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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 348 318 301
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 90 110 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.55% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 85 103 146
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -20 25 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Sussex +16 23 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Oxfordshire +5 13 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Berkshire +1 11 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Surrey -7 11 £42,500 - 2
Kent -8 4 £48,750 +8.33%
East Sussex -18 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £27,500 -24.13%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 162 (100.00%) C++
1 162 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 90 (55.56%) Linux
3 79 (48.77%) Degree
4 67 (41.36%) Computer Science
5 62 (38.27%) C
6 50 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (27.78%) C#
8 42 (25.93%) Windows
9 40 (24.69%) OO
10 30 (18.52%) UNIX
11 29 (17.90%) TDD
11 29 (17.90%) Qt
12 28 (17.28%) Embedded C++
13 27 (16.67%) SQL
13 27 (16.67%) .NET
14 24 (14.81%) Visual Studio
14 24 (14.81%) OOD
15 21 (12.96%) UML
15 21 (12.96%) Mathematics
15 21 (12.96%) Multithreading
15 21 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
16 18 (11.11%) STL
16 18 (11.11%) Unit Testing
17 17 (10.49%) Embedded C
17 17 (10.49%) Physics
17 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (9.88%) Electronics
19 15 (9.26%) OOP
19 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.32%) HTTP
3 6 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 6 (3.70%) LDAP
3 6 (3.70%) FTP
4 4 (2.47%) LAN
4 4 (2.47%) WAN
5 3 (1.85%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.85%) Wireless
6 2 (1.23%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.62%) VoIP
7 1 (0.62%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.62%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.09%) Big Data
2 3 (1.85%) MySQL
2 3 (1.85%) SQLite
3 2 (1.23%) HPCC
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.09%) Subversion
3 3 (1.85%) JIRA
3 3 (1.85%) Redmine
3 3 (1.85%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.23%) CMake
4 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.23%) PVCS
4 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (9.88%) Electronics
2 6 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Legal
4 2 (1.23%) Games
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.90%) Qt
2 27 (16.67%) .NET
3 18 (11.11%) STL
4 14 (8.64%) MFC
5 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET
5 13 (8.02%) XML
5 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (6.17%) OpenCL
8 9 (5.56%) HTML
9 8 (4.94%) QML
9 8 (4.94%) HTML5
10 7 (4.32%) Web Services
11 6 (3.70%) OpenGL
12 4 (2.47%) Middleware
12 4 (2.47%) WCF
12 4 (2.47%) WPF
13 2 (1.23%) WSDL
13 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (41.36%) Computer Science
2 21 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (12.96%) Mathematics
3 17 (10.49%) Physics
3 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.02%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.94%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.09%) Open Source
8 4 (2.47%) CUDA
9 3 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.85%) Robotics
10 2 (1.23%) MPEG
10 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.62%) Statistics
11 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (55.56%) Linux
2 42 (25.93%) Windows
3 30 (18.52%) UNIX
4 15 (9.26%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.23%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.23%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (24.69%) OO
4 29 (17.90%) TDD
5 24 (14.81%) OOD
6 21 (12.96%) UML
6 21 (12.96%) Multithreading
7 18 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 15 (9.26%) OOP
9 14 (8.64%) MVC
10 13 (8.02%) Software Architecture
11 7 (4.32%) Web Development
12 5 (3.09%) Analytics
12 5 (3.09%) SOA
13 4 (2.47%) Low Latency
14 3 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (1.85%) Data Analytics
14 3 (1.85%) Embedded Software Development
14 3 (1.85%) Big Data Analytics
15 2 (1.23%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (100.00%) C++
2 62 (38.27%) C
3 45 (27.78%) C#
4 28 (17.28%) Embedded C++
5 27 (16.67%) SQL
6 17 (10.49%) Embedded C
7 11 (6.79%) Java
8 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.94%) Python
10 2 (1.23%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.23%) COBOL
11 1 (0.62%) Delphi
11 1 (0.62%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (48.77%) Degree
2 14 (8.64%) PhD
3 2 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft
1 3 (1.85%) QNX
2 1 (0.62%) ION Trading
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle
2 1 (0.62%) Sybase
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