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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 198 186 160
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 61 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 1.10% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.14% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 77 96
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £50,000
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
6735 6957 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.55% 96.75% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5506 5648 5392
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Cambridgeshire -27 31 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Hertfordshire +7 13 £32,000 -17.41% 3
Suffolk -11 7 £70,000 +100.00%
Bedfordshire +7 5 £39,000 -17.89% 2
Essex +3 3 £42,500 -22.72% 1
East Anglia - 2 £45,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) C++
2 123 (98.40%) Software Engineering
3 63 (50.40%) Linux
4 59 (47.20%) C
5 48 (38.40%) Degree
6 47 (37.60%) Windows
7 40 (32.00%) Python
7 40 (32.00%) Computer Science
8 35 (28.00%) OO
9 33 (26.40%) SQL
10 30 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (22.40%) C#
12 24 (19.20%) Multithreading
13 22 (17.60%) Java
14 21 (16.80%) .NET
15 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
15 16 (12.80%) Embedded C++
16 15 (12.00%) XML
16 15 (12.00%) Unix
16 15 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 14 (11.20%) HTTP
17 14 (11.20%) Scrum
17 14 (11.20%) TDD
17 14 (11.20%) Electronics
18 13 (10.40%) Firmware
18 13 (10.40%) HTML
19 12 (9.60%) SOAP
19 12 (9.60%) OOP
19 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
20 11 (8.80%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.80%) Apache
1 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
1 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) HTTP
2 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.40%) AMQP
3 3 (2.40%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.40%) MQTT
4 2 (1.60%) LAN
4 2 (1.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.80%) Firewall
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
5 1 (0.80%) SNMP
5 1 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.20%) Big Data
3 3 (2.40%) MySQL
3 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.60%) LabVIEW
3 5 (4.00%) Artifactory
3 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.00%) JIRA
3 5 (4.00%) Maven
3 5 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.20%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.80%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (11.20%) Electronics
2 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.40%) Banking
3 3 (2.40%) Finance
4 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.60%) Automotive
4 2 (1.60%) Games
4 2 (1.60%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.80%) Avionics
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) .NET
2 15 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (12.00%) XML
3 13 (10.40%) HTML
4 12 (9.60%) SOAP
5 10 (8.00%) CSS
5 10 (8.00%) STL
6 9 (7.20%) XSD
7 8 (6.40%) Qt
7 8 (6.40%) REST
8 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.80%) Middleware
9 5 (4.00%) jQuery
10 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.20%) OpenCL
10 4 (3.20%) WinForms
10 4 (3.20%) WPF
11 3 (2.40%) JMS
11 3 (2.40%) Spring
11 3 (2.40%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.80%) Physics
3 8 (6.40%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.80%) Chemistry
5 6 (4.80%) Device Driver
6 5 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.40%) CUDA
7 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.40%) Fintech
7 3 (2.40%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.60%) BBC
9 1 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.80%) iPad
9 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (50.40%) Linux
2 47 (37.60%) Windows
3 15 (12.00%) Unix
4 11 (8.80%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (8.80%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.20%) Android
5 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.20%) HPUX
6 3 (2.40%) AIX
6 3 (2.40%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.60%) ThreadX
7 2 (1.60%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.80%) pSOS
8 1 (0.80%) Solaris
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (98.40%) Software Engineering
2 35 (28.00%) OO
3 30 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.20%) Multithreading
5 14 (11.20%) Scrum
5 14 (11.20%) TDD
6 12 (9.60%) OOP
7 11 (8.80%) Embedded Software Development
7 11 (8.80%) High Availability
7 11 (8.80%) SDLC
7 11 (8.80%) Software Testing
8 7 (5.60%) BDD
8 7 (5.60%) Kanban
8 7 (5.60%) Open Source
9 6 (4.80%) Project Management
10 5 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (4.00%) Electronic Design Automation
10 5 (4.00%) Feature Driven Development
10 5 (4.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 125 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (47.20%) C
3 40 (32.00%) Python
4 33 (26.40%) SQL
5 28 (22.40%) C#
6 22 (17.60%) Java
7 16 (12.80%) Embedded C++
7 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.80%) Perl
9 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.00%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.20%) Fortran
10 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (38.40%) Degree
2 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) PhD
4 5 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.80%) CISSP
5 1 (0.80%) GIAC
5 1 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.80%) MCSE
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) SANS
5 1 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) Firmware
2 3 (2.40%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.60%) Intel
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle
4 1 (0.80%) Atmel
4 1 (0.80%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.80%) HP
4 1 (0.80%) QNX
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