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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
UK
Rank 455 496 503
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 448 527 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 379 483 477
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +47 437 £45,000 - 72
South East -10 117 £50,000 +11.11% 19
East of England +75 110 £45,000 +12.50% 12
London +47 98 £57,500 -4.16% 12
Cambridgeshire +56 93 £45,000 - 12
Cambridge +46 82 £45,000 - 11
South West +13 56 £37,500 -2.59% 11
Berkshire +52 37 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hampshire +2 30 £45,000 - 4
Bristol -2 26 £37,500 - 6
Bracknell +11 25 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North West -27 21 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Surrey +38 19 £50,000 - 2
Manchester -33 19 £37,500 +56.25% 4
West Sussex +5 17 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Gloucestershire +4 16 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire +26 15 £42,500 +3.03% 4
East Midlands +4 15 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Southampton +3 13 £50,000 - 1
Fareham +6 12 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North Yorkshire +4 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Nottinghamshire - 10 £37,500 -
Scotland +23 9 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Nottingham - 9 £37,500 -
Redhill +12 8 £47,500 +48.43%
Harrogate +4 8 £42,500 +6.25%
City of London +34 7 £55,000 -26.66%
Hertfordshire +3 7 £40,000 +25.00%
Edinburgh 0 7 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire -20 7 £47,500 +18.75% 4

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 837 (100.00%) C++
2 836 (99.88%) Software Engineering
3 391 (46.71%) Linux
4 352 (42.05%) C
5 278 (33.21%) Degree
6 259 (30.94%) Windows
7 258 (30.82%) C#
8 240 (28.67%) Python
8 240 (28.67%) Computer Science
9 201 (24.01%) Multithreading
10 185 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
11 184 (21.98%) Java
12 162 (19.35%) Mathematics
13 135 (16.13%) OO
14 132 (15.77%) STL
15 122 (14.58%) SQL
16 106 (12.66%) Embedded C
17 99 (11.83%) Visual Studio
18 97 (11.59%) Unix
18 97 (11.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 96 (11.47%) SDLC
20 94 (11.23%) Embedded C++
21 93 (11.11%) TCP/IP
22 90 (10.75%) Algorithms
22 90 (10.75%) Microsoft
23 88 (10.51%) Physics
24 87 (10.39%) Finance
25 86 (10.27%) UML
26 82 (9.80%) Android
27 81 (9.68%) Qt

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 14 (1.67%) WebLogic
2 10 (1.19%) JBoss
3 9 (1.08%) Apache Pig
3 9 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.84%) Jetty
4 7 (0.84%) nginx
4 7 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.48%) IIS
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.12%) Apache
8 1 (0.12%) DNN
8 1 (0.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.24%) Simulink
3 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.48%) SaaS
3 3 (0.36%) GitHub
4 2 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 93 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 55 (6.57%) Bluetooth
3 51 (6.09%) Wireless
4 38 (4.54%) Ethernet
5 37 (4.42%) HTTP
6 35 (4.18%) RS-485
7 32 (3.82%) RS-232
8 31 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (2.51%) FTP
10 20 (2.39%) Kerberos
10 20 (2.39%) LDAP
11 16 (1.91%) GSM
12 15 (1.79%) 802.11
13 13 (1.55%) Internet
13 13 (1.55%) Network Security
13 13 (1.55%) RTP
13 13 (1.55%) Wireshark
13 13 (1.55%) ZigBee
14 10 (1.19%) SMTP
15 9 (1.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.75%) Big Data
3 20 (2.39%) MySQL
4 18 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.08%) Apache Hive
6 9 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.84%) InterSystems Cache
8 7 (0.84%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.36%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.24%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.24%) KDB
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.12%) GIS
12 1 (0.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 99 (11.83%) Visual Studio
2 51 (6.09%) Subversion
3 47 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 28 (3.35%) Eclipse
5 17 (2.03%) JIRA
6 16 (1.91%) GDB
7 15 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.55%) Hudson
9 12 (1.43%) GCC
9 12 (1.43%) NUnit
10 11 (1.31%) LabVIEW
11 10 (1.19%) Trac
12 8 (0.96%) JUnit
13 7 (0.84%) Ant
13 7 (0.84%) Bugzilla
13 7 (0.84%) CppUnit
13 7 (0.84%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.84%) Maven
13 7 (0.84%) Valgrind
13 7 (0.84%) XMLSpy
General
1 87 (10.39%) Finance
2 69 (8.24%) Electronics
3 65 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 57 (6.81%) Games
5 25 (2.99%) Banking
5 25 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.75%) Automotive
7 11 (1.31%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.19%) Marketing
8 10 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.84%) Military
10 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.48%) Front Office
12 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Retail
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (15.77%) STL
2 97 (11.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 81 (9.68%) Qt
4 77 (9.20%) HTML
5 66 (7.89%) .NET
5 66 (7.89%) MFC
6 50 (5.97%) CSS
7 35 (4.18%) XML
8 30 (3.58%) COM
9 27 (3.23%) WPF
10 25 (2.99%) Web Services
11 23 (2.75%) OpenGL
12 22 (2.63%) J2EE
13 21 (2.51%) DirectX
14 20 (2.39%) .NET Framework
15 18 (2.15%) Java EE
16 17 (2.03%) Ajax
17 15 (1.79%) 802.1X
18 13 (1.55%) Hibernate
18 13 (1.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 240 (28.67%) Computer Science
2 90 (10.75%) Algorithms
3 56 (6.69%) Embedded Systems
4 32 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.46%) Device Driver
6 18 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 16 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (1.31%) Contactless
10 11 (1.31%) PMI
11 10 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
12 9 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.08%) VHDL
13 8 (0.96%) Animation
14 6 (0.72%) CAN bus
15 5 (0.60%) Biotechnology
15 5 (0.60%) Fintech
16 4 (0.48%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 391 (46.71%) Linux
2 259 (30.94%) Windows
3 97 (11.59%) Unix
4 82 (9.80%) Android
5 41 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 31 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (1.31%) Mac OS
8 10 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.12%) MeeGo
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.12%) Tizen
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (99.88%) Software Engineering
2 201 (24.01%) Multithreading
3 185 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (19.35%) Mathematics
5 135 (16.13%) OO
6 96 (11.47%) SDLC
7 88 (10.51%) Physics
8 86 (10.27%) UML
9 61 (7.29%) Scrum
10 60 (7.17%) TDD
11 54 (6.45%) OOP
12 53 (6.33%) OOD
13 49 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
14 43 (5.14%) Low Latency
15 42 (5.02%) Multithreaded Programming
16 37 (4.42%) Analytics
17 35 (4.18%) Cross-Platform Development
18 34 (4.06%) Machine Learning
19 33 (3.94%) Image Processing
20 31 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 837 (100.00%) C++
2 352 (42.05%) C
3 258 (30.82%) C#
4 240 (28.67%) Python
5 184 (21.98%) Java
6 122 (14.58%) SQL
7 106 (12.66%) Embedded C
8 94 (11.23%) Embedded C++
9 81 (9.68%) JavaScript
10 49 (5.85%) MATLAB
11 42 (5.02%) Perl
12 40 (4.78%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.63%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.63%) Ruby
14 20 (2.39%) PHP
15 15 (1.79%) Groovy
15 15 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.79%) VC++
16 11 (1.31%) Lua
16 11 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 278 (33.21%) Degree
2 60 (7.17%) PhD
3 59 (7.05%) Security Cleared
4 37 (4.42%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.48%) CCNA
8 4 (0.48%) CISSP
8 4 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (0.48%) GIAC
8 4 (0.48%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (0.48%) MCSE
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (0.48%) SANS
8 4 (0.48%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.67%) MISRA
2 11 (1.31%) JTAG
3 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.60%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.48%) QA
5 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.12%) DICOM
5 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.12%) DO-254
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
System Software
1 33 (3.94%) Firmware
2 20 (2.39%) NFS
3 10 (1.19%) Docker
4 7 (0.84%) KVM
4 7 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.48%) vSphere
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.67%) Puppet
2 7 (0.84%) Ansible
2 7 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.48%) Salt
4 3 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.12%) Mesos
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 90 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.70%) Oracle
3 16 (1.91%) Dell
4 15 (1.79%) HP
5 12 (1.43%) Google
6 11 (1.31%) Cisco
7 7 (0.84%) Altova
7 7 (0.84%) ILOG
7 7 (0.84%) Splunk
7 7 (0.84%) VMware
8 5 (0.60%) SAP
9 4 (0.48%) EMC
10 3 (0.36%) Freescale
10 3 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.36%) Sophos
11 2 (0.24%) Green Hills
11 2 (0.24%) Renesas
12 1 (0.12%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.12%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.12%) Symantec
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35000
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35k Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago