The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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++
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 510 508
Rank change year-on-year +97 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 557 441 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 499 400 450
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in England

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in England

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in England

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 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
East of England +65 139 £47,500 +26.66% 23
South East -28 113 £45,000 +5.88% 24
London +63 99 £55,000 +10.00% 9
South West +72 97 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Yorkshire +44 46 £42,500 -5.55%
North West -37 25 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands -26 21 £32,500 -7.14% 2
North East - 19 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +8 10 £30,000 -20.00%
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

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

1 1013 (100.00%) C++
2 1007 (99.41%) Software Engineering
3 480 (47.38%) Linux
4 465 (45.90%) C
5 386 (38.10%) Degree
6 339 (33.46%) Computer Science
7 324 (31.98%) Java
8 306 (30.21%) C#
9 305 (30.11%) Windows
10 286 (28.23%) Python
11 248 (24.48%) OO
12 238 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
13 226 (22.31%) Mathematics
14 179 (17.67%) Multithreading
15 164 (16.19%) Algorithms
16 159 (15.70%) Physics
17 155 (15.30%) Visual Studio
18 145 (14.31%) Embedded C
19 141 (13.92%) STL
20 140 (13.82%) SQL
21 135 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
22 120 (11.85%) Electronics
23 116 (11.45%) SDLC
24 113 (11.15%) OOP
24 113 (11.15%) Embedded C++
25 111 (10.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
26 107 (10.56%) Android
27 102 (10.07%) JavaScript
28 99 (9.77%) Scrum
29 95 (9.38%) HTML

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (0.69%) Apache
3 7 (0.69%) JBoss
3 7 (0.69%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.59%) nginx
4 6 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.49%) Jetty
5 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.30%) DNN
7 2 (0.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.099%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.099%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.20%) Simulink
4 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.099%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.099%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.09%) GitHub
3 9 (0.89%) SaaS
4 8 (0.79%) Google Play
4 8 (0.79%) iTunes
5 2 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.099%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.53%) TCP/IP
2 51 (5.03%) Wireless
3 46 (4.54%) Ethernet
4 28 (2.76%) Bluetooth
5 26 (2.57%) RS-232
6 25 (2.47%) InfiniBand
7 21 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (1.88%) RS-485
9 18 (1.78%) GSM
9 18 (1.78%) Internet
10 14 (1.38%) Network Security
11 12 (1.18%) RTP
12 11 (1.09%) Diameter Protocol
12 11 (1.09%) HTTP
12 11 (1.09%) LTE
12 11 (1.09%) RANAP
12 11 (1.09%) UMTS
12 11 (1.09%) Wireshark
13 10 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
13 10 (0.99%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.07%) MySQL
3 18 (1.78%) NoSQL
4 14 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.28%) Big Data
6 9 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.59%) GIS
8 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.20%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.20%) Redis
12 2 (0.20%) SQLite
13 1 (0.099%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.099%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 155 (15.30%) Visual Studio
2 83 (8.19%) Git (software)
3 76 (7.50%) Subversion
4 38 (3.75%) Eclipse
5 28 (2.76%) Android Studio
6 26 (2.57%) JIRA
7 19 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 15 (1.48%) GDB
8 15 (1.48%) GoogleTest
8 15 (1.48%) Mercurial
9 12 (1.18%) LabVIEW
9 12 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.09%) GCC
11 10 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.99%) Trac
12 9 (0.89%) Hudson
12 9 (0.89%) Maven
13 8 (0.79%) NUnit
13 8 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
13 8 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 120 (11.85%) Electronics
2 91 (8.98%) Finance
3 78 (7.70%) Games
4 71 (7.01%) Telecoms
5 46 (4.54%) Automotive
6 24 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.27%) Marketing
8 20 (1.97%) Banking
9 15 (1.48%) Multimedia
10 12 (1.18%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.79%) Legal
11 8 (0.79%) Retail
12 7 (0.69%) Advertising
13 6 (0.59%) Front Office
14 5 (0.49%) Law
14 5 (0.49%) Military
15 4 (0.39%) Billing
15 4 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (13.92%) STL
2 111 (10.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 95 (9.38%) HTML
4 82 (8.09%) .NET
5 80 (7.90%) Qt
6 69 (6.81%) MFC
7 52 (5.13%) CSS
8 47 (4.64%) XML
9 43 (4.24%) OpenGL
10 37 (3.65%) AngularJS
11 31 (3.06%) COM
12 28 (2.76%) .NET Framework
13 26 (2.57%) WCF
14 24 (2.37%) WPF
15 20 (1.97%) DirectX
15 20 (1.97%) Web Services
16 18 (1.78%) Ajax
17 16 (1.58%) Apache Axis
18 14 (1.38%) SOAP
19 13 (1.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 339 (33.46%) Computer Science
2 164 (16.19%) Algorithms
3 80 (7.90%) Embedded Systems
4 45 (4.44%) Device Driver
5 41 (4.05%) Data Structures
6 36 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.76%) 3D Graphics
8 24 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (1.78%) 3D Printing
10 16 (1.58%) Augmented Reality
11 14 (1.38%) CUDA
11 14 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 12 (1.18%) CAN bus
14 10 (0.99%) Contactless
14 10 (0.99%) PMI
15 8 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.79%) Smart City
16 7 (0.69%) Animation
16 7 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 480 (47.38%) Linux
2 305 (30.11%) Windows
3 107 (10.56%) Android
4 69 (6.81%) Unix
5 49 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 49 (4.84%) Embedded Linux
6 22 (2.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 20 (1.97%) Windows XP
8 13 (1.28%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.39%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.30%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.30%) VMS
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.099%) Debian
13 1 (0.099%) SUSE
13 1 (0.099%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1007 (99.41%) Software Engineering
2 248 (24.48%) OO
3 238 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (22.31%) Mathematics
5 179 (17.67%) Multithreading
6 159 (15.70%) Physics
7 116 (11.45%) SDLC
8 113 (11.15%) OOP
9 99 (9.77%) Scrum
10 95 (9.38%) UML
11 85 (8.39%) TDD
12 76 (7.50%) OOD
13 68 (6.71%) Open Source
14 53 (5.23%) Test Automation
15 50 (4.94%) Machine Learning
16 43 (4.24%) CAE
17 41 (4.05%) Unit Testing
18 40 (3.95%) Image Processing
19 30 (2.96%) Multithreaded Programming
20 26 (2.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1013 (100.00%) C++
2 465 (45.90%) C
3 324 (31.98%) Java
4 306 (30.21%) C#
5 286 (28.23%) Python
6 145 (14.31%) Embedded C
7 140 (13.82%) SQL
8 113 (11.15%) Embedded C++
9 102 (10.07%) JavaScript
10 48 (4.74%) MATLAB
11 28 (2.76%) Fortran
11 28 (2.76%) Perl
12 26 (2.57%) Bash Shell
13 25 (2.47%) Ruby
14 17 (1.68%) Scala
15 16 (1.58%) Assembly Language
15 16 (1.58%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.38%) PHP
17 12 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 386 (38.10%) Degree
2 135 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (7.90%) PhD
4 56 (5.53%) Security Cleared
5 48 (4.74%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (1.58%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.09%) HND
9 10 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.20%) MCP
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.97%) ISO 9001
2 18 (1.78%) QA
3 10 (0.99%) MISRA
4 9 (0.89%) JTAG
5 7 (0.69%) MISRA C
6 5 (0.49%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.099%) DO-254
System Software
1 57 (5.63%) Firmware
2 16 (1.58%) Docker
3 7 (0.69%) KVM
3 7 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.39%) NFS
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (1.18%) Puppet
2 8 (0.79%) Ansible
3 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 74 (7.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (2.96%) Oracle
3 26 (2.57%) Google
4 14 (1.38%) Freescale
5 10 (0.99%) Cisco
6 7 (0.69%) VMware
7 6 (0.59%) IBM
7 6 (0.59%) ILOG
7 6 (0.59%) Lauterbach
8 5 (0.49%) Altova
8 5 (0.49%) SAP
8 5 (0.49%) Splunk
9 4 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.30%) Clearswift
11 2 (0.20%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.20%) Perforce
11 2 (0.20%) Yahoo!
12 1 (0.099%) Facebook
12 1 (0.099%) NEC
12 1 (0.099%) Xamarin
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k (DOE) Plus Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Incredible Prospects+Potential+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Lucrative benefits+Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago