The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

C++ Software Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 667 690 672
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 223 254 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 220 240 294
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £55,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Developer in the UK

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Developer in the UK

C++ Software Developer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +20 210 £42,500 -7.60% 27
UK excluding London +1 164 £40,000 -14.89% 23
East of England +44 69 £39,500 +16.17% 10
London +28 64 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South East -36 55 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North of England +1 15 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South West -3 13 £30,000 -23.07% 2
Scotland +11 10 £42,500 +9.67%
Wales +4 1 £32,500 -
Midlands +1 1 £65,000 +62.50% 3

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 438 (100.00%) C++
2 217 (49.54%) Software Engineering
3 177 (40.41%) C#
4 161 (36.76%) Java
5 160 (36.53%) Degree
6 159 (36.30%) Linux
7 149 (34.02%) C
8 140 (31.96%) Python
9 137 (31.28%) Computer Science
10 113 (25.80%) OO
11 111 (25.34%) Physics
12 109 (24.89%) Mathematics
13 107 (24.43%) Windows
14 102 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (23.29%) SDLC
15 73 (16.67%) Finance
16 71 (16.21%) SQL
17 66 (15.07%) Telecoms
18 65 (14.84%) Algorithms
18 65 (14.84%) Computer Science Degree
19 63 (14.38%) .NET
20 61 (13.93%) HTML
21 54 (12.33%) Multithreading
22 53 (12.10%) JavaScript
22 53 (12.10%) Numerate Degree
23 51 (11.64%) OOP
24 50 (11.42%) Visual Studio
25 47 (10.73%) Games
26 45 (10.27%) Machine Learning
27 39 (8.90%) Qt

C++ Software 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 11 (2.51%) Apache
2 4 (0.91%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.46%) IIS
3 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.23%) eris
4 1 (0.23%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.23%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.23%) JBoss
4 1 (0.23%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.23%) nginx
4 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.68%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.37%) SaaS
2 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.14%) GitHub
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.51%) HTTP
3 5 (1.14%) 3G
3 5 (1.14%) 4G
3 5 (1.14%) LTE
4 4 (0.91%) Broadband
4 4 (0.91%) InfiniBand
5 3 (0.68%) Firewall
5 3 (0.68%) RS-485
6 2 (0.46%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.46%) Internet
6 2 (0.46%) NGN
6 2 (0.46%) SNMP
6 2 (0.46%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.23%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.79%) MySQL
2 19 (4.34%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.51%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.37%) Big Data
7 5 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.91%) Redis
9 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.46%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.46%) MS Access
11 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.23%) KDB
11 1 (0.23%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.23%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 50 (11.42%) Visual Studio
2 34 (7.76%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.02%) LabVIEW
4 19 (4.34%) Subversion
5 11 (2.51%) GoogleTest
5 11 (2.51%) Selenium
6 8 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.14%) Maven
7 5 (1.14%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.14%) NUnit
8 4 (0.91%) JIRA
8 4 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.68%) LINQPad
10 2 (0.46%) Ant
10 2 (0.46%) GCC
10 2 (0.46%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.46%) JUnit
10 2 (0.46%) MSTest
11 1 (0.23%) CMake
General
1 73 (16.67%) Finance
2 66 (15.07%) Telecoms
3 47 (10.73%) Games
4 34 (7.76%) Automotive
5 28 (6.39%) Aerospace
6 24 (5.48%) Manufacturing
7 21 (4.79%) Marketing
8 18 (4.11%) Electronics
9 12 (2.74%) Banking
10 11 (2.51%) Front Office
11 4 (0.91%) Advertising
11 4 (0.91%) Billing
12 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.46%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) French Language
14 1 (0.23%) German Language
14 1 (0.23%) Publishing
14 1 (0.23%) Retail
14 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (14.38%) .NET
2 61 (13.93%) HTML
3 39 (8.90%) Qt
4 37 (8.45%) CSS
4 37 (8.45%) STL
5 24 (5.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 21 (4.79%) AngularJS
7 20 (4.57%) OpenGL
8 18 (4.11%) Apache Axis
9 17 (3.88%) HTML5
10 13 (2.97%) WPF
11 11 (2.51%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.51%) XML
12 10 (2.28%) LAMP
12 10 (2.28%) MFC
12 10 (2.28%) Qt Quick
12 10 (2.28%) WebKit
13 9 (2.05%) REST
13 9 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (1.83%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 137 (31.28%) Computer Science
2 65 (14.84%) Algorithms
3 21 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.11%) 3D Printing
5 17 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (2.97%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.51%) 3D Graphics
9 10 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (2.05%) Fintech
11 8 (1.83%) Contactless
11 8 (1.83%) EMV
11 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.83%) Smartcard
11 8 (1.83%) Social Media
12 6 (1.37%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.37%) Smart City
13 5 (1.14%) Blog
14 3 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.68%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 159 (36.30%) Linux
2 107 (24.43%) Windows
3 36 (8.22%) Unix
4 10 (2.28%) Android
5 8 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.91%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.68%) CentOS
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (49.54%) Software Engineering
2 113 (25.80%) OO
3 111 (25.34%) Physics
4 109 (24.89%) Mathematics
5 102 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (23.29%) SDLC
6 54 (12.33%) Multithreading
7 51 (11.64%) OOP
8 45 (10.27%) Machine Learning
9 37 (8.45%) OOD
10 34 (7.76%) Open Source
11 32 (7.31%) Scrum
12 29 (6.62%) CAD
13 28 (6.39%) TDD
14 26 (5.94%) Image Processing
15 24 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (5.48%) UML
16 20 (4.57%) Artificial Intelligence
16 20 (4.57%) Test Automation
17 19 (4.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 438 (100.00%) C++
2 177 (40.41%) C#
3 161 (36.76%) Java
4 149 (34.02%) C
5 140 (31.96%) Python
6 71 (16.21%) SQL
7 53 (12.10%) JavaScript
8 25 (5.71%) PHP
9 21 (4.79%) Embedded C++
10 16 (3.65%) Embedded C
11 15 (3.42%) Ruby
12 14 (3.20%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.74%) MATLAB
14 11 (2.51%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.05%) Go
15 9 (2.05%) Perl
16 7 (1.60%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.37%) Delphi
17 6 (1.37%) Pascal
18 4 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 160 (36.53%) Degree
2 65 (14.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (12.10%) Numerate Degree
4 35 (7.99%) PhD
5 12 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) MCP
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.39%) QA
2 12 (2.74%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.46%) TickIT
4 1 (0.23%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 7 (1.60%) Firmware
2 6 (1.37%) Docker
3 5 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.46%) KVM
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (5.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.74%) Google
3 10 (2.28%) Oracle
3 10 (2.28%) SAP
4 5 (1.14%) VMware
5 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.46%) ILOG
7 2 (0.46%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.23%) Intel
8 1 (0.23%) Sybase
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