C++ Jobs with Work from Home Options

C++
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 180 124 131
Rank change year-on-year -56 +7 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 553 1,279 1,652
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.88% 2.72% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 5.48% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 423 984 1,000
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% -3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £94,063
90th Percentile £119,500 £115,000 £140,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +13.04%

All Programming Languages
Work from Home

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 13,087 23,356 33,797
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 44.38% 49.76% 57.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10,911 17,306 22,879
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

C++
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

C++ trend for jobs with a WFH option

C++
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing C++.

C++ salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

C++
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing C++ over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

C++ salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

C++
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.45%) Confluence
2 4 (0.72%) nginx
3 2 (0.36%) WinCC
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.18%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.18%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.18%) Luigi
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Exchange
4 1 (0.18%) SAS
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (2.71%) Simulink
2 2 (0.36%) CANalyzer
3 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.18%) EViews
3 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.93%) Azure
2 65 (11.75%) AWS
3 35 (6.33%) SaaS
4 19 (3.44%) GCP
5 15 (2.71%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (1.81%) GitHub
7 6 (1.08%) AWS IoT
7 6 (1.08%) WhatsApp
8 5 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.90%) PaaS
9 4 (0.72%) GitHub Actions
9 4 (0.72%) IaaS
9 4 (0.72%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.36%) Snowflake
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Service Fabric
11 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.18%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.18%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.18%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.50%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.07%) Modbus
3 12 (2.17%) VoIP
4 10 (1.81%) WAN
5 9 (1.63%) 5G
5 9 (1.63%) SD-WAN
6 7 (1.27%) HTTP
6 7 (1.27%) Network Security
6 7 (1.27%) Wireless
7 6 (1.08%) Bluetooth
7 6 (1.08%) LoRaWAN
7 6 (1.08%) LTE
7 6 (1.08%) MQTT
8 5 (0.90%) DNS
8 5 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.72%) Internet
9 4 (0.72%) RS-232
9 4 (0.72%) SMTP
9 4 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.54%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.81%) SQLite
4 9 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.45%) MySQL
6 5 (0.90%) Big Data
6 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.90%) Redis
7 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.36%) KDB
8 2 (0.36%) Kdb+
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.18%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.18%) ClickHouse
9 1 (0.18%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.18%) GIS
Development Applications
1 42 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 35 (6.33%) Git
3 31 (5.61%) GitLab
4 30 (5.42%) JIRA
5 28 (5.06%) Subversion
6 24 (4.34%) CMake
7 15 (2.71%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.90%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.72%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.72%) Selenium
9 4 (0.72%) Xcode
10 3 (0.54%) Gradle
10 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.36%) CANoe
11 2 (0.36%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.36%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.18%) GoogleTest
General
1 105 (18.99%) Finance
2 91 (16.46%) Social Skills
3 51 (9.22%) Electronics
3 51 (9.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 37 (6.69%) Marketing
5 36 (6.51%) Front Office
6 34 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (6.15%) Automotive
7 31 (5.61%) Aerospace
8 24 (4.34%) Manufacturing
9 23 (4.16%) Telecoms
10 22 (3.98%) Games
10 22 (3.98%) Military
11 21 (3.80%) Public Sector
12 15 (2.71%) Law
13 14 (2.53%) Presentation Skills
13 14 (2.53%) Retail
14 10 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (1.27%) Banking
16 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 238 (43.04%) Software Engineer
2 175 (31.65%) Senior
3 162 (29.29%) Developer
4 120 (21.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 103 (18.63%) C++ Developer
6 98 (17.72%) Senior Software Engineer
7 66 (11.93%) Embedded Engineer
8 44 (7.96%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 41 (7.41%) Senior Developer
10 34 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 34 (6.15%) Software Developer
11 32 (5.79%) Lead
12 30 (5.42%) Senior C++ Developer
13 25 (4.52%) Senior Embedded Engineer
14 22 (3.98%) Architect
15 19 (3.44%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 19 (3.44%) Firmware Engineer
15 19 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
16 18 (3.25%) Front Office Developer
17 17 (3.07%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (13.20%) .NET
2 43 (7.78%) .NET Framework
3 42 (7.59%) HTML
4 30 (5.42%) CSS
5 29 (5.24%) Qt
6 28 (5.06%) WPF
7 26 (4.70%) STL
8 23 (4.16%) XML
9 21 (3.80%) MFC
10 20 (3.62%) WinForms
11 17 (3.07%) ASP.NET
12 15 (2.71%) Unreal Engine
13 14 (2.53%) Entity Framework
13 14 (2.53%) Yocto
14 13 (2.35%) .NET Core
15 12 (2.17%) AngularJS
15 12 (2.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 11 (1.99%) React
17 10 (1.81%) OpenGL
17 10 (1.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.68%) Embedded Systems
2 37 (6.69%) Algorithms
3 30 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (4.70%) IoT
5 25 (4.52%) FPGA
6 20 (3.62%) Hedge funds
6 20 (3.62%) Satnav
7 18 (3.25%) Raspberry Pi
8 14 (2.53%) Equities
9 13 (2.35%) Device Driver
9 13 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (2.35%) Smartphone
10 12 (2.17%) Mali
11 10 (1.81%) Arduino
11 10 (1.81%) Blog
11 10 (1.81%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.81%) Distributed Systems
12 9 (1.63%) GNSS
12 9 (1.63%) Ray Tracing
13 8 (1.45%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 188 (34.00%) Linux
2 74 (13.38%) Windows
3 27 (4.88%) Android
4 22 (3.98%) Unix
5 20 (3.62%) Embedded Linux
6 19 (3.44%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.08%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (60.76%) Software Engineering
2 123 (22.24%) Agile
3 112 (20.25%) Computer Science
4 91 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (13.56%) Mentoring
6 68 (12.30%) Multithreading
7 57 (10.31%) DevOps
7 57 (10.31%) OO
8 52 (9.40%) CI/CD
9 51 (9.22%) Mathematics
10 46 (8.32%) Low Latency
11 45 (8.14%) Test Automation
12 42 (7.59%) Code Quality
13 37 (6.69%) Microservices
14 36 (6.51%) SDLC
15 34 (6.15%) Scrum
16 32 (5.79%) Configuration Management
17 27 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
18 26 (4.70%) Actionable Insight
18 26 (4.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 206 (37.25%) C
2 204 (36.89%) Python
3 151 (27.31%) C#
4 133 (24.05%) Java
5 71 (12.84%) SQL
6 40 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 25 (4.52%) Bash
8 19 (3.44%) PHP
9 18 (3.25%) Rust
10 14 (2.53%) Go
11 11 (1.99%) MATLAB
12 9 (1.63%) Perl
12 9 (1.63%) Ruby
13 7 (1.27%) Embedded C
13 7 (1.27%) Embedded C++
13 7 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.08%) Ada
15 5 (0.90%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.72%) R
16 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (25.68%) Degree
2 86 (15.55%) Security Cleared
3 77 (13.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 60 (10.85%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.98%) Master's Degree
6 13 (2.35%) PhD
7 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.08%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.72%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.79%) QA
2 20 (3.62%) Software Quality Assurance
3 9 (1.63%) PMO
4 5 (0.90%) Automotive SPICE
5 3 (0.54%) MISRA
5 3 (0.54%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 26262
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.36%) NIST
7 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (10.13%) Firmware
2 37 (6.69%) Docker
3 32 (5.79%) Embedded Firmware
4 9 (1.63%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) GPFS
5 1 (0.18%) Lustre
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (4.34%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.71%) Terraform
3 7 (1.27%) Puppet
4 5 (0.90%) Ansible
4 5 (0.90%) Progress Chef
4 5 (0.90%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.54%) Grafana
6 2 (0.36%) Functional Safety
7 1 (0.18%) Kibana
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.18%) SCCM
7 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.18%) vRealize
7 1 (0.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 23 (4.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.71%) SAP
3 12 (2.17%) Google
4 3 (0.54%) Siemens
5 2 (0.36%) Intel
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle
5 2 (0.36%) Samsung
5 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe
6 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.18%) Cadence
6 1 (0.18%) Databricks
6 1 (0.18%) Dell
6 1 (0.18%) EMC
6 1 (0.18%) F5
6 1 (0.18%) Synopsys
6 1 (0.18%) Vertica
6 1 (0.18%) VMware