The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
South East / Berkshire
Rank 146 188 199
Rank change year-on-year +42 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 37 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.68% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 30
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3208 4673 5101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.60% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3808 3789
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +18 19 £52,500 - 2
Reading +24 10 £47,500 -5.00%
Wokingham - 2 £47,500 -
C++ Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) C++
1 75 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (61.33%) SDLC
3 38 (50.67%) SQL
4 36 (48.00%) TDD
4 36 (48.00%) Linux
5 33 (44.00%) C#
6 32 (42.67%) STL
6 32 (42.67%) MFC
6 32 (42.67%) Visual Studio
6 32 (42.67%) COM
6 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
6 32 (42.67%) Multithreading
6 32 (42.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 26 (34.67%) C
8 19 (25.33%) Degree
9 18 (24.00%) CSS
9 18 (24.00%) HTML
10 17 (22.67%) Java
10 17 (22.67%) Scrum
11 16 (21.33%) Ajax
11 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
11 16 (21.33%) OOP
12 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 14 (18.67%) LDAP
13 14 (18.67%) FTP
13 14 (18.67%) HTTP
13 14 (18.67%) Kerberos
13 14 (18.67%) NFS
13 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) FTP
1 14 (18.67%) HTTP
1 14 (18.67%) Kerberos
1 14 (18.67%) LDAP
1 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.33%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (42.67%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.33%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.33%) Qt Creator
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 32 (42.67%) COM
1 32 (42.67%) MFC
1 32 (42.67%) STL
2 18 (24.00%) CSS
2 18 (24.00%) HTML
3 16 (21.33%) Ajax
4 3 (4.00%) Qt
5 2 (2.67%) JSON
5 2 (2.67%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.33%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.67%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (61.33%) SDLC
3 36 (48.00%) TDD
4 32 (42.67%) Multithreading
5 17 (22.67%) Scrum
6 16 (21.33%) OOP
7 13 (17.33%) Microservices
8 12 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
10 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.33%) BDD
12 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.33%) Monte Carlo Method
12 4 (5.33%) OO
12 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.33%) Statistical Analysis
13 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
14 1 (1.33%) Integration Testing
14 1 (1.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (50.67%) SQL
3 33 (44.00%) C#
4 26 (34.67%) C
5 17 (22.67%) Java
6 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.00%) Python
8 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) NFS
2 4 (5.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
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