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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 485 479 433
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 531 544 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 494 492 578
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +11 497 £45,000 +12.50% 81
South East +32 191 £45,000 +2.85% 33
London +37 100 £60,000 +26.31% 10
South West -41 79 £38,500 -3.75% 9
East of England -24 60 £40,000 -3.61% 15
Hampshire +31 45 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Oxfordshire +16 37 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West +36 34 £35,000 -1.40% 9
Bristol -12 33 £37,500 -6.25%
Berkshire -17 32 £50,000 +66.66% 8
Cambridgeshire -25 31 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Cambridge -33 30 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East Sussex +21 28 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Brighton +10 27 £45,000 - 4
Surrey +3 24 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Manchester +24 22 £24,000 -25.58% 4
Southampton +9 22 £50,000 - 4
Bracknell +18 21 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Oxford -6 21 £45,000 -
West Sussex -12 17 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South Wales +5 14 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Wales 0 14 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Devon +7 13 £37,500 +4.16%
Dorset -3 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands -8 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cheshire +31 12 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Chessington +14 12 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire +8 12 £32,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +3 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
City of London +60 11 £75,000 +46.34%

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1030 (100.00%) C++
2 1012 (98.25%) Software Engineering
3 458 (44.47%) Linux
4 417 (40.49%) C
5 355 (34.47%) Windows
6 341 (33.11%) Degree
7 273 (26.50%) C#
8 265 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
9 245 (23.79%) Computer Science
10 241 (23.40%) OO
11 227 (22.04%) Java
12 226 (21.94%) Python
13 207 (20.10%) Multithreading
14 181 (17.57%) SQL
15 173 (16.80%) Unix
16 144 (13.98%) STL
17 143 (13.88%) Visual Studio
18 140 (13.59%) TCP/IP
19 135 (13.11%) TDD
20 121 (11.75%) .NET
21 120 (11.65%) Microsoft
22 117 (11.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 117 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
23 105 (10.19%) Mathematics
24 104 (10.10%) SDLC
25 99 (9.61%) Algorithms
26 94 (9.13%) Scrum
27 90 (8.74%) JavaScript
28 88 (8.54%) OOD
29 86 (8.35%) OOP

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (1.75%) Apache
2 13 (1.26%) OpenStack
3 7 (0.68%) Confluence
4 5 (0.49%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.49%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.39%) GlassFish
5 4 (0.39%) WinCC
6 3 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (0.29%) JBoss
6 3 (0.29%) nginx
6 3 (0.29%) Node.js
7 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.097%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.17%) Simulink
2 12 (1.17%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.097%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.097%) MS Office
3 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.097%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.97%) SaaS
3 5 (0.49%) PaaS
4 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.39%) GitHub
4 4 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 140 (13.59%) TCP/IP
2 41 (3.98%) HTTP
3 28 (2.72%) Network Security
4 22 (2.14%) Ethernet
5 17 (1.65%) Internet
6 15 (1.46%) LDAP
7 14 (1.36%) FTP
7 14 (1.36%) RS-232
8 11 (1.07%) Bluetooth
8 11 (1.07%) Kerberos
8 11 (1.07%) RS-485
8 11 (1.07%) Wireless
8 11 (1.07%) ZigBee
9 9 (0.87%) Profibus
10 7 (0.68%) SSL
11 6 (0.58%) DNS
12 5 (0.49%) Modbus
12 5 (0.49%) SMTP
13 4 (0.39%) Diameter Protocol
13 4 (0.39%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.79%) Big Data
3 28 (2.72%) NoSQL
4 27 (2.62%) MySQL
5 21 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.78%) SQLite
11 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.39%) Redis
13 3 (0.29%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.29%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.097%) GIS
Development Applications
1 143 (13.88%) Visual Studio
2 67 (6.50%) Subversion
3 35 (3.40%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.82%) JIRA
5 17 (1.65%) Bugzilla
5 17 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
6 16 (1.55%) SpecFlow
7 15 (1.46%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.36%) Maven
9 12 (1.17%) Eclipse
9 12 (1.17%) GCC
9 12 (1.17%) GDB
9 12 (1.17%) Hudson
9 12 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (1.07%) ClearCase
11 10 (0.97%) CruiseControl
11 10 (0.97%) LabVIEW
12 9 (0.87%) JUnit
13 8 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 85 (8.25%) Electronics
2 84 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 80 (7.77%) Games
4 67 (6.50%) Finance
4 67 (6.50%) Manufacturing
5 26 (2.52%) Automotive
6 23 (2.23%) Aerospace
7 18 (1.75%) Banking
7 18 (1.75%) Marketing
8 16 (1.55%) Advertising
9 10 (0.97%) Military
10 9 (0.87%) Law
10 9 (0.87%) Retail
11 8 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.39%) Front Office
14 3 (0.29%) Billing
14 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.097%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (13.98%) STL
2 121 (11.75%) .NET
3 117 (11.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 81 (7.86%) HTML
5 80 (7.77%) MFC
6 74 (7.18%) Qt
7 71 (6.89%) XML
8 66 (6.41%) CSS
9 56 (5.44%) Web Services
10 49 (4.76%) REST
10 49 (4.76%) SOAP
11 48 (4.66%) COM
12 40 (3.88%) WCF
13 37 (3.59%) WPF
14 27 (2.62%) ASP.NET
14 27 (2.62%) OpenGL
15 25 (2.43%) JSON
16 19 (1.84%) Java EE
17 16 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (1.46%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 245 (23.79%) Computer Science
2 117 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
3 105 (10.19%) Mathematics
4 99 (9.61%) Algorithms
5 81 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (5.73%) Physics
7 38 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.82%) Data Structures
9 28 (2.72%) Digital Media
10 24 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
11 23 (2.23%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 18 (1.75%) Visualisation
14 17 (1.65%) Device Driver
14 17 (1.65%) Hedge funds
15 16 (1.55%) BYOD
16 14 (1.36%) CUDA
17 13 (1.26%) Client/Server
18 12 (1.17%) Equities
19 11 (1.07%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 458 (44.47%) Linux
2 355 (34.47%) Windows
3 173 (16.80%) Unix
4 63 (6.12%) Android
5 39 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 35 (3.40%) Embedded Linux
7 31 (3.01%) Mac OS X
8 29 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 25 (2.43%) Windows CE
10 7 (0.68%) Solaris
11 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.49%) CentOS
12 5 (0.49%) VxWorks
12 5 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.39%) HPUX
14 3 (0.29%) AIX
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.19%) ThreadX
15 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1012 (98.25%) Software Engineering
2 265 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (23.40%) OO
4 207 (20.10%) Multithreading
5 135 (13.11%) TDD
6 104 (10.10%) SDLC
7 94 (9.13%) Scrum
8 88 (8.54%) OOD
9 86 (8.35%) OOP
10 82 (7.96%) UML
11 69 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (5.83%) Unit Testing
13 48 (4.66%) Signal Processing
14 35 (3.40%) Low Latency
15 34 (3.30%) Image Processing
15 34 (3.30%) Mentoring
16 33 (3.20%) High Availability
17 31 (3.01%) Pair Programming
18 29 (2.82%) Kanban
19 28 (2.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1030 (100.00%) C++
2 417 (40.49%) C
3 273 (26.50%) C#
4 227 (22.04%) Java
5 226 (21.94%) Python
6 181 (17.57%) SQL
7 90 (8.74%) JavaScript
8 78 (7.57%) Embedded C
9 64 (6.21%) Embedded C++
10 52 (5.05%) Perl
11 46 (4.47%) MATLAB
12 44 (4.27%) Bash Shell
13 36 (3.50%) Objective-C
14 34 (3.30%) Lua
15 24 (2.33%) PHP
16 21 (2.04%) Assembly Language
17 16 (1.55%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.97%) Delphi
19 8 (0.78%) Scala
19 8 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 341 (33.11%) Degree
2 73 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.69%) PhD
4 24 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.23%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.07%) HNC
6 11 (1.07%) HND
7 5 (0.49%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.39%) CCNA
8 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.39%) CISSP
8 4 (0.39%) GIAC
8 4 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (0.39%) MCSE
8 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.39%) SANS
8 4 (0.39%) SSCP
9 3 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.097%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.23%) QA
2 15 (1.46%) ISO 9001
2 15 (1.46%) MISRA
3 10 (0.97%) DO-178B
3 10 (0.97%) MISRA C
4 5 (0.49%) ISO13485
5 4 (0.39%) GAMP
5 4 (0.39%) GMP
6 3 (0.29%) SLA
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.097%) SDET
System Software
1 62 (6.02%) Firmware
2 11 (1.07%) NFS
3 7 (0.68%) Docker
4 3 (0.29%) iptables
4 3 (0.29%) Xen
4 3 (0.29%) XenServer
5 1 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (1.55%) WMI
2 7 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (0.29%) SCCM
3 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.097%) Ansible
4 1 (0.097%) logstash
Vendors
1 120 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.05%) Oracle
3 23 (2.23%) Intel
4 17 (1.65%) Apple
5 13 (1.26%) Sophos
6 8 (0.78%) Sybase
7 7 (0.68%) QNX
8 6 (0.58%) Perforce
9 5 (0.49%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.49%) Cisco
10 4 (0.39%) Facebook
10 4 (0.39%) Google
10 4 (0.39%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.39%) SAP
11 3 (0.29%) Minitab
11 3 (0.29%) VMware
11 3 (0.29%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.19%) Borland
12 2 (0.19%) IBM
12 2 (0.19%) Telelogic
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £34,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Music Group
Posted: Yesterday
Montgomeryshire
Progressive North
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive dependant on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive dependant on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50 - £51 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Social activities, t
Posted: 3 days ago