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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 102 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 33 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.83% 1.84% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.89% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 21
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
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
1752 1905 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.96% 97.34% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1570 1413
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 56 (100.00%) C++
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (78.57%) Linux
3 31 (55.36%) Degree
4 27 (48.21%) TCP/IP
5 26 (46.43%) OO
5 26 (46.43%) Telecoms
5 26 (46.43%) Mathematics
6 25 (44.64%) Physics
6 25 (44.64%) Digital Media
7 19 (33.93%) Unix
8 17 (30.36%) C
8 17 (30.36%) Big Data
9 16 (28.57%) Python
10 15 (26.79%) HTML
11 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (25.00%) CSS
12 13 (23.21%) OpenStack
13 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
13 12 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (19.64%) OOP
15 10 (17.86%) Perl
15 10 (17.86%) Java
15 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
15 10 (17.86%) Software Architecture
16 9 (16.07%) Qt
16 9 (16.07%) Windows
17 8 (14.29%) Android Development
17 8 (14.29%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 13 (23.21%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 26 (46.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Games
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) HTML
2 14 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (16.07%) Qt
4 7 (12.50%) MFC
5 2 (3.57%) COM
5 2 (3.57%) DirectX
5 2 (3.57%) J2EE
5 2 (3.57%) JMX
5 2 (3.57%) ODBC
5 2 (3.57%) OLE
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.79%) React
6 1 (1.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) Mathematics
2 25 (44.64%) Digital Media
2 25 (44.64%) Physics
3 5 (8.93%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) DTV
5 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.79%) Arduino
6 1 (1.79%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.79%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) Unix
3 9 (16.07%) Windows
4 8 (14.29%) Android
5 5 (8.93%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (46.43%) OO
3 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 12 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
4 11 (19.64%) OOP
5 10 (17.86%) Software Architecture
6 8 (14.29%) Android Development
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
8 4 (7.14%) OOD
9 2 (3.57%) CAD
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.57%) MVC
9 2 (3.57%) Structured Programming
10 1 (1.79%) Analytics
10 1 (1.79%) BDD
10 1 (1.79%) Data Analytics
10 1 (1.79%) Refactoring
10 1 (1.79%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (30.36%) C
3 16 (28.57%) Python
4 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 10 (17.86%) Java
5 10 (17.86%) Perl
6 7 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.79%) GLSL
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) MISRA
1 1 (1.79%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) IBM