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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 217 190 156
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 26 40 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.65% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.68% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 64
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 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
5595 5859 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.99% 95.92% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4865 4326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bristol -21 9 £32,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -9 6 - -
Somerset +16 5 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Dorset -10 5 £39,000 +30.00% 2
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 65 (100.00%) C++
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (50.77%) Computer Science
3 26 (40.00%) OO
4 24 (36.92%) Degree
5 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.85%) Windows
5 22 (33.85%) Linux
6 20 (30.77%) Mathematics
7 19 (29.23%) Scrum
8 18 (27.69%) C#
9 16 (24.62%) C
10 15 (23.08%) Multithreading
11 14 (21.54%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (21.54%) OOD
12 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
12 12 (18.46%) OOP
12 12 (18.46%) STL
12 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
13 11 (16.92%) Software Architecture
13 11 (16.92%) Signal Processing
13 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
13 11 (16.92%) Python
14 10 (15.38%) Refactoring
15 9 (13.85%) Physics
15 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
15 9 (13.85%) Android
15 9 (13.85%) Algorithms
16 8 (12.31%) Android Development
16 8 (12.31%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.31%) DLNA
3 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MySQL
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.77%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Games
3 4 (6.15%) Military
4 3 (4.62%) Finance
5 2 (3.08%) Billing
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) STL
2 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 8 (12.31%) CSS
2 8 (12.31%) Qt
3 6 (9.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (9.23%) DirectX
4 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) OpenGL
5 3 (4.62%) OpenMP
5 3 (4.62%) MFC
6 2 (3.08%) Middleware
6 2 (3.08%) Java RMI
6 2 (3.08%) JavaSpaces
6 2 (3.08%) Twisted
6 2 (3.08%) Akka
6 2 (3.08%) gevent
7 1 (1.54%) WinForms
7 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.77%) Computer Science
2 20 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.85%) Physics
3 9 (13.85%) Algorithms
4 8 (12.31%) MPEG
5 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.54%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.54%) Neural Network
8 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
1 22 (33.85%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (40.00%) OO
3 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (29.23%) Scrum
5 15 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 14 (21.54%) OOD
6 14 (21.54%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (18.46%) OOP
8 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Software Architecture
8 11 (16.92%) Signal Processing
9 10 (15.38%) Refactoring
10 8 (12.31%) Kanban
10 8 (12.31%) Android Development
10 8 (12.31%) UML
11 6 (9.23%) Data Management
12 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (6.15%) Business Development
12 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (27.69%) C#
3 16 (24.62%) C
4 11 (16.92%) Python
5 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.31%) Perl
7 7 (10.77%) Java
8 5 (7.69%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.08%) Go
10 1 (1.54%) GLSL
10 1 (1.54%) Pascal
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) SQL
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) PhD
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Intel
3 2 (3.08%) Minitab
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