The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 360 327 323
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 87 92 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 128
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,250
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19809 19148 20813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.69% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15338 18097
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Sussex +3 21 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hampshire -24 20 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Berkshire +5 17 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Oxfordshire +9 12 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Surrey -19 11 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East Sussex -20 4 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 168 (100.00%) C++
1 168 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 89 (52.98%) Linux
3 79 (47.02%) Degree
4 68 (40.48%) Computer Science
5 57 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (33.93%) C
6 51 (30.36%) C#
7 45 (26.79%) Windows
8 42 (25.00%) OO
9 33 (19.64%) TDD
10 32 (19.05%) .NET
11 28 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 28 (16.67%) Qt
12 27 (16.07%) SQL
12 27 (16.07%) OOD
13 25 (14.88%) UNIX
14 24 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
15 23 (13.69%) STL
15 23 (13.69%) Embedded C++
16 21 (12.50%) Multithreading
17 20 (11.90%) Mathematics
18 18 (10.71%) TCP/IP
18 18 (10.71%) UML
19 17 (10.12%) XML
19 17 (10.12%) Physics
19 17 (10.12%) Unit Testing
19 17 (10.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 16 (9.52%) MFC
21 15 (8.93%) Embedded C

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (0.60%) nginx
1 1 (0.60%) CMS
1 1 (0.60%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.55%) HTTP
3 10 (5.95%) Kerberos
3 10 (5.95%) FTP
3 10 (5.95%) LDAP
4 3 (1.79%) LAN
4 3 (1.79%) WAN
5 2 (1.19%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.19%) Wireless
6 1 (0.60%) VoIP
6 1 (0.60%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.57%) Big Data
2 5 (2.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.79%) SQLite
3 3 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (1.19%) HPCC
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.57%) Subversion
3 3 (1.79%) Redmine
3 3 (1.79%) JIRA
3 3 (1.79%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.19%) PVCS
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 13 (7.74%) Electronics
2 7 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.19%) Games
4 2 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.05%) .NET
2 28 (16.67%) Qt
3 23 (13.69%) STL
4 17 (10.12%) XML
4 17 (10.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 16 (9.52%) MFC
6 14 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 12 (7.14%) HTML
8 11 (6.55%) HTML5
9 8 (4.76%) Web Services
9 8 (4.76%) OpenCL
9 8 (4.76%) QML
10 4 (2.38%) OpenGL
10 4 (2.38%) Middleware
10 4 (2.38%) WCF
10 4 (2.38%) WPF
11 3 (1.79%) REST
12 2 (1.19%) SOAP
12 2 (1.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (40.48%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (11.90%) Mathematics
4 17 (10.12%) Physics
5 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.55%) Device Driver
7 10 (5.95%) Algorithms
8 7 (4.17%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (2.38%) Open Source
11 3 (1.79%) Statistics
11 3 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.19%) MPEG
12 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.19%) CUDA
13 1 (0.60%) User Experience
13 1 (0.60%) Equities
13 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 89 (52.98%) Linux
2 45 (26.79%) Windows
3 25 (14.88%) UNIX
4 13 (7.74%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.98%) Solaris
6 2 (1.19%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.19%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.00%) OO
4 33 (19.64%) TDD
5 27 (16.07%) OOD
6 21 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 18 (10.71%) UML
8 17 (10.12%) Unit Testing
9 15 (8.93%) MVC
10 14 (8.33%) Software Architecture
11 13 (7.74%) OOP
12 8 (4.76%) Web Development
13 6 (3.57%) SOA
14 5 (2.98%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (2.38%) Big Data Analytics
15 4 (2.38%) Analytics
15 4 (2.38%) Data Analytics
15 4 (2.38%) Low Latency
16 2 (1.19%) E-Commerce
16 2 (1.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (33.93%) C
3 51 (30.36%) C#
4 27 (16.07%) SQL
5 23 (13.69%) Embedded C++
6 15 (8.93%) Embedded C
7 14 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.95%) Java
9 7 (4.17%) Python
10 2 (1.19%) COBOL
10 2 (1.19%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) Ada
11 1 (0.60%) Delphi
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (47.02%) Degree
2 13 (7.74%) PhD
3 2 (1.19%) HND
3 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (5.95%) NFS
2 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (1.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.19%) QNX
3 1 (0.60%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle
3 1 (0.60%) Sybase
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