The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 825 837
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 36 80 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.091% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 78 105
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £55,350
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured C++ Programmer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 13 £55,000 -38.88% 1
East of England +4 11 £47,500 +5.55%
South East +52 5 £33,000 -17.50% 1
West Midlands +13 4 £35,000 -2.77% 1
East Midlands +19 1 £40,000 -5.88%
South West -8 1 £40,000 -
North West -38 1 - -
C++ Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, C++ Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring C++ Programmer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 21 (32.31%) STL
4 19 (29.23%) C#
5 17 (26.15%) Linux
6 15 (23.08%) OO
6 15 (23.08%) C
7 14 (21.54%) Windows
7 14 (21.54%) Games
8 13 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (18.46%) GoogleTest
9 12 (18.46%) Java
9 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
9 12 (18.46%) Google
10 11 (16.92%) Billing
10 11 (16.92%) Subversion
10 11 (16.92%) UML
11 10 (15.38%) SQL
11 10 (15.38%) Degree
11 10 (15.38%) Algorithms
12 9 (13.85%) Finance
13 8 (12.31%) MySQL
13 8 (12.31%) Apache
14 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
14 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (10.77%) XML
14 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
14 7 (10.77%) SMS
14 7 (10.77%) Ubuntu
14 7 (10.77%) Computer Science

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 8 (12.31%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) SMS
2 4 (6.15%) Broadband
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MySQL
2 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.77%) Redis
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
1 12 (18.46%) GoogleTest
2 11 (16.92%) Subversion
3 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.15%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.54%) GCC
6 1 (1.54%) GDB
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.54%) Games
2 11 (16.92%) Billing
3 9 (13.85%) Finance
4 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 4 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.62%) Front Office
6 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) STL
2 13 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (10.77%) XML
4 6 (9.23%) .NET
4 6 (9.23%) RESTful
5 5 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (4.62%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.08%) Direct3D
7 2 (3.08%) Qt
7 2 (3.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.54%) DirectX
8 1 (1.54%) LINQ
8 1 (1.54%) Middleware
8 1 (1.54%) POSIX
8 1 (1.54%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) HoloLens
5 2 (3.08%) Kinect
6 1 (1.54%) Equities
6 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 7 (10.77%) CentOS
3 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.77%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
5 3 (4.62%) Debian
6 2 (3.08%) Android
6 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 15 (23.08%) OO
3 11 (16.92%) UML
4 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.77%) Microservices
5 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.23%) SOA
5 6 (9.23%) TDD
6 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.15%) Data Management
7 4 (6.15%) Open Source
7 4 (6.15%) Physics
7 4 (6.15%) Refactoring
8 3 (4.62%) OOP
8 3 (4.62%) Scrum
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.08%) BDD
9 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (29.23%) C#
3 15 (23.08%) C
4 12 (18.46%) Java
5 10 (15.38%) SQL
6 6 (9.23%) PHP
7 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.15%) R
8 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.62%) Python
10 1 (1.54%) Delphi
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.54%) GLSL
10 1 (1.54%) HLSL
10 1 (1.54%) Pascal
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Google
2 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Solace
4 1 (1.54%) Sybase
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
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Posted: 4 days ago
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