The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 430 448
Rank change year-on-year +41 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 7 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% 0.092% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.096% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 11
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +28.20%  

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 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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
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 3 months to 28 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 +3 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
C++ Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (35.71%) Machine Learning
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) PhD
3 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Logistics
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) R
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) AS400
4 2 (14.29%) Fortran
4 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) COBOL
4 2 (14.29%) Delphi
4 2 (14.29%) RPG
4 2 (14.29%) SQL

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:

General
1 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Logistics
1 5 (35.71%) Machine Learning
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) COBOL
4 2 (14.29%) Delphi
4 2 (14.29%) Fortran
4 2 (14.29%) R
4 2 (14.29%) RPG
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) PhD
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
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