The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 188 152 145
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 40 65 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 1.24% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.30% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 40 65 78
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5863 4988 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.75% 95.06% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 4317 4725
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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 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 29 July 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 +7 17 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Bristol -30 16 £32,500 - 1
Somerset -22 4 £28,500 -7.31% 2
Gloucestershire -8 2 £40,100 +0.25% 3
Wiltshire -15 1 £45,000 +46.34% 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 84 (100.00%) C++
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (67.86%) Windows
3 43 (51.19%) Linux
3 43 (51.19%) UNIX
4 31 (36.90%) Computer Science
5 30 (35.71%) OO
6 29 (34.52%) Degree
7 26 (30.95%) OOD
8 24 (28.57%) Qt
9 20 (23.81%) OOP
9 20 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
10 19 (22.62%) C#
11 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
12 16 (19.05%) CAD
13 15 (17.86%) C
14 11 (13.10%) Visual Studio
15 10 (11.90%) Electronic Design Automation
16 9 (10.71%) UML
16 9 (10.71%) Multithreading
17 8 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
17 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
18 7 (8.33%) DirectX
18 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
19 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
19 6 (7.14%) Embarcadero
19 6 (7.14%) Borland
19 6 (7.14%) Games
19 6 (7.14%) IEC 61508
19 6 (7.14%) GCC

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) SS7
2 1 (1.19%) LTE
2 1 (1.19%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) GCC
3 4 (4.76%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (7.14%) Games
2 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.57%) Qt
2 7 (8.33%) DirectX
3 5 (5.95%) STL
4 4 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (3.57%) D-Bus
5 3 (3.57%) WinForms
5 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.57%) COM
5 3 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (1.19%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.95%) Physics
4 3 (3.57%) CCTV
5 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.86%) Windows
2 43 (51.19%) Linux
2 43 (51.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (35.71%) OO
3 26 (30.95%) OOD
4 20 (23.81%) OOP
4 20 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
5 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 16 (19.05%) CAD
7 10 (11.90%) Electronic Design Automation
8 9 (10.71%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.71%) UML
9 3 (3.57%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (22.62%) C#
3 15 (17.86%) C
4 4 (4.76%) SQL
5 3 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Embarcadero
2 6 (7.14%) Borland
3 4 (4.76%) Intel
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