Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 414 433 453
Rank change year-on-year +19 +20 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 123 108 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 97 94 125
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £63,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +6.25% -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 26,826 30,019 32,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.68% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22,162 25,026 27,572
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 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 +25 51 £55,000 +25.71% 6
Oxfordshire +38 39 £55,000 +22.22% 5
West Sussex +3 32 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Surrey +42 29 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Berkshire +8 11 £57,500 +27.78%
Hampshire +11 10 £55,000 -15.38%
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £44,000 -
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (46.34%) Multithreading
3 56 (45.53%) Software Engineering
4 55 (44.72%) C#
4 55 (44.72%) Java
5 45 (36.59%) Windows
6 44 (35.77%) Linux
6 44 (35.77%) OO
7 40 (32.52%) PhD
8 38 (30.89%) Python
9 35 (28.46%) Machine Learning
10 33 (26.83%) .NET
11 32 (26.02%) MFC
11 32 (26.02%) STL
11 32 (26.02%) SOA
12 30 (24.39%) SQL
12 30 (24.39%) C
12 30 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (21.95%) Degree
14 26 (21.14%) Artificial Intelligence
15 25 (20.33%) TDD
15 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
15 25 (20.33%) XML
15 25 (20.33%) Algorithms
16 23 (18.70%) .NET Framework
17 22 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (17.89%) Web Services
18 21 (17.07%) Computer Vision
19 20 (16.26%) Computational Linguistics
19 20 (16.26%) Computational Biology

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 14 (11.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Maya
1 1 (0.81%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Network Security
1 4 (3.25%) Wireless
2 1 (0.81%) CTI
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) SNMP
2 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.63%) GCC
4 1 (0.81%) CMake
4 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.81%) Maven
4 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Electronics
2 6 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.88%) Marketing
2 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.83%) .NET
2 32 (26.02%) MFC
2 32 (26.02%) STL
3 25 (20.33%) XML
4 23 (18.70%) .NET Framework
5 22 (17.89%) Web Services
6 20 (16.26%) Natural Language Processing
6 20 (16.26%) TensorFlow
7 16 (13.01%) ATL
8 10 (8.13%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.69%) Qt
9 7 (5.69%) REST
10 6 (4.88%) Django
10 6 (4.88%) Node.js
10 6 (4.88%) SOAP
10 6 (4.88%) XSD
10 6 (4.88%) XSLT
11 4 (3.25%) HTML
12 3 (2.44%) JSON
13 2 (1.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Algorithms
2 15 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (11.38%) CUDA
4 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.07%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.44%) Robotics
7 1 (0.81%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.59%) Windows
2 44 (35.77%) Linux
3 10 (8.13%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.34%) Multithreading
2 56 (45.53%) Software Engineering
3 44 (35.77%) OO
4 35 (28.46%) Machine Learning
5 32 (26.02%) SOA
6 30 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (21.14%) Artificial Intelligence
8 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
8 25 (20.33%) TDD
9 21 (17.07%) Computer Vision
10 20 (16.26%) Bayesian Methods
10 20 (16.26%) Biology
10 20 (16.26%) Computational Biology
10 20 (16.26%) Computational Linguistics
10 20 (16.26%) Deep Learning
10 20 (16.26%) Distributed Algorithms
10 20 (16.26%) Mathematics
10 20 (16.26%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 20 (16.26%) Reinforcement Learning
11 18 (14.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (44.72%) C#
2 55 (44.72%) Java
3 38 (30.89%) Python
4 30 (24.39%) C
4 30 (24.39%) SQL
5 10 (8.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.63%) Java 8
8 1 (0.81%) Go
8 1 (0.81%) Rust
8 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (32.52%) PhD
2 27 (21.95%) Degree
3 20 (16.26%) MPhil
4 19 (15.45%) Security Cleared
5 16 (13.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (7.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Ansible
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) Oracle
2 6 (4.88%) SAP
3 1 (0.81%) Avaya
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco
3 1 (0.81%) Motorola