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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 110 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 21 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.95% 2.45% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.55% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 37
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £42,500 £48,500
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
2138 2078 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.26% 96.07% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1745 2135
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 February 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
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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 -23 20 £45,000 +28.57% 8
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (96.43%) C++
3 31 (55.36%) Degree
4 27 (48.21%) Computer Science
5 23 (41.07%) Java
6 21 (37.50%) Windows
6 21 (37.50%) Linux
7 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (23.21%) Python
9 12 (21.43%) C
9 12 (21.43%) STL
9 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
10 10 (17.86%) Algorithms
10 10 (17.86%) SQL
11 9 (16.07%) Web Services
11 9 (16.07%) Oracle
11 9 (16.07%) UML
11 9 (16.07%) Google
12 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (14.29%) Open Source
12 8 (14.29%) MFC
12 8 (14.29%) C#
13 7 (12.50%) HTML
13 7 (12.50%) XML
13 7 (12.50%) Scrum
13 7 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
14 6 (10.71%) OO
15 5 (8.93%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) GoogleTest
3 2 (3.57%) GCC
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.93%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) STL
2 9 (16.07%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) MFC
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
4 7 (12.50%) XML
4 7 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (5.36%) Qt
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) CSS
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.86%) Algorithms
3 8 (14.29%) Open Source
3 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) Physics
6 1 (1.79%) PMI
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.07%) UML
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 2 (3.57%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.57%) OOD
8 2 (3.57%) CAD
8 2 (3.57%) CAE
8 2 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.57%) Finite Element Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.79%) OOP
9 1 (1.79%) Validation
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.79%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.79%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 54 (96.43%) C++
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 13 (23.21%) Python
4 12 (21.43%) C
5 10 (17.86%) SQL
6 8 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (8.93%) Perl
8 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
1 9 (16.07%) Google
2 2 (3.57%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) Intel
2 2 (3.57%) Apple
2 2 (3.57%) Sony
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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