Period
to 27 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Low Latency C++ Developer was - in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

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

C++ Developer - Low Latency
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 682 1050 1122
Rank change year-on-year +368 +72 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Low Latency C++ Developer 2 42 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.030% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.031% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 0 38 39
Median annual salary - £120,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.32% -10.59%
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 45,145 134,374 159,542
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.75% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36,952 106,977 128,579
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Low Latency C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Low Latency C++ Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Low Latency C++ Developer in the UK

Low Latency C++ Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Low Latency C++ Developer.

Salary trend for Low Latency C++ Developer in the UK

Low Latency C++ Developer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Low Latency C++ Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 27 September 2020. 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 +351 2 - - 4
London +247 2 - - 4

Low Latency C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, Low Latency C++ 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 Low Latency C++ Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Code Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) GCC
2 1 (50.00%) GDB
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Low Latency C++ 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) GCC
1 1 (50.00%) GDB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Code Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++