The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 635 685 654
Rank change year-on-year +50 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 223 234 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 215 216 300
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  

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 81728 96163 104440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67454 80920 85598
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Developer in the UK

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +58 212 £40,000 -11.11% 58
London +48 64 £50,000 - 14
East of England +50 59 £37,500 -21.05% 15
South East +14 50 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Cambridgeshire +32 40 £34,000 -32.00% 14
Cambridge +19 40 £34,000 -32.00% 14
East Midlands +20 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Oxfordshire +21 12 £35,000 -22.22% 7
City of London +33 11 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Hertfordshire +12 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Borehamwood - 11 £40,000 - 1
North West -29 10 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Yorkshire +26 8 £47,500 +18.75%
Manchester -17 8 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Berkshire +33 7 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Scotland +20 7 £42,500 +9.67%
West Sussex +5 7 £52,500 +31.25%
South West -11 7 £50,000 +28.20% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £42,500 -22.72%
Oxford +3 6 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Nottingham -4 6 £40,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 6 £32,500 - 1
Stanmore - 6 £40,000 -
Kent +23 5 £30,500 -44.54%
Hampshire +20 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East Sussex +14 5 £49,000 +8.88%
West End of London +8 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Basingstoke +1 5 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Brighton - 5 £49,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 412 (100.00%) C++
2 204 (49.51%) Software Engineering
3 161 (39.08%) C#
4 152 (36.89%) Degree
5 142 (34.47%) Linux
6 139 (33.74%) Java
7 130 (31.55%) Python
8 127 (30.83%) Computer Science
9 126 (30.58%) C
10 108 (26.21%) Physics
11 107 (25.97%) OO
12 101 (24.51%) Mathematics
12 101 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
13 97 (23.54%) Windows
14 95 (23.06%) SDLC
15 66 (16.02%) .NET
16 65 (15.78%) Finance
17 60 (14.56%) SQL
17 60 (14.56%) Algorithms
18 59 (14.32%) Computer Science Degree
19 57 (13.83%) HTML
19 57 (13.83%) Multithreading
20 53 (12.86%) Telecoms
21 52 (12.62%) OOP
22 47 (11.41%) Numerate Degree
23 46 (11.17%) JavaScript
23 46 (11.17%) Visual Studio
24 45 (10.92%) Games
25 42 (10.19%) Qt
26 41 (9.95%) Automotive

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 13 (3.16%) Apache
2 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.49%) IIS
3 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.24%) JBoss
4 1 (0.24%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.24%) nginx
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.49%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.46%) SaaS
2 5 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.21%) GitHub
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.46%) HTTP
3 4 (0.97%) InfiniBand
4 3 (0.73%) Broadband
4 3 (0.73%) Firewall
4 3 (0.73%) RS-485
5 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.49%) NGN
6 1 (0.24%) 3G
6 1 (0.24%) 4G
6 1 (0.24%) LTE
6 1 (0.24%) Network Security
6 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.85%) MySQL
3 13 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.18%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.21%) Big Data
7 4 (0.97%) Redis
8 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.49%) MS Access
9 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.24%) KDB
10 1 (0.24%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 46 (11.17%) Visual Studio
2 36 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.10%) LabVIEW
3 21 (5.10%) Subversion
4 13 (3.16%) GoogleTest
5 9 (2.18%) Selenium
6 6 (1.46%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.46%) NUnit
7 5 (1.21%) CMake
7 5 (1.21%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.97%) JIRA
8 4 (0.97%) Maven
8 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.73%) Ant
9 3 (0.73%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.73%) JUnit
9 3 (0.73%) LINQPad
10 2 (0.49%) GCC
10 2 (0.49%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 65 (15.78%) Finance
2 53 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 45 (10.92%) Games
4 41 (9.95%) Automotive
5 25 (6.07%) Aerospace
6 23 (5.58%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.88%) Marketing
8 15 (3.64%) Banking
9 14 (3.40%) Electronics
10 11 (2.67%) Front Office
11 4 (0.97%) Advertising
11 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.73%) Billing
12 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.49%) Back Office
14 1 (0.24%) Avionics
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (16.02%) .NET
2 57 (13.83%) HTML
3 42 (10.19%) Qt
4 41 (9.95%) STL
5 35 (8.50%) CSS
6 29 (7.04%) OpenGL
7 27 (6.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 19 (4.61%) AngularJS
9 18 (4.37%) HTML5
10 13 (3.16%) WPF
11 12 (2.91%) Qt Quick
11 12 (2.91%) WebKit
12 11 (2.67%) XML
13 10 (2.43%) Apache Axis
13 10 (2.43%) LAMP
13 10 (2.43%) MFC
13 10 (2.43%) Node.js
13 10 (2.43%) OpenCL
13 10 (2.43%) OpenCV
14 9 (2.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 127 (30.83%) Computer Science
2 60 (14.56%) Algorithms
3 18 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.40%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.16%) 3D Graphics
5 13 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.43%) 3D Printing
9 6 (1.46%) Blog
9 6 (1.46%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.46%) Fintech
9 6 (1.46%) Social Media
10 5 (1.21%) CUDA
10 5 (1.21%) Derivative
10 5 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.21%) GPGPU
10 5 (1.21%) Robotics
10 5 (1.21%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 142 (34.47%) Linux
2 97 (23.54%) Windows
3 37 (8.98%) Unix
4 10 (2.43%) Android
5 8 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.70%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (49.51%) Software Engineering
2 108 (26.21%) Physics
3 107 (25.97%) OO
4 101 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (24.51%) Mathematics
5 95 (23.06%) SDLC
6 57 (13.83%) Multithreading
7 52 (12.62%) OOP
8 40 (9.71%) Machine Learning
9 37 (8.98%) OOD
10 35 (8.50%) Open Source
11 27 (6.55%) TDD
12 26 (6.31%) UML
13 25 (6.07%) Scrum
14 23 (5.58%) CAD
14 23 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (5.10%) Image Processing
16 20 (4.85%) Test Automation
16 20 (4.85%) Unit Testing
17 18 (4.37%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 412 (100.00%) C++
2 161 (39.08%) C#
3 139 (33.74%) Java
4 130 (31.55%) Python
5 126 (30.58%) C
6 60 (14.56%) SQL
7 46 (11.17%) JavaScript
8 23 (5.58%) PHP
9 17 (4.13%) Embedded C
9 17 (4.13%) Ruby
10 16 (3.88%) Embedded C++
11 13 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.91%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.94%) Assembly Language
13 8 (1.94%) Perl
14 7 (1.70%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.70%) Delphi
14 7 (1.70%) Pascal
15 5 (1.21%) Go
15 5 (1.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 152 (36.89%) Degree
2 59 (14.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (11.41%) Numerate Degree
4 38 (9.22%) PhD
5 10 (2.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) HND
7 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.04%) QA
2 13 (3.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.49%) TickIT
4 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (1.94%) Docker
2 6 (1.46%) Firmware
3 5 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.49%) KVM
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (4.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.40%) Google
3 8 (1.94%) Oracle
4 7 (1.70%) SAP
5 6 (1.46%) VMware
6 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.49%) ILOG
7 2 (0.49%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.24%) Intel
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.24%) Sybase
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits, pension healthcare etc.
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Salary: UKP 56000 per year
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Share Options
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Salary: UKP 55000 per year
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
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