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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 240 229 204
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 24 52 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.61% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.64% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 49
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
7356 8100 7979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.97% 95.70% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6042 6751 6932
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 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -1 20 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Hertfordshire -20 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Suffolk - 2 £32,500 -
Essex -1 1 - -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) C++
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (42.86%) Degree
2 24 (42.86%) Windows
3 18 (32.14%) Java
3 18 (32.14%) Computer Science
4 17 (30.36%) C
4 17 (30.36%) Linux
5 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (19.64%) Python
6 11 (19.64%) SQL
7 8 (14.29%) Oracle
7 8 (14.29%) STL
7 8 (14.29%) UML
7 8 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) OO
8 7 (12.50%) MFC
8 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 7 (12.50%) TDD
8 7 (12.50%) Open Source
9 6 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (10.71%) Google
9 6 (10.71%) C#
9 6 (10.71%) Electronics
10 5 (8.93%) Web Services
10 5 (8.93%) XML
10 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.93%) UNIX
10 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
10 5 (8.93%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) GoogleTest
2 3 (5.36%) GCC
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) GDB
General
1 6 (10.71%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) STL
2 7 (12.50%) MFC
3 6 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (8.93%) Web Services
4 5 (8.93%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) Twisted
6 2 (3.57%) REST
6 2 (3.57%) Java RMI
6 2 (3.57%) JavaSpaces
6 2 (3.57%) JNI
6 2 (3.57%) Akka
6 2 (3.57%) gevent
7 1 (1.79%) WPF
7 1 (1.79%) Mason
7 1 (1.79%) Qt
7 1 (1.79%) OpenCL
7 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.93%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.36%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.57%) Physics
7 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.79%) PMI
7 1 (1.79%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.79%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) UML
3 8 (14.29%) Scrum
4 7 (12.50%) TDD
4 7 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.36%) OOP
6 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.57%) Data Management
7 2 (3.57%) OOD
7 2 (3.57%) CAD
7 2 (3.57%) CAE
7 2 (3.57%) Signal Processing
7 2 (3.57%) Finite Element Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) SysML
8 1 (1.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (32.14%) Java
3 17 (30.36%) C
4 11 (19.64%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) Python
5 6 (10.71%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.36%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Go
8 1 (1.79%) VC++
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Intel
3 1 (1.79%) Sony
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