The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 206 177 148
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 32 71 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 1.18% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.22% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 86
Median salary £44,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
5040 5843 6050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.54% 97.01% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4272 4906 4963
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -2 15 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Bristol +8 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Wiltshire +8 3 £43,000 -9.47%
Dorset +5 2 £47,500 +40.74% 1
Somerset -11 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Devon +2 1 £40,000 -27.27%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) C++
1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (47.50%) C
3 36 (45.00%) Degree
4 34 (42.50%) Linux
5 25 (31.25%) C#
5 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (28.75%) Java
6 23 (28.75%) Security Cleared
7 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 20 (25.00%) OO
7 20 (25.00%) Python
8 18 (22.50%) Mathematics
9 15 (18.75%) Unix
9 15 (18.75%) SQL
10 14 (17.50%) Physics
10 14 (17.50%) DV Cleared
10 14 (17.50%) Digital Media
10 14 (17.50%) OpenStack
10 14 (17.50%) Big Data
10 14 (17.50%) Algorithms
11 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
11 11 (13.75%) HTML
11 11 (13.75%) Windows
11 11 (13.75%) OOP
11 11 (13.75%) SDLC
12 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
12 10 (12.50%) Software Architecture
12 10 (12.50%) Hadoop
12 10 (12.50%) CSS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.50%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) SS7
3 1 (1.25%) ASN.1
3 1 (1.25%) DVB
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) Big Data
2 10 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.75%) MySQL
3 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.75%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.75%) SQLite
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) JIRA
2 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.25%) JUnit
2 5 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) GCC
5 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.25%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.25%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.25%) Games
3 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.00%) Electronics
5 3 (3.75%) Law
6 2 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) HTML
2 10 (12.50%) CSS
3 8 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (10.00%) Qt
4 7 (8.75%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.50%) EJB
5 6 (7.50%) Java EE
6 5 (6.25%) J2EE
6 5 (6.25%) jQuery
6 5 (6.25%) JSF
6 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (6.25%) Web Services
6 5 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (5.00%) .NET
7 4 (5.00%) MFC
8 3 (3.75%) DirectX
8 3 (3.75%) Django
9 2 (2.50%) OLE
9 2 (2.50%) Spring
9 2 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Mathematics
2 14 (17.50%) Algorithms
2 14 (17.50%) Digital Media
2 14 (17.50%) Physics
3 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.75%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.50%) VHDL
8 1 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.25%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.25%) IPTV
8 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.25%) STB
8 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.25%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (42.50%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Unix
3 11 (13.75%) Windows
4 5 (6.25%) Android
4 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.25%) LynxOS
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.00%) OO
4 11 (13.75%) OOP
4 11 (13.75%) SDLC
5 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (8.75%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (8.75%) Scrum
8 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (6.25%) OOD
8 5 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (6.25%) SOA
8 5 (6.25%) Threat Detection
9 4 (5.00%) Game Development
9 4 (5.00%) Prototyping
9 4 (5.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (47.50%) C
3 25 (31.25%) C#
4 23 (28.75%) Java
5 20 (25.00%) Python
6 15 (18.75%) SQL
7 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.50%) Perl
9 4 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.75%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.50%) Ruby
11 2 (2.50%) Scala
12 1 (1.25%) Fortran
12 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (45.00%) Degree
2 23 (28.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.25%) Atmel
3 1 (1.25%) Citrix
3 1 (1.25%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.25%) QNX
3 1 (1.25%) VMware
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