The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 105 162 138
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 41 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.81% 0.13% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.14% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 40 1 19
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
C++ Software Engineer
East of 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2157 2213 2464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.36% 96.51% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1804 1981
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Borehamwood - 16 £32,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £37,500 -
Watford - 12 £34,000 -
Tring - 5 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 51 (100.00%) C++
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (86.27%) C
3 25 (49.02%) Computer Science
4 23 (45.10%) Electronics
5 22 (43.14%) Degree
6 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
6 20 (39.22%) Embedded C++
6 20 (39.22%) Linux
7 19 (37.25%) Project Management
7 19 (37.25%) LabVIEW
8 18 (35.29%) Automated Testing
8 18 (35.29%) Line Management
9 15 (29.41%) Visual Studio
10 13 (25.49%) Embedded C
11 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
11 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
12 11 (21.57%) Mathematics
12 11 (21.57%) Physics
13 10 (19.61%) SDLC
13 10 (19.61%) PhD
13 10 (19.61%) Games
14 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
14 9 (17.65%) MATLAB
14 9 (17.65%) C#
14 9 (17.65%) Algorithms
14 9 (17.65%) OpenCL
14 9 (17.65%) Image Processing
15 8 (15.69%) Embedded Software Development
15 8 (15.69%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) LabVIEW
2 15 (29.41%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (45.10%) Electronics
2 10 (19.61%) Games
3 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 6 (11.76%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Finance
6 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) CORBA
2 1 (1.96%) DirectX
2 1 (1.96%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.96%) Qt
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.57%) Mathematics
2 11 (21.57%) Physics
3 9 (17.65%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.84%) HPUX
4 4 (7.84%) Unix
5 3 (5.88%) AIX
5 3 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.96%) pSOS
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
3 19 (37.25%) Project Management
4 18 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 18 (35.29%) Line Management
5 10 (19.61%) SDLC
6 9 (17.65%) Image Processing
7 8 (15.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 8 (15.69%) OO
8 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.96%) Logistics
9 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C++
2 44 (86.27%) C
3 20 (39.22%) Embedded C++
4 13 (25.49%) Embedded C
5 9 (17.65%) C#
5 9 (17.65%) MATLAB
6 6 (11.76%) Java
7 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.92%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Intel
3 1 (1.96%) Atmel
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) QNX
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