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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 194 171 129
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 41 78 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 1.34% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.38% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37 71 111
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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
5139 5640 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.19% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4345 4721 4761
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 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +8 17 £45,000 -11.76% 3
Bristol -5 12 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Somerset -16 5 £32,500 - 1
Wiltshire -4 3 £43,000 -14.00%
Devon +4 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Dorset +3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 107 (100.00%) C++
1 107 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (45.79%) Degree
3 47 (43.93%) Linux
4 41 (38.32%) C
5 36 (33.64%) Java
6 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (28.04%) C#
7 30 (28.04%) Python
8 28 (26.17%) OO
9 27 (25.23%) Telecoms
9 27 (25.23%) Security Cleared
10 24 (22.43%) Mathematics
10 24 (22.43%) SQL
11 22 (20.56%) Unix
12 20 (18.69%) Computer Science
13 19 (17.76%) Physics
13 19 (17.76%) Algorithms
13 19 (17.76%) Digital Media
13 19 (17.76%) OpenStack
14 17 (15.89%) Big Data
14 17 (15.89%) Windows
15 16 (14.95%) HTML
16 15 (14.02%) OOP
16 15 (14.02%) DV Cleared
17 14 (13.08%) SDLC
18 13 (12.15%) Android
18 13 (12.15%) Qt
18 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
18 13 (12.15%) TCP/IP

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 19 (17.76%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.61%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.93%) Node.js
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.87%) Firewall
2 2 (1.87%) SS7
3 1 (0.93%) ASN.1
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) Big Data
2 12 (11.21%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.35%) Hadoop
4 9 (8.41%) MySQL
5 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.61%) SQLite
6 5 (4.67%) Data Mining
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.80%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) JIRA
1 7 (6.54%) JUnit
2 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.61%) Selenium
3 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.80%) NetBeans
4 3 (2.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.93%) GCC
6 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (25.23%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.28%) Aerospace
3 10 (9.35%) Games
4 9 (8.41%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.61%) Advertising
6 4 (3.74%) Law
7 3 (2.80%) Electronics
8 2 (1.87%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) HTML
2 13 (12.15%) Qt
3 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
3 12 (11.21%) CSS
4 8 (7.48%) MFC
5 7 (6.54%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.61%) Django
6 6 (5.61%) EJB
6 6 (5.61%) Java EE
6 6 (5.61%) jQuery
6 6 (5.61%) JSF
6 6 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (5.61%) Web Services
6 6 (5.61%) XML
7 5 (4.67%) .NET
8 4 (3.74%) J2EE
9 3 (2.80%) DirectX
10 2 (1.87%) ODBC
10 2 (1.87%) OLE
10 2 (1.87%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Mathematics
2 20 (18.69%) Computer Science
3 19 (17.76%) Algorithms
3 19 (17.76%) Digital Media
3 19 (17.76%) Physics
4 7 (6.54%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (6.54%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.87%) Life Science
8 1 (0.93%) Fintech
8 1 (0.93%) IPTV
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.93%) VHDL
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Linux
2 22 (20.56%) Unix
3 17 (15.89%) Windows
4 13 (12.15%) Android
5 8 (7.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.80%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.93%) LynxOS
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (26.17%) OO
4 15 (14.02%) OOP
5 14 (13.08%) SDLC
6 12 (11.21%) Software Architecture
7 10 (9.35%) Multithreading
8 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.41%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (8.41%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (8.41%) Scrum
9 7 (6.54%) Game Development
10 6 (5.61%) Machine Learning
10 6 (5.61%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (5.61%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (5.61%) SOA
10 6 (5.61%) Threat Detection
11 5 (4.67%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (4.67%) OOD
11 5 (4.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (38.32%) C
3 36 (33.64%) Java
4 30 (28.04%) C#
4 30 (28.04%) Python
5 24 (22.43%) SQL
6 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.54%) Perl
8 6 (5.61%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.80%) PHP
9 3 (2.80%) Scala
10 2 (1.87%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.87%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.87%) Fortran
11 1 (0.93%) Ada
11 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (45.79%) Degree
2 27 (25.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.02%) DV Cleared
4 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.93%) Atmel
3 1 (0.93%) Citrix
3 1 (0.93%) Green Hills
3 1 (0.93%) QNX
3 1 (0.93%) VMware
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