Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 249 211
Rank change year-on-year -101 -38 0
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 656 1026 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 1.36% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.41% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 587 891 1263
London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £120,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Central London -48 147 £82,500 -10.81% 27
West London -8 26 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South London -1 10 £35,000 -17.65%
East London -19 6 £26,000 -38.82% 1
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 656 (100.00%) C++
2 337 (51.37%) Finance
3 219 (33.38%) Linux
4 203 (30.95%) Degree
5 180 (27.44%) Python
6 164 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 149 (22.71%) Java
8 148 (22.56%) Computer Science
9 146 (22.26%) C#
10 142 (21.65%) SQL
11 141 (21.49%) OO
12 139 (21.19%) C
13 130 (19.82%) Windows
14 129 (19.66%) Banking
15 123 (18.75%) Front Office
16 119 (18.14%) Mathematics
17 117 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
18 112 (17.07%) Unix
19 111 (16.92%) Low Latency
20 98 (14.94%) Algorithms
21 91 (13.87%) Software Engineering
22 89 (13.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 84 (12.80%) Investment Banking
24 82 (12.50%) Fintech
25 80 (12.20%) Games
26 73 (11.13%) SDLC
26 73 (11.13%) STL
27 69 (10.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 63 (9.60%) Analytics
28 63 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree

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 23 (3.51%) Ethereum
1 23 (3.51%) Hyperledger
2 14 (2.13%) eris
3 6 (0.91%) CMS
4 4 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.46%) JBoss
5 3 (0.46%) Jetty
5 3 (0.46%) nginx
5 3 (0.46%) OpenEdge
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Chatbot
1 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.15%) NASTRAN
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (3.35%) MetaTrader
2 8 (1.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
3 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.81%) SaaS
2 14 (2.13%) GitHub
3 9 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.83%) HTTP
3 6 (0.91%) InfiniBand
4 5 (0.76%) Broadband
5 4 (0.61%) Internet
5 4 (0.61%) Modbus
5 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.61%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.46%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.46%) IPFIX
6 3 (0.46%) SNMP
7 2 (0.30%) Multicast
7 2 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.84%) Relational Database
2 46 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 42 (6.40%) RDBMS
4 33 (5.03%) Blockchain
5 28 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.44%) Big Data
6 16 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.83%) KDB
8 10 (1.52%) MySQL
9 7 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.30%) OLTP
14 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.15%) Data Lake
14 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.15%) Redis
14 1 (0.15%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 52 (7.93%) Visual Studio
2 39 (5.95%) Subversion
3 32 (4.88%) GoogleTest
4 22 (3.35%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.44%) CMake
5 16 (2.44%) LabVIEW
5 16 (2.44%) MSTest
6 11 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.37%) JIRA
8 6 (0.91%) Clang
8 6 (0.91%) Maven
8 6 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.61%) GCC
9 4 (0.61%) JUnit
10 3 (0.46%) Ant
10 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.46%) GDB
10 3 (0.46%) Hudson
10 3 (0.46%) Valgrind
10 3 (0.46%) XMLSpy
General
1 337 (51.37%) Finance
2 129 (19.66%) Banking
3 123 (18.75%) Front Office
4 84 (12.80%) Investment Banking
5 80 (12.20%) Games
6 50 (7.62%) Telecoms
7 34 (5.18%) Aerospace
8 22 (3.35%) Publishing
9 20 (3.05%) Automotive
10 13 (1.98%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.68%) Advertising
12 8 (1.22%) Back Office
12 8 (1.22%) Marketing
13 5 (0.76%) Billing
14 4 (0.61%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.46%) Electronics
15 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.30%) French Language
17 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.13%) STL
2 69 (10.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 32 (4.88%) HTML
4 28 (4.27%) Qt
4 28 (4.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 24 (3.66%) FIX Protocol
6 22 (3.35%) Smart Contracts
7 21 (3.20%) .NET
7 21 (3.20%) CSS
8 18 (2.74%) RESTful
9 17 (2.59%) React
10 15 (2.29%) Node.js
11 13 (1.98%) HTML5
12 12 (1.83%) REST
13 11 (1.68%) OpenGL
14 9 (1.37%) XML
15 8 (1.22%) CSS3
15 8 (1.22%) JSON
15 8 (1.22%) WebSockets
16 7 (1.07%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 148 (22.56%) Computer Science
2 98 (14.94%) Algorithms
3 89 (13.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 82 (12.50%) Fintech
5 50 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (7.62%) Fixed Income
6 48 (7.32%) Derivative
7 41 (6.25%) Data Structures
7 41 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (5.95%) Hedge funds
9 35 (5.34%) Client/Server
10 28 (4.27%) Equities
11 24 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (3.20%) Mobile Games
13 19 (2.90%) Mobile App
13 19 (2.90%) Video\Live Streaming
14 9 (1.37%) Device Driver
15 8 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (1.07%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 219 (33.38%) Linux
2 130 (19.82%) Windows
3 112 (17.07%) Unix
4 29 (4.42%) Android
4 29 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.91%) Solaris
7 4 (0.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 141 (21.49%) OO
3 119 (18.14%) Mathematics
4 117 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (16.92%) Low Latency
6 91 (13.87%) Software Engineering
7 73 (11.13%) SDLC
8 63 (9.60%) Analytics
9 61 (9.30%) Physics
10 58 (8.84%) Open Source
11 55 (8.38%) Risk Management
12 52 (7.93%) Web Development
13 51 (7.77%) OOP
14 45 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (6.86%) OOD
15 42 (6.40%) Machine Learning
16 41 (6.25%) TDD
17 33 (5.03%) Electronic Trading
17 33 (5.03%) High Availability
18 32 (4.88%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 656 (100.00%) C++
2 180 (27.44%) Python
3 149 (22.71%) Java
4 146 (22.26%) C#
5 142 (21.65%) SQL
6 139 (21.19%) C
7 60 (9.15%) JavaScript
8 36 (5.49%) Scala
9 34 (5.18%) Go
10 29 (4.42%) Perl
11 23 (3.51%) Solidity
12 19 (2.90%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.98%) PHP
14 11 (1.68%) Erlang
14 11 (1.68%) Haskell
15 10 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.37%) Ruby
16 9 (1.37%) Rust
16 9 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 203 (30.95%) Degree
2 63 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (5.03%) Master's Degree
4 29 (4.42%) PhD
5 28 (4.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.71%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (1.52%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.37%) Ansible
3 3 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (3.96%) Oracle
2 21 (3.20%) Google
3 12 (1.83%) TIBCO
4 11 (1.68%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.07%) Splunk
7 6 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.76%) Solace
9 4 (0.61%) Talarian
10 3 (0.46%) Altova
10 3 (0.46%) ILOG
11 2 (0.30%) Apple
11 2 (0.30%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.30%) Murex
11 2 (0.30%) Reuters
11 2 (0.30%) Sophis
12 1 (0.15%) ANSYS
12 1 (0.15%) Calypso
12 1 (0.15%) OpenLink