Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 168 148
Rank change year-on-year +34 -20 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 71 13 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.85% 0.41% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.42% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 48 10 54
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +14.07%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,875 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,200 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% +11.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3733 3077 3676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.94% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3104 2636 3182
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Bristol

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Bristol

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bristol region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (100.00%) C++
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (77.46%) C
3 34 (47.89%) Linux
4 31 (43.66%) Degree
5 22 (30.99%) UML
6 21 (29.58%) Computer Science
7 20 (28.17%) Python
8 17 (23.94%) Java
8 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
9 15 (21.13%) Electronics
10 14 (19.72%) Machine Learning
11 12 (16.90%) MATLAB
11 12 (16.90%) Windows
12 11 (15.49%) OO
12 11 (15.49%) OOD
12 11 (15.49%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (14.08%) Qt
13 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
13 10 (14.08%) Validation
14 9 (12.68%) PhD
15 8 (11.27%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (11.27%) Embedded C
15 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
15 8 (11.27%) Regression Testing
16 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
16 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
16 7 (9.86%) Mathematics
16 7 (9.86%) Algorithms

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.04%) Maven
3 5 (7.04%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (7.04%) Subversion
4 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.23%) GCC
4 3 (4.23%) Gerrit
4 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (4.23%) Valgrind
5 2 (2.82%) Ant
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (21.13%) Electronics
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Games
3 3 (4.23%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Qt
2 6 (8.45%) CSS
2 6 (8.45%) HTML
3 4 (5.63%) Apache Flex
3 4 (5.63%) Middleware
3 4 (5.63%) OpenCV
3 4 (5.63%) RESTful
3 4 (5.63%) Theano
3 4 (5.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.23%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.04%) Digital TV
3 5 (7.04%) Robotics
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (30.99%) UML
3 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.72%) Machine Learning
5 11 (15.49%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (15.49%) OO
5 11 (15.49%) OOD
6 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Validation
7 8 (11.27%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Mathematics
9 6 (8.45%) Open Source
9 6 (8.45%) Parallel Programming
9 6 (8.45%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
10 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.63%) Neural Network
11 4 (5.63%) OOP
11 4 (5.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (77.46%) C
3 20 (28.17%) Python
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 12 (16.90%) MATLAB
6 8 (11.27%) Embedded C
7 6 (8.45%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.63%) C#
8 4 (5.63%) Scala
9 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.41%) Ada
10 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Degree
2 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) PhD
4 8 (11.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) MISRA
2 3 (4.23%) ECSS
3 2 (2.82%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.41%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.23%) Yahoo!
2 2 (2.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP