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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 520 488 410
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 446 574 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.54% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 404 487 770
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 2016 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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 434 £40,000 - 76
South East +25 194 £42,500 +6.25% 25
London +40 73 £48,750 +2.63% 14
East Midlands +38 69 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East of England +35 61 £36,750 -8.12% 13
Hampshire -1 52 £40,000 -16.66% 8
Northamptonshire +29 37 £34,000 -15.00% 3
South West -24 31 £43,000 +17.00% 8
Oxfordshire +4 30 £47,500 +14.45% 3
Buckinghamshire +39 27 £30,000 -25.00%
Surrey +10 27 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Milton Keynes +43 25 £30,000 -25.00%
Northampton +29 25 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Southampton +10 25 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Berkshire +7 23 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Hertfordshire +27 21 £36,000 +2.85%
North West +7 21 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cambridge -10 21 £50,000 +25.00% 13
West Sussex -12 21 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 21 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Abingdon - 21 £39,500 -
Manchester -6 20 £40,000 +15.94% 5
West Midlands -36 20 £36,984 -7.53% 2
Nottinghamshire +25 19 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +29 18 £30,000 -14.28%
Bedford +21 18 £30,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire -1 15 £46,250 +32.14% 4
Nottingham +19 14 £35,000 - 1
Reading +14 13 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Sussex -1 13 £45,000 +20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 1019 (99.90%) C++
2 1010 (99.02%) Software Engineering
3 444 (43.53%) Linux
4 440 (43.14%) C
5 364 (35.69%) Degree
6 342 (33.53%) Windows
7 311 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
8 298 (29.22%) Computer Science
9 295 (28.92%) C#
10 240 (23.53%) Java
11 212 (20.78%) OO
12 198 (19.41%) Python
13 184 (18.04%) Multithreading
14 160 (15.69%) SQL
15 143 (14.02%) Unix
16 141 (13.82%) Mathematics
17 130 (12.75%) Visual Studio
18 126 (12.35%) STL
18 126 (12.35%) Algorithms
19 116 (11.37%) Electronics
20 113 (11.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 106 (10.39%) Games
21 106 (10.39%) Microsoft
22 104 (10.20%) TDD
23 100 (9.80%) SDLC
24 99 (9.71%) Scrum
25 98 (9.61%) Embedded Systems
26 97 (9.51%) Embedded C
27 87 (8.53%) Embedded C++
28 84 (8.24%) Telecoms

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 25 (2.45%) Apache
2 14 (1.37%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.27%) Facebook Platform
4 6 (0.59%) JBoss
5 4 (0.39%) Confluence
5 4 (0.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.20%) WinCC
7 1 (0.098%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.098%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.098%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.098%) nginx
7 1 (0.098%) SAS
7 1 (0.098%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.57%) Simulink
2 16 (1.57%) TargetLink
3 4 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.098%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 10 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.57%) SaaS
2 13 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.08%) PaaS
4 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.098%) GitHub
5 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.098%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 47 (4.61%) HTTP
3 27 (2.65%) Ethernet
4 16 (1.57%) Internet
4 16 (1.57%) Profibus
5 12 (1.18%) FTP
5 12 (1.18%) Network Security
6 10 (0.98%) SMTP
7 5 (0.49%) GSM
7 5 (0.49%) LTE
7 5 (0.49%) Modbus
7 5 (0.49%) RS-232
7 5 (0.49%) SSL
7 5 (0.49%) Wireless
8 4 (0.39%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (0.39%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (0.39%) PBX
8 4 (0.39%) RANAP
8 4 (0.39%) RS-485
8 4 (0.39%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.53%) NoSQL
3 32 (3.14%) Big Data
4 30 (2.94%) MySQL
5 26 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (1.86%) Data Mining
8 14 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.37%) Redis
9 10 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.59%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.39%) SQLite
13 3 (0.29%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.098%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 130 (12.75%) Visual Studio
2 71 (6.96%) Subversion
3 69 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 26 (2.55%) LabVIEW
5 22 (2.16%) Bugzilla
6 20 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 18 (1.76%) ClearCase
8 13 (1.27%) JIRA
9 11 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.88%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.78%) CruiseControl
11 8 (0.78%) GCC
12 7 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.69%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.59%) JUnit
13 6 (0.59%) Selenium
14 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.49%) GDB
15 4 (0.39%) Trac
16 3 (0.29%) Artifactory
General
1 116 (11.37%) Electronics
2 106 (10.39%) Games
3 84 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 60 (5.88%) Finance
5 56 (5.49%) Manufacturing
6 41 (4.02%) Automotive
7 37 (3.63%) Aerospace
8 22 (2.16%) Marketing
9 17 (1.67%) Advertising
10 16 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.59%) Avionics
11 6 (0.59%) Banking
11 6 (0.59%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.39%) Front Office
12 4 (0.39%) Law
12 4 (0.39%) Military
13 3 (0.29%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Retail
15 1 (0.098%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (12.35%) STL
2 113 (11.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 69 (6.76%) Qt
4 67 (6.57%) HTML
4 67 (6.57%) MFC
5 63 (6.18%) XML
6 59 (5.78%) .NET
7 46 (4.51%) Web Services
8 45 (4.41%) CSS
9 39 (3.82%) OpenGL
10 35 (3.43%) REST
11 31 (3.04%) WPF
12 30 (2.94%) SOAP
13 29 (2.84%) OpenCL
13 29 (2.84%) WCF
14 28 (2.75%) COM
15 24 (2.35%) ASP.NET
15 24 (2.35%) JSON
16 19 (1.86%) jQuery
17 17 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 298 (29.22%) Computer Science
2 141 (13.82%) Mathematics
3 126 (12.35%) Algorithms
4 98 (9.61%) Embedded Systems
5 81 (7.94%) Physics
6 79 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (3.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 29 (2.84%) Device Driver
9 24 (2.35%) CAN bus
10 22 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.96%) Telematics
11 20 (1.96%) Visualisation
12 19 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
13 18 (1.76%) Hedge funds
14 17 (1.67%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (1.67%) Biotechnology
14 17 (1.67%) Digital Media
14 17 (1.67%) Driving Licence
15 13 (1.27%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.27%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 444 (43.53%) Linux
2 342 (33.53%) Windows
3 143 (14.02%) Unix
4 48 (4.71%) Android
5 39 (3.82%) Embedded Linux
6 27 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 24 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 15 (1.47%) Windows CE
9 10 (0.98%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.59%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.49%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.39%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.20%) CentOS
14 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.098%) MeeGo
15 1 (0.098%) Nucleus RTOS
15 1 (0.098%) webOS
15 1 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1010 (99.02%) Software Engineering
2 311 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (20.78%) OO
4 184 (18.04%) Multithreading
5 104 (10.20%) TDD
6 100 (9.80%) SDLC
7 99 (9.71%) Scrum
8 81 (7.94%) UML
9 77 (7.55%) OOD
10 76 (7.45%) OOP
11 68 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 66 (6.47%) Image Processing
13 57 (5.59%) Signal Processing
14 50 (4.90%) Unit Testing
15 47 (4.61%) High Availability
16 46 (4.51%) Pair Programming
17 44 (4.31%) Low Latency
18 41 (4.02%) BDD
19 38 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
20 36 (3.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1019 (99.90%) C++
2 440 (43.14%) C
3 295 (28.92%) C#
4 240 (23.53%) Java
5 198 (19.41%) Python
6 160 (15.69%) SQL
7 97 (9.51%) Embedded C
8 87 (8.53%) Embedded C++
9 83 (8.14%) JavaScript
10 49 (4.80%) MATLAB
11 41 (4.02%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.25%) Lua
13 21 (2.06%) PHP
14 20 (1.96%) Objective-C
14 20 (1.96%) Perl
15 19 (1.86%) Assembly Language
16 15 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.27%) VC++
18 11 (1.08%) R
19 10 (0.98%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 364 (35.69%) Degree
2 76 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 60 (5.88%) PhD
4 43 (4.22%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.27%) HND
7 10 (0.98%) HNC
8 4 (0.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.12%) QA
2 20 (1.96%) MISRA
3 16 (1.57%) MISRA C
4 13 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.08%) DICOM
6 7 (0.69%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.20%) GAMP
7 2 (0.20%) GMP
7 2 (0.20%) SLA
8 1 (0.098%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.098%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.098%) JTAG
8 1 (0.098%) TickIT
System Software
1 57 (5.59%) Firmware
2 10 (0.98%) Docker
3 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.20%) NFS
3 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.098%) iptables
4 1 (0.098%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.098%) Xen
4 1 (0.098%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (0.88%) WMI
2 8 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.098%) everRun
3 1 (0.098%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 106 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.12%) Oracle
3 31 (3.04%) Sophos
4 14 (1.37%) Facebook
5 10 (0.98%) SAP
6 9 (0.88%) Apple
7 5 (0.49%) Sybase
8 4 (0.39%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.39%) Cisco
8 4 (0.39%) Intel
8 4 (0.39%) Twitter
9 3 (0.29%) Google
9 3 (0.29%) QNX
9 3 (0.29%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.20%) Atmel
10 2 (0.20%) Green Hills
11 1 (0.098%) Alias
11 1 (0.098%) Perforce
11 1 (0.098%) Symbian
11 1 (0.098%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent according to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Broadstone, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £32000 - £56000 per annum, Bonus, Private Medical, Pension + More!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampton, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits (including 7% pension) + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £150000 - £250000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago