Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 24 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++
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 65 82
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.29% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Portsmouth median annual salary £22,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.75% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £40,000 £23,850
90th Percentile £23,750 £45,250 £46,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50% +37.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 687 646 805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.42% 97.44% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 598 623 699
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Portsmouth

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Portsmouth

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 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 Portsmouth region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Robotics
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (50.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree