Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 774 768
Rank change year-on-year +54 -6 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 473 448 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 447 424 507
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,625 £73,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +104 164 £40,000 +6.67% 23
London -15 121 £45,000 +12.50% 20
South East -27 110 £45,000 -5.26% 10
South West +33 46 £31,000 -20.51% 2
Midlands +35 35 £29,000 -31.76% 2
East Midlands +31 18 £29,000 -31.76% 1
West Midlands +27 17 £33,500 +21.82% 1
North of England -12 13 £42,500 +21.43% 3
North West -17 10 £42,500 +10.39% 3
Yorkshire +13 3 £41,250 +26.92%
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 473 (100.00%) C++
2 238 (50.32%) Software Engineering
3 227 (47.99%) Degree
4 226 (47.78%) Computer Science
5 200 (42.28%) Linux
6 199 (42.07%) Java
7 191 (40.38%) C
8 172 (36.36%) C#
9 164 (34.67%) Mathematics
10 145 (30.66%) Python
11 136 (28.75%) Physics
12 126 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
13 119 (25.16%) Windows
14 98 (20.72%) SQL
15 92 (19.45%) SDLC
16 89 (18.82%) Telecoms
17 86 (18.18%) OO
18 81 (17.12%) Algorithms
19 75 (15.86%) Machine Learning
20 72 (15.22%) .NET
21 71 (15.01%) Games
22 70 (14.80%) Visual Studio
23 69 (14.59%) Scrum
24 68 (14.38%) Multithreading
24 68 (14.38%) Computer Science Degree
25 67 (14.16%) Finance
26 50 (10.57%) JavaScript
27 47 (9.94%) Aerospace
27 47 (9.94%) Git (software)
27 47 (9.94%) Open Source

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 21 (4.44%) IIS
2 14 (2.96%) eris
2 14 (2.96%) Ethereum
2 14 (2.96%) Hyperledger
3 4 (0.85%) DNN
4 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.63%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.21%) Apache
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.21%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Abaqus
1 1 (0.21%) Maya
1 1 (0.21%) NASTRAN
1 1 (0.21%) NUKE
1 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.23%) GitHub
2 14 (2.96%) SaaS
3 10 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 24 (5.07%) HTTP
3 7 (1.48%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.48%) Internet
4 6 (1.27%) VoIP
4 6 (1.27%) Wireless
5 5 (1.06%) 3G
5 5 (1.06%) 4G
5 5 (1.06%) LTE
6 4 (0.85%) SNMP
7 3 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.63%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.42%) Broadband
8 2 (0.42%) Z-Wave
9 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.21%) DNS
9 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.21%) Modbus
9 1 (0.21%) WAN
9 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.98%) NoSQL
2 20 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.81%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.38%) Blockchain
5 15 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.75%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.54%) MySQL
8 10 (2.11%) GIS
9 9 (1.90%) Big Data
10 7 (1.48%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.42%) Redis
13 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.21%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.21%) InfluxDB
13 1 (0.21%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 70 (14.80%) Visual Studio
2 47 (9.94%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.71%) Subversion
4 22 (4.65%) LabVIEW
5 17 (3.59%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.54%) Selenium
7 10 (2.11%) GCC
8 5 (1.06%) JIRA
8 5 (1.06%) Maven
9 4 (0.85%) Clang
10 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.21%) Ant
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.21%) CMake
11 1 (0.21%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.21%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.21%) NuGet
11 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 89 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 71 (15.01%) Games
3 67 (14.16%) Finance
4 47 (9.94%) Aerospace
5 44 (9.30%) Electronics
6 29 (6.13%) Automotive
7 22 (4.65%) Banking
8 18 (3.81%) Marketing
9 16 (3.38%) Manufacturing
10 14 (2.96%) Publishing
11 10 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.06%) Front Office
13 2 (0.42%) Billing
13 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.42%) Military
14 1 (0.21%) Back Office
14 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.21%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.22%) .NET
2 42 (8.88%) Qt
3 36 (7.61%) HTML
4 32 (6.77%) ASP.NET
5 28 (5.92%) Apache Axis
5 28 (5.92%) XML
6 25 (5.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 24 (5.07%) CSS
8 21 (4.44%) STL
8 21 (4.44%) WCF
9 20 (4.23%) Web Services
10 16 (3.38%) AngularJS
10 16 (3.38%) REST
11 15 (3.17%) WPF
12 14 (2.96%) Smart Contracts
12 14 (2.96%) WinForms
13 11 (2.33%) D3.js
13 11 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (2.11%) Node.js
15 9 (1.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 226 (47.78%) Computer Science
2 81 (17.12%) Algorithms
3 29 (6.13%) 3D Printing
4 26 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (5.50%) Fintech
5 20 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.81%) Client/Server
7 16 (3.38%) Video\Live Streaming
8 14 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (1.90%) Robotics
10 8 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.48%) Contactless
11 7 (1.48%) EMV
11 7 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.48%) Smartcard
11 7 (1.48%) Social Media
12 6 (1.27%) Acoustics
13 5 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 200 (42.28%) Linux
2 119 (25.16%) Windows
3 42 (8.88%) Unix
4 26 (5.50%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (2.54%) Android
6 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.27%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.06%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.85%) CentOS
10 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (50.32%) Software Engineering
2 164 (34.67%) Mathematics
3 136 (28.75%) Physics
4 126 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (19.45%) SDLC
6 86 (18.18%) OO
7 75 (15.86%) Machine Learning
8 69 (14.59%) Scrum
9 68 (14.38%) Multithreading
10 47 (9.94%) Open Source
11 43 (9.09%) CAD
11 43 (9.09%) OOP
12 37 (7.82%) Web Development
13 36 (7.61%) Computer Vision
14 35 (7.40%) Artificial Intelligence
15 32 (6.77%) TDD
16 28 (5.92%) CAE
16 28 (5.92%) Content Writing
16 28 (5.92%) Image Processing
16 28 (5.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 473 (100.00%) C++
2 199 (42.07%) Java
3 191 (40.38%) C
4 172 (36.36%) C#
5 145 (30.66%) Python
6 98 (20.72%) SQL
7 50 (10.57%) JavaScript
8 43 (9.09%) MATLAB
9 31 (6.55%) Go
10 23 (4.86%) Perl
11 16 (3.38%) Embedded C++
12 15 (3.17%) PHP
12 15 (3.17%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.96%) Solidity
14 11 (2.33%) Scala
14 11 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.90%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.48%) Embedded C
17 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 227 (47.99%) Degree
2 68 (14.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (8.88%) Numerate Degree
4 36 (7.61%) PhD
5 19 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.96%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.21%) HND
9 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.65%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ECSS
3 1 (0.21%) GCP
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 5 (1.06%) Docker
2 4 (0.85%) Firmware
3 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (5.92%) Oracle
2 15 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.54%) SAP
4 10 (2.11%) NVIDIA
5 7 (1.48%) Intel
6 6 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.06%) IBM
7 5 (1.06%) Sony
8 4 (0.85%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.42%) Google
9 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.21%) ANSYS
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix
10 1 (0.21%) Wind River