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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 93 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 20 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.27% 2.88% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 3.00% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 34
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average 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
1514 1398 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.25% 96.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1213 1490
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (96.23%) C++
3 31 (58.49%) Degree
4 27 (50.94%) Computer Science
5 22 (41.51%) Java
6 20 (37.74%) Windows
7 19 (35.85%) Linux
8 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (24.53%) Python
10 11 (20.75%) STL
10 11 (20.75%) Multithreading
11 10 (18.87%) Algorithms
11 10 (18.87%) SQL
11 10 (18.87%) C
12 9 (16.98%) UML
12 9 (16.98%) Google
13 8 (15.09%) C#
13 8 (15.09%) Web Services
13 8 (15.09%) Oracle
13 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (15.09%) Open Source
14 7 (13.21%) MFC
15 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
15 6 (11.32%) XML
15 6 (11.32%) HTML
15 6 (11.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (9.43%) GoogleTest
16 5 (9.43%) Perl
16 5 (9.43%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) GoogleTest
3 2 (3.77%) GCC
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.43%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) STL
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) MFC
4 6 (11.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (11.32%) HTML
4 6 (11.32%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) Qt
6 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.87%) Algorithms
3 8 (15.09%) Open Source
3 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.89%) Physics
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) UNIX
4 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.98%) UML
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) TDD
7 2 (3.77%) Signal Processing
7 2 (3.77%) Finite Element Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) CAD
7 2 (3.77%) CAE
7 2 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (1.89%) OOP
8 1 (1.89%) Validation
8 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.89%) SysML
8 1 (1.89%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C++
2 22 (41.51%) Java
3 13 (24.53%) Python
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) C
5 8 (15.09%) C#
6 5 (9.43%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Google
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Intel
3 2 (3.77%) Apple
3 2 (3.77%) Sony
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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