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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 112 90 109
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 28 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.14% 1.75% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.83% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 46
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2337 2082 2933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.54% 96.08% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1756 2544
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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
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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 -3 26 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Peterborough - 2 £50,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £55,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (95.35%) C++
3 23 (53.49%) Java
4 21 (48.84%) Degree
4 21 (48.84%) Computer Science
5 16 (37.21%) Linux
6 11 (25.58%) Windows
6 11 (25.58%) Python
7 10 (23.26%) C#
7 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
8 9 (20.93%) MFC
9 8 (18.60%) STL
9 8 (18.60%) HTML
9 8 (18.60%) XML
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) Big Data
10 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
10 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
10 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
11 6 (13.95%) Perl
11 6 (13.95%) SQL
11 6 (13.95%) C
11 6 (13.95%) OO
11 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle
13 4 (9.30%) UNIX
13 4 (9.30%) OOD
13 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (9.30%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.65%) JBoss
1 2 (4.65%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) Maven
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.98%) Banking
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) MFC
2 8 (18.60%) STL
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (6.98%) Swing
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
5 2 (4.65%) Dojo
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) Qt
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) REST
6 1 (2.33%) ATL
6 1 (2.33%) DCOM
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) J2EE
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.30%) Open Source
5 3 (6.98%) GIS
6 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 4 (9.30%) OOD
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) UML
7 2 (4.65%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (4.65%) BDD
7 2 (4.65%) Kanban
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.33%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) C++
2 23 (53.49%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) Python
4 10 (23.26%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) Perl
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) C
7 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Apple
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Intel
4 1 (2.33%) Symbian
4 1 (2.33%) MathWorks
4 1 (2.33%) Sony
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