Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 23 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++
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 198 207
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 17 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.36% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 45
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £35,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £44,375 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4259 4342 5202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 97.03% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3613 3627 4284
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,788
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Tring +3 8 £32,500 -
Stevenage - 4 £36,000 -
Watford -1 3 £37,500 -11.76%
St Albans - 2 £55,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
4 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
4 8 (47.06%) Subversion
5 7 (41.18%) Electronics
5 7 (41.18%) Aerospace
5 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
7 3 (17.65%) Image Processing
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) C
8 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Network Design
8 2 (11.76%) Military
8 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (11.76%) Wireless
8 2 (11.76%) CWNA
8 2 (11.76%) Unix
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) Python
8 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
8 2 (11.76%) Embedded C

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (11.76%) 802.11
1 2 (11.76%) RFID
1 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Subversion
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Aerospace
1 7 (41.18%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Acoustics
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
3 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 3 (17.65%) Image Processing
4 3 (17.65%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 2 (11.76%) Physics
5 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
5 2 (11.76%) Video Processing
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CWNA
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001