The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
England / North East
Rank 65 73 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 8 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.27% 0.31% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.32% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 17
Median salary £40,000 £60,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.88% +34.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £40,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £80,100 £50,000
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 the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 602 619 686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.56% 96.72% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 553 526 582
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in the North East

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in the North East

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the North East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in the North East

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear +16 6 £40,000 -33.88%
Durham - 2 £35,000 - 2
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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

1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) OO
3 7 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 7 (50.00%) Firmware
3 7 (50.00%) RS-232
3 7 (50.00%) RS-485
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) UML
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Bluetooth
5 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
5 5 (35.71%) Subversion
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Qt
5 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (35.71%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Mathematics

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) RS-232
1 7 (50.00%) RS-485
2 5 (35.71%) Bluetooth
2 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Android
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) UML
5 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Line Management
7 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago