The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 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++
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 138 134
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% 0.21% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1902 2299 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.03% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1705 1622
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Birmingham

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Birmingham

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Birmingham region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (50.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Qt
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Debian
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat