The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 357 366
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 42 97 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39 93 89
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £37,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

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

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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 +6 10 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 8 £42,500 -17.07%
East Sussex +13 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Oxfordshire 0 5 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Kent +22 4 £30,500 -57.93%
Hampshire +8 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +34 3 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Surrey +2 3 £43,500 +2.35% 1
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, C++ Software Developer 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (58.02%) Software Engineering
3 41 (50.62%) Linux
4 40 (49.38%) C#
5 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (33.33%) Java
7 26 (32.10%) Multithreading
8 25 (30.86%) Degree
9 20 (24.69%) Computer Science
9 20 (24.69%) .NET
10 19 (23.46%) HTML
10 19 (23.46%) STL
10 19 (23.46%) Windows
11 18 (22.22%) Python
11 18 (22.22%) SQL
12 17 (20.99%) Scrum
12 17 (20.99%) Unit Testing
13 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
14 15 (18.52%) OO
14 15 (18.52%) OpenGL
15 14 (17.28%) C
16 13 (16.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 13 (16.05%) Embedded Systems
17 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (14.81%) Physics
18 11 (13.58%) Robotics
18 11 (13.58%) CSS
18 11 (13.58%) MATLAB
18 11 (13.58%) Automotive
18 11 (13.58%) CMake

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 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.23%) Drupal
3 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.47%) NGN
2 2 (2.47%) RS-485
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.47%) MS Access
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.58%) CMake
3 3 (3.70%) Ant
3 3 (3.70%) LINQPad
3 3 (3.70%) NUnit
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.58%) Automotive
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) .NET
2 19 (23.46%) HTML
2 19 (23.46%) STL
3 15 (18.52%) OpenGL
4 13 (16.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (13.58%) CSS
5 11 (13.58%) OpenCL
5 11 (13.58%) OpenCV
6 10 (12.35%) Qt
7 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.41%) jQuery
8 6 (7.41%) LAMP
8 6 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (7.41%) WCF
8 6 (7.41%) XML
9 5 (6.17%) Web Services
10 3 (3.70%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.47%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.05%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (13.58%) CUDA
4 11 (13.58%) GPGPU
4 11 (13.58%) Robotics
5 3 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.47%) Social Media
7 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.23%) Animation
7 1 (1.23%) iPad
7 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) Android
4 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.17%) Unix
6 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Software Engineering
2 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) Multithreading
4 17 (20.99%) Scrum
4 17 (20.99%) Unit Testing
5 15 (18.52%) OO
6 12 (14.81%) Physics
7 11 (13.58%) Machine Learning
8 10 (12.35%) Open Source
8 10 (12.35%) UML
9 9 (11.11%) OOP
10 8 (9.88%) MVC
11 7 (8.64%) Concurrent Programming
11 7 (8.64%) Cross-Platform Development
12 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
12 6 (7.41%) High Availability
12 6 (7.41%) Low Latency
12 6 (7.41%) MVVM
12 6 (7.41%) SOA
13 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (49.38%) C#
3 27 (33.33%) Java
4 18 (22.22%) Python
4 18 (22.22%) SQL
5 14 (17.28%) C
6 11 (13.58%) MATLAB
7 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.88%) PHP
9 6 (7.41%) Ruby
10 4 (4.94%) Perl
11 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.70%) VC++
12 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.47%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (3.70%) Firmware
3 2 (2.47%) KVM
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) VMware
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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