Language
17 2 (0.21%) Law
18 1 (0.10%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (12.71%) STL
2 69 (7.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 59 (6.15%) .NET
4 51 (5.31%) AngularJS
5 39 (4.06%) Qt
6 37 (3.85%) HTML
7 33 (3.44%) OpenGL
8 31 (3.23%) jQuery
9 30 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 29 (3.02%) OpenMP
10 29 (3.02%) REST
11 28 (2.92%) Web Services
11 28 (2.92%) XML
12 25 (2.60%) Kafka
13 23 (2.40%) CSS
13 23 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
14 22 (2.29%) WPF
15 18 (1.88%) HTML5
15 18 (1.88%) MFC
15 18 (1.88%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 218 (22.71%) Computer Science
2 128 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 80 (8.33%) Fintech
4 78 (8.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 64 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (4.79%) Equities
7 45 (4.69%) Hedge funds
7 45 (4.69%) User Experience
8 39 (4.06%) Derivative
9 38 (3.96%) CUDA
10 37 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (3.85%) Data Structures
11 34 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
12 24 (2.50%) Fixed Income
13 17 (1.77%) Bitcoin
14 15 (1.56%) Grid Computing
14 15 (1.56%) Virtual Team
15 14 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
16 9 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (0.94%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 382 (39.79%) Linux
2 196 (20.42%) Windows
3 154 (16.04%) Unix
4 30 (3.13%) Android
5 16 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.56%) CentOS
7 7 (0.73%) Fedora
7 7 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.42%) Solaris
9 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.31%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (32.60%) Software Engineering
2 244 (25.42%) Multithreading
3 223 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 190 (19.79%) OO
6 137 (14.27%) Low Latency
6 137 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
7 101 (10.52%) Physics
8 100 (10.42%) SDLC
9 82 (8.54%) Test Automation
10 76 (7.92%) OOP
11 69 (7.19%) Machine Learning
12 63 (6.56%) Scrum
13 62 (6.46%) TDD
14 58 (6.04%) OOD
15 57 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (5.63%) Analytics
17 49 (5.10%) Artificial Intelligence
17 49 (5.10%) Multithreaded Programming
18 44 (4.58%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 960 (100.00%) C++
2 364 (37.92%) Python
3 265 (27.60%) Java
4 261 (27.19%) C
5 205 (21.35%) C#
6 177 (18.44%) SQL
7 94 (9.79%) JavaScript
8 35 (3.65%) Perl
9 30 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.08%) Ruby
11 19 (1.98%) Scala
12 15 (1.56%) Embedded C++
12 15 (1.56%) Go
12 15 (1.56%) MATLAB
12 15 (1.56%) VB
13 14 (1.46%) PHP
13 14 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.15%) R
15 10 (1.04%) Lingo
16 8 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 246 (25.63%) Degree
2 80 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (8.02%) PhD
4 29 (3.02%) Security Cleared
5 27 (2.81%) Master's Degree
6 11 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.90%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) SLA
3 5 (0.52%) GCP
4 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (1.98%) Docker
2 10 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.73%) HP Fortify
2 4 (0.42%) Ansible
3 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (6.67%) Oracle
2 16 (1.67%) Sybase
3 14 (1.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.35%) Perforce
5 8 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 8 (0.83%) Reuters
6 7 (0.73%) Google
6 7 (0.73%) SAP
7 5 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.52%) Capita
8 4 (0.42%) Rogue Wave
8 4 (0.42%) Solace
9 3 (0.31%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.31%) IBM
9 3 (0.31%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.21%) Facebook
10 2 (0.21%) Fidessa
10 2 (0.21%) Talarian
10 2 (0.21%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.10%) Renesas