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The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Developer was £117,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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

Senior C++ Developer
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1105 937 734
Rank change year-on-year -168 -203 +344
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 111 72 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.062% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.068% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 57 41 30
10th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £48,125
25th Percentile £90,000 £57,500 £50,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £117,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +56.67% +7.14% +20.69%
75th Percentile £132,500 £85,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £165,000 £95,000 £187,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -8.70%

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 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

Senior C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Developer in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Developer in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior C++ Developer over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Developer in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -142 96 £120,000 +60.00% 14
London -163 75 £125,000 +63.93% 6
Work from Home -186 48 £100,000 +81.82% 7
UK excluding London -80 22 £60,000 +9.09% 9
East of England -48 12 - - 1
South East -42 4 £60,000 -29.41% 4
North West -53 4 £60,000 +41.18%
North of England -60 4 £60,000 +23.08%
South West - 1 £55,000 - 3
Wales - 1 £47,500 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Senior C++ Developer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 111 (100.00%) C++
2 78 (70.27%) Linux
3 47 (42.34%) Software Engineering
4 44 (39.64%) Computer Science
5 38 (34.23%) Analytics
6 36 (32.43%) Mathematics
7 35 (31.53%) Finance
8 34 (30.63%) Python
9 33 (29.73%) C#
9 33 (29.73%) Social Skills
10 32 (28.83%) Windows
11 31 (27.93%) Equities
11 31 (27.93%) Monte Carlo Method
12 26 (23.42%) Multithreading
12 26 (23.42%) Agile
13 25 (22.52%) Banking
13 25 (22.52%) Model Validation
14 24 (21.62%) Degree
15 19 (17.12%) scikit-learn
15 19 (17.12%) Open Source
16 18 (16.22%) Qt
16 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (16.22%) Fixed Income
17 17 (15.32%) Derivative
17 17 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (14.41%) Android
18 16 (14.41%) Apple iOS
19 15 (13.51%) Unix
20 14 (12.61%) Market Risk
20 14 (12.61%) TDD

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.81%) Ethereum
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) GitHub
2 9 (8.11%) AWS
3 6 (5.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Azure
4 1 (0.90%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.21%) Broadband
3 6 (5.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.90%) BGP
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.90%) IPv4
4 1 (0.90%) IPv6
4 1 (0.90%) MPLS
4 1 (0.90%) Multicast
4 1 (0.90%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.90%) Big Data
2 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
2 1 (0.90%) MySQL
2 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.90%) Redis
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Clang
3 1 (0.90%) CMake
3 1 (0.90%) GitLab
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (31.53%) Finance
2 33 (29.73%) Social Skills
3 25 (22.52%) Banking
4 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (11.71%) Investment Banking
6 12 (10.81%) Back Office
7 8 (7.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 6 (5.41%) Games
9 2 (1.80%) Electronics
9 2 (1.80%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.12%) scikit-learn
2 18 (16.22%) Qt
3 13 (11.71%) SciPy
3 13 (11.71%) TensorFlow
4 12 (10.81%) OpenGL
4 12 (10.81%) QML
4 12 (10.81%) web3js
5 11 (9.91%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (7.21%) .NET
7 6 (5.41%) Pandas
7 6 (5.41%) PyTorch
7 6 (5.41%) STL
8 4 (3.60%) React
9 3 (2.70%) Kafka
10 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.90%) GWT
10 1 (0.90%) JSON
10 1 (0.90%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Equities
2 18 (16.22%) Fixed Income
3 17 (15.32%) Derivative
4 14 (12.61%) Market Risk
5 13 (11.71%) Credit Risk
6 12 (10.81%) Blockchain
6 12 (10.81%) Blog
6 12 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
6 12 (10.81%) Spread Betting
6 12 (10.81%) User Experience
6 12 (10.81%) Virtual Team
6 12 (10.81%) Web3
6 12 (10.81%) Wiki
7 8 (7.21%) Algorithms
7 8 (7.21%) Data Structures
7 8 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (7.21%) Hedge funds
8 6 (5.41%) Eurex
8 6 (5.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (70.27%) Linux
2 32 (28.83%) Windows
3 16 (14.41%) Android
3 16 (14.41%) Apple iOS
4 15 (13.51%) Unix
5 14 (12.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.90%) Debian
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Software Engineering
2 44 (39.64%) Computer Science
3 38 (34.23%) Analytics
4 36 (32.43%) Mathematics
5 31 (27.93%) Monte Carlo Method
6 26 (23.42%) Agile
6 26 (23.42%) Multithreading
7 25 (22.52%) Model Validation
8 19 (17.12%) Open Source
9 17 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (12.61%) Market Making
10 14 (12.61%) Scrum
10 14 (12.61%) TDD
11 13 (11.71%) Concurrent Programming
11 13 (11.71%) Fintech
11 13 (11.71%) Product Strategy
11 13 (11.71%) Risk Analytics
11 13 (11.71%) Risk Management
11 13 (11.71%) Stress Testing
11 13 (11.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (30.63%) Python
3 33 (29.73%) C#
4 13 (11.71%) Go
4 13 (11.71%) SQL
5 12 (10.81%) Pascal
5 12 (10.81%) Solidity
6 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.70%) C
8 2 (1.80%) Java
9 1 (0.90%) Bash
9 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Degree
2 13 (11.71%) PhD
3 9 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) IFRS
1 13 (11.71%) IFRS 9
2 4 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Ceph
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.90%) Ansible
2 1 (0.90%) Proxmox
2 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Google
2 13 (11.71%) Sybase
3 1 (0.90%) Apple
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle
3 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.90%) VMware