The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire 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++
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 90 95 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 11 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.30% 0.65% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.68% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 11
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
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 Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 1035 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.10% 96.28% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 669 680 808
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire 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
Cheltenham +17 4 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
South West

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

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 Gloucestershire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) C++
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (78.95%) Security Cleared
3 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (68.42%) DV Cleared
5 25 (65.79%) C
6 24 (63.16%) Java
7 22 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (52.63%) Linux
9 18 (47.37%) C#
10 16 (42.11%) Reverse Engineering
10 16 (42.11%) Big Data
11 14 (36.84%) J2EE
12 12 (31.58%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (26.32%) Objective-C
13 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
13 10 (26.32%) Android
14 9 (23.68%) OpenCL
14 9 (23.68%) VHDL
14 9 (23.68%) Web Services
14 9 (23.68%) Python
14 9 (23.68%) Data Mining
14 9 (23.68%) Algorithms
14 9 (23.68%) Threat Detection
15 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
15 8 (21.05%) STL
15 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
15 8 (21.05%) Hadoop
15 8 (21.05%) Java EE
16 7 (18.42%) Multithreading

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (18.42%) Apache Pig
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Big Data
2 9 (23.68%) Data Mining
3 8 (21.05%) Hadoop
4 7 (18.42%) Apache Hive
5 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
1 3 (7.89%) CodeSonar
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) git-flow
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
1 3 (7.89%) Robot Framework
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.53%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) J2EE
2 9 (23.68%) OpenCL
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) Java EE
3 8 (21.05%) STL
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) EJB
4 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.89%) Django
5 3 (7.89%) LAMP
5 3 (7.89%) Node.js
5 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (7.89%) REST
5 3 (7.89%) SOAP
5 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.26%) Qt
7 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Algorithms
1 9 (23.68%) VHDL
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Android
2 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (42.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 12 (31.58%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (23.68%) Threat Detection
7 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
7 7 (18.42%) User Stories
8 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.16%) OO
10 4 (10.53%) Coaching
10 4 (10.53%) Mobile Development
11 3 (7.89%) API Design
11 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Cryptography
11 3 (7.89%) Kanban
11 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Scrum
12 2 (5.26%) Cross-Platform Development
12 2 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (65.79%) C
3 24 (63.16%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) C#
5 10 (26.32%) Objective-C
6 9 (23.68%) Python
7 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
7 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 4 (10.53%) Embedded C++
9 3 (7.89%) PHP
9 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 26 (68.42%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CISSP
3 3 (7.89%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) GIAC
3 3 (7.89%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (7.89%) SANS
3 3 (7.89%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (7.89%) SSCP
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
1 3 (7.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) EMC
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Renesas