Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 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++
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 114 102
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 16 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.19% 0.075% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.077% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 10
Somerset median annual salary £37,000 £29,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.42% -9.23% -
South West median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% +11.43%

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 1300 1293 1228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.00% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1107 1065
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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
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 23 November 2017. 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 - 8 £45,000 -
Yeovil - 6 £37,000 -
Frome - 2 - -
C++ Software Engineer
South West

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

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

1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) Degree
3 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) OO
5 6 (37.50%) Electronics
5 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (37.50%) Aerospace
5 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (37.50%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) Qt
5 6 (37.50%) Signal Processing
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Line Management
9 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
9 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
9 1 (6.25%) REST
9 1 (6.25%) Restlet
9 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (6.25%) RESTful

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 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (37.50%) Aerospace
1 6 (37.50%) Electronics
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Qt
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) GWT
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Restlet
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) Signal Processing
4 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (12.50%) Line Management
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree