The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
England / South East
Rank 285 243 265
Rank change year-on-year -42 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 105 240 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 1.25% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.30% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 94 220 193
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in the South East

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in the South East

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in the South East

C++ Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Sussex +15 35 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire +29 23 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Surrey -35 14 £48,750 +17.46% 6
Oxfordshire -36 11 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Buckinghamshire +22 7 £42,500 -10.52%
Hampshire -6 6 £41,250 -2.94%
East Sussex +9 5 £47,500 +7.95%
Kent +16 3 £30,500 -57.93% 1
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 South East region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 199 (100.00%) C++
2 103 (51.76%) Software Engineering
3 101 (50.75%) Linux
4 88 (44.22%) C#
5 71 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (34.67%) Java
7 59 (29.65%) Windows
8 49 (24.62%) Degree
9 48 (24.12%) Multithreading
10 47 (23.62%) Unit Testing
11 45 (22.61%) .NET
12 40 (20.10%) C
13 38 (19.10%) HTML
14 37 (18.59%) Python
14 37 (18.59%) Finance
15 34 (17.09%) Scrum
15 34 (17.09%) Computer Science
16 31 (15.58%) Unix
17 29 (14.57%) CSS
17 29 (14.57%) STL
17 29 (14.57%) JavaScript
18 28 (14.07%) SQL
18 28 (14.07%) WCF
19 27 (13.57%) .NET Framework
20 26 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (10.55%) Telecoms
21 21 (10.55%) OO
22 19 (9.55%) Git (software)
22 19 (9.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 18 (9.05%) Qt

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (2.01%) Apache
2 2 (1.01%) IIS
2 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.50%) Drupal
3 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.50%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.02%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.51%) Firewall
3 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.01%) Modbus
3 2 (1.01%) NGN
3 2 (1.01%) RS-485
3 2 (1.01%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.02%) MySQL
2 6 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.02%) SQLite
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.01%) MS Access
4 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.53%) CMake
3 7 (3.52%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.02%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.51%) Ant
5 3 (1.51%) LINQPad
5 3 (1.51%) NUnit
6 2 (1.01%) Hudson
6 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.50%) JUnit
General
1 37 (18.59%) Finance
2 21 (10.55%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.54%) Automotive
4 10 (5.03%) Banking
5 8 (4.02%) Advertising
6 4 (2.01%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.01%) Billing
7 2 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (1.01%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.61%) .NET
2 38 (19.10%) HTML
3 29 (14.57%) CSS
3 29 (14.57%) STL
4 28 (14.07%) WCF
5 27 (13.57%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 18 (9.05%) OpenGL
7 18 (9.05%) Qt
8 12 (6.03%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.03%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (5.53%) OpenCL
9 11 (5.53%) OpenCV
10 10 (5.03%) XML
11 7 (3.52%) Ajax
12 6 (3.02%) JSON
12 6 (3.02%) Web Services
13 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.51%) jQuery
14 4 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.09%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.04%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.04%) Algorithms
5 13 (6.53%) CUDA
6 11 (5.53%) GPGPU
6 11 (5.53%) Robotics
7 6 (3.02%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.51%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.01%) Life Science
10 2 (1.01%) Social Media
11 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.50%) Animation
11 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.50%) NHS
11 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 101 (50.75%) Linux
2 59 (29.65%) Windows
3 31 (15.58%) Unix
4 8 (4.02%) Android
5 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.01%) Solaris
7 2 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (51.76%) Software Engineering
2 71 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (24.12%) Multithreading
4 47 (23.62%) Unit Testing
5 34 (17.09%) Scrum
6 26 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (10.55%) OO
8 18 (9.05%) Machine Learning
9 17 (8.54%) Multithreaded Programming
9 17 (8.54%) SDLC
10 15 (7.54%) Mathematics
10 15 (7.54%) Physics
10 15 (7.54%) UML
11 14 (7.04%) OOP
12 12 (6.03%) Open Source
13 11 (5.53%) TDD
14 9 (4.52%) Cross-Platform Development
14 9 (4.52%) SOA
15 8 (4.02%) Concurrent Programming
15 8 (4.02%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) C++
2 88 (44.22%) C#
3 69 (34.67%) Java
4 40 (20.10%) C
5 37 (18.59%) Python
6 29 (14.57%) JavaScript
7 28 (14.07%) SQL
8 12 (6.03%) MATLAB
8 12 (6.03%) Ruby
9 8 (4.02%) Perl
10 7 (3.52%) Assembly Language
11 6 (3.02%) PHP
12 5 (2.51%) Tcl
13 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.51%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.51%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.01%) VB
15 2 (1.01%) VC++
16 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (24.62%) Degree
2 8 (4.02%) PhD
3 5 (2.51%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.01%) APMG
4 4 (2.01%) PMP
4 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.01%) Firmware
2 2 (1.01%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.53%) Oracle
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.01%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.51%) VMware
5 2 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (0.50%) Sybase
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