The median annual salary for a C++/C# Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++/C# Developer
UK
Rank 745 814 797
Rank change year-on-year +69 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 115 142 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 101 134 158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £79,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++/C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C++/C# Developer in the UK

C++/C# Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C++/C# Developer in the UK

C++/C# Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++/C# Developer in the UK

C++/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++/C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +87 115 £45,000 +1.12% 23
South East +55 42 £52,500 +23.52% 5
London +61 36 £55,000 -21.42% 11
West Sussex +36 27 £55,000 +120.00% 2
East Midlands +16 17 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Nottinghamshire +29 15 £30,000 - 2
East of England +25 15 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cambridge +21 14 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 14 £55,000 +22.22% 2
City of London +54 12 £45,000 -30.76% 3
Crawley +16 12 £56,250 +125.00% 1
Gatwick - 11 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Milton Keynes +11 5 £42,500 -10.52%
Surrey +21 4 £40,000 -4.76%
Walton-on-Thames +12 4 £40,000 -11.11%
South West +16 3 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Nottingham +14 3 £30,000 -
Deal - 3 £30,500 -
Horsham - 3 £40,000 -
Kent - 3 £30,500 -
Hampshire +31 2 £37,500 - 1
Leicester - 2 £45,000 -
Bristol - 2 £37,500 -
Southampton - 2 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +19 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Hertfordshire +18 1 - -
Yorkshire +14 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Cheshire +11 1 £34,000 -22.72%

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, C++/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++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 210 (100.00%) C#
1 210 (100.00%) C++
2 106 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (39.05%) Java
4 80 (38.10%) .NET
4 80 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 75 (35.71%) Windows
6 69 (32.86%) Finance
7 53 (25.24%) OO
8 51 (24.29%) SQL
9 46 (21.90%) Degree
10 43 (20.48%) HTML
11 39 (18.57%) Python
12 36 (17.14%) Mathematics
12 36 (17.14%) Computer Science
12 36 (17.14%) Unit Testing
13 35 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 32 (15.24%) Scrum
15 31 (14.76%) OOP
16 30 (14.29%) Linux
16 30 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 30 (14.29%) SDLC
17 29 (13.81%) .NET Framework
18 28 (13.33%) WCF
19 26 (12.38%) Multithreading
20 25 (11.90%) CSS
20 25 (11.90%) Visual Studio
21 23 (10.95%) HTML5
21 23 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
22 22 (10.48%) Banking

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (5.71%) Apache
2 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.43%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.48%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.48%) Luigi
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) DNS
1 3 (1.43%) Firewall
1 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.48%) Broadband
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.29%) MySQL
3 8 (3.81%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.38%) Big Data
6 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.43%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.95%) Berkeley DB
8 2 (0.95%) Impala
8 2 (0.95%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.95%) MS Access
8 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) KDB
9 1 (0.48%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.10%) Subversion
4 11 (5.24%) NUnit
5 6 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.43%) JIRA
6 3 (1.43%) LINQPad
7 2 (0.95%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.48%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.48%) Maven
8 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (32.86%) Finance
2 22 (10.48%) Banking
3 13 (6.19%) Front Office
4 8 (3.81%) Games
4 8 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.33%) French Language
6 6 (2.86%) Automotive
7 5 (2.38%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.95%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Avionics
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (38.10%) .NET
2 43 (20.48%) HTML
3 29 (13.81%) .NET Framework
4 28 (13.33%) WCF
5 25 (11.90%) CSS
6 23 (10.95%) HTML5
7 19 (9.05%) AngularJS
7 19 (9.05%) WPF
8 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET
9 10 (4.76%) CSS3
9 10 (4.76%) jQuery
10 8 (3.81%) React
11 7 (3.33%) XML
12 6 (2.86%) Node.js
12 6 (2.86%) OpenGL
12 6 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 5 (2.38%) Django
13 5 (2.38%) LAMP
13 5 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (1.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.62%) Derivative
3 13 (6.19%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.24%) Market Risk
5 10 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 9 (4.29%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.90%) iPad
8 4 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.43%) Fintech
9 3 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.43%) iPhone
9 3 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.95%) Blog
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.95%) PMI
10 2 (0.95%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 75 (35.71%) Windows
2 30 (14.29%) Linux
3 11 (5.24%) Android
4 10 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.33%) Unix
6 4 (1.90%) Solaris
6 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 53 (25.24%) OO
4 36 (17.14%) Mathematics
4 36 (17.14%) Unit Testing
5 32 (15.24%) Scrum
6 31 (14.76%) OOP
7 30 (14.29%) SDLC
8 26 (12.38%) Multithreading
9 23 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (9.52%) Physics
11 17 (8.10%) Risk Management
12 16 (7.62%) MVC
13 14 (6.67%) Open Source
14 13 (6.19%) Code Coverage
14 13 (6.19%) MVVM
15 12 (5.71%) SOA
16 11 (5.24%) Data Management
16 11 (5.24%) Low Latency
16 11 (5.24%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 210 (100.00%) C#
1 210 (100.00%) C++
2 82 (39.05%) Java
3 51 (24.29%) SQL
4 39 (18.57%) Python
5 35 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.05%) C
7 16 (7.62%) Ruby
8 10 (4.76%) PHP
9 8 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.33%) VB
11 5 (2.38%) F#
11 5 (2.38%) Perl
11 5 (2.38%) VBA
12 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.43%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.43%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.43%) Haskell
13 3 (1.43%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (21.90%) Degree
2 6 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.90%) APMG
3 4 (1.90%) PMP
3 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) HND
4 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 14 (6.67%) Oracle
2 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
2 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (1.90%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.43%) HP
3 3 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (0.48%) Apple
4 1 (0.48%) Facebook
4 1 (0.48%) IBM
4 1 (0.48%) Solace
4 1 (0.48%) Sybase
4 1 (0.48%) T-Plan
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago