The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 183 200
Rank change year-on-year +32 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 29 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 18
Berkshire median annual salary £39,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.00% +25.00%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £58,750 £56,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 3137 4335 4890
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.89% 96.53% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11117 17573 18447
Berkshire median annual salary £46,500 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% -1.00%  
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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
Reading +25 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bracknell +27 5 £85,000 +61.90% 1
Newbury -9 2 £39,000 -22.00%
Wokingham - 2 £55,000 - 1
C++ Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 66 (100.00%) C++
1 66 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (65.15%) SDLC
3 35 (53.03%) Linux
4 32 (48.48%) TDD
5 29 (43.94%) SQL
6 28 (42.42%) C#
7 26 (39.39%) Java
8 23 (34.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 23 (34.85%) STL
9 22 (33.33%) OOP
9 22 (33.33%) Scrum
9 22 (33.33%) Multithreading
10 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 21 (31.82%) MFC
10 21 (31.82%) Visual Studio
10 21 (31.82%) COM
11 20 (30.30%) CSS
11 20 (30.30%) HTML
11 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
12 18 (27.27%) Ajax
12 18 (27.27%) C
12 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
13 15 (22.73%) OO
13 15 (22.73%) Eclipse
14 10 (15.15%) Degree
14 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (12.12%) Microservices
15 8 (12.12%) Python
15 8 (12.12%) Data Loss Prevention

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 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) FTP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) SMTP
3 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 15 (22.73%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.06%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (1.52%) Finance
1 1 (1.52%) Games
1 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (34.85%) STL
2 21 (31.82%) COM
2 21 (31.82%) MFC
3 20 (30.30%) CSS
3 20 (30.30%) HTML
4 18 (27.27%) Ajax
5 4 (6.06%) Qt
6 2 (3.03%) JSON
6 2 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (3.03%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (3.03%) XML
7 1 (1.52%) OpenCV
7 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (65.15%) SDLC
3 32 (48.48%) TDD
4 22 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 22 (33.33%) OOP
4 22 (33.33%) Scrum
5 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 15 (22.73%) OO
7 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.12%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (12.12%) Microservices
9 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
12 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.03%) Load Testing
12 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
13 1 (1.52%) Cybersecurity
13 1 (1.52%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (43.94%) SQL
3 28 (42.42%) C#
4 26 (39.39%) Java
5 18 (27.27%) C
5 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.12%) Python
7 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Clearswift
3 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) Perforce
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