Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1093 1077 1108
Rank change year-on-year -16 +31 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 54 64 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.040% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.041% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 137
England median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -13.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,500 £110,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% -13.64% +37.50%

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 155,426 155,087 182,356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.47% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127,124 129,299 154,756
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 £76,250
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
South East +8 24 £50,000 -6.98% 2
Midlands +31 15 £35,000 - 4
London -13 10 £55,000 +4.76% 5
North of England +16 9 - -
East Midlands - 9 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +34 8 - -
West Midlands +5 6 £35,000 - 2
East of England -9 3 £60,000 +26.32% 3
North West -3 1 - -
South West -21 1 £35,000 -20.00% 1
C++ Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 54 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (55.56%) Games
3 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
4 19 (35.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 16 (29.63%) Linux
6 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 15 (27.78%) Game Development
7 13 (24.07%) Mathematics
8 12 (22.22%) Java
8 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
8 12 (22.22%) Subversion
9 11 (20.37%) C
10 10 (18.52%) Degree
11 9 (16.67%) Finance
12 8 (14.81%) BBC
12 8 (14.81%) OOP
12 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
12 8 (14.81%) 3D Programming
12 8 (14.81%) CryEngine
13 7 (12.96%) Marketing
13 7 (12.96%) OO
13 7 (12.96%) Python
14 6 (11.11%) Apache
14 6 (11.11%) SMS
14 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
14 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (11.11%) Windows
14 6 (11.11%) MySQL
14 6 (11.11%) XML
14 6 (11.11%) Perforce

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) SMS
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) Multicast
3 1 (1.85%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
1 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 6 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.22%) Subversion
3 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) CMake
6 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 30 (55.56%) Games
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 7 (12.96%) Marketing
4 6 (11.11%) Billing
5 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.70%) Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Front Office
6 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 8 (14.81%) CryEngine
3 6 (11.11%) cocos2d
3 6 (11.11%) XML
4 5 (9.26%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (5.56%) Qt
5 3 (5.56%) STL
6 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 2 (3.70%) HTML5
6 2 (3.70%) MFC
6 2 (3.70%) Middleware
7 1 (1.85%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.85%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) BBC
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.70%) Animation
5 2 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.70%) Equities
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.85%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.85%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.85%) Robotics
6 1 (1.85%) State Machine
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) CentOS
2 6 (11.11%) Debian
2 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.78%) Game Development
3 13 (24.07%) Mathematics
4 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 8 (14.81%) 3D Programming
5 8 (14.81%) OOP
6 7 (12.96%) OO
7 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 6 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (11.11%) Web Development
8 4 (7.41%) Analytics
8 4 (7.41%) SDLC
9 3 (5.56%) OOD
9 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
10 2 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (3.70%) Machine Learning
10 2 (3.70%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (22.22%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) C
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) PhD
4 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Perforce
1 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Sony