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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 86 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 21 35 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.44% 2.09% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.18% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 42
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 March 2015.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (96.08%) C++
3 25 (49.02%) Degree
4 23 (45.10%) Computer Science
5 21 (41.18%) Windows
6 19 (37.25%) Linux
7 18 (35.29%) Java
8 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (27.45%) Python
9 12 (23.53%) C
10 11 (21.57%) SQL
11 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
11 10 (19.61%) Open Source
12 9 (17.65%) UML
13 8 (15.69%) Oracle
13 8 (15.69%) STL
13 8 (15.69%) Web Services
13 8 (15.69%) Google
13 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (13.73%) Algorithms
15 6 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 6 (11.76%) TDD
16 5 (9.80%) Scrum
16 5 (9.80%) UNIX
16 5 (9.80%) MFC
16 5 (9.80%) C#
16 5 (9.80%) GoogleTest
17 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
17 4 (7.84%) Electronics
18 3 (5.88%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (1.96%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) GoogleTest
2 2 (3.92%) GCC
2 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.84%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) STL
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
2 6 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (9.80%) MFC
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
4 3 (5.88%) XML
5 2 (3.92%) Java RMI
5 2 (3.92%) JavaSpaces
5 2 (3.92%) Qt
5 2 (3.92%) Twisted
5 2 (3.92%) Akka
5 2 (3.92%) gevent
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.61%) Open Source
3 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (13.73%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.96%) Physics
7 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
4 9 (17.65%) UML
5 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) CAD
8 2 (3.92%) CAE
8 2 (3.92%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.92%) Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.92%) Finite Element Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.96%) SysML
9 1 (1.96%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) OOP
9 1 (1.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) C++
2 18 (35.29%) Java
3 14 (27.45%) Python
4 12 (23.53%) C
5 11 (21.57%) SQL
6 5 (9.80%) C#
7 3 (5.88%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) Golang
8 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Firmware
1 2 (3.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle
1 8 (15.69%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Sony
3 1 (1.96%) Intel
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