Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a C++/C# Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

C++/C# Developer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 987 921
Rank change year-on-year 0 -66 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 158 167 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.099% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 150 143 311
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £86,250 £110,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +25.00%

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 155,736 162,015 186,712
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,478 135,899 157,582
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%

C++/C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured C++/C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C++/C# Developer in England

C++/C# Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer in England.

Salary trend for C++/C# Developer in England

C++/C# Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C++/C# Developer in England

C++/C# 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++/C# Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
London +31 81 £55,000 -26.67% 15
South East +24 43 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Midlands +14 14 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +28 11 £45,000 - 2
East of England +3 10 £46,250 +5.71% 5
North of England +8 8 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Yorkshire +25 4 £22,500 -21.74% 1
North West - 4 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 3 £46,250 +101.09%
South West +4 2 £38,000 +8.57% 1
C++/C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, C++/C# 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++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 158 (100.00%) C#
1 158 (100.00%) C++
2 70 (44.30%) SQL
2 70 (44.30%) .NET
3 57 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (30.38%) Software Engineering
5 40 (25.32%) Finance
5 40 (25.32%) Unit Testing
6 37 (23.42%) Windows
7 36 (22.78%) Java
8 34 (21.52%) Degree
9 33 (20.89%) TDD
10 31 (19.62%) WCF
11 28 (17.72%) Games
12 27 (17.09%) Visual Studio
13 26 (16.46%) JavaScript
14 25 (15.82%) Python
15 23 (14.56%) OO
15 23 (14.56%) SQL Server
15 23 (14.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 22 (13.92%) IIS
16 22 (13.92%) ASP.NET
17 21 (13.29%) C
18 20 (12.66%) WPF
18 20 (12.66%) Computer Science
19 19 (12.03%) Multithreading
20 18 (11.39%) T-SQL
20 18 (11.39%) Scrum
21 17 (10.76%) WinForms
21 17 (10.76%) MATLAB

C++/C# 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 22 (13.92%) IIS
2 3 (1.90%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.63%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) HTTP
1 5 (3.16%) HTTPS
1 5 (3.16%) VoIP
2 3 (1.90%) Broadband
3 1 (0.63%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.59%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.43%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.80%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.53%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) KDB
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (17.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.80%) Subversion
3 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.90%) NUnit
4 3 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.27%) WiX
6 1 (0.63%) Appium
6 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.63%) Grunt
6 1 (0.63%) gulp
6 1 (0.63%) MSI
6 1 (0.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 40 (25.32%) Finance
2 28 (17.72%) Games
3 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.06%) Banking
5 7 (4.43%) Marketing
6 5 (3.16%) Front Office
6 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.53%) Billing
7 4 (2.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (44.30%) .NET
2 31 (19.62%) WCF
3 23 (14.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 22 (13.92%) ASP.NET
5 20 (12.66%) WPF
6 17 (10.76%) WinForms
7 15 (9.49%) Web Services
8 13 (8.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (8.23%) HTML
9 12 (7.59%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.33%) CSS
11 7 (4.43%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.80%) Node.js
12 6 (3.80%) REST
13 4 (2.53%) HTML5
13 4 (2.53%) jQuery
14 3 (1.90%) React
14 3 (1.90%) Unreal Engine
15 2 (1.27%) Apache Flex
15 2 (1.27%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (8.23%) Algorithms
4 12 (7.59%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.16%) Animation
7 4 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.90%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.90%) Robotics
9 2 (1.27%) Fintech
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) Swaptions
9 2 (1.27%) User Experience
10 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.63%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.63%) Blog
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) Equities
10 1 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.42%) Windows
2 15 (9.49%) Linux
3 3 (1.90%) Unix
4 2 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.38%) Software Engineering
3 40 (25.32%) Unit Testing
4 33 (20.89%) TDD
5 23 (14.56%) OO
6 19 (12.03%) Multithreading
7 18 (11.39%) Scrum
8 17 (10.76%) MVVM
9 16 (10.13%) Workflow
10 15 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.49%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.86%) Mathematics
12 13 (8.23%) User Stories
13 12 (7.59%) Refactoring
14 11 (6.96%) OOP
15 9 (5.70%) Integration Testing
15 9 (5.70%) Project Planning
16 8 (5.06%) SDLC
17 5 (3.16%) Front End Development
17 5 (3.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 158 (100.00%) C#
1 158 (100.00%) C++
2 70 (44.30%) SQL
3 36 (22.78%) Java
4 26 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 25 (15.82%) Python
6 21 (13.29%) C
7 18 (11.39%) T-SQL
8 17 (10.76%) MATLAB
9 9 (5.70%) VB
10 5 (3.16%) HLSL
10 5 (3.16%) Ruby
10 5 (3.16%) Scala
10 5 (3.16%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.53%) PHP
11 4 (2.53%) VBA
12 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.27%) VB6
13 1 (0.63%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 34 (21.52%) Degree
2 13 (8.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.53%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
1 9 (5.70%) Oracle
2 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.27%) Perforce
4 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.63%) Blue Prism
4 1 (0.63%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) Reuters