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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 93 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 17 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.18% 1.05% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.10% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 23
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1376 1813 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.69% 95.02% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1528 1540
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (100.00%) C++
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (51.35%) Degree
3 18 (48.65%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) C
6 11 (29.73%) Java
6 11 (29.73%) Python
7 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
9 6 (16.22%) MFC
9 6 (16.22%) UML
9 6 (16.22%) Open Source
9 6 (16.22%) SDLC
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.51%) STL
10 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
10 5 (13.51%) Electronics
10 5 (13.51%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Google
11 4 (10.81%) Firmware
11 4 (10.81%) Web Services
11 4 (10.81%) Oracle
11 4 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (10.81%) GCC
11 4 (10.81%) GoogleTest
11 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (8.11%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) GCC
1 4 (10.81%) GoogleTest
2 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) GDB
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) MFC
2 5 (13.51%) STL
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (5.41%) JavaSpaces
4 2 (5.41%) Java RMI
4 2 (5.41%) Akka
4 2 (5.41%) gevent
4 2 (5.41%) Twisted
5 1 (2.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Physics
5 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
4 6 (16.22%) UML
4 6 (16.22%) Open Source
4 6 (16.22%) SDLC
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.70%) OOP
8 1 (2.70%) OOD
8 1 (2.70%) SysML
8 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (32.43%) C
3 11 (29.73%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) Assembly Language
5 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.41%) Go
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Google
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Intel
3 1 (2.70%) Sony
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