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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 356 304 355
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 85 154 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.70% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75 152 82
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
20117 22039 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.80% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16158 17728 17552
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 £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +34 31 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire -26 21 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Surrey +6 9 £41,500 -7.77%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -28 7 £45,500 +1.11% 2
Berkshire -16 5 £30,000 -42.85% 3
East Sussex -13 4 £38,750 -3.12%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 164 (100.00%) C++
1 164 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 88 (53.66%) Linux
3 69 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (39.02%) Degree
5 57 (34.76%) Computer Science
6 53 (32.32%) C#
7 47 (28.66%) Visual Studio
8 43 (26.22%) Windows
9 39 (23.78%) C
10 38 (23.17%) OO
11 36 (21.95%) OOD
12 35 (21.34%) SQL
13 34 (20.73%) TDD
14 32 (19.51%) .NET
14 32 (19.51%) STL
15 30 (18.29%) JavaScript
16 29 (17.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 27 (16.46%) Qt
17 27 (16.46%) Java
18 26 (15.85%) HTML
19 25 (15.24%) Mathematics
20 22 (13.41%) Multithreading
21 21 (12.80%) Embedded Systems
21 21 (12.80%) MFC
22 20 (12.20%) XML
23 18 (10.98%) UNIX
24 16 (9.76%) Physics
24 16 (9.76%) Python
24 16 (9.76%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (1.83%) Apache
2 2 (1.22%) IIS
2 2 (1.22%) nginx
3 1 (0.61%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.61%) JBoss
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) LDAP
1 11 (6.71%) FTP
1 11 (6.71%) HTTP
1 11 (6.71%) Kerberos
1 11 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.83%) RTP
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) VoIP
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) Big Data
3 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.22%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (28.66%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.49%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.66%) Subversion
4 3 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.22%) Xcode
6 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.61%) Maven
6 1 (0.61%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.61%) JIRA
6 1 (0.61%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.61%) GCC
6 1 (0.61%) GDB
6 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 11 (6.71%) Electronics
2 7 (4.27%) Games
3 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.22%) Finance
4 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.51%) .NET
1 32 (19.51%) STL
2 29 (17.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 27 (16.46%) Qt
4 26 (15.85%) HTML
5 21 (12.80%) MFC
6 20 (12.20%) XML
7 16 (9.76%) HTML5
8 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.10%) Web Services
10 9 (5.49%) COM
10 9 (5.49%) D-Bus
11 8 (4.88%) QML
11 8 (4.88%) OpenCL
11 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.88%) CSS
11 8 (4.88%) J2EE
11 8 (4.88%) J2SE
12 4 (2.44%) WPF
12 4 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 57 (34.76%) Computer Science
2 25 (15.24%) Mathematics
3 21 (12.80%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (9.76%) Physics
5 14 (8.54%) Algorithms
6 13 (7.93%) Device Driver
7 9 (5.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (5.49%) Statistics
8 7 (4.27%) Visualisation
8 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.66%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.83%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.83%) Open Source
11 2 (1.22%) CUDA
11 2 (1.22%) SystemC
11 2 (1.22%) MPEG
11 2 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.61%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 88 (53.66%) Linux
2 43 (26.22%) Windows
3 18 (10.98%) UNIX
4 12 (7.32%) Solaris
5 8 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 69 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.17%) OO
4 36 (21.95%) OOD
5 34 (20.73%) TDD
6 22 (13.41%) Multithreading
7 16 (9.76%) UML
8 15 (9.15%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.93%) Web Development
10 9 (5.49%) MVC
10 9 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.27%) Software Architecture
11 7 (4.27%) Scrum
12 5 (3.05%) SOA
13 4 (2.44%) Big Data Analytics
13 4 (2.44%) Data Analytics
13 4 (2.44%) Analytics
14 3 (1.83%) Pattern Recognition
14 3 (1.83%) Image Processing
14 3 (1.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 164 (100.00%) C++
2 53 (32.32%) C#
3 39 (23.78%) C
4 35 (21.34%) SQL
5 30 (18.29%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.46%) Java
7 16 (9.76%) Python
8 14 (8.54%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.05%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.83%) Ada
11 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.22%) Ruby
11 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.61%) PHP
12 1 (0.61%) Delphi
12 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (39.02%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) PhD
3 8 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.61%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (6.71%) NFS
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.61%) Sun
2 1 (0.61%) VMware
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle
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