Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 761 788
Rank change year-on-year -82 +27 -103
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 328 390 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 265 368 459
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,150 £82,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +9.38%

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 160,093 155,792 184,772
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131,907 130,405 156,671
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +51 161 £45,000 +20.00% 18
South East -7 85 £50,000 +17.65% 19
London -107 47 £50,000 +25.00% 31
South West -11 20 £41,250 -8.33% 5
North of England -46 10 £42,500 +10.39% 3
North West -21 7 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Midlands -32 5 £37,500 - 5
Yorkshire +4 3 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -23 3 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands +4 2 £37,500 +14.50% 2
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 328 (100.00%) C++
2 226 (68.90%) Software Engineering
3 142 (43.29%) Linux
4 136 (41.46%) Python
5 124 (37.80%) Degree
6 120 (36.59%) C
7 114 (34.76%) Computer Science
8 104 (31.71%) Java
9 98 (29.88%) C#
10 84 (25.61%) Multithreading
11 82 (25.00%) Mathematics
12 80 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
13 76 (23.17%) Windows
14 61 (18.60%) SQL
15 59 (17.99%) OO
16 58 (17.68%) Physics
17 56 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
18 50 (15.24%) .NET
19 49 (14.94%) Algorithms
20 43 (13.11%) SDLC
21 40 (12.20%) Machine Learning
22 36 (10.98%) PhD
23 35 (10.67%) TCP/IP
23 35 (10.67%) JavaScript
23 35 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
24 34 (10.37%) Artificial Intelligence
25 32 (9.76%) Unix
26 31 (9.45%) Unit Testing
26 31 (9.45%) Computer Science Degree
27 30 (9.15%) Scrum

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 (2.44%) IIS
2 6 (1.83%) Apache
3 3 (0.91%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Maya
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (0.30%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) GitHub
2 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.83%) HTTP
2 6 (1.83%) Wireless
3 3 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) SMS
4 2 (0.61%) VoIP
4 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.30%) Modbus
5 1 (0.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.93%) Big Data
2 21 (6.40%) MySQL
3 12 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.74%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.22%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.22%) GIS
9 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.49%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.44%) LabVIEW
4 5 (1.52%) JIRA
5 3 (0.91%) Subversion
6 2 (0.61%) Ant
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.61%) Maven
6 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.30%) Clang
7 1 (0.30%) CMake
7 1 (0.30%) GCC
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) SCons
7 1 (0.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 25 (7.62%) Telecoms
2 21 (6.40%) Games
3 18 (5.49%) Finance
4 12 (3.66%) Electronics
5 11 (3.35%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.74%) Banking
7 8 (2.44%) Automotive
8 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.83%) Marketing
8 6 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.91%) Front Office
9 3 (0.91%) Retail
10 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.24%) .NET
2 29 (8.84%) STL
3 26 (7.93%) WCF
4 23 (7.01%) Qt
5 22 (6.71%) HTML
6 20 (6.10%) CSS
7 17 (5.18%) .NET Framework
7 17 (5.18%) WPF
8 16 (4.88%) Web Services
9 11 (3.35%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.35%) ASP.NET
9 11 (3.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (3.05%) HTML5
10 10 (3.05%) WinForms
11 8 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
12 7 (2.13%) REST
13 6 (1.83%) TensorFlow
14 5 (1.52%) Django
14 5 (1.52%) OpenGL
15 4 (1.22%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (34.76%) Computer Science
2 49 (14.94%) Algorithms
3 17 (5.18%) User Experience
4 15 (4.57%) CUDA
5 11 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.13%) Acoustics
9 6 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.91%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.91%) Fintech
11 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.61%) Bitcoin
12 2 (0.61%) Life Science
12 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.61%) Robotics
13 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 142 (43.29%) Linux
2 76 (23.17%) Windows
3 32 (9.76%) Unix
4 13 (3.96%) Android
5 9 (2.74%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (68.90%) Software Engineering
2 84 (25.61%) Multithreading
3 82 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 80 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (17.99%) OO
6 58 (17.68%) Physics
7 56 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
8 43 (13.11%) SDLC
9 40 (12.20%) Machine Learning
10 35 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (10.37%) Artificial Intelligence
12 31 (9.45%) Unit Testing
13 30 (9.15%) Scrum
14 28 (8.54%) TDD
15 23 (7.01%) Test Automation
16 21 (6.40%) Image Processing
17 19 (5.79%) Neural Network
18 17 (5.18%) Distributed Algorithms
19 16 (4.88%) CAD
19 16 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 328 (100.00%) C++
2 136 (41.46%) Python
3 120 (36.59%) C
4 104 (31.71%) Java
5 98 (29.88%) C#
6 61 (18.60%) SQL
7 35 (10.67%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.88%) MATLAB
9 10 (3.05%) VB
10 7 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.13%) Delphi
10 7 (2.13%) Perl
10 7 (2.13%) PHP
11 5 (1.52%) Fortran
11 5 (1.52%) Ruby
12 4 (1.22%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.22%) Scala
12 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.91%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.91%) Go
Qualifications
1 124 (37.80%) Degree
2 36 (10.98%) PhD
3 31 (9.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.74%) Firmware
2 2 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) Ansible
1 2 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (5.49%) Oracle
2 11 (3.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.05%) NVIDIA
4 4 (1.22%) IBM
4 4 (1.22%) Intel
4 4 (1.22%) SAP
4 4 (1.22%) Sony
5 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.61%) Google
5 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.30%) Capita
6 1 (0.30%) Renesas
6 1 (0.30%) Wind River