Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 696 748
Rank change year-on-year -24 +52 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 118 146 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 123 139 153
London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,250 £103,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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 -14 21 £62,500 +56.25% 8
West London +14 18 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South London +4 7 £35,000 -17.65%
East London -4 4 £26,000 -38.82%
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 118 (100.00%) C++
2 72 (61.02%) Degree
3 64 (54.24%) Computer Science
4 48 (40.68%) OO
5 42 (35.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 39 (33.05%) Linux
6 39 (33.05%) Telecoms
6 39 (33.05%) Mathematics
7 38 (32.20%) Finance
7 38 (32.20%) Games
8 37 (31.36%) Physics
9 35 (29.66%) Web Development
9 35 (29.66%) Software Engineering
10 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (28.81%) Aerospace
11 33 (27.97%) SDLC
12 29 (24.58%) Multithreading
13 26 (22.03%) Open Source
13 26 (22.03%) Fintech
13 26 (22.03%) Windows
13 26 (22.03%) C
14 23 (19.49%) Python
15 22 (18.64%) Qt
15 22 (18.64%) Numerate Degree
16 21 (17.80%) OOP
16 21 (17.80%) Java
16 21 (17.80%) Visual Studio
17 20 (16.95%) C#
17 20 (16.95%) OOD
17 20 (16.95%) Automotive

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 14 (11.86%) eris
1 14 (11.86%) Ethereum
1 14 (11.86%) Hyperledger
2 3 (2.54%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.85%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Abaqus
1 1 (0.85%) Maya
1 1 (0.85%) NASTRAN
1 1 (0.85%) NUKE
1 1 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) Relational Database
2 17 (14.41%) RDBMS
3 16 (13.56%) Blockchain
3 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.69%) Big Data
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.85%) Redis
5 1 (0.85%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Visual Studio
2 16 (13.56%) LabVIEW
3 4 (3.39%) GCC
4 3 (2.54%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) CMake
5 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.85%) NuGet
5 1 (0.85%) Selenium
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 39 (33.05%) Telecoms
2 38 (32.20%) Finance
2 38 (32.20%) Games
3 34 (28.81%) Aerospace
4 20 (16.95%) Automotive
5 16 (13.56%) Banking
6 14 (11.86%) Publishing
7 5 (4.24%) Front Office
8 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.69%) Billing
9 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.69%) Marketing
10 1 (0.85%) Back Office
10 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.64%) Qt
2 14 (11.86%) Smart Contracts
3 8 (6.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (6.78%) HTML
4 7 (5.93%) CSS
5 6 (5.08%) STL
6 5 (4.24%) .NET
7 4 (3.39%) OpenGL
7 4 (3.39%) Rendezvous
8 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.69%) Qt Quick
9 2 (1.69%) WebKit
10 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.85%) Kafka
10 1 (0.85%) MFC
10 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.85%) React
10 1 (0.85%) Redux
10 1 (0.85%) REST
10 1 (0.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (54.24%) Computer Science
2 26 (22.03%) Fintech
3 19 (16.10%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (13.56%) Algorithms
4 16 (13.56%) Client/Server
4 16 (13.56%) Video\Live Streaming
5 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.39%) Derivative
8 4 (3.39%) Equities
8 4 (3.39%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.69%) Bitcoin
9 2 (1.69%) Robotics
10 1 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.85%) Blog
10 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.05%) Linux
2 26 (22.03%) Windows
3 18 (15.25%) Unix
4 4 (3.39%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) OO
2 39 (33.05%) Mathematics
3 37 (31.36%) Physics
4 35 (29.66%) Software Engineering
4 35 (29.66%) Web Development
5 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (27.97%) SDLC
7 29 (24.58%) Multithreading
8 26 (22.03%) Open Source
9 21 (17.80%) OOP
10 20 (16.95%) OOD
11 19 (16.10%) Scrum
12 18 (15.25%) Low Latency
13 16 (13.56%) Data Acquisition
13 16 (13.56%) Data Analysis
13 16 (13.56%) Image Processing
13 16 (13.56%) Signal Processing
14 15 (12.71%) DevOps
14 15 (12.71%) Machine Learning
15 14 (11.86%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (22.03%) C
3 23 (19.49%) Python
4 21 (17.80%) Java
5 20 (16.95%) C#
6 19 (16.10%) Go
7 14 (11.86%) Solidity
8 13 (11.02%) SQL
9 9 (7.63%) PHP
10 7 (5.93%) JavaScript
11 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.24%) Kotlin
11 5 (4.24%) Perl
11 5 (4.24%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.24%) Scala
12 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.69%) Ruby
14 1 (0.85%) R
14 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (61.02%) Degree
2 42 (35.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (18.64%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (11.86%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
1 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle
2 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.85%) ANSYS