The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 808 852
Rank change year-on-year +53 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 97 142 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 80 137 110
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,950
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Senior C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

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

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer.

Salary trend for Senior C++ Developer in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Developer in the UK

Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +34 91 £62,500 +4.16% 20
London +46 58 £82,500 +3.77% 11
South East +66 22 £55,000 - 4
West Sussex - 14 £55,000 - 1
Gatwick - 11 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +43 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North West -18 4 £52,500 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £50,000 -
Belfast - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey +48 3 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Manchester -25 3 £52,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £40,000 -
Crawley - 3 £62,500 -
South West +30 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands +17 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Scotland +9 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £52,500 -
Newbury - 2 £50,000 - 1
Stockport - 2 £52,500 -
Dorset - 2 £50,000 -
Reading +36 1 - -
City of London +25 1 £72,500 -12.12% 2
Warwickshire +24 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Birmingham +13 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Glasgow +11 1 - -
East Midlands +9 1 £45,000 -4.25%
Leicestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 209 (100.00%) C++
2 88 (42.11%) Linux
3 82 (39.23%) Finance
4 80 (38.28%) Software Engineering
5 71 (33.97%) Multithreading
6 64 (30.62%) Degree
7 61 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (28.71%) Low Latency
9 57 (27.27%) C#
10 53 (25.36%) Java
11 50 (23.92%) C
12 49 (23.44%) Unix
13 46 (22.01%) Banking
14 41 (19.62%) Computer Science
15 39 (18.66%) Windows
16 36 (17.22%) .NET
16 36 (17.22%) Telecoms
17 35 (16.75%) SQL
18 30 (14.35%) OO
18 30 (14.35%) Middleware
18 30 (14.35%) Unit Testing
19 27 (12.92%) Scrum
19 27 (12.92%) Python
20 26 (12.44%) JavaScript
20 26 (12.44%) Algorithms
21 25 (11.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 24 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (11.00%) Investment Banking
24 22 (10.53%) Mathematics
24 22 (10.53%) HTML

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 5 (2.39%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.44%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) IIS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) GitHub
2 4 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.78%) 3G
1 10 (4.78%) 4G
1 10 (4.78%) GSM
1 10 (4.78%) OpenFlow
2 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.44%) RTP
3 3 (1.44%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.96%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.78%) Big Data
3 9 (4.31%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.31%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.91%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.91%) Impala
8 3 (1.44%) KDB
8 3 (1.44%) MySQL
8 3 (1.44%) SQLite
9 2 (0.96%) GIS
9 2 (0.96%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.48%) HBase
10 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.87%) JIRA
2 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.91%) NUnit
4 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.96%) GCC
5 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.96%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.96%) JUnit
5 2 (0.96%) MSTest
6 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.48%) GDB
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 82 (39.23%) Finance
2 46 (22.01%) Banking
3 36 (17.22%) Telecoms
4 23 (11.00%) Investment Banking
5 16 (7.66%) Front Office
6 15 (7.18%) Games
7 8 (3.83%) Advertising
8 3 (1.44%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.44%) Automotive
9 2 (0.96%) Billing
9 2 (0.96%) Electronics
9 2 (0.96%) Publishing
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.22%) .NET
2 30 (14.35%) Middleware
3 25 (11.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 22 (10.53%) HTML
5 20 (9.57%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.09%) WCF
7 14 (6.70%) STL
8 12 (5.74%) CSS
9 8 (3.83%) XML
10 7 (3.35%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (2.87%) HTML5
11 6 (2.87%) Qt
12 5 (2.39%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.39%) Node.js
12 5 (2.39%) WPF
13 4 (1.91%) ATL
13 4 (1.91%) DCOM
13 4 (1.91%) Kafka
13 4 (1.91%) LAMP
13 4 (1.91%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.62%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.44%) Algorithms
3 20 (9.57%) Data Structures
4 15 (7.18%) Equities
4 15 (7.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (4.31%) Derivative
8 8 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (3.83%) Virtual Team
9 7 (3.35%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.39%) Fintech
11 4 (1.91%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.91%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.91%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.44%) iPad
12 3 (1.44%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.48%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 88 (42.11%) Linux
2 49 (23.44%) Unix
3 39 (18.66%) Windows
4 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.44%) Solaris
5 2 (0.96%) Android
5 2 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.28%) Software Engineering
2 71 (33.97%) Multithreading
3 61 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (28.71%) Low Latency
5 30 (14.35%) OO
5 30 (14.35%) Unit Testing
6 27 (12.92%) Scrum
7 24 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (10.53%) Mathematics
9 21 (10.05%) Multithreaded Programming
10 20 (9.57%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.61%) Algorithmic Trading
12 17 (8.13%) OOD
13 16 (7.66%) OOP
13 16 (7.66%) Physics
14 15 (7.18%) TDD
15 13 (6.22%) Electronic Trading
15 13 (6.22%) High Availability
16 11 (5.26%) SDLC
17 8 (3.83%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (27.27%) C#
3 53 (25.36%) Java
4 50 (23.92%) C
5 35 (16.75%) SQL
6 27 (12.92%) Python
7 26 (12.44%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.35%) Ruby
9 6 (2.87%) PHP
10 5 (2.39%) Go
11 4 (1.91%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.91%) Perl
11 4 (1.91%) R
11 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.91%) VC++
12 3 (1.44%) Clojure
13 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.96%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.96%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (30.62%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) APMG
2 3 (1.44%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.44%) PMP
3 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.91%) MiFID
2 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.96%) TickIT
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.78%) KVM
1 10 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.35%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.78%) Ansible
1 10 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (4.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.26%) Oracle
2 10 (4.78%) VMware
3 8 (3.83%) Solace
4 6 (2.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.44%) Sybase
7 2 (0.96%) Intel
7 2 (0.96%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.48%) Perforce
8 1 (0.48%) SAP
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