The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 172 189 173
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 64 37 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.67% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.70% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 61
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,500 £42,500
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5753 5265 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.90% 95.57% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 4457 4892
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the South West region.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Gloucestershire +14 26 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Dorset +1 17 £32,500 -35.00% 4
Bristol -6 10 £40,000 +17.64% 5
Wiltshire +2 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Somerset +5 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 130 (100.00%) C++
1 130 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 83 (63.85%) Windows
3 77 (59.23%) OO
4 65 (50.00%) Linux
5 55 (42.31%) Degree
6 44 (33.85%) OOD
7 41 (31.54%) Computer Science
8 36 (27.69%) OOP
9 33 (25.38%) UNIX
10 32 (24.62%) C#
11 31 (23.85%) Qt
12 25 (19.23%) Signal Processing
13 24 (18.46%) Digital Signal Processing
14 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
15 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
16 16 (12.31%) Multithreading
17 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.77%) C
19 13 (10.00%) UML
20 12 (9.23%) OOA/OOD
20 12 (9.23%) STL
21 11 (8.46%) Games
21 11 (8.46%) Mathematics
21 11 (8.46%) Subversion
22 10 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
22 10 (7.69%) Neural Network
22 10 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
22 10 (7.69%) Pattern Recognition
22 10 (7.69%) Machine Learning

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) VPN
1 2 (1.54%) SSL
1 2 (1.54%) IPv4
1 2 (1.54%) IPv6
1 2 (1.54%) Firewall
1 2 (1.54%) IPsec
1 2 (1.54%) Wireshark
1 2 (1.54%) Network Security
1 2 (1.54%) tcpdump
1 2 (1.54%) SNMP
2 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.77%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Subversion
2 7 (5.38%) MSBuild
2 7 (5.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.77%) C++Builder
General
1 11 (8.46%) Games
2 7 (5.38%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.62%) Banking
4 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Military
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.85%) Qt
2 12 (9.23%) STL
3 9 (6.92%) Web Services
4 8 (6.15%) MFC
5 7 (5.38%) DirectX
6 6 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (3.08%) .NET
8 3 (2.31%) HTML
8 3 (2.31%) CSS
9 2 (1.54%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.54%) COM
9 2 (1.54%) D-Bus
10 1 (0.77%) XML
10 1 (0.77%) ODBC
10 1 (0.77%) HTML5
10 1 (0.77%) Middleware
10 1 (0.77%) OLE
10 1 (0.77%) WCF
10 1 (0.77%) WPF
10 1 (0.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.54%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.46%) Mathematics
3 10 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (7.69%) Neural Network
4 9 (6.92%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.15%) Physics
6 6 (4.62%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.54%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.54%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.54%) CCTV
8 2 (1.54%) SCADA
9 1 (0.77%) MPEG
9 1 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 83 (63.85%) Windows
2 65 (50.00%) Linux
3 33 (25.38%) UNIX
4 8 (6.15%) Android
5 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 77 (59.23%) OO
3 44 (33.85%) OOD
4 36 (27.69%) OOP
5 25 (19.23%) Signal Processing
6 24 (18.46%) Digital Signal Processing
7 16 (12.31%) Multithreading
8 13 (10.00%) UML
9 12 (9.23%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
10 10 (7.69%) Pattern Recognition
10 10 (7.69%) Machine Learning
11 6 (4.62%) Game Development
11 6 (4.62%) Android Development
11 6 (4.62%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.85%) CAD
12 5 (3.85%) iOS Development
13 4 (3.08%) Configuration Management
14 3 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (2.31%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 130 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (24.62%) C#
3 14 (10.77%) C
4 7 (5.38%) Java
5 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.31%) SQL
5 3 (2.31%) Python
6 2 (1.54%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (0.77%) VC++
7 1 (0.77%) GLSL
7 1 (0.77%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 55 (42.31%) Degree
2 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
3 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) PhD
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Vendors
1 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.08%) Intel
3 1 (0.77%) Renesas
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Aviation
Salary: £ Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago