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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 101 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 33 63 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.58% 2.79% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.88% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 71
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2013 2187 2011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.45% 96.86% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1761 1674
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -26 32 £45,000 +5.88% 10
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 81 (100.00%) C++
2 79 (97.53%) Software Engineering
3 40 (49.38%) Linux
4 37 (45.68%) Windows
5 36 (44.44%) C
5 36 (44.44%) Degree
6 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (35.80%) Computer Science
7 25 (30.86%) Python
8 21 (25.93%) SQL
9 20 (24.69%) OO
10 18 (22.22%) .NET
11 16 (19.75%) Multithreading
12 14 (17.28%) TDD
12 14 (17.28%) Scrum
13 13 (16.05%) HTTP
13 13 (16.05%) Firmware
13 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
13 13 (16.05%) XML
14 12 (14.81%) C#
14 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
15 11 (13.58%) Java
16 10 (12.35%) Perl
16 10 (12.35%) SOAP
16 10 (12.35%) OOP
16 10 (12.35%) Electronics
17 9 (11.11%) STL
18 8 (9.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 8 (9.88%) XSD
18 8 (9.88%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 13 (16.05%) HTTP
2 3 (3.70%) AMQP
2 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.70%) MQTT
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Big Data
1 3 (3.70%) MySQL
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Artifactory
2 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 5 (6.17%) Maven
2 5 (6.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (4.94%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.47%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.35%) Electronics
2 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) .NET
2 13 (16.05%) XML
3 10 (12.35%) SOAP
4 9 (11.11%) STL
5 8 (9.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (9.88%) CSS
5 8 (9.88%) HTML
5 8 (9.88%) XSD
6 7 (8.64%) Qt
6 7 (8.64%) REST
7 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.41%) Middleware
8 5 (6.17%) jQuery
9 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.70%) HTML5
9 3 (3.70%) JMS
9 3 (3.70%) Spring
9 3 (3.70%) WinForms
9 3 (3.70%) WPF
9 3 (3.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.80%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) Device Driver
3 6 (7.41%) Chemistry
3 6 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.17%) Physics
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.70%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (2.47%) BBC
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Linux
2 37 (45.68%) Windows
3 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.94%) Unix
5 3 (3.70%) Android
5 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (97.53%) Software Engineering
2 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.69%) OO
4 16 (19.75%) Multithreading
5 14 (17.28%) Scrum
5 14 (17.28%) TDD
6 10 (12.35%) OOP
7 7 (8.64%) BDD
7 7 (8.64%) Kanban
8 6 (7.41%) Open Source
8 6 (7.41%) Signal Processing
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.17%) Electronic Design Automation
9 5 (6.17%) Feature Driven Development
9 5 (6.17%) OOD
10 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.94%) CRM
10 4 (4.94%) High Availability
10 4 (4.94%) Software Architecture
10 4 (4.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (44.44%) C
3 25 (30.86%) Python
4 21 (25.93%) SQL
5 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
6 12 (14.81%) C#
7 11 (13.58%) Java
8 10 (12.35%) Perl
9 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.94%) Embedded C
10 4 (4.94%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.94%) Fortran
11 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Firmware
2 3 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
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