Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £42,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 797 817 801
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 9 25 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.033% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.035% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 55
London median annual salary £42,750 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.23% -13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £39,125 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £108,375 £111,750 £130,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.11% -2.63% +17.28%

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 65,647 70,954 74,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.74% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 53,452 55,486 64,940
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 September 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 September 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 9 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Games
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 4 (44.44%) Android Development
4 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
4 4 (44.44%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (55.56%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) BBC
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Android Development
2 4 (44.44%) Cross-Platform Development
2 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PhD