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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 490 508 391
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -117
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 550 535 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.50% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 481 494 798
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 4 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 4 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
(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 +25 522 £42,250 +5.62% 102
South East +59 223 £45,000 +12.50% 28
London +6 87 £45,000 -5.26% 16
East of England +21 68 £37,500 -6.25% 34
Hampshire +29 58 £42,500 -5.55% 8
East Midlands +40 49 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Oxfordshire +38 46 £45,000 -1.09% 1
Hertfordshire +51 40 £36,000 -20.00% 2
South West -50 39 £42,000 +5.00% 7
Southampton +29 36 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Berkshire +37 35 £50,000 +100.00% 6
Surrey -11 32 £42,500 -5.55% 4
North West +16 26 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Northamptonshire +25 25 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Midlands -9 25 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Sussex +21 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Brighton +18 24 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Kettering +7 24 £38,250 -3.16%
Cambridge -29 23 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Cambridgeshire -40 23 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Abingdon - 23 - - 1
Oxford +26 20 £45,000 -
Reading +21 20 £50,000 - 2
Surbiton +14 20 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester -2 19 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Wales +17 18 £47,000 +34.28% 2
Borehamwood - 16 £32,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 16 £42,500 -
South Wales +9 15 £47,000 +34.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 14 £40,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 1047 (98.68%) Software Engineering
3 487 (45.90%) Linux
4 457 (43.07%) C
5 384 (36.19%) Degree
6 347 (32.70%) Windows
7 309 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
8 305 (28.75%) Computer Science
9 282 (26.58%) C#
10 261 (24.60%) Java
11 234 (22.05%) OO
12 216 (20.36%) Python
13 182 (17.15%) Multithreading
14 177 (16.68%) Unix
15 159 (14.99%) SQL
16 149 (14.04%) Visual Studio
17 130 (12.25%) STL
17 130 (12.25%) Embedded Systems
18 126 (11.88%) Microsoft
19 124 (11.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 123 (11.59%) Algorithms
21 117 (11.03%) Electronics
22 115 (10.84%) TDD
23 111 (10.46%) Mathematics
24 102 (9.61%) TCP/IP
25 100 (9.43%) Games
26 97 (9.14%) Scrum
26 97 (9.14%) SDLC
27 93 (8.77%) Embedded C
28 91 (8.58%) 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 30 (2.83%) Apache
2 19 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.23%) Facebook Platform
4 8 (0.75%) JBoss
4 8 (0.75%) Node.js
5 5 (0.47%) Confluence
6 4 (0.38%) WinCC
7 3 (0.28%) nginx
8 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.094%) IIS
9 1 (0.094%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.41%) Simulink
2 15 (1.41%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.094%) MS Office
3 1 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.32%) SaaS
3 12 (1.13%) PaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.094%) GitHub
5 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.094%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (9.61%) TCP/IP
2 53 (5.00%) HTTP
3 19 (1.79%) Network Security
4 18 (1.70%) Ethernet
5 16 (1.51%) Internet
6 14 (1.32%) FTP
7 12 (1.13%) Profibus
8 9 (0.85%) Kerberos
8 9 (0.85%) LDAP
9 7 (0.66%) Modbus
9 7 (0.66%) SMTP
9 7 (0.66%) SSL
10 5 (0.47%) RS-232
10 5 (0.47%) Wireless
11 4 (0.38%) AMQP
11 4 (0.38%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.28%) DNS
12 3 (0.28%) MQTT
12 3 (0.28%) SNMP
13 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.15%) NoSQL
2 41 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 38 (3.58%) Big Data
4 35 (3.30%) MySQL
5 27 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.70%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.41%) Redis
9 12 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.66%) SQLite
12 5 (0.47%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.19%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.094%) GIS
15 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 149 (14.04%) Visual Studio
2 76 (7.16%) Subversion
3 70 (6.60%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.07%) LabVIEW
5 21 (1.98%) ClearCase
6 20 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 19 (1.79%) Bugzilla
8 18 (1.70%) JIRA
9 15 (1.41%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.23%) SpecFlow
11 10 (0.94%) GCC
12 9 (0.85%) GDB
12 9 (0.85%) JUnit
13 7 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
13 7 (0.66%) Selenium
14 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.57%) NetBeans
14 6 (0.57%) Vagrant
15 5 (0.47%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 117 (11.03%) Electronics
2 100 (9.43%) Games
3 80 (7.54%) Telecoms
4 63 (5.94%) Manufacturing
5 50 (4.71%) Finance
6 29 (2.73%) Automotive
7 24 (2.26%) Advertising
7 24 (2.26%) Aerospace
8 21 (1.98%) Marketing
9 12 (1.13%) Military
9 12 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.66%) Front Office
11 6 (0.57%) Banking
11 6 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.47%) Law
13 4 (0.38%) Retail
14 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.094%) Billing
15 1 (0.094%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.094%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (12.25%) STL
2 124 (11.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 78 (7.35%) HTML
4 70 (6.60%) Qt
5 68 (6.41%) XML
6 65 (6.13%) .NET
7 64 (6.03%) MFC
8 61 (5.75%) CSS
9 52 (4.90%) Web Services
10 45 (4.24%) REST
11 40 (3.77%) COM
12 37 (3.49%) SOAP
13 28 (2.64%) JSON
13 28 (2.64%) OpenGL
14 27 (2.54%) WPF
15 24 (2.26%) WCF
16 23 (2.17%) OpenCL
17 21 (1.98%) jQuery
18 18 (1.70%) AngularJS
19 17 (1.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 305 (28.75%) Computer Science
2 130 (12.25%) Embedded Systems
3 123 (11.59%) Algorithms
4 111 (10.46%) Mathematics
5 77 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (5.47%) Physics
7 27 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (2.36%) Digital Media
9 20 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 19 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
10 19 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 18 (1.70%) Device Driver
11 18 (1.70%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.60%) Biotechnology
13 16 (1.51%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.41%) CAN bus
15 14 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
16 13 (1.23%) Equities
16 13 (1.23%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.23%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 487 (45.90%) Linux
2 347 (32.70%) Windows
3 177 (16.68%) Unix
4 63 (5.94%) Android
5 37 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
6 33 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 33 (3.11%) Windows XP
7 25 (2.36%) Windows CE
8 11 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.85%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.38%) HPUX
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server
14 3 (0.28%) AIX
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.19%) CentOS
15 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1047 (98.68%) Software Engineering
2 309 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (22.05%) OO
4 182 (17.15%) Multithreading
5 115 (10.84%) TDD
6 97 (9.14%) Scrum
6 97 (9.14%) SDLC
7 87 (8.20%) UML
8 84 (7.92%) OOP
9 76 (7.16%) OOD
10 61 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (5.66%) Signal Processing
12 58 (5.47%) Unit Testing
13 50 (4.71%) Image Processing
13 50 (4.71%) Pair Programming
14 46 (4.34%) Open Source
15 45 (4.24%) Low Latency
16 44 (4.15%) BDD
17 43 (4.05%) High Availability
18 41 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1061 (100.00%) C++
2 457 (43.07%) C
3 282 (26.58%) C#
4 261 (24.60%) Java
5 216 (20.36%) Python
6 159 (14.99%) SQL
7 93 (8.77%) Embedded C
8 91 (8.58%) JavaScript
9 69 (6.50%) Embedded C++
10 44 (4.15%) MATLAB
11 41 (3.86%) Bash Shell
12 33 (3.11%) Perl
13 29 (2.73%) Lua
13 29 (2.73%) Objective-C
13 29 (2.73%) PHP
14 15 (1.41%) Assembly Language
14 15 (1.41%) R
15 12 (1.13%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.04%) Ruby
16 11 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 384 (36.19%) Degree
2 80 (7.54%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.24%) PhD
5 23 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.32%) HNC
6 14 (1.32%) HND
7 5 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.96%) QA
2 17 (1.60%) MISRA
3 16 (1.51%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.13%) MISRA C
5 5 (0.47%) ISO13485
6 4 (0.38%) GAMP
6 4 (0.38%) GMP
7 3 (0.28%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (5.94%) Firmware
2 12 (1.13%) Docker
3 9 (0.85%) 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 12 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.04%) Puppet
4 1 (0.094%) Ansible
4 1 (0.094%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.094%) logstash
Vendors
1 126 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.15%) Oracle
3 33 (3.11%) Sophos
4 14 (1.32%) Facebook
5 13 (1.23%) Apple
6 7 (0.66%) Intel
6 7 (0.66%) SAP
6 7 (0.66%) Sybase
7 5 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.38%) QNX
9 3 (0.28%) Minitab
9 3 (0.28%) Perforce
9 3 (0.28%) Twitter
9 3 (0.28%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.19%) Atmel
10 2 (0.19%) Borland
10 2 (0.19%) Google
10 2 (0.19%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.19%) Telelogic
11 1 (0.094%) Splunk
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