The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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++
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 89 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 2 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.18% 0.84% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.87% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 6
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -26.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1054 1259 1677
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.14% 95.81% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1068 1277
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Cheshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Cheshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Warrington +1 1 £44,500 +27.14%
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 -
C++ Software Engineer
North West

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Freescale
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Freescale
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft