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The median annual salary for a C++ Applications Developer was £115,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1198 1005 767
Rank change year-on-year -193 -238 +353
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Applications Developer 18 4 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
10th Percentile - £45,950 -
25th Percentile £102,500 £53,375 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £115,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +76.92% +36.84% +18.75%
75th Percentile £127,500 £72,500 £48,750
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

C++ Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured C++ Applications Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

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

C++ Applications Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ Applications Developer.

Salary trend for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Top 3 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 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home -205 12 - -
England -166 6 £115,000 +64.29%
London -177 6 £115,000 +64.29%

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, C++ Applications Developer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring C++ Applications Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (66.67%) Wiki
2 12 (66.67%) Blog
2 12 (66.67%) Android
2 12 (66.67%) Qt
2 12 (66.67%) Open Source
2 12 (66.67%) Spread Betting
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Google
2 12 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
2 12 (66.67%) Pascal
2 12 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 12 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 12 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 12 (66.67%) QML
2 12 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 12 (66.67%) GitHub
2 12 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 12 (66.67%) Go
2 12 (66.67%) Blockchain
2 12 (66.67%) Cross-Platform Development
2 12 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 12 (66.67%) Ethereum
2 12 (66.67%) Solidity
2 12 (66.67%) web3js
2 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 12 (66.67%) Concurrent Programming

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (66.67%) Ethereum
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) GitHub
General
1 12 (66.67%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 12 (66.67%) QML
1 12 (66.67%) Qt
1 12 (66.67%) web3js
2 6 (33.33%) Pandas
2 6 (33.33%) PyTorch
2 6 (33.33%) scikit-learn
2 6 (33.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Blockchain
1 12 (66.67%) Blog
1 12 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 12 (66.67%) Spread Betting
1 12 (66.67%) User Experience
1 12 (66.67%) Virtual Team
1 12 (66.67%) Web3
1 12 (66.67%) Wiki
2 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 6 (33.33%) Equities
2 6 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (33.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Android
2 12 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 12 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (66.67%) Concurrent Programming
2 12 (66.67%) Cross-Platform Development
2 12 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 12 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 12 (66.67%) MoSCoW
2 12 (66.67%) Open Source
2 12 (66.67%) Product Strategy
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Event-Driven
3 6 (33.33%) Market Making
3 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Statistical Arbitrage
3 6 (33.33%) Stochastic Calculus
3 6 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (66.67%) Go
2 12 (66.67%) Pascal
2 12 (66.67%) Solidity
3 6 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Google