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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 642 639 569
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 264 270 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 238 254 319
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £26,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +13 249 £40,000 - 43
South East +43 122 £40,000 - 12
East of England +28 41 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Berkshire +32 33 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +7 27 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Hertfordshire +20 25 £28,500 -28.75%
West Sussex +18 25 £35,000 -30.00%
South West -28 25 £32,500 - 7
London -29 25 £51,000 +7.36% 7
Watford +20 24 £40,000 -
Hampshire 0 24 £50,000 +66.66% 3
East Midlands +14 23 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Northamptonshire +26 22 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Reading +16 20 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Northampton +22 18 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Coventry +5 16 £40,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £40,000 -34.69% 1
Horsham +12 13 £27,500 -45.00%
Surrey +3 13 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Oxfordshire +7 12 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Havant - 11 £48,500 -
Guildford +9 10 £25,000 -44.44%
Milton Keynes 0 10 £40,000 -34.69% 1
Ealing - 10 £57,500 -
Burgess Hill - 10 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +3 9 £36,250 -19.44%
Borehamwood - 9 £28,500 -
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Oxford -7 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bristol -22 8 £28,250 -13.07% 3

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 498 (100.00%) C++
1 498 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 223 (44.78%) Degree
3 201 (40.36%) Computer Science
4 182 (36.55%) C#
4 182 (36.55%) Linux
5 152 (30.52%) Windows
6 150 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (28.71%) C
8 111 (22.29%) Mathematics
9 99 (19.88%) SQL
9 99 (19.88%) OO
10 94 (18.88%) Visual Studio
10 94 (18.88%) Multithreading
11 89 (17.87%) Java
12 82 (16.47%) Physics
13 76 (15.26%) Algorithms
14 72 (14.46%) Python
15 70 (14.06%) STL
16 69 (13.86%) Scrum
17 68 (13.65%) Games
18 66 (13.25%) TDD
19 64 (12.85%) PhD
20 63 (12.65%) Qt
21 59 (11.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 59 (11.85%) SDLC
22 57 (11.45%) OOD
23 55 (11.04%) MFC
24 54 (10.84%) Microsoft
25 52 (10.44%) .NET

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (0.60%) Apache
2 2 (0.40%) IIS
2 2 (0.40%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.20%) JBoss
3 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.20%) nginx
3 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (1.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.63%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.21%) Network Security
3 9 (1.81%) HTTP
4 8 (1.61%) Ethernet
4 8 (1.61%) DLNA
5 7 (1.41%) RTP
6 5 (1.00%) LTE
7 4 (0.80%) Wireless
7 4 (0.80%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.80%) FTP
7 4 (0.80%) LDAP
8 3 (0.60%) GSM
8 3 (0.60%) UMTS
8 3 (0.60%) Modbus
8 3 (0.60%) Profibus
9 2 (0.40%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.40%) RANAP
9 2 (0.40%) 3G
9 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.81%) MySQL
3 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.20%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (18.88%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.41%) Subversion
3 16 (3.21%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.21%) SpecFlow
5 9 (1.81%) LabVIEW
6 8 (1.61%) JIRA
6 8 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.41%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.20%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.20%) GCC
8 6 (1.20%) GDB
8 6 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.80%) Valgrind
10 2 (0.40%) Maven
10 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 68 (13.65%) Games
2 40 (8.03%) Electronics
3 28 (5.62%) Finance
4 27 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.81%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.61%) Banking
8 7 (1.41%) Marketing
9 6 (1.20%) Automotive
10 5 (1.00%) Law
10 5 (1.00%) Military
11 2 (0.40%) Retail
11 2 (0.40%) Front Office
11 2 (0.40%) Avionics
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.06%) STL
2 63 (12.65%) Qt
3 59 (11.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 55 (11.04%) MFC
5 52 (10.44%) .NET
6 45 (9.04%) OpenGL
7 36 (7.23%) HTML
8 35 (7.03%) COM
8 35 (7.03%) DirectX
9 30 (6.02%) Web Services
10 29 (5.82%) WPF
11 28 (5.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 22 (4.42%) ASP.NET
13 20 (4.02%) CSS
14 19 (3.82%) D-Bus
15 17 (3.41%) XML
16 16 (3.21%) WCF
17 12 (2.41%) OpenCL
18 11 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
19 10 (2.01%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 201 (40.36%) Computer Science
2 111 (22.29%) Mathematics
3 82 (16.47%) Physics
4 76 (15.26%) Algorithms
5 47 (9.44%) Visualisation
6 41 (8.23%) 3D Graphics
7 27 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (2.81%) Device Driver
10 11 (2.21%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.21%) BYOD
11 9 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (1.81%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.81%) Statistics
12 8 (1.61%) MPEG
13 6 (1.20%) Animation
13 6 (1.20%) Equities
13 6 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 182 (36.55%) Linux
2 152 (30.52%) Windows
3 52 (10.44%) UNIX
4 26 (5.22%) Android
5 13 (2.61%) Solaris
6 10 (2.01%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.00%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.80%) AIX
9 4 (0.80%) HPUX
9 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 150 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (19.88%) OO
4 94 (18.88%) Multithreading
5 69 (13.86%) Scrum
6 66 (13.25%) TDD
7 59 (11.85%) SDLC
8 57 (11.45%) OOD
9 35 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (6.22%) UML
11 29 (5.82%) Image Processing
12 27 (5.42%) Unit Testing
12 27 (5.42%) OOP
13 22 (4.42%) Software Testing
13 22 (4.42%) 3D Programming
14 21 (4.22%) Web Development
15 19 (3.82%) Kanban
16 18 (3.61%) Pattern Recognition
16 18 (3.61%) Android Development
17 16 (3.21%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 498 (100.00%) C++
2 182 (36.55%) C#
3 143 (28.71%) C
4 99 (19.88%) SQL
5 89 (17.87%) Java
6 72 (14.46%) Python
7 46 (9.24%) JavaScript
8 37 (7.43%) Embedded C++
9 22 (4.42%) HLSL
10 21 (4.22%) Embedded C
11 14 (2.81%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.21%) Perl
14 9 (1.81%) Go
14 9 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.81%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.61%) Scala
15 8 (1.61%) VC++
16 5 (1.00%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 223 (44.78%) Degree
2 64 (12.85%) PhD
3 34 (6.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.80%) HNC
5 4 (0.80%) HND
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.20%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
1 6 (1.20%) TickIT
2 4 (0.80%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.20%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 8 (1.61%) Docker
2 6 (1.20%) Firmware
2 6 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.01%) WMI
2 8 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.61%) Intel
3 10 (2.01%) Apple
4 9 (1.81%) Oracle
5 6 (1.20%) VMware
5 6 (1.20%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.60%) Green Hills
7 2 (0.40%) Minitab
7 2 (0.40%) Google
7 2 (0.40%) Atmel
7 2 (0.40%) MKS
7 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.20%) Sun
8 1 (0.20%) HP
8 1 (0.20%) Sony
8 1 (0.20%) Wind River
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £65k - 70k per year
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus superb benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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