The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 594 564 493
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 280 315 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 267 296 409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++ Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 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
South East -19 89 £42,500 +6.25% 10
South West +28 74 £40,000 +14.28% 13
London +10 56 £47,500 +11.76% 4
East of England -15 41 £42,500 +21.42% 9
East Midlands -3 7 £42,500 +15.64% 1
Yorkshire -22 6 £40,000 +10.34%
North West -6 5 £35,000 -17.64%
West Midlands -16 2 £22,000 -41.33% 2
North East -10 1 £40,000 +23.07%
C++ Software Engineer
UK

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 509 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 507 (99.61%) C++
3 236 (46.37%) Linux
4 211 (41.45%) Degree
5 186 (36.54%) Computer Science
6 184 (36.15%) Windows
7 154 (30.26%) OO
8 125 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (22.59%) UNIX
10 111 (21.81%) C
11 106 (20.83%) C#
12 98 (19.25%) OOD
12 98 (19.25%) Qt
13 79 (15.52%) Multithreading
14 69 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
15 65 (12.77%) Algorithms
16 64 (12.57%) MFC
17 63 (12.38%) STL
17 63 (12.38%) Java
17 63 (12.38%) Mathematics
18 57 (11.20%) Physics
18 57 (11.20%) OOP
19 49 (9.63%) Finance
19 49 (9.63%) Games
20 48 (9.43%) XML
21 47 (9.23%) Visual Studio
21 47 (9.23%) SQL
22 44 (8.64%) UML
23 42 (8.25%) Python
24 41 (8.06%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 10 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (1.96%) Apache
1 10 (1.96%) WebSphere
1 10 (1.96%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.32%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.96%) HTTP
3 7 (1.38%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.38%) LDAP
3 7 (1.38%) FTP
4 5 (0.98%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.79%) WAN
5 4 (0.79%) LAN
5 4 (0.79%) Wireless
6 2 (0.39%) IPsec
6 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.39%) Firewall
6 2 (0.39%) Network Security
6 2 (0.39%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.39%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.39%) SNMP
6 2 (0.39%) VPN
6 2 (0.39%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) IPv4
6 2 (0.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.38%) MySQL
3 6 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.18%) Big Data
3 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.59%) SQLite
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 25 (4.91%) Subversion
3 13 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.57%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.59%) GoogleTest
6 3 (0.59%) CMake
6 3 (0.59%) Redmine
6 3 (0.59%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.59%) JIRA
7 2 (0.39%) CppUnit
7 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.39%) PVCS
7 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) C++Builder
General
1 49 (9.63%) Finance
1 49 (9.63%) Games
2 32 (6.29%) Electronics
3 22 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.16%) Banking
5 7 (1.38%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.18%) Front Office
7 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.79%) Marketing
9 3 (0.59%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Retail
9 3 (0.59%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (19.25%) Qt
2 64 (12.57%) MFC
3 63 (12.38%) STL
4 48 (9.43%) XML
5 41 (8.06%) .NET
6 39 (7.66%) HTML
6 39 (7.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 38 (7.47%) OpenGL
8 34 (6.68%) OpenCL
9 26 (5.11%) Web Services
10 17 (3.34%) DirectX
11 15 (2.95%) HTML5
12 14 (2.75%) CSS
12 14 (2.75%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.36%) ATL
13 12 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (1.96%) JMS
14 10 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (1.96%) FpML
14 10 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 186 (36.54%) Computer Science
2 69 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (12.77%) Algorithms
4 63 (12.38%) Mathematics
5 57 (11.20%) Physics
6 30 (5.89%) 3D Graphics
7 25 (4.91%) Data Structures
7 25 (4.91%) Embedded Systems
8 15 (2.95%) Device Driver
9 14 (2.75%) Open Source
9 14 (2.75%) CUDA
10 10 (1.96%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.77%) Derivative
12 7 (1.38%) Exotic Derivative
12 7 (1.38%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (1.38%) Neural Network
13 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.98%) User Experience
14 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 236 (46.37%) Linux
2 184 (36.15%) Windows
3 115 (22.59%) UNIX
4 16 (3.14%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (2.95%) Android
5 15 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.36%) Solaris
7 4 (0.79%) AIX
7 4 (0.79%) HPUX
8 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.59%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 154 (30.26%) OO
3 125 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (19.25%) OOD
5 79 (15.52%) Multithreading
6 57 (11.20%) OOP
7 44 (8.64%) UML
8 36 (7.07%) TDD
9 31 (6.09%) Software Architecture
10 30 (5.89%) Unit Testing
11 26 (5.11%) Signal Processing
12 23 (4.52%) OOA/OOD
13 21 (4.13%) Digital Signal Processing
14 18 (3.54%) Scrum
15 14 (2.75%) CAD
15 14 (2.75%) Configuration Management
15 14 (2.75%) Low Latency
16 13 (2.55%) Data Modelling
16 13 (2.55%) MVC
17 11 (2.16%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 507 (99.61%) C++
2 111 (21.81%) C
3 106 (20.83%) C#
4 63 (12.38%) Java
5 47 (9.23%) SQL
6 42 (8.25%) Python
7 35 (6.88%) Embedded C++
8 29 (5.70%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.54%) Embedded C
10 12 (2.36%) Perl
11 11 (2.16%) MATLAB
12 10 (1.96%) Groovy
13 9 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.18%) PHP
15 5 (0.98%) Assembly Language
16 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.79%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.79%) Ruby
17 3 (0.59%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 211 (41.45%) Degree
2 34 (6.68%) PhD
3 18 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.59%) HND
6 1 (0.20%) HNC
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.98%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.59%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.38%) NFS
3 6 (1.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 35 (6.88%) Oracle
2 24 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.38%) Intel
3 7 (1.38%) Google
4 6 (1.18%) Twitter
5 3 (0.59%) QNX
5 3 (0.59%) HP
6 2 (0.39%) Apple
6 2 (0.39%) SAP
6 2 (0.39%) Sony
7 1 (0.20%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.20%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.20%) Atmel
7 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.20%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.20%) Sybase
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