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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 103 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 12 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 3.13% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 3.29% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 48 51
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.00%
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
1684 1489 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 95.08% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1298 1724
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (100.00%) C++
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (64.29%) Degree
3 16 (57.14%) Java
4 14 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 12 (42.86%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) Big Data
7 7 (25.00%) Python
8 6 (21.43%) MFC
8 6 (21.43%) STL
8 6 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) Perl
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) OO
10 3 (10.71%) Swing
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
10 3 (10.71%) OOD
10 3 (10.71%) Windows
10 3 (10.71%) GIS
11 2 (7.14%) Electronics
11 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
11 2 (7.14%) Finance
11 2 (7.14%) JBoss
11 2 (7.14%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) MFC
1 6 (21.43%) STL
1 6 (21.43%) XML
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) Swing
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) Qt
4 2 (7.14%) Dojo
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) GIS
4 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
3 3 (10.71%) OOD
4 2 (7.14%) Kanban
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) Python
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) C
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Symbian
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