The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

C++ Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 315 299
Rank change year-on-year -69 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 682 990 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 1.01% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.04% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 583 886 1079
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in the UK

C++ Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C++ Developer in the UK

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in the UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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 -76 656 £50,000 -4.76% 160
London -58 367 £80,000 - 97
South East -49 128 £45,000 -5.26% 24
East of England +37 101 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Cambridgeshire +1 65 £39,000 -13.33% 17
Cambridge -2 65 £39,000 -13.33% 16
Berkshire +61 52 £50,000 -4.76% 2
City of London -17 47 £75,250 -20.78% 16
North West -34 24 £37,500 -18.91% 3
Oxfordshire +7 22 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Scotland +27 19 £40,500 +4.51% 1
Manchester -14 18 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Reading +21 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Sussex -9 15 £47,500 +18.75%
Bedfordshire - 15 £42,500 -
Crawley +21 14 £46,250 -15.90%
South West -40 14 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Hertfordshire -1 13 £40,000 -25.58% 3
Borehamwood -2 13 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Oxford -14 12 £45,000 -18.18% 5
East Sussex +24 11 £49,000 +12.00% 1
Brighton +21 11 £49,000 +15.29% 1
West Midlands +5 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hampshire +4 10 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Edinburgh - 10 £41,000 -
Newbury - 9 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +11 8 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Stanmore +2 8 £40,000 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £42,500 - 3
Essex +5 7 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 1306 (100.00%) C++
2 524 (40.12%) Linux
3 448 (34.30%) C#
4 447 (34.23%) Finance
5 377 (28.87%) Software Engineering
6 366 (28.02%) Degree
7 355 (27.18%) Java
8 325 (24.89%) C
9 322 (24.66%) Python
10 282 (21.59%) Computer Science
11 278 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
12 277 (21.21%) Multithreading
13 275 (21.06%) OO
14 273 (20.90%) Windows
15 242 (18.53%) SQL
16 237 (18.15%) Mathematics
17 215 (16.46%) Unix
18 202 (15.47%) Low Latency
19 188 (14.40%) SDLC
20 184 (14.09%) Algorithms
21 183 (14.01%) STL
21 183 (14.01%) Banking
22 174 (13.32%) Front Office
23 152 (11.64%) JavaScript
24 140 (10.72%) Physics
25 127 (9.72%) .NET
26 120 (9.19%) HTML
27 119 (9.11%) Visual Studio
28 113 (8.65%) Telecoms
29 112 (8.58%) Investment Banking

C++ 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 16 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 11 (0.84%) Apache
3 3 (0.23%) JBoss
3 3 (0.23%) nginx
3 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.15%) CMS
4 2 (0.15%) IIS
4 2 (0.15%) Jetty
4 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.077%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.077%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.077%) IPython
5 1 (0.077%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.077%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.077%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 20 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.00%) MetaTrader
2 8 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.54%) Oracle BRM
4 6 (0.46%) Summit
5 2 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.30%) GitHub
2 11 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.69%) SaaS
4 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 29 (2.22%) HTTP
3 15 (1.15%) 3G
3 15 (1.15%) 4G
4 12 (0.92%) ZigBee
5 11 (0.84%) Broadband
6 9 (0.69%) GSM
6 9 (0.69%) OpenFlow
7 6 (0.46%) Multicast
8 5 (0.38%) LTE
8 5 (0.38%) SNMP
8 5 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.31%) InfiniBand
9 4 (0.31%) RS-485
10 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.23%) Firewall
10 3 (0.23%) Internet
11 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.15%) Network Security
11 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.68%) MySQL
3 46 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 26 (1.99%) Big Data
5 22 (1.68%) NoSQL
6 21 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 18 (1.38%) OLTP
8 17 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.92%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.61%) Apache Hive
11 8 (0.61%) Impala
11 8 (0.61%) KDB
12 7 (0.54%) Berkeley DB
12 7 (0.54%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.38%) Redis
13 5 (0.38%) SQLite
14 4 (0.31%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 119 (9.11%) Visual Studio
2 68 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 66 (5.05%) Subversion
4 33 (2.53%) GoogleTest
5 24 (1.84%) JIRA
6 22 (1.68%) LabVIEW
7 20 (1.53%) Jenkins
8 16 (1.23%) MSTest
9 14 (1.07%) NUnit
10 11 (0.84%) Mercurial
11 10 (0.77%) JUnit
11 10 (0.77%) Selenium
12 9 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (0.61%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.54%) Clang
14 7 (0.54%) Maven
15 5 (0.38%) CMake
16 4 (0.31%) Ant
16 4 (0.31%) GCC
General
1 447 (34.23%) Finance
2 183 (14.01%) Banking
3 174 (13.32%) Front Office
4 113 (8.65%) Telecoms
5 112 (8.58%) Investment Banking
6 72 (5.51%) Games
7 39 (2.99%) Automotive
8 33 (2.53%) Aerospace
9 31 (2.37%) Electronics
10 29 (2.22%) Manufacturing
11 27 (2.07%) Marketing
12 18 (1.38%) Billing
13 15 (1.15%) Retail
14 9 (0.69%) Advertising
14 9 (0.69%) Back Office
14 9 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.31%) Legal
16 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (14.01%) STL
2 127 (9.72%) .NET
3 120 (9.19%) HTML
4 110 (8.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 73 (5.59%) CSS
6 62 (4.75%) Qt
7 61 (4.67%) OpenGL
8 45 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
9 35 (2.68%) XML
10 34 (2.60%) MFC
11 32 (2.45%) WPF
12 30 (2.30%) ASP.NET
12 30 (2.30%) RESTful
13 28 (2.14%) ATL
14 26 (1.99%) AngularJS
15 25 (1.91%) HTML5
16 24 (1.84%) Middleware
16 24 (1.84%) WCF
17 22 (1.68%) .NET Framework
17 22 (1.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 282 (21.59%) Computer Science
2 184 (14.09%) Algorithms
3 89 (6.81%) Derivative
4 82 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (6.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 80 (6.13%) Equities
7 71 (5.44%) Data Structures
8 55 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
9 52 (3.98%) Hedge funds
10 40 (3.06%) Fintech
11 39 (2.99%) Fixed Income
12 34 (2.60%) iPad
13 32 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
14 30 (2.30%) Mobile App
15 27 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
16 26 (1.99%) Device Driver
17 16 (1.23%) 3D Printing
18 15 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 14 (1.07%) 3D Graphics
20 13 (1.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 524 (40.12%) Linux
2 273 (20.90%) Windows
3 215 (16.46%) Unix
4 27 (2.07%) Android
5 23 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 15 (1.15%) Solaris
8 8 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.31%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.15%) ThreadX
14 1 (0.077%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (28.87%) Software Engineering
2 278 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (21.21%) Multithreading
4 275 (21.06%) OO
5 237 (18.15%) Mathematics
6 202 (15.47%) Low Latency
7 188 (14.40%) SDLC
8 140 (10.72%) Physics
9 109 (8.35%) OOP
10 80 (6.13%) Scrum
11 76 (5.82%) Unit Testing
12 73 (5.59%) Analytics
12 73 (5.59%) Open Source
13 66 (5.05%) Test Automation
14 64 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (4.82%) TDD
16 62 (4.75%) Machine Learning
17 61 (4.67%) OOD
18 53 (4.06%) Electronic Trading
18 53 (4.06%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 1306 (100.00%) C++
2 448 (34.30%) C#
3 355 (27.18%) Java
4 325 (24.89%) C
5 322 (24.66%) Python
6 242 (18.53%) SQL
7 152 (11.64%) JavaScript
8 50 (3.83%) Perl
9 38 (2.91%) PHP
10 37 (2.83%) Embedded C++
11 27 (2.07%) Ruby
12 26 (1.99%) Embedded C
13 25 (1.91%) Scala
14 24 (1.84%) Assembly Language
15 20 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.53%) VBA
16 16 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.07%) VB
18 13 (1.00%) Go
19 12 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 366 (28.02%) Degree
2 98 (7.50%) Numerate Degree
3 86 (6.58%) PhD
4 85 (6.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.61%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.07%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.38%) APMG
9 5 (0.38%) PMP
10 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.077%) MCP
11 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.91%) QA
2 12 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.46%) MiFID
4 2 (0.15%) TickIT
5 1 (0.077%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.077%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.077%) MISRA
5 1 (0.077%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (0.84%) KVM
2 10 (0.77%) Docker
2 10 (0.77%) Firmware
3 9 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.077%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (0.77%) Puppet
2 9 (0.69%) Ansible
2 9 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (5.90%) Oracle
2 49 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 32 (2.45%) Google
4 15 (1.15%) Xamarin
5 14 (1.07%) VMware
6 12 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (0.92%) Sybase
7 9 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.61%) SAP
9 7 (0.54%) Intel
10 6 (0.46%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.31%) IBM
11 4 (0.31%) ILOG
11 4 (0.31%) Vertica
12 3 (0.23%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.23%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.23%) Solace
12 3 (0.23%) Sophis
12 3 (0.23%) Zend
13 2 (0.15%) Atlassian
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