Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a C/C++ Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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

C/C++ Software Developer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1054 1100 1151
Rank change year-on-year +46 +51 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a C/C++ Software Developer 16 52 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.033% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 12 52 25
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% -12.63%
10th Percentile £28,325 £26,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £57,500 £48,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% -5.14%

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 135,404 156,192 159,117
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.16% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 109,346 128,206 133,374
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £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/C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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

C/C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

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

C/C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C/C++ Software Developer in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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

C/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/C++ Software Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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
East of England 0 6 £50,000 - 4
London +50 5 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South West +33 4 £36,750 -8.13%
South East +47 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1
C/C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, C/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/C++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) Python
3 11 (68.75%) Multithreading
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Automotive
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (25.00%) CMake
8 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Virtual Team
8 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (25.00%) Cryptocurrency
8 4 (25.00%) Blockchain
8 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) Pthreads
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source
8 4 (25.00%) Bitcoin
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
8 4 (25.00%) POSIX
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) C#
10 2 (12.50%) MVC
10 2 (12.50%) TDD
10 2 (12.50%) JSON

C/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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Blockchain
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) CMake
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) POSIX
1 4 (25.00%) Pthreads
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Ext JS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) Laravel
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Qt
2 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Bitcoin
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) IPTV
3 1 (6.25%) Media Streaming
3 1 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (6.25%) STB
3 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Multithreading
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Cross-Platform Development
4 4 (25.00%) Cryptocurrency
4 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Sencha
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft