The median annual salary for a C++/Java Developer was £50,000 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++ Java Developer
UK
Rank 778 828 759
Rank change year-on-year +50 -69  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 82 128 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 76 113 196
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £89,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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++/Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

C++/Java Developer
Salary Trend

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

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

C++/Java Developer
Salary Histogram

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

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

C++/Java 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++/Java 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 +57 76 £50,000 -16.66% 15
London +43 37 £65,000 -7.14% 5
South East +58 27 £42,500 -15.00% 5
City of London +49 14 £65,000 -10.34% 3
Surrey +48 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England +16 7 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Cambridge +12 7 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Sussex +6 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Crawley +2 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Belfast - 6 £50,000 -
County Antrim - 6 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £50,000 -
South West +17 5 £48,750 -11.36%
Walton-on-Thames +15 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £42,500 -
Reading - 3 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +25 2 £37,500 -23.46% 1
Southampton +12 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Gloucestershire 0 2 £46,250 -15.90%
Oxfordshire -2 2 £33,750 -43.75% 2
Guildford - 2 £43,500 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £33,750 -
Dorset - 2 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £47,500 -
Staines - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £47,500 -

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

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

1 166 (100.00%) C++
1 166 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (42.77%) Finance
3 66 (39.76%) C#
4 60 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (34.34%) Software Engineering
6 56 (33.73%) Degree
7 54 (32.53%) Python
8 50 (30.12%) SQL
9 47 (28.31%) JavaScript
9 47 (28.31%) Linux
9 47 (28.31%) Computer Science
10 46 (27.71%) OO
11 45 (27.11%) Mathematics
12 43 (25.90%) C
13 40 (24.10%) HTML
14 36 (21.69%) OOP
15 34 (20.48%) CSS
16 30 (18.07%) Telecoms
17 27 (16.27%) Multithreading
18 25 (15.06%) SDLC
19 24 (14.46%) SQL Server
20 22 (13.25%) PHP
20 22 (13.25%) Windows
21 21 (12.65%) Banking
21 21 (12.65%) AngularJS
22 20 (12.05%) Oracle
23 19 (11.45%) Unix
24 17 (10.24%) Physics
24 17 (10.24%) Ruby

C++/Java 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 11 (6.63%) Apache
2 5 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) Drupal
5 1 (0.60%) Jetty
5 1 (0.60%) Luigi
5 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.41%) MetaTrader
2 4 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.01%) GitHub
2 4 (2.41%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) Network Security
2 7 (4.22%) Wireshark
3 6 (3.61%) HTTP
4 5 (3.01%) SNMP
5 3 (1.81%) DNS
6 2 (1.20%) NGN
6 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) Broadband
7 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.04%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.83%) MySQL
4 9 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.61%) Big Data
6 6 (3.61%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.20%) MS Access
10 1 (0.60%) Berkeley DB
10 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.63%) Subversion
3 9 (5.42%) Selenium
4 8 (4.82%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.22%) JUnit
6 6 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.61%) NUnit
6 6 (3.61%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (3.61%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.81%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.81%) Maven
7 3 (1.81%) Mockito
8 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.60%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.60%) gulp
General
1 71 (42.77%) Finance
2 30 (18.07%) Telecoms
3 21 (12.65%) Banking
4 14 (8.43%) Front Office
5 11 (6.63%) Marketing
6 10 (6.02%) Automotive
7 8 (4.82%) Electronics
8 7 (4.22%) Manufacturing
9 6 (3.61%) Games
10 5 (3.01%) Aerospace
10 5 (3.01%) Investment Banking
11 4 (2.41%) Advertising
12 2 (1.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.60%) Billing
13 1 (0.60%) Legal
13 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.10%) HTML
2 34 (20.48%) CSS
3 21 (12.65%) AngularJS
4 14 (8.43%) XML
5 13 (7.83%) .NET
6 9 (5.42%) LAMP
6 9 (5.42%) Node.js
7 8 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (4.82%) Django
7 8 (4.82%) React
7 8 (4.82%) STL
8 7 (4.22%) GWT
8 7 (4.22%) jQuery
9 6 (3.61%) Ajax
9 6 (3.61%) REST
9 6 (3.61%) Spring
10 5 (3.01%) D3.js
10 5 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (28.31%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.04%) Algorithms
2 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.23%) Derivative
3 12 (7.23%) Market Risk
4 9 (5.42%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.81%) Fintech
6 3 (1.81%) Social Media
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.60%) Equities
8 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.60%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.31%) Linux
2 22 (13.25%) Windows
3 19 (11.45%) Unix
4 13 (7.83%) Android
5 10 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.01%) Solaris
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.81%) CentOS
9 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (34.34%) Software Engineering
3 46 (27.71%) OO
4 45 (27.11%) Mathematics
5 36 (21.69%) OOP
6 27 (16.27%) Multithreading
7 25 (15.06%) SDLC
8 17 (10.24%) Open Source
8 17 (10.24%) Physics
9 16 (9.64%) Scrum
9 16 (9.64%) TDD
9 16 (9.64%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.43%) Risk Management
11 12 (7.23%) Multithreaded Programming
12 11 (6.63%) Analytics
12 11 (6.63%) Low Latency
12 11 (6.63%) Quantitative Finance
12 11 (6.63%) Stochastic Modelling
13 10 (6.02%) Microservices
14 9 (5.42%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 166 (100.00%) C++
1 166 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (39.76%) C#
3 54 (32.53%) Python
4 50 (30.12%) SQL
5 47 (28.31%) JavaScript
6 43 (25.90%) C
7 22 (13.25%) PHP
8 17 (10.24%) Ruby
9 10 (6.02%) Scala
10 8 (4.82%) Go
11 7 (4.22%) Perl
12 6 (3.61%) Assembly Language
13 5 (3.01%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.81%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.81%) Clojure
15 2 (1.20%) AWK
15 2 (1.20%) F#
15 2 (1.20%) Lua
16 1 (0.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 56 (33.73%) Degree
2 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.01%) APMG
4 5 (3.01%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.01%) PMP
5 4 (2.41%) PhD
6 2 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) GDPR
1 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.20%) QA
1 2 (1.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) Docker
2 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) KVM
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (12.05%) Oracle
2 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.82%) Google
3 8 (4.82%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.22%) SAP
4 7 (4.22%) Sybase
5 4 (2.41%) Remedy
5 4 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.81%) HP
6 3 (1.81%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.20%) Solace
7 2 (1.20%) VMware
8 1 (0.60%) Perforce
8 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + New
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
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