Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

C++ Programmer
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1105 1113 1111
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 72 161 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.080% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.083% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 63 154 206
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £111,375 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -6.25%

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 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Programmer in the UK

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C++ Programmer in the UK

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Programmer over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Programmer in the UK

C++ Programmer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 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 -20 71 £47,500 -5.00% 3
UK excluding London +35 51 £40,000 -8.57% 1
London +20 21 £55,000 -26.67% 2
Midlands +39 17 £35,000 -17.65% 1
West Midlands +41 16 £35,000 -4.11% 1
East of England +21 16 £47,500 +5.56%
South East +58 12 £60,000 +33.33%
North of England -23 3 £45,000 +12.50%
South West +6 2 £43,750 -12.50%
North West -34 2 £40,000 +100.00%
East Midlands +31 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Scotland +15 1 £46,000 -
Yorkshire -10 1 £50,000 +25.00%

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (38.89%) Linux
3 23 (31.94%) Software Engineering
4 22 (30.56%) Games
5 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 20 (27.78%) Billing
6 20 (27.78%) Subversion
7 19 (26.39%) STL
8 18 (25.00%) C#
9 17 (23.61%) C
9 17 (23.61%) MySQL
9 17 (23.61%) Apache
10 16 (22.22%) CentOS
10 16 (22.22%) Ubuntu
10 16 (22.22%) Eclipse
10 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (22.22%) XML
10 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 16 (22.22%) SMS
10 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 16 (22.22%) NoSQL
10 16 (22.22%) Redis
10 16 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
11 15 (20.83%) Windows
12 13 (18.06%) OO
12 13 (18.06%) Java
13 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (16.67%) Debian
14 11 (15.28%) Degree
14 11 (15.28%) Boost C++ Libraries

C++ Programmer 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 17 (23.61%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) SMS
2 4 (5.56%) Broadband
3 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) MySQL
2 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 16 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 16 (22.22%) Redis
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 20 (27.78%) Subversion
3 16 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 10 (13.89%) GoogleTest
5 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.39%) GCC
7 1 (1.39%) GDB
7 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 22 (30.56%) Games
2 20 (27.78%) Billing
3 10 (13.89%) Finance
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Front Office
6 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.39%) Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Electronics
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) STL
2 16 (22.22%) XML
3 11 (15.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (8.33%) RESTful
5 5 (6.94%) .NET
6 4 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (2.78%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.78%) Qt
8 1 (1.39%) Direct3D
8 1 (1.39%) DirectX
8 1 (1.39%) LINQ
8 1 (1.39%) Middleware
8 1 (1.39%) POSIX
8 1 (1.39%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.56%) BBC
6 2 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.39%) Equities
7 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.39%) HoloLens
7 1 (1.39%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) CentOS
2 16 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 15 (20.83%) Windows
4 12 (16.67%) Debian
4 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.94%) Unix
6 2 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (18.06%) OO
4 9 (12.50%) Microservices
4 9 (12.50%) UML
5 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.33%) SOA
7 6 (8.33%) TDD
8 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.56%) Data Management
9 4 (5.56%) Open Source
9 4 (5.56%) Physics
9 4 (5.56%) Refactoring
10 3 (4.17%) High Availability
10 3 (4.17%) Scrum
10 3 (4.17%) SDLC
10 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (25.00%) C#
3 17 (23.61%) C
4 13 (18.06%) Java
5 10 (13.89%) SQL
6 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
7 4 (5.56%) Python
7 4 (5.56%) R
7 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) Delphi
8 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.39%) GLSL
8 1 (1.39%) HLSL
8 1 (1.39%) Pascal
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.78%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 10 (13.89%) Google
3 4 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Solace
4 1 (1.39%) Sybase
4 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
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