The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 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++
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 108 95
Rank change year-on-year +62 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 126 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.67% 1.13% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 1.16% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 106 20 32
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £45,000
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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1834 1808 2133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.14% 96.94% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1513 1764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Cambridgeshire

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +59 121 £50,000 - 20
Peterborough - 4 £35,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 225 (100.00%) C++
1 225 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 123 (54.67%) Python
3 114 (50.67%) C
4 111 (49.33%) Mathematics
5 101 (44.89%) Linux
6 98 (43.56%) Windows
7 96 (42.67%) Degree
8 95 (42.22%) Java
8 95 (42.22%) Computer Science
9 80 (35.56%) Physics
10 68 (30.22%) C#
11 47 (20.89%) Electronics
11 47 (20.89%) Algorithms
12 44 (19.56%) Embedded C
12 44 (19.56%) Embedded C++
13 39 (17.33%) OO
14 36 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (16.00%) Multithreading
15 35 (15.56%) MATLAB
16 26 (11.56%) Machine Learning
17 25 (11.11%) Wireless
18 24 (10.67%) PhD
19 23 (10.22%) Scrum
19 23 (10.22%) SDLC
19 23 (10.22%) Security Cleared
20 22 (9.78%) Android
20 22 (9.78%) OOP
21 21 (9.33%) Telecoms
21 21 (9.33%) CAD

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 9 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.44%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.11%) Wireless
2 19 (8.44%) Bluetooth
3 13 (5.78%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.67%) 802.11
6 2 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.89%) Big Data
1 2 (0.89%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (0.89%) GIS
1 2 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (4.89%) GoogleTest
2 9 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 47 (20.89%) Electronics
2 21 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.11%) Multimedia
4 12 (5.33%) Finance
5 6 (2.67%) Marketing
6 4 (1.78%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.33%) Automotive
8 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (8.00%) STL
2 16 (7.11%) Apache Axis
3 7 (3.11%) AngularJS
3 7 (3.11%) Qt
4 6 (2.67%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.67%) HTML
4 6 (2.67%) Node.js
4 6 (2.67%) WPF
5 5 (2.22%) HTML5
5 5 (2.22%) POSIX
6 4 (1.78%) OpenGL
7 3 (1.33%) CSS
8 2 (0.89%) .NET
8 2 (0.89%) Angular 2
8 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.89%) jQuery
8 2 (0.89%) MFC
8 2 (0.89%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (42.22%) Computer Science
2 47 (20.89%) Algorithms
3 18 (8.00%) 3D Printing
4 14 (6.22%) Augmented Reality
5 11 (4.89%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.78%) Smart City
9 2 (0.89%) Home Automation
9 2 (0.89%) Life Science
9 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 101 (44.89%) Linux
2 98 (43.56%) Windows
3 22 (9.78%) Android
4 15 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (1.78%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 111 (49.33%) Mathematics
3 80 (35.56%) Physics
4 39 (17.33%) OO
5 36 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (16.00%) Multithreading
6 26 (11.56%) Machine Learning
7 23 (10.22%) Scrum
7 23 (10.22%) SDLC
8 22 (9.78%) OOP
9 21 (9.33%) CAD
10 18 (8.00%) CAE
11 16 (7.11%) 3D Modelling
11 16 (7.11%) Content Writing
11 16 (7.11%) Cryptography
11 16 (7.11%) Video Processing
12 15 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
12 15 (6.67%) UML
13 14 (6.22%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 225 (100.00%) C++
2 123 (54.67%) Python
3 114 (50.67%) C
4 95 (42.22%) Java
5 68 (30.22%) C#
6 44 (19.56%) Embedded C
6 44 (19.56%) Embedded C++
7 35 (15.56%) MATLAB
8 17 (7.56%) Assembly Language
9 14 (6.22%) Perl
10 9 (4.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.56%) Tcl
12 5 (2.22%) SQL
13 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.89%) Fortran
13 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 96 (42.67%) Degree
2 24 (10.67%) PhD
3 23 (10.22%) Security Cleared
4 17 (7.56%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (6.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.89%) MCP
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (4.89%) Google
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.89%) SAP
3 1 (0.44%) NEC
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