The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £71,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
England / London
Rank 280 223 235
Rank change year-on-year -57 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 353 623 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.49% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.55% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 288 558 541
Median salary £71,250 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.06% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +27 73 £72,500 -11.04% 21
Stanmore - 7 £40,000 -
West End of London +8 5 £40,000 - 2
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £85,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £60,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 901 (100.00%) C++
2 456 (50.61%) Finance
3 407 (45.17%) Linux
4 335 (37.18%) Multithreading
5 256 (28.41%) Unix
6 254 (28.19%) Python
7 253 (28.08%) Degree
8 249 (27.64%) Low Latency
9 215 (23.86%) Computer Science
10 205 (22.75%) Banking
11 203 (22.53%) Software Engineering
12 191 (21.20%) Mathematics
13 190 (21.09%) OO
14 177 (19.64%) Java
15 173 (19.20%) C
16 171 (18.98%) STL
16 171 (18.98%) Algorithms
17 169 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
18 166 (18.42%) C#
19 159 (17.65%) SQL
20 146 (16.20%) Windows
21 118 (13.10%) Front Office
22 112 (12.43%) Physics
23 110 (12.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 105 (11.65%) Telecoms
25 103 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 103 (11.43%) SDLC
26 102 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
27 100 (11.10%) JavaScript
28 98 (10.88%) Data Structures

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 44 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.11%) Apache
3 7 (0.78%) Apache Solr
3 7 (0.78%) Jetty
3 7 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.67%) JBoss
4 6 (0.67%) nginx
4 6 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.00%) GitHub
2 6 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.33%) SaaS
4 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.22%) Heroku
4 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.55%) TCP/IP
2 27 (3.00%) 3G
2 27 (3.00%) 4G
2 27 (3.00%) GSM
2 27 (3.00%) OpenFlow
3 18 (2.00%) HTTP
4 11 (1.22%) SNMP
5 9 (1.00%) Wireshark
6 8 (0.89%) Network Security
7 6 (0.67%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.44%) InfiniBand
8 4 (0.44%) Internet
9 3 (0.33%) RS-232
9 3 (0.33%) RS-485
9 3 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.22%) RTP
11 1 (0.11%) Broadband
11 1 (0.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.44%) Big Data
2 44 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 36 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 32 (3.55%) MySQL
5 30 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 25 (2.77%) OLTP
7 21 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 21 (2.33%) Impala
7 21 (2.33%) KDB
8 19 (2.11%) Berkeley DB
9 14 (1.55%) Data Mining
10 13 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.22%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 36 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.22%) Subversion
3 25 (2.77%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.55%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.55%) JIRA
6 11 (1.22%) Maven
7 9 (1.00%) JUnit
8 8 (0.89%) GDB
9 7 (0.78%) LabVIEW
10 6 (0.67%) Ant
10 6 (0.67%) CppUnit
10 6 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.67%) Hudson
10 6 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.67%) Valgrind
10 6 (0.67%) XMLSpy
11 5 (0.55%) CMake
12 3 (0.33%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.33%) Mockito
13 2 (0.22%) GCC
General
1 456 (50.61%) Finance
2 205 (22.75%) Banking
3 118 (13.10%) Front Office
4 105 (11.65%) Telecoms
5 73 (8.10%) Investment Banking
6 50 (5.55%) Games
7 34 (3.77%) Automotive
8 23 (2.55%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.22%) Aerospace
10 19 (2.11%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.00%) French Language
12 5 (0.55%) Legal
13 4 (0.44%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Advertising
15 2 (0.22%) Back Office
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Law
15 2 (0.22%) Marketing
15 2 (0.22%) Military
15 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (18.98%) STL
2 110 (12.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 57 (6.33%) FIX Protocol
4 46 (5.11%) HTML
5 42 (4.66%) Qt
6 36 (4.00%) Middleware
7 30 (3.33%) OpenGL
8 29 (3.22%) .NET
8 29 (3.22%) NumPy
9 28 (3.11%) WPF
10 27 (3.00%) CSS
11 25 (2.77%) XML
12 23 (2.55%) Node.js
13 21 (2.33%) RESTful
14 20 (2.22%) AngularJS
15 16 (1.78%) HTML5
15 16 (1.78%) Pandas
16 14 (1.55%) Qt Quick
16 14 (1.55%) WebKit
17 11 (1.22%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 215 (23.86%) Computer Science
2 171 (18.98%) Algorithms
3 103 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 102 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (10.88%) Data Structures
6 95 (10.54%) Hedge funds
7 94 (10.43%) Equities
8 85 (9.43%) Derivative
9 57 (6.33%) Fixed Income
10 40 (4.44%) Client/Server
11 25 (2.77%) CUDA
11 25 (2.77%) Fintech
12 21 (2.33%) Device Driver
12 21 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
14 18 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 17 (1.89%) Market Risk
16 12 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
17 11 (1.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 8 (0.89%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 407 (45.17%) Linux
2 256 (28.41%) Unix
3 146 (16.20%) Windows
4 15 (1.66%) Android
5 8 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.55%) Mac OS
6 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.44%) Solaris
7 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.33%) CentOS
9 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (37.18%) Multithreading
2 249 (27.64%) Low Latency
3 203 (22.53%) Software Engineering
4 191 (21.20%) Mathematics
5 190 (21.09%) OO
6 169 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (12.43%) Physics
8 103 (11.43%) SDLC
9 80 (8.88%) OOP
10 73 (8.10%) Risk Management
11 63 (6.99%) Open Source
12 57 (6.33%) Algorithmic Trading
13 54 (5.99%) Electronic Trading
14 53 (5.88%) TDD
15 52 (5.77%) High-Frequency Trading
15 52 (5.77%) OOD
16 51 (5.66%) E-Commerce
17 48 (5.33%) Analytics
18 45 (4.99%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 42 (4.66%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 901 (100.00%) C++
2 254 (28.19%) Python
3 177 (19.64%) Java
4 173 (19.20%) C
5 166 (18.42%) C#
6 159 (17.65%) SQL
7 100 (11.10%) JavaScript
8 31 (3.44%) Shell Script
9 27 (3.00%) Ruby
10 22 (2.44%) Scala
11 19 (2.11%) R
12 13 (1.44%) Go
13 12 (1.33%) PHP
14 11 (1.22%) Embedded C++
15 10 (1.11%) Perl
16 8 (0.89%) Embedded C
16 8 (0.89%) VBA
17 6 (0.67%) Lua
17 6 (0.67%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 253 (28.08%) Degree
2 37 (4.11%) PhD
3 4 (0.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.11%) QA
2 9 (1.00%) MiFID
3 2 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (3.00%) KVM
1 27 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.00%) Docker
3 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (3.11%) Puppet
2 27 (3.00%) Ansible
2 27 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 52 (5.77%) Oracle
2 27 (3.00%) VMware
3 14 (1.55%) Google
4 13 (1.44%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.11%) Intel
6 9 (1.00%) Solace
7 8 (0.89%) Vertica
8 7 (0.78%) Sybase
8 7 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.67%) Altova
9 6 (0.67%) ILOG
9 6 (0.67%) Splunk
10 5 (0.55%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.44%) Remedy
12 3 (0.33%) IBM
13 2 (0.22%) Cisco
13 2 (0.22%) Mitel
14 1 (0.11%) Advent
14 1 (0.11%) Facebook
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