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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 369 298 346
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 74 135 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.59% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.62% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 72 130 86
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
20342 21801 21273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.07% 94.74% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16462 17296 17743
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +21 27 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Hampshire -14 23 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Berkshire -11 10 £30,000 -40.00%
East Sussex -25 6 £40,000 - 1
Surrey -12 4 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Oxfordshire -23 2 £62,500 +42.85% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £43,750 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 166 (100.00%) C++
1 166 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 79 (47.59%) Linux
3 71 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (40.96%) Degree
5 58 (34.94%) C#
6 57 (34.34%) Computer Science
7 51 (30.72%) OO
8 48 (28.92%) Windows
9 46 (27.71%) C
10 40 (24.10%) .NET
10 40 (24.10%) TDD
11 39 (23.49%) Visual Studio
12 36 (21.69%) OOD
13 35 (21.08%) SQL
14 28 (16.87%) JavaScript
15 26 (15.66%) Qt
16 25 (15.06%) HTML
16 25 (15.06%) STL
17 23 (13.86%) Multithreading
18 22 (13.25%) Java
18 22 (13.25%) XML
18 22 (13.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 22 (13.25%) Embedded Systems
19 20 (12.05%) MFC
19 20 (12.05%) UML
20 19 (11.45%) Embedded C++
20 19 (11.45%) Mathematics
21 18 (10.84%) HTML5
22 17 (10.24%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (1.81%) Apache
2 2 (1.20%) IIS
2 2 (1.20%) nginx
3 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.60%) JBoss
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.63%) FTP
2 11 (6.63%) HTTP
2 11 (6.63%) Kerberos
2 11 (6.63%) LDAP
3 3 (1.81%) LAN
3 3 (1.81%) WAN
3 3 (1.81%) RTP
4 2 (1.20%) Wireless
4 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) Big Data
3 3 (1.81%) SQLite
3 3 (1.81%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.20%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.60%) HPCC
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (23.49%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.02%) Subversion
3 6 (3.61%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.41%) JIRA
6 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.81%) Redmine
6 3 (1.81%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.20%) Xcode
7 2 (1.20%) PVCS
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
8 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
8 1 (0.60%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (4.82%) Electronics
2 4 (2.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.41%) Games
3 2 (1.20%) Retail
3 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.10%) .NET
2 26 (15.66%) Qt
3 25 (15.06%) STL
3 25 (15.06%) HTML
4 22 (13.25%) XML
4 22 (13.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 20 (12.05%) MFC
6 18 (10.84%) HTML5
7 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET
8 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.82%) QML
9 8 (4.82%) Web Services
10 7 (4.22%) OpenCL
11 6 (3.61%) D-Bus
11 6 (3.61%) COM
12 5 (3.01%) CSS
12 5 (3.01%) J2EE
12 5 (3.01%) J2SE
13 4 (2.41%) WCF
13 4 (2.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (34.34%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.25%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (11.45%) Mathematics
4 15 (9.04%) Physics
5 11 (6.63%) Device Driver
5 11 (6.63%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.22%) Statistics
8 6 (3.61%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (2.41%) Open Source
11 3 (1.81%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.81%) Streaming Video
12 2 (1.20%) MPEG
12 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.20%) CUDA
12 2 (1.20%) SystemC
13 1 (0.60%) EMV
13 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 79 (47.59%) Linux
2 48 (28.92%) Windows
3 16 (9.64%) UNIX
4 9 (5.42%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (4.82%) Solaris
6 2 (1.20%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.20%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 71 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (30.72%) OO
4 40 (24.10%) TDD
5 36 (21.69%) OOD
6 23 (13.86%) Multithreading
7 20 (12.05%) UML
8 17 (10.24%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.04%) MVC
10 13 (7.83%) Software Architecture
11 12 (7.23%) OOP
12 9 (5.42%) Web Development
13 5 (3.01%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.01%) SOA
14 4 (2.41%) Big Data Analytics
14 4 (2.41%) Data Analytics
14 4 (2.41%) Analytics
15 3 (1.81%) Scrum
16 2 (1.20%) Low Latency
16 2 (1.20%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (100.00%) C++
2 58 (34.94%) C#
3 46 (27.71%) C
4 35 (21.08%) SQL
5 28 (16.87%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.25%) Java
7 19 (11.45%) Embedded C++
8 12 (7.23%) Embedded C
9 9 (5.42%) Python
10 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) Ada
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) COBOL
11 1 (0.60%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 68 (40.96%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) PhD
3 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) HND
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.60%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.60%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) ISO 9000
1 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (6.63%) NFS
2 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.60%) Sun
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle
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