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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 332 384 336
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 114 74 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 106 72 80
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 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
19933 21138 20178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16542 16611 16631
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Berkshire +34 36 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Hampshire +24 22 £50,000 +60.00% 1
West Sussex +9 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Oxfordshire +5 16 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey +3 9 £27,500 -38.88%
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £40,000 -34.69%
East Sussex -1 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 202 (100.00%) C++
1 202 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 96 (47.52%) Degree
3 92 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (41.58%) C#
4 84 (41.58%) Visual Studio
5 78 (38.61%) Computer Science
6 71 (35.15%) Linux
7 61 (30.20%) SQL
8 58 (28.71%) STL
9 57 (28.22%) Windows
10 53 (26.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 52 (25.74%) Java
12 44 (21.78%) Mathematics
13 43 (21.29%) TDD
14 42 (20.79%) Multithreading
15 36 (17.82%) MFC
16 35 (17.33%) Python
17 33 (16.34%) Microsoft
18 32 (15.84%) Scrum
19 31 (15.35%) Qt
20 30 (14.85%) OOD
21 28 (13.86%) Physics
22 27 (13.37%) Electronics
23 26 (12.87%) Algorithms
24 25 (12.38%) SDLC
24 25 (12.38%) .NET
24 25 (12.38%) COM
25 24 (11.88%) C
25 24 (11.88%) PhD

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (0.99%) Kinematics
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
2 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.48%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.98%) RTP
3 3 (1.49%) FTP
3 3 (1.49%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.49%) LDAP
3 3 (1.49%) Modbus
3 3 (1.49%) Profibus
4 2 (0.99%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (0.99%) GSM
4 2 (0.99%) UMTS
4 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.99%) RANAP
4 2 (0.99%) LTE
5 1 (0.50%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 84 (41.58%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.94%) Subversion
3 9 (4.46%) FitNesse
4 8 (3.96%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.96%) JIRA
5 7 (3.47%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.98%) Valgrind
6 4 (1.98%) GCC
6 4 (1.98%) GDB
7 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.50%) Redmine
8 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.50%) Xcode
8 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (13.37%) Electronics
2 18 (8.91%) Games
3 15 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.43%) Finance
4 14 (6.93%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.97%) Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.71%) STL
2 53 (26.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 36 (17.82%) MFC
4 31 (15.35%) Qt
5 25 (12.38%) .NET
5 25 (12.38%) COM
6 19 (9.41%) D-Bus
7 17 (8.42%) Web Services
8 13 (6.44%) HTML
9 10 (4.95%) OpenGL
10 9 (4.46%) DCOM
10 9 (4.46%) MAPI
10 9 (4.46%) WCF
10 9 (4.46%) WPF
11 8 (3.96%) CSS
11 8 (3.96%) J2SE
11 8 (3.96%) J2EE
12 7 (3.47%) jQuery
13 6 (2.97%) Ajax
13 6 (2.97%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (38.61%) Computer Science
2 44 (21.78%) Mathematics
3 28 (13.86%) Physics
4 26 (12.87%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.94%) Visualisation
6 11 (5.45%) Device Driver
6 11 (5.45%) 3D Graphics
6 11 (5.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (4.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (4.95%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (4.46%) Statistics
9 6 (2.97%) Robotics
10 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.49%) User Experience
11 2 (0.99%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.99%) Mechatronics
11 2 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.50%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.15%) Linux
2 57 (28.22%) Windows
3 16 (7.92%) UNIX
4 11 (5.45%) Solaris
5 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 92 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.29%) TDD
4 42 (20.79%) Multithreading
5 32 (15.84%) Scrum
6 30 (14.85%) OOD
7 25 (12.38%) SDLC
8 19 (9.41%) Unit Testing
9 16 (7.92%) OO
9 16 (7.92%) CAD
10 15 (7.43%) Web Development
11 14 (6.93%) Image Processing
12 12 (5.94%) Pattern Recognition
13 11 (5.45%) Software Licensing
14 10 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.46%) ATDD
15 9 (4.46%) UML
16 7 (3.47%) Project Planning
16 7 (3.47%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 202 (100.00%) C++
2 84 (41.58%) C#
3 61 (30.20%) SQL
4 52 (25.74%) Java
5 35 (17.33%) Python
6 24 (11.88%) C
7 23 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.45%) Embedded C++
9 4 (1.98%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.98%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.98%) HLSL
10 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.99%) Ada
11 2 (0.99%) Ruby
11 2 (0.99%) Lua
12 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.50%) VC++
12 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.50%) VBScript
12 1 (0.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 96 (47.52%) Degree
2 24 (11.88%) PhD
3 5 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (1.98%) Firmware
1 4 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.49%) NFS
Vendors
1 33 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.98%) VMware
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle
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