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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 118 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 17 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.85% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.81% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 8
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% +3.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1915 1845 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.65% 95.40% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1540 1439
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) C++
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (61.11%) OOD
3 16 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
3 16 (44.44%) Games
4 15 (41.67%) Algorithms
5 14 (38.89%) OO
5 14 (38.89%) DirectX
6 13 (36.11%) Data Modelling
6 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
6 13 (36.11%) Qt
6 13 (36.11%) Data Structures
7 12 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (27.78%) C#
9 9 (25.00%) Degree
10 8 (22.22%) Physics
10 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 7 (19.44%) UML
11 7 (19.44%) STL
11 7 (19.44%) MSBuild
12 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 6 (16.67%) Game Development
13 5 (13.89%) Digital Signal Processing
13 5 (13.89%) Signal Processing
13 5 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (13.89%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (13.89%) Neural Network
13 5 (13.89%) Linux
13 5 (13.89%) Machine Learning

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) DLNA
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (44.44%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) DirectX
2 13 (36.11%) Qt
3 7 (19.44%) STL
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) MFC
6 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) ODBC
6 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware
6 1 (2.78%) OLE
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 13 (36.11%) Data Structures
3 8 (22.22%) Physics
3 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.89%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (13.89%) Neural Network
5 3 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.78%) MPEG
6 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (61.11%) OOD
3 16 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
4 14 (38.89%) OO
5 13 (36.11%) Data Modelling
5 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
6 7 (19.44%) UML
7 6 (16.67%) Game Development
8 5 (13.89%) Digital Signal Processing
8 5 (13.89%) Signal Processing
8 5 (13.89%) Machine Learning
8 5 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (13.89%) Pattern Recognition
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.33%) Software Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Electronic Design Automation
10 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.56%) OOP
11 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) C
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Intel
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
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