Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 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++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 121 124
Rank change year-on-year +88 +3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 349 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.28% 1.83% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.54% 1.89% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 295 56 65
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4087 3395 3931
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.19% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3143 2822 3400
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +71 337 £52,500 - 29
Peterborough - 5 - -
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

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

1 349 (100.00%) C++
2 343 (98.28%) Software Engineering
3 211 (60.46%) Computer Science
4 209 (59.89%) Linux
5 198 (56.73%) C
6 172 (49.28%) Windows
7 167 (47.85%) Degree
8 140 (40.11%) Mathematics
9 139 (39.83%) Python
10 137 (39.26%) Java
11 98 (28.08%) C#
12 88 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (25.21%) Physics
13 81 (23.21%) Multithreading
14 75 (21.49%) OO
15 74 (21.20%) Embedded C++
16 68 (19.48%) Embedded C
17 59 (16.91%) Algorithms
18 57 (16.33%) Scrum
19 53 (15.19%) SDLC
20 51 (14.61%) Collaborative Working
21 48 (13.75%) OOP
22 43 (12.32%) SQL
23 37 (10.60%) MATLAB
24 35 (10.03%) Wireless
24 35 (10.03%) OOD
25 34 (9.74%) Electronics
26 31 (8.88%) HTML
26 31 (8.88%) TCP/IP
27 29 (8.31%) Machine Learning

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.03%) Wireless
2 31 (8.88%) TCP/IP
3 16 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (3.15%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.29%) Modbus
6 1 (0.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.29%) GIS
3 6 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.43%) MySQL
4 5 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) Big Data
6 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.44%) JIRA
2 5 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (1.43%) Bitbucket
2 5 (1.43%) CppUnit
2 5 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.43%) Subversion
3 2 (0.57%) Selenium
3 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) GCC
4 1 (0.29%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 34 (9.74%) Electronics
2 20 (5.73%) Multimedia
3 15 (4.30%) Finance
4 11 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.58%) Marketing
7 4 (1.15%) Automotive
8 2 (0.57%) Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.88%) HTML
2 28 (8.02%) Apache Axis
3 25 (7.16%) STL
4 23 (6.59%) POSIX
5 19 (5.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 19 (5.44%) Qt
6 13 (3.72%) .NET
6 13 (3.72%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.72%) jQuery
6 13 (3.72%) MFC
7 11 (3.15%) OpenGL
8 10 (2.87%) HEVC
9 7 (2.01%) RESTful
9 7 (2.01%) Web Services
10 6 (1.72%) HTML5
11 5 (1.43%) JDBC
11 5 (1.43%) JNI
11 5 (1.43%) ODBC
12 3 (0.86%) WPF
13 2 (0.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 211 (60.46%) Computer Science
2 59 (16.91%) Algorithms
3 28 (8.02%) 3D Printing
4 26 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (6.88%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (6.02%) Data Structures
7 18 (5.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (4.01%) Life Science
9 11 (3.15%) Client/Server
10 10 (2.87%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.72%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.43%) Robotics
13 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.15%) User Experience
14 2 (0.57%) Augmented Reality
15 1 (0.29%) 3D Graphics
15 1 (0.29%) CAN bus
15 1 (0.29%) CUDA
15 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
15 1 (0.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 209 (59.89%) Linux
2 172 (49.28%) Windows
3 24 (6.88%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (5.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 13 (3.72%) Android
6 8 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.43%) AIX
7 5 (1.43%) Solaris
7 5 (1.43%) Unix
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 140 (40.11%) Mathematics
3 88 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (25.21%) Physics
4 81 (23.21%) Multithreading
5 75 (21.49%) OO
6 57 (16.33%) Scrum
7 53 (15.19%) SDLC
8 51 (14.61%) Collaborative Working
9 48 (13.75%) OOP
10 35 (10.03%) OOD
11 29 (8.31%) Machine Learning
12 28 (8.02%) CAD
12 28 (8.02%) CAE
12 28 (8.02%) Content Writing
13 26 (7.45%) Artificial Intelligence
13 26 (7.45%) Software Architecture
14 23 (6.59%) Video Processing
15 21 (6.02%) Performance Optimisation
16 20 (5.73%) Linux Kernel Development
Programming Languages
1 349 (100.00%) C++
2 198 (56.73%) C
3 139 (39.83%) Python
4 137 (39.26%) Java
5 98 (28.08%) C#
6 74 (21.20%) Embedded C++
7 68 (19.48%) Embedded C
8 43 (12.32%) SQL
9 37 (10.60%) MATLAB
10 29 (8.31%) JavaScript
11 20 (5.73%) Assembly Language
12 16 (4.58%) Fortran
13 13 (3.72%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.01%) PHP
15 3 (0.86%) Perl
15 3 (0.86%) Tcl
16 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 167 (47.85%) Degree
2 29 (8.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.01%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (4.01%) PhD
4 13 (3.72%) MCP
4 13 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.01%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.01%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Firmware
2 1 (0.29%) iptables
Vendors
1 13 (3.72%) Dell
1 13 (3.72%) HP
1 13 (3.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.01%) Oracle
3 5 (1.43%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.29%) Google
4 1 (0.29%) IBM
4 1 (0.29%) NEC
4 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.29%) Wind River