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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 477 500 381
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -119
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 521 532 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.50% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.52% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 463 468 832
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 May 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 May 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
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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 +23 499 £40,000 - 85
South East +39 213 £45,000 +12.50% 31
London +15 81 £47,500 -2.06% 12
East of England +47 75 £37,500 -6.25% 21
East Midlands +39 60 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Hampshire +31 59 £40,000 -11.11% 10
South West -23 41 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Oxfordshire +21 40 £45,000 +8.43%
Hertfordshire +48 35 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Southampton +22 35 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Northamptonshire +37 32 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Berkshire +26 31 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Surrey -6 28 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Cambridge -15 27 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Cambridgeshire -16 27 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Abingdon - 25 - -
West Midlands -22 23 £37,500 -6.25%
North West +8 22 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Buckinghamshire +31 20 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Kettering +11 20 £38,250 -4.37%
East Sussex +11 19 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Brighton +10 19 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester +1 18 £40,000 +15.94% 5
Gloucestershire +8 17 £45,000 -11.76% 2
Milton Keynes +32 16 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Borehamwood +16 15 £34,000 +16.23% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 15 £35,000 - 1
Reading +27 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surbiton +16 14 £37,500 +7.14%
Oxford +11 14 £45,000 +12.50%

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1061 (100.00%) C++
2 1049 (98.87%) Software Engineering
3 483 (45.52%) Linux
4 458 (43.17%) C
5 380 (35.82%) Degree
6 337 (31.76%) Windows
7 310 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
8 309 (29.12%) Computer Science
9 287 (27.05%) C#
10 259 (24.41%) Java
11 224 (21.11%) OO
12 216 (20.36%) Python
13 180 (16.97%) Multithreading
14 171 (16.12%) Unix
15 154 (14.51%) SQL
16 139 (13.10%) Visual Studio
17 130 (12.25%) STL
18 123 (11.59%) Algorithms
19 122 (11.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 122 (11.50%) Mathematics
20 120 (11.31%) Embedded Systems
21 119 (11.22%) Microsoft
22 118 (11.12%) Electronics
23 107 (10.08%) TDD
24 102 (9.61%) Games
25 98 (9.24%) SDLC
25 98 (9.24%) Scrum
26 95 (8.95%) Embedded C
27 92 (8.67%) TCP/IP
28 88 (8.29%) JavaScript

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 28 (2.64%) Apache
2 19 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.23%) Facebook Platform
4 7 (0.66%) JBoss
4 7 (0.66%) Node.js
5 5 (0.47%) Confluence
6 4 (0.38%) WinCC
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.19%) nginx
7 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.094%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.094%) IIS
8 1 (0.094%) SAS
8 1 (0.094%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.32%) Simulink
2 14 (1.32%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.094%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.41%) SaaS
3 12 (1.13%) PaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.094%) GitHub
5 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.094%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (8.67%) TCP/IP
2 54 (5.09%) HTTP
3 23 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 17 (1.60%) Network Security
5 15 (1.41%) FTP
5 15 (1.41%) Internet
6 14 (1.32%) Profibus
7 9 (0.85%) SMTP
8 7 (0.66%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.66%) LDAP
8 7 (0.66%) Modbus
8 7 (0.66%) SSL
9 4 (0.38%) RS-232
9 4 (0.38%) Wireless
10 3 (0.28%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.28%) DNS
10 3 (0.28%) POP3
10 3 (0.28%) SNMP
10 3 (0.28%) SSH
11 2 (0.19%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.86%) NoSQL
1 41 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.39%) Big Data
3 33 (3.11%) MySQL
4 26 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 14 (1.32%) Redis
8 13 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.75%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.57%) SQLite
12 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.094%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.094%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 139 (13.10%) Visual Studio
2 72 (6.79%) Subversion
3 68 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.17%) LabVIEW
5 21 (1.98%) Bugzilla
6 20 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 19 (1.79%) ClearCase
8 17 (1.60%) JIRA
9 14 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.23%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.75%) GCC
11 8 (0.75%) JUnit
12 7 (0.66%) GDB
12 7 (0.66%) Selenium
12 7 (0.66%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.57%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.47%) Artifactory
14 5 (0.47%) Maven
14 5 (0.47%) NetBeans
General
1 118 (11.12%) Electronics
2 102 (9.61%) Games
3 84 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 64 (6.03%) Manufacturing
5 55 (5.18%) Finance
6 34 (3.20%) Aerospace
6 34 (3.20%) Automotive
7 23 (2.17%) Advertising
8 22 (2.07%) Marketing
9 15 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.94%) Military
11 7 (0.66%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.57%) Banking
12 6 (0.57%) Front Office
13 5 (0.47%) Law
14 4 (0.38%) Avionics
15 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.094%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.094%) French Language
16 1 (0.094%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (12.25%) STL
2 122 (11.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 75 (7.07%) HTML
4 68 (6.41%) Qt
5 65 (6.13%) XML
6 63 (5.94%) MFC
7 55 (5.18%) .NET
8 53 (5.00%) CSS
9 51 (4.81%) Web Services
10 40 (3.77%) REST
11 35 (3.30%) COM
12 34 (3.20%) SOAP
13 31 (2.92%) OpenGL
14 30 (2.83%) WPF
15 26 (2.45%) JSON
15 26 (2.45%) OpenCL
15 26 (2.45%) WCF
16 22 (2.07%) jQuery
17 19 (1.79%) ASP.NET
18 16 (1.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 309 (29.12%) Computer Science
2 123 (11.59%) Algorithms
3 122 (11.50%) Mathematics
4 120 (11.31%) Embedded Systems
5 79 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (6.31%) Physics
7 26 (2.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 25 (2.36%) Device Driver
8 25 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (2.26%) Digital Media
10 21 (1.98%) CAN bus
10 21 (1.98%) Visualisation
11 19 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
12 17 (1.60%) Biotechnology
12 17 (1.60%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.60%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.51%) Artificial Intelligence
14 15 (1.41%) Driving Licence
15 14 (1.32%) Telematics
16 13 (1.23%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 483 (45.52%) Linux
2 337 (31.76%) Windows
3 171 (16.12%) Unix
4 57 (5.37%) Android
5 39 (3.68%) Embedded Linux
6 28 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.64%) Windows XP
7 21 (1.98%) Windows CE
8 9 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.75%) VxWorks
10 7 (0.66%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.38%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.19%) CentOS
13 2 (0.19%) HPUX
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.094%) AIX
14 1 (0.094%) Fedora
14 1 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1049 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 310 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (21.11%) OO
4 180 (16.97%) Multithreading
5 107 (10.08%) TDD
6 98 (9.24%) Scrum
6 98 (9.24%) SDLC
7 83 (7.82%) OOP
8 81 (7.63%) UML
9 71 (6.69%) OOD
10 64 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (5.37%) Signal Processing
12 55 (5.18%) Image Processing
13 53 (5.00%) Pair Programming
14 49 (4.62%) High Availability
15 48 (4.52%) Low Latency
15 48 (4.52%) Unit Testing
16 44 (4.15%) BDD
17 43 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (3.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1061 (100.00%) C++
2 458 (43.17%) C
3 287 (27.05%) C#
4 259 (24.41%) Java
5 216 (20.36%) Python
6 154 (14.51%) SQL
7 95 (8.95%) Embedded C
8 88 (8.29%) JavaScript
9 77 (7.26%) Embedded C++
10 41 (3.86%) MATLAB
11 40 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.83%) Perl
13 26 (2.45%) Objective-C
14 25 (2.36%) Lua
14 25 (2.36%) PHP
15 15 (1.41%) Assembly Language
16 14 (1.32%) R
17 13 (1.23%) VC++
18 11 (1.04%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 380 (35.82%) Degree
2 79 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 54 (5.09%) PhD
4 48 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.32%) HND
7 13 (1.23%) HNC
8 5 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.24%) QA
2 19 (1.79%) MISRA
3 14 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 14 (1.32%) MISRA C
4 5 (0.47%) ISO13485
5 4 (0.38%) GAMP
5 4 (0.38%) GMP
6 3 (0.28%) DICOM
6 3 (0.28%) SLA
7 1 (0.094%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.094%) JTAG
System Software
1 59 (5.56%) Firmware
2 10 (0.94%) Docker
3 7 (0.66%) NFS
4 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.094%) iptables
5 1 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.094%) Xen
5 1 (0.094%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.23%) WMI
2 11 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.94%) Puppet
4 1 (0.094%) Ansible
4 1 (0.094%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.094%) logstash
Vendors
1 119 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 40 (3.77%) Oracle
3 35 (3.30%) Sophos
4 14 (1.32%) Facebook
5 13 (1.23%) Apple
6 10 (0.94%) SAP
7 6 (0.57%) QNX
7 6 (0.57%) Sybase
8 5 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.38%) Twitter
10 3 (0.28%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.19%) Atmel
11 2 (0.19%) Borland
11 2 (0.19%) Google
11 2 (0.19%) Intel
11 2 (0.19%) Minitab
12 1 (0.094%) Citrix
12 1 (0.094%) HP
12 1 (0.094%) Nokia
12 1 (0.094%) Red Hat
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25-30K per annum, plus Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+More!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Awsome Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k-£25k (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
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Salary: to £43k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McCabe & Barton
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Environment
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago