The median annual salary for a C++/C# Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 829 840
Rank change year-on-year +65 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 110 104 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 97 93 119
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £35,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year -10.52% +16.56%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 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 +45 109 £50,000 - 17
London +56 57 £87,500 +62.79% 8
East of England +14 24 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East +34 18 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Cambridge -11 10 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Cambridgeshire -15 10 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Essex +2 7 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £42,500 -
Berkshire +26 6 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £41,250 -2.94%
City of London +29 4 £35,000 -58.82% 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £40,000 +14.28%
West Sussex +13 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Milton Keynes -9 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Aylesbury -11 3 £42,500 -8.10%
East Midlands - 3 £25,000 - 2
Reading +21 2 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West Yorkshire +17 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Kent +9 2 £30,500 -54.81%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £30,000 - 2
Crawley - 2 £56,250 -
Wetherby - 2 £40,000 -
Windsor - 2 £48,750 -
Deal - 2 £30,500 -
Surrey +5 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland +4 1 - -
North West -36 1 £35,000 -33.33% 1
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 225 (100.00%) C#
1 225 (100.00%) C++
2 87 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (37.33%) Finance
4 82 (36.44%) SQL
5 78 (34.67%) Java
6 76 (33.78%) Windows
7 74 (32.89%) Software Engineering
8 65 (28.89%) .NET
8 65 (28.89%) OO
9 56 (24.89%) Python
9 56 (24.89%) Degree
10 44 (19.56%) SQL Server
11 39 (17.33%) JavaScript
12 36 (16.00%) Scrum
12 36 (16.00%) Mathematics
12 36 (16.00%) Test Automation
13 35 (15.56%) Linux
14 33 (14.67%) HTML
14 33 (14.67%) Unit Testing
15 32 (14.22%) Front Office
16 31 (13.78%) SDLC
17 30 (13.33%) Computer Science
17 30 (13.33%) Visual Studio
18 26 (11.56%) OOP
18 26 (11.56%) Analytics
19 24 (10.67%) Numerate Degree
20 23 (10.22%) WCF
21 22 (9.78%) .NET Framework
22 21 (9.33%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.44%) Kinematics
Applications
1 19 (8.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) SaaS
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.11%) Broadband
2 3 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.56%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.67%) MySQL
5 3 (1.33%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.89%) Big Data
6 2 (0.89%) MS Access
6 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.22%) Subversion
4 12 (5.33%) NUnit
5 9 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.33%) LINQPad
6 3 (1.33%) MSI
6 3 (1.33%) WiX
7 2 (0.89%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 84 (37.33%) Finance
2 32 (14.22%) Front Office
3 19 (8.44%) Banking
4 12 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.89%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.11%) Billing
6 7 (3.11%) Marketing
7 5 (2.22%) Automotive
8 4 (1.78%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.78%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (28.89%) .NET
2 33 (14.67%) HTML
3 23 (10.22%) WCF
4 22 (9.78%) .NET Framework
5 18 (8.00%) CSS
5 18 (8.00%) WPF
6 16 (7.11%) ASP.NET
7 15 (6.67%) HTML5
8 14 (6.22%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.00%) XML
10 8 (3.56%) OpenGL
11 7 (3.11%) CSS3
11 7 (3.11%) jQuery
11 7 (3.11%) RESTful
12 6 (2.67%) Ajax
12 6 (2.67%) ATL
12 6 (2.67%) LAMP
12 6 (2.67%) MFC
12 6 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.44%) Derivative
3 18 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.00%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.56%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.11%) Contactless
8 7 (3.11%) EMV
8 7 (3.11%) iPad
8 7 (3.11%) Smartcard
9 6 (2.67%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.78%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.89%) Blog
12 2 (0.89%) Fintech
12 2 (0.89%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.89%) PMI
13 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.78%) Windows
2 35 (15.56%) Linux
3 6 (2.67%) Unix
4 5 (2.22%) Solaris
5 4 (1.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.89%) Software Engineering
3 65 (28.89%) OO
4 36 (16.00%) Mathematics
4 36 (16.00%) Scrum
4 36 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 33 (14.67%) Unit Testing
6 31 (13.78%) SDLC
7 26 (11.56%) Analytics
7 26 (11.56%) OOP
8 21 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (7.11%) Asset Management
9 16 (7.11%) Code Coverage
9 16 (7.11%) SOA
10 14 (6.22%) Open Source
11 13 (5.78%) TDD
11 13 (5.78%) UML
12 12 (5.33%) MVVM
13 11 (4.89%) Multithreading
14 10 (4.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 225 (100.00%) C#
1 225 (100.00%) C++
2 82 (36.44%) SQL
3 78 (34.67%) Java
4 56 (24.89%) Python
5 39 (17.33%) JavaScript
6 21 (9.33%) C
7 19 (8.44%) VBA
8 13 (5.78%) Ruby
9 11 (4.89%) Perl
10 10 (4.44%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.56%) PHP
11 8 (3.56%) VB
12 6 (2.67%) VC++
13 4 (1.78%) F#
14 3 (1.33%) XAML
15 2 (0.89%) Haskell
15 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (24.89%) Degree
2 24 (10.67%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 15 (6.67%) PhD
4 11 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.78%) APMG
6 4 (1.78%) PMP
7 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) QA
1 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.89%) Oracle
3 8 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.67%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.22%) VMware
6 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.89%) Google
7 2 (0.89%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.44%) Reuters
8 1 (0.44%) Sophis
8 1 (0.44%) Sybase
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits plus superb benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £120k + top benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable dep. on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago