The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
England / South East
Rank 271 261 308
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 117 199 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 1.05% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.08% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 112 183 151
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%

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
14358 18405 20249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.75% 96.71% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11906 15802 16555
Median salary £43,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.24% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +52 37 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hampshire +2 30 £45,000 - 5
Surrey +38 19 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +5 17 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Oxfordshire -20 7 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £41,250 -25.00%
Kent +17 1 £28,500 -40.00%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 265 (100.00%) C++
1 265 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 124 (46.79%) Linux
3 106 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 103 (38.87%) Windows
5 100 (37.74%) C#
6 81 (30.57%) SQL
7 78 (29.43%) Degree
8 76 (28.68%) STL
9 73 (27.55%) C
10 67 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (23.77%) Computer Science
12 60 (22.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 51 (19.25%) TDD
14 50 (18.87%) SDLC
15 48 (18.11%) Visual Studio
16 46 (17.36%) Embedded Systems
17 44 (16.60%) MFC
17 44 (16.60%) HTML
17 44 (16.60%) Scrum
18 42 (15.85%) Microsoft
19 39 (14.72%) Java
20 36 (13.58%) OO
20 36 (13.58%) Python
21 34 (12.83%) JavaScript
22 33 (12.45%) Qt
23 31 (11.70%) CSS
24 30 (11.32%) COM
25 28 (10.57%) .NET
26 27 (10.19%) Unit Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.13%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) JBoss
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.38%) Drupal
4 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) PaaS
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 21 (7.92%) HTTP
3 19 (7.17%) FTP
4 18 (6.79%) Kerberos
4 18 (6.79%) LDAP
5 10 (3.77%) SMTP
6 9 (3.40%) Asterisk PBX
6 9 (3.40%) Diameter Protocol
6 9 (3.40%) GSM
6 9 (3.40%) LTE
6 9 (3.40%) PBX
6 9 (3.40%) RANAP
6 9 (3.40%) RTP
6 9 (3.40%) UMTS
6 9 (3.40%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.89%) Internet
8 4 (1.51%) Network Security
9 2 (0.75%) AMQP
9 2 (0.75%) MGW
9 2 (0.75%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.77%) Relational Database
1 10 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.89%) MySQL
2 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.13%) MariaDB
3 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (18.11%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.55%) Subversion
3 16 (6.04%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.40%) GCC
4 9 (3.40%) GDB
4 9 (3.40%) Trac
5 6 (2.26%) Bugzilla
5 6 (2.26%) CruiseControl
5 6 (2.26%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.26%) Hudson
5 6 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.51%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.13%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.13%) JIRA
7 3 (1.13%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.75%) MSTest
8 2 (0.75%) NUnit
8 2 (0.75%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (6.79%) Finance
2 14 (5.28%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.53%) Electronics
3 12 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.51%) Games
5 3 (1.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (28.68%) STL
2 60 (22.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 44 (16.60%) HTML
3 44 (16.60%) MFC
4 33 (12.45%) Qt
5 31 (11.70%) CSS
6 30 (11.32%) COM
7 28 (10.57%) .NET
8 17 (6.42%) Ajax
9 13 (4.91%) .NET Framework
9 13 (4.91%) WPF
10 9 (3.40%) WCF
11 7 (2.64%) XML
12 4 (1.51%) HTML5
12 4 (1.51%) jQuery
12 4 (1.51%) OpenGL
13 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.13%) JSON
13 3 (1.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 3 (1.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.77%) Computer Science
2 46 (17.36%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (8.30%) Algorithms
4 14 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.15%) Contactless
6 10 (3.77%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 124 (46.79%) Linux
2 103 (38.87%) Windows
3 22 (8.30%) Unix
4 16 (6.04%) Android
5 14 (5.28%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.64%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.51%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 106 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 67 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (19.25%) TDD
5 50 (18.87%) SDLC
6 44 (16.60%) Scrum
7 36 (13.58%) OO
8 27 (10.19%) Unit Testing
9 23 (8.68%) Multithreaded Programming
10 22 (8.30%) Mathematics
10 22 (8.30%) UML
11 20 (7.55%) OOP
12 18 (6.79%) Low Latency
13 16 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (6.04%) Cross-Platform Development
14 15 (5.66%) Data Loss Prevention
15 13 (4.91%) Mobile Development
16 12 (4.53%) High Availability
16 12 (4.53%) Microservices
16 12 (4.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 265 (100.00%) C++
2 100 (37.74%) C#
3 81 (30.57%) SQL
4 73 (27.55%) C
5 39 (14.72%) Java
6 36 (13.58%) Python
7 34 (12.83%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.04%) Embedded C++
9 14 (5.28%) VC++
10 13 (4.91%) Bash Shell
11 11 (4.15%) Lua
12 9 (3.40%) Embedded C
13 8 (3.02%) Perl
14 7 (2.64%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.64%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.26%) PHP
16 5 (1.89%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.13%) Fortran
17 3 (1.13%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 78 (29.43%) Degree
2 5 (1.89%) PhD
2 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) DICOM
3 1 (0.38%) ISO13485
System Software
1 18 (6.79%) NFS
2 5 (1.89%) Docker
2 5 (1.89%) Firmware
3 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.40%) Cisco
3 5 (1.89%) Oracle
4 3 (1.13%) Sophos
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.38%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.38%) SAP
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chinnor
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chinnor
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Fareham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago