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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 166 194 175
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 74 42 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.71% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.74% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 54
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
6067 5640 5484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.88% 95.21% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 4797 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Gloucestershire 0 26 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Dorset +11 18 £32,500 -35.00% 4
Bristol +6 16 £37,500 +12.78% 6
Somerset +1 5 £40,000 +18.51%
Cornwall - 5 £32,500 -
Wiltshire -7 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 132 (100.00%) C++
2 82 (62.12%) Windows
3 75 (56.82%) OO
4 65 (49.24%) Linux
5 52 (39.39%) Degree
6 49 (37.12%) OOD
7 46 (34.85%) Computer Science
8 37 (28.03%) Qt
9 35 (26.52%) OOP
10 34 (25.76%) UNIX
11 30 (22.73%) C#
12 22 (16.67%) Signal Processing
13 21 (15.91%) Digital Signal Processing
14 18 (13.64%) Multithreading
14 18 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
15 16 (12.12%) Algorithms
15 16 (12.12%) Games
16 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
16 15 (11.36%) C
17 14 (10.61%) DirectX
18 13 (9.85%) SC Cleared
18 13 (9.85%) Data Structures
18 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
19 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
20 11 (8.33%) UML
20 11 (8.33%) STL
20 11 (8.33%) Mathematics
20 11 (8.33%) Physics
21 10 (7.58%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) VPN
1 2 (1.52%) SSL
1 2 (1.52%) IPv4
1 2 (1.52%) IPv6
1 2 (1.52%) Firewall
1 2 (1.52%) IPsec
1 2 (1.52%) Wireshark
1 2 (1.52%) Network Security
1 2 (1.52%) tcpdump
1 2 (1.52%) SNMP
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.76%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Subversion
2 8 (6.06%) MSBuild
3 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.76%) C++Builder
General
1 16 (12.12%) Games
2 4 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.27%) Banking
3 3 (2.27%) Finance
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.03%) Qt
2 14 (10.61%) DirectX
3 11 (8.33%) STL
4 9 (6.82%) Web Services
5 7 (5.30%) MFC
6 4 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.27%) CSS
7 3 (2.27%) HTML
7 3 (2.27%) .NET
8 2 (1.52%) COM
8 2 (1.52%) D-Bus
9 1 (0.76%) HTML5
9 1 (0.76%) Middleware
9 1 (0.76%) OLE
9 1 (0.76%) WCF
9 1 (0.76%) WPF
9 1 (0.76%) jQuery
9 1 (0.76%) XML
9 1 (0.76%) ODBC
9 1 (0.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (34.85%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 13 (9.85%) Data Structures
4 11 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 11 (8.33%) Physics
5 7 (5.30%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (5.30%) Neural Network
6 3 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.52%) CCTV
7 2 (1.52%) SCADA
8 1 (0.76%) MPEG
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 82 (62.12%) Windows
2 65 (49.24%) Linux
3 34 (25.76%) UNIX
4 8 (6.06%) Android
5 7 (5.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 75 (56.82%) OO
3 49 (37.12%) OOD
4 35 (26.52%) OOP
5 22 (16.67%) Signal Processing
6 21 (15.91%) Digital Signal Processing
7 18 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 18 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
8 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
9 11 (8.33%) UML
10 7 (5.30%) CAD
10 7 (5.30%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (5.30%) Pattern Recognition
10 7 (5.30%) Machine Learning
11 6 (4.55%) Game Development
11 6 (4.55%) Android Development
12 5 (3.79%) iOS Development
13 4 (3.03%) Configuration Management
14 3 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (2.27%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (22.73%) C#
3 15 (11.36%) C
4 5 (3.79%) Java
5 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.27%) SQL
5 3 (2.27%) Python
5 3 (2.27%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.52%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) VC++
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (39.39%) Degree
2 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) PhD
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Intel
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