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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 593 552 531
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 25 61 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 89
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Hounslow - 2 £46,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Surbiton -12 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) C++
1 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (35.96%) UNIX
2 32 (35.96%) Linux
3 28 (31.46%) Computer Science
4 25 (28.09%) OO
5 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (23.60%) Degree
7 20 (22.47%) Qt
7 20 (22.47%) Windows
7 20 (22.47%) Finance
7 20 (22.47%) Multithreading
8 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (20.22%) Mathematics
8 18 (20.22%) Physics
9 17 (19.10%) OpenGL
9 17 (19.10%) MFC
10 16 (17.98%) STL
11 14 (15.73%) OOD
11 14 (15.73%) Algorithms
12 13 (14.61%) OpenCL
12 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
12 13 (14.61%) 3D Graphics
12 13 (14.61%) Games
13 12 (13.48%) PhD
14 11 (12.36%) Python
14 11 (12.36%) C
14 11 (12.36%) Performance Engineering
14 11 (12.36%) Software Architecture
15 10 (11.24%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (1.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.12%) HSPA
2 1 (1.12%) LTE
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) CDMA
2 1 (1.12%) GPRS
2 1 (1.12%) GSM
2 1 (1.12%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.12%) UMTS
2 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.49%) MySQL
2 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.61%) Games
3 6 (6.74%) Front Office
4 3 (3.37%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) Qt
2 17 (19.10%) OpenGL
2 17 (19.10%) MFC
3 16 (17.98%) STL
4 13 (14.61%) OpenCL
5 10 (11.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (11.24%) ATL
6 6 (6.74%) XML
6 6 (6.74%) .NET
7 5 (5.62%) HTML
8 4 (4.49%) CSS
9 3 (3.37%) XML Schema
10 2 (2.25%) Web Services
11 1 (1.12%) OpenGL ES
11 1 (1.12%) Lucene
11 1 (1.12%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.46%) Computer Science
2 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (20.22%) Mathematics
2 18 (20.22%) Physics
3 14 (15.73%) Algorithms
4 13 (14.61%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (10.11%) Derivative
6 7 (7.87%) Data Structures
6 7 (7.87%) Exotic Derivative
7 4 (4.49%) CUDA
7 4 (4.49%) Open Source
8 3 (3.37%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.25%) DTV
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) UNIX
1 32 (35.96%) Linux
2 20 (22.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (28.09%) OO
3 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.47%) Multithreading
5 14 (15.73%) OOD
6 11 (12.36%) Performance Engineering
6 11 (12.36%) Software Architecture
7 8 (8.99%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.87%) Requirements Management
8 7 (7.87%) OOP
9 6 (6.74%) Image Processing
10 5 (5.62%) UML
11 4 (4.49%) TDD
11 4 (4.49%) Video Processing
11 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.49%) Analytics
12 3 (3.37%) Video Content Analysis
12 3 (3.37%) Signal Processing
12 3 (3.37%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (12.36%) Python
2 11 (12.36%) C
3 10 (11.24%) Java
4 6 (6.74%) C#
4 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.62%) MATLAB
6 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.49%) SQL
7 3 (3.37%) PHP
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) GLSL
9 1 (1.12%) F#
9 1 (1.12%) VC++
9 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Degree
2 12 (13.48%) PhD
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Twitter
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) Atmel
4 1 (1.12%) Green Hills
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