Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a C/C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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

C/C++ Software Engineer
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 810 840
Rank change year-on-year +6 +30 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a C/C++ Software Engineer 17 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.063% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.067% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 19 50 37
London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 66,069 70,422 77,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 94.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,580 55,887 67,484
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C/C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C/C++ Software Engineer in London

C/C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for C/C++ Software Engineer in London

C/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/C++ Software Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
South London -19 2 £35,000 -
C/C++ Software Engineer
England

C/C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, C/C++ Software Engineer 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/C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
3 15 (88.24%) Linux
4 14 (82.35%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
5 2 (11.76%) Image Processing
5 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) Games
5 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
6 1 (5.88%) Android

C/C++ Software Engineer 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:

General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Image Processing
2 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science Degree
1 16 (94.12%) Degree