Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 457 486 414
Rank change year-on-year +29 -72 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 96 73 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.23% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 83 56 231
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 30,653 30,427 40,018
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.92% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25,645 25,234 34,056
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +32 55 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Oxfordshire -6 26 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Surrey +9 23 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Berkshire +42 17 £70,000 +55.56% 3
West Sussex -2 13 £45,000 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire +18 12 £40,000 -3.03%
Hampshire -17 4 £62,500 +66.67% 4
East Sussex -42 1 £50,000 +5.26%
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 96 (100.00%) C++
2 58 (60.42%) Software Engineering
3 40 (41.67%) C#
4 37 (38.54%) .NET
5 35 (36.46%) Linux
6 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (31.25%) WCF
7 30 (31.25%) Windows
8 27 (28.13%) SQL
9 25 (26.04%) Unit Testing
10 21 (21.88%) SDLC
10 21 (21.88%) C
11 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (18.75%) Multithreading
11 18 (18.75%) WPF
11 18 (18.75%) MVVM
12 17 (17.71%) TDD
13 16 (16.67%) Scrum
13 16 (16.67%) Java
13 16 (16.67%) IIS
14 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
14 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
14 15 (15.63%) Degree
14 15 (15.63%) Mathematics
15 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
15 14 (14.58%) MATLAB
16 13 (13.54%) WinForms
16 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
16 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
16 13 (13.54%) OO

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 16 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Maya
1 1 (1.04%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) HTTP
1 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.13%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.04%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.04%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.04%) GIS
5 1 (1.04%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Electronics
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.54%) .NET
2 30 (31.25%) WCF
3 18 (18.75%) WPF
4 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
5 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET
5 13 (13.54%) WinForms
6 11 (11.46%) Qt
7 10 (10.42%) Web Services
8 8 (8.33%) HTML
9 7 (7.29%) CSS
10 4 (4.17%) XML
11 3 (3.13%) Node.js
11 3 (3.13%) OpenMP
12 2 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (2.08%) QML
13 1 (1.04%) Ajax
13 1 (1.04%) jQuery
13 1 (1.04%) OpenCV
13 1 (1.04%) React Native
13 1 (1.04%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.33%) CUDA
3 6 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.04%) Animation
5 1 (1.04%) Arduino
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.04%) Robotics
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.46%) Linux
2 30 (31.25%) Windows
3 8 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 8 (8.33%) Unix
4 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.08%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (60.42%) Software Engineering
2 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.04%) Unit Testing
4 21 (21.88%) SDLC
5 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 18 (18.75%) MVVM
6 17 (17.71%) TDD
7 16 (16.67%) Scrum
8 15 (15.63%) Mathematics
9 13 (13.54%) OO
9 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.46%) Physics
11 6 (6.25%) API Design
11 6 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (6.25%) Signal Processing
12 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.21%) Microservices
12 5 (5.21%) MVC
12 5 (5.21%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (41.67%) C#
3 27 (28.13%) SQL
4 21 (21.88%) C
5 16 (16.67%) Java
6 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 14 (14.58%) MATLAB
8 13 (13.54%) Python
9 6 (6.25%) Delphi
10 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.13%) Fortran
11 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.08%) Go
12 2 (2.08%) Perl
12 2 (2.08%) Scala
12 2 (2.08%) VB
13 1 (1.04%) R
13 1 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) PhD
3 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.04%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
1 2 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.04%) Red Hat