The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

C++ Developer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 255 230
Rank change year-on-year -38 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 369 516 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.29% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.34% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 305 455 550
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in London

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in London

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in London

C++ Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London -8 50 £75,500 -20.52% 19
Stanmore +2 8 £40,000 +17.64%
West End of London +1 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Canary Wharf -10 2 £60,000 -42.85%
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 London region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 721 (100.00%) C++
2 371 (51.46%) Finance
3 287 (39.81%) Linux
4 209 (28.99%) Degree
5 198 (27.46%) Multithreading
6 194 (26.91%) Low Latency
6 194 (26.91%) C#
7 182 (25.24%) Python
8 174 (24.13%) Front Office
9 172 (23.86%) Banking
10 168 (23.30%) OO
11 163 (22.61%) Computer Science
12 157 (21.78%) Java
13 154 (21.36%) Unix
14 137 (19.00%) C
15 133 (18.45%) SQL
16 126 (17.48%) Mathematics
17 120 (16.64%) Algorithms
18 118 (16.37%) STL
19 107 (14.84%) Investment Banking
20 104 (14.42%) Windows
21 101 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
22 100 (13.87%) Software Engineering
23 86 (11.93%) Derivative
24 82 (11.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 81 (11.23%) SDLC
26 76 (10.54%) Equities
27 71 (9.85%) Physics
27 71 (9.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 70 (9.71%) Analytics

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (1.53%) Apache Spark
2 5 (0.69%) Apache
3 3 (0.42%) CMS
3 3 (0.42%) JBoss
3 3 (0.42%) nginx
3 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.28%) Jetty
4 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.14%) IIS
5 1 (0.14%) IPython
Applications
1 20 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.94%) MetaTrader
2 7 (0.97%) Summit
3 2 (0.28%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.39%) GitHub
2 9 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.64%) HTTP
3 11 (1.53%) Broadband
4 8 (1.11%) 3G
4 8 (1.11%) 4G
4 8 (1.11%) GSM
4 8 (1.11%) OpenFlow
5 5 (0.69%) Multicast
5 5 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (0.55%) InfiniBand
7 3 (0.42%) SNMP
8 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.28%) Network Security
8 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.14%) Internet
9 1 (0.14%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.16%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.19%) MySQL
4 18 (2.50%) OLTP
5 17 (2.36%) Big Data
6 14 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.97%) KDB
10 6 (0.83%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.83%) Berkeley DB
10 6 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.83%) Impala
11 5 (0.69%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.69%) Redis
12 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 44 (6.10%) Subversion
3 26 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.77%) GoogleTest
5 18 (2.50%) JIRA
6 15 (2.08%) LabVIEW
7 14 (1.94%) MSTest
8 13 (1.80%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.97%) Maven
10 6 (0.83%) JUnit
11 5 (0.69%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.55%) CMake
13 3 (0.42%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.42%) GDB
13 3 (0.42%) Mockito
14 2 (0.28%) Clang
14 2 (0.28%) CppUnit
14 2 (0.28%) GCC
14 2 (0.28%) Hudson
14 2 (0.28%) Valgrind
General
1 371 (51.46%) Finance
2 174 (24.13%) Front Office
3 172 (23.86%) Banking
4 107 (14.84%) Investment Banking
5 70 (9.71%) Telecoms
6 50 (6.93%) Games
7 31 (4.30%) Automotive
8 28 (3.88%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.66%) Marketing
10 11 (1.53%) Billing
10 11 (1.53%) Retail
11 9 (1.25%) Back Office
11 9 (1.25%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.55%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (16.37%) STL
2 71 (9.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 40 (5.55%) FIX Protocol
4 36 (4.99%) Qt
5 27 (3.74%) OpenGL
6 22 (3.05%) HTML
6 22 (3.05%) Middleware
7 20 (2.77%) .NET
8 18 (2.50%) RESTful
9 14 (1.94%) WPF
10 13 (1.80%) JSON
10 13 (1.80%) XML
11 10 (1.39%) Node.js
11 10 (1.39%) Qt Quick
11 10 (1.39%) WebKit
12 9 (1.25%) HTML5
12 9 (1.25%) NumPy
12 9 (1.25%) React
13 8 (1.11%) Kafka
14 7 (0.97%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 163 (22.61%) Computer Science
2 120 (16.64%) Algorithms
3 86 (11.93%) Derivative
4 82 (11.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 76 (10.54%) Equities
6 67 (9.29%) Data Structures
7 65 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
8 51 (7.07%) Hedge funds
9 41 (5.69%) Fintech
10 38 (5.27%) Fixed Income
11 35 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (2.64%) Device Driver
13 18 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 11 (1.53%) 3D Graphics
15 11 (1.53%) Augmented Reality
15 11 (1.53%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.25%) CUDA
17 8 (1.11%) Client/Server
18 7 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 287 (39.81%) Linux
2 154 (21.36%) Unix
3 104 (14.42%) Windows
4 20 (2.77%) Android
5 19 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.25%) Solaris
7 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.42%) CentOS
8 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (27.46%) Multithreading
2 194 (26.91%) Low Latency
3 168 (23.30%) OO
4 126 (17.48%) Mathematics
5 101 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (13.87%) Software Engineering
7 81 (11.23%) SDLC
8 71 (9.85%) Physics
9 70 (9.71%) Analytics
10 66 (9.15%) OOP
11 53 (7.35%) Electronic Trading
12 47 (6.52%) Algorithmic Trading
13 45 (6.24%) OOD
14 37 (5.13%) High Availability
15 34 (4.72%) Open Source
16 32 (4.44%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 31 (4.30%) Asset Management
17 31 (4.30%) TDD
18 29 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (4.02%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 721 (100.00%) C++
2 194 (26.91%) C#
3 182 (25.24%) Python
4 157 (21.78%) Java
5 137 (19.00%) C
6 133 (18.45%) SQL
7 66 (9.15%) JavaScript
8 32 (4.44%) Perl
9 21 (2.91%) Scala
10 19 (2.64%) VBA
11 14 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.39%) Ruby
13 8 (1.11%) VB
14 7 (0.97%) Go
14 7 (0.97%) PHP
15 6 (0.83%) Lua
16 5 (0.69%) Embedded C++
16 5 (0.69%) F#
16 5 (0.69%) Lingo
16 5 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 209 (28.99%) Degree
2 47 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (6.38%) Numerate Degree
4 40 (5.55%) PhD
5 20 (2.77%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.52%) QA
2 6 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (1.11%) KVM
1 8 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.25%) Puppet
2 8 (1.11%) Ansible
2 8 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (5.96%) Oracle
2 18 (2.50%) Google
3 11 (1.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.11%) VMware
5 7 (0.97%) Intel
6 5 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.55%) Sybase
7 4 (0.55%) Vertica
8 3 (0.42%) Sophis
9 2 (0.28%) Altova
9 2 (0.28%) IBM
9 2 (0.28%) ILOG
9 2 (0.28%) Murex
9 2 (0.28%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.28%) Solace
9 2 (0.28%) Splunk
9 2 (0.28%) T-Plan
10 1 (0.14%) Rogue Wave
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified £37k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Granite Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £120k + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £130000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + ~30% and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago