Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer - C++
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 239 244
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 19 72 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.30% 0.83% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 55 81
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5955 8281 10615
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 6489 8425
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 6 £36,250 -14.71%
Bracknell -15 5 £85,000 +61.90%
Newbury -14 2 £39,000 -22.00%
Wokingham - 2 £55,000 -
Thatcham -3 1 £50,000 +53.85%
Slough - 1 £52,500 -
C++ Software Engineer
South East

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 19 (100.00%) C++
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) C
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) SDLC
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) MFC
6 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (26.32%) COM
6 5 (26.32%) STL
6 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
6 5 (26.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) OOP
9 2 (10.53%) .NET
9 2 (10.53%) Python
9 2 (10.53%) OOD
9 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.26%) ZigBee
1 1 (5.26%) Z-Wave
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (26.32%) COM
1 5 (26.32%) MFC
1 5 (26.32%) STL
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) SDLC
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) OOD
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) CAD
8 1 (5.26%) Computer Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Computer Vision
8 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (5.26%) Information Security
8 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
8 1 (5.26%) Microservices
8 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) C
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Perforce
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat