The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 642 626 564
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 268 326 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 232 311 309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
England -26 258 £40,000 - 56
South East +3 120 £40,000 - 13
East of England +29 40 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South West -19 30 £32,500 - 11
West Sussex +31 29 £35,000 -30.00% 2
West Midlands +9 29 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Hampshire -28 24 £48,500 +38.57% 1
London -42 24 £65,000 +36.84% 11
Hertfordshire +21 20 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Surrey +6 19 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Berkshire -1 19 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Northamptonshire +10 17 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +10 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Watford - 17 £40,000 - 1
Horsham +10 15 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 15 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Worcestershire +6 14 £37,500 +0.67%
Oxfordshire +3 14 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Reading -1 14 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Cambridge +19 13 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Guildford +10 13 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Northampton +5 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Coventry 0 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Bristol -26 12 £32,500 - 6
Havant - 10 £49,250 -
Milton Keynes -3 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Burgess Hill - 9 £40,000 - 1
Worcester +4 8 £35,000 -15.15%
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 8 £43,750 +25.00%

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 486 (100.00%) C++
1 486 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 210 (43.21%) Degree
3 194 (39.92%) Computer Science
4 185 (38.07%) Linux
5 167 (34.36%) C#
6 150 (30.86%) C
7 146 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
8 143 (29.42%) Windows
9 103 (21.19%) OO
9 103 (21.19%) Mathematics
10 87 (17.90%) Java
11 84 (17.28%) Multithreading
12 83 (17.08%) SQL
13 81 (16.67%) Physics
14 77 (15.84%) Visual Studio
15 72 (14.81%) Algorithms
16 70 (14.40%) STL
17 64 (13.17%) Games
18 63 (12.96%) PhD
18 63 (12.96%) Qt
19 60 (12.35%) OOD
19 60 (12.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 59 (12.14%) Python
21 58 (11.93%) Scrum
22 55 (11.32%) SDLC
23 54 (11.11%) TDD
23 54 (11.11%) UNIX
24 49 (10.08%) MFC
25 46 (9.47%) OpenGL

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.03%) Apache
2 2 (0.41%) IIS
2 2 (0.41%) nginx
2 2 (0.41%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.21%) JBoss
3 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.06%) HTTP
3 7 (1.44%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.44%) RTP
3 7 (1.44%) DLNA
4 6 (1.23%) Network Security
5 5 (1.03%) Wireless
5 5 (1.03%) FTP
5 5 (1.03%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.03%) LDAP
6 4 (0.82%) LTE
7 3 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.41%) 3G
8 2 (0.41%) GSM
8 2 (0.41%) UMTS
8 2 (0.41%) RANAP
8 2 (0.41%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.21%) Modbus
9 1 (0.21%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.06%) MySQL
3 7 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) Big Data
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 77 (15.84%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.50%) Subversion
3 16 (3.29%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.44%) GCC
6 6 (1.23%) LabVIEW
6 6 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.03%) GDB
8 4 (0.82%) JIRA
8 4 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.62%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.62%) Valgrind
10 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.41%) Maven
10 2 (0.41%) Xcode
11 1 (0.21%) NetBeans
General
1 64 (13.17%) Games
2 37 (7.61%) Electronics
3 32 (6.58%) Finance
4 25 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.88%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.65%) Banking
7 8 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.23%) Automotive
9 5 (1.03%) Military
9 5 (1.03%) Marketing
10 4 (0.82%) Law
11 3 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Retail
12 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.41%) Avionics
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.40%) STL
2 63 (12.96%) Qt
3 60 (12.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 49 (10.08%) MFC
5 46 (9.47%) OpenGL
6 43 (8.85%) .NET
7 34 (7.00%) HTML
7 34 (7.00%) DirectX
8 31 (6.38%) Web Services
9 26 (5.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 23 (4.73%) COM
11 22 (4.53%) XML
11 22 (4.53%) WPF
12 18 (3.70%) CSS
13 15 (3.09%) ASP.NET
13 15 (3.09%) D-Bus
14 13 (2.67%) OpenCL
15 10 (2.06%) WCF
15 10 (2.06%) J2EE
15 10 (2.06%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 194 (39.92%) Computer Science
2 103 (21.19%) Mathematics
3 81 (16.67%) Physics
4 72 (14.81%) Algorithms
5 43 (8.85%) Visualisation
6 41 (8.44%) 3D Graphics
7 24 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (3.29%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (3.09%) Device Driver
10 12 (2.47%) Statistics
11 11 (2.26%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (2.26%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.06%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.44%) Equities
14 7 (1.44%) MPEG
15 6 (1.23%) Animation
15 6 (1.23%) Hedge funds
15 6 (1.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 185 (38.07%) Linux
2 143 (29.42%) Windows
3 54 (11.11%) UNIX
4 19 (3.91%) Android
5 15 (3.09%) Solaris
6 11 (2.26%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.23%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.82%) AIX
9 4 (0.82%) HPUX
10 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 146 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (21.19%) OO
4 84 (17.28%) Multithreading
5 60 (12.35%) OOD
6 58 (11.93%) Scrum
7 55 (11.32%) SDLC
8 54 (11.11%) TDD
9 36 (7.41%) UML
10 33 (6.79%) OOP
11 31 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (5.56%) Image Processing
13 26 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 22 (4.53%) 3D Programming
15 21 (4.32%) Web Development
16 18 (3.70%) Software Testing
16 18 (3.70%) Pattern Recognition
17 16 (3.29%) Open Source
18 15 (3.09%) Software Architecture
18 15 (3.09%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 486 (100.00%) C++
2 167 (34.36%) C#
3 150 (30.86%) C
4 87 (17.90%) Java
5 83 (17.08%) SQL
6 59 (12.14%) Python
7 45 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 36 (7.41%) Embedded C++
9 22 (4.53%) HLSL
9 22 (4.53%) Embedded C
10 11 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.26%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.06%) Perl
12 9 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.85%) Go
13 8 (1.65%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.65%) Scala
14 6 (1.23%) VC++
15 5 (1.03%) Assembly Language
16 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 210 (43.21%) Degree
2 63 (12.96%) PhD
3 37 (7.61%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.03%) HNC
6 5 (1.03%) HND
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.21%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.44%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.23%) TickIT
3 1 (0.21%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) JTAG
3 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 8 (1.65%) Docker
2 7 (1.44%) Firmware
3 5 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.09%) Oracle
3 8 (1.65%) Intel
4 6 (1.23%) Apple
4 6 (1.23%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.03%) VMware
6 3 (0.62%) Green Hills
7 2 (0.41%) Atmel
7 2 (0.41%) Minitab
7 2 (0.41%) Google
7 2 (0.41%) MKS
8 1 (0.21%) Sony
8 1 (0.21%) Sun
8 1 (0.21%) HP
8 1 (0.21%) Wind River
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