Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - C++
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 107 114
Rank change year-on-year +25 +7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 11 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.15% 1.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 2
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% +19.35% -4.62%
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,000 £28,300
90th Percentile £48,875 £47,500 £35,700
South West median annual salary £43,750 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.79% -7.22% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 906 1,294 1,293
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 97.15% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 724 1,066 1,108
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,825 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Somerset

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Somerset

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Somerset

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +26 8 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
5 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) OO
9 2 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 2 (18.18%) OOP
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) C
9 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (18.18%) SDLC
10 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (9.09%) Qt
10 1 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 1 (9.09%) Confluence
10 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
10 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (9.09%) Big Data
10 1 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) CAD
6 1 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
6 1 (9.09%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Ada
5 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Def Stans
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM