Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a C++/Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1049 1032 1017
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 99 155 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 96 136 203
UK median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,000 £29,150
90th Percentile £93,750 £101,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +46.67% -21.05% +17.28%

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 156,793 167,298 184,358
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126,303 133,948 154,470
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +6.25%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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 -27 98 £65,000 +36.84% 13
London +32 59 £70,000 -12.50% 9
UK excluding London -39 40 £55,000 +46.67% 4
South East -3 18 £57,000 +26.67% 3
North of England +51 11 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +27 5 £45,000 +44.00%
North West +9 5 £57,500 +53.33% 1
South West -12 5 £35,000 +16.67%
Midlands +30 3 £27,000 -15.63%
East of England -7 2 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands - 2 £27,000 -
West Midlands +30 1 £35,000 +9.38%
Scotland -5 1 £57,500 +43.75%
North East - 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 99 (100.00%) C++
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (62.63%) C#
3 57 (57.58%) Python
4 49 (49.49%) Finance
5 43 (43.43%) OO
6 37 (37.37%) Software Engineering
7 33 (33.33%) User Experience
8 31 (31.31%) Derivative
8 31 (31.31%) Computer Science
9 30 (30.30%) Relational Database
10 29 (29.29%) Algorithms
11 27 (27.27%) Data Structures
12 26 (26.26%) Mathematics
12 26 (26.26%) Physics
13 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (23.23%) R
15 21 (21.21%) Hedge funds
15 21 (21.21%) SQL
16 18 (18.18%) Low Latency
17 16 (16.16%) Degree
18 15 (15.15%) Big Data
18 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
19 14 (14.14%) Fintech
19 14 (14.14%) Java 8
19 14 (14.14%) C
20 13 (13.13%) .NET
21 12 (12.12%) Linux
21 12 (12.12%) Analytics
22 10 (10.10%) JavaScript

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 (5.05%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.01%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.01%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
1 1 (1.01%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 1 (1.01%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.15%) Big Data
3 5 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.05%) KDB
3 5 (5.05%) Kdb+
4 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.03%) MySQL
5 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.02%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) Maven
3 4 (4.04%) JIRA
4 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 49 (49.49%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Front Office
3 8 (8.08%) Banking
4 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.05%) Electronics
5 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.05%) Marketing
6 3 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Military
7 1 (1.01%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) .NET
2 7 (7.07%) REST
3 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.05%) Django
5 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.04%) Node.js
5 4 (4.04%) React
5 4 (4.04%) Spring
6 2 (2.02%) Qt
7 1 (1.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.01%) CSS
7 1 (1.01%) HTML
7 1 (1.01%) J2EE
7 1 (1.01%) Middleware
7 1 (1.01%) STL
7 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) User Experience
2 31 (31.31%) Computer Science
2 31 (31.31%) Derivative
3 29 (29.29%) Algorithms
4 27 (27.27%) Data Structures
5 21 (21.21%) Hedge funds
6 14 (14.14%) Fintech
7 7 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (4.04%) Market Risk
9 3 (3.03%) CUDA
9 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
10 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.01%) Life Science
11 1 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Unix
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) OO
2 37 (37.37%) Software Engineering
3 26 (26.26%) Mathematics
3 26 (26.26%) Physics
4 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.18%) Low Latency
6 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 12 (12.12%) Analytics
8 10 (10.10%) TDD
9 6 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.05%) Backtesting
10 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.05%) Data Analytics
10 5 (5.05%) Data Science
10 5 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (5.05%) Machine Learning
10 5 (5.05%) Microservices
10 5 (5.05%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.04%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) C++
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (62.63%) C#
3 57 (57.58%) Python
4 23 (23.23%) R
5 21 (21.21%) SQL
6 14 (14.14%) C
6 14 (14.14%) Java 8
7 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.04%) Scala
9 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.02%) PHP
10 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.02%) VB
11 1 (1.01%) Go
11 1 (1.01%) Solidity
11 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Ansible
2 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle
2 5 (5.05%) SAP
3 1 (1.01%) IBM
3 1 (1.01%) Sybase