Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 436 353 277
Rank change year-on-year -83 -76 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1,072 1,433 2,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.87% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.90% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1,225 2,168
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +9.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +10.00%

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 158,727 159,819 192,190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.51% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,371 133,687 162,322
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%

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 February 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 23 February 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 -143 513 £70,000 -6.67% 133
East of England +49 218 £45,000 +12.50% 55
South East +16 199 £47,500 -5.00% 45
Midlands +34 65 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North of England -36 43 £41,250 +5.77% 18
East Midlands +18 38 £45,000 +9.09% 3
South West +7 37 £38,500 -14.44% 8
North West -42 28 £37,500 -3.85% 10
West Midlands +8 27 £41,250 +79.35% 5
Yorkshire +16 13 £43,750 +25.00% 7
North East -31 2 £36,250 -12.65% 1
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,072 (100.00%) C++
2 363 (33.86%) Linux
3 341 (31.81%) Python
4 331 (30.88%) Software Engineering
5 326 (30.41%) Degree
6 322 (30.04%) Java
7 308 (28.73%) Finance
8 299 (27.89%) C#
9 282 (26.31%) C
9 282 (26.31%) Computer Science
10 250 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
11 233 (21.74%) Windows
12 221 (20.62%) SQL
13 217 (20.24%) Multithreading
14 207 (19.31%) OO
15 202 (18.84%) Mathematics
16 139 (12.97%) Games
17 136 (12.69%) Unix
18 133 (12.41%) SDLC
19 122 (11.38%) Algorithms
20 117 (10.91%) Physics
21 116 (10.82%) STL
22 113 (10.54%) OOP
22 113 (10.54%) Banking
23 106 (9.89%) .NET
24 104 (9.70%) JavaScript
25 95 (8.86%) Front Office
26 92 (8.58%) Machine Learning
27 86 (8.02%) Low Latency
28 78 (7.28%) 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 17 (1.59%) IIS
2 9 (0.84%) Tomcat
2 9 (0.84%) WebLogic
2 9 (0.84%) WebSphere
3 8 (0.75%) Ethereum
3 8 (0.75%) Hyperledger
3 8 (0.75%) JBoss
4 7 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.56%) CMS
5 6 (0.56%) eris
6 5 (0.47%) Apache
6 5 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.37%) DNN
8 3 (0.28%) Jetty
8 3 (0.28%) nginx
8 3 (0.28%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.093%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.37%) Maya
3 2 (0.19%) Simulink
4 1 (0.093%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.093%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (0.093%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.093%) NUKE
4 1 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.75%) RMDS
3 6 (0.56%) MultiChain
4 2 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.19%) Summit
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.093%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.21%) GitHub
3 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.03%) SaaS
4 10 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.19%) Google Play
7 1 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.87%) HTTP
3 10 (0.93%) Internet
3 10 (0.93%) Multicast
4 7 (0.65%) Wireless
5 6 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.56%) VoIP
6 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.47%) ZigBee
7 4 (0.37%) Modbus
8 3 (0.28%) InfiniBand
8 3 (0.28%) IPFIX
8 3 (0.28%) SNMP
8 3 (0.28%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.19%) SSH
10 1 (0.093%) BitTorrent
10 1 (0.093%) DNS
10 1 (0.093%) Firewall
10 1 (0.093%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.093%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.29%) MySQL
2 43 (4.01%) Big Data
3 37 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 36 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 35 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 26 (2.43%) Blockchain
7 24 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 16 (1.49%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.40%) Redis
10 13 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.12%) GIS
12 11 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.84%) Data Lake
13 9 (0.84%) KDB
14 7 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.56%) DB2
16 5 (0.47%) DB2 UDB
16 5 (0.47%) Informix
17 4 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
17 4 (0.37%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 77 (7.18%) Git (software)
2 52 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 39 (3.64%) Subversion
4 17 (1.59%) CMake
5 15 (1.40%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.21%) GoogleTest
7 9 (0.84%) LabVIEW
8 8 (0.75%) JIRA
9 7 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.56%) Ant
10 6 (0.56%) Clang
10 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.56%) Maven
11 4 (0.37%) JUnit
12 3 (0.28%) CppUnit
12 3 (0.28%) NUnit
12 3 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.28%) Selenium
12 3 (0.28%) Valgrind
12 3 (0.28%) XMLSpy
General
1 308 (28.73%) Finance
2 139 (12.97%) Games
3 113 (10.54%) Banking
4 95 (8.86%) Front Office
5 45 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 42 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.52%) Electronics
8 20 (1.87%) Marketing
9 18 (1.68%) Aerospace
10 16 (1.49%) Automotive
11 14 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.12%) Advertising
13 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.56%) Publishing
15 5 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
16 4 (0.37%) Military
16 4 (0.37%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (10.82%) STL
2 106 (9.89%) .NET
3 65 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 62 (5.78%) HTML
4 62 (5.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 49 (4.57%) CSS
6 43 (4.01%) Qt
7 38 (3.54%) Web Services
8 33 (3.08%) AngularJS
9 32 (2.99%) WCF
10 30 (2.80%) XML
11 29 (2.71%) ASP.NET
11 29 (2.71%) REST
11 29 (2.71%) RESTful
12 22 (2.05%) WPF
13 21 (1.96%) HTML5
14 20 (1.87%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.77%) OpenGL
16 18 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
16 18 (1.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 282 (26.31%) Computer Science
2 122 (11.38%) Algorithms
3 78 (7.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 55 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (4.94%) Fintech
6 47 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (4.29%) Data Structures
8 37 (3.45%) Client/Server
8 37 (3.45%) Hedge funds
9 32 (2.99%) Fixed Income
10 28 (2.61%) Equities
11 26 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (2.24%) CUDA
12 24 (2.24%) Derivative
13 17 (1.59%) Animation
13 17 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
13 17 (1.59%) User Experience
14 15 (1.40%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.40%) Mobile Games
15 11 (1.03%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 363 (33.86%) Linux
2 233 (21.74%) Windows
3 136 (12.69%) Unix
4 36 (3.36%) Android
5 28 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (1.40%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.84%) Solaris
9 8 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.093%) AIX
12 1 (0.093%) CentOS
12 1 (0.093%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.093%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.093%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (30.88%) Software Engineering
2 250 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (20.24%) Multithreading
4 207 (19.31%) OO
5 202 (18.84%) Mathematics
6 133 (12.41%) SDLC
7 117 (10.91%) Physics
8 113 (10.54%) OOP
9 92 (8.58%) Machine Learning
10 86 (8.02%) Low Latency
11 72 (6.72%) Scrum
12 64 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (5.78%) Unit Testing
14 61 (5.69%) TDD
15 52 (4.85%) Analytics
15 52 (4.85%) Test Automation
16 50 (4.66%) OOD
17 48 (4.48%) Multithreaded Programming
18 45 (4.20%) Game Development
19 42 (3.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,072 (100.00%) C++
2 341 (31.81%) Python
3 322 (30.04%) Java
4 299 (27.89%) C#
5 282 (26.31%) C
6 221 (20.62%) SQL
7 104 (9.70%) JavaScript
8 45 (4.20%) Perl
9 41 (3.82%) MATLAB
10 39 (3.64%) Go
11 34 (3.17%) Embedded C++
12 30 (2.80%) Scala
13 29 (2.71%) PHP
14 25 (2.33%) Ruby
14 25 (2.33%) T-SQL
15 22 (2.05%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.87%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.49%) VB
18 15 (1.40%) VC++
19 14 (1.31%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 326 (30.41%) Degree
2 78 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 74 (6.90%) PhD
4 39 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 26 (2.43%) Master's Degree
6 22 (2.05%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.093%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.26%) QA
2 9 (0.84%) GCP
3 3 (0.28%) MiFID
4 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.19%) EMIR
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.093%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.093%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 15 (1.40%) Docker
2 12 (1.12%) Firmware
3 2 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.47%) Ansible
3 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.093%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.093%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.093%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (5.22%) Oracle
2 22 (2.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (1.31%) Google
4 13 (1.21%) NVIDIA
4 13 (1.21%) Perforce
5 10 (0.93%) TIBCO
6 9 (0.84%) Reuters
7 8 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 8 (0.75%) IBM
7 8 (0.75%) Sybase
8 6 (0.56%) Capita
8 6 (0.56%) Intel
8 6 (0.56%) Monax
8 6 (0.56%) Sony
9 5 (0.47%) Adobe
9 5 (0.47%) Solace
9 5 (0.47%) Talarian
9 5 (0.47%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.37%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.28%) Bloomberg