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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 657 587 536
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 228 325 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 210 309 326
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,175 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 2015. 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 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 -93 212 £40,000 - 34
South East -35 85 £42,500 -5.55% 9
South West -8 45 £40,000 +10.34% 6
London -17 34 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England -38 27 £45,000 +28.57% 10
West Sussex +5 22 £42,500 +4.93% 2
Cambridgeshire -30 21 £46,250 +32.14% 8
Cambridge -23 20 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Hampshire -24 20 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 19 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Gloucestershire +6 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Dorset -21 16 £36,250 -14.70% 2
Poole -10 13 £32,500 - 1
Bracknell -6 10 £30,000 -36.84% 2
South Wales -13 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Wales -15 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Worthing - 10 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 9 £62,500 +47.05%
Oxford -2 9 £62,500 +47.05%
Surrey -20 9 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Tewkesbury -4 8 £40,000 -15.78%
North West - 8 £47,500 - 1
Bristol -14 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex -20 6 £40,000 -
Brighton -21 6 £40,000 -
Southampton -32 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Cheltenham - 6 £40,000 -
Bridgend - 6 £35,000 -
Surbiton -1 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Reading -3 5 £52,500 +23.52%

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 516 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 514 (99.61%) C++
3 219 (42.44%) Linux
4 199 (38.57%) Degree
5 189 (36.63%) Windows
6 174 (33.72%) Computer Science
7 159 (30.81%) OO
8 131 (25.39%) C
9 129 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 119 (23.06%) C#
11 98 (18.99%) UNIX
12 94 (18.22%) OOD
13 82 (15.89%) Qt
14 74 (14.34%) STL
14 74 (14.34%) Multithreading
15 72 (13.95%) Java
16 67 (12.98%) OOP
17 56 (10.85%) MFC
18 55 (10.66%) SQL
19 53 (10.27%) Mathematics
20 52 (10.08%) .NET
20 52 (10.08%) UML
20 52 (10.08%) XML
21 51 (9.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 49 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
23 48 (9.30%) Physics
23 48 (9.30%) Algorithms
24 47 (9.11%) Finance
25 44 (8.53%) Visual Studio
26 43 (8.33%) TDD

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (1.94%) Apache
2 7 (1.36%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.36%) GlassFish
3 6 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
1 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.33%) HTTP
3 10 (1.94%) Kerberos
3 10 (1.94%) LDAP
3 10 (1.94%) FTP
4 7 (1.36%) Wireless
4 7 (1.36%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.58%) WAN
5 3 (0.58%) LAN
6 2 (0.39%) Internet
6 2 (0.39%) 3G
6 2 (0.39%) LTE
6 2 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.19%) DLNA
7 1 (0.19%) IPsec
7 1 (0.19%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.55%) MySQL
2 8 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.36%) Big Data
4 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.58%) SQLite
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.39%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.39%) HPCC
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 44 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.43%) Subversion
3 12 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.16%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.97%) MSBuild
5 5 (0.97%) GoogleTest
5 5 (0.97%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.78%) JIRA
7 3 (0.58%) Redmine
7 3 (0.58%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.39%) Xcode
8 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.39%) PVCS
8 2 (0.39%) GCC
8 2 (0.39%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 47 (9.11%) Finance
2 31 (6.01%) Games
3 25 (4.84%) Electronics
4 24 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.10%) Aerospace
6 13 (2.52%) Banking
7 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.36%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.97%) Marketing
9 4 (0.78%) Front Office
9 4 (0.78%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Automotive
10 3 (0.58%) Retail
11 2 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (15.89%) Qt
2 74 (14.34%) STL
3 56 (10.85%) MFC
4 52 (10.08%) .NET
4 52 (10.08%) XML
5 51 (9.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 37 (7.17%) HTML
7 36 (6.98%) Web Services
8 23 (4.46%) OpenGL
9 18 (3.49%) OpenCL
10 16 (3.10%) HTML5
11 15 (2.91%) ASP.NET
12 14 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (2.52%) CSS
14 11 (2.13%) ATL
15 9 (1.74%) DirectX
15 9 (1.74%) Middleware
16 7 (1.36%) JMS
16 7 (1.36%) QML
17 6 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 174 (33.72%) Computer Science
2 53 (10.27%) Mathematics
3 49 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (9.30%) Physics
4 48 (9.30%) Algorithms
5 27 (5.23%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (3.68%) Open Source
7 18 (3.49%) Device Driver
8 17 (3.29%) 3D Graphics
9 12 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.13%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (2.13%) Neural Network
11 8 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (1.55%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.36%) DTV
12 7 (1.36%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.36%) Exotic Derivative
12 7 (1.36%) Derivative
13 6 (1.16%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 219 (42.44%) Linux
2 189 (36.63%) Windows
3 98 (18.99%) UNIX
4 11 (2.13%) Solaris
4 11 (2.13%) Android
5 10 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.55%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.16%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.78%) AIX
8 4 (0.78%) HPUX
9 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 159 (30.81%) OO
3 129 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (18.22%) OOD
5 74 (14.34%) Multithreading
6 67 (12.98%) OOP
7 52 (10.08%) UML
8 43 (8.33%) TDD
9 33 (6.40%) Software Architecture
10 32 (6.20%) Signal Processing
11 26 (5.04%) Unit Testing
12 25 (4.84%) Digital Signal Processing
13 19 (3.68%) Scrum
14 18 (3.49%) Image Processing
15 15 (2.91%) MVC
16 14 (2.71%) OOA/OOD
16 14 (2.71%) Pattern Recognition
16 14 (2.71%) Analytics
17 12 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 514 (99.61%) C++
2 131 (25.39%) C
3 119 (23.06%) C#
4 72 (13.95%) Java
5 55 (10.66%) SQL
6 37 (7.17%) Python
7 32 (6.20%) Embedded C++
7 32 (6.20%) JavaScript
8 23 (4.46%) Embedded C
9 10 (1.94%) Perl
10 8 (1.55%) PHP
10 8 (1.55%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.16%) Groovy
11 6 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.78%) HLSL
12 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.58%) Ruby
14 2 (0.39%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 199 (38.57%) Degree
2 40 (7.75%) PhD
3 32 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 28 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.97%) HND
6 3 (0.58%) HNC
6 3 (0.58%) VCP4
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.19%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.55%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.58%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (1.94%) NFS
2 7 (1.36%) Firmware
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 34 (6.59%) Oracle
2 28 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.74%) Google
4 5 (0.97%) Twitter
5 4 (0.78%) Intel
6 3 (0.58%) Sony
6 3 (0.58%) Green Hills
6 3 (0.58%) Atmel
6 3 (0.58%) HP
7 2 (0.39%) MKS
7 2 (0.39%) Apple
7 2 (0.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.19%) Sun
8 1 (0.19%) Renesas
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