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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 664 576 619
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 227 386 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 200 372 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -84 223 £40,000 - 48
South East -57 89 £40,000 -5.88% 20
South West -19 37 £32,500 - 5
West Sussex +25 31 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East of England 0 29 £45,000 +5.88% 4
London -32 21 £67,500 +27.96% 11
West Midlands +5 20 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hampshire -35 18 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 17 £30,000 -14.28%
North East +8 17 £30,000 -14.28%
Tyne and Wear +5 17 £30,000 -14.28%
Cambridge +13 16 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Somerset +28 15 £32,500 -
Bristol -10 14 £33,750 +3.84% 1
East Midlands 0 13 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Northamptonshire -2 13 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
Bath +31 11 £32,500 -
Surrey -6 11 £29,250 -35.00% 5
Horsham +6 10 £25,000 - 2
Worcestershire +2 10 £40,250 +8.05% 3
Burgess Hill -1 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Oxfordshire -17 10 £44,250 +4.11% 3
Gateshead - 10 £30,000 -
North West +5 9 £47,500 +41.79% 1
Northampton +3 9 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Coventry - 9 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +10 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Crawley +8 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 450 (100.00%) C++
1 450 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 185 (41.11%) Degree
3 176 (39.11%) Linux
4 173 (38.44%) Computer Science
5 141 (31.33%) C#
6 139 (30.89%) C
6 139 (30.89%) Windows
7 134 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
8 112 (24.89%) OO
9 85 (18.89%) Mathematics
10 75 (16.67%) Java
11 73 (16.22%) Multithreading
12 69 (15.33%) OOD
13 68 (15.11%) SQL
14 65 (14.44%) STL
15 63 (14.00%) Visual Studio
15 63 (14.00%) Qt
16 62 (13.78%) Physics
17 59 (13.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 57 (12.67%) Algorithms
19 54 (12.00%) UNIX
20 51 (11.33%) Games
20 51 (11.33%) Python
21 49 (10.89%) SDLC
22 48 (10.67%) PhD
22 48 (10.67%) TDD
23 45 (10.00%) UML
24 44 (9.78%) Scrum
25 42 (9.33%) MFC

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (1.11%) Apache
2 2 (0.44%) IIS
2 2 (0.44%) nginx
2 2 (0.44%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.78%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.33%) HTTP
3 10 (2.22%) LDAP
3 10 (2.22%) Kerberos
3 10 (2.22%) FTP
4 6 (1.33%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.11%) DLNA
5 5 (1.11%) RTP
5 5 (1.11%) Wireless
6 3 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.44%) 3G
7 2 (0.44%) LTE
8 1 (0.22%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.00%) MySQL
3 4 (0.89%) Big Data
4 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.44%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.00%) Subversion
3 16 (3.56%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.11%) GCC
6 4 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.89%) GoogleTest
7 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.67%) GDB
7 3 (0.67%) JIRA
8 2 (0.44%) Xcode
8 2 (0.44%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.22%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.22%) Maven
9 1 (0.22%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.22%) StarTeam
General
1 51 (11.33%) Games
2 32 (7.11%) Electronics
3 26 (5.78%) Finance
4 21 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.56%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.33%) Banking
7 5 (1.11%) Automotive
8 4 (0.89%) Law
8 4 (0.89%) Marketing
8 4 (0.89%) Military
8 4 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.67%) Billing
10 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Retail
11 1 (0.22%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.22%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (14.44%) STL
2 63 (14.00%) Qt
3 59 (13.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 42 (9.33%) MFC
5 38 (8.44%) .NET
6 35 (7.78%) OpenGL
7 32 (7.11%) HTML
8 30 (6.67%) XML
9 27 (6.00%) DirectX
10 24 (5.33%) Web Services
11 22 (4.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 16 (3.56%) CSS
13 13 (2.89%) HTML5
14 12 (2.67%) D-Bus
14 12 (2.67%) OpenCL
14 12 (2.67%) COM
15 11 (2.44%) WPF
15 11 (2.44%) ASP.NET
16 10 (2.22%) J2SE
16 10 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 173 (38.44%) Computer Science
2 85 (18.89%) Mathematics
3 62 (13.78%) Physics
4 57 (12.67%) Algorithms
5 34 (7.56%) 3D Graphics
6 30 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 21 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (4.22%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.67%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (2.44%) Statistics
11 10 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (2.00%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.56%) Equities
15 6 (1.33%) MPEG
15 6 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 5 (1.11%) Augmented Reality
16 5 (1.11%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 176 (39.11%) Linux
2 139 (30.89%) Windows
3 54 (12.00%) UNIX
4 16 (3.56%) Android
5 14 (3.11%) Solaris
6 8 (1.78%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.56%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.89%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) AIX
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 134 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (24.89%) OO
4 73 (16.22%) Multithreading
5 69 (15.33%) OOD
6 49 (10.89%) SDLC
7 48 (10.67%) TDD
8 45 (10.00%) UML
9 44 (9.78%) Scrum
10 38 (8.44%) OOP
11 27 (6.00%) Unit Testing
12 26 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (5.11%) Image Processing
14 20 (4.44%) Web Development
15 18 (4.00%) Signal Processing
15 18 (4.00%) 3D Programming
16 17 (3.78%) Pattern Recognition
17 16 (3.56%) Open Source
18 15 (3.33%) Software Architecture
18 15 (3.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 450 (100.00%) C++
2 141 (31.33%) C#
3 139 (30.89%) C
4 75 (16.67%) Java
5 68 (15.11%) SQL
6 51 (11.33%) Python
7 39 (8.67%) JavaScript
8 31 (6.89%) Embedded C++
9 21 (4.67%) Embedded C
10 18 (4.00%) HLSL
11 9 (2.00%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.78%) Perl
12 8 (1.78%) Scala
12 8 (1.78%) Go
13 6 (1.33%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.11%) Assembly Language
15 4 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.67%) Ruby
16 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 185 (41.11%) Degree
2 48 (10.67%) PhD
3 32 (7.11%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.33%) HNC
5 6 (1.33%) HND
5 6 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.22%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.78%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.11%) TickIT
3 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.22%) NFS
2 8 (1.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (1.78%) Docker
3 5 (1.11%) Firmware
4 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.11%) Oracle
3 5 (1.11%) Google
4 4 (0.89%) Green Hills
4 4 (0.89%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.67%) Atmel
5 3 (0.67%) VMware
5 3 (0.67%) Intel
6 2 (0.44%) MKS
6 2 (0.44%) Minitab
7 1 (0.22%) Renesas
7 1 (0.22%) HP
7 1 (0.22%) Sun
7 1 (0.22%) Sony
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic
Posted: 2 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
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Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
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Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
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Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits use of recording studio
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
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Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
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