The median annual salary for a C++/Java 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++ Java Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 817 794
Rank change year-on-year +34 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 91 116 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 83 112 163
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

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++/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 June 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 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 +13 89 £50,000 +5.26% 11
London +17 29 £67,500 +12.50% 6
South East +39 28 £43,500 -8.42% 2
East of England +6 19 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Berkshire +28 12 £56,500 +88.33%
Reading +26 11 £60,000 +100.00%
Cambridge -16 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Sussex +16 10 £44,250 -19.54%
Crawley +14 10 £44,250 -19.54%
South West -11 7 £30,000 -38.77% 1
Essex - 7 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £30,000 - 1
Chippenham - 6 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire -1 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Henley-on-Thames - 5 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +18 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Wetherby - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +25 1 £72,500 +205.26% 2
Leeds +9 1 £54,500 +55.71%
Gloucestershire -10 1 £45,000 -8.16%
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £26,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £22,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 173 (100.00%) C++
1 173 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (51.45%) Software Engineering
3 81 (46.82%) Finance
3 81 (46.82%) C#
4 58 (33.53%) Linux
5 55 (31.79%) JavaScript
5 55 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (30.64%) Python
7 52 (30.06%) C
7 52 (30.06%) OO
7 52 (30.06%) Degree
8 45 (26.01%) SQL
9 44 (25.43%) HTML
9 44 (25.43%) Computer Science
10 40 (23.12%) OOP
10 40 (23.12%) CSS
11 37 (21.39%) Mathematics
12 36 (20.81%) Telecoms
13 34 (19.65%) Multithreading
14 25 (14.45%) Marketing
15 24 (13.87%) Scrum
16 23 (13.29%) SDLC
17 22 (12.72%) Algorithms
17 22 (12.72%) Oracle
18 21 (12.14%) Open Source
19 20 (11.56%) Multithreaded Programming
19 20 (11.56%) Computer Science Degree
19 20 (11.56%) Banking
20 19 (10.98%) Front Office

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 (5.20%) Apache
2 3 (1.73%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.89%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.31%) GitHub
3 3 (1.73%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.36%) Broadband
2 6 (3.47%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) Network Security
3 2 (1.16%) NGN
3 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.09%) MySQL
3 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.16%) Big Data
6 2 (1.16%) MS Access
6 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Git (software)
1 10 (5.78%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.20%) NUnit
2 9 (5.20%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (5.20%) Selenium
3 6 (3.47%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.89%) JUnit
4 5 (2.89%) Maven
5 3 (1.73%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.73%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.73%) JIRA
5 3 (1.73%) Mockito
5 3 (1.73%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
General
1 81 (46.82%) Finance
2 36 (20.81%) Telecoms
3 25 (14.45%) Marketing
4 20 (11.56%) Banking
5 19 (10.98%) Front Office
6 11 (6.36%) Billing
7 10 (5.78%) Investment Banking
8 7 (4.05%) Electronics
9 6 (3.47%) Automotive
9 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.89%) Aerospace
10 5 (2.89%) Games
11 4 (2.31%) Advertising
12 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.43%) HTML
2 40 (23.12%) CSS
3 16 (9.25%) AngularJS
4 10 (5.78%) LAMP
5 9 (5.20%) XML
6 8 (4.62%) STL
7 7 (4.05%) Spring
8 6 (3.47%) .NET
8 6 (3.47%) Ajax
8 6 (3.47%) D3.js
8 6 (3.47%) Kafka
8 6 (3.47%) REST
8 6 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.89%) JSP
10 4 (2.31%) jQuery
11 3 (1.73%) Django
11 3 (1.73%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.73%) React
11 3 (1.73%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.43%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.72%) Algorithms
3 15 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.94%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.05%) Contactless
5 7 (4.05%) EMV
5 7 (4.05%) Smart City
5 7 (4.05%) Smartcard
5 7 (4.05%) Social Media
6 6 (3.47%) iPad
7 5 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.31%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.16%) Derivative
10 2 (1.16%) Equities
10 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.58%) Blog
11 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.53%) Linux
2 16 (9.25%) Unix
3 12 (6.94%) Windows
4 8 (4.62%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.47%) Solaris
6 5 (2.89%) Android
7 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (51.45%) Software Engineering
2 55 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (30.06%) OO
4 40 (23.12%) OOP
5 37 (21.39%) Mathematics
6 34 (19.65%) Multithreading
7 24 (13.87%) Scrum
8 23 (13.29%) SDLC
9 21 (12.14%) Open Source
10 20 (11.56%) Multithreaded Programming
11 18 (10.40%) Analytics
11 18 (10.40%) Test Automation
12 15 (8.67%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.94%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (6.94%) TDD
14 11 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (6.36%) Low Latency
15 10 (5.78%) Performance Testing
16 9 (5.20%) Financial Modelling
16 9 (5.20%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (100.00%) C++
1 173 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (46.82%) C#
3 55 (31.79%) JavaScript
4 53 (30.64%) Python
5 52 (30.06%) C
6 45 (26.01%) SQL
7 18 (10.40%) Ruby
8 14 (8.09%) Assembly Language
9 11 (6.36%) PHP
10 9 (5.20%) Go
10 9 (5.20%) Scala
11 5 (2.89%) Perl
12 4 (2.31%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.73%) Clojure
14 2 (1.16%) F#
15 1 (0.58%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.58%) AWK
15 1 (0.58%) Haskell
15 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (30.06%) Degree
2 20 (11.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (9.25%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.89%) APMG
4 5 (2.89%) PhD
4 5 (2.89%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.89%) PMP
4 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) MCP
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (5.20%) Docker
2 2 (1.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (12.72%) Oracle
2 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.47%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.47%) SAP
4 4 (2.31%) Sybase
5 2 (1.16%) Google
5 2 (1.16%) Solace
5 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 6 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
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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