Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++/C# Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

C++/C# Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1025 1015 976
Rank change year-on-year -10 -39 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 174 203 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 159 185 304
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,600 £28,075
90th Percentile £101,250 £80,000 £108,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +18.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

C++/C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

C++/C# Developer
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++/C# Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +10 169 £45,000 -5.26% 14
UK excluding London -4 97 £45,000 - 7
London +19 76 £60,000 -7.69% 7
South East +31 45 £43,500 -8.42% 3
East of England +15 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Midlands +32 12 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +33 8 £45,000 - 2
North of England -2 6 £22,500 -43.75%
Yorkshire +26 5 £22,500 -23.08%
Scotland -4 5 - -
West Midlands +14 4 £45,000 -14.29%
South West +19 2 £38,000 +2.70%
North West -3 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 174 (100.00%) C#
1 174 (100.00%) C++
2 76 (43.68%) SQL
3 72 (41.38%) .NET
4 58 (33.33%) Finance
5 51 (29.31%) Java
6 46 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (26.44%) JavaScript
7 42 (24.14%) Python
8 38 (21.84%) Windows
8 38 (21.84%) Degree
9 36 (20.69%) Software Engineering
10 35 (20.11%) OO
11 34 (19.54%) Unit Testing
12 32 (18.39%) TDD
13 30 (17.24%) Visual Studio
14 26 (14.94%) SQL Server
15 25 (14.37%) ASP.NET
15 25 (14.37%) Linux
15 25 (14.37%) Multithreading
15 25 (14.37%) Computer Science
16 24 (13.79%) WCF
17 23 (13.22%) IIS
18 20 (11.49%) C
19 19 (10.92%) Computer Science Degree
20 18 (10.34%) WPF
21 17 (9.77%) T-SQL
21 17 (9.77%) Algorithms
22 16 (9.20%) HTML
22 16 (9.20%) Scrum

C++/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 23 (13.22%) IIS
2 5 (2.87%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.72%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.57%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MetaTrader
2 2 (1.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) HTTP
1 7 (4.02%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.87%) VoIP
3 3 (1.72%) Broadband
4 1 (0.57%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.75%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.75%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.17%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.15%) Big Data
6 2 (1.15%) MySQL
7 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.57%) KDB
7 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.17%) Subversion
3 7 (4.02%) MSI
3 7 (4.02%) WiX
4 3 (1.72%) NUnit
4 3 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.15%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.57%) Grunt
6 1 (0.57%) gulp
6 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 58 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.05%) Banking
3 14 (8.05%) Games
4 13 (7.47%) Front Office
5 11 (6.32%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.87%) Marketing
7 4 (2.30%) Billing
8 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (41.38%) .NET
2 25 (14.37%) ASP.NET
3 24 (13.79%) WCF
4 18 (10.34%) WPF
5 16 (9.20%) HTML
6 15 (8.62%) Web Services
7 14 (8.05%) WinForms
8 12 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (6.32%) CSS
9 11 (6.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 8 (4.60%) Node.js
11 7 (4.02%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.45%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.87%) RESTful
13 5 (2.87%) Spring
13 5 (2.87%) Spring Cloud
14 4 (2.30%) Ajax
14 4 (2.30%) HTML5
14 4 (2.30%) OpenGL
15 3 (1.72%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.37%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.77%) Algorithms
3 15 (8.62%) Data Structures
3 15 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.02%) Contactless
5 7 (4.02%) EMV
5 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.02%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.72%) Animation
7 3 (1.72%) Derivative
7 3 (1.72%) iPad
8 2 (1.15%) Fintech
8 2 (1.15%) Robotics
9 1 (0.57%) Blog
9 1 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.57%) Social Network
9 1 (0.57%) Swaptions
9 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.84%) Windows
2 25 (14.37%) Linux
3 6 (3.45%) Unix
4 2 (1.15%) Android
4 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 35 (20.11%) OO
4 34 (19.54%) Unit Testing
5 32 (18.39%) TDD
6 25 (14.37%) Multithreading
7 16 (9.20%) Analytics
7 16 (9.20%) MVVM
7 16 (9.20%) Scrum
8 15 (8.62%) Refactoring
9 13 (7.47%) Mathematics
10 12 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.90%) Workflow
11 11 (6.32%) SDLC
11 11 (6.32%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.32%) User Stories
12 10 (5.75%) OOP
13 9 (5.17%) Open Source
14 8 (4.60%) Integration Testing
14 8 (4.60%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) C#
1 174 (100.00%) C++
2 76 (43.68%) SQL
3 51 (29.31%) Java
4 46 (26.44%) JavaScript
5 42 (24.14%) Python
6 20 (11.49%) C
7 17 (9.77%) T-SQL
8 15 (8.62%) MATLAB
9 8 (4.60%) VB
10 5 (2.87%) PHP
10 5 (2.87%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.87%) VBA
11 4 (2.30%) Ruby
11 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.72%) Perl
12 3 (1.72%) Scala
13 2 (1.15%) VB6
13 2 (1.15%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) Degree
2 19 (10.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.72%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.72%) PhD
5 3 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (8.05%) Oracle
2 7 (4.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.72%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.57%) Reuters