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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 359 314 320
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 84 108 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 77 101 97
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
19734 19921 20359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.67% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16101 15760 17290
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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
West Sussex +10 22 £42,500 +4.93% 3
Berkshire +7 19 £35,000 -28.20% 2
Hampshire -17 19 £45,000 - 1
Surrey -9 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Oxfordshire -2 8 £62,500 +47.05%
East Sussex -24 6 £40,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 163 (100.00%) C++
1 163 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 76 (46.63%) Linux
3 69 (42.33%) Degree
4 61 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (36.20%) Computer Science
6 56 (34.36%) C#
7 50 (30.67%) C
8 48 (29.45%) OO
9 46 (28.22%) Windows
10 38 (23.31%) .NET
11 36 (22.09%) TDD
12 30 (18.40%) SQL
12 30 (18.40%) Visual Studio
12 30 (18.40%) OOD
13 24 (14.72%) Qt
13 24 (14.72%) Embedded Systems
14 23 (14.11%) STL
15 21 (12.88%) XML
15 21 (12.88%) Multithreading
16 20 (12.27%) Mathematics
16 20 (12.27%) MFC
16 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
16 20 (12.27%) Embedded C++
17 19 (11.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
18 17 (10.43%) HTML
18 17 (10.43%) TCP/IP
19 16 (9.82%) UML
19 16 (9.82%) Physics

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (1.84%) Apache
2 2 (1.23%) nginx
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) JBoss
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.13%) FTP
2 10 (6.13%) HTTP
2 10 (6.13%) Kerberos
2 10 (6.13%) LDAP
3 3 (1.84%) LAN
3 3 (1.84%) WAN
4 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) VoIP
5 1 (0.61%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.68%) Big Data
2 3 (1.84%) SQLite
2 3 (1.84%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.23%) HPCC
3 2 (1.23%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (18.40%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.52%) Subversion
3 5 (3.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.45%) JIRA
5 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.84%) Redmine
5 3 (1.84%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.23%) Xcode
6 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.23%) PVCS
7 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.61%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 7 (4.29%) Electronics
2 5 (3.07%) Finance
3 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.84%) Games
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.23%) Marketing
4 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.31%) .NET
2 24 (14.72%) Qt
3 23 (14.11%) STL
4 21 (12.88%) XML
5 20 (12.27%) MFC
6 19 (11.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (10.43%) HTML
8 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET
8 15 (9.20%) HTML5
9 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.52%) Web Services
11 7 (4.29%) QML
11 7 (4.29%) OpenCL
12 4 (2.45%) REST
12 4 (2.45%) WCF
12 4 (2.45%) WPF
13 3 (1.84%) Middleware
13 3 (1.84%) JSON
13 3 (1.84%) SOAP
14 2 (1.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (36.20%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.72%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (12.27%) Mathematics
4 16 (9.82%) Physics
5 11 (6.75%) Device Driver
6 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.91%) Client/Server
8 7 (4.29%) Algorithms
9 5 (3.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (3.07%) Open Source
10 4 (2.45%) Statistics
11 3 (1.84%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.23%) CUDA
12 2 (1.23%) MPEG
12 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.61%) Clustering
13 1 (0.61%) Equities
13 1 (0.61%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 76 (46.63%) Linux
2 46 (28.22%) Windows
3 15 (9.20%) UNIX
4 8 (4.91%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (3.07%) Solaris
6 2 (1.23%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.23%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 61 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.45%) OO
4 36 (22.09%) TDD
5 30 (18.40%) OOD
6 21 (12.88%) Multithreading
7 17 (10.43%) Unit Testing
8 16 (9.82%) UML
9 15 (9.20%) MVC
10 14 (8.59%) OOP
10 14 (8.59%) Software Architecture
11 9 (5.52%) Web Development
12 6 (3.68%) SOA
13 5 (3.07%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (2.45%) Big Data Analytics
14 4 (2.45%) Data Analytics
14 4 (2.45%) Analytics
15 3 (1.84%) Low Latency
16 2 (1.23%) Functional Testing
16 2 (1.23%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (34.36%) C#
3 50 (30.67%) C
4 30 (18.40%) SQL
5 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.27%) Embedded C++
6 15 (9.20%) Embedded C
7 14 (8.59%) Java
8 7 (4.29%) Python
9 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.23%) COBOL
10 1 (0.61%) Delphi
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) Ada
Qualifications
1 69 (42.33%) Degree
2 12 (7.36%) PhD
3 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) VCP4
5 2 (1.23%) HND
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.61%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) ISO 9000
1 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (6.13%) NFS
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.61%) Sun
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle
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