The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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++
England / East of England
Rank 135 198 188
Rank change year-on-year +63 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 118 77 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.93% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.09% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 76 65 74
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,000 £51,750
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 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 5858 7074 7236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.23% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 5707 5819
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
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 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 25 March 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 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
Cambridgeshire +67 99 £45,000 - 14
Hertfordshire -6 10 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +24 5 £47,500 +21.79%
Essex +20 4 - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 203 (100.00%) C++
1 203 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 112 (55.17%) Python
3 90 (44.33%) Degree
4 83 (40.89%) Mathematics
5 79 (38.92%) C
6 76 (37.44%) Computer Science
7 72 (35.47%) Linux
8 63 (31.03%) Windows
9 60 (29.56%) Java
10 55 (27.09%) Physics
10 55 (27.09%) C#
11 43 (21.18%) Electronics
12 38 (18.72%) MATLAB
13 33 (16.26%) Wireless
14 31 (15.27%) Bluetooth
15 28 (13.79%) Multithreading
15 28 (13.79%) Telecoms
15 28 (13.79%) OO
16 27 (13.30%) PhD
17 25 (12.32%) Embedded C
17 25 (12.32%) Algorithms
18 24 (11.82%) Embedded C++
19 23 (11.33%) Perl
20 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
21 19 (9.36%) SDLC
21 19 (9.36%) Git (software)
21 19 (9.36%) Machine Learning
22 16 (7.88%) Dell

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (0.49%) DNN
1 1 (0.49%) IIS
1 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
2 1 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.26%) Wireless
2 31 (15.27%) Bluetooth
3 16 (7.88%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (7.39%) 802.11
5 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.97%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
7 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.49%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.40%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.42%) LabVIEW
4 8 (3.94%) NUnit
5 5 (2.46%) GoogleTest
6 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 43 (21.18%) Electronics
2 28 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.40%) Games
4 10 (4.93%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.97%) Automotive
6 4 (1.97%) Finance
6 4 (1.97%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.39%) 802.1X
2 14 (6.90%) STL
3 13 (6.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (4.43%) .NET
4 9 (4.43%) HTML
5 7 (3.45%) WPF
6 5 (2.46%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (2.46%) OpenGL
7 4 (1.97%) CSS
7 4 (1.97%) MFC
8 3 (1.48%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.48%) XML
9 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.99%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.99%) Yocto
10 1 (0.49%) OpenCV
10 1 (0.49%) OpenEmbedded
10 1 (0.49%) Qt
10 1 (0.49%) Theano
10 1 (0.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 76 (37.44%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.32%) Algorithms
3 12 (5.91%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (5.42%) Augmented Reality
5 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.46%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.99%) Home Automation
7 2 (0.99%) Life Science
8 1 (0.49%) 3D Printing
8 1 (0.49%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.47%) Linux
2 63 (31.03%) Windows
3 15 (7.39%) Android
4 5 (2.46%) Unix
5 4 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 83 (40.89%) Mathematics
3 55 (27.09%) Physics
4 28 (13.79%) Multithreading
4 28 (13.79%) OO
5 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.36%) Machine Learning
6 19 (9.36%) SDLC
7 16 (7.88%) OOP
8 15 (7.39%) Android Development
8 15 (7.39%) Cross-Platform Development
8 15 (7.39%) OOD
8 15 (7.39%) UML
9 14 (6.90%) Image Processing
10 10 (4.93%) Scrum
11 9 (4.43%) Cryptography
12 6 (2.96%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (2.46%) Change Management
13 5 (2.46%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.46%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) C++
2 112 (55.17%) Python
3 79 (38.92%) C
4 60 (29.56%) Java
5 55 (27.09%) C#
6 38 (18.72%) MATLAB
7 25 (12.32%) Embedded C
8 24 (11.82%) Embedded C++
9 23 (11.33%) Perl
10 10 (4.93%) Tcl
11 8 (3.94%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.45%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.48%) SQL
14 2 (0.99%) Delphi
14 2 (0.99%) Pascal
15 1 (0.49%) Scala
15 1 (0.49%) VB
15 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (44.33%) Degree
2 27 (13.30%) PhD
3 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.88%) Dell
3 15 (7.39%) HP
4 5 (2.46%) Google
5 2 (0.99%) SAP
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle
6 1 (0.49%) Sage
6 1 (0.49%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.49%) Symantec
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