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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 97 110 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 6 8 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.43% 0.44% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.47% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 47
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
1312 1712 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.46% 94.80% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1333 1300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (100.00%) C++
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) C
6 6 (27.27%) Python
6 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 5 (22.73%) MFC
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
9 3 (13.64%) Assembly Language
9 3 (13.64%) Perl
9 3 (13.64%) HTTP
10 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
10 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
10 2 (9.09%) SQL
10 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
10 2 (9.09%) Firmware
10 2 (9.09%) Java RMI
10 2 (9.09%) OO
10 2 (9.09%) Data Management
10 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
10 2 (9.09%) JavaSpaces
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) IGMP
2 1 (4.55%) RTSP
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.09%) GCC
1 2 (9.09%) GDB
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) MFC
2 2 (9.09%) Java RMI
2 2 (9.09%) JavaSpaces
2 2 (9.09%) Twisted
2 2 (9.09%) Akka
2 2 (9.09%) gevent
3 1 (4.55%) Qt
3 1 (4.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) OOD
5 1 (4.55%) CAD
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (36.36%) C
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) Assembly Language
6 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 2 (9.09%) Go
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Intel
1 1 (4.55%) Sony
1 1 (4.55%) Google