Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 414 433 395
Rank change year-on-year +19 -38 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 126 110 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.38% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.39% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 108 99 195
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -5.56%

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 28,107 27,905 34,142
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.70% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23,366 23,268 28,686
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +15 63 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Oxfordshire +18 47 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Surrey +34 31 £50,000 +9.89% 9
West Sussex +15 22 £70,000 +47.37% 2
Berkshire -1 15 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hampshire -17 9 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 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 22 October 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.

1 126 (100.00%) C++
2 67 (53.17%) Software Engineering
3 59 (46.83%) Multithreading
3 59 (46.83%) Linux
4 56 (44.44%) C#
5 52 (41.27%) Windows
6 50 (39.68%) Java
7 45 (35.71%) PhD
8 40 (31.75%) Python
9 37 (29.37%) SQL
10 35 (27.78%) OO
11 34 (26.98%) Machine Learning
12 31 (24.60%) .NET
13 29 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (21.43%) Mathematics
15 26 (20.63%) TDD
15 26 (20.63%) Artificial Intelligence
15 26 (20.63%) C
16 25 (19.84%) STL
16 25 (19.84%) Algorithms
16 25 (19.84%) SDLC
17 22 (17.46%) SOA
17 22 (17.46%) MFC
17 22 (17.46%) QA
17 22 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (16.67%) Physics
18 21 (16.67%) CUDA
19 20 (15.87%) Computer Vision
19 20 (15.87%) Degree
19 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared

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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Maya
1 1 (0.79%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) CTI
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
1 1 (0.79%) SMS
1 1 (0.79%) SNMP
1 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.79%) Maven
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.56%) Electronics
3 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.60%) .NET
2 25 (19.84%) STL
3 22 (17.46%) MFC
4 18 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 18 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
4 18 (14.29%) TensorFlow
4 18 (14.29%) XML
5 17 (13.49%) Web Services
6 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
6 11 (8.73%) ATL
7 10 (7.94%) Django
8 7 (5.56%) Node.js
8 7 (5.56%) REST
9 6 (4.76%) SOAP
9 6 (4.76%) XSD
9 6 (4.76%) XSLT
10 5 (3.97%) Qt
11 3 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (2.38%) HTML
12 2 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Algorithms
2 21 (16.67%) CUDA
3 16 (12.70%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.97%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.59%) Robotics
7 1 (0.79%) Animation
7 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 59 (46.83%) Linux
2 52 (41.27%) Windows
3 14 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (2.38%) CentOS
4 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.17%) Software Engineering
2 59 (46.83%) Multithreading
3 35 (27.78%) OO
4 34 (26.98%) Machine Learning
5 29 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 26 (20.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 26 (20.63%) TDD
8 25 (19.84%) SDLC
9 22 (17.46%) SOA
10 21 (16.67%) Physics
11 20 (15.87%) Computer Vision
12 18 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
12 18 (14.29%) Biology
12 18 (14.29%) Computational Biology
12 18 (14.29%) Computational Linguistics
12 18 (14.29%) Deep Learning
12 18 (14.29%) Distributed Algorithms
12 18 (14.29%) Probabilistic Modelling
12 18 (14.29%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 126 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (44.44%) C#
3 50 (39.68%) Java
4 40 (31.75%) Python
5 37 (29.37%) SQL
6 26 (20.63%) C
7 13 (10.32%) PL/SQL
7 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.38%) VB
10 2 (1.59%) Go
10 2 (1.59%) Rust
11 1 (0.79%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (35.71%) PhD
2 20 (15.87%) Degree
2 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
3 18 (14.29%) MPhil
4 11 (8.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.46%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Ansible
1 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (0.79%) Avaya
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco
3 1 (0.79%) Motorola