The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 537 487 508
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 410 568 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.54% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 370 511 499
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £56,800 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the UK.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 within the UK.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -38 389 £42,500 +6.25% 59
South East -7 165 £43,750 +2.94% 21
London +9 60 £47,500 +2.70% 9
East Midlands +22 44 £38,000 +8.57% 2
East of England -3 42 £41,500 +18.57% 11
Berkshire -1 35 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hampshire -16 33 £37,500 -25.00% 5
South West -45 31 £42,500 +13.33% 10
West Sussex +16 30 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North West +12 26 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Manchester +8 26 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Surrey +31 25 £45,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +4 23 £59,750 +32.77% 8
Nottingham +27 20 £50,000 +96.07% 1
Nottinghamshire +25 20 £50,000 +96.07% 1
West Midlands -8 20 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Reading +2 18 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cambridge +1 18 £62,500 +38.88% 5
Oxfordshire -10 18 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Northampton +18 17 £30,000 -14.28%
Northamptonshire +8 17 £30,000 -14.28%
Yorkshire +23 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North East +17 14 £31,500 +40.00% 2
Southampton +2 14 £43,750 -20.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 13 £22,500 -43.75%
Scotland +10 13 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Durham - 13 £31,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +15 12 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Coventry -2 12 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Gatwick - 12 £51,500 -

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 931 (99.89%) C++
2 926 (99.36%) Software Engineering
3 395 (42.38%) Linux
4 378 (40.56%) C
5 343 (36.80%) Degree
6 295 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
7 293 (31.44%) Windows
8 277 (29.72%) Computer Science
9 272 (29.18%) C#
10 211 (22.64%) Java
11 189 (20.28%) Multithreading
12 179 (19.21%) OO
13 167 (17.92%) Python
14 152 (16.31%) SQL
15 134 (14.38%) STL
16 125 (13.41%) Mathematics
17 117 (12.55%) Unix
17 117 (12.55%) TDD
18 110 (11.80%) Embedded C
18 110 (11.80%) Algorithms
19 107 (11.48%) Embedded C++
20 104 (11.16%) Electronics
21 97 (10.41%) SDLC
22 95 (10.19%) Visual Studio
22 95 (10.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 91 (9.76%) Scrum
24 86 (9.23%) Qt
25 84 (9.01%) JavaScript
26 83 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
27 81 (8.69%) OOD

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (1.39%) Apache
2 8 (0.86%) Facebook Platform
3 6 (0.64%) IIS
4 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.43%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.43%) JBoss
5 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.11%) nginx
7 1 (0.11%) SAS
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.72%) Simulink
2 16 (1.72%) TargetLink
3 8 (0.86%) MS Office
4 2 (0.21%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.72%) SaaS
2 5 (0.54%) PaaS
3 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 38 (4.08%) HTTP
3 35 (3.76%) Ethernet
4 21 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (2.04%) SMTP
6 18 (1.93%) Bluetooth
7 17 (1.82%) Internet
7 17 (1.82%) Profibus
7 17 (1.82%) Wireless
8 16 (1.72%) FTP
8 16 (1.72%) RS-232
8 16 (1.72%) RS-485
9 10 (1.07%) GSM
9 10 (1.07%) LTE
10 9 (0.97%) Asterisk PBX
10 9 (0.97%) Diameter Protocol
10 9 (0.97%) PBX
10 9 (0.97%) RANAP
10 9 (0.97%) RTP
10 9 (0.97%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.22%) Big Data
1 30 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.04%) MySQL
5 17 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 14 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.97%) Redis
8 8 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.43%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.21%) DB2
14 1 (0.11%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.11%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 95 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 57 (6.12%) Subversion
3 56 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.68%) Eclipse
5 22 (2.36%) LabVIEW
6 12 (1.29%) GCC
7 11 (1.18%) Bugzilla
8 10 (1.07%) Trac
9 9 (0.97%) GDB
10 8 (0.86%) CruiseControl
10 8 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.86%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.75%) JIRA
11 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.64%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.64%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.43%) Hudson
13 4 (0.43%) JUnit
13 4 (0.43%) Selenium
14 3 (0.32%) MSTest
General
1 104 (11.16%) Electronics
2 79 (8.48%) Games
3 75 (8.05%) Finance
4 63 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 49 (5.26%) Automotive
6 46 (4.94%) Manufacturing
7 37 (3.97%) Aerospace
8 15 (1.61%) Marketing
9 13 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.86%) Advertising
11 6 (0.64%) Avionics
11 6 (0.64%) Retail
12 5 (0.54%) Banking
12 5 (0.54%) Billing
13 4 (0.43%) Legal
13 4 (0.43%) Military
13 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.32%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (14.38%) STL
2 95 (10.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 86 (9.23%) Qt
4 74 (7.94%) MFC
5 64 (6.87%) .NET
6 61 (6.55%) HTML
7 50 (5.36%) XML
8 45 (4.83%) OpenGL
9 31 (3.33%) Web Services
10 29 (3.11%) CSS
11 25 (2.68%) ASP.NET
11 25 (2.68%) OpenCL
12 24 (2.58%) .NET Framework
12 24 (2.58%) WCF
13 23 (2.47%) REST
13 23 (2.47%) WPF
14 21 (2.25%) Node.js
15 18 (1.93%) JSON
16 17 (1.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 15 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 277 (29.72%) Computer Science
2 125 (13.41%) Mathematics
3 110 (11.80%) Algorithms
4 83 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (8.48%) Embedded Systems
6 73 (7.83%) Physics
7 34 (3.65%) Device Driver
8 28 (3.00%) Telematics
8 28 (3.00%) Visualisation
9 27 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
10 24 (2.58%) CAN bus
11 23 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 19 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (1.82%) Driving Licence
14 13 (1.39%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.29%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.97%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.86%) Online Gambling
17 8 (0.86%) Robotics
18 7 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 395 (42.38%) Linux
2 293 (31.44%) Windows
3 117 (12.55%) Unix
4 43 (4.61%) Embedded Linux
5 41 (4.40%) Android
6 30 (3.22%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.82%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.64%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.54%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.21%) MeeGo
12 1 (0.11%) LynxOS
12 1 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Symbian OS
12 1 (0.11%) Tizen
12 1 (0.11%) webOS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (99.36%) Software Engineering
2 295 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (20.28%) Multithreading
4 179 (19.21%) OO
5 117 (12.55%) TDD
6 97 (10.41%) SDLC
7 91 (9.76%) Scrum
8 81 (8.69%) OOD
9 79 (8.48%) OOP
10 72 (7.73%) UML
11 58 (6.22%) Low Latency
12 56 (6.01%) Image Processing
13 49 (5.26%) Unit Testing
14 44 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.51%) Computer Vision
15 42 (4.51%) Cross-Platform Development
16 35 (3.76%) BDD
16 35 (3.76%) High Availability
16 35 (3.76%) Pair Programming
17 33 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 931 (99.89%) C++
2 378 (40.56%) C
3 272 (29.18%) C#
4 211 (22.64%) Java
5 167 (17.92%) Python
6 152 (16.31%) SQL
7 110 (11.80%) Embedded C
8 107 (11.48%) Embedded C++
9 84 (9.01%) JavaScript
10 59 (6.33%) MATLAB
11 43 (4.61%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.15%) PHP
14 19 (2.04%) Lua
15 18 (1.93%) Assembly Language
16 16 (1.72%) Objective-C
16 16 (1.72%) Perl
17 14 (1.50%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.39%) Ruby
18 13 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 343 (36.80%) Degree
2 59 (6.33%) PhD
3 52 (5.58%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.54%) HND
7 2 (0.21%) HNC
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.36%) QA
2 22 (2.36%) DICOM
3 17 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 16 (1.72%) MISRA
4 16 (1.72%) MISRA C
5 12 (1.29%) ISO13485
6 3 (0.32%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.21%) JTAG
8 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
8 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 66 (7.08%) Firmware
2 9 (0.97%) Docker
3 7 (0.75%) NFS
4 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.97%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 76 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.94%) Oracle
3 27 (2.90%) Sophos
4 9 (0.97%) Cisco
5 8 (0.86%) Facebook
5 8 (0.86%) SAP
6 5 (0.54%) Google
6 5 (0.54%) Sybase
7 4 (0.43%) Intel
8 3 (0.32%) Perforce
8 3 (0.32%) QNX
9 2 (0.21%) Atmel
9 2 (0.21%) Green Hills
9 2 (0.21%) Twitter
9 2 (0.21%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.11%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.11%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.11%) Ingenico
10 1 (0.11%) Nokia
10 1 (0.11%) VeriFone
London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: pension + Medical + Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago