The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 600 540 502
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 311 346 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 294 314 389
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 2014 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 11 July 2014. 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 -45 300 £40,000 - 29
South East -1 121 £40,000 -5.88% 7
London -23 83 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Hampshire +14 45 £35,000 -22.22%
South West -30 45 £32,500 - 8
Southampton +12 23 £37,500 -3.22%
Dorset +8 20 £27,500 -8.33%
Surrey -9 19 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Oxford +17 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Oxfordshire +11 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East of England -38 18 £42,500 +9.67% 6
Poole 0 17 £45,000 +66.66%
Bristol -22 17 £32,500 - 2
City of London -2 16 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 16 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Cambridge -19 15 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Surbiton - 15 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -4 13 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East Sussex -11 13 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Brighton -13 13 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Guildford -9 12 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Chessington - 11 £40,000 -
East Midlands -18 10 £42,500 +36.00%
West Midlands +1 9 £37,500 +25.00%
Croydon - 9 £52,500 -
North West +6 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Reading -6 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Portsmouth - 8 £25,000 -
Bournemouth +5 7 £27,500 -8.33%
Nottinghamshire 0 7 £42,500 +57.40%

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 699 (100.00%) C++
1 699 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 344 (49.21%) Linux
3 282 (40.34%) C
4 278 (39.77%) Degree
5 272 (38.91%) Windows
6 226 (32.33%) Computer Science
7 164 (23.46%) C#
8 161 (23.03%) UNIX
9 150 (21.46%) OO
10 133 (19.03%) Mathematics
11 115 (16.45%) Multithreading
12 111 (15.88%) Java
13 105 (15.02%) Physics
14 98 (14.02%) OOD
15 97 (13.88%) STL
16 91 (13.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 81 (11.59%) PhD
18 73 (10.44%) Electronics
19 71 (10.16%) Qt
20 70 (10.01%) .NET
21 69 (9.87%) UML
22 68 (9.73%) Visual Studio
23 66 (9.44%) Image Processing
24 62 (8.87%) Games
25 59 (8.44%) Telecoms
26 56 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
27 54 (7.73%) SQL
27 54 (7.73%) Embedded C++
28 50 (7.15%) MFC

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (1.43%) Apache
2 7 (1.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.00%) Apache Solr
3 6 (0.86%) GlassFish
3 6 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (0.72%) IIS
5 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.43%) Maya
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.87%) TCP/IP
2 27 (3.86%) RTP
2 27 (3.86%) Wireless
3 25 (3.58%) GSM
4 17 (2.43%) LTE
5 16 (2.29%) PBX
5 16 (2.29%) VoIP
6 15 (2.15%) UMTS
6 15 (2.15%) Asterisk PBX
6 15 (2.15%) RANAP
7 13 (1.86%) FTP
7 13 (1.86%) SS7
8 12 (1.72%) SSL
9 10 (1.43%) TCAP
9 10 (1.43%) INAP
9 10 (1.43%) VLAN
9 10 (1.43%) SIGTRAN
10 6 (0.86%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.72%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.43%) Big Data
3 9 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.57%) MySQL
9 3 (0.43%) Informix
10 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (9.73%) Visual Studio
2 43 (6.15%) Subversion
3 24 (3.43%) GCC
4 19 (2.72%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.15%) GDB
5 15 (2.15%) Trac
6 10 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.86%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.72%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.72%) CMake
10 4 (0.57%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.57%) Selenium
11 3 (0.43%) Maven
12 2 (0.29%) JIRA
12 2 (0.29%) NUnit
12 2 (0.29%) ProC
12 2 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 73 (10.44%) Electronics
2 62 (8.87%) Games
3 59 (8.44%) Telecoms
4 41 (5.87%) Finance
5 20 (2.86%) Automotive
6 19 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.57%) Retail
8 8 (1.14%) Banking
9 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.72%) Military
10 2 (0.29%) Billing
10 2 (0.29%) Marketing
10 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (13.88%) STL
2 91 (13.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 71 (10.16%) Qt
4 70 (10.01%) .NET
5 50 (7.15%) MFC
6 44 (6.29%) XML
7 34 (4.86%) OpenGL
8 28 (4.01%) HTML
9 25 (3.58%) Web Services
10 22 (3.15%) WPF
11 20 (2.86%) OpenCL
12 18 (2.58%) WinForms
13 17 (2.43%) .NET Framework
14 16 (2.29%) WCF
14 16 (2.29%) SOAP
15 12 (1.72%) ASP.NET
16 11 (1.57%) ATL
16 11 (1.57%) HTML5
17 10 (1.43%) jQuery
18 9 (1.29%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 226 (32.33%) Computer Science
2 133 (19.03%) Mathematics
3 105 (15.02%) Physics
4 38 (5.44%) Device Driver
5 34 (4.86%) 3D Graphics
6 33 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (2.43%) Statistics
8 14 (2.00%) CUDA
9 13 (1.86%) Cryptography
9 13 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.72%) EMV
10 12 (1.72%) EFT
11 9 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.14%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.14%) Robotics
13 7 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.00%) Animation
13 7 (1.00%) Open Source
14 6 (0.86%) Firmware
15 4 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 344 (49.21%) Linux
2 272 (38.91%) Windows
3 161 (23.03%) UNIX
4 38 (5.44%) Embedded Linux
5 29 (4.15%) Solaris
6 14 (2.00%) Android
7 13 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.43%) AIX
9 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.57%) HPUX
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 150 (21.46%) OO
3 115 (16.45%) Multithreading
4 98 (14.02%) OOD
5 69 (9.87%) UML
6 66 (9.44%) Image Processing
7 56 (8.01%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (6.01%) Low Latency
9 34 (4.86%) OOP
10 29 (4.15%) Signal Processing
11 27 (3.86%) OOA/OOD
12 20 (2.86%) Unit Testing
13 19 (2.72%) TDD
14 18 (2.58%) Data Modelling
14 18 (2.58%) Scrum
14 18 (2.58%) CAD
14 18 (2.58%) Analytics
15 16 (2.29%) SOA
16 15 (2.15%) Video Processing
17 12 (1.72%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 699 (100.00%) C++
2 282 (40.34%) C
3 164 (23.46%) C#
4 111 (15.88%) Java
5 54 (7.73%) SQL
5 54 (7.73%) Embedded C++
6 50 (7.15%) Python
7 40 (5.72%) JavaScript
8 27 (3.86%) Embedded C
9 12 (1.72%) VC++
10 10 (1.43%) MATLAB
11 9 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.29%) Perl
12 6 (0.86%) Groovy
13 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.43%) PHP
14 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.43%) Fortran
15 2 (0.29%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 278 (39.77%) Degree
2 81 (11.59%) PhD
3 12 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.14%) QA
2 7 (1.00%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.43%) DICOM
4 2 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.14%) Puppet
1 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (3.86%) Oracle
2 26 (3.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.15%) Cisco
4 9 (1.29%) Borland
5 7 (1.00%) Embarcadero
6 4 (0.57%) VeriFone
6 4 (0.57%) Intel
7 3 (0.43%) HP
7 3 (0.43%) JBoss
8 2 (0.29%) Symbian
8 2 (0.29%) Perforce
8 2 (0.29%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.14%) BT
9 1 (0.14%) Siemens
9 1 (0.14%) Mitel
9 1 (0.14%) Polycom
9 1 (0.14%) Sencha
9 1 (0.14%) Freescale
9 1 (0.14%) SAP
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + top bonus scheme
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: Stock options + Pension + Great Training + Flex Working + More
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum +bonus + health + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum £20k - £27k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Top Base+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago