The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 668 536 504
Rank change year-on-year
-132 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 240 360 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 226 334 413
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -108 229 £40,000 +6.66% 31
South East -40 75 £40,000 -5.88% 11
London +6 67 £47,500 -13.63% 4
South West -39 43 £32,500 +4.00% 6
Hampshire -5 23 £28,750 -28.12% 2
Dorset +9 20 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Poole +12 16 £46,250 +71.29% 2
City of London +1 16 £66,000 -22.35%
Bristol -33 15 £32,500 - 2
Chessington - 15 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 15 £40,000 -
East Midlands -13 14 £37,500 +15.38% 4
East of England -63 14 £41,250 +3.12% 6
Fareham - 14 £35,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 13 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Nottingham -6 13 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Brighton - 12 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 12 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -5 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Surrey -12 11 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Cambridgeshire -44 11 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Cambridge -40 10 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Oxfordshire +8 9 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Oxford +7 9 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Manchester -3 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Wales -5 7 £35,000 -16.66%
North West -19 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Portsmouth - 7 £25,000 -
Guildford +4 6 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South Wales -9 6 £35,000 -16.66%

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 638 (100.00%) C++
1 638 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 304 (47.65%) Linux
3 244 (38.24%) Degree
4 241 (37.77%) C
5 231 (36.21%) Windows
6 217 (34.01%) Computer Science
7 146 (22.88%) C#
8 143 (22.41%) UNIX
9 130 (20.38%) OO
10 113 (17.71%) Mathematics
11 100 (15.67%) Java
12 95 (14.89%) Multithreading
13 91 (14.26%) OOD
14 86 (13.48%) Physics
15 80 (12.54%) Qt
16 79 (12.38%) STL
17 71 (11.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 65 (10.19%) Visual Studio
18 65 (10.19%) MFC
19 64 (10.03%) Games
20 61 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
21 60 (9.40%) PhD
22 59 (9.25%) .NET
23 58 (9.09%) SQL
23 58 (9.09%) Electronics
24 56 (8.78%) Image Processing
25 50 (7.84%) UML
26 48 (7.52%) TCP/IP
26 48 (7.52%) Telecoms

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.04%) Apache
2 10 (1.57%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (1.41%) GlassFish
4 5 (0.78%) IIS
5 4 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Maya
2 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.29%) RTP
3 20 (3.13%) Wireless
4 19 (2.98%) GSM
5 15 (2.35%) FTP
6 13 (2.04%) SSL
6 13 (2.04%) SS7
7 10 (1.57%) SIGTRAN
7 10 (1.57%) LTE
7 10 (1.57%) VLAN
7 10 (1.57%) PBX
7 10 (1.57%) TCAP
7 10 (1.57%) INAP
7 10 (1.57%) VoIP
8 9 (1.41%) UMTS
8 9 (1.41%) RANAP
8 9 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (1.25%) HTTP
10 6 (0.94%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.66%) Big Data
3 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.47%) Informix
6 3 (0.47%) MySQL
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 37 (5.80%) Subversion
3 19 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.04%) GCC
4 13 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.41%) GDB
5 9 (1.41%) Trac
6 8 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.78%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.78%) CMake
8 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.63%) Selenium
10 3 (0.47%) Maven
11 2 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.31%) JIRA
11 2 (0.31%) NUnit
11 2 (0.31%) ProC
12 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 64 (10.03%) Games
2 58 (9.09%) Electronics
3 48 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 43 (6.74%) Finance
5 14 (2.19%) Automotive
6 11 (1.72%) Retail
7 9 (1.41%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.94%) Banking
9 5 (0.78%) Military
10 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.31%) Billing
11 2 (0.31%) Front Office
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (12.54%) Qt
2 79 (12.38%) STL
3 71 (11.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 65 (10.19%) MFC
5 59 (9.25%) .NET
6 47 (7.37%) XML
7 42 (6.58%) OpenGL
8 36 (5.64%) HTML
9 30 (4.70%) OpenCL
10 21 (3.29%) Web Services
10 21 (3.29%) WPF
11 18 (2.82%) HTML5
12 17 (2.66%) WinForms
12 17 (2.66%) DirectX
13 16 (2.51%) SOAP
13 16 (2.51%) .NET Framework
13 16 (2.51%) WCF
14 12 (1.88%) ASP.NET
15 10 (1.57%) jQuery
15 10 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 217 (34.01%) Computer Science
2 113 (17.71%) Mathematics
3 86 (13.48%) Physics
4 37 (5.80%) 3D Graphics
5 32 (5.02%) Device Driver
6 26 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (2.82%) CUDA
8 15 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.19%) Cryptography
10 13 (2.04%) Statistics
11 12 (1.88%) EMV
11 12 (1.88%) EFT
12 8 (1.25%) Robotics
12 8 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (1.10%) Animation
14 6 (0.94%) Open Source
14 6 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.78%) Firmware
15 5 (0.78%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 304 (47.65%) Linux
2 231 (36.21%) Windows
3 143 (22.41%) UNIX
4 37 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
5 23 (3.61%) Solaris
6 14 (2.19%) Android
7 11 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.10%) AIX
9 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) HPUX
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 130 (20.38%) OO
3 95 (14.89%) Multithreading
4 91 (14.26%) OOD
5 61 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (8.78%) Image Processing
7 50 (7.84%) UML
8 41 (6.43%) OOP
9 29 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
10 28 (4.39%) Low Latency
11 23 (3.61%) Signal Processing
12 21 (3.29%) CAD
13 20 (3.13%) Data Modelling
14 19 (2.98%) Unit Testing
14 19 (2.98%) Video Processing
15 15 (2.35%) Analytics
15 15 (2.35%) TDD
16 14 (2.19%) Scrum
17 13 (2.04%) Electronic Design Automation
18 12 (1.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 638 (100.00%) C++
2 241 (37.77%) C
3 146 (22.88%) C#
4 100 (15.67%) Java
5 58 (9.09%) SQL
6 46 (7.21%) Embedded C++
7 43 (6.74%) Python
8 42 (6.58%) JavaScript
9 21 (3.29%) Embedded C
10 14 (2.19%) VC++
11 10 (1.57%) MATLAB
12 9 (1.41%) Groovy
13 8 (1.25%) Perl
14 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.63%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.47%) PHP
17 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 244 (38.24%) Degree
2 60 (9.40%) PhD
3 10 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.63%) QA
1 4 (0.63%) IEC 61508
2 3 (0.47%) DICOM
3 2 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.47%) NFS
3 1 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (5.17%) Oracle
2 22 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.41%) Cisco
4 6 (0.94%) Borland
5 5 (0.78%) Intel
6 4 (0.63%) VeriFone
6 4 (0.63%) Embarcadero
7 3 (0.47%) JBoss
7 3 (0.47%) QNX
8 1 (0.16%) Siemens
8 1 (0.16%) HP
8 1 (0.16%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.16%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.16%) Symbian
8 1 (0.16%) Sybase
8 1 (0.16%) SAP
8 1 (0.16%) BT
8 1 (0.16%) Mitel
8 1 (0.16%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.16%) Sencha
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