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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 78 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 34 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.00% 1.69% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.74% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 37
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
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
1626 1433 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.42% 96.82% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1172 1666
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 21 November 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (95.35%) C++
3 25 (58.14%) Degree
4 24 (55.81%) Computer Science
5 21 (48.84%) Java
6 16 (37.21%) Linux
7 12 (27.91%) C#
7 12 (27.91%) Python
8 11 (25.58%) Windows
8 11 (25.58%) Multithreading
8 11 (25.58%) Algorithms
9 10 (23.26%) STL
10 9 (20.93%) MFC
10 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
10 9 (20.93%) XML
10 9 (20.93%) HTML
11 8 (18.60%) Perl
11 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (16.28%) SQL
12 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.95%) Web Services
14 5 (11.63%) Oracle
14 5 (11.63%) C
14 5 (11.63%) OO
14 5 (11.63%) Google
14 5 (11.63%) Open Source
14 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (9.30%) UNIX
16 3 (6.98%) UML
16 3 (6.98%) Device Driver

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) STL
2 9 (20.93%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) XML
2 9 (20.93%) MFC
3 6 (13.95%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) Qt
4 2 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.33%) Swing
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Dojo
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (25.58%) Algorithms
3 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.63%) Open Source
4 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.98%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.33%) GIS
6 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.58%) Multithreading
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) OO
5 3 (6.98%) UML
6 2 (4.65%) CAD
6 2 (4.65%) CAE
6 2 (4.65%) Finite Element Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Signal Processing
6 2 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Validation
7 1 (2.33%) Scrum
7 1 (2.33%) OOP
7 1 (2.33%) OOD
7 1 (2.33%) TDD
7 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) C++
2 21 (48.84%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) Perl
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 5 (11.63%) C
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
1 5 (11.63%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) Intel
2 2 (4.65%) Apple
2 2 (4.65%) Sony
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