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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 111 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 10 51 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 3.22% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 3.43% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 49 52
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £52,500
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
1708 1488 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.57% 93.88% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1305 1644
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 £52,500 £55,000
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 2 September 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 27 (100.00%) C++
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (62.96%) Degree
3 16 (59.26%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 8 (29.63%) Big Data
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Python
7 6 (22.22%) C
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
9 4 (14.81%) OO
9 4 (14.81%) MFC
9 4 (14.81%) STL
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Perl
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 3 (11.11%) Swing
10 3 (11.11%) OOD
10 3 (11.11%) GIS
11 2 (7.41%) HTTP
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.41%) JBoss
11 2 (7.41%) Apache
11 2 (7.41%) Windows
11 2 (7.41%) Web Services
11 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
11 2 (7.41%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (7.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) MFC
2 4 (14.81%) STL
2 4 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) Swing
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) Dojo
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) Qt
5 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Kanban
4 2 (7.41%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) C
4 6 (22.22%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Symbian
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