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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 535 500 498
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 403 520 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 358 480 503
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -17 378 £42,750 +6.87% 63
South East +47 159 £47,500 +5.55% 14
London +4 51 £51,500 +3.00% 14
East of England -5 45 £40,000 - 20
Berkshire +12 43 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South West -49 36 £42,500 +8.97% 7
Hampshire +6 29 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +9 28 £38,500 +10.00% 2
West Sussex +29 27 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 25 £59,750 +40.58% 17
Surrey +19 24 £43,750 -7.89% 3
North West +2 24 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Manchester -5 24 £40,000 +15.94% 2
North East +21 19 £31,500 +40.00% 2
Yorkshire +7 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Reading +12 18 £41,250 -5.71%
Southampton +8 18 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cambridge -7 18 £62,500 +47.05% 15
Scotland +21 17 £40,000 -
Durham - 17 £31,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +22 16 £45,000 +9.09% 1
East Sussex +18 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Oxfordshire -4 15 £47,500 +5.55% 4
West Midlands -24 15 £27,500 -9.83%
Nottinghamshire +12 14 £50,000 +96.07%
Nottingham +12 14 £50,000 +96.07%
Gloucestershire -7 14 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Bracknell +2 12 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Burgess Hill -2 12 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Barnsley - 12 £45,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 846 (99.88%) C++
2 845 (99.76%) Software Engineering
3 362 (42.74%) Linux
4 339 (40.02%) C
5 311 (36.72%) Degree
6 269 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
7 258 (30.46%) Windows
8 253 (29.87%) C#
9 249 (29.40%) Computer Science
10 193 (22.79%) Multithreading
11 183 (21.61%) Java
12 165 (19.48%) Python
13 159 (18.77%) OO
14 142 (16.77%) SQL
15 133 (15.70%) STL
16 113 (13.34%) Mathematics
17 112 (13.22%) TDD
18 109 (12.87%) Embedded C
19 107 (12.63%) Embedded C++
20 105 (12.40%) Algorithms
21 104 (12.28%) Unix
22 99 (11.69%) Qt
23 98 (11.57%) SDLC
24 90 (10.63%) Scrum
25 88 (10.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
26 84 (9.92%) JavaScript
26 84 (9.92%) Visual Studio
27 83 (9.80%) Electronics
28 75 (8.85%) Games
28 75 (8.85%) MFC

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 6 (0.71%) Apache
1 6 (0.71%) Apache Pig
1 6 (0.71%) IIS
1 6 (0.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (0.47%) Facebook Platform
2 4 (0.47%) JBoss
3 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.42%) Simulink
2 12 (1.42%) TargetLink
3 8 (0.94%) MS Office
4 2 (0.24%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.12%) GitHub
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 37 (4.37%) Ethernet
3 33 (3.90%) HTTP
4 27 (3.19%) Bluetooth
5 26 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
6 24 (2.83%) RS-485
7 22 (2.60%) SMTP
8 21 (2.48%) RS-232
9 19 (2.24%) FTP
9 19 (2.24%) Wireless
10 13 (1.53%) Internet
10 13 (1.53%) Profibus
11 11 (1.30%) Kerberos
11 11 (1.30%) LDAP
12 10 (1.18%) GSM
12 10 (1.18%) LTE
13 9 (1.06%) Asterisk PBX
13 9 (1.06%) RANAP
13 9 (1.06%) UMTS
13 9 (1.06%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.95%) Big Data
3 22 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 14 (1.65%) Data Mining
6 13 (1.53%) MySQL
7 12 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.71%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.59%) Redis
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.24%) DB2
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.24%) Tick Data
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Accumulo
13 1 (0.12%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 84 (9.92%) Visual Studio
2 48 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.67%) Subversion
3 23 (2.72%) Eclipse
4 19 (2.24%) LabVIEW
5 13 (1.53%) GCC
6 12 (1.42%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.18%) Trac
8 9 (1.06%) GDB
8 9 (1.06%) JIRA
9 8 (0.94%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.83%) Bugzilla
10 7 (0.83%) CruiseControl
10 7 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.59%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.59%) Selenium
12 4 (0.47%) Hudson
12 4 (0.47%) JUnit
13 3 (0.35%) NUnit
13 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 83 (9.80%) Electronics
2 75 (8.85%) Games
3 73 (8.62%) Finance
4 53 (6.26%) Telecoms
5 48 (5.67%) Automotive
6 36 (4.25%) Manufacturing
7 26 (3.07%) Aerospace
8 16 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.18%) Marketing
10 7 (0.83%) Retail
11 6 (0.71%) Avionics
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
12 4 (0.47%) Banking
12 4 (0.47%) Billing
12 4 (0.47%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (15.70%) STL
2 99 (11.69%) Qt
3 88 (10.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 75 (8.85%) MFC
5 66 (7.79%) HTML
6 61 (7.20%) .NET
7 43 (5.08%) XML
8 41 (4.84%) OpenGL
9 30 (3.54%) CSS
10 25 (2.95%) .NET Framework
10 25 (2.95%) Web Services
10 25 (2.95%) WPF
11 24 (2.83%) ASP.NET
11 24 (2.83%) WCF
12 19 (2.24%) OpenCL
13 18 (2.13%) Node.js
14 17 (2.01%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 16 (1.89%) Qt Quick
16 14 (1.65%) REST
17 12 (1.42%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 249 (29.40%) Computer Science
2 113 (13.34%) Mathematics
3 105 (12.40%) Algorithms
4 71 (8.38%) Embedded Systems
5 70 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (7.56%) Physics
7 35 (4.13%) Device Driver
8 29 (3.42%) Visualisation
9 28 (3.31%) Telematics
10 24 (2.83%) 3D Graphics
11 19 (2.24%) CAN bus
12 18 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 13 (1.53%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.42%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.30%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.30%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.71%) Neural Network
17 6 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 362 (42.74%) Linux
2 258 (30.46%) Windows
3 104 (12.28%) Unix
4 46 (5.43%) Embedded Linux
5 45 (5.31%) Android
6 38 (4.49%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.42%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.47%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.35%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.24%) MeeGo
11 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.12%) LynxOS
11 1 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.12%) Symbian OS
11 1 (0.12%) Tizen
11 1 (0.12%) webOS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (99.76%) Software Engineering
2 269 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (22.79%) Multithreading
4 159 (18.77%) OO
5 112 (13.22%) TDD
6 98 (11.57%) SDLC
7 90 (10.63%) Scrum
8 73 (8.62%) UML
9 72 (8.50%) OOP
10 68 (8.03%) OOD
11 61 (7.20%) Low Latency
12 46 (5.43%) Image Processing
12 46 (5.43%) Unit Testing
13 40 (4.72%) Computer Vision
14 35 (4.13%) Cross-Platform Development
15 34 (4.01%) High Availability
16 33 (3.90%) BDD
17 32 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (3.54%) Embedded Software Development
19 29 (3.42%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 846 (99.88%) C++
2 339 (40.02%) C
3 253 (29.87%) C#
4 183 (21.61%) Java
5 165 (19.48%) Python
6 142 (16.77%) SQL
7 109 (12.87%) Embedded C
8 107 (12.63%) Embedded C++
9 84 (9.92%) JavaScript
10 60 (7.08%) MATLAB
11 51 (6.02%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.36%) PHP
14 19 (2.24%) Lua
14 19 (2.24%) Perl
15 18 (2.13%) Objective-C
16 15 (1.77%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.65%) Assembly Language
17 14 (1.65%) VC++
18 13 (1.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 311 (36.72%) Degree
2 56 (6.61%) PhD
3 43 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.35%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) CCNA
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CISSP
7 1 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.12%) GIAC
7 1 (0.12%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.12%) SANS
7 1 (0.12%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.31%) QA
2 22 (2.60%) DICOM
3 15 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.53%) MISRA
4 13 (1.53%) MISRA C
5 12 (1.42%) ISO13485
6 3 (0.35%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.24%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.24%) JTAG
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 1 (0.12%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 61 (7.20%) Firmware
2 11 (1.30%) NFS
3 9 (1.06%) Docker
4 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 74 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.08%) Oracle
3 23 (2.72%) Sophos
4 9 (1.06%) Cisco
5 6 (0.71%) SAP
6 5 (0.59%) Facebook
7 4 (0.47%) Google
7 4 (0.47%) Sybase
8 3 (0.35%) EMC
8 3 (0.35%) Intel
8 3 (0.35%) Perforce
9 2 (0.24%) Atmel
9 2 (0.24%) Green Hills
9 2 (0.24%) QNX
10 1 (0.12%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.12%) Freescale
10 1 (0.12%) Renesas
10 1 (0.12%) Symbian
10 1 (0.12%) Twitter
10 1 (0.12%) VeriFone
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Bonus, Free food and more!
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £48,000 per annum + bonus, pension, flexi working
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum and benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great + Excellent Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Mid Glamorgan
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago