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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 665 571 591
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 235 401 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 212 383 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 4 May 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 May 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 -112 228 £40,000 - 37
South East -49 84 £40,000 -5.88% 16
London -20 38 £44,750 -18.63% 3
South West -21 36 £39,000 +20.00% 3
West Sussex +27 32 £40,000 +23.07% 3
East of England -4 24 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Cambridgeshire -4 20 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Hampshire -20 20 £45,000 +16.12% 5
Cambridge +4 18 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 17 £30,000 -14.28%
Tyne and Wear +2 17 £30,000 -14.28% 1
North East +2 17 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Somerset +22 13 £32,500 -
North West +13 13 £47,500 +38.68%
Bath +18 11 £32,500 -
West Midlands -4 11 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bristol -6 11 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Gateshead - 10 £30,000 - 1
Manchester +21 9 £32,500 -2.98%
Burgess Hill +6 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +4 9 £41,500 -7.77%
Crawley +3 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Northamptonshire -9 9 £40,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands -22 9 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Fareham - 9 £42,500 -
Horsham +6 8 £25,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -20 7 £45,500 +1.11% 3
Buckinghamshire - 7 £40,000 - 3
Sunderland - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +11 6 £47,500 -

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 462 (100.00%) C++
1 462 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 190 (41.13%) Linux
3 187 (40.48%) Degree
4 166 (35.93%) Computer Science
5 151 (32.68%) Windows
6 135 (29.22%) C
7 131 (28.35%) C#
8 129 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (27.71%) OO
10 86 (18.61%) OOD
11 71 (15.37%) Mathematics
12 68 (14.72%) Java
13 67 (14.50%) Multithreading
14 66 (14.29%) SQL
15 64 (13.85%) STL
15 64 (13.85%) Qt
16 62 (13.42%) UNIX
17 60 (12.99%) Visual Studio
17 60 (12.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 57 (12.34%) Algorithms
19 51 (11.04%) TDD
20 50 (10.82%) UML
21 49 (10.61%) Physics
22 47 (10.17%) Python
23 44 (9.52%) OOP
23 44 (9.52%) MFC
24 43 (9.31%) .NET
25 40 (8.66%) JavaScript
25 40 (8.66%) PhD

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (1.08%) Apache
2 2 (0.43%) nginx
2 2 (0.43%) IIS
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
3 1 (0.22%) CMS
3 1 (0.22%) Kinematics
Applications
1 9 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.46%) HTTP
3 11 (2.38%) LDAP
3 11 (2.38%) Kerberos
3 11 (2.38%) FTP
4 7 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.08%) Wireless
5 5 (1.08%) RTP
6 4 (0.87%) DLNA
7 3 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.43%) 3G
8 2 (0.43%) LTE
9 1 (0.22%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.22%) VoIP
9 1 (0.22%) WAN
9 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.30%) MySQL
3 5 (1.08%) Big Data
4 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.43%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.11%) Subversion
3 14 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.08%) GoogleTest
6 4 (0.87%) GCC
6 4 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.43%) GDB
7 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.43%) Xcode
8 1 (0.22%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.22%) Maven
8 1 (0.22%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.22%) JIRA
8 1 (0.22%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.22%) JUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (8.44%) Games
2 31 (6.71%) Finance
3 29 (6.28%) Electronics
4 21 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.11%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.52%) Banking
7 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.30%) Marketing
8 5 (1.08%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.87%) Automotive
9 4 (0.87%) Law
10 3 (0.65%) Billing
10 3 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Military
11 2 (0.43%) Retail
12 1 (0.22%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.85%) STL
1 64 (13.85%) Qt
2 60 (12.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 44 (9.52%) MFC
4 43 (9.31%) .NET
5 35 (7.58%) HTML
5 35 (7.58%) XML
6 27 (5.84%) OpenGL
7 24 (5.19%) Web Services
8 19 (4.11%) DirectX
9 17 (3.68%) HTML5
9 17 (3.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 16 (3.46%) CSS
11 12 (2.60%) OpenCL
11 12 (2.60%) ASP.NET
12 11 (2.38%) WPF
13 9 (1.95%) COM
13 9 (1.95%) D-Bus
13 9 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.73%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 166 (35.93%) Computer Science
2 71 (15.37%) Mathematics
3 57 (12.34%) Algorithms
4 49 (10.61%) Physics
5 28 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.41%) 3D Graphics
7 24 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (4.76%) Visualisation
9 21 (4.55%) Device Driver
10 18 (3.90%) Open Source
11 13 (2.81%) Data Structures
12 12 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (2.16%) Artificial Intelligence
14 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.73%) Statistics
15 8 (1.73%) Neural Network
16 7 (1.52%) Equities
17 6 (1.30%) Hedge funds
17 6 (1.30%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 190 (41.13%) Linux
2 151 (32.68%) Windows
3 62 (13.42%) UNIX
4 17 (3.68%) Android
5 11 (2.38%) Solaris
6 9 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.30%) Windows CE
9 5 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) HPUX
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 129 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (27.71%) OO
4 86 (18.61%) OOD
5 67 (14.50%) Multithreading
6 51 (11.04%) TDD
7 50 (10.82%) UML
8 44 (9.52%) OOP
9 38 (8.23%) Scrum
10 29 (6.28%) Signal Processing
11 27 (5.84%) Unit Testing
11 27 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (4.55%) Image Processing
12 21 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
13 17 (3.68%) Software Architecture
13 17 (3.68%) Pattern Recognition
13 17 (3.68%) Web Development
14 15 (3.25%) Android Development
14 15 (3.25%) Analytics
15 13 (2.81%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 462 (100.00%) C++
2 135 (29.22%) C
3 131 (28.35%) C#
4 68 (14.72%) Java
5 66 (14.29%) SQL
6 47 (10.17%) Python
7 40 (8.66%) JavaScript
8 27 (5.84%) Embedded C++
9 19 (4.11%) Embedded C
10 13 (2.81%) HLSL
11 10 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.95%) Perl
13 8 (1.73%) Scala
13 8 (1.73%) Go
14 7 (1.52%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.30%) PHP
16 5 (1.08%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.87%) Ruby
18 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 187 (40.48%) Degree
2 40 (8.66%) PhD
3 34 (7.36%) Security Cleared
4 26 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) HNC
5 5 (1.08%) HND
6 3 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.22%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.65%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (2.38%) NFS
2 8 (1.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (1.73%) Docker
3 5 (1.08%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.73%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (6.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.68%) Oracle
3 6 (1.30%) Google
4 4 (0.87%) Green Hills
5 3 (0.65%) Atmel
5 3 (0.65%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.43%) MKS
6 2 (0.43%) Minitab
7 1 (0.22%) VMware
7 1 (0.22%) SAP
7 1 (0.22%) Sony
7 1 (0.22%) HP
7 1 (0.22%) Intel
7 1 (0.22%) Sun
7 1 (0.22%) Renesas
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-25k+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50k doe
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago