The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
South West / Bristol
Rank 97 114 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 34 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.85% 1.13% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.17% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 20
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +1.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,000 £50,400
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 Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1783 1789 1872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.01% 96.60% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1567 1573
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Bristol

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bristol region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) C++
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (61.90%) Java
3 25 (59.52%) Linux
4 19 (45.24%) C
5 17 (40.48%) UML
6 13 (30.95%) Validation
6 13 (30.95%) Requirements Engineering
7 12 (28.57%) Finance
8 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
9 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
9 8 (19.05%) Windows
10 7 (16.67%) Python
10 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.67%) Banking
11 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 6 (14.29%) C#
11 6 (14.29%) HTML
11 6 (14.29%) PhD
11 6 (14.29%) OO
11 6 (14.29%) Degree
12 5 (11.90%) Refactoring
12 5 (11.90%) Android
12 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
12 5 (11.90%) Android Development
12 5 (11.90%) OOD
12 5 (11.90%) OOP
12 5 (11.90%) CSS
13 4 (9.52%) Games

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (4.76%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Modbus
1 1 (2.38%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.38%) GCC
4 1 (2.38%) GoogleTest
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 7 (16.67%) Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Games
5 2 (4.76%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.76%) OpenCV
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) Theano
4 2 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.38%) LLVM
5 1 (2.38%) Qt
5 1 (2.38%) React
5 1 (2.38%) STL
5 1 (2.38%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.38%) 3D Printing
3 1 (2.38%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) UML
3 13 (30.95%) Requirements Engineering
3 13 (30.95%) Validation
4 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (11.90%) Android Development
7 5 (11.90%) OOD
7 5 (11.90%) OOP
7 5 (11.90%) Refactoring
8 4 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
10 2 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (4.76%) Game Development
10 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Neural Network
10 2 (4.76%) SDLC
10 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (61.90%) Java
3 19 (45.24%) C
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) Python
5 6 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.38%) R
7 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
1 6 (14.29%) PhD
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) MISRA
2 3 (7.14%) MISRA C
3 2 (4.76%) Def Stans
4 1 (2.38%) DO-254
4 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
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