The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 321 320 303
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 121 110 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.52% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 118 92 111
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,250 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21497 21228 22267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.74% 95.00% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17327 17581 19021
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
Hampshire +14 45 £35,000 -22.22%
Surrey -9 19 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire +11 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Berkshire -4 13 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East Sussex -11 13 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Kent - 6 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex -21 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 263 (100.00%) C++
1 263 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 145 (55.13%) Linux
3 115 (43.73%) C
4 92 (34.98%) Degree
5 79 (30.04%) Mathematics
5 79 (30.04%) Computer Science
6 77 (29.28%) Windows
7 60 (22.81%) C#
8 58 (22.05%) Physics
9 53 (20.15%) OO
10 52 (19.77%) UNIX
11 50 (19.01%) Embedded C++
12 48 (18.25%) UML
13 44 (16.73%) Java
14 41 (15.59%) PhD
15 38 (14.45%) Embedded Linux
15 38 (14.45%) Multithreading
16 35 (13.31%) STL
16 35 (13.31%) Subversion
17 34 (12.93%) OOD
18 31 (11.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 30 (11.41%) Electronics
20 29 (11.03%) SQL
21 27 (10.27%) .NET
22 25 (9.51%) SQL Server
23 24 (9.13%) Visual Studio
23 24 (9.13%) TCP/IP
24 23 (8.75%) MFC
24 23 (8.75%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (1.90%) IIS
2 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (1.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.13%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.08%) LTE
3 15 (5.70%) Asterisk PBX
3 15 (5.70%) RANAP
3 15 (5.70%) RTP
3 15 (5.70%) GSM
3 15 (5.70%) PBX
3 15 (5.70%) UMTS
3 15 (5.70%) VoIP
4 13 (4.94%) FTP
5 12 (4.56%) SSL
6 6 (2.28%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.76%) LAN
7 2 (0.76%) WAN
7 2 (0.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.76%) Internet
7 2 (0.76%) 802.15
7 2 (0.76%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.76%) Wireless
8 1 (0.38%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (13.31%) Subversion
2 24 (9.13%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.70%) GCC
3 15 (5.70%) GDB
3 15 (5.70%) Trac
4 8 (3.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.90%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.90%) CMake
6 2 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.38%) PhantomJS
General
1 30 (11.41%) Electronics
2 19 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.80%) Retail
4 7 (2.66%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.28%) Finance
6 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.14%) Automotive
8 2 (0.76%) Games
8 2 (0.76%) Military
8 2 (0.76%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.31%) STL
2 31 (11.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 27 (10.27%) .NET
4 23 (8.75%) MFC
4 23 (8.75%) XML
5 19 (7.22%) HTML
6 15 (5.70%) WCF
7 13 (4.94%) WPF
8 12 (4.56%) SOAP
8 12 (4.56%) Web Services
9 11 (4.18%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.18%) Qt
10 10 (3.80%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.28%) ATL
11 6 (2.28%) OpenGL
11 6 (2.28%) OLE
11 6 (2.28%) HTML5
12 5 (1.90%) REST
12 5 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 79 (30.04%) Mathematics
1 79 (30.04%) Computer Science
2 58 (22.05%) Physics
3 16 (6.08%) Statistics
4 12 (4.56%) EMV
4 12 (4.56%) EFT
4 12 (4.56%) Cryptography
5 10 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.28%) Robotics
8 5 (1.90%) CUDA
9 3 (1.14%) Open Source
10 1 (0.38%) MHEG
10 1 (0.38%) Interactive TV
10 1 (0.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.38%) IPTV
10 1 (0.38%) Firmware
10 1 (0.38%) DTV
10 1 (0.38%) Equities
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 145 (55.13%) Linux
2 77 (29.28%) Windows
3 52 (19.77%) UNIX
4 38 (14.45%) Embedded Linux
5 22 (8.37%) Solaris
6 6 (2.28%) AIX
7 5 (1.90%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.14%) Android
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (20.15%) OO
3 48 (18.25%) UML
4 38 (14.45%) Multithreading
5 34 (12.93%) OOD
6 21 (7.98%) Image Processing
7 14 (5.32%) Unit Testing
8 9 (3.42%) Signal Processing
8 9 (3.42%) OOP
9 8 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.04%) Waterfall
10 7 (2.66%) Video Processing
11 5 (1.90%) Web Development
11 5 (1.90%) Analytics
11 5 (1.90%) SOA
11 5 (1.90%) Regression Testing
11 5 (1.90%) MVC
12 4 (1.52%) TDD
12 4 (1.52%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (1.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 263 (100.00%) C++
2 115 (43.73%) C
3 60 (22.81%) C#
4 50 (19.01%) Embedded C++
5 44 (16.73%) Java
6 29 (11.03%) SQL
7 20 (7.60%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.08%) Embedded C
9 14 (5.32%) Python
10 6 (2.28%) VC++
11 5 (1.90%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
12 1 (0.38%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 92 (34.98%) Degree
2 41 (15.59%) PhD
3 6 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.14%) DICOM
2 2 (0.76%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
1 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (5.70%) Cisco
2 7 (2.66%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.52%) VeriFone
4 1 (0.38%) Sencha
4 1 (0.38%) BT
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle
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