Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 258 268
Rank change year-on-year +160 +10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 379 109 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.13% 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 0.85% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 322 137 147
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11697 12786 14622
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9596 10618 12133
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in the East of England

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in the East of England

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in the East of England

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +77 353 £50,000 -9.09% 30
Hertfordshire +8 17 £32,500 -18.75%
Essex - 6 - -
Bedfordshire +12 3 £29,000 -24.68%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

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

1 379 (100.00%) C++
2 372 (98.15%) Software Engineering
3 220 (58.05%) Computer Science
4 217 (57.26%) Linux
5 204 (53.83%) C
6 190 (50.13%) Windows
7 182 (48.02%) Degree
8 149 (39.31%) Mathematics
9 148 (39.05%) Python
10 143 (37.73%) Java
11 117 (30.87%) C#
12 98 (25.86%) Physics
13 97 (25.59%) Multithreading
14 88 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
15 81 (21.37%) OO
16 76 (20.05%) Embedded C++
17 70 (18.47%) Embedded C
18 64 (16.89%) Algorithms
19 57 (15.04%) Scrum
20 53 (13.98%) SDLC
20 53 (13.98%) Collaborative Working
21 48 (12.66%) OOP
22 45 (11.87%) SQL
23 42 (11.08%) Electronics
24 38 (10.03%) MATLAB
25 37 (9.76%) OOD
25 37 (9.76%) Wireless
26 34 (8.97%) JavaScript
27 33 (8.71%) HTML
28 32 (8.44%) TCP/IP

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.53%) GitHub
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.76%) Wireless
2 32 (8.44%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (2.64%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.53%) 802.11
5 2 (0.53%) Internet
5 2 (0.53%) RFID
5 2 (0.53%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.11%) GIS
3 6 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.32%) MySQL
4 5 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.69%) Subversion
2 13 (3.43%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.17%) JIRA
4 5 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.32%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.32%) CppUnit
4 5 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.53%) Selenium
5 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.26%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 42 (11.08%) Electronics
2 20 (5.28%) Multimedia
3 16 (4.22%) Finance
4 11 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.37%) Marketing
7 7 (1.85%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.06%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Games
9 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.71%) HTML
2 29 (7.65%) Apache Axis
3 25 (6.60%) STL
4 23 (6.07%) POSIX
5 19 (5.01%) .NET
5 19 (5.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 19 (5.01%) Qt
6 15 (3.96%) ASP.NET
7 14 (3.69%) MFC
8 13 (3.43%) jQuery
9 11 (2.90%) OpenGL
10 10 (2.64%) HEVC
11 7 (1.85%) RESTful
11 7 (1.85%) Web Services
12 6 (1.58%) HTML5
13 5 (1.32%) JDBC
13 5 (1.32%) JNI
13 5 (1.32%) ODBC
14 3 (0.79%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 220 (58.05%) Computer Science
2 64 (16.89%) Algorithms
3 29 (7.65%) 3D Printing
4 27 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (5.80%) Data Structures
7 18 (4.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (3.69%) Life Science
9 11 (2.90%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.11%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.58%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.32%) CUDA
12 5 (1.32%) Robotics
12 5 (1.32%) User Experience
13 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
15 1 (0.26%) 3D Graphics
15 1 (0.26%) Internet of Things
15 1 (0.26%) Linux Command Line
15 1 (0.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 217 (57.26%) Linux
2 190 (50.13%) Windows
3 24 (6.33%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (4.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 15 (3.96%) Android
6 11 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.64%) Windows 10
7 10 (2.64%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.85%) Unix
9 5 (1.32%) AIX
9 5 (1.32%) Solaris
10 2 (0.53%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (98.15%) Software Engineering
2 149 (39.31%) Mathematics
3 98 (25.86%) Physics
4 97 (25.59%) Multithreading
5 88 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (21.37%) OO
7 57 (15.04%) Scrum
8 53 (13.98%) Collaborative Working
8 53 (13.98%) SDLC
9 48 (12.66%) OOP
10 37 (9.76%) OOD
11 30 (7.92%) Machine Learning
12 29 (7.65%) CAD
12 29 (7.65%) CAE
12 29 (7.65%) Content Writing
13 28 (7.39%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (7.39%) Software Architecture
14 25 (6.60%) Video Processing
15 22 (5.80%) Performance Optimisation
16 20 (5.28%) Linux Kernel Development
Programming Languages
1 379 (100.00%) C++
2 204 (53.83%) C
3 148 (39.05%) Python
4 143 (37.73%) Java
5 117 (30.87%) C#
6 76 (20.05%) Embedded C++
7 70 (18.47%) Embedded C
8 45 (11.87%) SQL
9 38 (10.03%) MATLAB
10 34 (8.97%) JavaScript
11 20 (5.28%) Assembly Language
12 16 (4.22%) Fortran
13 13 (3.43%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.85%) PHP
15 3 (0.79%) Perl
15 3 (0.79%) Tcl
16 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 182 (48.02%) Degree
2 32 (8.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.22%) Numerate Degree
3 16 (4.22%) PhD
4 13 (3.43%) MCP
4 13 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.64%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.43%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) iptables
Vendors
1 16 (4.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.43%) Dell
2 13 (3.43%) HP
3 7 (1.85%) Oracle
4 5 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.26%) Google
5 1 (0.26%) IBM
5 1 (0.26%) NEC