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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 109 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 20 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 2.12% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 2.26% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 32
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1782 1457 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.75% 93.82% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1289 1296
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (100.00%) C++
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (74.29%) OOD
3 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) OOA/OOD
3 19 (54.29%) Qt
4 18 (51.43%) Data Modelling
5 11 (31.43%) OO
5 11 (31.43%) Electronic Design Automation
5 11 (31.43%) Games
5 11 (31.43%) DirectX
6 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
8 8 (22.86%) CAD
8 8 (22.86%) C#
8 8 (22.86%) UNIX
8 8 (22.86%) STL
9 6 (17.14%) Physics
9 6 (17.14%) MSBuild
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) Intel
10 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 5 (14.29%) Linux
10 5 (14.29%) UML
11 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (8.57%) IEC 61508
12 3 (8.57%) Game Development
12 3 (8.57%) GCC
12 3 (8.57%) 3D Graphics

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DLNA
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MSBuild
2 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) GCC
General
1 11 (31.43%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Qt
2 11 (31.43%) DirectX
3 8 (22.86%) STL
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) MFC
4 1 (2.86%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Physics
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (8.57%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.86%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (74.29%) OOD
3 19 (54.29%) OOA/OOD
4 18 (51.43%) Data Modelling
5 11 (31.43%) OO
5 11 (31.43%) Electronic Design Automation
6 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 8 (22.86%) CAD
8 5 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) Game Development
10 2 (5.71%) OOP
11 1 (2.86%) Refactoring
11 1 (2.86%) Scrum
11 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.86%) Android Development
11 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (22.86%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) VC++
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Intel
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Embarcadero
2 3 (8.57%) Borland
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