The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
UK
Rank 478 492 483
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 422 500 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 368 456 496
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 406 £45,000 - 82
South East +6 117 £47,500 +5.55% 21
East of England +67 102 £46,000 +15.00% 20
London +68 92 £60,000 -7.69% 11
Cambridgeshire +44 85 £47,500 +15.15% 16
Cambridge +42 74 £45,000 +12.50% 14
South West -18 48 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Berkshire +50 35 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hampshire 0 29 £47,500 - 5
Bracknell +18 26 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire -4 25 £45,750 +1.66% 2
East Midlands +25 23 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey +28 21 £48,750 -2.50% 4
West Sussex +11 16 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Gatwick +1 12 £40,000 -24.52%
Bristol -12 12 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Scotland +30 11 £40,000 +30.08% 1
Redhill +4 11 £48,750 +17.46%
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £37,500 -6.25%
North West -24 11 £44,250 +26.42% 6
Yorkshire +26 10 £42,500 - 3
Nottingham +3 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester -20 10 £51,000 +112.50% 5
North Yorkshire +6 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hertfordshire +3 9 £40,000 - 2
Fareham -1 9 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Southampton -4 9 £50,000 - 3
Edinburgh +11 8 £31,250 +4.16% 1
Cheltenham +9 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Derbyshire +20 7 £45,000 +28.57%

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 793 (100.00%) C++
1 793 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 376 (47.41%) Linux
3 346 (43.63%) C
4 271 (34.17%) Degree
5 230 (29.00%) Computer Science
6 229 (28.88%) Windows
7 223 (28.12%) C#
8 215 (27.11%) Python
9 191 (24.09%) Multithreading
10 185 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 160 (20.18%) Java
12 124 (15.64%) OO
13 121 (15.26%) STL
14 116 (14.63%) Mathematics
15 110 (13.87%) Embedded C
16 106 (13.37%) SQL
17 95 (11.98%) Unix
18 93 (11.73%) Embedded C++
19 91 (11.48%) TCP/IP
20 88 (11.10%) Algorithms
21 85 (10.72%) Microsoft
22 84 (10.59%) Qt
23 82 (10.34%) SDLC
23 82 (10.34%) JavaScript
23 82 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 78 (9.84%) Android
24 78 (9.84%) UML
24 78 (9.84%) Finance
25 73 (9.21%) Visual Studio

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (1.77%) WebLogic
2 11 (1.39%) Apache Pig
3 8 (1.01%) JBoss
4 7 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.63%) Jetty
5 5 (0.63%) nginx
5 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.38%) IIS
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Drupal
7 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.50%) MS Office
3 3 (0.38%) Simulink
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.13%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.76%) SaaS
2 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 91 (11.48%) TCP/IP
2 59 (7.44%) Bluetooth
3 50 (6.31%) Wireless
4 41 (5.17%) HTTP
5 40 (5.04%) RS-485
6 39 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
7 35 (4.41%) RS-232
8 34 (4.29%) Ethernet
9 26 (3.28%) FTP
10 25 (3.15%) Kerberos
10 25 (3.15%) LDAP
11 15 (1.89%) Internet
12 14 (1.77%) SMTP
13 13 (1.64%) ZigBee
14 11 (1.39%) 802.11
15 10 (1.26%) GSM
15 10 (1.26%) RTP
15 10 (1.26%) Wireshark
16 9 (1.13%) Network Security
17 8 (1.01%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.40%) Big Data
2 22 (2.77%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.40%) Hadoop
3 19 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.14%) MySQL
5 11 (1.39%) Apache Hive
6 10 (1.26%) Data Mining
7 7 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.25%) Tick Data
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.13%) KDB
Development Applications
1 73 (9.21%) Visual Studio
2 46 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 43 (5.42%) Subversion
4 22 (2.77%) Eclipse
5 13 (1.64%) JIRA
6 11 (1.39%) GDB
6 11 (1.39%) Hudson
7 9 (1.13%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.13%) LabVIEW
7 9 (1.13%) NUnit
8 8 (1.01%) GCC
9 7 (0.88%) Bugzilla
9 7 (0.88%) Trac
10 6 (0.76%) CppUnit
10 6 (0.76%) CruiseControl
10 6 (0.76%) JUnit
10 6 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.63%) Selenium
11 5 (0.63%) Valgrind
General
1 78 (9.84%) Finance
2 54 (6.81%) Electronics
3 50 (6.31%) Games
3 50 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.66%) Automotive
5 24 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.14%) Banking
7 14 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.88%) Marketing
10 6 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.76%) Military
11 2 (0.25%) Front Office
11 2 (0.25%) Retail
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Avionics
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (15.26%) STL
2 84 (10.59%) Qt
3 82 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 71 (8.95%) HTML
5 57 (7.19%) MFC
6 55 (6.94%) .NET
7 43 (5.42%) CSS
8 29 (3.66%) XML
9 24 (3.03%) COM
9 24 (3.03%) WPF
10 22 (2.77%) OpenGL
11 21 (2.65%) J2EE
12 20 (2.52%) .NET Framework
13 19 (2.40%) Web Services
14 18 (2.27%) DirectX
14 18 (2.27%) Java EE
15 17 (2.14%) ASP.NET
16 14 (1.77%) OpenCL
17 13 (1.64%) Ajax
17 13 (1.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 230 (29.00%) Computer Science
2 116 (14.63%) Mathematics
3 88 (11.10%) Algorithms
4 68 (8.58%) Physics
5 63 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
6 35 (4.41%) Device Driver
7 34 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (2.27%) Cryptography
9 17 (2.14%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.77%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 11 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (1.39%) Contactless
12 11 (1.39%) Telematics
13 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.13%) PMI
14 9 (1.13%) VHDL
15 8 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 376 (47.41%) Linux
2 229 (28.88%) Windows
3 95 (11.98%) Unix
4 78 (9.84%) Android
5 47 (5.93%) Apple iOS
6 34 (4.29%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (1.39%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.13%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.13%) MeeGo
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) Tizen
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 191 (24.09%) Multithreading
3 185 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (15.64%) OO
5 82 (10.34%) SDLC
6 78 (9.84%) UML
7 64 (8.07%) TDD
8 61 (7.69%) Scrum
9 53 (6.68%) Low Latency
10 52 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
10 52 (6.56%) OOP
11 49 (6.18%) OOD
12 48 (6.05%) Multithreaded Programming
13 34 (4.29%) Cross-Platform Development
14 32 (4.04%) Analytics
15 31 (3.91%) Image Processing
16 29 (3.66%) Machine Learning
16 29 (3.66%) Unit Testing
17 24 (3.03%) Android Development
17 24 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 793 (100.00%) C++
2 346 (43.63%) C
3 223 (28.12%) C#
4 215 (27.11%) Python
5 160 (20.18%) Java
6 110 (13.87%) Embedded C
7 106 (13.37%) SQL
8 93 (11.73%) Embedded C++
9 82 (10.34%) JavaScript
10 50 (6.31%) MATLAB
11 49 (6.18%) Bash Shell
12 38 (4.79%) Perl
13 28 (3.53%) Objective-C
14 24 (3.03%) Ruby
15 19 (2.40%) PHP
16 14 (1.77%) Lua
16 14 (1.77%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.64%) Groovy
17 13 (1.64%) VC++
18 12 (1.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 271 (34.17%) Degree
2 52 (6.56%) PhD
2 52 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 13 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.13%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.50%) CCNA
7 4 (0.50%) CISSP
7 4 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.50%) GIAC
7 4 (0.50%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (0.50%) MCSE
7 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.50%) SANS
7 4 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (0.50%) SSCP
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.64%) MISRA
2 9 (1.13%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.13%) JTAG
2 9 (1.13%) QA
3 5 (0.63%) ISO13485
3 5 (0.63%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.50%) DICOM
5 2 (0.25%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 40 (5.04%) Firmware
2 25 (3.15%) NFS
3 9 (1.13%) Docker
4 4 (0.50%) KVM
4 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.26%) Puppet
2 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.50%) Ansible
3 4 (0.50%) Salt
4 3 (0.38%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.13%) Mesos
5 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 85 (10.72%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.66%) Oracle
3 16 (2.02%) Dell
4 15 (1.89%) HP
5 10 (1.26%) Google
6 8 (1.01%) Cisco
7 5 (0.63%) Altova
7 5 (0.63%) ILOG
7 5 (0.63%) Splunk
8 4 (0.50%) EMC
8 4 (0.50%) VMware
9 3 (0.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.38%) SAP
9 3 (0.38%) Sophos
10 2 (0.25%) Green Hills
10 2 (0.25%) Perforce
10 2 (0.25%) Renesas
10 2 (0.25%) Sybase
11 1 (0.13%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.13%) Freescale
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 50,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
IC Resources
Salary: negotiable with an excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago