The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
England / South West
Rank 216 204 184
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 16 49 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 0.83% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.86% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 58
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £30,000 £25,175
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £61,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in the South West

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the South West.

Salary trend for C++ Developer in the South West

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in the South West

C++ Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire -13 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Bristol 0 3 £42,500 - 1
Dorset +33 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Devon -1 2 £28,500 -15.55% 1
Wiltshire +18 1 £35,000 -6.66%
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, C++ 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 West region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) Java
4 18 (43.90%) C
5 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
6 13 (31.71%) Linux
7 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
8 10 (24.39%) Open Source
8 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
8 10 (24.39%) Web Services
9 9 (21.95%) C#
9 9 (21.95%) J2EE
9 9 (21.95%) VHDL
9 9 (21.95%) OpenCL
10 8 (19.51%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (19.51%) Embedded C++
10 8 (19.51%) Python
10 8 (19.51%) LLVM
11 6 (14.63%) REST
11 6 (14.63%) Machine Learning
11 6 (14.63%) OO
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
12 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (12.20%) Go
12 5 (12.20%) Microservices
12 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
12 5 (12.20%) Electronics

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Electronics
2 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Avionics
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Web Services
2 9 (21.95%) J2EE
2 9 (21.95%) OpenCL
3 8 (19.51%) LLVM
4 6 (14.63%) REST
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) D3.js
5 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) HTML
7 2 (4.88%) STL
7 2 (4.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (4.88%) WPF
7 2 (4.88%) Zend Framework
8 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.44%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) jQuery
8 1 (2.44%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) VHDL
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
3 10 (24.39%) Open Source
4 8 (19.51%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Machine Learning
5 6 (14.63%) OO
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (12.20%) High Availability
6 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
6 5 (12.20%) Microservices
6 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.20%) Refactoring
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.88%) Multichannel Retail
8 2 (4.88%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (48.78%) Java
3 18 (43.90%) C
4 9 (21.95%) C#
5 8 (19.51%) Embedded C++
5 8 (19.51%) Python
6 5 (12.20%) Go
7 3 (7.32%) Apex Code
8 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) SQL
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.88%) TickIT
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase
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