The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 202 233
Rank change year-on-year +71 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 140 62 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.25% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 0.96% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 117 61 52
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6051 6484 7998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.20% 96.19% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4956 5512 6599
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 of England

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Cambridgeshire +60 127 £50,000 - 19
Bedfordshire +11 6 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire -22 4 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Essex - 3 - -
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 26 June 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.

1 255 (100.00%) C++
1 255 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 132 (51.76%) Python
3 120 (47.06%) C
4 110 (43.14%) Mathematics
5 106 (41.57%) Computer Science
6 104 (40.78%) Degree
7 102 (40.00%) Windows
8 98 (38.43%) Linux
9 96 (37.65%) Java
10 87 (34.12%) Physics
10 87 (34.12%) C#
11 52 (20.39%) Algorithms
12 46 (18.04%) Electronics
13 45 (17.65%) Multithreading
14 44 (17.25%) Embedded C
14 44 (17.25%) Embedded C++
15 40 (15.69%) MATLAB
16 38 (14.90%) OO
17 34 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (10.59%) Machine Learning
19 26 (10.20%) Telecoms
20 25 (9.80%) PhD
21 24 (9.41%) Wireless
22 23 (9.02%) Security Cleared
23 22 (8.63%) SDLC
23 22 (8.63%) OOP
23 22 (8.63%) Scrum
24 21 (8.24%) CAD
24 21 (8.24%) Android

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 9 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.39%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.41%) Wireless
2 18 (7.06%) Bluetooth
3 13 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (4.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.96%) 802.11
6 2 (0.78%) Internet
7 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.78%) Big Data
1 2 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (0.78%) GIS
1 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (5.10%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.31%) GoogleTest
3 9 (3.53%) LabVIEW
4 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.96%) NUnit
6 3 (1.18%) Subversion
7 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (18.04%) Electronics
2 26 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.27%) Multimedia
4 12 (4.71%) Finance
5 8 (3.14%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.35%) Games
6 6 (2.35%) Marketing
7 3 (1.18%) Automotive
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 17 (6.67%) STL
2 16 (6.27%) Apache Axis
3 13 (5.10%) .NET
4 12 (4.71%) HTML
5 9 (3.53%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.75%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.75%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.75%) Entity Framework
6 7 (2.75%) Qt
7 6 (2.35%) Node.js
7 6 (2.35%) WPF
8 5 (1.96%) 802.1X
8 5 (1.96%) HTML5
8 5 (1.96%) POSIX
9 4 (1.57%) OpenGL
10 2 (0.78%) Angular 2
10 2 (0.78%) CSS
10 2 (0.78%) MFC
10 2 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (41.57%) Computer Science
2 52 (20.39%) Algorithms
3 18 (7.06%) 3D Printing
4 14 (5.49%) Augmented Reality
5 10 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.96%) Smart City
9 4 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.78%) CUDA
10 2 (0.78%) Home Automation
10 2 (0.78%) Life Science
10 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (40.00%) Windows
2 98 (38.43%) Linux
3 21 (8.24%) Android
4 15 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (1.57%) Unix
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 110 (43.14%) Mathematics
3 87 (34.12%) Physics
4 45 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 38 (14.90%) OO
6 34 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (10.59%) Machine Learning
8 22 (8.63%) OOP
8 22 (8.63%) Scrum
8 22 (8.63%) SDLC
9 21 (8.24%) CAD
10 20 (7.84%) UML
11 18 (7.06%) CAE
12 16 (6.27%) 3D Modelling
12 16 (6.27%) Artificial Intelligence
12 16 (6.27%) Content Writing
12 16 (6.27%) Cryptography
12 16 (6.27%) Video Processing
13 14 (5.49%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 255 (100.00%) C++
2 132 (51.76%) Python
3 120 (47.06%) C
4 96 (37.65%) Java
5 87 (34.12%) C#
6 44 (17.25%) Embedded C
6 44 (17.25%) Embedded C++
7 40 (15.69%) MATLAB
8 18 (7.06%) JavaScript
9 17 (6.67%) Assembly Language
10 13 (5.10%) Perl
11 12 (4.71%) SQL
12 11 (4.31%) Tcl
13 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.78%) Fortran
13 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 104 (40.78%) Degree
2 25 (9.80%) PhD
3 23 (9.02%) Security Cleared
4 20 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.78%) MCP
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (4.31%) Google
2 5 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.78%) SAP
4 1 (0.39%) NEC
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