The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 43 109 73
Rank change year-on-year +66 -36  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 95 27 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.67% 1.27% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 1.30% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 58 20 60
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 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 1601 2074 2017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.53% 97.60% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1629 1646
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
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 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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +53 87 £45,000 - 12
Peterborough - 2 £33,750 -
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 162 (100.00%) C++
1 162 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 105 (64.81%) Python
3 82 (50.62%) Degree
4 77 (47.53%) Mathematics
5 63 (38.89%) Linux
6 62 (38.27%) C
6 62 (38.27%) Computer Science
7 59 (36.42%) Java
8 52 (32.10%) Windows
9 46 (28.40%) Physics
10 41 (25.31%) C#
11 38 (23.46%) Electronics
12 33 (20.37%) Wireless
13 30 (18.52%) MATLAB
13 30 (18.52%) Bluetooth
14 26 (16.05%) OO
15 23 (14.20%) Embedded C
15 23 (14.20%) Perl
16 22 (13.58%) Embedded C++
17 20 (12.35%) PhD
18 19 (11.73%) Machine Learning
19 18 (11.11%) Telecoms
19 18 (11.11%) Microsoft
20 17 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (9.88%) Multithreading
21 16 (9.88%) Git (software)
21 16 (9.88%) SDLC
21 16 (9.88%) Algorithms
22 15 (9.26%) Android Development

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (0.62%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.37%) Wireless
2 30 (18.52%) Bluetooth
3 15 (9.26%) 802.11
3 15 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.62%) Big Data
1 1 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (0.62%) GIS
1 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.09%) GoogleTest
3 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (23.46%) Electronics
2 18 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.47%) Automotive
5 3 (1.85%) Finance
5 3 (1.85%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.23%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.26%) 802.1X
2 10 (6.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (6.17%) STL
3 7 (4.32%) WPF
4 5 (3.09%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (2.47%) HTML
6 3 (1.85%) XML
7 2 (1.23%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.62%) .NET
8 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Axis
8 1 (0.62%) CSS
8 1 (0.62%) MFC
8 1 (0.62%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.62%) Qt
8 1 (0.62%) RESTful
8 1 (0.62%) Theano
8 1 (0.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 62 (38.27%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.88%) Algorithms
3 12 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (6.79%) Augmented Reality
5 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.47%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.23%) Home Automation
8 2 (1.23%) Life Science
9 1 (0.62%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.62%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.89%) Linux
2 52 (32.10%) Windows
3 15 (9.26%) Android
4 5 (3.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 77 (47.53%) Mathematics
3 46 (28.40%) Physics
4 26 (16.05%) OO
5 19 (11.73%) Machine Learning
6 17 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (9.88%) Multithreading
7 16 (9.88%) SDLC
8 15 (9.26%) Android Development
8 15 (9.26%) Cross-Platform Development
8 15 (9.26%) OOP
9 8 (4.94%) Cryptography
10 7 (4.32%) Scrum
11 6 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (3.09%) Change Management
12 5 (3.09%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.09%) OOD
12 5 (3.09%) Prototyping
12 5 (3.09%) Speech Recognition
12 5 (3.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 162 (100.00%) C++
2 105 (64.81%) Python
3 62 (38.27%) C
4 59 (36.42%) Java
5 41 (25.31%) C#
6 30 (18.52%) MATLAB
7 23 (14.20%) Embedded C
7 23 (14.20%) Perl
8 22 (13.58%) Embedded C++
9 7 (4.32%) Tcl
10 4 (2.47%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (50.62%) Degree
2 20 (12.35%) PhD
3 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.26%) Dell
2 15 (9.26%) HP
3 5 (3.09%) Google
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle
4 1 (0.62%) SAP
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