The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 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++
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 163 173
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.44% 0.069% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.071% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 5
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2440 2833 3226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.93% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2024 2361 2553
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Leeds

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Leeds

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) OO
1 20 (100.00%) C
1 20 (100.00%) C++
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 20 (100.00%) Android
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (85.00%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (85.00%) JIRA
3 17 (85.00%) Android Studio
3 17 (85.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 17 (85.00%) Python
3 17 (85.00%) Eclipse
3 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 17 (85.00%) Visual Studio
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
4 15 (75.00%) Ethernet
4 15 (75.00%) HTML
4 15 (75.00%) SDLC
4 15 (75.00%) Subversion
4 15 (75.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Electronics
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 15 (75.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Android Studio
1 17 (85.00%) Eclipse
1 17 (85.00%) Git (software)
1 17 (85.00%) JIRA
1 17 (85.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Android
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Embedded Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) OO
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) SDLC
3 15 (75.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C
1 20 (100.00%) C++
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (85.00%) Python
2 17 (85.00%) SQL