Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 459 412
Rank change year-on-year -10 -47 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 79 77 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.26% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 70 74 211
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £33,375 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +5.88%

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 29,670 28,310 36,424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.85% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,704 23,663 31,062
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++ 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +12 54 £60,000 +41.18% 11
Oxfordshire -8 32 £55,000 +33.33% 7
Surrey +10 17 £45,000 +3.45% 12
Berkshire +5 17 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Sussex -7 4 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Hampshire -44 4 £39,500 -16.84% 3
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 79 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (69.62%) Software Engineering
3 38 (48.10%) Linux
4 28 (35.44%) Windows
5 27 (34.18%) C#
6 25 (31.65%) Mathematics
7 21 (26.58%) Multithreading
7 21 (26.58%) SDLC
8 20 (25.32%) C
8 20 (25.32%) .NET
9 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (22.78%) Degree
10 18 (22.78%) Python
10 18 (22.78%) PhD
11 17 (21.52%) Java
11 17 (21.52%) Physics
12 16 (20.25%) Computer Science
13 15 (18.99%) WCF
14 14 (17.72%) QA
14 14 (17.72%) SQL
14 14 (17.72%) OO
14 14 (17.72%) CUDA
15 13 (16.46%) TDD
16 11 (13.92%) WPF
16 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
16 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (13.92%) MVVM
17 9 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
18 8 (10.13%) Scrum

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 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Maya
1 1 (1.27%) MotionBuilder
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) SMS
3 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
1 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.80%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) Blockchain
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.80%) Electronics
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) .NET
2 15 (18.99%) WCF
3 11 (13.92%) WPF
4 7 (8.86%) Qt
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.59%) CSS
5 6 (7.59%) HTML
5 6 (7.59%) WinForms
6 5 (6.33%) Web Services
7 4 (5.06%) OpenMP
8 3 (3.80%) Django
9 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (2.53%) OpenCV
9 2 (2.53%) STL
10 1 (1.27%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (1.27%) TensorFlow
10 1 (1.27%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.72%) CUDA
3 6 (7.59%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Animation
6 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Linux
2 28 (35.44%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (69.62%) Software Engineering
2 25 (31.65%) Mathematics
3 21 (26.58%) Multithreading
3 21 (26.58%) SDLC
4 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.52%) Physics
6 14 (17.72%) OO
7 13 (16.46%) TDD
8 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.92%) MVVM
8 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.13%) Scrum
11 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.33%) Multithreaded Programming
11 5 (6.33%) MVC
11 5 (6.33%) UX Design
12 4 (5.06%) API Design
12 4 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (34.18%) C#
3 20 (25.32%) C
4 18 (22.78%) Python
5 17 (21.52%) Java
6 14 (17.72%) SQL
7 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.59%) MATLAB
9 4 (5.06%) Delphi
9 4 (5.06%) Fortran
10 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.53%) Go
11 2 (2.53%) Perl
11 2 (2.53%) Scala
11 2 (2.53%) VB
12 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.27%) PHP
12 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
1 18 (22.78%) PhD
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Ansible
1 2 (2.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle
2 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.53%) SAP