Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 747 771
Rank change year-on-year -112 +24 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 288 450 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 220 437 475
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,875 £63,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +5.88%

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 157,352 161,677 184,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.19% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,221 132,731 156,690
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 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 6 months to 21 July 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
East of England +4 116 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South East -22 87 £50,000 +11.11% 27
London -73 44 £61,250 +53.13% 32
South West +3 26 £45,000 +21.62% 9
North of England -8 11 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Yorkshire +20 7 £45,000 - 3
North West -5 4 £37,500 - 6
Midlands -35 4 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands +20 2 £37,500 -16.67% 3
East Midlands -21 2 £36,250 -3.33%
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, C++ Software Developer 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 288 (100.00%) C++
2 196 (68.06%) Software Engineering
3 144 (50.00%) Linux
4 114 (39.58%) Python
5 99 (34.38%) Java
6 94 (32.64%) C
7 93 (32.29%) Degree
8 86 (29.86%) Multithreading
9 85 (29.51%) Computer Science
9 85 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (28.13%) C#
11 73 (25.35%) OO
11 73 (25.35%) Mathematics
12 72 (25.00%) Windows
13 56 (19.44%) SQL
13 56 (19.44%) Physics
14 47 (16.32%) Algorithms
15 44 (15.28%) PhD
16 40 (13.89%) Artificial Intelligence
16 40 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (13.19%) SDLC
18 37 (12.85%) STL
19 36 (12.50%) .NET
20 34 (11.81%) Finance
21 32 (11.11%) Machine Learning
22 31 (10.76%) TDD
22 31 (10.76%) Unix
23 25 (8.68%) Computer Science Degree
24 24 (8.33%) JavaScript
25 23 (7.99%) Oracle

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 8 (2.78%) Apache
2 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.35%) Simulink
1 1 (0.35%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.78%) GitHub
2 5 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.74%) HTTP
3 3 (1.04%) Internet
3 3 (1.04%) SMS
3 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.69%) 4G
5 1 (0.35%) DLNA
5 1 (0.35%) Modbus
5 1 (0.35%) Profibus
5 1 (0.35%) UPnP
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.60%) MySQL
2 18 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.21%) Big Data
4 9 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.43%) GIS
7 5 (1.74%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.35%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (7.99%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.82%) JIRA
4 6 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.74%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.69%) GoogleTest
6 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.69%) Subversion
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.35%) Clang
7 1 (0.35%) CMake
7 1 (0.35%) GCC
7 1 (0.35%) GDB
7 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
7 1 (0.35%) Mockito
7 1 (0.35%) SCons
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.35%) Xcode
General
1 34 (11.81%) Finance
2 21 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.86%) Games
4 11 (3.82%) Electronics
4 11 (3.82%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.47%) Aerospace
6 9 (3.13%) Marketing
7 8 (2.78%) Automotive
8 6 (2.08%) Banking
9 4 (1.39%) Retail
10 2 (0.69%) Military
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.85%) STL
2 36 (12.50%) .NET
3 18 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 17 (5.90%) Qt
5 16 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 16 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
6 15 (5.21%) Django
6 15 (5.21%) HTML
6 15 (5.21%) Web Services
7 12 (4.17%) WPF
8 11 (3.82%) CSS
8 11 (3.82%) MFC
9 10 (3.47%) XML
10 9 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.78%) Angular 2
11 8 (2.78%) WCF
12 7 (2.43%) HTML5
12 7 (2.43%) Node.js
12 7 (2.43%) OpenGL
13 6 (2.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 85 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 47 (16.32%) Algorithms
3 22 (7.64%) User Experience
4 18 (6.25%) CUDA
5 13 (4.51%) 3D Graphics
6 9 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.43%) Derivative
8 6 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.08%) Equities
8 6 (2.08%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.39%) Acoustics
9 4 (1.39%) Fintech
9 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.04%) Exotic Derivative
10 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.69%) Life Science
11 2 (0.69%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 144 (50.00%) Linux
2 72 (25.00%) Windows
3 31 (10.76%) Unix
4 9 (3.13%) Android
5 8 (2.78%) CentOS
5 8 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.43%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Fedora
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (68.06%) Software Engineering
2 86 (29.86%) Multithreading
3 85 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (25.35%) Mathematics
4 73 (25.35%) OO
5 56 (19.44%) Physics
6 40 (13.89%) Artificial Intelligence
6 40 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (13.19%) SDLC
8 32 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 31 (10.76%) TDD
10 23 (7.99%) OOD
10 23 (7.99%) Scrum
10 23 (7.99%) Test Automation
11 22 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.25%) Distributed Algorithms
12 18 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.56%) Bayesian Methods
13 16 (5.56%) CAD
13 16 (5.56%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 288 (100.00%) C++
2 114 (39.58%) Python
3 99 (34.38%) Java
4 94 (32.64%) C
5 81 (28.13%) C#
6 56 (19.44%) SQL
7 24 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.17%) VB
9 10 (3.47%) MATLAB
10 9 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.43%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.74%) Go
13 4 (1.39%) PHP
13 4 (1.39%) VBA
14 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.04%) R
14 3 (1.04%) Ruby
14 3 (1.04%) Scala
14 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 93 (32.29%) Degree
2 44 (15.28%) PhD
3 25 (8.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (7.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.90%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.08%) Firmware
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Ansible
1 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (7.99%) Oracle
2 8 (2.78%) SAP
3 6 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.04%) Sybase
5 2 (0.69%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) Capita
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.35%) Renesas