The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Programmer
UK / England
Rank 808 869 850
Rank change year-on-year +61 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 29 60 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.062% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.064% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 83
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +28.20%  

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 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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
East of England +25 8 £47,500 -32.14% 1
South East +68 7 £60,000 +20.00%
London +57 6 £66,250 +1.92%
West Midlands +29 3 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +24 2 £50,000 -16.66%
North West -14 2 £40,000 +100.00%
South West - 1 £47,500 -
C++ Programmer
UK

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 59 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (45.76%) Linux
3 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
4 14 (23.73%) Apache
5 13 (22.03%) Games
6 12 (20.34%) Java
7 11 (18.64%) C
7 11 (18.64%) Windows
7 11 (18.64%) Algorithms
8 10 (16.95%) STL
8 10 (16.95%) C#
9 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
9 9 (15.25%) PHP
10 8 (13.56%) Workflow
10 8 (13.56%) Multithreading
11 7 (11.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (11.86%) GIMP
11 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
11 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
11 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
11 7 (11.86%) Redis
11 7 (11.86%) OO
11 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
11 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.86%) MySQL
11 7 (11.86%) XML
11 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
11 7 (11.86%) Subversion
11 7 (11.86%) Mathematics
12 6 (10.17%) Computer Science

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (23.73%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.17%) RS-232
2 6 (10.17%) Wireshark
3 3 (5.08%) SMS
4 1 (1.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
1 7 (11.86%) MySQL
1 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
1 7 (11.86%) Redis
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.86%) Subversion
2 6 (10.17%) GoogleTest
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.69%) GCC
5 1 (1.69%) GDB
General
1 13 (22.03%) Games
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Billing
3 3 (5.08%) Front Office
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) STL
2 7 (11.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (11.86%) XML
3 4 (6.78%) JSON
3 4 (6.78%) REST
4 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 3 (5.08%) OpenGL
4 3 (5.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (5.08%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) Direct3D
5 2 (3.39%) RESTful
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) DirectX
6 1 (1.69%) Middleware
6 1 (1.69%) POSIX
6 1 (1.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.39%) AS400
4 2 (3.39%) BBC
4 2 (3.39%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) HoloLens
4 2 (3.39%) Kinect
4 2 (3.39%) Robotics
5 1 (1.69%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) CentOS
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Android
4 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
2 8 (13.56%) Multithreading
2 8 (13.56%) Workflow
3 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.86%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.86%) OO
4 6 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (10.17%) Web Development
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Logistics
5 5 (8.47%) Machine Learning
5 5 (8.47%) UML
6 3 (5.08%) Low Latency
6 3 (5.08%) Physics
6 3 (5.08%) SDLC
7 2 (3.39%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (3.39%) 3D Programming
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.39%) Data Management
7 2 (3.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (20.34%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) C
4 10 (16.95%) C#
5 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.25%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) SQL
8 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.39%) COBOL
8 2 (3.39%) Delphi
8 2 (3.39%) Fortran
8 2 (3.39%) R
8 2 (3.39%) RPG
8 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) GLSL
9 1 (1.69%) HLSL
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
1 5 (8.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Google
2 3 (5.08%) Perforce
2 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Solace
4 1 (1.69%) Sybase
4 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
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