The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 630 662 653
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 194 263 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 175 240 269
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured C++ Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +66 69 £43,750 -30.00% 8
East of England +62 46 £37,500 -16.66% 12
South East -6 37 £43,500 +2.35% 12
East Midlands +4 22 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -13 11 £36,250 +42.15% 4
South West +1 8 £46,250 +17.83% 2
North East - 4 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +11 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +11 2 £43,750 +20.68%
C++ Software Developer
UK

C++ Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 375 (100.00%) C++
2 183 (48.80%) Software Engineering
3 139 (37.07%) Linux
4 131 (34.93%) Degree
5 126 (33.60%) C#
6 113 (30.13%) Computer Science
7 107 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (27.20%) C
9 95 (25.33%) Java
10 94 (25.07%) Physics
11 93 (24.80%) Python
12 90 (24.00%) SDLC
13 83 (22.13%) OO
14 81 (21.60%) Windows
14 81 (21.60%) Mathematics
15 73 (19.47%) Finance
16 69 (18.40%) .NET
16 69 (18.40%) Multithreading
17 58 (15.47%) HTML
18 55 (14.67%) Algorithms
19 51 (13.60%) SQL
20 49 (13.07%) Automotive
21 48 (12.80%) Qt
22 45 (12.00%) Unix
22 45 (12.00%) OOP
23 43 (11.47%) OpenGL
24 41 (10.93%) Visual Studio
25 40 (10.67%) STL
25 40 (10.67%) Telecoms
26 38 (10.13%) Games

C++ Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (3.47%) Apache
2 3 (0.80%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.53%) IIS
3 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.27%) Luigi
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.60%) SaaS
2 2 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.60%) HTTP
2 6 (1.60%) RS-485
3 5 (1.33%) RTP
4 4 (1.07%) InfiniBand
5 3 (0.80%) Firewall
5 3 (0.80%) RS-232
5 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.53%) NGN
7 1 (0.27%) 3G
7 1 (0.27%) 4G
7 1 (0.27%) GSM
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.07%) MySQL
3 7 (1.87%) Big Data
4 6 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.60%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.53%) MS Access
8 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.53%) Redis
9 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.27%) GIS
9 1 (0.27%) KDB
9 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (10.93%) Visual Studio
2 37 (9.87%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.53%) LabVIEW
3 17 (4.53%) Subversion
4 11 (2.93%) CMake
5 7 (1.87%) NUnit
5 7 (1.87%) Selenium
6 6 (1.60%) GoogleTest
7 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.07%) JUnit
9 3 (0.80%) Ant
9 3 (0.80%) LINQPad
9 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.53%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.53%) JIRA
10 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.53%) MSTest
11 1 (0.27%) GCC
11 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 73 (19.47%) Finance
2 49 (13.07%) Automotive
3 40 (10.67%) Telecoms
4 38 (10.13%) Games
5 26 (6.93%) Manufacturing
6 21 (5.60%) Aerospace
7 18 (4.80%) Banking
8 13 (3.47%) Electronics
9 10 (2.67%) Front Office
10 9 (2.40%) Marketing
11 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.27%) Avionics
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.40%) .NET
2 58 (15.47%) HTML
3 48 (12.80%) Qt
4 43 (11.47%) OpenGL
5 40 (10.67%) STL
6 32 (8.53%) CSS
7 28 (7.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 24 (6.40%) AngularJS
9 21 (5.60%) OpenCV
10 20 (5.33%) OpenCL
11 19 (5.07%) Node.js
12 15 (4.00%) HTML5
13 14 (3.73%) Qt Quick
13 14 (3.73%) WebKit
13 14 (3.73%) WPF
14 13 (3.47%) Web Services
14 13 (3.47%) XML
15 11 (2.93%) ASP.NET
16 10 (2.67%) CSS3
16 10 (2.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 113 (30.13%) Computer Science
2 55 (14.67%) Algorithms
3 25 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.87%) Data Structures
5 20 (5.33%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
7 14 (3.73%) CUDA
8 13 (3.47%) Robotics
9 12 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (2.93%) Derivative
10 11 (2.93%) Equities
10 11 (2.93%) Fixed Income
10 11 (2.93%) GPGPU
11 9 (2.40%) Device Driver
11 9 (2.40%) VHDL
12 6 (1.60%) Blog
12 6 (1.60%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.33%) Grid Computing
14 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 139 (37.07%) Linux
2 81 (21.60%) Windows
3 45 (12.00%) Unix
4 18 (4.80%) Android
5 17 (4.53%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (48.80%) Software Engineering
2 107 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (25.07%) Physics
4 90 (24.00%) SDLC
5 83 (22.13%) OO
6 81 (21.60%) Mathematics
7 69 (18.40%) Multithreading
8 45 (12.00%) OOP
9 33 (8.80%) OOD
10 28 (7.47%) Open Source
11 27 (7.20%) Scrum
12 23 (6.13%) Machine Learning
12 23 (6.13%) Multithreaded Programming
13 21 (5.60%) UML
13 21 (5.60%) Unit Testing
14 18 (4.80%) TDD
15 17 (4.53%) High Availability
15 17 (4.53%) Image Processing
15 17 (4.53%) Low Latency
16 16 (4.27%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 375 (100.00%) C++
2 126 (33.60%) C#
3 102 (27.20%) C
4 95 (25.33%) Java
5 93 (24.80%) Python
6 51 (13.60%) SQL
7 38 (10.13%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.53%) Embedded C++
8 17 (4.53%) PHP
9 14 (3.73%) MATLAB
10 13 (3.47%) Embedded C
11 12 (3.20%) Ruby
12 7 (1.87%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.60%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.60%) Delphi
13 6 (1.60%) Pascal
13 6 (1.60%) VB
14 5 (1.33%) Go
14 5 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 131 (34.93%) Degree
2 32 (8.53%) PhD
3 15 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) HND
5 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.67%) QA
2 10 (2.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Docker
2 3 (0.80%) Firmware
2 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.80%) KVM
2 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (3.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.87%) Google
2 7 (1.87%) Oracle
2 7 (1.87%) SAP
3 6 (1.60%) VMware
4 2 (0.53%) Cisco
4 2 (0.53%) Mitel
5 1 (0.27%) IBM
5 1 (0.27%) Intel
5 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.27%) Sybase
5 1 (0.27%) T-Plan
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wellington, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: 60,000.00 + benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k (DoE) + package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k plus great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary to £50k depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago