Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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.

C++ Developer
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 289 278
Rank change year-on-year -62 -11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 218 351 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 1.00% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.03% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 176 321 456
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £31,835
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 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
Thames Valley +7 93 £45,000 - 18
Surrey -75 52 £50,000 - 6
Hampshire +28 42 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +3 39 £45,000 -7.69% 11
Buckinghamshire +12 28 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Berkshire +20 26 £50,000 +8.11% 5
West Sussex -8 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Sussex -26 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Home Counties - 8 £43,500 -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 218 (100.00%) C++
2 82 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (35.32%) Linux
4 67 (30.73%) Software Engineering
5 63 (28.90%) SQL
6 60 (27.52%) C#
7 58 (26.61%) Java
8 49 (22.48%) OOP
8 49 (22.48%) Finance
9 48 (22.02%) C
9 48 (22.02%) SDLC
10 43 (19.72%) OO
11 40 (18.35%) .NET
12 34 (15.60%) Computer Science
12 34 (15.60%) Unix
13 33 (15.14%) JavaScript
14 31 (14.22%) Visual Studio
14 31 (14.22%) Security Cleared
15 30 (13.76%) Unit Testing
16 29 (13.30%) Python
17 28 (12.84%) Telecoms
17 28 (12.84%) Windows
17 28 (12.84%) Degree
18 26 (11.93%) Scrum
19 23 (10.55%) IIS
20 22 (10.09%) Oracle
20 22 (10.09%) TDD
21 21 (9.63%) HTML
21 21 (9.63%) WCF
21 21 (9.63%) Boost C++ Libraries

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 23 (10.55%) IIS
2 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.50%) HTTP
2 7 (3.21%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.29%) 3G
3 5 (2.29%) 4G
3 5 (2.29%) Internet
3 5 (2.29%) LTE
4 4 (1.83%) SNMP
5 3 (1.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.92%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.92%) Z-Wave
7 1 (0.46%) DNS
7 1 (0.46%) Modbus
7 1 (0.46%) RTP
7 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) MongoDB
2 16 (7.34%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.88%) MySQL
3 15 (6.88%) Redis
4 10 (4.59%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.13%) MariaDB
6 4 (1.83%) Big Data
6 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.92%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (14.22%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.21%) Subversion
4 5 (2.29%) GoogleTest
5 4 (1.83%) Clang
5 4 (1.83%) GCC
6 3 (1.38%) NUnit
6 3 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 49 (22.48%) Finance
2 28 (12.84%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.05%) Games
4 10 (4.59%) Banking
5 7 (3.21%) Automotive
6 6 (2.75%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.83%) Marketing
8 3 (1.38%) Electronics
9 2 (0.92%) Military
10 1 (0.46%) Avionics
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.35%) .NET
2 21 (9.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (9.63%) HTML
2 21 (9.63%) WCF
3 17 (7.80%) STL
4 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET
4 16 (7.34%) Web Services
5 15 (6.88%) WinForms
6 14 (6.42%) Qt
6 14 (6.42%) WPF
7 11 (5.05%) CSS
8 9 (4.13%) Node.js
8 9 (4.13%) XML
9 8 (3.67%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.29%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.29%) JSON
11 4 (1.83%) WebSockets
11 4 (1.83%) XML Schema
12 3 (1.38%) MFC
12 3 (1.38%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.60%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.26%) Client/Server
3 15 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.96%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.67%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.83%) Social Media
8 3 (1.38%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) User Experience
10 1 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.46%) Arduino
10 1 (0.46%) CUDA
10 1 (0.46%) Robotics
10 1 (0.46%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 77 (35.32%) Linux
2 34 (15.60%) Unix
3 28 (12.84%) Windows
4 8 (3.67%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (2.75%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.73%) Software Engineering
3 49 (22.48%) OOP
4 48 (22.02%) SDLC
5 43 (19.72%) OO
6 30 (13.76%) Unit Testing
7 26 (11.93%) Scrum
8 22 (10.09%) TDD
9 21 (9.63%) Computer Vision
10 19 (8.72%) Multithreading
11 16 (7.34%) MVVM
11 16 (7.34%) Test Automation
12 15 (6.88%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.42%) Mathematics
13 14 (6.42%) UML
14 12 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (5.05%) Image Processing
15 11 (5.05%) Physics
16 10 (4.59%) High Availability
17 9 (4.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (100.00%) C++
2 63 (28.90%) SQL
3 60 (27.52%) C#
4 58 (26.61%) Java
5 48 (22.02%) C
6 33 (15.14%) JavaScript
7 29 (13.30%) Python
8 20 (9.17%) Embedded C++
9 18 (8.26%) MATLAB
10 17 (7.80%) Go
11 11 (5.05%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.13%) Perl
12 9 (4.13%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.29%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.29%) R
14 4 (1.83%) VC++
15 3 (1.38%) Ruby
15 3 (1.38%) VB
16 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.92%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.84%) Degree
3 9 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.83%) PhD
7 3 (1.38%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) GCP
3 1 (0.46%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Firmware
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (10.09%) Oracle
2 12 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.83%) Google
4 1 (0.46%) BEA
4 1 (0.46%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.46%) IBM
4 1 (0.46%) Perforce
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.46%) Wind River