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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 184 150 136
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 41 68 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 1.31% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.38% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 83
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £40,000
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 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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
Dorset +12 18 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Bristol -32 15 £32,500 - 3
Somerset - 5 £28,500 -
Gloucestershire -9 2 £40,100 +33.66% 2
Wiltshire -10 1 £37,500 +25.00%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 92 (100.00%) C++
1 92 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (68.48%) Windows
3 44 (47.83%) UNIX
4 43 (46.74%) Linux
5 37 (40.22%) Computer Science
6 35 (38.04%) OO
7 33 (35.87%) Degree
8 29 (31.52%) OOD
9 25 (27.17%) OOP
9 25 (27.17%) Qt
10 23 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
10 23 (25.00%) C#
11 20 (21.74%) Data Modelling
12 18 (19.57%) C
12 18 (19.57%) CAD
13 13 (14.13%) Electronic Design Automation
14 11 (11.96%) Multithreading
14 11 (11.96%) DirectX
15 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
15 10 (10.87%) Mathematics
16 8 (8.70%) UML
16 8 (8.70%) Games
17 7 (7.61%) STL
18 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
18 6 (6.52%) Physics
18 6 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
19 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
19 5 (5.43%) MSBuild
19 5 (5.43%) Intel

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) SSL
2 1 (1.09%) IPv4
2 1 (1.09%) IPv6
2 1 (1.09%) SS7
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) IPsec
2 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.09%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) LTE
2 1 (1.09%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.09%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.09%) VoIP
2 1 (1.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.43%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.35%) GCC
4 1 (1.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (8.70%) Games
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) Qt
2 11 (11.96%) DirectX
3 7 (7.61%) STL
4 3 (3.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.17%) D-Bus
5 2 (2.17%) WinForms
5 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.17%) .NET
5 2 (2.17%) MFC
5 2 (2.17%) COM
6 1 (1.09%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.87%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.52%) Physics
3 6 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.26%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.26%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.17%) CCTV
6 1 (1.09%) SCADA
6 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 44 (47.83%) UNIX
3 43 (46.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (38.04%) OO
3 29 (31.52%) OOD
4 25 (27.17%) OOP
5 23 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 20 (21.74%) Data Modelling
7 18 (19.57%) CAD
8 13 (14.13%) Electronic Design Automation
9 11 (11.96%) Multithreading
10 8 (8.70%) UML
11 3 (3.26%) Software Testing
12 1 (1.09%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (1.09%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.09%) Information Assurance
12 1 (1.09%) Game Development
12 1 (1.09%) Cyber Security
12 1 (1.09%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (1.09%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (25.00%) C#
3 18 (19.57%) C
4 3 (3.26%) Java
4 3 (3.26%) SQL
5 2 (2.17%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby
6 1 (1.09%) VC++
6 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Intel
3 4 (4.35%) Embarcadero
3 4 (4.35%) Borland
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