The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

C++ Software Developer
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 576 576
Rank change year-on-year +28 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 65 62 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 54 89
Median salary £43,750 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.70% -8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

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 34928 37857 42985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.93% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28337 32945 36330
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++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Developer in London

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Developer in London

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Developer in London

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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 +25 9 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Stanmore +2 8 £40,000 +17.64%
West End of London +1 5 £37,500 -6.25%
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 133 (100.00%) C++
2 69 (51.88%) Degree
3 66 (49.62%) Computer Science
4 56 (42.11%) OO
5 51 (38.35%) Physics
6 47 (35.34%) Finance
7 45 (33.83%) Software Engineering
8 43 (32.33%) SDLC
9 42 (31.58%) Telecoms
10 41 (30.83%) Mathematics
11 40 (30.08%) Games
12 37 (27.82%) Linux
13 32 (24.06%) Qt
13 32 (24.06%) Computer Science Degree
14 31 (23.31%) Automotive
15 30 (22.56%) Python
16 28 (21.05%) OOP
16 28 (21.05%) Java
16 28 (21.05%) Windows
16 28 (21.05%) Aerospace
17 27 (20.30%) Unix
17 27 (20.30%) Algorithms
18 26 (19.55%) C#
19 25 (18.80%) QA
19 25 (18.80%) Multithreading
20 24 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (17.29%) Visual Studio
21 23 (17.29%) OOD
22 22 (16.54%) C
23 21 (15.79%) Numerate Degree

C++ Software 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 5 (3.76%) Apache
2 4 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) JBoss
3 1 (0.75%) nginx
3 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Broadband
1 4 (3.01%) InfiniBand
1 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
2 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.01%) Big Data
3 4 (3.01%) MySQL
3 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.01%) Redis
3 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.75%) KDB
5 1 (0.75%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 23 (17.29%) Visual Studio
2 15 (11.28%) LabVIEW
3 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.51%) Subversion
5 5 (3.76%) Maven
5 5 (3.76%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 47 (35.34%) Finance
2 42 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 40 (30.08%) Games
4 31 (23.31%) Automotive
5 28 (21.05%) Aerospace
6 12 (9.02%) Manufacturing
7 11 (8.27%) Front Office
8 9 (6.77%) Banking
9 4 (3.01%) Billing
9 4 (3.01%) Marketing
10 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.50%) Back Office
12 1 (0.75%) Electronics
12 1 (0.75%) French Language
12 1 (0.75%) German Language
12 1 (0.75%) Retail
12 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.06%) Qt
2 15 (11.28%) STL
3 10 (7.52%) OpenGL
3 10 (7.52%) Qt Quick
3 10 (7.52%) WebKit
4 8 (6.02%) .NET
5 7 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (3.76%) Kafka
7 4 (3.01%) Django
8 3 (2.26%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.26%) HTML
8 3 (2.26%) Node.js
8 3 (2.26%) WPF
9 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.50%) CSS
9 2 (1.50%) jQuery
9 2 (1.50%) React
9 2 (1.50%) XML
10 1 (0.75%) GWT
10 1 (0.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (49.62%) Computer Science
2 27 (20.30%) Algorithms
3 13 (9.77%) Data Structures
4 10 (7.52%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (6.02%) Fintech
7 6 (4.51%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.26%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.50%) Blog
9 2 (1.50%) Derivative
9 2 (1.50%) Equities
9 2 (1.50%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.50%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.50%) PMI
9 2 (1.50%) Pricing Data
10 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.82%) Linux
2 28 (21.05%) Windows
3 27 (20.30%) Unix
4 3 (2.26%) CentOS
5 2 (1.50%) Android
5 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.11%) OO
2 51 (38.35%) Physics
3 45 (33.83%) Software Engineering
4 43 (32.33%) SDLC
5 41 (30.83%) Mathematics
6 28 (21.05%) OOP
7 25 (18.80%) Multithreading
8 24 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (17.29%) OOD
10 16 (12.03%) Web Development
11 15 (11.28%) Data Acquisition
11 15 (11.28%) Data Analysis
11 15 (11.28%) Image Processing
11 15 (11.28%) Low Latency
11 15 (11.28%) Signal Processing
12 14 (10.53%) Open Source
12 14 (10.53%) TDD
13 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (7.52%) CAD
15 9 (6.77%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (22.56%) Python
3 28 (21.05%) Java
4 26 (19.55%) C#
5 22 (16.54%) C
6 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.28%) SQL
8 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.01%) PHP
10 3 (2.26%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.26%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.26%) F#
10 3 (2.26%) Perl
10 3 (2.26%) Ruby
10 3 (2.26%) Scala
11 2 (1.50%) Lua
11 2 (1.50%) VBA
12 1 (0.75%) Haskell
12 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (51.88%) Degree
2 32 (24.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (15.79%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (7.52%) PhD
5 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle
2 4 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.50%) T-Plan
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) Intel
5 1 (0.75%) Sybase
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