The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 30 April 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++
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 134 156
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 18 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.61% 1.47% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.51% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 26
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2860 3109 3572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 97.25% 97.22% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2311 2535 2934
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in the East Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in the East Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in the East Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Northamptonshire +1 10 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Derbyshire +3 5 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Leicestershire -3 3 £42,500 +30.76%
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

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

1 38 (100.00%) C++
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (63.16%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
4 19 (50.00%) C
5 17 (44.74%) Linux
6 14 (36.84%) Degree
7 12 (31.58%) .NET
7 12 (31.58%) Windows
8 11 (28.95%) Python
9 10 (26.32%) Mathematics
10 9 (23.68%) Embedded C
10 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
11 8 (21.05%) OO
11 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
12 7 (18.42%) Multithreaded Programming
12 7 (18.42%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (18.42%) MISRA
12 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
12 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
12 7 (18.42%) Network Security
12 7 (18.42%) Groovy
12 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
12 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
12 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
12 7 (18.42%) JTAG
12 7 (18.42%) Android
12 7 (18.42%) Mac OS
12 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 3 (7.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) IPv6
1 7 (18.42%) Network Security
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) RTP
2 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) WiX
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
2 5 (13.16%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.63%) WinForms
5 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.26%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Android
3 7 (18.42%) Mac OS
4 6 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 8 (21.05%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) Cryptography
4 7 (18.42%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (18.42%) Multithreaded Programming
4 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Computer Vision
5 6 (15.79%) Image Processing
6 5 (13.16%) Physics
7 4 (10.53%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
10 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.63%) MVC
10 1 (2.63%) MVVM
10 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (63.16%) C#
3 19 (50.00%) C
4 11 (28.95%) Python
5 9 (23.68%) Embedded C
5 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
6 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
6 7 (18.42%) Groovy
6 7 (18.42%) Perl
6 7 (18.42%) Ruby
7 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.79%) PHP
8 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 3 (7.89%) Java
10 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) JTAG
1 7 (18.42%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Perforce
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