Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 812 765
Rank change year-on-year +21 -47 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 378 358 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 345 325 506
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,850 £26,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £58,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +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 157,806 159,971 191,978
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.52% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 130,683 133,807 162,127
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 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +65 147 £42,500 +13.33% 41
South East +26 96 £45,000 - 22
London -66 70 £50,000 +25.00% 24
South West +8 31 £37,000 -17.78% 3
Midlands +20 23 £29,000 -25.16% 3
North of England -15 15 £40,000 +6.67% 8
West Midlands +18 12 £33,500 +45.65% 1
North West +5 12 £37,500 +1.69% 6
East Midlands +3 11 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Yorkshire +3 3 £42,500 +21.43% 2
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 378 (100.00%) C++
2 226 (59.79%) Software Engineering
3 166 (43.92%) Degree
4 158 (41.80%) Computer Science
5 153 (40.48%) Linux
6 148 (39.15%) C
7 140 (37.04%) Java
8 133 (35.19%) C#
9 130 (34.39%) Python
10 111 (29.37%) Mathematics
11 99 (26.19%) Windows
12 98 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (21.16%) SQL
14 76 (20.11%) Multithreading
15 75 (19.84%) Physics
16 71 (18.78%) .NET
17 62 (16.40%) Machine Learning
18 60 (15.87%) SDLC
19 59 (15.61%) OO
20 56 (14.81%) Algorithms
21 53 (14.02%) Scrum
22 44 (11.64%) Games
23 42 (11.11%) PhD
24 39 (10.32%) Computer Science Degree
25 38 (10.05%) JavaScript
26 35 (9.26%) TCP/IP
27 33 (8.73%) Git (software)
27 33 (8.73%) Visual Studio
28 32 (8.47%) TDD
29 31 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence

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 16 (4.23%) IIS
2 5 (1.32%) Apache
2 5 (1.32%) eris
2 5 (1.32%) Ethereum
2 5 (1.32%) Hyperledger
3 4 (1.06%) DNN
4 3 (0.79%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Maya
2 1 (0.26%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (0.26%) NASTRAN
2 1 (0.26%) NUKE
2 1 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) MultiChain
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.65%) GitHub
2 5 (1.32%) SaaS
3 4 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.79%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.91%) HTTP
3 6 (1.59%) VoIP
3 6 (1.59%) Wireless
4 5 (1.32%) Internet
5 3 (0.79%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.79%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.26%) BitTorrent
6 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Modbus
6 1 (0.26%) SMS
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.56%) Big Data
2 17 (4.50%) NoSQL
3 15 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.70%) MySQL
5 12 (3.17%) GIS
5 12 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.38%) Blockchain
7 7 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.32%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.79%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.53%) Redis
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.26%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (8.73%) Git (software)
1 33 (8.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.70%) Subversion
3 9 (2.38%) LabVIEW
4 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.53%) Ant
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.53%) JIRA
5 2 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.26%) Clang
6 1 (0.26%) CMake
6 1 (0.26%) GCC
6 1 (0.26%) JUnit
6 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.26%) SCons
6 1 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 44 (11.64%) Games
2 30 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.35%) Electronics
4 23 (6.08%) Finance
5 16 (4.23%) Aerospace
6 15 (3.97%) Banking
7 13 (3.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.91%) Automotive
9 5 (1.32%) Publishing
10 4 (1.06%) Front Office
10 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.06%) Marketing
11 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.79%) Retail
12 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Military
13 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (18.78%) .NET
2 31 (8.20%) Qt
2 31 (8.20%) WCF
3 25 (6.61%) ASP.NET
3 25 (6.61%) HTML
4 23 (6.08%) CSS
5 20 (5.29%) .NET Framework
6 19 (5.03%) Web Services
6 19 (5.03%) WPF
7 16 (4.23%) XML
8 15 (3.97%) STL
9 13 (3.44%) WinForms
10 9 (2.38%) REST
11 8 (2.12%) HTML5
12 7 (1.85%) Apache Axis
13 6 (1.59%) Node.js
13 6 (1.59%) OpenCV
13 6 (1.59%) OpenGL
13 6 (1.59%) TensorFlow
13 6 (1.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 158 (41.80%) Computer Science
2 56 (14.81%) Algorithms
3 16 (4.23%) CUDA
4 14 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.70%) Fintech
5 12 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.65%) Robotics
7 9 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.38%) User Experience
8 8 (2.12%) 3D Printing
9 5 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.32%) Acoustics
10 4 (1.06%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.79%) Social Media
12 2 (0.53%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 153 (40.48%) Linux
2 99 (26.19%) Windows
3 27 (7.14%) Unix
4 13 (3.44%) Android
4 13 (3.44%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (2.91%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (59.79%) Software Engineering
2 111 (29.37%) Mathematics
3 98 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (20.11%) Multithreading
5 75 (19.84%) Physics
6 62 (16.40%) Machine Learning
7 60 (15.87%) SDLC
8 59 (15.61%) OO
9 53 (14.02%) Scrum
10 32 (8.47%) TDD
11 31 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence
11 31 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (8.20%) Unit Testing
12 29 (7.67%) Open Source
13 22 (5.82%) OOP
14 21 (5.56%) CAD
14 21 (5.56%) Signal Processing
15 20 (5.29%) Image Processing
15 20 (5.29%) Test Automation
16 19 (5.03%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 378 (100.00%) C++
2 148 (39.15%) C
3 140 (37.04%) Java
4 133 (35.19%) C#
5 130 (34.39%) Python
6 80 (21.16%) SQL
7 38 (10.05%) JavaScript
8 31 (8.20%) MATLAB
9 15 (3.97%) Perl
10 13 (3.44%) Scala
11 12 (3.17%) Go
12 11 (2.91%) PHP
13 9 (2.38%) VB
14 8 (2.12%) Delphi
14 8 (2.12%) Fortran
15 7 (1.85%) Embedded C++
15 7 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.59%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.32%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 166 (43.92%) Degree
2 42 (11.11%) PhD
3 39 (10.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.91%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.59%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) GCP
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 8 (2.12%) Firmware
2 6 (1.59%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.53%) Ansible
2 2 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (6.88%) Oracle
2 13 (3.44%) NVIDIA
3 11 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.59%) IBM
4 6 (1.59%) Intel
4 6 (1.59%) Sony
5 5 (1.32%) Monax
6 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.53%) Google
6 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.26%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.26%) Capita
7 1 (0.26%) Citrix
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
7 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.26%) Wind River