Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Applications Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1166 1186 1204
Rank change year-on-year +20 +18 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Applications Developer 14 46 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.025% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.026% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 41
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -17.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,000 £66,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,750
% change year-on-year +4.58% +4.08% -22.63%

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 172109 179749 206490
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 138436 150116 172214
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,473
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

C++ Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Top 9 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 12 December 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
England -22 10 £40,000 +2.56% 2
UK excluding London +16 7 £40,000 +4.58% 2
London -21 5 - -
East of England +3 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 -
North of England +10 1 £35,000 -39.13% 1
South West -8 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
South East - 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 14 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
4 9 (64.29%) Python
5 8 (57.14%) C
5 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
6 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
7 5 (35.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) SDLC
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (28.57%) High-Frequency Trading
8 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) CentOS
8 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (28.57%) System Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 4 (28.57%) Perl
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
10 2 (14.29%) Qt
10 2 (14.29%) STL
10 2 (14.29%) OO

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (14.29%) Qt
2 2 (14.29%) STL
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) DCOM
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 4 (28.57%) High-Frequency Trading
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 8 (57.14%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat