The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset 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++
South West / Dorset
Rank 43 82 74
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 11 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.87% 0.42% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 0.42% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 21
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
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 Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 370 706 772
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.61% 98.88% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 335 533 669
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Dorset

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Dorset

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

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

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Dorset

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bournemouth - 6 £40,000 - 1
Poole 0 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Weymouth - 2 £40,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
South West

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

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

1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) OOP
2 9 (64.29%) OO
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) C
6 4 (28.57%) Delphi
6 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 4 (28.57%) Android
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 2 (14.29%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
3 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Delphi
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 17 days ago