Period
to 16 June 2019

The median annual salary for a C++/Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1003 1103 1022
Rank change year-on-year +100 -81 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 102 93 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.054% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.056% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 93 86 158
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £70,600 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -8.16%

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 137,780 165,560 165,703
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.35% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109,623 134,673 136,528
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 June 2019.

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

C++/Java Developer
Top 12 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 16 June 2019. 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 +74 99 £60,000 - 16
UK excluding London +65 64 £55,000 - 5
London +86 38 £65,000 -7.14% 12
North West +44 21 £65,000 +30.00% 1
North of England +39 21 £65,000 +44.44% 2
South East +16 21 £52,500 -25.00%
South West +24 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England +85 6 £40,000 +8.84%
Midlands +40 3 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £48,750 -
West Midlands +33 1 £50,000 +42.86% 1

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

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, C++/Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring C++/Java Developer in the job title.

1 102 (100.00%) C++
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (85.29%) Python
3 75 (73.53%) Software Engineering
4 70 (68.63%) C#
5 55 (53.92%) Finance
6 42 (41.18%) Algorithms
7 40 (39.22%) C
8 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
9 38 (37.25%) OO
9 38 (37.25%) Computer Science
10 33 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (32.35%) Mathematics
10 33 (32.35%) Physics
10 33 (32.35%) Relational Database
11 32 (31.37%) User Experience
11 32 (31.37%) Data Structures
11 32 (31.37%) R
11 32 (31.37%) Derivative
12 31 (30.39%) Hedge funds
12 31 (30.39%) DevOps
13 24 (23.53%) TDD
13 24 (23.53%) Docker
14 23 (22.55%) Android
15 18 (17.65%) Telecoms
15 18 (17.65%) Linux
15 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
16 17 (16.67%) Multithreading
16 17 (16.67%) Ansible
16 17 (16.67%) SQL

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 9 (8.82%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.88%) Apache
2 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.88%) GlassFish
2 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) GitHub
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) Broadband
3 1 (0.98%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.35%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.88%) GIS
3 6 (5.88%) Spatial Data
4 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.92%) Big Data
5 4 (3.92%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.94%) KDB
6 3 (2.94%) Kdb+
6 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.78%) GitLab
2 11 (10.78%) Vagrant
3 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
4 2 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.98%) CodeSonar
5 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) git-flow
5 1 (0.98%) Gradle
5 1 (0.98%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 55 (53.92%) Finance
2 18 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.82%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Electronics
3 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.82%) Marketing
4 7 (6.86%) Military
5 5 (4.90%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) SOAP
2 10 (9.80%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.82%) HTML
4 8 (7.84%) Django
5 7 (6.86%) .NET
5 7 (6.86%) React
6 6 (5.88%) CSS
6 6 (5.88%) CSS3
6 6 (5.88%) HTML5
6 6 (5.88%) Node.js
6 6 (5.88%) REST
6 6 (5.88%) Spring
6 6 (5.88%) Vue.js
7 5 (4.90%) J2EE
8 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.94%) RESTful
10 1 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.98%) GWT
10 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.98%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (41.18%) Algorithms
2 32 (31.37%) Data Structures
2 32 (31.37%) Derivative
2 32 (31.37%) User Experience
3 31 (30.39%) Hedge funds
4 13 (12.75%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.88%) Lidar
5 6 (5.88%) Social Media
6 5 (4.90%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.94%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.98%) Anti-Piracy
8 1 (0.98%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.98%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Android
2 18 (17.65%) Linux
3 13 (12.75%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.86%) Windows
5 3 (2.94%) Solaris
5 3 (2.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (73.53%) Software Engineering
2 38 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 38 (37.25%) OO
3 33 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (32.35%) Mathematics
3 33 (32.35%) Physics
4 31 (30.39%) DevOps
5 24 (23.53%) TDD
6 17 (16.67%) Business Development
6 17 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 16 (15.69%) Android Development
7 16 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (14.71%) Fintech
9 13 (12.75%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (11.76%) Concurrent Programming
11 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (8.82%) Machine Learning
12 9 (8.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C++
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (85.29%) Python
3 70 (68.63%) C#
4 40 (39.22%) C
5 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 32 (31.37%) R
7 17 (16.67%) SQL
8 13 (12.75%) Kotlin
9 9 (8.82%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.84%) Objective-C
11 7 (6.86%) Go
12 6 (5.88%) Apple Swift
13 5 (4.90%) Perl
13 5 (4.90%) Ruby
14 4 (3.92%) VBA
15 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.96%) Uniface
15 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) Docker
2 12 (11.76%) vSphere
3 11 (10.78%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) Ansible
2 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Samsung
2 9 (8.82%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) ESRI
3 6 (5.88%) Luciad
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft