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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 619 566 527
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 290 336 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 279 311 384
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 -32 281 £40,000 - 29
South East -24 83 £40,000 - 6
South West -11 66 £35,000 +12.00% 10
London +11 63 £43,750 - 3
East of England -45 37 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Cambridgeshire -2 31 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Hampshire +7 30 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cambridge -8 29 £42,500 +17.24% 7
Dorset +13 24 £32,500 +58.53% 2
Bristol -2 21 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Poole - 21 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +9 18 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Fareham - 17 £35,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +18 15 £42,500 +97.67%
Nottingham +17 15 £42,500 +97.67%
City of London +18 11 £66,000 -22.35%
Oxford +5 11 £42,500 +6.25%
Oxfordshire +2 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surbiton 0 10 £26,000 -20.00%
Somerset -5 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bath -5 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Chessington - 10 £26,000 -
West Sussex -2 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Berkshire -4 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey -14 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Gloucestershire -18 9 £40,000 +33.33% 1
East Sussex -7 7 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -38 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Kent +3 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire -15 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 582 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 580 (99.66%) C++
3 288 (49.48%) Linux
4 223 (38.32%) Degree
5 206 (35.40%) Computer Science
6 194 (33.33%) Windows
7 171 (29.38%) C
8 149 (25.60%) UNIX
9 138 (23.71%) OO
10 123 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (17.87%) Multithreading
12 99 (17.01%) Qt
13 97 (16.67%) C#
14 90 (15.46%) OOD
15 89 (15.29%) Java
16 81 (13.92%) Mathematics
16 81 (13.92%) Algorithms
17 77 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
18 73 (12.54%) STL
19 70 (12.03%) MFC
20 66 (11.34%) OOP
20 66 (11.34%) Physics
21 65 (11.17%) Games
22 60 (10.31%) SQL
23 57 (9.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 51 (8.76%) XML
25 50 (8.59%) Python
25 50 (8.59%) Visual Studio
26 48 (8.25%) OpenGL
27 47 (8.08%) Finance

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (3.09%) Apache
2 15 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.41%) GlassFish
3 14 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (0.69%) IIS
4 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.52%) JBoss
5 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.41%) RTP
2 14 (2.41%) Wireless
3 13 (2.23%) GSM
4 11 (1.89%) SS7
5 8 (1.37%) TCAP
5 8 (1.37%) INAP
5 8 (1.37%) VLAN
5 8 (1.37%) SIGTRAN
5 8 (1.37%) HTTP
6 6 (1.03%) FTP
6 6 (1.03%) LTE
7 5 (0.86%) UMTS
7 5 (0.86%) VoIP
7 5 (0.86%) SSL
7 5 (0.86%) Internet
8 4 (0.69%) RANAP
8 4 (0.69%) WAN
8 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.75%) Big Data
3 6 (1.03%) MySQL
4 5 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.52%) SQLite
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 50 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 36 (6.19%) Subversion
3 22 (3.78%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.09%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.41%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.55%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.03%) GCC
7 6 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.86%) CMake
9 4 (0.69%) Trac
9 4 (0.69%) GDB
9 4 (0.69%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.69%) Selenium
10 3 (0.52%) Maven
10 3 (0.52%) JIRA
10 3 (0.52%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.52%) Redmine
11 2 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.34%) PVCS
11 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (11.17%) Games
2 47 (8.08%) Finance
3 35 (6.01%) Electronics
3 35 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.72%) Banking
5 6 (1.03%) Retail
5 6 (1.03%) Front Office
5 6 (1.03%) Automotive
6 4 (0.69%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.69%) Military
6 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (17.01%) Qt
2 73 (12.54%) STL
3 70 (12.03%) MFC
4 57 (9.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 51 (8.76%) XML
6 48 (8.25%) OpenGL
7 46 (7.90%) HTML
8 41 (7.04%) OpenCL
9 33 (5.67%) Web Services
10 29 (4.98%) .NET
11 18 (3.09%) DirectX
11 18 (3.09%) HTML5
12 15 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (2.58%) JMS
13 14 (2.41%) FpML
13 14 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
14 12 (2.06%) ATL
14 12 (2.06%) SOAP
15 11 (1.89%) CSS
16 10 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 206 (35.40%) Computer Science
2 81 (13.92%) Mathematics
2 81 (13.92%) Algorithms
3 77 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (11.34%) Physics
5 40 (6.87%) 3D Graphics
6 24 (4.12%) Data Structures
7 23 (3.95%) Embedded Systems
8 20 (3.44%) CUDA
9 16 (2.75%) Device Driver
10 14 (2.41%) Open Source
11 10 (1.72%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.03%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.03%) Robotics
12 6 (1.03%) User Experience
13 5 (0.86%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.86%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.86%) IPTV
13 5 (0.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 288 (49.48%) Linux
2 194 (33.33%) Windows
3 149 (25.60%) UNIX
4 26 (4.47%) Embedded Linux
5 20 (3.44%) Solaris
6 13 (2.23%) Android
7 12 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.03%) AIX
9 5 (0.86%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.69%) HPUX
11 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 138 (23.71%) OO
3 123 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (17.87%) Multithreading
5 90 (15.46%) OOD
6 66 (11.34%) OOP
7 44 (7.56%) UML
8 26 (4.47%) OOA/OOD
8 26 (4.47%) Image Processing
9 25 (4.30%) Low Latency
10 24 (4.12%) Unit Testing
11 22 (3.78%) Software Architecture
11 22 (3.78%) TDD
12 20 (3.44%) Video Processing
13 17 (2.92%) Signal Processing
13 17 (2.92%) Data Modelling
13 17 (2.92%) Configuration Management
14 16 (2.75%) CAD
14 16 (2.75%) Scrum
15 13 (2.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 580 (99.66%) C++
2 171 (29.38%) C
3 97 (16.67%) C#
4 89 (15.29%) Java
5 60 (10.31%) SQL
6 50 (8.59%) Python
7 44 (7.56%) JavaScript
7 44 (7.56%) Embedded C++
8 23 (3.95%) Embedded C
9 14 (2.41%) Groovy
10 12 (2.06%) MATLAB
11 10 (1.72%) Perl
11 10 (1.72%) VC++
12 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.86%) Assembly Language
13 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.69%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 223 (38.32%) Degree
2 40 (6.87%) PhD
3 10 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.34%) HND
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.52%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.86%) Firmware
3 3 (0.52%) NFS
4 1 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (7.39%) Oracle
2 21 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.37%) Intel
4 6 (1.03%) Twitter
5 4 (0.69%) Cisco
5 4 (0.69%) Google
5 4 (0.69%) Borland
6 3 (0.52%) HP
6 3 (0.52%) Sony
6 3 (0.52%) QNX
7 2 (0.34%) Embarcadero
7 2 (0.34%) Apple
8 1 (0.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.17%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.17%) Sybase
8 1 (0.17%) Symbian
8 1 (0.17%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.17%) Sencha
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