The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Software Developer
England / London
Rank 519 585 561
Rank change year-on-year +66 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 69 71 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 83
Median salary £43,750 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
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++ 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 24 March 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 24 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 +50 13 £57,500 - 2
Stanmore - 7 £40,000 -
West End of London +12 5 £40,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 137 (100.00%) C++
2 62 (45.26%) Degree
3 57 (41.61%) Finance
4 52 (37.96%) Computer Science
5 50 (36.50%) Software Engineering
6 45 (32.85%) Physics
7 44 (32.12%) Linux
8 43 (31.39%) Mathematics
9 40 (29.20%) OO
10 39 (28.47%) Algorithms
10 39 (28.47%) SDLC
11 37 (27.01%) Qt
11 37 (27.01%) Unix
12 36 (26.28%) Games
13 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (24.09%) Automotive
15 31 (22.63%) Telecoms
16 29 (21.17%) OOP
17 26 (18.98%) C
18 22 (16.06%) Python
18 22 (16.06%) Data Structures
19 21 (15.33%) Multithreading
20 20 (14.60%) QA
20 20 (14.60%) Aerospace
21 19 (13.87%) Manufacturing
22 18 (13.14%) C#
23 16 (11.68%) Multithreaded Programming
23 16 (11.68%) Banking
23 16 (11.68%) PhD
24 15 (10.95%) OpenGL

C++ Software 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 8 (5.84%) Apache
2 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.92%) InfiniBand
3 3 (2.19%) RS-232
3 3 (2.19%) RS-485
3 3 (2.19%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.46%) RTP
5 1 (0.73%) 3G
5 1 (0.73%) 4G
5 1 (0.73%) GSM
5 1 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.73%) Network Security
5 1 (0.73%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) Big Data
1 4 (2.92%) MySQL
2 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.46%) Redis
4 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.73%) GIS
4 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.73%) KDB
4 1 (0.73%) Kdb+
4 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.11%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.73%) Maven
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 57 (41.61%) Finance
2 36 (26.28%) Games
3 33 (24.09%) Automotive
4 31 (22.63%) Telecoms
5 20 (14.60%) Aerospace
6 19 (13.87%) Manufacturing
7 16 (11.68%) Banking
8 10 (7.30%) Front Office
9 3 (2.19%) Electronics
10 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.46%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.73%) Back Office
11 1 (0.73%) French Language
11 1 (0.73%) German Language
11 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.01%) Qt
2 15 (10.95%) OpenGL
3 14 (10.22%) Qt Quick
3 14 (10.22%) WebKit
4 13 (9.49%) STL
5 12 (8.76%) .NET
6 8 (5.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (5.11%) Django
8 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.65%) Node.js
8 5 (3.65%) React
9 3 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (2.19%) MFC
9 3 (2.19%) XML
10 2 (1.46%) Kafka
10 2 (1.46%) WPF
11 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.73%) NumPy
11 1 (0.73%) Pandas
11 1 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (37.96%) Computer Science
2 39 (28.47%) Algorithms
3 22 (16.06%) Data Structures
4 14 (10.22%) 3D Graphics
5 12 (8.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (8.03%) Derivative
6 11 (8.03%) Equities
6 11 (8.03%) Fixed Income
7 9 (6.57%) Device Driver
8 6 (4.38%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (4.38%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.92%) Fintech
9 4 (2.92%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.92%) Pricing Data
10 3 (2.19%) CUDA
11 2 (1.46%) Blog
11 2 (1.46%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.12%) Linux
2 37 (27.01%) Unix
3 14 (10.22%) Windows
4 6 (4.38%) Android
5 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.50%) Software Engineering
2 45 (32.85%) Physics
3 43 (31.39%) Mathematics
4 40 (29.20%) OO
5 39 (28.47%) SDLC
6 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (21.17%) OOP
8 21 (15.33%) Multithreading
9 16 (11.68%) Multithreaded Programming
10 14 (10.22%) CAD
11 11 (8.03%) Economics
11 11 (8.03%) Low Latency
11 11 (8.03%) OOD
12 10 (7.30%) Open Source
13 7 (5.11%) Data Acquisition
13 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.11%) Image Processing
13 7 (5.11%) Signal Processing
13 7 (5.11%) Web Development
14 6 (4.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 137 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (18.98%) C
3 22 (16.06%) Python
4 18 (13.14%) C#
5 13 (9.49%) Java
6 10 (7.30%) Embedded C++
7 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.11%) Embedded C
8 7 (5.11%) SQL
9 5 (3.65%) Ruby
10 3 (2.19%) F#
11 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.46%) Lua
11 2 (1.46%) VBA
12 1 (0.73%) AWK
12 1 (0.73%) Haskell
12 1 (0.73%) Scala
12 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.73%) VB
12 1 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 62 (45.26%) Degree
2 16 (11.68%) PhD
3 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) Firmware
2 1 (0.73%) KVM
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco
3 2 (1.46%) Mitel
4 1 (0.73%) Google
4 1 (0.73%) IBM
4 1 (0.73%) Intel
4 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.73%) Sybase
4 1 (0.73%) T-Plan
4 1 (0.73%) VMware
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