The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 88 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 31 55 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.70% 2.71% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.82% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 39
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,750 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.19%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1734 1949 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.96% 96.20% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1706 1659
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
C++ Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 16 April 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 65 (100.00%) C++
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (75.38%) Degree
3 33 (50.77%) C
4 27 (41.54%) Linux
5 26 (40.00%) Java
6 24 (36.92%) Python
7 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
8 14 (21.54%) Electronics
8 14 (21.54%) C#
9 12 (18.46%) Windows
10 11 (16.92%) OpenGL
11 10 (15.38%) Mathematics
11 10 (15.38%) Multithreading
12 9 (13.85%) 3D Modelling
12 9 (13.85%) OpenMP
12 9 (13.85%) OpenCL
12 9 (13.85%) .NET
13 8 (12.31%) Wireless
13 8 (12.31%) UML
13 8 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (12.31%) Qt
13 8 (12.31%) Physics
14 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
14 7 (10.77%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (10.77%) Assembly Language
15 6 (9.23%) Finance
16 5 (7.69%) PhD
17 4 (6.15%) OO
17 4 (6.15%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Wireless
2 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.54%) Electronics
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) OpenGL
2 9 (13.85%) OpenMP
2 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) OpenCL
3 8 (12.31%) Qt
4 3 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.62%) STL
5 1 (1.54%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.31%) Physics
3 8 (12.31%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.15%) Machine Learning
5 2 (3.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) DTV
6 1 (1.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Linux
2 12 (18.46%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.54%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 9 (13.85%) 3D Modelling
4 8 (12.31%) UML
5 7 (10.77%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (6.15%) OO
7 3 (4.62%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) TDD
7 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Image Processing
8 2 (3.08%) Video Processing
8 2 (3.08%) OOP
9 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.54%) OOD
9 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.54%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.54%) Product Management
9 1 (1.54%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.54%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (50.77%) C
3 26 (40.00%) Java
4 24 (36.92%) Python
5 14 (21.54%) C#
6 7 (10.77%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (75.38%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) SAP
2 1 (1.54%) Symbian
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