Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 439 412 420
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 113 178 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 101 161 212
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%

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 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +43 53 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Oxfordshire +23 24 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Surrey -29 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 17 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Sussex -5 14 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Hampshire +21 13 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Berkshire +27 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Home Counties - 8 £43,500 -
East Sussex -24 4 £49,500 +4.21%
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 113 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (45.13%) SQL
3 48 (42.48%) Linux
4 40 (35.40%) C#
4 40 (35.40%) Software Engineering
5 36 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (31.86%) .NET
6 30 (26.55%) C
7 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
8 26 (23.01%) Visual Studio
9 25 (22.12%) Telecoms
10 23 (20.35%) Scrum
11 22 (19.47%) Unix
11 22 (19.47%) Java
12 21 (18.58%) IIS
12 21 (18.58%) Unit Testing
12 21 (18.58%) WCF
13 20 (17.70%) Windows
14 19 (16.81%) SDLC
15 18 (15.93%) Oracle
16 17 (15.04%) Computer Science
16 17 (15.04%) HTML
17 15 (13.27%) MATLAB
17 15 (13.27%) WPF
17 15 (13.27%) TDD
17 15 (13.27%) Computer Vision
18 14 (12.39%) MVVM
18 14 (12.39%) WinForms
18 14 (12.39%) Web Services
18 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET

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 21 (18.58%) IIS
2 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) HTTP
2 7 (6.19%) HTTPS
3 5 (4.42%) 3G
3 5 (4.42%) 4G
3 5 (4.42%) LTE
4 4 (3.54%) Internet
4 4 (3.54%) SNMP
5 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.77%) ZigBee
6 2 (1.77%) Z-Wave
7 1 (0.88%) DNS
7 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.19%) MariaDB
4 6 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.88%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.88%) Redis
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (23.01%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.19%) Subversion
3 4 (3.54%) Clang
3 4 (3.54%) GCC
4 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (22.12%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.19%) Games
3 6 (5.31%) Finance
4 5 (4.42%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.42%) Banking
5 4 (3.54%) Automotive
5 4 (3.54%) Marketing
6 3 (2.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.86%) .NET
2 21 (18.58%) WCF
3 17 (15.04%) HTML
4 15 (13.27%) WPF
5 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET
5 14 (12.39%) Web Services
5 14 (12.39%) WinForms
6 13 (11.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (7.96%) Qt
8 8 (7.08%) STL
8 8 (7.08%) XML
9 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.19%) CSS
9 7 (6.19%) Node.js
10 4 (3.54%) JSON
10 4 (3.54%) WebSockets
10 4 (3.54%) XML Schema
11 3 (2.65%) React Native
12 2 (1.77%) QML
13 1 (0.88%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.31%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.54%) Social Media
4 3 (2.65%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Arduino
6 1 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.48%) Linux
2 22 (19.47%) Unix
3 20 (17.70%) Windows
4 6 (5.31%) Mac OS
5 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.42%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.42%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.88%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) Software Engineering
2 36 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.35%) Scrum
4 21 (18.58%) Unit Testing
5 19 (16.81%) SDLC
6 15 (13.27%) Computer Vision
6 15 (13.27%) TDD
7 14 (12.39%) MVVM
8 13 (11.50%) Multithreading
9 10 (8.85%) OO
9 10 (8.85%) OOP
10 9 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.96%) System Testing
10 9 (7.96%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.19%) Image Processing
11 7 (6.19%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (5.31%) Multithreaded Programming
12 6 (5.31%) Physics
13 5 (4.42%) High Availability
13 5 (4.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (45.13%) SQL
3 40 (35.40%) C#
4 30 (26.55%) C
5 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
6 22 (19.47%) Java
7 15 (13.27%) MATLAB
8 10 (8.85%) Embedded C++
8 10 (8.85%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.96%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.08%) Python
11 5 (4.42%) Perl
11 5 (4.42%) R
12 3 (2.65%) VB
13 2 (1.77%) Delphi
14 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.88%) Go
14 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.77%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.88%) PhD
6 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) GCP
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (15.93%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat