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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 553 563 518
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 57 72 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 70 103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 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
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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
Surbiton -12 3 £26,000 -20.00%
Chessington - 3 £26,000 -
City of London +9 2 £55,000 +25.71%
Hounslow -1 2 £46,500 -15.45%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 112 (100.00%) C++
1 112 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 37 (33.04%) Linux
4 35 (31.25%) UNIX
5 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (27.68%) Degree
7 30 (26.79%) Mathematics
7 30 (26.79%) Qt
8 28 (25.00%) Physics
9 27 (24.11%) 3D Graphics
9 27 (24.11%) OpenGL
10 26 (23.21%) OO
11 24 (21.43%) Games
12 23 (20.54%) Windows
12 23 (20.54%) Multithreading
12 23 (20.54%) OpenCL
13 22 (19.64%) MFC
14 21 (18.75%) Finance
15 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (16.96%) Algorithms
16 17 (15.18%) STL
16 17 (15.18%) PhD
17 16 (14.29%) OOD
17 16 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 14 (12.50%) C
18 14 (12.50%) Telecoms
19 12 (10.71%) C#
19 12 (10.71%) Python
20 11 (9.82%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) Wireless
2 1 (0.89%) HSPA
2 1 (0.89%) LTE
2 1 (0.89%) CDMA
2 1 (0.89%) GPRS
2 1 (0.89%) GSM
2 1 (0.89%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.89%) UMTS
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.89%) Big Data
General
1 24 (21.43%) Games
2 21 (18.75%) Finance
3 14 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.36%) Front Office
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.79%) Qt
2 27 (24.11%) OpenGL
3 23 (20.54%) OpenCL
4 22 (19.64%) MFC
5 17 (15.18%) STL
6 16 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (8.93%) ATL
8 6 (5.36%) .NET
9 5 (4.46%) HTML
9 5 (4.46%) Web Services
9 5 (4.46%) XML
10 4 (3.57%) CSS
11 2 (1.79%) XML Schema
12 1 (0.89%) OpenGL ES
12 1 (0.89%) Rendezvous
12 1 (0.89%) Lucene
12 1 (0.89%) Swing
12 1 (0.89%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 30 (26.79%) Mathematics
3 28 (25.00%) Physics
4 27 (24.11%) 3D Graphics
5 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (16.96%) Algorithms
6 11 (9.82%) Data Structures
7 9 (8.04%) Derivative
7 9 (8.04%) CUDA
8 7 (6.25%) Exotic Derivative
9 5 (4.46%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (3.57%) Open Source
10 4 (3.57%) Visualisation
10 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
10 4 (3.57%) User Experience
11 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.79%) DTV
11 2 (1.79%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.04%) Linux
2 35 (31.25%) UNIX
3 23 (20.54%) Windows
4 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.21%) OO
4 23 (20.54%) Multithreading
5 16 (14.29%) OOD
6 11 (9.82%) Performance Engineering
7 10 (8.93%) Low Latency
7 10 (8.93%) Software Architecture
8 9 (8.04%) Video Processing
9 7 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 6 (5.36%) OOP
10 6 (5.36%) Image Processing
11 5 (4.46%) CAD
11 5 (4.46%) Scrum
11 5 (4.46%) TDD
11 5 (4.46%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.57%) UML
12 4 (3.57%) Android Development
12 4 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (12.50%) C
3 12 (10.71%) C#
3 12 (10.71%) Python
4 11 (9.82%) Java
5 7 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.57%) SQL
6 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.68%) PHP
8 2 (1.79%) Perl
8 2 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.89%) F#
9 1 (0.89%) GLSL
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.89%) VC++
9 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) Degree
2 17 (15.18%) PhD
3 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.89%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (5.36%) Oracle
1 6 (5.36%) Twitter
2 2 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.89%) Green Hills
3 1 (0.89%) Atmel
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