Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

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

C++ Programmer
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 800 841
Rank change year-on-year -24 +41 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 11 19 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.027% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.028% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 54
London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -29.03% +40.91%
10th Percentile £35,750 £42,000 £54,500
90th Percentile £111,000 £98,000 £125,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +37.50%

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 67,058 67,212 78,855
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.45% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,676 55,641 68,340
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Programmer in London

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for C++ Programmer in London

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ Programmer in London

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, C++ Programmer 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 London region featuring C++ Programmer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Games
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Android
4 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
4 4 (36.36%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Android Development
5 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) BBC
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) OOD
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis

C++ Programmer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) CMake
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 7 (63.64%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) BBC
3 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Equities
4 1 (9.09%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (9.09%) Smart Home
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Cross-Platform Development
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (9.09%) Content Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PhD