The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 48 46 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.31% 1.57% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.65% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £45,000 £31,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.73% -9.28%  
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 Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 310 243 309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.48% 95.29% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 268 230 290
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £52,500 £55,000
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 Portsmouth

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

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 11 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Portsmouth region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Qt

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) C#