Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 721 761
Rank change year-on-year -127 +40 0
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 286 467 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 265 451 448
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,850 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £66,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%

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 147,244 156,481 173,501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119,668 126,297 146,874
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +14 120 £52,500 +16.67% 19
London -12 76 £62,500 +38.89% 26
East of England -87 45 £45,000 +12.50% 22
South West -8 31 £45,000 +50.00% 8
North of England +21 13 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire +36 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Midlands -6 7 £37,500 +29.31% 1
North West -1 5 £51,000 +29.11% 6
East Midlands -15 4 £37,500 +29.31%
West Midlands +13 3 £35,000 +4.48% 1
North East -9 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 286 (100.00%) C++
2 159 (55.59%) Software Engineering
3 122 (42.66%) C#
4 116 (40.56%) Linux
5 106 (37.06%) Java
6 99 (34.62%) Windows
7 96 (33.57%) Python
7 96 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (33.22%) Multithreading
9 92 (32.17%) OO
10 69 (24.13%) C
11 67 (23.43%) SQL
11 67 (23.43%) Degree
12 63 (22.03%) PhD
13 59 (20.63%) Computer Science
14 54 (18.88%) Mathematics
15 48 (16.78%) Finance
16 47 (16.43%) .NET
16 47 (16.43%) TDD
17 46 (16.08%) Artificial Intelligence
17 46 (16.08%) Machine Learning
18 44 (15.38%) SDLC
18 44 (15.38%) Algorithms
19 41 (14.34%) Physics
19 41 (14.34%) Visual Studio
20 40 (13.99%) OOD
21 35 (12.24%) STL
22 31 (10.84%) MFC
23 29 (10.14%) Scrum
24 28 (9.79%) Computer Science Degree

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 17 (5.94%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.10%) Apache
3 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.35%) Ethereum
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Maya
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.35%) MotionBuilder
1 1 (0.35%) Simulink
1 1 (0.35%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.35%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.05%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.70%) 4G
3 2 (0.70%) HTTP
3 2 (0.70%) SMS
4 1 (0.35%) CTI
4 1 (0.35%) DLNA
4 1 (0.35%) Modbus
4 1 (0.35%) Profibus
4 1 (0.35%) SNMP
4 1 (0.35%) UPnP
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.80%) MySQL
3 7 (2.45%) Blockchain
3 7 (2.45%) GIS
4 6 (2.10%) Big Data
5 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.40%) KDB
6 4 (1.40%) Kdb+
6 4 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.35%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (14.34%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.55%) JIRA
4 8 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.45%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.40%) Subversion
7 3 (1.05%) CMake
8 2 (0.70%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
9 1 (0.35%) Ant
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.35%) GCC
9 1 (0.35%) GDB
9 1 (0.35%) JUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Mockito
9 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 48 (16.78%) Finance
2 22 (7.69%) Games
3 21 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.59%) Aerospace
5 13 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.20%) Automotive
7 11 (3.85%) Electronics
8 10 (3.50%) Marketing
9 6 (2.10%) Banking
10 3 (1.05%) Military
11 2 (0.70%) Avionics
11 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.70%) Front Office
11 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.43%) .NET
2 35 (12.24%) STL
3 31 (10.84%) MFC
4 23 (8.04%) AngularJS
4 23 (8.04%) XML
5 21 (7.34%) .NET Framework
6 20 (6.99%) Natural Language Processing
6 20 (6.99%) Web Services
7 18 (6.29%) Qt
8 17 (5.94%) TensorFlow
9 13 (4.55%) Django
9 13 (4.55%) Node.js
10 12 (4.20%) HTML
11 11 (3.85%) ATL
12 10 (3.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (3.15%) CSS
13 9 (3.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 9 (3.15%) Unreal Engine
14 8 (2.80%) CryEngine
14 8 (2.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.63%) Computer Science
2 44 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 24 (8.39%) CUDA
4 16 (5.59%) User Experience
5 11 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.15%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.15%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (2.45%) Derivative
8 7 (2.45%) Equities
8 7 (2.45%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.45%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.10%) Fintech
10 5 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.05%) Bitcoin
11 3 (1.05%) EPoS
11 3 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.05%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 116 (40.56%) Linux
2 99 (34.62%) Windows
3 22 (7.69%) Unix
4 11 (3.85%) Android
5 7 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.45%) CentOS
5 7 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Fedora
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.35%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (55.59%) Software Engineering
2 96 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (33.22%) Multithreading
4 92 (32.17%) OO
5 54 (18.88%) Mathematics
6 47 (16.43%) TDD
7 46 (16.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 46 (16.08%) Machine Learning
8 44 (15.38%) SDLC
9 41 (14.34%) Physics
10 40 (13.99%) OOD
11 29 (10.14%) Scrum
12 23 (8.04%) Unit Testing
13 21 (7.34%) Test Automation
14 20 (6.99%) Bayesian Methods
14 20 (6.99%) Deep Learning
14 20 (6.99%) Distributed Algorithms
14 20 (6.99%) SOA
15 19 (6.64%) Computer Vision
15 19 (6.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 286 (100.00%) C++
2 122 (42.66%) C#
3 106 (37.06%) Java
4 96 (33.57%) Python
5 69 (24.13%) C
6 67 (23.43%) SQL
7 25 (8.74%) JavaScript
8 17 (5.94%) PL/SQL
9 14 (4.90%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.85%) VB
11 9 (3.15%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.75%) PHP
13 4 (1.40%) Go
13 4 (1.40%) VBA
14 3 (1.05%) R
14 3 (1.05%) Rust
14 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.05%) VC++
15 2 (0.70%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 67 (23.43%) Degree
2 63 (22.03%) PhD
3 28 (9.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (8.04%) Security Cleared
5 20 (6.99%) MPhil
6 8 (2.80%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.04%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Ansible
2 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (9.09%) Oracle
2 10 (3.50%) SAP
3 4 (1.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.40%) Sybase
4 2 (0.70%) Google
4 2 (0.70%) Sencha
5 1 (0.35%) Avaya
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco
5 1 (0.35%) Facebook
5 1 (0.35%) IBM
5 1 (0.35%) Motorola
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat