Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1083 1113 1070
Rank change year-on-year +30 -43 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 38 60 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.037% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.038% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 31 49 153
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £110,000 £112,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +14.46%

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 147,097 157,575 174,804
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,487 127,172 147,944
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +19 14 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East Midlands +12 14 £37,500 -6.25% 2
London +36 9 £42,750 -43.00% 2
South East -7 7 £44,000 +25.71%
North of England +27 5 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 -
South West +15 4 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England +29 1 £50,000 +5.26% 3
C++ Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 38 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 13 (34.21%) Games
4 11 (28.95%) Linux
5 10 (26.32%) Mathematics
5 10 (26.32%) Unix
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) MFC
7 8 (21.05%) HTML
7 8 (21.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.42%) C#
9 6 (15.79%) C
9 6 (15.79%) CSS
9 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) Android
10 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
10 5 (13.16%) Unreal Engine
10 5 (13.16%) Windows
10 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.16%) EPoS
11 4 (10.53%) OO
11 4 (10.53%) STL
11 4 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (10.53%) Android Development
11 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
11 4 (10.53%) Cross-Platform Development

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 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (34.21%) Games
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
1 8 (21.05%) MFC
1 8 (21.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (10.53%) STL
5 3 (7.89%) OpenGL
6 2 (5.26%) CryEngine
6 2 (5.26%) Qt
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
7 1 (2.63%) JDBC
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware
7 1 (2.63%) ODBC
7 1 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) EPoS
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Animation
4 1 (2.63%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) BBC
4 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.63%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Android
3 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Android Development
5 4 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 4 (10.53%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
6 3 (7.89%) Mathematical Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.89%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
7 2 (5.26%) 3D Programming
7 2 (5.26%) Game Development
8 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (18.42%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) C
4 3 (7.89%) MATLAB
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) COBOL
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) RPG
6 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) IBM