The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 74 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.77% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++ Software Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
750 543 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.03% 97.66% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 657 444 627
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Sheffield

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

C++ Software Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) MFC
5 2 (28.57%) STL
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) CppUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Lua
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) CppUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (28.57%) MFC
3 2 (28.57%) STL
3 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded C++
4 3 (42.86%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft