The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 85 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 21 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.80% 2.27% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.34% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 50
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1133 1411 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.25% 97.11% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1190 1422
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (94.00%) Software Engineering
3 30 (60.00%) Linux
4 25 (50.00%) Windows
5 24 (48.00%) Degree
6 21 (42.00%) C
7 17 (34.00%) HTTP
8 15 (30.00%) XML
8 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 12 (24.00%) STL
9 12 (24.00%) SQL
10 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (22.00%) OO
11 9 (18.00%) REST
11 9 (18.00%) Mathematics
11 9 (18.00%) Open Source
11 9 (18.00%) SOAP
12 8 (16.00%) CSS
12 8 (16.00%) XSD
12 8 (16.00%) HTML
12 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
12 8 (16.00%) OpenGL
12 8 (16.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (16.00%) Automotive
12 8 (16.00%) Video Processing
12 8 (16.00%) CAN bus
12 8 (16.00%) Algorithms
12 8 (16.00%) Data Acquisition
13 7 (14.00%) API Design

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) HTTP
2 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.00%) GSM
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Maven
2 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (16.00%) Automotive
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) XML
2 12 (24.00%) STL
3 9 (18.00%) REST
3 9 (18.00%) SOAP
4 8 (16.00%) CSS
4 8 (16.00%) HTML
4 8 (16.00%) OpenGL
4 8 (16.00%) XSD
5 6 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (12.00%) MFC
6 4 (8.00%) Qt
7 3 (6.00%) HEVC
7 3 (6.00%) jQuery
8 2 (4.00%) OpenCL
8 2 (4.00%) OpenMP
9 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (16.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (16.00%) CAN bus
3 8 (16.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.00%) CCTV
5 3 (6.00%) Chemistry
5 3 (6.00%) STB
6 2 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (4.00%) 3D Printing
7 1 (2.00%) Arduino
7 1 (2.00%) BBC
7 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) Open Source
5 8 (16.00%) Data Acquisition
5 8 (16.00%) Video Processing
6 7 (14.00%) API Design
6 7 (14.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Memory Management
7 6 (12.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.00%) BDD
8 4 (8.00%) Kanban
8 4 (8.00%) TDD
9 3 (6.00%) Code Optimisation
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.00%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (6.00%) Image Processing
10 2 (4.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (42.00%) C
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (6.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) Fortran
7 2 (4.00%) Java
7 2 (4.00%) Tcl
8 1 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Firmware
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