Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 East > Durham
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 57 23
Rank change year-on-year +20 -34 -
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 5 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 2.24% 1.79% 8.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.88% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 22
Durham median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £26,375
90th Percentile £48,750 £40,500 £33,250
North East median annual salary £46,000 £36,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year +26.90% +15.08% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham. 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
Durham
Permanent vacancies in Durham with a recognized job title 212 319 256
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 94.94% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 148 269 236
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,850 £24,125
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,131 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.33% +4.00%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Durham

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Durham

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Durham

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 Durham region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Newton Aycliffe - 1 £40,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) OpenGL
2 4 (80.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Parallel Programming
2 4 (80.00%) CUDA
2 4 (80.00%) R
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) GDPR
2 4 (80.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) RS-232
1 1 (20.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Parallel Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft