Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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

C++ Programmer
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 522 529 589
Rank change year-on-year +7 +60 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 20 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.066% 0.040% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.042% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 32
South East median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +26.32% +26.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +25.00%

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 29,321 28,852 37,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.80% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24,388 24,194 31,594
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for C++ Programmer in the South East

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in the South East over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ Programmer in the South East

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Thames Valley -6 10 £65,000 +96.97% 1
Berkshire +14 7 £70,000 +64.71%
East Sussex - 4 £43,750 -
Kent - 4 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire -14 2 £56,250 +70.45% 1
Surrey - 2 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £47,500 -
C++ Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, C++ Programmer 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 South East region featuring C++ Programmer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) Games
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Game Development
6 5 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (20.00%) Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) Subversion
7 4 (20.00%) Perforce
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 4 (20.00%) cocos2d
7 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (15.00%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) HTTP
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.00%) Animation
9 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001

C++ Programmer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.00%) Ingres
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (35.00%) Games
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (20.00%) cocos2d
3 3 (15.00%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (10.00%) Qt
5 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) JDBC
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) ODBC
5 1 (5.00%) QML
5 1 (5.00%) STL
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Animation
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (5.00%) State Machine
3 1 (5.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) Game Development
4 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (20.00%) OOP
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Linear Algebra
6 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) COBOL
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Sony