The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
UK / England
Rank 437 486 518
Rank change year-on-year +49 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 471 538 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.58% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 397 487 434
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 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 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 26 March 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 26 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
South East -16 124 £50,000 +11.11% 20
East of England +57 115 £45,000 +15.38% 18
London +68 89 £55,000 +22.22% 10
South West +35 63 £40,000 -3.61% 10
Yorkshire +38 30 £42,500 - 4
North West -27 28 £37,500 +7.14% 6
East Midlands -8 11 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North East +15 9 £40,000 -33.88% 1
West Midlands +21 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 879 (100.00%) C++
2 878 (99.89%) Software Engineering
3 410 (46.64%) Linux
4 365 (41.52%) C
5 286 (32.54%) Degree
6 283 (32.20%) C#
7 271 (30.83%) Windows
8 258 (29.35%) Python
9 252 (28.67%) Computer Science
10 219 (24.91%) Java
11 194 (22.07%) Multithreading
12 188 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
13 182 (20.71%) Mathematics
14 170 (19.34%) OO
15 132 (15.02%) STL
16 130 (14.79%) SQL
17 123 (13.99%) Visual Studio
18 122 (13.88%) Embedded C
19 109 (12.40%) Physics
20 105 (11.95%) Algorithms
21 103 (11.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 101 (11.49%) Embedded C++
22 101 (11.49%) Microsoft
23 100 (11.38%) SDLC
24 90 (10.24%) TCP/IP
25 89 (10.13%) Electronics
26 86 (9.78%) Finance
26 86 (9.78%) HTML
27 85 (9.67%) .NET
28 84 (9.56%) UML

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.48%) WebLogic
2 11 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.02%) JBoss
3 9 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.80%) Apache Pig
4 7 (0.80%) Jetty
4 7 (0.80%) nginx
4 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.68%) Apache
6 3 (0.34%) DNN
6 3 (0.34%) IIS
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.11%) Drupal
8 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) MS Office
2 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.23%) Simulink
3 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.46%) SaaS
3 2 (0.23%) GitHub
3 2 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Google Play
4 1 (0.11%) iTunes
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (10.24%) TCP/IP
2 50 (5.69%) Wireless
3 45 (5.12%) Bluetooth
4 40 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 31 (3.53%) RS-232
6 27 (3.07%) HTTP
6 27 (3.07%) RS-485
7 26 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (2.39%) Network Security
9 18 (2.05%) GSM
10 15 (1.71%) 802.11
10 15 (1.71%) FTP
11 14 (1.59%) InfiniBand
11 14 (1.59%) Kerberos
11 14 (1.59%) LDAP
11 14 (1.59%) RTP
11 14 (1.59%) Wireshark
12 13 (1.48%) Internet
13 10 (1.14%) IPv6
13 10 (1.14%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.96%) MySQL
3 20 (2.28%) Big Data
4 18 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.80%) Apache Hive
7 7 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.23%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.23%) KDB
10 2 (0.23%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.11%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.11%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 123 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 58 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.92%) Subversion
4 28 (3.19%) Eclipse
5 21 (2.39%) JIRA
6 17 (1.93%) GDB
6 17 (1.93%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.59%) NUnit
8 13 (1.48%) Hudson
9 12 (1.37%) LabVIEW
10 11 (1.25%) GCC
11 10 (1.14%) Trac
12 9 (1.02%) Android Studio
13 7 (0.80%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.80%) CppUnit
13 7 (0.80%) Maven
13 7 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.80%) Valgrind
13 7 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.80%) XMLSpy
General
1 89 (10.13%) Electronics
2 86 (9.78%) Finance
3 68 (7.74%) Telecoms
4 64 (7.28%) Games
5 27 (3.07%) Banking
6 25 (2.84%) Automotive
7 24 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 13 (1.48%) Marketing
9 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.57%) Front Office
11 4 (0.46%) Military
11 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (15.02%) STL
2 103 (11.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 86 (9.78%) HTML
4 85 (9.67%) .NET
5 71 (8.08%) Qt
6 68 (7.74%) MFC
7 56 (6.37%) CSS
8 49 (5.57%) XML
9 39 (4.44%) COM
10 30 (3.41%) .NET Framework
10 30 (3.41%) WPF
11 28 (3.19%) Web Services
12 27 (3.07%) OpenGL
13 25 (2.84%) WCF
14 22 (2.50%) DirectX
15 21 (2.39%) J2EE
16 18 (2.05%) SOAP
17 17 (1.93%) AngularJS
18 16 (1.82%) Ajax
19 15 (1.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 252 (28.67%) Computer Science
2 105 (11.95%) Algorithms
3 59 (6.71%) Embedded Systems
4 34 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.30%) Device Driver
6 26 (2.96%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (1.48%) Augmented Reality
9 12 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
9 12 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 12 (1.37%) PMI
10 10 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.02%) Animation
11 9 (1.02%) CAN bus
11 9 (1.02%) Contactless
11 9 (1.02%) VHDL
12 5 (0.57%) CUDA
12 5 (0.57%) Fintech
13 3 (0.34%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 410 (46.64%) Linux
2 271 (30.83%) Windows
3 83 (9.44%) Unix
4 78 (8.87%) Android
5 34 (3.87%) Embedded Linux
6 28 (3.19%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.71%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.37%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.02%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 8 (0.91%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.11%) MeeGo
14 1 (0.11%) SUSE
14 1 (0.11%) Tizen
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (99.89%) Software Engineering
2 194 (22.07%) Multithreading
3 188 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (20.71%) Mathematics
5 170 (19.34%) OO
6 109 (12.40%) Physics
7 100 (11.38%) SDLC
8 84 (9.56%) UML
9 73 (8.30%) OOP
10 61 (6.94%) Scrum
11 57 (6.48%) OOD
12 56 (6.37%) TDD
13 50 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
14 38 (4.32%) Machine Learning
14 38 (4.32%) Multithreaded Programming
15 36 (4.10%) Analytics
15 36 (4.10%) Open Source
16 34 (3.87%) Low Latency
17 33 (3.75%) Cross-Platform Development
17 33 (3.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 879 (100.00%) C++
2 365 (41.52%) C
3 283 (32.20%) C#
4 258 (29.35%) Python
5 219 (24.91%) Java
6 130 (14.79%) SQL
7 122 (13.88%) Embedded C
8 101 (11.49%) Embedded C++
9 81 (9.22%) JavaScript
10 45 (5.12%) Perl
11 44 (5.01%) MATLAB
12 31 (3.53%) Bash Shell
13 30 (3.41%) Ruby
14 23 (2.62%) PHP
15 17 (1.93%) Groovy
16 16 (1.82%) Objective-C
16 16 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.71%) Fortran
18 14 (1.59%) Scala
19 10 (1.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 286 (32.54%) Degree
2 67 (7.62%) PhD
3 62 (7.05%) Security Cleared
4 36 (4.10%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.34%) CCNA
8 3 (0.34%) CISSP
8 3 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.34%) GIAC
8 3 (0.34%) HND
8 3 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.34%) MCSE
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.34%) SANS
8 3 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.82%) JTAG
2 14 (1.59%) MISRA
3 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.46%) QA
5 3 (0.34%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.23%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.11%) DO-254
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 36 (4.10%) Firmware
2 14 (1.59%) NFS
3 11 (1.25%) Docker
4 8 (0.91%) KVM
4 8 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.71%) Puppet
2 8 (0.91%) Ansible
2 8 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.34%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.34%) Salt
4 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.11%) Mesos
4 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 101 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.19%) Oracle
3 16 (1.82%) Dell
4 15 (1.71%) Google
4 15 (1.71%) HP
5 12 (1.37%) Cisco
6 8 (0.91%) VMware
7 7 (0.80%) Altova
7 7 (0.80%) ILOG
7 7 (0.80%) Splunk
8 6 (0.68%) SAP
9 5 (0.57%) Freescale
10 4 (0.46%) Lauterbach
11 3 (0.34%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.23%) IBM
12 2 (0.23%) Intel
12 2 (0.23%) Perforce
13 1 (0.11%) EMC
13 1 (0.11%) Sybase
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Flexible hours, generous pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benfits (Including flexi
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago