The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 116 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 14 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.75% 1.37% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.40% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 29
Average salary £40,250 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.61% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
C++ Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1800 1994 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.41% 97.65% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1664 1581
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Bristol region.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) C++
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (76.74%) Linux
3 28 (65.12%) Degree
4 22 (51.16%) Mathematics
5 20 (46.51%) Physics
5 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
6 19 (44.19%) OO
6 19 (44.19%) Digital Media
6 19 (44.19%) OpenStack
7 18 (41.86%) C
8 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
9 15 (34.88%) Python
10 10 (23.26%) Big Data
10 10 (23.26%) Unix
11 9 (20.93%) Java
11 9 (20.93%) Qt
12 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
12 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.60%) HTML
12 8 (18.60%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (16.28%) OOP
13 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
13 7 (16.28%) Windows
13 7 (16.28%) CSS
13 7 (16.28%) SQL
13 7 (16.28%) MFC
13 7 (16.28%) Android
13 7 (16.28%) Android Development
13 7 (16.28%) SDLC

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (44.19%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Games
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Qt
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) MFC
4 2 (4.65%) COM
4 2 (4.65%) DirectX
4 2 (4.65%) ODBC
4 2 (4.65%) OLE
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Mathematics
2 20 (46.51%) Physics
3 19 (44.19%) Digital Media
4 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
5 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.33%) Arduino
7 1 (2.33%) DTV
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.33%) Fintech
7 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.33%) Mechatronics
7 1 (2.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) Android
3 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 5 (11.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (44.19%) OO
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
3 8 (18.60%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (16.28%) Android Development
4 7 (16.28%) OOP
4 7 (16.28%) SDLC
5 6 (13.95%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) OOD
7 2 (4.65%) CAD
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Structured Programming
8 1 (2.33%) BDD
8 1 (2.33%) Data Acquisition
8 1 (2.33%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.33%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (41.86%) C
3 15 (34.88%) Python
4 9 (20.93%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.95%) Perl
7 5 (11.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft