Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 437 405 332
Rank change year-on-year -32 -73 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1,031 1,289 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.76% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.80% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 912 1,101 1,535
England median annual salary £65,000 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.21% -1.90% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £110,000 £112,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -

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 144,600 162,089 173,342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.89% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 117,465 131,050 146,330
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +16 595 £70,000 - 152
South East +27 225 £52,500 +16.67% 39
East of England -90 88 £50,000 +17.65% 50
South West +12 65 £45,000 +38.46% 20
North of England +22 43 £45,000 +20.00% 11
North West +21 27 £50,500 +18.82% 5
Midlands -29 21 £37,500 +11.94% 2
East Midlands -10 12 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Yorkshire +28 11 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands +9 9 £45,000 +2.86% 1
North East -17 5 £40,000 +14.29% 2
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1,031 (100.00%) C++
2 384 (37.25%) Finance
3 339 (32.88%) Linux
4 326 (31.62%) Python
5 280 (27.16%) Java
6 279 (27.06%) Software Engineering
7 272 (26.38%) Multithreading
8 267 (25.90%) C#
9 261 (25.32%) Windows
10 246 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
11 193 (18.72%) OO
12 189 (18.33%) SQL
12 189 (18.33%) Mathematics
13 177 (17.17%) Degree
14 167 (16.20%) C
15 166 (16.10%) Computer Science
16 153 (14.84%) Algorithms
17 150 (14.55%) STL
18 136 (13.19%) Banking
19 134 (13.00%) Low Latency
20 118 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
21 107 (10.38%) TDD
22 105 (10.18%) Git (software)
23 104 (10.09%) Unix
24 96 (9.31%) Physics
24 96 (9.31%) Fintech
25 95 (9.21%) Derivative
26 93 (9.02%) Machine Learning
27 89 (8.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
27 89 (8.63%) SDLC

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 43 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 10 (0.97%) SmartSockets
3 7 (0.68%) Apache
4 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.29%) Confluence
5 2 (0.19%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.097%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.097%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.097%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.097%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.097%) Maya
3 1 (0.097%) MotionBuilder
3 1 (0.097%) Simulink
3 1 (0.097%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.19%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.097%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.97%) GitHub
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.19%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.097%) Fastly
5 1 (0.097%) SaaS
5 1 (0.097%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.13%) Multicast
2 20 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.45%) HTTP
4 8 (0.78%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 6 (0.58%) Internet
6 4 (0.39%) Network Security
6 4 (0.39%) VoIP
7 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.29%) Wireless
8 2 (0.19%) 4G
8 2 (0.19%) CTI
8 2 (0.19%) SNMP
9 1 (0.097%) Broadband
9 1 (0.097%) DLNA
9 1 (0.097%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.097%) Firewall
9 1 (0.097%) Modbus
9 1 (0.097%) Profibus
9 1 (0.097%) SMS
9 1 (0.097%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.92%) Blockchain
2 60 (5.82%) SQL Server
3 53 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (2.33%) Big Data
6 13 (1.26%) MongoDB
7 10 (0.97%) GIS
7 10 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.78%) KDB
8 8 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.68%) MySQL
10 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.48%) Ingres
11 5 (0.48%) Kdb+
11 5 (0.48%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.39%) Redis
13 1 (0.097%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.097%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.097%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.097%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 105 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 53 (5.14%) JIRA
4 27 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (2.23%) Jenkins
6 20 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 18 (1.75%) CMake
8 17 (1.65%) Subversion
9 13 (1.26%) Maven
10 11 (1.07%) Selenium
11 7 (0.68%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.58%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.48%) Gradle
14 4 (0.39%) Hudson
14 4 (0.39%) SonarQube
15 3 (0.29%) GCC
15 3 (0.29%) GitLab
15 3 (0.29%) GoogleTest
15 3 (0.29%) WinDbg
General
1 384 (37.25%) Finance
2 136 (13.19%) Banking
3 60 (5.82%) Games
4 55 (5.33%) Front Office
5 39 (3.78%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.94%) Aerospace
9 19 (1.84%) Electronics
10 18 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.65%) Marketing
12 14 (1.36%) Automotive
13 13 (1.26%) Military
14 7 (0.68%) Advertising
14 7 (0.68%) Law
15 5 (0.48%) Retail
16 3 (0.29%) Avionics
17 2 (0.19%) Back Office
17 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
18 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (14.55%) STL
2 89 (8.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 86 (8.34%) .NET
4 57 (5.53%) MFC
5 55 (5.33%) AngularJS
6 51 (4.95%) XML
7 47 (4.56%) OpenGL
8 46 (4.46%) HTML
9 41 (3.98%) Qt
9 41 (3.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 36 (3.49%) CSS
10 36 (3.49%) Kafka
11 31 (3.01%) Web Services
12 30 (2.91%) .NET Framework
13 26 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
14 22 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
15 21 (2.04%) TensorFlow
16 20 (1.94%) DCOM
16 20 (1.94%) Node.js
17 19 (1.84%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 166 (16.10%) Computer Science
2 153 (14.84%) Algorithms
3 96 (9.31%) Fintech
4 95 (9.21%) Derivative
5 80 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
6 72 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 65 (6.30%) Data Structures
8 54 (5.24%) User Experience
9 49 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
10 47 (4.56%) Hedge funds
11 46 (4.46%) Equities
12 42 (4.07%) Fixed Income
13 39 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (2.13%) Bitcoin
14 22 (2.13%) CUDA
15 18 (1.75%) Virtual Team
16 17 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (1.65%) Mobile Games
17 14 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 13 (1.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 339 (32.88%) Linux
2 261 (25.32%) Windows
3 104 (10.09%) Unix
4 24 (2.33%) Android
5 15 (1.45%) Solaris
6 14 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.78%) CentOS
7 8 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.097%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (27.06%) Software Engineering
2 272 (26.38%) Multithreading
3 246 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (18.72%) OO
5 189 (18.33%) Mathematics
6 134 (13.00%) Low Latency
7 118 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
8 107 (10.38%) TDD
9 96 (9.31%) Physics
10 93 (9.02%) Machine Learning
11 89 (8.63%) SDLC
12 72 (6.98%) Artificial Intelligence
13 66 (6.40%) Open Source
13 66 (6.40%) Scrum
14 65 (6.30%) OOD
15 60 (5.82%) Multithreaded Programming
15 60 (5.82%) Test Automation
16 59 (5.72%) Analytics
17 48 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,031 (100.00%) C++
2 326 (31.62%) Python
3 280 (27.16%) Java
4 267 (25.90%) C#
5 189 (18.33%) SQL
6 167 (16.20%) C
7 81 (7.86%) JavaScript
8 50 (4.85%) Bash Shell
9 39 (3.78%) Perl
10 37 (3.59%) R
11 30 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 29 (2.81%) VC++
13 23 (2.23%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.94%) Java 8
14 20 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.75%) Objective-C
16 17 (1.65%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.45%) VB
18 13 (1.26%) PHP
19 11 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 177 (17.17%) Degree
2 84 (8.15%) PhD
3 50 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.23%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.13%) MPhil
7 21 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.97%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.49%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.097%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (1.75%) Docker
2 10 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.39%) Firmware
5 1 (0.097%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.65%) Mesos
2 12 (1.16%) Ansible
3 7 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.68%) Puppet
4 4 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.39%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (5.04%) Oracle
2 20 (1.94%) Microsoft
3 19 (1.84%) Solace
4 16 (1.55%) TIBCO
5 15 (1.45%) Sybase
6 14 (1.36%) SAP
7 8 (0.78%) Tradeweb
8 7 (0.68%) Facebook
8 7 (0.68%) Reuters
9 6 (0.58%) Google
10 5 (0.48%) Talarian
11 4 (0.39%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.39%) Avaya
11 4 (0.39%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.39%) Cisco
11 4 (0.39%) Motorola
11 4 (0.39%) NVIDIA
12 2 (0.19%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.19%) Sencha
13 1 (0.097%) Twitter