Period
to 21 April 2019

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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

C++ Software Developer
England > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 413 468 467
Rank change year-on-year +55 -1 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 101 86 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 75 72
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,400 £29,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £56,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%

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 25,695 30,718 29,094
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.93% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21,140 25,603 24,285
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Developer in the South East

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Developer in the South East

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
Hampshire +41 40 £50,000 +6.38% 3
West Sussex -3 26 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Surrey +26 20 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Thames Valley +14 12 £53,750 -2.27% 5
Oxfordshire +29 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +19 4 £52,500 -25.00% 4
East Sussex +7 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Kent - 1 £40,000 -
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, C++ Software Developer 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (55.45%) Java
3 51 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (49.50%) C
4 50 (49.50%) Software Engineering
5 41 (40.59%) Security Cleared
5 41 (40.59%) Linux
6 39 (38.61%) Python
7 37 (36.63%) OO
7 37 (36.63%) Business Development
8 35 (34.65%) Multithreading
9 34 (33.66%) SC Cleared
10 31 (30.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 30 (29.70%) Degree
11 30 (29.70%) TDD
11 30 (29.70%) Mentoring
12 29 (28.71%) C#
13 28 (27.72%) STL
13 28 (27.72%) Django
14 27 (26.73%) Git (software)
14 27 (26.73%) .NET
14 27 (26.73%) MFC
14 27 (26.73%) Windows
14 27 (26.73%) AngularJS
15 26 (25.74%) Self-Motivation
15 26 (25.74%) Computer Science
16 25 (24.75%) Analytics
16 25 (24.75%) Docker
16 25 (24.75%) DevOps
17 24 (23.76%) Go

C++ Software 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 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.99%) Confluence
1 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Network Security
1 13 (12.87%) Wireless
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) Modbus
3 2 (1.98%) MQTT
3 2 (1.98%) RS-485
3 2 (1.98%) VoIP
4 1 (0.99%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Big Data
2 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Git (software)
2 23 (22.77%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) CMake
5 2 (1.98%) GCC
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.99%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) JUnit
6 1 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Electronics
2 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.95%) Marketing
3 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.99%) Automotive
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) Django
1 28 (27.72%) STL
2 27 (26.73%) .NET
2 27 (26.73%) AngularJS
2 27 (26.73%) MFC
3 24 (23.76%) Node.js
3 24 (23.76%) Vue.js
4 22 (21.78%) XML
5 20 (19.80%) .NET Framework
6 19 (18.81%) Web Services
7 8 (7.92%) Qt
8 5 (4.95%) ATL
8 5 (4.95%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (4.95%) TensorFlow
9 3 (2.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (2.97%) JSON
10 2 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (1.98%) JTAPI
10 2 (1.98%) OpenCL
10 2 (1.98%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.74%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (10.89%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.95%) Acoustics
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Robotics
5 2 (1.98%) CUDA
5 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.98%) Fintech
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.59%) Linux
2 27 (26.73%) Windows
3 5 (4.95%) Unix
4 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (49.50%) Software Engineering
3 37 (36.63%) Business Development
3 37 (36.63%) OO
4 35 (34.65%) Multithreading
5 31 (30.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 30 (29.70%) Mentoring
6 30 (29.70%) TDD
7 26 (25.74%) Computer Science
8 25 (24.75%) Analytics
8 25 (24.75%) DevOps
9 24 (23.76%) SOA
10 23 (22.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (22.77%) Data Analytics
10 23 (22.77%) Open Source
11 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
12 13 (12.87%) Coaching
13 11 (10.89%) Machine Learning
14 10 (9.90%) OOD
15 9 (8.91%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (55.45%) Java
3 50 (49.50%) C
4 39 (38.61%) Python
5 29 (28.71%) C#
6 24 (23.76%) Go
7 23 (22.77%) Rust
8 12 (11.88%) SQL
9 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.95%) R
11 2 (1.98%) Java 8
12 1 (0.99%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (40.59%) Security Cleared
2 34 (33.66%) SC Cleared
3 30 (29.70%) Degree
4 24 (23.76%) DV Cleared
5 19 (18.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (7.92%) PhD
7 5 (4.95%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (22.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (4.95%) SAP
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) Atlassian