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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 524 470 445
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 456 616 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.56% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.58% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 413 530 632
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -22 440 £40,000 - 68
South East -12 191 £42,500 +6.25% 17
London +49 81 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands +28 65 £35,000 -6.66% 4
East of England +3 52 £36,000 -0.68% 15
Hampshire -18 43 £35,000 -30.00% 7
South West -26 37 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Northamptonshire +23 34 £32,000 -20.00% 2
Northampton +20 30 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Surrey +17 30 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Sussex -4 30 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +33 26 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Milton Keynes +36 25 £30,000 -25.00%
North West +16 25 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Manchester -3 25 £40,000 +15.94% 5
Oxfordshire -9 25 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire -11 25 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +24 22 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 22 £50,000 +16.27% 11
West Midlands -14 22 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Cambridge +6 21 £50,000 +16.27% 9
Bedfordshire +39 20 £30,000 +6.19%
Nottingham +29 20 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Bedford +21 20 £33,750 -3.57%
Southampton +4 18 £36,250 -34.09% 4
Reading +19 17 £42,500 +6.25%
Coventry +5 15 £30,000 -25.00%
Gloucestershire +2 14 £45,000 +46.34% 4
Abingdon -7 14 £39,750 -0.62%
Gatwick - 14 £51,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1032 (99.90%) C++
2 1024 (99.13%) Software Engineering
3 444 (42.98%) Linux
4 438 (42.40%) C
5 375 (36.30%) Degree
6 338 (32.72%) Windows
7 330 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
8 302 (29.24%) Computer Science
9 297 (28.75%) C#
10 248 (24.01%) Java
11 211 (20.43%) OO
12 190 (18.39%) Multithreading
13 183 (17.72%) Python
14 168 (16.26%) SQL
15 150 (14.52%) Mathematics
16 141 (13.65%) Unix
17 132 (12.78%) Algorithms
18 128 (12.39%) STL
19 121 (11.71%) Electronics
20 120 (11.62%) Visual Studio
21 117 (11.33%) TDD
22 106 (10.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 105 (10.16%) Embedded C
23 105 (10.16%) Embedded C++
24 102 (9.87%) Games
25 101 (9.78%) Scrum
26 99 (9.58%) Embedded Systems
27 97 (9.39%) SDLC
28 95 (9.20%) Microsoft
29 89 (8.62%) Physics

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 22 (2.13%) Apache
2 13 (1.26%) Facebook Platform
3 12 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.48%) IIS
4 5 (0.48%) JBoss
5 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.19%) Confluence
7 1 (0.097%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.097%) nginx
7 1 (0.097%) SAS
7 1 (0.097%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.65%) Simulink
2 17 (1.65%) TargetLink
3 6 (0.58%) MS Office
4 2 (0.19%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.097%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.55%) SaaS
2 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.87%) PaaS
3 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.097%) GitHub
4 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.097%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 38 (3.68%) HTTP
3 29 (2.81%) Ethernet
4 18 (1.74%) Profibus
5 17 (1.65%) SMTP
6 16 (1.55%) Internet
7 11 (1.06%) RS-232
8 9 (0.87%) FTP
8 9 (0.87%) GSM
8 9 (0.87%) LTE
8 9 (0.87%) RS-485
9 8 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (0.77%) Diameter Protocol
9 8 (0.77%) PBX
9 8 (0.77%) RANAP
9 8 (0.77%) RTP
9 8 (0.77%) UMTS
9 8 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.68%) Network Security
10 7 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.29%) Big Data
2 33 (3.19%) Relational Database
3 31 (3.00%) SQL Server
4 29 (2.81%) MySQL
4 29 (2.81%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.84%) Data Mining
6 18 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.36%) Redis
8 12 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.58%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.29%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.19%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.19%) DB2
14 1 (0.097%) GIS
14 1 (0.097%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 120 (11.62%) Visual Studio
2 72 (6.97%) Subversion
3 69 (6.68%) Git (software)
4 28 (2.71%) LabVIEW
5 27 (2.61%) Eclipse
6 21 (2.03%) Bugzilla
7 17 (1.65%) ClearCase
8 11 (1.06%) GCC
9 10 (0.97%) Vagrant
10 8 (0.77%) CruiseControl
10 8 (0.77%) GDB
10 8 (0.77%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.77%) JIRA
10 8 (0.77%) Trac
11 7 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.48%) JUnit
12 5 (0.48%) Selenium
12 5 (0.48%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 121 (11.71%) Electronics
2 102 (9.87%) Games
3 85 (8.23%) Telecoms
4 77 (7.45%) Finance
5 52 (5.03%) Manufacturing
6 46 (4.45%) Automotive
7 37 (3.58%) Aerospace
8 22 (2.13%) Marketing
9 14 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.06%) Advertising
11 6 (0.58%) Avionics
12 5 (0.48%) Banking
12 5 (0.48%) Billing
12 5 (0.48%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.48%) Retail
13 4 (0.39%) Front Office
13 4 (0.39%) Legal
13 4 (0.39%) Military
14 1 (0.097%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.097%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (12.39%) STL
2 106 (10.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 85 (8.23%) Qt
4 74 (7.16%) MFC
5 68 (6.58%) HTML
6 64 (6.20%) .NET
7 60 (5.81%) XML
8 46 (4.45%) OpenGL
9 40 (3.87%) CSS
10 39 (3.78%) Web Services
11 31 (3.00%) OpenCL
12 30 (2.90%) REST
13 27 (2.61%) WPF
14 26 (2.52%) WCF
15 25 (2.42%) ASP.NET
16 23 (2.23%) .NET Framework
16 23 (2.23%) JSON
17 20 (1.94%) COM
17 20 (1.94%) SOAP
18 18 (1.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 302 (29.24%) Computer Science
2 150 (14.52%) Mathematics
3 132 (12.78%) Algorithms
4 99 (9.58%) Embedded Systems
5 89 (8.62%) Physics
6 88 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (3.10%) Device Driver
8 31 (3.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 26 (2.52%) CAN bus
10 25 (2.42%) Telematics
10 25 (2.42%) Visualisation
11 23 (2.23%) 3D Graphics
12 18 (1.74%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (1.74%) Driving Licence
13 15 (1.45%) Digital Media
13 15 (1.45%) Hedge funds
14 14 (1.36%) Biotechnology
15 13 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.26%) Online Gambling
16 10 (0.97%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 444 (42.98%) Linux
2 338 (32.72%) Windows
3 141 (13.65%) Unix
4 45 (4.36%) Embedded Linux
5 44 (4.26%) Android
6 26 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 12 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.06%) Windows CE
10 6 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.58%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.19%) MeeGo
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.097%) CentOS
14 1 (0.097%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.097%) webOS
14 1 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1024 (99.13%) Software Engineering
2 330 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (20.43%) OO
4 190 (18.39%) Multithreading
5 117 (11.33%) TDD
6 101 (9.78%) Scrum
7 97 (9.39%) SDLC
8 87 (8.42%) OOD
9 84 (8.13%) OOP
9 84 (8.13%) UML
10 70 (6.78%) Image Processing
11 60 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (5.32%) Low Latency
13 54 (5.23%) Signal Processing
14 51 (4.94%) Unit Testing
15 46 (4.45%) High Availability
16 44 (4.26%) Pair Programming
17 41 (3.97%) BDD
18 40 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
19 39 (3.78%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 1032 (99.90%) C++
2 438 (42.40%) C
3 297 (28.75%) C#
4 248 (24.01%) Java
5 183 (17.72%) Python
6 168 (16.26%) SQL
7 105 (10.16%) Embedded C
7 105 (10.16%) Embedded C++
8 87 (8.42%) JavaScript
9 56 (5.42%) MATLAB
10 37 (3.58%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.23%) Shell Script
12 22 (2.13%) PHP
13 20 (1.94%) Lua
14 19 (1.84%) Assembly Language
15 17 (1.65%) Objective-C
15 17 (1.65%) Perl
16 13 (1.26%) Ruby
16 13 (1.26%) Scala
16 13 (1.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 375 (36.30%) Degree
2 66 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 61 (5.91%) PhD
4 39 (3.78%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.87%) HND
7 6 (0.58%) HNC
8 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.94%) QA
2 20 (1.94%) DICOM
3 19 (1.84%) MISRA
4 17 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 17 (1.65%) MISRA C
5 10 (0.97%) ISO13485
6 2 (0.19%) JTAG
7 1 (0.097%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.097%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.097%) SLA
7 1 (0.097%) TickIT
System Software
1 67 (6.49%) Firmware
2 13 (1.26%) Docker
3 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.06%) Puppet
3 5 (0.48%) WMI
4 1 (0.097%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 95 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 48 (4.65%) Oracle
3 33 (3.19%) Sophos
4 13 (1.26%) Facebook
5 11 (1.06%) SAP
6 8 (0.77%) Cisco
7 6 (0.58%) Apple
8 5 (0.48%) Intel
8 5 (0.48%) Sybase
9 4 (0.39%) Google
10 3 (0.29%) QNX
11 2 (0.19%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.19%) Atmel
11 2 (0.19%) Green Hills
11 2 (0.19%) Twitter
11 2 (0.19%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.097%) Embarcadero
12 1 (0.097%) Nokia
12 1 (0.097%) Perforce
12 1 (0.097%) Symbian
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £32,000 to £42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Perm or £250 a day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £69000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + PERKS
Posted: 5 days ago
Broadstone, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £32000 - £56000 per annum, Bonus, Private Medical, Pension + More!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Top Base + Bens + Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago