The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 113 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 20 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.94% 1.46% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.53% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 45
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2070 2351 2539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.91% 95.41% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1712 1966 2241
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 18 £45,000 +28.57% 4
St Neots -4 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Huntingdon - 1 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £45,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 45 (100.00%) C++
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (48.89%) Degree
3 20 (44.44%) Windows
4 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
5 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 13 (28.89%) C
5 13 (28.89%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) Python
6 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) SQL
8 7 (15.56%) MFC
8 7 (15.56%) STL
8 7 (15.56%) UML
8 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 7 (15.56%) Open Source
9 6 (13.33%) Google
9 6 (13.33%) Scrum
9 6 (13.33%) Electronics
9 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
10 5 (11.11%) OO
10 5 (11.11%) Web Services
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.11%) C#
10 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (11.11%) GoogleTest
10 5 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
11 4 (8.89%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (2.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) GoogleTest
2 3 (6.67%) GCC
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) GDB
General
1 6 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) MFC
1 7 (15.56%) STL
2 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.44%) Twisted
3 2 (4.44%) Akka
3 2 (4.44%) gevent
3 2 (4.44%) Java RMI
3 2 (4.44%) JavaSpaces
4 1 (2.22%) Qt
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) Physics
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) TDD
3 7 (15.56%) UML
4 6 (13.33%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.44%) Signal Processing
7 2 (4.44%) Data Management
7 2 (4.44%) OOD
7 2 (4.44%) CAD
7 2 (4.44%) CAE
7 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (4.44%) Finite Element Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.22%) OOP
8 1 (2.22%) Validation
8 1 (2.22%) SysML
8 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (28.89%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) C
3 11 (24.44%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.44%) Go
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
2 2 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Google
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Intel
3 1 (2.22%) Sony
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