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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 368 333 327
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 74 89 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 72 80 102
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -10 23 £31,250 -26.47% 2
East Sussex - 14 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -2 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire -6 9 £35,000 -56.25%
Surrey -20 8 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Kent - 4 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £61,250 +75.00%
West Sussex -23 2 £37,500 -25.00%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 234 (100.00%) C++
1 234 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 133 (56.84%) Linux
3 108 (46.15%) C
4 86 (36.75%) Degree
5 78 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 60 (25.64%) Windows
7 57 (24.36%) Mathematics
8 48 (20.51%) C#
8 48 (20.51%) Embedded C++
9 46 (19.66%) UNIX
10 41 (17.52%) Physics
11 40 (17.09%) Embedded Linux
11 40 (17.09%) UML
11 40 (17.09%) OO
12 36 (15.38%) Java
13 34 (14.53%) Multithreading
14 32 (13.68%) STL
15 30 (12.82%) Electronics
16 28 (11.97%) Subversion
16 28 (11.97%) PhD
16 28 (11.97%) OOD
17 27 (11.54%) TCP/IP
17 27 (11.54%) SQL
17 27 (11.54%) Visual Studio
18 26 (11.11%) SQL Server
19 24 (10.26%) MFC
19 24 (10.26%) XML
19 24 (10.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 22 (9.40%) Qt

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.14%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (2.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.41%) FTP
3 12 (5.13%) SSL
4 9 (3.85%) RTP
4 9 (3.85%) GSM
4 9 (3.85%) PBX
4 9 (3.85%) UMTS
4 9 (3.85%) VoIP
4 9 (3.85%) RANAP
4 9 (3.85%) LTE
4 9 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (2.56%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.71%) HTTP
7 3 (1.28%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.28%) LDAP
8 2 (0.85%) LAN
8 2 (0.85%) WAN
8 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.85%) Wireless
8 2 (0.85%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (11.97%) Subversion
2 27 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.85%) GCC
3 9 (3.85%) GDB
3 9 (3.85%) Trac
4 8 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.14%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.14%) CMake
6 2 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.43%) Selenium
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) PhantomJS
General
1 30 (12.82%) Electronics
2 13 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.27%) Retail
4 7 (2.99%) Finance
5 5 (2.14%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.28%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Military
7 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.68%) STL
2 24 (10.26%) MFC
2 24 (10.26%) XML
2 24 (10.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 22 (9.40%) Qt
4 21 (8.97%) .NET
5 18 (7.69%) HTML
6 14 (5.98%) WCF
7 12 (5.13%) SOAP
8 11 (4.70%) WPF
9 10 (4.27%) Web Services
10 9 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.85%) OpenCL
11 8 (3.42%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.99%) OpenGL
13 6 (2.56%) OLE
13 6 (2.56%) ATL
13 6 (2.56%) HTML5
14 5 (2.14%) REST
14 5 (2.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 78 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 57 (24.36%) Mathematics
3 41 (17.52%) Physics
4 12 (5.13%) EMV
4 12 (5.13%) EFT
4 12 (5.13%) Cryptography
5 11 (4.70%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.70%) Statistics
5 11 (4.70%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.56%) Robotics
7 5 (2.14%) CUDA
8 4 (1.71%) Open Source
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) MHEG
9 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.43%) IPTV
9 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 133 (56.84%) Linux
2 60 (25.64%) Windows
3 46 (19.66%) UNIX
4 40 (17.09%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (5.13%) Solaris
6 6 (2.56%) AIX
7 5 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (17.09%) UML
2 40 (17.09%) OO
3 34 (14.53%) Multithreading
4 28 (11.97%) OOD
5 20 (8.55%) Image Processing
6 11 (4.70%) Unit Testing
7 8 (3.42%) Signal Processing
8 7 (2.99%) Video Processing
8 7 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (2.99%) OOP
9 6 (2.56%) SOA
10 5 (2.14%) Regression Testing
10 5 (2.14%) MVC
10 5 (2.14%) Analytics
10 5 (2.14%) Visual Analytics
11 4 (1.71%) Web Development
12 3 (1.28%) Low Latency
12 3 (1.28%) Embedded Software Development
13 2 (0.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 234 (100.00%) C++
2 108 (46.15%) C
3 48 (20.51%) C#
3 48 (20.51%) Embedded C++
4 36 (15.38%) Java
5 27 (11.54%) SQL
6 17 (7.26%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.84%) Embedded C
8 10 (4.27%) Python
9 6 (2.56%) VC++
10 5 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.14%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 86 (36.75%) Degree
2 28 (11.97%) PhD
3 4 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) HL7
1 2 (0.85%) DICOM
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (3.85%) Cisco
2 7 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.71%) VeriFone
4 3 (1.28%) QNX
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.43%) Sybase
6 1 (0.43%) Sencha
6 1 (0.43%) BT
6 1 (0.43%) ION Trading
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