Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 831 750 808
Rank change year-on-year -81 +58 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 242 414 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 220 390 350
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £60,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.94% +8.75% -11.11%

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 133,369 155,858 161,404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107,696 127,741 135,329
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +49 108 £52,500 +16.67% 21
London +38 73 £61,250 +36.11% 25
East of England -84 30 £45,000 +5.88% 19
South West -5 19 £45,000 +32.35% 16
North of England +38 13 £40,000 -3.03% 5
North West +26 7 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Midlands -6 5 £37,500 +29.31% 5
North East - 5 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +8 4 £37,500 +29.31% 3
Yorkshire +29 1 £47,500 +11.76% 3
West Midlands +20 1 £21,500 -35.82% 2
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 242 (100.00%) C++
2 108 (44.63%) Software Engineering
3 103 (42.56%) C#
4 97 (40.08%) Java
5 88 (36.36%) Windows
6 85 (35.12%) Python
7 84 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (32.64%) Linux
9 74 (30.58%) Multithreading
10 70 (28.93%) OO
11 64 (26.45%) C
12 54 (22.31%) Degree
13 49 (20.25%) Computer Science
14 45 (18.60%) SQL
15 44 (18.18%) STL
16 41 (16.94%) .NET
17 40 (16.53%) MFC
18 39 (16.12%) Visual Studio
18 39 (16.12%) Finance
19 37 (15.29%) TDD
20 36 (14.88%) Machine Learning
21 35 (14.46%) PhD
22 33 (13.64%) OOD
23 32 (13.22%) Algorithms
24 31 (12.81%) Artificial Intelligence
25 30 (12.40%) SOA
26 29 (11.98%) Mathematics
26 29 (11.98%) Computer Science Degree
27 27 (11.16%) Unit Testing
28 26 (10.74%) XML

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 19 (7.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.41%) Ethereum
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Maya
1 1 (0.41%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.41%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.48%) Network Security
1 6 (2.48%) Wireless
2 1 (0.41%) CTI
2 1 (0.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) SNMP
2 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (3.31%) KDB
2 8 (3.31%) Kdb+
3 7 (2.89%) Blockchain
4 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.24%) GIS
7 2 (0.83%) Big Data
7 2 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (16.12%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.79%) JIRA
4 9 (3.72%) Subversion
5 6 (2.48%) CMake
5 6 (2.48%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.24%) Maven
7 3 (1.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.83%) Ant
8 2 (0.83%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.83%) GCC
9 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
General
1 39 (16.12%) Finance
2 17 (7.02%) Games
2 17 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.61%) Aerospace
4 13 (5.37%) Electronics
4 13 (5.37%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.55%) Automotive
6 10 (4.13%) Marketing
7 2 (0.83%) Avionics
7 2 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Military
8 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.18%) STL
2 41 (16.94%) .NET
3 40 (16.53%) MFC
4 26 (10.74%) XML
5 24 (9.92%) AngularJS
6 22 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 22 (9.09%) Web Services
7 16 (6.61%) Natural Language Processing
7 16 (6.61%) TensorFlow
8 15 (6.20%) Qt
9 12 (4.96%) ATL
10 10 (4.13%) HTML
11 9 (3.72%) Node.js
12 8 (3.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (3.31%) Django
12 8 (3.31%) JSON
12 8 (3.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 7 (2.89%) CSS
13 7 (2.89%) Vue.js
14 6 (2.48%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.22%) Algorithms
2 20 (8.26%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.13%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.72%) CUDA
6 8 (3.31%) User Experience
7 7 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.89%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (2.07%) Bitcoin
8 5 (2.07%) Equities
8 5 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.65%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.65%) Robotics
9 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.24%) EPoS
11 2 (0.83%) Derivative
11 2 (0.83%) STB
11 2 (0.83%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 88 (36.36%) Windows
2 79 (32.64%) Linux
3 11 (4.55%) Unix
4 5 (2.07%) Android
5 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.65%) Solaris
6 3 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.41%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (44.63%) Software Engineering
2 84 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (30.58%) Multithreading
4 70 (28.93%) OO
5 49 (20.25%) Computer Science
6 37 (15.29%) TDD
7 36 (14.88%) Machine Learning
8 33 (13.64%) OOD
9 31 (12.81%) Artificial Intelligence
10 30 (12.40%) SOA
11 29 (11.98%) Mathematics
12 27 (11.16%) Unit Testing
13 23 (9.50%) SDLC
14 21 (8.68%) Scrum
15 20 (8.26%) Test Automation
16 19 (7.85%) Physics
17 18 (7.44%) Computer Vision
18 16 (6.61%) Computational Biology
18 16 (6.61%) Computational Linguistics
18 16 (6.61%) Probabilistic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 242 (100.00%) C++
2 103 (42.56%) C#
3 97 (40.08%) Java
4 85 (35.12%) Python
5 64 (26.45%) C
6 45 (18.60%) SQL
7 24 (9.92%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.13%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.72%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.72%) VB
10 4 (1.65%) Go
10 4 (1.65%) Rust
10 4 (1.65%) VB6
11 3 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.83%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.83%) C-shell
12 2 (0.83%) Java 8
12 2 (0.83%) PHP
12 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (22.31%) Degree
2 35 (14.46%) PhD
3 29 (11.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (9.50%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.61%) MPhil
6 13 (5.37%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.48%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.31%) Ansible
2 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (4.13%) Oracle
1 10 (4.13%) SAP
2 3 (1.24%) Sybase
3 2 (0.83%) Facebook
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.83%) Sencha
4 1 (0.41%) Avaya
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco
4 1 (0.41%) IBM
4 1 (0.41%) Motorola
4 1 (0.41%) Twitter