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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 514 513 481
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 402 523 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 363 465 559
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -12 383 £45,000 - 65
South East +31 146 £47,500 +5.55% 18
London +59 83 £52,500 -16.00% 11
East of England +28 68 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Cambridgeshire +17 50 £52,500 +20.00% 13
Cambridge +13 43 £50,000 +17.64% 12
Surrey +27 41 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South West -18 40 £43,250 +10.89% 9
Berkshire +42 38 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Gloucestershire -1 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hampshire -6 26 £50,000 - 6
Bracknell +17 25 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East Midlands +13 22 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Sussex +24 19 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East Sussex +12 15 £50,000 +100.00%
Scotland +29 14 £38,750 +23.01% 1
Yorkshire +3 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Southampton -9 11 £50,000 - 2
Gatwick +4 10 £40,000 -24.52%
Redhill -3 10 £52,500 -4.54%
Horley - 10 £32,250 -
Guildford +31 9 £47,500 +26.66%
Hertfordshire +1 9 £40,000 -
North East - 9 £31,500 -
Docklands, London - 9 £48,000 -
City of London +21 8 £47,500 -51.28% 2
Derbyshire +19 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Lewes +18 8 £50,000 +100.00%
Edinburgh +18 8 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Derby +9 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 815 (100.00%) C++
1 815 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 361 (44.29%) Linux
3 350 (42.94%) C
4 284 (34.85%) Degree
5 238 (29.20%) Windows
6 237 (29.08%) C#
7 235 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
8 225 (27.61%) Computer Science
9 198 (24.29%) Multithreading
10 194 (23.80%) Python
11 166 (20.37%) Java
12 142 (17.42%) OO
13 135 (16.56%) SQL
14 126 (15.46%) STL
15 114 (13.99%) Embedded C
16 100 (12.27%) TDD
16 100 (12.27%) Embedded C++
16 100 (12.27%) Qt
16 100 (12.27%) Mathematics
17 98 (12.02%) Unix
17 98 (12.02%) JavaScript
18 93 (11.41%) Algorithms
19 90 (11.04%) Finance
20 89 (10.92%) SDLC
21 84 (10.31%) Microsoft
22 82 (10.06%) Scrum
23 78 (9.57%) UML
24 76 (9.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
25 75 (9.20%) 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 13 (1.60%) Apache Pig
2 12 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
3 4 (0.49%) IIS
3 4 (0.49%) JBoss
4 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.25%) Jetty
5 2 (0.25%) nginx
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Apache
6 1 (0.12%) Drupal
6 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.10%) MS Office
3 5 (0.61%) Simulink
3 5 (0.61%) TargetLink
4 2 (0.25%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.12%) Maya
5 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Postilion
2 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.12%) GitHub
2 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.71%) TCP/IP
2 48 (5.89%) Bluetooth
3 39 (4.79%) HTTP
3 39 (4.79%) Wireless
4 38 (4.66%) RS-485
5 36 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
6 34 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 34 (4.17%) RS-232
7 24 (2.94%) FTP
8 23 (2.82%) SMTP
9 21 (2.58%) Internet
9 21 (2.58%) Kerberos
9 21 (2.58%) LDAP
10 12 (1.47%) Wireshark
11 11 (1.35%) RTP
11 11 (1.35%) ZigBee
12 10 (1.23%) LTE
13 9 (1.10%) Asterisk PBX
13 9 (1.10%) RANAP
13 9 (1.10%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.93%) Big Data
2 24 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 14 (1.72%) MySQL
6 13 (1.60%) Apache Hive
7 11 (1.35%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.49%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.25%) DB2
12 2 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.25%) Tick Data
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Accumulo
13 1 (0.12%) GIS
13 1 (0.12%) KDB
Development Applications
1 75 (9.20%) Visual Studio
2 48 (5.89%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.40%) Subversion
4 27 (3.31%) Eclipse
5 12 (1.47%) GCC
5 12 (1.47%) JIRA
6 11 (1.35%) GDB
6 11 (1.35%) LabVIEW
7 10 (1.23%) Hudson
7 10 (1.23%) Trac
8 9 (1.10%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.98%) Bugzilla
10 7 (0.86%) CruiseControl
10 7 (0.86%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.74%) NUnit
12 5 (0.61%) Selenium
13 4 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 90 (11.04%) Finance
2 59 (7.24%) Games
3 58 (7.12%) Electronics
4 48 (5.89%) Telecoms
5 36 (4.42%) Automotive
6 27 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.10%) Banking
10 7 (0.86%) Marketing
10 7 (0.86%) Retail
11 5 (0.61%) Billing
12 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.49%) Legal
13 3 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
15 1 (0.12%) Avionics
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (15.46%) STL
2 100 (12.27%) Qt
3 76 (9.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 74 (9.08%) HTML
5 64 (7.85%) .NET
6 63 (7.73%) MFC
7 41 (5.03%) CSS
8 27 (3.31%) XML
9 26 (3.19%) .NET Framework
9 26 (3.19%) OpenGL
10 24 (2.94%) ASP.NET
11 22 (2.70%) Node.js
11 22 (2.70%) WPF
12 18 (2.21%) Ajax
12 18 (2.21%) COM
13 17 (2.09%) J2EE
13 17 (2.09%) Java EE
14 15 (1.84%) OpenCL
14 15 (1.84%) Qt Quick
14 15 (1.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 225 (27.61%) Computer Science
2 100 (12.27%) Mathematics
3 93 (11.41%) Algorithms
4 75 (9.20%) Embedded Systems
5 59 (7.24%) Physics
6 54 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (4.29%) Device Driver
8 23 (2.82%) Visualisation
9 20 (2.45%) Telematics
10 16 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (1.72%) Cryptography
11 14 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 11 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
14 10 (1.23%) CAN bus
15 9 (1.10%) Contactless
16 8 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.98%) VHDL
17 7 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 361 (44.29%) Linux
2 238 (29.20%) Windows
3 98 (12.02%) Unix
4 74 (9.08%) Android
5 52 (6.38%) Apple iOS
6 41 (5.03%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (1.96%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.25%) MeeGo
10 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.25%) Tizen
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 235 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (24.29%) Multithreading
4 142 (17.42%) OO
5 100 (12.27%) TDD
6 89 (10.92%) SDLC
7 82 (10.06%) Scrum
8 78 (9.57%) UML
9 68 (8.34%) Low Latency
10 65 (7.98%) OOD
11 63 (7.73%) OOP
12 53 (6.50%) Multithreaded Programming
13 46 (5.64%) Cybersecurity
14 41 (5.03%) Unit Testing
15 39 (4.79%) Image Processing
16 34 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
17 33 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (3.31%) Mobile Development
19 26 (3.19%) Machine Learning
20 24 (2.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 815 (100.00%) C++
2 350 (42.94%) C
3 237 (29.08%) C#
4 194 (23.80%) Python
5 166 (20.37%) Java
6 135 (16.56%) SQL
7 114 (13.99%) Embedded C
8 100 (12.27%) Embedded C++
9 98 (12.02%) JavaScript
10 60 (7.36%) Bash Shell
11 54 (6.63%) MATLAB
12 36 (4.42%) Perl
13 29 (3.56%) Objective-C
14 23 (2.82%) PHP
14 23 (2.82%) Ruby
14 23 (2.82%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.09%) Lua
15 17 (2.09%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 284 (34.85%) Degree
2 48 (5.89%) PhD
3 43 (5.28%) Security Cleared
4 36 (4.42%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.49%) CCNA
8 4 (0.49%) CISSP
8 4 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (0.49%) GIAC
8 4 (0.49%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (0.49%) MCSE
8 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (0.49%) SANS
8 4 (0.49%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (0.49%) SSCP
9 1 (0.12%) HND
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.70%) QA
2 17 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.96%) DICOM
4 14 (1.72%) MISRA
5 11 (1.35%) ISO13485
6 9 (1.10%) JTAG
7 7 (0.86%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.25%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 50 (6.13%) Firmware
2 21 (2.58%) NFS
3 12 (1.47%) Docker
4 4 (0.49%) vSphere
5 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.23%) Puppet
2 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.49%) Salt
4 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.12%) Mesos
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 84 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.54%) Oracle
3 14 (1.72%) Dell
4 13 (1.60%) HP
5 11 (1.35%) Cisco
6 6 (0.74%) Google
7 5 (0.61%) Sophos
8 4 (0.49%) EMC
8 4 (0.49%) Intel
9 2 (0.25%) Altova
9 2 (0.25%) Apple
9 2 (0.25%) ILOG
9 2 (0.25%) Perforce
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.25%) Renesas
9 2 (0.25%) SAP
9 2 (0.25%) Splunk
9 2 (0.25%) Sybase
10 1 (0.12%) Facebook
10 1 (0.12%) Freescale
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Bonus, Pension and more!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 60k Plus great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 75k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago