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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 116 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 21 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.01% 2.68% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 2.72% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 62
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -
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
2018 2092 2435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.65% 98.45% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1730 2040
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -16 21 £45,000 +12.50% 19
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) C++
2 52 (94.55%) Software Engineering
3 29 (52.73%) Linux
4 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (47.27%) Degree
5 25 (45.45%) Windows
6 21 (38.18%) Computer Science
7 20 (36.36%) HTTP
8 18 (32.73%) XML
9 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
10 16 (29.09%) SQL
11 15 (27.27%) C
12 14 (25.45%) Scrum
13 13 (23.64%) STL
14 12 (21.82%) CSS
14 12 (21.82%) HTML
15 11 (20.00%) SOAP
15 11 (20.00%) OO
15 11 (20.00%) Python
15 11 (20.00%) REST
16 10 (18.18%) Open Source
16 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
16 10 (18.18%) TDD
17 9 (16.36%) XSD
18 8 (14.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
19 7 (12.73%) BDD
19 7 (12.73%) Kanban
19 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
20 6 (10.91%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) AMQP
2 3 (5.45%) MQTT
3 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 5 (9.09%) Maven
2 5 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (5.45%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.45%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Automotive
2 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) XML
2 13 (23.64%) STL
3 12 (21.82%) CSS
3 12 (21.82%) HTML
4 11 (20.00%) REST
4 11 (20.00%) SOAP
5 9 (16.36%) XSD
6 8 (14.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (10.91%) .NET
7 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
7 6 (10.91%) Qt
8 5 (9.09%) jQuery
9 4 (7.27%) MFC
10 3 (5.45%) HEVC
10 3 (5.45%) HTML5
10 3 (5.45%) JMS
10 3 (5.45%) Middleware
10 3 (5.45%) Spring
10 3 (5.45%) WebSockets
11 2 (3.64%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.09%) Chemistry
3 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.45%) CCTV
5 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.45%) Raspberry Pi
5 3 (5.45%) STB
6 2 (3.64%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (3.64%) 3D Printing
6 2 (3.64%) BBC
6 2 (3.64%) CAN bus
6 2 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.82%) Arduino
7 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.45%) Android
4 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (94.55%) Software Engineering
2 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Scrum
4 11 (20.00%) OO
5 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 10 (18.18%) Open Source
5 10 (18.18%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) BDD
6 7 (12.73%) Kanban
6 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
7 6 (10.91%) API Design
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
8 5 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (7.27%) Memory Management
10 3 (5.45%) Image Processing
10 3 (5.45%) MVC
10 3 (5.45%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 15 (27.27%) C
5 11 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.09%) Java
6 5 (9.09%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.45%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.45%) Fortran
8 2 (3.64%) Tcl
9 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
1 3 (5.45%) Firmware
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