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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 646 568 519
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 229 299 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 220 279 386
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 -8 73 £35,000 -17.64% 3
South West -24 58 £32,500 +8.33% 9
London -29 55 £47,500 -13.63% 13
East of England -95 17 £40,000 +6.66% 12
East Midlands +2 15 £37,500 +15.38% 1
North West -16 5 £40,000 +20.30% 3
Yorkshire -31 4 £45,000 +50.00%
West Midlands -24 2 £35,000 +16.66%
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 575 (100.00%) C++
1 575 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 284 (49.39%) Linux
3 222 (38.61%) Degree
4 199 (34.61%) Computer Science
5 197 (34.26%) C
6 193 (33.57%) Windows
7 142 (24.70%) UNIX
8 122 (21.22%) C#
9 119 (20.70%) OO
10 99 (17.22%) Mathematics
11 94 (16.35%) Multithreading
12 90 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
13 89 (15.48%) Qt
14 85 (14.78%) OOD
14 85 (14.78%) Java
15 77 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
16 76 (13.22%) Physics
17 74 (12.87%) STL
18 72 (12.52%) MFC
19 63 (10.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 61 (10.61%) Games
21 60 (10.43%) Visual Studio
22 51 (8.87%) SQL
23 49 (8.52%) Electronics
24 48 (8.35%) PhD
25 46 (8.00%) XML
25 46 (8.00%) Image Processing
26 45 (7.83%) OOP
27 44 (7.65%) Embedded C++

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (2.96%) Apache
2 14 (2.43%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.26%) GlassFish
3 13 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (0.87%) IIS
5 4 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.30%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.30%) RTP
3 18 (3.13%) Wireless
3 18 (3.13%) GSM
4 13 (2.26%) SS7
5 11 (1.91%) FTP
6 10 (1.74%) TCAP
6 10 (1.74%) INAP
6 10 (1.74%) VLAN
6 10 (1.74%) SIGTRAN
7 9 (1.57%) SSL
7 9 (1.57%) LTE
8 8 (1.39%) UMTS
8 8 (1.39%) VoIP
9 7 (1.22%) HTTP
9 7 (1.22%) PBX
9 7 (1.22%) RANAP
9 7 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (1.04%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.52%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.61%) Big Data
3 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.35%) Informix
9 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 36 (6.26%) Subversion
3 22 (3.83%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.26%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.74%) GCC
7 7 (1.22%) GDB
7 7 (1.22%) Trac
7 7 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.04%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.87%) CMake
9 5 (0.87%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.70%) Selenium
11 3 (0.52%) Maven
12 2 (0.35%) ProC
12 2 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.17%) PhantomJS
13 1 (0.17%) LabVIEW
13 1 (0.17%) NUnit
General
1 61 (10.61%) Games
2 49 (8.52%) Electronics
3 42 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 41 (7.13%) Finance
5 10 (1.74%) Automotive
6 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.22%) Retail
8 5 (0.87%) Military
8 5 (0.87%) Banking
8 5 (0.87%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.52%) Front Office
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.48%) Qt
2 74 (12.87%) STL
3 72 (12.52%) MFC
4 63 (10.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 46 (8.00%) XML
6 43 (7.48%) OpenGL
7 41 (7.13%) HTML
8 40 (6.96%) .NET
9 35 (6.09%) OpenCL
10 24 (4.17%) Web Services
11 18 (3.13%) HTML5
12 16 (2.78%) WinForms
13 15 (2.61%) DirectX
13 15 (2.61%) SOAP
14 14 (2.43%) JMS
14 14 (2.43%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (2.43%) WPF
15 13 (2.26%) FIX Protocol
15 13 (2.26%) FpML
16 11 (1.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 199 (34.61%) Computer Science
2 99 (17.22%) Mathematics
3 77 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (13.22%) Physics
5 35 (6.09%) 3D Graphics
6 28 (4.87%) Device Driver
7 23 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (3.30%) CUDA
9 15 (2.61%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.74%) Cryptography
11 9 (1.57%) Statistics
12 8 (1.39%) EMV
12 8 (1.39%) EFT
13 7 (1.22%) Robotics
13 7 (1.22%) User Experience
14 6 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (0.87%) Firmware
15 5 (0.87%) Open Source
15 5 (0.87%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 284 (49.39%) Linux
2 193 (33.57%) Windows
3 142 (24.70%) UNIX
4 34 (5.91%) Embedded Linux
5 23 (4.00%) Solaris
6 13 (2.26%) Android
7 10 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.22%) AIX
9 5 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 119 (20.70%) OO
3 94 (16.35%) Multithreading
4 90 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (14.78%) OOD
6 46 (8.00%) Image Processing
7 45 (7.83%) OOP
8 42 (7.30%) UML
9 27 (4.70%) OOA/OOD
10 21 (3.65%) Low Latency
11 20 (3.48%) Video Processing
11 20 (3.48%) CAD
12 18 (3.13%) Data Modelling
12 18 (3.13%) Unit Testing
12 18 (3.13%) Mentoring
13 17 (2.96%) Signal Processing
14 14 (2.43%) Configuration Management
15 13 (2.26%) Scrum
16 12 (2.09%) TDD
16 12 (2.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 575 (100.00%) C++
2 197 (34.26%) C
3 122 (21.22%) C#
4 85 (14.78%) Java
5 51 (8.87%) SQL
6 44 (7.65%) Embedded C++
7 41 (7.13%) JavaScript
8 39 (6.78%) Python
9 22 (3.83%) Embedded C
10 13 (2.26%) Groovy
11 12 (2.09%) VC++
12 10 (1.74%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.57%) Perl
14 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.70%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.70%) Assembly Language
17 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 222 (38.61%) Degree
2 48 (8.35%) PhD
3 8 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.87%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.35%) HL7
3 2 (0.35%) DICOM
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (5.39%) Oracle
2 23 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.22%) Cisco
4 5 (0.87%) Borland
4 5 (0.87%) Intel
5 3 (0.52%) Embarcadero
5 3 (0.52%) JBoss
5 3 (0.52%) QNX
6 2 (0.35%) Twitter
7 1 (0.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.17%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.17%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.17%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.17%) Sencha
7 1 (0.17%) Symbian
7 1 (0.17%) Sybase
7 1 (0.17%) SAP
7 1 (0.17%) HP
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