The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 310 314 334
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 16 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.068% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.073% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 7
Average salary £66,000 £85,000 £112,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,750 £120,000 £145,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
C++ Software Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10998 11016 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.13% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9251 9758 11049
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 34 (100.00%) C++
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (76.47%) Linux
3 18 (52.94%) Telecoms
4 17 (50.00%) Wireless
5 16 (47.06%) UNIX
6 15 (44.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (32.35%) Multithreading
8 10 (29.41%) VLAN
8 10 (29.41%) SIGTRAN
8 10 (29.41%) Network Design
8 10 (29.41%) STL
8 10 (29.41%) GSM
8 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) RTP
8 10 (29.41%) SS7
8 10 (29.41%) TCAP
8 10 (29.41%) INAP
9 8 (23.53%) C
10 6 (17.65%) Java
10 6 (17.65%) Python
11 5 (14.71%) TDD
11 5 (14.71%) Degree
11 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
11 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
12 4 (11.76%) Low Latency
13 3 (8.82%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 17 (50.00%) Wireless
2 10 (29.41%) VLAN
2 10 (29.41%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (29.41%) GSM
2 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 10 (29.41%) RTP
2 10 (29.41%) SS7
2 10 (29.41%) TCAP
2 10 (29.41%) INAP
3 1 (2.94%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (29.41%) STL
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) Qt
5 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.94%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) Multithreading
3 10 (29.41%) Network Design
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) TDD
5 4 (11.76%) Low Latency
6 3 (8.82%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.88%) OOD
8 1 (2.94%) Data Security
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (2.94%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.94%) 3D Rendering
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (23.53%) C
3 6 (17.65%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Siemens
1 1 (2.94%) Mitel
1 1 (2.94%) Polycom