The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge 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++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 86 52
Rank change year-on-year +53 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 90 29 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.38% 1.96% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 2.01% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 52 22 62
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £45,000 £52,500
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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1164 1441 1411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.36% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1127 1161
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge

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

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 Cambridge region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 148 (100.00%) C++
1 148 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 91 (61.49%) Python
3 77 (52.03%) Mathematics
4 67 (45.27%) Degree
5 61 (41.22%) Computer Science
6 58 (39.19%) Java
7 52 (35.14%) Windows
8 48 (32.43%) Linux
9 46 (31.08%) C
10 45 (30.41%) Physics
11 41 (27.70%) C#
12 38 (25.68%) Electronics
13 27 (18.24%) OO
14 23 (15.54%) Embedded C
14 23 (15.54%) Embedded C++
14 23 (15.54%) Perl
15 20 (13.51%) PhD
16 19 (12.84%) Wireless
16 19 (12.84%) Machine Learning
17 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
18 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (10.81%) Git (software)
19 16 (10.81%) Algorithms
19 16 (10.81%) SDLC
19 16 (10.81%) Multithreading
19 16 (10.81%) OOP
19 16 (10.81%) Bluetooth
20 15 (10.14%) HP
20 15 (10.14%) Dell

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (0.68%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.84%) Wireless
2 16 (10.81%) Bluetooth
3 15 (10.14%) 802.11
4 3 (2.03%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) Big Data
1 1 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (0.68%) GIS
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.38%) GoogleTest
3 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (25.68%) Electronics
2 5 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.70%) Automotive
3 4 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.35%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Finance
6 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.14%) 802.1X
2 10 (6.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (6.76%) STL
3 7 (4.73%) WPF
4 5 (3.38%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (2.70%) HTML
6 3 (2.03%) XML
7 2 (1.35%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.68%) .NET
8 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Axis
8 1 (0.68%) CSS
8 1 (0.68%) MFC
8 1 (0.68%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.68%) Qt
8 1 (0.68%) RESTful
8 1 (0.68%) Theano
8 1 (0.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 61 (41.22%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 12 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (7.43%) Augmented Reality
5 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.03%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.35%) Home Automation
8 2 (1.35%) Life Science
9 1 (0.68%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.68%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 52 (35.14%) Windows
2 48 (32.43%) Linux
3 15 (10.14%) Android
4 5 (3.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 77 (52.03%) Mathematics
3 45 (30.41%) Physics
4 27 (18.24%) OO
5 19 (12.84%) Machine Learning
6 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 16 (10.81%) OOP
7 16 (10.81%) SDLC
8 15 (10.14%) Android Development
8 15 (10.14%) Cross-Platform Development
9 9 (6.08%) Cryptography
10 8 (5.41%) Scrum
11 6 (4.05%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (3.38%) Change Management
12 5 (3.38%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.38%) OOD
12 5 (3.38%) Prototyping
12 5 (3.38%) Speech Recognition
12 5 (3.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) C++
2 91 (61.49%) Python
3 58 (39.19%) Java
4 46 (31.08%) C
5 41 (27.70%) C#
6 23 (15.54%) Embedded C
6 23 (15.54%) Embedded C++
6 23 (15.54%) Perl
7 15 (10.14%) MATLAB
8 7 (4.73%) Tcl
9 4 (2.70%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.03%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (45.27%) Degree
2 20 (13.51%) PhD
3 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) Dell
2 15 (10.14%) HP
3 5 (3.38%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle
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