The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 566 561 549
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 63 55 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 92
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43289 41874 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36157 35150 42053
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in London

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in London

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +19 15 £66,000 -22.35%
Chessington - 13 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 13 £47,500 -
Croydon - 4 - - 1
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -
Teddington - 1 £37,500 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 160 (100.00%) C++
1 160 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 74 (46.25%) Linux
3 66 (41.25%) Computer Science
4 58 (36.25%) Degree
5 57 (35.63%) C
6 48 (30.00%) Windows
7 44 (27.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 42 (26.25%) UNIX
9 37 (23.13%) Multithreading
10 36 (22.50%) Games
11 35 (21.88%) OO
12 34 (21.25%) Qt
13 33 (20.63%) STL
14 31 (19.38%) Mathematics
15 30 (18.75%) Telecoms
15 30 (18.75%) 3D Graphics
16 29 (18.13%) Physics
17 27 (16.88%) OpenGL
18 26 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (15.00%) Low Latency
20 22 (13.75%) OpenCL
21 21 (13.13%) Java
22 20 (12.50%) Finance
23 19 (11.88%) PhD
23 19 (11.88%) Image Processing
24 18 (11.25%) Wireless
25 17 (10.63%) Device Driver
26 16 (10.00%) Python
27 14 (8.75%) Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (2.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.25%) Wireless
2 13 (8.13%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.50%) RTP
3 12 (7.50%) SS7
4 11 (6.88%) GSM
5 10 (6.25%) TCAP
5 10 (6.25%) INAP
5 10 (6.25%) VLAN
5 10 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.63%) HSPA
6 1 (0.63%) LTE
6 1 (0.63%) PBX
6 1 (0.63%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.63%) UMTS
6 1 (0.63%) HTTP
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) CDMA
6 1 (0.63%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) Big Data
2 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.88%) Informix
3 3 (1.88%) MySQL
4 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Maven
2 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 36 (22.50%) Games
2 30 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 20 (12.50%) Finance
4 5 (3.13%) Electronics
5 4 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) Front Office
6 2 (1.25%) Automotive
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (27.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 34 (21.25%) Qt
3 33 (20.63%) STL
4 27 (16.88%) OpenGL
5 22 (13.75%) OpenCL
6 13 (8.13%) MFC
7 9 (5.63%) Web Services
8 6 (3.75%) XML
9 4 (2.50%) J2SE
9 4 (2.50%) Lucene
9 4 (2.50%) Android SDK
10 3 (1.88%) HTML5
10 3 (1.88%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.88%) HTML
10 3 (1.88%) Swing
11 1 (0.63%) DirectX
11 1 (0.63%) Rendezvous
11 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.63%) Dojo
11 1 (0.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 66 (41.25%) Computer Science
2 31 (19.38%) Mathematics
3 30 (18.75%) 3D Graphics
4 29 (18.13%) Physics
5 17 (10.63%) Device Driver
6 13 (8.13%) CUDA
7 5 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.13%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.50%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.88%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.88%) Derivative
10 2 (1.25%) Animation
10 2 (1.25%) Open Source
11 1 (0.63%) iPad
11 1 (0.63%) Social Network
11 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.63%) GIS
11 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (46.25%) Linux
2 48 (30.00%) Windows
3 42 (26.25%) UNIX
4 10 (6.25%) Android
5 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (23.13%) Multithreading
3 35 (21.88%) OO
4 26 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.00%) Low Latency
6 19 (11.88%) Image Processing
7 14 (8.75%) Signal Processing
8 12 (7.50%) Video Processing
8 12 (7.50%) Network Design
8 12 (7.50%) OOD
9 9 (5.63%) TDD
9 9 (5.63%) Analytics
10 8 (5.00%) Scrum
11 6 (3.75%) BDD
11 6 (3.75%) SOA
11 6 (3.75%) High Availability
12 5 (3.13%) Functional Programming
12 5 (3.13%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (2.50%) 3D Rendering
Programming Languages
1 160 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (35.63%) C
3 21 (13.13%) Java
4 16 (10.00%) Python
5 9 (5.63%) C#
5 9 (5.63%) SQL
6 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.13%) Perl
8 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.88%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.88%) PHP
10 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.63%) GLSL
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (36.25%) Degree
2 19 (11.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (0.63%) JBoss
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.63%) Siemens
2 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
2 1 (0.63%) Mitel
2 1 (0.63%) Polycom
2 1 (0.63%) Twitter
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