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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 94 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 11 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.78% 0.86% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.91% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 21
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1342 1645 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.24% 94.05% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1358 1431
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 7 July 2015.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 30 (100.00%) C++
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (50.00%) Degree
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) C
3 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Python
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) MFC
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) Open Source
9 4 (13.33%) GCC
9 4 (13.33%) SDLC
9 4 (13.33%) Scrum
9 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
9 4 (13.33%) Firmware
10 3 (10.00%) Perl
10 3 (10.00%) Assembly Language
10 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
10 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) Web Services
10 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
10 3 (10.00%) Electronics
10 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (6.67%) Go

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (3.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) IGMP
3 1 (3.33%) RTSP
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) GCC
2 2 (6.67%) GDB
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) MFC
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Java RMI
3 2 (6.67%) JavaSpaces
3 2 (6.67%) STL
3 2 (6.67%) Twisted
3 2 (6.67%) Akka
3 2 (6.67%) gevent
4 1 (3.33%) Qt
4 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) Open Source
4 4 (13.33%) SDLC
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) SysML
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (40.00%) C
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
6 3 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.67%) Scala
7 2 (6.67%) Go
8 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Firmware
2 2 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Intel
3 1 (3.33%) Sony
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