Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 November 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++
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 129 120
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 10 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.67% 1.61% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.65% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 22
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +35.34% -11.33%
10th Percentile £29,500 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,750 £52,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% +11.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1461 2180 1986
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.36% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1818 1618
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +6.58%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tewkesbury +4 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Gloucester +23 2 £47,500 +16.56%
Stroud - 1 £35,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Electronics
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) OOP
5 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
6 2 (20.00%) OOD
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) STL
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Spring
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (10.00%) Automotive
7 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) UML
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
1 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM