Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Developer was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior C++ Developer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 696 699
Rank change year-on-year -60 +3 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 84 154 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 69 123 198
London median annual salary £100,000 £82,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £55,000 £48,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £130,000 £116,250 £110,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +21.74% - -

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 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Senior C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Developer in London

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Developer in London

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Developer in London

Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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 +20 21 £93,750 +25.00% 3
Senior C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (60.71%) Finance
3 32 (38.10%) Linux
4 30 (35.71%) Java
4 30 (35.71%) Low Latency
5 25 (29.76%) Degree
6 24 (28.57%) Banking
7 23 (27.38%) Python
8 21 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 20 (23.81%) Front Office
10 19 (22.62%) OO
10 19 (22.62%) Investment Banking
10 19 (22.62%) Fintech
11 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (21.43%) Mathematics
12 16 (19.05%) Unix
13 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
14 13 (15.48%) Windows
14 13 (15.48%) Algorithmic Trading
15 12 (14.29%) C
16 11 (13.10%) C#
16 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (13.10%) Scala
16 11 (13.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 10 (11.90%) SQL
18 9 (10.71%) Fixed Income
18 9 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
18 9 (10.71%) Master's Degree

Senior C++ 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 1 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) Modbus
2 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.76%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.38%) InfiniBand
3 2 (2.38%) Multicast
3 2 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) GoogleTest
2 7 (8.33%) CMake
2 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.14%) Clang
4 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 51 (60.71%) Finance
2 24 (28.57%) Banking
3 20 (23.81%) Front Office
4 19 (22.62%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.14%) Games
6 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (9.52%) React
3 6 (7.14%) LLVM
3 6 (7.14%) STL
4 3 (3.57%) Middleware
4 3 (3.57%) Rendezvous
4 3 (3.57%) RESTful
5 2 (2.38%) DirectX
5 2 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
5 2 (2.38%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.19%) CSS
6 1 (1.19%) HTML5
6 1 (1.19%) JSON
6 1 (1.19%) Qt
6 1 (1.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (22.62%) Fintech
3 9 (10.71%) Fixed Income
4 7 (8.33%) Derivative
4 7 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 6 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.14%) Equities
6 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
7 4 (4.76%) CUDA
8 2 (2.38%) Bitcoin
8 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.38%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.38%) VHDL
9 1 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.19%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Unix
3 13 (15.48%) Windows
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Low Latency
2 21 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 19 (22.62%) OO
4 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.48%) Algorithmic Trading
6 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (8.33%) SDLC
9 6 (7.14%) Analytics
9 6 (7.14%) Market Making
9 6 (7.14%) OOP
10 5 (5.95%) High Availability
10 5 (5.95%) High-Frequency Trading
10 5 (5.95%) Machine Learning
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
10 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.76%) Multithreaded Programming
11 4 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (35.71%) Java
3 23 (27.38%) Python
4 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.29%) C
6 11 (13.10%) C#
6 11 (13.10%) Scala
7 10 (11.90%) SQL
8 3 (3.57%) Erlang
8 3 (3.57%) F#
8 3 (3.57%) Haskell
8 3 (3.57%) OCaml
9 2 (2.38%) HLSL
9 2 (2.38%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) GLSL
10 1 (1.19%) Perl
10 1 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) Master's Degree
3 7 (8.33%) PhD
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle
2 1 (1.19%) Solace