The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
England / London
Rank 495 557 593
Rank change year-on-year +62 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 89 100 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 91 54
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in London

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in London

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in London

C++ Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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 8 £58,750 -21.66% 2
West End of London +17 7 £35,000 -48.14% 1
Hounslow -6 2 £48,750 +2.63%
Docklands, London - 2 £42,500 -
Croydon +9 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Chessington -9 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £45,000 -
Heathrow - 1 £60,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 177 (100.00%) C++
2 176 (99.44%) Software Engineering
3 95 (53.67%) Linux
4 92 (51.98%) C
5 66 (37.29%) Python
6 54 (30.51%) Finance
6 54 (30.51%) Computer Science
7 46 (25.99%) Degree
8 43 (24.29%) Unix
9 38 (21.47%) Windows
9 38 (21.47%) C#
10 37 (20.90%) TCP/IP
11 35 (19.77%) Mathematics
12 34 (19.21%) Java
13 32 (18.08%) Analytics
14 31 (17.51%) SQL
14 31 (17.51%) STL
15 29 (16.38%) Physics
16 26 (14.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 26 (14.69%) PhD
17 25 (14.12%) Embedded C
17 25 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (14.12%) Qt
18 24 (13.56%) Multithreading
19 22 (12.43%) Low Latency
19 22 (12.43%) OO
20 21 (11.86%) Oracle
21 20 (11.30%) Games
21 20 (11.30%) Algorithms
22 19 (10.73%) Telecoms

C++ Software Engineer 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 7 (3.95%) JBoss
1 7 (3.95%) Jetty
1 7 (3.95%) nginx
1 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
1 7 (3.95%) WebLogic
1 7 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Google Play
1 1 (0.56%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.90%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.91%) InfiniBand
3 10 (5.65%) Ethernet
3 10 (5.65%) RS-232
3 10 (5.65%) RS-485
4 8 (4.52%) 3G
4 8 (4.52%) 4G
4 8 (4.52%) GSM
4 8 (4.52%) HTTP
4 8 (4.52%) OpenFlow
5 7 (3.95%) HTTPS
5 7 (3.95%) SNMP
6 2 (1.13%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.52%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.95%) InterSystems Cache
2 7 (3.95%) MySQL
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.13%) Big Data
3 2 (1.13%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.13%) KDB
3 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.56%) Kdb+
4 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.52%) Subversion
3 7 (3.95%) Ant
3 7 (3.95%) CppUnit
3 7 (3.95%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.95%) GDB
3 7 (3.95%) Hudson
3 7 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.95%) JUnit
3 7 (3.95%) Maven
3 7 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (3.95%) Valgrind
3 7 (3.95%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 54 (30.51%) Finance
2 20 (11.30%) Games
3 19 (10.73%) Telecoms
4 18 (10.17%) Banking
5 6 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.82%) Electronics
6 5 (2.82%) Front Office
7 4 (2.26%) Marketing
8 3 (1.69%) Military
9 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.51%) STL
2 26 (14.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 25 (14.12%) Qt
4 18 (10.17%) MFC
4 18 (10.17%) XML
5 12 (6.78%) DirectX
6 11 (6.21%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.65%) CSS
7 10 (5.65%) HTML
7 10 (5.65%) OpenGL
8 7 (3.95%) DOM
8 7 (3.95%) J2EE
8 7 (3.95%) JMS
8 7 (3.95%) JSP
8 7 (3.95%) POSIX
8 7 (3.95%) SOAP
8 7 (3.95%) Web Services
8 7 (3.95%) WSDL
8 7 (3.95%) XSD
8 7 (3.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.51%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.30%) Algorithms
3 17 (9.60%) Device Driver
4 12 (6.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (6.78%) PMI
5 10 (5.65%) 3D Graphics
6 9 (5.08%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.82%) Fintech
9 4 (2.26%) CUDA
10 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.13%) Arduino
11 2 (1.13%) Bitcoin
11 2 (1.13%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.13%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (53.67%) Linux
2 43 (24.29%) Unix
3 38 (21.47%) Windows
4 10 (5.65%) Android
5 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.13%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (99.44%) Software Engineering
2 35 (19.77%) Mathematics
3 32 (18.08%) Analytics
4 29 (16.38%) Physics
5 25 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (13.56%) Multithreading
7 22 (12.43%) Low Latency
7 22 (12.43%) OO
8 18 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (10.17%) UML
9 16 (9.04%) Feasibility Study
10 15 (8.47%) Machine Learning
10 15 (8.47%) OOD
10 15 (8.47%) Open Source
11 14 (7.91%) Computer Architecture
11 14 (7.91%) Data Analytics
11 14 (7.91%) High-Frequency Trading
12 13 (7.34%) Image Processing
13 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 177 (100.00%) C++
2 92 (51.98%) C
3 66 (37.29%) Python
4 38 (21.47%) C#
5 34 (19.21%) Java
6 31 (17.51%) SQL
7 25 (14.12%) Embedded C
8 17 (9.60%) Embedded C++
9 12 (6.78%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.65%) Ruby
11 7 (3.95%) Fortran
11 7 (3.95%) Go
11 7 (3.95%) Groovy
11 7 (3.95%) Scala
11 7 (3.95%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.13%) C++/CLI
13 2 (1.13%) Clojure
13 2 (1.13%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 46 (25.99%) Degree
2 26 (14.69%) PhD
3 12 (6.78%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (4.52%) KVM
1 8 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) Ansible
1 8 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (11.86%) Oracle
2 8 (4.52%) Google
2 8 (4.52%) VMware
3 7 (3.95%) Altova
3 7 (3.95%) ILOG
3 7 (3.95%) Splunk
4 2 (1.13%) Cisco
4 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.13%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) Intel
5 1 (0.56%) Sybase
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