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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 106 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 10 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% 3.08% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 3.30% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 47 54
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1733 1485 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.13% 93.28% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1298 1611
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (100.00%) C++
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (69.70%) Degree
3 17 (51.52%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
5 13 (39.39%) C#
6 11 (33.33%) C
6 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (24.24%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) Big Data
8 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.18%) Python
9 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
10 4 (12.12%) Windows
10 4 (12.12%) PhD
10 4 (12.12%) OO
11 3 (9.09%) OOD
11 3 (9.09%) XML
11 3 (9.09%) Swing
11 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.09%) STL
11 3 (9.09%) MFC
11 3 (9.09%) Perl
11 3 (9.09%) HTML
11 3 (9.09%) GIS
11 3 (9.09%) Electronics
11 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
12 2 (6.06%) Maven
12 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.06%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) Swing
2 3 (9.09%) STL
2 3 (9.09%) MFC
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Qt
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) Dojo
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) GIS
3 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) OO
3 3 (9.09%) OOD
3 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (6.06%) BDD
4 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.06%) Kanban
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) UML
5 1 (3.03%) OOP
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (51.52%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) C#
4 11 (33.33%) C
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Symbian
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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