The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

C++ Software Developer
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 663 683 645
Rank change year-on-year +20 -38  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 210 249 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 210 236 289
England median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.60% +8.23%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £55,000 £71,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Developer in England

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Developer in England

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Developer in England

C++ Software Developer
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++ Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
East of England +44 69 £39,500 +16.17% 11
London +28 64 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South East -36 55 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North of England +1 15 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South West -3 13 £30,000 -23.07% 2
Yorkshire +3 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West -36 6 £37,500 +5.63% 1
North East - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands +17 1 £65,000 +92.59%
Midlands +1 1 £65,000 +62.50% 3
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, C++ Software Developer 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 418 (100.00%) C++
2 213 (50.96%) Software Engineering
3 170 (40.67%) C#
4 154 (36.84%) Linux
4 154 (36.84%) Degree
5 151 (36.12%) Java
6 143 (34.21%) C
7 137 (32.78%) Computer Science
8 133 (31.82%) Python
9 111 (26.56%) Physics
10 109 (26.08%) Mathematics
11 104 (24.88%) OO
12 100 (23.92%) Windows
13 99 (23.68%) SDLC
14 93 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
15 68 (16.27%) Finance
16 67 (16.03%) SQL
17 66 (15.79%) Telecoms
18 65 (15.55%) Algorithms
18 65 (15.55%) Computer Science Degree
19 63 (15.07%) .NET
20 59 (14.11%) HTML
21 54 (12.92%) Multithreading
22 53 (12.68%) Numerate Degree
23 51 (12.20%) JavaScript
24 50 (11.96%) Visual Studio
25 47 (11.24%) Games
25 47 (11.24%) OOP
26 43 (10.29%) Machine Learning
27 39 (9.33%) Qt

C++ Software Developer 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 11 (2.63%) Apache
2 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.48%) IIS
3 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.24%) eris
4 1 (0.24%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.24%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.24%) JBoss
4 1 (0.24%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.24%) nginx
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.72%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.44%) SaaS
2 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.78%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.63%) HTTP
3 5 (1.20%) 3G
3 5 (1.20%) 4G
3 5 (1.20%) LTE
4 4 (0.96%) Broadband
4 4 (0.96%) InfiniBand
5 3 (0.72%) Firewall
5 3 (0.72%) RS-485
6 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) NGN
6 2 (0.48%) SNMP
6 2 (0.48%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.55%) MySQL
1 19 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.87%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 11 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.44%) Big Data
5 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.96%) Redis
7 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.48%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.48%) MS Access
8 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.24%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.24%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 50 (11.96%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.26%) LabVIEW
4 19 (4.55%) Subversion
5 11 (2.63%) GoogleTest
5 11 (2.63%) Selenium
6 8 (1.91%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.20%) Maven
7 5 (1.20%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.20%) NUnit
8 4 (0.96%) JIRA
8 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.72%) LINQPad
10 2 (0.48%) Ant
10 2 (0.48%) GCC
10 2 (0.48%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.48%) JUnit
10 2 (0.48%) MSTest
11 1 (0.24%) CMake
General
1 68 (16.27%) Finance
2 66 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 47 (11.24%) Games
4 34 (8.13%) Automotive
5 28 (6.70%) Aerospace
6 24 (5.74%) Manufacturing
7 21 (5.02%) Marketing
8 15 (3.59%) Electronics
9 11 (2.63%) Front Office
10 9 (2.15%) Banking
11 4 (0.96%) Billing
12 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Retail
14 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (15.07%) .NET
2 59 (14.11%) HTML
3 39 (9.33%) Qt
4 37 (8.85%) CSS
4 37 (8.85%) STL
5 24 (5.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 21 (5.02%) AngularJS
7 19 (4.55%) OpenGL
8 18 (4.31%) Apache Axis
9 17 (4.07%) HTML5
10 13 (3.11%) WPF
11 11 (2.63%) ASP.NET
12 10 (2.39%) Qt Quick
12 10 (2.39%) WebKit
13 9 (2.15%) REST
13 9 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (1.91%) CSS3
14 8 (1.91%) D3.js
14 8 (1.91%) Web Services
14 8 (1.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 137 (32.78%) Computer Science
2 65 (15.55%) Algorithms
3 19 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.31%) 3D Printing
5 17 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (3.11%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
9 10 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (2.15%) Fintech
11 8 (1.91%) Contactless
11 8 (1.91%) EMV
11 8 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.91%) Smartcard
11 8 (1.91%) Social Media
12 6 (1.44%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.44%) Smart City
13 5 (1.20%) Blog
14 3 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
14 3 (0.72%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 154 (36.84%) Linux
2 100 (23.92%) Windows
3 36 (8.61%) Unix
4 8 (1.91%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.44%) Android
5 6 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.72%) CentOS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (50.96%) Software Engineering
2 111 (26.56%) Physics
3 109 (26.08%) Mathematics
4 104 (24.88%) OO
5 99 (23.68%) SDLC
6 93 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (12.92%) Multithreading
8 47 (11.24%) OOP
9 43 (10.29%) Machine Learning
10 37 (8.85%) OOD
11 34 (8.13%) Open Source
12 29 (6.94%) CAD
13 26 (6.22%) Image Processing
13 26 (6.22%) Scrum
14 22 (5.26%) TDD
14 22 (5.26%) UML
15 20 (4.78%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (4.55%) Web Development
17 18 (4.31%) CAE
17 18 (4.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 418 (100.00%) C++
2 170 (40.67%) C#
3 151 (36.12%) Java
4 143 (34.21%) C
5 133 (31.82%) Python
6 67 (16.03%) SQL
7 51 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.02%) Embedded C++
8 21 (5.02%) PHP
9 16 (3.83%) Embedded C
10 15 (3.59%) Ruby
11 14 (3.35%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.87%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.63%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.15%) Go
14 9 (2.15%) Perl
15 7 (1.67%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.44%) Delphi
16 6 (1.44%) Pascal
17 4 (0.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 154 (36.84%) Degree
2 65 (15.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (12.68%) Numerate Degree
4 35 (8.37%) PhD
5 12 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.70%) QA
2 12 (2.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.48%) TickIT
4 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (0.96%) Firmware
3 2 (0.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.48%) KVM
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.87%) Google
3 10 (2.39%) Oracle
3 10 (2.39%) SAP
4 5 (1.20%) VMware
5 4 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.48%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.24%) Intel
8 1 (0.24%) Sybase
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to 37,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
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Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
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Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
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Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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