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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 677 560 589
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 214 372 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 204 354 271
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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
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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 -124 200 £40,000 - 50
South East -54 72 £42,500 - 13
South West -18 39 £40,000 +14.28% 11
London -51 31 £40,000 -24.52% 4
West Sussex +17 25 £40,000 +6.66% 3
East of England -26 25 £46,250 +32.14% 11
Hampshire -21 23 £45,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -12 22 £47,500 +35.71% 10
Cambridge -1 21 £46,250 +32.14% 9
North West +17 13 £47,500 +41.79%
North East +3 13 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 13 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Tyne and Wear -4 13 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Somerset +12 10 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Berkshire -13 10 £30,000 -40.00%
Dorset -24 10 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Manchester +10 9 £32,500 -2.98%
Gloucestershire -6 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Bristol -9 9 £40,000 +15.10% 2
Worthing - 9 £42,500 -
Bath +9 8 £36,250 +20.83% 5
Fareham - 8 £42,500 -
South Wales - 8 £35,000 -
Wales - 8 £35,000 -
Poole -19 7 £32,500 -3.70%
Southampton -29 7 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Gateshead - 7 £30,000 - 1
Chessington -9 6 £36,250 +11.53%
East Sussex -22 6 £40,000 - 1
Brighton -26 6 £40,000 - 1

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 493 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 491 (99.59%) C++
3 199 (40.37%) Linux
4 192 (38.95%) Degree
5 169 (34.28%) Computer Science
6 168 (34.08%) Windows
7 151 (30.63%) OO
8 139 (28.19%) C
9 129 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
10 123 (24.95%) C#
11 91 (18.46%) OOD
12 84 (17.04%) UNIX
13 70 (14.20%) Java
13 70 (14.20%) Multithreading
14 69 (14.00%) Qt
15 65 (13.18%) STL
16 58 (11.76%) UML
16 58 (11.76%) Mathematics
17 56 (11.36%) OOP
17 56 (11.36%) SQL
18 53 (10.75%) .NET
19 51 (10.34%) TDD
19 51 (10.34%) Algorithms
20 50 (10.14%) Physics
21 47 (9.53%) Visual Studio
21 47 (9.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 45 (9.13%) MFC
23 43 (8.72%) Python
24 42 (8.52%) XML
25 41 (8.32%) PhD

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (1.42%) Apache
2 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.61%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.41%) nginx
3 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (0.41%) IIS
4 1 (0.20%) JBoss
4 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.84%) HTTP
3 11 (2.23%) Kerberos
3 11 (2.23%) LDAP
3 11 (2.23%) FTP
4 7 (1.42%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.42%) Wireless
5 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.61%) WAN
5 3 (0.61%) LAN
5 3 (0.61%) RTP
6 2 (0.41%) 3G
6 2 (0.41%) LTE
7 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.20%) DLNA
7 1 (0.20%) IPsec
7 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.20%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.20%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.83%) MySQL
3 7 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.22%) Big Data
5 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.61%) SQLite
8 2 (0.41%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.20%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 47 (9.53%) Visual Studio
2 27 (5.48%) Subversion
3 10 (2.03%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.01%) GoogleTest
7 4 (0.81%) JIRA
8 3 (0.61%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.61%) Redmine
9 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.41%) Xcode
9 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.41%) PVCS
9 2 (0.41%) CppUnit
9 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.41%) GCC
10 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.20%) Maven
10 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
General
1 41 (8.32%) Finance
2 32 (6.49%) Games
3 25 (5.07%) Electronics
4 24 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.85%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.43%) Banking
7 7 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.22%) Marketing
9 5 (1.01%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
10 4 (0.81%) Automotive
10 4 (0.81%) Law
11 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.61%) Military
11 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 3 (0.61%) Retail
12 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.00%) Qt
2 65 (13.18%) STL
3 53 (10.75%) .NET
4 47 (9.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 45 (9.13%) MFC
6 42 (8.52%) XML
7 37 (7.51%) HTML
8 28 (5.68%) Web Services
9 23 (4.67%) OpenGL
10 19 (3.85%) HTML5
11 17 (3.45%) DirectX
12 16 (3.25%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.84%) CSS
13 14 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (2.43%) OpenCL
14 12 (2.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 8 (1.62%) gevent
15 8 (1.62%) Akka
15 8 (1.62%) Twisted
15 8 (1.62%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 169 (34.28%) Computer Science
2 58 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 51 (10.34%) Algorithms
4 50 (10.14%) Physics
5 38 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (5.27%) Open Source
7 25 (5.07%) Embedded Systems
8 21 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
9 17 (3.45%) Device Driver
10 13 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.43%) Visualisation
12 11 (2.23%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (2.23%) Neural Network
12 11 (2.23%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.42%) Exotic Derivative
14 7 (1.42%) Derivative
14 7 (1.42%) Statistics
15 5 (1.01%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 199 (40.37%) Linux
2 168 (34.08%) Windows
3 84 (17.04%) UNIX
4 12 (2.43%) Android
5 10 (2.03%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (2.03%) Solaris
6 8 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.42%) Windows CE
8 6 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.61%) AIX
10 3 (0.61%) HPUX
11 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.41%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 151 (30.63%) OO
3 129 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (18.46%) OOD
5 70 (14.20%) Multithreading
6 58 (11.76%) UML
7 56 (11.36%) OOP
8 51 (10.34%) TDD
9 35 (7.10%) Signal Processing
10 31 (6.29%) Software Architecture
11 26 (5.27%) Digital Signal Processing
11 26 (5.27%) Unit Testing
12 24 (4.87%) Scrum
13 22 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (3.85%) Image Processing
15 16 (3.25%) Analytics
16 15 (3.04%) Pattern Recognition
16 15 (3.04%) MVC
17 13 (2.64%) OOA/OOD
17 13 (2.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 491 (99.59%) C++
2 139 (28.19%) C
3 123 (24.95%) C#
4 70 (14.20%) Java
5 56 (11.36%) SQL
6 43 (8.72%) Python
7 38 (7.71%) JavaScript
8 32 (6.49%) Embedded C++
9 23 (4.67%) Embedded C
10 9 (1.83%) HLSL
11 8 (1.62%) Golang
11 8 (1.62%) Scala
11 8 (1.62%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.62%) Perl
11 8 (1.62%) PHP
12 7 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.01%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.81%) Ruby
14 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 192 (38.95%) Degree
2 41 (8.32%) PhD
3 36 (7.30%) Security Cleared
4 29 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.22%) HND
6 4 (0.81%) HNC
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.20%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.41%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (2.23%) NFS
2 8 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (1.62%) Docker
3 5 (1.01%) Firmware
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (5.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.27%) Oracle
3 8 (1.62%) Google
4 4 (0.81%) Green Hills
5 3 (0.61%) Atmel
5 3 (0.61%) Twitter
5 3 (0.61%) HP
6 2 (0.41%) Apple
6 2 (0.41%) SAP
6 2 (0.41%) MKS
7 1 (0.20%) Minitab
7 1 (0.20%) Renesas
7 1 (0.20%) Sun
7 1 (0.20%) Sony
7 1 (0.20%) Intel
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