Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++/Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

C++ Java Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1023 1017 956
Rank change year-on-year -6 -61 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 154 205 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 139 182 320
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.55% +1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £24,950 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £75,000 £105,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.92% +15.63% -11.11%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
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++/Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

C++/Java Developer
Top 14 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 6 months to 18 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 -30 143 £47,500 -3.06% 12
UK excluding London +48 89 £37,500 -18.92% 2
London -35 64 £85,000 +70.00% 10
South West +6 27 £30,000 -35.48%
East of England +5 22 £26,500 -37.65% 1
South East +9 19 £47,500 -
Scotland -1 9 £53,750 +128.72%
North of England +3 8 £37,500 -5.06% 1
North West -21 7 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Midlands +26 2 £32,000 +42.22%
West Midlands +17 2 £32,000 +42.22%
Yorkshire +31 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 154 (100.00%) C++
1 154 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (48.70%) Finance
3 65 (42.21%) C#
4 63 (40.91%) Python
5 47 (30.52%) Software Engineering
6 44 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (28.57%) SQL
7 42 (27.27%) Degree
8 41 (26.62%) Computer Science
8 41 (26.62%) C
9 39 (25.32%) Linux
10 38 (24.68%) OO
11 31 (20.13%) Banking
12 29 (18.83%) JavaScript
13 23 (14.94%) Mathematics
14 22 (14.29%) Marketing
15 21 (13.64%) Go
16 20 (12.99%) High Availability
16 20 (12.99%) Front Office
16 20 (12.99%) Telecoms
17 19 (12.34%) Electronics
17 19 (12.34%) OOP
17 19 (12.34%) Refactoring
18 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
18 18 (11.69%) Analytics
19 17 (11.04%) SDLC
19 17 (11.04%) Jenkins
19 17 (11.04%) Microservices
19 17 (11.04%) HTML

C++/Java 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 5 (3.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (1.95%) OpenEdge
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.65%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.95%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.44%) HTTP
2 5 (3.25%) Broadband
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.19%) GIS
1 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.90%) Big Data
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.95%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.95%) DB2
3 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.30%) KDB
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.04%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.95%) Maven
5 3 (1.95%) NUnit
5 3 (1.95%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) GCC
7 1 (0.65%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.65%) Gradle
7 1 (0.65%) JMeter
7 1 (0.65%) JUnit
7 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.65%) Subversion
7 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (48.70%) Finance
2 31 (20.13%) Banking
3 22 (14.29%) Marketing
4 20 (12.99%) Front Office
4 20 (12.99%) Telecoms
5 19 (12.34%) Electronics
6 17 (11.04%) Investment Banking
7 13 (8.44%) Manufacturing
8 5 (3.25%) Billing
9 3 (1.95%) Back Office
10 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.04%) HTML
2 16 (10.39%) AngularJS
3 15 (9.74%) CSS
4 14 (9.09%) .NET
4 14 (9.09%) REST
4 14 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (8.44%) D3.js
6 10 (6.49%) XML
7 9 (5.84%) Spring
8 5 (3.25%) Spring Cloud
9 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.60%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.60%) J2EE
9 4 (2.60%) STL
10 3 (1.95%) Spring MVC
11 2 (1.30%) jQuery
11 2 (1.30%) JSON
11 2 (1.30%) Kafka
11 2 (1.30%) RESTful
11 2 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.62%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.44%) Fintech
3 11 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.19%) Contactless
6 8 (5.19%) EMV
6 8 (5.19%) Smartcard
7 7 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 7 (4.55%) Fixed Income
8 6 (3.90%) Derivative
9 4 (2.60%) Social Media
10 3 (1.95%) Bitcoin
11 2 (1.30%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.30%) Robotics
11 2 (1.30%) Smart City
12 1 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.32%) Linux
2 10 (6.49%) Windows
3 5 (3.25%) Android
3 5 (3.25%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.25%) Unix
4 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) Software Engineering
2 44 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (24.68%) OO
4 23 (14.94%) Mathematics
5 20 (12.99%) High Availability
6 19 (12.34%) OOP
6 19 (12.34%) Refactoring
7 18 (11.69%) Analytics
8 17 (11.04%) Microservices
8 17 (11.04%) SDLC
9 15 (9.74%) Multithreading
10 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.44%) Continuous Deployment
10 13 (8.44%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (8.44%) Low Latency
10 13 (8.44%) Programme Management
10 13 (8.44%) Scrum
11 11 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.49%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (6.49%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 154 (100.00%) C++
1 154 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (42.21%) C#
3 63 (40.91%) Python
4 44 (28.57%) SQL
5 41 (26.62%) C
6 29 (18.83%) JavaScript
7 21 (13.64%) Go
8 14 (9.09%) Scala
9 12 (7.79%) PHP
10 9 (5.84%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.55%) Kotlin
12 5 (3.25%) Ruby
13 4 (2.60%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.95%) VC++
15 1 (0.65%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.65%) Fortran
15 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.19%) PhD
4 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) ECSS
1 1 (0.65%) GDPR
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (8.44%) Oracle
1 13 (8.44%) SAP
2 5 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.60%) Sybase
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.65%) Calypso
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.65%) Solace
5 1 (0.65%) TIBCO