The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 41 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.11% 0.52% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.53% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -
C++ Software Engineer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 189 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.33% 97.42% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 153 166 202
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Colchester

C++ Software Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) CUDA
2 4 (80.00%) OpenCL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Physics
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) OpenCL
2 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CUDA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft