Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a C++/Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 1054 1027
Rank change year-on-year +30 -27 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 109 150 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 104 132 175
UK median annual salary £65,000 £53,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.93% +13.16% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £24,775 £28,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £107,500 £75,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +64.29% -15.15% -2.94%

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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 13 December 2018.

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

C++/Java 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++/Java Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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 +19 106 £65,000 +23.81% 22
London +63 66 £75,000 -9.09% 10
UK excluding London +12 43 £57,500 +64.29% 13
South East +23 17 £56,500 +17.10% 7
North of England +48 15 £57,500 +53.33%
North West +23 13 £57,500 +53.33%
South West -5 4 £42,500 +41.67% 3
Midlands +35 3 £27,000 -36.47%
East Midlands +23 3 £27,000 -40.00%
Northern Ireland -6 2 £37,500 -31.82%
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +12 1 £50,000 +88.68% 2
Scotland -4 1 £57,500 +6.98% 1

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) C++
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (66.06%) Python
3 71 (65.14%) C#
4 58 (53.21%) Finance
5 54 (49.54%) Software Engineering
6 53 (48.62%) OO
7 43 (39.45%) Computer Science
8 42 (38.53%) Derivative
8 42 (38.53%) Algorithms
9 40 (36.70%) Relational Database
10 39 (35.78%) Mathematics
10 39 (35.78%) Data Structures
11 38 (34.86%) User Experience
11 38 (34.86%) R
11 38 (34.86%) Physics
12 26 (23.85%) Hedge funds
13 23 (21.10%) Low Latency
14 22 (20.18%) Big Data
15 21 (19.27%) Java 8
16 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (15.60%) SQL
18 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
19 15 (13.76%) Fintech
20 14 (12.84%) Degree
21 12 (11.01%) .NET
21 12 (11.01%) C
22 11 (10.09%) Analytics
23 10 (9.17%) Linux
24 9 (8.26%) TDD

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 8 (7.34%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.83%) Apache
2 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.92%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.92%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) IPv4
3 1 (0.92%) IPv6
3 1 (0.92%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.70%) Relational Database
2 22 (20.18%) Big Data
3 7 (6.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.50%) KDB
4 6 (5.50%) Kdb+
5 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.59%) JIRA
1 5 (4.59%) Maven
2 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.75%) GitLab
3 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.75%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.92%) JMeter
5 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 58 (53.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Front Office
2 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Electronics
3 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) .NET
2 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.59%) Django
2 5 (4.59%) HTML
3 3 (2.75%) CSS
3 3 (2.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.75%) Spring
4 2 (1.83%) CSS3
4 2 (1.83%) HTML5
4 2 (1.83%) J2EE
4 2 (1.83%) Node.js
4 2 (1.83%) Qt
4 2 (1.83%) React
5 1 (0.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.92%) JNI
5 1 (0.92%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.92%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.53%) Algorithms
1 42 (38.53%) Derivative
2 39 (35.78%) Data Structures
3 38 (34.86%) User Experience
4 26 (23.85%) Hedge funds
5 15 (13.76%) Fintech
6 7 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.75%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.83%) Social Media
10 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.92%) CUDA
10 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.92%) Robotics
10 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Android
3 5 (4.59%) Unix
4 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.75%) Solaris
5 3 (2.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.54%) Software Engineering
2 53 (48.62%) OO
3 43 (39.45%) Computer Science
4 39 (35.78%) Mathematics
5 38 (34.86%) Physics
6 23 (21.10%) Low Latency
7 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.09%) Analytics
9 9 (8.26%) TDD
10 8 (7.34%) Data Science
10 8 (7.34%) Machine Learning
10 8 (7.34%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.50%) Backtesting
11 6 (5.50%) Data Analytics
11 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (4.59%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.59%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) C++
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (66.06%) Python
3 71 (65.14%) C#
4 38 (34.86%) R
5 21 (19.27%) Java 8
6 17 (15.60%) SQL
7 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
8 12 (11.01%) C
9 3 (2.75%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.75%) Scala
10 2 (1.83%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.92%) PHP
11 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Docker
2 3 (2.75%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Ansible
2 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.83%) Puppet
4 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (4.59%) SAP
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle
2 3 (2.75%) Samsung
3 1 (0.92%) Google
3 1 (0.92%) IBM
3 1 (0.92%) Sybase