The median annual salary for a C++ Applications Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

C++ Application Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 938 972
Rank change year-on-year +80 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Applications Developer 7 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.024% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 13
Median salary £65,000 £41,750 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.68% +1.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary - £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83638 100515 107033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69429 84372 87341
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Applications Developer over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
England +80 7 £65,000 +55.68% 2
London +49 7 £65,000 +13.04%

C++ Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, C++ Applications 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 featuring C++ Applications Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (50.00%) Unix
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (40.91%) Data Structures
4 9 (40.91%) Algorithms
5 8 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (36.36%) STL
5 8 (36.36%) Economics
5 8 (36.36%) Fixed Income
5 8 (36.36%) Equities
5 8 (36.36%) Derivative
6 6 (27.27%) Games
6 6 (27.27%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) Python
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) C
8 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
9 2 (9.09%) Ruby
9 2 (9.09%) RESTful
9 2 (9.09%) iPhone
9 2 (9.09%) Git (software)

C++ Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) GDB
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) STL
2 4 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) DirectX
4 1 (4.55%) Django
4 1 (4.55%) Flask
4 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.55%) OpenMP
4 1 (4.55%) Qt
4 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Algorithms
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (40.91%) Data Structures
2 8 (36.36%) Derivative
2 8 (36.36%) Equities
2 8 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 8 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) iPhone
5 1 (4.55%) Animation
5 1 (4.55%) CUDA
5 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) Smart Energy
5 1 (4.55%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Economics
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Cygwin
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