The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 March 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++
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 122 146
Rank change year-on-year +26 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 10 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.80% 0.86% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.92% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 9
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £46,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1214 1857 2287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.43% 94.03% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1499 1560
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Reading

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Reading

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) Ajax
2 15 (93.75%) Scrum
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) OOP
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 13 (81.25%) SDLC
4 12 (75.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 12 (75.00%) Microservices
4 12 (75.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) SMTP
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) Qt Creator
7 1 (6.25%) iPad
7 1 (6.25%) Qt
7 1 (6.25%) SQLite
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Qt Creator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Ajax
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) OOP
2 15 (93.75%) Scrum
3 13 (81.25%) SDLC
4 12 (75.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 12 (75.00%) Microservices
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C