The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 23 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++
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 4 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.39% - 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% - 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 11
Median salary £42,500 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 - £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £57,500
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 Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 280 488 406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.22% 94.76% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 243 440 342
Median salary £37,500 £36,384 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.06% +3.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

1 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) Pair Programming
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (60.00%) Line Management
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Scala
7 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (10.00%) iPad
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) MFC
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) STL
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) Python

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) DirectX
1 1 (10.00%) MFC
1 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (60.00%) Line Management
4 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) UML
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ILOG
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle