Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C++ Programmer
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1092 1117 1089
Rank change year-on-year +25 -28 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 36 77 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.046% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.048% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 20 67 158
England median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,500 £88,000 £112,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +18.75%

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 152,471 159,982 180,904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.08% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 123,740 130,074 153,744
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 £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured C++ Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Programmer in England

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in England.

Salary trend for C++ Programmer in England

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ Programmer in England

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer within the England region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Midlands +17 13 £40,000 +14.29% 4
East Midlands +15 13 £40,000 - 3
North of England +40 10 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 10 £52,500 -
South East -12 9 £50,000 -16.67% 1
London +7 8 £85,000 +38.78% 3
South West +7 3 £45,000 +2.86% 1
East of England +15 1 £70,000 +47.37% 1
C++ Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (58.33%) Games
3 16 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 14 (38.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
6 12 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (25.00%) Game Development
7 9 (25.00%) Unix
8 8 (22.22%) 3D Programming
8 8 (22.22%) CryEngine
9 7 (19.44%) Windows
9 7 (19.44%) C
10 6 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
11 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
11 5 (13.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (13.89%) Android
12 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (11.11%) Finance
12 4 (11.11%) C#
12 4 (11.11%) STL
12 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
12 4 (11.11%) OO
12 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
12 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
12 4 (11.11%) Android Development
12 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
12 4 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
13 3 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
13 3 (8.33%) Degree

C++ Programmer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (58.33%) Games
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 8 (22.22%) CryEngine
3 6 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
4 5 (13.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (11.11%) STL
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) MFC
6 3 (8.33%) OpenGL
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) Qt
8 1 (2.78%) JDBC
8 1 (2.78%) Middleware
8 1 (2.78%) ODBC
8 1 (2.78%) QML
8 1 (2.78%) XML
8 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Animation
2 2 (5.56%) BBC
2 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.78%) State Machine
3 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Android
5 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.00%) Game Development
4 8 (22.22%) 3D Programming
5 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
6 4 (11.11%) Android Development
6 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
6 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (19.44%) C
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 3 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) COBOL
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.78%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) IBM
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Sony