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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 226 203 228
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 39 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.60% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 43
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £34,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,750 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++ Software Engineer
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7433 6612 8578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.62% 96.37% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6091 5305 7435
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 the East of England

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Cambridgeshire -5 32 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Norfolk +4 1 £40,000 -11.11%
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (96.61%) C++
3 31 (52.54%) Degree
4 27 (45.76%) Computer Science
5 22 (37.29%) Java
6 21 (35.59%) Linux
7 19 (32.20%) Windows
8 16 (27.12%) Oracle
9 15 (25.42%) HTML
9 15 (25.42%) STL
10 14 (23.73%) XML
10 14 (23.73%) C#
10 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (20.34%) Multithreading
12 12 (20.34%) MFC
12 12 (20.34%) UNIX
12 12 (20.34%) Python
13 11 (18.64%) Algorithms
14 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
15 9 (15.25%) SQL
15 9 (15.25%) C
16 8 (13.56%) Perl
16 8 (13.56%) Google
17 7 (11.86%) Banking
17 7 (11.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 7 (11.86%) Scrum
17 7 (11.86%) Finance
17 7 (11.86%) UML
18 6 (10.17%) Web Services

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) GoogleTest
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
1 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.08%) Electronics
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) HTML
1 15 (25.42%) STL
2 14 (23.73%) XML
3 12 (20.34%) MFC
4 7 (11.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (10.17%) Web Services
6 5 (8.47%) CSS
7 4 (6.78%) .NET
8 2 (3.39%) SOAP
8 2 (3.39%) Qt
8 2 (3.39%) WinForms
9 1 (1.69%) JNI
9 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.69%) WPF
9 1 (1.69%) HTML5
9 1 (1.69%) REST
9 1 (1.69%) J2EE
9 1 (1.69%) ATL
9 1 (1.69%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.76%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (18.64%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.47%) Open Source
4 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Linux
2 19 (32.20%) Windows
3 12 (20.34%) UNIX
4 4 (6.78%) AIX
4 4 (6.78%) HPUX
5 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.39%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Multithreading
4 7 (11.86%) UML
4 7 (11.86%) Scrum
5 5 (8.47%) OO
5 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.08%) TDD
7 2 (3.39%) Signal Processing
7 2 (3.39%) OOD
7 2 (3.39%) CAD
7 2 (3.39%) CAE
7 2 (3.39%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.39%) Finite Element Analysis
8 1 (1.69%) OOP
8 1 (1.69%) Validation
8 1 (1.69%) Demand Management
8 1 (1.69%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) C++
2 22 (37.29%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) Python
5 9 (15.25%) C
5 9 (15.25%) SQL
6 8 (13.56%) Perl
7 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.69%) Lua
10 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.69%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Google
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) Intel
4 2 (3.39%) Apple
4 2 (3.39%) Sony
5 1 (1.69%) MathWorks
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