The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 78 79 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 31 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 2.10% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.18% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 18
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++ Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (95.45%) C++
3 25 (56.82%) Degree
4 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 19 (43.18%) Java
6 15 (34.09%) Linux
7 13 (29.55%) STL
7 13 (29.55%) Windows
8 12 (27.27%) C#
8 12 (27.27%) Python
9 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 11 (25.00%) Algorithms
10 9 (20.45%) HTML
10 9 (20.45%) MFC
10 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
10 9 (20.45%) XML
11 8 (18.18%) Perl
11 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.18%) Google
11 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (15.91%) SQL
13 6 (13.64%) UML
14 5 (11.36%) C
14 5 (11.36%) Oracle
14 5 (11.36%) Web Services
14 5 (11.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 5 (11.36%) Open Source
14 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (9.09%) UNIX
15 4 (9.09%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (6.82%) Electronics
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) STL
2 9 (20.45%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) XML
2 9 (20.45%) MFC
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 5 (11.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (4.55%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) Qt
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) Open Source
4 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) UML
5 4 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (4.55%) CAD
6 2 (4.55%) CAE
6 2 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (4.55%) Scrum
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) Signal Processing
6 2 (4.55%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Validation
7 1 (2.27%) OOD
7 1 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) C++
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 12 (27.27%) C#
3 12 (27.27%) Python
4 8 (18.18%) Perl
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 5 (11.36%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Google
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Intel
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Sony
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